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Industry Consolidation Continues; Kaplan IT Learning Acquires Atlantic Link by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning has acquired rapid e-Learning tool provider Atlantic Link, Inc. In the third major consolidation in the e-Learning market in 2010, solutions provider Kaplan IT.

Kaplan IT Learning Showcases Atlantic Link e-Learning Solutions as SaaS at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

This new offering greatly simplifies the purchase and use of Kaplan’s Atlantic Link software, the award-winning rapid e-Learning development solution. Kaplan IT Learning will showcase a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering at DevLearn 2010, November 3 – 5 in San Francisco.

Kaplan IT Learning Showcases Atlantic Link e-Learning Solutions as SaaS at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

This new offering greatly simplifies the purchase and use of Kaplan’s Atlantic Link software, the award-winning rapid e-Learning development solution. Kaplan IT Learning will showcase a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering at DevLearn 2010, November 3 – 5 in San Francisco.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Some insightful industry analysis, surrounded by a lot of marketing speak. Im going to quote heavily from the article here, inserting my own thoughts along the way.

Assima Announces the Acquisition of Kaplan Learning Technologies by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Assima is extending its product portfolio into the mid-level market with authoring tools STT and Atlantic-Link. Development Strategies Management Strategies Tools

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

Since Captivate 5 has, questionably, limited support to AS3 only, these ineractions are not for Captivate 5, but they work great with Captivate 4, Articulate , Atlantic Link, and others. Don’t worry: no Flash is required.

Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting

Learning Visions

How about Lectora, Camtasia, Raptivity, Atlantic Link or Mohive? To learn more, go to Mass ISPI Tuesday, November 3, 2009 6:15-7:00 PM - Registration 7:00 - 7:15 PM - Chapter Business 7:15 - 8:45 PM - Program Babson College use this interactive campus map for the location [link I'm speaking at the next Mass Chapter ISPI Meeting, thanks to the always energetic Jean Marrapodi. jmarrapodi) If you're in the area, come along and help me out!

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk PointeCast www.pointecast.com Qarbon www.qarbon.com SCATE www.scate.com Udutu www.udutu.com Atlantic link scored the highest in the shoot-out. I've also added a couple of links at the bottom to other sources on eLearning Tools that might be helpful.

One prediction already on target

Clive on Learning

These products will provide further competition for two online rapid e-learning authoring tools which have already achieved good success, particularly in Europe, and that's Atlantic Link and Mohive. On January 3rd I laid out my e-learning predictions for 2008. One of these was: "We'll see more online rapid e-learning authoring environments come on the market, perhaps even open source."

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

Kaplan Learning Technologies – Atlantic Link & STT Trainer products. I was planning on writing about emerging technology and virtual worlds. However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds. What I like about conferences is the ability to see the latest products and hear the pitches from the vendors.

Confused of Brighton

Clive on Learning

Now, to arrive at a manageable number of alternatives, you have to sub-divide the market into categories: Rapid tools ( Articulate , Captivate , Atlantic Link ) as opposed to whatever the others are called ( Authorware , Lectora , etc.). Applications you install on you computer (all those mentioned above except Atlantic Link) as opposed to online services (Atlantic Link, Mohive , Alto ).

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

To-date we have tested in Articulate, ProForm, Unison, Captivate 4, Atlantic Link, Adobe Presenter, Udutu, Adobe Connect, Lectora, and Toolbook. Make your eLearning Awesome! Quickly create eLearning Interactions.

RapideL-i

Clive on Learning

In Europe, Atlantic Link and Mohive are currently the online tools of preference and both appear to be reliable and extremely easy to use. I've been taking a look at an early version of RapideL's new online e-learning authoring tool, which they are calling RapideL-i. I've previously experimented with their desktop tool, RapideL Enhance, which works with Microsoft Word to generate Flash-based courses, but this is a big step forward.

The big question: choosing tools

Clive on Learning

Good online tools include Atlantic Link and Mohive - mind you, they're not cheap. The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for July is 'how should e-learning developers choose their authoring tools given the proliferation of tools on the market?' Well, I posted on this subject just last week (see Confused of Brighton ) and even listed my own top ten tools , authoring or otherwise, in a subsequent post.

e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course -- Follow Up

Learning Visions

They've included rating scales and subjective tales of their experiences, sometimes along with links to examples. We flashed through the list and then took a closer look at these tools, along with a few examples along the way: Flash www.adobe.com/products Captivate www.adobe.com/products/captivate Articulate www.articulate.com Lectora www.lectora.com Udutu www.udutu.com Raptivity www.raptivity.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk

Application Training Programs: What's the Big Deal?

ID Reflections

Preamble The following para from Karl Kapp’s post called Yes, We Should Keep ADDIE, HPT and ISD Models is the trigger for my post. His post is an old one—almost 3 years old—yet extremely relevant in our situation today.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting

Learning Visions

How about Lectora, Camtasia, Raptivity, Atlantic Link or Mohive? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

Then I went on to show about 12 tools in more detail – some of which would probably make it onto a top ten list (Flash, Captivate, Articulate, and Lectora) – the remaining tools trying to hit at some of the other options out there (Smart Builder, eXe, Udutu, Thinking Worlds, Raptivity, Flypaper, Mohive, and Atlantic Link). After my session at ISPI earlier this week, someone commented that what would have really been useful is a list of the top 10 authoring tools in the market.

Innovation, eLearning, Ruby, & Editing Photos

Big Dog, Little Dog

Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd, argues that the landscape of e-learning has changed out of all recognition as a result of rapid e-learning authoring software. June 26, 2007. If Linux Is Not Innovative, What Is? - The Blade. How does one determine innovation in the first place? The Rise of Rapid E-Learning - Training Zone.

Save the dates

Janet Clarey

Mike Alcock, Product Specialist, Kaplan IT Learning’s Atlantic Link. (I’m Thursday, September 30, 2010. 11:00 am PDT/ 2:00 pm EDT. From Elearning! Magazine: “Tapping the Power of Collaborative Content Authoring for Creating E-learning&#. I’m moderating) Register here. Online. What it’s about: How to place eLearning development capabilities within the hands of SMEs and other contributors so as to reduce the cost of using external resources.

Adobe Summit Day 2 - Authorware and the future of e-Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Currently, they have reached out and engaged with DazzleTech, SumTotol, Eedo, Atlantic Link, Huric, Eduworks. Adobe Learning Summit I finally have an opportunity to sit and live blog.

Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations

Janet Clarey

Content Point (Atlantic Link Limited). hylOs (link lab). I’ve been slicing and dicing our Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase and doing some online research in response to a question about collaborative rapid authoring tools that developers in multiple locations can use.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

YouTube link. Organizations and Complexity , October 20, 2010 I’ve discussed this table before, but I’d like to put it all the links together to highlight what we need to do with our organizations and structures to deal with complexity. There are plenty of links to content on this, including mine, so please see the ‘related’ links at the bottom of this post for a couple. Atlantic Link (6).