Leadership Development Innovator Interaction Associates to Exhibit Ground-breaking "Total Access" Learning Platform at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012

December 15, 2011 – Boston, MA. Interaction Associates (IA) has announced it will exhibit its ground-breaking learning content system, Total Access™, at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. This is the second year that IA — the 40-year innovator of methods for developing leaders — will participate in this conference, where the best of learning solution providers showcase innovative solutions and services. The event runs from January 25-27, 2012, in Las Vegas, NV, 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 for developing leaders in minutes.

“Total Access is a one-stop tool for learning professionals to embed learning and to better manage the learning process,” said Anne Zinter, Director of Total Access at Interaction Associates.  “It reduces design and development cycle time, and increases productivity,” said Zinter.

Interaction Associates will provide a guided tour of Total Access on Weds, January 25 from 10:30-11 AM in Exhibitor Demo Area #2 on the Expo Floor.

Attendees to TechKnowledge 2012 also will have the chance to interact with the IA team and discuss their learning problems and requirements. ASTD TechKnowledge is a three-day event full of learning opportunities, helping visitors determine how technology will give an edge to learning in their companies, with their clients, and to their own future as a learning professional.

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. 201 throughout the event, and will be tweeting session reviews and insights about the conference using hashtag #astdtk12.

To pre-arrange a meeting with a member of the Interaction Associates team, please e-mail Anne Zinter at azinter(at)interactionassociates.com.