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SilkRoad Named CODiE Award Finalist for Best Human Capital Management Solution

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Mar 25, 2013) - SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management software, has been named a finalist in the Best Human Capital Management Solution category in the 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for its Point® social collaboration software. The solution was recognized for its ability to increase engagement and empower employees to drive their own careers in companies of all sizes and across all industries.

"Point enables employees, especially in distributed organizations, to connect and collaborate with one another," said Brian Platz, COO of SilkRoad. "The result is a happier, more productive workforce. We're pleased that the CODiEs have recognized our transformative, employee-centric solution, built to meet the unique opportunities of the modern workforce."

The social talent management solution connects employees to each other and their organization by uniting the popular features of social networking with talent management. SilkRoad Point gives employees the forum they need to share expertise and be recognized by peers and leaders while simultaneously helping companies to better understand what and who is driving their business.

"The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year, and all of the finalists should be commended for their innovative products and services," said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. "We look forward to honoring the winners at our awards program in May at All About the Cloud." 

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. This year, the award had 27 software categories, including twelve new and updated categories that reflect the continued growth and evolution of cloud computing, mobile, big data and video. Winners will be announced during a special Awards luncheon on May 9 in San Francisco during the industry's most comprehensive ISV conference, All About the Cloud.

About SilkRoad
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management solutions that enable you to connect, engage, and grow your employees in surprising ways to unleash innovation and drive competitive advantage. The award-winning SilkRoad Life Suite is an integrated set of employee-centered Core HR, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Development applications that are powered by social, mobile, analytic, and cloud technology to empower your people and rapidly boost business performance. It's everything you need in one platform to grow your business, and engage employees from pre-hire to retire. Visit www.silkroad.com, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-312-574-3700.

About SIIA
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA's members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. 

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.