Rosetta Stone : Rosetta Stone Expands Enterprise Language Learning Solution
With Addition of Cultural Awareness Training
Rosetta Stone Expands Enterprise Language Learning Solution With
Addition of Cultural Awareness Training
New "Global Collaboration Solution" Designed to Increase Communications
Effectiveness of International Businesses
ARLINGTON, VA. - June 17, 2013- Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST) today announced an
important new addition to its Enterprise solution: Global Collaboration
Solution(TM), a web-based tool to help companies conduct business and
communicate more effectively around the world through improved cultural
The Global Collaboration Solution combines Rosetta Stone's interactive
language-learning technology, TOTALe^® PRO, with business-culture training
powered by Aperian Global's GlobeSmart^® --which features content from 70
different countries. By bundling the products, Rosetta Stone seeks to enable
its Enterprise customers to develop well-rounded employees with the skills to
communicate more effectively with global partners through language, cultural
awareness, and business insight-all by way of conveniently self-paced,
"As Rosetta Stone shifts deeper into language and beyond, we're excited to
take this step with our Enterprise business in supporting our customers'
global mobility," said Judy Verses, President, Global Enterprise and
Education. "Engaging our customers more deeply in the culture and customs of
the places where they do business is vital to diminishing the challenges they
face in relating to their international customers and business counterparts."
As reported in Language Means Business, a new whitepaper published by Rosetta
Stone, the American Society of Training and Development found that public
companies that invest in employee education outperform the overall stock
market by more than 45 percent. With nearly 30 percent of the U.S. economy
engaged in international trade, effective employee training for communication
with customers, employees, partners, suppliers, and other stakeholders has
become essential to global business success.
Over the past several years, Rosetta Stone has strategically broadened its
suite of Enterprise product offerings to encompass online, mobile and social
features that enable learning anywhere, anytime. The company has identified
mobility and interactivity as important trends in its growing corporate
business, which now delivers cloud-based language-learning solutions to
thousands of companies and public sector organizations throughout the US,
Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
About Rosetta Stone Inc.
Rosetta Stone Inc. provides cutting-edge interactive technology that is
changing the way the world learns languages. The company's proprietary
learning techniques-acclaimed for their power to unlock the natural
language-learning ability in everyone-are used by schools, businesses,
government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Rosetta
Stone offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (like
English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili,
Swedish and Tagalog). The company was founded in 1992 on the core beliefs that
learning to speak a language should be a natural and instinctive process, and
that interactive technology can activate the language immersion method
powerfully for learners of any age. Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA,
and has offices in Harrisonburg, VA, Boulder, CO, Austin, TX, San Francisco,
CA, Seattle, WA, Tokyo, Seoul, London, Dubai and Sao Paulo.
"Rosetta Stone" is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd.
in the United States and other countries.
About Aperian Global
Aperian Global provides consulting, training, and web tools for global talent
development. Aperian Global's flagship product, GlobeSmart®, is a tool that
has had over 400,000 registered users in 125 organizations worldwide and
provides ready access to detailed information on how to conduct business
effectively with people from around the world. Founded in 1990, the company
has partnered with clients in more than 85 countries and has worked with more
one-third of the Global Fortune 100, delivering over 2,000 workshops in 25
languages in the last year. The company has offices in Bangalore, Boston,
Kolding, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo. For more
Source: Rosetta Stone Inc.
Steve Somers, CFA
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