PALO ALTO, Calif., June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zugata, the performance management software company that helps organizations build high-performance cultures, today announced the Zugata Partner Program to help its customers design and implement strategic programs that drive employee and organizational performance. Initial partners include Paradigm, Plumeria and BWG.

“As our customers embark on their journeys to create high-performance cultures, Zugata’s partner ecosystem will be an additional and invaluable resource for them,” said Srinivas Krishnamurti, co-founder and CEO of Zugata. “Our partners are proven experts in designing and implementing performance management processes that help employees and organizations develop. Our certification program will ensure that partners are trained not only on our products but also on industry best practices so they are fully equipped to help our customers.”

The partners would broadly fall into the following categories:

  1. Resellers: Initially focused on international markets, reseller partners will be equipped to sell Zugata products in their respective markets by leveraging their local knowledge and customer relationships.
  2. Professional Services: Zugata’s professional services partners will bring industry and product expertise to work closely with its customers to design, train, and roll out enhanced performance management processes. Zugata ensures partners are trained and certified to help companies accelerate, execute, and strengthen people programs designed to maximize employee and organizational performance.
  3. Content Partners: Expanding on existing partnerships that are focused on delivering personalized development resources, new partners will focus on Diversity and Inclusion to offer content, training and consulting services to help customers mitigate biases in performance management practices.

Partners on the Zugata Partner Program:

  • "Objective, growth-oriented feedback is critically important to high performance and employee success. It's also essential to creating equitable, inclusive cultures where people from all backgrounds can thrive. Zugata focuses on combining the benefits of real-time feedback with the structure we know works to mitigate bias, ultimately empowering people with the insights they need to learn and improve. We're thrilled to be a partner in helping companies create inclusive feedback cultures," said Joelle Emerson, founder and CEO of Paradigm.
  • "Peer-driven feedback has been proven to create a more objective, inclusive, and unbiased record of performance. Zugata has a cutting-edge combination of tools for continual feedback, goal setting, and performance evaluation. We are thrilled to partner with Zugata to help customers build best performance strategy yet," said Cody Wright, founder of Plumeria.
  • “Zugata is an ideal partner to us as it brings a unique approach to performance management. It is an innovative and disruptive solution that enables HR to deliver a high- performance culture, team development, and the design of a modern, assertive and dynamic evaluation system. We are very proud of being able to offer Zugata to our clients in Brazil and South America,” said Cesar Rossi, CEO of BWG.

For more information on the Zugata Partner Program page, visit: go.zugata.com/zugata-partner-program

About Zugata
Zugata was founded in 2014 with a vision to use data to empower employees and organizations to reach their fullest potential. Its innovative mobile-first solution makes it possible for employees to receive continuous feedback from the people they work with, along with personalized development resources, so they can constantly improve and reach their true potential. Its AI-powered analytics help companies improve organizational performance to drive business success. Zugata is based in Palo Alto, CA and is backed by Canaan Partners, General Catalyst, Formation 8, Redpoint Ventures, and Silicon Valley angel investors. For more information, go to http://www.zugata.com/ or follow Zugata on Twitter @ZugataInc. 
                                                           
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