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Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments today announced that it has just been recognized as one of the top US technology innovators of the year according InformationWeek. The full list can be found at
www.informationweek.com/500. Mercer was recognized for its socially enabled global intranet, Mercer Link, and its success in supporting thousands of employees worldwide to connect, collaborate and innovate in order to better serve clients and grow its business.
“We are very pleased to have Mercer Link recognized by InformationWeek for our innovative use of technology,” said Julio A. Portalatin, President and CEO of Mercer. “Our clients depend on us to solve their toughest problems surrounding their most vital asset – their people. Simply put, Mercer Link is our global platform to efficiently and effectively empower our own people to make this happen.”
Mercer Link, powered by SharePoint and NewsGator software, was built to improve the way Mercer works and to drive innovation by encouraging and enabling employees to easily:
Collaborate within communities
Find/follow experts and colleagues
Post and answer questions
"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."
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. Past overall winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National, Semiconductor, Con‐Way, and Principal Financial Group. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology. Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at
Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries, and the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. With over 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management;
Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and
Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. For more information, visit
www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter
To watch a brief video about the benefits of Mercer Link for the global Mercer organization, please visit
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