Thought Industries Wins Both Silver and Bronze in the 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards

Thought Industries
Dec 14, 2017 3:00:00 PM

BOSTON, MA, December 15, 2017 – Thought Industries, creator of the world’s first Learning Business Platform™ and one of the fastest growing online learning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, has won two coveted Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards. The company took home the Silver award in the “Best Advance in Learning Management Technology” category for their Learning Business Platform, and the Bronze award in the “Best Advance in Emerging Learning Technology” for the Panorama licensing and user group management functionality. Thought Industries’ win was announced on December 14, 2017. All the 2017 winners are listed on the Brandon Hall website.

Excellence in Technology Awards - Silver 2017Thought Industries' Learning Business Platform offers a comprehensive approach to managing every aspect of online learning. The platform helps businesses to consolidate technology, optimize operations, and grow online learning capabilities. With modern cutting-edge capabilities that surpass those of an LMS, the Learning Business Platform aims to continually improve and innovate the learning experience.

Bronze-TECH-Award-2017.pngPanorama, a premium set of platform capabilities, streamlines the creation, management, and delivery of online content for complex learning scenarios. Through licensing and user group management, businesses can create and manage multiple branded sites with curated content from a central repository. This enables businesses to accelerate the delivery of courseware to business constituents, while also simplifying the management of learning operations and future content updates.

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“We are thrilled to be recognized by Brandon Hall with two awards in the online learning and emerging technology categories,” said Barry Kelly, CEO of Thought Industries. “Our vision is hyper-focused on pushing the boundaries of innovation with our Learning Business Platform. This exciting honor further validates our vision and positioning within the online learning market.”

“Human capital management is evolving faster than at any time in its history, and it is powered by innovative technology developed and implemented by organizations big and small,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “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.”

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.”

A panel made up of 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?

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 25 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. They conduct research that drives performance and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

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About Thought Industries

Thought Industries powers the business of learning with their industry-leading platform. The company was founded in 2014 around the core belief that online learning experiences should be modern, intuitive, engaging, and scalable. Today, Thought Industries features a library of powerful, easy-to-use tools that enable organizations to cost-effectively scale their business and engage with customers across their entire lifecycle. All from one, robust platform.

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