Nortel Networks Picks Innovatia for Learning Solutions

[Saint John, CANADA] – Innovatia, Aliant‘s e-business incubation company has a five-year, renewable agreement with Nortel Networks for e-learning solutions.

Through this new business relationship, Innovatia’s Interactive Knowledge division will migrate Nortel Networks’ existing training and documentation services for the DMS portfolio to Web-based, interactive applications for Nortel Networks’ customers and its employees.

Innovatia created its Interactive Knowledge division to provide online knowledge services for service providers and enterprises across North America.

This division provides an integrated means of turning traditional learning processes into Web-based learning and performance support. Innovatia draws on Aliant’s telecommunications, e-services, information technology and knowledge management experiences.

By learning online, customers, partners and employees have an ongoing, self-directed and self-paced learning opportunity no matter where in the world they’re located, according to Robert Neal, president of Innovatia.

In a recent white paper, Thomas Weisel Partners predicted that by 2003 the corporate e-learning market will grow to US $11.4 billion, representing a five-year compound annual growth rate of 83 percent.

Headquartered in Atlantic Canada, Innovatia designs, develops and sells applications to service providers worldwide. Using Internet protocol technology, it provides solutions for governments, enterprises and service providers, including hosted messaging, IPTV, PC-TV, e-business solutions and Web-based knowledge services.

Innovatia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aliant Inc. Aliant’s core lines of business are wireline and wireless telecommunications, information technology, remote communications services and emerging Internet-based business solutions.

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