EDSA takes home WebAward for best intranet website

NEW YORK, Sept 23, 2015 – EDSA, a landscape architecture and urban design firm, has won the 2015 WebAward for outstanding achievement in website development – best intranet website. The accolade recognizes EDSA Xchange, the company’s corporate intranet site which is supported by Interact, for excellence in design, innovation, technology, interactivity and ease of use.

“Our intranet is an effort of great collaboration, team work and commitment to improving communication and knowledge sharing within the EDSA family”, said Monica Grigorescu, Creative Services Manager at EDSA. “The WebAward reflects the result of not only collaborating but having a clear vision of the goals we strive to achieve as a company, and it demonstrates our commitment to our culture which is at the forefront of who we are.”

More than 1,500 entries from 40 countries were adjudicated in 96 industry categories during this year’s competition which is hosted by the Web Marketing Association. Entries were judged on design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology. Now in its 18th year, the WebAward’s Competition has become a key event for web developers and marketers worldwide, and a great way to identify the best intranet platforms.

“The bar continues to be raised in terms of website development trends in the online marketing community,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Website design is constantly evolving to better meet the needs of the online audiences.”

EDSA Xchange is an online platform for employees to share knowledge, news, innovation, good practices and learn from the experience of others through streamlined collaborative procedures. By doing this, the goal is to build and maintain a database of resources that aligns with the company’s strategic plans, develops a sense of connectivity between employees, and enables meaningful contributions and increased efficiencies.

A complete list of the winning sites can be found here: www.webaward.org 

Interact Intranet  

Interact Intranet is intelligent intranet software created by Interact. The flexible and scalable solution has more than 500,000 users and has revolutionized the way companies communicate, collaborate, share knowledge, and streamline internal processes. Interact Intranet promotes a culture of collaboration and idea sharing by using corporate social networking and micro blogs. Non-technical users can quickly and easily update the intranet. 

About Interact  

Founded in 1996 with headquarters in the UK, Interact operates globally and is one of the fastest growing intranet software companies. Interact has built a strong reputation of delivering successful and collaborative intranet solutions to leading companies such as ASPCA, Arriva, G4S and ADT.

About the WebAwards

The Web Marketing Association is working to create a high standard of excellence for website development and marketing on the Internet. Staffed by volunteers, it is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of website development and marketing on the Internet. Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association’s annual WebAward award program has been helping interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies, and their best work to the outside world. Now in its 18th year, the WebAward Competition has become the premier award event for web developers and marketers worldwide.