Atlantic Link Inc., a market leader and global provider of rapid e-learning authoring solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Interactive Advantage Corporation (IAC), an e-learning and technology-focused private firm, who specializes in e-learning services and solutions. Under the terms of this agreement, Interactive Advantage Corporation and Atlantic Link will provide strategic e-learning solutions to customers. ATLANTA, GA, October 01, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Atlantic Link Inc., a market leader and global provider of rapid e-learning authoring solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Interactive Advantage Corporation (IAC), an e-learning and technology-focused private firm, who specializes in e-learning services and solutions. Under the terms of this agreement, Interactive Advantage Corporation and Atlantic Link will provide strategic e-learning solutions to customers.
"We are very impressed with the level of service and professional development IAC has provided to the market, and thier clients" said Mark Sharp, Vice President of North America. Atlantic Link’s rapid e-learning and collaborative authoring solutions have proven to be very unique and successful in the commercial, education and GSA marketplace and with the support of IAC’s FastTrack to eLearning Development programs, we will now be able to provide Atlantic Links award winning products to our clients with best of breed custom content development services.
"The combined offerings of Atlantic link, Inc., and Interactive Advantage Corporation will provide the ability to integrate world class e-learning solutions that save organizations both time and money when they truly need it the most," continued Sharp. We are excited to make this investment in Interactive Advantage Corporation, an exceptional company with a clear vision, market leadership, and a strong commitment to its employees, partners, and customers throughout North America.
Examples of the combined products and the FastTrack services include:
(FastTrack) to e-Learning Development
The FastTrack methodology is designed for organizations that are new to e-learning, or that would like to optimize their approach to the development process and work flows. This program is tailored to each organization and is completed as an outcome of a team workshop that addresses course analysis, design considerations, storyboarding, the creation of a sample course using customized templates and best practices, practice management issues, quality control and inspections, and the use of surveys.
Atlantic link and IAC will offer intermediate and advanced training on e-learning development and practice management as either a deliverable of FastTrack, or as stand-alone events. Training is optimized for various audiences, including e-learning developers, instructional designers, managers, and SME’s. These classes are offered through either the instructor-led or virtual online formats.
(Content Point) – Rapid e-learning Authoring
Courses are authored directly on the e-learning server through Content Point. This process of ‘remote’ authoring is entirely transparent to the user. Developers, SME’s and designers can all "connect" to the server simultaneously, in real-time, allowing for true collaborative development and deployment from anywhere in the world – all on a single server.
(Capture Point) – Capture and IT Simulation Tool
Capture Point allows software training to be produced in hours instead of weeks. Capture Point records your actions in any software application and instantly creates a fully interactive simulation, complete with mouse clicks, keyboard inputs and all user interactions. Capture Point runs alongside any IT application and accurately captures screens and all interactions.
(Knowledge Point) – Collaboration Server and Learning Management System.
Knowledge Point facilitates collaborative authoring and reviewing directly on the e-learning server. As well as providing hosting for developed courses, Knowledge Point also provides full LMS functionality, allowing courses to be tracked, scores recorded and more.
"Up until now, Atlantic Link has primarily focused on selling and marketing their e-learning solutions to the financial, medical, retail, insurance, pharmaceutical, high tech, and manufacturing industries. We soon realized, based on the reaction and acceptance we’ve received from our core markets, that the capabilities of our system are unique to the e-learning market palce " said Sharp. "Some of those benefits include: increasing a firm’s speed to market, competencies and human capital, security, convenience and also decreasing deployment of skill transfer and everyday usage costs."
Mark Sharp, Vice President, North American operations for Atlantic Link, remarked, "We look forward to expanding our relationship and working closely with Interactive Advantage Corporation, their employees and highly experienced management team – who have built a solid foundation from which we can drive further growth and enhance value. Our solutions continue to make an impact as more U.S. organizations are capitalizing on the ‘renewed productivity’ and ‘tremendous ROI’ that our rapid e-learning tools bring to their organizations.
About Atlantic Link
Atlantic Link provides the world’s most advanced rapid eLearning collaboration tools. Content Point is the first truly server-based, rapid e-learning tool for collaborative, remote course authoring. The aim for the company is to develop leading-edge development tools that elevate the practice of collaborative rapid e-learning development. With the Atlantic Link software, anyone who can use a computer can create stunning e-learning and unleash the knowledge locked within themselves and their organizations.
For more information, visit: http://www.atlanticlinkglobal.com
About Interactive Advantage Corporation
Interactive Advantage Corporation (IAC) specializes in helping organizations accelerate and enhance the way they develop and deliver web-based training to employees, customers, students, and faculty. The team of mentors at IAC cares about each client and every project, and has the real world experience, communication skills, and hands-on know-how to help you produce stellar results every time, on time, and within budget. Organizations call on IAC to manage and execute vital projects and to train their employees in ways that are engaging, expedient, and cost-effective. With years of experience and high-tech know-how, IAC helps its clients achieve and surpass their goals in the areas of e-learning, multi-media production, product marketing, and interactive media.
For more information, visit: http://www.interactiveadvantage.com/
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