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by Joe Ganci

This month, Joe comments on the ongoing death of the Flash format, and he provides a thorough review of Course Inspector, a tool for swatting bugs in your eLearning. Inspector works with any SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004 published output from six popular authoring tools. In this review, you get a complete walk-through of Inspector’s features.

Review   |   October 25, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

As time passes, more authoring tools have moved from our hard drives to the cloud. Pricing has changed, at the same time, from periodic purchase of a new version on a new CD or DVD to an annual subscription that results in a new version over time through incremental updates. Here is Joe’s take on this, plus news about changes to two important tools.

Review   |   September 27, 2016
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by Bill Brandon

Michael Allen’s Guide was originally published in 2003. The second edition has been released, containing significant changes from the original.

Review   |   September 21, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

Even though Axonify says it is not a learning management system (LMS), it has definite similarities to one. But it goes even further into the world of building, measuring, and adjusting employee knowledge in larger enterprises. Journey into that world and see why Axonify calls itself an “employee knowledge platform.” It seems to be leading a very good trend in many respects.

Review   |   August 30, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

Have we reached a tipping point in the evolution of eLearning development tools? mLevel is an example of a tool that is pretty close to meeting market demands for easier authoring of microlearning and gamification, for useful analytics, for desktop and mobile delivery, and for engaging features. Read all about it in this review!

Review   |   July 28, 2016
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by John Parsons

TruScribe’s Whiteboard Animation Software provides a new DIY tool for creating original training videos at a reasonable cost.

Review   |   July 14, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

In the past, Joe has said, “No authoring tool balances power and ease of use.” Today he reviews a tool that really attempts to give you both. Some developers will like it right away, and others may find that it requires a period of adjustment. Find out why Joe feels this way about Xyleme!

Review   |   June 28, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

Classes and courses do not make learners into experts. They are the foundation for further learning, but it’s practice that takes learners to higher levels of skill. But training often leaves out the follow-up practice and feedback, so the foundation erodes quickly. Now provides a chance to practice with someone, a mentor who has an excellent reputation. Read about it here!

Review   |   May 24, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

In March of this year, Joe got you started on the process to identify the learning tool(s) that best match your instructional design needs. This month, he completes the process with a list of the exact questions you need to ask tool vendors!

Review   |   April 26, 2016
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by Bill Brandon

Learning to Succeed explores the relationship between corporate strategy, operational planning, and human capital development. It is a high-level guide to gaining business advantage through corporate learning and development, and it demonstrates how to maximize continuous returns on investment.

Review   |   March 30, 2016
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