TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ - The PriceMetrix ValueOne(TM) Program has
received the prestigious Laureate distinction by IDG's Computerworld Honors
Program in the Finance, Insurance and Real Estate category.
In its 21st year, Computerworld Honors is the longest running global
program to honor individuals and organizations whose use of information
technology has been especially noteworthy for the originality of its
conception, the breadth of its vision and the significance of its benefit to
"We are very proud to receive this prestigious award from Computerworld
and to join such a distinguished list of peers," said Doug Trott, PriceMetrix
President and CEO. "This recognition reflects our strong commitment to helping
financial advisors improve the quality of their business relationships and the
value of their advice."
The PriceMetrix ValueOne Program delivers a unique brand of business
intelligence to help financial advisors improve the value of services they
provide to their retail investor clients.
Using a unique, patented approach to business intelligence, the ValueOne
Program has helped thousands of advisors make smarter decisions about which
clients to service, what products to sell and what to charge for those
Morgan Stanley, one of the largest and most well respected global
financial services firms, nominated PriceMetrix for the Laureate Award. "We
extend our sincere congratulations to PriceMetrix for attaining Computerworld
Laureate status," said Morgan Stanley's Merritt Lutz. "This well-deserved
award is a tribute to PriceMetrix' ability to combine leading technology with
their deep industry expertise to deliver success."
The Computerworld Honors Program unites Chairmen and CEOs of the world's
foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding
user achievements in technology each year. The technology achievements honored
by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over
350 universities, museums, and research institutions throughout the world.
"Each Laureate selected for this honor understands the importance of
using one's resources and technical prowess to benefit one's fellow man," said
Bob Carrigan, Chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's
Committee and President, IDG Communications.
This year's Honorees will be commemorated during the 21st Annual
Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening on June 1, 2009 at the historic
Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
Additional information about the Computerworld Honors program can be
found at their website: www.cwhonors.org.
PriceMetrix focuses exclusively on improving the overall business of
investment firms by helping individual financial advisors to become better
'CEOs' of their business. PriceMetrix ValueOne Program is a patented
combination of business intelligence reports, practice management tools, and
expert services designed solely to enable advisors and managers, at all
levels, to proactively identify and close client, product and pricing
opportunities. PriceMetrix customers typically realize increases in assets,
revenue and fee-based advisory business, as well as improvements in household
quality and pricing.
Founded in 2000, PriceMetrix has its principal place of business in
Toronto, Ontario, and services a broad range of clients within Canada and the
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information
for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site
(www.computerworld.com), weekly publication, focused conference series and
custom research form the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT
media network. In the past six years alone, Computerworld has won more than
100 awards, including Folio Magazine's 2006 Gold EDDIE Award for the best
technology/computing magazine, the 2004 and 2006 Magazine of the Year Award,
and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from the American Society of Business
Publication Editors (ASBPE). In addition, in 2007 Computerworld's then editor
in chief, Don Tennant, received the prestigious Timothy White Award from
American Business Media. Computerworld leads the industry with an online
audience of over 2 million unique, monthly visitors and a print audience of
1,222,000 readers each week (IntelliQuest CIMS Spring 2007).
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