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March 31, 2010 08:02 ET

Spigit to Discuss Effectiveness and Increasing Adoption of Idea Management Software to Drive Innovation

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PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2010) -  Spigit, the leader in innovation management software for the enterprise, today announced its upcoming schedule of appearances at leading innovation and social media conferences. Spigit will be one of several industry experts discussing the adoption and effectiveness of idea management software and social media tools as part of a company's innovation strategy for tapping into the collective intelligence of employees, customers and partners.

Spigit executives will be appearing at the following events:

  • 4th  Annual Open Innovation, April 7-9, 2010, Philadelphia, PA
    VP of Marketing Richard L. Tso will be moderating the session "From Idea to Innovation: Open Innovation for the Enterprise" with Spigit clients John Bungert of MetLife and Courtney Ferguson of Southwest Airlines

  • How Big Brands Use Social Media, April 7, 2010, Cincinnati, OH
    Spigit will be sponsoring this event

  • Front End of Innovation, May 3-5, 2010, Boston, MA
    CEO and Co-Founder Paul Pluschkell will be presenting a client case study with Angela Vargo of Southwest Airlines in the session, "Innovation Takes Flight: Southwest Airlines & Spigit"

  • Social Media & Community 2.0 Strategies, May 3-5, 2010, Boston, MA
    VP of Products Hutch Carpenter will present a case study with Spigit customer Jaimee Clements of AAA

  • Government 2.0, May 25-27, 2010 Washington, D.C.
    CEO & Co-Founder Paul Pluschkell will speak with Spigit customer Dustin Haisler of the City of Manor in the session "Power to the People: Promoting Government/Citizen Interaction"

  • SocialMediaPlus, May 25, 2010 Philadelphia, PA
    Spigit will be sponsoring this event

  • World Innovation Convention, May 26-27, 2010 Ibiza, Spain
    CTO and Co-Founder Padmanabh Dabke will be giving the keynote address on "The Innovation Imperative"

  • Milan International Forum on Enterprise 2.0, June 9-10, 2010 Milan, Italy
    VP of Products Hutch Carpenter will speak about the rise of E2.0 and Social Media Tools for Enterprises

  • Enterprise 2.0, June 14-17, 2010, Boston, MA
    Spigit will be sponsoring this event

  • Social Networking Conference, June 16-18, 2010, Beverly Hills, CA
    VP of Marketing Richard L. Tso will be presenting

Spigit will be demonstrating how companies can harness the power of social media to create purpose-built communities that give companies the ability to tap into the corporate-wide intelligence that already exists within an organization to assist with idea and innovation management, cost cutting ideas, proposal management, running contests and prediction markets. In addition to internal communities, Spigit builds external, customer-facing communities that allow corporations to collect and source ideas from the general public or a targeted community.

About Spigit
Spigit is the leading provider of purpose-built innovation software for the enterprise connecting employees, customers and business partners for idea management and innovation discovery. Using enterprise-grade social technology, Spigit's software taps into the collective intelligence within an organization and transforms it into actionable, predictive information. By incorporating incentives, idea graduation, idea trading and real-time analytics, Spigit allows companies to get the most out of their key assets. Our technologies are used by the largest and most innovative companies in the world including: Pfizer, AT&T, Southwest Airlines, Allstate, AAA, and Lloyds TSB. Spigit currently powers innovation projects at numerous Fortune 2000 companies and has been named Best of Software Interop 2008 and is listed on the AlwaysOn Global 250 list, the power list of the top 250 private global technology companies. For more information, visit www.spigit.com.

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