Cision Social Media Dashboard Wins 2010 CODiE Award as Best Social Media Aggregation Service

CHICAGO, IL, February 1, 2010 – Cision, the leading provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and analysis services to the public relations industry and other communicators, today announced that the Cision Social Media Dashboard has won a 2010 CODiE Award as the Best Social Media Aggregation Service.

The Cision Social Media Dashboard is a self-service, online portal for PR professionals. Powered by Radian6 technology, it monitors public content on over 100 million blogs, tens of thousands of online forums, over 20,000 online media sources, over 450 rich media sites, and top micromedia and social media sites. Its analysis and reporting tools enable PR people and corporate decision-makers to understand the true impact of social media activity.

It was selected as Best Social Media Aggregation Service in the 25th annual CODiE Awards, the only peer-reviewed awards program in the software industry. According to the award’s sponsors, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), over 100 solutions from 65 companies entered the 2010 CODiE Awards Content Division competition.

“In the 15 months since we launched the Cision Social Media Dashboard with our partner Radian6, Cision has led the way in solutions that empower professional communicators to manage social media communications,” said Hans Gieskes, Cision’s group president and chief executive officer. “Winning the 2010 CODiE Award further establishes Cision as the foremost enterprise software and information services company providing solutions to professional communicators and the public relations industry.”

“The 2010 CODiE Award is a major achievement for Cision,” said Marcel LeBrun, Radian6 chief executive officer. “Gaining this recognition and the Cision Social Media Dashboard’s growing stature as the best-in-class solution for PR professionals, are two examples of the synergy we envisioned when our companies first began working together in 2008.”

The 2010 award marks Cision’s second CODiE Award in as many years. The CisionPoint integrated PR workflow software platform was selected as Best Online News Service for 2009, and was a finalist for a 2010 award in the category Best Vertical Market Business Content.

Learn more about the Cision Social Media Dashboard and CisionPoint.

About Cision:
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit or follow @Cision on Twitter.