John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora is used by Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries today… truly a phenomenal achievement. ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation).

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


This was the decade of the Commodore 64, the Macintosh, the IBM 5150, and the often forgotten, or even unheard of, Amiga 500. Corporate Training in the 2000 's.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Most attending work in organization with 2000+ ee’s but several were SMBs (under 2K ee’s for this presentation). 2000). 2000). 2000). Linking Training to the Business Goals: In-Depth Descriptions of How IBM, Toyota, and Others Earn Executive Support for Training. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). View more presentations from Janet Clarey.

30 years of personal computing

Clive on Learning

This forms the basis of DOS for the IBM PC. 1981: First IBM PC hits the shelves, with 16K memory and mono display. IBM announces the PC AT with 286 processor and 20MB hard drive. IBM launches PS/2 range, with 16 colours. 1992: IBM reports $4.87 Apple, IBM and Motorola announce PowerPC. 1995: IBM buys Lotus. 2000: M/S announces Pocket PC. IBM PC celebrates 20th birthday.


Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

He was amazed," says Ron Ricci, a former consultant who since 2000 has served as Cisco's internal culture keeper. "He This sounds a bit like IBM's innovation jams which have been very successful in generating ideas and discussion across the organization. I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0 Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0

Seeing the future

Learning with e's

Watson (then the head of IBM) who in 1943 was alleged to have said that he saw a world market for about 5 computers. It predicts for example that by the year 2000, cars will be cheaper than horses. It predicts that by 2000, coal will no longer be used in our houses to heat or cook with.