Brainshark Announces Mobile Enhancements to ‘Sales Enablement Portal’ and ‘Rapid Learning’

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Brainshark Announces Product Enhancements to Better Support Mobile Viewers –
With Sales Enablement Portal Now Optimized for Smartphone Access

In Addition, Brainshark Rapid Learning, the Company’s Learning Management
Solution, Now Has Redesigned Interface and Other New Features for Even
Easier Mobile Interactions

WALTHAM, Mass. — June 25, 2013 — Brainshark, Inc., the leading sales
enablement platform provider, today announced product enhancements designed
to help mobile users access video presentations and courses in an even more
streamlined, convenient way. Brainshark’s recently announced Sales
Enablement Portal now includes an interface optimized for smartphone access
– so mobile sales reps can efficiently find, view and share the content they
need. In addition, Brainshark Rapid Learning, the company’s award-winning
learning management solution, features a redesigned interface, with
bolstered search capabilities and even easier content access for learners on
desktop and mobile devices.

Smartphone Savvy: Sales Enablement Portal
As smartphone sales continue to skyrocket – with more than 216 million units
shipped in Q1, according to IDC – the devices are becoming even more
indispensable and ubiquitous for mobile salespeople. Brainshark’s new Sales
Enablement Portal, previously designed for desktop and tablet access, now
provides an optimized viewing experience for iPhone and Android smartphone
users as well. After logging onto the portal, smartphone users can:

• Use landing page shortcuts to quickly access featured presentations, as
well as content they’ve authored and/or marked as “favorite.”
• Search for relevant content via text search.
• Interact with video presentations. After clicking play, users can easily
navigate to any point within a presentation, and also answer any embedded
survey, poll or test questions.
• View and open attachments associated with presentations.
• Click to share video presentations instantly via email.

New Design for Brainshark Rapid Learning
Brainshark Rapid Learning is a learning management solution that extends the
capabilities of Brainshark On-Demand – allowing organizations to easily
create and deploy eLearning programs, manage student enrollment, and measure
the progress of learners and groups. Customers report cutting training time
in half through Brainshark – using Brainshark Rapid Learning to deliver
formal training to employees and partners, accelerate on-boarding, conduct
sales training, ensure compliance and increase employee knowledge levels in
general.

Now, when students log on to access their secure “Learning Locker” – which
displays their current and previous enrollments – they benefit from a
redesigned and even more intuitive interface, with new and improved
functionality. These enhancements are tailored to both desktop/laptop and
tablet users – providing easy mobile viewing and support for mobile learning
(mLearning) initiatives.

Students benefit from:

• Expanded search capabilities. In addition to searching the course catalog,
students can conduct searches across their current and prior course and
curriculum enrollments – noting, for example, completion status and courses
pending.
• Detailed content landing pages. When students click a course, they have
immediate access to important, individualized information. From the course
title page, students can view the course description and credit information,
see prerequisites and completion criteria, start or resume unfinished
courses, and more. The view is optimized for touch-screens as well.
• A tabbed view, making it easy to jump between current and prior courses
and curricula. Indicators at the top of each tab allow students to instantly
see when they’ve been enrolled in new courses.
• A shortcut to their transcript, so students can click to track which
courses they’ve completed and how they scored, providing validation as
needed.
• Smart sorting. Students’ Learning Lockers remember how they prefer to view
results (for example, sorted by title, completion status, expiration date,
etc.), and whether they prefer a list or thumbnail view.

“We’re pleased to unveil the new Rapid Learning capabilities and design –
which now has a similar look and feel to our Sales Enablement Portal, giving
customers a more unified experience,” said Brainshark President Greg Flynn.
“Salespeople are often ‘just-in-time’ learners, so it’s important to provide
them with convenient, anytime access to course materials and sales
presentations. With our latest product enhancements, we’re making it even
easier for sales reps and other users to get relevant content, right at
their fingertips, at the moment they need it – whether they’re at their desk
or on the road. As we continue our rapid pace of product innovation, we
remain committed to helping our customers increase the productivity of their
sales teams and improve the overall effectiveness of their corporate
communications.”

About Brainshark, Inc.
Brainshark provides the leading cloud-based platform for sales enablement,
helping companies more effectively generate demand, prepare and train
employees, engage with key audiences and advance business opportunities.
Brainshark’s easy-to-use solutions enable static documents to be transformed
into dynamic, mobile-ready content that can be accessed quickly and viewed
as on-demand video presentations or presented live – anytime, anywhere.
Companies can also measure the effectiveness of their communications in ways
never thought possible and use these insights to take action. Thousands of
companies – including half of the Fortune 100 – and millions of individuals
rely on Brainshark to increase the impact and reduce the cost of their
sales, marketing, training and HR communications. Learn more at
www.brainshark.com.

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