Software-as-a-Service Learning Management System Accelerates Deployment, Reduces Costs and Improves Results
Wellesley, MA - November 10, 2009 - THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, announced today that Intuition has been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits being delivered by today's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.
The BoSS Awards program was announced in January 2009 as the latest initiative by THINKstrategies to bring attention to SaaS and cloud computing companies which are producing tangible business benefits for specific user organizations. These benefits include increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations, and greater profitability.
Intuition provides a web-based learning management system (LMS) as a truly net-native, multi-tenant application. The SaaS solution has been designed to facilitate the delivery of learning at a fraction of the cost of traditional learning platforms. It is simple to deploy, intuitive to use, flexible by design, and fully customizable to meet an organization's needs. It also enables organizations to perform sophisticated tracking, monitoring, and reporting of all learning to deliver tangible business results. The SaaS LMS is delivered to over one million users globally.
For example, a National Health Service (NHS) eLearning provider in the United Kingdom was able to deploy Intuition's SaaS-based LMS within three months to deliver their eLearning programs to over 150,000 healthcare staff. The deployment was 75-90% faster than comparable client server projects. In addition, the Intuition LMS also enabled the NHS organization to reduce the cost of deployment by more than 80% compared to similar client servers. In terms of usage success metrics, the site has had 25% more users that expected within the first six months of operation, and this rate of adoption is increasing on a weekly basis. Over 183,000 users have utilized the LMS to date compared to original estimates of approximately 150,000.
"We are pleased to be recognized by THINKstrategies and the SaaS Showplace for the business value of our on-demand software," said David Harrison, chief executive of Intuition. "Our objective is to make tangible business benefits for all of our clients and deliver real sustainable value on a long-term basis for our 400 client organizations and over one million users globally."
"Historically, organizations have been forced to radically reduce their spending on training during tough economic times, which can adversely impact the quality of their services and operating efficiency," stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, the founder of the SaaS Showplace and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the strategic consulting firm which conceived and administers the Showplace."Intuition's LMS clearly shows how a SaaS-based alternative can allow organizations to adopt powerful eLearning capabilities to achieve their business objectives."
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About the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards
The BoSS Award program is an ongoing initiative to identify and promote SaaS, and 'cloud computing', companies which are offering on-demand solutions which are generating measurable business benefits for their customers.
BoSS award winners are given special designation on the SaaS Showplace, with a summary of their award-winning solution(s) and customer success story. Award winners are also recognized in the SaaS Showplace newsletter, and are able to promote their award designation on their website and in pre-approved company material.
THINKstrategies, Inc. is the only strategic consulting services company formed specifically to address the unprecedented business challenges facing IT managers, solutions providers and investors today as the technology industry shifts toward a services orientation.
THINKstrategies' mission is to help our clients re-THINK their corporate strategies, and refocus their limited resources to achieve their business objectives. THINKstrategies helps enterprise decision-makers with their sourcing strategies, IT solutions providers with their marketing strategies, and VCs with their investment strategies.