NovoEd partners with Bluewater to power business transformation

Collaboration helps customers’ learning initiatives come to life by combining an industry-leading cohort learning platform with learning strategy, personalized content and technology services

SAN FRANCISCO, August 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NovoEd, the leading social and collaborative learning platform for deep capacity building, today announces its partnership with Bluewater, North America leading full-service consulting and services partner for all things learning and talent management. Bluewater is a go-to partner for mid-market businesses and organizations looking to select, implement and operate learning technology. By adding NovoEd to Bluewater’s existing portfolio of learning technology partners, Bluewater strives to empower its customers to build deep capabilities through cohort-based learning at scale.

“In our work with leaders in talent development and learning, we see a strong need for a solution like NovoEd. In fact, many of our long-time customers request or have purchased the NovoEd platform,” said chris bond, Founder and CEO of Bluewater. “NovoEd is a unique flexible learning system because it allows us to structure interventions to cultivate better relationships between an organization and its employees, as well as within a community of employees. Learning is stronger s “It appropriately integrates socialization, collaboration, cohorts, coaching, and mentoring. I look forward to leveraging the NovoEd platform to serve our clients.”

The NovoEd and Bluewater partnership expands the scope of services for both organizations to help their customers build complete organization-wide NovoEd deployments, as well as support midsize businesses that need additional support to design and implement scalable cohort-based learning pathways.

“Our clients envision creating learning organizations that can fuel the most fundamental and transformative initiatives within their respective companies,” said NovoEd’s CEO. Scott Kinney. “Partnering with Bluewater will help realize this vision by combining NovoEd’s industry-leading cohort-based learning technology with Bluewater’s learning strategy, personalized content and technology consulting services. We are excited to associate with this journey to help our customers care for their people and develop them for the future of their businesses.”

About NovoEd
Founded at from Stanford Social Algorithms Lab in 2012, NovoEd is a capacity building platform that uses social and collaborative learning to unlock performance readiness at scale. Through cohort-based experiences, NovoEd taps into collective wisdom, placing each learner at the intersection of perspective, application, and expertise. Large companies such as 3M, GE and Nestlé partner with NovoEd to accelerate critical initiatives, reconnect teams and achieve rapid alignment through deeply felt and experienced learning that is quickly transformed into impact. Visit to learn more.

About Bluewater
At Bluewater, we create customers for life by helping them look at how they use their learning and talent technology a little differently. It all starts with our people. Our team helps our clients gain confidence in their tools, fill knowledge gaps, and provide the right resources to ensure you have the time you need to succeed.

Bluewater transforms the lives of our employees by serving you and engaging yours. We build relationships, not transactions, we focus on impact, not tools, and have flexible, non-one-size-fits-all solutions. Visit to learn more.

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