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WES 2010 Wireless Leadership Awards Announced

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Wednesday’s general session started off with the WES 2010 Wireless Leadership Awards: celebrating excellence and innovation in wireless and mobility. In this showcase of software and deployments, RIM showcases the most innovative solutions across the different sectors.

Awards

Innovation in the Public Sector – State of Florida Department of Children and Families for their remote data capture app.

The app allows caseworkers to enter data and track visits quickly and easily. An hour of extra desk work is bypassed by using the mobile app. The application allows caseworkers to focus on the visit rather than worry about the details of the data entry. Database access allows for quick accuracy checks, which is of upmost importance when dealing with child welfare.
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WES 2010: Wireless Leadership Awards Finalists Announced

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The Wireless Leadership Awards are presented to those who have deployed innovative BlackBerry solutions to help employees network, drive cost savings or significantly help their customers.

Private Sector

Lenel Systems International, Inc, a division of UTC Fire & Security – Lenel Mobile Monitoring allows security personnel to receive real-time incident notifications and details when an alarm goes off.
Pikolin – Pikolin sell Serta sleep products and they have mobilized their entire delivery system through BlackBerry.
RIGID – RIGID deployed an effective BlackBerry-based CRM system for their sales reps.
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Wes 2008 Keynote: Jim Balsillie, the Wireless Leadership Awards, Bob Picciano and Ray Kurzweil (Live Blog!)

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Jim Balsillie and Douglas SoltysTo make up for yesterday, I’m at the keynote early, and in great position right up front. Compared to yesterday, the general session room is nearly empty, but that’s not going to deter me from live blogging my face off. Keep refreshing this page for the latest updates!

1:58pm Now it’s starting to fill up. I guess everyone was trying to squeeze in one more hallway meeting before we get started. At WES, you basically have to do everything on the move, or you will never get anywhere or do anything.

2:02pm BBCool Simon has just arrived, a very tall head in the crowd. Same format as yesterday: I’m on the blog, Simon on the Twitter and the Flckr.

More Live Blog Madness!