EXIA ranks 150th among Canada’s fastest-growing companies and 5th among Canada’s service companies

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Montreal, September 19, 2017EXIA, a company specializing in consulting services and leading-edge business intelligence solutions, is proud to announce that it has been ranked 150th in the PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, across all business sectors, for its growth (468%) in the past five years. As part of the 2017 edition, PROFIT also ranked EXIA 5th in another category, “Canada’s fastest growing professional services firms,” putting EXIA in second place among Greater Montreal companies in this category. This achievement directly reflects EXIA’s ability to offer customers experts and solutions customized to the specific needs of their organizations. With the aid of these experts and solutions, EXIA customers can rapidly deploy innovative solutions that enable them to use business intelligence as a dynamic and profitable organizational performance tool. This winning combination has positioned EXIA as a leader in Canada’s data management industry.

A remarkable journey

In 2013, EXIA was ranked 38th among Canadian companies and 4th among Quebec companies in the PROFIT HOT 50, a listing that classifies companies that have achieved the highest revenue growth in Canada. In 2014, EXIA made the prestigious Branham 300 list in the “25 Up and Coming ICT Companies” category, which consists of a select group of 25 particularly innovative organizations. Then in February 2017, EXIA was named by an independent jury composed of professionals from various IT business sectors as SME of the Month for February, in the Spotlight on SMEs contest created by the Quebec Technology Association (AQT). This recognition was based on criteria concerning the company’s growth and marketing strategy. On October 5, EXIA will find out if it takes home the prestigious title of SME of the Year from among the eight other finalists during the gala event at the annual Big Bang event.

“EXIA has become an important player in the digital transformation of companies by making the effective management of data and its availability the principal means by which companies can reach a highly competitive level in a globalized economy,” said Éric Bélanger, President of EXIA. “This is the reality that inspired EXIA’s offer, and we are committed to making available leading-edge solutions in analytics and business intelligence.”

EXIA, SME of the Month for February, invites you to cast your vote online for the 2017 SME of the Year. Voting opens on September 28 on the Spotlight on SMEs page of the AQT website.

About PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and published in Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking, visit PROFIT500.com or CanadianBusiness.com.

About EXIA

EXIA is a business intelligence, data management, infrastructure and predictive analytics consulting and business intelligence company that integrates industry expertise and best practices to help clients achieve their business goals. Founded in 2010, EXIA now employs more than 45 consultants, who work in all areas of business and at all organizational levels.

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EXIA figures in CDN Top 100 national ranking

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EXIA figures in CDN Top 100 national ranking

The only business intelligence firm in Quebec to make the cut

Montreal, May 10, 2017 – EXIA, a leader in business intelligence consulting services and solutions, data management and infrastructure, and predictive analytics, is proud to announce that it has been ranked among the top 100 Canadian enterprises in the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers of 2016.

Each year, Computer Dealer News (CDN), promoter of the CDN Top 100 list, determines the annual ranking of the country’s best 100 solution providers. This ranking measures participating companies by revenue. CDN has been the voice of Canada’s community of IT solution providers since 1987.

“We are particularly proud to be making this national list because we can finally say that we’re on the Canadian industry’s radar,” said Éric Bélanger, President of EXIA. “What makes this result even more meaningful is that none or our Quebec-based business intelligence competitors made the cut. This firmly positions us as the BI leader in Quebec.”

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Patricia Bonnel named for AQT’s “Women in IT” mentorship

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Patricia Bonnel named one of the executives  for AQT’s first mentorship project “Women in IT”

Patricia Bonnel, Vice-President of Operations at EXIA, a leader in consulting services and in business intelligence and analytics products, will be part of the first cohort of 12 women executives selected to be paired up with successful entrepreneurs and renowned executives over a 12-month period. In addition to the knowledge transfer that participants gain from this type of project, the first cohort is especially important. At the end of this initial period, an external assessment of the project, including validation of learnings, will be conducted, leading to the final step—the implementation of a reference centre comprising support tools and a mentorship kit. The project’s main objective is to provide more women working in ITC with access to senior-level positions within organizations and to support them in their desire to grow professionally, thereby contributing to their economic advancement.

The “Women in IT” Mentorship Project is the result of a joint initiative between the Association québécoise des technologies (AQT) and Status of Women Canada.

The Mentorship Project is consistent with EXIA’s commitment to offer adapted development conditions to its employees so as to support them in their professional journey.

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BRANHAM 300 LIST: EXIA MAKES THE CUT AGAIN

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EXIA, a leader in consulting services and in business intelligence and analytics products, has ranked 205th in the 2016 edition of the prestigious Branham 300 list in the “Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies” category—a 16-position gain from 2015.

The company first figured in Branham’s national ranking in 2014 and has continued to climb ever since. That same year, EXIA was listed in the “25 Up and Coming ICT Companies” category, made up of a select group of 25 particularly innovative organizations. This category aims to recognize the work of companies that have distinguished themselves through their creativity, either in a new technology area or in optimizing existing technologies.

In 2015, Procima Experts became EXIA and with it came a new business plan. The plan provided for a series of initiatives, including acquisitions (vCube) and strategic alliances with major manufacturers (WhereScape, Tableau). It also provided for the creation of a business practice offering Microsoft solutions adapted to the medium-size business market, which proved to be successful. Since then EXIA has joined the select Microsoft Gold Data Analytics club.

The Branham 300 ranking is organized by the Branham Group, a firm that ranks Canada’s top IT companies in various sectors. The 2016 list is available at www.branham300.com.

 

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