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Community Brands Crowd Wisdom Recognized Winner At 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence In Technology Awards For Advancing Learning

Prestigious annual awards program recognizes Community Brands Crowd Wisdom LMS JetPack Video Player—a new offering with learning functionality, tracking and social community features

ST PETERSBURG, Fla.—January 22, 2018—Community Brands, a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions to the world’s leading not-for-profit organizations, today announced that the company’s Crowd Wisdom™ learning management system (LMS) was recognized with two bronze awards at the 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards in the categories of “Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology” and “Best Advance in Content Authoring Technology.” Both awards were earned on the back of the new Crowd Wisdom JetPack Video Player, which empowers clients to quickly assemble trackable content into elearning.

“Brandon Hall remains the gold standard in our industry for assessing excellence and innovation, and bringing home such an honor for our learning technology validates our ongoing march to push expectations in elearning,” said Tristan Jordan, EVP and General Manager, Careers & Education, Community Brands. “Learners need highly engaging, easily digestible content. Increasingly, this means accessible video content that’s easy to navigate, whether for just-in-time learning or broader skills review, such as board exam preparation.”

The new Crowd Wisdom JetPack Video Player empowers Community Brands clients to quickly assemble trackable content into elearning within 15 minutes or less. Clients upload videos into the Crowd Wisdom learning management system and assemble a JetPack, offering learning functionality, tracking and social community features. The videos become more education-specific and can be purchased by learners or offered for compliance training, supplementary training and formal education. For more information about Crowd Wisdom, click here.

“Human capital management is evolving faster than at any time in its history, and it is powered by innovative technology developed and implemented by organizations big and small,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “The technology innovators who won Excellence Awards this year were focused on providing users with a better overall experience. That is what our research says employers want, and our award winners are leading the way.”

All entries were evaluated and winners decided by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, as well as BHG analysts and executives, based on the following criteria: design of the solution, solution functionality, usability, innovation, and overall measurable benefit to the organization. Brandon Hall Group (BHG) announced all award winners during December 2017.

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, and 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. For more information please contact Mike Cooke at 561.865.5017 or, or visit us at

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