QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that the company was honored as a “Learning! 100 Award” Winner by Elearning! Media Group (EMG), publishers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! Magazines, for its product certification program designed to help its partners and customers differentiate themselves in the growing market for Business Discovery. The QlikView Certification Program validates the knowledge and skills of QlikView partners and customers and acknowledges an individual’s understanding and capabilities with the QlikView Business Discovery platform. The result is an extensive ecosystem of qualified resources and third-party organizations that are helping to provide QlikView customers with an end-to-end Business Discovery solution that delivers the business-critical information they need. The QlikView Certification Program, which is comprised of three offerings – QlikView Certified Designer, QlikView Certified Developer, and QlikView Certified System Administrator – requires a combination of recommended classroom sessions, practical hands-on use, and project experience. Individuals must pass one or multiple exams in order to achieve the relevant certification. Each exam allows QlikTech to measure the product knowledge and skills acquired by partners and enables partners to benchmark skills against an established level of competency. This program is available to both customers and partners. “QlikTech strongly believes in providing a blend of training options that support our customer and partner learning needs, including live classroom, live online, and interactive e-learning,” said Kim Peretti, vice president of global education services at QlikTech. “Our QlikView Certification Program is the first global certification program for Business Discovery in the software industry, and this award is a testament to this and to the quality of the program.” The Learning! 100 Award Program recognizes 60 corporate and 40 public sector organizations for outstanding learning culture, innovation or collaboration that drives performance. Learning! 100 applicants were evaluated across three criteria: Aberdeen Group’s Best-in-Class Learning & Development assessment, EMG’s Learning Culture Index, and overall organizational performance. 2013 winners include corporations such as Boeing, Salesforce.com, and Cisco, as well as public sector organizations such as The American Heart Association, Khan Academy, and NASA.