Health & Human Services Deploys GeoLearning’s Hosted LMS for 66,000 Employees

July 15, 2004

GeoLearning, Inc., the leading provider of ASP-hosted human capital management and development (HCMD) solutions, announced today that the United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), a federal government agency employing more than 66,000 employees, has selected the company’s GeoMaestro learning management platform to power Health & Human Services University (HHSU) and manage human capital performance via the Internet. The $1.26 million year-long contract includes an option for HHS to renew each year for four years.

GeoMaestro is an Internet-hosted human capital management and development platform that enables organizations to capture, create, manage and share knowledge to improve workforce productivity, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance. The system centralizes and automates the entire learning management process, making the administration of enterprise learning and development both effective and efficient. The GeoLearning platform is also compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires all federal agencies to implement information technology accessible to persons with disabilities.

In addition to the GeoMaestro learning management system (LMS), HHS will also deploy the following GeoLearning modules:

GeoLearning will also provide Internet hosting, security and maintenance services, as well as 24×7 Help Desk support for HHS employees.

The HHS program is part of the federal government’s Gov Online Learning Center e-Training Initiative. The Gov Online Learning Center (GOLC) at, which is also powered by GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro™ LMS, provides one-stop access to e-training services for more than 1.8 million people employed by the federal government, making it the e-learning industry’s largest implementation. The e-Training Initiative and GOLC is an effort by the Office of Management & Budget and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to simplify and unify e-training services across federal government and is one of 24 e-government initiatives that support President George W. Bush’s Management Agenda.

About GeoLearning, Inc.
GeoLearning is the leading provider of ASP-hosted human capital management and development (HCMD) solutions, having been chosen by more than 350 organizations around the world to manage learning and development. The company’s GeoMaestro™ and GeoExpress™ learning management platforms offer robust registration, tracking and reporting functionality crucial for managing enterprise-wide learning, development and knowledge acquisition. With no hardware or software to install, GeoLearning’s ASP-hosted platforms can be deployed quickly, allowing clients to efficiently manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance. Additional information is available at

About the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. HHS administers the Medicare and Medicaid programs, represents almost a quarter of all federal outlays, and administers more grant dollars than all other federal agencies combined. The Department’s programs are administered by 11 operating divisions, including the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). For more information visit