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Sitecore Announces Winners of 2015 Experience Awards in North America

07-20-2016
Sausalito, Calif. – July 20, 2016Sitecore®, the global leader in customer experience management, today announced the Sitecore Experience Awards 2015 winners in North America.

Sitecore Experience Awards honor Sitecore customers and their partners who submit award applications that clearly demonstrate how their Sitecore solution is delivering an outstanding experience for customers and their own organization. This applies whether it’s for end-user customers, marketers, and business users working in an organization, or developers working at a Sitecore solution partner. Both customers and partners can nominate a North American website, built on Sitecore, for an award.

The 2015 winner of Site of the Year is Accenture. Accenture implemented its new, global website with technical assistance from Avanade. Accenture leverages Sitecore’s content management solutions to deliver a leading-edge user experience and showcase new and engaging content for more than three million visits a month. Key features of the site include: a search-based approach; responsive design that enables the same user experience across all devices; and, engaging video, infographics and imagery; and content sharing through social networks.

“The new digital platform provides us with an essential tool for engaging clients, recruits, investors and other stakeholders with highly relevant content and a modern design that is completely integrated with social, mobile and content strategies,” said Roxanne Taylor, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of Accenture. “With the new platform, we are able to communicate the full breadth and depth of our capabilities and insights across Accenture’s five businesses and drive differentiation in the marketplace.”

Other 2015 winners include Sunrise Senior Living, which with partner, Delphic Digital, won the Best Use of Context Intelligence award; Uponor, with Aware Web Solutions, won the Best Use of Omnichannel Automation award; Ashley Furniture with Avanade, won the award for the Best Use of Commerce; Kraft Heinz, working with partner Rosetta, won the award for the Best Use of Content Management; and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP secured the award for People’s Choice with its partner, edynamic.

“The world has evolved to a place where end consumers, not companies, are in control of the web experience, regardless of device,” said Scott Anderson, CMO, Sitecore. “Today we honor those companies that are creating truly rich, contextualized, and layered web experiences for their consumers by leveraging the Sitecore platform.”

About the Experience Awards

The Sitecore Experience Awards is an international competition held on an annual basis. Winners are selected in several categories within each region. The nominations list is based on input from partners, customers, the press, analysts, and colleagues. Nominees are asked to submit an application outlining how they are using Sitecore to create amazing experiences that feel personal to every customer and create a powerful brand halo across every channel that delivers real business results. Winners demonstrate creativity in presentation, integration with rich data sources and applications, an ability to educate, inform and motivate to action, and a compelling overall user experience.

You can learn more about the winner’s implementations on the Sitecore website: https://www.sitecore.com/customers/experience-awards/2015-finalists-north-america.aspx

Visit the winner’s websites with the links below:

Site of the Year: accenture.com – Partner: avanade.com

Best Use of Contextual Intelligence: sunriseseniorliving.com/care-and-services/care-questionnaire.aspx – Partner: delphicdigital.com

Best Use of Commerce: ashleyfurniturehomestore.com – Partner: avanade.com

Best Use of Content Management: kraftrecipes.com – Partner: rosetta.com

Best Use of Omnichannel Automation: uponor-usa.com – Partner: awareweb.com

People’s Choice Award: morganlewis.com – Partner: edynamic.net

About Sitecore

Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software that enables context marketing. The Sitecore® Experience Platform™ manages content, supplies contextual intelligence, and automates communications, at scale. It empowers marketers to deliver content in context of how customers have engaged with their brand, across every channel, in real time. More than 4,600 customers—including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, easyJet, and L'Oréal—trust Sitecore for context marketing to deliver the personalized interactions that delight audiences, build loyalty, and drive revenue. For more information, follow us at @sitecore or visit: sitecore.net