Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Decisions, Inc. (ID), a premier global technology solutions provider specializing in Information Technology capabilities announced today that it was ranked #2291 on Inc. Magazine's 5000 listing. The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to the percentage of revenue growth from 2005 through 2008. ID's revenue increased from $94M in 2005 to $221M in 2008. This comprehensive list looks at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent-minded entrepreneurs.
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The 2009 Inc. 5000 listing serves as a unique report card on the U.S. economy. Despite the ongoing recession, aggregate revenue among the companies on the list actually increased to $214 billion, up $29 billion from last year, with a median three-year growth rate of 126 percent. The Inc. 5000 are responsible for creating more than 1 million jobs since their founding, making the list perhaps the best example of the impact private, fast-growing companies can have on the economy.
This year's list offers a preview of which industries are poised for growth in coming years. With an average growth rate of 667 percent, Insurance ranked as the top industry overall. Government Services was the top industry gainer with 252 companies on this year's list, up from 135 last year. Health is the top industry by both total revenue ($22.7 billion) and total employment (156,223 jobs). IT Services had the most companies on this year's list with 658, followed by Business Products & Services (502), Advertising & Marketing (398), Construction (354), and Manufacturing (342).
"We are very pleased to have made our debut on the prestigious Inc. 5000 listing and to be in company with some of the most successful entrepreneurial organizations in the U.S.," said Harry Martin, Intelligent Decisions' President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our sound growth over the past three years is a direct result of the hard work put forth by our employees and our ability to quickly adapt to our customers' ever-changing technology requirements."
"Savvy trend spotters and those who invest in private companies know that the Inc. 5000 is the best place to find out about young companies that are achieving success through a wide variety of unprecedented business models, as well as older private companies that are still expanding at an impressive rate," said Inc. 5000 project manager Jim Melloan. "That's why our list is so eagerly anticipated every year."
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About Intelligent Decisions, Inc.
Headquartered in Ashburn, VA, Intelligent Decisions (ID), a premier systems integrator, provides a broad range of innovative, IT professional services, software, hardware and manufacturing solutions to Federal, State and Local governments and Fortune 1000 customers. Ranked on the VARBusiness 500 and CRN's Fast Growth 100, ID offers best-value pricing and helps clients meet their strategic goals and mission objectives.
For further information: visit www.intelligent.net or call toll-free 800-929-8331.