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by News Editor

Refined Data Solutions announces that its Vantage Point technology for Adobe Connect has been issued a second US patent. With this new technology, virtual live instructors can now view 25, 50, 100, or more student cameras at one time with minimal impact on student bandwidth requirements.

News   |   October 27, 2014
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by News Editor

iSpring Solutions, an exhibitor at DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo, is excited to announce two game changing eLearning solutions—iSpring Learn, a cloud-based LMS, and iSpring Suite 7, an all-in-one solution for creating media-rich professional presentations.

News   |   October 23, 2014
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by Monica Kraft

Content as a strategy is a winning approach for many organizations as they shift to performance-driven learning. The benefits include bite-sized learning content available to multiple audiences in many formats, better alignment to the business, higher productivity, faster time-to-market, and highly effective content. Here’s a high-level overview of what content strategy is all about.

Tip   |   October 23, 2014
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by News Editor

Sealworks, an exhibitor at DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo, announces a major update to their project collaboration web app LaunchCycle.com.

News   |   October 22, 2014
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by Megan Torrance

Project management needs to be flexible, simple, and client-friendly. It must also accommodate client suggestions and designer inspirations after the project starts. While ADDIE summarizes the important steps in a systems approach to instructional design, it has trouble with common scope issues: task management, time, and budget. Task cards are a key innovation that resolves this.

Feature   |   October 20, 2014
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by Andy Johnson, Jason Haag, Steve Foreman

The xAPI will likely not be a familiar component to web designers, yet web designers are the experts that instructional designers must call on to execute their xAPI designs. This article is an instructional designer’s go-to document for explaining the xAPI to a web designer.

Tip   |   October 15, 2014
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by Marc Rosenberg

Training is not enough! We must move away from individual, siloed, “one-off” solutions to an ecosystem comprised of multi- faceted options that enhance the total environment in which we work and learn. Here is your high-level introduction to the ecosystem concept, and why it is so critical to your future.

Column   |   October 14, 2014
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by Ben Muzzell

As the demand for onboarding and training grows and training budgets shrink, many training organizations are in a bind, unable to afford to do what they should do. Is there an answer? One viable, but unexpected, route is to empower employees to be creators and curators of learning content. Here’s how that works.

Tip   |   October 8, 2014
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by Mark Simon

While training professionals have always done “quality checks” of training courses through content reviews, dry runs, pilots, and so on, the migration to eLearning and mLearning has increasingly changed this process to a software quality check. Doing this check right requires a test plan, and this article explains what that involves.

Feature   |   October 6, 2014
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by News Editor

Skillsoft Limited, a pioneer in technology-delivered learning solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Skillsoft Corporation, has completed its acquisition of SumTotal Systems from Vista Equity Partners, a US-based private equity firm.

News   |   October 2, 2014
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