Moxie Software Named Edison Awards Silver Winner
Moxie Employee Spaces™ is a Winner in Living, Working and Learning Environments Category
Mountain View, CA, April 18, 2011 – Moxie Software has been named as an Award Silver winner by the internationally-known 2011 Edison Best New Product Awards™. Employee Spaces™ by Moxie™ is a winner in the “Living, Working and Learning Environments” category, one of twelve categories honored by the Edison Awards.
Designed in collaboration with IDEO, the global human factor design firm, Employee Spaces by Moxie™ is the most intuitive and user centric social enterprise software that drives high levels of adoption and engagement, and leverages the latest social media technology and architecture for fast and easy deployment. Employee Spaces connects employees, customers and trusted business partners, enhancing collaboration and accelerating innovation in the workplace.
The distinguished Edison Awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, inspiring America’s drive to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
“More than any year, this year’s award winners demonstrate the enormous value of teamwork, experimentation, consumer focus and market awareness,” said Tom Stat, Executive Director, Edison Universe. “I’m especially pleased that so many of our 2011 award winners are innovating around innovation itself by focusing on education, market collaboration and open innovation. These honored award winners show that by stimulating our natural curiosity, fueling our drive for discovery and sparking our need to innovate, no challenge is too big and opportunities abound. Edison himself would be very, very proud.”
“We are honored to receive this prestigious innovation award,” said Tom Kelly, CEO, Moxie Software. “This award is a testament to the power of Employee Spaces, which allows companies to better collaborate and share knowledge with its employees, partners and customers. We are committed to continuing to provide solutions that allow businesses to innovate faster, and be a smarter and more agile company.”
The ballot of nominees for the Edison Best New Product Awards™ was judged by roughly 2,000 members of the not-for-profit Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG), an organization comprising America’s top marketing professionals and academics. In a comprehensive peer-review process, the nominees are judged on Marketplace Innovation, Marketplace Success, Technological Innovation, Market Structure Innovation, Societal Impact, and Design Innovation.
Winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were announced April 5, 2011 at the historic Capitale ballroom in New York. In addition to announcing this year’s Best New Product Award recipients, the evening featured the presentation of the prestigious Edison Achievement Award to Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford Motor Company, and to John Hendricks, Founder and Chairman of Discovery Communications, both of whom have made a significant and lasting contribution to innovation throughout their careers. The distinguished guests included Mike Rowe, Host of “Dirty Jobs”, and Danny Forster, Host of the Science Channel series “Build It Bigger”.
The Edison Awards Steering Committee is comprised of senior executives with diverse marketing, scientific, and business backgrounds who monitor the development and successful launch of innovative products each year. The Committee is responsible for bestowing the annual Edison Achievement Awards and serves as a guidepost in developing the list of nominees that is presented to the Edison Best New Product Award judges.
The 2011 Edison Awards are sponsored by The Nielsen Company, Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Spencer Trask and Bzz Agent. The Edison Awards are granted under the aegis of the Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University, a globally recognized research network dedicated to the study of innovation and its application in the 21st Century. For more information about the Edison Award finalists, please visit www.edisonawards.com
About Moxie Software, Inc.
Moxie Software, the social workspace, enables companies to connect employees, customers and partners to engage in business, share knowledge and collaborate. We provide the most complete and intuitive social enterprise software for employee and customer engagement through our Spaces™ by Moxie applications. These highly intuitive, user-centric applications were designed for “The Way People Work” through collaboration with world-renowned design and innovation firm IDEO and incorporating the thought leadership from Moxie Insight. Companies using our solutions are able to innovate faster, improve operational efficiencies and customer support.