Plateau Expands iContent Library with Addition of Competency Assessments from iLearn Solutions: Leading Content Providers Jump on iContent Bandwagon as Plateau Continues to Pioneer Industry's First Content-As-A-Service-Solution

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Plateau Systems, a leading provider of talent management software, services and solutions, today announced that iContent users can now access iLearn Solutions' iTest assessments using Plateau's iContent solution. iTest assessments allow organizations to evaluate individual employee job-skill strengths and gaps and assign specific activities to close those gaps, enabling more effective, focused and measurable employee development.

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Though long considered the lynchpin of employee development, competency management remains a complex priority for today's organizations

    "iLearn Solutions content provides iContent customers with an objective means for evaluating skill and competency strengths and gaps," commented Danny Larsen, President of iLearn Solutions. "Offering our 'assess-to-learn' content solutions through iContent facilitates focused, performance-driven talent management. Our iTest assessments, included in the comprehensive Employee Development Gold bundle, enable organizations to prescribe targeted training and validate learning acquisition on a per-employee and organization-wide basis."

Using iContent, the industry's first content-as-a-service-solution, users can browse, purchase and deploy iLearn Solutions' Employee Development Gold bundle, a collection of 100 iTest assessments spanning a broad range of business, technology, and leadership development topics. The assessments can also be purchased individually or in the following sub-bundles: Professional Transferable Skills, Sales and Customer Service Skills, Desktop Software Skills, Management and Leadership Skills.

iTest assessments are designed, developed, updated and validated based on a standardized "iLearn as iTest" methodology, incorporating principles of applied learning, in-depth labor market research, job task analysis, subject matter expertise and psychometric analysis. Published in a "Ready-to-Deploy" format that easily integrates with any SCORM or AICC-compliant Learning Management System (LMS), iTest assessments can be implemented and mapped to standard or organizational-specific competency models and learning catalogs with minimal effort. By administering iTests pre and post learning, organizations can measure and link ROI with specific employee development initiatives.

"Though long considered the lynchpin of employee development, competency management remains a complex priority for today's organizations," said Paul Sparta, Chairman and CEO, Plateau Systems. "iLearn Solutions' iTest assessments are reducing the labor, cost and consistency challenges around competency management by providing a framework that allows organizations to objectively assess employee skills and performance. By making these assessments available through iContent, iLearn Solutions is expanding its global reach and enabling global organizations of all sizes to increase employee effectiveness and overall business productivity in a cost-effective way."

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

About Plateau

Plateau is a leading provider of adaptable Web-based software for developing, managing and optimizing organizational skills and talent to increase workforce productivity and business operations performance. Plateau's software is being used by some of the world's largest, most successful enterprises, including the American Red Cross, General Electric, Internal Revenue Service, and Wendy's International. Industry analysts, including Forrester Research and Bersin & Associates, have rated Plateau a leader in functionality, technology, and customer satisfaction. The company is headquartered in Arlington, Va. For more information, please visit

About iLearn Solutions

iLearn Solutions is known for its comprehensive catalog of Ready-to-Deploy iTest Assessments and iLearn Solutions Objects for use with corporate Learning Management Systems. The combination of assessments and learning objects facilitates efficient and effective career and job competency evaluation and development within any organization. iLearn Solutions learning and assessment content products span a broad range of business, technology, and leadership development areas.

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