Spike Awards People’s Choice Voting Now Open

October 04, 2010

Online voting to determine award

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – The first annual Spike Awards People's Choice online voting to recognize the best use of social media and social computing (Web 2.0) to improve innovation, product development, and product management is now open at http://spikeawards.com.

The Spike Awards People's Choice voting features two nominees in each of the four industry categories:

Technology: Corrigo, Intuit
Life Sciences: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Eli Lilly
Consumer Packaged Goods: Kimberly-Clark, Kraft
Manufacturing/Other: Amigo Energy, Quirky

Voters can read each organization's submission featuring business challenges, project details, and results/improvements to determine their selection. Voting is open through Monday, October 11. One People's choice winner will be determined by the online voting process. Additionally, the Spike Awards judges’ panel will select one winner for each of the four industry categories for a total of five awards.

Winners of the 2010 Spike Awards will be recognized at the Spike Awards reception at the 34th Annual PDMA Conference on Product Innovation Management October 19, 2010 in Orlando, Florida.

About the Spike Awards

The Spike Awards recognize the best use of social media and social computing (Web 2.0) to improve innovation, product development, and product management. The first annual Spike (Social Product Innovation Knowledge Excellence) Awards celebrate forward-thinking Web 2.0 innovators that leverage social media and social computing to drive innovation within their organizations. For more information, visit http://spikeawards.com. Follow @SpikeAwards on Twitter and on Facebook.

About the PDMA 34th Annual Global Conference

The PDMA 34th Annual Global Conference on Product Innovation Management will take place October 16 – 20, 2010 in Rosen Shingle Creek, Florida. This exciting conference has a variety of programs relevant to both new and experienced product development and management professionals based on the theme “Navigating the New Realities for Commercial Success”. For more information about the PDMA 34th Annual Global Conference on Product Innovation Management, visit http://2010conference.pdma.org, follow on Twitter @PDMAintl or connect on LinkedIn.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve profitability by delivering on the promise of innovation. Kalypso offers clients full service capabilities including Business and Innovation Strategy, Front End of Innovation, Portfolio and Pipeline Management, Development and New Product Introduction, Value Management, PLM Technology, Leadership and Learning, and Intellectual Property Management. For more information, visit http://kalypso.com. Follow @KalypsoLP on Twitter and on Facebook.