OutStart TrainingEdge.com Named One of “Five Emerging LMSs to Watch” by Brandon Hall Research in CLO Magazine

Boston – July 26, 2010 – In the July 2010 issue ofCLO Magazine, the chairman of Brandon Hall Research named OutStart TrainingEdge.com as one of Five Emerging LMSs to Watch.  More than just an LMS, OutStart TrainingEdge.com is a complete, integrated learning system that includes a fully-functional LCMS, a comprehensive LMS and a collaborative social software platform.  Further, TrainingEdge.com is a SaaS solution that can be implemented in days, unlike most industry solutions which can take weeks to deploy.  For more information on OutStart TrainingEdge.com watch the OutStart webinar Creating a One-Stop Learning Environment or request a demo.

Brandon Hall is a noted learning expert with more than 20 years as a training professional.  In his CLO article, he discusses the rise of social learning and the impact this is having on the LMS market.  He notes that the solutions profiled, including OutStart TrainingEdge, offer full functionality and capabilities often not available in the more commonly known solutions.    


Massood Zarrabian, OutStart President & CEO
“OutStart is thrilled about having TrainingEdge.com identified by Brandon Hall Research as an LMS to watch.  As an organization, we are maniacally focused on learning.  Where other solution vendors have pursued human capital and talent management offerings, we’ve diligently stayed true to helping organizations meet their learning requirements.  Recognition from industry analysts, such as Brandon Hall, and inclusion in articles like this demonstrate the value we deliver to our customers and validate our commitment to providing award-winning learning solutions.”

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, mobile and learning solutions 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, General Dynamics, Hewlett-Packard, 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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