Ninth House Network Receives Film Industry Award For Its Interactive e-Learning Programming.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)
Aug. 29, 2000-
Leading Broadband e-Learning Provider's eSeries(TM) Programs Win
Top Honors From Aurora Awards 2000 For Accomplishments In
Instructional Programming and Directing
Ninth House Network(TM), the leading broadband e-learning environment for corporate development, today announced that it has been selected as a Platinum Best of Show winner in both Instructional Programming and Directing categories by the Aurora Awards 2000, a national independent film and video competition. The Aurora Awards 2000 honors local, regional and national achievements in film ranging from entertainment to traditional corporate efforts; eSeries represents a convergence of the two. eSeries programs provide interactive role-playing scenarios in which learners test their business acumen by making decisions for characters struggling with common workplace problems.
Each 30-minute eSeries program features engaging characters and delivers a combination of storytelling Storytelling
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tr.v. per·son·al·ized, per·son·al·iz·ing, per·son·al·iz·es
1. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
2. To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify. virtual mentors that allow employees to rehearse real-world business skills. Like all programs on Ninth House Network, eSeries episodes help companies surmount sur·mount
tr.v. sur·mount·ed, sur·mount·ing, sur·mounts
1. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); conquer.
2. To ascend to the top of; climb.
a. To place something above; top. strategic problems stemming from issues including the war for talented employees, e-transformation and customer service.
"Ninth House Network is making a concerted effort to bring together media, education and entertainment into the business community in a way that is profitable and advantageous," said Jeff Snipes Snipes (Diminutive for Snipers) is a text-mode networked computer game that was created in 1983 by SuperSet software. Snipes is officially credited as being the original inspiration for Novell NetWare. , president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Ninth House Network. "An award like this confirms that we are succeeding. Our team of directors and employees who brought this program to fruition is keenly aware of what it takes to translate our vision into a tangible solution for businesses looking to solve tough, strategic problems. Ninth House Network goes beyond making entertaining learning programs; we create an avenue that leads managers and employees to solutions on how to do business better, cheaper and with the most well-developed, talented workforce possible."
About the Aurora Awards 2000 Program
Established in 1996, the Aurora Awards are designed to honor outstanding achievements in independent films and videos for commercials, cable programming, documentaries, industrial pieces, and instructional and corporate videos. Ninth House Network earned the highest possible recognition in:
-- Instructional Programs for Leadership and Management Training
-- Individual and Creative Achievement for Directing
The competition judging panels are chosen from top industry professionals from throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . Each entrant en·trant
One that enters, especially one that enters a competition.
[French, from present participle of entrer, to enter, from Old French; see enter. is judged against an absolute scale of excellence based on effectiveness, creativity and production quality, which highlights an entrants own merits rather than a comparison with all others. There are two awards given out in the competition, with the highest bracket being the Aurora Platinum Best of Show. For more information see: http://www.auroraawards.com/.
About Ninth House Network
Ninth House Network is the leading broadband e-learning environment for large organizations. The Company has worked with over 50 large private and public organizations, including First Union National Bank, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Shield A US not-for-profit health care insurer that is a reimbursement intermediary for physicians. Cf Blue Cross. , Media One, Black & Decker and the Department of Justice, to achieve meaningful organizational change through employee development of critical business skills, including management, leadership, communication, project management, teamwork and business essentials.
Partnering with respected business thought leaders such as Tom Peters, Ken Blanchard, Larraine Segil, Peter Senge and others, Ninth House Network develops interactive, personalized and engaging e-learning programs that are delivered directly to the desktop via broadband technology broadband technology
Telecommunications devices, lines, or technologies that allow communication over a wide band of frequencies, and especially over a range of frequencies divided into multiple independent channels for the simultaneous transmission of different signals. , providing employees with on-demand access to relevant and timely business role-playing simulations, instant advice, a networked community of peers, and personalized virtual mentors.
A privately held company privately held company
A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly. , Ninth House Network has received investments of nearly $50 million from Chase Capital Partners, Merrill Lynch Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MER TYO: 8675 ), through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides capital markets services, investment banking and advisory services, wealth management, asset management, insurance, banking and related products and services on a global basis. , Hambrecht & Quist, Arena Capital and others. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California “San Francisco” redirects here. For other uses, see San Francisco (disambiguation).
The City and County of San Francisco (EN IPA: [sænfrənˈsɪskoʊ] , and has offices across the United States.
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