SilkRoad Selected as Finalist for the 2009 NCTA 21 Awards

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As a company SilkRoad takes pride in being a technology leader and staying ahead of the curve, so we are especially honored by the NCTA's recognition of our commitment to innovation.

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 19, 2009 -- SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of talent management solutions, announced today it has been selected as a finalist for the 2009 North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 21 Awards in the Private Company Award category.

Winners will be recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, November 12 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Cary, N.C. The theme for this year's event is "Survivor: Outtech, Outdevelop, Outlead" and is expected to be attended by more than 500 business and technology leaders from across the state.

The NCTA 21 Awards are among North Carolina's most prestigious technology honors and celebrate innovation and excellence in North Carolina. The annual showcase recognizes companies and individuals in 21 categories who represent the best and brightest in technology and business.

"2009 has been an exciting and extremely successful year for SilkRoad technology thus far, and this nomination from the NCTA is the cherry on the sundae," said Andrew J. "Flip" Filipowski, Chairman, President and CEO of SilkRoad technology. "As a company SilkRoad takes pride in being a technology leader and staying ahead of the curve, so we are especially honored by the NCTA's recognition of our commitment to innovation."

SilkRoad's solutions significantly improve talent management for more than 1,000 customers across the globe, cutting millions of dollars in human resources costs with integrated solutions that manage the entire employee life cycle. With its award-winning Life Suite™, SilkRoad assists companies to attract best-fit talent, manage onboarding and employee transitions, maximize employee performance, provide a centralized learning management system, and deliver accurate information with employee intranets and content management systems.

"The finalists for this year's 21 Awards truly represent the best that North Carolina's technology industry has to offer," said Brooks Raiford, president and chief executive officer of NCTA. "SilkRoad technology has distinguished itself as a company leading the way in innovation, and we are proud to recognize them as a finalist for the Private Company Award."

As previously announced, SilkRoad Chairman, President and CEO, Andrew J. "Flip" Filipowski, is also a finalist in the NCTA 21 Award's "Executive of the Year" category. Filipowski is one of four finalists for the category in this year's awards program.

About SilkRoad technology, inc.
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad's Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite solution set includes: OpenHire™, for recruiting management; RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events; WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management; GreenLight™ for learning management; Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management and HeartBeat™, core HR, an on-demand Human Resource Management System (HRMS).    

SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; Red Bank, NJ; Jacksonville, FL; San Francisco, CA; Edmonton, Canada; Singapore; Sydney, Australia and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at http://www.silkroad.com or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100. Follow SilkRoad technology on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SilkRoadTweets.

About NCTA
The North Carolina Technology Association's mission is "Making North Carolina #1 in Technology and Technology #1 in North Carolina." The organization does this through three main focus areas: executive engagement, public affairs, and enabling member transition to a technology-enabled workforce. For more information, visit our website at http://www.nctechnology.org.

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