Autodesk, the world leader in 2D and 3D design software today went live with a web-based skills development portal provided by Zaptext.com.
As part of Autodesk’s commitment to Channel Development in Northern Europe the portal allows each individual in the Autodesk partner channel to manage their own skills development journey as they progress to their next level of commercial capability.
The personalised web-hosted environment, is the only route to the highly popular funded training provided by Autodesk and fully automates the training experience whilst tracking achievement. This was practically a full time role for one individual within the Autodesk team.
The whole life cycle from booking, to post-course surveys is handled by the system, allowing Autodesk to reduce admin costs to a point where the system is expected to pay for itself within 6 months.
Personalisation technology ensures that all Email and SMS messages, whilst 100% automatic, are still highly relevant and specific to the individual.
Martin Budgell – Channel Development Exec for Northern Europe comments: "I recently demonstrated the Zaptext Training Portal to a large group of Northern Europe business development managers. There was a spontaneous round of applause, and one participant commented that it was the most professional contact-facing piece of software Autodesk had ever had."
Another quote comes from a reseller: "This is the greatest stuff I have seen come out of Autodesk, it really shows they are developing tools with us in mind."