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Extended Enterprise Case Studies

LMS Case Studies

Welcome to the world’s only compilation of extended enterprise, learning technology case studies.  If you are trying to build a business case for sales channel, customer, member or public learning technology, this page is for you.  We’ve started collecting and categorizing extended enterprise case studies by industry, type and business driver while doing research on learning technology vendors.  Use this information to benchmark your organization, to give you ideas or convince your boss that you’re right about extended enterprise learning.



  • Bombardier Aerospace:  SilkRoad highlights Bombardier Aerospace customer training case study at the 34 minute mark in Leverage Your LMS to Train Your Extended Enterprise Webinar
  • Embry-Riddle is widely regarded as the foremost aviation and aerospace university in the world. Learn how Embry-Riddle uses Saba to provide an interactive, real-time virtual learning environment that reduces travel overhead for instructors and better leverages faculty across a network of geographically distributed campuses


Business Services

  • Spicers – Europe’s leading wholesaler of office merchandise – was looking to grow their business by introducing channel partners to a more effective approach to sales strategy.  Learn how they did it with Growth Engineering.

Financial and Insurance 



Manufacturing Industry

  • Belimo Customer Training — HVAC manufacturer using eLogic Learning eSSential LMS to train its customers, partners, installers, construction firms, project managers, and distributors of their products as well as their internal employees
  • Big Ass Fans delivers its Mindflash training program  employees and a select group of external, international distributors
  • Klein Tools University:  Online training resource for professional tradesmen in the electrical, construction, telecommunications and electronics fields.
  • Link to Net Dimension’s Extended Enterprise Podcast highlighting Hunter Douglas providing content to franchises, dealers and fabricators of window coverings
  • Oakley Sunglasses Video Testimonial on how they used Blatant Media and the Absorb LMS to reach global internal and channel sales audiences.


  • One Child Matters is a nonprofit child sponsorship organization helping to meet the physical and spiritual needs of almost 40,000 children in 15 developing nations.  They use Mindflash to create online training courses to teach staff how to help children complete activity sheets and also how they can better manage their own administrative duties.
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters uses ExpertusOne to reach a potential audience of over 600,000 volunteers, staff and children.
  • The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a nonprofit, charitable organization that helps fight hunger by collecting food donations from several sources and distributing them to the needy through a network of over 1,000 partner agency sites throughout the county.  They use Mindflash to train and certify agency staff and partners.

Real Estate Industry

Restaurant Industry 

  • Learn how Five Guys uses Saba to build award winning learning programs across all of their franchises. Their cloud-based learning program enables up-to-date, uniform training for all 21,000 employees to ensure Five Guys’ philosophy and commitment to quality are maintained as the company expands.
  • Saba helps KFC transform their learning organization for the countrywide extended enterprise including over 25,000 employees across 825 restaurants through learning and virtual classroom.
  • Training for Global Success at YUM! recorded webinar with Saba

Telecommunication Industry

  • Alcatel-Lucent uses Saba to provide learning to employees, customers, and channel partners in more than 130 countries across 15 campuses.
  • MetroPCS video showing how Cornerstone is helping MetroPCS drive sales by educating their 5000+ independent authorized dealer locations

Training and Business Consulting Industry

  • Business Environment is using Saba to deliver advanced training and educational services via its ‘School of Entrepreneurs’ – a service that Sberbank provides for entrepreneurs who are in the process of starting new businesses
  • eLearnity in Focus Enterprise Case Study:  Thales Training and Consultancy
  • eLearning Portal — eLearning Portal (ELP), deployed on Accord LMS, helps dozens of training organizations market, sell and deliver their training online to over 100,000 students. ELP handles all the technical details so their clients can focus on building great courses and supporting their students.
  • Catalyst Learning — Catalyst Learning, deployed on Accord LMS, provides the healthcare industry with proven workforce development tools. Catalyst Learning’s products have delivered education and career development training to numerous hospitals and over 10,000 entry and midlevel healthcare professionals nationwide.
  • NextLab Ventures Group is a spin off of the MIT NextLab program where entrepreneurs, students, employees, and experts are using Saba to interact globally to enable innovation and entrepreneurship in emerging markets.
  • Pearson video highlighting their director of learning technology speaking about the extended enterprise initiative with Cornerstone On Demand
  • Price Associates — Price Associates (PA), deployed on Accord LMS, work throughout North America in all business sectors, helping executives and business owners solve problems, identify solutions, seize opportunities, enhance learning, and implement change in the areas of people, strategy, and performance.

Transportation Industry