WBENC supports its community of more than 12,000 WBENC-Certified Women Business Enterprises and National Corporate and Government Members by providing a broad range of resources including exclusive access to its Insights Portal with information and tools to promote growth and advancement of business operations, Supplier Diversity programs and professional development. Utilizing the MobilePaks cloud technology, WBENC can now make knowledge and training available in real-time rich media formats that can be accessed by any device (desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone). In addition, users can rate content and share comments, allowing WBENC to quickly see what information members are consuming and what they need more of.
The Insights portal includes resources on topics such as WBE Capacity & Skills Building, Government Contracting, Food & Beverage Industry, Energy Industry and more. In addition to these sections, Insights Innovator sponsors Kellogg’s and Shell have provided company specific sections on their industries and supply chains. Ernst & Young has also announced its commitment as an Insights Innovator and will be sponsoring the upcoming “Accounting and Entrepreneurship”
“Thanks to MobilePaks, Insights has evolved into a rich resource for our members and WBEs with real-time information on industries, trends, opportunities and best practices,” said Pamela Prince-Eason, President & CEO, WBENC. “We are so pleased to be able to partner with a WBENC-Certified woman-owned business to further the development of other women-owned businesses.”
“MobilePaks is fundamentally changing how companies communicate in business today by empowering them to share knowledge in a way that fits the daily activities of their customers, employees and partners,” said Chanin Ballance, CEO, VIA & MobilePaks. “We are proud to work with WBENC to support our fellow members with access to timely and relevant information through MobilePaks to help them grow their own businesses and achieve their full potential.”
MobilePaks, a subsidiary of VIA, helps customer facing employees maximize productivity by providing them with short bits of knowledge when and where they need it. From product updates and competitive intelligence to how-tos, employees can access knowledge with two clicks from any device – as well as share approved content with customers. Marketing and Sales leaders glean insights to track behavior, needs and direct feedback for better alignment. MobilePaks solutions are available as stand-alone web applications and can also be integrated with CRM systems like Salesforce.com, Oracle CRM and Microsoft Dynamics. For more information, contact MobilePaks at 1-800-737-8481 or visit www.mobilepaks.com.
VIA helps companies to create, culturally align and monitor global content across people, channels and geographies, delivering normally disparate activities such as eLearning, translation and community insights under one umbrella. VIA is passionate about helping customers communicate across boundaries of knowledge, language, and culture using the best talent, tools, and technology available. Additionally, VIA, a certified woman-owned business, provides exceptional customer service and high quality solutions at affordable prices. Since its inception, VIA has evolved to work with some of the world’s leading companies. Clients include Blue Shield California, Cisco, Citibank, Disney, HP, Intel, Oracle, Nike, Regence, St. Jude Medical, Walmart and Waste Management. For more information, visit www.viadelivers.com or call 503-243-2007.
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. WBENC is also the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations.