LOS ANGELES – (November 19, 2018) – Liferay, Inc., which makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices, today announced the winners of the sixth annual Liferay Pulse Awards. Liferay’s Pulse Awards are designed to honor the the people and companies behind innovative and creative solutions built using Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP). A key theme this year was one of engagement, whether that was by providing deeper digital engagement to employees with an intranet, sales agents through omnichannel applications or partners via streamlined deal registration and support ticket logging. Winners included CNO Financial Group and Hearst, which were recognized as examples of what can be accomplished through digital transformation.
“We continue to be amazed by the engaging customer, partner and employee experiences created through Liferay DXP,” said Liferay Chief Operating Officer Brian Kim. “Today’s businesses certainly understand the need to provide cohesive digital experiences regardless of location or device. We feel that the Pulse winners this year have really taken advantage of what Liferay DXP is built for and capable of – and the results we see are inspiring. Congratulations to 2018’s very deserving companies.”
Winners of the Liferay Pulse Awards were revealed recently at the 11th annual Liferay Symposium North America, an event bringing together Liferay’s leadership, customers and partners. The Pulse Awards highlighted the breadth and flexibility of DXP implementations across the categories of Best Overall Digital Transformation, Best Intranet Experience, Best B2B Digital Experience and Best Omnichannel Experience. Selected winners include:
Best Intranet Experience: Hearst
Hearst is a leading global, diversified media, information and services company with more than 360 businesses. In 2017, working with Liferay Global Partner Accenture, Hearst—through its Communications and Technology teams—debuted a new intranet, MyHEARST, utilizing modern development tools and processes. Hearst leveraged the core capabilities of Liferay to deliver a comprehensive employee portal experience to more than 14,000 employees, while also providing information tailored to individual business units and office locations across the country. Custom permissioning on applications central to employee job functions and integrated companywide platforms enable MyHEARST to be the unified source of all essential workflow needs and announcements for Hearst employees.
Best Omnichannel Experience: CNO Financial Group
CNO Financial Group is middle-income America's valued financial security partner. The company provides health and life insurance, as well as retirement solutions, to middle-income Americans through CNO Financial Group’s family of insurance brands: Bankers Life, Colonial Penn and Washington National. Using Liferay, Colonial Penn, a brand of CNO Financial Group, created a series of tools, including a responsive new site, to ensure consistency and continuity in the customer experience by establishing a single profile for each user, tracking interactions on mobile devices, online and in-person and actively anticipating customer needs.
Learn more about how companies around the world are using Liferay Digital Experience Platform by viewing our case studies at https://www.liferay.com/resources.