2/12/2004 , Washington, DC - Blackboard Inc., a leading enterprise software company for e-Education, has been named by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as a finalist for the 2004 Codie Awards for Best Secondary Education Instructional Solution and Best Educational Total Comprehensive Solution. The company is also a nominee for this year's Corporate Achievement Award.
The Codie Awards showcase the finest companies, products and services in the software and information industry. Finalists were chosen from nearly a thousand products and by judges consisting of industry trade and technology writers, industry experts and SIIA members. The Codie Awards provide the only peer recognition program in the software and information industry.
“In light of the intense competition this year, to be named a Codie Awards finalist is a tremendous honor and an important achievement,” said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. “The SIIA is proud to recognize Blackboard as a true leader in its field.”
“We are very pleased to be named a finalist for the SIIA Codie Awards for Best Secondary Education Instructional Solution and Best Educational Total Comprehensive Solution,” said Michael Chasen, CEO at Blackboard. “We are especially proud to be a nominee in the prestigious Corporate Achievement Award category, which recognizes those companies that make significant contributions to the growth and vision of the software and information industry.”
Blackboard Inc. was founded with a vision to transform the Internet into a powerful environment for the education experience. Blackboard is a leading provider of e-Education solutions serving the global needs of primary and secondary schools, higher education, corporations and government agencies. Blackboard is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices and staff in North America, Europe and Asia.
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