EvaluationKIT by Watermark Named as Finalist for “Best Data Management Solution” in the SIIA Education Technology 2021 CODiE Awards

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For 36 years, the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association) CODiE Awards
have honored thousands of software, education, information and media products for
achieving excellence. Each nomination receives a detailed review by industry experts
including executives and analysts, media, bloggers, investors, and, for the education
categories, educators and administrators. Products are judged against category-specific
criteria so the very best rise to the top and are named finalists.

Watermark is proud to announce that EvaluationKIT has been named as a finalist in
Best Data Management Solution” category. EvaluationKIT is fully aligned to an
institution’s course evaluation and survey needs, capturing the data needed to improve
course corrections and long-term improvements. The software integrates with all LMSes
and other campus systems to centralize survey processes, ensuring consistent data
collection across an institution over time, while allowing departments and faculty to
directly manage key tasks and tailor inputs. System administrators can automate all
aspects of the survey process to streamline efforts, including controlling survey
availability timelines at the course level and syncing with enrollment add/drops in real

With the CODiE Awards, finalists receive a second round of review by SIIA members
between May 10 and May 21. Winners will be announced during a virtual celebration on
June 22 + 23. Register here for the free Ed Tech CODiE Award Winner Announcement
to be held on June 23. (Business Technology category winners will be announced on
June 22, 2021.)

“The CODiE Awards recognize the most exciting and transformative products in Ed
Tech,” said Jeff Joseph, SIIA President. “This year, these leaders helped our nation
respond to the historic pandemic, enabling learners, educators, administrators and
parents to remain connected to each other and to critical educational resources via an
array of innovative services and platforms. Congratulations to this year’s finalists for
demonstrating the vitality, resilience and importance of this important industry.”

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-recognized awards program.
Educators and administrators serve as judges and conduct the first-round review of all
education nominees. Their scores determine the SIIA CODiE Award finalists which
accounts for 80% of the overall score. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products
and the scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners.

View the list of all 2021 Finalists here.

Details about each finalist are listed at https://history.siia.net/codie/2021-Finalists.

Congratulations once again to the 2021 CODiE Award finalists! Promote the news to
social media with hashtag #CODiE21.

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and
education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of
products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For
more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.

About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)
SIIA is the only professional organization connecting more than 700 data, financial
information, education technology, specialized content and publishing, and health
technology companies. Our diverse members manage the global financial markets,
develop software that solves today’s challenges through technology, provide critical
information that helps inform global businesses large and small, and innovate for better
health care and personal wellness outcomes.

About Watermark
Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, faculty, and
students everywhere in order to empower them to connect information and gain insights
which will drive meaningful improvements. Through its innovative educational intelligence
system, Watermark supports institutions in developing an intentional approach to learning
and development, based on data they can trust. Watermark currently supports over 1,700
higher education institutions with its innovative solutions for planning, outcomes assessment, ePortfolios, faculty activity reporting, course evaluations and institutional surveys, as well as curriculum, catalog, and syllabus management.