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Home / Resources / Sponge moves on up as a Core Challenger on the Fosway 9-Grid™

Sponge moves on up as a Core Challenger on the Fosway 9-Grid™


In the 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™, Sponge has been identified as a digital learning provider on an accelerating trajectory upwards within the Core Challenger Zone, as compared to last year.

The Fosway 9-Grid™ is the only European-centric research and analysis that enables corporate buyers to evaluate their procurement options based on five critical factors: Performance, Potential, Market Presence, Total Cost of Ownership and Future Trajectories of elearning vendors.

Sponge’s strong core suite of solutions capability and sustained market performance, together with a proven record of accomplishment, have shifted their position upwards, after a year of unprecedented growth and expansion.  

Fosway Group identifies Core Challengers such as Sponge, as organisations that ‘have a good track record of customer advocacy, and ability to performance in enterprise organisations’. Sponge’s solutions and their implementation and usability have proven to be a stable and reliable choice for the industry sectors of pharmaceutical, technology, and financial and professional services.

Louise Pasterfield, Sponge’s Director of Strategy, Marketing and Communication, said: “Sponge’s position as a Core Challenger on the Fosway 9-Grid™ reflects the strength and breadth of our enhanced digital capability and continued growth in the market. Our coming together with Bolt Learning and Skill Pill in the previous year added a number of new solutions to our portfolio, so that now we can offer a diverse range of digital learning capabilities for serving clients across Europe and internationally.”

Sponge’s accelerated trajectory upwards looks to continue, as demands for their services grow, and expansion plans are in the pipeline.

About the Fosway 9-Grid™  

Fosway Group is Europe’s #1 HR and learning analyst. The Fosway 9-Grid™ provides a unique assessment of the principal learning and talent supply options available to organisations in EMEA. Now in its fourth year, the analysis is based on extensive independent research and insights from Fosway’s Corporate Research Network of over 150 customer organisations, including BP, HSBC, PwC, RBS, Sanofi, Shell, and Vodafone.

Visit the Fosway website for more information on Fosway Group’s research and services.