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McGraw-Hill Construction Wins MarkLogic Excellence Award

May 01, 2012 (05:05 PM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/X901594/mcgraw-hill-construction-wins-marklogic-excellence-award.html

Company Honored for "Exceptional Information Products" Including New BidPro Web-Based Dashboard of Relevant Construction Projects for Contractors

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com/) announced today that the company has received a MarkLogic Excellence Award.  The award honors companies that have implemented MarkLogic's operational database technology in innovative ways to grow revenues and market presence.

MarkLogic's statement announcing the winners noted, "McGraw-Hill Construction uses MarkLogic as the database and search technology for several applications including the recently released Dodge BidPro.  Dodge BidPro is a first-of-its-kind, web-based dashboard that pushes the most relevant and timely project data to contractors' desktops and mobile devices while helping contractors move through project selection and bidding faster than ever."

Isaac Sacolick, McGraw-Hill Construction's VP Technology & CIO, said, "McGraw-Hill has been the construction industry's leading provider of business information and intelligence for more than a century.  We are delighted with MarkLogic's award recognizing our proficiency in digital transformation."

For more information on McGraw-Hill Construction's award-winning applications, visit http://www.dodgebidpro.com/tour or call 1-877-601-6111.

About McGraw-Hill Construction:

McGraw-Hill Construction's data, analytics, and media businesses—Dodge, Sweets,Architectural Record, and Engineering News-Record— create opportunities for owners, architects, engineers, contractors, building product manufacturers, and distributors to strengthen their market position, size their markets, prioritize prospects, and target and build relationships that will win more business. McGraw-Hill Construction serves more than one million customers through its trends and forecasts, industry news, and leading platform of construction data, benchmarks, and analytics. To learn more, visit www.construction.com.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies:

McGraw-Hill (NYSE: MHP) announced on September 12, 2011, its intention to separate into two public companies: McGraw-Hill Financial, a provider of content and analytics to global financial markets, and McGraw-Hill Education, an education company focused on digital learning and education services worldwide. McGraw-Hill Financial's leading brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Indices, Platts energy information services, McGraw-Hill Construction, and J.D. Power and Associates. With sales of $6.2 billion in 2010, the Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees across more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/.

SOURCE McGraw-Hill Construction