|[January 24, 2014]
Ultimate Software Wins 2014 Gold Award for Best Advance in Talent Technology from Brandon Hall at Its 2013 Excellence Awards
WESTON, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
Software (Nasdaq:ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people
management solutions, announced today that the company won a Brandon
Hall Group Gold Award for excellence in the Best Advance in Unique
Talent Technology category. Ultimate was named the gold award winner for
the UltiPro Retention Predictor™ - an insight-driven tool that gives HR
professionals and managers the ability to forecast an employee's intent
to remain with the organization.
Through its cloud services, Ultimate develops, supports, and delivers
HR, payroll, and talent solutions to companies of all sizes across
diverse industries. Ultimate helps thousands of customers around the
world manage their workforces with strategic, cost-effective technology
that covers the full
range of human capital management (HCM).
The UltiPro Retention Predictor helps leaders forecast potential
employee 'flight risks' so they can better collaborate with their teams,
proactively intervene if needed, and build programs that foster
long-term employee relationships. Updated monthly, this talent-based
tool uses an algorithm powered by 50 key HR, payroll, and
employment-related indicators and forecasts the probability that
individuals will stay with an organization for the next 12 months.
"Business leaders across all industries recognize that retention of key
talent is crucial to success, and finding ways to retain and engage
critical employees is a recurring challenge," said Adam Rogers, chief
technology officer and senior vice president at Ultimate Software. "With
the UltiPro Retention Predictor, companies can keep high performers,
identify employees who may need development, and generally ensure their
workforce is healthy. We are honored and excited that Brandon Hall Group
has recognized our advances in providing customers with stronger
capabilities for talent management."
Entries for the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards, now entering its
20th year, were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior
industry experts, Brandon Hall Group senior analysts, as well as
executive leadership. Awards were determined based upon the following
Product: What was the product's breakthrough innovation?
Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it
differ from any competing products?
Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what
need does this product address?
Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to
experience as a result of using this product?
In addition to Ultimate Software, other recipients in 2014 include
American Express, Dell Inc., Procter & Gamble, Verizon Wireless, Harvard
Business School Publishing, and Blackboard (News - Alert).
"It is our honor to recognize this year's award winners, who exemplify
the commitment to innovation and excellence that drives growth and
over-the-top business results," said Mike Cooke, chief executive officer
of Brandon Hall Group. Rachel Cooke, chief operating officer of Brandon
Hall Group who runs the awards program, stated: "With the innovation and
unique differentiators demonstrated in this year's entries, it is easy
to see why these organizations are tremendously successful."
The complete list of winners can be found at brandonhall.com/excellence-technology.php?year=2013
About Brandon Hall Group
With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world
class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most
well-known and established research organization in the performance
improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance, and
provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible
for growth and business results. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive
repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and
Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent
Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a
Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content,
Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that
helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and
systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to
their needs. For more info, visit www.brandonhall.com.
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate Software is a leading
cloud provider of people management solutions, with more than 15
million people records in the cloud. Built on the belief that people are
the most important ingredient of any business, Ultimate's award-winning
UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions that
seamlessly connect people with the information and resources they need
to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered
in Weston, Florida, and has more than 1,900 professionals focused on
developing the highest quality solutions and services. In 2014, Ultimate
was ranked #20 on FORTUNE's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For;
recognized as a 'Leader' in Nucleus Research's HCM Technology Value
Matrix; and awarded the highest rating by Constellation Research in its
Cloud Buyer's Bill of Rights Certification. Ultimate has more than 2,700
customers with employees in 150 countries, including Adobe Systems (News - Alert)
Incorporated, Bloomin' Brands, Culligan International, Major League
Baseball, Pep Boys, Texas Rangers Baseball, and Texas Roadhouse. More
information on Ultimate's products and services for people management
can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.
UltiPro is a registered trademark of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc.
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