New joint solution brings interactive, conversational video to cloud-based talent management and engagement systems

ROSWELL & ATLANTA, November 8, 2017— Rapid Learning Deployment (rapidLD), a leader in the learning and talent technology industry, and onQ™, a revolutionary interactive video platform for communications and learning, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a joint solution that helps to better engage learners. The two best-in-class companies are teaming up to integrate their services, the result of which will add conversational video capabilities to the rapidLD rapidInteract™ platform.

The partnership infuses rapidLD’s easy content upload tool used with leading learning management systems (LMS’s) with onQ’s patented video conversation engine technology, enabling deeper engagement, greater feedback and improved outcomes.

“We see this as groundbreaking business solution,” said Jim Everidge, President/CEO, Rapid Learning Deployment. “We have solved the problem of quick content upload to both Courses and Groups in the LMS and created deeply engaging video content to support employee development activities. The content owner gets immediate feedback on the engagement level of the employee with the content itself – enabling quick content changes to further drive impact.”

Features of the joint solution will include:

     • Single click upload of various content types – video, audio, and documents
     • Intuitive, conversational video engine for instructional designers, instructors, and learners
     • One-on-one facilitated coaching mode for mentoring and direct feedback
     • Learner input and contribution capabilities via text, video, audio, or images
     • Actionable, real-time analytics based on engagement, influence and sentiment
     • Support for any device with full web and mobile functionality
     • Seamless integration with leading LMS systems

“rapidLD brings almost two decades of success helping clients to implement and optimize learning and talent management systems; ” said Steve Benfield, President & COO, onQ. “With the addition of onQ’s interactive video solution, content for employee learning will be taken to a new level.”

The offering is available immediately.

About Rapid Learning Deployment:

Since 1999, Rapid Learning Deployment, LLC (rapidLDSM) has helped its customers gain maximum value from human capital technology investments.  Services include Strategy, Deployment, and Operations. RapidLD has hundreds of learning and talent implementations in its portfolio with deep expertise in Retail, Manufacturing, and Life Sciences. A new practice, Content Technology started in 2016, focuses on the Digital Learning World – creating a new learner experience. To partner with rapidLD, contact us at [email protected] or (770) 874-1190.

About onQ:

onQ is revolutionizing digital communications and learning, transforming static video and presentation media into immersive, interactive group experiences and engaged conversations. The onQ platform has set a new standard for “listening organizations” by delivering actionable behavioral insights that facilitate dramatic improvements to content, communications, learning and measurable outcomes. onQ is privately funded and based in Atlanta, Georgia, with an international office in Zurich, Switzerland. To learn more about onQ visit


Rapid Learning Deployment, LLC (rapidLDSM)

Jim Everidge
[email protected]
(770) 874-1190

Scott May
[email protected]
(678) 907-0198