National Board for Certified Counselors Successfully Implements Abila netFORUM Enterprise

December 18, 2014 – AUSTIN, TexasAbila, the leading provider of software and services to associations and nonprofits, announced today theNational Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates (NBCC) recently went live with their Abila netFORUM Enterprise implementation to streamline their certification process.

Abila partnered with Agilutions, a certified Abila implementation partner, to implement a customized certification solution for NBCC to streamline its complex business practices, reduce the paper application process and improve overall certificant experience.

“Abila and Agilutions’ certification expertise, along with the capabilities of the netFORUM software, made them the obvious choice when it came time for us to upgrade to an enterprise-quality solution,” said Shawn O’Brien, chief operating officer at NBCC. “We have already begun to realize efficiencies from process automation, resulting in reduction in staff time for data entry and document review, as well as improved accessibility to real-time data.”

netFORUM Enterprise is an open and extensible cloud-based platform that allows for customizations that can scale to support specific needs of large associations and credentialing bodies. The certification solution for NBCC was built on Agilutions’ “Credentialing EngineTM,” which allows organizations to more effectively and efficiently manage the entire lifecycle of a certificant, enhance value for stakeholders and increase application submissions and renewals.

NBCC is a nonprofit, independent certification organization that establishes and monitors a national certification system for counselors and focuses on advancing the counseling profession and enhancing mental health worldwide.

About Abila

Abila is the leading provider of software and services to associations and nonprofit organizations that help them make better decisions, execute with greater precision, increase engagement, and generate more revenue. With Abila solutions association and nonprofit professionals can use data and personal insight to make better financial and strategic decisions, enhance member and donor engagement and value, operate more efficiently and effectively, and increase revenue to better activate their mission. Abila combines decades of industry insight with technology know-how to serve more than 8,000 customers across North America. For more information, please visit

About Agilutions

Agilutions is the creator of the Credentialing Engine™ for Abila’s netFORUM EnterpriseTM, which together deliver the best-in-class credentialing management solution. A premier Implementation Partner since 2005, Agilutions developed the Credentialing Engine to help credentialing organizations most effectively advance their missions, improve customer service, and increase application enrollment and renewals.

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