BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gutenberg Technology (GT), which powers content management and transformation in some of the world’s leading education publishers, higher education institutions, and certification organizations, today announced that they have been chosen as the winner of the EdTech Cool Tool Award for Best Authoring Tools Solution as well as a finalist for EdTech Cool Tool Award for Best Digital Courseware Solution.
Finalists and winners were announced to a worldwide audience of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in building a better future for learners and leaders in the education and workforce sectors.
Celebrating its 12th year, the US-based program is the world's largest recognition program for education technology, recognizing the biggest names in edtech – and those who soon will be - for transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.
The GT platform helps education and certification organizations transition to a blended and continuous publishing model, where textbooks and courseware are regularly updated and personalized to drive better learner outcomes. GT’s intuitive authoring tool, real-time collaborative environment, streamlined workflows, and push-button distribution to any digital platform or print makes cost-effective continuous publishing a reality. GT’s customers have created and managed more than 30,000 learning products. Over 2.2 millions students use the GT reader on web and mobile.
“The GT platform is a real game changer with respect to the efficiencies that can be achieved for creating new products and engaging experiences for students. Publishers using the platform have seen a 50% decrease in time to market with substantial savings and increases in quality,” said Ken Brooks, CEO of Treadwell Media and a member of GT’s Strategic Advisory Board.
"As events unfold on the world stage that seem to inch ever closer to a precipice unknown, we are reminded that the leaders and innovators of education technology have always worked on the edge," said Victor Rivero, who as Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest, oversees the program. "The future-focused work they do is inspired by the infinite potential of all people to learn and thrive. It's pushed forward by the human spirit. It's the light that even through the darkest times always shines through.”
A full list of this year’s finalists and winners can be viewed here.
The EdTech Awards were established in 2010 to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate the most exceptional innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology.
Past winners include Claned, Soundtrap, Blackboard, Discovery Education, DreamBox Learning, Edmodo, Edthena, Flipgrid, Freshgrade, Promethean, Scholastic, Schoology, SMART Technologies and more.
This year’s finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on various criteria, including: pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value and potential.
“As the market for digital learning solutions expands rapidly, organizations need to flexibly, quickly, and cost-effectively adapt their content solutions to meet the constantly changing needs of customers to scale and maintain profitability. We are proud of the impact we made throughout the past year for our customers and students across the globe. We are particularly excited about some of our recently developed capacities, including Common Cartridge compatibility, as well as integration of artificial intelligence vis-a-vis a chatbot feature that provides automated question generation, enabling adaptive learning activities,” said Demiraj. “We are constantly iterating and incorporating customer feedback to create a robust platform that can provide a truly personalized learning pathway to every student.”
About Gutenberg Technology
Gutenberg Technology (GT) transforms how companies create, re-use, and deliver content at scale to multiple and changing digital and print experiences. Founded in 2010 and with offices in Paris and Boston, the company’s end-to-end content management platform enables organizations to author, transform, and distribute print and digital content from a single workflow – dramatically reducing cost and time to market. The world’s largest publishers and educational institutions rely on GT to transform legacy content into new, engaging web and mobile products. To learn more, visit www.gutenberg-technology.com or go to LinkedIn or Twitter.
About EdTech Digest and the EdTech Awards
EdTech Digest, a leading source of cool tools, interviews, and trends showcasing the future of learning — annually honors the best and brightest people, products and groups working in edtech with The EdTech Awards. Cool Tool, Leadership, and Trendsetter honorees span the K-12, Higher Ed, and Skills & Workforce sectors.