AICC Press Release #15

Sugar City, Idaho USA

AICC certifies THINQ

THINQ TrainingServerÒ LMS passes AICC/CMI certification

Sugar City, Idaho – - The announced today that the THINQ TrainingServer Learning Management System (LMS) version 4.0.1 has been certified as compliant with its Web Based Computer Managed Instruction Systems (CMI) Guideline. THINQ Learning Solutions, a strong advocate of open industry standards for Internet-based learning systems, has long been a supporter of the AICC.

The certification confirms that the THINQ TrainingServer LMS fulfills all of the minimum requirements set forth by the AICC. An independent lab administered the certification testing and the results were subsequently officially approved by the AICC voting membership. Being an AICC/CMI certified vendor means that the TrainingServer LMS can launch and track any AICC-compliant training course.

"Earning this AICC certification shows THINQ’s commitment to promoting the interoperability of technology solutions and content. As both a technology vendor and a source for content procurement, we feel strongly that standards such as these will benefit customers by providing seamless solutions to meet their needs," said Ray Maskell, THINQ chief operating officer. "THINQ has long supported, and will continue to support the work of the AICC in advancing global standards for learning solutions."

To earn the AICC certification, the THINQ TrainingServer LMS successfully completed testing to verify that it can seamlessly launch, communicate with, and interchange course structures for Web-based courseware in the AICC format. This certification assures buyers and creators of AICC-compliant online learning content that their courseware will work on the THINQ TrainingServer LMS.

"Testing for the THINQ TrainingServer LMS was one of the most efficient I’ve ever supervised," said William A. McDonald, chairman of the AICC Independent Test Lab Committee. "THINQ easily met AICC requirements, exhibiting a clear commitment to meeting standards for interoperability."


The THINQ learning solution helps companies effectively manage and procure learning resources enterprise-wide. THINQ combines five e-learning essentials which help corporations achieve business success through the optimal development of their workforce. THINQ begins by building a strategy that maps learning initiatives to organizational objectives. THINQ then integrates its proven Web-based infrastructure, the THINQ TrainingServerÒ LMS, with one of the world’s largest learning content libraries, the THINQ Learning Center, to offer customers a one-stop source for all corporate learning requirements. Time-tested implementation and support services coupled with onsite success services drive learners to improved performance. THINQ’s powerful solution aligns business requirements to learning initiatives to help ensure successful programs and increased e-learning return on investment throughout the organization and its extended businesses. THINQ is a private company headquartered in Billerica, Mass., with offices located throughout North America and the U.K.

About the AICC

The AICC's mission is to provide and promote information, guidelines and standards that result in the effective implementation of CBT and WBT. The AICC has long been an advocate of interoperable learning technology. More information is available at the organization’s Web site at

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