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1/28/2010 Wins 2010 CODiE Award

HR Compliance Portal named Best Online Government Information Service by the Software & Information Industry Association

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has selected® an on-demand compliance portal produced by BLR® as Best Online Government Information Service in the Association’s 25th Annual CODiE Awards. The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information, and education technology industries.

The content category of Best Online Government Information Service is awarded to the online service that best utilizes information in the public domain and includes services whose primary content source(s) include: legislative, regulatory and legal content; public record databases, government reports and data.

Judges decisions were based on the following criteria

  • Ability to integrate into work flow
  • Content relevance
  • Customization or personalization
  • Delivery options
  • Depth of coverage
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Overall design
  • Search capabilities
  • Timeliness (if applicable)
  • "The CODiE Awards represent excellence in the software and digital information industries. By providing recognition of the best new technology products and services, SIIA proudly advances the important role participating companies play in the digital economy," noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. "CODiE Award winners are a testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to businesses and consumers. SIIA warmly congratulates all of the winners and nominees of the CODiE Awards, whose innovation is essential for continuing America's leadership in the global knowledge economy," Wasch continued.

    Upon receiving the award Robert L. Brady, founder and CEO of BLR, said, "This award means a great deal because SIIA is one of the preeminent trade organizations in our industry. Our editors work hard. They've worked for 30 years--and continue to work everyday--putting this content together. Technology really enables content and that's what this association is about. We're thrilled, and thank you for the award." helps HR practitioners and business owners manage human resources and employment law issues and tasks in a compliant manner. The on-demand, Web-based compliance portal features national and state-specific compliance guidance on more than 200 topics, such as discrimination, medical leave, sexual harassment, termination, and unions. The website also provides daily news and tips and community forums; newsletter; policy and salary applications; and hundreds of training tools such as ready-to-use forms, customizable company policies, and job descriptions. For more information, please visit

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