LexisNexis Newsdesk and Nexis Uni named finalists for SIIA CODiE awards
May 24, 2019 by Megan Burnside
LexisNexis Newsdesk® and Nexis Uni® are finalists in 2019 SIIA Business Technology Product CODiE Awards—LexisNexis Newsdesk® for the Best Content Search & Discovery Solution category and Nexis Uni® for the Best Source for Library, Reference or Education Resources. CODiE finalists represent the best products, technologies, and services in software, information and business technology.
LexisNexis Newsdesk®, a leading global media monitoring and analysis platform, helps clients comprehensively search, analyze, monitor, and share market intelligence. With content in over 90 languages from all over the world, it touts robust coverage of traditional media and social media, including premium and licensed sources.
One CODiE judge emphasized the importance of “being able to make meaning out of the abundance of information available in today's world.” It is no surprise that the judges reviewing LexisNexis Newsdesk cited the solution’s biggest strengths as comprehensive content, simple searching, and “the enriched content coming from over 125 pieces of metadata being pulled around. Smart indexing leads to faster/more relevant results without being a ‘smart’ searcher”
Nexis Uni® our academic research solution is uniquely aligned to the needs of today’s digital natives, Nexis Uni offers a simple, intuitive research experience that today’s students—who grew up googling for answers—can conduct on any preferred device. As a leading research provider for college students, Nexis Uni offers trusted content of more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources that students and librarians alike have come to expect from LexisNexis.
Nexis Uni’s judging feedback noted that “Nexis Uni provides the user with many great features that allow them to find information quickly and efficiently.” The judges cited Nexis Uni’s very robust platform; clean, user-friendly interface; ability to search in many languages; built-in Google Translate functionality and post-search filtering. The judges also noted the usefulness of the annotation feature and the flexibility of highlighting a single word and clicking to look up its definition or find information regarding it in Google.
SIIA CODiE Awards
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 76 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology. LexisNexis Newsdesk® and Nexis Uni® were honored as one of 137 finalists across the 44 business technology categories.
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-recognized awards program. Business technology leaders including senior executives, analysts, media, consultants and investors evaluate assigned products during the first-round review which determines the finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products and the scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. Winners will be announced during the Business Technology & Company CODiE Award Winner Announcement Party immediately following TechConText, June 12 in San Francisco.
Details about each finalist are listed at http://www.siia.net/codie/2019-Finalists