Oslo – Norway, November 25th 2010.

d2o and its solution PMI, is the only product and company which have been nominated in three different categories: Usability; Creativity; and IT-leader of the Year.

Mr. Ola Furu, CEO of Capgemini, received the IT-leader of the Year award for his strong and visible leadership. Mr. Young N. Nguyen, CEO of d2o was honorably acknowledged with second place.

The distinction which ranks higher than all others, The Honorary Award, this year it was given to: Mr. Dag Belsnes, Mr. Yngvar Lund and Mr. Pål Spilling. Mr. Vinton Verf, Internet Evangelist in Google, created the Internet along with Robert Kahn. Mr. Cerf congratulated the three gentlemen at the Rosing IT Award Ceremony. Mr. Cerf finished off by saying: “Without the help of these three Norwegians; Pål Spilling, Yngvar Lund and Dag Belsnes, they might never have succeeded.”

The Rosing Awards are presented each year by the Norwegian Computer Society to honor the best in Norwegian IT. The Society’s Creativity Award was presented for the first time in 1991, and in 1993. This award was named after the Norwegian data pioneer Fredrik Rosing Bull. As early as in 1921, he created the first hole card systems based on patents that later became the basis for the Bull IT-company. The prize ceremony is regarded as the Norwegian IT industry’s answer to the Oscar Ceremony. The prize is highly ranked, and enjoys great recognition in the Norwegian IT-community.

About d2o
d2o – “deadline 2 online” – is a hospitality industry innovator in integrated software solutions. Its Performance Management Intelligence (PMI) suite enables hotel and resort department heads to “think like a CFO” and intelligently manage their daily. PMI eliminates the stress of daily, weekly, and monthly reporting deadlines by improving delivery of performance information. PMI Revenue and Productivity and PMI Planning enhance and integrate currently installed standalone solutions. PMI combines data on labor and food cost productivity, rolling daily revenue forecasting, and budget planning into a single system.

Founded in 2000 and based in Norway, d2o has won numerous international business awards for dramatic growth. Awards include the Deloitte Norway Technology Fast50 every year since 2007 and Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast500; the Gazelle Company award for fast growing, profitable Norwegian companies every year since 2006; the highest financial reliability rating of AAA from Dun & Bradstreet every year since 2005; and HSMAI Award for Service Company of the Year 2009. Clients include Hyatt, Radisson, Best Western, Choice Hotels, Golden Tulip, Prince Resorts Hawaii, Rica Hotels and WORLDHOTELS. For more information on d2o, please visit www.d2o.com or contact Young N. Nguyen at +47 900 80 123.