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What L&D can learn from the Apple marketing strategy

Sponge UK

Sell your training like one of the most successful companies in the world sell their products. Apple store. Apple is. It’s not going to be easy to build the kind of association with quality of a brand like Apple, but there is a simple way to start. Try an Apple inspired phrase: Learn differently, work smarter. Blog apple L&D marketingthe fourth.

Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

Edmego Learning

Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses?  Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses.  If you are engaged in a highly robust project then perhaps you may need content of that caliber but for most of our elearning learners that is not necessary. Vivavideo.

How I Work: My Top 3 Productivity Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Because of this, people often ask me what my favorite tools are for productivity. First, the simple answer: I love Boot Camp because I love Apple Products, but I also need to work in a Windows-based environment. What are your top productivity tools? The post How I Work: My Top 3 Productivity Tools appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. What is it? Why I love it.

Weekly Review - Sept 15-19 - Apple, TED-Ed, LitmosAuthor, TwitterChats

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Apple, Apple, Joy, Joy. continues The big news this week is still the new Apple product announcements.  I wrote a followup blog post about the impressive focus Apple puts on it''s events and perhaps we should put the same amount of effort into our training events. lrnchat calliduscloud corporate training elearning HRtech litmos

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Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. As Apple works to satisfy employees’ needs to better control their jobs by making project assignments more flexible, he also shows his appreciation by “gushing” about employees to the media. If Apple has a bad quarter, the adrenaline rush is soon over.

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How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)

eLearningMind

In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform. It was Jobs’ opinion that Apple users wouldn’t miss out on any multimedia just because their devices didn’t support Flash.

The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

When such a strong leader steps aside, how does Apple maintain its admired culture of innovation, execution, and business growth? There is more here than turning over the reigns to Tim Cook: Apple has a unique and powerful succession model built on its own experience in leadership, media, and innovation. Apple's Succession Strategy for Jobs: Apple University.

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Training Remote Employees: A Look at the Apple At-Home Advisors Program

OpenSesame

We interviewed Ashley Verrill, via Skype, to learn about how Apple overcomes this challenge with their At-Home Apple Advisor''s Program. Buying eLearning Courses Productivity Posts Hiring a remote workforce offers many benefits for both the company and the employees--reduced overhead costs and more schedule flexibility for employees are key examples.

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Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. As Apple works to satisfy employees’ needs to better control their jobs by making project assignments more flexible, he also shows his appreciation by “gushing” about employees to the media. If Apple has a bad quarter, the adrenaline rush is soon over.

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Heuristic Learning & Shakespeare

Dont Waste Your Time

Apps eLearning App Apple AppSwap Digital Learning Distance Learning eLearning Consultant FutureLearn Heuristic Learning iOS Jonathan Bate MOOC ShakespeareI used to write about apps I used or liked as part of my work, or at least I recognised could aid me in my work, but have been remiss on this front for a while. Heuristic Shakespeare – The Tempest $5.99 / £4.49. Did it help?

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

Visual Lounge

Back in June, Apple announced that developers would be able to create and upload a 30-second demo to their App Store listing. Strong word of mouth and glowing reviews are born of a good fit between user and product, not from millions of unqualified downloads. Pro tip: Apple is currently featuring a few apps with previews on the front of the App Store. And now they do. With 1.2

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This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: The iPhone boasts improved specs and a larger screen size — but is it still an innovative product? Harold Jarche, writer and consultant on social learning and PKM, often explains that informal learning is how we naturally learn and NOT a product that can be purchased. We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats.

5 Indispensable Tips to Be a More Productive eLearning Project Manager

SHIFT eLearning

Proficient project managers in eLearning or any other industry naturally want to be productive. While productivity can mean different things to different people, we can all agree on one thing: being productive starts with setting concrete, specific and time-sensitive goals. Email is often seen as a huge productivity killer. Run better, more productive meetings.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

The war between Adobe and Apple just got hotter. Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. The new update in the Apple’s Developer Program License Agreement has once again broken Adobe’s hopes of running Flash based apps on the iPhone and iPad.

Why We Believe in the 2KLearning Products

Kapp Notes

For centuries people learned by conducting simple experiments (if I drop an apple and a rock…what happens?) I know you are probably tired of hearing about 2KLearning , our innovative, hands-on approach to helping middle school kids to become passionate about engineering and learning but…with only a few more days left in our Kickstarter campaign , we are way behind. Technology

The joy of UX

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the funniest tweets I have ever seen was brought to my attention by Vala Afshar … How it feels to watch a user test your product for the first time. #UX pic.twitter.com/IwcqECciFN. Steve Jobs famously obsessed over making his products insanely simple. Apple goodies don’t come with a user manual because they don’t need them. And fail I did.

Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more

Dawn of Learning

Pastiche has been integrated with Apple’s in-App Purchase payment gateway to give your users the ability to purchase your content through your  Custom Branded App. Users can browse your catalog of products directly within the app and pay to get access to the content they are interested in. Xyleme Product AnnouncementsAnnouncing Pastiche 2.4! Pastiche 2.4 Pastiche 2.4

Seeking Apples and Amazons in the Learning Content Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

In today's hypercompetitive business world, nearly every company is studying the secrets of success behind Apple and Amazon. In the case of Apple, of course, there are a number of areas to point to, including success as an online aggregator (iTunes) and top-quality, innovative products (iPod, iPhone, iPad). In a new report , our CEO Josh Bersin compare lynda.com, an online training library with more than than 1,350 courses, to the "Apple of video content," given its high-fidelity, studio-quality presentations.

Infographic: How to Arrive at a Great App Preview Video

Visual Lounge

Apple introduced a set of guidelines during their hour-long session at WWDC that define a limited set of production elements. We also put together the infographic below as a handy reference for anyone creating App Previews for Apple App Store. These are drawn from Apple’s WWDC presentation. Tips & How To''s Apple AppShow infographic Mac Mobile

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TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps

Visual Lounge

Which is one reason we’re so excited to be building TechSmith AppShow , a new software product for Mac that will make it easier than ever to create screencasts of iOS devices. This all changed when Apple introduced a fully-supported iOS screen capture method at WWDC in June. News & Events Apple Screencast We have, too. But, over time, we expect everyone will use it.

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Learning from the legends

Learning with e's

Steve is co-founder (with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne) of Apple Corporation , and was the force behind the development of the Apple Mac personal computer and many subsequent household products. He spoke of his own school experience, the creative processes involved with developing Apple technology, and his relationship with Steve Jobs. Steve W meets Steve W.

Freebie Friday: 3 Stock Video Templates

eLearning Brothers

This Apple Motion video template allows you to reveal your corporate logo or the title of your course from behind a thick fluffy cloud, literally taking your production value to new heights. eLearning Featured Free eLearning Resources Free Stock Assets Products/Services Resources Stock AssetsGet ‘em while they’re hot and take your video course to the next level!

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Book Review: “Always On”

Dont Waste Your Time

Apple has taken something, developed it, marketed it, and let it loose on the world. You could argue about Apple and Steve Jobs’ intent and whether they knew what they had when it was first released, but it is the inclusion of the App Store and the developments the global community made that have helped steer and mould the direction the iPhone and subsequent smartphones took. .

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Pandora…. Redefining of processes and systems to support the change (adhering to the old rules while expecting new behaviour is not only counter-productive but also damaging). I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

Video production has become easy and cost effective. Due to the convergence (TV with Internet) that is happening with the emergence of devices and services like Google TV and Apple TV, the demand for highly interactive video-based learning solutions is going to grow significantly in the future. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. INTRODUCTION. THE TOP 11 LIST. BIG DATA. TIN CAN API. HTML5.

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18 Billion Reasons to Use eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

We wanted to congratulate Apple on their record breaking first quarter. Being an Apple user myself, it warms my heart a bit to know that they are one of the 60+ Fortune 100 companies that use our products or services. That might be one of the many reasons why Apple, and the majority of the other leading companies on the planet use our product.

What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

One last thing about mobile, you now have retina display support, so you match the resolution of your Apple device with crisp retina display elements. Adobe Captivate Resources eLearning Products/Reviews Resources adobe captivate Adobe Captivate 8 Adobe Captivate 8 templates Captivate 8 Most of you may be wondering what are some of the new features to Adobe Captivate 8.

Finding Your Muse in Lectora 16

eLearning Brothers

You’ll notice the black/white/green color scheme, as well as the the simplified icons that hearken back to the aesthetic of your Apple II–if the Apple II had smaller pixels and a much more powerful graphics card to work with. eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Products/ServicesThe post Finding Your Muse in Lectora 16 appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Apple’s Taking Over Textbooks — Are Training Manuals Next?

Mindflash

With its unveiling last week of the second iteration of its iBookstore and new e-book-creation “Author” application, Apple appears to have set its sights on reshaping the world of educational publishing. Of course, Apple’s products also have their drawbacks, mostly related to the company’s products’ proprietary nature.

Apple Watch – Real Possibilities for Employee Performance Support and Learning

Learning Cafe

The much rumoured and much awaited Apple watch is out today. Samsung, Motorola) have already released smartwatches, Apple has once again redefined this category by fusing the hardware and software to create a whole new experience. Watch a video where Apple talks about the vision behind and features of Apple watch. We do need to keep in mind that the Apple watch is a companion device for the iphone. Apple watch may turn out to be the first mainstream wearable technology device. Will I be getting an Apple watch? While other companies (e.g.

eLearning Stock Asset Library vs. eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

Video  - make more aesthetically pleasing eLearning environments using our video footage, Adobe After Affects, Apple Motion, and motion graphics. Course Starters Cutout People Images eLearning eLearning Template Library Games Interactions Player Skins Products/Services Stock Assets eLearning Stock eLearning Stock Library eLearning Temlate Library eLearning Brothers has got your back.

Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

Edmego Learning

Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses?  Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses.  If you are engaged in a highly robust project then perhaps you may need content of that caliber but for most of our elearning learners that is not necessary. Vivavideo.

My Journey to Apple Products

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

It wasn't until Apple made the switch to OSX in 2002 that I decided it was time for the family to return to the Macintosh. very distinctly remember my first graduate class being a design/production class. Wow, if only Apple made a guitar, I'd be in heaven. This post was influenced by Aaron Silvers and his post Influence. didn't join the computer revolution until college. think.

The beginning of the end for Apple?

Stoatly Different

I know what you’re thinking, I must be a complete idiot to think Apple is in trouble. But the recent fall out from the iPhone 4 release and the Apple response (or more specifically, the Steve Jobs response ) strikes me as something symptomatic of a wider issue. Arrogance aside, this is symptomatic of the way Apple used to do business. Apple users, specifically Mac users, have been used to their devices not fitting in very well with the rest of the world. Apple could see this as an opportunity to redefine service in the tech industry, which has been historically poor.

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The beginning of the end for Apple?

Stoatly Different

I know what you’re thinking, I must be a complete idiot to think Apple is in trouble. But the recent fall out from the iPhone 4 release and the Apple response (or more specifically, the Steve Jobs response ) strikes me as something symptomatic of a wider issue. Arrogance aside, this is symptomatic of the way Apple used to do business. Apple users, specifically Mac users, have been used to their devices not fitting in very well with the rest of the world. Apple could see this as an opportunity to redefine service in the tech industry, which has been historically poor.

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Disruptive activism

Learning with e's

Think of the Apple iPad and other similar touch screen devices introduced in the last year and consider how they have begun to impact upon the world of learning. digital photography Apple iPad killer application activism Kodak disruptive technologyAt the top end of a new year I have been reading some of the expected predictions people 'in the know' have been making. Unported License.

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

Apple’s recently introduced iPhones come embedded with iBeacons. Its ShopBeacon is a shopping app that helps you discover all the best products in stores near you. It lets you flag items you want in the store and then alerts you on any offers on those products and others you might like. The above quote is from our interview with Geoff Stead. What are the advantages? Use Cases.