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WinMill Software and Learning at Cisco Win Bronze

Learning at Cisco, the training arm of Cisco Systems, and WinMill Software, a leader in innovative CA PPM implementations, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in the Learning and Development category. WinMill Software's win was announced on September 10, 2015. The winners are listed at

With WinMill's partnership, Cisco Learning was able to deliver on the transformation roadmap in several key strategic areas:
  • Established a single source of truth across the content development portfolio.
  • 30% reduction in the time needed to initiate projects.
  • Established automated strategic reports that are now used on a daily basis to direct business.
  • Re-invigorated the project management team with sustainable operations.
  • Increased alignment across all management levels.
  • Implemented change without interrupting business growth, revenue or customer support SLA's.
"We are proud to receive this award," said Kevin Kilgore, President of WinMill Software. "Our partnership with Learning at Cisco resulted in measurable success across their organization, and it is wonderful to be recognized for this achievement."

"The high quality of work and commitment to driving business results among our award winners never fails to amaze me," said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. "All of these winning programs deliver meaningful business results to their organizations. Winning an Excellence Award is a great honor, but the real winners are the organizations themselves and their customers and clients because of the innovation and customer focus they demonstrate."

Excellence Awards winners will be honored at Brandon Hall Group's HCM Excellence Conference January 27-29, 2016, at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Selected winners also will serve as presenters in the more than 20 breakout sessions during the 2-day conference.

"We see the conference as an extension of our awards program that features leading and next practices from some of the best organizations in the world," Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said. "Where else can you learn from, and interact with, leaders of organizations whose HCM programs are validated by an international panel of judges as having a direct impact on the business? We see our conference as a unique opportunity to learn from, and network with, the very best our industry has to offer in the U.S and abroad."

The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group Sr. Analysts and Executive Leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measureable benefits.

About WinMill Software

Founded in 1994, privately held WinMill Software ( is headquartered in New York City. WinMill has been a CA Technologies Services Partner (and before that a Niku Alliance Partner) since 2004, and today is a CA Technologies Preferred Partner for CA PPM Services, as well as an Advanced Channel Partner. WinMill has provided CA PPM consulting services to more than 650 clients. They provide expert technical and functional CA PPM consulting services, as well as CA PPM project management. All WinMill CA PPM consultants are CA certified.

WinMill Software prides itself as the most highly regarded CA PPM services firm in the industry. They use well established methodologies and best practices to ensure that projects are implemented consistently and successfully. They have the depth of staff to provide a level of service that other companies simply cannot match, and the depth of skills that make tem renowned as the expert CA PPM firm. WinMill Software is committed to establishing long-term partnerships with their clients.

About Learning at Cisco

Learning at Cisco is the training and certification division of Cisco Systems, Inc. (, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create Internet solutions that allow individuals, companies, and countries to increase productivity, improve customer satisfaction and strengthen competitive advantage. The Cisco name has become synonymous with the Internet, as well as with the productivity improvements that Internet business solutions provide. Cisco's vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn.

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group ( is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management. With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

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