The Training Insider: September Edition 2015



Hope you all had a great summer and are gearing up for the fall season! This month we have plenty of exciting updates to share. We launched a brand new feature, giving the ability for members and site administrators to build learning teams. We also did major updates to our events feature based on many requests from our customers. Now you can track, report, and manage all of your live training right in your system!

If you find this newsletter of interest to one of your colleagues or peers please forward and copy us in so we can include them on our next edition!

- The CypherWorx Team


Market News

CypherWorx Updates


Brandon Hall Award

On September 10th, CypherWorx was award a coveted Brandon Hall Group Bronze in the 2015 Excellence in Learning: Best in Custom Content category for our Out-of-School Time Professional Development Course Series. 

The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group Senior Analyst and Executive Leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits. 

To read the full press release, click here

To see the full list of winners, click here.

Excel Beyond the Bell Efficacy Study

Last month we shared with you the incredible initial results from our Efficacy Study conducted in partnership with Excel Beyond the Bell - San Antonio. These results have proved that eLearning is effective regardless of the demographic.

Below is an infographic of these incredible results:

To view the full study, click here.

LMS Selection Guide for Online Community Results

We are pleased to announce that we are the official sponsors of the 2016 LMS  Selection  Guide for Online Community Results! The new 2016 Guide will be available early 2016. 

Online Community Results specializes in private social communities for associations, providing outsourced day-to-day community management, coaching for community managers, consulting, and community strategy services.

To download last year's guide, click here


New Feature: Teams

  • Members and admins can now create teams consisting of multiple learners.
  • Discussions, events, and resources functionality is now within the scope of a team.
  • Only team members can view discussions, events, and resources within their teams. 
  • Team creators can now add/remove members and set team managers.

Updated Feature: Events

  • Ability to track your live instructor-led training. 
  • Robust reporting for live training.
  • You can now limit the number of learners who can join.
  • Event creators can upload certificates. 
  • Add prerequisites to an event. 
  • Downloadable sign-in sheets.
  • Clone previously created events.

New Courses Live

  • Bullying Course: Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment for Our Nation's Children and Youth (Compliance U)
  • Forklift Safety (Compliance U)
  • YMCA of Middle Tennessee Safety

If you would like to hear more about our award-winning instructional design and how we can help your organization, contact:


Al Ryan, CXO



Upcoming Webinars


Welcoming New Partners...


- Central Maryland

- St. Petersburg


If you haven't done so already, remember to register into our Snapshot Demo site to learn more:

This demo site is a fully functional site allowing you to explore all of the different features and functionality that our LMS has to offer. Download this PDF for instructions on how to register into the site: snapshot_tutorial.pdf

The site also contains sample courses to preview and see how our instructional designers have made learning and training interactive and fun. 



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