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D2L Wins 2022 Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce

D2L Brightspace platform receives recognition for upskilling software to help remote workforces around the world engage, train and retain top talent

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D2L, a global learning technology company, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce category. The awards, announced on December 8, acknowledge organizations that have successfully showcased innovative technology, features and platforms that have achieved measurable and impactful results. Entries were evaluated by a panel of independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives. 

The Gold Brandon Hall Group award recognizes D2L’s recent advancements to help enhance the learning experience for more than 15 million learners at every stage of life. Its flagship product, Brightspace, is a scalable and flexible cloud-based software platform designed in close collaboration with K-12, higher education and corporate customers to help deliver exceptional in-person, hybrid and online learning experiences. Brightspace was awarded gold based on five judging criteria: its value proposition, innovation, unique differentiators, a product demonstration and measurable results. 

“We are thrilled to receive this award that is the result of the collaboration between D2L and our customers” said Stephen Laster, President of D2L. “With major shifts in the workplace since the pandemic, we’ve been working closely with our customers to enable them to create and deliver efficient and effective digital learning experiences. We are proud to help power the upskilling and reskilling of workforces around the world to support leading corporations engage, train and retain top talent.” 

In addition to the gold award, D2L also won a Brandon Hall Group bronze award for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology (LMT), for the platform’s robust data and analytics capabilities, personalized learning paths driven by intelligent features, and accessible game-based learning, awards, badges, certifications and videos to assist with keeping learners engaged.  

“From our research, we know that more than half of organizations say it is critical to advance the HCM technology ecosystem to succeed in the future of work. Winners of our Excellence in Technology awards are the pace-setters in ensuring employers have the leading-edge tools they need to evolve and prosper in the challenging environment we all work in,” said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and awards program head Rachel Cooke.  

Winners of the Excellence in Technology Awards are scheduled to be honored at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference, January 31 to February 2, 2023, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. 

About D2L

D2L is transforming the way the world learns—helping learners of all ages achieve more than they dreamed possible. Working closely with clients all over the world, D2L is supporting millions of people learning online and in person. Our growing global workforce is dedicated to making the best learning products to leave the world better than they found it. Learn more about D2L for K-12, higher education and businesses at  

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. ( 

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