Partner Awards 2019 – Revealing the finalists

A couple of weeks ago, we revealed the winners of this year’s Resco Partner Awards. Now, let’s look at the finalists in the Partner of the Year and Innovation categories:

Avento

This year’s Innovation winner was also a finalist in the Partner of the Year category. Avento deserved its spot in this list as well, because apart from being innovative, they also have implemented many successful Resco projects, and we really appreciate their proactive and professional approach.

To guide businesses through digital transformation, Avento’s staff are not only pure-blooded IT specialists but skilled change managers too. They enable effective collaboration between a client’s back office and field teams, so the latter can always fully concentrate on the customer.

On top of state-of-the-art technology, Avento also provides coaching, training and specialized communication to ensure successful digital transformation. Its FMCG365 solution helps companies such as Henkel, Brewery Boon, Duvel Moortgat, Detry, Field Resource, Het Anker, Limarc, The Java Coffee Company to claim and maintain leading positions in the FMCG sector.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

FMCG365

COSMO CONSULT

For more than 20 years COSMO CONSULT has been updating business processes and IT structures by implementing and supporting various business solutions. We have been working closely with their Austrian and German offices. They are a finalist in the Partner of the Year award because of their professional approach and business success. Check out a recent customer success story they did with a Resco customer – Containex.

Apart from implementation, COSMO CONSULT provides workshops, training, webinars and to ensure that our customers can benefit from rapid knowledge transfer.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

Fair-Contact Manager

Cloud Innovation

Belgium partner Cloud Innovation is this year’s finalists in the Innovation category with its Salesforce-based Retail Execution app, incorporating Resco Inspections technology – CPG 360.
It is used by sales teams working on product introductions, placing orders, timely discussing promotions and checking contractual agreements related to product availability, pricing & usage of promotional materials.

We were impressed by how can Resco technology be creatively combined with two more 3rd party solutions, like a live route planner with real-time traffic information.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

CPG 360

GFI

Gfi Informatique is a key player in value-added IT services and software in Europe, that through its differentiated approaches occupies a strategic position between global firms and niche markets.

They were a finalist in the Innovation category, with their custom solution Eficienza Health for the healthcare industry, which facilitates collaboration between Sales teams, Marketing and Medical departments.

We really liked how the solution handles complex price calculations, creatively uses switch form triggers and successfully integrates data with specialized 3rd party healthcare solutions.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

Eficienza Health

Key2Act (formerly known as WennSoft)

The only American partner on this list is also one of the most experienced ones.

Key2Act has used Resco technology and enhanced it with their industry and technical know-how to create MobileTech – a mobile solution which connects to Microsoft Dynamics GP. It enables technicians to track their appointments, quickly view data on customers and equipment, and efficiently complete the appointment and then process the invoice/payment in the field. It also enables field workers to manage service calls and job appointments, access full customer and equipment history, and capture opportunities for additional work. It is used for construction, equipment management, service management, fixed assets management and mobile dispatch of field technicians.

Key2Act made to it to the list of finalists in this year’s Partner of the Year award because of the number of successfully implemented MobileTech projects, which could be counted in hundreds.

Last year, we had the pleasure to attend their Synergy conference.

Metadata Technologies

Our only Asian partner in this list is based in Dubai, UAE. The company participated as a finalist in the Innovation category, with their custom solution Property-xRM.

This custom Resco solution is used for property development companies to manage their end-to-end sales process right from lead generation to selling of property. It covers the business’s critical sales, leasing and facilities management functionalities for the Commercial and Residential real estate sector. It also leverages the technological advancements from Microsoft, including Outlook email integration, customizable workflows, mobility features, social media integration, along with a complete stack of Microsoft products like Office 365.

We were especially impressed by its 2D & 3D floor plan visualization and the ability to identify property invitees using QR Codes.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

Property-xRM

Navicon

Our most experienced and successful partner from Russia was a finalist in the Partner of the Year award. Navicon has successfully implemented over 500 various IT projects for both Russian and international companies. Some of their clients include Sberbank CIB, Heineken Russia, R-Pharm, Sanofi, Bayer, Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting, and many others.

Established in 2002, the company has currently over 250 employees on staff and focuses primarily on the pharmaceutical, FMCG and retail, manufacturing, distribution, and professional services industries.

Among all companies headquartered in Russia, Navicon is the only one listed by Gartner as a CRM vendor for pharma and biotech companies.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

Navicon Pharma CRM

NORRIQ

NORRIQ offers consultancy and technology that streamlines and supports all processes of companies throughout the entire value chain. They are specialists in ERP, CRM, BI and e-commerce.

The company was founded in Denmark in 2007 and today has grown into an international company with 11 offices in 7 countries and implementations in 46 different countries, but we’ve been working mainly with the Belgium branch. NORRIQ is a finalist in the Partner of the Year award because of the number and scope of projects implemented. In total, they have over 5,000 customers internationally. They are a regular guest at our resco.next conference.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

Pharma 365 Sales

Drink IT 365

ORBIS

This year’s Partner of the Year winner was also a finalist in the Innovation category, with their custom solution Mobile Offline Visit Planning. This solution helps sales reps across a wide range of industries to plan their appointments as efficiently as possible. It allows searching for data, both graphically via a map-supported radius search and according to flexible criteria, such as customer potential, customers with open activities, customers near site, and more.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

ORBIS ConsumerOne

Rimrock Corporation (FIELDBOSS)

Rimrock Corporation was a finalist in both Partner of the Year and Innovation categories.

Established in 1989, Rimrock Corporation is a boutique consulting firm specializing in Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central and FIELDBOSS contractor management business applications. They also specialize in hosting GP within Microsoft Azure. They have gold competency in Gold Enterprise Resource Planning, and Silver in Cloud Customer Relationship Management and Small and Mid-market Cloud Solutions.

When it comes to innovation, we were impressed by the capabilities of its end-to-end solution for elevator and HVAC contractors.

Resco Partner Marketplace listings:

FIELDBOSS Elevator Contractor Management

FIELDBOSS HVAC Contractor Management

Sycor

It would be hard to find a Resco partner with more Microsoft competencies than Sycor – 12 Gold and 3 silver. It’s no wonder they are a finalist in the Innovation award with their custom Resco solution e.Folder.

This solution takes digital sales presentations to a new level. It allows sales representatives to access their latest marketing materials centrally and offline. The presentations are launched directly from Microsoft CRM: With full integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement, sales reps automatically know which presentations we’re already shared with CRM contacts. With a handy feedback function, they can quickly see how the product demonstration has arrived to the customer. Also, every single slide in sales presentation will automatically track the duration of your viewing – giving the marketing team vital information to streamline their presentations continually.

Resco Partner Marketplace listing:

Sycor.eFolder

Sycor.LifeSciences

We are truly grateful and honored to be working with partners from around the globe that are so innovative, hard-working and customer-centric.

Can’t wait to see who will take the spotlight next year!

Until then – keep on innovating and helping customers transform and grow.

If you have any questions about Resco Partner Awards or partner co-marketing, feel free to reach out to me.