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November 09, 2017

CYPHER LEARNING releases Windows App for NEO LMS

CYPHER LEARNING launched the Windows app for NEO LMS. The mobile app allows users to access the full feature set within the platform including creating and delivering online classes, assessing students, sharing resources, tracking student achievement, and collaborating on projects.

November 09, 2017

CYPHER LEARNING releases Ad-hoc Reporting and Compliance features for NEO LMS

CYPHER LEARNING launched ad-hoc reporting and compliance features for NEO. The compliance feature is useful for schools investing in continuing professional development (CPD) as it allows them to track their compliance.The new ad-hoc reporting feature allows administrators and educators to create custom reports using parameters defined by them.

November 6, 2017

NEO wins award for Best Learning Management System

NEO was selected as the winner of the Best Learning Management System category in the 2017 Tech Edvocate Awards. The Tech Edvocate Awards honors the best that edtech has to offer by recognizing outstanding companies, people, and products.

August 10, 2017

Major upgrade to the 'Learning Paths' feature

Learning Paths were already a powerful feature and differentiator for NEO LMS because of its innovative set of options such as gamification and automation. As part of the upgrade, CYPHER LEARNING has made Learning Paths a first-class item in NEO and added new features such as path templates, archiving, copying, exporting, and importing.

June 19, 2017

CYPHER LEARNING launched the european version of NEO LMS

NEO LMS for Europe is hosted on and is useful for schools and universities that want their data and files to be hosted in Europe instead of North America. The NEO LMS EU site is hosted in the Amazon data center in Frankfurt. NEO LMS EU complies with all European regulations and is a safe place for European institutions to store their data.

June 19, 2017

NEO LMS announces collaboration with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod School Ministry Office

The purpose of this new collaboration is to help Lutheran schools centralize their online classes into a learning hub, improve student engagement and enhance the experience throughout the learning process using an intuitive, student-centered platform.

May 8, 2017

Guest post on Microsoft: Don't forget about pedagogy when chasing technology

Technology is a great tool for educators and can do maybe half their jobs, but only if they know how to use it. Also, blaming a tool for a bad outcome does not solve any problem. In order to achieve the success of any technology initiative, schools should ensure not only that technology is used well, but that it is also integrated in a pedagogically sound way.

March 26, 2017

How GRACE Christian School transformed into a 1:1 school using NEO

As the educational landscape shifts into a pedagogy that incorporates 21st century skills, the 4 C’s, and individualized learning, transforming into a 1:1 school has been an important change for GRACE. Daniel O'Brien - Media Specialist, tells us about the many factors that were involved in making the shift to digital.

March 15, 2017

NEO LMS is a finalist for the EdTech Digest Awards 2017

NEO was selected as a finalist for the EdTech Digest Awards 2017 in the category Learning management system. Featuring EdTech’s best and brightest, the annual recognition program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters.

March 7, 2017

NEO LMS announces integration with IlliniCloud

NEO will integrate with IlliniCloud for Open Standard authentication. The purpose of this new collaboration is to make the authentication process easier for students and teachers, reduce support incidents for lost/reset passwords, and to minimize the situations of login attempts from multiple sites.

March 7, 2017

The ED Chronicle lists NEO as a Top 5 LMS

According to a recent article on The ED Chronicle, NEO was listed as one of the Top 5 learning management systems, based on the experience that teachers had with different platforms.

February 1, 2017

NEO will be exhibiting at TCEA 2017 in Austin

Visit NEO at TCEA 2017 between February 6-10 at Booth #1818. The NEO team will be ready to provide live demos and answer any questions regarding the educational technology and new e-learning trends.

January 16, 2017

NEO was selected as a finalist for the GESS Education Awards 2017

NEO was selected as a finalist for the GESS Education Awards in the category ‘Best Paid for ICT/App Product’. The GESS Education Awards is an annual event that celebrates outstanding success of dedicated individuals and companies that supply education establishments with quality products, resources and services.

January 12, 2017

NEO will be exhibiting at FETC 2017 in Orlando

NEO will be at FETC 2017 in Orlando, Florida between January 24-27. Attendants can visit NEO in the expo hall at Booth #954 where the NEO team will be ready to provide live demos and answer any questions regarding the product, educational technology, and 21st century learning.

January 4, 2017

NEO Selected As One Of The LMS Providers For Norwegian Higher Education

NEO was selected by UNINETT as one of three LMS providers for the Norwegian Higher Education sector. 20 universities and colleges participated in a public procurement process for a new learning management system. The evaluation process was comprehensive, taking into consideration pricing, educational aspects, technical aspects, design, and architecture.

November 24, 2016

STI chooses NEO as their LMS to leverage technology for better learning

STI and CYPHER LEARNING recently forged an agreement to provide students with an innovative platform that will augment the learning experience. With over 100,000 learners in its 77 campuses nationwide, students and teachers will now use NEO LMS to manage all their online classroom activities.

November 21, 2016

How NEO helped Therese transform her classroom into a blended learning environment

Therese is a middle school science teacher at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School. In her school district, she is on the forefront of integrating technology in her classes and building a blended learning classroom. Therese shares her experience she flipped her classroom using NEO.

November 21, 2016

NEO is one of the Top 17 Learning Management Systems

NEO was ranked #2 LMS in a Top made by CMS Critic, a popular site that offers unbiased articles and reviews of CMS, CRM, Linux and Business Software. The LMS space is packed with software solutions, but only a select few truly deliver when it comes to quality. To help organizations avoid the lesser systems out there, they created a top with learning management system recommendations.

November 21, 2016

The Edvocate reviews NEO LMS

The Edvocate is a popular industry site devoted to advocating for education equity, reform, and innovation. John Cork, an Educational Technology Coordinator and educator, reviewed NEO LMS taking into consideration its design, features, and usability.

November 18, 2016

The NEO Blog celebrates its 1 year anniversary

The NEO Blog recently celebrated its 1 Year Anniversary. The blog is known for providing useful articles and tips about EdTech, e-learning, learning management systems, and the latest technology trends. During this year, the NEO Blog has delivered more than 60 insightful posts on different topics that people working or interested in e-learning can relate to.

November 18, 2016

CEO Graham Glass reveals the most effective tips for a Successful LMS Implementation

Graham has years of experience when it comes to LMS implementation and in this e-book he shares his expertise on what are the typical steps that companies must follow for a successful implementation.

November 11, 2016

NEO LMS was selected as a finalist for the Bett Awards

NEO is a finalist for the Bett Awards in the category "ICT Tools for Teaching, Learning and Assessment - Classroom Aids". The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.

November 3, 2016

CYPHER LEARNING will launch an EDTECH Center in the Philippines

CYPHER LEARNING announced the launch of the first EDTECH Center for NEO LMS clients. The center will open November 15 and will be the leading customer care and support center for NEO customers in the Philippines.

November 3, 2016

CYPHER LEARNING did a major user interface upgrade to its products

CYPHER LEARNING released several design improvements to the NEO interface including an upgrade to their popular graphical tiles, a new layout for lessons and modules, and a new design for the course catalog pages.

September 19, 2016

Interview with Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING

Read Graham's interview on BSOCO, a software comparison platform that specializes in helping businesses in choosing professional IT solutions. In his interview Graham talks about the future of e-learning, the company CYPHER and what makes its products different from others on the market.

August 23, 2016 reviews NEO, a service that helps professionals find the best learning management system, recently made a review of NEO on their website. The review takes under consideration the product features and usability.

June 8, 2016

NEO will be exhibiting at ISTE 2016 in Denver

Visit NEO at ISTE 2016 between June 27-29 at Booth #2756. The NEO team will be ready to provide live demos, share exciting news, and unveil upcoming features. Attendants can also chat with the company CEO Graham Glass.

June 2, 2016

CYPHER LEARNING Partners With Arnos

CYPHER LEARNING announced its partnership with Arnos, a private educational institute from Greece. The partnership help both companies further expand their reach, by promoting NEO and Arnos classes, to schools and organizations in all of Greece and beyond.

March 31, 2016

NEO - finalist for the EdTech Digest Awards Program 2016

NEO is a finalist for the EdTech Digest Awards Program 2016. Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING said: "We are thrilled that our product is getting more recognition. Our awards stand behind our confidence that NEO is an all-around complete learning solution."

February 19, 2016

The only company with two LMSs in the Top 50 LMS Report

CYPHER LEARNING announced having two LMS products recognized in the "Top 50 LMS 2016 Rankings Report". This year's report goes multiple steps forward to bring the insight and information you want and need in today's global environment by conducting a review of 690 systems.

February 19, 2016

NEO announced as #2 LMS in Higher Education for 2016

NEO was ranked as the #2 LMS for Higher Education in the "Top 50 LMS 2016 Rankings Report" written by Craig Weiss, the author of the Elearning 24/7 blog and well known e-learning industry analyst.

November 18, 2015

NEO LMS announces the launch of its new blog

NEO launched it's new blog, a place where readers can find all sorts of useful information about education, e-learning, learning management systems, and everything in between. The mission of the blog is to deliver insightful posts that help readers get the best results from their daily e-learning activities.

June 25, 2015

NEO will exhibit at ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia

NEO will exhibit at ISTE 2015 between June 28 - July 1. NEO will be showcasing its latest features such as gamification, drip content, and their unique rules engine. Attendants can visit NEO in the expo hall at booth #539 to see a live demo of the platform and chat with the team.

May 20, 2015

NEO released two new major features, Rules and Gamification

NEO announced the release of two new major features, Rules and Gamification. These two features are definitely the best ones that NEO has released so far, making the platform one of the only K-20 LMS to incorporate a Rules engine into its core design.

April 28, 2015

Training and HR Talk Radio Show with CEO Graham Glass

Graham Glass, CEO and Founder of NEO and MATRIX, was a guest at Training and HR Talk Radio on April 28th, where he discussed what the main differences are between NEO and MATRIX, the newest NEO features (rules engine and gamification), and exciting upcoming features such as Learning Paths.

March 17, 2015

Education Talk Radio Show with CEO Graham Glass

Graham Glass, CEO and Founder of NEO, was a guest at Education Talk Radio on March 17th, where he discussed his background in education, his reasons for creating NEO LMS, and also the future redirection of education and NEO.

February 2, 2015

NEO launches its mobile apps for iOS and Android

NEO announced the launch of its mobile apps for iOS and Android. The NEO mobile apps allow users to access the full feature set of the site rather than a restricted subset, and use a mobile variation of the beautiful NEO UI design. The apps are available on Google play and the App Store.

October 31, 2014

EDU 2.0 rebranded to NEO

Along with the new name, the company also unveiled a new logo. CEO and Founder Graham Glass said: "This rebranding reflects the many improvements made to our LMS, the company's growth, and our vision for the future. NEO means 'New', which expresses our commitment to a modern, fresh user interface and a forward-looking feature set."

September 16, 2014

NEO launches its Global Resellers Network

The Resellers Network, which is free to join, provides an opportunity for companies in the education space to grow their revenues by offering their clients the best cloud-hosted LMS. Designed to be the most attractive resellers network in the industry, its clear structure provides generous rewards for resellers and listing on the official NEO resellers page.


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