August 2021

21 wins for CrossKnowledge at HCM Excellence Awards from Brandon Hall

CrossKnowledge, a global leader in digital learning solutions, won 21 coveted Brandon Hall awards for excellence in the Learning category, including three Gold, twelve Silver and six Bronze awards. CrossKnowlege’s wins were announced on August 19, 2021.

Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based upon these criteria:

  • fit the need,
  • design of the program,
  • functionality, innovation and
  • overall measurable benefits.

These recognitions demonstrate CrossKnowledge commitment in building effective learning environments for its clients driving impact all along their transformational journeys.
2021 Brandon Hall Learning Awards

CrossKnowledge and its clients were recognized for the following projects:

Best Advance in Creating a Learning Strategy

BNP Paribas: GOLD award
ArcelorMittal: BRONZE award

Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy

Ravago: GOLD award
Carrefour: SILVER award
Alpargatas: BRONZE award

Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation

Ravago: GOLD award
Molton Brown: SILVER award
Evyap: SILVER award

Best Strategy for a Corporate Learning university

Heineken: SILVER award

Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program

Alstom: SILVER award

Best Advance in Competencies and Skills Development

Alstom: SILVER award
MFI Martur Fompak: SILVER award

Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University

Legrand: SILVER award
Carrefour: BRONZE award

Best Use of a Blended Learning Program

Schneider: SILVER award

Best Use of Mobile Learning

Molton Brown: SILVER award

Best Use of Social and Collaborative Learning

Evonik : SILVER award

Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning

Junior Achievement USA: BRONZE award

Best Advance for Leading Under a Crisis

Junior Achievement USA: BRONZE award


Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in 2021 provide much-needed and well deserved recognition to organizations that went above and beyond to support their stakeholders during the unprecedented disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Brandon Hall Group COO and leader of the HCM Excellence Awards Program Rachel Cooke. “The awards provide validation of best practices in all areas of HCM at a time when they have never been more important to employers, employees and customers.

Excellence Award winners are scheduled to be honored at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference, Feb. 1-3, 2022, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.

We added several awards categories this year to specifically address critical needs, including how organizations addressed the new dynamics of work and embedded the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion in their HCM practices,Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said. “Winning organizations in all categories demonstrated a people centric approach while driving superior business results under challenging and unprecedented conditions. Demonstrating HCM’s impact on the business is what sets our awards apart.

All Brandon Hall Learning Awards winners are listed here.

About CrossKnowledge

CrossKnowledge empowers global organizations to continuously develop a skilled workforce.

Its multi awarded digital learning solution uniquely combines digital content for the most in-demand skills, a powerful learning platform and expert capabilities to create impactful learning experiences.
For over 20 years, CrossKnowledge has been recognized as a partner for effective skill building at scale, with unmatched expertise and accountability thanks to its client success team.
CrossKnowledge serves 500 clients, reaching 12 million learners.  CrossKnowledge is part of Wiley, a leader in Research and Education, helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group operates the largest and longest running awards program in Human Capital Management. As an independent HCM research and analyst firm they conduct studies in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management. These benchmark studies help organizations by providing strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Coupling the research studies with the best practice from the awards, Brandon Hall Group has helped more than 10,000 clients globally and more than 28 years of delivering world-class research and advisory. At the core of our offerings is a membership program that combines research, benchmarking and unlimited access to data and analysts. Membership enables executives and practitioners to make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, coalesced with analyst advisory services which aim to put the research into action in a way that is practical and efficient.

Brandon Hall Group has also launched professional certifications for business and human capital management professionals to upskill themselves and gain credentials for career advancement.