Apple missing the small picture

Clark Quinn

Apple allows cross-platform media players, whether hyperdocs (c.f. Outstart, Hot Lava, and Hybrid Learning) and media (e.g. How are these small organizations, with limited budgets, supposed to expand the markets? I’ve previously discussed the fight between Apple and Adobe about Flash (e.g. here ), but I had a realization that I think is important.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy. I think Apple will continue to be the majority player for the next year although their overall market share will continue to erode to the benefit of various Android-based alternatives.

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

Given the constant and oftentimes harsh distractions 2009 dealt us all in terms of budget cuts, canceled/postponed projects, long decision cycles, there was actually a lot of positive news and both technical and market innovations to make 2009 an outstanding year in the maturity of mobile learning. In addition, longtime mobile learning tool provider Hot Lava Software was purchased by LCMS platform provider Outstart and interest in their combined offerings was well received.