SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/30/12 --
CORE NEWS FACTS
•As part of its ongoing partnership with Yammer, Spigit, the global leader in Social Innovation software announced today its offering as a featured app in the newly announced Yammer App Directory. •The Yammer App Directory was launched at YamJam '12 this week to provide Yammer customers with an easy way to discover and install enterprise apps. •The Spigit ICON app gives companies a quick way to crowdsource answers and ideas from employees, customers and partners in their existing social communities. •Yammer customers can now activate their communities by accessing ICON for free with one click. •ICON benefits include:•Ensuring every idea is considered with pairwise voting so your community surfaces the best answers. •Insight from the community to help business leaders make more informed decisions. •Increased innovation and engagement from coworkers and customers across geographies.•SpigitEngage, the company's leading social innovation platform for the enterprise, is also featured in the Yammer app directory.•SpigitEngage enables enterprises to manage the end-to-end innovation process from generating ideas to business execution. •SpigitEngage enables innovation to become a predictable business process at many of the leading global brands in the world. •SpigitEngage integrates with Yammer and SharePoint to provide a comprehensive crowdsourcing and social innovation solution on the Microsoft platform.
SPIGIT AT YAMJAM '12
•Spigit, a sponsor at YamJam '12, is running a crowdsourcing challenge on ICON during the event. For more details and information on how to join the challenge please visit: spigjam.com.
PRE-APPROVED QUOTE FROM PAUL PLUSCHKELL, CEO AND FOUNDER, SPIGIT
"By partnering with Yammer, we help customers leverage social innovation and crowdsourcing to achieve business results within their existing communities," said Paul Pluschkell, CEO and founder, Spigit. "The Yammer App Directory will make it even easier for Yammer customers to use both ICON and SpigitEngage to drive innovation."
PRE-APPROVED QUOTE FROM AN LE, VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, YAMMER
"We are delighted to include Spigit among the featured apps in our new App Directory. The integrations combine a best-in-class enterprise social network experience with idea management, crowdsourcing and game mechanics to drive measurable business growth for our customers," said An Le, vice president of Business Development, Yammer.
Spigit is a leader in Social Innovation, helping organizations unleash the creativity of employees, customers and partners to find transformative ideas that drive growth. Leveraging crowdsourcing, game mechanics and big data analytics, Spigit's platform is helping the world's leading brands invent disruptive products, generate new revenue streams, build an innovation culture, reduce costs and significantly improve employee and customer engagement. Highly respected companies in the Retail, Healthcare, Financial, Technology, Government, Insurance, Utilities and Pharmaceutical industries use Spigit. Headquartered in San Francisco's Bay Area, Spigit is the innovation engine that drives growth and a key player in the social enterprise market. Spigit was recognized in the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 as the 67th fastest growing private company in America, 4th fastest growing company in the software sector and 6th fastest growing company in the San Francisco area. For more information, visit www.Spigit.com or follow us on Twitter @Spigit.
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