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SilkRoad technology Named as Finalist in 2012 CODiE Awards

SilkRoad's Onboarding Solution Recognized in Business Software: Best Human Capital Management Category (March 22, 2012)

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/12 -- SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of social talent management solutions, has been named a finalist in the Human Capital Management Solution category in the 27th annual CODiE Awards. SilkRoad's RedCarpet, selected as a best-in-class onboarding management solution for Business Software, is used by companies of all sizes and from all industries to automate and streamline their onboarding processes.

SilkRoad significantly improves talent management for more than 2,000 customers across the globe by cutting millions of dollars in human resources expenses with integrated solutions that manage the entire employee life cycle. RedCarpet, SilkRoad's HR onboarding program helps organizations better plan and manage employees during transitions with tools including:

  • Onboarding management - Automated workflows, standardized task assignment, reporting, global localization and an intuitive user-interface helps HR professionals and managers efficiently streamline the onboarding process
  • Employee portals - Branded content, social network integration, and ongoing communication transitions employees into company culture and keeps them in-the-know during transitions
  • Electronic forms - Auto-populated fields, electronic signatures and instant delivery help HR managers keep compliant with E-Verify and I-9, and eliminates time and cost associated with paper-based administration

"RedCarpet was built to eliminate the inefficiencies that HR professionals and managers face during onboarding, while catering to employee experience," said Flip Filipowski, executive chairman and CEO of SilkRoad technology. "The software simplifies complexities like compliance and paperwork, and engages employees on day one. It's a critical part of talent management, and it is an honor to be recognized by the CODiEs as one of the leading solutions helping organizations improve their onboarding experience."

The CODiE Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now SIIA, so pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards 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.

Rhianna Collier, Vice President of the SIIA Software Division, commended the companies that qualified as finalists: "All of this year's CODiE Awards finalists should feel proud of making it to this stage. We're pleased with all of this year's nominees, and the finalists reflect excellence and innovation in the business software industry."

The winners will be announced on Thursday, May 10, at the CODiE Awards Presentations held in conjunction with the SIIA's annual All About the Cloud conference.

About SilkRoad technology
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management software. Their passion for creating the finest employee experience drives everything they do. The award-winning SilkRoad Life Suite is an integrated set of employer-branded TM/HCM solutions that power businesses with the latest Web 2.0 and social media innovations: OpenHire for recruiting, RedCarpet for onboarding and life events, WingSpan for performance management, GreenLight for learning management, Eprise for intranets and HeartBeat for trusted HRMS. The Life Suite is ideally suited for businesses of every size because of its unique and open "start anywhere" architecture -- implement the complete suite or begin with one solution and add functionality as you need it. Either way, it's the fastest path to develop more productive and empowered employees who can rapidly boost business performance. Visit, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-336-201-5100.

Ginger Nixon
SilkRoad technology, inc.
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