BRANDON HALL AWARD WINNERS

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

1st90
Advantage
SAP

STRATEGY TO QUICKLY PREPARE NEW MANAGERS WINS SILVER FOR BEST ADVANCE IN MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY

SAN RAFAEL, CA – In partnership with 1st90 and SAP SE, Advantage Performance Group has won a 2020 Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Technology for a leadership learning journey that speeds up time-to-performance after a promotion. The collaboration earned recognition in the category of Best Advance in Mobile Learning Technology.

 

“One of the biggest highlights amongst the challenges presented this year has been the opportunity to experiment and innovate alongside our thought leader partners and clients,” said Jonathan Hodge, president and CEO of Advantage Performance Group.

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“This is another important step in our journey towards embedding learning into the flow of work. To be honored with our great partners at SAP and Advantage Performance Group is so very exciting for us,” said Paul Middleton, CEO and co-founder of 1st90.

 

“I’m so proud of the partnership we have with SAP and 1st90.” said Kelvin Yao, partner at Advantage Performance Group. “This award recognizes the value of a unique collaboration that allowed SAP leaders to experiment and succeed with new ways of learning during this challenging time.”

ACCELERATING TIME-TO-PERFORMANCE
Instead of waiting months before a new leader is able to attend one of SAP’s pre-sales leadership academies, SAP is quickly preparing new managers by having them learn foundational skills via the 1st90 mobile learning performance platform. 1st90 provides 5-10 minutes of daily learning along with SAP-specific job aids, which are customized into the mobile app to help new managers apply the learning with their teams.

This mobile learning engagement allows managers to succeed in their new role from Day 1 and more fully within the first 90 days, during which their ability to build trust with their team and implement lasting good practices for success typically depends.

“SAP and Advantage Performance Group have been working closely on several key initiatives over the last few years.  This award is recognition of that strong relationship and commitment that each organization has for the other,”  said Umesh Sita, director of global presales leadership development at SAP.

 

By Julie Wolpers

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ABOUT ADVANTAGE PERFORMANCE GROUP
We help organizations worldwide develop great people with creative learning solutions from best-in-class thought leaders via our network of independent partners throughout the United States.

 

ABOUT 1ST90
An  Advantage Performance Group thought leader partner, 1st90 is the name for both the company and its technology, a mobile learning platform that significantly accelerates an individual’s development and overall time-to-performance during a critical point in the on-boarding process by combining relevant content at just the right time with a “learning-in-the-flow-of-work” approach.

 

ABOUT SAP SE
Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. A top cloud company with 200 million users worldwide, SAP helps businesses of all sizes and in all industries to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and achieve their purpose.

 

ABOUT BRANDON HALL GROUP, INC.
Brandon Hall Group is only professional development company that offers data, research, insights and certification to Learning and Talent executives and organizations. The best minds in human capital management (HCM) choose Brandon Hall Group to help them create future proof employee development plans for the new era.

 

For the last 27 years we have empowered, recognized and certified excellence in organizations around the world influencing the development of over 10,000,000 employees and executives. Our HCM Excellence Awards was the first to recognize organizations for learning and talent and is the gold standard, known as the ‘Academy Awards of Human Capital Management’.

 

Our cloud-based platform delivers evidence-based insights in the areas of Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management for corporate organizations and HCM solution providers. To learn more visit www.brandonhall.com

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