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Akumina Inc. announced today that Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has selected the InterChange Platform to power its intranet.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is one of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organizations in the United States. With more than 300 local affiliates, Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers mentor children in communities across the country.

With InterChange, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America will create their next-generation corporate intranet and be able to quickly and seamlessly disseminate information throughout the entire federation while focusing on driving employee and staff engagement. Additionally, InterChange will empower their 300+ affiliates and more than 10,000 staff members with a modern and mobile-friendly collaboration system through which they can communicate on initiatives, share ideas and spread the news about successes in their communities.

“We are pleased to partner with Akumina so we can focus on delivering a software platform that will change the way our organization communicates and collaborates within the BBBS network of affiliates,” said Sean Ryan, vice president of information technology at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

InterChange allows all Microsoft customers to immediately begin productively using Office 365, SharePoint Online and SharePoint to deliver exceptional mobile-first targeted experiences.

Focusing on the user of the system, InterChange, known as “The CMS for Office 365”, delivers an intuitive Content Management interface for non-technical business users and a scalable development framework for developers and system integrators that can be deployed ‘Turn-Key’ or highly ‘Customized’ across Intranets, Extranets, Portals, Collaboration Sites, Public Facing Websites and more.

“As large national organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Sisters of America place emphasis on digital transformation, it is critical that organizations adopt solutions that drive operations efficiency and organizational success.” said David Maffei, chief revenue officer at Akumina. “This engagement further establishes InterChange as the content management solution for Office 365-based solutions and expands Akumina’s expertise in the not-for-profit sector. We are excited to welcome Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Sisters of America to the Akumina family.”

About Akumina

Akumina delivers a software platform that enables internal business users to do their job and empowers developers to deliver a more intuitive way of increasing the adoption of today’s cloud technology. InterChange’s decoupled architecture independently empowers the creation, management and maintenance of site experiences powered by an organization’s intelligence, inside Office 365 and associated cloud technologies. Akumina’s clients include Roper Technologies, Putnam Investments, the Realty Operations Group and The University of California.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters ensures that the children in its program achieve such measurable outcomes as educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 111-year history. With over 300 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves nearly 170,000 children (“Littles”), their families and 170,000 volunteer mentors (“Bigs”). Learn more at: http://www.BigBrothersBigSisters.org

For more information, please contact:
Tahlor DiCicco
VP of Global Marketing
Akumina, Inc.
603-943-7109 ext. 133

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