2016 winners news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the November 30, 2016 winners announcement.


AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Frisch Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“It’s a pleasure to see Scott’s hard work recognized,” said Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP. “I rely on Scott as a strategic partner who excels in financial acumen, leadership and creating a culture of high performance and integrity.”

Adgorithms Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Albert was brought to life over six years by a team of 80+ data scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Our product is the result of their innovation,” said Or Shani, CEO of Adgorithms. “Best in Biz’s recognition is a nod to our commitment to continuously applying new technologies to business solutions, and to our delivery of the most transparent and holistic digital campaigns brands have ever had access to. We are honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization.”

AFN Logistics Named “Best Place to Work” and “Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year” by Best in Biz Awards

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“Our team members are the heart and soul of our organization, and the bedrock of the exceptional service we strive to deliver to our customers and carriers,” said AFN CEO, Ryan Daube. “These two awards are a testament to the ‘people-first’ business culture we’ve built. I can’t think of two award categories we’d be more honored to win.”

American Craft Council and Four Kitchens take the Best in Biz Gold

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“We’re so thrilled to share this honor with Four Kitchens,” said ACC’s executive director, Chris Amundsen. “They have been a fantastic partner to work with on our website redesign. With their guidance and expertise, our new site now better serves our members and the broader craft community, and it more effectively helps us fulfill our mission to champion craft. We’ve received such a positive reception from the craft community, and now it’s wonderful to be recognized with a Best in Biz award for all we’ve achieved together.”

“Our partnership with American Craft Council has been a wonderful experience,” said Todd Ross Nienkerk, CEO and co-founder of Four Kitchens. “We’re very happy to have earned this award for such an interesting project, and I applaud the hard work of everyone at ACC and the expertise of the Four Kitchens Web Chefs who led the way.”

APEX Analytix Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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The award reflects strong 2015 growth experienced by APEX Analytix, especially among new clients globally. APEX Analytix grew revenues from both its software as a service (SaaS) solutions and its accounts payable audit services. It also added new high-value features to its FirstStrike® Supplier Portal suite, which allows companies to communicate more efficiently across their global supply chain.

Arise Virtual Solutions Wins Silver for Most Innovative Company of the Year in Best in Biz Awards

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“We could not be happier to be recognized as a ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’ by Best in Biz Awards,” said John A. Meyer, CEO of Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. “Arise has engineered a highly innovative platform enabling companies to access the on-demand economy, redefining how work gets done in their industries.”

Automic Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Automic is thrilled to be recognized with a Best in Biz award,” said Chris Boorman, CMO of Automic. “This accolade is a testament to Automic’s continued commitment to arming our customers with an industry-leading ARA solution that helps to further propel their intelligent automation capabilities to the next level, driving the agility and speed demanded in this era of Digital Transformation.”

Benefitfocus Wins Silver in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology and Best in Biz Awards

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“As employees take on more responsibility for choosing and paying for an increasingly complex array of health care benefits, we’re dedicated to making it easier for them to select what’s most effective for their health and financial needs,” said Benefitfocus CEO Shawn Jenkins.

Bloomberg BNA’s Software Products Group Wins Three Industry Awards For Product Excellence And Executive Leadership

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“We are thrilled with each of these awards, but are especially honored that BNA Fixed Assets Web was recognized with the Best in Biz and One Planet awards,” said Ken Crutchfield. “These further validate our recent study, “Fixed Assets Accounting: Stuck in the Past” that explores the current challenges and opportunities of fixed assets management to improve efficiency and accuracy in large enterprises. It covers why fixed assets accounting lags in terms of technology adoption.”

Broadview’s OfficeSuite Named 2016 Best in Biz Product Line of the Year

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“We are honored to receive this recognition from Best in Biz Awards’ distinguished panel of experts,” said Brian Crotty, Broadview’s Chief Operating Officer. “We have worked diligently to stay ahead of the technology curve, ensuring that SMB to enterprise customers have access to the best technology designed to be as secure, intuitive and easy to use as possible so that employees can actually put the features of the system to use in their everyday work lives.”

Carena Recognized as Best Place to Work by Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are honored to recognized by Best in Biz as a Best Place to Work,” said Ralph C. Derrickson, CEO of Carena. “Carena’s talented teams of clinicians, technologists, marketers and customer service experts are bound through a culture that emphasizes collaboration, creativity and professional development. We strive to be a community leader whose employees feel valued and invested in.”

Chacka Marketing Reports Record Growth in 2016; Expands Footprint in Programmatic and Display

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“Chacka Marketing experienced a great deal of success in 2016, bolstered by high-profile industry accolades and the expansion of key service offerings in areas like search and social marketing,” said Janel Laravie, CEO & Founder of Chacka Marketing. “We’re setting our sights high for the year ahead; Chacka’s continued investment in people, processes and technology positions the agency for further growth in 2017, including our commitment to promoting expanded offerings in programmatic display.”

Chloeta Executive Chet Dodrill Named Finance Executive of the Year by Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We’re pleased that Mr. Dodrill’s dedication to service and excellence was recognized in this public format by Best in Biz. He’s been an integral part of the growth of our firm in recent years,” stated Chloeta CEO Mark Masters from their Oklahoma City headquarters.

ClearSlide Wins Enterprise Software Product of the Year Award

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“Given the impressive competition, we are honored that ClearSlide was named as the Enterprise Software product of the year,” said Dustin Grosse, CEO, ClearSlide. “Our entire team has worked tirelessly to innovate and deliver an integrated sales engagement platform used by thousands of companies around the world. The Best in Biz Awards is further evidence of our market leading position.”

Coho Data Scale-Out Storage Platform Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards 2016,” said Jim Ensell, Chief Marketing Officer at Coho Data. “This further proves our company’s commitment to bringing product innovation into the enterprise private cloud, by offering a platform that uniquely delivers true scale-out storage performance, unparalleled simplicity and a significant reduction in TCO for our customers.”

Comtrend Receives Silver Award for Best Product Line of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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Product Manager at Comtrend North America, Richard Castreje, comments, “We are proud to have received this acknowledgment for Best Product Line of the Year from Best in Biz. Our new WAP-EN series offers the unique feature of supporting TR-069, allowing Service Providers to gain better remote management of the products they deploy and remotely address the most common support calls.”

Wolters Kluwer’s CT Corporation Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“CT Corporation is honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards for the third straight year,” said Rex Caswell, vice president at Wolters Kluwer’s CT Corporation. “With products such as CT Assurance, we remain committed to helping small and mid-sized business owners continue to build their businesses even as they face more regulatory and compliance challenges than ever before.”

Data Diagnostics Named Most Innovative Healthcare Product of the Year by 2016 Best in Biz Awards

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“Data Diagnostics allows providers to cut through the complexity of healthcare quality reporting, so they can spend more time doing what they love – caring for the patient,” said Lidia L. Fonseca, chief information officer, Quest Diagnostics. “Health plans and payers also benefit because physicians that use Data Diagnostics have the insights to deliver quality care, utilization efficiency and accurate risk scoring, all of which influence reimbursement and cost-savings as well as outcomes. And the patient benefits because she receives care and counsel based on evidence-based criteria that reflect good medical practice.”

“Inovalon is highly focused on delivering innovative technologies for the healthcare industry,” said Keith Dunleavy, M.D., CEO of Inovalon. “Data Diagnostics brings the power and benefits of transaction-based processing and advanced analytics to the healthcare ecosystem in real-time, enabling physicians to treat their patients more effectively at the point of care driving meaningful impact.”

DataCore Software Chairman Wins Innovator of the Year at Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“DataCore’s innovations and technological success can be largely attributed to Ziya Aral,” said George Teixeira, president and CEO of DataCore. “He has played a fundamental role in developing our new Parallel I/O technology, and as a result of his vision, a new class of solutions has been created that not only completely revolutionizes storage performance but takes parallel processing from the realm of the specialist to making it practical and affordable for the masses. Unleashing multicores from the shackles of being I/O bound opens up endless new possibilities for cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, IoT and data analytics.”

Epicor FFL Compliance Manager Named Gold Winner in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are honored to be named a winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2016 for our innovative solution, Epicor FFL Compliance Manager,” said Doug Smith, director of product marketing, retail and distribution at Epicor Software. “Since its inception, the software has helped numerous FFL dealers streamline firearm transaction entry and reduce non-compliance risks within their businesses. We are excited to continue delivering the right technologies that help FFL dealers gain and maintain a competitive advantage that stimulates growth.”

Escort, Inc. Wins Two Silver Awards in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Escort is proud to receive the Best in Biz awards for the Max 360 and our IVT Filter,” said Sally Washlow, CEO of Escort, Inc. “Our team continually strives to design products that leverage the state-of-the-art in technology and incorporate the latest in-demand features in our products.”

Online Boat Charter Reservation Service, EZ Waves, Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“I’m extremely proud that EZ Waves’ unique service is being recognized for its impact on two areas I’ve always been passionate about: helping entrepreneurs run their business and facilitating the growth of water activities,” said Vickie Waller, founder and CEO of EZ Waves. “We take great pride in streamlining the boat chartering service from start to finish – beginning with consumers looking for a fun, new experience, and ending with the captains who need scheduling assistance to help maintain and grow their chartering business.”

Five9 Receives Most Innovative Product of the Year Award for the Enterprise Category in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are honored that Five9 has received this award for product innovation for the enterprise. As an innovator in the cloud contact center space, this recognition further validates what our many customers have already confirmed,” Mike Burkland, President & CEO, Five9.

Max by Flossolution Recognized as One of the Most Innovative Healthcare Products of the Year

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“Working as a dentist showed me that the real challenge in encouraging patients to floss wasn’t convincing them of its benefits, but rather providing a solution that made flossing quick, easy and painless,” said Dr. Tim Pruett, CEO of Flossolution. “We invented Max because it wasn’t available in either the professional or mass market. Our non-negotiables were that we needed to design a system that made flossing one-handed, eliminated the need to stick your hands in your mouth, controlled the movement of the floss both laterally and vertically, and couldn’t be stored away in a drawer and forgotten. We are beyond thrilled that it is not only effective, but has warranted receipt of this award.”

Gensuite Named Multiple Award Winner in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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Gensuite is proud to be recognized for these accomplishments. Their mission to constantly evolve their products by collaborating with subscribers and partners results in new and exciting technology being introduced into the industry. This year proved no different, as the company welcomed many new Gensuite tools and capabilities, with future plans to innovate on the horizon. Events, such as the annual Gensuite Customer Conference, showcase these innovations and facilitate collaboration within the Gensuite community.

Globoforce’s WorkHuman 2016 Conference Wins Gold at Best in Biz Awards

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“WorkHuman continues to mobilize HR leaders to build workplaces that humanize and provide a positive employee experience,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “This award affirms the strength of the event and its impact on transforming workplace practices and cultures. It is also a testament to our speakers, customers, partners, influencers and Globoforce employees who tirelessly commit their time to making this conference a rewarding and life-changing experience for all who attend.”

HireRight Applicant Center 2.0 Recognized by Best in Biz for Excellence in Background Screening Enterprise Software

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“The growing economy and aging workforce are putting new pressures on businesses to find and vet strong employees quickly. Candidates increasingly have complex backgrounds, making the process of verifying information, especially outside the U.S., more complicated,” said Mary O’Loughlin, VP of global customer experience at HireRight. “Despite these new challenges, HireRight remains committed to providing a positive candidate experience from desktop to mobile, and helping people get hired. As we continue to expand our offerings and grow as a company, we hope to provide hiring support both to employers and job-seekers in all corners of the world.”

iCIMS Wins Bronze in North America and International Best in Biz Awards

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“These awards demonstrate how well iCIMS employees focus on the needs of our customers and go above and beyond to resolve issues quickly,” said Adam Feigenbaum, chief customer officer at iCIMS. “As iCIMS continues to grow its customer base year over year, the organization remains committed to its mission to deliver a superior customer experience.”

Impartner PRM Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016 for Best New Enterprise Product of the Year

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“Too many companies today struggle to manage their channel programs on spreadsheets without the use of automation and create contemporary partner experiences that truly optimize the performance of their partner networks,” said Dave R Taylor, chief marketing officer of Impartner. “Impartner’s leadership in ChannelTech continues to be recognized as we help companies like Fortinet, BigCommerce, Rackspace and National Instruments outpace their competition with a PRM solution that allows them to grow revenue immediately and create a differentiated partner experience that drives engagement and maintains loyalty.”

Incisive Wins Multiple Best in Biz 2016 Awards

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“Dave and Tuan have worked tirelessly to build the Incisive product suite. In doing so, they have filled a serious void within the industry, the ability to detect and manage spreadsheet risk. By expanding the capabilities of the Xcellerator product, they have made it significantly easier to detect spreadsheet risk and fraud,” said Diane Robinette, president and CEO of Incisive. “It is an honor to know their efforts and continued commitment to building upon the capabilities of Incisive’s spreadsheet risk intelligence technology are acknowledged by others in the industry.”

Intacct Wins Two 2016 Best in Biz Awards

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“Intacct is committed to providing our customers the most comprehensive solution to the upcoming changes to the revenue recognition guidelines. Previously, there was a void in the marketplace; Intacct Contract and Revenue Management enables users to easily and seamlessly manage their transition to the new accounting standards,” said Intacct CEO, Rob Reid. “Intacct has a long history of delivering innovative solutions to the market and being the first to market with a solution to address ASC 606 continues that trend. It is a definite honor to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards for delivering this innovation to our customers.”

IonTuition Wins Gold in Best In Biz Awards 2016

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“IonTuition is proud to be named the Most Innovative Service of the Year,” said Balaji “Raj” Rajan, CEO of IonTuition, Inc. “The award reflects our dedication to constantly create new ways to engage students and deliver optimal results for their futures.”

JazzHR Wins Two Gold Awards for SMB Recruiting Solutions

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“These awards are significant as they highlight our continued commitment to providing SMBs with the tools they need to exceed their recruiting goals,” says Don Charlton, founder and CPO of JazzHR. “Hiring shouldn’t be painful. With JazzHR’s suite of timesaving features, SMBs reclaim their hiring process and focus on what really matters—people.”

LabRoots Wins Multiple Awards in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“It is exciting to have so many LabRoots teams honored by the Best in Biz Awards program. It is vital that we hire the right people by creating an environment, product, story that people can get behind,” said Greg Cruikshank, CEO and founder of LabRoots. “I have tried to foster a collaborative work environment, with strong leadership, where all members of the team can act as a soundboard for ideas. It’s fantastic to see that be awarded.”

LeadMD Ends 2016 With Substantial Growth and Industry Recognition

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In addition to growth success, LeadMD was recognized by numerous awards and industry associations both on a team and organization level. “You are only as good as your team,” said LeadMD CEO Justin Gray. “We’ve put a lot of strategy and effort behind who we hire. It’s a calculated process to find the right people to make our company and clients successful. This year our team has been recognized in some outstanding ways and they deserve all of it.”

Linxup GPS Tracker Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We’ve been serving small and medium-sized businesses across the country for more than 10 years,” said Naeem Bari, CTO at Linxup. “Being recognized by the industry experts and thought leaders at Best in Biz is a great honor. We believe strongly in our mission to simplify fleet management, and we’re proud that our dedication has helped small and medium sized businesses improve and grow.”

Lucid Software Named a Multiple Winner in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are extremely honored to have received both of these awards and to be listed among such an impressive list of companies,” said Karl Sun, CEO and co-founder of Lucid Software.

Makers Nutrition Wins Both Silver and Bronze Honors in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are so honored at Makers Nutrition to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards,” said Stephen Finnegan. “As a company we strive for excellence across the board, and these multiple awards in diverse categories demonstrate our high level of commitment to employee satisfaction, product quality, and outstanding customer service.”

Mono Wins Best in Biz Award for Best SMB Service 2016

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“We are very honored to have been awarded with a Best in Biz award as it is a great recognition from independent members of the press and industry analysts. We are extremely proud of not only what the Mono Platform can do, but especially how it continues to help our partners bring life to SMB’s online presence around the globe. In 2017, we will continue to improve the Mono Platform to compliment the ever changing SMB environment, and to support our partners in achieving and exceeding their business objectives.”
– Eric Owen, CEO North America

MOTOsafety Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016 for Consumer Service

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“It’s a big honor for us to be recognized as the best Consumer Service of the Year by the business and media experts at Best in Biz,” said Naeem Bari, CTO of MOTOsafety. “We are very happy that our mission to make safe teen driving a reality is supported on so many levels, including young drivers and their parents, professional associations and industries. The fact that MOTOsafety is a gold winner demonstrates our commitment to excellence in delivering smart GPS tracking solutions for parents, as well as developing a comprehensive educational program for safe teen driving using modern technology. We hope that MOTOsafety’s dedication to making driving safer will be continuously supported by our community.”

New American Funding Wins Gold, Silver, and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We couldn’t be more thrilled to know that New American Funding stood out amongst a talented pool of candidates and claimed a gold award for Fastest-Growing Company of the Year,” said COO Christy Bunce. “We work extremely hard so it’s an honor to see our efforts applauded nationally and to win this high-level recognition.”

OnProcess Technology Wins ‘2016 Best in Biz’ Awards for CEO and Marketing Exec of the Year

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“We’re thrilled to be recognized by Best in Biz for OnProcess’ achievements in business growth and marketing prowess,” said Wooden. “During the past year, OnProcess has reached a number of milestones that showcase the value of our innovative, analytics-based approach to supply chain services, and how it helps clients boost efficiencies, deliver superior end-customer experience and save millions of dollars every year.”

Best in Biz Awards Recognize Optymyze as 2016 Fastest-Growing Company of the Year

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“At a time of growing competition, increasing customer demands, and greater M&A activity, more businesses around the world have come to rely on Optymyze solutions to improve their sales operations and ensure their salespeople are aligned with company and individual goals,” said Mark Stiffler, CEO of Optymyze. “Our continued success is the direct result of our industry-leading technology, best practice processes and expertise that enable our clients to drive positive business outcomes. We are honored that the judges of the Best in Biz Awards have recognized our robust growth and strong results and honored to receive this award in the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year category.”

iOS-First Floor Plan Survey Software, OrthoGraph I, Wins ‘Best New Version of the Year’ Award

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The mobile app has been garnering top honors in award programs for years but since its recent version, OrthoGraph I, which includes a new measurement engine and a ton of excellent new features, the survey app has been garnering increased attention in the media and at industry awards.

PC Matic Named Best New Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“This award recognizes PC Pitstop’s PC Matic as a superior endpoint protection that has the ability to protect millions of PC users and enterprises against ransomware, malware, advanced persistent threats (APTs), zero-day attacks, and polymorphic viruses,” stated Dodi Glenn, VP of cyber security at PC Pitstop. “With the recent upsurge of malware and ransomware, traditional antivirus products are struggling to keep up. A few simple malware modifications can easily bypass traditional blacklist detections, making it a constant game of cat and mouse. With our whitelisting approach, these issues are virtually nonexistent, because PC Matic allows only trusted and vetted applications to run.”

Pegasystems Named Silver Winner for Best New Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Today’s customers expect businesses to engage with them in the most timely and relevant way regardless of their channel of choice. If an organization cannot deliver, they’ll quickly be outpaced by their competition,” said Rob Walker, vice president, decisioning & analytics, Pegasystems. “We are honored to win this award as it recognizes the Pega Customer Decision Hub’s unique ability to combine artificial intelligence and real-time decisioning into a unified solution, enabling our clients to anticipate customer needs and create the best relationships possible.”

PointSource Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016 for Security First Mobile App

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“From the award recipients to the judges, the ‘Best in Biz’ name truly speaks for itself. We are honored to be recognized by this industry-leading group of leaders and innovators for the second straight year,” said John Cammarata, VP of Development, PointSource. “Thanks to our strategic partnership with Security First Insurance, we were able to clearly align internal goals and provide a premiere user experience for current and potential customers while delivering results that meet their overall business objectives.”

ProSight Specialty® Insurance Wins Gold and Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“This acknowledgment is evidence of the passion and commitment our employees exhibit. We continue to focus on delivering high-level results and unrivaled value for our customers by exceeding expectations in everything we do,” said Joe Beneducci, chairman, president and CEO of ProSight Specialty Insurance.

RiskSense Named Most Innovative Company of the Year

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“Being selected as one of the three Most Innovative Companies of the Year by the Best in Biz panel of respected journalists and industry analysts is a special honor,” said Torsten George, vice president of global marketing and products at RiskSense. “2016 has been a breakout year for RiskSense. We brought to market a completely new approach to cyber risk management, achieved 100 percent year-over-year growth, and have been honored with 26 industry accolades. We expect this momentum to continue in 2017.”

RiskVision Innovation Recognized by Best in Biz Awards for the Fourth Consecutive Year

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“Enterprise risk management is the hottest topic in the boardroom today, as companies have witnessed the devastating brand and financial impact that cyberattacks have caused over the recent past,” said Keith Higgins, CMO of RiskVision. “What became very clear this year is that risk management programs need to be deployed on a common, integrated risk intelligence platform to be effective. The implication of this mandate is that risk platforms must scale to millions of assets and tens of thousands of practitioners in a single instance. We are very proud to lead the market in risk versatility with our suite of applications and in platform scalability across the board.”

Securonix Honored with Best in Biz Awards for Executive Team of the Year, Executive of the Year and Technology Executive of the Year

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Securonix won the Gold Award for Executive Team of the Year in recognition of the team’s leadership, propelling the company’s rapid growth and expansion.

Seismic Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Our devotion to product innovation and customer success is foundational to our own success, and we have worked hard over the past couple years to ensure that our sales enablement solution remains the industry standard,” said Doug Winter, Seismic CEO and co-founder. “We are therefore excited that such an esteemed panel of judges recognized our product capabilities in honoring Seismic with a Best in Biz Award 2016.”

SIOS Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“We are proud to receive this prestigious recognition from Best in Biz as it further validates SIOS iQ’s approach to using big data/machine learning to the problem of IT operations analysis, optimization, and performance resolution,” said Jerry Melnick, president and CEO, SIOS Technology. “With SIOS iQ, users now have a product that automatically diagnoses and recommends, and models the outcomes of recommended solutions to application performance issues in virtualized environments.”

Underdog Startup taxhub™ Offers Disruptive New Take on the Personal Income Tax Filing Industry

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“Winning this award amongst the field of public and highly capitalized firms confirms the adage; Innovation: small businesses live it, big businesses buy it. At taxhub™, we believe it’s time to bring the transparency of the new economy to places that haven’t embraced it yet. And the tax business is one of them.”

TCS New York City Marathon App Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“TCS is proud of the TCS New York City Marathon and the official race app that set new records in terms of downloads and an overwhelming positive response from users not only in New York, but around the world as they cheered on their runners,” said Surya Kant, President of North America, UK and Europe, TCS. “Together with New York Road Runners, we have delivered on our promise of making the TCS New York City Marathon the most technically advanced race in the world, and we plan on making more strides next year.”

TeleTech Named Gold Winner by Best in Biz Awards

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“Connecting the touchpoints from customer interactions allows for a deeper understanding of each customer’s experience with the brand,” said Judi Hand, Chief Revenue Officer, TeleTech. “By recognizing these customers as individuals, Revana is able to design the appropriate next step in their customer journey which deepens engagement and improves results.”

Toast Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Toast strives to provide the very best solutions for our restaurant customers, and this industry recognition is testimony to all of the hard work and dedication our employees put forth every day,” says Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast. “We are both humbled and honored by this award and look forward to developing more innovative strategies for restaurant operators that ultimately provide a better guest experience.”

TransUnion’s Prama(SM) Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“Prama is a truly unprecedented offering, providing unmatched depth and vastness of data that allows organizations to derive meaningful insights and make defendable decisions faster than ever before,” said Steve Chaouki, executive vice president and head of TransUnion’s financial services business unit. “We were thrilled to make Prama available as a licensable solution this year and we’re honored to win a Gold Best in Biz Award for Most Innovative Product.”

TrapX Security Recognized by Best in Biz Awards for Second Consecutive Year

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“The ever-evolving threat landscape is revealing the fact that clever attackers are easily able to circumvent traditional perimeter and endpoint security solutions,” said Greg Enriquez, CEO of TrapX Security. “What differentiates TrapX is our ability to step in where others fall short. We do that by protecting the internal infrastructure from sophisticated attackers that have breached the perimeter, thus protecting critical assets and allowing organizations to detect, deceive and rapidly defeat these attackers and malicious insiders before valuable data can be compromised or stolen.”

Tuition.io Wins 2016 Best In Biz Awards

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“It’s an honor for our platform to be recognized by Best in Biz Awards for its contributions to help tackle the nation’s crippling $1.3 trillion student loan crisis,” said Noam Katz, Chief Technology Officer of Tuition.io. “Tuition.io has saved employees more than 5,000 years of potential student loan payments since launch and has helped to reduce delinquent loans by a drastic 20 percent.”

Ultimate Software (NASDAQ:ULTI) named Silver winner in Support Department of Year category in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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Ultimate Software (NASDAQ:ULTI) announced that it has been named a Silver winner in the Support Department of the Year category in Best in Biz Awards 2016.

UniFirst Wins Bronze in 2016 Best in Biz Awards

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“Feedback from our recruitment specialists, as well as sales and service executives, has been quite positive. In fact, many have said that since the introduction of the videos there has been an increase in the number and the quality of the candidates who have shown interest,” said Julia Davis, a sales training and recruitment specialist at UniFirst. “Many members of our sales and service teams have even opted to include direct links to the videos in their email signatures because they have been so well-received.”

Untangle Wins Two Best in Biz North America 2016 Awards

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“We are pleased to have been recognized in both of these categories,” said Scott Devens, chief executive officer of Untangle. “It is an honor to receive the industry’s acknowledgment not only for product excellence, but also for our commitment to provide outstanding service and support to our customers.”

Verint Customer Experience Program Receives New Industry Honors; Customer Satisfaction Ranks High in Latest Analyst Research

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“This recognition underscores the tremendous traction the Verint Customer Experience Program is undergoing,” says Ryan Hollenbeck, Verint senior vice president, global marketing and customer experience program executive sponsor. “It’s part of our guiding principle here at Verint to develop customers for life by enabling them to realize the full benefits of our solutions, and transform the way they engage with their customers. Having an industry thought leader like Nancy Porte setting the tone for our program is a pleasure. Customers and the industry at-large continue to recognize her, as well as the cross-functional team across Verint that are consistently putting customers first every day.”

WASPcam 9907 4K Action Cam Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“All of us at WASPcam are honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards,” said Sally Washlow, CEO of WASPcam. “WASPcam strives to provide our consumers with enhanced cameras and accessories that allow them to seamlessly capture high quality footage of their adventures and share that content easily with friends and viewers around the world.”

Webroot Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“It is an honor to be recognized for our commitment to customer satisfaction and support with this Best in Biz Award,” said Amy Wiley, vice president of engineering services at Webroot. “This award demonstrates how our support team always goes the extra mile to ensure a customer’s issue has been resolved completely. With a consistent customer satisfaction rating of 96 percent for the past five years, we understand the importance of providing excellent service in a manner that focuses on the needs of our customers.”

WPS Office Achieves a Breakthrough 100 Million Monthly Active Users (MAUs) and One Billion Total Users Globally

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“We are thrilled to have reached these significant highlights, a testament to the demand for a comprehensive, quality office productivity suite at an affordable price,” said Cole Armstrong, global marketing director. “A high volume of active users is one of the best forms of validation we could achieve, and even better, coupled with the recent award from Best in Biz. We look forward to increased growth and momentum as we continue to innovate and deliver software that is affordable, easy to use and improves user productivity.”

Xactly Takes Home Silver Enterprise Product of the Year – Software in 2016 Best in Biz Awards

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Recognizing Xactly’s continued innovation in sales performance and incentive compensation management, the company was also recognized in the 2016 Best in Biz Awards. Xactly’s IncentTM Product Suite, including its groundbreaking big data intelligence platform, Xactly Insights, earned a Silver Distinction in the Enterprise Product of the Year – Software category.

Zonar Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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“As we continue to evolve in smart fleet management technology, we have our employee’s best interest in mind, because they’re our most valuable asset” said Zonar Chief People Officer, Paul Kemp. “It’s an honor to be named a silver winner in this year’s Best in Biz Awards, especially since the accolades come from media and analysts who follow our industry so closely.”

Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2016

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As in previous years, the sixth annual program in North America featured a distinguished judging panel comprised of members of the media who reviewed and scored the hundreds of award nominations. More than 600 award nominations were received this year from public and private companies of all sizes, from virtually every major industry and region in the U.S. and Canada, showcasing the very best of North American business.

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