APPEALIE has announced the winners of the 2021 SaaS Awards. 41 SaaS apps were recognized for their demonstrated excellence and customer outcomes. Winning SaaS platforms included Discuss, Hopin, Intercom, Workato and Xero. As software becomes more ubiquitous in our work and personal lives, the expectations of the users are continually growing.
“Our highly selective award honors customer-obsessed SaaS platforms that go above and beyond to deliver extraordinary experiences,” commented Arabella Solaybar of APPEALIE.
As an indicator of APPEALIE’s SaaS Award selectivity, the Overall SaaS Award winners averaged over 4.6 stars on the most popular software review platforms (G2, Capterra, and GetApp – all of which use a 5-star rating scale).
“We’re honored to receive recognition for our technology achievements with the APPEALIE SaaS Awards,” said Simon Glass, CEO of Discuss. “Our priority is to provide our customers with industry leading innovation that help drive their business goals, especially at a time where it’s crucial for brands to adapt to changing consumer behavior. We look forward to continuing to drive these meaningful customer conversations forward.”
The 2021 APPEALIE SaaS Award winners are presented below:
OVERALL SAAS AWARD WINNERS
Overall SaaS Award winners were selected using Net Promoter Scores™ (NPS), UI/UX, recent product improvements, 3rd party analyst research, amongst other criteria.
With the continued growth in entries and competition to the APPEALIE SaaS Awards, the Overall SaaS Award winners now incorporate specific product categories.
Overall SaaS Award – Analytics + Business Intelligence Category Winner: Marchex
Overall SaaS Award – Collaboration + Productivity Category Winners:
Overall SaaS Award – Commerce Category Winners: Chargify
Overall SaaS Award – Customer Service Category Winners:
AppFolio Investment Management
Overall SaaS Award – Development + DevOps Category Winners: InfluxData, Plivo
Overall SaaS Award – HR + Learning Category Winner: Skilljar
Overall SaaS Award – IT Management + Operations Category Winners: Workato, Zylo
Overall SaaS Award – Marketing Category Winners:
Overall SaaS Award – Sales Category Winner: PandaDoc
Overall SaaS Award – Security Category Winners:
Next Caller, A Pindrop® Company
OnDMARC / Red Sift
Overall SaaS Award – Vertical Industry Category Winner: SpinCar
SELECTED SAAS AWARD JUDGING PERSPECTIVES
“I believe that software can solve many real-world problems elegantly to improve the overall quality of life. I connected with the APPEALIE SaaS and Software awards mission, which celebrates innovative SaaS applications that delight customers. This year, serving as a judge filled me with fascination and joy to review the excellent products our community is building. Let’s continue to create great software that gets the job done!” commented Siddharth Bhai, Product Leader, Splunk
SAAS CUSTOMER SUCCESS AWARD WINNERS
Selected using entrants submitted documentation for their best customer success stories and outcomes.
AppFolio Property Manager
The APPEALIE SaaS Awards are the most selective in software. Winning SaaS apps are selected on the basis of customer feedback and data, including Net Promoter Scores™. APPEALIE also conducts further due diligence beyond entrant applications to ensure each winner meets its standards of excellence. Pronounced “appeal-eee,” our name APPEALIE originates from our mission to recognize the most appealing apps in SaaS.
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