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Company: ej4, Saint Louis, MO USA

Nomination Category: Learning Management Solution -New Version


Nomination Title: Thinkzoom LMS


Products Essay

In 2018, we launched a brand-new version of our Thinkzoom LMS to push ourselves further into the competitive LMS space. Thinkzoom, by ej4, is a unique and intuitive learning management system driven by modern learning standards and extensive client research. Our high-quality solution offers a feature-rich platform with engaging video training at an affordable price.

Track, Report, and Assign
With Thinkzoom, not only can you track which videos your employees are watching, but you can observe how well they comprehend the material with our built-in, interactive exams. Our LMS has a comprehensive reporting feature that allows you to create custom reports based on users, groups, courses, and topics. This, along with our course builder, classroom management, and more, make Thinkzoom not only a user-friendly platform for employees, but for admins as well.

Build Your Own Courses
After a major re-launch in fall of 2018, our course builder tool now makes it easier than ever to create your own online course. The feature guides you through our five-step wizard that lets you create a course with your own materials, or build on a pre-existing course in our Thinkzoom library. We also introduced a classroom training management tool into our LMS that allows admins to assign and track classroom session attendance.

Customize Your Experience
To make the learner’s experience easier, our update included the ability to create a customizable dashboard. This lets users put the content that is the most meaningful to them upfront, allowing them to re-order, resize, and “click and drag” widgets. Our improved course catalog search feature makes it easier for users to find the courses they need by searching relevant keywords in our catalog.

Social Learning Technology and Reinforcement
With Thinkzoom, users feel part of an online training community thanks to The Quad, a social learning technology feature where learners create their own network of peers. This allows users to see what courses others are watching. The Quad creates a fun, competitive learning environment that boosts engagement among learners and increases the value of your training program. Learners can initiate friendly competition with lifetime leaderboards, knowledge sharing, and training reinforcement quizzes. When the learner views a colleague’s profile, the lifetime points meter at the top of the page may spark additional course viewing to match pace!

4tify Your Learning™, available exclusively on Thinkzoom, provides learners with the tools they need to transfer knowledge from short-term to long-term memory. With a series of prompted exam questions and a video recap, 4tify keeps training top-of-mind long after a training session is over, with reminder quizzes 2 days, 2 weeks, 2 months, and 4 months after the initial training event. With 4tify, when the learners need the skills they’ve learned on the job, the information will be easy to recall and apply.

Competency-Based Learning
Tracks is a feature that aligns training to the desired competencies of learners in your organization. This feature offers predefined and mapped out courses based on the Lominger competencies, a well-known industry training standard. This self-directed feature allows learners to continue their own professional development outside of their required learning.

High-Touch, Personalized Service
With the purchase of our LMS and/or content, clients receive a high-touch level of service from our Learning Consultants. This team of in-house consultants is dedicated to helping clients maximize their utilization of the LMS and increase learner engagement. This unique service offering comes at no additional cost to clients and is met with consistently positive feedback.

Products Summary

-Inducted into Best of Elearning! Hall of Fame
-Launch of Thinkzoom 3.0
-Recognized as a Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tool Company
-2018 Training Industry Learning Portal/LMS Watchlist
-2018 Best of Elearning! Award of Excellence - Learning Platform
-High-touch service that comes at no additional cost to clients
-Continuous updates providing the most user-friendly experience possible for users
-Addition of dedicated technical support specialist
-Creation of updated help documentation for users

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