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Blatant^ Named a 2013 Bersin & Associates WhatWorks® Award Winner for Delivering Innovation

March 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Bersin & Associates WhatWorks® AwardCALGARY, ALBERTA– (Mar 28th, 2013) – Bersin by Deloitte, a leading provider of research-based membership programs in human resources (HR), talent and learning, have announced that Blatant Media Corporation (blatant^) has been named a 2013 WhatWorks® Award Winner in the area of Delivering Innovation.

Winners were chosen by Bersin & Associates from hundreds of applicants and include industry leaders in business processes, consulting, financial services, food products, government, hospitality, information technology, insurance, media and software. Bersin & Associates conducted the awards program in cooperation with Human Resource Executive® magazine.

Blatant^ was recognized a winner for the development of Absorb LMS’s innovative, HTML5-based, learning management system user interface, which responds and adapts to different hardware platforms. This technology allows learners to access content such as courses and learning events on traditional computers, tablets such as iPads, and phones.

“We’re thrilled to add a Bersin & Associates award to our trophy shelf,” said blatant^ co-founder, Mike Eggermont.

This is the 13th award and accolade bestowed on blatant^ since 2008.

About Bersin by Deloitte

Bersin by Deloitte delivers research-based people strategies designed to help leaders and their organizations in their efforts to deliver exceptional business performance. The company’s WhatWorks® membership gives Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 HR professionals the information and tools they need to design and implement leading practice solutions, benchmark against others, develop their staff, and select and implement systems. A piece of Bersin by Deloitte research is downloaded on average approximately every minute during the business day. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide use our research and consulting to guide their HR, talent and learning strategies. For more information, please visit www.deloitte.com/bersin or www.bersin.com.

About Blatant^ and Absorb LMS

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Blatant Media Corporation is an e-learning company that leverages the power of technology to enable learning for clients throughout the world. The company’s multi- award-winning learning management system, Absorb LMS, is used by more than a million learners in organizations throughout the world. Organizations currently using Absorb LMS include Adobe Software Systems, American Medical Systems , Dannon, New York University, Oakley, the United States Anti-Doping Association, and more than 500 others.

Media Contact

Richard Nantel
VP, Enterprise Learning Solutions
Absorb LMS | a blatant^ solution
(403) 277-4856
Richard.Nantel AT AbsorbLMS DOT com

 

Absorb Learning Management System (LMS) Receives “Innovator” Ranking from McLean & Company

November 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Calgary, Alberta — (November 24, 2011) Blatant Media is pleased to announce that its Absorb LMS (Learning Management System) has been recognized as an industry “Innovator” by research firm McLean & Company. The Absorb LMS product and Blatant Media as a vendor were reviewed and benchmarked against various industry leaders in the recently released report “Vendor Landscape: Learning Management Systems.”

The process involved McLean & Company’s analysts using a comprehensive benchmarking methodology to grade vendors in areas such as product features, company reach and company viability. Blatant Media and the Absorb LMS product scored highly in the areas of “Features” and “Viability” which resulted in an overall ranking of Industry “Innovator”.

“The Innovator category exists to identify vendors that have demonstrated innovative product strengths which act as their competitive advantage in appealing to niche segments of the market. These vendors are poised to emerge as leaders.” says Terra Aartsen, Research Analyst at McLean & Company.

“We are very pleased to be acknowledged as Innovators in the LMS industry. It is particularly gratifying to be recognized for the unique work we are doing in the areas of ‘learner engagement’ in our Absorb LMS and SMARTLAB products.” says Dan Medakovic, Vice President of Learning Solutions at Blatant Media.

“Awesome!” adds Mike Eggermont, co-founder of Blatant Media.

About Blatant Media

Absorb LMS is an award-winner, being named to TrainingIndustry.com’s 2010 list of Top 20 Learning Portal Companies, along with receiving Gold and Silver awards from Brandon Hall for “Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Global Training” and “Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training”. More than 1 million employees and students use Absorb every day in over 1000 companies globally. Among the list of international clients are Oakley, Adobe Software Systems, Dannon, American Medical Systems, EVOCO, numerous universities, Websense, Virgin Mobile Canada, the United States Anti-Doping Association and many others.

The creator of the Absorb LMS and SMARTLAB, Blatant Media Corporation is a learning technology company that provides engaging LMS solutions for clients throughout the world. The company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. www.absorblms.com, (403) 520-2595.

About McLean & Company

McLean & Company (www.hr.mcleanco.com) is a division of Info-Tech Research Group (www.infotech.com) a global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis for over thirteen years. McLean & Company provides practical solutions to human resources challenges via executable research, tools and advice that have a clear and measurable impact on the business.

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