Training Today: Tech Talk (Nov/Dec 2011)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

  • Turning Technologies, LLC, released two new complementary products: ResponseCard NXT, an advanced radio frequency LCD keypad, and TurningKey, self-paced assessment software. TurningKey allows speakers to create digital answer keys for new or existing tests or quizzes and deliver the self-paced summative assessments to participants using ResponseCard NXT.
  • Visier, Inc., unveiled its Visier Workforce Analytics solution. Data is loaded from customer systems ranging from major HRIS applications to spreadsheets. Once loaded, the system can instantly deliver key insights, helping organizations find the root causes of attrition and outliers in employee compensation and understand which employees are at risk of leaving soon. The software allows decision-makers to explore, measure, and plan through visual interaction with that data to see different potential outcomes.
  • Mzinga launched the latest release of its flagship social business software suite, OmniSocial 2011. It includes the introduction of next-generation analytics and business intelligence, as well as advancements in the social business ecosystem model. The enterprise-class solution aims to meet and exceed targeted, purpose-driven business needs through social and knowledge-sharing experiences.
  • StarCite, Inc., announced StarCite Select, a new solution created for mid-sized meetings management companies (MMCs) and travel management companies (TMCs) and their clients. Mid-sized MMCs and TMCs now can fast track the meetings planning and booking process using StarCite’s technology for eRFP development, sourcing, registration, attendee management, and reporting.
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 APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.