I’m delighted to announce the opening of our 22nd annual Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards Program.

Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Technology Awards welcomes organizations that create or implement technologies that improve productivity and enable innovation in Human Capital Management (HCM) and Sales Enablement.  The awards program is open to receive applications through Sept. 23, 2016.

The 2016 Excellence in Technology Awards honor organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that drive meaningful business results.

 

The awards are open to:

  • Solution providers offering technologies to Learning & Development, Talent Management, Human Resources/Workforce Management, Talent Acquisition, and Sales functions. Solution providers can enter the Excellence in Technology Awards alone or with their client or partner organizations.
  • User organizations (non-solution provider) organizations with technology functions or departments. User organizations can enter the Excellence in Technology Awards alone or with their partner or helping organizations (solution providers).

 

The Awards program includes 51 categories in five program areas:

  • Excellence in Learning and Development Technology
  • Excellence in Talent Management Technology
  • Excellence in Human Resources/Workforce Management Technology
  • Excellence in Talent Acquisition Technology
  • Excellence in Sales Enablement Technology

 

The Excellence in Technology Awards honors forward-thinking organizations that understand that technology is the driver of human capital management innovation that is absolutely critical to drive better business results for organizations.  Our research shows that, more than ever before, the success of learning, talent management, talent acquisition, leadership development, HR programs, and sales enablement depends on delivering a superior employee, customer, or candidate experience. Technology is a critical enabler.  We want to honor advances in technology to continue to motivate solution providers and corporations to continue to innovate. It’s critical to our industry.

 

Highlight these dates on your calendar:

  • Applications are accepted through 23, 2016.
  • A virtual event-announcing winners will be held 15, 2016.
  • Winners will be honored at a ceremony and banquet duringHCM Excellence Conference  24-27, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

 

For more information about how to enter and where to download the entry form, please visit Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards Program. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Cooke at awards@brandonhall.com.

Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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