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Altus Dynamics a Finalist in 2 Categories at the 10th Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

Posted by Colin Dickinson on Nov 19, 2012 9:45:00 AM

Impact2012_Winner_LogoAltus Dynamics announced today that it has been selected as a Finalist in two award categories; Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year and Customer Experience Partner of the Year at the upcoming 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. Now in its tenth year, the annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada.

This year, we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the IMPACT Awards, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of Canadian Technology Partners, such as Altus Dynamics.” said Mark Dodds, Vice-President of Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. “Microsoft depends on our Partners now more than ever before as we enter a new era of cloud based computing. Our partnership is pivotal to growth and success and we look forward to celebrating the commitments of our Partners this year at the IMPACT Awards gala.”

Altus Dynamics has been chosen as a finalist in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year Award which recognizes a partner that has excelled in providing innovative and unique sales, services, solutions, and/or support based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Altus’ client, Pathways to Education Canada and their Dynamics CRM based solution was profiled, highlighting how the solution has improved the organization’s ability to serve more at risk school going children, and serve them better. The second award is Customer Experience Partner of the Year, which they they won in 2011, for their Customer Success Program and approach to customer service. The Program strives to establish and maintain long term customer relationships via a range of tools including ensuring smooth handovers, regular planned communication, liaising between the client and Altus Support and product road-mapping.

“We’re delighted to be recognised once again by Microsoft for our efforts and hard work. It’s been a great year for us in terms of new customer adds as well as peer recognition. We followed up our win at the IMPACT Awards in 2011 with Finalist places in two global awards, Public Sector Industry Partner of the Year and Cloud Partner of the Year, and now two more at IMPACT 2012.We have great people doing great work for great clients. To have that acknowledged through the Microsoft Awards programs, is icing on the cake.” commented Altus Dynamics’ Managing Partner, Colin Dickinson. “The management team have put huge focus on creating innovative solutions based on Microsoft technologies to meet the challenges experienced by the Public Sector. Equally important to us is our focus on serving our customers as best as we possibly can, and that combination is paying real dividends.” he added.

Altus Dynamics, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at an awards ceremony at the new Four Seasons Hotel located in Yorkville, Toronto on November 13, 2012.


About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

In 2003, Microsoft Canada Inc. launched the IMPACT Awards, a program to recognize the numerous achievements within its technology Partner community. This year, Microsoft celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the program with 25 award categories designed to recognize innovation across Microsoft Partner Network Competencies, Emerging Technologies, and Marketing, Relationships & Partnering Excellence.

The IMPACT Awards are open to Active Canadian members of the Microsoft Partner Network.

For a list of all 2012 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit .



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This Post Was Written By Colin Dickinson
Colin Dickinson is the CEO and managing partner at Sparkrock. Given his business and accounting knowledge, Colin provides valuable insight as well as strong comprehension as to how Sparkrock can help organizations address their individual business challenges. He is passionate about the non-profit community and regularly contributes to local youth based non-profits by volunteering his time and fundraising.
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