INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice


There are some tools that every business, no matter the industry or size, cannot live without. Each sporting different features, benefits, and drawbacks, Microsoft Word , Google Docs , and LibreOffice are all contenders for the document software in your office and personal life.

mLearning Presentations using Google Docs

mLearning Trends

A RT from Tim Martin at the Elearning Guild brought my attention to a blog posting by Wesley Fryer at Stormchasers about his use of Google Presentation -- part of the free cloud-based Google Docs service -- as a means of distributing mobile learning content to his ecosystem. After completing a presentation, mobile users have the option of going back into Google Docs for further collaboration options as well.

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

You are running a session on wouldn’t it be more beneficial and interesting for your people to turn to YouTube or the Google machine and find some best practices on tips that they can share? Try any one of the following tools: Google Docs.

Head to Head: INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice


There are some tools that every business, no matter the industry or size, cannot live without. Each sporting different features, benefits, and drawbacks, Microsoft Word , Google Docs , and LibreOffice are all contenders for the document software in your office and personal life.

The Rise of Cloud-Based Productivity Suites


However, as technology continues to advance, about 39 percent of businesses have decided to make the switch over to cloud-based productivity suites. According to a Skyhigh Networks ’ study, Office 365 currently stands as the most popular cloud-based productivity suite for businesses.

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

10 Travel Tips for Business Trips


Meeting with clients, visiting headquarters, looking at property, and getting together with teams are oftentimes ubiquitous travel trips all too familiar in the business world. Sometimes going on a business trip can consist of hours in windowless conference rooms.

Friday Finds: Productivity Hacks

eLearning Brothers

To be fair, it’s not exclusively a business tool or an eLearning tool. You can do the same thing with Evernote, Google Docs spreadsheets and more. IFTTT works with business apps like Yammer, Office 365, and more.

11 Zapier Workflows to Automate Your Marketing


Response: Invite them to a shared Google Doc. Slack is one such space, but even something as simple as a shared Google Doc can be enough. Marketing automation obviously saves you a lot of busy work, and it’s even beneficial for your learner if it means they receive more timely support. business sell elearningHow to use Zapier to nurture leads and offer better learner support.

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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Feedly is my RSS reader of choice since the demise of Google Reader. Google Search is one of the first places I go when I need to learn something specific or am researching courses and clients. My business website and portfolio were also built with WordPress.

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What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

I keep my notes Google Docs. Why this matters to you – keeping your notes on Evernote, OneNote or Google docs allows you to share your notes in the moment. Especially with Google docs. Up to date business cards. Google Photos! Google Docs.

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor


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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7 Reasons to Use an Authoring Tool

Gutenberg Technology

Microsoft Word and Google Docs do not have the capabilities nor do they fit the needs of an online educational publisher. Content developers can focus on the core of their business and not on the technology they are using to achieve their tasks. Other word processors do not make the grade. An authoring tool allows them to publish directly on mobile and tablet devices, and the web.

5 types of software needed for a remote workforce


Aside from guidelines for everything from setting acceptable working hours to how to control an influx of email communication, remote work places need specific software and business solutions that will allow them to work effectively from locations all across the country or world.

The 11 Best Writing Tools to Sharpen Your eLearning Course Text


Google Docs. For writing that needs group collaboration and editing, we’re big fans of Google Docs. It’s particularly handy if your business uses G Suite as your team will already have access. Writing.

The Hidden Features of Open edX Studio – Part 1


Easy insertion of external tools like Google docs and LTI-enabled tools. Blog Business hidden features open edx studioOpen edX is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.

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Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

Google. I really enjoy using Google to search images. If I need to remember who someone in a photograph is, Google will tell me about 80% of the time. I store all my files online, in Dropbox, Google Docs, and iCloud. The Learning Business Working Smarter

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. This can be an interesting quiz / test tool especially if you already use Google docs. per month, Business version is $16.67

The best strategies for including remote workers in your L&D plan


This development has allowed businesses to work with the best talent for the job and allow workers to have more flexibility, leading to better work-life balance. Remote workers are becoming a major part of the staff of many companies, especially at high-level jobs or specialist positions.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another. The organization’s ESN may support this, though (and probably unfortunately) many business units have their own tools.

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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Anyone can join up for free using their business email address and if a network for their company already exists, they will join it, if it doesn’t it will automatically be set up. 3 - Google Docs/Drive. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too.

My Second Adventure

Kapp Notes

I usually write a first draft of my script in MS Word in a three column format and then I convert it to Google Docs. Recently, I had the opportunity to do another course for

Connect LearnDash To 300+ Apps!


Today’s add-on release marks a very exciting time for everyone using LearnDash – especially those of you who have ever wanted to connect LearnDash to third party applications that you may use personally, or for your business.

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Head to Head: Collaboration vs Competition


Don''t miss eLearning Versus mLearning , Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice , State vs Private Colleges , and be sure to check back for the next post! Likewise, businesses have benefited from this mindset as well. Google Docs is no longer the only tool on the block; now sites like Doodle , WhatsApp , Popplet , Box , and more are expanding the collaboration marketplace. Business Skills Posts

SMAC and the Shift in Learning Paradigm

Origin Learning

Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) are the four pillars which are driving business innovation worldwide. So far, we have seen how businesses are using SMAC to boost sales.

Give a New Edge to E-Learning With Online Tools


Or, a laptop and your google searches? This applies to not just the education industry but anywhere learning takes place; be it a classroom, learning at home, or a business. A Better Fit for 21st-Century Businesses. All it takes is a google search.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)


That means investing in the best tools for your business. Deciding on an eLearning authoring tool is tricky business unless you know exactly what you want. Think Google Docs – multiple people working on content at the same time, without worrying about version control etc.

The Year in Learning—Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Glenda Sims and Wilco Fiers have released their long-awaited white paper (NOTE: Google doc) with their discussions and recommendations. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.”

Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation

Clark Quinn

It’s time to try to reconcile those, and propose why I think collaboration is a new business watchword. On a recent #lrnchat , a colleague shared how she was collaborating on presentations using Google Slides.

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

Up to date business cards. I know it sounds old school, but I connect with everyone from whom I collected a business card. Google Docs. Layar to scan business cards directly on my phone.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Google Drive. Google Drive is our favorite form of cloud storage here at LearnUpon. With teams working in different locations across the globe, Google Drive provides a safe and central location where all team members can access the files they need at any time. Google Calendar.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


Tool: Google Drive. What it does: Google Drive is our favorite form of cloud storage at LearnUpon. With teams working in diverse locations across the world, Google Drive provides a safe and central location where all team members can access the files they need at any time.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

” Sometimes it’s HR leadership, or business leadership or even clients who are demanding we implement these myths as truths, our role is not to sit back and blindly smile and nod but to speak up and plant the seeds to thought independence. Original Post here.

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The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts


This simplifies the learning process and is a good way to help employees learn things for business. Kenexa Learning Suite allows your people to use their mobile devices for a number of things, such as: Social software for business. Google Collaboration Tools (4.2

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

He''s starting to look for the content and can''t find a darn thing on the SharePoint site -- just loaded with docs and decks and stuff. So now they started using Google Docs. Then they started Google Plus. Can you connect back to business outcomes? These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

Many are also abandoning workstation-based software suites in favor of cloud-based collaboration platforms such as Google Docs, Microsoft Office 365, and IBM SmartCloud. How can we evolve to become more of a business partner, more in the flow of work?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Provides some real examples of how business-folk are using FB; compares Facebook (emotional attachment) to LinkedIn (static resume). But for the first time I can merge my social and business lives in ways that are not intrusive, that feel intuitive and which are both highly productive and deeply satisfying. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.