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iCohere announces learner-focused upgrades with release of iCohere 18

April 3, 2018 | Posted in Press Releases, What's New by Jo Lynn Deal

All new Classroom LMS, updated resource center, advanced homework options and many more upgrades offer greater performance and experience for learners and administrators

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. and Washington, D.C. – APRIL 3, 2018 – iCohere, a global provider of cloud-based learning management and professional development and collaboration products, today announces major upgrades with the release of iCohere 18. Organizations can access free, no-obligation product demos directly from the iCohere product information portal at www.icohere.com.

iCohere CEO Lance Simon said, “We listened to our clients and decided to completely re-build the iCohere learner’s user experience. The result is our sleek new iCohere Classroom LMS and it’s literally ‘Click & Learn’ – one click and the user is in their course, starting the learning process. This new responsive interface is the strategic core of iCohere 18 and the response from our clients has been fantastic.”

The all-new Classroom LMS

iCohere’s newly redesigned Classroom provides a single point of entry into an elegant, streamlined learning experience where content of all types – text, videos, presentations, documents, graphics, and even webinars — flows fluidly from one to the next, interspersed with quizzes and ending with a final exam and certificate. For administrators, the new Classroom LMS provides an all-new Dashboard for course analytics, a smoother essay submission, and grading workflow, and advanced LMS homework options including video submission and scoring. Overall, the new design provides a sleek learner experience for desktop and mobile users.

New low-cost Community packages

iCohere 18 delivers an extensive list of community features to make community engagement and management simple, including some capabilities not found with more costly community management products. One cost-saving benefit is the ability to have as many community groups as needed at no additional charge. Other features include an integrated Webex® room for webinars and meetings, instant connections for members, unlimited member communications, an advanced resource center, online event hosting, and eCommerce integration for premium or permissions-based content. New iCohere Communities packages start at just $350 /month for a portal site with 100 members.

New custom branding options for Virtual Conferences

iCohere 18 Virtual Conferences enable organizations to reach new audiences and deliver content to a global audience.  iCohere 18 offers custom branding options for site design including banner, background, colors and domain name. Among the several key iCohere 18 features is a 1,000-seat Webex® meeting and training room now provided with every virtual conference site at no additional charge.

Upgrades to Resource Center module

iCohere 18 provides a state-of-the-art resource center module for storing virtually any kind of resource in a single, searchable place for easy, permissions-based access. Analytics reports provide usage data to track and measure learner engagement.

The release of iCohere 18 also includes more than 20 “little goodie” system updates developed specifically in response to global customer feedback.

iCohere launches new product information portal

iCohere launched a new website on March 23, 2018, with a focus on business transparency to simplify the LMS buying process. With more than 1000 LMS products available in the eLearning marketplace and most vendors requiring product demonstrations to see all the available features, buyers are complaining of “LMS demo fatigue.”  The new iCohere website is an industry-first providing full-access to detailed product videos, test site demos, detailed product pricing and instant price quotes. In addition, more than 50 independent iCohere product reviews are available on the Capterra software review website.

The Unified Learning™ Academy – your eLearning design center

The Unified Learning Academy is a free online professional community and training center, with over 2,000 professional members. The Academy’s objective is to help organizations build modern, powerful, revenue-generating learning programs. The academy provides access to self-paced training, live events, peer networking, case-based learning, eBooks and templates, and an industry blog.

For more information or a product demonstration, visit www.iCohere.com, email Solutions@iCohere.com or call (925) 256-4343 x3.

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Media Contact: Lance A. Simon, CEO at (202) 870-6146 or Lance@iCohere.com

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