SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PRO Unlimited, a global innovator of contingent workforce management software and services, has been named the winner of six Stevie® Awards, including Gold Awards in the "Best New Product of the Year – Software – Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution" and "Best App – Productivity" categories in the 15th Annual International Business Awards®. PRO's Wand VMS was also recognized in the "Best New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Human Capital Management Solution" and "Best New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Solution" categories.
The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2018 IBAs received entries from 74 nations and territories.
Judges in the "Best App – Productivity" category honored PRO's VMS app, Wand® Mobile, which empowers managers, suppliers and employees within the contingent workforce lifecycle to be more productive by completing key workforce tasks anytime and anywhere. The latest addition to the Wand Mobile family is the Wand Mobile Supplier App, an industry-first iOS/Android VMS app that enables account managers, recruiters and billing specialists to increase their productivity on the go.
"This is an excellent app!" commented one of the judges about Wand Mobile. "Very easy-to-understand user flow and a clean visual design. Great job!"
In the "Best New Product of the Year – Software – Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution" category, PRO was recognized for the "amazing innovation" of its Total Talent Solutions offering, which provides clients with total visibility into both contingent AND full-time resources across the entire organization – an industry first. An extension of PRO's Wand Discovery business intelligence tool, Total Talent Solutions helps managers and executives determine the best way to engage talent across all categories from a cost, quality and risk perspective.
In the area of artificial intelligence, PRO was honored for its leading-edge Wand AI suite – comprised of the Wand Sourcing Platform, Wand Merlin, the Wand Campus App and the Wand Badge App – which uses technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing and augmented reality to improve contingent workforce management in areas like requisition creation, job sourcing and mobile interaction.
Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 270 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries.
"This year's Stevie Award winners in the IBAs are the most distinguished group of winners we've had yet," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We raised the minimum average score from the judges required to qualify as a Stevie winner, so 2018 winners should be especially proud of their achievements. We look forward to presenting their Stevies to them in London on October 20."
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
About PRO Unlimited
PRO Unlimited, through its purely vendor-neutral Managed Services Program (MSP) and Vendor Management Software (VMS) solutions, helps organizations around the world address the costs, risks, and quality issues associated with managing a contingent workforce. A pioneer and innovator in the VMS and MSP space, PRO offers solutions for e-procurement and management of contingent labor, 1099/co-employment risk management, and third-party payroll for client-sourced contract talent.
About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
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