Deadline extended for ISA annual awards

7 Oct 2008

The Irish Software Association (ISA) has extended the deadline for its annual awards in which the public will have an opportunity to make nominations.

The deadline for nominations has been extended to this Thursday (9 October). Details can be found at www.software.ie/awards.

At the ISA Awards last year, Company of the Year went to customer experience management software player Arantech, which achieved 100pc sales growth in the past year.

The New Company of the Year Award went to Ammado, a social networking site for charities that aims to attract socially responsible but time-strapped people who want to help their favourite charities.

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The Sales Achievement Award went to Globoforce, a company that provides employee recognition outsourcing services for some of the world’s biggest companies.

Last year’s Technology Innovation Award went to games software company Havok, which was involved in the development of the largest ever selling computer game, Halo 3.

The Partnership of the Year Award went to Allfinanz for its partnership with Zurich Financial Services. Allfinanz’s technology underwrites large volumes of insurance claims, work that traditionally was carried out manually.

By John Kennedy

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years

editorial@siliconrepublic.com