OutStart Newshttp://www.outstart.com/news-press-releases.htmPress Releases© 2016 All Rights Reserved12/4/2012 12:00:00 AM5krenshaw@outstart.comPress Releases<width>144</width><height>48</height><link>http://www.outstart.com</link><url>http://www.outstart.com/Collateral/Images/English-US/feed-icon.png</url></image><item><author>Kenexa, an IBM Company</author><title>IBM Completes Acquisition of KenexaIBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Kenexa. Kenexa bolsters IBM's leadership in helping clients embrace social business capabilities while gaining actionable insights from the enormous streams of information generated from social networks every day. The net purchase price is approximately $1.3 billion.http://www.outstart.com/2ca0eae1-2096-4167-9d4b-575d7e56ae5f/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT2ca0eae1-2096-4167-9d4b-575d7e56ae5fMelonia da GamaKenexa Releases the Industry’s First Social LMS, an Integral Part of Its Learning SuiteKenexa Releases the Industry’s first Social LMS, an Integral Part of Its Learning Suitehttp://www.outstart.com/01676262-d2fa-4992-a758-d775358e70fa/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 05 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT01676262-d2fa-4992-a758-d775358e70faOutStartOutStart LCMS Honored as Best of Elearning! Award WinnerOutStart LCMS Honored as Best of Elearning! Award Winnerhttp://www.outstart.com/18da5231-f4a2-4aa7-a2fc-db44a6ef6b70/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 07 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT18da5231-f4a2-4aa7-a2fc-db44a6ef6b70OutStartHot Lava Mobile 2011 Fall Edition Provides Native Mobile Apps for Smartphones and Tablets, Streaming Video, and LMS SupportOutStart announces the immediate availability of OutStart Hot Lava Mobile 2011 Fall Edition, the latest version of its mobile learning solution that helps organizations easily develop mobile learning, performance support, and communications for basic cell phones, Smartphones, and tablets. http://www.outstart.com/ab975920-0e04-4d69-983a-ffd4e7d8f8e3/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMTab975920-0e04-4d69-983a-ffd4e7d8f8e3OutStartOutStart Named a Top Learning Portal Company for 2011 by TrainingIndustry.comOutStart Named a Top Learning Portal Company for 2011 by TrainingIndustry.comhttp://www.outstart.com/6bce4e2d-b5e7-447d-b78c-a0071c15d199/news-press-release-details.htmFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT6bce4e2d-b5e7-447d-b78c-a0071c15d199OutStartFor Second Straight Year OutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobile Win Best of Elearning! AwardsOutStart wins two 2010 Best of Elearning! Awards for OutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobilehttp://www.outstart.com/16cffc07-639a-4043-9334-d62059ae7291/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 08 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT16cffc07-639a-4043-9334-d62059ae7291OutStartONLINE EDUCA BERLIN Taps Two OutStart Solutions to Enhance Experiences for AttendeesOnline Educa selects OuStart Participate and Hot Lava Mobile to enhance conference experiencehttp://www.outstart.com/a85e3459-7c8b-41f4-b77c-ee68599b7523/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMTa85e3459-7c8b-41f4-b77c-ee68599b7523OutStartMobile Learning Reaches the Tipping Point with OutStart Hot Lava Mobile; The Promise of Easy, Accessible Mobile Learning is Now a RealityMobile learning is now accessible and practical for any organization with the new version of OutStart’s Hot Lava Mobile. http://www.outstart.com/23312427-5c2b-4149-8446-e15e8df1b986/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT23312427-5c2b-4149-8446-e15e8df1b986OutStartOutStart Adds Mobile Development and Delivery to TrainingEdge.com; Other Benefits Enhance Accessibility, Collaboration, Content Development and PersonalizationOutStart Adds Mobile Development and Delivery to TrainingEdge.comhttp://www.outstart.com/22a0bbd8-08e5-4e97-8c62-580248c15628/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT22a0bbd8-08e5-4e97-8c62-580248c15628OutStartOutStart Named a Top Learning Portal Company by TrainingIndustry.comFollowing an extensive review of corporate learning providers, OutStart was recently named a Top 20 Learning Portal provider by TrainingIndustry.com. Training Industry’s recognition reaffirms OutStart’s unwavering focus on providing best-in-class learning solutions that meet the continuum of formal, social and mobile learning demands of its customers.http://www.outstart.com/604af2ee-0adb-48b2-bd72-d9d7927d9449/news-press-release-details.htmFri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT604af2ee-0adb-48b2-bd72-d9d7927d9449OutStartOutStart Shares Insights on Transforming Customer Relationships in Social CRM RoundtableOutStart Shares Insights on Transforming Customer Relationships in Social CRM Roundtablehttp://www.outstart.com/ffb08b44-bad9-4ba3-86d2-46a258eeea3b/news-press-release-details.htmMon, 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMTffb08b44-bad9-4ba3-86d2-46a258eeea3bOutStartOutStart Leads Panel on the Future of Mobile Learning at SALT Washington Interactive Technologies ConferenceJeff Whitney, vice president of marketing for OutStart, will moderate a panel on mobile learning at the Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT) Washington Interactive Technologies Conference (August 18-20). Each panelist brings a unique perspective to the topic of mobile learning ensuring a wide ranging and thoughtful discussion that will explore the definition of mobile learning, how organizations are using mobile learning today, and what the future holds for mobile learning technologies and usage. http://www.outstart.com/4d09ee71-c2dd-4c0f-b67e-9bcecb8c9ebc/news-press-release-details.htmMon, 16 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT4d09ee71-c2dd-4c0f-b67e-9bcecb8c9ebcOutStartOutStart TrainingEdge.com Named One of “Five Emerging LMSs to Watch” by Brandon Hall Research in CLO MagazineIn the July 2010 issue of CLO Magazine, the chairman of Brandon Hall Research named OutStart TrainingEdge.com as one of Five Emerging LMSs to Watch.http://www.outstart.com/e89d8a4c-549d-48e8-a5c7-ab4f4d1db64a/news-press-release-details.htmMon, 26 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMTe89d8a4c-549d-48e8-a5c7-ab4f4d1db64aOutStartOutStart Teams with Alcatel-Lucent University to Showcase “Mobile Technology use with Evaluation” at eLearning DevCon 2010OutStart’s Technical Director Mike Gregory joins Alcatel-Lucent’s Dave Batchelder, Sales Training Manager at Alcatel-Lucent University, to discuss “Mobile Technology use with Evaluation” at the eLearning DevCon 2010 conference in Salt Lake City June 14-16. http://www.outstart.com/9114814d-fa67-472a-8386-6fbde2a63c38/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT9114814d-fa67-472a-8386-6fbde2a63c38OutStartOutStart’s Jeff Whitney Featured in Enterprise 2.0 Panel “The Inside-Out Organization: Connecting to Customers and Markets”On June 15, OutStart’s Vice President of Marketing Jeff Whitney will participate in a panel discussion on “The Inside-Out Organization: Connecting to Customers and Markets” at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston.http://www.outstart.com/ef8da55d-228b-434c-92e7-c6ab9d91065a/news-press-release-details.htmFri, 11 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMTef8da55d-228b-434c-92e7-c6ab9d91065aOutStartOutStart’s John Alonso to Discuss the Benefits of Mobile Learning for a Mobile Workforce at WATS 2010OutStart’s John Alonso to Discuss the Benefits of Mobile Learning for a Mobile Workforce at WATS 2010http://www.outstart.com/00af3871-3282-4eee-8085-b8b19c98f923/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 21 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT00af3871-3282-4eee-8085-b8b19c98f923OutStartOutStart Sponsors Social Media for Business Executives Roundtable; Social CRM Industry Analyst Allen Bonde Leads Discussion of Executive Experiences, Successes and Challenges Applying Social Media and Web 2.0 ModelsOutStart Sponsors Social Media for Business Executives Roundtablehttp://www.outstart.com/6e487b8e-1299-432b-bb5a-3a5794bd3b96/news-press-release-details.htmMon, 19 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT6e487b8e-1299-432b-bb5a-3a5794bd3b96Bill PerryOutStart Participate 2010 Raises the Bar for Social Business Software, New release offers new workspaces, enhanced social networking and more personalized UIOutStart announces OutStart Participate 2010, the latest release of its social software for business. The 2010 release provides enterprises with new workspaces, enhanced social networking and additional Web 2.0 and mobile features to enable employees and customers to share and find the information they need, while offering the benefits of SaaS. The result: a better user experience, quicker deployment, broader adoption, and more effective collaboration and continuous learning across the enterprise. http://www.outstart.com/7f8eb7b5-c2ba-45c0-8c77-3caf1fa219a3/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 28 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT7f8eb7b5-c2ba-45c0-8c77-3caf1fa219a3Bill PerryOutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobile Earn 'Best of ELearning!' AwardsThe readers of Elearning! magazine have awarded OutStart Inc. two Best of Elearning! awards for OutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobile, respectively. After receiving more than 1,700 online ballots from readers who nominated an array of products as the best, Elearning! magazine’s staff tallied the results and OutStart won for its work during 2009 in the following categories: “Best Enterprise LCMS” and “Best Mobile Learning.” http://www.outstart.com/c6a5a187-8066-40b6-bc00-0d00812fa26f/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 07 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMTc6a5a187-8066-40b6-bc00-0d00812fa26fBill PerryTo Support Its Aircraft Contracts, BAE Systems Overhauls Training With OutStart Learning Content Management SoftwareBAE Systems is taking a new, holistic approach to the way it develops training for its Military Air Solutions’ customers around the world. Spurring this new method of doing business is a concept that the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence and its defence contractors call “through-life capability management.” Essentially, through-life capability management ensures that the capabilities needed to accomplish missions are sustained consistently and logically, from cradle to grave.http://www.outstart.com/2b515b28-ea4a-4013-8f9f-7d36aacd5f86/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT2b515b28-ea4a-4013-8f9f-7d36aacd5f86Bill PerryOutStart Participate Well Positioned to Ride Social Business Wave, Participate Customer DIRECTV Riffs on Social Media in Upcoming WebinarOutStart, a leader in social business software and learning systems, is seeing unprecedented demand for its OutStart Participate social business solution. Participate applies the full potential of Web 2.0 models like communities, collaboration, and user-generated content in a secure, managed environment that makes social media work for the enterprise. Learn more about Participate during an upcoming CRM Magazine Web Event, on November 18, 2009. Register for this session at: http://www.destinationcrm.com/Webinars/Details.aspx?EventID=203&src=out4http://www.outstart.com/bd6f9dc0-3c22-4c77-9901-fb87e3f76ee9/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMTbd6f9dc0-3c22-4c77-9901-fb87e3f76ee9Bill PerryHot Lava Mobile to Boost Quality of Education for 150,000 African StudentsPilot project launched to turn the mobile devices carried by 150,000 Ghanaian and Nigerian students into a platform for publishing, delivering and tracking multimedia learning content.http://www.outstart.com/bdd12d19-f614-4bf6-bf69-a57b17ba5d85/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 07 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMTbdd12d19-f614-4bf6-bf69-a57b17ba5d85Bill PerryOutStart Expands Across Australia, Asia and PacificOutStart, a maker of social business software and learning systems, has expanded its global footprint by opening an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney, Australia. http://www.outstart.com/2451a685-f5f3-41e6-863b-7834786efcc3/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 20 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT2451a685-f5f3-41e6-863b-7834786efcc3Bill PerryOutStart Sees Software Sales Surge in German-speaking Countries; Company Signs 100th CustomerBerlin-headquartered OutStart GmbH, a subsidiary of OutStart Inc., has signed its 100th customer within the German-speaking region of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Companies from Audi to Fresenius to Lufthansa now use one or more of OutStart GmbH’s solutions to connect their people to the know-how, creativity and learning they require to be efficient, effective and agile.http://www.outstart.com/9e4e5221-db92-46fa-90e6-ccd9ab00c90d/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 28 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT9e4e5221-db92-46fa-90e6-ccd9ab00c90dBill PerryMarket Leader OutStart Unveils ‘Next-Gen’ Single-Source Learning Content Management SystemOutStart Inc. announced the immediate availability of OutStart LCMS 2009. The new OutStart software delivers next-generation learning content management system (LCMS) functionality to develop, manage, maintain and deliver modular learning, which replaces the one-size-fits-all courses that have been a staple of the training industry for decades.http://www.outstart.com/22e09381-017e-4506-9303-dc941748fe64/news-press-release-details.htmWed, 08 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT22e09381-017e-4506-9303-dc941748fe64Bill PerryWEBACAD Manages European Content Production Project with OutStart’s LCMS Software, OutStart Meets Complex Requirements for Development of Certified European E-Learning Manager Program WEBACAD, an e-learning content development company, has chosen the OutStart learning content management system (LCMS) to develop, manage, maintain, and deliver e-learning content for an online training initiative known in Europe as the Certified European E-Learning Manager (CELM) programhttp://www.outstart.com/2c82cc95-1f8e-41b2-bac3-fb38d6b85cbb/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 09 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT2c82cc95-1f8e-41b2-bac3-fb38d6b85cbbBill PerryOutStart Merges with Mobile Leader Hot Lava SoftwareOutStart Merges with Mobile Leader, Hot Lava Software. OutStart will make use of Hot Lava’s patent-pending technology to develop, deliver and track mobile content for everything from product training to assessments, surveys, job aids, and checklists. OutStart plans to incorporate Hot Lava Mobile capabilities in its learning and social solutions as well as offer Hot Lava Mobile as a stand-alone solution. http://www.outstart.com/c35894f5-025d-4896-963c-cbf0e357f955/news-press-release-details.htmMon, 08 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMTc35894f5-025d-4896-963c-cbf0e357f955Bill PerryOutStart Appoints Vice President of European SalesOutStart Inc. has promoted Matthias Schulz to vice president of European Sales, a newly created position. In addition to leading European Sales, Mr. Schulz will continue as the managing director, or Geschäftsführer, of Berlin-based OutStart GmbH. http://www.outstart.com/d7283973-43d9-4148-b03e-6bb600c5e135/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 14 Apr 2009 00:00:00 GMTd7283973-43d9-4148-b03e-6bb600c5e135Bill PerryOutStart to Showcase Wireless Mobile Capabilities at Learning Technologies Conference - OutStart and Customer Royal Navy Also to PresentDuring the Learning Technologies Conference in London (Jan 28 & 29), OutStart will highlight how learners can use OutStart’s solution set to develop, manage, maintain, deliver and access an array of formal and informal learning from popular wireless mobile devices. Additionally, presentations covering innovative strategies and best practices for developing, managing, maintaining and delivering learning and knowledge will be made.http://www.outstart.com/524ff773-42e8-4e9e-9f61-9df959797393/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 GMT524ff773-42e8-4e9e-9f61-9df959797393Bill PerryOutStart Announces 2009 Global User ConferenceOutStart will host its 2009 global user conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Florida, from April 29 - 30, 2009. OutStart has designed its two-day conference for senior-level executives as well as day-to-day users of OutStart’s software. The conference agenda includes case studies highlighting the way executives at leading companies met their business challenges using OutStart’s learning and social software; networking and brainstorming opportunities; in-depth product sessions punctuated with best practices; and, a not-to-be-missed OutStart Customer Appreciation Night. http://www.outstart.com/c0e54510-7ab7-4372-9821-30a0cfb68e4a/news-press-release-details.htmTue, 16 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMTc0e54510-7ab7-4372-9821-30a0cfb68e4aBill PerryCAE selects OutStart’s LCMS to Support Worldwide Training Operations for Canadian Air ForceOutStart to implement its OutStart LCMS (learning content management system) software as part of a global project to help Canada’s Air Force transform its training operations. http://www.outstart.com/2fead2d0-e80a-42fd-a1a9-9a82fc18f3d3/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 11 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMT2fead2d0-e80a-42fd-a1a9-9a82fc18f3d3Bill PerryOutStart Listed in 2008 Corporate Learning Systems Magic QuadrantOutStart has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “visionaries” quadrant of this year’s “Corporate Learning Systems Magic Quadrant .” The Corporate Learning Systems Magic Quadrant, previously named the “Magic Quadrant for E-Learning Suites,” provides a synopsis of and advice about software firms that deliver, analyze and manage training via the web. http://www.outstart.com/4f5adf4a-02ee-4fa9-b093-324d24a1fffa/news-press-release-details.htmThu, 28 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT4f5adf4a-02ee-4fa9-b093-324d24a1fffa