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SDMS partner story

  1. 1. SDMS / eFront Partner in the UKPARTNER OVERVIEW ON CHOOSING EFRONTFounded in 1990, SDMS Ltd is a specialist solutions ”There are several criteria about working withprovider (and one of the UK’s leading providers) other companies. The first consideration is: dofor enterprise level personnel, recruitment and they have a product which compliments andstaff development management systems. The extends what you have, and can you contribute tocompany’s range of products combine extensive what they’re doing? And the second considerationand high level functionality with ease of use and is: how easy is it to work with that other company?scalability – and is unique in addressing all aspects We chose eFront because we could answer yes toof Staff Development and Personnel Management all of these criteria.”in the modern Corporate environment. “With eFront we are able to service smallSDMS Ltd has customers and clients across all organizations that may not have the resources tosectors in the UK, both public and private, be running a lot of face-to-face training. Theirincluding Further and Higher Education, Local learning programs are much more cost-effective toEducation Authorities, Charities, Construction, be dealt with through eFront and elearning.”Social Services, Hospices, Probation Services,Magistrates Courts, Health Care, Local CHALLENGESGovernment, Schools and leading Football Clubs. “We initially began work with eFront looking at how we could write and import/export between the systems and how we could begin to offer that into the marketplace – we have done both. As we began to present our products with eFront, it became apparent that our clients were best suited to having some form of integrated module within eFront and that’s where we took the ideas and the 20 years of experience writing classroom management software and developed a module, which is now the classroom module for eFront and a new revenue stream for us!”
  2. 2. CLIENT SUCCESSES CONCLUSION“With approximately 100 staff and 30 to 40 “It was very easy to put together a partnershipbranches spread across the UK, SDMS’ client relationship, and also to be able to go beyond aMobile Money had several issues that needed simple partnership relationship and begin toaddressing. Firstly, with company branches spread explore the idea of developing modules withinall across the UK geographically it was difficult for eFront by us which was important.”them to provide face-to-face training. Another oneof their main focuses was compliance to standards “eFront answered the four key criteria that cameand regulations. Implementing eFront solved both from conversing with customers. eFront provides athose issues, and provided an economical platform for students; allows you to write andalternative to other elearning systems on the develop elearning content within that singlemarket.” application; allows you to convert traditional learning materials into elearning courses; and“The need to train employees and to validate that finally eFront also allows users to use things withtraining is critical to the existence of the [Mobile the elearning package that they boughtMoney] business. They needed to provide that somewhere else.”training online and eFront was able to provide anincredibly good value package.” QUOTES "We have aspirations to continue to develop and offer new products on the marketplace – so we’re focused on ongoing development of modules for eFront and continued integration of eFront with our product.” - David Stevens, SDMS Founder and Managing DirectorAbout usEpignosis provides top-of-class, affordable elearning solutions. Our main product, eFront, is a modern-age LMS bundledwith rich social & enterprise functionality. A cost-effective way to simplify training, evaluation and tracking procedureswithin the organization, eFront has been awarded for excellence in Learning Management Technology for Small-andMedium-Sized Businesses (Brandon Hall) and Elearning Magazine. Today, eFront is trusted by hundreds of organizationsaround the Globe to support their training activities.