IEEE Computer Society Wins APEX 2015 Award of Excellence

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Los Alamitos, Calif., 15 June 2015 Computer, the flagship magazine for the IEEE Computer Society, the world’s leading membership organization dedicated to computer science and technology, has been awarded the APEX 2015 Award of Excellence in the category Electronic Magazines, Journals & Tabloids.

APEX 2015, the 27th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence, is an international competition that recognizes outstanding publications from newsletters and magazines to annual reports, brochures, and websites.

According to the APEX 2015 judges, “The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, quality of editorial content, and the success of the entry in conveying the message and achieving overall communications effectiveness.”

Computer is honored to receive this award from APEX, and we accept it on behalf of all IEEE Computer Society employees,” said Sumi Helal, Computer’s Editor in Chief. “I would also like to recognize the hard work of past-EIC Ron Vetter, whose dedication has undoubtedly contributed to achieving this honor. Of course, without Computer‘s editorial board and editorial staff’s dedication and diligence, we would not have been able to achieve this success.”

The winning entry for Computer magazine was the April 2014 special issue on Aware Computing, guest edited by Bill Schilit of Google and Carl Chang of Iowa State University, highlighted the magazine’s leadership in exploring new cutting-edge technologies, discoveries, and innovations. As detailed in IEEE Computer Society’s winning entry: “With readership that includes over 100,000 technology professionals, Computer covers all aspects of computer science, computer engineering, computing technology, and applications. For more than 40 years, developers, researchers, and managers have relied on Computer for timely, peer-reviewed information about research, trends, best practices, and changes in the profession. The extraordinary reputation and popularity of Computer magazine make it a sought after source of peer-reviewed publication for researchers and technologists.”

About the APEX Awards

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices. Concepts publishes business communication reports, including Writer’s Web Watch, an e-report for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as corporate writing and Web publishing.