The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Cloud computing , while it has been around for a long time, is showing huge impact today. “In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. The OpenStack project intended to help organizations offer cloud-computing services running on standard hardware. Communities of professionals collaborating and cooperating to learn together will be on the rise.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Cloud computing , while it has been around for a long time, is showing huge impact today. “In In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. The OpenStack project intended to help organizations offer cloud-computing services running on standard hardware. Communities of professionals collaborating and cooperating to learn together will be on the rise.

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Podcast 23: Open Source LMS Advantages – With Lars Hyland of Totara

Talented Learning

EPISODE 23 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Open source development methodologies are rapidly transforming every corner of the software community. With an open source LMS, you also gain access to a community of technical and business experts who are committed to advancing the platform. This growth is very much driven by our expert partner network, which now includes about 100 organizations, worldwide. It can be set-up in a cloud or on-premise – wherever you wish.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content and collected through Learning Management Systems (LMS), Content Management Systems (CMS) and other media, including social networks via which the learners interact with our learning programs. In this new multi-device-learning world that we live in, our learners spend most of their time in front of multiple screens – a computer, laptop, smart phone, tablet, etc.

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content and collected through Learning Management Systems (LMS), Content Management Systems (CMS) and other media, including social networks via which the learners interact with our learning programs. In this new multi-device-learning world that we live in, our learners spend most of their time in front of multiple screens – a computer, laptop, smart phone, tablet, etc.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Many of the blogs I follow are part of the eLearningLearning community. Tagged either under Development Tools or Cloud. When it comes to free cloud apps, I also share them on my blog's Free Cloud Apps page. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud Computing

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Cloud computing , while it has been around for a long time, is showing huge impact today. " In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. The OpenStack project intended to help organizations offer cloud-computing services running on standard hardware. Communities of professionals collaborating and cooperating to learn together will be on the rise. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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Top 10 Cloud Management Tools for Your Business

Hurix Digital

The cloud computing industry has been growing steadily over the years, and with its evolution, businesses are adapting and becoming more agile. Cloud computing industry uses various tools for managing hybrid, public, and private cloud environments. RackSpace Cloud.

4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

Cloud computing is emerging as an inexpensive, quick and efficient way of delivering training through LMS. The future LMS will increasingly be run on cloud for its agile, flexible and economic characteristics. The PLE that would know learners’ interests and gaps in knowledge and skills and proactively suggest new information, courses, social communities and network for consideration. (I

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: Where do you see Lectora in the cloud computing scenario? What are the advantages of the cloud model? Eric: Several of our products take advantage of cloud computing, including Lectora Express – The Easy LMS and Lectora Online. There’s no lengthy installation and no hassles with this cloud-based LMS, plus it hosts everything for you. Cloud computing is also operating-system-neutral. And it’s all free to the Lectora community!

mLearning: The Latest Trends and Why You Should Care

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Some of these trends include: the explosion of mobile device adoption, growth of location-based services and location-aware networks, surge in social media adoption and participation, growth in cloud computing and the continuation of travel-reluctant companies that are embracing eLearning, mLearning and online training more and more as a way to save on training costs. Let your learner community help steer the direction and cater to their current mobile skillset and behavior.

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Embracing Elearning: CIASTD Keynote

Bottom-Line Performance

It was a fabulous event, and we were lucky to have David Anderson, Community Manager of Articulate, as the keynote. The 2009 Horizon Report says that cloud computing and mobile technology will be the big new items this year, but we’re still struggling with the basics. Two or three years ago, we just started hearing about blogs, wikis, and social networks; now the majority are involved in at least one of the three.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Cloud Computing. Cloud computing refers to delivering capabilities as an online service accessed from a web browser. The number of applications and services that rely on cloud computing seem to be growing exponentially, impacting both the development and delivery of online learning. Also, Open Source software often has a large and supportive community. The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances.

Instructional Design in the VUCA World

ID Reflections

With the advent of big shifts and disruptive technology in the shape of Social, Mobile Computing, Cloud Computing and Big Data, all the old notions of work are falling apart. Depending on the need of the hour, users can access any end of the spectrum -- taking full-fledged training programs if they feel the need, or connecting and collaborating on the social network to solve their work challenges.

THE EVOLUTION OF LEARNING

Origin Learning

The term personal learning environment (PLE) describes the tools, communities, and services that constitute the individual educational platforms learners use to direct their own learning and pursue educational goals. In practice, a PLE is more holistic than a network- it’s an environment with a more complicated interplay of technologies like social learning, eLearning, mobile learning and cloud computing to uncomplicate the process of learning.

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Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: Where do you see Lectora in the cloud computing scenario? What are the advantages of the cloud model? Eric: Several of our products take advantage of cloud computing, including Lectora Express – The Easy LMS and Lectora Online. There’s no lengthy installation and no hassles with this cloud-based LMS, plus it hosts everything for you. Cloud computing is also operating-system-neutral. And it’s all free to the Lectora community!

Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

www.upsidelearning.com

From Content to Community: The changing face of L&D by Jane Hart. A few things that I really like about the Dare2Share platform are: - There is a tag cloud presented in the right panel (similar to what you see on this blog) which helps users select their areas of interest. Goes on to show that the fears of people posting inappropriate content on social networks are really baseless. What Cloud Computing means for Learning by Stuart Lauchlan.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Cloud Computing. Social networking systems integrating more gamification elements as part of their functions. In 2013, we saw many tools coming up with newer versions to adapt quickly to the emerging technologies and the changing demands of the learning community. More tools offering cloud-based authoring options. 2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

Over the last five years, cloud computing and integration technology advances have enabled association LMS vendors to develop solutions that uniquely support professional development in member-based organizations. 1) Cloud DNA. Association LMSs are all built in the cloud, eliminating the need for heavy direct IT commitment, involvement and expense. Every association has a mandate to provide networking and collaboration and association LMSs enable this common mission.

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter

Cloudshare

The software company he works for focuses on cloud computing, server technology, and networking products. With this passion, Ramzi founded WeTheSalesEngineers.com in order to build a community of SEs to “help you either get the career of a lifetime, or get better in that career so you can have a fruitful and fun life.”. Here’s a Twitter account from a senior sales engineer at Carbonite, a company providing cloud backup solutions for homes and small businesses.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 28-December 1, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. link] November 28-December 2, 2011 International Conference on Computers in Education ,19 th , organized by the Asia Pacific Society for Computers in Education, Chiang Mai, Thailand. link] November 29-December 1, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science , 3 rd , Athens, Greece. Clayton R.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

Cloud Computing. Social networking systems integrating more gamification elements as part of their functions. In 2013, we saw many tools coming up with newer versions to adapt quickly to the emerging technologies and the changing demands of the learning community. More tools offering cloud-based authoring options. 2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies.

Harnessing the Power of Data for Disaster Relief

General Assembly

to deliver meaningful, real-time insights that FEMA, the World Bank, and similar organizations could deploy to help communities impacted by disasters. While responders employ satellite and aerial imagery, ground surveys, and other hazard data to assess and identify affected areas, communities on the ground often turn to social media platforms to broadcast distress calls and share status updates.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 2-7, 2012 Executive Leadership Institute , sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. link] December 3-5, 2012 International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM), 10th, Bali, Indonesia. link] December 3-6, 2012 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science , 4 th , Taipei, Taiwan.

When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

G-Cube

For example, we use Microsoft platform for Wizdom Web, but use Linux based servers for our network management. If I am getting the open source system customized, will it still be able to support enhancements that will be made to the system in future (remember with open source systems the development community would not know how you have customized your system, and hence won’t make future enhancements that may fit the customized LMS)? You love Microsoft!

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

That means AI will be everywhere, thanks to enabling technologies like cloud computing, the open source software movement, AI Platforms-as-a-Service, conversational AI, virtual assistants and more. “If you have a cloud-based LMS, AI will eventually be available to you through features that are being built into these systems. This is a powerful testament to the influence that AI is garnering across the global learning community.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

Before the era of cloud computing, commercial training providers were forced to choose between making a suboptimal employee LMS work or building their own proprietary solutions from scratch. Fortunately, in the last 10 years with the rise of cloud and SaaS-based learning platforms, LMS integrations have gradually become more productized, less onerous and increasingly affordable. 3) Cloud Storage. The cloud provides multi-person and multi-device access and file sharing.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

The example they cite sounds like actually hacking – but I believe that we are going to see more and more employees taking initiative to end run the barriers in order to leverage networks, communities, and tools that extend beyond the boundaries of the organization. They say its about: 5 Trends Converging (3G + Social Networking + Video + VoIP + Impressive Mobile Devices) The growth of mobile devices has been amazing.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. Across the learning community, we see stronger interest in extended enterprise solutions. The concept of microlearning has gained strong support from the learning community in recent years. Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post!

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

Over the past decade, the rise of cloud computing, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and subscription business models have popularized a strategy known as the “ freemium.” 3) Network Effect. This “marketplace” model depends on revenue sharing from a broad community of third-party developers or affiliates that support a central platform. If you follow my LMS trends updates , you know that customer training is where the action is.

Predictions are what likely will happen…not what *should* happen

Janet Clarey

More switching to cloud computing. Let’s see how I did last year… We will see more “platform as a service&# (PaaS) solutions with further computing enhancements to support the “micro&# movement. As a result, we’ll see the formation of richer online networks and communities. The annual predictions for e-learning in 2011 are in at eLearn Magazine.

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

Communities of practice enable the integration of work and learning. COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE. This transformation keeps gathering speed, as we transition from the connected economy of PCs, browsers and web servers to our increasingly hyperconnected economy of smart mobile devices, cloud computing and broadband wireless networks. The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm . July, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. JULY 25, 2012.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Networked Learning Design - Occasional rants - Why serious games work - an over-simplified view - Networked Learning Design , February 18, 2010. DL10 Building High Impact Learning Communities - In the Middle of the Curve , November 2, 2010. Dimensions of a community of practice - Learning in a Sandbox , August 30, 2010. 3 ways to use neurotransmitters to enhance learning - Thinking Cloud , January 4, 2010. What is cloud computing?

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts! This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

You can get an LMS installed on your own network server or use one that’s on the cloud. The cloud computing option for an LMS is becoming increasingly popular and has several key advantages. Read more about that in our Benefits of a Cloud-Based LMS article.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] December 6-10, 2010 Computer Security Applications Conference, 26 th , Austin, Texas, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January3-6, 2012 International Conference on DistributedComputing and Networking (ICDCN), 13 th , Hong Kong PolytechnicUniversity, Hong Kong, China. link] January18-20, 2012 International Conference on Creating,Connecting and Collaborating through Computing , 10 th , Institutefor Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista,California, USA. link] February11-15, 2012 Computer SupportedCooperative Work (CSCW), Seattle, Washington, USA.

What to Do With a Broken LMS

CLO Magazine

In addition to poor usability, unreliable performance and limited scalability, these legacy systems predate the cloud computing revolution and lack basic social and informal learning tools and global connectivity. However, basic and advanced features such as social networking and informal learning can be built in and road tested to work in pre-built learning portals — upgrading LMS capabilities rather than building from scratch.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Introduction to Social Networking. Personal Learning Network. What is cloud computing?

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Traditional "e"-learning vendors will all jump into the "m"-learning and social networking spaces with "first generation" offerings they believe will address the mobile requirements of their customers and prospects; these early efforts will prove largely ineffective as evidenced by their many iterative and incremental updates, retries and course corrections. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!