Cicero Receives 2014 CUSTOMER Magazine TMC Labs Innovation Award

CARY, NC -- Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading provider of desktop activity intelligence and improvement software for the back office and contact center, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Cicero Discovery as a 2014 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner presented by TMC's CUSTOMER magazine. Cicero Discovery software provides Desktop Activity Intelligence (DAI) by capturing, storing, and reporting activities and events across applications in an effort to measure and manage how people, processes, and technology work together. Cicero Discovery consists of six desktop sensors: Session, System, Activity, Business Data, Business Process, and Microsoft Outlook®. These sensors capture various data and can be configurable using a centralized management tool.


Cicero Discovery's Desktop Activity Intelligence helps organizations focus on areas for improvement in processes, compliance, training, and application usage as well as support Big Data initiatives such as capturing the customer journey at various touch points within an organization. Cicero Discovery customers are realizing results and returns on investment including:

    Increasing productivity 30%
    Improving the customer experience
    Shortening training time 20%
    Increasing employee retention by 30%
    Enforcing compliance such as PCI, HIPAA

"Congratulations to Cicero for being granted a 2014 TMC Labs Innovation Award. Cicero Discovery has been selected for demonstrating innovation, superior quality and unique features which have had a positive impact on customer related technologies," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We're pleased to recognize this outstanding achievement with a TMC Labs Innovation Award."

The TMC Labs Innovation Award honors products that display innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The TMC Labs Innovation Award is granted to those companies demonstrating ground-breaking contributions to the industry.

The 2014 CUSTOMER Magazine TMC Labs Innovation Award results are published in the September 2014 issue of CUSTOMER magazine.

About CUSTOMER
Since 1982, CUSTOMER magazine (formerly Customer Interaction Solutions) has been the voice of the call/contact center, CRM and teleservices industries. CUSTOMER has helped the industry germinate, grow, mature and prosper, and has served as the leading publication in helping these industries that have had such a positive impact on the world economy to continue to thrive. Through a combination of outstanding and cutting-edge original editorial, industry voices, in-depth lab reviews and the recognition of the innovative leaders in management and technology through our highly valued awards, CUSTOMER strives to continue to be the publication that holds the quality bar high for the industry. Please visit http://www.customer.tmcnet.com.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Cicero Inc.
Cicero provides desktop activity intelligence and improvement software to measure and manage how people, processes, and technology work together in the contact center and back office. Leveraging a suite of "sensors," Cicero Discovery's desktop analytics software collects any desktop activity and supports Big Data initiatives by capturing the customer journey at various touch points. This allows organizations to focus on areas for improvement in business processes, compliance, training, and application usage. Cicero helps customers such as Nationwide and UBS perform to their potential and rapidly build enterprise value by reducing cost, improving operations and increasing employee productivity. Learn more at www.ciceroinc.com.

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