Press Release
January 23, 2018

SwissVBS ECHO Microlearning and Reinforcement Platform Becomes Multiyear Winner of the Brandon Hall Group Awards in Technology

The ECHO microlearning and training reinforcement platform wins two coveted 2017 Gold Brandon Hall Awards for Excellence in Technology. SwissVBS platforms receive a total of three Brandon Hall awards in 2017.


SwissVBS, a leading learning solutions provider, won two coveted 2017 Gold Brandon Hall Awards for Excellence in the “Best Advance in Performance Support Technology” and “Best Advance in Mobile Learning Technology” categories. Brandon Hall has recognized the ECHO microlearning and training reinforcement platform in 2016 and 2017. ECHO is the only mobile microlearning and reinforcement technology to win multiyear Brandon Hall awards.

Shahin Sobhani, SwissVBS President, said “we are thrilled to be recognized two years in a row. These awards speak to how our ECHO platform effectively increases the ROI of corporate training programs by blending microlearning and training reinforcement.”

“We congratulate SwissVBS for leading the way in using mobile and cloud technologies to address modern corporate training challenges,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke added: “the technology award winners are truly outstanding and set a high bar for others.”

The ECHO training reinforcement and microlearning platform was recognized for its ability to offer a solution that combines mobile, cloud and artificial intelligence to make learning durable. By combining well-timed reinforcement practices, dynamic quizzes, microlearning modules and mobile push notifications, ECHO improves learning and retention. ECHO can substantially boost the outcomes of corporate training programs.

SwissVBS was one of few companies to receive three 2017 Brandon Hall Awards for its ECHO and SET (Sales Enablement) platforms. SET received a Silver Award for Best Advance in the “Mobile Sales Enablement” category.

A senior panel of independent industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon innovation, value proposition, unique differentiators, measurable benefits, and usability.

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About SwissVBS:
SwissVBS is a full-service learning solutions provider, focused on adding value at every step of the learning journey. Companies in industries as diverse as health, retail, insurance, manufacturing, and finance rely on SwissVBS’ innovative products and services to improve employee performance and business outcome (

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. Brandon Hall conducts research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results (