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Blue Sky eLearn Wins Gold – The 2016 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology

Blue Sky eLearn, a leader in innovative online learning technologies, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award for excellence in the Learning Management Technology for External Learning category. Blue Sky eLearn’s win was announced in December 2016.

Blue Sky’s mission is to provide educational meeting and event organizers a way to maximize lecture-based learning through a full-service system that enables them to manage and distribute content easily and efficiently to audiences everywhere. Unlike traditional Learning Management Systems, Path was built specifically for the meeting and events industry with a focus on professional and trade associations. This allows event organizers a number of innovative options.

“We are excited to be awarded gold in the learning management technology for external training category,” said Philip G. Forte, President & CEO of Blue Sky eLearn. “We address a long overlooked market:  learning events.  The meetings industry is a $300 billion a year market, and a significant portion of those meetings highlight educational content. Path was built to and has successfully served the unique requirements of this market.”

“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?

About Blue Sky eLearn

Based in San Diego, Blue Sky eLearn provides a full range of learning technologies, including a proprietary learning management system and a complete set of event services. Blue Sky helps organizations capture educational content from live or virtual settings, then facilitates the management and delivery of content to a global audience through its learning platform.

Visit www.blueskyelearn.com/path for more information.

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 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. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (www.brandonhall.com)