Glossary

  1. What is Seismic?

  2. What Does the Seismic Integration Offer?

  3. Seismic <> Lessonly Integration Features

  4. How to Enable the Seismic <> Lessonly Integration

  5. Five Steps to Installing the Seismic <> Lessonly Integration


What is Seismic? 

Seismic is a Sales Enablement platform built to:

  • Help sellers find, share, and track the marketing content they provide to customers and prospects, 

  • Help marketers manage all marketing content in one place, as well as gain insights into the performance of the content.

The integration with Lessonly allows companies to automatically bring Lessonly content into the Seismic platform.

Sales enablement leaders can share and promote Lessonly lessons within Seismic, similar to other pieces of content.

With this integration companies can house all their training and marketing enablement content in one platform. This makes it easier, and more streamlined for sellers to locate what they're looking for.


What Does the Seismic Integration Offer?

The Lessonly <> Seismic integration brings marketing content and training together in a unified experience within the Seismic platform.

The integration includes:

  • Unified UI: Use all the features of Lessonly from within Seismic

  • Global Search: Search for both Seismic and Lessonly content simultaneously using a single search within Seismic

  • Consolidated Insights: View integrated analytics produced from the combination of Lessonly reporting data and Seismic LiveInsights

  • Related Training: Quickly and easily link Lessonly lessons and paths to a piece of Seismic content. Related Training is prominently featured to the seller when they view the Seismic content within DocCenter.

  • Training on Pages: Add Lessonly content to Seismic pages. This allows users the ability to learn more when they're exploring a topic on a page in Seismic.

  • Assignments on the Homepage: Adds Lessonly assignments to the Seismic Homepage for learners to view their assignments.

Important Note

All four components can be enabled or disabled individually within the setup process, as desired.

The Seismic integration simplifies and streamlines the entire enablement experience.


Seismic <> Lessonly Integration Features

Unified UI

The Unified UI allows users to find and interact with Lessonly content from within Seismic.

After the Lessonly application is installed and configured, all users in the Seismic tenant are able to see a new Lessonly icon on the main menu in Seismic.

Once a Lessonly session is established, users can utilize Lessonly features from within Seismic.

If a user finds a link to Lessonly content somewhere within Seismic (for example, a Seismic Page), and selects the link, the link opens in the Lessonly Unified UI in Seismic instead of in a new browser tab.

Lessonly links can appear in the following locations in Seismic:

  • In a DocCenter profile (Seismic's landing page)

  • On a Seismic Page

  • On the Instructions card next to another piece of Seismic content

  • In Global Search results


Global Search

The Global Search provides the ability to search for both Seismic content and Lessonly lessons using Seismic search.

When reps search in Seismic, and there are lessons associated with their search the lessons appear in the search results. The lessons appear in a separate tab of search results named Lessonly so the reps are clear about what results are Seismic content vs. Lessonly training.


Consolidated Insights

With Consolidated Insights, users can view the data about how training and content usage lead to real results.

There are three default dashboards:

  • Training engagement - overview of how your users are engaging with Lessonly training.

  • Training impact - insights around how Lessonly training activity correlates to Seismic content usage.

  • Training Impact Enhanced - it builds upon the Training Impact dashboard by providing insights around how Lessonly training activity correlates to CRM sales success metrics.

Important Note

This dashboard is only available if the Seismic tenant is syncing CRM data to Seismic via the Seismic Business Data Enrichment app.


Related Training

Related Training enables marketers and sales enablers in Seismic to quickly and easily link one or more pieces of Lessonly content to a piece of Seismic content.

Lessonly linked content as Related Training is prominently featured to the seller when they view the Seismic content within DocCenter.


The Value of Related Training for Enablers:

  • Streamline workflows to link Lessonly content to Seismic content without the need to add the Lessonly content to Content Manager.

  • Any updates to Lessonly content are immediate and automatically reflect within Seismic.

  • Permissions for Lessonly content are automatically respected within Seismic.

The Value of Related Training for Learners:

  • Easily discover training supporting a piece of Seismic content

  • Simply click on the Related Training to view and consume the training, all within Seismic


Training on Pages

Training on Pages enables marketers and sales enablers in Seismic to quickly and easily add one or more pieces of Lessonly content to a Seismic Page.

Lessonly content added to a Seismic page is prominently featured to the seller when they're reviewing the page.

The Value of Training Pages for Enablers:

  • Streamlines workflow to include Lessonly content to Seismic pages without the needing to add the Lessonly content to Content Manager.

  • Ability to select the format of Lessonly content on a page (carousel, highlights, list, etc.).

  • Any updates to Lessonly content are immediately reflected in Seismic.

  • Permissions for Lessonly content are respected in Seismic.

The Value Of Training Pages for Learners:

  • Easily discover training supporting a topic on a Seismic page.

  • The ability to select the training to view in Seismic.

  • Individual permissions for Lessonly content are respected in Seismic. This prevents users from seeing training not available to them.

Important Note

Training on Pages is limited to lessons and paths only.


Assignments on the Homepage

Assignments on the homepage allow managers and sales enablers to quickly add learners' Lessonly assignments to their Seismic homepage.

The Value of Assignments on the Homepage for Enablers:

  • Streamline workflow to include Lessonly assignments on the Seismic Homepage, without the need to actually add the content to Content Manager.

  • Any updates to Lessonly content is immediately reflected in Seismic.

  • Permissions for Lessonly content will be automatically respected within Seismic

The Value of Assignments on the Homepage for Learners:

  • Easily discover assignments in Seismic.

  • Efficiently review and complete Lessonly assignments all in Seismic.

Once Enabled, Now What?

  1. Navigate to the Homepage.

  2. Select the pencil icon in the top right-hand corner of the homepage.

    Important Note

    If the pencil icon is not present, the user does not have the permissions to modify the homepage.

  3. Select the new Lessonly assignment widget from the widget options. The user can drag and drop the widget in the navigation bar to wherever they would like and then select "Save."


How to Enable the Lessonly <> Seismic Integration?

Prerequisites:

  • The customer needs a Seismic Premium account with Full Control (System Administrator) permissions.

  • The user needs to be a Lessonly admin.

To begin, please reach out to the Lessonly Support team at support@lessonly.com asking a member of the team to enable the Lessonly <> Seismic integration.


Five Steps to Installing the Lessonly <> Seismic Integration

Step 1: Install the Lessonly App

In the Seismic platform, install the Lessonly app from the Seismic app catalog:

  1. On the main menu, select Admin > System Settings.

  2. Under Manage Apps, select My Apps.

  3. Select the Browse Apps tab.

  4. Find the Lessonly app and select the Lessonly icon.

  5. Select Install.

Important Note

Steps 2-4 helps connect the Seismic instance to the Lessonly instance.

Although not required, Lessonly's recommendation is to connect them using a general Seismic admin account login such as admin@yourcompany.com or something similar.

Otherwise, due to a limitation of OAuth connection, if the person setting up the integration is deactivated, the integration will have to be reconfigured.

Step 2: Configure the Lessonly App

In the Seismic configuration options, enter the Lessonly subdomain and API key.

  1. On the main menu, select Admin > System Settings.

  2. Under Manage Apps, select My Apps.

  3. Find the Lessonly app and select the Lessonly icon.

  4. Select the Configuration tab.

  5. Select Allow in the Access & Permissions window.

  6. The Lessonly app configuration window opens.

  7. Under Lessonly Account, fill in the subdomain and API Key boxes.

  8. Select Save.

Important Note

The subdomain and API key can be found in the Lessonly platform by navigating to the Settings tab and selecting the API and Webhooks section.

Step 3: Configure the Lessonly app permissions.

The Lessonly app permissions allow the user to enable or disable each Lessonly integration feature.

All features are enabled by default.

To disable or enable any of these features, use the following procedure:

  1. On the main menu, select Admin > System Settings.

  2. Under Manage Apps, select My Apps.

  3. Find the Lessonly app and select the Lessonly icon.

  4. Select the App Permissions tab.

  5. Under Access & Permissions, the following features listed under Extension Point can be enabled (default) or disabled.

  6. To use the Training on Pages turn on the External Content on Pages toggle.

  • Data Sync: To use Consolidated Insights, turn on the Data Sync toggle.

  • Unified UI: To use the Lessonly UI feature, turn on the Main Nav toggle.

  • Search: To view Lessonly search results in a Seismic search (Global Search), turn on the Search toggle

Step 4: Enable the Lessonly app

After configuring the Lessonly app, then next is to enable the integration to begin using it.

  1. On the main menu, select Admin > System Settings.

  2. Under Manage Apps, select My Apps.

  3. Select the Browse Apps tab.

  4. Find the Lessonly app.

  5. Turn on the Enable this app toggle.

Important Note:

During the initial synchronization, all Lessonly historical reporting data is imported. It might take up to 24 hours after the integration is enabled for Lessonly reporting data to appear in Seismic's LiveInsights.

After the initial data synchronization, Lessonly reporting data in Seismic is refreshed every 12 hours.

Step 5: The integration is now complete!


When trialing the Seismic integration with Lessonly, if a company does end up purchasing the Seismic integration, Lessonly will need to manually remove the trial integration on the backend so they can then integrate the new set-up.

Please reach out to your Account Manager or Support to begin this process.


If you have any further questions in regards to this integration, please reach out to your Account Manager or contact Support at support@lessonly.com. 

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