MITX Selects Bridgeline Software as a Finalist for Three 2006 MITX Awards

October 31, 2006

Recognized in applied technology, healthcare and technology categories

Woburn, MA, October 31, 2006- Bridgeline Software announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the applied technology, healthcare and technology categories in the 11th Annual MITX Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the MITX Awards recognize excellence in the creation of interactive technologies designed, produced or developed in New England. The three sites selected are:

  • Applied Technology: RISI Customer Portal and Public Website
  • Healthcare: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Web Site
  • Technology: Spotfire Corporate Web Site

Begun in 1996, the MITX Awards have grown to be the largest and most prestigious awards competition in the country for technology innovations and celebrates the best creative and technological accomplishments emerging from New England.

“We saw a tremendous increase in entries this year, a very solid testament that technological and creative innovation is thriving in New England, said Kiki Mills, Executive Director of MITX. “Our awards finalists continue to raise the bar and we are very proud to provide the platform to bring these innovations to the public’s attention.”

RISI Customer Portal and Public Website(www.risiinfo.com)RISI's mission is to create the highest quality information for and about the global forest products industry and deliver it to customers as part of value-added solutions. The RISI portal provides the foundation for a variety of online delivery channels including customer client portals for their specific information product subscriptions and a content store for clients that purchase individual reports. The portal provides the ability for RISI to analyze sales data across delivery channels, and enables market segmentation, customer service, cross-selling capabilities and the integration with order administration and invoicing applications.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Web Site(www.dana-farber.org)The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute web site provides a full-service customer portal for a variety of audiences including patients, families, researchers, and donors. The site serves as an information, marketing, operations and fundraising tool for the Institute.

Spotfire Corporate Web Site(www.spotfire.com)Spotfire is a leading provider of enterprise business analytics software that helps business professionals quickly discover new and actionable insights in information. The new site was designed to highlight the introduction of an exciting new product line and platform, named Spotfire DXP.

“Bridgeline has a successful history as a finalist and winner of previous MITX awards,” said Thomas Massie, President and CEO. “We are very proud of the work that we have done with our customers this year and are pleased with the resulting recognition.”

Bridgeline Software will be recognized with the other finalists at a gala awards ceremony traditionally attended by over 900 of the region’s top interactive technology and business professionals on Wednesday, November 8th.

About MITX

Established in 1996, MITX—the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX: “my-techs”) is the industry and professional organization where technology, marketing and digital media intersect. Reaching more than 6,000 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic and growing community for thought leadership, building business relationships and professional training and development. Members of the MITX community take advantage of events, sponsorships, speaking opportunities and networking to make meaningful business connections and exchange innovative leadership, management and technical ideas. With more than 60 events each year, MITX provides its members with the opportunity to promote their companies to targeted audiences. MITX events also provide a valuable forum for networking to source potential business leads, partnerships, ideas, funding and other likeminded peers in the industry. MITX is headquartered in Cambridge. For more information please go to www.mitx.org.

About Bridgeline Software

Bridgeline Software is an award winning developer of Web Applications and quality web software tools. Our capabilities include web application development, usability engineering and information architecture, learning management systems, flash and rich media development, content management and workflow (netEDITOR-pro®), on-demand web platform (Orgitecture® with modules that include relationship management, web content management, eMarketing & eSurvey, eNewsletter, eCommerce, and event registration), SharePoint® development and Managed Services. By providing scalable web software tools with award winning web development capabilities, Bridgeline Software uniquely provides their customers with complete end-to-end solutions that optimize business processes through web-based technologies.

Companies such The Bank of New York, John Hancock, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Cisco Systems, First Albany Companies, Astra Tech, Cadaret Grant, Nomura Securities, Grantmakers in the Arts, JBHanuer & Co., March of Dimes, Omgeo, Power Steering Software, Gill Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, National Fire Protection Association, Jewish Funders Network, the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service, RSA Security, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Smithsonian Institution, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, ArQule, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Emerson Hospital have turned to Bridgeline Software for our web based software tools or award winning web application development capabilities.

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