Over 100,000 Users Now Find Answers Fast With CCH IntelliConnect™

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., October 5, 2009) – CCH’s IntelliConnect™, the new, award-winning research platform for tax and accounting professionals, is now connecting over 100,000 users to the authoritative answers they need to serve their clients. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).

“Tax and accounting professionals have been moving to this exciting and easy-to-use platform at a fast pace,” said CCH President Mike Sabbatis. “The response to IntelliConnect has been phenomenal, and the adoption in just five months has been very successful. I attribute that to the thousands of hours of customer input that went into making the system so intuitive to learn and easy to use.”

IntelliConnect has attracted thousands of new professionals looking for comprehensive content and innovative productivity tools in a single package.

“We’ve seen a record number of new users license IntelliConnect because of the strength of CCH’s award-winning, in-depth content and the intuitiveness of the platform,” Sabbatis said. “Once professionals see it, they want it.”

Subscribers Appreciate Simplicity

While CCH offers effective, flexible training options, many users find they can become productive on IntelliConnect on their own. The ease with which users can get up and running on IntelliConnect has been noted by professionals who have led its introduction into their organizations.

Jeff Kramer, senior tax manager for a major paperboard manufacturer, had a pleasant surprise when he had to use IntelliConnect for the first time over a holiday weekend, with no prior training.

“A lot of times when you migrate…you’re just lost. But with this, I did it from home and within 15 minutes it found what I needed. That was such a relief,” said Kramer.

“Tomorrow’s generation will love it because they already know how to use it,” said Richard Jackson, partner in a small tax-preparation firm in Idaho.

“With IntelliConnect, it’s more like doing a Google search or an Amazon search. I know how to shop and I’m the Queen of Google, so that’s made it a whole lot easier,” said Lynn Alexander, tax manager of a printing equipment firm.

Award-winning Innovation

Earlier this year, IntelliConnect won a 2009 Tax and Accounting Technology Innovation Award from The CPA Technology Advisor. The award recognizes innovative developments in technologies that benefit the tax and accounting profession, as well as significant advancements in existing technologies. The award marks the fifth time in six years that a CCH product has won the prestigious honor.

IntelliConnect is what professional research always should have been, but hasn’t been until now,” Sabbatis said. “IntelliConnect improves accuracy and efficiency, streamlines workflow and gives unprecedented access to CCH’s world-class content.”

About IntelliConnect

IntelliConnect offers a wide range of new features and benefits:

  • Intuitive and innovative research capabilities mean IntelliConnect is easy to learn and use. Key functionality is exposed while creating a simple, modern interface. Everything is accessible from one screen.
  • Search entire subscriptions means there’s no need to pre-select anything when initiating a search. Users can start broadly and then narrow the search.
  • Filtering allows users to select different ways to sort results using filters. They can quickly scan through a long results list and locate exactly what they’re looking for.
  • Tri-screen view enables users to see opened documents, as well as the search results list, all at once.
  • Multiple tabs let users go back and forth easily between multiple searches.
  • Easy searching and browsing provides the flexibility to use either or both Browse and Search to find desired information or documents.
  • Search within a search allows users to easily refine results by searching within a set of search results.

With IntelliConnect, users don’t have to pre-select what to search. All of their subscriptions are included. When they find a relevant document, they can simply place it in a tray for later printing, e-mailing or pasting into a client document. A document placed in the tray Monday morning will still be there when the user logs off, even if that is on Friday afternoon.

View IntelliConnect Now

To see just how innovative IntelliConnect is, view a product demonstration here.

For More Information

For more information on the award-winning CCH IntelliConnect, please call a CCH sales representative at 1-888-CCH-REPS (1-888-224-7377) or visit CCHGroup.com/IntelliConnect-tax-research.

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH® TeamMate, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2008 annual revenues of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 35 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit www.wolterskluwer.com for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.


Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting

Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advise clients with speed, accuracy and efficiency. Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting is part of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL), a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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