Pilot of UK Government’s Largest e-learning Programme Leads to Department-wide Deployment of ForceTen LCMS
LONDON, UK – (January 29, 2008) Eedo Knowledgeware (note: Eedo merged with OutStart July 22, 2008) today announced that the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) is standardising on ForceTen™ LCMS. The decision follows the largest e-learning pilot programme within the UK government, at Jobcentre Plus. The initiative is part of the HR Modernisation Programme, designed to equip employees with the knowledge they need to realise their full potential and meet the government’s business goals.
ForceTenLCMS, which is entirely browser-based, provides the platform and tools that learning and development professionals need to efficiently and easily deliver effective e-learningand blended learning solutions. It enables rapid authoring and content ingestion, while fully supporting advanced strategies such as adaptive learning, assessments, scenarios and simulations.
DWP’s 150 learning and development professionals will use ForceTen LCMS across all the business, including Jobcentre Plus, The Pensions Service, The Child Support Agency, Disability Carers Service, and Corporate and Shared Services.
“DWP has a huge mandate to help a wide spectrum of citizens: children, pensioners, the working aged and the disabled. Consequently, their employees have to be high-performing, customer-focused and have vast amounts of knowledge at their disposal,” said John Hudson, Outstart’s President. “ForceTen will help them optimise the development and dissemination of high-quality content, improve employee performance, and achieve even greater business efficiency.”
OutStart software powers the transfer of knowledge through formal learning, informal learning and social software. By making the exchange of knowledge frictionless, OutStart enables knowledge workers - employees, partners, and customers - to perform their roles far more effectively.
AgustaWestland, Autodesk, BB&T, British Telecom, CVS Caremark, Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Internal Revenue Service, General Dynamics, Lufthansa, MetLife, The Boeing Company, the US Navy, and Verizon Wireless rely on OutStart to increase individual and organizational performance, improve knowledge transfer and lower operating costs. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., OutStart has offices throughout Europe and North America and can be found on the web at www.outstart.com
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