The Benevolent Society wins Bronze in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Awards for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology

25 January 2017


The Benevolent Society’s customized research platform has been internationally recognised, receiving a Bronze in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Awards for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology. The platform provided by EBSCO,  supports research and learning objectives for Benevolent Society staff, as the organisation responds to significant changes in the not for profit operating environment.

Rosie Stilin, Executive Director, People Learning and Culture said, “We are focussed on transforming operational and management capability. Continuous development of our people and practise, underpins the delivery of a new and more efficient operating model.”  

Brandon Hall are a preeminent research and analyst firm based in the USA, and their Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is in its 23rd year.  
The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives based upon the product’s breakthrough innovation, unique differentiators, value proposition and measurable results. 

“The award is the equivalent of  the “Academy Awards” for Learning, Talent and Business Executives, so we are really proud to be recognized”, said Rosie Stilin.

“The  innovative technology has given us a  learning tool that enables continuous, self-directed learning.

“We now have an enterprise research platform that helps employees connect with the most relevant information for their search. It also provides managers with ample leadership and management resources as well as authoritative articles from peer-reviewed journals.”

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About The Benevolent Society
The Benevolent Society is Australia’s first charity, working as a catalyst for social change for over 200 years. The Benevolent Society provides quality services in the areas of Child and Family Support and Assistance, and assisting older people and Australians with disability to age well and live a healthy life, staying in their homes wherever possible. For more information, please visit, on Facebook/thebenevolentsociety or on Twitter - @BenevolentSoc.