As a leading example of an organization that always puts people first, we strive to create a personalized journey of impact and fulfillment by empowering people to grow, improve, and be heard through innovative experience management solutions.

What we do

We are in the business of learning and typically partner with organizations that are committed to the journey of continuous improvement. Through adaptive solutions, we offer proven expertise, better efficiency, decision support, and a long-term partnership that will take you further than anyone else.

Things we pride ourselves on

We work with

1000 organizations

We operate in

7 locations

We have a CSAT score of


We serve customers in

45 countries

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We impact the lives of

18 million learners

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Our spirit is one of innovation

We are continuously enhancing our products, processes, and people to offer a complete learning and development platform. We reinvest a
large portion of our budget in research and development to stay a step ahead of the evolving needs of our customers and partners.

Explorance was recognized in Microsoft's Great Canadian Innovators 2020 Yearbook for its success in providing world-class feedback solutions to Higher Education and Large Enterprises across the globe. The yearbook profiles 15 great Canadian companies that are using advanced Microsoft technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and holograms, to innovate.

Explorance is proud to share the 2020 Gold award for excellence in talent management from Brandon Hall Group with our partner Clarkston Consulting. Clarkston Consulting drives meaningful improvement in the overall employee experience with strategic employee engagement surveys. We are proud of our association through their use of the Blue Experience Management platform and methodology.

Explorance and partner PETRONAS won two awards from Brandon Hall Group. They won a Gold award in leadership development measurement and a Silver award in learning measurement. Explorance jointly applied to the 2020 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence awards with PETRONAS and is proud of our partnership through their leverage of the Metrics That Matter (MTM) L&D effectiveness solution.

The prestigious “Cool Vendors in Education” 2014 report by Gartner profiles vendors whose products and services are innovative, intriguing and impactful in the arena of adaptive learning. Blue leverages all four of the elements in Gartner’s Nexus of Forces - information, cloud, mobile, and social - to create an adaptive learning experience.

IMS Global’s annual Learning Impact Awards recognize outstanding, innovative applications of educational technology to address the most significant challenges facing the global education market. Bluepulse was awarded a bronze medal for its evidence-based learning improvement in educational institutions.

Explorance received the Silver Award from the Brandon Hall Group for the Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation. Explorance shared the award with our customers Mastercard and Heartland Dental, affirming our contribution to assisting organizations in assessing the effectiveness of informal learning pathways in conjunction with formal learning evaluations.

Training Industry monitors the best providers in the training marketplace that help support enterprises with their corporate learning and development programs. Explorance is recognized as a Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation provider based on quality, innovativeness, number of clients/users, and other criteria.

  • How we got here

  • 2003

    It all starts here

  • 2004

    New: Blue classic

    First true enterprise feedback management solution
    on the market

  • 2005

    Upgrade: Blue classic V2

    Support for continuous surveys and enterprise-wide
    360 feedback capability

  • 2008

    New: Blue

    First enterprise-class all-in-one evaluation platform

  • 2010

    Upgrade: Blue

    Addition of central/major survey support and
    discontinuation of Blue Classic

  • 2012

    Upgrade: Blue III V5

    Leading course evaluation solution - selected in every
    RFP/Tender issued for 33 months in a row

  • 2014

    New: Blue text analytics

    Introduction of the Blue text analytics module with
    a specialized teaching & learning improvement

    New: Bluepulse

    First live formative feedback platform on the market

  • 2015

    New: DIG

    Introduction of the Blue-SIS Enrollment data transformation system

  • 2016

    Upgrade: DIG

    Blue-SIS enrollment data mass transformation gateway

    Upgrade: Bluepulse

    Social feed-based features, mobile student experience, teaching and learning feedback module

  • 2017

    Upgrade: Blue

    Cascaded evaluations and enhanced reporting

    Upgrade: Bluepulse

    Enhanced feedback gathering options, refreshed experience, mobile feature for teachers, and expanded scope for services, teams, and personal development.

  • 2018

    Upgrade: Blue

    Instructor dashboards, relational demographics, and support for rater-based aggregate reporting

    Upgrade: Bluepulse

    Feed analytics, support for enterprise applications, and professional development features including activity reporting and goal tracking

    New: machine learning center of excellence

    Machine learning implementation for learning related sentiment analysis and automated feedback response suggestion engine

    Addition: Metrics That Matter (MTM)

    Through its acquisition of MTM from Gartner, we now offer a specialized learning measurement solution to corporate universities

  • 2019

    Upgrade: Blue

    Enhanced API support, additional enterprise connectors for ERP, CRM, BI, and LMS integration

    Upgrade: Bluepulse

    Automated portfolio and personalized reporting, improvement recommendations, and organizational analytics

    Upgrade: DIG

    Unified data integration and single sign-on with all Explorance platforms including Blue, Bluepulse, and MTM

    Evolution: machine learning center of excellence introduced

    Automated contextual categorization and support for predictive analytics

    Upgrade: Metrics That Matter (MTM)

    Enhanced enterprise infrastructure capabilities, value-add reports, and dashboarding

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We are strong believers in community and the benefits that they provide.
The Bluenotes Group and MTM Impact Community serve as education
sources for peer organizations and Explorance to build strong domain
expertise. The communities also lobby and influence our roadmap ensuring
that our offerings are always steps ahead and meet their needs.

Bluenotes Group

The Bluenotes Group is a united family of Blue users. It is a forum for Blue users to meet, greet, share successes, and learn from one other. The Bluenotes Group hosts annual user conferences connecting the Blue global community, including Bluenotes global, Bluenotes APAC, Bluenotes MENA, Bluenotes Europe, and Bluenotes Canada.

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MTM Impact Community

The MTM Impact Community is a place where Metrics That Matter users can connect, share, discuss, and learn from each other. Events are hosted by community members and Explorance employees and cover best practices, training, new product features, and more. The community hosts an annual symposium to connect the MTM global community.

Visit mtmimpact.com

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