Elearning! Media Group Announces Honorees For Best of Elearning! 2010 Awards

The Exclusive Industry Reader’s Choice Awards Names 65 Product Finalists Across 20 Categories

Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines have announced the finalists of the Best of Elearning! Awards. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast ballots for the best solutions providers across 20 product categories. Winners for each category will be revealed at the upcoming Elearning! Summit, slated for November 4th , 2010.

“The Best of Elearning! Awards program formalizes the informal “word-of-mouth” referrals practiced in our industry. According to our survey, 85% of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a colleague over the past 12 months. And, 61% agreed that award recognition impacted their buying decision,” cites Catherine Upton, group publisher of the Elearning! Media Group.

This year, the Elearning! Magazine Group received 1,730 nominations, consistent with last year’s program, making each category very competitive. Sixty-five individual products are honored, of which 18% are new to their category. “These awards continue to recognize innovation and user satisfaction across a growing number of solution providers,” reports Jerry Roche, editorial director of the Elearning! Magazine Group.

About the Voting

Readers nominated and voted for products and solutions via Elearning! Media Group’s online ballot. This year’s ballot featured one new category: Best Video Capture, Production, Publishing. All ballots were cast between August 1st and September 30th , 2010. Each ballot was reviewed and validated by the editorial team. All vendor ballots were voided.

Each product named is honored for excellence, and the top vote-getter is named as the winner. “Every finalist is a winner in the Best of Elearning! Awards. Given the high volume of votes and the number of nominated products, every one of these 65 solution providers should be proud to be honored for excellence,” concludes Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group.

Award Winners Announcement

The Best of Elearning! Award winners will be announced at the Elearning! Summit on November 4th, 2010. “The Elearning! Summit audience wants to hear from users, see demos of the products, and ask questions of the vendors. The Elearning! Summit provides this opportunity to all participants,” says Upton. To learn more about the Summit, visit: http://events.unisfair.com/index.jsp?eid=630&seid=31Every honoree will also be featured in Elearning! magazine and Government Elearning! magazine publishing in December 2010. “Not only will readers of the issue see what products are leaders in each category, but they can read personal testimonials from real-world users of these winning products,” reports Roche.

Honorees by category are as follows:

1.Best Learning Management System
(SaaS, Open-Source, or Content Supplier provided)
GeoLearning Maestro
Articulate Online
Moodle Moodle
eCornell Enterprise
SkillSoft SkillPort
TTNLearning LMS

2. Best Learning Management System
(Enterprise-based, behind the firewall)
SumTotal Total LMS
Meridian KSI LMS
Interactyx TOPYX
Learn.com LMS

3. Best Learning Content Management System
Outstart LCMS
NetDimensions/ Xyleme ECP
4. Best Talent Management System
Cornerstone On Demand TMS
Taleo Enterprise
SuccessFactors Business Execution SW
Halogen TMS

5.Best IT Content
Atomic Learning Tech Training Library
Element K Technology Library
Learn.com LearnCenter: Tech Library
SkillSoft IT Pro Library

6. Best Leadership Development Program
eCornell Leadership & Strategic Mgt
Ken Blanchard Situational Team Leadership
SkillSoft Leadership Advantage
Learn.com LearnCenter: Professional Development

7. Best Soft Skills Content
Learn.com LearnCenter: Managing to Excel
SkillSoft Business Skills Library
eCornell HR Mgt

8. Best Compliance Program
Learn.com LearnCenter: Ethics & Compliance
SkillSoft Compliance Training Academy
Corpedia Sex Harassment Training
NetLearning Core Compliance Series
PureSafety Safety Mgt

9. Best Rapid Development Tool
Adobe Captivate
Articulate Presenter
Kaplan IT Learning Atlantic Link Software
Rapid Intake ProForm

10. E-learning Development Tool
Trivantis Lectora
Adobe Captivate
Articulate Studio Suite
Kaplan IT Learning Atlantic Link SW
Rapid Intake Unison

11. Simulation Development Tool
Adobe Captivate
Kaplan IT Learning STT
Outstart SoftSim
TechSmith Camtasia

14. Video Capture, Production, Publishing Solution
Articulate Screener
TechSmith Camtasia
Sonic Foundry Mediasite

15. Assessment Tool
Articulate Quiz Maker

Ingenious Group TestCraft

16. Best Social Learning Platform
Interactyx TOPYX
Saba Live
Jambok Jambok

17. Best Mobile Learning Solution
Adobe Air
Outstart Hot Lava
ReadyGO Mobile

18. Best Presentation Tool
Microsoft PowerPoint
Articulate Presenter

19. Best Web Seminar Solution
Adobe Connect
CISCO WebEx MeetingCenter
Citrix Online GoToWebinar
Microsoft Live

20. Best Virtual Classroom
Adobe Connect
Citrix Online GoToTraining
CISCO WebEx TrainingCenter

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