UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

It looks like EduNeering, the leader in compliance-based learning has been acquired by UL, a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services. Here is the press release. UL Broadens Regulatory and Compliance Solution for Life and Health Sciences Sector with Acquisition of EduNeering. industry Kaplan EduNeering

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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. ProtonMedia announced the successful completion of a $4.5 million Series B venture financing led by Kaplan Ventures. Life sciences and other highly regulated companies use ProtoSphere to create engaging environments that measurably improve the productivity and organizational effectiveness of globally dispersed teams.

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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

It looks like EduNeering, the leader in compliance-based learning has been acquired by UL, a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Knowledge Services and Verification Services. Here is the press release. UL Broadens Regulatory and Compliance Solution for Life and Health Sciences Sector with Acquisition of EduNeering. industry Kaplan EduNeering

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. The results seemed to prove it. He worked his way up from aspiring academic to public school teacher to corporate instructional designer and eventually into the top learning job at Discover Financial Services, a Chicago-area firm with 17,000 employees. The only problem? What he did in response catapulted his career forward and led to some of the learning organization’s greatest successes.

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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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.

“Experience the Difference” at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, October 21-24, 2018, Las Vegas

Interactive Services

—[date]— More than 1,800 compliance professionals are expected to gather in Las Vegas, October 21-24, 2018 for the 17th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, Hosted by the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE). BrainDates – An exciting way to network, with one-on-one and small group conversations with fellow compliance professionals. More about the CEI. About the SCCE. Minneapolis, Minn.

Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020

Elucidat

In 2019 Elucidat launched the Learning at Large podcast. Gathering perspectives from our client base and beyond, the aim was to explore the different ways in which the challenges of learning at scale are being tackled. The answer is that it’s not either/or.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. Nor is it some sort of distant vision to chase until the next distraction captures our imagination. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. REPLAY THE ON-DEMAND WEBINAR NOW! We hope you’ll find this guide helpful as you prepare for the year ahead.

Industry News: elearning Company Purchase

Kapp Notes

Here is the big announcement: Kaplan, Inc., one of the world's leading providers of educational services, has signed an agreement to acquire EduNeering Holdings, Inc., a top provider of knowledge management solutions that assure regulatory compliance and improve business performance. EduNeering designs and deploys knowledge management solutions for organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, energy and manufacturing sectors.

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MOVING to a NEW LOCATION

Kapp Notes

I've met great people through blogging, increased my own personal learning tenfold, stirred up some controversy a few times and enjoyed sharing some of my knowledge with others. I have been asked by Kaplan-EduNeering to blog on their site. After some discussion and soul searching about autonomy vs. resources to re-do the site and to subsidize my efforts, I have decided to blog at a new Kapp Notes location which is [link] It is going to be AWESOME!

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Summits, Conferences and Some Relaxation

Kapp Notes

Here are some photographs from the panel discussion. We considered switching seats to have some fun with the audience:) Susan makes a point to Karl and Mark about Social Media. Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit Last week I attended the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit and once again had a great time. It was the Seventh Annual Summit and I believe I have attended all seven. But it wasn't all work, we had a nice dinner at the Adventure Camden Aquarium.

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Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

You can also call it the use of user generated content if you want. Over the past few weeks I have spoken to dozens of training managers all over the world. I started this process by talking to three companies (Nielsen, Akzo Nobel and Kaplan) who have already implemented crowd sourcing. We have recorded the outcomes of these conversations in a white paper, which you can download here. The latter can be crowd sourced. Compliance.

3D Slideshows and Interviews

Kapp Notes

Here is a list of the 3D Slides I've posted on Slideshare and some interviews about 3D. Slideshows Learning in 3D Learning in 3D: Examples, Samples and Models Learning in 3D: Postcards from Learning in 3D (Presentation to Best Practices in Virtual Worlds) 3D Learning Archetypes Why 3D? all in one place).

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Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here is the best from this past month. 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. While the advice was good, for me, more dos and don’ts aren’t really helpful. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory.

Yes, Ok, I Admit, I've Stayed at the Mayflower Hotel, but.

Kapp Notes

No, I am not "Client Number 10" from the infamous Eliot Spitzer scandal. Last year I was a speaker at the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit. I spoke on the topic of Games and the Gamer Generation to over 100 people and had a chance to do a book signing. During the presentation, I brought a Nintendo Wii and asked an audience member to come up on stage and do some "virtual surgery." Unfortunately, she lost the patient.

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Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

A great deal seems to be happening in the e-learning space and I've been getting a number of press releases and information about product, events and other great happenings so I thought I'd share some of that information in this post. Jane Bozarth's latest book, Social Media for Trainers is in the middle of a highly successful blog book tour, check it out.

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Eclectic Happenings

Kapp Notes

This post is a collection of a number of interesting things happening in the blogosphere which don't all fit under one nice, neat category. First, I have added my comments to the discussion about needing a degree to be an instructional designer. It has been a great discussion, check out the comments in my post We Need a Degree in Instructional Design. It could change the way you design instruction.

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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. Accelerated Move to Browser-based Virtual Worlds: Designing Digitally announced in May on their public blog that they received a contract to create a fully browser-based virtual campus for the Air Force Academy. The solution called THUNDER offers virtual conference rooms with photorealistic avatars, surround sound VoIP, in-world streaming video and shared-screen content.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Bryan for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. in conjunction with Elearning!

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations.