Customer Stories

2014 Innovation Award Winners

UltiPro is a unique talent solution that can elevate your people to the highest level with better recruitment, onboarding, retention, performance management, career development, and succession management. With our annual Innovation Awards, we recognize some of our customers and their teams who have gone above and beyond in managing, motivating, and rewarding their people.

  • Quicken Loans
    Achievement in Technology
    Quicken Loans is achieving notable results by using Ultimate’s technology to deliver significant improvements across its organization. In 2014, this company focused its efforts on innovative changes within the solution for manager self-service to dramatically simplify its HCM operations.
  • Kemper
    Achievement in Technology
    Kemper is using Ultimate’s cloud technology to effectively drive performance and automation. This company leverages UltiPro’s Web services to quickly exchange data with other business systems for success and efficiencies across its organization.
  • DineEquity
    Achievement in ROI and Cost Savings
    Dine Equity fully deployed UltiPro’s features for payroll, HR, benefits, recruiting, talent management, succession planning, and time management — which included more than 40 integrations in five months. As a result, this company was able to reduce overall support costs for its HRIS by over 50% and then build recurring cost savings of a half a million dollars each year.
  • Bloomin' Brands
    Strategic Talent Management
    Bloomin' Brands activated UltiPro Onboarding and UltiPro Performance Management very quickly and very successfully. This customer is also in the process of deploying our new Recruiting solution. With over 90,000 employees, it has increased productivity and achieved smoother operations by having one system of record for its HCM.
  • Archdiocese of Washington
    Best UltiPro Rollout to Employees
    The Archdiocese of Washington went live on UltiPro in January 2013 with a phased rollout and comprehensive, strategic project plan that resulted in successful ongoing activation of UltiPro’s solutions for HR, payroll, onboarding, recruiting, and time & attendance.


  • Google
    Supporting and Meeting Major Corporate Goals
    Google leveraged UltiPro to quickly onboard several new companies while also meeting complex regulatory guidelines. Plus with UltiPro’s cloud delivery, Google found the scalability and operational efficiency to ensure success.
  • West-Ward Pharmaceutical
    Analytics for Measurable Returns
    West-Ward Pharmaceuticals tripled its size and then leveraged UltiPro to deliver real-time business intelligence to executives and managers, restructure business functions during its rapid expansion, and find new ways to decrease turnover and increase financial reporting. Overall, the company transformed not only HR but its entire people management experience across the company.
  • Videology
    Teamwork
    Videology provided valuable support during the beta testing of Ultimate’s global payroll integration with Celergo. This company collaborated with companywide departments across the globe to create a single source for HR and payroll data in UltiPro and Celergo within its organization.
  • Granite Services
    Global Impact
    An Ultimate customer for well over 10 years, Granite Services' employees around the world can quickly view and update their personal information. In addition, managers have fast access to data on their entire team — no matter where these employees are located. Plus HR managers in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America are now supporting their business partners and employees across these regions.
  • Concord Hospitality
    Partnership
    Concord Hospitality demonstrates a strong dedication to partnering with Ultimate Software by acting as a source of continuous feedback on Ultimate Software’s technology and services. This recognition reflects the company’s unwavering commitment and continuous support of Ultimate Software through a variety of methods.
  • LivingSocial
    Best Overall Submission
    With core values that include “live hungry, make strong moves, and champion good ideas,” LivingSocial successfully deployed UltiPro in its global locations and, as a result, the company has seen significant improvements to its overall HR operations and people management processes.
Congratulations to all Ultimate’s 2014 Innovation Award winners!