SOURCE: Spigit


February 10, 2011 08:02 ET

Spigit Is Highlighted in CIO's "Twenty Companies To Watch In 2011"

Key Industry Leaders Reveal Their Thoughts on the Most Game-Changing IT Companies of 2011

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2011) - Spigit, the world leader in idea management solutions, today announced its inclusion in CIO's list of "Twenty Companies To Watch In 2011." Spigit is recognized along with a number of global industry leaders including Google, Apple, Oracle, and HP. The list was compiled by a number of industry leaders (including independent analysts and IT thought-leaders) and is the only purpose-built idea management software company included in the publication's forecast.

The list, first published in 2010, has included a number of pioneering global influencers including IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, and Adobe. The enduring influence and success of each noted company confirms that the list is more than a simple conjecture, but a glimpse of what is to come.

"To be recognized by CIO alongside such game-changing companies as Google, Apple and Oracle is an honor, and confirms our influence in the innovation management space," said Paul Pluschkell, Co- Founder and CEO of Spigit. "This award validates our leadership position and the creation and influence of the largest software category since CRM. By removing the barriers seen in traditional idea generation models, we are helping companies harness the collective intelligence and creative talent of their employees and customers to uncover new ideas that increase productivity and yield measurable return on their investment." 

Spigit has also been recognized for a number of awards such as JMP Securities' 2011 "Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies", InformationWeek's Top 50 Startups and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's "Emerging Technologies" award. For a complete list of Spigit awards and recognitions, please visit their website.

About Spigit
Spigit is the leading provider of collective idea management software, connecting employees, customers and business partners for innovation and insight discovery. Using enterprise-grade social technology, Spigit's software taps into the collective intelligence of an organization and transforms it into actionable, predictive information. By incorporating incentives, idea graduation, idea trading and real-time analytics, Spigit allows companies to harness the social capital within. 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 one of JMP Securities' 2011 "Hot 100" software companies, 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

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