Rightpoint and Akumina Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive, Modern Intranet Experiences to Customer Base

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Employee Engagement Experts Enable Fast Deployment of Digital Business Strategy using Advanced Digital Workplace Platform; Partnership kicks off Oct. 26 with “Intranet of Things” event in Chicago

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Our ‘Intranet of Things’ event will illustrate the importance and red hot opportunity that enterprise organizations have to harness the power of connectivity to transform their businesses and create the ultimate Digital Workspace for employees.

Rightpoint, a leading national digital agency, and Akumina, developer of the InterChange digital workplace platform, have teamed up to deliver a comprehensive solution to maximize the Microsoft Office 365 experience for the enterprise. The strategic partnership builds upon the longstanding alliance between Akumina and Agency Oasis, which was acquired by Rightpoint in the spring of 2016.

Through this partnership, Rightpoint’s team of engagement and social enterprise services experts will be armed with the InterChange platform to deliver comprehensive, adoptable and scalable SharePoint experiences for their mutual customer base.

“By adding the InterChange platform to Rightpoint’s acclaimed delivery model, we are able to provide our joint customers with a technologically advanced solution to build faster, deploy quicker and connect their Office 365 solutions to every part of their digital business strategy,” said David Maffei, Chief Revenue Officer of Akumina. “Together we can help our customers to maximize their existing investment in Microsoft technologies, ultimately driving more adoption, use, consumption, and deployment of O365.”

As part of their mutual objective to enhance the employee experience, Akumina and Rightpoint are also teaming up with Microsoft to co-sponsor the "Intranet of Things" Event on October 26th in Chicago. Applying the principles of the IoT to the enterprise, the session will explore ways to craft truly transformative intranets that engage employees, reduce repetitive friction, maximize productivity—and ultimately profits— through interconnected, contextually relevant, and hyper-personalized experiences.

“We are excited to have Akumina as a foundational SharePoint partner. Whether our customers are using the SharePoint platform to meet their internal communications, social engagement, internal and external collaboration, document management, or knowledge management use-cases (just to name a few). Akumina’s platform will enhance and expedite the way our customers create a cohesive solution on the combined SharePoint and Akumina platform,” said Jeremy Williams, Collaboration Practice Leader of Rightpoint. “Our ‘Intranet of Things’ event will illustrate the importance and red hot opportunity that enterprise organizations have to harness the power of connectivity to transform their businesses and create the ultimate Digital Workspace for employees.”

For more information visit: http://www.rightpoint.com/landing/intranet-of-things

About Rightpoint:
Rightpoint is a customer experience agency with technology at its core. Serving Fortune 1,000 companies, Rightpoint is the only agency driving transformational change from the inside out. Founded on the belief that great customer experiences are fueled by the people who deliver them, Rightpoint’s mission is to remove barriers and uncover new possibilities to connect companies with their customers across every touchpoint. From web, mobile and social to IoT, eCommerce and cloud, Rightpoint brings a holistic point of view that enables exceptional experiences with lasting impact. With a client base of more than 250 companies, Rightpoint was named to Forbes’ 2014 list of America's Most Promising Companies and Crain's 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Chicago in 2016. For more information, visit rightpoint.com and follow @Rightpoint.

About Akumina
Akumina provides its partners and customers with a digital workplace platform that delivers a contextual and personalized digital experience and transforms how employees work, collaborate and innovate. Akumina's clients include Roper Technologies, Putnam Investments, the Realty Operations Group and The University of California. To learn more visit http://www.akumina.com or follow us on LinkedIn, FaceBook and Twitter.

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