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UKG Partners of the Year Help Create Great Workplaces

Annual recognition honors UKG technology and services partners that help empower customers to create exceptional employee experiences

With one of the largest and most collaborative partner ecosystems focused on creating great workplace experiences, UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll, workforce management, and culture solutions for all people, today recognized partners that provide unwavering support of the UKG mission to inspire every organization to become a great place to work through technology built for all.

“We have cultivated a vibrant community of more than 350 partners with a shared vision for helping organizations of all sizes and across all industries unlock the full potential of their people to drive business success,” said Patrick Lannon, vice president of global alliances at UKG. “Highly extensible technology, a deep understanding of culture, and the collaborative spirit of our entire partner network help customers keep workplaces centered on people, not processes.”

Each year, UKG recognizes partners for going above and beyond in their efforts to create exceptional experiences for UKG customers and their employees. This includes technology partners that deliver new innovations or extensible solutions that enhance IT experiences, and services partners that implement UKG suites as a cornerstone of culture and workplace transformations.

The UKG 2023 Technology and Services Partners of the Year:

  • Innovator of the Year recognizes partners that showcase innovative technology, creative solutions, and strategic planning and execution for joint customers.
    • Technology Partner RecipientCloudApper, for its suite of generative AI, no-code, and low-code tools that help UKG customers quickly create apps and integrations.
    • Services Partner Recipient: Jubilant, for launching a new methodology that accelerates implementations, simplifies communication, and improves customer adoption.
  • Collaborator of the Year recognizes partners that work lock-and-step with UKG to create forward-thinking programs, solutions, or resources to drive customer engagement, increase retention, and provide a best-in-class experience.
    • Technology Partner Recipient: Google Cloud, which announced a strategic partnership with UKG to transform employee experiences with Google Cloud’s enterprise-grade generative AI (GenAI) and large language models (LLMs) through the Vertex AI platform, supporting the development of UKG Bryte.
    • Services Partner Recipient: HyBridge Solutions, which introduced a dedicated UKG Pro services practice, certified across the suite, while streamlining its approach for faster delivery.
  • Influencer of the Year recognizes partners that consistently succeed in closing joint business together with UKG, positively impacting the business success of all involved parties.
    • Technology Partner Recipient: Andgo, which specializes in automation and integrates tightly with UKG Pro Workforce Management to offer interactive voice response (IVR) features for absence reporting and automated shift-filling in complex, high-volume environments, including unions.
    • Services Partner Recipient: Axsium Group, a global workforce management consulting group that empowers UKG customers to implement, manage, and optimize their UKG suite investments for maximum impact.
  • White Glove Partner of the Year recognizes partners who embody the UKG mantra, “Our Purpose is People,” providing unwavering customer service and a “Partner for Life” mentality.
    • Technology Partner Recipient: SplashBI empowers organizations to work smarter by providing instant access to data from disparate systems, enhancing the ability of UKG customers to make data-driven decisions about their people.
    • Services Partner Recipient: Align HCM, an exclusive UKG services firm, offers turnkey services for the full UKG product suite, including dedicated coaches and experts that take new hires through robust curriculums beyond UKG certification.
  • Partner of the Year recognizes the partners that embody the qualities of Innovators, Collaborators, Influencers, and White Glove Partners combined.
    • Technology Partner Winner: Payactiv, a financial wellness services provider, and the engine behind UKG Wallet, the earned wage access and financial wellness suite that helps employees take charge of their pay.
    • Services Partner Winners:
      • Global System Integrator: Accenture, with its breadth of talent management capabilities and industry expertise, helps organizations transform the frontline workforce by focusing on experience, work, and talent to unlock business value.
      • Regional System Integrator: HRchitect, an HCM specialty provider that helps UKG customers maximize technology to bring great workplace experiences to the forefront.
  • The UKG-Raven Intelligence Award for Customer Project Success recognizes the partner with the highest overall review score in three areas of consideration: overall partner and project satisfaction rating; service delivery metrics; and volume of reviews and consistency over time.
    • This year’s winner, Sability, is a UKG-focused firm that, for more than 25 years, has offered Strategy & Advisory, human capital management and workforce management consulting, and managed services for the United States and Canada.
  • The UKG-G2 Happy Customers Award is based on the partner’s overall Satisfaction, Market Presence, and Best Software review scores provided by G2, a leading, trusted peer-to-peer customer review research site.
    • This year’s winner, Lever, an Employ Inc. brand, is a technology partner with a talent acquisition suite that extends the benefits of UKG talent acquisition offerings for organizations that require an even more comprehensive applicant tracking and candidate relationship management tool.