Computerworld Research

Computerworld conducts surveys of its readership throughout the year on issues affecting the IT worker. Below is a description of each survey project along with key dates and links to past reports.

We're interested in hearing from you. If you'd like to take part in upcoming Computerworld surveys and be notified when nomination forms are posted, please send an email to Ellen Fanning, executive editor, features and design.

This year's Special Reports:

IT Salary Survey

Published annually in the spring
Computerworld's annual salary survey evaluates IT salaries, including base pay, bonuses and total compensation packages, for key IT job titles. The survey also provides comparative salaries for a number of different industries as well as regional comparisons.

By participating in the survey, IT managers help Computerworld identify historical and merging trends in IT compensation and provide benchmarks to other managers on what they should be paying to stay competitive. The report also offers advice to IT workers on how to get the best salary.

Most Recent Survey:

Past Surveys:

Questions about Computerworld's Salary Survey can be emailed to Mari Keefe, editorial project manager.

Premier 100 IT Leaders

Published annually
Each spring, Computerworld launches a nationwide search for nominations of technology professionals who have shown leadership in their organizations through technology. Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders are individuals who foster ideas and creative work environments, envision innovative technology approaches to business problems and effectively manage IT strategies. The list of honorees and feature stories are published annually.

Computerworld also hosts a Premier 100 IT Leaders conference each winter.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Visit the Honor Roll! View Premier 100 alumni from 2000 to 2014.

Conference Information: Premier 100 IT Leaders conference

Frequently Asked Questions: Find answers to many of your questions about the Premier 100 program in our FAQ.

The nominations period for the 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders list is open now! Questions about Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders program can be emailed to premier100@computerworld.com.

Best Places to Work in IT

Published annually in the spring
The annual Best Places to Work in IT issue takes a revealing look at the top 100 companies that excel at keeping their IT workers well compensated, well trained and satisfied on the job.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Find information on our linking policy and reprints.

Frequently asked questions: Find answers to many of your questions about the Best Places program in our FAQ.

The nominations period for the 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list is open now! Questions about Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT program can be emailed to bestplaces@computerworld.com.

IT Forecast

Published annually in the fall
Each year, Computerworld looks ahead to the hot skills, top technologies, and spending trends for the following year. To find out more about the report, email Ellen Fanning, executive editor, features and design.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Data+ Editors' Choice Awards

Published annually in late summer
Each year, Computerworld showcases organizations that are making better business decisions, generating new revenue streams and tapping into new markets through use of data analytics.

Most Recent Report:

We will again showcase a select group of the most innovative and fascinating case studies in our September Digital Magazine and at IDG Enterprise's Data+ Conference, Sept. 7-9, 2014, in Phoenix. Questions about Computerworld's Data+ Editors' Choice Awards program can be emailed to specialprojects@computerworld.com.

Contacts

Contact the following staff for additional information:

Ellen Fanning
Executive editor, features and design
(508) 820-8204

Mari Keefe
Editorial project manager
(508) 628-4906

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