GeoMetrix Helps ABB Manage Global Learning (Case History)
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Blog News News & Events ABB case histories case history GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc. [Post by K.M. Lowe, Writer & Corporate Communicator]. ABB is one of the world’s leading engineering companies. The history of ABB encompasses 120 years of innovation and technological leadership in systems & services, instrumentation, oil & gas, and robotics.
GeoMetrix has helped Omaha Public Power meet compliance since 1997 (Case History)
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
That LMS was TrainingPartner from GeoMetrix Data Systems. The LMS that the whole organization uses today is… TrainingPartner from GeoMetrix Data Systems. full audit of the system must be done each time, and OPPD consults with GeoMetrix when new versions become available. GeoMetrix is proud that our software plays a role in the process. [Post by K.M.
Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 1
JUNE 1, 2015
The system would be required to provide both actual and statistical data as a measurement of the work completed and compliance with mandatory training requirements.” To fill that order, the agency selected an LMS from GeoMetrix Data Systems back in 2006 and has been using it ever since. Blog case histories case history GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc. [Post by K.M.
GeoTalent Accessibility: WCAG and Section 508 Compliance
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. At GeoMetrix, we have therefore made accessibility a priority in the development of our GeoTalent Flex interface. In meeting WCAG and 508 compliance, GeoMetrix Data Systems assures accessibility for all in our GeoTalent administrator console and GeoTalent Flex interface. GeoTalent Accessibility.pdf.
Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 2
JUNE 2, 2015
Because the out-of-the-box software from GeoMetrix offers most of the functionality necessary for law enforcement, little in the way of customization has been required for its customers in this industry. But GeoMetrix also includes two report design engines — one for quick reports and one for graphical reports. Blog case histories case history GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.
Learning Technology Satisfaction Lagging: Brandon Hall’s 2016 Study
MAY 24, 2016
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. At GeoMetrix, we’ve always tried to keep up with the needs of the emerging marketplace, but we’ve also kept in touch with our existing customer base. recent report from Brandon-Hall.com summarizes the findings of the analyst’s 2016 Learning Technology Study completed in April 2016. That’s still true.
Statement of Work: Fail-safe Customization Process
APRIL 13, 2015
[Post by Greg Gammie, Implementations Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. Customizations designed and built by GeoMetrix developers do not take a customer off of the upgrade path. Our company president, Justin Hearn, mentioned in a previous post that we’ve decided to continue to offer customizable learning management systems and talent management systems.
LMS customization? Yup, we do that — but only if you want us to.
MARCH 5, 2015
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. The March 2015 edition of Chief Learning Officer magazine has just been published and contains an informative feature on CLO-vendor partnerships. The article called “Let’s Work Together” was a review by Cushing Anderson (an analyst at IDC) of research done back in October of 2014 by the Human Capital Media Advisory Group.
Introducing GeoTalent Flex
JANUARY 26, 2016
[Post by Karla Willems, Account Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. This month at ASTD Techknowledge, we introduced our newest product: GeoTalent Flex. Flex is a completely customizable interface for our GeoTalent Learning and Talent Management System. Our TrainingPartner product line provided customers with a completely customizable learning management system. Now you can!
An Overview of Our Implementation Methodology
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
[Post by Greg Gammie, Implementations Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. As you may know, we’ve been implementing software at GeoMetrix Data Systems for a long, long time — more than 20 years in fact. Appropriate staff members on the customer side are designated and implementation resources are assigned from GeoMetrix Data Systems (GDS).
R.A.P.I.D. vs Agile Project Management
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
[Post by Greg Gammie, Implementations Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc. has been developing learning management technology since 1992 and has more than 20 years experience providing solutions that work. We understand learning organizations. We understand learning management systems. We understand that every organization has unique requirements.
Installed LMS vs Cloud LMS — which is better for you?
APRIL 5, 2016
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. Over the past few years, many organizations have switched their enterprise applications to cloud versions. You’ve probably heard the benefits of cloud or software-as-a-service (SaaS): low start-up costs; instant implementation; no hardware to install or maintain. First, buy only what you need. Certainly. Is it worth it?
Statement of Work: The Who, What, Where, When and How (Much)
APRIL 15, 2015
[Post by Greg Gammie, Implementations Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. The SOW identifies the customer representative requesting the work along with the specialist at GeoMetrix responsible for the deliverables. Continued from previous post. Our statement of work (SOW) document answers the five basic questions of who, what, where, when and, in this case, how much.
You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers.
MAY 3, 2016
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. GeoMetrix Data Systems has been in business since 1992. Since Learning Management Systems and Talent Management Systems fall into the HR technology category, I thought I’d provide you with answers just in case you were wondering. Many of the questions apply to any kind of system — installed or cloud-based. Services.
Managing Fire Fighter Training and Field Experience in an LMS
JULY 15, 2015
One of these forest service agencies has been fighting fires for more than 100 years and has been using an LMS from GeoMetrix Data Systems for more than 10 of those years. The agency uses the TrainingPartner Learning Management System from GeoMetrix to track not only the training that is given to fire fighters, but also the experience that crew members gain in the field. [Post by K.M.
LMS market projected to triple by 2020, but why?
MARCH 21, 2016
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. One of the issues raised by the author is something that we at GeoMetrix Data Systems have not had a problem with. An article in the March/April edition of Elearning! magazine states the global market for learning management systems and talent management systems is projected to triple in size by 2020. percent. 3.
TrainingPartner a Finalist in Best of Elearning! Awards
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
“Awards such as this are recognition of the dedication our staff has to producing the best learning and talent management products that we can, ” said Justin Hearn, president of GeoMetrix Data Systems. Our LMS, TrainingPartner, is a finalist in the Best of Elearning! Awards. ” In its 11th year, The Best of Elearning! Media Group’s research. Media Group. Conference.
Tailor Our LMS or Have a Custom System Built?
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
[Post by Justin Hearn, President of GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. Most of our customers have customized our GeoTalent and TrainingPartner learning management systems in one way or another—not because there’s anything wrong with our products, but because the organizations had unique requirements that no commercial LMS could meet. Instead, we built our software with tailoring in mind.
Implementation Team Roles & Responsibility
AUGUST 19, 2015
[Post by Greg Gammie, Implementation Services Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. The project manager will be responsible for day-to-day contact with members of both the GeoMetrix implementation team and the customer implementation team at each project stage. For an installed solution, GeoMetrix can assist with installation and configuration and provide training. Trainer.
Statement of Work: Realistic Expectations = Reduced Risk and High Acceptance
APRIL 17, 2015
[Post by Greg Gammie, Implementations Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.]. Continued from previous post. We’ve found that our SOW process works on several levels and in a number of project stages. In the design phase, the SOW process provides the person requesting the work to define a clear picture of the project requirements.
LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers
SEPTEMBER 20, 2007
GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc. 4 I 5.68 IBM Lotus Learning Manag. Update, Nov. You can get the abstract for the report and sign-up for a webinar on Sept. 26th on that same page. I was one of several authors who collaborated on the survey questions and wrote different sections of the report. Some notes on these numbers. However, when you get low counts, the numbers are highly suspect. 27 I 6.29
Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Company: Product: GeoMetrix. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2015 Finalists. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories. Winners of each category will be revealed in Elearning! and Government Elearning! Celebration at the Enterprise Learning! Conference.
Low Cost LMS - Help Needed
FEBRUARY 10, 2009
I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. I'm hoping folks can chime in with suggestions and resources. I'll try to aggregate them together. Situation description: I have talked to several vendors and have received quotes at the 6-8k (per year) range for the licensing. We have roughly 500 learners and would use the LMS for mainly tracking and registration of ILT courses, communication (possibly through message boards), and posting of class materials. Do you have any recommendations on which programs to consider?
Keeping Up - April's Big Question
APRIL 2, 2010
April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. You can never keep up with it all, but access to many experts who are also finding and sharing the lastest tech tools make it much less daunting.