Imagine Wins for Best Portfolio Analytics System in 2019 Bobsguide Awards
Imagine took top honors for “Best Portfolio Analytics System” in the Bobsguide Technology Awards 2019. The Bobsguide award are designed to celebrate successful financial market partnerships, the strength of individual technology developments, their impact on the client experience, and how the system stands out in the marketplace.
Michael McCaw, the Editor of Bobsguide, said: “This year’s awards featured a substantial number of outstanding technology systems, each offering unique and forward-looking options for market participants. Imagine Software received excellent feedback from the market, showing just how committed the team is to driving their product offering forward.” He added that: “Several rounds of assessment were carried out by the judging panel including user and market engagement.”
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