Published: December 13, 2019

Thought Industries Wins Brandon Hall Group Gold Excellence Award

Recognized for excellence in both learning management and learning technology for 3 consecutive years.

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Michael Daecher

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Thought Industries Receives A Gold Excellence Award

Boston, MA.  Thought Industries, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms, won the coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training category, its third consecutive recognition. Announced in a live online event on Thursday, December 5th, the winners are listed on Brandon Hall Group's website.

The gold award recognizes the continual advancements that Thought Industries has made in delivering online learning for businesses to improve customer onboarding, engagement, and retention through continued training and education.

"We’re incredibly honored to be recognized by the Brandon Hall Group for the third consecutive year. Winning this award validates our commitment to helping our customers more easily handle complex learning operations at scale to empower growth. We’ve built a solution for organizations looking to create, scale, and deliver exceptional learning experiences tailored to ignite behavioral change for higher engagement, product proficiency, and retention," explained Barry Kelly, CEO of Thought Industries.

"Winners of Excellence in Technology Awards are at the forefront of technology innovation. Our program evaluates not just the solution itself, but the benefit to the human capital management function, the business and the customer. That is the ultimate differentiator—whether technology has a positive business impact. Technology Award winners pass that test with flying colors," said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.

"An Excellence Award also validates the vision of the technology development team, the wisdom of the company’s investment in the solution, and the value the technology brings to the end-user," said Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group.

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 Thought Industries

Thought Industries powers the business of learning with our industry-leading learning technology. The company was founded in 2014 around the core belief that online learning experiences should be modern, intuitive, engaging, and scalable. Today, our growing team builds and maintains the only learning solution with completely native tools and integrations that drive higher engagement, learner proficiency, and retention rates for our customers. Headquartered in Boston, Thought Industries has offices across North America and Europe. Thought Industries is owned by San Francisco-based Luminate Capital Partners. For more information visit Thought Industries' website and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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.