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Babel Street® Named HCM Excellence Award Winner for Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University
[September 28, 2017]

Babel Street® Named HCM Excellence Award Winner for Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Babel Street®, an advanced multi-lingual search and data analytics technology company, today announced that it has received the Bronze award for Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University for Brandon Hall Group's Human Capital Management (HCM) Excellence Awards, along with IBM, receiving the Gold Award, and Cognizant Technology Solutions and Accenture Solutions Pvt Ltd, who both received the Silver award.

"We are extremely honored to have earned an HCM Excellence award, as it acknowledges that what we have created has tremendous benefit from a training, educational, and effectiveness standpoint," said Brittany Wolff, VP of Training at Babel Street. "Aside from providing a significant time and cost savings to customers, our training program has become a clear differentiator for Babel Street. It has significantly helped convert prospects to customers by having the ability to get customers up and running on the platform as quickly and efficiently as possible."

Babel University, available to both Babel Street employees and customers, is a comprehensive learning structure with courses and sessions, as well as dedicated paths to achieve proficiency and mastery of the Babel X platform, a powerful multi-lingual data collection and analysis solution.  Babel University is led by seasoned instructors with analytical backgrounds who deliver training with multiple use cases, designed to suit the needs of all customers.  Additionally, through Babel University, students can be adequately trained with measurable outcomes in as few as nine hours. Since the launch of Babel University in September 2016, more than 1,100 individuals have been trained in Babel University.

"Excllence Award winners symbolize the power and impact that Human Capital Management practices can have on a business or on any organization," said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. "Many organizations can have great HCM initiatives, but the standard of excellence only applies for organizations whose HCM practices truly benefit the business. That's what the Excellence Awards program stands for, and that is what Brandon Hall Group stands for."

The award entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts, and executives, based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measureable benefits.

Excellence Award winners will be honored at Brandon Hall Group's HCM Excellence Conference January 31February 2, 2018, at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Selected winners also will serve as presenters in the more than 20 breakout sessions during the 3 1/2-day event.

Recently, Babel Street was awarded the prestigious Golden Eagle award by The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), for the use of Babel X to assist event officials in maintaining situational awareness and security of the Super Bowl XLIX facilities.  

A full list of winners can be found at

About Babel Street
Babel Street is a provider of advanced multi-lingual search and analytics software solutions. The company enables customers with the ability to identify, analyze, and report on critical information pertaining to their organization. Through Babel Street's world class technology, users access and analyze millions of multi-lingual and geo-enabled data points emanating from public sources in more than 200 languages at near real-time. By delivering this wealth of information in a single pane of glass, Babel Street helps organizations coordinate research across teams and identify patterns and risks earlier, while also reducing the time and number of tools needed to create actionable insights. The company currently serves many of the world's leading brands in financial services, transportation, entertainment, sports, higher education, hospitality, and government.

Babel Street is privately held and is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in London, Canberra, and San Francisco.  For more information, visit   

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management

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