TTA Wins Silver the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology

Westborough, MA  December 7, 2018 – TTA, a leading provider of learning and development talent and solutions, is delighted to announce that it has won the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Technology in the category of Best Advance in Onboarding Technology. The winners are listed at

We are focused on helping drive innovation for our clients, and we do the same for ourselves internally, so having state-of-the-art onboarding technology and practices in place is critical to TTA’s ongoing success and emphasis on having a culture of engaged employees.  And engagement starts with the first contact prospective employees have with us, so we cannot overemphasize enough the value and importance of effective onboarding, said Maria Melfa, TTA’s President, and CEO.

We’re proud to honor the innovators. As human capital management continues to evolve, the creativity of the award winners is breathtaking. Organizations of all sizes showed that creativity and technology can create new and better work experiences for businesses and their employees, said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.

We were blown away, said Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group. Our research was confirmed by the entrant’s responsiveness to the needs of employers who seek to align technology to the goals of their businesses. Every Technology Award entry embodied a win-win proposition for employers and employees.

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (

About TTA (known as The Training Associates)

An award-winning innovator, TTA is a recognized global leader for Learning & Development (L&D) talent and solutions. Organizations of all sizes, including Fortune 500 corporations, rely on TTA’s agility to support their L&D initiatives of any size or scope across all training modalities.