Contributor: Marianna Noll, Director of Marketing and Communications, ANCILE Solutions, Inc.

ANCILE uPerform™ recognized for ability to keep organizations’ learning content fresh

Elkridge, MD (PRWEB) February 8, 2012 — ANCILE Solutions, Inc., a global company that develops learning and performance software products, won a coveted Brandon Hall Bronze award for excellence in the Best Advance in Content Authoring and/or Content Management Technology category. The winners are listed at

Organizations face a major challenge in keeping their learning content current after project or event completion. The award recognized three ANCILE uPerform™ features designed to ensure that learning content reflects current business systems and processes:

  • Content retention periods to trigger notifications to authors to review and update content.
  • Change notifications to inform authors when transactions or screens change in the documented application.
  • Extended collaboration functionality from anywhere in the ANCILE uPerform™ learning portal to allow end users to submit tribal knowledge and sustain learning content.

“It’s very gratifying for ANCILE to be recognized with our sixth Brandon Hall award,” said Frank Lonergan, CEO of ANCILE. “Organizations need to be able to count on content freshness to retain employee confidence in the learning content, support new hires, and address compliance requirements. Our 2011 award confirms the ability of ANCILE uPerform to meet these business needs.”

Said Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group, “2011 provided us with a unique viewpoint of how organizations are driving business results and performance improvement through technology. Most impressive to our judges was an underlying theme around collaborative relationships, a deep understanding of client needs and how technology can be leveraged to create opportunities and operating efficiencies for organizations of all sizes. I am proud to announce these first-rate solution providers as award winners in the most competitive year yet.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior judges evaluated the entries along with Brandon Hall Group’s industry expert analysts and leadership.

About ANCILE Solutions, Inc.

ANCILE Solutions, Inc. is a global software solutions company specializing in the development and support of learning and performance products. ANCILE products support mission-critical business applications by providing solutions that increase employee productivity and proficiency. ANCILE products are used across all industries and in thousands of organizations globally, including half of the Fortune 100. ANCILE develops, sells, supports, and services ANCILE uPerform™, ANCILE uPerform™ Express, ANCILE uLearn™, ANCILE uBenchmark™, and ANCILE Info Pak™. ANCILE is headquartered in Elkridge, Maryland. For additional information, please visit

About Brandon Hall Group

Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations.  Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Impact, and Executive Management. (

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.