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Elearnity provides fresh perspective on learning and talent solutions
Elearnity, Europe’s leading learning analyst, is publishing its first series of Vendor Perspectives. These new reports provide an in-depth, independent analysis of learning technology vendors with a UK/European focus, the summaries of which are free.
Elearnity has been analysing and advising on learning technology solutions on the front line for over 15 years, helping organisations such as Boots UK, Lloyds Banking Group and Vodafone choose the right vendor partners and achieve real results. Recognising the diverse and often complex nature of the learning technology market, the team has created Elearnity’s Vendor Perspectives to help organisations take a short-cut to understanding the realities of different vendor solutions.
David Wilson, Elearnity Managing Director, explains ‘Learning Technology is a specialist market, with a wide range of vendors offering competing solutions. Telling the difference between vendors is difficult. Whether you’re brand new to the market, or already have experience, it is still difficult to get an independent expert view of which vendors you should consider, and how good they really are at delivering in a complex environment. We’ve been helping corporate clients do this for years, but wanted to make this knowledge more accessible to a wider audience and help organisations to find the best solutions faster.’
Vendor Perspectives review solutions from key players in the learning technology market to provide an unbiased insight into the solutions they provide. The reports capture the experiences of Elearnity’s corporate research network, as well as analysis from our independent vendor briefings. This is shared using ‘5-star’ ratings and analyst commentary of 30+ different factors covering: Market Presence and Scalability, Ease of Delivery, Enterprise Flexibility, Solution Capability, Corporate and User Experience, and Cost.
Uniquely, the Vendor Perspectives are created with a UK/European not US focus. Wilson comments, ‘Most research that is available is dominated by input from the United States. Within the UK and Europe, this information often has limited relevance and value; it is often quite superficial, and doesn’t focus on the specific challenges faced by multi-national companies, or the local capabilities of the vendors in Europe. That’s exactly what Elearnity’s Vendor Perspectives do.’
Gary Bellamy, Head of Learning Technologies at Lloyds Banking Group comments, ”I have worked with Elearnity for a number of years because we simply couldn’t find the same in-depth knowledge of the learning technologies market anywhere else. The team has much real-world experience of seeing how solutions work in action which I have found invaluable when separating fact from fiction in the market. Anyone involved in implementing learning or technology solutions should use the Vendor Perspectives to get an independent and instant insight into the solutions that exist in the market today.”
Elearnity’s Vendor Perspectives reports will be released throughout 2012, with the first batch available from 1 February. See www.elearnity.com for more details, or contact David Perring, Elearnity’s Director of Research at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +44 (0)20 7917 1870.
Formed in 1996, Elearnity is Europe's leading Corporate Learning Analyst providing independent expert research, analysis and advice on corporate learning, e-learning and learning technologies. Elearnity's research process focuses on developing deep insights of corporate realities and best practice, and independent understanding of vendor capabilities and actual performance. Our analysis and advisory process focuses on providing objective unbiased advice specific to your organisation and business context. Customers include: Alstom, Aviva, Boots UK, BP, BT, Cable & Wireless, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rolls-Royce, Royal Bank of Scotland, RSA Group, Shell, Swiss Re, Telefonica O2, and Vodafone.