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Ultimate Software’s AI Technology Platform Xander Selected as One of Human Resource Executive’s Top HR Products of 2018

Date: September 11, 2018 11:00 AM EDT

Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that its artificial intelligence (AI) technology platform, Xander, has been selected as one of Human Resource Executive®’s (HRE) Top HR Products of 2018. This year’s winners were selected based on the product’s level of innovation, the value it adds to the HR function, how intuitive it is for the user, and whether the product delivers on its promises. In choosing the winners, HRE magazine relied on a combination of staff reviews and selections, as well as comments from outside experts and analysts.

“We’re honored to see Xander recognized by distinguished thought leaders as a transformational technology for HR,” said Adam Rogers, chief technology officer at Ultimate. “With UltiPro’s embedded AI technology, organizations can build an enduring connection between higher engagement and better business outcomes. Xander helps businesses across industries better understand employee sentiment, going beyond just positive and negative scores to reveal real emotions, and drive change within organizations through real-time, actionable insights.”

Xander is a portfolio of advanced AI technologies that are as sensitive to emotions as they are to statistics. Built on natural language processing and machine learning, Xander enables Ultimate’s solutions to automatically understand, predict, and prescribe personalized actions from all relevant HCM data, including text-based feedback. Xander uncovers not only what employees are saying, but also how they truly feel. As a result, leaders can immediately take appropriate and meaningful steps to help improve business performance.

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with approximately 40 million people records in the Ultimate cloud. Our award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, time management, employee sentiment analysis, and HR service delivery solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs approximately 4,700 professionals. In 2018, Ultimate ranked #3 on Fortune’s prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list, our seventh consecutive year in the top 25; #1 on its Best Workplaces in Technology list for the third year in a row; and #1 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials list, our second year at the top. Also in 2018, PEOPLE magazine ranked Ultimate #3 on its 50 Companies That Care list, and our Services organization was named #1 Customer Service Department of the Year by Customer Sales and Service World Awards. In 2017, Forbes ranked Ultimate #7 on its list of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies. Ultimate has approximately 4,400 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Red Roof Inn, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. 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. All other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.

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Contact Information:

Darlene Marcroft, Vice President of PR and Communications at Ultimate Software
phone: 954-331-7444; email: [email protected]

For sales information, phone: 800-432-1729; website: www.ultimatesoftware.com

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