NovoEd won a coveted Brandon Hall Group GOLD award for Best Advance in Social Learning Technology in 2017. NovoEd’s win will be announced to a wider audience at the Brandon Hall Excellence Conference 2018. The winners are listed here.

“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 better learning experiences overall. 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.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?

About Brandon Hall Group

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. 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. For more information, visit

About NovoEd

NovoEd, Inc. offers the online platform for the modern learner.  Its social, collaboration, and mobile capabilities power more engaging and overall better learning experiences.  NovoEd enables customers to more effectively train their employees, partners, customers, and students.  These experiences are as impactful as in-person training programs, but can be deployed faster and reach entire organizations, driving business transformation.  For more information, visit Also find out more about self-directed learning benefits in our other post, as well as additional details about our online leadership development platform.

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