New Products and Services (Jan/Feb 2014)

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

>> Versal, an interactive Software-as-a- Service course creation and publishing platform, released the first open beta of Versal for Teams, a new turnkey solution for organizations to manage the creation and publishing of courses in a group setting.

>> Mylo Solutions launched MyloTEAM, a platform for managing and monetizing training and education programs. The cloud-based solution simplifies the publishing of online course catalogs and class descriptions; delivers a turnkey solution for managing faculty and instructors; and integrates with Salesforce to support sales and customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives.

>> SAP introduced work patterns in its SAP Jam. The pre-built collaborative processes combine expertise, content, and best practices with real-time business data and applications. SAP Jam work patterns bring together data from across the organization to help employees make decisions, receive onboarding information in one place, find mentors, and get automatic recommendations on who to connect with for a particular project.

>> Enterprise IT cloud company ServiceNow announced ServiceNow HR Service Automation, a new application that makes it easier for organizations to automate HR case management through an online storefront.

>> Online training provider Tortal Training launched a new business concept that helps businesses offer a larger assortment of pre-developed courses to their employees at a lower cost. The new courses, available through Tortal’s Out Of The Box Solutions, are designed for both the corporate sector and franchise industry and do not require customization. The courses focus on marketing and sales, management, technology and franchising.

Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders.