ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HD Supply's Facilities Maintenance and Creative Touch Interiors (CTI) businesses earned spots on this year's InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. The company has made this distinguished list for the fifth consecutive year. InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of the best‐known organizations in the country. "Having both HD Supply Facilities Maintenance and Creative Touch Interiors ranked as Top 250 business technology innovators this year is a testament to the customer-centric approach that is a hallmark of HD Supply's partnership with our customers," says Michele Markham, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. "These businesses – and our entire organization – are committed to delivering innovative and impactful business technology solutions that simplify our customers' ability to effectively do business with us as we partner together to succeed in the marketplace." HD Supply Facilities Maintenance (ranked 175) was recognized for the development of an innovative and strategic technology initiative designed to automate, personalize and simplify the property improvement process for customers. This new technology provides the team with a holistic view into the allocation of inventory for renovation and installations orders, the ability to dynamically adjust inventory levels based on customer demand to guarantee stock availability, as well as the ability to create property improvement quotes on an iPad®. CTI (ranked 205) was recognized for its industry-unique technology solution enabling senior living property management customers across the nation to effectively control their previously-fragmented and locally-managed room renovation efforts. CTI's Senior Living Integration Platform allows national customers to simplify and standardize the style, quality and cost of their renovations process. "The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "Every enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way."