SOURCE: The Cicero Group

May 24, 2012 12:59 ET

Cicero Group Honored With "Best of State" Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - Cicero Group (, a premier strategy, market research, and data analytics firm, has been awarded Utah's 2012 Best of State Award. Cicero Group sets itself apart with teams of highly experienced strategists and researchers who have actually run large-scale business units; thus Cicero is able to accurately translate data into meaningful strategic direction for its clients.

"Our primary focus at Cicero is to provide clients with actionable, data-driven recommendations," says Scott Hardy, Vice President and Principal at Cicero Group. "Because we have constantly invested in great people and new technologies to ensure our clients are receiving the most accurate and timely strategic direction, we've been able to grow 25% a year even during challenging economic circumstances."

Cicero's clients include some of the world's fastest growing and successful companies. These organizations rely on Cicero's ability to quickly capture and analyze primary data about their customers, competitors and potential new opportunities in order to solve critical business questions.

The Best of State award honors outstanding organizations in Utah. The Best of State judges award businesses that excel in their endeavors, use innovative approaches or methods and contribute to a better quality of life in Utah. An independent judging process, featuring judges with category-specific credentials, has resulted in a confidential tabulation of results by the Gilbert & Stewart accounting firm.

The Best of State award comes in the wake of one of Cicero's founders, Dr. Trent Kaufman, being named to Utah's 40-under-40.

About Cicero Group
Based in Salt Lake City, Cicero Group is one of the world's premier strategy and market research companies. With close to 200 employees, Cicero conducts primary research in 47 different countries and in 9 unique languages, providing data analytics and strategy consulting for a host of leading, global organizations. Cicero delivers the answers to clients' most critical and strategic questions. For additional information, visit or call 801-456-6700.

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