March 2014

CrossKnowledge Unveils Learning Initiative Awards Winners at Talent 2015, Its Annual Client Conference

CrossKnowledge distinguished the best 2015 digital learning projects at the annual CrossKnowledge Academy conference

Sodexo, Ricoh, RSA, Henkel, VCB and ArcelorMittal were awarded at the event, attended by 650 training experts and professionals from all over the world, to share their experience and best practices.  

On March 27th 2015, CrossKnowledge presented its ‘Learning Initiative Awards’, paying tribute to the excellence of digital learning projects developed by organizations using CrossKnowledge solutions all around the world.

The jury selected the following award-winners from 40 applications:

  • RICOH, for the ‘Best initiative in Blended Learning’ category

The Best Learning Initiative in Blended Learning rewards a blended learning program that uses two or more successful delivery methods. 

  • SODEXO, for the ‘Best e-learning roll-out’ category

The Best E-learning Roll-out Initiative rewards an e-learning project that obtained results connected to human resources and business goals and improved business outcomes.

  • RSA Insurance/Learnability, for the ‘Best initiative in content creation’ category

The Best Learning initiative in Content Creation rewards a successful learning content compliant with the corporate needs.

  • Henkel for the ‘Best initiative in Learner engagement’ category

The Best Learning initiative in Learner Engagement rewards a learning program that succeeded in attracting, engaging and retaining learners.


The jury also gave two special awards to:


  • VCB in the ’Best initiative in Learner engagement’ category 

  • ArcelorMittal in the ’Best initiative in Blended Learning’ category

CrossKnowledge Learning Initiative Awards 2015

Jury members were Nathalie BallandLearning and Development Laboratory Manager at PSA University – PSA Peugeot CitroënJan NieuweboerLearning & Development Innovation Manager at Rabobank, Laurent ReichLearning Practice International Director at L’Oréal, David WilsonManaging Director of Elearnity and Steve Fiehl, Chief Innovation Officer of CrossKnowledge.

The jury paid particular attention to the following criteria for assessing the projects:

  • innovation and creativity in e-learning projects
  • measurable benefits for the company and the learner with respect to assigned learning goals
  • effective change support

“With the Learning Initiative Awards, we acknowledge and reward organisations that have, with great panache, taken new forms of distance training on board to enhance the performance of their staff.” Steve Fiehl, Chief Innovation Officer and joint founder of CrossKnowledge.