SOURCE: Plateau Systems

Plateau Systems

June 11, 2009 08:30 ET

Plateau Systems and iLearn Solutions Announce the Release of the Performance-Based SkillBuilder CORE Learning System to iContent Customers

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - Plateau Systems, a leading provider of talent management software, services and solutions, today announced the expansion of its iContent offering, adding the performance-based SkillBuilder CORE Learning System to its iContent solution to provide an integrated learning and assessment solution. iLearn Solutions' competency-based "Test-to-Learn" content system now includes CORE transferable job competencies, objective assessments and SkillBuilder ecourses. The result is an integrated learning offering designed to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the employee learning process.

"At iLearn Solutions our core objective is to simplify the process of competency management and employee development by making it possible for organizations to objectively evaluate employee skills and performance, quickly identify targeted opportunities for individual development and measure the effectiveness of specific employee development activities and initiatives," said Joel Wilkinson, Sr. V.P. of Business Development and Partnerships. "By making our SkillBuilder CORE Competency Learning System available within iContent, we are making it possible for organizations of all sizes and across all regions to increase employee effectiveness and productivity in a cost-effective manner. Plateau's iContent solution provides a user-friendly, feature-rich, learning and talent management solution for customers looking to deploy the SkillBuilder CORE Competency Learning System to optimize their employee development processes."

With iContent, users can procure learning and training materials from a wide range of vendors; accelerate content integration to deliver custom and third-party content faster and with little to no administrative headaches; and securely manage all custom and off-the-shelf content in a central location. More than 60 customers across the globe and within every major industry -- including government, retail, manufacturing, healthcare and finance -- are using iContent to make custom and pre-packaged learning and training material available to their users. Major global organizations, including Royal Ahold, Mercury Marine and Deltek, are using iContent to support both internal and external training and development needs.

iLearn Solutions' innovative SkillBuilder CORE Competency Learning System incorporates the cycle of assessment and learning to support the development of critical organizational competencies:

--  Pre-learning iTests identify CORE competency strengths and gaps
--  SkillBuilder ecourses develop competency in gap areas
--  Post-learning iTests provide objective measurement of learning
    attainment
    

iLearn Solutions' newly released SkillBuilder CORE Competency Learning system is designed to streamline and optimize the assessment and learning process for businesses and organizations around the globe.

"Employee development and competency management have become even more important in these tough economic times as companies re-evaluate their business strategies and the workforce they need to execute their strategies," said Lee Wright, Sr. Director of Services, iContent at Plateau Systems. "iLearn Solutions' SkillBuilder CORE Learning System allows companies to streamline competency gap assessments, providing a direct path to prescribed courses and shortening the time it takes to address gaps. By making these assessments available through iContent, iLearn Solutions is expanding its global reach and enabling global organizations to more quickly close competency gaps that impact business results."

Companies worldwide are realizing substantial benefits from adopting iContent as the preferred solution for on-demand content. By providing organizations with a single place to buy, manage, and store third-party and custom developed content, iContent speeds the availability and delivery of content, while simultaneously decreasing the time and labor costs associated with managing and storing learning and talent management content.

View more information about iContent at http://www.plateau.com/icontent/.

About Plateau

Plateau led the charge in transforming corporate workforces in the mid-'90s with its award-winning learning management system (LMS) platform, which streamlined the management and delivery of learning and training across some of the world's most respected organizations, including General Electric, the United States Air Force and Capital One Services. Plateau expanded its LMS platform, and in early 2000 delivered the industry's first fully integrated, J2EE-based talent management platform, which allowed organizations to link learning and training with employee performance to ensure that employee goals aligned with corporate objectives. Today, organizations around the world rely on Plateau's software and solutions to drive innovation, facilitate collaboration and connect people in ways that support the organization's most critical business objectives. Customers and industry analysts continue to recognize Plateau as a customer satisfaction leader and for its continued leadership, vision and technology innovation. Plateau is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and has offices across the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.Plateau.com.

About iLearn Solutions

iLearn Solutions is a leading provider of talent management consulting services and performance-based employee development content designed to maximize employee productivity. iLearn Solutions is known for their catalog of assessment and learning content which is easily integrated into any Learning and Talent Management System. iLearn Solutions innovative approach integrates objective competency assessment with elearning to facilitate focused and effective employee development. iLearn Solutions is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with a network of operations, customers, and reseller partners in the United States, Europe, Canada, India, and the Middle East. Learn more at www.ilearnsolutions.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Stephanie Stadler
    SpeakerBox Communications for Plateau Systems
    703-287-7819
    Email Contact

    Joel Wilkinson
    iLearn Solutions
    Sr. V.P.
    403-932-7236
    Email Contact