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Welcome to the world’s only compilation of extended enterprise case studies for learning technology! If you’re building a business case to justify investment in a platform for customer education, sales channel learning, commercial training, or professional development for association members, then the resources below are for you.

We continuously collect and categorize extended enterprise case studies while conducting research on learning technology vendors.  Then we publish the most noteworthy cases on this page, organized by industry, type and business need.

We hope this information helps you benchmark your organization’s learning technology solutions, and gives you ideas to help you convince your boss that you’re right about the value of extended enterprise learning!

Choose Extended Enterprise Case Studies by Category


Aerospace Industry

  • 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

Automotive Industry

Business Services and Consulting

Commercial Training

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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

Financial Services and Insurance

High Technology Industry

Healthcare Industry

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.

Non-Profit Organizations

  • 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

Restaurants and Hospitality 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

Telecommunications 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

Transportation Industry