Remove Authoring Tools Remove Consulting Remove Create Remove Microsoft

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? If I am an authoring tool vendor, I would explore what is happening in the authoring tool market, what my product looks like, how I can make it better for my target audience and what do I see or others I trust see the e-learning space is heading. . Assessment tool. SaaS tool.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 2) Collaboration Tool Offers. Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work Solutions. Course Authoring and Delivery. 2) COLLABORATION TOOL OFFERS. via Microsoft Teams.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

GE TV: Craig Weiss on the Future of the LMS and Authoring Tools Markets

Growth Engineering

At E-Learning 24/7, Craig acts as an eLearning analyst, advisor and consultant for buyers and suppliers alike. Where the authoring tools industry will head over the next 12 months. Craig is the CEO of E-Learning 24/7 , where he acts as an eLearning analyst, advisor and consultant for buyers and suppliers alike. These are small bits of courses, content that can be created. I always use Microsoft Excel as an example.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning.

Holiday Wish List for Corporate Training Professionals: Part 4 - Software for Content Creation

Litmos

Digital media is easy to create, publish, edit, update, and consume around the world. But before any course can be made, the media must first be created. Applications for Creating Training Content. This list is all about software. But I won't be including authoring tools or other systems. We used to create course packages that included multimedia elements. This is a list of the applications that I find useful in creating training content.

mLearning Testing Tools & Methods

mLearning Trends

As active practitioners and consultants for enterprise mobile learning initiatives, a frequent question we get asked is “What kinds of tools can you recommend to help us test our mLearning content before we release it to our mobile workers?” And this may mean that full and comprehensive testing can take you as long as the content authoring effort itself – at least for simple content! My physical mobile devices and virtual tools for testing include: a.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. Be sure to know the company behind the tool.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. Business intelligence tools are not new. By leveraging technologies like AI, machine learning and the xAPI standard, innovative analytics tools are making it possible to measure learning in ways that create significant business value. Many organizations already have solid tools like Tableau and Microsoft Power BI.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

Others say it’s become nothing more than a back-office administrative tool. Learning Technologies Group (LTG) recently acquired PeopleFluent , NetDimensions , LEO Learning , Rustici Software , Watershed LRS , Gomo Learning and others to offer a robust talent suite based on standalone solutions. • ASSOCIATION LEARNING. 6) Integrated Content Authoring Joins the Modern LMS. UPDATE: Intra-LMS authoring continues to improve.

JANE HART – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT JANE HART: Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) – one of the world’s leading websites on learning trends, technologies and tools. After all, L&D can’t create everything everyone needs at work or prepare them for the future.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

We’ve created an LMS requirements checklist for you so that you can, as easily as possible, land on the right LMS for the learning experience your audience needs. Getting buy-in from higher-ups for LMS and other learning software can be challenging. Authoring tools.

Guide 141

Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

Infopro Learning

Many instructional design professionals that I have consulted with here at InfoPro Learning are still shackled to the idea that formal training should last hours at a time, and should be instructor-led. Microlearning content comprises short instructional videos that focus on specific topics, and ideally, these videos can be accessed by learners just-in-time so they can be leveraged as performance support tools rather than formal training tools. Formal Training Status Quo.

RapideL-i

Clive on Learning

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. I would have no hesitation for reaching for one of these tools if I was working on a project alone.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. Be sure to know the company behind the tool.

27+ Best WordPress Development Companies Based on their Specialization, Location and Cost

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Providing everything from digital strategy and WordPress development services to design services and technical consultation, Trew knowledge is a top-tier full-service WordPress development agency. Strategy & Consultation. Marketing Consulting and Management. Consulting.

Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

Infopro Learning

Many instructional design professionals that I have consulted with here at InfoPro Learning are still shackled to the idea that formal training should last hours at a time, and should be instructor-led. Microlearning content comprises short instructional videos that focus on specific topics, and ideally, these videos can be accessed by learners just-in-time so they can be leveraged as performance support tools rather than formal training tools. Formal Training Status Quo.

Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

HR consultant Insperity notes that investing in employees’ education sends the message that you care about them. Many sites offer courses on a wide variety of topics, from using productivity software like Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative Suite to data analysis to magazine design. A senior employee who enjoys sharing her expertise may be interested in creating custom e-learning courses. More engaged employees help to create a better work environment.

What to Expect in a Channel Partner LMS

Talented Learning

As an independent learning tech consultant, I know it pays to choose a system that fulfills your unique partner training requirements. That’s one reason why you’ll want to create groups of users whose individual profiles can be dynamically updated as needed. Tools to manage and document OJT activities and. Creating great learning content can be time-consuming and expensive. 4) Intra-LMS Authoring. Web traffic analysis tools, like Google Analytics.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

The system that provides this infrastructure is generically called a Learning Management System (LMS) and is a software program or web application that you will either develop or purchase. The development of the SCORM specification is essentially what has allowed the e-Learning industry to make a clean division between LMS solutions and content/authoring solutions. New SCORM compliant content authoring tools.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

eLearningArt

PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. Below you’ll see responses from some amazing PowerPoint gurus, including: top authors, speakers, instructors, bloggers, and even a handful of PowerPoint MVPs and Microsoft employees! She is one of only 12 Microsoft designated PowerPoint MVPs in the United States and is the author of one of the most popular blogs on the web. So make sure you have a message before you begin creating your slides.

Why So Many Learners Are Absent?

BranchTrack

But are we using L&D tools that are all about the learner, or that are all about themselves? The Learning and Development Tools Time Machine Let’s pop into a time machine, or even look around our corporate spaces, and we will see some L&D tools that present information in a linear way. Today, Microsoft holds 95% of the presentation software market, and 30 million presentations are created every day. Go for ready to go tools.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

Top 10 LMS systems

Ed App

Just sign up and get right to creating your courses within minutes. You can create your own custom courseware or use pre-built courses. It’s a full-service eLearning company, so it doesn’t just leave you to set up your learning environment by simply utilizing their tools.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

It’s a tool, like any other, that can be over-used, under-used, used poorly, or used well. Teach Trainees How to Fish – Don’t create new tools when trainees just need to know how to use the existing tools better. Try using low-cost communication tools like email, posters, or if the higher-ups are really stuck on a formal “training solution,&# create a simple job-aid or a checklist to increase awareness and keep trainees on their toes.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Adobe Captivate in the Mobile Authoring category this year and the Best Simulation category last year. >> Rapid integration with enterprise and HR software. You can literally begin creating your courses in minutes. com/software/smarter workforce/. SumTotal Talent offers the ability to discover hidden talent and capabilities within your current workforce and provide tools to help all of your people be more productive. Tools.

Is L&D Ready for “The New Learning Era”?

Learning Wire

All the while they had to deal with new remote-working challenges, like dealing with uncertainty, staying healthy, home-schooling children, finding the best home office environment, and staying connected through digital tools. The use of digital communication tools in the learning process, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Webex, has exploded. This implies a new ecosystem, where all relevant tools are integrated to enable formal, social and workplace learning; Make or buy?

WebEx 63

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

TechSmith Camtasia

Owner of Softwarecasa.com and marketing consultant. We’ll talk with two “Tweeteorologists” about how they use visual and social tools for weather forecasting. Facebook marketing expert, speaker, and author. Software test specialist at TechSmith. Topic: Snagit for software testing 1:00 pm. Founder of Common Craft and author of The Art of Explanation – Making Your Ideas, Products and Services Easier to Understand.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Technology, methodologies, consultancy services and content design all have their places. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:30PM – 5:30PM PT: Speed Dating L&D Tech Tools (Free for members) You don’t have to be geeky to jazz up your courses with some new and easy tech. as she introduces tools to help you engage the audience, create awesome materials, and save time doing it. But how do you create a compelling story out of a few memories and anecdotes?

Free 58

AI-as-a-Service: The Next Big Thing in Business Tech?

Talented Learning

Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. Combining the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model with AI services can bring the power of artificial intelligence to the masses without a hefty price tag. Amazon , Google , IBM and Microsoft are major players in the AI-as-a-Service race.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later. Authoring Tools Will Evolve. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

Insights from a presentation master: Q&A with Echo Swinford

BrightCarbon

Echo Swinford, the one-woman team behind presentation consultancy Echosvoice , has been a PowerPoint MVP since 2000. She’s President of the Presentation Guild, an author, and a templates master! You started out in a medical education environment and just a few years later you were a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP – what did that journey look like? I convinced her to let me create the slides. We consider ourselves software agnostic: we like to support all those programs.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! After earning a graduate degree in instructional technology two decades ago, I began creating e-learning content (before it was called “e-learning”) to support high-tech and telecom channel partners. So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning.

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. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Tools?

Web 103

Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020

Elucidat

These are the types of questions we ask of ourselves all the time, and with the Learning at Large podcast we started asking them of other people too: consultants to CLOs, HR leaders to CEOs. giving managers and experts the opportunity and tools – like Elucidat – to author elearning directly. We don’t want to create a belief that the knowledge is what makes it possible. Co-author – Stephanie Karolis. In 2019 Elucidat launched the Learning at Large podcast.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

It’s a tool, like any other, that can be over-used, under-used, used poorly, or used well. Teach Trainees How to Fish – Don’t create new tools when trainees just need to know how to use the existing tools better. Try using low-cost communication tools like email, posters, or if the higher-ups are really stuck on a formal “training solution,&# create a simple job-aid or a checklist to increase awareness and keep trainees on their toes.

The Value of a Virtual Academy

CLO Magazine

When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks.

Presentation Tips from 21 Experts

eLearningArt

Below you’ll see responses from some amazing presentation authors, consultants, professors, bloggers and PowerPoint MVPs! It creates a metric against which you can compare the outcome of what you say. Com[e] up with a strong, sound…design first, then build that design (no matter the tool). Microsoft recently released some amazing 3D animations to use with their 3D models in PowerPoint 365. Do you want to design better presentations?

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

True, mobile apps are harder to create and to support but the value derived from an installed app proves far more beneficial and powerful for the typical enterprise customer, especially those looking to support their own defined workforces versus a broad general audience. Authoring Tools Will Evolve.

Elearning Thought Leaders: Tom Kuhlmann

eLearning Weekly

Elearning professionals are creating tutorials on Screenr and starting conversations that allow us all to benefit from perspectives and ideas only available through the kind of networking Articulate and Kuhlmann have established. How is it that you have such a lead in this area compared to other authoring software companies and other companies in general? eLW: What are some of Articulate’s challenges when developing software for elearning?