TORONTO — June 1, 2023 — Cognota, the leading provider of LearnOps technology for corporate Learning and Development (L&D) teams, is thrilled to announce the launch of SideKick, a conversational AI assistant engineered to streamline LearnOps insights and elevate operational efficiency.

SideKick embodies Cognota’s commitment to easing the process of data-driven decision-making for L&D teams. Through real-time insights and instant access to critical operational data, SideKick is set to redefine the learning analytics process, aiding the learning and development function in harnessing the power of AI to maximize productivity.

“Accessing insights has never been easier. With SideKick, you can ask your AI Assistant for critical data in real-time and it instantly produces the reports and LearnOps insights you need effortlessly, significantly improving your L&D team’s operational efficiency,” said Ryan Austin, CEO at Cognota. “This conversational AI assistant will empower Cognota customers to make faster decisions and streamline operational efficiency, effectively augmenting their LearnOps processes.”

Cognota’s LearnOps platform is already helping to power learning operations globally for enterprises by consolidating disparate tools and processes, and providing visibility into business training needs. Now, with the addition of SideKick, Cognota offers a unique blend of real-time data access, simplified analytics, and AI-powered productivity.

“SideKick is not just another AI assistant; it’s an AI companion designed to empower our customers in their quest for operational excellence,” said Darren Card, VP of Product at Cognota. “By providing real-time access to crucial insights and streamlining analytics in LearnOps processes, SideKick is set to become an indispensable asset for L&D teams seeking to leverage AI for superior productivity and efficiency. It’s easy to use and you can get started in minutes.”

As the digital workflow landscape evolves, the demand for integrated, AI-powered solutions has grown. Cognota is at the forefront of this shift in the L&D market, and the introduction of SideKick is a testament to its commitment to creating cutting-edge solutions for the industry.

About Cognota

Cognota is the first and only LearnOps® platform for corporate Learning and Development teams.

Our award-winning software streamlines L&D processes such as training intake, project and capacity planning, and content design allowing learning teams to work more efficiently and effectively while providing access to much-needed data and insights about their operations.

    • Software to manage and streamline Learning & Development operations
    • LearnOps community to share ideas with like-minded L&D professionals
    • Best practices/resources to stay ahead of learning operational challenges
    • Coaching from Chief Learning Officers to help you with L&D Ops strategy

This first-of-its-kind software allows customers to get better visibility into the training needs of their businesses and consolidate disparate tools they are using so they can make better, more strategic decisions about L&D investments.

Founded originally as Synapse, Cognota changed its name in April 2022 and has clients in multiple sectors around the world. For more information visit