Ellucian Announces 2020 Partner of the Year Award Winners
EdTech leader recognizes tech partners for collaboration and shared commitment to customers
RESTON, VA – Ellucian, the world’s leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, today announced the winners of the Ellucian Partner of the Year Awards for 2020. The annual awards recognize Ellucian partners for their collaboration and shared focus on delivering an excellent customer experience.
“I am very pleased to recognize and celebrate this year’s Partner of the Year Award winners for their collaboration and key achievements as we work together to serve our customers,” said Kuljit Dharni, Senior Vice President of Partnerships, Ellucian. “Thank you to our partner community for your investment and commitment to higher education and student success.”
The Ellucian Partner of the Year Award for 2020 winners are:
Innovation Excellence – Appian
Recognized with the Innovation Excellence Award for most creative use of technology in a solution, Appian CampusPass™ was used successfully by university customers to manage COVID-19 safe campus returns. CampusPass centralizes and automates the key components needed for a safe return-to-campus while reducing the risk of on-campus COVID-19 exposure.
Sales Excellence – Chrome River by Emburse
With a track record of going above and beyond, Chrome River by Emburse is consistently responsive to customers and the Ellucian sales teams. Its ongoing commitment has contributed to impressive growth of Ellucian Travel and Expense Management and Ellucian Invoice.
Ethos Excellence – ESM
Awarded for the most inventive, creative Ethos integration, ESM helps institutions achieve more consistent and reliable data exchange between their finance and procurement systems, improving control and visibility of budgeting and spend. Leveraging ESM, institutions can automatically synchronize data from Ellucian Purchase and Ellucian Supplier Management with their Ellucian finance systems to better understand and manage non-payroll spend.
Rising Star – ClickDimensions
ClickDimensions, The Marketing Cloud for Microsoft Dynamics™, has achieved notable early success as a new Ellucian partner, delivering a complete marketing automation solution for customers with integration to Ellucian CRM Recruit in less than 30 days.
Customer First – Five9
Showcasing superior partnership in contributing to solving customer challenges, Five9 consistently strives to match the right solutions to improve the customer experience. In a recent example, Five9 helped one university optimize costs using cloud-based telephone technology that is enabling them to work remotely during the pandemic – a unique solution that has made a tremendous difference.
Ellucian’s partner network is built to support colleges and universities with complementary software and services that help institutions achieve their missions. With more than 170 member organizations, Ellucian maintains the largest network of partners providing solutions specific to the needs of higher education. Ellucian’s partner community covers solutions and services that touch all aspects of the student lifecycle, curriculum management, human resources, finance and many more specialty solution domains.