Social Media Awards 2011

Social Media Awards 2011Computer Weekly's search for the best use of social media in IT is back for its fourth year and we want you to take part in our new, improved awards programme for 2011.

Social media is an increasingly important tool for communication, collaboration and sharing experiences among the UK IT community, so we’ve expanded our successful blog awards to become the Social Media Awards.

If you need some help deciding, then click on the category pages to find out more about the shortlisted social media heroes.

Find out more about IBM's involvement in the Social Media Awards.

Voting has now begun so click on the link below and be sure to vote for your favourites!

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Table of contents:

Best IT video of the year

Another new category, this award reflects the ever-growing importance of video as a social media tool. We’re looking for a video that has had an impact, is innovative and shows how video can be used as an effective means of communication.

Best new blog of the year

Blogging has become part of the everyday consumption of information, this category looks at those blogs created in the past two years that have delivered something new and fresh to what is now a crowded and highly competitive space.

Best use of social media (individual)

In this category we want the most innovative uses of social media and what impact they’ve had. This category is for the best use of social media by an individual. Some examples are that the project could be using social media as a delivery method for a wider marketing campaign or it could be the implementation of social media across the company.

Best use of social media (not-for-profit sector)

In this category we want the most innovative uses of social media and what impact they’ve had. This category is for the best use of social media in the not-for-profit sector. Some examples are that the project could be using social media as a delivery method for a wider marketing campaign or it could be the implementation of social media across the company.

Best use of social media (private sector)

In this category we want the most innovative uses of social media and what impact they’ve had. This category is for the best use of social media in the private sector. Some examples are that the project could be using social media as a delivery method for a wider marketing campaign or it could be the implementation of social media across the company.

Best use of social media (public sector)

In this category we want the most innovative uses of social media and what impact they’ve had. This category is for the best use of social media in the public sector. Some examples are that the project could be using social media as a delivery method for a wider marketing campaign or it could be the implementation of social media across the company.

CIO / IT Director of the year

What are the best blogs written by and for CIOs and IT directors? This is the category for insights from senior management across the industry.

IT Professional blogger of the year

This category is for blogs that detail an individual perspective, not a company line, of life in the IT profession. Any blogger working in IT below director level is eligible for this award.

IT Industry blogger of the year

Suppliers, consultants and analysts provide useful insight from their vantage point of working with numerous companies. If they share that insight online in a blog, this is the category for them, whether they are part of a large organisation or a small business.

More information

If you would like the chance to attend the event, here are the details:

  • ComputerWeekly Social Media Awards 2011
  • London, Bridge
  • 6pm to 9pm
  • Tuesday 29th November
  • RSVP: jason.woods@computerweekly.com