London, 22nd November 2018: Halma plc, a global group of life-saving technology companies, and digital partner, Hive Learning, have been awarded ‘Best use of social and collaborative technologies’ at the 2018 Learning Technologies Awards for their work on HalmaHub – the group’s mobile-first, social learning experience, which has accelerated the pace of innovation across the group.
As part of its emerging growth strategy, Halma recognised the opportunity to amplify the ambition and impact of its companies by creating a culture of shared learning across their over 40 diverse and geographically dispersed technology businesses.
So Halma partnered with Hive Learning to create a mobile-first, social learning experience in HalmaHub – one of seven core growth enablers contributing to record profit and growth in 2018.
Today is the first anniversary of the launch, and in that time, over 80% of Halma’s connected employees across 19 countries regularly access HalmaHub to share knowledge, skills and ideas every day. This has led to the creation of entirely new business models, product collaborations, and accelerated the pace of change across the group.
Of the partnership, the Learning Technologies Awards judges commented:
“What was a collection of remarkable but devolved companies became more than the sum of its parts, sharing innovative and exciting ideas and developing whole new products that would never have existed, were it not for the new collaborative learning platform.”
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 win:
“Halma’s mission to create a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone inspires us everyday at Hive Learning. Halma’s innovative approach to driving an open and agile culture of shared learning proves that empowering and connecting employees is the secret sauce to innovation – and growth. It’s a privilege to partner with them.”
Hive Learning works with organisations to provide agile solutions for driving change. Combining a mobile-first group learning platform with action-orientated content programmes, and agile learning activation services, Hive Learning prompts up to 88% of users to do something differently based on what they’ve learnt.
Find out more about Halma and Hive Learning’s work together in this short video.
About Hive Learning
Hive Learning is the digital partner for putting culture change into action. The learning provider 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.
Hive Learning partners with more than 40 leading organisations, including Jaguar Land Rover, Sky, FTSE100 business Halma, Deloitte, The Football Association and the International Olympic Committee.
Combining a mobile-first peer-to-peer learning platform with guided content programmes in areas like Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Development and Growth Mindset, Hive Learning are specialists in activating everyday learning and collaboration – all clients are supported by a client team who deliver agile solutions for driving change.
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.
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 spilt 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.
About the Learning Technologies Awards
The Learning Technologies Awards is an international scheme which has been rewarding learning technologies excellence since 2005. The Awards showcase some of the most recognisable, memorable, and life-changing learning technologies and e-learning worldwide. The Awards are independently judged and receive more than 400 entries worldwide.
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