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601 Customers Surveyed

5,131 Data Points Collected

213 Published TechFacts

32 Published Charts

49 Published Case Studies



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Selected Research Highlights


OpenSesame Customer Testimonial

OpenSesame has been a great addition to our online course offerings as it provides a wide variety of topics that are all very applicable to an individual’s professional development.

Human Resources Manager, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

OpenSesame Customer Research

Saving time with OpenSesame

How much time was your company spending on the following activities per month before you purchased OpenSesame?

<4 hours/mth 5-8 hours/mth 9-24 hours/mth 25-40 hours/mth >41 hours/mth

Finding new courses
Evaluating existing courses
Purchasing courses
Finding courses for learners

OpenSesame Case Study

OpenSesame helped consumer products company save time and money through Docebo LMS integration

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise consumer products company is based on a November 2016 survey of OpenSesame customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Utilizing OpenSesame helped our company by:

*Saving the company more than $100,000 annually

*Allowing employees not to be tied to specified times. Training is now available 24 /7."

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select OpenSesame:

  • Major organizational learning and development challenges:
    • Meeting the needs of a diverse workforce (multi-generational, multi-lingual)
    • Need of offering mobile, on the go training
    • Training a mix of managers and employees
    • Building future leaders
    • Serving the needs of different job functions (sales, marketing, leadership)

Use Case

The surveyed company uses the following features/functionality:

  • Primary reasons for purchasing OpenSesame:
    • It integrated with their Docebo LMS
    • The catalog had the courses they were looking for
    • The breadth of the catalog satisfies the broad needs of their company
  • Main categories/courses used from OpenSesame:
    • Leadership and business skills
    • Technology (Microsoft Office, Google/G Suite Applications)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with OpenSesame:

  • Benefits of using OpenSesame
    • Lowered training costs
    • Improved employee utilization of training
    • Improved employee engagement/satisfaction with training
    • Realized a return on their investment in OpenSesame in 10 months – 1 year.
  • Compared to other companies who provide course content, the surveyed company found that OpenSesame:
    delivering course content:
    • Had superior breadth and quality of courses
    • Had superior affordability
    • Had superior customer service
    • Had superior integration with their LMS, Docebo

OpenSesame Customer Research

Time spent building elearning courses in-house

If you build training in-house, how much time (on average) do you spend on building a single elearning course?

2-5 months
29%
2 -3 weeks
21%
1 month
17%
24-36 hours (3-4 days)
10%
37-40 hours (5 days, 1 work week)
8%
6-11 months
8%
8-16 hours (1-2 days)
8%

OpenSesame Case Study

Federal government agency saves time, money with OpenSesame

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a November 2016 survey of OpenSesame customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“OpenSesame saves me time finding and administering courses for my learners.”

“OpenSesame saves my company money in delivering and administering training courses for our learners.”

“OpenSesame has allowed our diverse organization to reach a new level.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select OpenSesame:

  • Major organizational learning and development challenges:
    • Building a learning culture at their company
    • Getting leadership to support training
    • Building future leaders
    • Serving the needs of different job functions (sales, marketing, leadership)

Use Case

Learning and development profiles:

  • Uses the following learning management system (LMS):
    • Cornerstone on Demand
  • Primary reasons for purchasing OpenSesame:
    • It integrated with their current LMS
    • The catalog had the courses they were looking for
    • The catalog had high-quality courses
    • The breadth of the catalog satisfies the broad needs of their company
  • Main categories / courses used from OpenSesame:
    • Leadership and business skill
    • Industry-specific
    • Technology (Microsoft Office, Google/G Suite Applications)

Results

  • Has seen the following benefits since using OpenSesame:
    • Realized a return on their investment in OpenSesame in 4 – 6 months.
    • Can find the right training courses
    • Can find training courses of high-quality
    • Can easily evaluate and curate the training courses they need
    • Lowered training costs
    • Improved employee utilization of training
  • Rates the following OpenSesame features compared to other companies delivering course content:
    • Breadth and quality of courses: best in class
    • Affordability: best in class
    • Customer service: best in class when compared to
    • Ease of administering courses: best in class
    • Integration with their LMS: best in class

OpenSesame Customer Fact

Significant savings with OpenSesame

A Global 500 pharmaceuticals company saved more than $100,000 after using OpenSesame.



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About OpenSesame

Leading organizations depend on OpenSesame to train millions of employees. An entirely new and better way—easier, more economical, with less risk—to access the best on-­demand training. With thousands of business, safety, technology, and compliance courses, OpenSesame helps train organizations of any size.

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