SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - Mindjet today announced worldwide recognition for its innovation in enterprise social collaboration software. Presented at the 26th Edison Awards Ceremony and Gala event, Mindjet® was recognized as a Bronze winner in the Collaboration and Knowledge Management category.
The Edison Awards™ are one of the highest accolades a company can receive for innovation and business success. This distinguished award symbolizes the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, and recognizes the world's outstanding innovations and innovators. The Edison Award winners were judged by a panel of more than 3,000 peers, including business executives, past winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medicine. Additional 2013 Edison Award finalists in the Collaboration/Knowledge Management category include: Quill™ by Narrative Science, Business Sphere by Procter & Gamble Global Business Services and Thomson Reuters Eikon.
"The awards demonstrate the incredible range and pace of innovation globally and across a wide variety of industries," said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards. He added, "It is important that such excellence in innovation be widely recognized and done so in the spirit of the world's greatest inventor."
The award is the third major recognition Mindjet has received this year for innovation and performance. Mindjet was also recently honored as a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards™ for the Best Collaboration Solution category, in addition to being recognized as a top IT innovator by imittelstand.de, a leading publication for small and medium businesses.
Highlights of Mindjet's 2013 achievements include:
- 2013 Edison Awards: The Edison Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation.
- Initiative Mittelstand IT Innovation Prize: One of Germany's most prestigious awards, Mindjet was selected from over 4,900 entrants throughout Germany and recognized as a top innovator in the cloud computing category.
- 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards: The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education and Software. This year there were 27 software categories, including twelve new and updated categories that reflect the continued growth and evolution of cloud computing, mobile, big data and video.
"It is an honor, and fitting, for Mindjet to be recognized by an organization that is focused on innovation and incorporates the creative spirit of Thomas Edison," said Scott Raskin, Chief Executive Officer at Mindjet. "Mindjet's software makes team collaboration simple and smart by focusing on the most important content for knowledge workers: the ideas."
Mindjet helps people generate better ideas and work smarter through software that aids brainstorming, the organization of plans and the management of projects -- anytime, anywhere. Our interactive environment uses a visual framework to keep teams on point, on task, on time. Not surprisingly, 83 of the global Fortune 100™ companies use Mindjet to get work done. Find out why. For more information, visit Mindjet at www.mindjet.com.
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