FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Michèle Jackson, Director of Marketing
Kiket Online Learning Centers
206.447.0636 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Learning Centers Announces Strategic Partnerships with
Leading Technology Companies Netpodium, Inc., and 2WAY Corporation,
to Facilitate Effective Web-based Training.
SEATTLE - (October 21, 1998) - Kiket Online Learning Centers
today announced strategic partnerships with two technology companies that will help transform the Internet into a viable online learning environment.
Online Learning succeeds when it involves immediate communication and sharing of knowledge. Kiket has carefully chosen strategic partners that deliver advanced
interactive and communication technology solutions.
"Teaching in a global classroom and providing effective Web-based
training requires using the best technologies while keeping them invisible to teachers and students,"
said Kiket Online Learning Centers Founder John Knapp. "We want
to let educators continue to put their energy and brainpower
into educating. They don't have time to worry if the technology
is functioning properly or if people are receiving the lessons.
We chose Netpodium Inc. and 2WAY Corporation as a strategic
partners because we know we can depend on their products to
enhance the quality of education within the Online Learning
Centers we build for our clients".
Effective Web-Based Training
Kiket Online Learning Centers helps corporate and community organizations move their
training to a Web-based environment. Online training allows organizations to reach
a wider audience and offer greater flexibility to their students
by allowing them to participate in courses on their own schedule.
Corporations can save money by reducing the travel costs associated
with training and increase savings through efficiencies derived
from increased knowledge.
Kiket Online Learning Centers helps organizations by providing
everything needed to create, deliver, and manage effective online
training while reducing training costs and delivering the right
knowledge to the right people any time and any place. Netpodium's
Interactive Broadcasting Suite facilitates large-group interaction
for live broadcasts via the Internet or Intranets. 2WAY Corporation's
2WAY Enterprise Suite enables online educators to present, collect,
analyze and share information through a structured, interactive
Founded in 1996, 2WAY Corporation is headquartered in Seattle,
WA. The company is focused on enabling corporate enterprises
to gather real-time feedback over the Web. The company's inaugural
product, the 2WAY Enterprise Suite 2.1, allows businesses to
present, collect, analyze, and share information with large
Web-based constituencies. 2WAY Corporation is privately held
and received $3.75 million of funding from Hambrecht and Quist,
Adobe Ventures, Voyager Capital, and a group of private investors
in February 1998. For more information, visit the 2WAY Corporation
home page at www.2way.tm.
Netpodium develops and markets the Netpodium Interactive Broadcasting
Suite, a software suite that facilitates large-group interaction
for live broadcasts via the Internet or Intranets. Netpodium
software is used for such things as distance learning, sales
training, product launches, press conferences, technical briefings,
and virtual seminars. Netpodium, Inc., located in Seattle, Washington,
was founded in December 1997 by John O'Halloran, CEO, and Mike
Templeman, VP Engineering and CTO. The company's mission is
to develop new Web technologies that enhance the ways in which
people and organizations interact on the Internet and corporate
intranets. Visit Netpodium on the Web at www.netpodium.com.
Kiket Online Learning Centers
Kiket Online Learning Centers (www.kiket.com)
helps organizations by providing everything needed to create,
deliver, and manage effective online training. Kiket's comprehensive
package of consulting, content creation, system design, and
customer support gives the client an Online Learning Center
that reduces training costs and delivers the right knowledge
to the right people any time and any place. The tools employed
and the processes taught are specifically chosen to meet the
needs of corporate training. Kiket Online Learning Centers and
the Kiket Online Learning Center, located in Seattle, Washington,
were founded in 1997 by John Knapp. The company's mission is
to turn the interactive promise of the internet into a viable
online learning environment. Visit Kiket Online Learning Centers
at www.kiket.com. For more information, please send email to
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