Goals Driven Investing tool receives award
Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced today that its Goals Powered
Solutions application received the 2014 CIO 100 Award by IDG's CIO magazine.
The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world
that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence
in information technology.
“We are delighted to have the Goals Powered Solutions application
recognized as a CIO 100 honoree, which serves as further validation of
the innovative ways Northern Trust is leveraging new technologies to
transform wealth management,” Northern Trust Wealth Management President
Jana Schreuder said. “Northern Trust has made a significant investment
in becoming the industry leader in delivering true Goals Driven
Investing, and this technology ensures that the unique needs and goals
of our clients drive portfolio construction.”
Designed to support Northern Trust’s Goals-Driven Investing approach,
the Goals Powered Solutions technology enables advisors to create a
specific asset allocation for each individual’s personal and financial
goals. The tool offers clients an interactive and collaborative
investment experience grounded in the pursuit of their life goals and
informed by their overall financial plan.
"For 27 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of
technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson,
Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & Events. "Our 2014 winners are an
outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive
everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."
Executives from the winning companies will be recognized at the CIO
100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony, to be held Tuesday evening,
Aug. 19 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
Coverage of the 2014 CIO 100 Awards will be available in the August 1st
issue of CIO magazine.
Northern Trust Wealth Management specializes in goals-based financial
advice, offering clients insightful perspectives and creative thinking,
backed by innovative technology and a strong fiduciary heritage.
Northern Trust Wealth Management is ranked among the top 10 U.S. wealth
managers with $217 billion in assets under management as of March 31,
2014, and a wide network of wealth management offices across the United
States and abroad. The Financial Times Group has named Northern Trust
Best Private Bank in the USA for five consecutive years.
About the CIO 100
The recipients of this year's CIO 100 award were selected through a
three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application
form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a
team of judges reviewed the applications in depth, looking for unique
practices and substantial results. Finally, CIO editors
reviewed the judges' recommendations and voted on the final
100. Complete coverage of the 2014 CIO 100 awards will be online at http://www.cio100.com/ on
August 1, 2014 and in the August 1st issue of CIO magazine.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of
investment management, asset and fund administration, banking solutions
and fiduciary services for corporations, institutions and affluent
individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a financial holding company based
in Chicago, has offices in 18 states, Washington, D.C., and 18
international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the
Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2014, Northern Trust had assets
under custody of US$5.8 trillion, and assets under investment management
of US$915.4 billion. For more than 120 years, Northern Trust has earned
distinction as an industry leader in combining exceptional service and
expertise with innovative products and technology. For more information,
or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.
About CIO Magazine
CIO is the premier content and community resource for information
technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this
fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise. The award-winning
CIO portfolio—CIO.com, CIO magazine (launched in 1987), CIO executive
programs, CIO custom solutions, CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CIO Executive
Council and CIO primary research—provides business technology leaders
with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen
understanding of IT’s role in achieving business goals. Additionally,
CIO provides opportunities for IT solution providers to reach this
executive IT audience. The CIO Executive Council is a professional
organization of CIOs created to serve as an unbiased and trusted peer
advisory group. CIO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of
International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and
research company. Company information is available at http://www.idgenterprise.com/.
Northern Trust Corporation
Megan Bramson, (312) 630-8989
Source: Northern Trust Corporation