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NetDimensions Asks the Hard Question:
“Is the LMS Dead?”

Hong Kong, November 11, 2010 -- NetDimensions (London Stock Exchange, AIM: NETD), a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems, will be hosting a free webinar, on the health of the LMS industry where it has thrived for the past 11 years, provocatively titled -- “Is the LMS Dead?”

Already, the well-advertised webinar, to be held November 18, 2010 (Thursday), 8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST / 4:00 pm GMT / 5:00 pm CET, has elicited a variety of reactions both online and directly from learning and development industry professionals.

A distinguished panel of industry experts will openly discuss whether learning management systems are still relevant in a world now engaged with often free-of-charge informal and social learning tools.

  • Charles Jennings is the Managing Director of Duntroon Associates, a leading learning and performance consultancy company. He is a member of The Internet Time Alliance, a think-tank of leading practitioners helping organizations 'work smarter' through informal and social learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008 he was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters.

  • Craig Weiss, analyst and author for E-Learning 24/7, has been an expert and thought leader in the e-learning industry for more than 12 years. He has provided consulting services in all aspects of e-learning, including social learning and mobile learning. As a former analyst with Brandon Hall, Craig provided unbiased insight into the e-learning industry, including comprehensive research on Learning Management Systems and emerging technologies and trends.
  • David Wilson is Elearnity's founder and Managing Director, and one of the leading authorities on learning technology and innovation within Europe. A major commentator on the e-learning industry since its inception, David is the author of many leading strategy papers on e-learning, and is a frequent contributor of articles and magazine columns as well as speaking at major learning conferences in the UK and Europe.
  • Richard Nantel is CEO of Brandon Hall Research and has managed, designed and developed information technology and research projects for more than 20 years. In February 2008, Richard was named a Technobabble 2.0 Top 100 Technology Analyst for his blog, Analyzing Learning. He also contributes to a group blog on the Brandon Hall Research Web site called Workplace Learning Today.
  • Jay Shaw is Managing Director, CEO and co-founder of NetDimensions. Jay has had more than 25 years of experience addressing professional audiences through his work with NASDAQ-listed The Princeton Review and London Stock Exchange-listed NetDimensions. As Founder and CEO of NetDimensions, he has presented to numerous learning technology events around the world including a keynote address at the 2001 Paris Learning show and several industry events in the United States. Read about Jay's views and comments on matters relating to people and knowledge on his NetDimensions website blog: Work, Learn, Play.

Join these panelists as they analyze the role of social networking and mobile technology in corporate training, comment on the growing focus on performance support, describe how an organization's LMS can interact with other systems, and highlight new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development.

Interested parties may register for the webinar at

About NetDimensions

Established in 1999, NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY) is a global provider of learning, knowledge and performance management solutions to highly regulated industries.

NetDimensions provides companies, government agencies and other organizations with talent management solutions to personalize learning, share knowledge, enhance performance, and manage compliance programs for employees, customers, partners, and suppliers.

NetDimensions' solutions also include custom content and learning portal development services, as well as off-the-shelf course libraries and regulatory compliance courseware developed by NetDimensions' subject matter experts and content partners.

NetDimensions' award-winning solutions have been chosen by leading organizations worldwide including ING, Cathay Pacific, Chicago Police Department, Geely Automotive, Norton Healthcare, and Fresenius Medical Care.

NetDimensions is ISO 9001 certified and NetDimensions' Secure SaaS practices are ISO 27001 certified.

For more information, visit or follow @netdimensions on Twitter.



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