How to Ensure Compliance Training is Not Merely a “Check-the-box” Activity

CommLab India

Often, organizations have a misconception that compliance training is an event, not an activity that needs to be taken forward. You cannot train your employees on compliance by merely showing a slideshow or assigning an E-learning course that allows them to click Next.

How Game-based Learning Can Assist Various Compliance Programs

CommLab India

Compliance training is a huge mountain for Chief Compliance Officers to conquer, an unfamiliar, hostile terrain. Be it employee disinterest or the lack-luster compliance programs themselves; you can’t deny the fact compliance training least bothers the workforce.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

mini and full previews, assessment tools, interoperability standards, multiple outputs, ADA 508 compliance, SAAS, include templates, as well as ones you can build yourself, etc. PENS was created in 2005 by AICC as a new interoperability standard. Tags: AICC PENS SAAS SCORM Uncategorized authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors elearning content authoring tools rapid content authoring tools rapid content authoring

SCORM Engine 2017.1 is released!

Rustici Software

Accessibility Improvements to Support Customers Pursuing 508 Compliance. For those pursuing 508 compliance, our latest improvements help ensure our application provides the accessibility features you need. Expanded PENS Support.

Managing Learning?

Performance Learning Productivity

In the past that strategy provided a more robust defence than it does now (see an earlier article about compliance training for a discussion on that issue). A record that someone had completed a compliance course may have won the day in the past, but is less likely to do so now.

Field Notes: How to Get (and Stay) Focused at Work


Their situation might be about a deliverable getting off track on a timeline or a group of people not completing their past-due compliance training. I usually go outside with pen and paper for the focus part. Every week. Every day. Every few hours.


Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

Learning professionals spend a significant amount of their time (maybe even the majority) designing and delivering content and then evaluating completions and short-term memory outputs from structured mandatory and compliance training modules and courses.

Microlearning: How Educators Can Learn From Athletes


Back then our choice to execute this project was a gigantic video camera used mostly by folks in Hollywood, a notebook, pen and a VHS tape recorder/player rounded out the “high tech” tools.

Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

Best Compliance LMS. eLogic uses SCORM Engine to support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS. Best Compliance LMS. #2 RISC : RISC’s Virtual Training Assistant is a compliance focused LMS designed to help their clients ensure their employees are up to speed on the latest corporate and regulatory compliance standards. This week, we’re cheering, “Hurrah!”

Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

We still use pens to write things down; and yet humans are still capable of prodigious feats of memory (just remembering all those logins, for a start). Large organizations still have substantial compliance needs. Does the advent of LXP mean the LMS can finally be pronounced D.O.A.?

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


In corporate training, I’ve found many of the business unit owners (sales, sales ops, operations, HR, compliance) wanted certain information to stick if it needed to be recalled quickly during critical performance moments like on a sales call, customer support or compliance determinations. My fellow students and I used a large video camera, notebooks and pens, a VHS tape recorder, and our own observations to complete the study.

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Five LMS Lists

eLearning 24-7

Supports at least one of the compliance standards. There are three types of systems that slide under “learning platforms” The most common one supports PowerPoint, and videos and other content – and can track it, but they DO NOT support any version of SCORM, nor do they support AICC, PENS, Tin Can and so on. The 3rd type is similar to the first type, but the two wild cards are: Supports at least one compliance standard. Everyone loves a good list.

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Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

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“They are not Compliance Standards.” ” I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. Seriously though, I’m a huge fan of PENS and while it has been tied to SCORM, in theory it could be an optional add-on (if you will) for CMI-5. . But PENS faces those same challenges as the demise of SCORM as related to buy-in.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

“They are not Compliance Standards.” ” I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. Seriously though, I’m a huge fan of PENS and while it has been tied to SCORM, in theory it could be an optional add-on (if you will) for CMI-5. . But PENS faces those same challenges as the demise of SCORM as related to buy-in.

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

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The system lacks e-commerce, content marketplace, LRS, listing of most popular courses/content, and a couple of learning environment feature sets, but on the flip side, has machine learning, content curation, coaching, compliance management, mobile including apps and classroom management. Supports PENS, a standard I wish all vendors did – but very few do, and of course, SCORM. #37 Feature-rich including coaching, content marketplace, LRS and compliance management.

Why bash the LMS?

Clark Quinn

In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment. And it should be performer- and performance-centric, so I come in and find my tools ‘to hand’ And I ‘get’ the need for compliance, and the role of courses.

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The Challenges and Choices of the Modern-Day Training Manager


It’s important to note here that when we talk about training managers, we’re not referring to HR personnel who put aside a couple of hours now and then to prepare some training material on company policy or compliance.

Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

Schoox is a unique Talent Development Platform that covers the entire range of activities that help companies –from small to enterprise – change their perception about learning and talent management from a traditional compliance checklist and HR administration process respectively into a holistic business growth process. Our Rustici Engine solution helps eLogic support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS within the LMS and includes offline SCORM support in their mobile app. #1

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How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads


We have 10 experts onboard to pen down their views on how businesses can grow and generate more leads by creating quizzes. Successful completion of test questions over time can count for compliance training or professional development credit.

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Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling


But like any great writer, you need to consider two critical aspects before putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard). Up Next: A Compliance Story.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

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Just as you can with PENS authoring tools and the systems that support PENS (i.e Compliance Features. Basically if you don’t have compliance you should, especially if you are targeting manufacturing, insurance, oil/gas, energy, financial, law firms and healthcare.

Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

We still use pens to write things down; and yet humans are still capable of prodigious feats of memory (just remembering all those logins, for a start). Vendors had found a model that locked into a widespread and pressing need among their buyers (chiefly large organisations) to serve and record compliance learning, which many of these organizations had to do at considerable scale just in order to be able to continue trading.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

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Lots of pens. To pick either a pen or stylus (I surmise people took both). Lacks compliance standards. Speaking. The Final Frontier of E-learning. These are the voyages of me.

How to Build a Mobile-Ready Training Program for Pharmaceutical Industry


Which is why pharma companies have started incorporating online training delivery approach to deliver training on medical and compliance processes. You can include features like bookmark, pen tool, text highlight, sharing, read aloud, video, animation, and many such interactivities. Ever wondered how healthcare practitioners and pharmacists remember the names of all the different drugs available? No, they do not have a super memory.

Top 10 LXPs for 2019-2020

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They will counter by saying our customers do not want an LMS, but hey, we are adding features like an LMS, because our audience is asking for it (those folks from L&D who are using their LMS for only regulatory/compliance and/or assigned learning). LMSs were built for the latter, not for someone to use it as compliance only. The only standards it does not work with is PENS and CMI-5). Vacillation.

7 Tell-Tale Signs That You Were Born to Be an Instructional Designer


You have a talent for writing or at least an appreciation for well-written elearning content that has been penned by others. You also have to take the bare essentials, such as compliance regulations or a work-related task, and make it entertaining.


Get Em Back – Ur Learners Ur LMS

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Are they training these folks on all subjects or just compliance? Propaganda Pens. There are way too many people in the industry who only offer compliance courses in their LMS. Compliance courses are often boring duds that are nothing more than a CYA (cover your —).

How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast


We have 11 experts on-board to pen down their views on how fast startups can grow when Learning Management System is made a part of a startup’s business model. Are you aware of the challenges usually encountered by startups and growing organizations?

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

SCORM compliance and/or AICC – there are tools out there who support neither – but that is not the norm and there are a few tools out there who also support PENS. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers.

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

This took a social, pen-and-paper activity and translated the spirit of it into a keyboard-and-mouse (or touchscreen) activity. Learners loved the character, connected with her personality, named her, and genuinely enjoyed a compliance course.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

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A robust system that contains everything from a perfect score in my learning environment functionaliy to administration (also a perfect score) to content curation, video management (with auto detection FPS) to the ability to accept course standards including xAPI and PENS.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

In the AT world, knowing whether your AT accepts your specific compliance standard (SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, AICC, PENS, TinCan) would be equally relevant. Albeit there are some tools that do not work with nor accept any compliance standards. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live. Yep, house hunting. There is nearly nothing out there that make you get excited and depressed in just a few hours, than look for a new house.

How to Keep Readers Engaged

Origin Learning

It may be in the form of training manuals, on-the-job-guides, compliance documents or information sharing books, some form of reading is, and should be a included as part of training because it serves the purpose of being a useful reference document for every employee. Reading is inevitable.

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2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

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Has a built in authoring tool – some are proprietary based and have no compliance standard attached to it (such as SCORM), others do. And some simply mean you can toss content up there (usually with no compliance standard as a component). But even without SCORM or other compliance standards, there is tracking. PENS – This compliance standard has been around for 8+ years, but several vendors are offering it as a capability.

LMS State of Affairs

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Compliance – but just because a vendor says they have it, they be turning items that really aren’t into something that works. It can offer mobile learning with responsive and on/off synch, social with vast capabilities, gamification, curation, LRS or Tin Can, PENS (type of compliance standard), video courses, video converter and much more. 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close.