The Software & Information Industry Association (the principal trade association for the software industry) announced the winners of the 2006 Codie awards on May 16 in San Francisco. Awards are given for excellence in various software categories. However, websites are not eligible. The Codie Awards are the “only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry,” which provides a unique venue for companies to gain the praise of their competitors. A list of winners is education here: and a rundown of the judging can be found at: