Applause Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2016 American Business Awards

App quality company honored for groundbreaking test automation service; Stevie winners will be presented with their awards on June 20 in New York.

Boston, Massachusetts - May 02, 2016

Applause, the global leader in testing, feedback and research for digital experiences, was today named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award – for its Applause Test Automation offering – in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Mobile Development “ category in The 14th Annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20.

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Applause was nominated in the New Product of Service of the Year category for Software – Mobile Development.

“This is our seventh Stevie, and it’s always a huge honor,” said Applause co-founder Roy Solomon. “We listen to our clients in order to provide them with the solutions they are looking for to help their customers. Applause Test Automation is successful because it delivers measurable benefits much faster than traditional automation solutions, allows brands to leverage the expertise within the Applause community of professional testers and reduces the burden on internal development and QA teams. We’re grateful to the judges for recognizing innovation. And congratulations to all the other winners and nominees.”

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

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 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 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

About Applause

Applause is the worldwide leader in enabling digital quality. Customers are no longer satisfied with digital experiences that are good enough; they demand the exceptional. The Applause Product Excellence Platform provides the world’s leading brands with the comprehensive approach to digital quality needed to deliver uncommonly great digital experiences across the globe – with highly vetted testers available on demand, a complete and enterprise-class technology infrastructure, multi-point digital quality solutions and SaaS products, and expertise across industries and use cases. This harmonized approach drastically improves testing coverage, reduces costs and speeds time-to-market for websites, mobile apps, IoT and in-store experiences. Thousands of leading companies – including Ford, Google, Western Union and Dow Jones – rely on Applause as a best practice to deliver the exceptional products and digital experiences their customers love.

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Dan Haggerty