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April 18, 2011 08:08 ET

Mindjet Honored as 2011 CODiE Awards Finalist

Mindjet SaaS Solution Selected Amongst Software Industry's Finest

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2011) - Mindjet®, a leading provider of software and web-based applications for visually organizing and managing information and ideas, today announced that Mindjet Deal Navigator™ has been selected as a national finalist for the prestigious CODiE® Awards in the "Best Relationship Management Software" category. Being selected as a finalist is a unique and important distinction, as the CODiEs are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. Established by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA®), the CODiEs recognize excellence and achievement in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries.

"For more than 25 years, the CODiE Awards have shone a spotlight on the companies and products that are revolutionizing software, education technology, and digital content," said Ken Wasch, president of SIIA. "What sets this program apart from all others is that the winners are selected by those who really know their stuff -- whether they're tech executives, industry analysts, or journalists. SIIA recruits leading software, digital content, and education people to put each nominated product through an intensive review process. Mindjet and all companies that survive the process and become a finalist can say unequivocally that they are producing one of the finest, most innovative products on the market."

Mindjet Deal Navigator, a SaaS solution for salesforce.com® users, illustrates the power of information visualization, transforming essential business data in salesforce.com account records into interactive, editable account planning charts. By revealing the organizational dynamics within and across accounts, Deal Navigator empowers sales teams to make faster sales strategy decisions and immediately identify critical next steps. Mindjet Deal Navigator instantaneously creates dynamic, editable charts that allow salesforce.com users to evaluate opportunities at a glance, using visual indicators that illustrate contact roles and preferences, plus the formal and informal relationships that influence purchase decisions.

"Being named a CODiE Awards finalist is a significant testimonial to Mindjet's innovation around the visualization of unstructured data," said Scott Raskin, CEO of Mindjet. "We are honored to be listed as a finalist alongside groundbreaking products from outstanding companies like salesforce.com®, LexisNexis®, and SugarCRM®."

For more information and a complete list of categories and finalists, please visit www.siia.net/codies/2011.

About Mindjet

Mindjet provides business productivity software that helps business professionals visually organize and act upon ideas, information and resources to drive productivity, team effectiveness and business innovation. Mindjet products include industry-leading visual information mapping software and online services, as well as applications that incorporate Mindjet's innovative visualization technology to improve the usability of leading business applications.

Used by nearly 1.8 million users around the world and by business professionals in 45 of BusinessWeek's® 50 "World's Most Innovative Companies," Mindjet solutions clarify thinking, dramatically boost productivity and increase team effectiveness for better informed decisions. Mindjet is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

About the CODiE Awards
The CODiE Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose -- to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

About SIIA
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to 500 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.

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