First Tech Honored with Sitecore Experience Award

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First Tech Honored with Sitecore Experience Award

Sitecore Experience Awards 2021 Honorable Mention/First Tech Federal Credit Union logo

by Horizontal Digital


First Tech Federal and Horizontal Digital Are Named a 2021 Sitecore Experience Honorable Mention in the Best Digital Experience Transformation Category

[Minneapolis] (Oct. 5, 2021) – Horizontal Digital today announced it has received a Sitecore Experience Award (SEA) honorable mention in the Best Digital Experience Transformation category for its work with First Tech. The entry was selected from more than 140 submissions, recognized with an entry for how First Tech saw a 351% increase in student loan and 340% increase in home loan applications enabled by their Sitecore site.

The Sitecore Experience Awards 2021 recognize brands that have built truly customer-centric digital experiences with Sitecore® technology. The SEAs are awarded to Sitecore customers and their partners whose entries clearly demonstrate their Sitecore solution is delivering ground-breaking customer experiences and great overall value to their business. The SEAs highlight best-in-class brands from four specialized categories.

“I’m proud of our team’s unwavering focus to delivering unforgettable connected experiences and for the work to be recognized as a top digital brand experience across the globe. Congratulations to First Tech on this great recognition,” said Chris Staley, Co-Founder & EVP.

“We have some of the most innovative customers and partners in the world leveraging our platform to implement digital-first strategies that dramatically enhance the consumer experience,” said Lee Miles, Chief Customer Success Officer, Sitecore. “They recognize that digital has become ingrained at every level of the customer experience. It is more than a key component for organizations that want to move beyond the status quo – it is absolutely essential to any brand that wants to make those experiences even more immersive and impactful. We are proud to honor their achievements with this year’s Sitecore Experience Awards.”

Through the rigorous selection process, each entry was judged by a panel consisting of Sitecore leadership from that entry’s region. There are three regions that evaluated and approved all regional selections based on specific selection and scoring criteria.

About Sitecore

Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers the world’s smartest brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. A highly decorated industry leader, Sitecore is the only company bringing together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. Leading companies including American Express, ASOS, Kimberly-Clark, L’Oréal, and Volvo Cars rely on Sitecore to provide more engaging, personalized experiences for their customers. Learn more at Sitecore.com.

About Horizontal Digital

Horizontal Digital is an experience-forward consultancy that builds exceptional website, mobile, ecommerce and portal experiences that meet customers with the right message, at the right moment. We deliver on this promise by fusing every digital touchpoint with customer data from sales, service, ecommerce and marketing programs we design and implement. These connected experiences create and continue conversations for customers across all departments and channels — empowering organizations to build stronger relationships with them in the process. Our unwavering focus on delivering meaningful digital experiences at every touchpoint has allowed us to successfully solve complex challenges for some of the world’s most recognizable brands.

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