Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

This meant only three or four respondents were citing these trends as tools or tactics in their talent development toolkits: Computer-based training (CD-ROMs). However, managerial training remains a constant as does compliance, product, and process training.

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A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


According to wikipedia:“If computerized automation increased factory production, it could do the same for academic instruction.”. Mailing CD-ROM courses to offices around the world was significantly cheaper than regularly sending instructors to the same sites.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition. It changed our product development, marketing, sales and customer support. Product development. It actually connected sales directly to our product development.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. If a customer service agent has had to sit through dry lecture videos that were filmed ten years ago, which are now online, that may be their image of eLearning.”

The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle


Since the advent of e-learning, Macromedia products were popular, and enormous quantities of content were generated using platforms like Director and Flash. Director died alongside CD-ROMs, taking Shockwave with it, but Flash hung around. . Custom Content Services.

The Various Modes of E-learning for Corporate Training

CommLab India

CD-ROM based learning. Today, eLearning has come a long way from CD-ROM to mobile-based learning. A few of them include product sales training and HR training. Custom ELearning. Is there a way to train global employees with minimal costs?

We're pleased to announce another record year for us!

Unicorn Training

12 months earlier – for the financial year 2016-17, a period in which new strategic partnerships with specialist content developers MicroLearn and Video Arts were secured and we also opened our new Brighton officeAn award-winning yearWe have remained free from the short-term demands of the City or private equity investors which has been an important factor in our sustained growth, enabling us to plan long term and reinvest profits in product improvement and services to meet our customer needs.

What is eLearning?


It’s also used by organizations to train their partners and customers to increase adoption, retention, and ultimately, revenue. Your employees will also benefit from a safer, more productive workplace. Customer Training. Improves Performance and Productivity.

It is great to have that startup feeling again

Challenge to Learn

In this post I will explain why that is so special and why that is so important to us and to our customers. The first edition of Easygenerator was a CD-ROM tool based on Authorware. But what does this mean for us and for our customers? Customer focused.

Lectora 12 Just Released—It’s the Best Lectora Yet!


Select from a built-in gallery of textures, choose from 26 default gradient styles, customize your own gradient or select an image from the Media Library to design a distinctive button or shape. Publish titles for offline use to distribute on external media such as CD-ROMs and flash drives.

7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course


In the good old days, they were mailed directly to your door in the form of a CD-ROM. However, there must be a foundation they can build on, such as a customized eLearning plan. Self-paced eLearning courses put trainees in charge of their eLearning experience.

What is SaaS?

Growth Engineering

So a SaaS product is installed and hosted within a single place – this network of servers. Customers can then access it from their devices by using a web browser, or an app, without having to install the full product and host all of the data themselves.

“What’s holding L&D back is actually L&D”

Sponge UK

I’d not attended for more than a decade, back in the heady days of CD-Rom, the end of multi-media and the start of elearning. I think we need to bring some of that external thinking around what we do with our customers into L&D.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

The year kicked off with lots of potential, lots of excitement in the air and lots of customers gearing up to purchase new systems, despite global economic woes. CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device.

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Q&A With a Learning Experience Design Pro: Our Newest Rockstar, Marty Rosenheck

eLearning Brothers

I got a little bored with it because back then it mostly used CD-ROMs and things like that. Zach Batty: Marty, you pioneer a product called the TREK Learning Experience Manager. And so we built that tool for a few of our customers and then decided, “Hey, you know what?

The Evolution of L&D Tracking


Though L&D may not be the flashiest of topics compared to creating shiny new products, it has risen sharply in priority worldwide. billion in total value from products and services, yet, these solutions might soon be edged out of the lead spot. Times have continued to change though: We’ve already witnessed a major shift at the beginning of the millennium from CD ROMs to online coursework, and then in the last few years to short form videos and micro learning content.

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What goes round: video and learning

Clive on Learning

I was introduced to the dubious joys of computing back in 1980, by a video engineer that I had employed to set up and run a production studio within the training department for which I was responsible.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. CRM (Customer Relationship Management). It helps you improve your profitability and retain customers. Customer Training.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He went on to co-found Epic, one of the UK’s major producers of custom e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Clive: These were exciting times with a lot of innovation and a succession of technologies from videodisc to CD-ROM to the Internet. ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & & Fastrak Consulting Ltd.):

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Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modification, roleplay, certification, CD-ROM, sensitivity training.

$1 million e-learning no more…


We were creating CD-ROM based training for service technicians. Now-a-days it’s about getting something up quickly that is the right content, in the right size to the right device so employees and customers can do what they need to do. For example, let’s say that you’re teaching a technical product. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

We produced loads of CBTs -- delivered on CD ROM. I was one of the few in my program that had media production, programming, graphics design, and web skills. We cater to local customers and accept international projects. Would it not be better for us to consider what the customer is asking for and then working with that information come up with a viable approach that in the end meets the needs of the learners?

Breakthrough eLearning: Simulations: Keeping It Real!

Breakthrough eLearning

JC: The precursor to EC was created for CD-ROM in 1996-1997. Chief among the new products are high fidelity business simulations - games that are meeting the increasing need for rapid Executive Development.