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ENHANCEMENT: New LMS Header

11/8/2017 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

To kick off the roll out of our New User Interface (UI), we have released a brand new LMS Header! This feature brings a fresh look and feel to the product, and introduces users to the icon-driven design they can expect to find throughout the new LMS Experience. For users who participate in training activities across multiple organizations, the header also provides a streamlined way to Switch Profiles.

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Bin There Dump That's Training Model Creates Exponential Success

11/7/2017 - Posted by Alison Huff

If you've ever found yourself in the middle of a move or a home remodeling project, you'll recognize the struggle of dealing with a residential clean up job. Bin There Dump That is a residential-friendly dumpster company that emerged as an essential solution for everyday people in need of large-scale debris removal. With more than 140 franchise territories throughout the United States and Canada, Bin There Dump That has seen an incredible amount of prosperity since the organization began franchising in 2004. While much of their success is attributed to an ironclad business model and unwavering dedication to delivering stellar customer service, equally important is their attention to thorough training for their franchisees. We spoke with John Ferracuti, Chief Operating Officer of Bin There Dump That, to learn more about the company's training practices.


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How to Access New Reporting Engine Training Video

10/30/2017 - Posted by Janay Robinson

LatitudeLearning had a great turn out hosting our live enhancement demonstration on the New Reporting Engine for Portal Administrators. In fact, it was so successful we've decided to make the enhancement highlight available as a training video! Whether you are checking it out for the first time, or revisiting the demo, we've made it convenient for you to access and learn at your own pace.

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CyberSkills Establishes Partnership with LatitudeLearning

10/25/2017 - Posted by Sara Trzemzalski

Six months ago, CyberSkills, a company offering small and medium sized businesses a set of training solutions and consulting services in several key development areas, discovered Latitude Learning and knew their partnership was going to change their business. CyberSkills needed a Learning Management System (LMS) that met their specific criteria they offer as a training and development operation, along with the flexibility to grow and customize as needed. Finding the right LMS proved to be a challenge until Richard D. Pollack Chief Learning Officer and President, CyberSkills, LLC found LatitudeLearning, a leader in channel LMSs. From there, all the pieces came together and Pollack was confident they found their new LMS that could support CyberSkills’ vision and growth.

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LMS Roadmap: New Reporting Engine

10/23/2017 - Posted by Brooke Oprsal

LatitudeLearning is empowering Portal Administrators with a flexible new report writer tool, allowing them to create, organize, share, and execute custom reports. Extract the exact Course Transcript or Training Goal data you want from the LMS by defining a list of report criteria and result columns. Then name the report, save it to a folder, and run it any time.

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.74743)

10/17/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release contains updates related to the visibility of direct reports in person-to-person management reporting, copying certifications and curricula, instructor search, and corrections and improvements to the recently released Reporting Engine and Report Writer.

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Camp Bow Wow supplements its growth by expanding training

10/5/2017 - Posted by Alison Huff

Camp Bow Wow a national franchise dedicated to man's best friend is an establishment that operates well beyond a traditional "kennel" service; it offers a fun daycare for dogs and also provides a safe, comfortable environment for overnight stays. Christina Russell, President and Camp Bow Wow's "Leader of the Pack." The franchise is in the midst of nearly-unprecedented growth, selling 26 units in 2016. "We were one short of record sales last year in terms of the franchises we sold and this year, we anticipate that we will go past that," Christina said. Camp Bow Wow has seen a great deal of interest from people outside of the pet sector, an unexpected and welcomed enthusiasm that "puts a lot of pressure on us to make sure that all of our training resources and materials are in such a state that we will be ready for the growth," Christina explained.

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Big News for Latitude's T.E.A. Collection on 2 Year Anniversary

10/5/2017 - Posted by Janay Robinson

This October marks two years since Latitude introduced Franchise T.E.A. to the channel community. We are proud to announce the merge of Franchise T.E.A. and OEM T.E.A. to bring you Channel T.E.A., a newsletter platform that brings all channel-like industries together for a common goal: becoming more successful at your job. To celebrate our two year anniversary, the first edition of Channel T.E.A. will be published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

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Training is key! The 8 evolutionary training milestones

9/29/2017 - Posted by Jeff Walter

Training is the #1 strategy any organization can do to increase performance; therefore, training is KEY! 

However not all training programs are created equal and they certainly have different levels… but one thing is certain: Training is the best predictor of how a channel partner will perform. The value and benefits of training in your channel organization will make channel staff members more efficient while increasing productivity, revenue and profits. Where compliance and regulations are required, effective training is essential. Over the years, Latitude has identified how training programs go through an evolutionary climb to greater success. In our Channel Performance Roadmap we have identified and classified each milestone along the organization’s growth.  



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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.74528)

9/25/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release includes a major LMS Enhancement, the flexible and powerful new Reporting Engine and Report Writer feature. It also provides fixes for several reported issues related to the visibility of Brands on certain pages, date logic in the Add/Edit Transcript function, and updates to improve the behavior of Two-Factor Authentication.

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LMS Report Writer for Portal Administrators

9/25/2017 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

LatitudeLearning is empowering Portal Administrators with a flexible new report writer tool, allowing them to create, organize, share, and execute custom reports. Extract the exact Course Transcript or Training Goal data you want from the LMS by defining a list of report criteria and result columns. Then name the report, save it to a folder, and run it any time.

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Using the Reporting Engine to Run and Manage Reports

9/25/2017 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

The LMS reporting feature is made available to users based on their assigned Role. Click the Reports link in the LMS My Learning Center menu to run a classic report or to view a list of custom reports designed by your portal administrator and made available to your role.

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We’re in!! Latitude CG was named in the 2017 Inc. 5000

9/20/2017 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG, home of LatitudeLearning, the channel LMS, has been recognized on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing CompaniesThe list represents a comprehensive look at an important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.

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Cohda Wireless Promotes Training That Embraces The Information Age

9/12/2017 - Posted by Alison Huff

Cohda Wireless is company poised firmly on the cutting edge of technology. A global leader in vehicle-to-vehicle communication, Cohda specializes in software designed to fully automate the driving experience. While cameras and radar systems are an effective method of avoiding collisions, dependable and uninterrupted communication between vehicles is an imperative component of safe, automated transportation. The very idea sounds incredible but given the accelerated rate at which technology is advancing, self-driving cars are inevitable. In September of 2016, the United States Department of Transportation presented its first set of federal guidelines, a voluntary 15-point safety assessment for automakers engineering driverless cars. 

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Update: TODAY’s Al Roker Surprise engagement couple tied the knot over the weekend

9/12/2017 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Remember Latitude's biggest surprise of the year back in February? Janay Burch, Marketing Manager at Latitude CG got a surprise engagement from DaVonn Robinson with secretly choreographed efforts from friends, family and her colleagues at Latitude CG orchestrated by the NBC's TODAY Show. This past weekend the proposal turn to wedding bells and a happy couple. Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Robinson!

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.74399)

9/5/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

Made updates to address separate enrollment-related issues stemming from position hierarchy and company-level primary profiles, and improvements to a portal administrator's ability to reset a user password when Two-Factor Authentication is active.  Also made several minor changes to improve breadcrumb navigation and user impersonation in the new User Interface.

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Apricot Lane Boutique Empowers Franchisees With A "Stronger Together" Support System

8/31/2017 - Posted by Alison Huff

Based in the United States, Apricot Lane Boutiques offer the latest in contemporary fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts at affordable prices. One of the most unique characteristics of this franchise relates to its inventory. Every franchise location offers merchandise that’s handpicked by the franchisee to reflect the most popular styles of the store’s local demographics, so what you’ll find in a North Dakota franchise may be vastly different from one in Ohio. We spoke with Ken Petersen, CEO, and Scott Jacobs, President, to learn more about Apricot Lane Boutique’s franchise training methods. 

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LatitudeLearning gives LISEGA, Inc. the LMS they were seeking

8/29/2017 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG, home of LatitudeLearning, the channel LMS helps cut cost for LISEGA, Inc, a German-based global manufacturing site and international distribution network. LISEGA's product range of over 12,000 standardized items is the most comprehensive modular pipe support range worldwide that provides technical solutions for all typical industrial applications. According to LISEGA's Safety & Environmental Specialist, Barry Suttles LatitudeLearning's LMS has reduced cost on lost production on the floor by not holding large classroom training sessions.

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LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.74342)

8/21/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

Made updates to correct issues and improve processes and site texts related to Assessments, Quick Profile Update, Tuition-based Course enrollment, Subscription Credits Allowed, and Programs.

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Promotion Announcement – Navaneetha Battu, Principal

8/8/2017 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG is thrilled to announce the promotion of Navaneetha Battu to Principal. Battu joined Latitude in 2007 as an Associate. During her employment, she has advanced through progressively more responsible roles in the organization such as Junior .net developer, Technical Architect and Technical Team Lead. Battu's role requires her to respond to a multitude of tasks. She excels as the overarching technical lead for the ClientCare team and continues to be a leader in problem solving. She also has been a mentor in onboarding new technical staff as the team expands and builds its capability.


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