October 21, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
EDMONTON, AB, October 21, 2011 Yardstick, an award-winning testing and training software provider ranks 176th on the Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 500 list.

The Fast 500 list is the pre-eminent technology awards program in North America, providing a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies across the United States and Canada. Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2011 were selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2006 to 2010.

"The Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 500 is a coveted award and we are extraordinarily thrilled to be included with such a prestigious group of companies. Recognition for our growth outside of Canada is a first for Yardstick and this award bookends nicely our inclusion on the Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 50, wherein we ranked 30th," comments Chris LaBossiere, Co-Founder and Manager of Business Development.

"We have navigated the economic environment by focusing our efforts on what our customers want. By listening to the customer need, we have seen an increase in companies and licensing organizations that are looking to gain efficiency by moving training and testing programs online."

About Yardstick
Yardstick works with Associations, Licensure and Regulatory organizations, Government, and Educators to set the standards of their separate industries through online licensing and certification, training, and testing. With expert psychometricians on staff, Yardstick provides clients with the psychometric test support required for any stage in the assessment life cycle and demystifies the process, so that clients can offer fair evaluation of their candidates.