Skilljar's Golden Skillet Awards recognize the most innovative, impactful and successful Customer Education programs in the world. Each year at Connect, Skilljar's annual conference, Golden Skillets are distributed to companies that are powering their programs on the Skilljar platform.
2022 Golden Skillet Award Winners
Innovation in Customer Education Award
Honors training programs demonstrating innovation, thought leadership and industry-wide contributions.
Zscaler leveraged Skilljar to create a best-in-class education program for their customers and partners with training credits, live training, and certification. They also took advantage of the Skilljar<>Influitive integration to give their end learners an amazing education experience.
ClickUp has consistently moved the needle towards perfection by restructuring and optimizing their courses with user experience and feedback top of mind. They continue to expand and attract new active users every month. Their program has reduced churn, increased gross revenue retention, and net revenue retention for customers who have completed at least one course.
Dynamic Yield delivers digital customer experiences that are personalized, optimized, and synchronized. They have used their own technology within Skilljar to deploy recommendation widgets on high-traffic Academy pages to suggest relevant courses to users according to algorithm-weighted scores. They are then able to analyze data for insights.
Recognizes programs that have achieved ambitious corporate business goals and are well appreciated by their internal teams for their impact on the business.
Pendo’s education domain is open to both their customers and non-customers, as they see training as a crucial element to their product-led growth strategy. This year they launched an entirely new domain dedicated to Product Led Certification alongside their existing domains.
The customer education team at Autodesk worked around the clock to build new content, organize existing content, and redesign their existing eLearning site to include their entire portfolio of products to launch within three months!
Since launching Skilljar, Cisco Security has grown from three academies to 10 and continues to grow year over year. Those who go through their training are 70% more likely to renew, contributing to overall business retention goals.
Success in Practice Award
Recognizes programs that have achieved a remarkable milestone using Skilljar.
Braze has utilized Skilljar functionality to its fullest and has leaned into what’s possible in education. This customer has been with Skilljar since 2018, but this year took on a new challenge of rebranding and relaunching their program. They had to deal with turnover and an uncertain direction in early 2022, but rapidly got their program onto a positive course.
DocuSign came to Skilljar with lofty goals around reach, engagement, Instructor-Led Training, and user experience. Since they implemented Skilljar in 2021, they have steadily grown their monthly active users surpassing their rough average in their previous LMS.
Through their education program, Tricentis set out to grow revenue through training and product engagement. Since implementing Skilljar, all of our Success in Practice winners have seen impressive results for unique learners coming through their academy, all-time course enrollments, learning hours, course completions, and lessons completed.
Rising Star Award
Honors exemplary customers that have been with Skilljar for less than one year.
Shopify launched at the end of September 2022 and has already had some amazing successes out of the gate. Their complex implementation required several integrations including Single Sign-On, Salesforce, PS theming, Skilljar’s Data Connector, Marketo, and advanced filtering functionality (PS customization). They also had a wealth of new content to introduce including topic-based pages, new courses, and new webinar pages.
The primary goal of Chili Piper’s program was to create certification paths for their customers based on which products they owned. They took advantage of Skilljar’s Live Training feature for their first graduating class of Concierge Certified Admins. Creating Chili Piper University put training in the hands of their customers through use-case scenarios, easy-to-follow simulations, and on-demand courses.
People’s Choice Award
Chosen by Connect attendees, this award goes to one of the 12 Skilljar customers that shared their expertise and highlighted their program at Connect’s Education Expo.