The Broadmoor, a AAA Five-Diamond resort in Colorado, conducts hundreds of employee assessments on a monthly basis to ensure that tight service standards are met. The app designed and built by CDS in Nov 2013 allows trainers to interact closely with employees across the resort, capture responses to in-depth assessments and conduct analysis quickly and effectively.
CDS produced a series of marketing assets for AT&T, including the "Talking Locomotive" animated video that depicts how GE machines will connect over the AT&T network and cloud to create a highly secure communications system. The video was used at the Mind + Machines conference in Oct 2013 as well as circulated as part of press releases on the partnership.
As CDS continues to expand its client base through innovative solutions that meet key objectives for organizations, the growing body of knowledge and experience can be shared with business professionals across the globe. The company's social media presence is being launched in mid-Feb 2014 and will offer regular feeds with insights and intelligence related to marketing and training content.
Organizations are looking for mobile-based solutions that allow employees to share their knowledge and skills with colleagues. The Hivelet product from CDS, currently in beta testing, makes it remarkably easy for this to happen. Videos, images, URLs and information nuggets can be captured, tagged, and added to a growing library of content. Hivelet even let's quizzes and surveys to be posted effortlessly all within a secure environment that is accessible only to employees within an organization. Attendees at the Sep 2013 event signed up for beta trials.
PS199, a National Blue Ribbon school, in Manhattan is pursuing an exciting project to build a rooftop greenhouse to teach K-12 students about environmental sustainability, climate change and healthy living. To support fund-raising efforts for the $1.5 million project, CDS produced a promotional video to help potential foundation partners and individual donors understand the impact of the science center.
The Mobile Enterprise Management team at AT&T conducted a series of road-show events in Aug 2013 to educate and inform clients and alliance partners about the trends on the mobility landscape. The production team from CDS travelled to the events being held in different cities and shot footage of the proceedings that was later edited into short-format video content for use at internal trainings and external marketing events.
Zoetis, a leading global animal health company, offers a range of solutions for dairy farmers in New Zealand. Working with a team of marketers and researchers in the US and New Zealand, CDS designed and developed apps for iOS and web that allow engaging and interactive discussions to take place between marketing reps and clients.
Students at Pace University's Computer Science department enrolled in upcoming Entrepreneurship courses after reviewing videos produced by CDS that were distributed via social media and a targeted email campaign.
Over 50 member organizations of the Council of Hospitality and Restaurant Industry Trainers (CHART) visited the CDS booth at the 85th Annual Conference in San Diego. Samples of high-quality interactive training assets and simulation training apps were reviewed by visitors. Since the event, several restaurant chains have worked with the CDS instructional design and eLearning content development team on critical initiatives.
The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) has a vibrant chapter in the Research Triangle Area chapter in Raleigh, NC, with members from major pharmaceutical, biotech, and technology companies in the area. Imran Husain, CEO of CDS, was invited to speak about emerging trends in learning technologies and mobile learning. Attendees heard about case studies from innovative training content development being done by CDS for clients across the US.