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Kristen Sasser
Head of Marketing and Sales Operations
Kristen leads marketing and sales operations for CoSo Cloud, and is the voice behind the brand. She's passionate about continuing to stay abreast on the latest trends in the eLearning market, and sharing these tips with prospective customers. Prior to CoSo, Kristen worked for one the largest global ad agencies, Foote, Cone and Belding as well as numerous consumer and SaaS based products in the technology sector, including Yahoo!, Intacct and Adchemy in both demand generation & branding roles. Kristen has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina.

How Costs Cascade: Why High-Consequence Tools are Essential in Financial Services

Oct 2, 2018   /   by

For most organizations in the financial sector, training and conferencing are considered “high consequence” activities: failures of security, regulatory compliance, and uptime could cause a lot of damage. While companies in most sectors would find security breaches and unreliability damaging to business, financial organizations operate in a unique business and regulatory environment that can compound […]

employee attitudes on learning

Why Won’t You Let Your Workers Learn?

Sep 24, 2018   /   by

From time to time, we like to survey American’s workers on all kinds of topics related to virtual training and collaboration in the workplace. Most recently, we discovered 98% of workers consider company-sponsored education important for their on-the-job training and overall professional development. Unfortunately, our latest survey suggests this deep desire to learn is all […]

eLearning Essential for Government Agencies

E-Learning Monitoring in Real-Time: Essential for Government Agencies?

Sep 13, 2018   /   by

For any organization, investing in an e-learning platform can be expensive. It’s therefore critical that the results of an e-learning project be readily available to justify that cost, and inform ongoing improvement. With smaller scale non-critical deployments, the performance of a project can often be monitored fairly easily without specialized tools, and security is less […]

Think Your Training Isn’t “High-Consequence?” You Might be Surprised

Sep 12, 2018   /   by

The term “high-consequence” sounds serious. It brings to mind images of bunkers and intelligence agencies connecting to secure satellites and discussions of state secrets and military operations. There is no doubt that these TV drama-ready situations do exist for conferencing and training. For most organizations though, a greater concern is the high-consequence situations that aren’t […]

Beating Dog Days of Summer

Beating Summer’s Dog Days of Training

Aug 28, 2018   /   by

Getting workers excited about virtual training can be a challenge on any day of the year. But summer always seems particularly difficult, doesn’t it? When the weather’s hot and the days are long, it’s hard enough for people to be trapped indoors let alone forced to learn. For some it may bring up painful memories […]

Case Study: Powering Global Collaboration at Food Protection and Defense Institute

May 29, 2018   /   by

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) was officially launched as a Homeland Security Center of Excellence in July 2004 at the University of Minnesota. A critical component of the nation’s food safety network, NCFPD is tasked with addressing vulnerabilities within the nation’s food system and coordinating a prompt global response to any […]

Virtual Training and Web Conferencing Just Wants Your Respect (and Protection)

May 22, 2018   /   by

In some ways, virtual training and web conferencing no longer get the credit they deserve. Around the time MTV was introducing the world to the music video concept (ushering it in fittingly with the Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star”), Compression Labs was set to introduce the world’s first video conferencing system for business. Though […]

Additions to your CoSo team

Oct 31, 2017   /   by

2017 has been a year of exciting changes for CoSo Cloud.  In April, we were acquired by AASKI Technology.  The past 6 months have busy as we’ve been incorporating AASKI’s tremendous resources, leadership, and best practices into our organization.  Our entire team couldn’t be more thrilled.  And just a few weeks ago, we moved into […]

New Quarter, New Home

Oct 2, 2017   /   by

It’s a been an exciting busy year for CoSo Cloud.  In April we were acquired by AASKI Technologies and officially became CoSo Cloud.  The team was warmly welcomed by AASKI and quickly integrated.  Now, after wrapping up a great Q3 in which we welcomed numerous new members to Sales and our Technical teams we started […]

The True Cost of Bad Training

May 31, 2017   /   by

The other day I walked into a car dealership. I wasn’t quite ready to buy but I wanted to see some of the vehicles that I’ve been checking out online. After talking to the salesperson for a few minutes, he said, “On a hunch, I’d like to show you something that just came in. It’s […]

What Your Learners Really Said

May 9, 2017   /   by

Attention trainers: We talked to your learners. They say they want to learn, but you’re failing to engage them. Okay, maybe we didn’t talk to your learners. But we did survey 550 workers, and chances are your learners are harboring at least some of the same complaints. But before we get to those, consider this: […]

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Here Comes Adaptive Learning!

Corporate training has seen some incredible advances over the years. There was of course the big leap in new, innovative teaching methods and techniques driven by the widespread computerization that started in the 1960s with PLATO, the first computer-assisted instruction system that originally called the University of Illinois home before supporting thousands of terminals worldwide. […]
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