CRG emPerform and Strategia Join Forces
05/17/2011

This partnership will provide integrated talent and learning management platforms for effectively aligning and developing employees.

Online PR News – 17-May-2011 – – Corporate Renaissance Group (CRG), a global provider of innovative solutions that improve business performance and increase effectiveness, announced today that it has joined forces with Strategia, another Canadian software vendor and leading learning management system (LMS) solution provider. This partnership will leverage and enhance the industry-leading capabilities of the employee performance management (EPM) software solution of CRG emPerform™, and the learning and compliance solution of Strategia’s Ed Learning System™. This alliance will provide integrated talent and learning management platforms for effectively aligning and developing employees.

As industry regulations and the economy continue to shift, organizations are seeking to maximize the return on their biggest investment – their talent and knowledge base. This partnership will enable companies to take advantage of two powerful and proven solutions in order to optimize their employees’ performance and development.

emPerform comes standard with vital performance management tools such as automated appraisals, succession planning, compensation management, goal alignment, 360 multi-rater reviews, and reporting functionality. The Ed Learning System provides a global platform to plan, deliver, track and manage an organization’s learning activities, compliance, competencies and certification programs as well as to create and deliver content through one or multiple portals including eCommerce gateways.

“We are very excited to partner with CRG”, said Romain Gagnon, President and CEO for Strategia. “This partnership was a great fit from the beginning. Our technologies complement one another perfectly, we share the same dedication to unfailing customer service, both of our technologies boast industry-leading reporting functionality, and we share a similar competitive pricing structure. These compatibilities will result in better offerings for customers both now and in the future”.

“This partnership brings two best in-class solutions together. We are thrilled to be able to offer Strategia’s LMS to accompany the functionality already present in emPerform”, said Dr. Vijay Jog, President of CRG. “We were looking for an LMS partner who shared the same core values and customer-centric culture as we did and Strategia is clearly the best fit. This partnership will allow both companies to focus on what they do best while also providing customers with proven and powerful complementary technology to drive higher employee performance”.

The CRG and Strategia partnership will result in a seamless integration and syncing process between both systems. Customers will be able to access information from within their current instance and sync data back and forth. The result will be an uninterrupted flow for initiating, delivering and tracking employee learning, development, and performance initiatives.

About Strategia
Strategia offers web-based solutions to develop human capital and help improve its quality and productivity. Ed™, its flagship product, is a complete and unified suite of tools that enables organizations of all sizes deliver, track and manage learning and compliance/certifications programs and create and manage learning content, assessments and surveys. Clients from various industries such as Bombardier, United Auto Parts (UAP), Allscripts, Gaz Metro and CAE Health appreciate Ed for its rapid implementation, ease of use and integration and high configurability. From year to year, Ed is selected by Brandon-Hall Research for its report on Low-Cost LMS. Ed has also received awards for best reporting and compliance management. Please visit us at www.strategia-ed.com.

About Corporate Renaissance Group
Corporate Renaissance Group is a global provider of innovative business solutions that improve business performance and increase efficiency. CRG is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices throughout Canada, South Africa, India and the United States. For more information, visit www.crgroup.com

CRG emPerform is an all-inclusive Performance and Talent Management solution, one of many solutions offered by CRG. This all-in-one suite includes robust functionality to simplify and automate core talent management processes, including: performance appraisals, compensation management, 360 degree multi-rater feedback, succession planning and one of the most powerful and flexible reporting and analytics tools available. CRG emPerform has a diverse customer base within sectors that include professional services, not for profits, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, hospitality and the public sector. For more information, visit www.employee-performance.com.