Attaain Inc. Wins Tenth Annual AIIP Technology Award from the Association of Independent Information Professionals
Presented in recognition of AttaainCI as a "state-of-the-art competitive and market intelligence tool that provides information through a full-featured, well thought-out, and easy-to-use web-based system."
Attaain President and CEO Daryl Scott accepts the AIIP Technology Award from AIIP President Marcy Phelps
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Association of Independent Information Professionals Presents Tenth Annual Technology Award to Attaain Inc.
BATON ROUGE, LA (October 29, 2009) – The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) announced that Attaain Inc.(www.attaain.com) has been honored as the recipient of the tenth annual AIIP Technology Award, presented on Oct. 27, 2009 at Information Today Inc.’s Internet Librarian conference in Monterey, California USA. Attaain Inc. was recognized for AttaainCI, its state-of-the-art
competitive intelligence and market intelligence
tool, which provides information through a full-featured, well thought-out, and easy-to-use web-based system, according to the association’s panel of judges. Every year, the AIIP Technology Award is presented to a company whose product, in the opinion of the panel, best assists independent information professionals with their day-to-day operations in locating, analyzing, organizing, and delivering information.
AttaainCI uniquely aggregates web data by pulling together results from dozens of sources and building comprehensive reports “on the fly.” The product provides real-time business intelligence using a variety of data sources, such as:
• Company websites
• User-supplied information
• Social media mentions
• Search engine queries
• Hiring and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) activities
• Website advertising and metrics
“AIIP believes that Attain Inc.'s product not only enables information professionals to provide competitive intelligence to their clients, but also can help them to track companies to target for marketing,” says AIIP President Marcy Phelps.
AttaainCI was nominated for the award by AIIP member Ellen Naylor, owner of Business Intelligence Source (http://www.thecisource.com), of Conifer, Colorado USA. Naylor describes AttaainCI as “a fabulous, cost-effective monitoring and searching tool, which is constantly being enhanced.”
In addition to the award to Attaain Inc., the AIIP Awards Committee gave honorable mention to FreePatentsOnline (www.freepatentsonline.com/), which the committee feels offers fast and easy-to-use, yet powerful search capabilities, and which has free access to published patents and patent applications.
Founded in 1987, the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) is a membership organization for owners of information-related businesses, and today includes some 600 individuals in more than 20 countries. AIIP members offer expert research services using proprietary, Internet, primary and manual research sources; provide technology and library support, as well as consulting, training, and editorial services. Members’ clients range from small businesses to Fortune
500 corporations, organizations in the nonprofit sector, and consumers. More information can be found on the web at http://www.aiip.org/.
Andrea C. Carrero
AIIP, Director of Marketing and Web