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19th Jolt Product Excellence & Productivity Awards

19th Jolt Product Excellence & Productivity Awards

General Books

Jolt Award: Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior, by Tom Demarco, Peter Hruschka, Tim Lister, Suzanne Robertson, James Robertson, and Steve McMenamin (Dorset House)

Productivity Award: Emergent Design: The Evolutionary Nature of Professional Software Development, by Scott L. Bain (Addison-Wesley)

Productivity Award: Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code, by Van Lindberg (O'Reilly)

Technical Books

Jolt Award: Real World Haskell, by Bryan O'Sullivan, John Goerzen, and Don Stewart (O'Reilly)

Productivity Award: High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More, by Baron Schwartz, Peter Zaitsev, Vadim Tkachenko, Jeremy Zawodny, Arjen Lentz, and Derek J. Balling (O'Reilly)

Productivity Award: Programming in Scala, by Martin Odersky, Lex Spoon, and Bill Venners (Artima Press)

Change and Configuration Management Tools

Jolt Award: Meister (OpenMake Software)

Productivity Award: AccuRev (AccuRev)

Productivity Award: Change Manager (Embarcadero Technologies)

Database Engines and Data Tools

Jolt Award: Postgres Plus (EnterpriseDB)

Productivity Award: Aqua Data Studio (AquaFold)

Productivity Award: Vertica Analytic Database (Vertica Systems)

Design Tools and Modeling

Jolt Award: Blueprint Requirements Center (Blueprint Software Systems)

Productivity Award: Raven (Ravenflow)

Productivity Award: Screen Architect (Screen Architect/Catch)

Development Environments

Jolt Award: MissionKit (Altova)

Productivity Award: JBuilder 2008 (Embarcadero Technologies)

Productivity Award: ReSharper 4.1 (JetBrains)

Enterprise Tools

Jolt Award: Deki (MindTouch)

Productivity Award: Agile Platform (OutSystems)

Productivity Award: Zenoss Core (Zenoss)

Libraries, Frameworks, and Components

Jolt Award: ComponentOne Studio for Silverlight (ComponentOne)

Productivity Award: Essential Studio Enterprise Edition (Syncfusion)

Productivity Award: Threading Building Blocks Library 2.1 (Intel)

Mobile and Web Development Tools

Jolt Award: MITE (Keynote Systems)

Productivity Award: Adobe Device Central (Adobe Systems)

Productivity Award: NetBeans IDE (Sun Microsystems)

Project Management Tools

Jolt Award: Tracker (Pivotal Labs)

Productivity Award: Rally Enterprise (Rally Software Development)

Productivity Award: ScrumWorks Pro (Danube Technologies)

Security Tools

Jolt Award: Parasoft Application Security Solution (Parasoft)

Productivity Award: GuardIT (Arxan)

Productivity Award: InTrust for Databases (Quest Software)

Testing Tools

Jolt Award: easyb (

Productivity Award: Compuware DevPartner Studio (Compuware)

Productivity Award: Sonar (SonarSource)


Jolt Award: HttpWatch (Simtec Ltd.)

Productivity Award: DotTrace (JetBrains)

Productivity Award: JavaRebel (ZeroTurnaround)

Hall of Fame

DevPartner (Compuware)

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