January 2017

CrossKnowledge Awarded at Brandon Hall’s 2016 Excellence in Technology Awards

At Brandon Hall’s 2016 Excellence in Technology Awards, the CrossKnowledge Learning Suite took home the gold award in Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for the third year in a row. CrossKnowledge’s social learning technologies received a Silver Award in Best Advance in Social Learning while the new technology Blendedx earned a Bronze Award in Best Unique Learning Technology.

Steve Fiehl CrossKnowledge

“Seeing our platforms recognized as best-in-class is such a gratifying experience. We know that it’s more important now than ever to be at the forefront of e-learning technology. That means we are constantly adjusting to make sure that the solutions we provide produce meaningful results for both the employees and companies that use them.”

Steve Fiehl, Chief Innovation Officer of CrossKnowledge


Learn more about what makes us the most awarded learning company by Brandon Hall in 2016

For the third year in a row, CrossKnowledge’s acclaimed Learning Suite was awarded the gold in Learning Management Technology for its innovative nature, and ability to integrate exclusive learning formats. The full SAAS and cloud-based platform allow companies to maximize their use of CrossKnowledge’s online e-learning solutions; resulting in stronger ROI and training efficiency.
CrossKnowledge earned a Silver Award for its unique and proven approach to social learning into the Learning Platform: Linkedin Add to Profile, Social Wall, Discussions and Yammer integration made the difference.
CrossKnowledge earned a Bronze Award for Blendedx, a new learning technology designed by CrossKnowledge that has the ability to transform individuals as well as the company. This new technology changes the face of distance learning as it gives new roles for trainers, is entirely focused on group dynamics, and links training to professional life. bronze tech award 2016



“We congratulate our Technology Award winners, and also thank them for leading the way in designing and utilizing technologies that empower organizations to enhance – and in some cases transform – their organizations,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “Our research shows that Human Capital Management technology is a primary driver of innovation, and our award-winning organizations serve as models of success.”


“Another significant finding of our research is the importance of optimizing the employee experience as a driver of engagement and retention,” said Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke. “The technology user experience plays an increasingly large role in shaping the employee experience, and these award winners are creating leading practices that deserve validation and recognition.”


A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?


The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is the most prestigious awards program in the industry. Oftentimes called the “Academy Awards” of Learning, Talent and Business Executives, the program was one of the first of its kind in the learning industry, which was pioneered in 1994.