FastCompany goes Social.Drupal-style and Visual.DanRoam-style

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As business magazines are going under (remember Business2.0) The new social network of FastCompany.com is based on the CMS Drupal. Drupal is very powerful and I've found it quite useful for many web projects. The latest FastCompany issue has been sitting on my desk for a few days now. I finally picked it up and its full of surprises. FastCompany takes a risk and goes with a new model. But before I tell you about that I wanted to point out the Article titled The Napkin Sketch.

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3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

Win over IT leadership when building your business case for learning technology. Here are 3 critical questions to ask to better prepare your learning technology business case. Make sure your vendor provides a variety of out-of-the-box integrations with your business ecosystem.

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Get to know the world of possibilities that you will have adopting Extended Enterprise Learning in your company

Paradiso

Motivate your distributor channels to promote your company profitably and train channel partners on your business sales techniques, processes, and support operations so as to strengthen relationships.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

This LMS can support large businesses with tens of thousands of learners, however, it may be too limiting for complex, large-scale implementations that serve vastly different audiences. (For An advanced Training Ops product for organizations that run training as a business.

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Jay Cross - Untitled Article

Jay Cross

The Ultimate Business Time-Saver. Results: About 20% of the small-business owners I spoke to had heard of the product, and approximately 0% could describe what it actually does. Tags: Business learning Gene Marks , 04.02.09, 02:45 PM EDT.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

eLearning Weekly , March 20, 2009 100+ More Wiki Tools and Resources , January 7, 2009 Joomla and Drupal – Open Source CMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source E-Learning Development 10: Joomla! CMS - The E-Learning Curve , November 3, 2009 Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS - The E-Learning Curve , November 2, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Top Open Source Learning Management Systems

Designing Digitally

Title: Opingo Description: Opingo is a SCORM compliant LMS that is built on Dupral for both individuals and businesses looking for an easy-to-use, highly scalable system that can be integrated into other enterprise systems.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

The self-service capability is still in place, but the business model and pricing are now geared towards disrupting the highly competitive mid/large global market. Although this only affects small businesses, it may turn off prospects who could otherwise become strong, vocal brand advocates.

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Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin

LifterLMS

Some statistics show that over 50% of small businesses that get hacked have serious effects on their business due to the downtime or damage to the company’s reputation. For many online course creators their website is their business. It can affect your business overall.

Climb your company to the top with Paradiso Enterprise Training Management System

Paradiso

How do you ensure your investment of time and resources by making a positive business impact? All these different software cost them money, while the business still remains un-streamlined, because of payment going to multiple vendors for their software licensing and support.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Fusing eLearning and eMarketing Best Practices to Achieve Your Business Objectives: By applying principles of e-marketing, Faith Legendre , Senior Global Consultant at Cisco WebEx , explains how you can optimise the success of your online training.

Top 10 tips for creating a learning website

Saffron Interactive

Just as Moodle provides provides a great starting point for an effective learning management system (and can be used ‘out of the box’ for hosting one or two courses), open source content management systems such as Drupal, Joomla and WordPress are the place to start for most website requirements. Reinventing the web is a risky business, so leave it to the professionals. More and more often, a website is part of the blend for a successful change campaign.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

We are all too busy. In fact, the top results such as Drupal and Blackboard are likely there because people are discussing how they don't really support PLEs. I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What should be in your tool set?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

And “in times like these…&# Why pay for a pricey LMS when you can Moodle or Drupal or Sakai ? Out-of-the-box Moodle holds little attraction to a busy trainer or business owner who lacks an IT staff or instructional designer. However, small businesses demand it , and require it to survive. Drupal can be a little tougher to crank up, but they're coming on stream as well.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Companies will choose best-of-breed social business software vendors for enterprise social learning deployments, not niche players Below is Gartner’s 2009 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, G00171792 [see note at end of post]. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Failure, Learning, and Success

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The new montra in the business community is fail, forward, fast. Amy Edmondson, a professor at Harvard Business School who has studied how organizations learn from failure, says managers would do well to think more like scientists. With that I get a magical installation of just about any cool open source development app I want: Moodle , Wordpress , Drupal , Mambo, Mediawiki , and many more.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

Apache Lenya - Document management, Collaboration, Compliance, records management, business process management, business rules management, retention management, indexing, search and file transfer. Drupal – One of the king kongs of CMS systems. Nuexo - Document management, collaboration, business process management, compliance, records management – another slick product.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

Nobody, if they want to stay in business. In today’s market there is no reason to buy a product that requires you to do a full customization, either on the front end, back end or entire system, unless – you decided to go with an open source solution such as Moodle or Drupal, where you need that extensive customization. We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

She is in a graduate school program and is a great self-directed learner: I’m learning about things like instructional theories, learning theories, how to tie learning to performance, how to tie learning to business requirements, and ways to measure all these things. Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games

Mark Oehlert

We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 4: A Basket of Stuff | Main | GDC Update 6: Game Studies Download 3.0

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

Why Ideals are the New Business Models - HarvardBusiness.org , March 13, 2009. Ten Important Business Trends , May 12, 2009. Drupal for Education and E-Learning , January 12, 2009. The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0

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