Magazine Content Development

The Zango Group has offered content development for publications, typically business and technology magazines such as CIO, CSO, InfoWorld, and Macworld. Principal Galen Gruman has covered a variety of topics for these publications, particularly enterprise technology trends and case studies from both the IT and strategic management perspectives. Below are summaries of the magazines Galen has written for.

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Enterprise Tech | Business Management | Publishing Tech |
Consumer Tech
| Engineering | Awards

Enterprise Technology

Galen covers a variety of topics for these publications, particularly enterprise technology trends and case studies from both the IT and strategic management perspectives. He is a regular contributor to CIO and InfoWorld, and has served as West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld.

    

Business and Management

Galen has also covered business strategy and management issues, serving as executive editor of Upside and M-Business. His magazine work in this area focused primarily on the strategic use of technology in business, rather than on the technology itself.

     

Publishing Technology

A pioneer in the use of desktop publishing technology in the mid-1980s, Galen has shared that expertise with readers through both how-to books and magazine articles (reviews and how-to's), mainly in InfoWorld (1986-1998) and Macworld (1991-present).

      

Consumer Technology

Galen has covered personal technology since the PC was introduced, primarily for Macworld, where he served as a features editor and then executive editor from 1991 until 1998, and where he continues to contribute articles.

  

Engineering

Galen got his magazine start working on engineering magazines at the IEEE Computer Society, for whose IEEE Software he served as an associate editor and news editor from 1985 through 1991.

Awards

Galen has received numerous editorial awards for his magazine work, including the following.

 American Society of Business Press Editors

  • Winner: 2001 ASBPE Award for best staff column (Western region and national competitions): Front Lines, M-Business.
  • Winner: 2000 ASBPE Award for best feature (circulation under 80,000): "America's Wireless Barriers," M-Business.
  • Winner: 1997 ASBPE West and Midwest Chapter Award for best news section (circulation over 100,000): Macworld.
  • Finalist: 1994 ASBPE Award for best feature and for best how-to feature: "Macintosh Innovations" and "Safer Computing," Macworld.
  • Winner: 1993 ASBPE Award for best how-to feature, "How It Works," Macworld.

 Western Publications Association

  • Winner: 2002 Maggies Award for best business/finance trade magazine: M-Business.
  • Finalist: 2002 Maggies Award for best feature series/trade: "Who Will Own the PDA Platform?" M-Business.
  • Finalist: 2001 Maggies Award for best new trade publication: M-Business.

 Computer Press Association

  • Winner: 1996 Computer Press Award for best news story or series: "The Death of Copland," Macworld.
  • Recipient: 1995 President’s Award, Computer Press Association.
  • Winner: 1993 Best Magazine Award (circulation over 100,000), Macworld.
  • Winner: 1992 Best Magazine Award (circulation over 100,000), Macworld.
  • Finalist: 1990 Best Magazine Award (circulation under 50,000), IEEE Software.
  • Finalist: 1986 Computer Press Award for best news story in a noncomputer publication: "A Flaw in the Shield?" Science Digest.