Bridge by Instructure Review 2021: Alternatives, Pricing

Phil Strazzulla, HR Tech Expert
March 12, 2021

Bridge combines a learning management system and an employee performance & engagement tool into a single platform.

What's Inside

Bridge by Instructure Review

Companies like Chemical Bank and Livongo use Bridge to engage employees with a learning management system that is tightly integrated to performance management. This means managers can assign continuing education materials that align directly with goals. You can leverage Bridge's content, third party content, or create your own courses.

Bridge by Instructure Customers

Notable customers for Bridge include C Space, NHS, TCF Bank, Brewer Science, Domino's, and Catalant Technologies.

Bridge by Instructure Stats

  • Founded in 2008
  • Over 1000 employees
  • Bridge was launched in 2015 and had over 500 clients by 2018
  • Thoma Bravo, an American private equity and growth capital firm, acquired Instructure for $2 billion in 2019

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Key Bridge by Instructure Features

  • Skill & Career Development: Evaluate skill mastery on a company-wide level through manager, self, and peer assessments. Then, use insights derived from these to build custom career development plans for each employee.
  • Mobile Learning: Bridge also comes with an app that lets your people continue with every aspect of their training through most mobile devices.

Bridge by Instructure Implementation

Bridge by Instructure Customer Success

There are a great deal of customer success stories on Bridge's website. These detail how the company went about implementation and training with each client in order to make sure that the launch of the platform was a success every time. Some of the metrics they highlight from these case studies are decreasing average onboarding time from 9 to 3 months, and seeing an increased 10% in revenue as a direct results of onboarding and sales training. Bridge also provides a resource center and a help center.

Bridge by Instructure Key Integrations

Bridge by Instructure connects with a good bunch of HRIS vendors, such as Workday, UltiPro, ADP, and Oracle Peoplesoft. They also integrate with two data connectors, Domo and Tableau. For everything else, they've set up different APIs, webhooks, and an LTI specification.

What to be aware of

Bridge offers a free trial. You can sign up and start using the tool within minutes.

Bridge by Instructure Pricing

Bridge has four potential pricing plans. The first three are priced per user and billed annually. The "Learning" plan starts at $3 per user per month, and then you have the "Learning+Performance" and "Learning+Performance+Engagement" plans which are priced at $9 and $12, respectively. For larger companies, Bridge offers enterprise and custom solutions with unique pricing models.

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