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CPL Online wins global innovation award

Thursday, 08 October 2015

CPL Online, the UK’s leading provider of e-learning courses and online business system solutions for the licensed retail hospitality sector, has won a global award for innovation.

The award for ‘Innovative Use of HPCC Systems in The Community’ was presented to David Dasher, Managing Director of CPL Online at the annual LexisNexis® Risk Solutions HPCC Systems Engineering Summit held on Tuesday 29th September in Florida, USA. 

The award was bestowed in recognition of CPL Online’s pioneering development and use of its Big Data Platform. Through this innovation, CPL is able to offer its clients the most up-to-date reporting and data analysis services. Features include tracking user trends, spotting unusual or suspicious training activity and highlighting the best performing staff. Clients can also achieve significant cost savings as a direct result of CPL Online’s Big Data functions, for example by pinpointing where annual refresher training and exams are and are not needed.

In presenting this award, Flavio Villanustre, Vice President, Technology at LexisNexis Risk Solutions stated, “CPL Online’s solution is a shining example of the power the HPCC Systems® platform provides along with the cost savings, efficiency and innovation businesses can deliver to their customers by leveraging it within their development efforts. CPL Online has shown an impressive application of using big data insights to drive disruptive business models.”


During the event, David presented to a global audience on ‘How HPCC Systems is Transforming Training’, explaining how the Big Data Platform, powered by HPCC Systems®, has enabled CPL Online to revolutionise the way in which the company processes data and is transforming training.

Speaking following the conference, David Dasher, who also sits on the HPCC Systems Community Advisory Board, said:

“We are thrilled to have received this award in recognition of the innovation we have demonstrated using HPCC Systems. To be invited to present to some the brightest and best people in technology was an honour. The annual summit is a great forum to talk about new ideas involving Big Data, which will play a huge part in the future of CPL Online.” 

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