Cymfony's Digital Insight Named as Finalist for the 2005 MITX Technology Awards

Cymfony's Digital Consumer Insight, a blog analysis product, has been named as a finalist for the 2nd Annual MITX Technology Awards. The MITX Technology Awards recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements.

Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2005 -- Cymfony, Inc., a leader in automated media measurement, market research and business intelligence today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the 2nd Annual MITX Technology Awards. The MITX Technology Awards recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements. The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is the region’s premier association for thought leadership, technology trends, business networking and professional training and development

“In just its second year, the 2005 MITX Technology Awards have attracted some of the most distinguished technological innovations that the region has to offer,” said Kiki Mills, Executive Director of MITX. “It is this tremendous interest that enables our organization to accomplish its mission of uniting the brightest minds in the technology community and honoring outstanding achievement.”

Cymfony launched Digital Consumer Insight (DCI) to address the need of corporations to monitor and analyze consumer discussion in real-time. By automatically analyzing blogs, discussion groups, forums and other unfiltered media, DCI is the first comprehensive solution to provide an in depth and dynamic window into consumer preferences, employees' concerns, competitors' strengths and weaknesses and emerging threats and opportunities to a company’s reputation, brands, products and employees.

“Companies across New England are developing and delivering innovative products and services, and to be chosen as one of the finalists by MITX is a great honor,” said Cymfony’s CEO Andrew Bernstein. “Cymfony strives to be a valued leader in innovation for our clients and with Digital Consumer Insight we hope to revolutionize the way marketers gather intelligence.”

Cymfony will be recognized with the other finalists in the category of analytics at an awards ceremony attended by the region’s top technology and business professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Wednesday, June 8, 2005.

MITX will also present several awards of distinction, including the ”What's Next" Awards presented to up to three companies that have created emerging technologies that are expected to have profound impacts on the technology environment within the next few years. The "Innovation Influencer of the Year" Award will be given to an individual or organization that has done the most to promote New England-based innovation and the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to a pioneer of innovation in New England.

The 2005 MITX Technology Awards are sponsored by Backbone Media, Bank of America, Deloitte, and Nixon Peabody LLP. Media sponsors include Technology Review, ITWorld.com and Robotics Trends.

About MITX
The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX – pronounced my-techs) accelerates business opportunities and professional development for those who seek to create business advantage through the innovative application of technology and services. Serving more than 2,500 members from multiple industries including information technology, interactive, financial services, healthcare and nanotechnology, MITX is the region’s premier association for thought leadership, technology trends, building business relationships and professional training and development. MITX also offers its members the chance to promote their companies to targeted audiences through sponsorships, speaking opportunities and networking. MITX is headquartered in Boston. For more information please call 617-227-2822 or visit www.mitx.org.

About Cymfony, Inc.
Cymfony is an award-winning automated media measurement, market research and business intelligence company providing software and services to leading corporations throughout the world. The Cymfony Dashboard series of solutions are used to measure, analyze and manage global brands and understand consumer perception. Cymfony's business intelligence solutions are powered by InfoXtract TM technology, a leading advanced information extraction and analysis engine used by United States government and intelligence agencies. For more information or to schedule a demonstration of Cymfony Dashboard, contact Cymfony at (617) 673-6000 or visit the web at http://www.cymfony.com

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