How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

As a personal learning tool, Twitter is great but it’s a public platform and what you share on it is available to everyone, some organizations may need tools which can be installed behind their firewalls (Laconica, Yonkly) or that is available as a secure private service (Yammer).

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

deploys worlds in the cloud as software as a service and firewalled worlds using our "harmony" deployment system based on Windows Hyper-V with a focus on customer support and custom development. Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out.

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The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Upside Learning

There are three ways in which you can use an open source LMS: Go to a vendor who has rebranded, modified the open source LMS as its own and provides managed hosting services on that or also deploys behind the firewall.

Eight Tips for LMS Implementation

Upside Learning

We looked at a series of things focusing on the right way to go about open source LMS , in case you are switching to a new LMS system , the critical consideration on how to decide between hosted and behind-the-firewall option , and even a few tips on what not to do while selecting an LMS.

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3 Rs of Smarter Training Design: Reuse, Recycle, Renew

Mindflash

Or, what if your intranet security firewalls make linking from online training impossible? With many training and development departments stretched thin or nearly non-existent, the task of creating new online training is daunting enough.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Source: Predictions for Corporate Learning & Training 2010 by Bersin.

Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

What if I want to use the course content or part of the course content to teach employees or partners behind the firewall. First, likely the course is being provided only behind your firewall. As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I’m exploring whether Open Content can be used by for-profit companies. And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: The Pros Have It, The Others Don't

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

And you would generate FlashHelp if you were worried about DHTML limitations for browsers and platforms and high-security firewall issues.

Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?

MakingBetter

The Experience API is just one technology — the first of a larger architecture we proposed to the Center for National Research Initiatives back in 2010. Getting Started.

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Can we talk?

Learning with e's

The Chinese people are finding their own ways around the 'Great Firewall of China', sidestepping filters, using proxy servers to gain access to the sites and ideas its government is trying to suppress. Tags: The Spectator firewall China Newsweek Google

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging On December 28, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart During 2010 I used my two blogs (Jane's Pick of the Day and Social Media for Working and Learning ) to reflect on the impact of social media on learning,  the changing shape of workplace learning, as well as my own use of social media for professional use. 

What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.

Kapp Notes

OLIVE is one of the only enterprise-grade, virtual world technology solutions available today that is capable of providing private, secure, persistent three-dimensional (3-D) environments behind or in front of firewalls. 2) SAIC was purchased back in Feb, 2010.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers.

Five Tips on 3D eLearning and Training Courtesy of VenueGen

Kapp Notes

Offer an Alternative For Sound Many users do not have a headset or are behind firewalls that do not allow them to connect to the Voice Over IP channel required for most virtual worlds.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

Dozens of LMS vendors, had typos on their web pages, zero screens of the system, links that went nowhere and two kicked up my Firewall warning of possible privacy collection and one had a Trojan Horse (I use a hardcore firewall and A/V). We live in a global marketplace. Global. We seek to enrich our end users with engaging course content, solid LMSs that are easy to use, navigate and meet our needs.

I can’t get in, they can’t get out

Spark Your Interest

One thing that I’ve noticed over the past few months is the challenge that an organization firewall presents for someone like me. I’m not an employee, or a long term contractor, just a short term consultant, so my clients can’t always invite me to collaborate using their internal tool. Nor are they allowed to install any kind of plug-in to use an alternate tool, like Skype.

Abstracts and Enterprise 2.0

Clive on Learning

Anyway, I know what the key benefits are of employing ‘emergent social software platforms' within the firewall, how to counter the most common objections, and how to make a success of implementation. I was recently given a copy of Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0 Harvard Business Press, 2009) by Martin Baker from LM Matters. I sat down to skim read it on the train – the one hour trip from London to Brighton is usually enough.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. I just read a great post by Dan Pontefract - SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway? You can access a WebEx recording of the presentation here: https://nethope.webex.com/nethope/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

The virtual world of Whyville, aimed at providing an educational virtual world for kids, turned 11 years old in March 2010. million to The Make-A-Wish Foundation in February 2010. The majority of these actions will be completed by March 31, 2010. From Second Life Takes Virtual Reality Behind the Firewall at IBM, Navy A virtual egg sold for $69,000 US dollars in the MMORPG of Planet Calypso. Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Just as the Google Search Appliance enables companies to find needles in haystacks behind their firewalls, Wave is likely to replace lots of wikis and content management systems. I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers.

Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’re afraid of the “anyone can access our stuff” nature of YouTube or Facebook, consider behind-the firewall solutions. Microsoft has introduced a podcasting capability in its 2010 version of Sharepoint.

SCORM Cloud

eLearning 24-7

Can download your SCORM courses from the “cloud&# to go into your LMS/LCMS (open source/vendor or proprietary – hosted on your own server – behind your firewall, on your vendor’s server or on any server on the net or wherever). This is the WordPress.org, which requires you to have your own server on the net – hosted – example Godaddy.com, behind a firewall. Company: Rustici Software Public beta is available on May 21st, 2010.

10 Social Media Rebuttals

Clark Quinn

That’s a risk with all IT, and your IT department should block that at the firewall. Jane Hart posted a tongue-in-cheek video by Ron Desi of 10 reasons why you should not have social media in the organization, and is collecting rebuttals. I figured I should weigh in, so as not to be left out ;), but I’ll go on and list 10 reasons why you should want social media in your organization that aren’t aligned with the reasons not to! But first, the rebuttal: 10.

LMS Spotlight: Topyx

eLearning Weekly

Maybe all the options inspired 100% of 2010 Topyx clients to stay with Topyx. award for Best Social Learning Software for two years in row, 2009 and 2010. As part of my research on LMS options, I found one that is so inexpensive that it still boggles my brain.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers. Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean? SAAS: Software as a Service. The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers.

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers. Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean? SAAS: Software as a Service. The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers.

If you build it, will they come?

eLearning 24-7

I can test if the e-mail will get through firewalls or spam filters. Many people believe that once they have implemented their LMS/LCMS that everyone will come running to use the system. Nothing could be farther than the truth. Worse they assume that if it is “mandatory&# everyone is going to access it because it is required. Thus creating a marketing strategy while you are working on/implementing your LMS is essential to build an audience and expand for future growth.

Online Workspaces with Acrobat.com

Take an e-Learning Break

No more sending out e-mails with multiple attachments to teams or individuals outside of your firewall. Easily distribute and collaborate on a set of documents related to a project. Sign up for a free account to try it out: five PDF conversions total, three person web conferencing, online office applications and forum-based support. Check it out: [link

Web feats 7: Videosharing

Learning with e's

If you can get around the school firewall (many schools block videosharing services) here are some things to consider: YouTube in particular has a reputation as a breeding ground for abuse, and seems to attract its fair share of mindless idiots.

Giving up control

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

They’re worried about secrets slipping over Chinese walls and firewalls. In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning).

Saffron organises social media workshop for charities

Spicy Learning

Taking place on Thursday 29 July 2010, the workshop has been designed to help charity and community organisations overcome the challenges they face with social media and to learn more about using the various platforms to enhance their services. Problems with firewalls preventing access. Social media is a hot topic in all industries and businesses nowadays.

Why Academic Publishing is Destroying Civilization

Usable Learning

This is so clearly a business model that hasn’t woken up and smelled the new millennium, and I think it’s getting worse, not better (a lot of things that wouldn’t have been firewalled a few years ago are finding their way into these expensive repositories).

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

February 14, 2010 to February 28, 2010. How professionals learn - Clive on Learning , February 23, 2010 Great summary from Clive about key factors in adult/professional learning. Elearning on a Shoestring - Produce content in 10 hours, and a budget of $ 0.0 - Free as in Freedom , February 27, 2010 Really great example of quickly pulling together a course!!! Selecting an Open-Source Online Course Development and Delivery Platform , February 16, 2010 Clayton R.