Chicago, IL, January 13, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Keane Inc., a $900 million dollar IT service provider headquartered in Boston, MA, announced that it is utilizing StoryQuest, a leading provider of custom audio training, to deliver leading-edge sales and marketing programs to its sales force. Specifically, StoryQuest will harvest Keane’s intellectual capital and share that knowledge internally using a variety of audio media, including iPods and podcasting. By working together, these two innovators will address organizational needs while utilizing state-of-the-art technology to increase productivity and efficiencies. To support this program, Keane has purchased over 100 Apple iPod Nanos and distributed them to their sales and management staff to access the content produced by StoryQuest.
“Keane has a powerful story to tell, but sharing that real-time with resources throughout the organization is challenging,” says Gregg Blatt, vice president of North American Sales for Keane Inc. “Although we have communication channels in place today, it is still difficult to ensure that all resources have up-to-date messaging, positioning and understand our successes. By partnering with StoryQuest, we will be capturing this intellectual knowledge in virtual real-time in a way that captures the essence of how our teams have succeeded in the marketplace. Those perspectives and voices are powerful training tools. We feel very strongly that this solution will enable Keane to share our lessons learned and successes more effectively throughout the organization.”
It is a proven fact that stories help businesses connect, teach and build trust along the way. StoryQuest is a Chicago-based company in the business of increasing sales and decreasing training costs by the sharing of stories told by a company’s own people in their own words and voices. StoryQuest combines a harvesting methodology with the technical production and mobile audio distribution to help users learn faster and save time. President Tim Keelan has traveled the world studying the application of story and narrative for training and organizational learning. For more information about StoryQuest, visit www.storyquest.us or call (312) 258-0111.
Boston-based Keane, Inc. (NYSE: KEA), helps clients to improve their business operations and IT effectiveness by delivering a broad range of business consulting and outsourcing services designed to achieve near-term and sustainable business benefit. Specifically, Keane focuses on highly synergistic service offerings, including: application development and integration, application outsourcing, and business process outsourcing. Keane maintains regional offices across North America, the United Kingdom, India, and Australia. To learn more about Keane, visit www.keane.com.