December 2017

Four Wins for CrossKnowledge at the 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards

CrossKnowledge wins three gold and one bronze awards in four categories at the 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards –

The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is the most prestigious awards program in the industry. The program was one of the first of its kind in the learning industry, which was pioneered in 1994.

Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group, said, “Our technology award winners are truly outstanding and set a high bar for others. We have learned a great deal from what they have accomplished. The awards programs supplement our quantitative research in providing our team with unique insights to share with our members and clients.”

“The technology innovators who won Excellence Awards this year were focused on providing users with a better overall experience. That is what our research says employers want, and our award winners are leading the way,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.

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?
  • 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?


CrossKnowledge was recognized for the following categories:

‘Best Advance in Learning Management Technology’ (CrossKnowledge Learning Suite)

Brandon Hall Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for CrossKnowledge Learning Suite


For the fourth year in a row, CrossKnowledge’s acclaimed Learning Suite was awarded the gold in the Learning Management Technology category for its innovative nature, and ability to integrate exclusive learning formats. The full SAAS and cloud-based platform allows companies to maximize their use of CrossKnowledge online e-learning solutions; resulting in stronger ROI and learning efficiency.

‘Best Advance in Social Learning Technology’ (BlendedX)


CrossKnowledge won the Gold award for its unique and proven approach to Social Learning into the Learning Platform. Blendedˣ, a new blended learning approach that is meaningful and puts the focus on developing competency. Integrated gamification and sharing among learners are at the heart of this approach in order to strengthen learner adoption and engagement which made the difference.

‘Best Advance in Mobile Learning Technology’ (My Learning)


Launched in May 2017, during the annual NEXT conference, the CrossKnowledge My Learning app took home the gold award in its first year. My Learning is setting new standards in the Mobile Learning Technology space. The My Learning app gives learners the option to complete entire training courses on their mobile, both online and offline, and across all devices.

‘Best Advance in Emerging Learning Technology’ (BlendedX)


Blendedˣ was also awarded with a Bronze medal for the Best Advance in Emerging Learning Technology category. Blendedˣ learning experience is both user-friendly and fun. Learners are motivated and encouraged to co-develop their professional skills using this natively multimodal learning innovation, which adopts the best practices of the 70/20/10 pedagogical model.


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