Toolwire wins Innovation in Training Services of the Year Award

Toolwire, a leading innovator of experiential distance learning solutions, announced that they have been chosen by the Institute of IT Training (IITT) as the gold winner for their highly acclaimed “Innovation in Training Services” award for 2009.


The Institute of IT Training hosts the annual IT Training Awards ceremony in February to recognize outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence within IT training.


One of the training industry’s most prestigious awards, they are firmly established as the benchmark for excellence throughout the IT training industry. The “Innovation in Training Services” award celebrates IT training technology and delivery innovation.


“The Innovation in Training Services award pays tribute to the very best in innovative learning methods and techniques,” said Colin Steed, Chief Executive at IITT. ”Toolwire embodies the high standards of the Institute with its performance, best practices, quality, care of its customers, integrity and passion for innovation, which are second to none.”


“Toolwire is committed to the highest standard of excellence across their portfolio of solutions,” said Brian Sutton, winner of the 2009 Colin Corder Award for Lifetime Achievement to the IT Training industry and a member of the judging panel.


“From engaging collaborative capabilities for higher education to Day-in-the-Life Scenarios and Live Labs for corporate programs they are defining the IT training experience of tomorrow with some of the most effective innovations available for accelerating workplace skills transfer.”


Toolwire’s presence in the UK allows the company to understand the unique needs of the market and enables them to provide custom experiential learning solutions to leading global brands such as Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, HSBC and others.


“Toolwire’s Live Labs and Day-in-the-Life interactive Scenarios support the delivery of critical skill sets, enabling on-demand technology apprenticeships for our employees all over the world,” said Charles Jennings, former Global Head of Learning for Thomson Reuters.


“In today’s challenging competitive environment, Toolwire’s innovative training solutions have helped the company accelerate our time-to-productivity. Thomson Reuters continues to use Toolwire’s distance learning programs as competitive differentiators for our human capital investments.”


“Working with Toolwire to co-create and deliver an experiential training solution to meet our worldwide training objectives enabled us to cost effectively meet our corporate requirements for on-demand training,” said Rick Sciortino, Head of Group e-Learning for HSBC. “They are clear leaders in effectively applying virtualization to learning.”

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