London / New York, 8 February 2019: Halma plc, a global group of life-saving technology companies, and digital partner, Hive Learning, have won the Silver Award for ‘External Learning Solution of the Year’ at the prestigious 2019 Learning Awards.
According to the Learning & Performance Institute, “The External Learning Solution of the Year Award is presented to a learning provider that has undertaken a major learning and development project for a client that is innovative in concept, and has produced demonstrable performance improvement and business impact for the client as well as evidence of value for money”.
The partners won the award for their collaboration in building the HalmaHub – Halma’s mobile-first collaborative learning experience, which Halma Group CEO Andrew Williams described as “successfully accelerating the pace of change across the group” at Halma’s Final Results presentation in 2018.
HalmaHub was launched at the end of 2017 as part of the global group’s emerging growth strategy to amplify the ambition and impact of its companies by creating a culture of shared learning and collaboration across Halma’s more than 40 diverse and geographically dispersed companies.
HalmaHub is one of seven core growth enablers that contributed to record profit and growth in 2018. Over 3,000 Halma employees across 19 countries regularly access HalmaHub to share knowledge, skills and ideas every day.
The successful partnership was also recognised in November when Halma and Hive Learning won the ‘Best use of social and collaborative technology’ at the 2018 Learning Technologies Awards.
Jennifer Ward, Group Talent and Communications Director at Halma, said:
“As a portfolio of entrepreneurial companies tackling some of the key problems facing the world today, we recognised that we had significant opportunities to accelerate growth by learning from one another, collaborating, solving problems and innovating. We couldn’t do this without the HalmaHub, and our partner Hive Learning.”
Hive Learning CEO Angus McCarey said of the award:
“Halma’s vision for HalmaHub inspires us every day at Hive Learning. Their open and agile culture means that they are always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible – both in the products they create and in their approach to creating a truly high-performance workforce.
“I’m proud that Hive Learning has been able to support Halma on their journey to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day. HalmaHub has led to the creation of entirely new business models, product collaborations, and accelerated the pace of change across the group. It is a brilliant example of how technology can embed and enable a culture of learning and collaboration at scale.
“Halma are a joy to partner with and I can’t wait to see what’s next for them.”
Hive Learning helps people adopt the behaviours critical for growth by combining a mobile-first group learning platform with action-orientated content programmes, and agile learning activation services.
The digital partner for putting change into action recently ranked in the Solid Performer Zone of the 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems following a strong record of customer advocacy and high performance and is proud to sustain a 95% client retention rate.
Halma plc is a global group of life-saving technology companies. Our companies provide innovative solutions to many of the key problems facing the world today, from water security to preventable blindness. Halma is a FTSE 100 company (LSE: HLMA) with over 6,300 employees in more than 40 subsidiaries worldwide. Together we have a Purpose that drives everything we do: Growing a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.
Our business is split into four sectors. Halma’s Process Safety products protect people and assets at work. Infrastructure Safety saves lives, protects infrastructure and enables safe movement. Our medical technology enhances the quality of life for patients and improves quality of care delivered by providers. Our Environmental and Analysis companies focus on products and technologies for analysis in environmental safety and life sciences markets.
Visit Halma.com to learn more.
About Hive Learning
Hive Learning is the award-winning digital partner for putting change into action. The 60-strong team help people adopt the behaviours critical for growth by combining a mobile-first group learning platform with action-orientated content programmes. All clients are supported by a client team who deliver agile solutions for driving change.
Aside from Halma, Hive Learning partners with more than 40 leading organisations, including Jaguar Land Rover, Sky, Deloitte, PepsiCo, The Football Association and the International Olympic Committee and is proud to sustain a 95% client retention rate.
In 2018, Hive Learning achieved a client-rated Net Promoter Score of 52, in comparison to the industry average score of -34, and ranked in the Solid Performer Zone of the 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems following a strong record of customer advocacy and high performance.
Founded by world-renowned coach Sir Clive Woodward and backed by the UK’s leading Venture Builder, Blenheim Chalcot, other advisors include Times Columnist and high-performance expert, Matthew Syed and ex-Google MD, Dan Cobley.
About the Learning Awards
The world’s leading awards ceremony for the learning sector, the Learning Awards recognise outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in Learning and Development across the globe. The Awards are independently judged and this year received hundreds of entries from more than 50 countries.
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