SilkRoad Named as Finalist in the 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for SaaS/Cloud Computing

SilkRoad recognized for Point, its social talent management collaboration solution.

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Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 05, 2012

SilkRoad Technology, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based social talent management solutions, has been named as a finalist in the Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for Point, its social and collaboration platform. Point connects employees to each other and their organization by uniting the popular features of social networking with talent management to reveal emerging trends and subject matter experts so companies can better understand what and who is driving their business.

With Point, employees have the forum they need to share expertise and be recognized by peers and leaders, allowing them to drive their own careers. Unlike typical social network solutions focused solely on collaboration, Point improves talent management by allowing employees to self-manage their influence, creating higher levels of employee engagement.

“We wanted to create a truly unique solution that would boost employee performance,” said Brian Platz, COO of SilkRoad Technology. “With Point, companies can increase employee motivation, innovation and retention through knowledge-sharing and collaboration. It’s an easy-to-use, effective tool for employees and managers alike. To be honored as a finalist of the Golden Bridge Awards is a testament to SilkRoad’s commitment to helping companies build a self-motivating, successful culture.”

The annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance and strategies, products and services, innovations as well as executives and management teams. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 during the 4th annual awards dinner and presentations.

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, Point and Eprise for Social Collaboration and Content, 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 silkroad.com, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-336-201-5100.

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Globee Awards from Silicon Valley are conferred in four programs: The Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide’s World Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, innovations, public relations and marketing. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at http://www.goldenbridgeawards.com.


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