Web publisher Fatbrain.com Thursday
lended its Information Exchange solution to Agilent Technologies, which
plans to streamline the worldwide printing of its education and development
Called the Agilent Educator’s Resource Center, it will give more than 43,000
employees access to training documentation, book recommendations and related
materials via Agilent’s intranet education portal.
The Agilent Education Resource Center will include learning resources,
classroom participant pre-work and materials, classroom facilitator
materials and recommended reading lists. Fatbrain.com (FATB)
will also aggregate third-party content into the site to augment the
resources available to Agilent
Employees and instructors participating in Agilent training classes can
access necessary materials worldwide. Students will be able to digitally
download content leveraging Fatbrain.com’s eMatter technology, or request
hard copies generated by the solution’s print-on-demand service.
Dennis Capovilla, president and chief operating officer at Fatbrain.com.,
said the deal could cut costs back as much as 20 percent for Agilent.
“Our Information Exchange solution adds huge value to the production and
distribution of training products in both hard copy and digital formats in
an extremely cost-efficient way,” Capovilla said.