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How to connect training to a company’s digital culture

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Connect Training to a Company’s Digital Culture

Why is integration so fundamental?

With the explosion of new technologies, the way we work, collaborate, and interact has fundamentally changed. In this varied and diverse digital landscape, proper integration has taken a back burner. This aspect is nevertheless necessary especially when seeking to create an interconnected digital universe for employees. Integration is actually the foundation off of which you should build the rest of your digital edifice.

What are the solutions to common pitfalls in an integration project?

What is CrossKnowledge’s approach to these integration problems?

CrossKnowledge proposes breaking out of the strict framework set by Learning Management Systems by connecting directly to the business’ established digital universe. To do just that, CrossKnowledge recently announced the launch of CrossKnowledge Hub, its own integration platform. Awarded the Brandon Hall prize, the CrossKnowledge Hub has the ability to simplify and accelerate any integration project, while respecting budgetary and timing constraints. Also, with its rich experience working with clients over the years, CrossKnowledge has developed a complete catalog of over 50 integration services that can be used in any kind client environment.

Example of a successful integration: Innovating the PSA Peugeot Citroën University. The CrossKnowledge Learning Suite integrates with Microsoft Sharepoint to bring learning to the forefront.

Faced with new issues, such as ecological concerns, evolving consumer habits, and emerging markets, the automobile industry must undergo a dramatic transformation on both a technological and social scale. With a group the size of PSA Peugeot Citroën, the challenge is in knowing how to lead over 200,000 employees through this transformation. The solution is to create a knowledge base that helps them share their skills, values, and expertise. To get things started, PSA Peugeot Citroën University decided to fast-track the integration of new training technologies in order to begin helping its managerial staff, and thereby the rest of its teams, all while capitalizing on its virtual campus. The success of this project centered on ensuring a rich and interesting user experience that was open to innovation.

The project’s challenge was to integrate the CrossKnowledge platform into PSA’s existing Sharepoint portal. Never done before, the goal of this integration was to make the Campus Web the sole and unique portal to the group’s entire University.

The project followed a set calendar, and when completed, PSA Peugeot Citroën University was able to: