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LMS Roadmap: Auto-Assign Goals

8/27/2018 - Posted by Brooke Oprsal

Auto-Assign Course goals was recently released on August 5th. We have reengineered the Goal Transitions to an Automated Goal Assignment functionality, so that administrators can easily see all of the automated goal assignments. We modified the current assignments so it is made by Audience rather than the current Training Program, Position Group, or Certification/Curriculum. We also enabled administrators the ability to specify when the automated goal assignment is run (daily, weekly, monthly, and on demand). The Goal Rules feature provides Portal Administrators a new way to automatically assign learners their certification goals based on any combination of user profile attributes or training status. 

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.78331)

8/20/2018 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release contains a minor enhancement to SCORM Content deployment, allowing the system to validate sequencing in the SCORM manifest. It also includes resolutions for several reported issues, primarily in the areas of Reporting, Stylesheet, and standards enforcement for system-generated passwords.

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LatitudeU is no longer accessible, options are available to deploy content

8/17/2018 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Effective August 12, 2018, LatitudeU has been closed and is no longer available for hosting courses, taking courses, or accessing completion certificates and training records. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. For training providers who deployed content on LatitudeU or for organizations that direct their employees to LatitudeU for training needs, we encourage you to look at LatitudeLearning's free and contracted options for learning management solutions.

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How do you find your LMS Soulmate?

8/14/2018 - Posted by Jeff Walter

Buying an LMS is a lot like getting married. You want a happy relationship that lasts a long time because switching LMSs, like switching spouses, can be a difficult and expensive process. As a vendor who has been involved in scores of LMS selections, I can offer some advice for finding your LMS soulmate. 

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Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Swirls Training with Communication

8/8/2018 - Posted by Sara Trzemzalski

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt incorporated in Oklahoma City in 2010 and they’ve been growing their brand nationwide even though they are a young franchise. It all happened when their current Executive Chairman of their board went from being a franchisee to the franchisor. Since then, they have over 200 locations in 38 states and one location in Mexico and they don’t anticipate on slowing down their growth rate any time soon. Kendall Ware, President and COO, and Daniel Rodriguez, Director of People Development, provided deeper insight to how they train their franchisees to ensure franchisee success when it comes to owning an Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. 

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New Workflow Wizards

8/7/2018 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

As we continue trekking through the LMS Roadmap, the LatitudeLearning community has communicated their need for a simple user interface and clearly defined setup processes. So we are proud to introduce new LMS workflow wizards! Wizards are great for guiding a user step-by-step through a long, complicated, or critical task. In this release, we have engineered workflows that will make the process of assigning training goals easy to automate and maintain.

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Assign Training Goals to Your People

8/7/2018 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

LatitudeLearning is proud to release the new Assign Goals feature to LMS managers and administrators. An easy-to-use wizard will walk you through each step of the certification assignment process, ensuring the right people get the right training goals, right away!

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LatitudeLearning included in G2 Crowd's Summer 2018 Reports as Best Corporate LMS Software

8/7/2018 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude CG is proud to announce LatitudeLearning's standing in G2 Crowd's Grid Report for Best Corporate Learning Management System (LMS) Software for Summer 2018.

G2 Crowd, a real-time and unbiased user review platform for business software, determines the best LMS software by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and scale (based on market share, vendor size, and social impact) and placed into four different categories: Leaders, High Performers, Contenders and Niche.

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Goal Rules Automate Certification Assignment

8/7/2018 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

Portal Administrators can use a new workflow wizard to create Goal Rules that automatically assign one or more certifications to a defined user population. Rules can be run on a scheduled basis or executed on demand. While the existing Goal Transitions process is still available, using Goal Rules offers a fresh approach that makes the process of assigning training goals easy to automate and maintain.

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.78104)

8/6/2018 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release introduces important enhancements to the process of assigning certification goals to learners: Goal Rules drive automated goal assignment, in addition to manual Assign Goals option for managers who want to assign an ad-hoc goals for employees. These changes also included modifications to Certification- and Goal-related menus. The release also contains resolutions for several reported issues, primarily related to Reports and Positions.

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Take our training survey, earn an opportunity to win $100

7/31/2018 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Over the past three years Latitude has been collecting data about various training programs. The next step in our research is to get feedback from you regarding your organization's training program. To thank you for your time we are offering an entry for a $100 gift card of your choice. Once the results have been collect and analyzed, Latitude will share the findings. 

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LatitudeLearning included in G2 Crowd's Summer 2018 Reports as Best LMS Software

7/24/2018 - Posted by Janay Robinson

Latitude CG is proud to announce LatitudeLearning's standing in G2 Crowd's Grid Report for Best Learning Management System (LMS) Software for Summer 2018.

G2 Crowd, a real-time and unbiased user review platform for business software, determines the best LMS software by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and scale (based on market share, vendor size, and social impact) and placed into four different categories: Leaders, High Performers, Contenders and Niche.

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.77908)

7/22/2018 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release contains minor updates to resolve issues with Message content and the Reports List, in addition to updating the Online Help for all Resource-related pages.

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8 Common Reasons Why Organizations Make The Switch To An Extended Enterprise LMS

7/17/2018 - Posted by Christopher Pappas

Learning Management Systems lay a solid foundation for your online training program. But only if they offer the features you need to achieve your objectives. In this article, I’ll highlight the 8 most common reasons why organizations make the switch to an extended enterprise LMS.

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Grease Monkey Drives A Winning Certification Training Program

7/10/2018 - Posted by Alison Huff

Automotive care can be a costly business when vehicle owners don't keep up with routine maintenance services. Grease Monkey is a well-known national franchise of automotive service centers. With hundreds of locations across the country, the franchise provides oil changes, preventative vehicle maintenance, and other car care services. Grease Monkey is the largest major brand that offers full-service oil changes and isn't owned by an oil company. Their franchises are independently owned and operated. Grease Monkey is a member of the FullSpeed Automotive family, alongside brands that include SpeeDee, LubePro, Monkey Shine, and Havoline Xpress Lube. We recently spoke with Tom Staker, the Director of Training and New Services for Grease Monkey, to learn more about their effective training practices.

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.77681)

7/9/2018 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release contains a minor enhancement to the system notifications related to Report Results processing. Additionally, we made a number of software assurance updates, primarily related to the function of Favorite Tools, Reporting, and certain navigational warnings and confirmations.

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LMS Roadmap: Favorite Tools, German Translations & Minor Enhancements

6/26/2018 - Posted by Brooke Oprsal

The next release will be on 6/24. Included in this release, will be Favorite Tools, German Translations and a few minor enhancements.
Favorite Tools, is a tool for Administrators to use, to maintain their more often used tools on the Administration page in the LMS. Every function normally available to the admin on the left hand side of the page will appear in the “hidden” column. Simply drag and drop the box from the left column to the right, for it to display on the Favorite Tools page. You must click “Save” at the bottom of the page, before navigating away. 

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ENHANCEMENT: Favorite Tools

6/25/2018 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

The Administration page was enhanced on June 24 with a new Favorite Tools feature, where each user can build an ordered list of LMS pages they visit most. Using simple drag-and-drop technology, training administrators will be able to create a personalized navigation menu that is mobile-friendly and accessible any time from the global header.



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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.77509)

6/25/2018 - Posted by Jill Schultz

In this release of the LatitudeLearning LMS, we're happy to announce several enhancements, including the new Favorite Tools feature. Favorite Tools allows users with access to the Administration menu the ability to establish easy access to their commonly used administrative activities. It also includes fixes for several minor issues with Discount Codes, Reporting, and Resources.

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Milestone reached! Latitude turns 15 today

6/13/2018 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude an industry leading in platform learning and performance is happy to celebrate the company's 15th year anniversary of its formation. Fifteen years ago on June 13 2003, Latitude CEO Jeff Walter, set out to help companies deliver impactful training by providing a learning platform customizable to each organization's unique training program. In order to do create the company he envisioned, Walter knew it was essential to focus on hiring the absolute best employees and to deliver world-class client care. Fifteen years later... his goal is now a reality. 


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