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Webinar: Insider Tips for Crafting Winning Stevie® Awards Nominations

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Mon, May 06, 2024 @ 10:00 AM

Are you ready to take your business to the next level with prestigious awards recognition? Join us for a game-changing webinar on "How to Prepare an Effective Stevie® Awards Nomination"!

Business awards are not just accolades, they're powerful tools that showcase your credibility, elevate your brand, and pave the path for future success. Crafting a compelling Stevie® Awards nomination, however, requires reflection, finesse, and skill.051424-Webinar-v1b-x1080

This 1-hour webinar will take place on Zoom on May 14, 2024, at 10:00 AM EDT. 

We invite individual professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders from organizations worldwide—large and small, public and private, for-profit and non-profit—to register for this free learning opportunity.

Hosted by the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Stevie Awards, Michael Gallagher, this exclusive webinar will provide invaluable insights from past winners, seasoned judges, and industry experts.

Learn firsthand what it takes to clinch that coveted Stevie accolade! Here's what you can expect:

  • Behind-the-scenes peek into the awards entry and judging process
  • Pro tips and best practices from Stevie Award winners, judges, and industry gurus
  • Learn the art of storytelling to captivate judges and highlight your unique value
  • Understand the criteria and nuances that set Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Grand Stevie Awards apart
  • Guidance on navigating the nomination process, from account setup to submission
  • Expert advice on selecting the right competitions and categories to maximize your chances.
  • Access to a treasure trove of Gold Stevie Award-winning nominations for inspiration.

 Guests you can expect to hear from in the webinar include: 

  • Susan Turkell, Chief Executive Officer, PAIRELATIONS, LLC
  • Çağatay Kayabaş, President of Business Awards Consulting, and the official Stevie Awards representative in Turkey

In the last section of the webinar, attendees can engage in a live Q&A session to get answers to all their burning questions.

Register now to secure your spot and unlock the secrets to crafting award-winning nominations. Plus, enjoy on-demand access to the webinar and presentations until the end of 2024.Register for Free

Topics: International business awards, American business awards, stevie awards for women in business, great employers

Exploring Mailbird: Empowering Teams with Inclusive Culture and HiBob Integration

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, May 02, 2024 @ 01:10 PM

mailbird4744Established in 2013 in Bali, Stevie-winner Mailbird, Inc., is a leading provider of email management solutions. Its core offering is a user-friendly email client for Windows and soon Mac, designed to streamline and optimize email management for individuals and businesses alike.

With a diverse range of features integrated into its interface, Mailbird has become a go-to choice for millions of users worldwide seeking efficient and intuitive email management solutions.

Central to Mailbird's success is its commitment to excellence and innovation. The company's dedication is reflected in its consistent growth trajectory and numerous industry accolades. Notably, Mailbird has earned widespread recognition as a top-tier email client for Windows, a testament to its ability to deliver high-quality and effective solutions tailored to user needs.

Inclusive Work Culture
Beyond its product offerings, Mailbird stands out for its inclusive and vibrant remote work culture. Boasting a team comprising over 18 nationalities spanning various time zones, the company cultivates an environment that encourages diversity, creativity, and collaboration.

This dynamic workplace ethos serves as a driving force behind Mailbird's ongoing innovation efforts, positioning the company for continued growth and success in the ever-evolving landscape of email management.

Mailbird notes that their success throughout 2021 has been greatly amplified by the effective use of HiBob, their primary people management tool. They report that they have transitioned away from rigid work structures, promoting a results-oriented culture with the help of platforms such as Slack, ClickUp, and Google Meet. This allows them to maintain a collaborative and trust-centric environment, a departure from archaic time-tracking methods.

Their expansive 40-day PTO policy, also managed through HiBob, is significantly more generous than the industry standard, reflecting their commitment to employee well-being. HiBob allows them to oversee all information, from job histories to performance metrics. Its integration with other programs they use is also convenient.

Since Winning Their Stevie Award
HiBob's foundational role in employee record management remains critical. Managing information ranging from job histories to performance metrics ensures that every team member is accurately represented and understood within the ecosystem.

Their unique "unicorn kudos" system, facilitated by Bonusly, continues to play an instrumental role in employee recognition, fostering positivity and meaningful appreciation throughout the team.

Furthermore, they have continued to conduct improvement surveys. Most recently, their focus on psychological safety yielded encouraging outcomes. The results demonstrated an excellent level of psychological safety among team members, a vital ingredient for a collaborative environment.

Mailbird Inc. won a Bronze Stevie Award for Achievement in Managing a Remote Workforce and a Gold Stevie Award for Best Use of Bob for Creating a Winning Global Company Culture in the 2023 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers.

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7th Annual Women|Future Conference Agenda Announced

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, May 02, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

We are excited to announce that the speakers and agenda for the 2024 Women|Future Conference are now available!

This year’s conference will take place virtually on July 23, 2024. 

The mission of the 7th annual Women|Future Conference, hosted by the Stevie® Awards, is to foster connections and professional and personal development through insightful sessions, workshops, and networking. 

Hear From Leading Women in Business
If you're a small business owner, executive, entrepreneur, or considering starting a business, #WomenFuture24 is an event you won't want to miss.

Our speakers will delve into the challenges, successes, firsts, and setbacks of their journeys. Many 2024 speakers are actually past and current Stevie Award winners who have earned recognition in one (or many) of our nine Stevie Awards programs. Speakers this year include:

  • Angelique Hamilton, CEO, Chief Coaching Officer, HR Chique Group
  • April White, Founder & CEO, Trust Relations
  • Bosky Mukherjee, Founder, PMDojo
  • Danielle Levy, Business Growth Strategist & Consultant, The Boardroom League
  • Deboshree Dutta, Founder & CEO, Criya
  • Denise O’Leary MBE, Managing Director & Founder, Purpol Marketing Ltd
  • Emoly Lyman, CEO, Branch & Bramble
  • Kerry-Ann Powell, Founder & Business Strategist, Trafalgar Strategies, LLC
  • Kristen Dolan, SVP, Growth, Influential
  • Lisa Thee, CEO, AMP Solutions LLC
  • Marissa Nance, Founder & CEO, Native Tongue Communications
  • Nicole Schmitz, Founder & CEO, Nicole Schmitz Leadership Coaching
  • Rachel Griffin, Co-Founder, PlayWise Partner
  • Risa Arin, Founder & CEO, XpertPatient LLC
  • Ronjini Joshua, Founder & CEO, The Silver Telegram
  • Surbhi Gupta, Product Leader, Zoox

Sessions are tailored to ambitious professionals looking to learn and share what’s working in their organizations, troubleshoot the challenges they collectively face, and make meaningful connections. 

You can expect discussions about everything from how to utilize mentorship as a path to professional and personal development, gain traction through public relations, and how technology affects human behavior.

You will learn practical takeaways from sessions on marketing strategies, business ownership, and more. Session Topics include:

  • Building a Trusted Brand: Authenticity in a Time of Public Scrutiny and Hot News Cycles
  • Unlocking Awards Success: The Power of Stevie Awards in Building Credibility and Business Growth
  • Breaking Barriers, Building Empires and Elevating Women: Driving Change in Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Business
  • Leveraging AI Technology and Navigating the Social Media Landscape: Strategies for Business Growth & Success

Connect With Like-Minded Professionals 
Women from cities across the United States, Canada, Australia, Asia, and Europe attend the conference year after year to be inspired, build resilience, and share insights into changes that impact their industries, their careers, and their lives.

The Women|Future Conference is a great opportunity to build industry connections, share challenges, and brainstorm solutions alongside women like you. In any given session, you may find yourself in the company of a non-profit founder, an Entrepreneur, a Publicist, and a CEO.

View the Full Agenda and Speakers online now.

Register to Learn from the Best and Join Our Growing Community of Ambitious Women in Business! 

To learn more about the Women|Future Conference speakers and view the full agenda, visit www.womenfutureconference.com.

For partnership, press, and media inquiries, contact Nina@stevieawards.com.

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Topics: stevie awards for women in business, Women Future Conference

Achieving Marketing Goals With AI-Driven Content Optimizer Anyword

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, Mar 28, 2024 @ 12:08 PM

23 spotlight Square-2-1Stevie-winner Anyword specializes in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven content optimization solutions. Established with a focus on enhancing digital content effectiveness, Anyword utilizes cutting-edge AI technology to empower businesses to improve their online communication strategies.

By analyzing vast amounts of data and leveraging natural language processing algorithms, Anyword assists organizations in generating more impactful and engaging content across various digital platforms.

Anyword's core mission is to provide businesses with advanced tools to optimize their online presence and communication efforts. Through a combination of machine learning algorithms and linguistic analysis, its platform offers actionable insights and recommendations to enhance the performance of digital content.

Anyword was originally created as an AI tool called Keywee intended for publishers to grow their subscription base using AI and natural language processing. Keywee quickly gained success and was adopted by leading publications like Bloomberg, National Geographic, and The New York Times. The founders realized that through Keywee they had a unique opportunity to train an AI model based on top-performing ad copy and create a tool that would revolutionize the industry for marketers by predicting what content would succeed for specific audiences before it was published.

Unlike other generative AI platforms that help users create content at scale, Anyword solves the more significant problem of creating content that will help achieve specific marketing goals such as conversions, engagement, and reach. Anyword can do this because of its homegrown AI model, which was trained on over 2 billion marketing data points. By analyzing this data, Anyword offers valuable insights on performance, target audiences, demographics, and more.

Whether it's crafting compelling ad copy, refining website messaging, or optimizing social media posts, Anyword enables companies to achieve higher levels of engagement, conversion, and overall effectiveness in their online communications.

Using Anyword, users can generate any copy and see how well it will perform for their marketing needs, from ads, SEO-optimized blogs, engaging social posts, emails, landing pages, and more. Anyword's ability to optimize campaigns in real-time helps marketers achieve immediate impact and meet their specific marketing goals.

Since Winning Their Stevie Award
Anyword has launched a Google Chrome extension that works directly inside ChatGPT, Notion, and Canva, turning them into smart marketing content generators and allowing marketers to access Anyword's capabilities wherever they create content.

Anyword won a Bronze Stevie Award for Tech Startup of the Year- Software in The International Business Awards®.

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Topics: International business awards

From Peer Support to Professional Guidance, TalkLife's Online Mental Health Support Platform Connects Millions

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, Mar 28, 2024 @ 12:02 PM

23 spotlight Square-Mar-28-2024-04-01-31-7168-PMStevie-winner TalkLife is an online peer support community platform, currently supporting millions of people globally.

Founded to foster a supportive community for individuals struggling with mental health challenges, TalkLife offers a safe space where users can connect with others, share their experiences, and receive encouragement and advice. The platform utilizes a combination of peer-to-peer support and professional guidance to create a comprehensive ecosystem aimed at improving mental well-being.

Through its online forums, chat features, and personalized resources, TalkLife enables individuals to access support whenever they need it, regardless of their location or time zone. The company's approach is rooted in inclusivity and accessibility, catering to a diverse range of users from different backgrounds and experiences.

By leveraging technology to facilitate connections and provide evidence-based information and coping strategies, TalkLife strives to empower individuals to manage their mental health effectively and navigate challenges with confidence.

With their free public platform TalkLife, their student platform TalkCampus, and their employee platform TalkLife Workplace, they have championed key geographies where mental health provision is lacking including India and the Middle East. They also provide services for free for students in Ukraine.

TalkLife's platform offers a variety of features designed to address different aspects of mental health, including anxiety, depression, loneliness, and self-esteem issues. Users can engage in one-on-one conversations with trained volunteers or licensed professionals, participate in group discussions, and access a library of articles and resources covering a wide range of mental health topics.

Additionally, TalkLife employs advanced moderation tools and algorithms to ensure a supportive and safe environment for all users, actively monitoring content to prevent harmful or inappropriate interactions.

As an advocate for mental health awareness and destigmatization, TalkLife actively collaborates with mental health organizations, researchers, and experts to promote positive dialogue and provide accurate information about mental health conditions. By fostering a sense of community and breaking down barriers to seeking support, TalkLife aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and encourage more open conversations about mental health.

Through its innovative platform and collaborative approach, TalkLife continues to make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals worldwide, offering hope, connection, and support to those in need.

TalkLife won a Gold Stevie Award for Company of the Year - Health Products & Services - Small in The International Business Awards®.

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Topics: International business awards

Female-Owned FunkkOFF! Develops Sustainable Solution for On-the-Go Oral Care

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, Mar 28, 2024 @ 11:24 AM

23 spotlight Square-Mar-28-2024-03-22-01-1890-PMSilver Stevie-winner FunkkOFF!® Inc. is a lifestyle brand company creating oral care, beauty, and personal care products.

FunkkOFF! was formed in 2019 by two lifelong friends, Joelle Flynn and Sonia Hounsell. Their friendship started in seventh grade when they attended a small all-girls Catholic school where they learned about teamwork, integrity, and responsibility.

On July 2, 2021, they officially launched FunkkOFF! TeethRefreshers®, a unique two-in-one toothbrush plus toothpaste product that is reusable (30x), 100% natural, vegan, and offers on-the-go teeth whitening.

The genesis for the product occurred when Joelle was wine tasting in Napa. She loved her red wine but loved her white teeth more—Joelle carried around a toothbrush and toothpaste to remove the purple “Funkk™” “OFF!” of her teeth. One time, Joelle pulled out her lipstick and thought, “Why isn’t there something compact, reusable, and easy to use like my lipstick—but to refresh my teeth?” 

Joelle began inventing a solution and eventually filed eight US patents on her designs and three US trademarks. She joined forces with Sonia who had spent decades in brand management in major consumer packaged goods companies. They worked together to refine the product design and usability and build a supply chain to manufacture the product. They formulated their proprietary tooth gel and completed product development in early 2021. Now they have 10 US patents (Utility & Design) and one Patent Cooperation Treaty Patent.

FunkkOFF productsThe only competing products on the market are one-time-use solutions or teeth wipes—both formats are used once and then disposed of. FunkkOFF! TeethRefreshers can be used 30 times, making them a more sustainable solution for on-the-go oral care maintenance. Furthermore, throughout the supply chain, FunkkOFF! is committed to sustainable practices that reduce the impact on the planet. 

Growing Product Demand
TeethRefreshers grew steadily with a robust direct-to-consumer business on their website and Amazon and sold out in just three months. When back in stock, they entered the retail market and have since gained distribution in 90+ stores in 40+ states. They were discovered organically and listed by a number of retailers including SHEN Beauty and Uncommon Goods. They were also discovered by the QVC Personal Care Buyer and received a large Purchase Order and airdate of August 28, 2023.

FunkkOFF! achieved international recognition in February 2023 when featured on Shark Tank Season 14 Episode 14 and received a $250,000 deal from Robert Herjavec. After the appearance and unanimous rave reviews by all the Sharks, demand has since skyrocketed. Sales in the first six months of 2023 were 350% higher than 2022. When FunkkOFF sold out in the first quarter, consumers placed preorders and were willing to wait three or more months for delivery.

Joelle and Sonia created the product and manufacturing supply chain from virtually nothing and have built a successful company with tremendous demand. Joelle's persistence in the early years led to extensive patent work which puts her among the 2.5% of women-only patent holders.

As minority business owners, they compete against oral care giants but also prioritize giving back. A portion of their sales is donated to Girls on the Run, which helps young women entrepreneurs find their potential and pursue their dreams.

FunkkOFF! Inc. won a Silver Stevie® Award for Startup of the Year - Consumer Services Industries in The 2023 International Business Awards®.

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Topics: International business awards

From Legacy to Cloud: Impetus Technologies' LeapLogic for Enterprise Transformation

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, Mar 14, 2024 @ 03:13 PM

23 spotlight Square-Mar-14-2024-07-11-01-4940-PMStevie-winner Impetus Technologies is a digital engineering company focused on delivering expert services and products to help enterprises achieve their digital transformation goals.

Impetus offers data platform engineering, artificial intelligence/machine learning, devOps, application modernization, and more. Established in 1991, Impetus has been the "Partner of Choice" for several Fortune 500 enterprises. They arefocused on creating powerful and intelligent enterprises and data products through advanced data, analytics, and AI solutions.

Their most recent achievements in cloud and data engineering include the following projects:

  • Built a patented solution for an AI-powered sales enablement platform for one of the largest credit card companies. It transformed their sales and marketing technology solutions, helped increase new cardholders, and reduced marketing spend significantly.
  • Helped build a patent-pending data ingestion and cataloging solution for one of the biggest global airline companies.
  • Helped launch one of the first mobile-based travel readiness apps for the airline, to ensure a touch-free and contactless check-in and boarding solution for consumers.
  • Helped launch a one-of-a-kind insurance platform for the shared economy, which helps B2B companies in the "shared economy" insure their transactions.

Flagship Product: LeapLogicimpetus leap logic product logo
LeapLogic is Impetus' automated cloud migration accelerator to help enterprises migrate workloads from legacy to cloud-native stacks. Specifically, the solution automates the end-to-end transformation of legacy data warehouse, analytics, Mainframe, reporting, and Hadoop workloads to native cloud platforms for optimum cost and performance.

LeapLogic has demonstrated its utility to large enterprise organizations thus far. Partner organizations were burdened with highly expensive legacy technologies and renewals and were unable to transform their data. This also inhibited them from building a single source for their data. LeapLogic solved this by helping them leapfrog to modern cloud-native stacks with minimum disruption.

With the help of LeapLogic, they are working to transform and automate the cloud transformation journey for various Fortune 500 enterprises. The biggest case example is their work with United Airlines. They established a modern data platform with integrated analytics, built-in governance, and intelligent data profiling capabilities.

They provided support for 200+ batch and 30+ real-time multiterabyte data pipelines with automated infrastructure setup and deployment. Their solutions helped the airline improve the passenger experience by:

  • Personalizing bundle offers to include customer-preferred amenities (e.g., Wi-Fi, entertainment options, etc.) using ML models
  • Reducing wait time at the airport gates by predicting passengers’ adherence to COVID travel requirements
  • Auto-approving travel readiness by verifying the validity of COVID documents like test reports, vaccinations, government forms, etc.

The flexible and scalable platform enabled unified governance and consumption and equipped the airline’s business teams to process data faster for real-time decision-making and improved cost efficiency.

Impetus Technologies Inc. won a Gold Stevie® Award for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - More Than 2,500 Employees, and two Bronze Stevie Awards for Achievement in Technology Innovation and for Company of the Year among Large Computer Services organizations in The 2023 International Business Awards®.

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Topics: International business awards

Safety and Efficiency in Motion: The OTTO Lifter Autonomous Solution

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Tue, Mar 05, 2024 @ 02:19 PM

23 spotlight Square-Mar-05-2024-07-46-24-6085-PMStevie-winner OTTO Motors by Rockwell Automation, headquartered in Ontario, Canada, is a prominent player in the field of autonomous mobile robotics (AMR) solutions. Established in 2009, the company specializes in developing and deploying autonomous mobile robots tailored for material handling tasks in industrial settings.

Equipped with sophisticated sensors and software, OTTO Motors' autonomous robots navigate factory floors, warehouses, and distribution centers, efficiently transporting goods while avoiding obstacles and ensuring operational safety.

Focusing on optimizing productivity and logistics efficiency, OTTO Motors' technology automates material transport processes traditionally reliant on manual labor or conventional equipment such as forklifts. By embracing automation, businesses can streamline workflows, reduce operational expenses, and enhance overall efficiency.

OTTO Lifter Autonomous Solution to a Growing Challenge
Due to an aging workforce and migration from industrial towns to cities, one of the biggest challenges for manufacturers is finding enough qualified people to fill their open roles. Thus, the workers that facilities can hire should be focused on high value-added, fulfilling tasks instead of dull, repetitive manual material handling.

Manual forklifts can also be unsafe. According to
OSHA, of all physical injuries in a workspace, 10% of them involve forklifts. The report also cites that, for a given manual forklift, there's a 90% chance of it contributing to a serious accident during its 8-year average lifespan.

The "OTTO Lifter" AMR solution fills this industry need. Built on OTTO Motors’ 15 years of industry-leading robotics expertise and over 5 million production hours, OTTO Lifter nimbly drives in crowded and dynamic environments safely and efficiently.
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The robot’s core skill is autonomously picking up and dropping off pallets from the floor to other equipment like a conveyor of heights up to 30 inches. The durable, robust AMR is easy to install and is up and running from day one. With advanced safety sensors, class-leading autonomous driving capabilities, and a maximum payload capacity of 2,650 pounds, OTTO Lifter works alongside people, other vehicles, and existing infrastructure for as low as $9/hour.

Through dynamic path planning, lane tending, intelligent pallet detection, and stretch wrap piercing, OTTO Lifter seamlessly navigates traffic and obstacles to deliver materials predictably and precisely to the right place at the right time. Moreover, OTTO Lifter uses AI capabilities to intuitively pick up and drop off off-centered pallets up to 15 degrees and safely pierce stretch-wrapped pallets with up to four wraps of clear ply.

The company's commitment to innovation and reliability has positioned it as a trusted partner for businesses seeking to leverage autonomous technology for material handling operations.

OTTO Motors won a Gold Stevie Award for Best Manufacturing Solution in The International Business Awards®.

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Topics: International business awards

Global Software Solutions Company Itransition Earns Silver Stevies for Best Tech Support, Customer Satisfaction

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Fri, Feb 23, 2024 @ 02:04 PM

23 Spotlight square-Feb-23-2024-07-03-27-3579-PMStevie-winner Itransition is a global software development company providing engineering and consulting services in a range of industries.

Founded in 1998 by 10 engineers, they now serve customers in 40+ countries and employ 3000+ specialists working daily to deliver business value through technology. Itransition has successfully completed 1530+ projects for 800+ customers from non-profit organizations to large enterprises that own hundreds of brands, differing in business models in various domains.

Building strategic technology partnership is their key priority. The team meticulously adjusts engagement scenarios and partnership schemes to efficiently and transparently deliver solutions tailored to each customer’s goals. They are a recognized partner of the industry leaders such as Microsoft, UiPath, Atlassian, Amazon Web Services, among others.

Best Technical Support Solution and Achievement in Customer Satisfaction
As an Atlassian Gold Solution Partner, Itransition helps its customers improve their IT service management (ITSM) processes. They carry out ITSM process optimizations aiming to create significant cost savings for hundreds of their customers, including IATA, Railsr, Reapit, and many more.

For example, Itransition helped Railsr, a UK-based fintech company delivering the global embedded finance platform, transform and improve ITSM processes. They configured the customer's JSM according to ITIL best practices, setting up additional workflows and automation rules, conforming issue types, introducing new roles and security levels, while optimizing workload distribution and improving SLA success rate. Thanks to improved processes and introduced automations, the customer achieved 20% faster ticket resolution and 15% faster first response to request.

Itransition analyzed ITSM processes of their customer Reapit, a technology provider that serves residential estate agencies, and delivered recommendations on how to improve them based on Atlassian best practices. Their team customized and simplified Reapit's client portal, added new automation rules, and improved reporting. As a result, first-response time for high-priority incidents was reduced by 50% and the client portal usage increased by 15%.

To stay ahead of the curve and harness new tech, their company-wide Atlassian Centre of Excellence monitors and pilots emerging technologies and develops prototypes and proofs of concept. After testing techniques within the Centre of Excellence, they integrate them into customer solutions.

Given some limitations of JSM and other Atlassian tools, Itransition is regularly developing new approaches and workarounds and employing third-party plugins, thus extending out-of-the-box functionality. To further enrich their in-house ITSM expertise, they have been continuously expanding their employee certification program, with 30% more Atlassian and ITIL certifications each year passed by Itransition’s employees.

Aiming to build mutually beneficial relationships with customers, they have launched Feedback Management (FMP) and Customer Success (CSP) programs with a dedicated team of senior executives and representatives from all the departments. Within the FMP, they hold in-process and follow-up interviews, generating action items for improvement. Within the CSP, they measure Customer Satisfaction, Customer Effort, and Net Promoter scores, as well as help clients calculate business benefits, for instance, ROI boost or productivity increase. Their clients’ success stories with projects for such industry-leading companies as Terumo, JATO, etc. contributed to the prominent positions in such rankings as Zinnov Zones, Forrester's Modern Application Development Services, Everest Group’s Digital Product Engineering Services PEAK Matrix, IT Europa Channel Awards, and many more.

Itransition won two Silver Stevie® Awards for Achievement in Customer Satisfaction and for Best Technical Support Solution in Computer Services in The 2023 International Business Awards®.

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Pixel Pioneer Porotech Develops Game-Changing MicroLED Display Technology

Posted by Amanda Del Signore on Thu, Feb 22, 2024 @ 01:43 PM

23 spotlight Square-Feb-22-2024-06-38-20-0504-PMStevie-winner Porotech specializes in developing microLED displays using global gallium nitride (GaN) material technology, with a proprietary approach to GaN-based red, green, and blue (RGB) microLEDs.

Porotech
announced the world’s first demonstration of an "all-in-one" full-color display of microLED pixels in October 2022, driven by Porotech’s proprietary DynamicPixelTuning® (DPT®) technology that allows a single pixel to display the full-color spectrum.

Porotech’s disruptive DPT technology aims to revolutionize the display industry. While traditional microLED displays are made up of separate RGB sub-pixels to display full color, DPT technology allows a single microLED pixel to display any color in the visible spectrum, including bright white.

In traditional microLED displays, red sub-pixels are currently made with a different material to green and blue, creating a complicated supply chain, with high levels of waste and inefficiencies. However, Porotech has harnessed a new proprietary material, PoroGaN®, which can display any color on the spectrum. This simplifies and improves the design of the display and optical system and removes major manufacturing roadblocks.

With a monolithic pixel, colors are no longer constrained by the three primary colors, which significantly expands the available range. In addition, by replacing the traditional four sub-pixel format with a single microLED, this technology can increase pixel density of any given display four-fold. This creates substantial improvements in resolution and screen brightness, which is particularly important on small form factor displays, such as wearables and augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) headsets.Porotech guys

Similarly, a monolithic pixel can also lower costs and produce higher yields for large area displays such as video walls and automotive applications, as it eliminates two mass transfer steps in the manufacturing process.

Greater flexibility, simplicity, and lower power consumption of the whole optical design can be achieved when DPT is used as the basis for the technology, supporting the production of more sustainable displays. Furthermore, DPT removes the need for mass transfer, reducing the costly waste involved in microLED production and making DPT a supply chain-ready solution, massively simplifying display manufacture.

Described in 2023 as "the most impressive technology at CES" by display technology expert Karl Guttag, the improvements in resolution, color, brightness, and efficiency can revolutionize consumer technologies like wearables, AR, and VR.

The manufacturing benefits afforded by DPT requiring only one material to produce will solve expensive challenges that major corporate R&D teams have struggled with for years, with companies like Apple, Meta, and Samsung investing considerable resources into achieving a monolithic pixel.

Porotech is currently working with major original equipment manufacturer channel partners that will build DPT technology into their products to sell to consumers. Initial proof of principle projects will then develop into nonrecurring engineering co-developments and eventually IP licensing or manufacturing supply relationships to proliferate the technology across multiple applications and worldwide.

Since winning their Stevie® Award, Porotech has announced the world's first 0.26-inch monolithic full-color microdisplay, a significant milestone for both Porotech and the entire microLED industry, as only DPT pixels can meet the specification, performance, reliability, and cost required for AR glasses.

Porotech won a Gold Stevie Award for Emerging Technology Business Technology Solution in The International Business Awards®

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Topics: International business awards