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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day three
6/29/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day two
6/22/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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Latitude attends 25th Annual IFE in New York City
6/21/2016 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude sent Franchise TEA staff writer Janay Burch to New York City for the 25th Annual International Franchise Expo (IFE) to cover business training practices of franchisors.

Burch got to network and interview dozens of representatives from over hundreds of franchises June 16-18, 2016. The IFE experience went smoothly with no hesitation from interviewees to have a conversation about training and franchising.

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day one
6/15/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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Celebrating 13 years of Success!
6/13/2016 - Posted by Rachel Meers

Latitude celebrates its 13th year anniversary as an industry leading in partner performance. CEO recognizes employees and customers for achieving success

SALINE, Mich., June 13, 2016 – Latitude an industry leading in partner performance and the home of the LatitudeCONNECT Suite, announced today that June 13, 2016 marks the company's 13th year anniversary of its formation.

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Initial observations
6/8/2016 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry.

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Latitude CG is Looking For Talent!
6/7/2016 - Posted by Rachel Meers

We're growing and need the best and brightest around! Latitude CG is the #1 spot for employees looking for the following:

Potential. You will get the support you need to bring out the best in you.
Size. Being part of a small company with big ideas & clients allows for cross departmental collaboration as well as mentorship your buddy sitting next to you or the CEO in the front office


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Latitude will be at ATD's 2016 Expo May 22-25 in Denver
5/17/2016 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude is happy to announce we are exhibiting at the Association for Talent Development's (ATD) 2016 International Conference & Exposition May 22-25 at the Denver Convention Center.

Delight us with a visit! Swing by booth #136 and experience first-hand how LatitudeLearning can help you overcome your training challenges.

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Latitude Learning named top Cloud Based Learning Management Systems for Corporate Learning
5/10/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Recently Supply Chain Management Review magazine identified the best Cloud Based Learning Management Systems for Corporate Learning available. Latitude Learning, an industry leader in partner performance and the home of the cloud-based franchisor LMS, ranks as #9. A Cloud based systems is hosted over the internet and is accessible by logging onto a service provider’s site. As defined by Wikepedia: "Cloud-based networks only require an Internet connection and work over any physical infrastructure, wired or wireless, public or private. CBN has the added benefit of not requiring any additional hardware beyond that required for internet connectivity. Most cloud networks utilize per user or device subscription pricing, so there is little to no upfront costs and users pay-as-you-grow."

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The choices in LMS providers are endless; pick the one that's right for you
4/6/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

In a recent Capterra Training Technology Blog article, Corporate LMS vs. Academic LMS: What’s the Difference?, gave a deeper look at the different LMSs. In this article the needs for an LMS were broken down into two groups: Corporate vs Academic. However, there is another category which was overlooked... Extended enterprise, aka partner training. Making the mistake of training employees with the traditional business model when in fact it is necessary to train with the extended enterprise model can hinder an organization's training outcome. Knowing the difference is the key. 

Extended enterprise training is the training among associates or franchises. 



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Happy International Woman's Day
3/8/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Today marks #IWM2016 International Women’s Day 2016, an initiative which aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the globe. Today we celebrate women. We celebrate their role in society in both work and in their lives and of course here at Latitude CG. 

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Latitude CG had so much fun at the IFA Convention in San Antonio
2/23/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG had so much fun at this year's IFA convention #IFA2016 in San Antonio. It was great to meet so many people & enjoy inspiring dialogue.  Thank you for a great event. 

And for those many people that stopped by our booth... it was great to meet you. 

We look forward to next year in Las Vegas!!

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Latitude CG is a great place to work
2/11/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG employees have spoken! Latitude CG is a destination spot for employees looking for the following:

As a company, Latitude CG does a lot for employees on a daily basis as well as keeps up with annual traditions, but the employees do a lot to make Latitude CG a great place to work.

Chief Executive Officer Jeff Walter said, “To Latitude's employees, current and future, I am proud to be part of this unique corporate culture. We've been able to successful attract the most talented people in the industry by building superior technology, nurture a corporate environment of teamwork and commit to our customers the highest quality of service and products. We will continue our culture of innovation and our insistent quest for perfection, all while demonstrating a work environment that I look forward to coming to each day."


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Latitude CG surpasses 10,000 LearningCenter portal setups
2/5/2016 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude CG, home of the LatitudeLearning LMS, is proud to announce our 10,000th LearningCenter portal setups. We are proud to celebrate this milestone as we embark on a new year.

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Latitude CG attends Eastern Michigan University's 2016 Internship Fair
2/2/2016 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude CG will be attending the 2016 Internship Fair hosted by Eastern Michigan University on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

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Latitude CG named in Top LMS Vendors in Top LMS Channel Case Studies
2/2/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Recently Talented Learning posted a collection of extended enterprise case studies from the LMS community, 15 LMS Vendors – 15 Channel LMS Case Studies by John Leh. Latitude Learning, the LMS designed for training managers who manage channel training programs, was ranked as #5 in this article. The author pointed the need for information: "buyers want facts," stated Leh in his September 2015 article about Vendors and Case Studies. Here is the Chrysler case study Leh refers to in his article. An exert of the article is below: 

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Pet Industry Distributors Association reaches a new milestone
1/7/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude, an industry leader in associate performance and home of the cloud-based franchisor LMS, is happy to see their client, the Pet Industry Distributors Association, reach a new milestone by providing training to its 5,000th customer.

Created by PIDA and offered free to qualified retailers, Pet Store Pro is an online training tool for pet store owners, managers and sales associates. Pet Store Pro’s catalog includes more than 25 courses targeted to pet retailers, including customer service and sales, merchandising, in-store animal care and retail management.

PIDA began using Latitude Learning’s learning management system in 2010 and recently signed up its 5000th store for Pet Store Pro. Over 24,000 pet store employees have used the program’s training to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

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Capterra names Latitude Learning #4 in Top Free/Open Source LMSs
12/15/2015 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Recently Capterra identified the best total free and/or open source LMSs available. Latitude Learning, an industry leader in partner performance and the home of the only cloud-based franchisor LMS, ranks as #4 on the list.

“This recognition is a reflection of Latitude’s determination we wholeheartedly provide our clients. Being able to provide our unrivaled Forever Free LMS for up to 100 users, with no cost or risk to our clients is a service we feel demonstrates our strong commitment to LMS users. Organizations are now able to leverage the same feature-rich LMS developed for Fortune 500 at no cost. That’s a commitment I am proud to stand behind,” said Latitude’s CEO, Jeff Walter. 

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LatitudeCG supports Magic of Christmas Foundation
12/9/2015 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Jeff Walter, CEO of Latitude Learning, home of the cloud-based LMS built for franchisors, supported the web design effort of The Magic of Christmas Adopt a Family Foundation, a non-profit organization started in 1996 by former University of Michigan All-American track athlete and former LPGA Tour player, Debbie Williams-Hoak. 

This holiday season Latitude employees adopted two families. Their monetary contributions enabled them to provide four children a better holiday experience. 

Families in need are contacted and asked to provide their wish list to Santa. Gifts for each child are determined from these lists and volunteer purchase gifts for the children. Many of the gifts are delivered to the children by police officers in uniform.



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Latitude Learning unveils Franchise Newsletter
12/2/2015 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Franchise T.E.A. is a newsletter about the three behaviors that differentiate high performing franchises from low performing: Training, Engagement, and Analytics. Stay abreast on the pulse of the industry and up-to-date on the latest franchise news, all in one place!

Franchise T.E.A. will make you more successful at your job by providing a platform to help you build a better network. 

Subscribe today to receive your monthly newsletter right in your inbox. Read and share past Franchise T.E.A. Newsletters, and catch what you've been missing!

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