NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte has been named to CIO magazine's 2012 CIO 100 list for its innovative mobile app suite, EDGEfolio. Designed for its highly mobile workforce, the app empowers Deloitte's client service practitioners to be better informed and more connected in the marketplace.
"EDGEfolio is an enterprise mobile platform that drives real-time workflow through a high fidelity, consumer-grade user experience," said Keith Strier, managing director, office of technology innovation, Deloitte LLP.
The EDGEfolio platform supports various dimensions of mobile workflow, including a corporate travel app that visualizes a user's trip itinerary combined with their Outlook meeting schedule. It also has a social intelligence app that lines up executive bios and identifies common themes of people users are meeting. Uniquely, EDGEfolio is highly integrated with Microsoft Outlook using a proprietary plug-in that personalizes the experience around a user's schedule. The results for Deloitte practitioners are increased collaboration and productivity, and strategic competitive advantage.
Larry Quinlan, chief information officer, Deloitte LLP, said, "Since our client service practitioners are highly mobile, we are constantly looking for ways to increase their productivity and add time to their day. EDGEFolio is an excellent example of this, and being recognized as part of the CIO 100 for all of our hard work on this app is extremely rewarding."
"For 25 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, editor-in-chief of CIO magazine & events. "Our 2012 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."
Read more about the 2012 CIO 100 awards at www.cio.com and in the August 1, 2012, issue of CIO magazine.
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