SOURCE: Process Innovation Award

December 17, 2007 08:00 ET

2007 Process Innovation Awards Winners Announced

Awards Recognize Innovation in the Application of Information Technology

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - Enterprise Innovator, a premier publication focused on technology innovation in the enterprise ( and a 2007 sponsor of the Process Innovation Awards, and Kinetic Information LLC are proud to announce the winners of the 2007 Process Innovation Awards. The awards, now in their 11th year, recognize innovative enterprise applications that achieve business benefit. Besides presenting six Innovative Solution Awards and one Vision Award, Enterprise Innovator this year created the new "Kinetic Information Award" to honor one application that makes creative use of information technology to capitalize on sales and marketing opportunities.

The 2007 Kinetic Information Award winner is Rockett Interactive, an online media planning and implementation agency. Rockett Interactive was nominated by Acceleration, a company that specializes in creative online marketing technology services in the areas of e-mail marketing, paid search marketing, online analytics, and ad operations.

The 2007 Vision Award is presented to Actelion, an independent biopharmaceutical company that develops and markets drugs for unmet medical needs. The Vision Award honors the one technology initiative that exhibits the greatest potential for transforming a business or social process. Nominated by Anoto Group AB, a pioneering leader in digital pen and paper technology, Actelion utilizes Anoto's digital pen and paper technology to revolutionize the conduct of clinical trials.

This year's Innovation Solution Award winners (and their nominating vendors) are:

--  The Abbey Company (Captaris, Inc.)
--  Agis (StreamServe)
--  Dow Chemical Company (Globoforce)
--  Mintera Corporation (Omnify Software)
--  Purdue Pharma (Vital Path, Inc.)
--  University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Vocera

This year's Second Place Winners are:

--  Compassion International (Ultimus)
--  Lehman Brothers (TIBCO Software)
--  MySpace (UIEvolution)
--  TAC (ClearStory Systems)

"It was very difficult for our judges to make the final choices this year," said Steve Weissman, founder of the Process Innovation Awards. "The entries were all outstanding and further proof that many organizations are being aggressively creative in their application of information technology to achieve business benefits. Each one of these awards recipients demonstrates a corporate culture that goes beyond the obvious to really make a difference in their industry."

About Process Innovation Awards

The Process Innovation Awards program recognizes innovation in the application of information technology. Awards focus on the business benefits user organizations derive from their technology systems. Award winners are selected by a panel of experts consisting of independent professional consultants who are recognized authorities in their fields. The judging process is free of any vendor or other bias so the emphasis remains on the business benefits provided by each winning implementation.

Contact Information

    Val Sanders
    Kinetic Information Awards Program Coordinator
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