Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS


Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. The most recent version, SCORM 2004, provides three major advantages over previous versions: It allows the instructor to see if a learner completed a course before awarding a pass/fail grade. Tin Can API/xAPI is gaining market ground on SCORM because it can record activities outside of the LMS for companies that incorporate a blended learning strategy. SCORM 2004


Affiliate Marketing for Course Creators with Dean Holland


Learn about affiliate marketing for course creators with Dean Holland in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. Dean has worked with running his own education-based business online and with affiliate marketing, and he has a book called The Iceberg Effect.


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What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

The LMS market is strong. They are necessary for the evolution of any system and mandatory to garner more market share. Miss Targeted – A frequent guest, whereas they add features or enhancements that do not target their current customer base or future -example: they include corporate yet include rubrics. How many times have you looked at a system, only to say to yourselves, wasn’t that available back in 2004 and if so, why are they touting that as something new?

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). A scan across the market is clearly showing that this has become a required feature in an authoring tool. If it is the latter, and your system accepts SCORM 2004 only (which thus accepts 1.2 When the market data is validating that people are not using BBs even in the business world, why would you believe otherwise?

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Latest data: 95% of the tablet market is owned by iPad. 35 tablets will hit the market starting in early Q4 to late Q1 2011. HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. There are over 30 tablets already in the market, besides the iPad, including some that run on the Android OS. This does not include the other tablets already out in the market, nor the Galaxy. If you are in the TM market, you should.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

When it comes to the e-learning market, specifically the LMS space (and you can toss in LCMS, CMS, Learning Portals as well), there are a lot of traps that customers fall into and can’t get out. Sometimes it is a result of the vendor, other times it is a failure of due diligence on the part of the soon to be customer. OR “We work well with every system out on the market, every one of them.&# Do you listen to your customers? A marketing material.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”. The “Player” is all the mechanics, coding, and interactivity you develop, whereas the “Skin” is your custom graphic overlay. Hence, the main tool for building a Custom Community Player is Flash.

Six Years of Innovative and Effective eLearning

Upside Learning

We celebrated our 6th Anniversary on 7th April, 2010, and I realized that Upside Learning had come a long way since its inception in early 2004. We’ve had several important milestones in these six years, put in a presentation by our fine marketing folk. Tags: Upside Learning Custom eLearning eLearning eLearning Development India eLearning Outsourcing India eLearning Outsouring LMS India Upside Learning Anniversary

Eight Successful Years Of Providing Innovative Learning Solutions

Upside Learning

8 years back, on 7 th April 2004, we began as a boot-strapped startup. Award-winning Custom Learning Solutions. It’s a significant achievement for us both in terms of completing 8 successful years and having earned a name for ourselves in the global market. Here’s a quick video put together by our marketing folks highlighting the important milestones. Today, in 2012, we have come a long way, but still treading the same path of providing innovative learning solutions.

The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI


When the LMS first hit the market, it was built to support SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model, or a set of technical standards for e-learning software products) as a measurement tool. As a 2004 technology, the LMS helps companies capture completion and user engagement data but not much else. While new to the market, everyone got excited about X-API because it helped move the ball further down the road towards measuring ROI from learning.

eLearning Australia

Upside Learning

We’ve been serving the Australian market for more than four years now. It’s not a large market for us but one that has been growing consistently. A little googling and I discovered this report from The Canadian Trade Service, claiming the y-o-y growth rates in Australian elearning market to be around 27.3% between 2004 & 2009 and 12.8% There’s a noticeably growing inclination towards outsourcing especially custom elearning development services.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Many features are not available in the free trial — including custom fields, video assessments and ability to set recommended courses. With 4 million active users, this LMS is mature, proven, secure and continuingly evolving to address market requirements. Litmos prides itself on a customer-centric approach and continual innovation in the marketplace. Customer learning. 2004, AICC, xAPI. No custom or ad-hoc reports.

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day at DigitalChalk

DigitalChalk eLearning

He serves as a member of the Advisory Board to the Industries for the Blind and was named to the North Carolina Commission for the Blind by Governor Mike Easley in 2004. We’ve integrated DigitalChalk with captioning services such as 3Play Media, which is important if your customers include the deaf or hard of hearing. Announcements For DigitalChalk Users Marketing GAADWhat is Global Accessibility Awareness Day?

What is a Mobisode? and Why They Are Useful

Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning created the mobisode to solve the biggest challenges faced by our customers and create a simple solution for mobile learning (mlearning, m-learning). Some of the challenges we hear from our customers when developing mLearning is: Mobile Technology is too complex. We aren’t the first to use the term mobisode, in 2004 Fox broadcasting company introduced the blended word of “mobile” and “episode” for the show 24.

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Make Online Classrooms Fun with Game-Based Learning


Teed (2004) suggests that there are several elements that define an activity as a game: Competition: The score-keeping element and/or winning conditions motivate players and help assess their performance. There are quite some tools in the market that can help you build engaging learning games. These games can be easily customized without any programming knowledge and can be easily used as part of your online classrooms or training.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

IBM was stuck at one time losing shares to other companies like Intel & Dell, they re-engineered their whole company, its system, its offerings and its people in 2003 and 2004. One of their modern views adopted was ‘innovation that matters for us and our global customers.’. Presence in virtual markets through websites allows exposure to a great global market, saving both time and money and getting exposure to masses around the world.

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a chasm of foundational business understanding between L&D practitioners and the business leaders who run core organizational functions such as Sales and Marketing, Operations, and Finance. The customer perspective then supports the financial perspective. Next, the internal process perspective is informed by the customer perspective and the financial perspective. 2004. Increase shareholder value through customer management processes (sales and acct mgmt).

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Meet 50 Northwestern alumni behind some of Chicago’s top startups


He holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Kellogg in 1995. James (Jamie) Crouthamel founded Performics in 1998 and lead the company as its president and CEO until it was sold to DoubleClick in 2004. She received her MBA from Kellogg in 2001, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing and Strategy. Ellis is a Kellogg alum with a degree in Analytical Consulting, Finance and Marketing. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.

Extreme Times

Clark Quinn

In 2004, I co-wrote a chapter with Eileen Clegg for Marcia Conner & James G. Environmental monitoring isn’t new, as most organizations track market trends, competitive analysis, customer sentiment, and more. This was originally intended to be one of my Learning Solutions Mag columns (Quinnsights). Sadly, that platform is no longer an option. Guess this is part of the extreme times! It’s a bit long for my usual posts, but I didn’t want it to go to waste. .

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

The tool enables collaborative development and collaborative reviews, decreasing time to market while increasing content quality. SCORM 2004, AICC, or xAPI). It gives users brand control as well as custom styles for different types of content. Magic EdTech team is fully skilled and is ready to help stitch a digital first content journey for educational companies across a variety of standard and custom authoring tools.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

The company, Ambient Insight (Now Metaari ) publishes quantitative syndicated reports that break out revenues by customer segment (demand-side) and by product category (supply-side) based on thier industry-leading learning technology taxonomy and our proprietary Evidence-based Research Methodology (ERM). So because China is such a large market, a negative trend in that market hurts the overall self-paced eLearning industry. billion from the market between 2016 and 2021.

SCORM Still Dominating ELearning?


Every week we reply to potential customers who ask if LearnDash supports SCORM (we don’t). Personally, I believe that Tin Can API has a marketing problem. When I speak to potential LearnDash customers about this, it’s often the first time they have heard of the new API. The bigger picture here though is that they now know that there is a better way of doing things than what we did in 2004.


Top 10 learning content management systems

Ed App

But doesn’t stop there, as EdApp has a uniquely large amount of built-in features that are free for you use, which includes everything from a completely free, editable course library , where you’ll find hundreds of ready-made courses to customize and deploy to your teams within minutes.

This LMS Has No Traps!

Upside Learning

Customer Complaints, how to avoid the traps makes for an interesting read; especially so because it looks at the LMS sales process purely from a customer’s perspective. Because, you may sell once to a customer using these traps but there is no way you can earn both trust and confidence of many others in the long run. And more importantly, how do we deliver the value we promise, and what the customer expects from us when it comes to our LMS?

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How to speed up Knowledge Transfer  

Learning Wire

billion a year by failing to share knowledge” ( Babcock , 2004). Customer area – the focus is on the customers and how they can benefit from your KT efforts: increasing the quality of products / raising customer satisfaction & loyalty / accelerating time to market are client-focus examples. 2004). Is the pace of business really speeding up?

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool


Increased flexibility Raptivity interaction templates are very flexible, easily editable and can be customized as per your requirements. SCORM 2004, AICC and JavaScript. Note: This blog has been posted by Raptivity Marketing Team on behalf of Magdalene. It truly does not count if you are a professional or a beginner; thanks to Raptivity, you don’t require any programming or technical skills to wow your learners.

Employee Training Platform: 8 Best Features of an Employee Training Platform


Advances in technology, changing customer expectations, globalization and the pressing need for agility means that businesses need to constantly upskill and reskill their employees to remain competitive. 2004), HTML5, xAPI/TinCan, AICC, and LTI.

SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api


in 2000) was followed by a very slow progression of updates, culminating in SCORM 2004 in, unsurprisingly, 2004 which introduced sequencing, among other things. The last major update was the 2004 4th Edition, released 6 years ago in 2009, but since the introduction of new training and elearning techniques and technology training has started to show less reliance on SCORM, and SCORM compliance isn’t the be all and end all it once was.


Field Notes: Challenge the Status Quo


Simon Sinek’s incredibly popular TED talk and framework is an important way of thinking about sales and marketing. Following Simon’s model, from the outside in my career looks like the following: “I build and manage high-performing Customer Success teams. We deliver exceptional product adoption, industry-leading Net Promoter Scores and customer retention. I lead customers and my teams to a new way of thinking and operating.

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Our Top Tips for Managing from Home


Sales & Marketing Team – Colorado, USA. Customer Success Team – Belgium, EU. At Xyleme, we’re committed to helping our partners succeed in an ever-changing learning ecosystem, and we’ve been empowering organizations to create, publish, deliver, manage, maintain and analyze learning content more effectively since 2004. Managing from Home' Tips from Our Experts. Working from home is one thing, but what about managing from home?

Sponge UK founder wins Venus Award

Sponge UK

Pasterfield set up Sponge UK in 2004. The business, based at Plymouth Science Park, creates custom-made online training for global organisations including GlaxoSmithKline, Toyota, Coca-Cola, Tesco, Google and the United Nations. The custom-made elearning market is highly competitive and centred mainly around London and the South East.

Our Tips for Balancing Kids & Working from Home


Customer Success Team – Belgium, EU. Customer Success Team – Texas, USA. Marketing Team – Connecticut, USA. At Xyleme , we’re committed to helping our partners succeed in an ever-changing learning ecosystem, and we’ve been empowering organizations to create, publish, deliver, manage, maintain and analyze learning content more effectively since 2004. . Tips for Balancing Working & Parenting from Home.

To Thrive, you Should Learn, Adapt, Innovate and Repeat

Learning Wire

On the other hand, Blockbuster was a popular video-game and movie-rental franchise with over 60,000 employees and over 8,000 stores in 2004. Yet, it failed to adapt, innovate, or learn from the market (as did its competitors). Organizations that innovate — that understand emergent technologies — are able to create and shape the lifestyle changes that such tools afford their customers.

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2016 Moxie Awards!


They’re reporting a 3X year-over-year revenue expansion with a 26X return on customer LTV. We have the highest-rated delivery food experience in Chicago, consistently delivering the most delicious meals faster than anyone (we’ve averaged 13 minutes per delivery since launch), with the best customer service in the business. ReviewTrackers software elevates the voice of the customer and enables brands to innovate based on customer feedback. markets.

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Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

” I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. To me, for SCORM to move on, and for me, it is time as well, a few things have to happen: Customer buy-in. What about SCORM 2004 3rd edition? 2004 3rd edition. and 2004 (3rd edition) go? . or 2004 (3rd or 4th edition), at least in my opinion. SCORM 2004 4th edition.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

” I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. To me, for SCORM to move on, and for me, it is time as well, a few things have to happen: Customer buy-in. What about SCORM 2004 3rd edition? 2004 3rd edition. and 2004 (3rd edition) go? . or 2004 (3rd or 4th edition), at least in my opinion. SCORM 2004 4th edition.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

Just to set the context, corporate MOOCs can serve different purposes some of which are listed below: On-board new employees Self-directed development Build talent pipeline Workplace and on-the-job training Brand marketing Collaboration and innovation Train channel partners and customers While creating MOOCs for each of the goals above require different design decisions and approaches, there are some fundamental requirements that are common to all types of MOOCs.

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