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Q&A With Trivantis CEO on the Recently Announced Trivantis Acquisition


Exciting news: Trivantis® has announced that it was acquired by StoneCalibre , a private investment company. For the answer to that, we interviewed Trivantis CEO, Lori Lynne Todd. Q: “ What can customers expect from Trivantis now that it has been acquired? ”. A: “It’s business as usual. What does this mean for you as our customer? That’s not going to change. That will continue.

Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt.1


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

Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15


With the Trivantis® Community Contests, it’s easy. The first step in creating a Trivantis Community Contest submission for me is figuring out where I want to take the topic. If you’re not a Trivantis Community member yet, register today so that you can enter the contest too. The post Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15 appeared first on. Planning.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


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?

eLearning: Cloud Review and Collaboration with ReviewLink

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Lectora ReviewLink Trivantisby Stephanie Ivec    One of the biggest hidden challenges when it comes to developing eLearning is getting feedback from your client, collaborating on course content with internal team members, or getting final project approval.   Sure, you can manage the collaboration or feedback process the old fashioned way--email.

Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt 2


Do you have a spare minute to check out some tips for being more productive? I bet you do—if you read the first installment of Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros. The post Productivity Secrets from the Trivantis Pros: Pt 2 appeared first on. That post focused mainly on general work productivity, but I also promised you more secrets for being more productive in Lectora®.

Trivantis and eLearning Brothers Team Up to Rock the eLearning Industry by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

eLearning Brothers and Trivantis, the maker of Lectora, announced on April 22, 2015 that for the first time in eLearning. history, an eLearning template provider and an authoring tool have combined forces to create an unprecedented eLearning. solution. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Training Strategies

Trivantis Announces Lectora 12 Release by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

New usability enhancements make eLearning authoring even easier with Lectora 12. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies

A Conversation with John Blackmon of Trivantis

Kapp Notes

John is the Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis as well as being one of the Co-Founders of the company. John is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for Trivantis’s eLearning products. Kapp: The Lectora product was first produced and released in 1999 by Trivantis Corporation and has seen a lot of changes in the industry. Out and About

Remembering L&D Entrepreneur Leader Don Pierson

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

yesphx Don Pierson elearning entrepreneur flypaper iLinc TrivantisThe L&D industry lost another member of the community last week. Don Pierson died in a car accident last Friday. Read In Memory of Don Pierson here. This month last year we lost Jay Cross who was such a visible and outspoken advocate for learning and development. But Don was not part of that side of our industry. He was a strong member of the Phoenix entrepreneur community and a builder.

Trivantis Talks Learning Solutions 2015 – A Recap


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

Trivantis Will Showcase eLearning Solutions at DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

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

Free Download: Lectora Interaction


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.



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LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida


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.

The Best of eLearning in December 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

Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference


In addition to our Lectora Intermediate and Lectora Extreme Games classes, we’re offering a new class taught by Trivantis® CTO John Blackmon— Extending Lectora With Scripting —where attendees are learning about integrating Lectora with custom JavaScript, server side scripting, and databases. The 2016 Lectora® User Conference kicks off this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! Blog LUC

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Accessibility


Our free eBook, Making eLearning Accessible , featuring info right from the Trivantis® experts. In this recorded webinar, Karen Kanne Ngowe, Senior Instruction Technologist for the CDC, and Laura Sliver, VP of Product Management at Trivantis, discuss tips and tricks for creating accessible content. You’ll also find FAQs and even more resources in the Trivantis Community.

The Best of eLearning in February 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

Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content


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.

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Gamification


This free gamified Lectora interaction that Roman Baraniuk shared in the Trivantis® Community. Share it in the Trivantis Community or submit a lightning talk, presentation, or hands-on workshop speaker proposal for the 2017 Lectora User Conference. The post Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Gamification appeared first on Trivantis. Find out more in the short video tutorial.

Community Showcase at the LUC 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.

Fab Freebies for the Win


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


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

Freebie Friday: Flowchart Interaction With Visited State Buttons


In a recent Trivantis® webinar , Jane Hart, Founder of the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies, lists interactive flowcharts as a great option for performance support. Head over to the Trivantis Community to download this free flowchart interaction for Lectora and Lectora Online! Did you know? Go To Freebie. Blog Free Downloads

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Responsive Design


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?

Can I Get an eLearning Badge for That?


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


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.

The Best of eLearning in October 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.

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: xAPI


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

5 Exciting Updates in Lectora Online 3.2

eLearning Brothers

Last weekend, our friends at Trivantis released an update to their Lectora Online software bringing it to version 3.2.  We wanted to cover our five favorite improvements from this update that we think you’re really going to love. Style Ribbon Additions. The Style ribbon now allows you to adjust gradients, shadows, reflections and even do some image cropping all within Lectora.

eLearning Lesson: Custom Reports Made Easy


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!

The Best of eLearning in November 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. 

Freebie Friday


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.