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SilkRoad technology, inc.

April 04, 2012 08:00 ET

SilkRoad technology Receives Netexplo 2012 Award for Digital Innovation

SilkRoad Point Recognized for Transforming Talent Management

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 4, 2012) - SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of social talent management solutions, has been honored with a Netexplo 2012 Award for SilkRoad Point. One of only ten companies recognized worldwide, SilkRoad was selected for Point's contribution to digital innovation. Point is a revolutionary new social enterprise solution that transforms talent management and performance management in particular, improving how organizations and employees work together.

Netexplo is an independent observatory that studies the impact of digital technology on society and business. Through a global network of lecturers at leading universities, Netexplo discovers and monitors new, innovative companies. Each year, Netexplo selects 100 of the world's most promising companies and honors just 10 of them with a Netexplo Award. Previous award winners include Twitter and Siri.

"We're honored to have been recognized by Netexplo, the global leader and authority in innovation and digital technology," said Brian Platz, co-founder and COO, SilkRoad. "With Point, and all of our talent management solutions, we set out to solve HR and talent challenges facing organizations with our intuitive, scalable, cloud-based technologies. We're thrilled to be recognized for our innovation and commitment to improving the employee experience alongside the world's very best companies."

The award was presented at the annual Netexplo Forum with the support of UNESCO in Paris, France on March 15th and 16th. The Forum brought together over 1,000 political, business and media executives to share ideas and trends shaping society.

About SilkRoad technology
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management software. Their passion for creating the finest employee experience drives everything they do. The award-winning SilkRoad Life Suite is an integrated set of employer-branded TM/HCM solutions that power businesses with the latest Web 2.0 and social media innovations: OpenHire for recruiting, RedCarpet for onboarding and life events, WingSpan for performance management, GreenLight for learning management, Eprise for intranets and HeartBeat for trusted HRMS. The Life Suite is ideally suited for businesses of every size because of its unique and open "start anywhere" architecture -- implement the complete suite or begin with one solution and add functionality as you need it. Either way, it's the fastest path to develop more productive and empowered employees who can rapidly boost business performance. Visit, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-336-201-5100.

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