Mindjet MindManager X5 Pro Named 2005 Codie Finalist for Best Business Productivity Product

Industry-Leading SIIA Selects Mindjet's Visualization Software

Jan 31, 2005, 00:00 ET from Mindjet

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindjet (http://www.mindjet.com),
 the leading provider of software for visualizing and managing information,
 announced today that its MindManager X5 Pro 5.2 solution has been selected as
 a 2005 Codie Awards finalist by the Software & Information Industry
 Association (SIIA).  MindManager is a finalist in the "Best Business
 Productivity Product or Service" software category.  Category winners will be
 announced on May 25, 2005 at Universal Studio's Globe Theater in Universal
 City, CA.
     The Codie Awards hold the distinction of being the only peer-recognition
 awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for
 companies to earn the praise of their competitors.  The Codie Awards program,
 now in its 20th year, remains the standard-bearer for celebrating outstanding
 achievement and vision in our industry.  Last year, more than 600 companies
 submitted nominations, and the SIIA handed out 44 Codie Awards -- a record-
 breaking year for the Codie Awards.
     "The 20th annual Codie Awards continue the tradition of honoring the best
 of the software, content and education technology industries," said Ken Wasch,
 SIIA President.  "When one considers the number of outstanding companies that
 competed this year, being named a Codie Awards finalist is a significant
     Mindjet's groundbreaking MindManager X5 Pro 5.2 is a unique software suite
 designed to help companies capture, organize and communicate information and
 ideas.  MindManager X5 Pro 5.2 is designed for business professionals and
 workgroups to help maximize productivity and manage complex information and
 ideas with a powerful visual approach.  Companies can use MindManager to
 facilitate brainstorming sessions, manage projects and create presentations.
     "The Codie nomination is a ringing endorsement of the business value
 MindManager offers," says Bob Gordon, CEO, Mindjet.  "Business professionals
 that discover MindManager X5 Pro are relieved to finally find a software
 application that works the way they think.  MindManager makes it easy to
 quickly deliver bottom-line benefits enterprise-wide.  Our visual mapping
 technology is the face of computing to come."
     About SIIA
     The Software & Information Industry Association 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 the leading companies that
 are setting the pace for the digital age.  For further information, please
 visit: http://www.siia.net.
     About Mindjet
     Mindjet, the leading provider of software for visualizing and managing
 information, creates applications for business teams to think together, plan
 together, and work together.  Mindjet's innovative visual mapping tools
 improve business productivity by working the way people think.  MindManager,
 the award-winning flagship product with more than 500,000 licenses sold
 worldwide, is productivity software designed for business professionals from
 the majority of Global 2000 companies.  With headquarters in California and
 operations throughout the world, Mindjet is backed by 3i, a leading
 international venture capital firm.  More information is available by calling
 toll-free: 1 (877) MINDJET or by visiting http://www.mindjet.com.

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