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Blackbaud Honored for Innovation in the Execution of Education Services

  • by Nicole McGougan
  • Nov 7, 2016, 14:55 PM

Recognized for services excellence at TSIA Technology Services World Conference

Charleston, S.C. (November 7, 2016) — Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced that it has been named the winner of the 2016 Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) STAR Award for Innovation in the Execution of Education Services. The award was announced on October 18 at the Technology Services World (TSW) conference in Las Vegas.

The TSIA STAR Award for Innovation in the Execution of Education Services recognized Blackbaud for demonstrating innovation and excellence in its overall education practices. The company’s innovation contributed significant value from how training is sold, marketed, and developed, to the technology used to manage it.

“The STAR Awards program is a long-standing honor in the technology services industry, recognizing organizations that set the standard for leadership and dedication to this important market space,” said J.B. Wood, president and CEO of TSIA. “Blackbaud has clearly demonstrated its high-level commitment to delivering world-class results in the area of education services, and it was an honor to recognize them at our TSW conference.”

Companies seeking the STAR Award undergo a rigorous evaluation process, with the winners selected by TSIA’s service discipline advisory board members. Since its inception in 1990, the STAR Awards have become one of the highest honors in the technology services industry, acknowledging the contribution of companies of all sizes to the continual improvement of technology services delivery industry-wide. For information on the STAR Awards, go to www.tsia.com/awards_and_certifications/star_awards.html.

About Blackbaud
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and relationship management, digital marketing, advocacy, accounting, payments, analytics, school management, grant management, corporate social responsibility, and volunteerism. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.

About TSIA
The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to advancing the business of technology services. Technology services organizations large and small look to TSIA for world-class business frameworks, best practices based on real-world results, detailed performance benchmarking, exceptional peer networking opportunities, and high-profile certification and awards programs. TSIA corporate members represent the world’s top technology companies as well as scores of innovative small and mid-size businesses in four major markets: enterprise IT and telecom, consumer technology, healthcare and healthcare IT, and industrial equipment and technology. TSIA’s editorial blog, Inside Technology Services, is widely recognized by technology service professionals for providing thought leadership and insights into industry trends and best practices. Visit us at www.tsia.com, follow us on Twitter @TSIACommunity, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Google+.

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Nicole McGougan
Blackbaud Public Relations
843-654-3307
media@blackbaud.com

Trisha Bright
TSIS
858-674-5491
trisha.bright@tsia.com


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