ADP Ranked 7th on InformationWeek 500 List of the Most Innovative Business Technology Organizations
ROSELAND, N.J., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ADP Ã‚®, a leading provider of human resources outsourcing, payroll services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, today announced that it has been ranked seventh on the InformationWeek 500 list for 2011 – an annual list of the top business technology innovators in the United States.
The award marks the second time in the past five years that ADP has been ranked as a top ten business technology innovator in the U.S. In addition, ADP received the highest ranking among all human capital management companies and business outsourcing solution providers. The rankings were revealed at a recent awards ceremony at the InformationWeek 500 Conference in Dana Point, California.
“As one of the original cloud computing providers, technology and innovation are woven into our culture at ADP,” said Michael Capone, Chief Information Officer, ADP. “Our relentless approach to delivering technology that matters helps our clients address the potential burdens of business processes, compliance and costly administrative tasks by ensuring secure, reliable and efficient solutions. We are honored to be a leading member of the InformationWeek 500, an accomplishment that reflects the world-class services we provide our clients and the dedication of our talented team of global IT associates.”
In October 2010, ADP launched its first free mobile application, RUN Powered by ADPÃ‚® mobile payroll, which enables small business owners to manage and process payroll for their employees and contractors through their mobile device. In July of this year, ADP introduced the ADP Mobile Solutions app, a free mobile application for ADP clients designed to help drive enhanced productivity and client employee engagement by enabling employees to access vital payroll, benefits and other HR information in two clicks or less on their mobile devices.
“For 23 years, the InformationWeek 500 has chronicled and honored the most innovative users of business technology,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “In this day and age, however, being innovative isn’t enough. Companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever before to stay a step or two ahead of their customers, partners, and competitors. This year’s ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies. Top winners have included: The Vanguard Group, CME Group, Conway, National Semiconductor, Kimberly-Clark, Hilton Hotels and Unum. The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders.
Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with about $10 billion in revenues and approximately 570,000 clients, is one of the world’s largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP’s easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company’s Web site at www.ADP.com.
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