Callidus Software Acquires Rapid Intake by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced late yesterday it has acquired the leader in collaborative rapid eLearning authoring, Rapid Intake. Asynchronous Mobile Learning Rapid Tools[Press Release] Callidus Software Inc.,
Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Long has tools such as Studio and Captivate been on the higher side, the same can be said for vendors such as Rapid Intake and dominKnow. Rapid Intake – Talk about price increase. Captivate 6 – $899 (per license), you want the full e-learning suite? Fear of the Mobile Bogeyman aka HTML5. Referring back to the other e-learning solutions inc.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. Multiple learning paths or branching. Reusable learning objects and repository. YouTube.
Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. By way of background, Rapid Intake provides tools that allow you to very rapidly input content that is composed into courses. And yes, the mobile version is SCORM conformant. The mobile version is HTML 5.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Bullseye!
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. In this post, we examine 5 rapid authoring tools which show tremendous promise. 1) Adobe Captivate 5.5 Lectora Inspire can help you to quickly create dynamic video and Flash content as well as transform your e-Learning to HTML5 for mobile delivery.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices. Storyline publishes to three different formats: Flash, HTML5, and iOS for iPad, delivering rich multimedia and interactivity for tablet learning. Hot Lava Mobile. Mobile LearningAdobe Edge Animate.
Rapid Intake mLearning Studio
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FEBRUARY 1, 2011
I'm excited about the new mLearning Studio from Rapid Intake. Anyone will be able to create and deploy mobile learning content with their easy-to-use mLearning Studio; choose templates, add text, images, audio, video and quizzes, then publish. The content is delivered in a fully HTML5 compatible mobile course player with cross-platform support for iPhone, iPad, and Android (2.2 If from a mobile device, it comes up in HTML5. and higher); support for Blackberry coming soon. If they access it via desktop, it comes up in Flash. Check it out: [link] [link
mLearning is Coming!
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
With the evolution of mobile technology, the next step of education is naturally bringing eLearning to mobiles. The main four mobile operating systems are: iOS, Android, RIM & Symbian. Rapid Intake mLearning Studio. Featured Industry News Mobile Learning Android Flash HTML5 iOS iPad iPhone mLearning Rapid IntakeeLearning 3.0
mLearning is Coming!
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
With the evolution of mobile technology, the next step of education is naturally bringing eLearning to mobiles. The main four mobile operating systems are: iOS, Android, RIM & Symbian. Rapid Intake mLearning Studio. Featured Industry News Mobile Learning eLearning 3.0 Android Flash HTML5 iOS iPad iPhone mLearning Rapid Intake
New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. However,with the added mobile piece, creation of professional videos, relay capability with various products including VLPs, it makes sense. #9 iSpring Solutions- iSpring Suite - PowerPoint add on products are still a hot item in the space. Learning 24/7.
R U Maximizing your M-Learning Experience?
MARCH 16, 2015
This to me is evident, when we talk about mobile learning, specifically the word of “mobile” . Chat with business consumers and mobile is just a device. A way for courses, assessments, and other to be utilized. For consumers it is more about being educated and learning about all those angles. reaching its potential) of mobile learning is based on what constitutes mobile learning. In the e-learning world, m-learning is equally all over the place. Keys To Maximizing YOUR M-Learning experience.
Build Sweet Mobile Learning
JANUARY 31, 2011
Rapid Intake is doing mobile learning the right way! They have a new rapid authoring tool rolling out to quickly build mobile learning. I sat through a demo the other day and was impressed with the final course output. Most of the mobile courses that I’ve seen in the past look terrible. Check out mLearning Studio !
eLearning Learning Launches New Features
AUGUST 15, 2011
Over on eLearning Learning , we've just launched a new version with some great new features. In case you don't know about eLearning Learning, it brings together content from leading experts and companies like the Adobe Captivate Blog , Clark Quinn , Clive Shepherd , Jay Cross , Karl Kapp , and really too many to list. You can find a long list of the Featured sources on the right side.
Flash Dead for eLearning
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem. And now, Adobe Admits: Apple Won, Flash For Mobile is Done, HTML5 is the Future. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs What does all of this mean?
How to Buy a LMS
JANUARY 23, 2013
LMS – Learning Management System – most commonly sought out by folks. LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. Learning- Mobile Learning. This means the system can be viewed via a mobile device. Learning – Online Learning. Many people confuse the term thinking it means electronic learning and thus will boost that they were doing e-learning 20 years ago or even longer. RCAT – Rapid Content Authoring Tool. Right now works with mobile devices.
#html5 #authoring tools and how you can code it yourself
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
It is all the rave for mobile developers and newbies. In fact, like Brian Fling (expert in mobile design, so connect to his media to stay updated) mentioned on his blogpost on html5 anatomy : "if you know HTML , then chances are you’ll understand what’s new in HTML5 in under an hour." And one focuses on mobile html (great tool!), Looking for an easier option?
M-Learning: Where’s the app for that?
APRIL 10, 2011
With all these vendors talking about their solution and its capabilities on mobile devices, it should be easy to find an app for that. Regardless if the vendor is m-learning specific, content authoring tool, LMS, web conferencing or a hybrid. It shouldn’t matter. If your telling me your solution is mobile ready, then all I should need to do is go iTunes or Android and find your app. Nowadays more and more vendors (thankfully) are seeing the benefit of mobile devices. Thus they can advertise they offer mobile learning. Blackboard Learn?
html5 is growing, and this looks like a good e/mLearning solution
JANUARY 28, 2011
The new Rapid Intake mLearning studio looks like it's on its way to become a great authoring tool for all of us who are into ubiquitous learning. Last Friday I had the pleasure of talking to David Blakely from Rapid Intake solutions. Rapid Intake is company that thrives on its dynamic developers and it shows. They are testing it on android2.2
Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market
JULY 20, 2011
As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. 2010, there was only a tiny few vendors who offered online collaborative and peer review features. In just six months since then, the numbers have grown rapidly. Mobile Learning. Let’s see – what is the fastest e-learning subset ever to garner audience interest for all solutions? Hmm, oh yeah mobile learning. It has blown past social learning, and continues to roll. Learning 24/7. Trend 1. Slow growth of SaaS.
Free Webinar Friday: Publish Learning to Both HTML5 and Flash: Announcing the Rapid Intake mLearning Studio
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FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Creating Mobile Learning (mLearning) to supplement your eLearning program is a bit of a mystery. How will the mobile content be accessed? How can you make sure you're still able to track learner results on your Learning Management System (LMS)? How do all of the parts fit together? How do you publish uniform content to both Flash and HTML5 formats? It seems like these things should be easy, but does anyone offer a simple solution? Check it out: [link
Free webinar 8/16: Mobile Learning & Augmented Reality
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AUGUST 10, 2011
Heard the term Augmented Reality and wondered how it could be used in learning? Attend this free webinar hosted by Rapid Intake and featuring Craig Weiss, author of the E-Learning 24/7 blog. In this webinar, you will learn how this emerging technology is changing the way people engage and learn. It will present you with possibilities and mobile devices best suited for this new technology. Date: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 ime: 1:00pm-2:00pm ET Register at: [link]. How Augmented Reality Works: [link]. Cool example: [link
Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad
MARCH 27, 2011
trend that is happening in the LMS market more so than in the other e-learning markets, is the failure to follow their path of success. I am seeing many vendors whose products were built for SMB (and more aligned on the lower side of mid size companies) who are now pushing into the mid/upper mid to large size customer band. The problem here is that they developed a solution that is not made for 10,000 or more end users. love this trend, because it clearly says that the rapid content authoring tool vendors are becoming innovative and are seeing the market. Learning 24/7.
Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Mobile Learning/HTML5 output – doesn’t hurt and has to be considered. Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. The version you want is the Pro version which comes with Corel Paint Shop Pro, Qarbon Viewlet builder. It pitches that it is a m-learning product because it supports HTML5. Ease of use is clearly visible. #6 Learning Tools MLOAT - I will be the first to admit this is not for non-techies.
State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015
JULY 14, 2015
The “WOW” They have failed to grasp the power of mobile content, beyond “responsive”; understood gamification (a few have, the rest “nope”) and see the real power and value of a video course with all the trimmings, not a video embedded in a course. Rapid Intake (now Litmos Author) had this ability more than four years ago. Learning 24/7.
New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1
JANUARY 31, 2011
As detailed in my list of mobile learning predictions for 2011 , a collection of smart and savvy authoring tool vendors offering solutions for online training delivery will start to introduce specialized tools that will enable some form of single sourcing that outputs mobile-friendly content with little or nominal effort over and above what's already been invested to create online courseware and training materials. Let's take a quick look at both companies and their respective offerings: Rapid Intake's mLearning Studio. Harbinger Group's Raptivity.
New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2
MARCH 27, 2011
Another month, another trip to Orlando it seems and last week had me attending two different shows down near the Mouse House; Learning Solutions 2011 and CTIA Wireless 2011. The Learning Solutions 2011 Event. mLearning Studio from Rapid Intake. Questionmark Mobile App s from Questionmark. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow.
TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs
APRIL 3, 2011
During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs. and Learning Web Courseworks Will at Work Learning Workplace Learning Today Writers Gateway ZaidLearn. We support Free eLearning!
E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11
JANUARY 28, 2011
Learning Trade Shows. People in the booth that actually know the product inside and out – I’m surprised on how this continues to be a problem at a lot of e-learning shows; some companies stock their booths with people who are very nice, but really do not have any knowledge on the product, beyond what they read on the product sheet they are handing you. All the vendors listed below, a mini review of their product will be posted on the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin Group. elearn Online – rapid content authoring tool. Learning 24/7. The Good.
Trade Show Circuit 2013
DECEMBER 5, 2012
In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us. Too many e-learning shows. I’m not just talking about here in the states, but on earth (not sure about Mars, though). The show is solely focused on e-learning and the vendors come from all over the world. must for any e-learning vendor. As listed above, seminars are a mixed bag (just as they are with any e-learning or heck any trade show). still do not understand how a show that is tech and e-learning oriented can have such awful Wi-Fi on the expo floor? Learning Solutions.
Latest E-Learning Insight and News
OCTOBER 24, 2011
What is of note, is that this is not new in terms of systems being offered “in the cloud” This was happening back when e-learning began, with quite a few systems in the cloud by 2002. Mobile. As previously noted, there is a continued increase in vendors who are supporting mobile learning, whether it is by having a stand alone mobile learning platform or integrating it into their system at no additional charge. The reason m-learning is gaining steam are tablets, not smartphones. Learning 24/7. Ahh, how things have changed.
Free Webinar: Leveraging Voice Tools for Training
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JANUARY 24, 2012
Learn how tointegrate interactive voice tools and audio based instructions to activelyengage the learner in a mobile application or a blended learning solution. Thepresenter will be Nancy Munro, CEO of KnowledgeShift and a seasoned developerof online and mobile learning applications. Rapid Intake's developmentplatforms can easily integrate the voice/audio tools that she will bedemonstrating. January27th, 1:00pm ET Space isLimited Reserve Your Webinar Seat Now At: [link] You've tried every trick in the book to engage your learners.
Answering your LMS Questions
JULY 9, 2012
Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. Learning paths or curriculum paths. Learning is really becoming secondary, even if these vendors offer a LMS. . Authoring Tools. Q: I use Articulate, Rapid Intake and other 3rd party authoring tools, will they work in any LMS? A: Nearly all. Learning 24/7. How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? to 4 or 5 p.m.
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” On Target But.
Being Thankful: E-Learning Thoughts
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
Thus, it makes only sense to present my list of “thanks” from an e-learning perspective. Vendors who added innovative features including text to speech (way to go SoftChalk), to true HTML5 support (Claro, Cm-Studio, Rapid Intake, Toolbook and sort of HTML5 output – Lectora) to image editors, SDK kits, gaming sims and Sony PSP devices. Advanced Learning Solutions: PowerTrainer Professional. When they asked if there were any questions – a participant inquired about mobile learning – there was silent on the other end. Nothing.
APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning
JULY 30, 2010
Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. It is too bad, because what they can do far exceeds what is available today, and enables YOU the end user to have the power and control to unlock possibilities for your learners – regardless if they are your employees, customers, wholesalers, etc. hiogi.com – mobile search based on the knowledge of a worldwide community. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Social Learning? Learning 24/7.
Award for all awards
OCTOBER 3, 2011
CODiE – in one category under “Software”, 32 awards are available, at least two winners per award, one has three: 65 winners – some of the awards do not fall under “e-learning” CODiE – under “Education”, 23 awards are available, at least two winners per award, a couple have 3 winners. Monitoring of the industry, following it and then selecting winners (E-Learning 24/7 aka this blog, follows this approach). Learning 24/7 Approach. Innovators of the Year: Rapid Intake, Scate Technologies, Inquisiq.
Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz
eLearning Learning Posts
MAY 3, 2010
Best of eLearning Learning. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Can You Learn from a Recording? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? How useful is strategic planning for e-learning? April 2010.