CRG emPerform Wins Bronze Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award

Ottawa, Canada – December 22, 2016: – Corporate Renaissance Group (CRGroup), a global provider of products and solutions for improving business performance and management, is pleased to announce that CRG emPerform, its leading web-based employee performance management software, has again won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for Best Advance in Talent Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in 2016. CRG emPerform’s win was announced on December 15th, 2016 and all winners are listed here.

CRG emPerform provides flexible and easy-to-use software to streamline, simplify, and automate vital employee performance management efforts including appraisals, 360° reviews, ongoing feedback and reporting. Since 2004, CRG emPerform has continued to add to its robust all-inclusive technology to give small and medium sized businesses an affordable and effective way to align, develop, reward, and retain a competitive workforce and engage talent in year-round performance management and feedback.

“We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award from the Brandon Hall Group for a second year in a row,” said John Smith, CRGroup Director, Enterprise Business Solutions. “We thank the panel of esteemed judges for their efforts in evaluating all entries and for the validation this recognition gives to our product in the pursuit of new innovations in employee performance management technology.”

“We congratulate our Technology Award winners, and also thank them for leading the way in designing and utilizing technologies that empower organizations to enhance – and in some cases transform – their organizations,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “Our research shows that Human Capital Management technology is a primary driver of innovation, and our award-winning organizations serve as models of success.”

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 as a result of using this product?\

A complete list of winners can be found at

This is the third award for CRG emPerform, having also earned gold in the ‘Best Advance in Talent Management Technology for Small and Medium Sized Businesses’ category in 2013 and bronze in 2015.

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 Corporate Renaissance Group

Since 1989, Corporate Renaissance Group has been a global provider of innovative solutions that improve business management and performance. With over 4,000 customers worldwide, CRGroup has established itself with expertise in business management applications. CRGroup delivers solutions by leveraging their expertise in Microsoft Dynamics, SharePoint, business intelligence, financial and costing principles, shared services and employee performance management. CRGroup is a part of the Microsoft Partner Network, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices throughout Canada, South Africa, India and the United States.

About CRG emPerform

CRG emPerform is an award-winning online employee performance management software solution used by organizations around the world to align, develop, reward, and retain a world-class workforce. Since 2004, emPerform has been providing powerful, all-inclusive technology and world-class support to help businesses simplify and automate legacy appraisal systems and engage talent in ongoing performance management. emPerform delivers a complete suite of intuitive functionality accessible to users anywhere, anytime: online performance appraisals, employee feedback & journals, compensation management, 360° degree multi-rater feedback, succession planning, and surveys. CRG emPerform is headquartered in Ottawa, ON with offices in the United Kingdom, India, and South Africa.

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For additional information:

Natalie Trudel
Marketing Manager – emPerform
[email protected]
1.877.711.0367 x252

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