SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(Twiki Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 and Government 2.0 collaboration solutions, won the Disaster Management Initiative (DMI) Concept-Stage Project Innovator Award presented by Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley in collaboration with NASA Ames Research Center.)--
Twiki Inc. was recognized and awarded for demonstrating how Twiki Enterprise Agility Platform can be used by disaster management professionals to save lives and protect people. The platform was recognized for its unique ability to bring together intelligence gathering and visualization along with workflow for action in a secure and structured way.
“We are pleased to award Twiki Inc. the DMI award and recognize them as a leading innovator. We applaud their efforts in developing technology solutions that enhance collaboration, a critical factor when effectively dealing with a disaster situation. We value their understanding of issues related to technology, collaboration and crisis management. They are helping us in developing improved mobile and information technology solutions to manage an emergency,” said Dr Martin Griss, Director of Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley.
“San Jose Water Company provides a critical service to the community. In a disaster situation it is vital for us to have a social collaboration tool like Twiki. It will help us combine critical information; gathered from diverse data sources to manage a crisis. It will provide us with a customized intelligent dashboard to visualize the situation and rally our forces. The ability to imbed our Common Operating Picture will allow us to get spatial and text data. I am pleased to congratulate Twiki Inc. on winning the Innovator award,” said Jim Wollbrinck, Security and Emergency Preparedness Specialist, San Jose Water Co.
“Web 2.0 technologies can be very effectively deployed to manage critical situations by breaking silo’s and sharing critical intelligence in a predictable and structured way. We are honored to be recognized by CMU SV and NASA for Twiki’s innovative open architecture and be a part of a community dedicated to protecting citizens,” said Jitendra Kavathekar, President and CEO Twiki Inc.
The Twiki Enterprise Agility Platform is a certified, tested, professionally supported, and used by many Fortune 500 companies, with more than 60,000 installations in 130 countries and 14 languages. The solution supports content creation, sharing, as well as light-weight applications, helping both enterprise and government execute more efficiently.