CERTPOINT Systems Releases White Paper On the Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Learning

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International LMS/LCMS provider reveals how to support learning with blogs, wikis and other collaborative tools.

Are you ready for learning with Web 2.0?

CERTPOINT Systems™, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, announced today the publication of its new white paper:‘Are you ready for learning with Web 2.0?’. The paper explores how collaborative technologies such as blogs, wikis and social networking can dramatically increase the reach and impact of organizational learning.

Drawing on real world examples, the white paper provides a wealth of practical tips on how Learning and Development (L&D) departments can harness Web 2.0 to boost learning in the workplace. The paper considers such questions as how to implement Web 2.0 successfully, overcoming objections to the use of Web 2.0 tools for learning and –- crucially –- integrating Web 2.0 with existing learning systems.

Published today, July 9, “Are you ready for learning with Web 2.0?” is available at: http://www.certpointsystems.com/index.php?option=com_docman&Itemid=250.

CERTPOINT Systems CEO Ara Ohanian pointed out that Web 2.0 represents a great opportunity for L&D professionals: “People are already using Web 2.0 technologies to learn from each other. That’s natural. The L&D department can help by facilitating the spread of good practice and making existing e-learning content available over Web 2.0 channels.”

And, Ohanian added, mobile technology adds extra impact to Web 2.0 learning. “People are no longer chained to their desk for internet access; they carry it in their smart phone. Organizational learning has to be there too or risk being left behind. Because people naturally use collaborative technologies on their mobile devices, it makes sense to use Web 2.0 as a key vehicle for organizational learning.”

CERTPOINT provides an all-in-one software suite to manage talent, deliver knowledge, and track business results. Global leaders like Toyota, Honda, and Black & Decker use CERTPOINT's technology to arm their employees and partners with the knowledge they need to win and retain customers. CERTPOINT helps more people in more places easily gain knowledge faster with measurable business results. Founded in 1996, CERTPOINT is used by more than 1,000 businesses in over 45+ countries and languages to deliver knowledge beyond the organization deep into sales and service channels. Please visit http://www.certpointsystems.com.

CERTPOINTVLS TM is a global learning technology solution that puts talent and knowledge to work throughout the organization and extended enterprise to increase and measure performance on the job for stronger business results. The suite integrates Learning Management (LMS), Content Management, Competency Management and Collaboration into a seamless learning system for creating, managing, delivering and tracking all online learning activities.

CERTPOINT Systems, the CERTPOINT logo and CERTPOINTVLS are trademarks or registered trademarks of CERTPOINT Systems Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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