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Dec 21, 2023

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Akeneo’s Winning Streak: Eight Achievements to Spotlight for 2023

On Day 8 of PXMas, discover eight of the awards Akeneo has received over the past year, recognizing everything from our composable technology to excellence in UX to customer support initiatives.

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In the realm of Product Experience (PX) Strategy, the team here at Akeneo have recently clinched a remarkable tally of eight prestigious awards in the past year, helping to solidify our presence as a PX powerhouse. These accolades validate our commitment to excellence for both our customers and our partners, positioning ourselves as a leader within the industry. 

Without further ado, let’s delve into the details of each achievement!

 

 

1. Ventana Research Value Index Leader in PXM Research

Akeneo’s prowess in PXM has been acknowledged by Ventana Research in their 2023 Market Perspective as an overall Value Index Leader, solidifying its position in the field. This recognition reflects Akeneo’s dedication to providing unparalleled value in the realm of product experience. 

The PXM Value Index is a measure of a vendor’s ability to fulfill a buyer’s PXM needs using their software. By incorporating customer expectations and demands for vendor selection, Ventana Research generates a complete report, helping organizations evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of PIM tools in delivering engaging digital experiences through PXM best practices. This quantitative, research-based index assessed Akeneo and 15 other PIM vendors across seven categories, comprising five Product Experience categories and two Customer Experience categories: Adaptability, Capability, Manageability, Reliability, and Usability were related to product experience, while Validation and TCO/ROI pertained to customer experience.

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2. Globee Awards for American Business Company of the Year – Retail

Akeneo stands tall as the GOLD GLOBEE® WINNER Company of the Year – Retail, as honored by the prestigious Globee Awards for American Business. This award underlines Akeneo’s impact and influence in shaping the retail landscape. 

Akeneo secured the coveted title in recognition of the impact that Akeneo Product Cloud has on the retail industry. The category-defining Akeneo Product Cloud is a composable solution that centralizes, enriches and activates every element of the complete product record in order to optimize the product experiences that appear on any customer touch point. It provides retailers, distributors and brands with this centralized system of record for all product information, for every team and every sales channel that collects and activates data to create high-quality product descriptions and information that deliver consistent, compelling and comprehensive product experiences to customers.

 

 

3. Stevie® Award Silver Medalist Winner

A Silver Medal from the esteemed Stevie® Awards for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – Up to 2,500 Employees further cements Akeneo’s excellence. This recognition acknowledges Akeneo’s outstanding achievements, innovation, and dedication to customer success. 

According to the judges, “Akeneo has demonstrated outstanding progress as a leading player in the Product Experience Management (PXM) space. Offering a comprehensive and composable SaaS-based solution, Akeneo Product Cloud, the company facilitates seamless product experiences across various channels, empowering businesses to drive growth. Their open platform and innovative product information management (PIM) solution have made them a trusted partner for leading brands and retailers globally.”

 

 

4. SoftwareReviews 2023 PIM Software Awards Gold Medalist Winner

The Gold Medalist accolade from SoftwareReviews 2023 PIM Software Awards places Akeneo at the forefront of Product Information Management. It signifies Akeneo’s commitment to delivering top-notch PIM solutions.

 

 

5. The Software Report’s Top 100 Software Companies

Akeneo secures its position among the elite with inclusion in The Software Report’s Top 100 Software Companies. This acknowledgment highlights Akeneo’s significant contributions to the software industry. 

This esteemed awards publication has earned a reputation as the foremost authority on the best companies within the software industry. The process of selection involves carefully examining the feedback received from nominations and conducting in-depth research into a company’s background, which includes publicly available information as well as insights from platforms such as Glassdoor, G2, Capterra, and other sources. 

Backed by a comprehensive approach, the Software Report considers a multitude of factors, including product functionality, customer satisfaction, corporate reputation, innovative capabilities, organizational depth, ESG involvement, and long-term viability, among numerous other criteria. Irrespective of the company’s size or age, this year’s awardees, including Akeneo, are making a significant impact on the software industry within their specific domains, all while providing exceptional value to their customers.

 

 

6. BEST UX IN ECOMMERCE Bronze Award eCommerce

Akeneo’s commitment to providing an exceptional user experience in the eCommerce space is recognized with the Bronze Award for Best UX in eCommerce. This accolade reinforces Akeneo’s focus on user-centric design and functionality. 

Taking place annually, these awards bring together some of the best industry minds celebrating this dynamic and fast-paced world of eCommerce. Open to organizations of all sizes and locations, the awards recognize commitment, creativity, passion, and innovation. Awards are independently judged to the highest of standards by some of the industry’s key players, and Akeneo was fortunate enough to be recognized for our UX offering!

 

 

7. 2023 Best Customer Support Badge from Software Advice

Akeneo’s dedication to customer support is highlighted by the receipt of the 2023 Best Customer Support Badge from Software Advice. This recognition underscores Akeneo’s commitment to ensuring customer success. 

Software Advice synthesizes verified end-user reviews to recognize the most highly-rated products in a specific software category, helping software buyers make more informed purchase decisions. Akeneo Product Cloud earned an overall rating of 4.7 (out of 5). 

Big thanks to all our customers for this specific award! It would not have been possible without your constant support and feedback.

 

 

8. G2 Leader in PIM

Akeneo’s consistency as a G2 Leader in PIM for four consecutive years is a testament to its sustained excellence. This long-term recognition showcases Akeneo’s ongoing impact and leadership in the Product Information Management space

What sets us apart? As the leading PIM platform for four years running, we’re dedicated to building product experiences that drive growth and scalability. We’re honored to be validated by our customers’ trust and the evolving market’s demand for innovative, intelligent solutions. 

G2, one of the largest software marketplaces, represents the voice of real software users. Our rankings are a testament to our close partnership with our customers and our focus on enabling omnichannel customer experiences through amazing product experiences. We’re deeply thankful to our customers for their support, and we’d like to express our gratitude to the entire Akeneo team for their dedication to delivering exceptional outcomes!

 

12 Days of PXMas

While we’ve only highlighted a handful of the awards, these accolades that we’ve received as the Akeneo team this past year paint a picture of a company not just thriving but excelling in the dynamic landscape of product experiences and beyond. 

As we celebrate these victories, it’s evident that our commitment to innovation, customer satisfaction, and industry leadership continues to set new standards within PX Strategy and pave the way forward for exceptional customer and product experiences.With all that said and done, eight awards means that we’ve officially reached day eight of our twelve days of PXMas – stay tuned to see what’s in store for the last four! And as always, feel free to reach out to a PX expert today if you have any questions, or are interested in learning more.

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