Acknowledging the emergence of social media and networking, UpsideLMS, the stunning, multi award-winning, best value Learning Management System from Upside Learning, has always strived to incorporate all the latest tools and technologies in the realms of social media. It is this characteristic that has enabled UpsideLMS to win 3 Brandon Hall Awards for Best Advance in Social Learning Technology for 3 consecutive years. This year it has won a Silver in the 2011 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards in the Social Learning category.
UpsideLMS offers a unique Social Learning module equipped with various tools like an internal micro-blogging module, friends concept, content sharing – photos and videos – and rating, integration with live twitter, an integrated blog engine, user-defined communities, RSS feeds and much more.
The Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards are presented by Brandon Hall Group, a leading research firm in training and development. The Learning Technology Awards program showcases innovations in the products in the marketplace for creating and managing learning, talent, and performance. Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group, commented, "2011 provided us with a unique viewpoint of how organizations are driving business results and performance improvement through technology. This was the year in which technology providers and their clients have been able to transform the power of mobile, social, talent, learning, sales and marketing technologies, with proven, validated results. Most impressive to our judges was an underlying theme around collaborative relationships, a deep understanding of client needs and how technology can be leveraged to create opportunities and operating efficiencies for organizations of all sizes. I am proud to announce these first-rate solution providers as award winners in the most competitive year yet."
Speaking on the win, Amit Gautam, Director of Technology Solutions at Upside Learning, said, “Brandon Hall Awards are the biggest testament of the quality and innovation in a product. Winning a Silver for UpsideLMS in the Social Learning category for the 3rd consecutive year indeed is a pat on the back for all of us at Upside Learning.” Further, talking about the Social Learning component in UpsideLMS, he added, “We have always believed in keeping our customers in sync with the dynamically evolving technologies, and as such have provided them with the latest tools. UpsideLMS’ Social Learning module is one such example. We will continue to research new technologies and incorporate them in UpsideLMS so as to make the training experience joyful for both the trainers and the learners.”
Upside Learning has recently released a new version (Version 5.0) of this multi award-winning Learning Management System. Apart from the 160+ features (that include Social Learning), it offers a stunning GUI, attractive themes, easy navigation and customizability.