Epilepsy Foundation & Ameex Wins 2019 Acquia Engage Award

Epilepsy Foundation & Ameex Wins 2019 Acquia Engage Award

Awarded for Leveraging Acquia Lift’s personalization capabilities to deliver personalized experiences for its users

November 05, 2019 – Ameex today announced it was selected as the winner of the 2019 Acquia Engage Awards for “Best Personalization Practise in Action”. The Acquia Engage Awards recognize the world-class digital experiences that organizations are building with the Acquia Open Digital Experience Platform.

The Winner

Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation, a non-profit with nearly 50 local partners throughout the United States connects people with epilepsy and seizure disorders to treatment, support and resources. Ameex built a robust and scalable website that helped the Foundation reduce time to market, increase reusability and offer less than 1 sec of page load time. Acquia Lift’s Personalization capabilities were utilized to increase user engagement and conversation.  The revamped website built on Drupal platform could accommodate progressive customer profiles and also helped to achieve socialized user profile.

“This award is a testament to the combined capabilities of Ameex and the Epilepsy Foundation’s Digital Team to enhance epilepsy.com’s user experience,” said David-Alexandre Jost, senior director of Digital Strategy, Epilepsy Foundation. “Together with Ameex, we’ve had great success in changing the way our online community interacts with, and engages on, our digital platform.”

Key Results Achieved

  • Reduced time to market (2 months to 1 week)
  •  Serving personalized content for both registered and new users 
  • Touch count increased by 1X after Acquia lift integration
  • Decreased developer dependency by 50% using panelizer module
  • Created a modular-based platform architecture that facilitates integration of new technology capacities like AI, Chat Bots and Voice (Alexa, google assistant, Windows voice system etc...) into CMS & other dependent applications
  • Integrated a Drupal chat system that increased the average time spent on website and the results were phenomenal. 
  • Increased user enrolment using forums and increased customer life-time value
  • Implemented panels for the editor better experience
  • Built the workbench functionality for multiple level of editors
  • Unified Omni Channel experience

"We're thrilled to have our client Epilepsy Foundation be recognized for their tremendous personalization achievements,” said Ranga Srinivasan, President & CTO, Ameex Technologies. It is a recognition to our combined approach to personalization using Acquia Lift to engage each user individually and maximize the value of every interaction" 

Dan Venkatesan, Co-Founder and CEO, Ameex said “We are delighted to be awarded by Acquia for the second consecutive year, especially in recognition of our collaboration with clients delivering customer-centric digital experiences on Acquia platform”

More than 100 submissions were received from Acquia customers and partners, from which 16 were selected as winners. Nominations that demonstrated an advanced level functionality, integration, performance (results and key performance indicators), and overall user experience advanced to the finalist round, where an outside panel of experts selected the winning projects. Jurors included Keith Cline of VentureFizz, Erika Jones of CMSC Media, and Scott Liewehr of Digital Clarity Group.  See the winning projects and read what led to their success at the Acquia Engage Awards gallery

“This year’s awards were particularly competitive, with every category featuring a strong field of finalists and inspiring healthy debate among the judges,” Liewehr said. “The tremendous work and achievement behind these projects raise the bar for digital experience delivery, and they exemplify what’s possible when open platforms, strong strategy, and technical talent converge to deliver fantastic omnichannel experiences. We congratulate all the winners and finalists on their achievements.”

Acquia Engage Award winners will gather at the Acquia Engage Conference next week, November 11-13, in New Orleans. 

About Ameex

Ameex Technologies is a digital transformation and delivery partner helping clients ideate, design, build and deploy next generation, deeply integrated solutions. We bring together content, commerce and technology to deliver an omnichannel experience to our clients. Our industry knowledge combined with our deep expertise in leveraging standardized processes, automation, data-driven analytics and artificial intelligence / machine learning allows us to deliver personalized experience across different platforms.

Headquartered in Illinois, Chicago we are one of the very few companies to be listed under Inc 5000 as the fastest growing privately held organizations in the US for six consecutive years. 

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