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Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014

On August 6, 2014, JumpForward ( completed its acquisition of Elevation® from Innovative Sports Strategies ( (“ISS”), a custom business office software solution for college athletic departments. JumpForward’s acquisition of Elevation® advances its mission of helping collegiate athletic departments to achieve the goals of their strategic plan.

Elevation® streamlines and brings integrity to all athletic department financial planning and reporting. In doing so, athletic business office tasks are assured of being a part of your overall data strategy. JumpForward provides their Coach Solution, Compliance Solution, and Unified Athletics® Department Solution to over 130 college athletic departments across the country. Earlier this year, they released the Predictive Analytics Vault™ to allow athletic departments to measure, analyze, and predict progress towards the goals of their strategic plans.

After an initial integration phase, JumpForward will provide its Unified Athletics® Department Solution to all Elevation™ customers. Having the Business Office on the same platform as coaches and staff will make it easier for everyone to participate in the budget process, get information into the system faster, and allow schools to truly go paperless. By combining Elevation with JumpForward’s Predictive Analytics Vault™, Athletic Departments will be able to take advantage of Big Data opportunities, unlock hidden patterns, and use these insights to proactively measure, analyze, and alter progress towards the goals of their strategic plans.

“We’re very excited to add Elevation® to our product offerings,” said Brad Niedermaier, JumpForward’s CEO. “Brian Cole (ISS’s CEO) and his team have built a great product for collegiate Business Offices and JumpForward will be able to provide the resources necessary to take it to the next level.”

JumpForward provides custom software and fanatical customer support to help college athletics departments reach the goals of their strategic plan. JumpForward’s Unified Athletics™ Department provides a single platform for coaches, student-athletes, and the entire athletics department staff to share access-based information, create paperless forms workflows, and communicate with the rest of the department. JumpForward’s product suite includes: Recruiting, Camp, Compliance, Academic Support, Business Office, Development, Equipment Management, Marketing, Ticket Office, and Predictive Analytics. For more information, please visit or email info(at)jumpforward(dot)com.

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