Clifton, NJ – June 21, 2017 –ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on, class rostering, and access management, has been named a finalist for the prestigious SIIA CODiE award in five categories, capping a year of marketing-leading innovation and accelerated growth.
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 93 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology. SIIA named ClassLink a CODiE finalist in the following categories:
Best Educational App for a Mobile Device
Best Digital Aggregation & Sharing Solution
Best K-12 Enterprise Solution
Best Enterprise Application Integration Solution
Best Emerging Education Technology Solution
Empowering students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources, ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. With new sign-on methods, users can now use QR code-enabled QuickCards, facial recognition, or remote login. ClassLink OneRoster™ easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. Included with the ClassLink Suite, ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need.
“I am impressed by the level of innovation and creativity demonstrated by the 2017 CODiE award finalists. These products are opening doors for learners of all ages by combining new technologies with research about how people learn in order to respond to student and educator needs.” said Bridget Foster, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN), a division of SIIA.
Among the highlights from Judge feedback on ClassLink solutions
“Overall, I was really impressed with the product- especially the forward thinking in terms of cloud applications! Bravo!”
“This revolutionizes signing on to learning resources for students and teachers.
This is a great learning solution!”
Berj Akian, ClassLink CEO, responding to the selection, shared, “Our team is committed to providing teachers and students with fast, easy, and secure access to digital learning resources. This recognition by SIIA reflects what schools value most in a software provider – a true partner committed to solving problems that impact teaching and learning. That’s the daily focus of our team and I’m so proud we can be recognized in this way.”
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. Educators and administrators serve as judges and conduct the first-round review of all education nominees. Their scores determine the SIIA CODiE Award finalists, and SIIA members then vote on the finalist products. The scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. Winners will be announced during a CODiE Award Winner Ceremony in San Francisco on July 26 at the Education Impact Symposium, hosted by the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN), a division of SIIA.
With more than 5,000 single sign-on connectors and comprehensive use of open technology standards, ClassLink is the most inclusive single sign-on platform in education today. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.
ClassLink and OneClick are trademarks of ClassLink, Inc. - OneRoster is a trademark of IMS Global Learning.