OutStart’s John Alonso to Discuss the Benefits of Mobile Learning for a Mobile Workforce at WATS 2010

Boston – April 21, 2010 On April 29, OutStart co-founder & CTO John Alonso will speak on the topic of mobile learning for a mobile workforce at the World Airline Training Conference & Tradeshow (WATS) in Orlando.  In his presentation, entitled “The Flying Classroom – Mobile Learning for the Mobile Workforce: Can We Afford Not to Do It?”  Mr. Alonso will focus on the values and virtues that mobile learning can bring to the airline industry.  Attendees will learn how on-the-move workers can consume information and instruction when and where it suits them and maximize down times using their mobile devices. 

WATS 2010 takes place at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida from April 27-29. Mr. Alonso speaks at 11:15 on April 29 in the session: Focus on e-Learning for Air Carriers moderated by Herbert Schwarz, Chairman of the AICC.  Mr. Alonso is an educator and frequent speaker on learning and knowledge-sharing technologies; his resume includes more than 25 years of experience with software development and over 10 years as an instructor.


John Alonso, OutStart CTO

“Many organizations continue to operate under the misconception that mobile learning is costly, complicated and difficult to integrate.  The premise of my presentation with the AICC is to dispel these myths and share with attendees the techniques and approaches to develop and deploy mobile learning initiatives.  Specifically, I will address the common barriers-to-entry organizations cite and demonstrate how these can be addressed in the creation and execution of mobile learning initiatives.” 


About OutStart

At OutStart, we’re out to solve a big problem. Most organizations posses a wealth of underutilized collective intelligence around their products, services and processes. This underutilization negatively impacts employees, customers and partners, costing precious time and money while hindering performance. Said simply, “what your people don’t know will hurt you.” OutStart’s social business software and learning systems act like a lifeline:  connecting people to the know-how, creativity and learning they require to be efficient, effective and agile.

Since its inception in 1999, and backed by leading venture capital firms, OutStart has matured into a profitable and rapidly growing company with an impressive range of customers who are surpassing expectations and delivering exceptional business results. The company is honored to have customers like Autodesk, BB&T, Boeing Company, BT, CVS Caremark, DIRECTV, EDS, General Dynamics, Internal Revenue Service, McDonald’s, MetLife, Prudential, Australian Defence Force, U.S. Navy, UK Ministry of Defence, Verizon Wireless and Yum! Brands.  To learn more about OutStart, visit the company on the web at www.outstart.com. You can also read the blog at http://blog.outstart.com and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/outstart.

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