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January 16, 2018

Intrepid by VitalSource® Collects Seven Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards


January 16, 2018

Seattle, Wash. (Jan. 16, 2018) – In December, Intrepid by VitalSource® claimed seven 2017 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology awards for its work solving clients’ business challenges with its online learning technology, Intrepid Learn.

The seven awards in technology, coupled with Intrepid’s awards at the Human Capital Management Spring Program, give the company 14 Brandon Hall awards for 2017.

“These are prestigious awards in our field,” said Sam Herring, Vice President and General Manager of Intrepid by VitalSource, “and serve as validation for the tremendous work our team continued in 2017. I am grateful for the partners and clients, including VitalSmarts, QuintilesIMS and Microsoft, with whom we have the pleasure to work and who allowed us to tell their stories as part of the awards process.”

Intrepid won the Brandon Hall Silver Excellence in Technology awards in 2017 at the December program for best advances in:

  • Sales Enablement and Performance,
  • Sales Training Application,
  • Unique Learning Technology, and
  • Social Learning.

Intrepid won the Brandon Hall Bronze Excellence in Technology awards in 2017 at the December program for best advances in:

  • Unique Learning Technology,
  • Software for a Training Company, and
  • Onboarding Technology.

Brandon Hall Excellence Awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems and tools that have achieved measurable results. The program attracts entrants from leading corporations around the world, as well as mid-market and smaller firms.

"The technology innovators who won Excellence Awards this year were focused on providing users with a better overall experience," said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. "That is what our research says employers want, and our award winners are leading the way."

About Intrepid by VitalSource |
Intrepid by VitalSource® is a brand of VitalSource Technologies LLC, an Ingram Content Group Company, resulting from the exciting blend of two technology companies that brings a powerful combination of online learning and online content delivery. The Intrepid Discover platform is a global leader in building, enhancing and delivering secure and mobile digital content. The Intrepid Learn platform serves world-class companies with nimble learning solutions that scale massively without losing learner engagement.

VitalSource has a 20-plus-year history delivering digital learning content to K-12 and higher education. Worldwide last year, 7.8 million college and university students from 241 countries and territories read 3.4 billion pages from 24 million titles through VitalSource.

About Brandon Hall Group |
Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 25 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that combines research, benchmarking and unlimited access to data and analysts. The Membership Program offers insights and best practices to enable 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.

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