Interaction Associates To Showcase Innovative Learning System Total Access at ASTD Tech Knowledge in San Jose February 2-4

San Francisco – January 24, 2011. The 40-year innovator of advanced methods to develop leaders, interaction Associates (IA) announced today it will exhibit its unique content system, Total Access, at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011. TechKnowledge 2011 is a con ferencefeaturing the best of learning solution providers demonstrating their solutions and services which will take place from Feb 2-4, 2011, in San Jose, USA.

Total Access is IA’s comprehensive online library of proven content that provides learning and development professionals, instructional designers, and consultants with the ability to produce robust blended learning and consulting solutions within minutes.

“Total Access addresses central questions most companies grapple with when planning to develop leaders and employees: What happens after a workshop? And how do you bring learning onto the job?” said Anne Zinter, Director of Total Access at Interaction Associates. “Total Access is a one-stop tool for helping learning professionals embed learning deeper and better manage the learning process in a cost-effective way,” said Zinter.

At the ASTD event, IA will demonstrate recent upgrades to Total Access. Attendees will experience this solution first hand, interact with the Total Access team, and discuss their learning problems and requirements. ASTD TechKnowledge is a three-day event full of learning opportunities, helping visitors figure out how technology will give an edge to learning in their companies, with their clients, and to their own future as learning professionals.

Total Access provides a “virtual design shop,” created using Interaction Associates’ world-class instructional design methodology. It is ideal for professionals who have to design learning and consulting in the areas of:

• Leadership
• Change Management
• Meeting Management
• Teamwork
• Facilitation
• Coaching

Total Access is also a toolkit of leadership, coaching, and facilitation resources for change agents. Managers can use Total Access to become learning leaders, by downloading individual topics to provide “just-in-time, just-in-need” coaching — individually, in meetings, face-to-face and virtually.

Paul J. Tapia, Director, Learning & Development, Organization Effectiveness So. California Region, Kaiser Permanente, said of Total Access, “We’ve reduced the development cycle time of new learning programs by 50% using Total Access by Interaction Associates. We estimate we save tens of thousands of dollars per program in design and deployment alone.”

Interaction Associates’ representatives will be present at Booth No. 507 throughout the event, and will be tweeting session reviews and insights about the conference using hashtag #TK11.

To pre-arrange a meeting with a member of the Interaction Associates team, you can drop an e-mail at e-mail protected from spam bots.

About Interaction Associates

Interaction Associates is a 40-year innovator in advanced methods for developing Facilitative Leaders, the exemplary and unique talent within organizations possessing advanced skills in self awareness, strategic thinking, and with a unique capacity to engage others. Facilitative Leaders are adept at addressing complex, interconnected business issues that feature multiple buinsess variable and impact numerous stakeholders. IA has offices in Boston and San Francisco. More info is at:

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