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Securing Your Online Certification Program

LearnDash

When it comes to your certification program, you probably have a lot to think about before you start thinking about data security. And, if you do think about it, you may think that your site is too far below the radar to be a target. However, that’s not how most security attacks work. While some high-profile organizations are targeted, many hackers are simply looking for systems with weak security. Make an audit of the data you collect. e-learning

Why Is FERPA Compliance Training Important?

KnowledgeCity

For you, as a student, parent, or staff member, FERPA exists to give you guidelines to know what your rights are and how to keep sensitive information safe and secure. Consequently, FERPA compliance training is more important than ever to ensure institutional safety and information security. It is a federal law that stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. FERPA was originally known as the Buckley Amendment when it became law in 1974.

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How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

For any organization that relies on cloud-based LMS software for continual learning and development (L&D), cybersecurity should be a top concern. So, whether you’re training people internally or externally, LMS security is paramount. Luckily, most LMS vendors today offer cloud-based solutions with built-in safety features. If your organization is using cloud computing for online training, you don’t have to worry about data privacy. Mobile Security.

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Preventing Organizational Risks with an At-Home Workforce

Interactive Services

Cyberattacks are the fastest growing crime segment in the United States and are expected to cost the world $6 trillion in losses in 2021. Here are the most common cyberattacks happening right now that employees need to be aware of. Keeping Information Secure.

How to Build an Employee Training Program That’s Right for Your Business

KnowledgeCity

Introduction The Benefits of Employee Training Programs What Training Do You Need? What Are the Costs? Not all training programs are the same. Some may be delivered online, some in person. The Benefits of Employee Training Programs.

Employees and Your Learning System

eLearning 24-7

The other day, I went to Tombstone, the tourist trap of the Old West. Of all the amazing things you can see, and get, uh, ripped off (when did the Old West start pricing a meal like it was Vegas?), was the number of reenactors, walking around.

How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. We use examples from real projects to help you uncover the best way to meet these challenges in your organization. I interviewed VP of Client Relations Leanne Batchelder and Senior Learning Designer Kristen Hewett to gather these stories. Sometimes it’s an interactive learning game. WHAT MAKES A LEARNING EXPERIENCE MEMORABLE?

LMS Committees – Good idea? Or painful experience?

eLearning 24-7

If you have ever had the pleasure or displeasure of being on a committee to find a learning management system, don’t worry you are not alone. Next to going to the dentist, a LMS committee often falls a close second, especially when a cavity is found and drilling is immediate. One day the CEO sent out a memo stating that there were too many meetings and we had to cut down the meetings to the minimum. Committee members who will slow down the process.

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Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard. Rustici Software has grown to be an INC 5,000 company, and today, is the world leader in e-learning specifications. Mike’s company is leading the world towards adoption of the Tin Can API, the successor to SCORM.

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MIKE RUSTICI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard. Rustici Software has grown to be an INC 5,000 company, and today, is the world leader in e-learning specifications. Mike’s company is leading the world towards adoption of the Tin Can API, the successor to SCORM.

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Selecting an LMS: Top 8 Considerations

LearnUpon

With so many options on the market, this is more complicated than you may think. Ultimately though, you should aim to find an LMS that meets your need to deliver corporate learning , in a scalable, supportive way. . But, we’re not 100% convinced this is the right move.

What you can expect in 2019

eLearning 24-7

Who hasn’t experienced the anticipation of a trade show and conference, with abated excitement, only to be bummed out, because it failed to live up to our expectations? But, and here is the kicker, what if you could know ahead of time, that yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus. Expect the following. As with any new technology, the hype sometimes fails to materialize. But for the masses out there, those amazing VR solutions haven’t been met.

Make it easier for partners and resellers to sell and promote your software with next-gen partner programs

Cloudshare

For others, partners such as distributors can be used to take on some of the administration of handling leads and new prospects. Understanding the growing complexity of establishing strategic partnerships. The reality is different. Understand how you fit into the ecosystem.

Blockchain Impacts on Medical Care

Your Training Edge

This is the blockchain week on yourtrainingedge.com [1] and this article views the technology in terms of healthcare or medical care sector. In few of the articles of the series, we have already discussed the concept, its origin and some of the industrial implications. In this post, I came up with the medical care industry since the impacts of blockchain technology are not limited just to the previously mentioned sectors.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Acquiring facts and ideas from one publication to the next. Every day, I read cover to cover The New York Times , Washington Post and LA Times. I hit the net, and search. I dive into the e-learning industry, specifically the LMS world and see what others do not see. . And why are people going and using it for their learning? ? Is it the UI/UX? Technical and Security? Support and Training? Diamonds in the Rough.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Acquiring facts and ideas from one publication to the next. Every day, I read cover to cover The New York Times , Washington Post and LA Times. I hit the net, and search. I dive into the e-learning industry, specifically the LMS world and see what others do not see. . And why are people going and using it for their learning? ? Is it the UI/UX? Technical and Security? Support and Training? Diamonds in the Rough.

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. If you’re responsible for organizational learning, you’re probably planning new or improved instructional programs for the coming year.

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Is the Blockchain Revolution Real

Your Training Edge

Let’s discuss one of the most debated questions regarding blockchain technology in this article, i.e., is the blockchain revolution real or just a hyped phenomenon? Yourtrainingedge.com [1] has previously discussed in great deal the increasing penetration and potential of block chain in different industries, however, the question about its significance is still there in many minds. Never the less, not every one of us sees it on such dramatic terms.

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

Talented Learning

Love it or hate it, you have to admit that life in the learning technology “lane” is never dull or slow. Just when you think your organization is catching up with the ever-changing status quo, you take a breath, look around and — whoosh — you’re behind the curve again. Sometimes all this energy feels more like trying to catch a tiger by the tail. For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry.

Brandon Hall Group Certifies Meridian as a Smartchoice® Preferred Provider

Meridian

Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Brandon Hall Group, the leader in empowering excellence in the HCM market, has certified the company as a Smartchoice® Preferred Solution Provider. The analysts conducted in-depth briefings with executive leaders and product teams, reviewed client use cases and product capabilities to gain a full understanding of the vendor’s biggest differentiators and the key markets they serve.

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

The debut. This year’s Top 50 learning systems for 2018 is now out, and we are doing it a bit different this year. Before diving into the high analysis of #11-20, a bit about the rankings. By the way, this post is long, so if you want to jump right into the listings, scroll further down. For understanding the criteria – please visit this post. I incorporated many of the criteria angles for 2017 (i.e. The Top 50.

12 LMS Attributes You Shouldn’t Compromise On

Melon Learning

Given the fact there are more than 600 learning management systems on the market today, finding the best fit for your company training needs and budget feels like finding a needle in a haystack. There are dozens of factors to take into account when researching the options, and reaching the final decision can take several months or even a year. What type of trainings do we plan to use the LMS for? LMS eLearning

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. There are various cloud management tools out there to choose from for your business, but here are the top ones.

The Importance of Extended Enterprise Learning for Business Development

Continu

You know the benefits of training your employees, but what value do you place on training stakeholders, suppliers, and even your customers? If you don’t focus on extended enterprise learning, now is the time to do so. This is where company training and development is heading and you want to stay on the forefront of industry advancements. So what exactly is extended enterprise learning? Extended enterprise learning benefits. Security.

LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

eLearning 24-7

The problem I have with all these items, is wondering how many of these people have bought an LMS, i.e. been on your side – the buyer’s side? How long have they been on the buyer side? As you can see, providing insight when you haven’t been standing in your “shoes” in a manner of speaking, really doesn’t tell you the reality, because they haven’t had to be in reality. The fact of it all was that it wasn’t easy.

How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

GDPR—the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation—went into effect on May 25, 2018. Since the EU approved GDPR on April 14, 2016, association technology firms have had lots of time to prepare for GDPR. We also provide tips on some of the things staff should do to help their associations comply with GDPR—just in case you haven’t done them already. As the GDPR deadline approached, the full impact of this new regulation became more apparent. Time’s up!

Custom Tech Trends in 2018

AbaraLMS

In 2017, we saw various learning technologies evolve, which have paved way for better, effective, and valuable L&D technology applications in 2018. While many technology trends of 2017 such as microlearning, social learning, personalized learning, video-based learning, etc., emerged as catalysts in delivering effective learning experiences across organizations, they are expected to stand out this year as well with other emerging trends. Social Learning.

When to LMS

Clark Quinn

Dave Wilkins , who I admire, has taken up the argument for the LMS in a long post , after a suite of posts (including mine ). I know Dave ‘gets’ the value of social learning, but also wants folks to recognize the current state of the LMS, where major players have augmented the core LMS functions with social tools, tool repositories, and more. I earlier made two points: one is that the LMS can be valuable if it has all the features.

Designing a Learning Budget You Can Defend

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations are under constant pressure to prove their value to the enterprise. And learning leaders must design budgets that deliver performance gains while being defensible and justifiable from a business standpoint. Before learning leaders can secure the funding needed to deliver on business objectives, they first need to make budget requests that are justifiable and defensible. Go after the low-hanging fruit first.

What if….? (E-Learning)

eLearning 24-7

Especially those “what if” scenarios that explore the other side of historical changes. Most folks know the usual, “What if Germany had won WWII”, but lesser folks might ask what if “The colonies never broke away from England,” or what if “bazooka bubblegum created a taste profile that lasted more than thirty seconds.” What IF e-learning platforms incorporate/use blockchain? So much for security there.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. While the weather was dreary, I found the sessions topical and thought provoking. Below I’ve shared some of the key messages that I drew from Day 1… The Magic of Speed Thinking: Ken Hudson , Director of The Speed Thinking Zone , kicked off proceedings with a keynote address about working smarter, not harder.

LearnUpon – The best LMS in Australia

LearnUpon

LearnUpon had just set off on their journey to be the best Learning Management System (LMS) in Australia when I first spoke with the CEO, Brendan Noud. “I’m Well, Australia is 12 hours ahead of Ireland so, Des, my cofounder, and I are sleeping in shifts to ensure we cover the Australian timezones”. We’re holding out for the right person.”. These customers have placed their trust in us, so we believe we must be there to support them. Training.

How to Make The SAAS Decision

CLO Magazine

Companies have much to consider when evaluating whether to buy software as a service for their learning management needs, including cost, user functionality, security and how to troubleshoot problems. SaaS enterprise systems, such as learning management systems, may not be viable for every organization. Maintaining the system gets less expensive over time, however, and the longer the system is in place, the cheaper it is.

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