REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, The #1 Gamification Platform, today announced it was named the winner of the SIIA CODiE for Best Cloud Platform-as-a-Service. Badgeville was recognized for its leadership in delivering the most powerful Cloud-based gamification platform to increase engagement across websites, mobile apps and enterprise applications.
An SIIA CODiE Award win for software companies is an especially prestigious honor as each award winner was first reviewed by a field of software industry executives, whose evaluations determined 100 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select the esteemed CODiE award winners.
"It is a true honor to be named a CODiE Award winner alongside the leading enterprise software solution providers in the world," said Ken Comee, CEO, Badgeville. "As our clients rapidly embrace the Cloud for their customer and employee-facing applications, they view Badgeville's Behavior platform as the proven way to maximize user engagement and long-term adoption of these applications."
Badgeville's Behavior Platform is used by many of today's leading brands and enterprises including Oracle, Deloitte, Barnes & Noble, Universal Music, Bell Media, EMC, and hundreds more. Badgeville customers typically experience a 20 percent to over 100 percent increase in key user behavior metrics, such as retention, training completion, user generated content, and virtually any user behavior important to the business. The company has secured its place as not only the global gamification leader, but also innovator in Cloud platform technology.
"SIIA's 2013 Software CODiE Award winners show that innovation and growth is alive in many areas of the software industry," said SIIA vice president for the software division, Rhianna Collier. "Among the 27 winners, you'll find the many of the most exciting software products and services on the market today."
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies. The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose -- to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.
Badgeville, the #1 gamification and behavior management platform, enables companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior. World-class businesses in more than 20 countries use Badgeville's Behavior Platform, an award-winning Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, to increase customer loyalty, user engagement, and employee performance across an organization's websites, mobile apps, and enterprise applications. With over 200 customers, Badgeville brings Game Mechanics, Reputation Mechanics, and Social Mechanics to industry leaders and innovators including Deloitte, EMC, Oracle, Autodesk, Bell Media, NBC, Universal Music, VMware, and more. Founded in 2010, Badgeville is based in Redwood City, Calif. and has offices in New York and Europe. (To learn more follow @Badgeville or visit www.badgeville.com)