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Progress Announces App Innovation Awards 2019 Finalists

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(NASDAQ: PRGS), the leading provider of application development and
digital experience technologies, today announced the finalists for its
2019 Progress App Innovation Awards. The annual awards program honors
companies building powerful strategic business applications and digital
experiences using Progress solutions.

The winners of the App Innovation Awards will be unveiled at
ProgressNEXT 2019, the premier event for modern application development,
taking place May 6-9, 2019 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.
To register or find out more, go to

“Every year, we are amazed by the innovation and creativity we see from
our customers and partners,” said Loren Jarrett, Chief Marketing
Officer, Progress. “From powerful UX and architectural excellence to
extraordinary business and social impact, the nominations this year were
impressive. We are extremely proud of the work our customers and
partners are doing and we are excited to celebrate their achievements at

Nominees were selected from a competitive pool based on the innovation,
business/social impact, scope, and sophistication of their applications.
The nominees for the 2019 Progress App Innovation Awards are:

Best App Modernization

  • Capita
    for its One Assets application, a unique cloud asset
    management solution for social housing organizations. The updated app
    now has a single responsive web-based interface with strong mobile
    support, providing real-time views to manage, monitor, and prepare
  • CGI
    for the modernization of its ERP application with RESTful
    APIs, modern web UIs, native mobile applications, and Power BI
  • Precision
    for the migration of Genesis, its fully integrated ERP
    system, as well as web and mobile apps to the cloud.

Best Consumer App

  • Cashere,
    a financial services app for the UK that enables tourists to exchange
    currencies without incurring hidden fees.
  • Muvr
    is an AI-based app that tracks orthopedic patients’ progress for both
    the provider and patient with pinpoint accuracy.
  • Portable
    North Pole
    is the mobile app used by Santa and his elves to send
    personalized video message and calls to children around the world.
    During peak seasons, the app exceeds 250,000 unique sessions per day.

Best Enterprise App

  • Holder
    for reimagining large-scale construction project
    management and building the Helix Project, an application built from
    the ground up to manage the end-to-end project lifecycle, reduce
    paper, and increase project efficiency.
  • Jefferson
    , creators of the JeffChampions app, which enables the
    hospital to maximize fundraising efforts by helping to identify and
    input details on potential donors.
  • Johnson
    developed an app that enables the company to move away
    from paper-based transactions to increase efficiency and act in a more
    environmentally friendly manner.

Best Web Experience

  • BNP
    Paribas Fortis
    for the refresh of its website, which led to a 300%
    increase in returning visitors within the first six months of launch.
  • Crystal
    for the relaunch of the beautiful,
    now including more personalization capabilities, resulting in a
    responsive and sophisticated design and digital experience across all
  • Virgin
    for the transformation of its UK-based website to a
    data-driven web platform, with a new design and robust infrastructure
    that prioritizes customer requirements.

The Social/ Environmental Impact Award

  • imi,
    a specially designed augmentative and alternative communication app
    for non-verbal children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to communicate
    and learn to vocalize.
  • magpi,
    an app that improves healthcare data collection via digitized forms,
    enabling global healthcare organizations to better identify the root
    causes of today’s global health challenges.
  • World
    Health Organization
    , promoters of health and safety around the
    world, for launching a global website that has improved content
    satisfaction, engaged new audiences, and broadened its user base of
    millions of people around the world.

More information about the awards is available at

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About Progress

(NASDAQ: PRGS) offers the leading platform for developing and deploying
strategic business applications. We enable customers and partners to
deliver modern, high-impact digital experiences with a fraction of the
effort, time and cost. Progress offers powerful tools for easily
building adaptive user experiences across any type of device or
touchpoint, award-winning machine learning that enables cognitive
capabilities to be a part of any application, the flexibility of a
serverless cloud to deploy modern apps, business rules, web content
management, plus leading data connectivity technology. Over 1,700
independent software vendors, 100,000 enterprise customers, and two
million developers rely on Progress to power their applications. Learn
about Progress at
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