RIVERWOODS, Ill., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CCH® KnowledgeConnect, the first central, indexed and easy-to-search knowledge management system targeted specifically for the accounting industry, has been selected as a finalist for Best Collaboration/Social Networking Solution in the 26th annual Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards. The prestigious awards contest recognizes excellence and innovation in information and software products and applications. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).
"It's a tremendous honor to be recognized by our peers in the information and software industry," said Joe Bergera, CCH Executive Vice President & General Manager, Tax business unit. "CCH is committed to providing professionals with innovative solutions designed to make them more efficient, productive and successful. KnowledgeConnect is an outstanding example of how we have achieved this by working closely with our customers to understand their needs."
CCH KnowledgeConnect was selected from 395 business software nominations as among the best in the software and information industry. Through a rigorous product review process, subject-matter experts selected finalists based on industry-accepted criteria.
"We are pleased to have such a diverse range of companies and products as finalists this year," said Rhianna Collier, Vice President of the SIIA Software Division. "The competition is always tough and it reflects the level of innovation across a wide range of companies in this industry."
CCH KnowledgeConnect was also recognized recently by The CPA Technology Advisor with a 2010 Tax and Accounting Technology Innovation Award, which identifies and honors new and emerging technologies that have the potential for significant positive impact on the profession and in the day-to-day work of tax and accounting practices.
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About CCH KnowledgeConnect
KnowledgeConnect helps employees work more productively, and protects the future of an organization by ensuring critical knowledge is captured and shared. It is the first knowledge management system targeted specifically for the accounting industry. It is a central, indexed and easy-to-search knowledge management tool that empowers staff to make faster and more informed business decisions, avoid work redundancies and reduce project cycle times. This is accomplished through functionality that allows quickly finding the best answers for improved client service, eliminating work redundancies by documenting special knowledge and easily identifying subject-matter experts. KnowledgeConnect empowers firms with Web 2.0 technologies that arrange knowledge logically and encourage interactive knowledge sharing among team members through Blogs, Wikis, Best Practices, FAQS and Discussion Threads.
About the SIIA CODiE Awards
The SIIA 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 program remains the standard-bearer for celebrating outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital content and education technology industries.
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.
About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is the leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading global information services company.
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