Encora Secures Two Awards in the 2023 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards® Spring Program

September 27, 2023

Encora received a gold and a bronze medal highlighting its recent initiatives to improve learning & development opportunities for its partners across the globe

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., September 27, 2023 Encora, a global next-gen product engineering provider, announced its recognition in two categories for the 2023 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards®. The company won a gold award in the ‘Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning’ category for its work on an “Emergency Dispatch Operator (EDO) Authorization Game” for Johnson Controls. Encora also earned a bronze award in the ‘Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development’ category for its “Territory Manager (TM) Academy – New TM Training Program” for NCR. These recognitions validate Encora’s goal of creating digital learning solutions that are both effective and efficient and offer a true impact on the improvement of its partner’s employee skill development and performance.

“It’s my belief that our global team continuously strives for excellence by creating impactful digital learning solutions that significantly benefit our global partners. Being recognized by the 2023 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards® further validates this perspective,” said Nupur Avantika, Senior Vice President-Digital Learning/Experience, Encora. “We view these award recognitions as a great honor and a testament to the quality of work and products we aim to provide for all our clients, helping to create a competitive advantage through accelerated technology innovation and an improved employee experience.”

The Excellence Awards® recognize best practices for initiatives in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, and several other categories. Award recipients are evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts, and senior industry executives. For the ‘Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning’ category, companies needed to demonstrate effective alignment of the game or simulation with learning needs and situation, ease of access and use, and measurable results that had a positive impact on organizational outcomes. For the ‘Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development’ category, companies needed to showcase effective development of competency or skill models aligned with the business or organizational needs, ensuring accessibility, ease of use, and measurable results showing improvement in the tracked competency.

"Excellence Award winners are shown to be organizations that truly value their employees and invest in them through their human capital management programs. These HCM programs have been validated as best in class for business value and the impact on the employees themselves," said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke, HCM Excellence Awards program leader.

Encora’s rankings in the 2023 Excellence Awards® are a result of the company’s commitment to providing innovative digital experience and technology solutions that accelerate client growth and help its client teams rigorously manage software development and agile processes. Encora accomplishes this through meticulous assessments, training, continuous improvement cycles, and supporting its partners to adapt and evolve their offerings to meet their market's changing demands and expectations.

For more information on Encora’s commitment to developing award-winning programs and other recognitions from across the company’s global locations, visit https://www.encora.com/about.


About Encora

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and backed by renowned private equity firms Advent International and Warburg Pincus, Encora is the preferred innovation partner to some of the world’s leading companies. It provides award-winning digital engineering services including cloud services, DevSecOps, digital experience, cybersecurity, data modernization & engineering, quality engineering, generative AI, and product engineering & development. Encora has deep cluster vertical capabilities in HiTech, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Retail & CPG, Energy & Utilities, Banking Financial & Insurance, Travel Transportation & Logistics, Telecom & Media, Automotive, and other specialized industries. With over 9,000 associates in 47+ offices and innovation labs across the U.S., Europe, Canada, Latin America, India, Australia, and Asia Pacific, Encora’s global talent pool, industry vertical expertise, and proprietary agile engineering capabilities enable clients to deliver superior business outcomes through accelerated innovation cycles.  For more information, please visit www.encora.com.


About Brandon Hall Group™

Brandon Hall Group is the 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 over 30 years, we have empowered, recognized, and certified excellence in organizations worldwide, influencing the development of over 10 million employees and executives. Our HCM Excellence Awards program was the first to recognize organizations for learning and talent and is the gold standard, known as the "Academy Awards of Human Capital Management.”

The awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results. We are honored to receive applications from organizations worldwide ranging from small, medium, large, and global enterprises to governments, not-for-profits, and associations.