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How to Be CyberSmart in a COVID-19 World

Avilar

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month , established in 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online. Here’s how COVID is influencing cybersecurity – and what we can all do to help keep our companies, workforces, and families more cyber-secure this year.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world? Below are a few tips from a interesting whitepaper by Forterra Systems , a company that provides private, virtual world technology for the corporate, healthcare, government, education, and the entertainment industry. The main product of Forterra is OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). Working through corporate firewalls.

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5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

Developments in information technology affect every nook and corner of the business world – creating leading trends that dictate business discourse and atmosphere. These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning. The data is now analyzed in real time to create insights into business and performance. The virtual world is coming closer to the physical world with the advancement of technology.

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Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

It can be used to create a virtual environment (or world) which can be accessed through a variety of clients, on multiple protocols. Out of the box, it can be used to simulate a virtual environment with expansive spaces and customizable 3D avatars. The environment supports creating multiple 'worlds' in a single application instance. Combining in one application rich media such as 3D worlds, slideshows, videos, avatars, voice, chat, and interactive 3D objects.

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Preventing Organizational Risks with an At-Home Workforce

Interactive Services

Cyberattacks are the fastest growing crime segment in the United States and are expected to cost the world $6 trillion in losses in 2021. Cyberattacks aim to steal private information from businesses and individuals for illegal and nefarious purposes, and come in many forms such as phishing, hacking, and ransomware attempts. Online threats are nothing new, but they are certainly ramping up during the pandemic, which is creating the potential for all sorts of problems for businesses.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. I’ve also been sharing my thoughts on other blogs around the world.

7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

More than 5 billion people in the world own a mobile phone. Clearly, mobile technology is making a significant impact in our world. Some of the older smartphones may not be able to smoothly process high data loads, and some deliverables may have to be accessed through the company’s firewall, which could cause problems for devices outside the organization. The reality is that we must embrace the shorter attention span of today’s world.

What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.

Kapp Notes

The other day, I caught up with Warren Haseley at SAIC about the 3D virtual world of OLIVE (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). My role at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment (OLIVE) Business Development Manager. I support global commercial business sales, international virtual initiatives, and assist on government virtual world projects. Virtual briefing in OLIVE.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

The Cloud , in case you have been living under a rock for the past few years, refers to processing and storage run by specialized companies on their own networks, that is available for businesses to sign up for and leverage for their own needs. The obvious benefit of this kind of setup is the same as with outsourcing other aspects of your business (which is exactly what Cloud computing is: outsourcing IT operations).

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

My belief is that we are going to see lots of virtual communities created as it makes sense to aggregate outside of a local geography for common interests. People end up staying home to be able to attend virtual events. Virtual Worlds Great comment: Your number #1 point was how busy everyone is, who has time for virtual worlds??? I agree that access of virtual worlds needs to be as simple as getting into a WebEx session.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). So in the case of a LMS/LCMS, it is hosted on your vendor’s servers and can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection and a browser (that they support), anywhere in the world. Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I tried to capture things down as they were said, here are my notes: Firewalls IP Privacy / Confidentiality Security Control over Quality of Information Strict Control Over Policies – Accuracy Liability / Discoverability / Compliance Change Management – Ready for It / Culture Management Take it Seriously – Away from Work Education of Management Lack of Resources – Mobile Devices Push Back from Workforce - Adoption This is a pretty good list of commonly cited barriers.

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SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). So in the case of a LMS/LCMS, it is hosted on your vendor’s servers and can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection and a browser (that they support), anywhere in the world. Benefits versus having it on my servers (behind my firewall). What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Along the way, OnPoint was asked by one of our wireless carrier customers to provide the first enterprise mobile authoring environment supporting completely separate staging/QA and production servers but allowing for content syncing to a single, secure mobile application instance on one device – a feat tantamount to hitting one over Fenway’s Green Monster but soon realized after some cleaver programming. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In this topsy-turvy world, few things are predictable. %&#* happens. Learning is the business. That bears repeating: In the Information Age, learning is the business. Every business has a life cycle. Businesses are born, they grow, they prosper, they mature, they taper off, they die. These “strategic inflection points,” as Andy Grove calls these transitional moments, arrive when conditions change and existing businesses do not adapt.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Challenges to SMBs: resources, culture, loss of control of information, fear of loss of productivity/abuse, security. For services outside the firewall, blockage continues to be an issue driven by such barriers as organizational culture, bandwidth limitations, security issues, IT resistance, and lack of resources. Managing Wikis In Business. 3D Virtual Spaces for Learning And Collaboration.” Volume 3: Virtual Worlds.