Phorum announces winner of the Phorum 2013 Demo Pit “Best In Show” Award
We are thrilled to congratulate PeopleLinx on winning the 2013 Phorum Phorward Award. This year’s Demo Pit featured Philadelphia’s hottest early-stage companies providing cutting-edge enterprise solutions in the areas of big data, mobility and social computing. During the conference, attendees had an opportunity to interact with Demo Pit participants, experience production demonstrations and vote for the “Best in Show.”
PeopleLinx demonstrated their social business optimization software and how it empowers enterprise professionals to exceed their business goals using tools like LinkedIn. The award was presented by Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, who represents Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District.
This year’s other finalists were iMomentous, which delivers a highly scalable mobile technology platform that enables organizations to recruit, retain and engage talent, and Curalate, which enables brands and agencies to measure, monitor, and grow brand engagement on Pinterest and Instagram.
Congratulations to PeopleLinx, iMomentous and Curalate.
Phorum 2013 Demo Pit Participants
Curalate is the only platform that enables brands and agencies to measure, monitor, and grow brand engagement on Pinterest and Instagram. Backed by top tier venture capitalists including NEA and First Round Capital, Curalate is used by more than 300 of the world’s largest brands, publishers, and agencies, including Michael Kors, Kraft Foods, Time Inc, Edelman Digital, and GroupM Next.
Haydle is a social question-and-answer knowledge base for your enterprise that combines your internal knowledge and public knowledge bases like StackOverflow in a single search. It aggregates expertise from across your organization, and leverages crowd-sourcing to answer questions and rate the quality of the answers.
iMomentous delivers a highly scalable mobile technology platform that enables organizations to recruit, retain and engage talent anywhere, anytime. By harnessing best-practice tools, data analytics, and enterprise integration, we give our clients an advantage in the competition for talent and boost recruitment ROI.
Kindling offers a comprehensive ideation platform for idea collection, rating, reporting and auditing. Kindling is used internally to generate ideas from employees, or externally to engage customers or website visitors. Designed using a responsive interface Kindling is accessible on any device always providing the user with the best experience.
PeopleLinx is a scalable SaaS platform that empowers professionals to optimize their presence on LinkedIn. By delivering best practice information and the tools to manage social profiles, PeopleLinx enables employees to leverage social business communities to exceed their goals in sales, marketing, and human resources.
Powerlytics has a proprietary database of the tax returns of all 27 million companies and 140 million individuals. The database is de-identified to ensure confidentiality. Data is aggregated by industry/geography/size for companies, and geography/income/demographics for individuals. Uses include financial benchmarking, market sizing, managing financial and legal risk, and economics research.
Presenting leapAnalyst® solution platform for quickly and simply deriving actionable insights into healthcare and life sciences data. It’s pattern-based discovery and prediction empowering a business analyst to operate in order to leverage your substantial investments in “big data” and analytics related technologies without the long cycle times.
SemperCon’s new CirrusCon API platform, which features InterDigital’s SCMS technology, gives mobile application developers the tools they need to quickly build mobile applications with robust connectivity, bandwidth management, increased mobile security, and enhanced analytics. We will be demonstrating Application Based Connectivity services via the InterDigital’s MWC demo “APPeritivo” app which is available on iTunes and Google Play.
WizeHive empowers people to get customized business applications up and running in under an hour. These business applications gather any type of data and get work done efficiently. Create forms, customize workflows and automate tasks in a shared, secure online database.
Phorum 2012 Demo Pit
The Demo Pit featured early stage companies providing cutting-edge enterprise solutions. Conference attendees had an opportunity to interact with Demo Pit participants and vote for Best in Show. The three finalists joined Peter Coffee on stage for the conference’s closing session. UXFLIP was named Best in Show. If you have questions about the 2013 Demo Pit, please contact Tracey Welson-Rossman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Demo Pit “Best in Show” Winner
UXFlip provides native mobile app user interface management software, helping companies accelerate and enhance their mobile business. The unique technology empowers teams to build, manage, and update the mobile app’s native user interface in a rapid and secure way. The platform supports the ability to customize the user interface enabling companies to leverage one codebase for multiple customers and supports A/B testing to increase conversion rates. For more, visit www.uxflip.com.
Demo Pit “Best in Show” Finalists
cWyze is a powerful software platform that delivers interactive video content online and on mobile. With cWyze’s highly-intuitive tool set, anyone can deliver easily customized, direct viewer engagements, while transparently collecting rich data to drive business decisions. cWyze is housed in Microsoft’s Azure Cloud. The platform delivers a unique set of tools — tests/quizzes; click and get or buy; rewards/incentives; pinpoint image placement and more, to turn your video into a fully interactive experience that communicates your message and delivers your viewer’s response to your fingertips … on-demand. cWyze offers easy customization for branding, messaging and product offerings, with on-the-fly changes, 24/7. cWyze delivers solutions for Knowledge Transfer, Marketing/Advertising and Event Engagement. Companies across all industries can use cWyze to deliver high-impact, cost effective video communications. While the viewer experiences the interactive video experience, your business gets the value of rich data and analytics. For more, visit www.cwyze.com.
Philadelphia based ReadySetWork.com (RSW) has set out to revolutionize scheduling and communication in the workplace. RSW provides a comprehensive, web-based scheduling platform, which facilitates communication between the manager and employee via text, e-mail, or the website itself; a patent-pending system unique to ReadySetWork. This means no more last minute scrambling. No more missed shifts due to confusion regarding shift times. No more commuting to work for the sole reason of finding out when you are working. No longer is scheduling a hindrance on business functions. For more, visit www.readysetwork.com.
Demo Pit Participants
AboutOne’s online organizer enhances customers’ calendar and contacts tools with online filing and reporting capabilities to quickly and easily manage memories and household paperwork in lifestreams – which is the way this information flows and is used in real life. The AboutOne Stream is a private timeline of events, recorded as life unfolds, addressing customers’ desires to build, share, and preserve family history while supporting daily information needs – with no additional effort. AboutOne provides a simple way to organize family life by automatically formatting lifestreams whenever and however they are needed, including health histories for doctor visits, babysitter /caregiver instructions, home inventories for insurance claims, education summaries for college applications, plus on- and off-line access to emergency information and contacts. LinkedIn organizes careers. Facebook organizes social lives. Before AboutOne, there was no single private and secure application to help organize family and home life. AboutOne’s co-branding program allows corporate partners to deepen employee/customer engagement by become an invaluable part of a family’s daily routine. For more, visit www.aboutone.com.
Cloud without design is just fog.™ Are you getting pressure to address cloud computing? Are you considering cloud but you think it is too risky? Are you having difficulties determining which applications to move because you can’t define what application workloads and interdependencies are best suited to cloud computing? Adaptivity’s Cloud Accelerator™ enables you to define or collect application requirements and make the right cloud decision. This automated, repeatable software-based solution can generate accurate and specific solution recommendations within minutes of getting started. Powered by an industry-unique cloud decision and sizing engine that removes the guesswork of determining which applications can or should move to the cloud and then properly sizing the cloud environment, Cloud Accelerator™ calculates the most optimal footprint for your applications within the ideal cloud delivery model. This means you leverage the appropriate cloud platform and only purchase and utilize what you actually need. For more, visit www.adaptivity.com.
CloudConfidence believes that trust in the security and performance of cloud-based services is the biggest obstacle in their adoption. Enabling customers to assess the trustworthiness of their cloud services will increase the breadth and rate of adoption. Cloud service providers and other independent firms offer basic monitoring controls but the coverage is inconsistent. Providing comprehensive monitoring along with simple intuitive visualization will dramatically accelerate the cost-saving and business benefits of cloud services. CloudConfidence provides a universal trust assessment service for businesses deploying one or more cloud services. The CloudConfidence dashboard helps customers evaluate trust in their cloud services in real-time by providing continuous comprehensive monitoring and intuitive visualization of complex information. For more, visit www.cloudconfidence.net.
CloudMine offers a hosted backend-as-a-service platform for developers to build rich and interactive apps with full backend features without writing a single line of server code. Virtually all serious mobile applications require a significant amount of backend work (hosting, server maintenance, provisioning, scaling, custom non-application server code). CloudMine eliminates the development and IT infrastructure overhead usually associated with application development, allowing developers to focus on making their (mobile) applications shine and to get products to market faster, cheaper, and with fewer headaches while still having the benefit of full backend support. For more, visit www.cloudmine.me.
eMaint Enterprises worries about asset tracking and maintenance, so you don’t have to. eMaint Enterprises has been providing innovative CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software) solutions since 1986. eMaint was one of the first CMMS providers to develop a completely web-based “Software as a Service” (SaaS) model for more rapid implementation at a lower total cost of ownership. Our growing client base consists of over 5,000 users worldwide across 850 sites ranging from small and medium sized organizations to Fortune 500 corporations, including manufacturers, service providers, fleet operators, energy and utility companies, health care facilities, universities, municipalities, and facility and property managers, among others. eMaint’s X3 CMMS system can be tailored to meet the exact specifications of any maintenance, facilities or operations department and saves companies time and money by better organizing, planning and managing maintenance activities. The results: less equipment downtime, greater return on assets, and improved efficiency, productivity and profitability. This on-demand solution can be accessed across multiple locations in multiple languages from any browser-based device, including smartphones. For more, visit www.emaint.com.
Houdini is a Labor-as-a-Service platform that enables businesses to easily outsource repetitive tasks to the cloud. Houdini’s automated crowd management system allows businesses to efficiently utilize crowdsourcing/cloud labor without setup or manual intervention, while ensuring work quality. For more, visit www.houdiniapi.com.
metaLayer is making the world’s information easier to understand, visualize and share. They do this with products that enable drag and drop data analysis, visual summary, and content discovery. metaLayer makes it possible for anyone to draw insight from unstructured and real-time data sets. Users can then share these discoveries and the compelling visualizations they’ve created, within our community, or with their own audience. For more, visit metaLayer.com.
Queue in the Cloud is a fully integrated IT Service Management platform that is easy to use, fully customizable, and web-based. Organizations can now take control of their rapidly changing IT environment and reduce overall IT costs through simple self-servicing portals for end users, automated workflows with alerts, notifications, and real-time status reports. Service requests, incident management, scheduled maintenance, and change requests can be managed from anywhere on any device. By incorporating risk profiles and linking to internal and external policies for compliance, Queue in the Cloud helps organizations to be proactive instead of reactive. Key Benefits include: web based and secure, extremely easy to use for all users, easily integrates with external systems, fully customizable by the client, accessible from any mobile device, and hit the ground running with streamlined implementation. For more, visit www.qinthecloud.com.
Ridaroo is a web application that facilitates ride-sharing within large organizations. Once set up for an organization, its employees can log in, enter a variety of trips and fill out brief personal information. Ridaroo’s proprietary matching system then suggests potential ride matches via email notifications. Ridaroo is currently up and running at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP and at Pacific College in San Diego. It is also open to all 300,000 college students in Philadelphia. For more, visit www.ridaroo.com.
Executives and professionals are overwhelmed with an abundance of information that is available from both inside and outside the organization. Target Info provides a solution that increases productivity and innovation by reducing the time spent searching and filtering this vast amount of information. Our cloud based tool searches through all of your sources of information throughout the day. We focus only on the topics that interest you, applying relevance techniques to deliver a few key items. Your team can use any device to review the information, collaborate and share. Target Info provides a solution for several key areas of your business. Product Management, R&D and Executive teams can focus on a few key articles a day, and share insights and opinions with their team. Marketing and PR can establish thought leadership with a content curation program that focuses on key articles and ideas rather than volume. For more, visit www.target-info.com.
Bashpole Software, Inc. presents the Updentity™ self-updating contact maintenance system. Current Updentity users are raving over its feature where we can provide suggested contact updates and additions with almost no effort from the user-administrator. Updentity also provides a secure location for users to consolidate, update, and maintain their contacts in the Updentity cloud. Updentity comes bundled with many features allowing users to keep their contacts active by consolidating, deduplicating, updating, and backing up contacts securely across platforms, devices, and departments. Users often experience the inability to reach contacts due to wrong phone numbers, returned postal mail, and outdated email addresses and Updentity allows them to automatically update these contacts with current information, saving time and making them money. Additional features also allow Updentity users to track and reverse any changes made, no matter how old, from within our secure system. Updentity is currently available for enterprise, small business, and personal users.For more, visit www.updentity.com.