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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education's Information Technology Team Wins "Excellence in Strategic Vision" Award


Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) received the “Excellence in Strategic Vision” award from Campus Management Corporation (CMC) during CMC’s 2016 Campus Insight Users Conference held in Orlando, Florida. As the 2016 “Excellence in Strategic Vision” award winner, Bridgepoint’s Talisma team was recognized for developing and deploying a plan using the Talisma CRM iServices API, in combination with standardized integration design patterns. This plan resulted in a solution that enabled the Talisma team to service Bridgepoint’s academic services and enrollment services teams.

The Talisma CRM team’s event-driven model has helped the institution achieve a significant cost savings in the areas of solution design and architecture for many new processes, and the reliability and scalability of this architecture provides the organization with a reliable vehicle in which to deliver business solutions.

“Bridgepoint Education is honored to be recognized with the Excellence in Strategic Vision award,” said Tom Ashbrook, Bridgepoint Education’s executive vice president and chief information officer. “In the information technology industry, having a vision and developing a successful plan that will result in a faster turnaround on enhancements and projects is beneficial to any organization’s mission. I am very proud of the hard work and dedication Bridgepoint’s Talisma team put forth in implementing this model.”

The “Excellence in Strategic Vision” award is given to an institution that demonstrates the ability to foresee trends, needs, or issues pertaining to the business of higher education, and works with CMC solutions and services to address these for the overall good of the institution and the constituents it serves.

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About Bridgepoint Education

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636.