Compiled by InformationWeek, the list assesses companies' use of technology, budgeting, infrastructure, strategies, and other business practices to highlight the best IT businesses in the country.
500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology
for 24 years, and this year's innovations were particularly impressive,"
editor in chief
Several factors contributed to HMS
Holdings Corp's selection. One was a substantial increase in the IT
budget, made possible in part by the high growth of the company. Another
was the goal of leveraging technology solutions to meet customers'
needs, as well as the understandable way IT communicates with
"Getting executive support is critical to making progress in IT, especially in a company like ours that is has experienced significant growth," said Nustad. "We did that by framing our requests in language everyone can understand, even with offbeat category names like ‘Seats and Feets' to group the requests related to human capital and training."
The strategy worked.
"We're excited about making the InformationWeek 500," said Nustad, "and it would be an honor to be recognized again in the future."
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