Association of Independent Information Professionals Presents 15th Annual Technology Award to WordsAnalytics Inc.

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AIIP selects WordsAnalytics Inc. as recipient of its 2013 AIIP Technology Award. The association will present the award in October at the Internet Librarian Conference.

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Jocelyn Sheppard, President, AIIP

"WordsAnalytics offers a powerful research tool and, as an AIIP industry affiliate, they’re doing so at a price that’s affordable for independent information professionals," says AIIP President, Jocelyn Sheppard.

The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP, announces that WordsAnalytics Inc. ( is being honored as the recipient of the 15th annual AIIP Technology Award. The award will be presented on Oct. 28, 2013 at Information Today Inc.’s Internet Librarian Conference in Monterey, CA.

WordsAnalytics Inc. is a web-based program that provides a textual analytics approach for searching Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Edgar regulatory filings and GAAP reporting requirements. According to the firm, its product enables users "to conduct legal, marketing, and human resources research along with due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and competitive intelligence."

The firm was nominated for the award by AIIP member Jan Davis of BlueSage Research ( "SEC filings are rich in information that is useful to attorneys, marketers, accountants, and other business professionals," Davis explains. "However, because the filings are often thousands of pages in length, the data is often difficult to target. WordsAnalytics' textual analytics software allows for search and analysis capabilities that other SEC EDGAR databases don’t provide.

AIIP President Jocelyn Sheppard adds, "WordsAnalytics offers a powerful research tool and, as an AIIP industry affiliate, they’re doing so at a price that’s affordable for independent information professionals."

About the AIIP Technology Award

Each year, AIIP presents the AIIP Technology Award to recognize innovative products that enhance the working environment of the independent information professional. Each year's award is presented to a firm that offers a new product or technology that helps information professionals with their day-to-day operations in locating, analyzing and organizing, and delivering information.

Previous winners of the AIIP Technology Award include:

  •     Bibliogo
  •     ProQuest
  •     LucidityWorks LLC
  •     Attain, Inc.
  •     10-K Wizard
  •     XLineSoft ASPRunner Professional
  •     Copernic Desktop DEVONagent and Wolff Worldwide
  •     NetSnippets Professional Edition
  •     Google Toolbar
  •     askSam 5
  •     eGems Collector Pro
  •     IPO Express
  •     Webforia Organizer

About AIIP

The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP, consists of more than 500 business owners from around the world whose firms provide research and consulting services across a wide variety of industries. Business research, competitive intelligence, market analysis, database development, training, and information management consulting are just a few of the areas in which AIIP members specialize. Some of the vertical industries AIIP members serve include scientific, medical, pharmaceutical, regulatory, information technology, education, financial services, manufacturing, nonprofits, and life sciences. A directory of members is available at:

For more information about AIIP, contact AIIP Headquarters, Baton Rouge, LA USA; +1 225.408.4400, email: office(at)aiip(dot)org.

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