2021 CODiE Award Categories

CODiE Winner SaaSOptics

New Categories for 2021

Every year a team of experts meet to review the existing CODiE Award categories and make recommendations for the next Award cycle.  Let's celebrate and recognize the companies, products and people that have gone the extra mile in response to COVID-19.

5 Categories Created in Response to COVID-19

  • Best Business Technology Pivot
  • Best Customer Experience in Business Technology
  • Best Customer Experience in EdTech
  • Best Remote Learning Partner K-12/Higher Education  
  • Best Student Experience Response

6 New Business Technology Categories

  • Best Artificial Intelligence Solution in Healthcare
  • Best Customer Training Learning Management System
  • Best ERP Solution
  • Best Virtual Event Technology Solution
  • Best Wellness Solution
  • Best Work Management Platform

7 New Education Technology Categories

  • Best Education Platform for PK-20
  • Best Scholastic Esports Solution K-20
  • Best Solution for English as a Second Language
  • Best Use of Artificial Intelligence in EdTech
  • Best Virtual Lab
  • Best Virtual Learning Solution
  • Best World Language Learning Solution

Business Technology Products

Applications, products, and services for use by business, media, publishing, information service providers, consumers, or other related technologies across the software and information sectors

 Business Tech Descriptions - PDF

Business Tools ( details )
  • Best Artificial Intelligence Driven Technology Solution
  • Best Artificial Intelligence Solution in Healthcare
  • Best Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Content Solution
  • Best Business Information or Data Delivery Solution
  • Best Content Management Platform
  • Best Corporate / Enterprise Learning Solution
  • Best CRM Solution
  • Best Customer Service Solution
  • Best Customer Success Management Solution
  • Best Customer Training Learning Management System
  • Best Data Tools & Platforms
  • Best DevOps Tool
  • Best eCommerce Conversion Solution
  • Best ERP Solution
  • Best Financial Management Solution
  • Best Payments Solution
  • Best Project Management Solution
  • Best Remote Working Solution
  • Best Subscription Billing Solution
  • Best Work Management Platform
Data & Analytics ( details )
  • Best Big Data Reporting & Analytics Solution
  • Best Business Intelligence Solution
  • Best Content Search & Discovery Solution
  • Best Customer Data Platform (CDP)
  • Best Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS)
  • Best Platform as a Service
General ( details )
  • Best Emerging Technology
  • Best Overall Business Technology Solution
Network & Systems ( details )
  • Best Digital Process Automation Solution
  • Best IT Management Solution
Response to COVID-19 ( details )
  • Best Business Technology Pivot
  • Best Customer Experience in Business Technology
Sales & Marketing ( details )
  • Best Marketing Solution
  • Best Sales & Marketing Intelligence Solution
  • Best Sales Enablement Platform
Security ( details )
  • Best Identity & Access Management (IAM) Solution
  • Best Security Solution
Vertical ( details )
  • Best (Virtual) Event Technology Solution
  • Best Compliance Solution
  • Best Financial & Market Data Solution
  • Best FinTech Solution
  • Best Healthcare Technology Solution
  • Best Human Capital or Talent Management Solution
  • Best Legal Solution
  • Best Wellness Solution

Education Technology Products

Applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services, and related technologies across the K-20 sector

 Ed Tech Descriptions - PDF

Administrator- Centric ( details )
  • Best Administrative Solution
  • Best Emerging Education Technology Solution for Administrators
Approach for Special Learners ( details )
  • Best Educational Game
  • Best Gamification in Learning
  • Best Scholastic Esports Solution K-20
  • Best Solution for Students with Special Needs
  • Best Virtual Lab
  • Best Virtual Learning Solution
Authoring, Curating ( details )
  • Best Content Authoring Development or Curation Solution
  • Best Library Reference or Educational Database
Core Academic ( details )
  • Best Advanced Mathematics Instructional Solution
  • Best Advanced Reading/Writing/Literature Instructional Solution
  • Best Advanced Science Instructional Solution
  • Best Advanced Technology/ Engineering (STEM) Instructional Solution
  • Best Coding & Computational Thinking Solution
  • Best Foundational English Language Arts Instructional Solution
  • Best Foundational Mathematics Instructional Solution
  • Best Foundational Science Instructional Solution
  • Best Foundational Technology/ Engineering (STEM) Instructional Solution
  • Best PreK / Early Childhood Learning Solution
  • Best Social Sciences/Studies Instructional Solution
  • Best Solution for English as a Second Language
  • Best Tool for Student Creation or Expression
  • Best World Language Learning Solution
General ( details )
  • Best Overall Education Technology Solution
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
Non-Core ( details )
  • Best College & Career Readiness Solution
  • Best Cross-Curricular Tool
  • Best Data Management Solution
  • Best Elective Curriculum Solution
  • Best Emerging Instructional Technology Solution
  • Best Formative Assessment Solution
  • Best Learning Management (LMS) Solution
  • Best Student Learning Capacity-Building Solution
  • Best Summative Assessment Solution
Other/Combo ( details )
  • Best Collaborative Learning Solution for Students
  • Best Collaborative Solution for Teachers
  • Best Education Platform for Adult Learning
  • Best Education Platform for PK-20
  • Best Professional Learning Solution for Educators
  • Best Use of Artificial Intelligence in EdTech
  • Best Use of Emerging Technology for Learning
Response to COVID-19 ( details )
  • Best Customer Experience in EdTech
  • Best Remote Learning Partner K-12/Higher Education
  • Best Student Experience Response