McGraw-Hill's Learning Science Platforms Win 9 Prestigious Brandon Hall Group Awards for Excellence in Technology

Published December 19, 2017

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 19, 2017) – Learning science company McGraw-Hill has won nine coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for its Learning Science Platforms technology, including Gold for “Best Advance in Software for a Training Company,” “Best Advance in Emerging Learning Technology” and “Best Advance in Content Management Technology.” McGraw-Hill's win was announced on December 14, 2017.

McGraw-Hill Learning Science Platforms applies artificial intelligence to learning through adaptive technology. The platforms transform content into personalized experiences that adapt in real-time to each learner’s behavior and performance. Every moment is optimized, so that the right content is presented at the right time for each learner. The ultimate results for organizations are greater efficiency, effectiveness, and engagement, as well as improved training ROI and organizational performance.

Learners focus on challenging areas, fight memory decay, and move knowledge from short to long-term memory, all while remaining engaged. The technology is based on educational theory and cognitive science that explores memory, metacognition and the personalized delivery of concepts.

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“We are honored to receive the awards and to be recognized by such an outstanding research organization,” said Zach Posner, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of McGraw-Hill. “We believe adaptive technology allows organizations to realize a human-centered vision of learning that is also directly tied to business results. We are excited to bring this transformative technology to corporate learning and drive better outcomes for every learning stakeholder.”

Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group, said: “Our technology award winners are truly outstanding and set a high bar for others. We have learned a great deal from what they have accomplished. The awards programs supplement our quantitative research in providing our team with unique insights to share with our members and clients.”

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?
  • 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 McGraw-Hill

    McGraw-Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators, and professionals drive results. McGraw-Hill has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 60 languages. Visit us at or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

    About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

    With more than 10,000 clients globally and 25 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. 


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