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TechValidate Research on OpenSesame

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499 Customers Surveyed

4,332 Data Points Collected

144 Published TechFacts

17 Published Charts

49 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


OpenSesame Customer Research

ROI on OpenSesame

Majority of customers realized a return on their investment in OpenSesame in less than 1 year

0 months - 1 year: 92%
13 - 18 months: 4%
19 months - 2 years: 0%
More than 2 years: 4%

OpenSesame Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Human Resources Director at a large enterprise industrial manufacturing company would be very likely to recommend OpenSesame for these reasons:

OpenSesame is flexible, easy to work with, and offers a variety of content.

OpenSesame Case Study

Large Enterprise Food Company saves an initial $40k with OpenSesame

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise food company is based on a June 2017 survey of OpenSesame customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We saw an initial savings of $40K in our move to OpenSesame from previous third party providers.”

Challenges

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

  • Faced the following challenges when providing online training to learners at their company:
    • Deploying learning content
    • Low utilization rates
    • Cost
  • Offered 1,001-10,000 training courses to their learners prior to using OpenSesame.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with OpenSesame:

  • Able to offer 1,001-10,000 training courses to their learners after purchasing OpenSesame.
  • Able to train 51-75% more employees after purchasing OpenSesame.
  • Created 0-10 new training tracks or programs after using OpenSesame.

OpenSesame Customer Testimonial

OpenSesame gives us easy access to a variety of courses.

Lois Parks, System Administrator, Koenig & Bauer

OpenSesame Case Study

Amerijet International quickly deploys professional development initiative with OpenSesame

Introduction

This case study of Amerijet International is based on a November 2016 survey of OpenSesame customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“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.”

“We were able to combine the immediate legal needs and the desires for professional development quickly and easily after installing our LMS.”

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)
    • Building a learning culture
    • Training a mix of managers and employees
    • Managing the consistency of training across multiple locations
    • Getting leadership to support training
    • Demonstrating the ROI of training to leadership
    • Serving the needs of different job functions (sales, marketing, leadership)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of OpenSesame that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following learning management system (LMS):
    • Ziiva Prosperity
  • Primary reasons for purchasing OpenSesame:
    • 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:
    • HR compliance
    • Leadership and business skill
    • Technology (Microsoft Office, Google/G Suite Applications)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with OpenSesame:

  • Realized a return on their investment in OpenSesame in 10 months – 1 year.
  • Has seen the following benefits since using OpenSesame:
    • Can find the right training courses
    • Can find training courses of high-quality
    • Gained access to a broad spectrum of training courses their company needed
    • 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 when compared to
    • Affordability: superior to
    • Customer service: superior to
    • Ease of administering courses: superior to
    • Integration with their LMS: superior to

OpenSesame Customer Research

Saving time with OpenSesame

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

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

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


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About OpenSesame

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