DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm ranked 130th in the InformationWeek 500 listing of the most innovative business technology companies in the United States. Ryan was the highest ranked corporate tax services firm on the list.
InformationWeek has been conducting this exhaustive research project for more than 20 years, identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. The selection process includes a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative assessment of each firm's business technology strategy and innovation. Ryan was selected based on a demonstrated pattern of technological, procedural, and organizational innovation.
"In this day and age, companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever to stay ahead of their customers, partners, and competitors," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "This year's ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators."
"Innovation is a driving force behind Ryan's market leadership position, and technology is a central strategy in our ability to deliver superior client service and results," said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. "We are honored to be ranked in the InformationWeek 500 list and remain dedicated to leveraging technological innovation to provide even higher levels of client value."
Ryan was recognized at a gala awards ceremony during the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference at St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California on September 13, 2011.
Ryan is a leading global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. In 2010, Ryan received the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the award-winning myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 900 professionals and associates serves many of the world's most prominent Fortune 1000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com.
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