RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yukon Group, Inc., a leader in innovative learning, won a coveted Brandon Hall gold award for excellence in the Best Innovation in Learning Technology category. Yukon received the award on November 4th for its learning reinforcement product, Cameo®. The winners are listed at http://www.brandon-hall.com.
Cameo® is a web-based tool that delivers scenario-based learning reinforcement via email. Built on solid research and adult learning principles, Cameo® is like giving your learners a "booster shot" of learning in the weeks and months following a training event, helping to raise rates for both learning retention and transfer.
"We are both excited and humbled in winning this award," says company CEO Chris Ayers. "A big reason for the success of Cameo® has been the role our customers have played in shaping our product development. The new 2.0 version was entirely driven by customer feedback and based on input from fellow training companies, we are now in Beta with a new product, Cameo Express®."
The Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards are presented annually by Brandon Hall Research, one of the leading research firms in training and development. Now in its sixteenth year, the Awards program showcases exceptional work in the use of learning technology.
"These winning entries are very impressive," said Brandon Hall, Ph.D., chairman of the Awards program. "We are thrilled to recognize innovative learning of such high quality."
Entries were submitted in the categories of Best Custom Content, Best Innovation in Learning Technology, Best Learning Game, Best Learning Team, Best Results of a Learning Program, Best Use of Blended Learning, Best Use of Games for Learning, Best Use of Mobile Learning, Best Use of Video for Learning, Best Use of Virtual Worlds for Learning, Best Use of Web 2.0 Tools for Learning, and Best Integration of Learning and Talent Management. A total of 214 entries were originally submitted. The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior judges.
About Yukon Group, Inc.
Yukon Group, Inc. (http://www.yukongroupinc.com) is a learning and development firm based in Richmond, Virginia, that focuses on B2B sales training and custom e-Learning solutions. Cameo® is a product of Yukon Group, Inc. To learn more about Cameo®, visit http://www.cameo.net.
About Brandon Hall Research
Brandon Hall, Ph.D. is the CEO of Brandon Hall Research and author of the groundbreaking "Web-Based Training Cookbook." Since 1992, Brandon Hall Research (http://www.brandon-hall.com) has been providing independent research reports and expert advice on using technology in learning. Brandon Hall Research conducts the Awards program each year to recognize the best in innovative learning.
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