A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about? New eBook about Agile Courseware creation.

Alizz Islamic Bank partners with Impelsys to enhance digital learning courseware for its employees

Impelsys

a leading technology company providing digital products and services to publishers, education providers and enterprises worldwide has entered into a business partnership with Alizz Islamic Bank, one of Oman’s first full-fledged Islamic banks. Under the partnership, Impelsys will design and create digital learning courseware in multiple banking modules, to be used for corporate learning at the bank. Impelsys Inc.,

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Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

“ The internal combustion engines removed the profession of coachmen, and made passengers the drivers, and then today, cars that drive themselves…There will be a generation one day that asks their grandfathers, “what does driving mean”, and a generation that asks (perhaps) “what does knowing mean. ” ― Sugata Mitra. This, clubbed with the need for creative thinking to solve our business problems of today, is making us re-think the role of learning at workplaces. QUOTE. “

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Phoenix Financial Training, Dubai joins hands with Impelsys to impart innovative digital courses to support professional financial qualifications in ACCA, CIMA, CFA, and CMA

Impelsys

a market leader in digital publishing and EdTech (Educational Technology) solutions today announced a business partnership with Phoenix Financial Training Ltd., With iPC Scholar and Impelsys’ digital courseware development practice we can now extend our reach across the globe” says James Winder, Project and New Markets Manager at Phoenix FT. Digital Courseware News and Announcements Online Learning Technology digital courseware Enterprise Learning online learning

AWESOME QUOTES ON THE EVOLVING NATURE OF LEARNING

Learnnovators

The internal combustion engines removed the profession of coachmen, and made passengers the drivers, and then today, cars that drive themselves…There will be a generation one day that asks their grandfathers, “what does driving mean”, and a generation that asks (perhaps) “what does knowing mean. ” ? This, clubbed with the need for creative thinking to solve our business problems of today, is making us re-think the role of learning at workplaces. QUOTE. “

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Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Pt2

Wonderful Brain

Whenever you’re asked for the strategy of this courseware or how it fits within the strategic vision of our corporate long-range plan – get out the shovel. 8. Rightsize, downsize, best shore, offshore, outsource, optimize, redeploy, downshift, re-engineer. In the learning business, we tend to suffer early – and when training budgets start to be trimmed think of the canary in the coalmine. We don’t thank people much in online courseware – I don’t know why, we just don’t.

How to close skill gaps in your organization ?

Origin Learning

When businesses witness good growth even amidst tough global market conditions, there are a set of challenges that come to the fore. The brief was clear – training engineers and craft personnel at the customer and its customer sites on specialized skillsets needed for taking advantage of the growth opportunities. To achieve business goals, it was necessary to chart out a plan that was workable in the near term.

Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

Each has dedicated product management and engineering teams, making that product the best it can be for its market. They’ve used our LMS for a few years, and recently they needed security courseware for their third-party vendors , like taxi and food service providers. And even digital services companies like Facebook are starting to face regulatory challenges, as a result of Congress examining their business practices.

Unique LMS Requirements for Online Training Providers

Inquisiq

Lack of experience selling or promoting eLearning courseware is limiting growth. features a rapid, site-cloning feature allowing you to setup an LMS for a specific customer with pre-populated settings and courseware content. allows the option for public course catalogs to enhance search engine results. offers a flexible eCommerce shopping cart for courseware purchases and enrollments.

Digital Transformation Of Automobile Sector With Enterprise Learning Management System

G-Cube

Digitization has led to huge revolutions that occur across different business aspects. To handle such challenges, organizations use enterprise learning management system to enable technology-driven learning and improve business productivity. Automobile industry requires its workforce to have practical knowledge about vehicle engineering, operations and servicing. E-courseware can be designed per customized training needs.

What exactly does an E-Learning Manager do?

E-Learning Provocateur

Like “Product Manager” or “Business Analyst”, the nuts & bolts of what you do can vary widely from organisation to organisation – from the code monkey who really should be a software engineer, to the strategic consultant who really should be a politician, to everything and anything in between. • Courseware development. • Courseware testing.

How to Keep E-Learners Engaged

Origin Learning

With so many rapid authoring tools and multimedia software available, it is natural for you to want to make your courseware attractive and interactive. For example, if you are an engineering organization, and you embed an animation about how a cooling tower works to the non-technical staff such as the HR of your company, they are likely to lose interest because they may perceive the information as ‘irrelevant’ to their work.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

John was also co-founder and lead engineer at BocaSoft, a software utility creation company. John holds a BS degree in electrical engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. This session will explore the business value behind learning ecosystems. You will explore the technology shifts, business drivers, use cases, and examples of business outcomes of learning ecosystem solutions. About key business drivers for a learning ecosystem.

How to design exciting, engaging and immersive technical training?

Origin Learning

Engineering and manufacturing businesses generally fall under the old-economy tag making even the process of hiring difficult. So, with business expansion leading to exploring and tapping newer opportunities in newer geographies it is but obvious that newer and additional challenges come to the fore. Let us take the case of a transportation conglomerate, which is in the business of locomotives that operate in over 50 countries.

40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

Only a team of superb talent can move your business ahead of the competition. Advantage Performance Group connects with a three-pronged market: corporate leaders, sellers, and businesses. Need a sales team for a startup or a rapidly growing business? AltiSales specializes in helping businesses design, improve, and scale top-notch sales organizations. The company’s courseware and solutions are used in more than 50 countries and have been translated in 15 languages.

Information Overload: The Plague of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

To keep up with customers, many business leaders have recognized that having great products isn’t enough. In interviews conducted with CEOs and other business leaders, my team and I asked the question, “What do you think you get from the money you spend on your support? There are new technologies to navigate, new processes to engineer and adopt and entirely new conversations that need to take place at work and with customers. The world has changed.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's the evidence:  Four leading courseware development tools have adopted the specification, putting the creation of xAPI statements within reach of the average elearning instructional designer/developer.   Real world example:  ZingTrain, the training and consulting arm of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses, is building customer service training modules for their employees and to sell to their clients.

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EdApp: The External Learning Solution of the Year

Ed App

The awards celebrate: “…exceptional individuals whose imagination and creativity have broken new ground in L&D globally over the last 12 months, and the brands and businesses that have transformed the possibilities of learning today. Our translation engine enables global organisations to deploy courseware in multiple languages at scale.

Our Journey to Impact – EdApp X UNITAR launch Educate All

Ed App

Engineering attention turned to bandwidth concerns and limited coverage issues, looking at how we can scale into these areas. The initiative will open up the EdApp mobile learning platform for millions of people all over the world and provide free access to high impact courseware to advance their knowledge of sustainability, leadership, business skills and more. . Darren Winterford, CEO.

5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

It provides offline features along with in-depth analysis to track your employees’ courseware consumption. Pricing: After understanding your business requirements, Kitaboo offers a free customized demo. The assessment engines, file repositories, and survey engines help you keep track of everything. Training your employees is not just about ticking something off your to-do list. It’s about inspiring your employees to contribute to the organizational goals.

8 Questions to Answer for Impressive PowerPoint Presentations

eLearning Brothers

Before I developed a huge passion for presentations and visual communications, I worked as an instructional designer for telecommunications courseware. We had to work with SMEs, usually engineers, to pick their brains to help them structure and put on paper all the knowledge required by technicians in the field. That was not always an easy task, but luckily, we could rely on various processes to help us.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: The Hottest Tech Skills & Certifications for 2018

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  According to DICE, here are some of the fastest-growing tech sectors:   Application Service Provider: A business providing computer-based services to customers over a network, such as access to a particular software application using a standard protocol (such as HTTP). Kevin, who is the author and publisher of the “A+ Study Hall’ electronic courseware, which includes practice testing, received his A+ Certification in 1997 while owning a small computer service company. 

5 Outstanding Benefits Of WordPress for eLearning Website Development

Ayatas

WordPress is the best CMS platform which is used extensively for developing websites of any type, size, and business. For better organic visits, traffic, visibility and conversion rates from search engines to your website. Business Generating Source. Course Management is made easy with popular free and paid WordPress LMS plugins like Learn Dash , WP Courseware, LearnPress and more.

5 Outstanding Benefits Of WordPress for eLearning Website Development

Ayatas

WordPress is the best CMS platform which is used extensively for developing websites of any type, size, and business. For better organic visits, traffic, visibility and conversion rates from search engines to your website. Business Generating Source. Course Management is made easy with popular free and paid WordPress LMS plugins like Learn Dash , WP Courseware, LearnPress and more.

GeT Real Experts – Rick Feineis

Global eTraining

Rick is a subject matter and technical expert at Global eTraining who has trained thousands of architects, engineers, and designers from locations across the globe over the past 25+ years. I have been developing courseware for over 20 years – first with written training manuals and progressing to online with video, text, and audio. My company did not carry self-paced training for the first few years that we were in business.

UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

It looks like EduNeering, the leader in compliance-based learning has been acquired by UL, a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services. Award-winning solution enables compliance, risk mitigation, workflow automation and improved business performance for FDA-regulated organizations.

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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Shape Our Learning In The Future

Ed App

Technology and innovation has been the driving force behind our accelerated progress and growth since the start of this millennium, and has been continuously disrupting age-old business models for the better. With AI-powered learning becoming a full-fledged billion dollar industry in the future, the market will be flooded with courseware that will still be developed by humans, most of whom will be freelancers (freelancing is set to overtake full-time employment by near-about 2025).

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

Designed specifically to cater to eLearning courseware designed for use in the aviation industry, the standards were adopted by course-providers to create eLearning content for all industries. As people juggle busy schedules at work, relationships, and family commitments; expecting people to sit together in one room for a long training session facilitated by an instructor is proving cumbersome for organizations. Will I need to build a course recommendation engine?

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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

It looks like EduNeering, the leader in compliance-based learning has been acquired by UL, a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services. Award-winning solution enables compliance, risk mitigation, workflow automation and improved business performance for FDA-regulated organizations.

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Instructional Designer (ID): Teachers helping Teachers

Ed App

IDs will be designing and providing the courses, courseware, learning tools which the teachers use to do their job. It has roots in both systems engineering and the behaviourism elements of psychology , but by far the most intriguing origin story comes from World War 2. You can read more on how your business can be boosted with etraining here. Some people may think that there’s no difference between a teacher and an Instructional Designer.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

Wiley Acquires Knewton, a Provider of Affordable Courseware and Adaptive Learning Technology. This year, talent-suite LMS vendors will still focus on employee-specific business needs, while the rest of the LMS industry feasts on an abundance of extended enterprise opportunities. So, what business wouldn’t want to achieve measurable benefits like these? In other words, a training business can scale rapidly without incurring any incremental licensing costs.

eLearning Authoring Tool

Tony Karrer

Lectora has a long way to go before it reaches the flexibility and efficiency of a courseware framework (XML > core media > engine). An eLearning authoring tool will provide consistent sustainability for courseware output. Which tool will still be in business in 5 years? Looking back at my post about eLearning Authoring Tools - and particularly whether custom or off-the-shelf is the way to go, I've been interested in seeing the varied response.

CASE Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

Being the trusted leader in professional development for school administrators, CASE hoped to leverage a Learning Management System (LMS) to make its offerings more affordable and more accessible by limiting or removing travel and by providing more convenient options for the busy professionals it serves. Download the CASE Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

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DMA Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

There were five areas in particular where DMA sought improvement over their existing learning management platform and provider: better communication and prompt technical and customer support, the ability to stream video-based courseware, multilingual courses, integration with iMIS, their association management system (AMS), and an integrated course catalog and eCommerce shopping cart. Download the DMA Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

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Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

Jeff describes himself as a practitioner who has completed analysis and design projects such as basic, multi-engine and rotary wing pilot training, maintenance training systems, and maintenance training simulator design, prototyping and development. The reason was that the implementations were not being driven by a business problem, but rather by the coolness of the technology. A narrow view of the Business model is sufficient. Relevancy and business are key here.