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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Awesome news for the future of your favorite LMS

Photo: Nicole Fougere
 Nicole Fougere writes yesterday on the Learning Journey blog, "Today we're really excited to announce that Litmos has been acquired by Callidus Software Inc (NASDAQ: CALD) a premier SaaS company in the US!

Rich Chetwynd our founder & CEO had this to say;
"We are excited to join the Callidus family of SaaS solutions and look forward to continuing to innovate our product to deliver the best online learning system on the market, Callidus global coverage, dedication to SaaS, and operational maturity will allow us to be even more effective in delivering outstanding customer service and innovative solutions to our growing base of satisfied customers. With half of our clients in the United States, Callidus is the perfect environment to nurture our future growth in the rapid LMS and Mobile Learning markets."

Litmos LMS is a fast growing online training system with 150 clients and winning approximately 12 new customers per month. The platform delivers a self-service online training system that makes the management and delivery of web-based training courses easy for business users. Litmos is designed from the ground up to be a quick, flexible, easy-to-use platform that enables organizations to create web-based content in multiple formats, distribute the content to users, and track results in real-time.
The platform also supports embedded surveys and quizzes to measure knowledge, appraise skill levels, and reinforce retention. Courses created on the Litmos LMS are automatically accessible from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices as well as the web so that users can access courses anywhere, anytime. Litmos LMS is fully Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) certified.

About Callidus Software®

Callidus Software (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Callidus customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. Our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications set the standard for performance management of a company's sales force and channel partners. Over 2 million employees and channel partners have their performance managed by Callidus Software. For more information, please visit

Source: Marketwire and Learning Journey blog