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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.

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: […]

Employees Want to Learn but Question Employer Training

Apr 6, 2017   /   by

Our Survey Shows Workers Want to Learn but Question Employer Training Are your workers getting the most out of your eLearning sessions? According to the recent results of our new Learning in the Workplace Survey, not so much. While workers for the most part seem receptive to training—a whopping 98% consider company-sponsored education important, three […]

Survey Shows Your Workforce Is Fine with Sharing Sensitive eLearning Data

Feb 16, 2017   /   by

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about eLearning security. No, it wasn’t about an eLearning session on security (like the first ten posts that come up when search for “eLearning security” on Google). It was about the need for organizations to start taking the matter more seriously. Think about it. What kind of information […]

It’s Time to Start Talking about eLearning Security

Jan 30, 2017   /   by

It’s funny. When I ask people if they ever think about eLearning security, they often come back with the same thing: “You mean security training?” It pretty much answers my question: When it comes to eLearning, security isn’t quite top of mind. And yet, it’s an area where sensitive information is being shared about an […]

CoSo Cloud Receives SOC-II Certification for Data Security

Jan 25, 2017   /   by

Yesterday was an exciting day for CoSo Cloud.  We announced receipt of our Service Organization Control 2 Type II (SOC-II) attestation.  Independent validation that the company’s internal security controls are in accordance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC) was conducted. The AICPA created the SOC guidelines […]

Still Using WebEx to Train? Here’s What You’re Missing:

Nov 14, 2016   /   by

Still using WebEx to train workers? We get it. With Web-Ex, you can deliver the same quality training programs your competitors do. But that’s the problem. Success doesn’t come to those who do the exact same thing their competitors do. Today’s organization competes in a knowledge economy. Competitive edge depends on information and effective application […]

Five Ways to Get ‘Ghosted’ by Your Learners

Oct 31, 2016   /   by

Ghosted. It’s not a Halloween “thing,” exactly. But it’s plenty scary—at least for training professionals. Are your learners disappearing on you? Maybe fading during a session? Or simply not showing up? If so, you’ve been ghosted and are probably guilty of committing at least one of the following ghoulish crimes!   1. You made the […]

How We Built GM’s Platform for Mobile Training

Oct 18, 2016   /   by

General Motors is the world’s largest automotive corporation and full-line vehicle manufacturer. To provide 300,000 sales and other employees at more than 6,000 dealerships around the world with the most immersive training experience, GM and tech leader Raytheon turned
to ConnectSolutions (CoSo) to help build a robust Adobe Connect eLearning solution that met their strict requirements […]

How We Helped Bring the Human Touch to Kaplan Test Prep

Sep 27, 2016   /   by

Kaplan is one of the world’s largest and most diverse education providers. Throughout its 75-year history, they’ve been a beacon for expanding educational access and a leader in instructional innovation. It’s Kaplan Test Prep program offers preparation for more than 90 standardized tests, including entrance exams for secondary school, college, and graduate school. High school […]

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Is It Time to Drop the ‘e’ in eLearning?

You read the title for this post. And now you want to know: is CoSo Cloud suggesting that everyone drop the ‘e’ in eLearning? No, eLearning still accurately defines education applied through electronic means. Web-based learning. Virtual classrooms. Computer-based training. Webinars. Mobile learning. These are all forms of eLearning not only because they transfer knowledge […]
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