Press Release: Choice Hotels International and TraCorp Win Bronze at the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology
Choice Hotels International and its LMS provider, TraCorp, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in the Best Advance in Learning Management Measurement/Business Impact Tools category. Their joint win was announced on December 6, 2018. Winners are listed at //www.brandonhall.com/excellenceawards/past-winners.html.
Choice Hotels International and TraCorp entered the award for using a business analyst to mine learning data from TraCorp’s community-based LMS, Google Analytics, and Vimeo to:
- Study learner navigation to increase learner engagement.
- Study learner behavior to enhance training design.
- Compare business analytics to learner analytics for clues to improve performance.
- Evolve the LMS to meet ever-changing business needs.
“Choice Hotels International has set the standard for innovation and performance improvement in the eLearning industry,” said Andy Schermuly, CEO of TraCorp. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of the Learning Experiences team at Choice Hotels International—and I am pleased the TraCorp LMS can be part of it.”
Choice Hotels International and TraCorp explain more about their learning data analytics in the ElearningIndustry.com article, “3 Major Benefits of Using Learning Data.”
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 Choice Hotels International
Choice Hotels International is a hospitality corporation with over 6,800 franchise properties worldwide. It is headquartered in Rockville, MD and employs about 1,300 staff globally. The company owns the following hotel brands: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Hotel & Suites, Mainstay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, WoodSpring and Ascend Hotel Collection.
TraCorp is an award-winning custom training development and LMS provider for every major industry including hospitality, healthcare, financial services, nonprofit, government and military. The team is led by founder Andy Schermuly, who started TraCorp in 1996 after a 15-year career of global travel and teaching for Honeywell Aerospace.
The TraCorp LMS launches and tracks training for over 1,000,000 learners worldwide. It includes an auto-assignment system that enables clients to manage thousands of global learners. Through this feature, Choice Hotels International can manage online training delivery for over 58,000 global learners with only two LMS administrators. For more about LMS automation, see “LMS Automation: The Great Time Saver for LMS Admins.”
About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.
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