WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, December 18, 2006 — GeoLearning, Inc., the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and hosted learning and performance platforms, announced today that Cellular South, the nation’s largest privately held wireless provider, has implemented the GeoExpress Learning Management Suite (LMS) to deliver training and manage employee performance at 80 locations as part of a three-year managed learning services contract.
Cellular South, headquartered in Jackson, MS, deployed the GeoExpress platform in an effort to streamline employee learning, improve employee retention and focus on performance management by creating individual development plans. Employees in retail, corporate, telesales and operations centers throughout Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Florida will use the GeoExpress platform.
“Our learning business requirements demand that we automate manual and decentralized training processes,” said Jim Richmond, Director of Training & Development for Cellular South. “We need to be able to push training in an affordable format. We chose GeoLearning’s hosted performance and learning management suite because their Software as a Service model fits the needs of our diverse employee workforce. Their constant accessibility allows our learning audience to utilize up-to-date training and product information instantly.”
GeoLearning’s award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model means the GeoExpress platform is delivered entirely over the Internet, eliminating all the headaches, hassles and risks associated with traditional hardware and software implementations. The Internet-hosted learning management platform enables organizations to capture, create, manage and share knowledge to improve workforce productivity, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance. The system centralizes and automates the entire learning management process, making the administration of enterprise learning and development both effective and efficient.
In addition to the GeoExpress learning management platform, Cellular South has deployed the following GeoLearning modules:
*Dynamic Reporting Engine to provide the ability to transform raw LMS data into actionable analysis and meaningful business measurements.
*MyPlan electronic Individual Development Tool to track and manage individual team member’s development plans.
*GeoLCMS to develop, manage and deliver proprietary assessments, content, and pre- and post-tests.
GeoLearning also provides Internet hosting, security and maintenance services, vendor management, professional services and Help Desk support for Cellular South administrators and learners as part of the three-year managed learning services contract.
About GeoLearning, Inc.
GeoLearning is the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and hosted learning technology. The company’s products and services are used by corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations to manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes and drive organizational performance. GeoLearning’s Software as a Service model means there is no hardware or software for clients to install. As a result, the company’s Web-based GeoMaestro and GeoExpress learning management platforms can be deployed quickly, allowing clients to efficiently manage enterprise-wide learning, development and knowledge acquisition. Additional information is available at www.geolearning.com.
About Cellular South
Cellular South is the largest privately held wireless provider in the U.S. The company is focused on providing the best service possible through its nationwide wireless voice and data network, award-winning customer care, state-of-the-art wireless devices, and commitment to the communities it serves. Cellular South was recently honored with the 2005 Wireless Week Excellence Award, 2006 Newcomen Award, 2006 Mississippi Better Business Bureau Integrity Award and a concurrent resolution from the Mississippi Legislature commending the executives and employees of Cellular South for the company’s extraordinary efforts in Hurricane Katrina’s wake. For more information visit www.cellularsouth.com.