PORTLAND, Ore. (April 5, 2018) — Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals, and research organizations is pleased to announce the acquisition of Information Technology Works (IT Works), providers of grant management, grant accounting, grant financials, and effort certification software.

“Jim and his team’s decades of experience and expertise with grant management solutions, especially post-award and grant financial software, is a significant value-add to Cayuse and our customers,” said Matt McLellan, Cayuse CEO. “This acquisition ensures that Cayuse delivers on its vision to provide our customers with an open, modern, flexible eRA solution, one that supports the full lifecycle of a research grant from pre-award to post-award including compliance.”

Launched in 1987, IT Works has always focused on the needs of grant and research management professionals continuously developing and innovating software solutions with a key focus on post-award and grant financial management. Their products are recognized throughout the market for flexibility, simplicity, power, and affordability. IT Works, and its recently launched Blue Wren solutions, have been adopted by 155 Universities and research hospitals globally.

“Cayuse is a well-respected company whose vision of a modern end-to-end eRA solution and leading customer support align with our values and passion,” said Jim Wrenn, IT Works President. “As part of Cayuse, IT Works will be able to continue to grow and accelerate innovation of post-awards solutions. My team and I are excited to be joining the Cayuse team to bring our customers the best solutions that help them empower researchers and science, so they can better serve humanity.”

About Cayuse: Cayuse provides an expanding product suite that simplifies growing and preserving the research funding, rankings and reputations of universities, research hospitals, and research institutes. Founded in 1994, the company is recognized for providing investigators and research administrators with the easiest-to-use and most efficient software, along with Professional Services giving them the best customer support in the industry. For more information about Cayuse see our website, or join us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About IT Works: IT Works provides solutions that address the different facets of grant and research management and has released products designed for administrators in colleges, universities, independent research institutes, and research hospitals. Products include Department Manager, College Administrator, Research Administrator, and Effort Administrator. Founded in 1987, IT Works has installed over 345 financial and grant management solutions in over 155 major universities and research hospitals globally.