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Mozilla Global “Maker Party” Supports Web Literacy  July 15, 2014

Almost 2,000 Maker Party events will bring tens of thousands of web users worldwide together as part of the Mozilla Webmaker project. This effort is dedicated to teaching web literacy as the educational background needed for success anywhere. The annual Maker Party season kicks off today and runs through September 15. Learn about the Maker Parties and how to participate!

eLearning Brothers and Infuse Medical Launch Medical Stock-image Library  July 15, 2014

eLearning Brothers and Infuse Medical announce the first library subscription of its kind of medical stock images. This library subscription is the first eLearning-specific library consisting of high resolution 3-D medical imagery.

edTotal Learning Record Store Untethers Learning Content from LMS Jail  July 9, 2014

The edTotal Learning Record Store (LRS) enables organizations to post courses, videos, and any training content anywhere on the web from any mobile device and to securely track and store learner activity. With the edTotal LRS, content is untethered, housed anywhere outside the LRS or LMS, and tracked in the edTotal LRS.

dominKnow Flow: Author Once for Multiple Versions  July 3, 2014

dominKnow Learning Systems introduces dominKnow Flow, a new web-based authoring platform that outputs fully responsive and adaptive learning content that automatically adjusts depending on the user’s screen.

Xyleme Hosts Webinar: Scalable Learning Content Delivery  July 3, 2014

In a webinar co-hosted by Xyleme, The Princeton Review will demonstrate the key role of a Learning Content Management System in learning strategy.

Guild Announces Performance Support White Paper  June 25, 2014

The potential for performance support has never been greater, but your leaders are still resistant. So how do you persuade them? Marc Rosenberg examines ways effective ways to make the case in The eLearning Guild’s free new white paper, Selling Performance Support: Building Stakeholder Buy-in.

Cognitive Advisors Showcases “The Un-LMS”—Mobile Software to Support 70:20:10  June 24, 2014

Cognitive Advisors will showcase the new TREK Learning Experience Manager at The eLearning Guild’s mLearnCon. The TREK Learning Experience Manager, built from the ground up on the Experience API (xAPI), is a mobile cloud-based application that manages, captures, and tracks experiential learning and informal learning.

Float Mobile Learning Announces Sandbox Web Browser for Android  June 24, 2014

Recognizing the need to restrict web browsing in certain environments, Float Mobile Learning announces the release of Sandbox Web Browser for Android devices. Users can access a predefined list of websites, known as a whitelist, via Sandbox, making it an ideal application for those situations in which granting full web access is not an option.

Kineo to Exhibit and Present at mLearnCon 2014  June 24, 2014

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology, is a featured exhibitor and presenter at The eLearning Guild’s mLearnCon 2014 Mobile Learning Conference & Expo. Kineo will present two sessions to demonstrate Adapt, an open-source technology developed to alleviate design and development challenges, and to discuss common mobile-design challenges and how to overcome them.

Long-Awaited iSpring Suite 7: Mobile-ready Courses with Characters and Interactions  June 19, 2014

iSpring Solutions announces its latest authoring toolkit, iSpring Suite 7, which aims at becoming a game-changing professional content-development tool. The new toolkit is iSpring’s most powerful and versatile yet, allowing users to create mobile-ready eLearning courses with characters and interactions right in PowerPoint.

RISC Releases xAPI PDF Annotator for iOS and Browser  June 18, 2014

RISC, an early adopter of the Experience API standard, leverages xAPI for cloud-based annotations incorporated into the VTA LMS with version 7.1.

Upside Learning, Responsive eLearning, and mLearnCon 2014  June 18, 2014

Upside Learning announces it will be a featured exhibitor and presenter at The eLearning Guild’s mLearnCon, the leading industry event for technology-supported learning and performance-support professionals.

Yukon Learning to Unveil New Rapid Course Offerings at mLearnCon 2014  June 17, 2014

Yukon Learning announces that it will unveil new titles in its ever-expanding Rapid Course library at mLearnCon 2014. The library of course titles includes training topics such as compliance, health and safety, management and supervisory development, customer service, managed care, and more.

New eBook: 84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology  June 10, 2014

There are a lot of choices when it comes to instructional technology—but is your instructional design making the most of these technologies? The eLearning Guild’s new eBook, 84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology, can help!

ZebraZapps: Serious Games and Simulations for Mobile Devices  June 10, 2014

Allen Interactions has introduced ZebraZapps Mobile App Publishing. This new feature gives authors the ability to publish real mobile apps for learners, any time or place they want without relying on a mobile Internet browser.

WizIQ to Offer Live Instructor-led Online Learning  May 22, 2014

WizIQ, the online education company, offers live instructor-led online learning through its WizIQ Learning Marketplace, and a free, comprehensive teaching system for educators.

New eBook: 72 Tips for Using Media to Engage and Teach  May 5, 2014

Designers and developers aren’t necessarily multimedia experts, but often companies expect them to be. This new eBook will help you in areas from selecting camcorders to editing audio. If multimedia isn’t one of your strengths, download 72 Tips for Using Media to Engage and Teach from The eLearning Guild today!

Totara Learning Solutions Launches Community Version: Totara Seedlings  April 29, 2014

Totara Learning Solutions has announced a significant change to its open-source distribution strategy. In addition to its enterprise offering, Totara LMS, the company has released Totara Seedlings, a beta version of the upcoming TotaraLMS production release. This announcement contains important details on Seedlings.

GoAnimate Launches Whiteboard Theme and Lectora Online Integration  April 23, 2014

Animated videos provide flexibility and range that often just aren’t attainable with live-action video. GoAnimate offers an easy-to-use drag-and-drop online animation suite, with access to thousands of character models, backdrops, and props. GoAnimate has now extended its capabilities with two new features: whiteboard animation and integration with Lectora Online. Here are the details!

Mindflash Releases Breakthrough Emotion Tracking Software for Online Training  April 10, 2014

Powerful new Mindflash online business-training software analyzes learner facial expressions and body language, aggregates precise measurements of groups of trainees, and generates an average “Engagement Score,” without revealing the identity of any individual. Course designers can use this formative data to evaluate effectiveness and identify opportunities for course improvement. Details here.

Business News: LTG to Acquire LINE  April 10, 2014

On April 8, Learning Technologies Group (LTG) announced that it will acquire the entire share capital of LINE Communications. LINE will join Epic, LTG’s principal operating company to form the UK’s leader in the eLearning custom content market.

Raptivity Launches Raptivity Linker for Creating “Learning Arcs”  March 26, 2014

Raptivity, the award-winning interactivity building tool from Harbinger Knowledge Products, announces the launch of Raptivity Linker, an innovative solution for creating “learning arcs.” This new software holds a promise to go beyond learning interactions and allow users to create truly interactive learning experiences.

LINGOs Celebrates Tenth Anniversary and 2014 Global Giveback Winner and Finalists  March 20, 2014

At The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference & Expo, LINGOs celebrated its tenth anniversary. LINGOs CEO Eric Berg also announced the winner and finalists of the 2014 Global Giveback competition. Read about this unique group and the outstanding work done by the winners of the competition.

Quantum 7 to Showcase New DMS Technology at Learning Solutions 2014  March 19, 2014

Quantum 7 announces the introduction of a new technology to the learning and development industry: the Development Management System, or DMS. This integrated platform is specifically designed for training development and gives teams the tools they need to produce high-quality solutions while automating project management and business processes for increased productivity.

Indecomm Launches New Training Tools at Learning Solutions 2014  March 19, 2014

Indecomm Global Services, a leader in business process outsourcing, learning, and technology solutions, announces that its learning division will showcase three new training offerings at Learning Solutions 2014. The new mobile plug-in, course authoring platform, and sales training framework demonstrate Indecomm’s continued commitment to professional development.

Upside Learning to Showcase FRED at Learning Solutions 2014  March 19, 2014

Upside Learning, a provider of learning technology solutions, announces they will be exhibiting and presenting at the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. Additionally, they will showcase FRED, their innovative Framework for Responsive eLearning Design, at the conference.

LearnUpon Announces Integration with Two New Payment Gateways  March 19, 2014

LearnUpon, an exhibitor at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo, announces expanded eCommerce functionality of their LMS by integrating with two new payment gateways. The LearnUpon team will be on hand to provide demonstrations as part of the Learning Solutions 2014 Expo.

Living Language Introduces Corporate and Institutional Language Learning Programs  March 18, 2014

Living Language, a leader in the field of foreign language self-study, announces two new programs designed to offer flexible and affordable learning options for employee training and educational customers. The programs, Living Language Corporate and Living Language Education, are currently available in 17 languages and feature beginner-to-advanced courses in a variety of formats.

iSpring to Introduce New Product Line at Learning Solutions 2014  March 18, 2014

iSpring Solutions, a featured exhibitor and sponsor of The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo, announces new products and features of iSpring software designed to take eLearning to a new level. The powerful tools cover every step of the eLearning process, from authoring to delivery and tracking.

Totara LMS Presents Benefits of Open-source LMS at Learning Solutions 2014  March 18, 2014

Totara LMS, a custom distribution of Moodle, announces it will be an exhibitor at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. Staff from Totara LMS will be presenting the benefits of an open-source LMS at the Learning Solutions 2014 Expo and in discussion sessions at Ecosystem 2014.

HapYak Interactive Video Announces Adaptive In-video Quizzes  March 17, 2014

HapYak announces the release of a new suite of enhanced tools that allow learning and development professionals to create measurable, adaptive training from their existing video assets. Additionally, HapYak is releasing enhanced data tracking capabilities, which is now supported across more than 20 of HapYak’s existing video player integrations.

WalkMe to Demonstrate Guidance and Engagement Technology at Learning Solutions 2014  March 17, 2014

WalkMe, the Enterprise-Class Guidance and Engagement Platform, will demonstrate how to never forget software training at Learning Solutions 2014. The guidance and engagement technology, which delivers contextual step-by-step assistance in the moment of need, guides employees through business software in real-time.

Cognitive Advisors Releases Mobile Coaching Feature to Support On-the-Job Learning  March 17, 2014

Cognitive Advisors announces the release of a new version of the TREK Learning Experience Manager. The mobile, cloud-based application manages, captures, and tracks experiential and informal learning and provides managers and coaches with an easy way to monitor progress and give feedback.

Lectora to Showcase eLearning Solutions at Learning Solutions 2014  March 12, 2014

Lectora, a global leader in eLearning software, will be a featured exhibitor at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. Conference attendees will be able to see personalized demos of the full suite of Lectora products, as well as learn from Lectora staff in multiple concurrent sessions.

Epic to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2014  March 12, 2014

Epic, a market leader in learning technologies, is exhibiting at Learning Solutions 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to meet Epic’s US team, watch demos of their award- winning work, and see a recent eLearning program developed on the topic of sustainability as part of SolutionFest 2014.

gomo 2.0 to Launch in US at Learning Solutions 2014  March 12, 2014

The US launch of gomo, the multi-device authoring tool, will take place at Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. The SaaS authoring tool promises to make it easier than ever to create adaptive, responsive content, which can be designed once and published simultaneously to desktops, smartphones, and tablets.

Kryon Systems to Showcase Leo Performance Assurance Solution  March 12, 2014

Kryon Systems, a featured exhibitor and presenter, will be demonstrating a new version of its Leo Performance Assurance software at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. In addition to demonstrations of the new software, Kryon executives will also be featured speakers at the conference.

Learning Industry Experts Commit to Disrupt the Current State of eLearning  March 11, 2014

Based on research, theory, and decades of experience, four learning industry experts have collectively established The Serious eLearning Manifesto outlining what they believe is required to use instructional technology and what is required to earn the right to use the learner’s time. All learning professionals are invited to join the movement and learn more in an upcoming Google+ Hangout.

Articulate Studio '13 Update Improves Industry Standard in Rapid Authoring  March 6, 2014

Articulate, known widely as an eLearning leader in rapid authoring, improves the industry standard with the release of Articulate Studio ’13 Update 2. With the update, users can easily make content accessible, localize for global audiences, deliver enhanced HTML5 output, and improve video quality.

New eBook: 76 Tips for Turning Instructional Design Challenges into Successes  February 26, 2014

Everybody hits a rough patch now and then; quick, effective reaction makes the difference between success and failure. If you’re looking for tips on turning problems into triumphs, download 76 Tips for Turning Instructional Design Challenges into Successes from The eLearning Guild—today!

The eLearning Guild Releases 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report  February 19, 2014

The eLearning Guild announces the publication of its annual salary report, the 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. The report examines data from more than 5,900 members of the Guild to analyze global salary and compensation trends, taking variables such as region, employer size, and education into account.

Docebo Releases LMS Cloud Solution 6.2: New Features, Pricing Plan  February 18, 2014

New 6.2 release of the Docebo LMS improves delivery and supports enterprise learning from end-to-end.

Kineo Announces Release of Version 1.0 of the Adapt Framework  February 12, 2014

Kineo announces the release of version 1.0 of the Adapt framework. This framework was developed as a means of delivering responsive eLearning design on multiple devices.

Skillsoft and IBM Research: Harnessing Big Data in Enterprise Learning  January 31, 2014

Big data will drive next-generation learning and integrated development for improved user engagement and learning outcomes. Skillsoft and IBM are collaborating to develop new methods of creating and assessing optimal learning experiences at an individual level. Here is a quick look at what is driving these developments.

eLearning Brothers & Lodestone: New Concept in eLearning Training  January 24, 2014

eLearning Brothers and Lodestone have partnered to provide eLearning developers with software training and over 20,000 eLearning assets in one offering at the same price as training alone. Here are the details!

Measuring the Impact of Learning Through Technology: Special ROI Certification  December 12, 2013

The ROI Institute and Qualcomm have announced a special ROI Certification focusing on learning through technology. The five-day training curriculum will help creators of eLearning, mLearning, and blended learning show the value of their programs. Read about it here!

Mindflash, Okta Streamline Enterprise Training  November 19, 2013

Product integration helps secure access to sensitive corporate information while making it easier for employees, customers, and partners to participate in online training programs.

dominKnow Mobile Player Opens Up Content Delivery  October 30, 2013

Slow Internet connection? No Internet connection? No problem! dominKnow’s new mobile player provides organizations with an integrated, secure way to deliver training content to any user—at home, at the office, or on the road.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Big Data Solutions for HR and Talent Management  October 28, 2013

Company launches a new trio of solutions and will host a webinar on October 29 to offer a deep look at three new additions to the Metrics that Matter analytics platform.

easygenerator Launches New Web-based Authoring Tool at DevLearn 2013  October 23, 2013

Leveraging nearly two decades of eLearning experience, easygenerator recently embarked on an ambitious journey to re-create their product from scratch. The result is an entirely new, web-based authoring tool that enables users to create engaging, high-impact learning experiences—and the first iteration is available for free.

Rapid Learning Institute Re-launches Learning Centers  October 23, 2013

Rapid Learning Institute (RLI) has officially launched its redesigned online learning centers for sales, leadership, workplace safety, and employment-law training.

TREK Learning Experience Manager Launches: Harness Informal, Experiential Learning  October 23, 2013

Cognitive Advisors announced today that it is launching the TREK Learning Experience Manager at DevLearn 2013. TREK, a brand-new class of software built from the ground up on the Experience API (Tin Can), goes beyond the LMS to harness the power of informal and experiential learning.

Own Learning Data with Learning Locker  October 23, 2013

Learning Locker, a free, powerful way to store your personal learning data, has been launched by HT2, the award-winning innovators behind Curatr.

Wax LRS by Saltbox Adds Badges, Mastery, and Experience API Content Launcher  October 23, 2013

The latest updates from Wax LRS provide L&D organizations intuitive and useful ways to better understand their learning-related data, in real time and on-demand.

CallidusCloud's Litmos Launches Solution to Capture Learning Content  October 23, 2013

Gathering content for learning courses is often time consuming and costly. Video studios and armies of people have to be coordinated to get a few minutes of useable content that can be deployed for training courses. With Litmos Crowd, organizations will be able to harness the crowd in their companies and allow anyone with a camera and PowerPoint to create rich content.

GuideDocs: Instructor-led Material Development Made Easy  October 22, 2013

Converting PowerPoint files to facilitator and participant guides is a time-consuming (and expensive) manual task. Obsidian Learning announces the latest release of GuideDocs, a proprietary PowerPoint extension that automates this task—saving your developers time and your company money.

ProctorU Continues Hiring Surge, Brings on Former TechBirmingham Leader  October 22, 2013

ProctorU is averaging tens of thousands of tests every month. In order to accommodate the increased volume, ProctorU has hired one of the area’s prominent business leaders, continues to hire additional support staff, and has unveiled new services to make its online proctoring service more efficient.

Pathgather and Qualcomm Launch Next-gen Social LMS  October 22, 2013

The company says that employees will intuitively feel that the Pathgather system is designed for them, their goals, and their ambitions.

LearningCart 3.1 Released: New Features, Even Better Options  October 22, 2013

LearningCart’s enhanced feature set further enables organizations to easily sell access to SCORM-compliant content, digital downloads, webinars, in-person events, and physical products.

HapYak Simple Gradebook and Engagement Reports Launch at DevLearn 2013  October 21, 2013

HapYak Interactive Video announces a new service that simplifies in-video assessment and shines a light on true engagement.

iSpring Presenter 7: The New eLearning Development Tool That Really Works  October 21, 2013

iSpring has released its latest authoring tool, which meets the highest expectations of eLearning developers and subject-matter experts in today’s mobile-focused learning environment.

Articulate Releases Articulate Studio ‘13  October 21, 2013

New studio includes mobile publishing, unified player, characters, and all-new Articulate replay screencasting application.

getAbstract Branches Beyond Business Books with TED Summaries  October 16, 2013

getAbstract provides executives worldwide with the best in business knowledge. The subscription service now offers summaries of TED Talks; each summary incorporates hyperlinks to the exact section of the video where the speaker discusses the linked information.

SpokenHere Partners with HelpFlix: Instructional Videos in Multiple Languages  October 16, 2013

Multimedia localization is more complex than other translation projects, and requires experience to craft a translation that fits the timing of the original production. SpokenHere has teamed up with HelpFlix to create easy-to-understand product-assembly demonstration videos for non-English-speaking viewers.

DevLearn 2013 Conference & Expo Now World's Leading e-Learning Event  October 15, 2013

DevLearn grows by 25 percent to become the e-Learning industry’s leading annual event.

Lectora Express: Lectora Launches “The Easy LMS”  October 15, 2013

Makers of Lectora offer a new, easy-to-use, quick-deploying LMS. See it at DevLearn on October 23.

Grovo Launches Enterprise Training Solution: Grovo for Teams  October 10, 2013

Chevron, Pitney Bowes, ReachLocal, & Sotheby’s International Realty join Grovo to train employees on the cloud, in the cloud. Grovo for Teams helps employees improve their Internet skills and decrease knowledge gaps with 60-second product training, goal-specific learning, and expert-led strategy on entire sites and apps like Adobe Creative Cloud and Basecamp.

Lumesse Launches Accelerator: Speeds Up New Hire Productivity and Engagement  October 8, 2013

Accelerator is ideal for HR, recruiters, and learning and development pros. It supports showcasing an organization’s values, culture, and knowledge early in the recruitment process, and maintaining a strong relationship over the period of time between acceptance of offer through notice period and well into the first months of employment.

SumTotal Releases Talent Expansion Suite: Context-aware User Experience for HR  October 7, 2013

SumTotal’s latest Talent Expansion Suite release helps employees filter out the noise and focus on information that is truly relevant and important at a given point in time. This release delivers more than 50 features and enhancements across the entire suite.

SumTotal Extends elixHR Platform with SnapLogic Cloud Integration  September 25, 2013

Partnership to deliver pre-built “Snap” Connectors, allowing SumTotal customers to incorporate Talent Management Applications and SumTotal’s Learn with 150 third-party business applications.

Hatsize Adds Advanced Microsoft 10750A and 10751A Labs  September 24, 2013

Robust Hatsize Labs enable instructors to mentor and help remote students virtually.

Lumesse Launches Mobile Talent Management for the Workforce  September 18, 2013

ETWeb Mobile gives managers and employees access to the ETWeb talent-management platform on their device of choice. Managers can overview and act on development workflow items. Employees can review details of their development plans as well as see the status of their requests for training and eLearning.

Curatr v3 Launched: To Enter US Market at DevLearn 2013  September 11, 2013

Curatr version 3 wows the crowd with Tin Can and HTML5 innovations in learning technology.

znanja and eLearning Brothers Enhance Rapid Development  September 4, 2013

Converting traditional content and material to an acceptable eLearning format can take hundreds of hours. eLearning Brothers and znanja say their integrated tools shorten the journey to rich, engaging eLearning media to seconds.

From Training to Performance Support: Corporate Learning Is Moving Rapidly  September 3, 2013

Industry event highlights leading companies’ rapid move away from traditional training.

Edmentum Enhances Study Island for Common Core State Standards Assessments  August 29, 2013

New assessment item types within Study Island solution help students demonstrate knowledge at deeper levels.

Schoology Best for Managing Classrooms: American Association of School Librarians  August 28, 2013

Schoology apps best for mobile 1:1 learning, says AASL.

Weejee Learning: Special Rates for eLearning to Associations  August 22, 2013

Weejee Learning gives back as a way of saying thanks.

SumTotal, Skillsoft Expand Partnership, Launch Context-Aware Talent Solution  August 21, 2013

New offering helps organizations rationalize big HR data by extending SumTotal’s elixHR platform to enable the pervasive, dynamic delivery of best-action learning and talent development content within SumTotal’s talent expansion solutions.

Lectora Announces CourseMill LMS 6.8 SP2  August 21, 2013

New updates and improvements make powerful learning management system even better.

Brainshark Introduces VideoSync: Combine Video and Slides  August 20, 2013

With VideoSync, users can now show video and slides side-by-side to more effectively highlight subject matter experts and increase audience engagement.

MOOC: Badges as New Currency for Credentials  August 20, 2013

Industry leaders and educational experts with WCET, Mozilla, Blackboard, and Sage Road Solutions will explore the use of badges as powerful new tools to openly represent flexible portable learning and skill and competency achievements. The free MOOC will run September 9 to October 14, 2013. Read this press release for details and registration information.

Kryon Systems to Launch Leo Release 3.7 at Performance Support Symposium 2013  August 14, 2013

From two clicks to no clicks: New release to support users when they know they don’t know, and when they don’t know they don’t know.

Mindflash Adds Look-Away Feature  August 13, 2013

Mindflash has introduced an exciting new feature to its iPad eLearning application. The capability, dubbed FocusAssist, monitors trainee attention and pauses a training course in the Mindflash application when trainees look away. Read about the feature and its benefits here!

Human Capital Management Advances: Tribridge Acquires Intelladon  August 8, 2013

Talent management systems and cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) are integrating the “Four Pillars” of Human Capital Management (HCM)—recruitment, performance management, learning and development, and compensation management. These changes are important to eLearning. This recent significant acquisition makes eLearning initiatives simpler, and indicates the direction HCM is going.

Mindflash Launches Quarterly eLearning Report  July 25, 2013

The Mindflash eLearning Report released today highlights the industry, geographic, and gender-based trends in online training for businesses. Research reveals the organizations that spent the most on online training—and which employees were most likely to pass.

Embracing Complexity: Survey Finds Leaders Feel Overwhelmed  July 18, 2013

An independent survey reveals that over half of global HR leaders feel overwhelmed by organizational complexity. Executives say they are not fully confident in dealing with increasing decision-making complexities, compliance, and legislation, and with the emergence of new technologies. The effects are important for professionals in eLearning and talent management to understand.

ProExam Releases ProExam Vault for Digital Credentials  July 11, 2013

Web-based software eases creation and management of credentials displayed as digital open badges.

Claro Flow: Author Once, Deliver to Any Screen  June 18, 2013

dominKnow Learning Systems Announces beta program for eLearning and mLearning software that allows authors to create content that responds to a user’s screen size

GP Strategies Acquires Prospero Learning Solutions  June 5, 2013

Company expands custom learning content development expertise in Canada.

ClassLink LaunchPad: SIIA CODiE Award, “Best Cloud Application”  May 29, 2013

ClassLink has announced that LaunchPad iOS & Touch Apps won the SIIA CODiE Award for the Best Cloud Application Service. This is the second consecutive year that the industry-leading LaunchPad took home a prestigious CODiE award win.

LINGOs Releases Last Mile Learning Open Portal  May 28, 2013

LINGOs, a not-for-profit consortium that focuses on enabling international humanitarian relief and development organizations to share their learning resources and experiences, invites the international development community to access free learning resources.

Wiley Announces Branding Changes  May 22, 2013

John Wiley & Sons, publisher of a number of books for professionals in the learning field, has announced a series of strategic branding changes. Among these changes is the discontinuation of the Pfeiffer brand. Read the details here!

Hatsize 4.0 Launched: Next-generation Training Labs  May 21, 2013

A new, state-of-the-art interface in Hatsize 4.0 makes lab-based learning easier and more interactive.

Citrix Adds Do-it-yourself Webcasting, Announces New HDFaces GoToTraining Beta  April 24, 2013

From small-group presentations to stadium-filled sales seminars, Citrix connects people with a full range of video-enabled collaboration tools.

Brainshark Launches SlideShark Broadcasting and SlideShark Pro  March 26, 2013

BrainShark continues to expand the capabilities of its SlideShark offering with new features. Mobile presenters can now invite remote meeting attendees to view live presentations over the web. SlideShark app users can now also get data on audience activity and draw on and annotate slides while presenting from iOS devices.

Docebo Launches eLearning Ecosystem at Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2013  March 13, 2013

Docebo and American partners Dynamic Inventions and Mowerks unveil an eLearning ecosystem: LMS, apps, and Courses Marketplace. The new offering is integrated with WordPress, the most popular CMS in the world.

It's Time to Rethink Enterprise Video  March 13, 2013

Panopto introduces a new release of its platform for video communication and social knowledge sharing.

Saltbox Announces New Wax LRS Features, Releases New Launching Platform  March 8, 2013

Wax LRS from Saltbox is a Learning Record Store (LRS), based on the Tin Can API, that helps L&D organizations measure the impact of learning on performance. New features make it easier to understand all your learning data in one dashboard.

Infor to Acquire CERTPOINT Systems Inc.  March 6, 2013

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, announced on Monday, March 4, that it has reached an agreement to acquire CERTPOINT Systems Inc.

The eLearning Guild Announces Additions to Program Development Team  March 4, 2013

The eLearning Guild, the leading global community of practice for eLearning professionals, announced today that it has added several individuals to its program development team, including the hiring of David Kelly as program director for all Guild face-to-face events.

Lectora Inspire v.11: Demo Webinar February 27  February 27, 2013

Trivantis recently released the biggest upgrade in the history of Lectora, with a completely new interface and 112 new features. Get a firsthand demonstration of Lectora V11 today! Details in this article.

eLearning Guild to Produce Rapid Intake's DevCon Events  February 16, 2013

The eLearning Guild, the leading global community of practice for eLearning professionals, has taken over production of the eLearning DevCon™ & mLearning DevCon™ conferences from Callidus Software, which acquired them as part of its 2011 acquisition of Rapid Intake. These events will expand the Guild’s offerings of highly technical developer-oriented content at its events.

Professional Examination Service Introduces Digital Micro-Credentials  January 28, 2013

ProExam Digital Micro-Credential Solution adds assessment, secure verification to “badges.”

A Slower Speed of Light: MIT Game Lab Scores  January 23, 2013

The MIT Game Lab has released A Slower Speed of Light, a game that illustrates some conceptually challenging physics and math. As a kind of proof of concept, A Slower Speed of Light also demonstrates the Game Lab’s new OpenRelativity toolset.

Babson Study: Over 6.7 Million Students Learning Online   January 16, 2013

The 2012 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group reveals the number of students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 6.7 million. However, most institutions remain undecided about MOOCs.

Brainshark's HTML5-based Mobile Player: Interactive Mobile Video  December 18, 2012

Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile video presentations, has unveiled the Brainshark Mobile Player. This new HTML5-based player gives iOS and Android users a more interactive experience when they view Brainshark video presentations on their smartphones and tablets— without the need to download an app.

City & Guilds Acquires Kineo  December 3, 2012

City & Guilds, the UK’s leading vocational education organization, has acquired Kineo and Kineo’s share of Totara LMS.

vTrainingTracker Launches at DevLearn: New Tin Can Learning Record Store  November 1, 2012

vTrainingTracker is a Tin Can API-enabled Learning Record Store fully compatible with both the .90 and .95 versions of the Experience API (also known as Tin Can API). This SaaS (software as a service) offers new opportunities to track, report, and reward learners.

ADL Collaborating with AICC on the Experience API  November 1, 2012

The Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) and the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative have agreed to collaborate to improve and solidify the Experience API (formerly referred to as “Tin Can”), ensuring its viability for the aviation industry and other communities served by AICC.

Intuition Unveils Revolutionary Knowledge Management Platform  November 1, 2012

Intuition, a leading global knowledge solutions provider announced at DevLearn Conference & Expo the release of a new revolutionary knowledge management solution, Intuition Advantage.

Chetu Shows HTML5 Prototypes for Mobile Content Delivery  October 31, 2012

eLearning provider Chetu announces prototypes at DevLearn 2012 for adaptive rendering on mobile devices.

dominKnow Unveils New Features in Claro at DevLearn 2012  October 31, 2012

Two years after announcing the beta release of Claro at DevLearn 2010, dominKnow is rolling out new features in the award-winning HTML5-compliant authoring tool during this year’s conference.

Adobe Presents Adobe Software Assurance at DevLearn 2012  October 31, 2012

Adobe will present its just-launched Adobe Software Assurance (ASA) at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference and Expo 2012. ASA ensures that you are always using the latest Adobe technology without straining your software budget or administrative resources for your covered Adobe Software.

CERTPOINT Systems Presents at DevLearn 2012  October 31, 2012

CERTPOINT Systems explores the latest trends in technologies for training and development at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo 2012 in Las Vegas.

Float Mobile Learning Introduces Tappestry for Organizations and Events  October 31, 2012

Float Mobile Learning, the leader in developing custom mobile learning applications and mobile learning strategy, introduced new features for Tappestry today at DevLearn that will allow business professionals to capture and share learning and productivity data in a controlled and secure environment.

Piron Corp. Presents FlexiGuru eLearning Platform at DevLearn 2012  October 31, 2012

Piron’s Ankur Aggarwal, CEO and founder, and Myles Fuchs, chief revenue officer, will share their thoughts on the latest trends in eLearning and corporate training technologies and how to deliver successful business impact across the enterprise. The Piron team will also demonstrate the new, innovative FlexiGuru eLearning platform.

Skill Pill M-Learning and Prentice Hall/Pearson launch The Mobile MBA at DevLearn 2012  October 31, 2012

At DevLearn 2012, Skill Pill M-Learning is launching The Mobile MBA, a learning resource package consisting of a book, mobile videos, and tools to help boost business performance.

SkyPrep.com Introduces Affordable User-Friendly SaaS-based LMS at DevLearn  October 31, 2012

Following a six-month beta period, the official release of SkyPrep incorporates the feedback of hundreds of users and provides one of the most effective training tools in the market.

vTrainingRoom Launches Cloud-Based LMS with Tin Can Integration  October 31, 2012

At DevLearn Conference & Expo 2012 in Las Vegas, vTrainingRoom today announced the release of ScholarLMS, the first-of-its-kind Tin Can API-enabled learning management system.

Refined Data Solutions, Inc. Releases Refined Training 2.3 LMS  October 30, 2012

Refined Data is releasing the latest version of the Refined Training platform on the newest version of Moodle. The Refined Training Hosted Solution combines the power of Adobe Connect web conferencing technology with an industry-leading learning management system (LMS).

HT2 Launches HT2 Inc and Announces New US Offices  October 30, 2012

HT2, the innovators in learning technology, are very proud to announce the establishment of HT2 Inc, a wholly owned US subsidiary with offices in La Jolla, CA. HT2 Inc will be on show at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo, demonstrating their breakthrough social learning product, Curatr.

Kineo Launches Jumpstart Service for Totara LMS   October 30, 2012

Kineo US has launched Jumpstart, a bundle of services to rapidly and economically implement open-source Totara LMS for businesses. Jumpstart is delivered as an on-demand solution that enables organizations to manage all of their online and classroom learning, forums, and certifications.

LaunchCycle Simplifies Project Management: See It at DevLearn 2012  October 30, 2012

Sealworks, Inc. will introduce the all-new LaunchCycle.com at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, NV. LaunchCycle provides a simple way for teams to manage projects and tasks via an easy-to-use interface.

Docnito Launches New State-of-the-Art Learning Management System  October 29, 2012

Docnito Learning Management System Inc. announces the release of its new, state-of-the-art learning management system. From simple testing to a full-blown campus-style environment, Docnito provides a customizable solution.

Public Launch of Free Edition of Authoring Tool easygenerator at DevLearn 2012  October 29, 2012

Easygenerator.com will announce the public launch of the free edition of its easygenerator authoring tool at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference and Expo on October 31, 2012. The free version includes full authoring capabilities and is not time-limited.

Xyleme Adds Analytics to Cloud-based Delivery Solution Bravais 1.2  October 29, 2012

Xyleme brings analytics into its cloud-based delivery solution Bravais. User tracking, reporting, and analytics are among the highly anticipated updates released in Bravais 1.2.

Revealing the new Docebo Cloud LMS at DevLearn 2012  October 25, 2012

Docebo will reveal the new Docebo Cloud Learning Management System at DevLearn 2012. The Docebo Cloud LMS is designed to be easy to use and already integrated with a Marketplace environment.

New eBook: 61 Tips on mLearning: Making Learning Mobile  October 24, 2012

People use mobile technology everywhere: at work, in school, while shopping, while dining out, and more. They carry their devices with them, and they enjoy referring to the devices. Each time someone uses a mobile device, there’s an opportunity for learning. Can you take advantage of these opportunities? Nine mLearning experts provide key tips to answer that question in this new eBook!

SlideShark App Adds Support for Video, Box, and Dropbox  October 9, 2012

New integration with Box and Dropbox, plus new embedded video capability, makes SlideShark an ideal tool for eLearning and mLearning applications and for field performance support, as well as for educators, presenters, and instructors in face-to-face settings.

Social Learning: Answers to Eight Crucial Questions  September 13, 2012

The eLearning Guild has released its 2012 research report on the numerous benefits of leveraging a more social approach to learning.

Tin Can API Continues to Gain Momentum  September 11, 2012

The Tin Can API, a new eLearning standard that allows for the tracking and recording of learning experiences anywhere, from any device, continues to gain traction as more and more eLearning software providers commit to adopt.

Put PowerPoint in Your Pocket: SlideShark iPhone App  September 5, 2012

Brainshark, Inc. has launched the SlideShark iPhone app. iPhone users can view and share PowerPoints on the go, and can connect to projectors for presentations to large audiences. This is a companion to the SlideShark iPad app announced last year.

Axonify Unveils Next Generation eLearning Solution  September 4, 2012

Axonify has launched the next generation of its breakthrough eLearning platform, designed to change the way employees learn, retain, and apply knowledge in the workplace. Axonify reinforces critical learning by delivering bite-sized content on a daily basis, using game mechanics and brain science to drive engagement and real learning transfer.

Klowd.com Launches New Social Presenter App  August 29, 2012

Klowd.com has announced the release of SlideKlowd—an audience engagement app that allows a presenter to share content and interact with a live audience via their smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other mobile device.

New eBook: 52 Tips On Best Practices for eLearning Development and Implementation  August 22, 2012

How can you develop and deploy eLearning quickly, efficiently, and with positive results and buy-in? What does the research say about which eLearning development and implementation methods work best and which methods are unreliable or ineffective? Here are top tips from execution experts!

Hatsize Unveils Industry's First Learning Voucher Solution  August 16, 2012

Hatsize, the leading cloud automation software provider for hands-on training and demos, has unveiled Hatsize Learning Vouchers – the industry’s first self-paced, hands-on practice training solution. Students benefit from self-paced VMware lab practice.

Collaborative Learning Startup Skillshare Introduces “The Classroom”  August 1, 2012

Skillshare, a collaborative learning startup, launches The Classroom. This online area is available to every Skillshare class for students and teachers to interact, share resources, ask questions, get feedback, and more.

Safari To Go Apps Allow Subscribers to Access Learning Libraries On the Go  August 1, 2012

Safari® Books Online announces its next generation Safari To Go app is now available for iOS and Android phone and tablet users. The free app allows users to search, view, and organize content from thousands of books and videos about technology, digital media, and professional development, while utilizing the functionality and features of their iOS and Android devices.

Logical Operations Launches LogicalCHOICE  July 31, 2012

Learning solutions provider celebrates grand opening and launches nationwide tour of a patent-pending multi-platform training model it says will transform the future of learning.

New eBook: 62 Tips on Graphic Design, UI/UX Design, and Visualization for eLearning  July 25, 2012

We’ve all seen eLearning courses that confuse learners because of poor design, a non-intuitive interface, and confusing navigation. Even without a professional graphic designer, we can apply basic principles to blend good graphic, user interface (UI), and user experience (UX) designs. Take the first step to successful outcomes for your learners with these tips from today’s design experts.

Adobe Launches eLearning Suite 6, Presenter 8  July 18, 2012

Industry-leading authoring suite introduces HTML5-based mLearning support, presenter compatible with Microsoft® PowerPoint.

New eBook: 65 Tips on Managing Projects and SMEs for eLearning  June 27, 2012

Whether they like it or not, eLearning designers and developers must often don the project management hat. If panic looms at the mere thought of managing eLearning projects and SMEs, never fear! Start here with 65 tips from 11 contributors to help your projects – and your SMEs – stay on time and on target.

Adobe Unveils Captivate 6 with HTML5 Support  June 19, 2012

New HD video workflow and other key enhancements help trainers quickly deliver professional-grade eLearning content.

Enterprise Social Learning App: Float Mobile Learning Debuts Tappestry  June 19, 2012

Float Mobile Learning announces the release of Tappestry for iOS, the first social network developed specifically to enhance informal learning. The app makes its debut at mLearnCon 2012 today.

iSpring Converter: PowerPoint to HTML5   June 19, 2012

iSpring now offers “iSpring Converter” for purchase. The product provides PowerPoint to HTML5 conversion, allowing learners to view PPT-based presentations on iPad and other mobile devices.

Next Generation SCORM: Rustici Software Delivers Tin Can API Support  June 19, 2012

Rustici Software announces that all of its products now support Tin Can API. This brand-new learning technology specification creates a world of experiences, both online and offline.

Bravais Mobile Delivers Performance Support at Your Fingertips  June 18, 2012

Xyleme’s latest mobile app provides anytime, anywhere moment-of-need support for iPhone and Android smartphones.

Adobe Announces Adobe Connect 9  June 12, 2012

The latest release of Adobe’s Web conferencing software delivers significant innovations for mobile learning, as well as other enhancements for mobile-to-mobile collaboration and for Webinars.

Claro Celebrates Anniversary with rEvolutionary Release  June 12, 2012

dominKnow Learning Systems has announced the latest version of Claro. With eight feature-packed releases since it first launched last spring, Claro has quickly evolved into an industry leader in HTML5 content authoring.

New PowerPoint to HTML5 Technology: iSpring Beta  June 7, 2012

During the first part of June, iSpring is introducing the beta version of their PowerPoint to HTML5 converter for iPad and mobile devices. Customers and others who are interested are invited to test the new product.

Brookwood and Advanced Mobile Team Up for Mobile Learning Partnership  June 7, 2012

Brookwood and Advanced Mobile have partnered to create custom LMS-integrated iPad learning applications. These robust untethered solutions follow industry-standard design best practices and integrate with SCORM-compliant learning management systems to complete the “loop of learning.”

Citrix Launches Multimedia Webcasting Service GoToWebinar Premier Event  May 29, 2012

Citrix launches GoToWebinar Premier Event, which allows organizers to broadcast to larger consumer or business-focused audiences, reducing the communication and travel costs usually incurred when assembling larger audiences.

Blackboard Releases Update for Popular Mobile Learning App   May 23, 2012

Blackboard Inc. announces a major update to Blackboard Mobile Learn, its popular mobile learning app. The app gives students and educators access to their courses and content on a variety of smartphones and is the first in higher education to enable students to take tests specifically designed for mobile devices.

Intellum Releases Enhanced Exceed LMS  May 15, 2012

Enhancements include localization by individual learners, integration with GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar, automatic video uploads, and new reporting functionality.

Mobile Learning: The Time Is Now  May 9, 2012

The eLearning Guild has released its 2012 research report on current trends, practices, and important strategic considerations for mobile learning (mLearning).

New Free eLearning Guild eBook: 53 Tips on Using the Cloud for eLearning   May 7, 2012

What comes to mind when you think of the cloud? Do you think of exciting ways to use this latest technology … or do you think about a place meant solely for daydreams? How can your organization get the most out of the cloud? What does it mean to the eLearning world? To learn more, start here – 53 tips from 11 eLearning technology and instructional design experts in a free eBook!

Articulate Launches Storyline  May 3, 2012

Articulate announces the release of Articulate Storyline, the first eLearning authoring tool that’s simple enough for beginners and powerful enough for experts. The innovative features in Articulate Storyline revolutionize how eLearning authors create interactivity – there’s no programming required. Getting eLearning content to learners everywhere is easier than ever with Articulate Storyline.

Texas A&M-Commerce Launches New Master of Science in Global eLearning Degree  May 3, 2012

(Press Release) Texas A&M University-Commerce announces the launch of a new, totally online Master of Science degree for practitioners in eLearning.

SkillSoft Announces Release of SkillPort 8  May 1, 2012

Leveraging a decade of SaaS experience with platform architecture expertise, and incorporating customer needs and requests, SkillSoft embarked on a journey to create the next generation learning platform. The result is SkillPort 8 – a platform that is highly configurable, offers improved access to relevant content, and results in a better user experience.

MIT OpenCourseWare Publishes New Resource for Entrepreneurship Education  May 1, 2012

(Press Release) MIT OpenCourseWare has released a new cross-disciplinary course list presenting the core academic materials, including lecture notes and videos, from 66 MIT entrepreneurship courses.

New eBook: 58 Tips for Breakthrough eLearning Instructional Design  April 5, 2012

Whether you are new to ID or have been designing eLearning for a while, it’s easy to get stuck in certain ways of doing things, and difficult to come up with new ways. How do you develop something new, successful, and cost-effective in your eLearning designs? Here are tips from 14 ID experts in a free eBook!

InfoPro Launches Collaborative Learning Platform Gnosis   April 3, 2012

InfoPro Learning, Inc. announces the release of Gnosis, an advanced and sophisticated online collaborative learning platform with cutting-edge functionalities. With Gnosis, people can capture and share knowledge, experience, and expertise to better connect formal and informal learning within an organization.

$500,000 Simulate A Better World Challenge: Deadline Extended  April 2, 2012

WILL Interactive, Inc. has issued a challenge in the form of a call for entries for the creation of a serious game simulation to solve a pressing social issue. The deadline for entries is now April 20, 2012.

Global Giveback 2012: Last Mile Learning Reduces Poverty, Alleviates Suffering  March 27, 2012

Global Giveback 2012, the fourth annual eLearning competition led by LINGOs in partnership with The eLearning Guild, will match volunteers from the learning community with NGOs (non-governmental organizations) to develop courses that help improve the work performance of staff working around the globe.

LINGOs & eLearning Guild Announce Third Annual Global Giveback Finalists  March 15, 2012

The eLearning Guild, OpenSesame, and humanitarian consortium LINGOs (Learning In Non- Governmental Organizations) have announced the finalists in the Third Annual eLearning Global Giveback Competition. The groups will announce the winner during a reception March 22, 2012 at the Learning Solutions Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Brainshark Unveils New Features and Functionality for Mobile SlideShark   March 14, 2012

(Press Release) Updated SlideShark iPad app lets mobile professionals share PowerPoint® presentations online for on- demand viewing on all major devices, plus new content management capabilities.

iSpring Announces “Free QuizMaker”  March 8, 2012

(Press Release) From the standpoint of engineering and functionality, iSpring’s authoring tools stand alone at the top of their categories. The company now offers a free version of its iSpring QuizMaker 6.0 program, with the same quality and usability as the professional version.

Learning Solutions Magazine Goes Mobile  March 7, 2012

Learning Solutions Magazine has launched its new Mobile version, making the publication more accessible on mobile devices, particularly on phones.

Totara LMS Partners with Lambda Solutions, Allen Interactions  March 7, 2012

(Press Release) Totara Learning Solutions, a global alliance founded by Kineo eLearning and Catalyst IT, has entered two new partnerships in North America with solutions providers Lambda Solutions and Allen Interactions.

Social Learning Platform Curatr Releases Version 2.0  March 1, 2012

(Press Release) UK-based Curatr, an award-winning platform that creates rich, active, and social eLearning, has released version 2.0 of the software. Curatr combines a unique interface with game-like mechanics and a collaborative learning environment.

Taleo Enterprise: A Retooled User Interface  February 28, 2012

The latest release of this enterprise-class suite simplifies and unifies access to talent intelligence and new capabilities for learning. The result is more ways to find and develop tomorrow’s leaders.

Upside2Go Released For Android  February 14, 2012

With this release, Upside2Go is now available on the third major mobile operating system, with the other two being BlackBerry OS and iOS.

MITx Prototype Course Opens For Enrollment  February 14, 2012

Online-learning initiative’s first offering, “6.002x: Circuits and Electronics,” accepting registrants now.

Assima Announces the Acquisition of Kaplan Learning Technologies  February 10, 2012

Assima is extending its product portfolio into the mid-level market with authoring tools STT and Atlantic-Link.

Oracle Buys Taleo  February 9, 2012

Oracle plans to add Taleo’s Talent Management cloud offering to the Oracle Public Cloud.

Kenexa Agrees To Acquire OutStart  February 7, 2012

Acquisition will address growing market demand for social learning, mobile learning, learning content management, and the integration of learning management and talent management.

New eLearning Guild Research Report
Media for eLearning: Top Tools
  January 25, 2012

Many an argument gets started over the merits and deficits of media tools – those indispensible software products that provide the functions required for creating, editing, and building media and eLearning content. The latest Guild report gives you the facts you need when you are deciding which tool to learn, purchase, or use.

ZebraZapps Arrives: Released at DevLearn 2011  November 3, 2011

[Press Release] Allen Interactions released Version 1.0 of ZebraZapps, its new authoring and publishing platform, at eLearning Guild's DevLearn Conference in Las Vegas, NV. This new authoring tool offers unparalleled flexibility and speed to create truly interactive applications and eLearning without writing a single line of code.

BlueVolt LMS Goes Mobile: HTML5 Mobile Interface  November 3, 2011

[Press Release] BlueVolt's new HTML5 mobile interface enables learning on-the-go. The interface is in beta, but is available for free to all existing BlueVolt LMS customers.

Easygenerator Launches into U.S. Market at DevLearn 2011  November 2, 2011

[Press Release] After years of success in Europe, easygenerator will launch its latest version into the US market at DevLearn.

aNewSpring Releases Self-Service eLearning Platform at DevLearn 2011  November 2, 2011

[Press Release] aNewSpring, a Netherlands-based provider of online services that enable trainers to develop, maintain, and distribute innovative education products, announced today at DevLearn the international launch of the latest version of its self-service platform.

dominKnow Announces Latest Release of Claro at DevLearn 2011  November 1, 2011

[Press Release] dominKnow adds SCORM Cloud integration, an expanded catalogue of HTML5-based templates, and a library of royalty-free characters to Claro, the award-winning collaborative eLearning and mLearning authoring software.

Impatica for PowerPoint Back In The Game With HTML5 Support  October 27, 2011

[Press Release] With the approach of the HTML5 standard, and rising numbers of iPads in education and the workplace, eLearning developers are looking for alternatives to Flash. Impatica for PowerPoint Version 5, launching at DevLearn 2011, offers rapid conversion of PowerPoint files into a format that can be built once and delivered everywhere.

Ayogo Games, Inc. Acquires Tandem Learning  October 27, 2011

Ayogo, an award-winning creator of serious games has announced today its agreement to acquire Tandem Learning, a learning company that develops serious games and immersive learning solutions. [Press Release]

Taleo Learn: Transforming Talent Training and Development  October 26, 2011

[Press release] Taleo Learn is a comprehensive solution for delivering, tracking, and managing formal and social learning content. This allows organizations to streamline learning and development and improve time to competency.

Impatica for PowerPoint Version 5 to Launch at DevLearn 2011  October 25, 2011

[Press Release] Impatica for PowerPoint Version 5 quickly converts PowerPoint content into high- quality online presentations that will play everywhere: on computers, iPhones, iPads and other devices. Impatica’s player uses HTML5, when available, to view these fully animated and narrated slides, but still works when HTML5 support is not available. See it at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas!

Windows 8 Metro Browser on Mobile Devices Will Be Plug-In Free  September 15, 2011

Another mobile platform will be a Flash-free zone. Microsoft announced last night that the Metro browser, the part of Windows 8 optimized for tablets, will not support plug-ins.

Callidus Software Acquires Rapid Intake  September 9, 2011

[Press Release] Callidus Software Inc., the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced late yesterday it has acquired the leader in collaborative rapid eLearning authoring, Rapid Intake.

Interactive Services Builds Falcon Lite Development System  September 1, 2011

[Press Release] Interactive Services has developed Falcon Lite, a subset of the Falcon courseware development framework. Falcon Lite is Flash-based and specifically intended for projects where there is limited budget and less need for flexibility.

Infographic: Private Cloud Computing  August 31, 2011

edCetra Training has released an infographic summarizing the state of private cloud computing today, its benefits, and its future directions. In addition, on September 7, edCetra is launching a TweetChat (#clouduc8), a monthly discussion about learning in the cloud.

Zenler Studio Pro to Address Game-Based Learning Gap: In Beta  August 30, 2011

[Press Release] Zenler (www.zenler.com) has advanced development of its new Zenler Studio Pro product (ZSP) to the Beta phase. ZSP is a rapid authoring tool for production of interactive courseware, stand- alone game-based eLearning, and simulations. The company is seeking additional participants for the Beta group.

Infographic: The State of Digital Education  August 22, 2011

Knewton has released an excellent infographic that summarizes a number of important metrics and other facts relating to the use of digital technology in education today, from kindergarten through institutions of higher learning.

Blackboard Inc. To Be Acquired: Will Become Privately Held Company  July 1, 2011

(Press Release) Education software company Blackboard Inc. announced today that it will be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Providence Equity Partners.

Xyleme Introduces Pastiche™: Develop learning apps for iPad  June 21, 2011

[Product Announcement] Xyleme announces Pastiche™, a new tool for developing interactive learning apps for iPad, at mLearnCon 2011.

edCetra Training Launches Anan™, Cloud-Based Publishing Tool  June 9, 2011

[Press Release] Building on the trend of providing real time data and information in the moment of need, edCetra Training Inc, a Toronto-based learning services company, has developed Anan™, a cloud-based tool that delivers true rapid-publishing capabilities.

dominKnow Learning Systems announces Claro  March 24, 2011

dominKnow Learning Systems will make Claro, their collaborative e-Learning creation and publishing solution, available April 27, 2011, but Learning Solutions Conference and Expo attendees can get a free 1-year subscription now.

edCetra and Metrix Group: Leveraging Intelligent Content  March 17, 2011

Reducing time-to-knowledge is a competitive differentiator in business, and a key result area in government. Read about a new strategic partnership between two companies that will leverage intelligent content technology to enhance the offerings of each.

eLearning Brothers Launch Online e-Learning Interaction and Game Builder  December 20, 2010

eLearning Brothers now offers a site where designers can create e-Learning interactions and games in minutes with no programming experience needed.