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The 10 Companies With the Best Summer Internships, According to Current Interns

CNBC
Careers website WayUp named CDW’s internship program one of the top 100 of 2017. The best companies for interns “plan events to get interns in front of company leaders, have mentorship programs and are focused on making sure that the interns develop tangible skills,” says WayUp CEO Liz Wessel.

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7 Chicago-area Companies Among Glassdoor’s Best Places to Interview

Chicago Sun-Times
CDW was one of seven Chicago-based companies to land on Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Interview list, which is based on candidate feedback shared over the past year.

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750 Backpacks Filled With Supplies Gifted to Local Military Children

Killeen Daily Herald
Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization, joined forces with CDW to distribute 750 backpacks full of school supplies to children from Fort Hood, Texas, military families. “It’s our desire to provide the tools military children require, and to prepare them for the new school year,” said Shaun O’Rourke, area sales director, CDW.

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Cisco and Its Partners Deliver Digital Fan Experiences of the Future, Today!

Cisco Blogs
Partnering with CDW, Cisco delivered technology solutions for a more connected and engaging fan experience at the Minnesota Wild’s arena.

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How CIOs Can Lead the Charge in IT-enabled Patient Engagement

Healthcare Informatics
CIOs’ expertise with patient portals and mobile applications plays a role in improving patient relationships. Seventy-four percent of patients joined portals offered by their hospitals, and 70 percent became more engaged with their healthcare during the past two years, according to CDW Healthcare’s 2017 Patient Engagement Perspectives Study.

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ASU Announced as 2017 Best Game Day Technology Experience Award Winner

Arizona State University
Arizona State University (ASU) won the inaugural Best Game Day Technology Experience Award, awarded by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and CDW-G. “ASU’s ‘Smart Campus’ initiative is aptly named. With cutting-edge IoT technologies in place, it effectively uses those devices and data to improve the stadium experience,” said Nicci Fagan, director, area sales, CDW-G.

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CDW Among 2017 TABBIE Winners

TABPI
The Trade Association and Business Publications International (TABPI) announced the winners of its 2017 TABBIE Awards, which recognize excellence in trade, association and business publications. CDW’s BizTech won a silver award in the Best B2B Website category. EdTech also won a silver award for its fall 2016 higher education edition in the Front Cover, Photograph category. BizTech’s summer 2016 edition won the bronze award in the same category.

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8 Lessons From ISTE 2017

SmartBrief
Nearly half of schools and districts have a formal Internet of Things (IoT) strategy in place, and 82 percent say the majority will incorporate IoT into core functional areas within five years, according to CDW-G’s “Safety and Savings: IoT Opportunities in K-12” infographic report.

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IoT Tees Up on the Golf Course

IoT Solution Provider
The PGA TOUR’s ShotLink system, powered by CDW, provides real-time shot measurement and scoring data to television broadcasts, players and coaches and mobile devices, and it is useful for golf course architects evaluating course changes, the author writes.

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The 25 Most Beloved CEOs in America

CNBC
Glassdoor released its 2017 highest-rated CEOs list, which is based on anonymous, voluntary employee feedback. The top 25 CEOs at companies with more than 1,000 employees earned approval ratings above 95 percent, including CDW Chairman and CEO Tom Richards.

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Best Places to Work in IT 2017

Computerworld
CDW ranked No. 17 among large companies on Computerworld’s list of the top 100 work environments for IT professionals.

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Here Are Illinois’ 2017 Fortune 500 Companies

Chicago Business Journal
Thirty-six Illinois-based companies landed on the 2017 Fortune 500 list, including CDW, which rose 21 spots to No. 199.

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Intel Partner of the Year Awards 2017

Business Compute Forum
At its 2017 Intel Solutions Summit, Intel presented CDW Healthcare with its North America Public Sector Partner of the Year award for continued focus on unique solutions addressing the senior care sector.

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Data Technology Providers on Analytics Usage Barriers

University Business
Analytics tools can help educators identify trends and answer questions about the student experience, but some usage barriers remain. “The intricacy of the higher education hierarchy can create complexity around who is responsible for managing data analytics tools,” says David Doucette, director of higher education, CDW-G. “This can sometimes make it difficult to determine which departments will train employees and provide access to the important information gleaned from data analytics – information that ultimately will help students.”

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CDW Wears Blue in May to Benefit Birdies for the Brave

PGA TOUR Charities
As part of its celebration of Military Appreciation Month, CDW raised funds for Birdies for the Brave in May, underscoring its long-standing support for military members and their families.