Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt.1
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Our developers and designers here at Trivantis are pros at getting stuff done (just take a look at our service pack and updates page), so I asked them to share their secrets. Turns out, our Trivantis pros have too many productivity secrets to fit into one blog post, so today is just Part 1: General Work Productivity. The post Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt.1
John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation). As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora is used by Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries today… truly a phenomenal achievement. THE INTERVIEW: 1. How did you scale this height?
The New Trivantis Community: Everything You Need for eLearning—All in One Place
MAY 26, 2015
The new Trivantis Community is open for business! The Trivantis Community is a place you can learn and grow with other users so that you can build inspiring, amazing eLearning. The post The New Trivantis Community: Everything You Need for eLearning—All in One Place appeared first on. You’ll just need to reset your password to log in. No problem!
Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt. 3
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Next, I shared a slew of Lectora® development tips from our Trivantis® pros. Well now you know all—or at least most—of the secrets to how we are so productive here at Trivantis! The post Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt. We’re in the home stretch now. And now? It’s time for the final stage of eLearning development—the review and revise stage. appeared first on.
Trivantis Announces Lectora 12 Release by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
DECEMBER 15, 2014
New usability enhancements make eLearning authoring even easier with Lectora 12. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies
Trivantis Talks Learning Solutions 2015 – A Recap
APRIL 14, 2015
The Trivantis team had a great time exhibiting and presenting at this year’s Learning Solutions Conference and Expo. The Trivantis team rocking out with the eLearning Brothers team at Learning Solutions 2015. The post Trivantis Talks Learning Solutions 2015 – A Recap appeared first on. If you weren’t lucky enough to attend, here’s what you missed. In the upcoming Lectora 12.1
Caffeinated Lectora News
MAY 23, 2015
The pace at which Trivantis strives to improve their Lectora product is like the Avengers on coffee drips. Just a few months after the 12.0.1 and 12.0.2 updates comes a significant 12.1 release. While some features are more an effort to catch-up to competitors (i.e. character libraries), others are setting new bars.
Trivantis Will Showcase eLearning Solutions at DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Trivantis will be a premium sponsor at DevLearn 2014. Visitors to the Trivantis booth (#517) at the DevLearn Expo can enter for the chance to win one year of the new Lectora Online V2.0, as well as get a sneak peek of the upcoming release of Lectora V12 eLearning software. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Getting Started Instructional Design
JOHN BLACKMON – CRYTSAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS
JUNE 28, 2016
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Free Download: Lectora Interaction
JULY 14, 2015
The Trivantis Team is here to help! Download this character dialogue interaction in the Trivantis Community now. The Trivantis Community is your place to connect with Lectora and CourseMill® users across the globe, share and showcase the content you’ve built in Lectora and Lectora® Online, or browse the Knowledge Base for resources like webinars, articles, and video tutorials.
Authoring Tool Updates
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
The Trivantis Lectora toolset has continued to move … Continue reading Authoring Tool Updates → Camtasia Captivate eLearning News Lectora Other ToolsA summary of current (as of this post) updates for the more ‘popular’ eLearning development tools; Lectora, Storyline, and Captivate – along with thoughts on a couple other tools: Lectora: since our last posts discussing Lectora’s rapid updates to version 12, they haven’t slowed down at all.
LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida
MAY 26, 2016
Both days of the LUC 2016 were filled with breakout sessions by Lectora users, a Q&A with the Trivantis® pros called Ask the Experts, One-on-One sessions, and more. All of them also presented great breakout sessions, and Rick Zanotti recorded Lectora Live episodes with the Trivantis Team and Lectora Users right from the LUC. Laura is the founder and CEO of Towards Maturity.
Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference
MAY 17, 2016
The Best of eLearning in December 2015
DECEMBER 22, 2015
This month at Trivantis®, we released Lectora® 16 with Responsive Course Design™. We also launched the new Trivantis Community Contests —and of course, we picked our favorite December articles for you to read. Trivantis Wins Silver in 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards. We hope you’ve been busy creating amazing mobile courses! Best Of Blog
Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content
MAY 24, 2016
One of my favorite (and lesser-known) features on the Trivantis® Community is the ability to share Lectora® courses. Here are 4 ways of placing your Trivantis Community content onto your portfolio or online profiles. Navigate to your shared content or contest entry on the Trivantis Community and copy the link. Presto! LinkedIn. Be sure to select save to keep your changes.
The Best of eLearning in February 2016
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
February has been an exciting month at Trivantis®. Trivantis released an eBook: eLearning 101: A Practical Guide ! Trivantis VP of Product Management Laura Silver shares how to create content that’s accessible and still interactive using Lectora. You may have read the Lectora Basics series blog series by Trivantis Lead Content Developer Wendy Miller. Best Of Blog
Community Showcase at the LUC 2016
JUNE 16, 2016
At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Scott Barnett, VP of Marketing, and I took the stage to present Lectora examples that have been shared on the Trivantis® Community. posted the presentation in the Trivantis Community, so you can view it in its entirety here. These bright ideas showcased interesting and exceptional ways of sharing content with learners.
Featured eBook: 5 eLearning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Our friends over at Trivantis have put together a new eBook based on a webinar of eLearning expert, Joe Ganci. We’ve barely scratched the surface of what Trivantis’ eBook has to offer, so give it a chance and download your own free copy today! The book, at a brisk 23 pages, is a brief yet knowledge-dense read with helpful tips and provocative layouts. Cultural Divides.
Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Responsive Design
MARCH 17, 2016
If you’re new to RCD, you may want to start with the Responsive Course Design white paper by John Blackmon, Trivantis® CTO. Articles on RCD: Best Practices for Responsive Course Design (RCD) in the Trivantis Community. Show us your skills in the RCD Lectora Contest on the Trivantis Community. Do you need to create mobile courses efficiently? Ready for more RCD?
Fab Freebies for the Win
JULY 20, 2015
Did you know that each month we share a free download—the Fab Freebie—in our monthly Trivantis eNewsletter? Get all these Fab Freebies—and more—in the Trivantis Community ! The post Fab Freebies for the Win appeared first on Trivantis e-Learning. Yup, that’s right—we give away a FREE download every month! It’s pretty awesome. Animated Office Environment. Blog Free Downloads
Free Download: Lectora Puzzle Interaction
AUGUST 10, 2015
Instead of presenting introductory information (text, a graph, or photo) on a plain course slide, try this idea in the Trivantis Community. Download the Photoshop template files in the Trivantis Community to create single-drop and multi-drop puzzles with your own images in your eLearning course today! Need an engaging way to introduce new content to your learners? Blog Free Download
Can I Get an eLearning Badge for That?
APRIL 7, 2016
Today, we’re interviewing Trivantis® Community Manager, Jennie Valley, on the newest addition to the Community—badges! My favorite is the Trivantis Community Advocate. It’s You literally just have to log in to earn the Trivantis Community Beginner badge. We Why did Trivantis want to add badges to the Community ? Here we go! It’s super easy. You
Learning Solutions Conference 2016 Recap
MARCH 24, 2016
Last week, Team Trivantis® headed down to sunny Orlando, Florida, for the 2016 Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. John Blackmon, Trivantis Chief Technology Officer, also presented, sharing his expertise on response design with a packed crowd in the expo hall. If you picked up a free t-shirt, be sure to tweet us @Lectora when you wear it. Lectora ( @Lectora ) March 16, 2016.
Trivantis announces Snap! by Lectora
MAY 11, 2011
Today the Lectora user Conference began in the US, and it brings with it a couple of firsts. For a start, the event (or at least parts of it) are being streamed live online. This is a trend we’re witnessing with many organisations and events, and it’s something we hope to see more of. Why limit exposure to your product to just those who can make it to the event, when you can share it live, globally? They’re also encouraging the back channel conversations on Twitter. by Lectora. Will it really prove to be a competitor? Blog tools
Lectora Inspire 16, the Darling of the E-learning Development Community [Infographic]
JUNE 19, 2016
Trivantis, the developer of Lectora Inspire, has recently unveiled the latest version of this powerful authoring tool – Lectora Inspire 16. Lectora Inspire – a popular rapid authoring tool used extensively to develop multi-lingual online courses. Lectora Inspire was one of the first tools to support the development of HTML content, compatible with most mobile devices.
The Best of eLearning in October 2015
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Trivantis Announces Responsive Course Design for Its Desktop Authoring Tool, Lectora. think this quote from John Blackmon, Chief Technology Officer at Trivantis, sums Responsive Course Design™ in Lectora® up nicely: “It’s a multi-device world we live in, and Trivantis is bringing you the tools you need to produce eLearning content for all of them. Golden Rules Of Learning.
JUNE 24, 2016
Free downloads in the Trivantis® Community, of course. You can find lots of free content on the Community—some submitted by the Trivantis Team and some submitted by users just like you. There once was a hard-working eLearning developer, just trying to catch a break. Where can an eLearning developer turn to for help? And it’s fully responsive for different devices! with eLearning Joe.
Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: xAPI
OCTOBER 1, 2015
If you’re using Lectora, this xAPI Launcher that John Blackmon, Chief Technical Officer at Trivantis, posted in the Trivantis Community can help (another great reason to join the community : • xAPI Launcher. Share your experience in the comments or start a discussion in the Trivantis Community. Best Practices for xAPI. Want more trending topics? Authoring Tools Blog
The Best of eLearning in November 2015
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
November has been busy here at Trivantis® too—from the release of Responsive Course Design™ in Lectora® Online to choosing a 2016 Lectora User Conference location. Trivantis Announces Responsive Course Design in Lectora. The Best of eLearning post is a bit early this month. Next week we’ll be busy being thankful for family, turkey, eLearning, etc. CourseMill® is in the top 5! 5.
The Best of eLearning in August 2016
AUGUST 31, 2016
And if you can’t get enough of Joe’s great tips, sign up for this upcoming Trivantis® webinar: “ mLearning Mastery: How to Make eLearning for Every Device (Example Included!) ”. And if you want to hear more eLearning tips from Diane, sign up for this upcoming Trivantis webinar: “ Beyond Bullet Points: 7 Tips for Better eLearning.”. Sounds awesome, right? Download the eBook now !
eLearning Lesson: Custom Reports Made Easy
JULY 15, 2015
Last month, we decided to switch up our Inspiration Wednesday webinars a bit and show you how to make the most of CourseMill® , the learning management system from Trivantis. For this webinar , John Laws, Director of Learning Management Systems at Trivantis, showed how to access reports from the perspective of a manager, or “reporter” in CourseMill. It just gets better and better!
2017 Lectora User Conference Location Reveal
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
That’s right, the 2017 Lectora® User Conference will be held in Trivantis’ own stomping grounds—Cincinnati! It’s been called the Queen City, the Paris of America, Porkopolis, Queen of the West, the City of Seven Hills, the ‘Nati, and more. We just call it home. Our global headquarters is right in downtown Cincinnati, and we are so excited to welcome you to our town next May 3-4, 2017.
LUC 2016 Recap: Lectora Inspire Power Tools
JULY 5, 2016
For more information on Snagit, Camtasia, and the eLearning Brothers, check out the following articles in the Trivantis® Community. For more eLearning tips and the latest info about what’s happening at Trivantis, subscribe to the Everything eLearning Blog. Leslie shared that with this package, you can create just about anything using the tools you have. Snagit. Camtasia. Blog LUC
LUC 2015 Recap: Going Beyond Bling with CourseMill
JUNE 29, 2015
John also shared some tips into his customization process, including the ones below: You can create your own logo graphics for CourseMill, as John did above, or you can contact Trivantis for graphic design assistance. The post LUC 2015 Recap: Going Beyond Bling with CourseMill appeared first on Trivantis e-Learning. He did not disappoint—look at those sparkles!
How to Make the Most of Your Trip to the LUC 2016
MAY 3, 2016
We’ve packed the LUC schedule not only with valuable breakout sessions , but also great sessions like Trivantis®: What’s New & What’s Upcoming (think LUC-exclusive sneak peeks you don’t want to miss). Ask a Trivantis team member. Look for a Trivantis team member (often spotted wearing a navy or white Trivantis polo), or stop by the Registration Desk in the Las Olas Foyer.
How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems
AUGUST 2, 2016
My favorite place to beat the block is the Trivantis® Community. Check out this thread to ask for and give advice to fellow eLearning professionals in the Trivantis Community. Instructional designers and eLearning developers are constantly faced with hurdles: from difficult customers to product unknowns, and lack of inspiration. Blank Page Paralysis. We’ve all experienced it before.
The Best of eLearning in July 2016
JULY 28, 2016
Karlis Sprogis and the team behind Fastercourse.com created a fantastic responsive game for one of our Trivantis® Community contests. Sergey Snegirev, Lectora customer and longtime, highly active Trivantis Community member, joined us for a free webinar to explain the process behind building a mobile app using Lectora 16. Top Articles: Behind the Scenes of a Winning eLearning Course.