Save Yourself Time and Money--Before Implementing a Virtual World, Do an Analysis

Kapp Notes

Jumping into a virtual world can provide a competitive advantage, facilitate collaboration and provide virtual role-plays across the enterprise but, if a careful analysis is not done before taking the leap into virtual worlds, disaster could loom. Here is some advice (and a sneak peak at content from Learning in 3D ) that you should follow in terms of analysis. To help ensure success, an analysis must be performed prior to launching into a virtual world learning experience.

Penetration Testing – Types, Stages and Vulnerabilities

Hurix Digital

Where web application security is concerned, penetration testing is used to improve a web application firewall (WAF). This is done using Static analysis and Dynamic Analysis. . In static analysis, an application’s code is inspected to estimate the way it behaves while running.


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How to have result-oriented virtual learning?

Creativ Technologies

Therefore, they don’t need to install antivirus software on their PCs whose firewall will manage all the incoming traffic. Hence, learning about the technology is like doing a capabilities analysis. Elearning is the demand of the hour.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 1

Superb Learning

The key to getting started (and ultimately selecting the platform that suits you) is in through some thorough analysis and design of how VILT will be used as part of your learning strategy. Which webinar platform do I use?


4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

More than 2 years back, I had carried out a SWOT analysis of the LMS to get some understanding on the LMS scenario. Gone are the days when having your own staff running your own servers behind your own firewall provided a sense of security and control.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.


L&D opportunities shouldn’t be limited to when employees are at a desk, behind a firewall, or logged into an e-learning platform. They say life’s a journey. The same is true for learning. We’re always learning (at least, we should be) – especially at work.

The Smart Worker : recognises she learns to do her job as she does her job

Jane Hart

And by using these tools they are also frequently by-passing the L&D and IT departments, as my analysis of the Top 100 Tools 2010 activity, Top tools for learning, emerging trends , pointed out. This is the 6th post in a series of postings on how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning – to one that supports the wider needs of Smart Workers in the organisation.

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Employees Avoiding Corporate Barriers

Nick Leffler

Even a barrier as small as needing to sign into a firewall is big enough to make an employee avoid security measures. Organizations need to do a thorough analysis of the cost of securing their network, the true cost. This is a story that is close to me because I see employees avoiding corporate barriers every day. I’ve seen what command and control leads to and it’s not good for anybody, organization or employee.

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


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. No human, or even team of humans, can stay ahead of all the analysis that is required.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.


L&D opportunities shouldn’t be limited to when employees are at a desk, behind a firewall, or logged into an e-learning platform. They say life’s a journey. The same is true for learning. We’re always learning (at least, we should be) – especially at work.

2009 Predictions, Remembrance and Challenges

Kapp Notes

ASTD's Big Question for January is, again, a series of questions. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year? What are your major plans for the year? What predictions do you have for the year? First a little reflection. This year has been a busy year as my consulting has been more active than any previous year.

Data Migration Testing: Strategy, Types and Challenges

Hurix Digital

A thorough analysis of the old and the new systems is warranted so that test cases can be planned and designed accordingly. Business risk analysis and possible errors analysis : Business Risk Analysis involves stakeholders (Business Analyst, Architects, Product Owners, Test Manager, Business Owner etc.,) Possible Error Analysis’ using ‘ Error Guessing Approaches’ is conducted and then tests need to be designed around these errors to resolve them during testing.

5 Implicit Signs That Your Virtual Classroom Is Set Up To Fail

Obsidian Learning

Warning Sign #1: You Haven’t Performed a Thorough Analysis of Available Technology. If not, can they access the training from their personal devices if it’s housed behind the company’s firewall? Is your organization prepared to make the leap to virtual training?

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. It is very similar to how you would host software behind your own firewall, but it’s located in someone else’s hosted data center. If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value.

What is an LXP – The Definitive Guide

Origin Fractal LXP

A Learning Experience Platform is cloud-based and functions outside the firewall too. From training the sales team, product training, prospecting tools, and resources, market analysis, and metrics – the LXP covers a gamut of offerings that would appeal to any selling organization.

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5 Leading Enterprise File Sync and Share Providers


In the above image, the ‘Sales Cycle Analysis’ file could be a Google Drive file hosted on Bigtincan.

Shrinking LMS Implementation Fees Drive Market Expansion

Talented Learning

Firewalls, server sizing, bandwidth, database preference, historical data migrations, customizations and integrations were complex and problematic. For more analysis on this topic, see my second post in this series: “ LMS Implementation Pricing — Take Two “ Thanks for reading! Market analysis, trends, observations on employee, channel and customer learning technology?

Got Skills Gaps? Partner Up

CLO Magazine

Bring those folks in to help do a gap analysis around what we have, what do we need, and then to start making connections. I’m very uncomfortable with that firewall that can sometimes exist between the “pure” education and business; like, somehow, we shouldn’t be engaging with one another.

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Why Academic Publishing is Destroying Civilization

Usable Learning

And that’s a very conservative estimate based just on personal usage – I’ve worked on client projects where I could have happily justified expensing the purchase of a dozen articles as part of the research/analysis phase, but not at $30 a pop (especially since you frequently don’t know if the article is useful until you can see it).

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

A big barrier for too many organizations is simply getting access outside the firewall especially access to social media. Needs Analysis - Help an eLearning Brother Out. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Monday, June 13, 2011. Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ. Over at the Learning Circuits Blog the Big Question is "How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?"

IT Doesn’t Matter. Business processes do

Jay Cross

Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), the melding of ERP, SCM, CRM, PLM, and what-not into one all-encompassing application, is a major step forward, but it doesn’t link the organization with those outside the firewall such as partners and suppliers. Training value analysis. Ten years ago this May a journalist named Nick Carr stirred up a ruckus with an article in Harvard Business Review claiming that IT Doesn’t Matter.

How Video-Based Learning Impacts the Future of Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

That’s what learners are used to, what they know is possible, what they expect…outside the corporate firewall. Inside the corporate firewall, it’s a different story. But the future is coming soon inside a firewall near you. . It’s classic analysis and design.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. I am encouraging companies to consider using private versions behind their firewalls for dynamic knowledge management. Higher ground. I don’t talk much about training or learning any more. You can train people but they may or may not learn. Training often fizzles. Learning is better than training, but learning is not enough to make sure the job gets done.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Theoretically, your Workscape — the realm where you’ll be wielding your influence on performance and learning — could stretch way beyond your firewall to include nearly everyone the organization interacts with. Nurturing the Workscape requires competencies such as business problem analysis, collaboration experts, community managers, and moxie. Your Workscape is everything in your organization except the training department.

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How to Create an Imagination Station

CLO Magazine

” Invent better memos: Every idea proffered to Amazon executives must be in the form of a six-page, prose style analysis of the issue. They cite as an example a team that needed software which was blocked by the company’s firewall, so the team tunneled past IT to access it for their project. These days when anyone bangs the drum “Be innovative!” it sounds like a parent telling us to clean our room.

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How WordPress Professionals Can Provide Recurring Revenue Services at Scale with Victor Drover


We struggled for a long time for, do we want to become like a security company that is doing security research and think there would be a firewall and all those things like that. We’d do a checksum analysis to make sure they’re unchanged.

Search and You Shall Find

CLO Magazine

Ask IT for an aggregated analysis of how employee segments use search engines. Can IT provide an analysis of how searches are used differently by diverse categories of workers or even by individuals in learning programs? They can get to internal search engines and databases only from a corporate device behind the firewall, but some workers cannot get to certain databases from personal devices. Search is ubiquitous, but an underutilized development strategy.

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Moving beyond threaded e-mail and videoconferencing, future collaborative tools will combine historical data, predictive analysis and real-time discussion to create a decision-making process that is more rapid and better informed. Content analysis tools will make it easier to identify relevant experience and expertise. Training” extends outside the firewall. Frustrated by firewalls, many employees shifted training activities to their homes.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The hunger for proprietary knowledge does not stop at the firewall. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School, and has subsequently studied instructional design, systems analysis, programming, leadership, information architecture, decision-making, direct marketing, and design. Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning offers a great “state of the field” analysis of change pressures and tools/methods available as a response. 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. Best of eLearning Learning.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

For services outside the firewall, blockage continues to be an issue driven by such barriers as organizational culture, bandwidth limitations, security issues, IT resistance, and lack of resources. Life Science Informatics Trends Analysis for Community College Program Builders. Virtual Worlds for Learning: An Analysis in the Use of Immersive Environments for Training. Virtual Worlds for Learning: An Analysis of Eight Immersive Learning Platforms.