Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

2) How did you develop the idea for the product? 3) How is Lucid Meetings different from other meeting software such as GoTo Meetings, Saba’s Centra or Adobe Connect?

Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training?

Clive on Learning

First off, it’s worth noting that Saba does not seem to have been suffering like so many of its competitors through the downturn: It gained 113 new customers in 2010, which was a record year. As Saba point out, even if the tools are right, it’s still down to customers themselves as to whether they allow a free-flow, bottom-up learning culture to flourish, or whether they stick with the formal and top-down.

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Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

This was accomplished using Bupa’s Saba Centra virtual classroom platform. Production values play second fiddle to simplicity and effectiveness.

Dispelling the LMS Myth

eLearning 24-7

Web conferencing or chat rooms – I know it might come as a shock but WebEx was alive and in full mode in 2000 and so was Centra – remember them? Customized skinning – albeit in today’s market there are some vendors who charge for skins – disgusting! Some misguided vendors whose products are heavily geared toward something other than learning and who want people to believe that end of the LMS is near, so why use it?

LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Director, Product Strategy who is responsible for Saba’s Social Media strategy about their product “ Saba Social.&#. A: Ben Willis- Saba has had social & collaborative capabilities in our product suite for a very long while (since 2004 and the 3.x Saba Social is a productivity tool designed to engage employees & customers, build connected corporate communities and accelerate high-quality knowledge exchange.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Study Methodology: Studied Adobe customer base -- how using the product and how they might like to be using it. Saba and Centra) WebEx is partnering with an LMS provider as will Adobe [link] Rapid Development Trend How do you expect the % of informal usage to change over 2 years?" People have an expectation to produce content more quickly -- this drives productivity. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.