Content Controller: The latest IMS certified LTI Tool

Rustici Software

Content Controller is the latest Rustici Software product to pass the IMS Global certification testing as a certified LTI v1.3 All the previous ways we’ve implemented LTI and the evolving business cases we’ve learned regarding where the LTI standard is headed, led us to this new certification.

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Clever Tool - IM Aggregator

Bottom-Line Performance

Addicted to Facebook but you use LinkedIn for business? It allows you to control AIM, Yahoo, MSN, Facebook IM, and several other accounts. Feeling overwhelmed by the five email accounts you have? Use AIM and Yahoo Messenger with different friends? Meet one tool that can bring them all together into one place. Digsby combines email, social networking, and instant messaging in one little list off to the side of your screen.

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Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference


We may have all been drinking the same cool-aid, but at the IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Impact Conference in Toronto, there was a meeting of the minds. The IMS is at the cutting edge of web 2.0 However, of the participants actually doing it I spoke with at the IMS conference, many believe the requirements are ahead of the market and they are being forced to make decisions from a limited set of options.

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Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


Founded over a decade ago, using a Small Business Innovation Research grant provided by the U.S Quick turnaround options available for transcription, ranging from 8-hours to 3 business days. Accessibility eLearning Tools IMS Standards Instructional Design Online Learning accessibility closed captioning eLearning instructional design Section 508 user experience UX video-based learning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

» March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn

Mark Oehlert

» December 06, 2007 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn Hurry, hurry, step right up and cast your vote! Clives blog is great, so is Tonys and Wendy is a great, relative newcomer with wonderful insight into her daily worklife, Ive read Susan Smith Nashs e-Learning Queen for a while and really respect her work and while I dont know Mohamed Amine , Im sure he does great stuff too.

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Obstacles You Have to Overcome to Keep Moving Your Business Forward

Your Training Edge

Starting a business is a complex matter which requires a lot of research, effort and resources. With that in mind, here are several obstacles that you’ll have to overcome in order to keep moving your business forward and reaching some of your long-term goals. The first thing you have to do in order to place your business on the right track is to define your product/service, as well as your target audience. Finding a reliable business system.

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Cisco releases Jabber

Jane Hart

Cisco has just released Cisco Jabber “a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging (IM), voice and video, voice messaging, desktop sharing and conferencing into a single consistent experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones. Jabber provides a simple way for business workers to easily and securely find the right people, to [.].

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Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

LTI is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. Check out these articles to dive more into the strategy behind eLearning: 3 Ways eLearning Can Grow Your Business, eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D. How an eLearning Business Strategy Saves Time and Money.

Why an LMS Needs Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Functionality


This may sound like small potatoes, but to a busy employee it is significant and will make the difference between an LMS being utilized regularly or not. Our article Learning Tools Interoperability: The LMS Feature That Can Save You Money explains, “Learning Tools Interoperability can save you, a business owner, big bucks. There is no company leader that would not like his or her employees, volunteers, and members to have better online learning experiences.

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Digital Efficiency & Your Workforce


The word “digital” has been thrown around as the emerging core of how businesses will operate in the future. That may be exciting for computer programmers, but for the rest of us, how will this upgrade to digital affect our businesses and our jobs? Digitizing your business and workforce should do more than just improve revenue channels. Digital businesses have the advantage of creating new value chains and opportunities by doing things in a direct way.

Top 5 Online Certification Courses in Management

Learning Routes

With NMIMS certificate courses in these most in-demand fields, you can increase your chances of being employed by top businesses. Setting goals and objectives is considerably more crucial in business management. Manager, IM/IT Sr. Business Analyst, Incident manager, and others.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. To understand the difference between the two standards, it’s important to note that IMS and Caliper are driven by higher ed and thus of particular interest to the Educause crowd. IMS’s best known standard, LTI, allows textbook companies to package online course content and ship it with their textbooks, regardless of the implementing university’s LMS.

The ongoing work of learning standards


And then the IMS (an initiative of Educause before being spun out as an independent effort) started creating standards, as did the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the major body in the US responsible for computing standards. And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills. The idea is not to simply track data, but start relating activity data to business outcomes.

3 reasons your LMS should be LTI-compliant

Rustici Software

Corporations and enterprise-level businesses use LTI’s secure, single-sign on ecosystem to manage and administer eLearning across their organizations. And with business-focused LTI tools from Microsoft Office, Google, Zoom, Box, and more, LTI isn’t restricted to use in the higher-ed space.

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Think About It – How Important Is Reflecting On What You Have Learnt?


In “Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance,” a team of researchers from Harvard Business School, and the University of North Carolina describe the effect of reflection on learning. With the help of social network, learners now have the platform for sharing their experiences on discussions boards, through IMs or even blogs.

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Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Perhaps they lacked the required understanding of business processes, the systems used to enable these and the ‘culture’ that each company develops over time. Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. To understand the difference between the two standards, it’s important to note that IMS and Caliper are driven by higher ed and thus of particular interest to the Educause crowd. IMS’s best known standard, LTI, allows textbook companies to package online course content and ship it with their textbooks, regardless of the implementing university’s LMS.

Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Performance Improvement Blog

But the business community insists this is good for me. Instead of IM''ing each other, we''re talking in person. Leaders have to decide what kind of design will work best for their organizations given the culture that they want and the strategic goals of their businesses. Even though there is a trend toward open-space workplaces, views about the effectiveness of this design vary widely.

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Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

Conversations are the engine of business. IM chats provide an open channel to have a continuing presence. Facilitate business performance and make the environment conducive to good conversations to unleash your organization’s potential. Seriously. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler?

italki - Social Network for Language Learning

Tony Karrer

italki is an interesting website in the language learning space - which seems to be very busy these days. People find each other using the site and then connect via chat, IM, voice/Skype, etc. They provide the ability to connect with other learners who are trying to learn a language. There are other resources, but the use of a social network to find people who can help each other learn the language is a great idea.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. Im concerned that women will be excluded if such a focus is put on gaming skills -- or at least the gamer label. Im just raising some questions. I guess Im saying the focus should be less on "gaming" and more on use of new technology (social networking sites, gadgets, etc.)

Webinar Re-Cap: Demystifying LMS-AMS Integration

Blue Sky eLearn

IMS: Integrated Management System.

Benefits of Custom E-Learning Modules


E-learning has become an important part of the corporate life in many businesses. A chatbot is also referred to as a talkbot, chatterbot, Bot, IM bot, interactive agent, or Artificial Conversational Entity. It helps train new and current employees and enhances productivity and retention.

Latest in Learning Fast: edu-Twittering

Marcia Conner

” I enjoyed seeing what Howard’s reads, and the article itself reframed my thinking about IM. collaboration learning productivity elearning information sharing social business social learning social media TwitterA decade ago the hot app on everyone’s desktop was PointCast , a personalized headline service of content emblazoned across your screensaver through a pre- RSS feed. No typing required, no link to click through.

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

Featured image by Bin im Garten. Being a big believer in Technology Enabled Learning, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual. This is the fourth in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and argument against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

Digitals find it easier to conduct business from possibly anywhere. These professionals include accountants, engineers, doctors, IT professionals, consultants and others, practically doing business as they are on the go. That is where they have spent most of their time, on their phones using IM’s and SMS and on their PC’s & laptops (browsing, blogging, YouTubing, Facebook, and Twitter etc.).

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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. Even after 15 years in the technology business, I found myself at a loss to explain (let alone justify) these sorts of collaboration tools. Tags: Business learning Gene Marks , 04.02.09, 02:45 PM EDT. It’s called collaboration software, and you should be using it.

Spring Fever: How to Address Short Attention Spans in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Hopefully you’ve made it to the end of this article, and have left that email, text, IM, or other distraction to handle later!) She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. It’s April and that means spring has arrived. Teachers, professors, and training teams everywhere are watching as their students experience energy surges like no other time during the year; for many learners this spring fever translates into a high level of distraction.

How to make learners fall in love with training


You'll need some techniques to rise above the noise and distraction of multi-screen environments and break through the mix of non-stop communication platforms from email to social to IM, but again, you can not only get learning on the radar, but also make it a priority. This session offers research-backed strategies to incorporate preferences into training design and gives guidance on increasing engagement, while driving business results.

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Visionary Integration Professionals Secures Morgan Stanley Investment


VIP is an industry-leading technology firm providing tech-enabled business solutions, IT managed services, and management consulting serving both government and commercial customers nationwide. VIP partners with its clients to deploy systems that align people, processes and technology to deliver business results and accelerate strategic change. For further information about Morgan Stanley Credit Partners, visit

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. 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.

3 Revolutionary Developments Transforming the Pharmaceutical Landscape

CommLab India

According to a report released by IMS Health, by 2017, the US is likely to capture the highest share (31%) of the global market for medicines, which will reach between $1.135 trillion and $1.235 trillion. The message is loud and clear – pharmaceutical firms need to re-orient their business models to deliver the best value. Pharmaceutical companies need to ensure their sales and business activities are digital-friendly to maximize revenues.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Like Tracy Hamilton , Im enjoying the endless thought streams. Im having fun hearing the stream of peoples activities and thoughts ("ambient intimacy"), but is that all there is to it? SoulSoup sent me a link to a post hed worked up on Twitter for business. I know people consolidate and slim down ( Brent , for instance), but Im not sure Im ready for that challenge. Im cammybean on Twitter. Im still not sure how it fits me.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

Lately, work has just felt way too busy. In June, when the bags under my eyes are mile-wide, Im sure Ill be wishing for the peace and quiet of endless projects. Sometimes just to spice things up, Ill pretend Im a detective and that my work task is a mystery that needs to be solved. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, April 21, 2008 All Work And No Learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Me: Im an instructional designer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." I follow of course with “I design training for businesses…&# 9:34 AM Michelle said. I think Ill just start off with Marks "I design training for businesses." And then they think Im a flippin genius!!!!

How Digital Badges are Driving a Positive Transformation in Corporate Learning  

Origin Learning

In a couple of years, the open badges revolution would find its way to academic institutions as well as different business organizations each having various digital badges for tasks and certifications that they offered. From January 1, 2017, IMS Global Learning Consortium is handling the progress and updates to the Open Badges Project. Statista shows some incredible numbers in terms of the money being spent in the United States on training and learning. In 2012, roughly US$55.8

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

This has very little to do with eLearning - although Im sure those of you with a creative mindset could think of something! Its certainly good for a laugh on a busy morning. Given the female employee a definite day-long schedule of duties so that theyll keep busy without bothering the management for instructions every few minutes. Even though a girls husband or father may swear vociferously, shell grow to dislike a place of business where she hears too much of this.

Reminiscing over 2018 as we step into 2019

Rustici Software

I was reminiscing over the year (it’s been a big year) and I began looking at old Christmas letters for inspiration on how to best distill down a very busy year at Rustici Software. While we’ve worked with the IMS group for many years, 2018 was the year we added support for LTI as an exportable content type for our Rustici Dispatch and Content Controller products.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back. Sorry Tony, but Im going to jump into the conversation now. Dont worry though; Im sure Ill still have more to say if you do this for the Big Question for February. Im on a smaller team though, so we are basically the "one-stop shop." If Im giving someone job advice on how to get into the field of instructional design, Im still going to tell them that additional technology skills will help.