Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. For whatever reason, getting “just-as-good” alternatives is something of a hobby of mine. issues tracking. Issues-tracking: Lighthouse. The time tracking is well done, but the other features are merely so-so.

The SharePoint Advantages and Disadvantages You Need to Know

Continu

There are certainly benefits to using Microsoft’s system. Integration with Microsoft Office. And because SharePoint is part of Microsoft Office, it integrates perfectly with them. Here’s a sample of the things you can do: Check out documents, see who’s worked on them, and track changes across collaborators. If you need to keep track of who’s doing what with which documents (and when they’re doing it), SharePoint is a solid solution.

The 11 Best Writing Tools to Sharpen Your eLearning Course Text

LearnUpon

Most importantly, everyone is working from an up-to-date document so there’s no need for version tracking or risk of people accessing out of date drafts. Microsoft Word. Paste in the word you want to find synonyms for and it throws you back loads of alternatives. Writing.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

The many levels of project management that Trello offers – including cards, lists, and boards – makes it easy to coordinate input and track the status of different tasks. IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading. Tool: Microsoft Office Suite.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. request, such as IBM or Microsoft. are switching between devices, alternating between.

How technology is changing training in the airline industry

Litmos

Virtual reality is beginning to offer an alternative to physical flight simulators. Japan Airlines is using Microsoft’s HoloLens , a mixed reality application, to train flight crew as co-pilots. The aviation industry is facing a major personnel shortage.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

However the advent of AIR for mobile provides an alternative here: - I t opens up possibilities of porting same solution across all supporting devices with some minor tweaks (like changing routines for accessing some device specific features). -

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Trello makes it easier to coordinate everyone’s input and track the status of different tasks. Its simplicity makes it all the more likely you’ll add and track tasks, improving your productivity. Microsoft Office Suite. Google Docs provides an alternative to Microsoft Office.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Operating systems manufactures like Microsoft, Ubuntu, and Apple all tired of the overhead in keeping their systems secure with frequent patches, and Flash has developed a poor security reputation as a result. In LearnUpon, we offer customers alternatives to using Flash for video content.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

I’m not just talking about small companies here: Nike, Microsoft, SAP, Samsung, Deloitte—these are just some of the organizations that have introduced game elements into their training programs.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

For Storyline, the device is an iPad or a PC (running Microsoft Windows®) or a Mac®. A LMS is typically a remotely-hosted system that requires an Internet connection to launch and track the content.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

For example, when developers obtain IT certification from Amazon, Cisco, Oracle or Microsoft, these credentials qualify them to earn more for their expertise. 2) Alternative Product Strategy. If you follow my LMS trends updates , you know that customer training is where the action is.

Why We’re Excited About Open edX Hawthorn

Appsembler

Updates range from improved learner progress tracking and video optimization, to easier formatting and GDPR compliance features. Learner progress tracking and Completion API. One of the first challenges that Hawthorn tackles is learner progress tracking.

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Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

If they need to know how to add a signature to an email in Microsoft Outlook, there are around 38,000 videos on YouTube that will show them how. Alternatively, you can look for more effective alternatives to the options your learners are already using.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

These systems help organizations strategically track, organize and analyze customer and prospect interactions — including training. Salesforce , Microsoft Dynamics , Oracle Fusion and SugarCRM are the most common CRMs integrated with learning platforms.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

Example: Microsoft Excel for Business Intelligence. LMS helps you keep track of everything. It lets you track the progress of your learners. As an alternative, you can come up with your blended technique. Keep tracking your progress. Do you have the skill to teach? Are you interested in teaching linear thinking and binary logic? Are you good at programming? Do you have expertise in economics or management or any other subject? Don’t know how to go about?

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Alternatively, some LMS cloud vendors integrate with third-party ecommerce sites such as Shopify and Magento to deliver ultra-professional storefronts with a full breadth of ecommerce capability. The most common CRM integrations are with Salesforce.com and Microsoft Dynamics.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Hide and reveal background fill and an alternative example using T agxedo. Get more out of the free images you get from Microsoft Office. Create a torn image effect and an alternative approach. Combine animations in PowerPoint with an alternative version.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading. That simplicity makes it all the more likely you’ll add and track tasks, putting your to do list to the best use. Tool: Microsoft Office Suite.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

I think Bots will be a valuable addition to our digital toolkit to support, encourage and keep people on track with applying their learning. I’d like us to ditch happy sheets and start tracking useful data and metrics. What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends?

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Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Plus offers: Automatically generates alternative versions to reduce cheating. Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word.

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Will Artificial Intelligence bring real smarts to eLearning?

eFront

After all, isn’t AI a new, or at least a relatively recent, development, pioneered by such technological advances such as IBM’s Watson, Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Google’s TensorFlow, and the like? Intelligence seems to be making a comeback.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

Explore what-ifs and alternative histories for projects in which you’ve been involved. When a risky project fails, don’t scramble to cover your tracks or look around to see who you can blame. The Microsoft Garage resides in Bill Gates’ old office and serves as a space for employees in any role to work on innovative projects.

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Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

If you have a word or phrase running throughout your presentation that needs changing, type it into the Find dialogue box and type your alternate into the Replace box. A way to see the word count for your presentation is to click File > Download as > Microsoft PowerPoint (.pptx)

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

Alternatives to ILT events The Internet has not only changed the way we communicate but also our concept of 'freely available'. These turbulent economic times have not been kind to two of the large publishers of catalogues and journals - Reader's Digest and Learning Tree International.

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Training Workers to Use Software Systems with Screen Recording Software Programs

Convergence Training

And if you’re anything like me, today you’ll be using a lot more software, too: Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word, plus maybe PowerPoint depending on how the day goes. For example, in many cases, job applicants already have the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) down.

Apprenticeships – E-Learning, OJT or Immersive learning?

eLearning 24-7

The program provides these individuals with an alternative way to learn skills with in various professions. The track record on government saying one thing and then actually implementing with the appropriate funding across the board is horrific. I am likely going to shock you.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2

TalentLMS

In smaller organizations, where fewer people are responsible for all aspects of the training program, including budgeting, Excel can help you track down training-related expenses, course effectiveness (e.g. per month as part of a subscription to Microsoft’s Office 365 program.

HTML5 content enters new era

Aptara

This is a significant moment for the Flash alternative and brings up inevitable questions about what to do next. As the blog post pointed out, it also just means fewer updates to keep track of - always a good thing. HTML5 content enters new era.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

The system will perform all of the management, tracking, reporting, and administrative functionality. The e-Learning industry has developed several specifications of its own whose goal is to allow courseware to be “plugged” into any LMS so that it can be properly launched and tracked. For example, some tools are good at creating training for software applications, while others are designed to convert Microsoft PowerPoint presentations into SCORM-compliant training modules.

Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Communication between members has been enriched by the use of monthly webinars and by the collaborative tools provided by Microsoft SharePoint. Alternatively, employees can direct questions to Knowledge Management who will endeavour to track down an expert capable of providing an answer.

10 Steps to Running an Engaging eLearning Webinar

LearnUpon

Most commonly for a webinar, slides are used to present the content – Google Slides, Microsoft Word or Keynote are all good options. Alternatively, for non-designers, Canva is a handy tool for creating visually pleasing presentations. Webinars are a remarkable resource.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Communication between members has been enriched by the use of monthly webinars and by the collaborative tools provided by Microsoft SharePoint. Alternatively, employees can direct questions to Knowledge Management who will endeavour to track down an expert capable of providing an answer.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the technologies to create, deploy and manage HTML5-based mobile web apps will greatly improve in 2012 but I don't feel they will mature to the point they can replace all native apps – at least in most of the primary enterprise use cases for learning that’s managed and tracked.