AtTask Named as a Finalist for 2009 IQ Award

OREM, UT – AtTask, the world’s most popular provider of project and portfolio management (PPM) software, has been named one of three finalists for the 2009 IQ Awards software category. Joining other successful Utah companies, AtTask is being recognized for helping organizations increase productivity and reduce costs by providing transparency, visibility, and accountability on critical business projects across the enterprise.

“AtTask’s value to our organization continues to increase,” says Trish Hecker of Whirlpool. “AtTask is driving project clarity by providing complete visibility into project roles and accountability.”

“Being recognized as a finalist for Utah Business Magazine’s 2009 IQ Award is another acknowledgment of our position as an industry leader, and is the most recent in a series of industry recognitions for AtTask,” said Scott Johnson, CEO of AtTask. “Customers like Whirlpool are turning to us because our solution has an immediate impact on improving their business in these recessionary times. We help managers and executives across the enterprise maximize resources and increase efficiency.”

Industry-leading organizations from around the world rely on AtTask to manage critical enterprise projects, reduce costs, and increase productivity in IT, marketing, finance, services, R&D, and operations. Organizations including Disney, BASF, Apple, Google, Nike, Procter & Gamble, and Whirlpool trust AtTask to give them the visibility and accountability they need to make the most out of their resources.

“Utah Business Magazine’s IQ Awards program honors companies with innovative products or processes,” says Sarah Ryther, Managing Editor of Utah Business Magazine. “AtTask has been selected as a finalist for its project and portfolio management software that helps organizations increase productivity across the enterprise. AtTask is a Utah corporation with an international reputation as an industry leader.”

Award recipients will be announced January 28, 2009 at a luncheon to be held on the 23rd Floor Event Center of the Wells Fargo Building in Salt Lake City. To learn more about the IQ Awards, visit

This recognition from Utah Business Magazine is the most recent in a series of industry recognitions for AtTask including the CODiE award for Best Project Management Software, being recognized with a Red Herring 100 North America award as one of North America’s Top 100 Private Technology Companies, being named to the Inc. 500&$151;ranked #23 among technology companies, along with being voted Best Product Presentation at the Project & Portfolio Management Summit in Austria by the IT executives in attendance at the summit.

About AtTask

AtTask (, with over 1,600 customers, is the world’s most popular on-demand project and portfolio management software. By providing transparency, visibility, and accountability on critical business projects across the enterprise, AtTask allows organizations to reduce costs and increase productivity. Its platform-independent and multilingual solution increases efficiency and productivity for small to medium-sized businesses and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. AtTask’s clients include Apple, Boeing, CBS, Chevron, Cisco Systems, GE, Google, HBO, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Toyota, Walt Disney, and Whirlpool.

AtTask 2009 User Conference – May 13-15, 2009

The two-day AtTask user conference, Taking Care of Business, will include product training, one-on-one consultations, case studies, breakout sessions, and keynote presentations from AtTask customers like Trane, Hanes, and CBS. Online registration is available at: