IBM Beacon Awards recognize select Business Partners for delivering innovative IBM-based solutions to help clients prevail in today’s market

Cologne, Germany – February 15, 2017 – TIMETOACT GROUP was named a winner of a 2017 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Collaborative Work Solution. This honor is awarded to select IBM Business Partners that deliver outstanding solutions across IBM’s broad product and service portfolio to drive business value for customers. The 2017 awards recognize achievements across a wide-range of growing solution areas, including cloud and Watson IoT, all of which are helping clients thrive in the cognitive era.

Felix.Binsack TIMETOACT IBM ChampionWe are proud that we created a very competitive Digital Workplace in the market on the basis of IBM Connections and our Web Content & Custom Apps Extension XCC. It combines Internal Communication, Enterprise Collaboration and Application Integration into a truly integrated Intranet. This solution avoids attention fragmentation, content fragmentation, redundancies and inconsistencies by using a single content store. Hereby, it establishes a true ‘Single Point of Truth’ that increases employee engagement and participation, streamlines processes and simplifies communication. Our customers’ experiences show that with XCC, the IBM Connections usage doubles and helps drive Digital Transformation.”


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“We are very happy with XCC, it has become a total game changer for our use of IBM Connections!”

– Mr. Sigþór Hilmisson, Head of IT, MFA Iceland

“With the help of XCC, we were able to create a clear user-friendly and visually appealing platform in IBM Connections for company-wide issues.”

– Maike Schrieverhoff, Responsible for Internal Communications at Ernsting‘s family

“Congratulations for winning this award. XCC is definitely the ideal solution for helping companies taking the most out of IBM Connections.” – Aurore Achour, Social Unit, IBM France

The Beacon Awards are an integral part of IBM’s Business Partner recognition program. Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, the winners are selected by a panel of expert judges consisting of IBM executives, industry analysts and members of the press. The awards are given to Business Partners around the world who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions to clients to drive transformation and business growth. This year’s awards recognized Business Partner achievements across 19 award categories encompassing a wide-range of solution areas, including analytics, collaboration, cloud, commerce, cognitive, Watson IoT and security.

“By delivering innovative solutions to drive business value, Beacon Award winners help transform the way their clients and industries do business,” said Marc Dupaquier, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. “We’d like to congratulate TIMETOACT on winning the Beacon Award for Outstanding Collaboration Work Solution and delivering exceptional client satisfaction and results.”

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