Virtual Classroom Adoption – The Four Stages of Change

InSync Training

Adopting, and excelling at, the virtual classroom is much more about attitudinal change than it is about implementing technology. Organizations spend more time worrying about firewalls, security, hardware, and software (important topics all) than they think about adoption and usability. Ultimately, people need to BELIEVE that the virtual classroom will work.

Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall

Tony Karrer

What is it about people in corporate learning that they feel the need to perpetuate the attitude of servitude it seems all learners must adopt. I did suggest that they would either use a Wiki behind the firewall or use a password protected Wiki - because that's where the work product goes. If it's captured in a system inside the corporate firewall, it won't go outside.


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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. Again, this may not be true for a hosted LMS, but in case of behind-the-firewall option you may have to face such situations.

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Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Social technologies are going to take time to be adopted, just like it too years before people thought email. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore.

Shaping an eLearning Solution

Zephyr Learning

Accessing secure servers for outside the company’s firewall was always a difficult task and in addition the fact that we needed a browser based device with us at all times was also problematic! By impact I am referring to: Learning : How successful was the learning, was there wide spread adoption, were there any issues with the content, methodologies or delivery approach, how was the learning intervention different from the past – especially if this is a new approach to learning?

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

At times, managers and executives are keen to develop a social learning culture , but all employees may not be very motivated to adopt it, especially the introvert, shy and under-confident ones. Issues like firewalls and security may be major concerns when you launch an enterprise-wide social learning project. Ticking off these challenges one by one should be a great start towards adopting social learning.

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

acts in the consumer space as opposed to when it's adopted in the enterprise. And there certainly is an issue of adoption inside corporations. I've talked about adoption of web 2.0 tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal The main points across these posts are: Adoption is first and foremost based on personal value (or more accurately perceived usefulness ).

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world. Here are a few developments we think we’ll witness this year: Wider adoption of mobile learning in workplaces to improve productivity. Adoption of Business App Stores within organizations to help employees work smarter.

The Promise Of 3D Learning

Upside Learning

Why then is there such a gap between technology development and adoption by the L&D community? Off-the-cuff, I think there are some definite reasons this is happening: System cost/cost of development – It isn’t budget friendly to implement a ‘behind the firewall’ system that allows for collaborative 3D. Only the early adopters with deep pockets have potential to deploy such systems.

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes Work PLEs internet futures and social relations Jay Cross - Nonsense from Stephen Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall Stephen Downes Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion Jay Cross - Semantics & the first place Personal Work and Learning Environments PLEs are power tools Be the Node The Psychology and Skills of Personal Learning Environments Stephen Downes PLEase Stop Corporations aren't Allowed to be Personal This has made me wonder.

Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?


That’s pretty darn impressive considering the impact on other programs and agencies in US Government alone, and that it’s seen so much adoption. Going back over a year, however, there are a couple of case studies that have undoubtedly been influential in the adoption of the Experience API we’re seeing now (and both of the following examples are in Michigan… just to point it out for reasons that will be obvious in a few weeks… more teasing). Getting Started.

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Cyber Security Sales Training: The Future of the Industry


You can measure time in terms of how quickly a solution can be implemented and tweaked, or how long it takes for employees to tackle the learning curve associated with adopting new technologies. Every industry implements sales training.

Leveraging Digital Publishing Platforms with DRM for Secured Content Distribution


Organizations that are still hesitant in adopting formal, cloud-based software to share files may find their staff and learners use free services and personal accounts to distribute content.

A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership


None of us standards nerds are used to the market so quickly adopting what we create. This success comes with a sharp edge: it’s exactly the meteoric adoption of what the spec is today that will slow down getting to everything else on the above list. That’s absolutely not the case, and continuing on the path we’re currently on will keep adoption from growing, and limit the true impact of what we’ve begun to do.

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Monotonous to Fascinating: Changing Employee Training Module


This is cloud-hosted, some of the microservices can actually iterate what we call Omprem, behind the firewall. So, they adapted in the firewall which communicates with the client systems with the clouds. Why would enterprise adopt your solution? Training used to mean boring, but what if you play a game and get trained on a particular niche! Technology has revolutionized our daily lives and so the training.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

Adoption. If you have a population of learners who have already adopted tools (such as blogging and social bookmarking) for themselves that are different than the corporate tool (the LMS) do you ask them to move? If your population has not adopted a tool yet, do you have a responsibility to the individual to show them tools that can live beyond their engagement at the company? It makes sense in many of these cases to keep it inside the firewall.

How an LXP can Improve Product Training Success

Origin Fractal LXP

Research from the report Gauging Value: Answering the Training/Adoption Question finds that: 68% of trained customers use products more often. Learning material can be safely accessed offline and remotely, outside of a corporate firewall. The need for Product Training.



The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world. Here are a few developments we think we’ll witness this year: Wider adoption of mobile learning in workplaces to improve productivity. Adoption of Business App Stores within organizations to help employees work smarter. Wider adoption of the 70:20:10 framework for organizational development.

The Importance of People in Risk Management

Unicorn Training

However, firewalls, encryption and anti-viruses will only get you so far. Two months onIf it isn’t happening already, we’re at the point post-GDPR deadline where organizations will perform compliance audits around their new policies, processes and procedures to understand if and how they are being adopted across the business.One question all organizations should ask is ‘If the ICO knock on the door now, would they see us delivering effective cyber and data protection awareness training?’

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

He mentioned that big names like HP, Symantec, BT, IBM, Westinghouse, Cisco, and CA are some of the organizations who are successfully adopting Informal Learning tools & models. Dylan shared some key points to consider while working out a solution. - Is your provider BB Enterprise Server Ready. - Best way to activate users. - Where will the firewall be. - Hosting arrangements. - How would you manage enrollments. - Would you allow self enrollments.

What came first, Covid-19, or the desire for remote working? And what comes next?


Replicated real-world environments can simulate any network topography, from switches and firewalls, to hypervisors through nested virtualization. Have you noticed how adaptable many companies have been during the past few months since the outbreak of Covid-19?

What is an LXP – The Definitive Guide

Origin Fractal LXP

A Learning Experience Platform is a learning platform adopted by organizations to infuse learning to their employees by putting the learners at the front and center. A Learning Experience Platform is cloud-based and functions outside the firewall too.

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LMS: Strategy or Tool?

Upside Learning

LMS is a fairly common and used (or over-used) phrase in eLearning parlance and means, primarily a software system that allows customers to do a few or many things when it comes to adopting eLearning as a part of the overall Learning strategy. Related posts: Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

Adoption. If you have a population of learners who have already adopted tools (such as blogging and social bookmarking) for themselves that are different than the corporate tool (the LMS) do you ask them to move? If your population has not adopted a tool yet, do you have a responsibility to the individual to show them tools that can live beyond their engagement at the company? It makes sense in many of these cases to keep it inside the firewall.

Top 5 Cloud Management Challenges And Tips to Overcome Them

Hurix Digital

Earlier, most of the enterprises used corporate firewalls to keep their sensitive data safe and secure. Adopting a tight security protection protocol that includes training the internal IT staff on security issues and how to handle them.

Cybertech Global 2020 Cybersecurity Conference – What we can expect to see in Tel Aviv


Cloud adoption is mainstream – and expect plenty of discussion around this topic. A former Amazon employee was able to steal 100 million consumer credit applications by exploiting a minor misconfiguration in a firewall to launch a server-side request forgery attack.

An Introduction to the Enterprise Quiz Builder From ProProfs


Also, our network is protected by an enterprise-class firewall, and all ProProfs plans include remote data backups to keep your data safe.

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Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Learnscape architects have implemented miniature versions of the internet behind corporate firewalls that provide all of these things, from peer-rated FAQs to wizards, on-line help desks, and best practices repositories. Jay does speak to this in his post, but I'm not sure that the adoption of Enterprise 2.0 Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. I've been a long-time believer in EPSS and ePerformance.

Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall. This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care).

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. So while the session focused on organizational adoption, it likely was the case that you should look for targeted adoption opportunities.

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What will be 2014’s biggest Extinction Events for L&D? (part two)

Saffron Interactive

Jon Kennard, who is Editor at Training Zone, thinks that it’s firewalls which will finally perish in, well, walls of fire. He’s also not so sure we’ll hang on to that umbrella term, ‘e-learning’: “Would it be too optimistic to think that there will be an industry-wide move to bring down firewalls and lift internet restrictions on employees in 2014? It’s probably time to abandon those New Year’s Resolutions….Researchers

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

Though learning solutions providers make large claims about m-learning, only a few organizations are coming forward to adopt it because of the possible threats. Installing genuine/authorized anti-virus software programs with frequent updates, firewalls activation can keep your mobile learning systems safe from attacks. Anywhere, anytime, on-the-go learning has become a reality due to mobile learning.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

When an organization’s data, information, platforms, and services are housed in the cloud and outside the corporate firewall, employees have more facile access to their information and will be more free to work at times and places of their choosing. The nature of how workers interact and network will change with adoption of collaborative cloud-based applications.

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Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Rather, it must integrate with other functional and business systems, as well as other tools and resources that “live” inside and outside of your organization’s firewall. For example, most organizations expect financial benefits from streamlined administrative processes, improved content development efficiency, broader member adoption and increased per-member purchases.

Why eLearning in the finance industry is very important


With internet based eLearning you can deploy your courses in a tightly controlled manner, providing fine-grained access only to the right employees and securing the whole thing behind your company’s firewall or VPN. For a fast-paced, knowledge-driven industry like finance, where training is a matter of survival, adopting eLearning is a no-brainer. Banking.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Thus, whenever I say you "should" be using this tool, I really mean you should try this tool out and consider adopting it. You need to understand your choices, try new methods and tools and adopting practices that improve your work and learning skills. Slow and steady - adopt practices and tools in a slow, steady, measured way. Assess your adoption as you go.

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

I recommend adopting their tools and their security mechanisms. I will say that sometimes companies get it a bit wrong when it comes to leveraging existing sites to create value that extends beyond the firewall. For example, having a robust group and network on LinkedIn can be quite valuable when you have employees who should be able to reach outside the firewall for expertise and can leverage LinkedIn to find internal expertise as well.

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When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?


While public Cloud services are fine for most business cases and have been adopted by companies and organizations big and small, they are far from the only option that you’ve got. Plus, you get to decide the exact security options , firewall configuration, etc., Few things illustrate the fast pace of change in the IT industry better than the enterprise data center.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Things start with consumers and are later adopted by corporations. 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. Mainframes evolved into personal computers. The space program put men on the moon and gave us Tang for breakfast.

Why Academic Publishing is Destroying Civilization

Usable Learning

And I fear it will fall in to the adoption chasm if the bigger publishers and services don’t get on board. 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).