Microsoft Announces Plan to Train Veterans For Tech Jobs

CLO Magazine

The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy consists of a 16-week course to prepare U.S. 4 Microsoft Corp. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy aims to offer U.S. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy consists of a 16-week course to prepare U.S. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy was inspired by the "VOW to Hire Heroes Act," legislation that was signed into law in 2011. Source: Microsoft Corp

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync


Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Like a Microsoft and it made it really inflexible as this whole system.

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Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.

Dashe & Thomson

Kristin Ford is Owner and President of PC Training Source, an independent consulting firm that specializes in premier learning industry products and services. When verbally describing performance support I have referred to it as a Microsoft-Help- that-actually-works.

How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File

Rapid eLearning

It’s a great application included in the Microsoft Office products. E-learning Free Downloads Interaction Design Multimedia Online Course Design Performance Consulting Project Management TutorialsMany of you have to convert old Flash courses to HTML5.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Her advice and designs have been used by organizations that include Microsoft, Pfizer, the US Army, Barclays, and the US Department of the Interior. Learnnovators: It is greatly inspiring to hear you say “As IDs, we need to redefine our roles in organizations from converting information into a course to becoming performance consultants.”

Feeling the pinch. again

Learning with e's

Erik Klimczak, creative director of Clarity Consulting believes it won't be long. Tags: Microsoft surface Second Light Microsoft multi-touch Multi-touch screen technology is the way forward apparently.

Show Me the Money: Building a Rock-Solid Business Case for E-Learning


Love them or hate them, Microsoft project managers are known for estimating the length of a project, and then adding 30%. E-learning We Listen, Consult, SolveBy now hopefully your company’s leadership team has bought off on the concept of e-learning as a cost-saver.

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Ways to Help Your Employees Grow

Your Training Edge

Computer software overviews such as the Microsoft Office suite. Hire a Consultant. If the word “consultant” sends you into instant flashbacks of the Bobs from Office Space, retrain your brain. Your employees do so much to help your small business run efficiently.

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This FREE Alternative to Might Surprise You


I have made my career working in the corporate sector as a learning and training development consultant to very large, international companies. While the business was different for my clients, one thing remained the same: Microsoft Office Suite.

Join our Live Demo 9/24: Announcing PlatCore 2.4


Native Support for Microsoft Office Docs. A retierd US Airforce Commander, Shawn also has over a decade of experience working in the management consulting industry. Our latest release, PlatCore 2.4 is packed full of cutting-edge features.

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Software Courses Sell Really Well


When I was consulting for Fortune 500 companies on their elearning programs it was always a combination of software and process training. For example, I once provided some consulting for and they built a very successful company creating training around engineering software.

Everybody: stay at home, work remotely, we will help you!


With tools such as Dropbox, Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive, you can upload all your files online and allow instant consultation and/or modification, in real time, to several coworkers on documents such as word documents, spreadsheets or slides. How to be efficient remotely?

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

A white paper for the eLearning Guild by Sharon Vipond and Janet Clarey, called ‘Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC : Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement’ describes “how Microsoft designed and launched its first MOOC at a critical juncture in the company’s history.

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Why You Should Invest in IT Training


I know this to be true as I have seen it first hand when working on consulting projects. Microsoft Office). For years, one of the more difficult concepts to convey to an organization’s leadership has been the ROI of a training event.

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Why Today’s ELearning Can Stink


On many of my consulting arrangements, I was asked to develop elearning using one of two programs: Articulate or Captivate. Both have their strengths and weaknesses, but the clients generally preferred Articulate for one reason: it plays nice with Microsoft PowerPoint.

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


That said, in my consulting arrangements I have seen some misconceptions from leadership regarding elearning – which if gone unchecked can have a negative impact on the company. Below are the three biggest misconceptions that I have come across in my consulting career: 1.

Manual Methods Still Dominate Training


According to one study conducted by the folks at, roughly 36% of LMS purchasers they encounter reported that they were still using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and live training instructors for the majority of their training needs.

LearnDash Launches Affiliate Program, Updates Logo


Strategic consulting advice for all customers. So, on launch day we just went with the logo at hand, which was hastily made in… wait for it… Microsoft Paint. Many of you have contacted us wondering if we had an affiliate program in place.

Always On, Always Available Learning With Chatbots (and Training Magazine)


You’ll recognize how easy it is to integrate a chatbot with what you’re already using: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Trivantis Lectora, even Microsoft PowerPoint. and consultants. You can’t be available to provide coaching and feedback 24/7, but an intelligent chatbot can!

The Best Feature in Articulate Studio 13


Just as before, it integrates right into Microsoft PowerPoint, but now it doesn’t seem so out of place with the latest PowerPoint version. Most organizations that I have consulted care about reporting first, and design second. Compliments of

Nashville Notes: Closing Keynote – Ross Dawson


He is Founding Chairman of four companies: international consulting and ventures firm Advanced Human Technologies, futures think-tank Future Exploration Network, leading events firm The Insight Exchange and online start-up Repyoot.

Is Your Brand Killing Course Sales?


You don’t have to run out and hire a branding consultant though. Here’s a tip: open up Photoshop (or Microsoft Word) and type your business name out. You want to know what is just as important as the content in the online course you sell? Your brand.

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Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

HR consultant Insperity notes that investing in employees’ education sends the message that you care about them. Many sites offer courses on a wide variety of topics, from using productivity software like Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative Suite to data analysis to magazine design.

23 MAY 2019 – Join up the journey: Where engagement meets enablement WEBINAR

Brightwave Group

Her consultancy expertise is broad and encompasses stakeholder engagement, business development, workshop design, thought leadership and communications. 23 MAY / 2019. Times. 11.00 AM – 12:00 PM. Venue. Online, courtesy of the Learning and Skills Group.

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2015 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

25 years ago the Boston Consulting Group was predicting a future of virtually free telecommunications. Of course Skype has glitches and issues, and its new owner Microsoft is trying to extract value from users, but with a decent broadband connection Skype offers the real-time and asynchronous communications we could have only dreamed about 25 years ago. LinkedIn: Gone are the days of trying to keep track of people in Microsoft Outlook or some other contacts list.

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Teaching Kids Programming

TechSmith Camtasia

Lynn is a former Microsoft employee who now acts as a BigData consultant. She first began piecing together the outline of what would eventually become Teaching Kids Programming a few years ago when she started a local series of events for Microsoft’s Digigirlz program.

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10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter


Tom is currently writing a book about his experiences as a sales engineer in Asia and his feed contains daily updates on his career consulting with Japanese and Singapore-based salespeople.

The Forge - Cliff Atkinson Live on Thursday, January 20

TechSmith Camtasia

Cliff Atkinson is an acclaimed writer, popular keynote speaker, and an independent consultant to leading attorneys and Fortune 500 companies. I've had enough! I've wasted too much time sitting through boring presentations. I know you have too.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Articulate Rapid e-Learning Studio Microsoft Word Articulate Engage Articulate Rapid B-Learning SN. Microsoft PowerPoint Articulate Presenter StudyMate Adobe Captivate Flashform Rapid eLearning SN. KnowledgePlanet Brainvisa eLearning Consultants. eLearning Consultants Pte.

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

Then came performance consulting, a new buzz phrase that attempted to turn instructional designers into consultants who would investigate performance issues and work towards interventions to close that gap, both instructional and non-instructional. This was a hard sell to our clients, and it took (and still takes) a lot of selling and convincing to get their buy-in to trust us as consultants. By Dean Hawkinson.

Our Top 10 Picks to Keep You On Top


LeapGen is a new, forward-thinking HR technology consulting firm who has put together a series of interviews digging into what the world’s most innovative companies are doing when it comes to digital learning.

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Make your Screencasts Pop in 3D!

TechSmith Camtasia

A more affordable way to give some 3D perspective to your screencasts is offered by the new Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, which now treats video files as first class citizen. Today you're in for a big treat!

Have you ever had the URGE to play a video game while driving?

Kapp Notes

NNA) and Microsoft Corp. for Microsoft Game Studios. -- Credits to MaxConsole for the reminder. This is an older story but I still find it interesting. Nissan North America Inc.(NNA)

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

This trend too is being played out in my consulting and observations. billion and the subsequent purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft for $26.2 Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

And as always, if you want to discuss your learning technology needs with an independent advisor, I’m happy to conduct a free preliminary phone consultation at your convenience. (To via Microsoft Teams.