ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

Kapp Notes

Million in Series B Financing Led by Kaplan Ventures. Kaplan EduNeering concurrently forms strategic reseller partnership with ProtonMedia. million Series B venture financing led by Kaplan Ventures. ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system.

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New Whitepaper Released: Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Check out my newest whitepaper titled Compliant Collaboration & Learning in Virtual Immersive Environments. The whitepaper describes how life science companies are effectively leveraging virtual worlds to successfully facilitate collaboration and training. The ability to fully immerse life science professionals in a safe and controlled environment for meetings, collaboration and training as is tremendous.


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Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. ProtonMedia and Kaplan EduNeering recently integrated their respective technologies to create a new way for life sciences organizations to meet regulatory and compliance regulations. The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s ComplianceWire learning management system. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

Interview with CEO of ProtonMedia and President of Kaplan-EduNeering on 3D in Compliance Training and Collaboration

Kapp Notes

The other week, I had the privilege of being able to interview two very interesting people about the future of 3D Virtual worlds for collaboration and training in the compliance space. Here is a link to the interview of ProtonMedia's blog: What the ProtonMedia-Kaplan EduNeering partnership means for life sciences companies Ron Burns, CEO of Proton Media, Lisa Clune, President of Kaplan EduNeering and Karl Kapp (just some guy).

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Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design

Kapp Notes

Event By now you've probably already heard that the Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award 2010 has gone to a project that uses a 3-D virtual environment to hold a virtual scientific poster session. To learn, collaborate and exchange knowledge. Billion-Dollar Settlement )Yet, at least one pharma company (and I know of several others) has embraced 3D virtual immersive environment (VIE) technology. Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D worlds

Philadelphia ASTD Meeting Lot of Fun

Kapp Notes

The planning for the meeting started some time ago and the innovative learning in 3D folks practiced what we preached and had our planning meetings in 3D virtual spaces. The topic of the night was “Unleasing the business value of 3D immersive environments for enterprise learning and collaboration.&# Greater Philadelphia ASTD members learn about 3D collaboration and learning in virtual worlds.

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A Lot Happening in the 3D Space

Kapp Notes

Digitell is company that owns VirtualU a 3D virtual immersive environment that has been used for everything from meetings to rock concerts. As announced first on this blog, ProtonMedia announced a strategic partnership with RWD on heals of another announcement of a strategic partnership with Kaplan-EduNeering. I think these two activities signal a real "serious" look at moving 3D virtual immersive environments into organizations at the enterprise level.

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Exclusive: RWD and ProtonMedia Form Partnership

Kapp Notes

RWD and their focus on human and operational performance improvement solutions is partnering with the 3D virtual learning and collaboration company, Protonmedia, to create an engaging and exciting solution that will provide their clients with a rich, 3D environment to encourage collaboration, innovation and foster learning. It also helps them expand their solution base into new areas of collaboration and positions them well in the various industries they serve.

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Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Serious Games Space Serious Games Design and Technology Company, Caspian Learning--the company behind Thinking Worlds , has shown their support for the Iowa State University’s Game Development Competitio n by announcing that they will supply ISU students with extended trial licences to their Serious Games Engine and Authoring Tool, Thinking Worlds, for the duration of the competition. Collaboration Software Space Microsoft Corp.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. Unfortunately, that study was written in 1996, and is getting a little dated (ok, very dated), which is why a recent post by Nancy Kaplan proved so timely.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

My presentation with Tony O'Driscoll at the Virtual Worlds's Best Practices in Education conference is available on Tuesday, April 6, 2010: Presenting with Tony O'Driscoll on the topic of Learning In 3d: Adding A New Dimension To Enterprise Learning And Collaboration with the Training Network. May Thursday and Friday, May 6-7, 2010: Kaplan EduNeering Knowledge Summit.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Purdue acquired Kaplan University. 12 Virtual and Augmented Reality Get Real. While virtual reality (VR) envelops individuals in a virtual environment, augmented reality (AR) enhances their existing environment. The LMS – long the ugly duckling of the corporate software world – has transformed into a beautiful solution by modern standards. All of this is integrated into the useable workspace and not far off on a “Collaboration” tab somewhere.

Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019


John, Human Capital Media; Jon Kaplan, Discover Financial Services, Mike Prokopeak, Chief Learning Officer Magazine; Nicole Hajdrowski, US Foods, and Skip Marshall, DXC Technologies. The agenda for this Chief Learning Officer conference consists of thought-leaders from around the world at top corporations who will explain how you and your teams can support and develop your organization’s learning culture in the ever-evolving digital age.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Kaplan acquired i-Human Patients. Formal education focuses on technical proficiency, but is often light on soft skills such as leadership, meeting management, self-discipline and collaboration. These paths can include all kinds of activities and experiences, including self-paced learning, virtual events, cohort projects and mentoring activities. For years, we’ve talked about the importance of removing silos between learning systems and the rest of the world.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Alan Levine’s comment triggered the presentation below, which is a reply to the question he posed : is augmented reality really going to revolutionize the world. Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions , October 27, 2010 The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment.