Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today its investment in four strategic goals: Library Success, Employee Success, Product Leadership, and Library Partnership. The company provides industry-leading solutions to more than 2,400 library systems with more than 9,500 libraries, spanning the globe in 66 countries. Innovative's 425 employees provide a depth of talent unmatched elsewhere, with more than 120 librarians on staff who understand the demands placed on libraries every day. The company is also a leader in installed systems among members of the Association for Research Libraries and the Urban Library Council.
Innovative's Strategic Goals
Library Success. Partner with libraries to achieve their goals in exceeding the expectations of their users and communities. Innovative is uniquely positioned to share best practices and partner with its customer base. The company's completely independent, active user group is unparalleled in the industry, attracting over 1,000 attendees at its last conference.
Employee Success. Provide an optimized work environment with comprehensive training and self-development programs so each employee can thrive and be the best they can be. Innovative recognizes the high rate of change in the technology ecosystem and patron needs, and is committing to keeping its staff on the cutting edge. With over 100 librarians on staff, Innovative has a strong knowledge base in the industry it serves and is committing to continuous improvement and development.
Product Leadership. Provide software solutions with highest ROI, excellent user experience, and highest quality. Through its history, Innovative has been first to market with solutions that cover both library operations and library services – such as Electronic Resource Management, the Polaris ILS and the Sierra Library Services Platform, and the Vital Digital Asset Management Solution. Innovative creates products that save time and money for libraries such as the Leap browser client, Mobile Worklists and Sierra's integrated print and electronic workflows. Today, Innovative is allocating development resources into cloud-based products and mobile applications that make interacting with the library quick and convenient.
Library Partnership. Extend strong partnerships with libraries to conduct innovation initiatives to shape the library of the future - re-imagining library collaboration and interaction with its community. Innovative pioneered the library development partner model for software development, ensuring that solutions are the best they can possibly be.
Innovative looks forward to many more years of technological advancements and growth as we continue to ensure the success of libraries, their staff, and the patrons we all serve.
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the broadest and most complete portfolios of library automation products on the market today. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in 66 countries and has offices around the world.