RICHARDSON, TX – October 8, 2018 – Bluewater, a consulting and services partner for learning and talent management systems, announced their partnership with Ellucian, a higher education software, and services provider.

Ellucian customers looking to integrate learning and talent development programs into their existing HR services gain access to Bluewater’s deep expertise with the strategy, implementation, optimization, and ongoing operations of these programs in a higher education environment.

“Bluewater is excited to partner with Ellucian and provide transformational expertise in the deployment of learning and talent management to great colleges and universities who are looking to accelerate the development of their employees, partners and students,” said Chris Bond, CEO of Bluewater. “We feel honored to have been selected by Ellucian to be the implementation partner for their Talent Management Suite. Not only is this partnership a great addition to Bluewater’s existing higher education practice, it also aligns perfectly with our mission statement to help clients develop their people, for the future of their organizations and the transformation of the world.”

In partnership with Ellucian, Bluewater will implement the Cornerstone OnDemand (Talent Management Suite) system and integrate it with other Ellucian HR and student software solutions. The partnership expands Ellucian’s expertise with learning and talent management while simultaneously allowing Bluewater to apply their services to a larger higher education footprint.

“As a long-term Cornerstone partner that has completed more than 550 implementations and consulting engagements across industries, Bluewater has deep experience in the selection, implementation, and operation of learning and talent management systems,” said Ellucian SVP, Product Management, Kari Branjord. “When you combine Bluewater’s expertise with our experience providing solutions and services that power higher education, the partnership is a natural choice.”

Founded in 1968, Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software and services designed for higher education. Ellucian works with over 2,500 institutions in nearly 50 countries, enhancing operations and enriching the experience for over 18 million students.

About Bluewater 

Bluewater is the client-side partner for learning, talent, and human capital management that brings deep expertise for the selection, implementation, and operation of learning and talent management systems. As a full-service consulting and services company, Bluewater focuses on solving business problems by maximizing the value of our client’s technology investments in these areas.

Founded in 2003, Bluewater is headquartered in Richardson, Texas and has 130 employees with locations in the US, Canada, and Europe.

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