RMSI Adjudged the “Best Place to Work” Across Industries in India

Newark CA, April 22, 2007: RMSI has captured the top spot in the Great Places to Work Study 2006’ conducted by the Grow Talent Company in partnership with the Great Places to Work Institute, Inc, USA and Businessworld Magazine. The company scored a high 4.5 on a scale of 1-5 on survey parameters – Credibility, Respect, Pride and Camaraderie. Based in Noida, India, RMSI provides mission-critical geographic information systems (GIS), modeling and analytical services to customers worldwide.

Neerja Verma, Senior Vice President, Human Resources at RMS, points out that, “RMSI has regularly achieved ‘ A Pride of Place’ in external employer surveys and studies such as the Great Places to Work Study and Dataquest IDC India’s Top 20 Best Indian IT Employers survey. These external endorsements epitomize the fact that a good organization is bound together by a set of employee centric best practices and values.

Among the other unique practices at RMSI that have been highlighted in the study this year, is the focus on "Subject Matter Experts" being groomed to conduct trainings in-house and an environment that is "Highly ethical and transparent. The study also speaks highly of the "diversity of projects" at RMSI.

Rajesh Kalra, the Managing Director, RMSI, said “The getting there part (to being a great work place) is easy. This is the base that employees have come to recognize. Anything after this has to be a significant value addition. And that’s a tough ask!”

The study spanned all industries in India including Health, Insurance, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Consulting and IT. More than 121 organizations participated and over 16,000 employees were surveyed. A unique employee-centric methodology was adopted to measure the levels of trust, pride and camaraderie in organizations. Workplaces were ranked on a point scale in a combination of quantitative and qualitative data based on the opinion of employees.

Familiar names join RMSI in the Top Five – Classic Stripes came in at #2, Google India #3, Federal Express came in at #4 and Marriott International was at #5.

About Great Places to Work Institute, Inc, USA and Grow Talent Company
The Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. is a research and management consultancy based in the U.S. with international affiliate offices throughout the world. They have been evaluating employers since 1980, to understand what makes a workplace great. Their ongoing research, measurement tools, and educational services have made them leaders in helping build high-trust workplaces.

Grow Talent is a strategic HR consulting and change management firm that partners large global and local firms in the people side of their business agenda. They have worked for some of the largest global and South Asian firms and follow a unique style of consulting that creates “Inspiration at Work.”

About RMSI – Maximizing business value
At the leading edge of geospatial and information technology, RMSI develops innovative solutions that integrate geographic information with niche business applications. RMSI’s success hinges on its unparalleled domain expertise, specifically in natural disaster and climate change risk modeling, and its unique application of geospatial technologies. The company has a deserved reputation for developing high quality end-to-end customized solutions, on time and to budget. This has translated in to 75% repeat business from its global client base in sectors such as, disaster management, insurance, agriculture & natural resources, land and property, government & multilateral funding agencies, telecom, and utilities amongst others.

RMSI is a CMMI level 5 assessed and ISO 9001:2000 certified company. Today, RMSI’s resource base comprises over 900 software, data and technology specialists. RMSI is owned by Risk Management Solutions (RMS) , USA and is part of one of the UK’s largest listed companies, the Daily Mail and General Trust plc.  For more information, please visit www.rmsi.com