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I need your advice on learning profiles

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full disclosure - As some of you may know, I joined Thomson NETg in January to run one of their strategic business units called Collaboration (essentially what was KnowledgeNet whom they acquired in late 2004). Very exciting (at least to me) but what I need is your feedback on a tool that Thomson NETg developed which I think is a hidden gem. By answering 25 online questions it builds a high-level personalized learning profile (for overall learning not just eLearning). took it and found it to be very useful plus there is little marketing or promotional BS.

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They've just released their list of products that received their highest rating, 4 stars, from their independent reviewers in 2004. The 2004 year’s winners are as follows: Online content. KnowledgeNet Microsoft Live Office, KnowledgeNet ( Project Management: Ethics and Professional Knowledge, SkillSoft ( Six Sigma Foundations, Motorola University ( The training media Academy Awards. An excerpt from the press release is below. Online technology. Print. Adaptive Coaching by Terry R. Bacon and Karen I. Video.

Merger mania in and around eLearning

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like stand-alone web meetings) in learning with and PGS+Netspoke while the fragmented LMS sub-industry is getting so much needed consolidation with SumTotal+Pathlore (and remember that SumTotal is the March 2004 merger of Docent and Click2learn). All of this comes of the heels of SkillSoft releasing SkillSoft Dialogue , their version of a virtual classroom and NETg buying KnowledgeNet last year for their virtual classroom technology/LMS resulting in their Knowledge Now suite. And a communication services company buys a collaboration company. Anyway.