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Leading vendors will be available to demonstrate and discuss their offerings throughout the conference. We’ve invited companies with solutions and tools in a variety of areas – LMSs, leadership development, talent management, outsourcing, and more.

Premier Sponsors

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Impact Achievement Group

Impact Achievement Group (IAG) is a proven leader in selection, assessment, leadership development, and customer loyalty; focused on retention, employee and customer engagement ROI. Applying a distributed learning and integrated approach, managers/supervisors master the skills and tools they need to diagnose, coach, and inspire performance for results. IAG offers organizations a unique opportunity to automate and screen for “eligibility” and “suitability” to significantly reduce hiring costs and ensure selection of the very best talent. Using a proprietary approach, IAG accelerates managers’ ability to engage employees, effectively set expectations, hold employees accountable, and conduct purposeful workplace communications. Services are tailored to the client’s unique needs; delivering flexible, interactive facilitated, eLearning and blended learning experiences. Through thoughtful implementation of best in class selection and assessment processes, training, coaching and measurement programs, Impact Achievement Group helps small, medium, and Fortune organizations improve human performance and retain customers to increase bottom line results.

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MindLeaders is an elearning company devoted to learning as a key to talent management support and structure. We are excited to announce our new Talent Management coaching content, developed in partnership with Bersin & Associates. Based on the WhatWorks® framework. It will provide you with actionable best-practices.  This catalog lends instant support to your employees, your managers, and your Human Resource department. Topics include building performance plans and setting goals that really motivate and direct employees, effective coaching and mentoring skills for managers, and managing careers and succession plans in your company. MindLeaders has been designing learning programs that promote the success of people and companies for over 25 years. We offer over 4,000 award-winning courses, personal learning advisors, and an online reference library and mentoring service.

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RWD Technologies, LLC

RWD is a leading service provider with a broad range of integrated solutions designed to improve employee performance in complex operating environments. We have a full portfolio of learning and human performance offerings to help employees effectively execute on the job. Our solutions range from learning strategy development, custom eLearning development, organizational change management, end user training, and lean process improvement to end user performance support services at companies implementing complex application or integrated technology solutions. RWD’s proven methodologies, experienced staff and robust tool set allow it to create customized solutions that help organizations optimize their workforce and technology to maintain a competitive advantage. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, RWD is privately held, with over 900 employees in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.

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Saba Software, Inc.

Saba is the premier provider of people management software and services that enables the people-driven enterprise. Saba’s solutions help global enterprises and public sector organizations to quickly respond and adapt to today’s complex and rapidly changing environments.  Saba’s people platform aligns and harnesses the expertise, skills, and ideas of an increasingly distributed and mobile work force. Working with Saba, organizations are able to align, engage, develop, mobilize, and foster collaboration across employees, customers, and partners in support of increased adaptability, rapid innovation, enhanced productivity, and speed to market. Saba’s solutions are used by more than 1,300 organizations and over 17 million end users worldwide. Our solutions are available both on-premise and OnDemand, and are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships.

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It’s a digital age. One where people are freed to learn, think, collaborate, and create, allowing technology to do the routine. AchieveGlobal inspires the 21st century workforce to better sell, service and lead – the 3 core disciplines for an organization in the digital age. There are things technology can’t do. Think. Learn. Solve problems. Listen. Motivate. Explain. People with these skills have a bright future in the 21st century. AchieveGlobal provides exceptional development in interpersonal business skills giving companies the workforce they need for business results. Located in over 40 countries, we offer multi-language, learning based solutions – globally, regionally and locally.

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Blackboard Professional Education

Blackboard transforms employee learning, training and development experiences through technology that delivers robust, interactive, and dynamic professional education where and when it is needed. Corporations, government, associations, and for-profit educational institutions worldwide use Blackboard to create continuous learning environments and to provide diverse and dynamic professional education to employees. Blackboard enables the continuous delivery of learning before, during, and after the learning or training event through assessments, collaboration and social learning tools. Through improved employee development and organizational performance empowered by Blackboard, organizations create a positive impact on their business, which allows them to maintain and grow their competitive edge.

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Harvard Business Publishing

Harvard Business Publishing, the premier source for management practices, programs, and content, partners with organizations, corporate clients, and government institutions to understand their learning objectives and works with them to develop and implement a customized portfolio of content and services uniquely suited to their leadership and management development strategies. Our integrated portfolio includes e-learning, virtual classroom, and content solutions tailored to meet the needs of global organizations. Offerings include the award winning Leadership Direct virtual classroom program, Harvard ManageMentor on-line learning and performance support platform, and custom learning portals. We provide scalable solutions that deliver the world’s best content to both emerging and experienced leaders.

Sponsor logos® is the knowledge platform company. Its award-winning, multi-tenant, cloud-based platform supports four critical areas of human capital management: learning management, talent management, social learning and collaboration. It is a workforce productivity suite that features these functionalities completely integrated and packaged into one interface, one database of record, and built by one vendor utilizing a single code base. Its unique architecture allows clients to easily develop additional functionality and even build complete people-based applications without the need for customizations or programming. The platform is available in multiple languages with versions for individuals, small and mid-sized businesses, and global enterprises. With its cloud-based learning and talent management platform, puts knowledge to work for organizations of all sizes around the globe. dramatically improves the way businesses capture and share knowledge, communicate and align their goals and objectives, and evaluate and develop their most precious asset – their people. Using, organizations can manage and leverage their human capital to achieve excellence in execution throughout their internal and external knowledge-driven ecosystem.

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NIIT, Inc.

NIIT, Inc.’s Enterprise Learning Solutions Company delivers innovative strategies that help clients accelerate business impact. Our clients count on our Managed Training Services specifically in the areas of advisory and learning services, technology tools, and custom content to optimize their learning organizations and to improve time to performance for employees, customers and partners. We use cutting-edge instructional design and our Critical Mistake Analysis method to deliver award-winning solutions, technology and services. Together with our subsidiaries, Cognitive Arts and Element K, our Global Talent Development programs help clients achieve real-world skills to better compete in today’s market.

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Plateau Systems Ltd.

Plateau led the charge in transforming corporate workforces in the mid-’90s with its award-winning learning management system (LMS) platform, which streamlined the management and delivery of learning and training across some of the world’s most respected organizations, including General Electric, the United States Air Force and Capital One Services. Plateau expanded its LMS platform, and in early 2000 delivered the industry’s first fully integrated, Java-based talent management platform, which allowed organizations to link learning and training with employee performance to ensure that employee goals aligned with corporate objectives. Today, organizations around the world rely on Plateau’s enterprise-class SaaS solutions to drive innovation, facilitate collaboration and connect people in ways that support the organization’s most critical business objectives. Customers and industry analysts continue to recognize Plateau as a customer satisfaction leader and for its continued leadership, vision and technology innovation. Plateau is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and has offices across the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Sponsor logos is a leading provider of on-demand talent management, payroll, and compensation solutions helping businesses and individuals manage pay and performance.’s highly configurable software applications, proprietary data and consulting services help HR and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes including: payroll, benefits, HR administration, market pricing, compensation planning, performance management, competency management, learning and development, and succession planning. Built with compensation and competency data at the core, solutions provide businesses of all sizes with the most productive and cost-effective way to manage and inspire their most important asset – their people.

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SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL) is a leading provider of e-learning and performance support s olutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium size businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services. Content offerings include business, IT, desktop, compliance and consumer/SMB courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel™ video products, KnowledgeCenter™ Portals, virtual, instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. Technology offerings include the SkillPort® learning management system, Search-and-Learn® search functionality and SkillSoft® Dialogue™ Virtual Classroom. Follow SkillSoft on Twitter at @skillsoft.

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Softscape is the global leader in complete people management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive their business performance. Recognized by industry analysts as the most comprehensive strategic human capital management solution, Softscape provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single, software platform for improved business intelligence. The company offers customers of all sizes and in all industries the most flexibility and choice with multiple purchase, configuration, and deployment options. For over 15 years, Softscape has helped millions of workers across 156 countries be more successful at their jobs while contributing to bottom-line business results.

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TEDS® offers the only organic and comprehensive enterprise-wide talent management solution, based on the proven theory of People Resource Planning™. TEDS manages competencies, performance, learning and development, compliance, talent acquisition, career planning, workforce planning, succession, and compensation. All of TEDS’ fully integrated Talent Management modules were designed and developed by TEDS from the ground up to communicate seamlessly with each other. Employing a single platform, TEDS aligns business objectives with all facets of the talent lifecycle and simplifies employee gap identification and closure & for strategic workforce management. TEDS products and services are deployed at some of the world’s largest organizations and are available individually, in any combination, or as a comprehensive solution.

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ADP makes the HR experience better, offering One Stop Shop solutions for HR, benefits, time and labor management and payroll needs. We deliver the critical functionality, compliance expertise and robust reporting capabilities your organization demands. Reduce costs and increase productivity with ADP’s integrated product suite from recruiting and screening to talent management and retirement.  We offer you flexible solution options with local-to-global capability backed by world class service so your people can focus on the business strategies of your organization.

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Caspian Learning

Caspian Learning is Europe's leading serious games company having delivered over 50 immersive simulations in a wide range of industries. Underpinning their award-winning simulations is their globally unique, rapid 3d authoring technology, Thinking Worlds, which allows designers to create simulations without needing to know any code. Thinking Worlds has won several industry awards for being the most innovative tool in elearning. Games created with Thinking Worlds have won numerous awards in the best game or simulation categories.

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Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand empowers people around the world with on-demand, integrated learning and talent management software and services for connecting, developing and performing in the workplace.  Cornerstone’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based solutions span the workforce lifecycle, including onboarding, learning, social networking, compliance, performance, compensation and succession planning.  The company also provides extended enterprise solutions to help companies better train and collaborate with customers, vendors and resellers.  Available in 16 languages and supported by global, 24x7 customer care, Cornerstone is used by more than 3.1 million active subscribers in 141 countries. 

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Giunti Labs

Giunti Labs is a leading global vendor of learning content management solutions (learn eXact LCMS) and digital repository platforms (HarvestRoad Hive). With headquarters in Italy and offices in the US, UK, Australia, Sweden and a network of over 15 international partners, Giunti Labs provides a wide range of solutions for content development, content management and content delivery, covering: multi-language bespoke content production content management and digital repository platforms; ePortfolio and skills management solutions; mobile learning technologies; and, consulting and professional services.

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Lawson delivers ERP software and services to 4,000 customers across 40 countries. Under the Lawson Strategic HCM system there are three distinct suites: Lawson Talent Management; Lawson Human Resource Management; and, Lawson Workforce Management. Our Strategic HCM solutions can help you develop your employees in ways that benefit them and you. Simply put, we provide you with the information you need to maximize employee potential. We can also help you with key pain points. For instance, many HR executives struggle to provide information that help workforce-related decision making. Strategic HCM delivers actionable information about your people in support of your business strategy.

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Mediasite by Sonic Foundry

See Mediasite in action at IMPACT 2010 as we record the audio, video and visual aids in real-time during key sessions. A Bersin & Associates Learning Leader, Mediasite® by Sonic Foundry is the global leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management. Fortune 500 companies trust our webcasting platform Mediasite® and Event Services group to cost-effectively webcast training, executive briefings and all hands meetings, instantly building knowledge libraries for corporate communication and professional advancement. (IMPACT session recordings are courtesy of Mediasite by Sonic Foundry.)

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SER, a Brazilian company specialized in strategic Human Resources management solutions, provides software, complex process structuring and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions to corporations and state-owned enterprises. SER has distinguished itself by offering solutions to the Staff Development and Management segment since 1994. It operates in partnership with companies specialized in: identifying critical needs; structuring complex processes in a safe and accurate manner; and making meaningful business information available to HR executives that aides their decision-making process.

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SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software – an integrated suite of on-demand applications that align businesses to their strategies, arm organizations for success and incite employees to greatness – every day.  By focusing on two key elements of executional excellence, Business Alignment and People Performance, SuccessFactors helps over 2,800 organizations with 5.4 million users worldwide to realize maximal business results.  Execution is the difference™.  

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SumTotal Systems, Inc.

SumTotal Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of proven talent development solutions that automate and integrate learning, performance, and compensation management to drive business results on a daily basis. Our solutions strengthen and develop employee skills to accelerate time-to-market, close skill gaps, and reduce the risk of business disruptions. With more than 1,500 customers and 18 million users worldwide, we have increased performance at some of the world's best-known companies, organizations, and government agencies. Our category leadership and applied insight help us understand the critical success factors for businesses of all sizes.

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Towers Watson

Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And our approach is grounded in perspective – the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues. But more important, our perspective begins at eye level – with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges. By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.

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Vangent, Inc.

Vangent helps organizations optimize talent acquisition, development, and management. Our solutions include award-winning custom learning programs (blended, social, and e-learning), premier leadership assessment tools – System for Testing and Evaluation of Potential (LH-STEP™) and Campbell™ Leadership Index (CLI®), 50 Lessons leadership development library, succession planning systems, executive coaching, and organizational development and consulting. Our strengths lie in leveraging a comprehensive and complementary line of best-in-class human capital offerings; formulating creative, sophisticated, and unique solutions to address complex challenges; and delivering meaningful business impact. Vangent – innovating learning, effectively assessing talent, improving leadership effectiveness, maximizing succession readiness – getting results.

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