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The 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards : Udacity Wins Gold

As a leader in innovation in the field of EdTech, we are thrilled to announce Udacity won a coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Emerging Learning Technology category. Udacity’s win was announced on December 9, 2021. The winners are listed at  Here on the Brandon Hall website. 

“Technology has never been more critical for success in human capital management than  it is today. We were thrilled to see many new innovations in all areas, but especially  related to the future of work,” said Brandon Hall, Group Chief Operating Officer and  awards program head Rachel Cooke. “Thanks to the many innovations from our  Excellence in Technology winners, organizations have many compelling options as they  make important decisions on how to leverage technology to drive their people strategies.” 

Brandon Hall, Group Chief Operating Officer and  awards program head Rachel Cooke

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

• Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?  

• Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ  from any competing products?  

• Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need  does this product address?  

• Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience  as a result of using this product?

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. (www.brandonhall.com)

Eraina Ferguson
Eraina Ferguson
Eraina Ferguson is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Udacity. Her recent monologue, Listen to Her, was read by actress Marla Gibbs and featured at the WACO Theatre’s 50in50 event. Her writing has been featured on NBC Universal, Red Tricycle, LA Parents Magazine, and the LA Times. Eraina lives in California with her husband and children.