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Field (Service) of Dreams

October 11, 2011
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More companies are equipping their field-service workers with mobile devices, GPS and Web-based apps, and seeing lower costs and higher productivity as a result.
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2011 Game Changer: Wendy Savlin

September 29, 2011
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Manager, talent development, Sprint Nextel Corp., Overland Park, Kansas
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Optimas Award Winner for Innovation

September 7, 2011
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The day care provider meets increased demand and tougher accreditation standards with online training that helps workers better serve families.
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ArcelorMittal Optimas Award Winner for Global Outlook

September 7, 2011
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The steel giant makes learning english a priority among its workforce. that’s a tall order for a company with 310,000 employees in 60 nations.
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Employbridge Optimas Award Winner for Financial Impact

September 7, 2011
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The temporary staffing provider reverses declining revenue by investing in a training program that makes industry-specific experts out of its workers. From 2001 to 2004, EmployBridge was able to increase business by $55 million using 25 percent fewer sales people.
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Online Caf&eacute Serves Up a Heaping Helping of Training for Staff

June 20, 2011
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Studies suggest companies are getting comfortable using social software to drive employee learning. Cheesecake Factory, Kelly Services and Amway are among the early adopters.
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More Companies Go With Online Tests to Fill in the Blanks

May 27, 2011
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Employment assessments can range from online exams for a specific computer skill to personality tests intended to predict customer service prowess to extensive evaluations of potential executives.
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With Cornerstone IPO, SaaS Deepens Hold in the Learning Market

April 22, 2011
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Cornerstone OnDemand’s eye-popping initial public offering in March underscores the growing importance of learning software delivered as a service. UPDATED April 27, 2011, to include SuccessFactor’s pending acquisition of Plateau Systems.
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Deloitte Gets Physical with $300 Million Learning Center

March 21, 2011
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Lectures are out and interactive learning is in at the consulting firm’s new leadership center, which also features an 800-room hotel on a 107-acre campus near Dallas.
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