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(Westboro, MA - July 23, 2002) - INT Media Group (Nasdaq: INTM) today announced that James A. Champy, best-selling author, chairman and head of strategy at Perot System's consulting practice (NYSE: PER), will be the opening keynote presenter at its upcoming 2nd Annual International IT Service Management Summit Conference & Expo on Monday, September 23, 2002 at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts.

Champy, recognized as a leading authority on improving management and business performance through business strategy, operations, organizational development and change, as well as information technology, will bring his knowledge and expertise to attendees at the 2nd Annual International IT Service Management Summit. Champy has authored numerous best-selling books including: "Re-engineering the Corporation", "Re-engineering Management" and "X-Engineering the Corporation, Reinventing Your Business in the Digital Age".

Produced by the Information Technology Service Management Forum USA (itSMF USA), in conjunction with INT Media Group, the International IT Service Management Summit will be held September 23-25, 2002 at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts.

The event is specifically designed to educate management level attendees on how standardized processes and best practices can be systematically applied across the entire range of IT support and delivery functions, such as assisting end-users, resolving problems, managing hardware and software infrastructure and dealing with change (planned and unplanned), while effectively managing costs. Conference tracks include:

  • The Business Value of Service Management
  • Implementing IT Service Management Programs - Case Studies of Successful Strategies
  • IT Service Management Projects - Case Studies of Successful Tactics Including Use of Tools
  • IT Service Management Best Practices - Introduction to the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

For more information on the International IT Service Management Summit, visit To learn more about attending the International IT Service Management Summit, please contact Juliet Sigmann, INT Media Group, at [email protected] or at 508-870-5858 x119. For sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, contact Elaine Mershon at [email protected] or at 508-533-4995.

About itSMF
The Information Technology Service Management Forum (itSMF) is a global consortium of more than 400 international corporations (4,000 individual members) responsible for advancing IT best practices through the utilization of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), which provides a structured framework consisting of systematic and professional road maps for managing complex IT environments. For more information, please see

About INT Media Group
INT Media Group (Nasdaq: INTM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information and media resources for Internet industry and information technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. INT Media Group includes the and Network of over 150 Web sites and 200 e-mail newsletters that generate over 225 million page views monthly. INT Media Events include nearly 40 offline conferences and trade shows on Internet and IT-specific topics that are aligned with our Network of Web sites and e-mail newsletters. In addition, INT Media Research publishes research reports analyzing the Internet and information technologies sectors worldwide.

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For information about the conference contact:
Juliet Sigmann
Marketing Manager
(508) 870-5858 x119
[email protected]

For INT Media Group Information:
Mary Ann Boland
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
[email protected]

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