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Leading vendors will be available to demonstrate and discuss their offerings throughout the conference. We’ve invited companies with solutions and tools in a variety of areas – LMSs, leadership development, talent management, outsourcing, and more.

Premier Sponsors

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Plateau Systems, LTD
www.plateau.com

Plateau is a leading provider of talent management software, content, and services designed to increase workforce productivity and drive business success. Plateau’s award-winning software is powering talent management initiatives across some of the world's most successful organizations, including the American Red Cross, Capital One, General Electric, the Internal Revenue Service, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and Reuters. Industry analysts at Bersin & Associates, Forrester Research and other leading information and technology research and advisory firms continue to recognize Plateau’s leadership in delivering best-in-class functionality, technology and customer satisfaction. Plateau is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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NIIT
www.niit.com/enterprises

NIIT is a Global Learning Solutions company with over 3,500 employees in 32 countries. Together with its subsidiaries, Cognitive Arts and Element K, NIIT is sharply focused on accelerating the success of its customers by providing effective learning solutions that address critical business issues. NIIT’s cutting-edge instructional design capabilities, diverse global experience, and proven methodologies have helped over 1,000 businesses across the world, including many Fortune 500 companies, universities, technology companies, training corporations, and publishing houses, realize their business goals through innovative training programs that lead to improved performance and results. Recognized as a market leader, NIIT has won over 33 awards including 12 Brandon Hall awards.

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Operitel Corporation
www.learnflex.com

Operitel Corporation, producer and distributor of the award winning LearnFlex™ Learning Management System, is an educational technology company that specializes in building adaptive web-based enterprise-level applications. Over the past five years, Operitel personnel have built and deployed applications for many clients in government ministries, high tech, financial, educational, and transportation sectors. As well, Operitel is committed to supporting organizations in the acquisition, creation, and transfer of information and knowledge – the essential ingredients for success in a rapidly changing global economy. Operitel is located in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Platinum Sponsors

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS)
www.acs-inc.com

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) is a global Fortune 500 company providing human capital, business process outsourcing, and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. ACS helps clients increase the value of their people and their businesses through the deployment of effective, efficient, and performance-based talent management and learning solutions that are aligned to strategic business goals and outcomes. Buck Consultants (www.buckconsultants.com), an ACS company and one of the world’s largest HR consulting firms, helps organizations link talent management to their overall business and people strategy and helps them develop and implement policies and programs for recognition, rewards, and career advancement. ACS Learning Services (www.acs-inc.com/learning), a business unit of ACS, is a leading provider of end-to-end learning outsourcing services that are integral to a comprehensive talent management strategy.

Authoria Inc.
www.authoria.com

Authoria® helps the world’s most competitive employers achieve superior business results, by optimizing the way they recruit, develop, compensate, retain, and engage top talent. Designed for business managers as well as HR professionals, the company’s integrated talent management solution enables more effective recruiting, performance management, compensation management, and succession planning across an organization. With more than 300 enterprise customers, including Aetna, Boeing, and Reuters, and 4 million managers and employees served by its on-demand Internet-based solutions, Authoria is one of the largest SaaS providers of enterprise software. Authoria Talent Management™ is a comprehensive talent-management solution that addresses every phase of the talent life cycle. It gives managers access to all the information they need from a single, intuitive user interface. Managers can easily allocate higher compensation to top performers, fill critical positions with high-quality internal and external candidates, and identify and develop high-potential employees in order to “make talent count.”

Bluepoint Leadership Development
www.bluepointleadership.com

Bluepoint Leadership Development specializes in designing and delivering unique leadership development experiences and processes. This includes off-the-shelf training plus the development and delivery of highly customized programs. We help clients think through the strategic deployment of leadership development. Our philosophy is to help leaders become the very best version of themselves versus the more typical “cookie-cutter approach” to leadership development. Programs include The Leadership Experience, The Leader’s Voice, Leader As Coach plus other services such as the BOLD on-line follow up system. Clients include well known organizations such as Microsoft, Starbucks, REI, New York Life and DHL.

Brainshark
www.brainshark.com

Brainshark is the leader in on-demand business communication solutions. Our patented software empowers any business person to easily create, deliver and track high-impact voice-enriched presentations – available on demand. More than 600 organizations – including a third of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark software and services to accelerate training, increase marketing response rates, shorten the sales cycle, or enhance corporate communication. Provided on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) basis, Brainshark solutions can be ramped up quickly for rapid return on investment.

CERTPOINT Systems Inc.
www.certpointsystems.com

CERTPOINT’s software solution and services facilitate learning management, corporate training and knowledge delivery. CERTPOINT’s VLS Suite is a comprehensive turnkey LMS/ LCMS solution. Our customers realize a reduction in training costs, quicker product introductions, and a consistent and measurable means of training their employees, distributors, customers and partners.

Cornerstone onDemand
www.cornerstoneondemand.com

Cornerstone OnDemand provides industry-leading talent management solutions for organizations of any size, across all industries. Cornerstone works in conjunction with HR, talent and learning executives to build the leading platform for learning and development, performance management, succession planning, compliance and compensation management, in addition to over 30,000 integrated e-learning titles and powerful analytics tools to assist you in making more informed decisions. Cornerstone’s triple-digit growth has been supported by a market-leading customer satisfaction and retention rate. Marquee organizations such as Aon, Barclays, Barnes & Noble, DIRECTV, Pitney Bowes and Smith Barney count on Cornerstone to help them achieve organizational excellence.

Convergys
www.convergys.com

Convergys Corporation is a global leader in relationship management. We provide solutions that drive more value from the relationships our clients have with their customers and employees. Convergys turns these everyday interactions into a source of profit and strategic advantage for our clients. For 25 years, our unique combination of domain expertise, operational excellence, and innovative technologies has delivered process improvement and actionable business insight to clients that now span more than 70 countries and 35 languages. Convergys is a member of the S&P 500 and has been voted a Fortune Most Admired Company for seven consecutive years. We have approximately 75,000 employees in 84 customer contact centers and other facilities in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, and in our global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

eCornell
www.ecornell.com/capability

eCornell delivers practical, essential, online professional development programs as part of a comprehensive corporate learning solution to leading Fortune 1000 companies and major nonprofits. Renowned Cornell University faculty members develop the courses, and dedicated subject-matter experts facilitate skill transfer and personalize the learning experience in all eCornell courses. Programs are targeted to mid- and senior-level leadership, emerging managers, HR staff and other high-potential employees. eCornell delivers courses in five key learning areas: leadership and strategic management, financial management, management essentials, human resources, and hospitality and food-service management. A program in Project Leadership will be introduced in Summer 2008. The instructor-facilitated, cohort-centric courses qualify for 21 certificate programs from Cornell University and are easily combined into organization-specific learning tracks to meet program objectives. Many courses qualify for PDUs from the Project Management Institute and for recertification credits from HRCI. eCornell is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cornell University.

GeoLearning, Inc.
www.geolearning.com

GeoLearning is the leading provider of on-demand learning and performance technology. The company’s products and services are used by more than 500 corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations to manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance. GeoLearning's Software as a Service model means there is no hardware or software for clients to install. As a result, the company’s Web-based GeoMaestro and GeoExpress learning management platforms can be deployed quickly, allowing clients to efficiently manage enterprise-wide learning, development and knowledge acquisition.

Giunti Labs
www.giuntilabs.com

Giunti Labs is the world’s leading LCMS vendor, content producer and active R&D and standardization contributor. Giunti Labs has developed solutions that allow producing standard, flexible, interoperable and reusable third generation learning content to be delivered on different platforms and output peripherals (DVD, CD, Web, Broadband, Wireless and Mobile).

Kognito
www.kognito.com

A winner of the 2007 Bersin Learning Leader award, Kognito develops immersive learning simulations and e-learning programs for academic and business education. Our web-based simulations allow learners to practice and build experiences in risk-free environments so they can better perform in real-life situations. Comprised of leading experts in psychology, learning, and game technology, our team has developed innovative simulation technologies and processes, including our award-winning Interpersonal Skills Simulation Platform that results in measurable results for our clients and partners. Our efforts concentrate on developing both custom and pre-packaged simulations and e-learning programs in the areas of management, leadership, and health through partnerships with leading content experts and academic institutions.

Mediasite by Sonic Foundry
www.sonicfoundry.com

Named a Bersin & Associates 2007 Learning Leader, Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ:SOFO) is the recognized market leader for rich media communications and knowledge management, providing enterprise solutions and services that link an information-driven world. Fortune 500 companies, education institutions and government agencies trust the company’s webcasting platform, Mediasite®, and Event Services group for a variety of critical communication needs. Mediasite automatically and affordably webcasts your training, briefings or conferences for live or on-demand viewing, instantly building knowledge libraries for corporate communication and professional advancement.

Meridian Knowledge Solutions
www.meridianksi.com

Our flagship product, Meridian Global LMS, integrates learning content management, workforce analytics, knowledge management and competency modeling in one learning management system (LMS). In addition to Meridian Global LMS, we provide professional services, courseware development and hosting services. We serve 4.5 million users at more than 200 public- and private-sector employers, and our software is used by companies that range in size from 900,000 employees to less than 100 workers. Our clients include AutoZone, Panera Bread, Sodexho, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Whirlpool and more than 80 federal, state and local governments. We are the number one ranked learning-technology company for customer loyalty. Our award-winning software aims to deliver learning, distribute knowledge and sharpen business skills, which will make you a leader in your industry. Our Chantilly, VA-based company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Visionary Integration Professionals.

Mzinga
www.mzinga.com

Mzinga is the leader in On-Demand Learning 2.0 and community solutions that drive business innovation, performance and growth. By combining our award-winning KnowledgePlanet Learning Suite with business social networking and best practice services, Mzinga helps companies achieve competitive advantage and industry differentiation by harnessing the talent and expertise of their employees, customers, and partners. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, Mzinga was formed from the strategic merger of learning industry pioneer KnowledgePlanet and Shared Insights, a fast-growing community company. Mzinga has more than 2.7 million registered users across hundreds of market-leading clients in 160 countries worldwide. To learn more, contact us at 888.MZINGA.8.

Ninth House, Inc.
www.ninthhouse.com

Ninth House is an innovator in using technology to create engaging learning experiences. By taking a holistic approach to learning, Ninth House customizes people development solutions that get results. Ninth House has proven expertise in initiatives designed to develop leaders and managers, foster innovation, spawn culture change, and value diversity. Through their innovative learning strategies and compelling, media-rich content, Ninth House tailored solutions-change-behavior on a large scale. Organizations that need to quickly align a large workforce with their strategic goals can realize tangible business value from working with Ninth House. Partnering with them is the fastest, most effective way to change how people learn and behave. Ninth House customers include over 200 global and government organizations such as Amazon.com, British Telecom, Hyperion, SSM Health Care, the US Navy, and the US Department of Justice. Ninth House is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, call 800-824-1767.

Outstart
www.outstart.com

OutStart software powers formal and informal (Web 2.0) learning and knowledge sharing that enable people to perform their roles far more effectively. OutStart’s portfolio of solutions include award winning LCMS, LMS, and collaborative knowledge management solutions. OutStart is the only vendor to offer both types of LCMS solutions, page and asset-based, to best meet customers specific business drivers. Deployment options include SaaS, hosted and enterprise. OutStart customers range from hundreds of small and medium sized companies to the largest Fortune 500 businesses and government agencies. Customers like AgustaWestland, Autodesk, CVS Caremark, DirecTV, Kronos, Motorola, Sara Lee, the U.S. Navy, Unilever, and XP Systems rely on OutStart to increase individual and organizational performance, improve knowledge transfer and lower operating costs. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., OutStart has offices throughout the US and Europe.

RWD
www.rwd.com

RWD is a leading service provider with a broad range of integrated solutions designed to improve end user performance in complex operating environments. We provide innovative business solutions that range from strategic consulting services and managed learning services to documentation, training and lean process improvement, and end user performance support services at companies implementing complex application or integrated technology solutions. With an experienced and dedicated team of experts, we have a long history of delivering best-in-class project execution and the support our clients require to maintain a competitive advantage.

Salary.com
www.salary.com

Salary.com (NASDAQ: SLRY) is a leading provider of on-demand data, software and services for managing employee pay and performance. Salary.com’s flexible suite of talent management applications are tightly integrated with proprietary compensation and competency data, thereby helping companies attract, retain, develop and reward the top talent critical to business success. Salary.com solutions help HR and compensation professionals automate and enhance critical talent management processes, including: market pricing and pay analytics; salary structure and merit modeling; executive compensation benchmarking; compensation planning and incentive management; performance management and development; job-competency management; and, succession planning.

SuccessFactors
www.SuccessFactors.com

SuccessFactors is the leading provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions that enable organizations of every size, across every industry and geography, to realize their employees’ potential and thus drive business results. Its hosted service is organically built from the ground up – providing a fully integrated, modular suite of performance and talent management applications that provide customers with immediate process benefits and tangible return on investment. Fueled by customer success, SuccessFactors currently has more than 1,400 customers across over 60 industries, with more than 2 million end users in over 150 countries using the application in 18 languages. The company currently employs more than 700 people worldwide, all passionately focused on delighting customers through prompt and effective execution and constant improvement driven by customer feedback. SuccessFactors’ customers include Kimberly-Clark Corporation, MasterCard Worldwide, Textron, Sutter Healthcare, Direct Energy, Volkswagen of North America, Lancaster General Hospital, and McDermott International, Inc. Founded in 2001, SuccessFactors has multiple offices worldwide collaborating for strong local support and measurable success of customers.

SumTotal
www.sumtotalsystems.com

SumTotal Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUMT) is a global provider of learning, performance, and talent management solutions. SumTotal deploys mission-critical solutions designed to align goals, develop skills, assess performance, plan for succession and set compensation. SumTotal’s solutions aim to accelerate performance and profits for more than 1,500 companies and governments of all sizes, including six of the world’s 10 biggest pharmaceutical makers, six of the 10 largest automotive companies in the world, four of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, three of the world’s top five airlines, five of the six largest U.S. commercial banks, and two of the world’s top five specialty retailers. Mountain View, California-based SumTotal has offices across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.

Vangent, Inc.
www.vangent-hcm.com

Vangent helps Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies improve their workforce acquisition, development, and advancement. From industry-leading employee assessment and hiring solutions, to best-of-breed learning, organizational development, and talent management solutions, Vangent enables clients to achieve the greatest return from their human capital. The Vangent Applicant Tracking System enables clients to hire the best talent, in a way that is streamlined, highly efficient, and very cost-effective. Our P3 Talent Management™ Solution allows organizations to objectively identify and groom their future leadership, broaden their talent pools, build vital bench strength, and prescribe individualized development plans for acquiring crucial business skills. Vangent’s award-winning custom learning solutions help organizations achieve strategic goals by analyzing key performance issues, building job-critical skills, driving behavior change, and measuring the results. Our custom programs enable clients to successfully launch new products and systems, achieve compliance mandates, deploy new business processes, improve sales and service, and increase productivity.

Vurv Technology
www.vurv.com

It’s all about the people! Vurv’s on demand talent management software helps address the number one business challenge – finding, hiring and retaining top talent. With comprehensive product offerings including recruitment, onboarding, performance, succession, compensation and workforce transition management, Vurv’s software is fast, flexible and easy to use. More than 1,700 companies and over 2.5 million users around the world rely on Vurv to reduce operating costs, increase productivity and ignite their most powerful resource for innovation and growth. Feel the creative energy, talent and passion at Vurv Technology.

Xerceo Inc.
www.xerceo.com

Xerceo’s LMS/LCMS solutions employ the best Web 2.0 technologies for extreme ease-of-use and unmatched collaborative training. Xerceo immediately deploys to any enterprise portal along with most HR applications, CRM, database and content repositories. For the first time, anyone with knowledge to share can easily create and deliver training while working within their existing enterprise environment. Xerceo is also designed to work with all third-party content providers such as Skillsoft. All of Xerceo’s products can be fully deployed behind a customer’s firewall or hosted as a service by us in a few days. Successful organizations around the world use Xerceo’s LMS and LCMS products such as Nokia, Panasonic Avionics, Sun Life Financial and the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs.

Xyleme Inc.
www.xyleme.com

Xyleme, Inc. is a leading provider of learning content management solutions that enable single-source publishing of learning content. Xyleme provides the only LCMS that fully and seamlessly embraces all formats of learning delivery – across the board. Content is developed once, customized to end-user requirements, and deployed on-demand through the most effective delivery format for learners, be it instructor-led training, self-paced online courses or mobile performance support applications. Industry leading companies employ Xyleme reusability to: 1) decrease the cost of learning development, 2) reduce lengthy development cycles, 3) create an environment where content changes are made instantaneously, across all learning delivery formats, and 4) in doing so, create a training program that allows end users to create and customize their own learning experience.

 
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