Today, Thomson Reuters revealed the world’s 100 leading technology companies in its first Top 100 Global Technology Leaders listing which identifies the most operationally sound and financially successful organizations. Microsoft was ranked No.1 in this list and it was followed by Intel, Cisco, IBM, Alphabet, Apple and others. Thomson Reuters Labs came up with this list using a complex 28-data-point algorithm.
The methodology measures performance across eight pillars: Financial, Management and Investor Confidence, Risk and Resilience, Legal Compliance, Innovation, People and Social Responsibility, Environmental Impact, and Reputation. Its patent-pending approach was developed by.
In the Top 100 list, forty-five percent are headquartered in the United States; Japan and Taiwan are the next most prolific regions with 13 top 100 tech companies each.
Find the full list here.