ATD DEMO DAY: Upgrade Your LMS

Monday, January 22, 2024 11:55am - 3:30pm EST

Host: Association for Talent Development

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What is Demo Day?
This free, half-day event offers you the opportunity to see live demos from five leading learning management systems. Each 30-minute demo allows you to see the platform in action, ask questions, and request additional information. Selecting an LMS is a tough decision and a big investment. Let ATD Demo Day help you learn about the benefits of a variety of options at once.

Who is it for?
Anyone who is currently looking for a new LMS, soon to be in the market for a new LMS, or simply looking to stay current on the latest LMS suppliers and features.

 Demo Day Agenda: (All times below are Eastern Standard Time)

  • 11:55-12:00 pm ATD Introduction & Welcome:
  • 12:00-12:30 pm Learning made easy, for everyone. (Learnsoft)
  • 12:45-1:15 pm   Bluewater Managed LMS: Because Licenses Do Not Solve Business Problems (Bluewater)
  • 1:30-2:00 pm     Transformative Learning Strategies for Business Impact and Employee Engagement (LearnUpon)
  • 2:15-2:45 pm     Drive business results with your frontline - in just 5 minutes a day (Axonify)
  • 3:00-3:30 pm     Achieve L&D Maturity: from Training to Learning to Development (Schoox)


Session Descriptions:

12:00-12:30 pm - Learnsoft Demo

Learning made easy, for everyone.

Learnsoft is a learning and talent platform that makes learning easy for everyone, throughout the entire L&D lifecycle. In this demo, we will walk you through a day in the life of a new employee, a manager and an administrator.

Join this demo and discover: 

  • Seamless integration makes onboarding effortless for all employees.
  • Real-time dashboards and reporting can help track compliance.
  • The flexible platform allows administrators to launch and manage courses.


Speaker: Jason Sprague, Vice President of Sales, Learnsoft


12:45-1:15 pm - Bluewater Demo

Bluewater Managed LMS: Because Licenses Do Not Solve Business Problems

Get beyond the out-of-the-box LMS technology experience and solve your unique business challenges with Bluewater, your holistic learning solutions provider. In this session you will see how Bluewater goes beyond standard LMS services to deliver best-in-class technology, managed services, support, and customizations. We'll present some of our seamless integration services like learning blueprints, journey maps, micro apps, custom content, and dashboards, all within a single platform solution. Elevate your learning experience with Bluewater – your partner with comprehensive and risk-mitigating learning solutions.

Join this demo and discover:

  • It’s not just the technology. Getting the right technology plays a crucial role, but having the right expertise in a partner focused on business drivers is the key to your success.
  • The only full service, personalized solution. Bluewater’s unique products dramatically simplify and improve the user and learner experience, increase adoption, usage, completions and extend LMS capabilities to address core business needs.
  • Less stress. No need to worry when you have a technology and managed services partner to guide and work for you every step of the way.



Curt Swayne, President, Bluewater Interactive 

Bennett Jensen, VP, Sales & Partnerships, Bluewater Learning, Inc.


1:30-2:00 pm - LearnUpon Demo

Transformative Learning Strategies for Business Impact and Employee Engagement

According to a recent study, L&D leaders have two big priorities: proving the impact of learning on
business goals (77%) and meeting learner expectations (73%). But, how can your business balance
providing engaging learning, while ensuring alignment with strategic needs for growth and success?
Join as LearnUpon showcases how to use a single learning solution to deliver engaging and enjoyable
learning experiences for your employees, and results-driven training programs that impact your

During this session, you’ll discover:

  • How a learner-centric approach and solution can drive engagement and success
  • How a centralized approach simplifies the creation, management, delivery, and tracking of learning
  • The value of a vendor who works with you to create a personalized strategy for success

Speaker: Michael Niemann, Pre-Sales Solution Engineer, LearnUpon


2:15-2:45 pm - Axonify Demo

Drive business results with your frontline - in just 5 minutes a day

The human brain can’t retain a firehose of information… so why are frontline employees trained that way?
Your employees need the right knowledge to get the job done. This means properly following SOPs, and
meeting (or exceeding!) expectations so they can continuously grow in their roles every day.
The solution? Adapt your learning practices to fit the flow of work for your frontline. Discover how Axonify
applies microlearning, adaptive reinforcement, AI and big data to deliver personalized learning experiences
that fit seamlessly into the busiest workdays. Whether it’s onboarding, compliance, upskilling or career
development, Axonify makes learning simple, fun and engaging—in just 5 minutes per day—and helps
employees get things done and drive results.

Join this demo and discover: 

  • How to build a habit of everyday learning for your frontline employees
  • How to build results-focused solutions using microlearning principle
  • How easy it is to create and scale frontline-focused learning content

Speaker: JD Dillon, Chief Learning Architect, Axonify


3:00-3:30 pm - Schoox Demo 

Achieve L&D Maturity: from Training to Learning to Development

Learning often occurs in a self-contained silo, disconnected from the very things it is supposed to impact. We will explore how Schoox’s LMS builds upon the fundamental areas L&D teams must consider and delivers a solution that goes beyond training to turn their learning efforts into true talent development. 

Join this demo and discover:

  • Delivering learning that matters via OJT / Video Exams
  • Building upon learning with Coaching
  • Developing talent with Career Pathing.

Speaker: Tim Welsh, Senior Solution Consultant, Schoox 


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