SIIA Announces Finalists for CODiE Awards in Content Categories

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2009) The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced the finalists for the prestigious CODiE Awards in the categories relating to content aggregation, distribution, management and publishing. The products that qualified will now be reviewed by members of SIIA, who will vote on winners for all 15 categories. The winners will be announced at a special CODiE Awards Dinner on January 26th, which will be held in conjunction with the 2010 Information Industry Summit.


Forty-eight products from 30 companies were selected as finalists from among over 100 nominations submitted by 65 companies. Gale and LexisNexis have the most products reaching the final stage, with 5 each. The finalists may now be reviewed on the CODiE Awards Website at


"This is the twenty-fifth year we have recognized excellence through the CODiE Awards program, and the 9th year we have offered awards in the content categories," noted Ken Wasch, President of SIIA. "The competition is tough, as many companies are looking to make their products stand out from the competition. The innovations in the content industry shine through in the products selected as finalists, and we are very excited to see how the voting goes this year."


Best Content Aggregation Service

– from Dow Jones, Dow Jones Enterprise Media Group

–, LexisNexis Group

– Newstex Authoritative Content, Newstex, LLC

Best Medical and Health Information Product

– Medzio, A.D.A.M., Inc.

– Materials for Medical Devices Database, ASM International

– Curve Hero, Curve Dental, Inc.


Best Online Business Information Service

– Alacra Pulse, Alacra, Inc., Jigsaw

– ABI/INFORM Complete, ProQuest


Best Online Consumer Information Service

– Health and Wellness Resource Center, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning

– Powersearch 2.0, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning

–, HighBeam Research, Inc., LexisNexis Group


Best Online Directory & Business Leads Service, Jigsaw, LexisNexis Group, LexisNexis Group

–, Onvia, Inc.


Best Online General Reference Service

– Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning

– Infragistics Quince, Infragistics, Inc.

– ProQuest Central, ProQuest


Best Online Government Information Service

–, BLR – Business and Legal Resources, Inc.

–, Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)

– Morningstar Document Research, Morningstar, Inc.


Best Online News Service

– Alacra Pulse, Alacra, Inc.

– Global Issues on Context, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning

– NexisDirect, LexisNexis Group


Best Online Professional Financial Information Service

– Dow Jones Investment Banker, Dow Jones & Company

– Mergent Online, Mergent, Inc.

– PitchBook, PitchBook Data, Inc.


Best Online Science or Technology Service

–, American Institute of Physics, Knovel Corporation

– ChemMobi, Symyx Technologies, Inc.


Best Social Media Aggregation Service

– Alacra Pulse, Alacra, Inc.

– Cision Social Media Dashboard, Cision

– Newstex Authoritative Content, Newstex, LLC


Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow

–, Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)

– Collexis Reviewer Finder, Collexis

– Digimind platform, Digimind Inc

– ComplyTrack Suite, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


Best Vertical Market Business Content Solution

– CisionPoint, Cision, Spiceworks

– MediRegs Coding Suite, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


Best Video Content Aggregation Service

– Newstex Authoritative Content, Newstex, LLC

– The Digital Center, PR Newswire Association, Inc.

– Project Insider, Thomson Reuters


Best Workforce Training Solution

– Career Transitions, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning

– KellerOnline –, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

– Danger Close, WILL Interactive, Inc.


For more information and the finalists or to learn more about the CODiE Awards Program, contact the SIIA Awards Program Manager, Lisa Mitchell-Brooks, at 202.789.4458.


About SIIA

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 500 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit