SOURCE: Model Metrics

March 25, 2008 10:01 ET

Model Metrics Named a Finalist for Illinois Technology Association's Rising Star Award

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Model Metrics, the leading Midwest-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology and services company, today announced it has been named a finalist for the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) 2008 CityLIGHTS Rising Star award.

ITA's Rising Star award honors the Illinois company that has emerged from its start-up phase to distinguish itself in the technology marketplace. ITA will present the award April 3 in Chicago. Model Metrics is one of five finalists for the Rising Star award.

"The Illinois Technology Association is pleased that Model Metrics has been named a finalist for the Rising Star award. With its focus on innovation in technology, service delivery, and change management and its leadership in the eco-system, Model Metrics is clearly establishing itself as a pioneering SaaS solution provider," said Fred Hoch, president of the Illinois Technology Association.

Model Metrics Chief Executive Officer Adam Caplan noted, "Our entire team is thrilled to be a finalist for the Rising Star award. The ITA does an outstanding job of coalescing the state's technology community and encouraging growth and partnership. We are honored to find ourselves among other great Illinois companies."

Based on its close partnership with, Model Metrics and its portfolio of products and services has grown from relatively straightforward Sales Force Automation implementations to large-scale, technology-enabled solutions leveraging the company's technology, business process and change management expertise across both Customer Relationship Management and non-CRM related initiatives. Its 2GO application that enables mobile teams to work offline earned top national honors when it was named "Breakthrough Application of the Year" for 2007 by, beating out more than 200 candidates.

Model Metrics delivers applications and services at the cutting edge of the fast growing Software-as-a-Service industry. With a focus on technology, business process, and change management innovation, Model Metrics serves customers in all major industries and across North America. Its team of technologists and consultants have successfully completed hundreds of successful client engagements in both mid-sized and Fortune 1000 companies, and its world-class application development skills enable clients to achieve complex business demands. Model Metrics' and Adobe Flex capabilities enable the creation of custom CRM and non-CRM applications utilizing, as well as personalized multimedia-rich applications that dramatically enhance the user experience. To learn more, visit or email or call 312.587.3037.

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