U.S. Olympic Committee Uses UltiPro to Elevate Employee Experience
Date: August 15, 2017 2:00 PM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq:ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, celebrated more than a year of the United States Olympic Committee utilizing UltiPro to help increase employee engagement and organizational support.
The USOC supports Team USA athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence, while demonstrating the values of the Olympic and Paralympic movements. The organization sought a new HCM solution that would boost the reliability of its payroll process and offer more meaningful performance management for its employees. The USOC selected UltiPro and went live in January 2016.
“UltiPro’s ability to provide a stable HR infrastructure helps USOC team members focus on supporting our athletes,” said James Sayno, USOC human resources director of talent and rewards. “Our people used the previous system only to log their time. Now, we have people engaging with the system daily in a multitude of ways that help us operate more efficiently and effectively.”
Sayno reports that his department is measuring higher engagement scores across the organization, and that HR is receiving extremely positive feedback from employees about UltiPro. One proof point is the way employees are increasingly using UltiPro to enter their strengths and skills into the solution. In addition, Sayno credits UltiPro’s user-centered design philosophy for the organization’s success in achieving high adoption rates.
“With UltiPro, we are providing a user experience that is comparable to the consumer product software our people engage with on a daily basis,” said Sayno. “If our employees encountered a technology environment that wasn’t familiar—or unlike what they’re used to seeing on their consumer products—they would not take full advantage of UltiPro’s capabilities.”
“UltiPro’s people-centric design helps increase engagement on a variety of levels,” said Chris Phenicie, chief sales officer, mid-market and strategic, at Ultimate. “Employees feel more in control when they can access and manage their own information, more trust and confidence in an organization with a reliable system, and more satisfaction in being able to focus on their job rather than completing administrative tasks. It is an honor to partner with the USOC to help foster a more meaningful and productive employee experience.”
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with more than 33 million people records in the cloud. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management 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 3,950 professionals. In 2017, Ultimate ranked #7 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list, its sixth consecutive year in the top 25; #7 on Forbes’ list of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; #2 on People’s 50 Companies That Care list; and the National Customer Service Association named Ultimate Service Organization of the Year in the Large-Business category. Ultimate has more than 3,700 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, 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.
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