Latitude Connection Blog


Enhancements to LMS Configuration Tools and New UI Pages

1/2/2018 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

Return from the holidays to discover new LMS features, including advanced configuration options and sleek new pages. As always, we will provide Release Notes and Support Documentation for all product enhancements scheduled to release on Sunday, January 7. In the meantime, here's a sneak peak at what you'll find in the next enhancement bundle.


LMS Roadmap: My Messages Pages in the new UI

12/20/2017 - Posted by Brooke Oprsal

Coming at the end of this month, the “What’s New” and My Messages pages will be released in the new UI. The “What’s New” page will allow Portal Administrators to present custom content to their end users, including content tailored by Organization and Position Branding Tools. Additionally, the “What’s New” page will also be added as a drop down option on the LMS information page, and can be selected as the Login Landing Page, as well as Courses to Complete. The My Messages page will also be updated and available in the new UI. It will follow the same styling as the other new pages in the New UI.


G2 Crowd grants LatitudeLearning High Performer status among LMS community

12/18/2017 - Posted by Janay Robinson

G2 Crowd, a real-time and unbiased user review platform for business software, recently granted LatitudeLearning as a High Performer within the LMS community.


LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (

12/11/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

This release includes issue resolution and other maintenance-related items. Key updates include correction of User Search behavior and results display, profile switching using the new Header, restrictions to setting a user's primary profile, and changes to the default stylesheet.


Plug Power Plugs Into Latitude's LMS

12/7/2017 - Posted by Alison Huff

Latitude CG, creator of the LatitudeLearning LMS, is officially announcing a new client, Plug Power.  As "the power source behind the power," Plug Power is a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, effectively replacing lead-acid batteries, particularly in warehouse applications. Lead-acid batteries in forklifts typically require 8 hours to charge and 8 hours to cool down, before providing 8 hours of operation. For large distribution centers that require around-the-clock forklift operation, hydrogen fuel cells need but a minute to refill before resuming operation, maximizing warehouse production. 


Turbo Leadership Systems – A Proven System to Improvement

12/5/2017 - Posted by Sara Trzemzalski

Leadership development is becoming more critical in the world of business, which is why Larry Dennis, President of Turbo Leadership Systems, is bringing his training to the companies that need it. Their primary focus is privately owned companies because they’re the ones who often need help to development their leadership teams and has trained over 5,000 people.  “I’ve surveyed hundreds of management teams that has led to the development of my workshops and training,” Larry said. “The first thing we do together is understand the power and value of synergy. When there is complete alignment, there is a 71% improvement rate in comparison to those without this mindset.” 


LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (

11/28/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

The key updates in this release resolve issues with or improve the function of our new User Interface, the new Reporting Engine, and Advanced User Search.


LMS Roadmap: New Header, Updates to LMS Information Page and Multi-Select

11/21/2017 - Posted by Brooke Oprsal

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-based 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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Latitude has a process to ensure your LMS is implemented properly

11/14/2017 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG’s SurefireSetup™ is our approach to ensuring your LMS is successfully configured and launched. There are four phases to ensure the success of this methodology: Project KickoffDiscoveryImplementation and Post Launch.


LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (

11/13/2017 - Posted by Jill Schultz

Our latest release offers several major LMS Enhancements. This includes the introduction of Multi-select Values in Advanced User Search-related functions, a New LMS Header for all users and a partial roll out of our New Navigation and Courses to Complete pages, a first step in our ongoing effort to offer a more responsive and graphics-driven LMS user experience. It also provides updates for issues related to search results in Advanced User Search, displays on the legacy Home Page My Details and Employees tabs, messaging logic for notifications that go directly to a student's manager, and the new Reporting Engine.


User Search Employs Type-Ahead, Multi-Select Technologies

11/13/2017 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

The User Search tool has been enhanced with type-ahead technology, replacing drop down menus and data pickers with a smart text field that will provide data matches as you type in real time. Administrators can now apply multiple filter values to each search criterion as well, making it easier to define audiences, target users for announcements, and batch enroll others.


ENHANCEMENT: Define Your Login Landing Page

11/9/2017 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

LatitudeLearning has released two new pages to the LMS: Navigation Menu and Courses to Complete. Users gain access to these New UI pages by clicking the new header icon, then using the Navigation Menu to move seamlessly between New and Legacy UI pages. This enhancement grants Portal Administrators the power to decide when they roll out the new Student Experience to end users by making their LMS Login Landing Page the new Navigation Menu or retaining the legacy Home page experience.



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.


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.


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.


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.


LatitudeLearning LMS Release Notes (

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.


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.


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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