The Agile Software Vendor (Part 2 – Writing Good User Stories)
APRIL 20, 2012
In our first post on agile development from January ([link] we discussed the basics of the Agile software development process and why it is good for software vendors and their customers. But, as with everything in Agile, we both simplify and specify the process. Instead of massive requirements documents that are understood only by a handful of business analysts, Agile User Stories are short, simple and easy to understand descriptions of functionality.
The lowdown on Pastiche™ 1.2 from the product developer
JULY 13, 2011
You have probably heard the (rather exciting) news of Xyleme’s new “iPad app that creates apps” - Pastiche™. We will try to keep release cycles for the Pastiche™ app short and agile with new versions to be released every 5-8 weeks and numbered with even numbers as follows: v 1.0,
‘iPadisms’ from Elliott Masie
JULY 1, 2011
Last month Xyleme had the pleasure of presenting a webinar with none other than elearning luminary Elliott Masie on “iPad, a Game Changer for Blended Learning”. They [the USDOD] want to be more agile. We need to be able to allow our content that agility.
Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready
JUNE 26, 2014
This coincides with Xyleme''s own research with our prospects and customers. Here are five steps that Xyleme customers are taking to get their learning content mobile ready: 1. Going Agile with content nuggets. The good news is that Agile is not all or nothing.
Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)
JANUARY 17, 2012
In other words, learning needs to go Agile. So how do Training Vendors help training organizations go agile: they adopt Agile Development. Part one of this series provides a simple overview of what Agile is. Agile is simple: • Build in small increments.
iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning
MARCH 25, 2010
Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Training organizations have to be agile and ready to immediately adapt to these new formats with learning content that is open and future-proofed.
The 2020 Workforce and the LMS Disconnect
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jeanne Meister for Xyleme Voices. However, before Jeanne’s hopeful predictions of the highly agile and fluid 2020 workforce connected by mobile social networks can come to fruition, the dependence on the enterprise LMS and the old modes of training delivery needs to be broken. The future does look bright, and the 2020 workforce can be quicker and more agile if we can harness the mobile social networks. By Jeffrey Katzman.
Announcing Bravais 1.2!
NOVEMBER 1, 2012
Users that have both Xyleme LCMS and Bravais have a huge advantage- consolidated analytics. From Xyleme LCMS, you can publish to multiple outputs from the same source content that can also be targetted to different audiences or applications. News Xyleme Product Announcements
FEBRUARY 12, 2011
Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Xyleme is sponsoring this experiment. Higher ground. I don’t talk much about training or learning any more.
FEBRUARY 20, 2009
Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Jay Cross is rethinking the agile instructional design approaches and expands on some fresh ideas in his very interesting blog posting ” Agile instructional design ”. “ She is Xylemes VP of Marketing, writes a lot about XML, learns a tremendous amount from the training community and hopes she’s adding some insight.
Automagically discover best content every day
NOVEMBER 25, 2011
Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments. Working Smarter Daily is sponsored through the generosity of Xyleme. In a buzz session at DevLearn this year, I described how Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to choose and display a fresh selection of relevant articles every morning. It’s also a dynamite research tool; you can search articles by topic, author, and/or timeframe.
Managing Multiple Learning Managment Systems - The High Cost of Choice
JUNE 25, 2013
This was the thinking when Xyleme set out to solve for our clients: the pervasive problems faced due to separate and manual uploads of SCORM courses to one or more LMS. In close collaboration with these customers, and leveraging an agile development process , the Bravais Cloud Player was born.