Mercer Receives 2020 FutureEdge 50 Award from IDG

 

January 7, 2020

United States, New York 

 

Mercer has been named an honoree of a 2020 FutureEdge 50 Award from IDG’s CIO. This prestigious honor is awarded to organizations pushing the edge with new technologies to advance their business for the future. Mercer will accept its award at the AGENDA20 Conference held March 23 – 25 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

 

“We are honored to be recognized with the FutureEdge50 award for the second year in a row,” said Gail Evans, Mercer’s Global Chief Digital Officer. “Our winning entry, Mercer Intellify, enables our clients to access and analyze data and leverage predictive analytics (through their Mercer consultant) to make smarter data-driven decisions that optimize their bottom-line. Innovative digital solutions like Intellify demonstrate Mercer’s commitment to solving top-of-mind client issues and transforming the way organizations work.”

 

Mercer won a 2019 FutureEdge 50 Award for its Data Connector, which simplifies the process of submitting data and matching jobs. The link to last year’s announcement can be found here.

 

“The organizations in the FutureEdge 50 are doing exciting things that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago. For example, there’s a project using blockchain and quantum computing to establish trust; an indoor navigation system; and many uses of AI/ML for insights and efficiency,” said Anne McCrory, group vice president, customer experience and operations, events, and the FutureEdge and AGENDA20 conference chair. “We are honored to showcase these innovations and many others as we enter into a new era of sophistication with cloud, devices and environments powering the technology-driven business.”

 

About the FutureEdge 50 Awards

The FutureEdge 50 awards recognize organizations pushing the edge with new technologies to advance their business for the future. The successor to the Digital Edge 50 awards, the FutureEdge 50 will recognize not only established initiatives driving business success but also early-stage projects pursued for their watershed potential. These initiatives may be in R&D, proof of concept or pilot phases. With this, the FutureEdge 50 awards aim to bring the most cutting-edge trials and applications of emerging technologies – and the innovative cultures enabling them — to our audience at the AGENDA conference.

 

About CIO

CIO focuses on attracting the highest concentration of enterprise CIOs and business technology executives with unparalleled expertise on business strategy, innovation, and leadership. As organizations grow with digital transformation, CIO provides its readers with invaluable peer insights on the evolving CIO role as well as how leading IT organizations are employing technologies, including automation, AI & machine learning, data analytics and cloud, to create business value.

 

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About Mercer

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people with 76,000 colleagues and annualized revenue approaching $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

 

 

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