Beagle Research Announces Winners of First Sustainability Award

ThinkForward award focuses on improving resource use in changing markets.

Stoughton, MA, May 26, 2010 --( Beagle Research Group, LLC managing principal, Denis Pombriant today announced the winners of the company’s first sustainability award, ThinkForwardä. “We wanted to recognize the contributions made by leading and emerging front office software companies in the area of supporting more sustainable business processes,” Pombriant said.

The award, which will be given annually, highlights the practical application of front office business software that helps companies innovate new business processes to reduce multiple costs such as transportation and travel as well as for more fully engaging customers as full partners in the vendor-customer relationship. “In many cases, this is recognition long overdue,” Pombriant also said.

The companies winning the 2010 ThinkForwardä Award include Brainshark, Waltham, MA; Cloud9 Analytics, Redwood City, CA; Communispace, Watertown, MA; iCentera, Burnsville, MN; Kadient, Lowell, MA;, San Francisco, CA; Unisfair, Menlo Park, CA; and Zuora, Redwood City, CA.

A full description of the award and the individual citations can be found at

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