Customer Success Stories

getAbstract’s mission is to find, expertly compress and provide universal access to critical business knowledge, in a format that customers can absorb easily and quickly, allowing them to stay current, competitive, and to become leaders who can make better decisions. Today, our solutions include a library of tens of thousands of business book summaries, which more than 1 million subscribers use, including 20% of the Fortune 500 companies.

Read about some of our customer successes and watch our client webinar videos:

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We don’t always have the resources to help our people with special projects or stretch their goals. getAbstract is such a broad service that it appeals to a wide range of employees for a variety of purposes.

Jeff Schwartzman,
Liquidnets Learning and Development Manager

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Siemens Betriebskrankenkasse SBK   Open Case Study PDF

The Siemens-Betriebskrankenkasse (SBK) ranks highly among the top German health insurance companies in terms of customer service. For many years, employees have rated SBK among Germany’s best employers, too. All 1,800 of SBK’s employees have full access to getAbstract’s multimedia business library. The use of getAbstract fosters a culture of learning and knowledge sharing among employees and provides a source of new ideas.


Investors Bank   Open Case Study PDF

With 140 retail branches in New Jersey, New York City and Long Island, Investors Bank is one of the largest community banks based in the State of New Jersey. The bank uses getAbstract content in its education and development programs to create a company of readers that are better equipped to succeed in its sales-driven culture.


Liquidnet   Open Case Study PDF

Liquidnet Holdings, a leading financial services firm is making a huge impact in the marketplace despite being a relatively small company of 300 employees. The global institutional trading network connects over 700 of the world’s top asset managers to large-scale trading opportunities around the world. To stay ahead of the competition, they keep their highly trained staff up to date with the latest business knowledge.


Bendigo and Adelaide Bank   Open Case Study PDF

To achieve its vision to be Australia’s most customer-connected bank, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank embraces innovation and continually looks for opportunities to enhance the development of its people. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank transitions to a new blended learning approach, with access to getAbstract content as an integral component.


Johnson & Johnson   Open Case Study PDF

Breakthrough innovations in healthcare don’t just happen. That’s why at Johnson & Johnson, the global healthcare products manufacturer, an immersive training initiative is preparing leaders to identify unmet needs the company can creatively address. getAbstract summaries provide the only outside content for enriching the training of participants in Johnson & Johnson’s Accelerate Enterprise Leadership program.


Ferrero   Open Case Study PDF

The brands owned by Ferrero International SA – Ferrero Rocher, Nutella and TicTac among them – are household names fueled by product innovations, strategic brand positioning and creative product advertising. Ferrero is renowned for its numerous product innovations and invests a large proportion of its sales in the brand positioning. The company recognizes that creative and innovative employees and managers – particularly in the areas of product development, marketing and sales – are essential for retaining this important competitive advantage.


L-3 Communications   Open Case Study PDF

A prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions and a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems, L-3 considers its commitment to providing innovative solutions one of its core missions. Don Ledbetter, corporate director of management and organizational effectiveness, shares his insights on the company’s groundbreaking process of building a highly successful leadership development program. Using getAbstract as a source of business expertise during the program’s creation and execution, Ledbetter and his colleagues designed a series of transformational activities that can turn good managers into effective leaders.


The Carlyle Group   Open Case Study PDF

As one of the largest and most successful private equity firms in the world, The Carlyle Group is dedicated to attracting and retaining professionals with deep industry knowledge and a hunger for continuous learning. Matthew Wells, Principal, Global Head of Learning, Diversity and Inclusion shares his thoughts on how getAbstract serves as a valuable component of the company’s ongoing education.


Western Union   Open Case Study PDF

Western Union credit getAbstract with a measurable increase in sales. Employees participating in a Western Union University Sales Excellence workshop, with content supported by getAbstract book summaries, personally attributed $16.5 million of their post-workshop sales increases to lessons learned during the program. Sales excellence was just one of the program's several themes, which also included presentations on transformation and change management, customer centricity, business acumen, operations, technologies and compliance.


Hellmann Worldwide Logistics   Open Case Study PDF

As a massively dispersed global organization committed to improving executives’ management skills, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics wanted to assure that its leadership development efforts are both consistent and current. A getAbstract solution keeps Hellmann’s present and future leaders on the cutting edge of rapidly changing business knowledge, concepts and practices, with real-time, bite-size learning that is easily accessible to employees and managers at all levels of the organization.


General Electric   Open Case Study PDF  | Watch Client Webinar Video

Enabling executives to become the very best at what they do is a declared goal of General Electric’s prestigious Leadership Center in Crotonville, New York. Peter Cavanaugh, operations manager for GE Global Learning and leader of Crotonville Operations, explains in his webinar why getAbstract is a key asset in GE’s Global Learning portfolio. He talks about how the company has integrated getAbstract into its existing learning processes to expose managers to cutting-edge concepts outside of GE, and to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing.


General Motors   Open Case Study PDF

Like many large corporations, General Motors (GM) utilized a formal learning process that included traditional classroom training and online courses tracked via a learning management system (LMS). Now, in part because of the rapidly changing manufacturing industry and the requirement to gain critical knowledge at the point of need, GM Learning is revamping its employee learning offerings with more informal learning accessible outside the LMS.


MillerCoors   Open Case Study PDF  | Watch Client Webinar Video

How can you change the learning culture of a company that remains deeply rooted in a traditional learning paradigm? Jay Anders, manager of Learning Governance & Systems for MillerCoors, and his team build and deliver innovative, nontraditional learning solutions for a multigenerational workforce across the United States. In his Webinar, Jay shares some practical tips on how MillerCoors utilizes getAbstract to leverage flexible, self-directed learning.


E.ON   Open Case Study PDF  | Watch Client Webinar Video

No two learners are alike: Some people prefer someone to guide them in their learning process; some rather learn on their own. People also differ on when they like to learn, and in what formats. E.ON wanted to provide its employees with a variety of learning formats, and allow them to learn when it suits them and their distinct learning style.


Credit Suisse   Open Case Study PDF

The Business School run by Credit Suisse trains future leaders of the banking sector. Its student body consists of professionals who strive to hone their leadership and finance skills. When it was time to take the training program to a new level, Credit Suisse executives turned to getAbstract to drive productivity and to help put its employees on the inside track.


Daimler   Open Case Study PDF

Daimler AG Corporate University, also known as DCU, is one of Germany’s first corporate universities. It generates a demand for more than 100,000 summary downloads per year from getAbstract.


Software and High-Tech   Open Case Study PDF

When this leading technology company needed accessible general business information to expand its technology-oriented online library, getAbstract responded. The international company’s professionals downloaded 120,000 book summaries within just six months. getAbstract has earned a 96% employee approval rating and saves the company $320,000 a month.


Chick-fil-A   Open Case Study PDF  | Watch Client Webinar Video

Mark Miller, chief learning officer at Chick-fil-A, and Mark Conklin, the company’s senior manager of leadership development, share a vision with getAbstract: Their aim is to make relevant, up-to-date knowledge easily available at the point of need for learners to download to the device of their choice. Chick-fil-A has used getAbstract to make leadership development scalable.


SoCalGas   Open Case Study PDF  | Watch Client Webinar Video

SoCalGas has instigated a shift in its learning culture as well as in its corporate culture. While classroom learning remains a valuable part of the firm’s learning strategy, employees are beginning to see value in on-demand learning resources, such as getAbstract.


MasterCard   Open Case Study PDF  | Watch Client Webinar Video

The faster companies learn, the more competitive they become. MasterCard is a corporate learning pioneer, and getAbstract plays a central role in its learning strategy. Its award-winning leadership development program aims to increase the impact of strategic initiatives, build a strong pipeline of leaders and drive cultural change.


Professional Services   Open Case Study PDF

Professional Services is a global confederation of member firms. It handles a wide variety of business needs for companies in many sectors. It has offices in more than 100 countries and employs more than 100,000 people. The company prioritizes ongoing learning and easy access to information. getAbstract offers Professional Services a solution that aligns with its corporate learning culture.


University of St. Gallen (HSG)   Open Case Study PDF

The University of St. Gallen (HSG) is one of Europe’s leading schools for business and economics. About 7,000 students from 80 different nations benefit from its international and interdisciplinary approach with a focus on practical relevance. Beyond academia, HSG is known for its development of the St. Gallen Management Model. Students and faculty use getAbstract's library of knowledge to complement their course work.


North Highland   Open Case Study PDF

With its headquarters based in Atlanta, Georgia, and 53 offices around the world, North Highland enjoys long-standing relationships with many of the world's most recognizable brands — including getAbstract.