Click here to close now.

Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Jaynesh Shah, Carmen Gonzalez

News Feed Item

Mindjet Enters 2013 as Most-Awarded Collaboration Company of Past Year*

Collaborative Work Management Provider Heralded With Executive, Product and Blog Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Mindjet's® entrance as a collaborative work management provider was showcased by eight high-profile award wins that recognized products, executives and marketing efforts. Recognition included three American Business Awardssm, a CODiE Finalist Award, accolades for Conspire, the company blog, and most recently a Best in Biz Award. The Best in Biz Award for "Best New Product of the Year" was determined by an independent panel of top-tier industry press and technology analyst firms who recognized Mindjet for the company's product innovation.

The company also continued its leadership in the mobile apps productivity space with Mindjet for Android™, recognized as a top productivity app in two separate competitions.

"2012 was a great year highlighted by our product progression into the SaaS and mobile space," said Mindjet CEO Scott Raskin. "The tremendous industry recognition validates this strategic direction and underscores our significant customer benefits. The ultimate reward is delivering a great product that continues to help people work inspired."

Highlights of the award-winning year include:

  • Honored with three American Business Awards, including:
    • People's Choice Stevie® Award for "Favorite New Collaboration Solution" for Mindjet Connect
    • Silver Stevie Award in the "New Product or Service of the Year for Software: Collaboration/Social Networking Solution" category
    • Silver Stevie Award for "Executive of the Year in Computer Software" for the company's CEO, Scott Raskin
  • Named a silver winner by an independent panel of press and industry analysts in the "Best New Product of the Year" category at the Best in Biz Awards 2012 for Mindjet Connect, which is now part of the company's unified offering
  • Finalist in the "Best Collaboration/Social Networking Solution" category at the prestigious 2012 SIIA CODiE(sm) Awards

In addition to Mindjet's 2012 award wins, the company's products have received multiple top rankings and reviews, including:

  • Mindjet for Android app maintaining an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars in the Android store
  • Mindjet for Android placing second in the Best App Ever Awards for "Best Productivity App" and third in the "Best Business Android App" category of the 148Apps Network
  • Mindjet Tasks heralded as a top weekly app by CNET® Australia, where it was recommended to readers as a collaborative software tool "worth the look"
  • Mindjet products also ranked highly in German publications, including:
    • PC Magazine® saying that "Mindjet is the perfect solution to integrate SharePoint® and create transparency"
    • Mindjet being voted as "a magnificent cloud solution" by Business & IT magazine
    • PC Welt ranking Mindjet's app highly, plus Germany's most famous IT magazine, C´t, recommending the Mindjet product suite

Mindjet was also recognized three times this year for its company blog, Conspire, which has grown to more than 100,000 page views per month. Most recently, Conspire was:

"These honors are a huge testimonial to all of our Mindjet team members, who are committed to excellence and passionate about helping people work better to achieve greater success," said Raskin. "2013 will be a seminal year for us as we build upon our success and launch new capabilities so our customers can become even more fulfilled in their work."

*Results based on research conducted by Mindjet in English on Dec. 13, 2012, consisting of web search results and surveys of respective companies' U.S. websites, press releases and blog posts for the following companies: Asana, Basecamp, Box, Do by Salesforce, Dropbox, Huddle, and Jive Software.

About Mindjet
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.

Mindjet. Work Inspired™. Mindjet and Work Inspired are trademarks of Mindjet which may be registered in the U.S. and other countries. Stevie is a registered trademark and American Business Awards is a service mark of Stevie Awards. CODiE is a service mark of Software and Information Industry Association Corporation. CNET is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive, Inc. SharePoint is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. PC Magazine is a registered trademark of Ziff Davis, Inc Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. Fortune 100 is a trademark of the Fortune magazine division of Time Inc. Other product and company names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo New York is offering a limited time FREE "Expo Plus" registration option in New York. On site registration price of $1,95 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during special offer. To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code, and secure their registration to attend all keynotes, @DevOpsSummit sessions at Cloud Expo, expo floor, and SYS-CON.tv power panels. Special FREE registration givess access to all Containers and Microservices sessions. Registration page is located at the DevOps Summit site. Your DevOps Summit registratio...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "First Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. The “Second Containers & Microservices Conference” will take place November 3-5, 2015, at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
ThingsExpo New York is offering a limited time FREE "Expo Plus" registration option in New York. On site registration price of $1,95 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during special offer. To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code, and secure their registration to attend all keynotes, ThingsExpo sessions, expo floor, and SYS-CON.tv power panels. Special FREE registration givess access to all DevOps, Containers and Microservices sessions as well. Registration page is located at the ThingsExpo site.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal an...
Health care systems across the globe are under enormous strain, as facilities reach capacity and costs continue to rise. M2M and the Internet of Things have the potential to transform the industry through connected health solutions that can make care more efficient while reducing costs. In fact, Vodafone's annual M2M Barometer Report forecasts M2M applications rising to 57 percent in health care and life sciences by 2016. Lively is one of Vodafone's health care partners, whose solutions enable older adults to live independent lives while staying connected to loved ones. M2M will continue to gr...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "First Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. The “Second Containers & Microservices Conference” will take place November 3-5, 2015, at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Akana, a leading provider of API Management, API Security and Cloud Integration solutions, announced that it is introducing DevOps automation to the API lifecycle. New capabilities in Akana's API Management platform significantly reduce the time required to update API definitions and versions. DevOps teams will be able to work faster in designing and developing APIs, as well as managing them at runtime and publishing them to a portal.
Growth hacking is common for startups to make unheard-of progress in building their business. Career Hacks can help Geek Girls and those who support them (yes, that's you too, Dad!) to excel in this typically male-dominated world. Get ready to learn the facts: Is there a bias against women in the tech / developer communities? Why are women 50% of the workforce, but hold only 24% of the STEM or IT positions? Some beginnings of what to do about it!
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS – software, platform, and infrastructure as a service.
Imagine a world where targeting, attribution, and analytics are just as intrinsic to the physical world as they currently are to display advertising. Advances in technologies and changes in consumer behavior have opened the door to a whole new category of personalized marketing experience based on direct interactions with products. The products themselves now have a voice. What will they say? Who will control it? And what does it take for brands to win in this new world? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Zack Bennett, Vice President of Customer Success at EVRYTHNG, will answer these questions a...
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
“Connect2Me is basically a game changer in the IoT industry. We have created IoT connecter middleware that can enable a connection to any kind of device," explained Yasser Khan, CTO of Connect2Me, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
2015 predictions circa 1970: houses anticipate our needs and adapt, city infrastructure is citizen and situation aware, office buildings identify and preprocess you. Today smart buildings have no such collective conscience, no shared set of fundamental services to identify, predict and synchronize around us. LiveSpace and M2Mi are changing that. LiveSpace Smart Environment devices deliver over the M2Mi IoT Platform real time presence, awareness and intent analytics as a service to local connected devices. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Sarah Cooper, VP Business of Development at M2Mi, will d...
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The world is at a tipping point where the technology, the device and global adoption are converging to such a point that we will see an explosion of a world where smartphone devices not only allow us to talk to each other, but allow for communication between everything – serving as a central hub from which we control our world – MediaTek is at the heart of both driving this and allowing the markets to drive this reality forward themselves. The next wave of consumer gadgets is here – smart, connected, and small. If your ambitions are big, so are ours. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jack Hu, D...
The only place to be Nov 3-5 is Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo | DevOps Summit 2015 West at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Join us there as delegates from all over the world come to listen to and engage with speakers & sponsors from the leading Cloud Computing, IoT, Big Data and DevOps companies. Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo are the leading events covering the booming market of Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data for the enterprise. Speakers from all over the world will be hand-picked for their ability to explore the economic strategies that utility/cloud computing provides. Whether...
The basic integration architecture, as defined by ESBs, hasn’t changed for more than a decade. Most cloud integration providers still rely on an ESB architecture and their proprietary connectors. As a result, enterprise integration projects suffer from constraints of availability and reliability of these connectors that are not re-usable across other integration vendors. However, the rapid adoption of APIs and almost ubiquitous availability of APIs amongst most SaaS and Cloud applications are rapidly redefining traditional integration approaches and their reliance on proprietary connectors. ...
The enterprise market will drive IoT device adoption over the next five years. In his session at @ThingsExpo, John Greenough, an analyst at BI Intelligence, division of Business Insider, will analyze how companies will adopt IoT products and the associated cost of adopting those products. John Greenough is the lead analyst covering the Internet of Things for BI Intelligence- Business Insider’s paid research service. Numerous IoT companies have cited his analysis of the IoT. Prior to joining BI Intelligence, he worked analyzing bank technology for Corporate Insight and The Clearing House Pay...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In this session, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems, will describe how to revolutionize your architecture and...