Authoring Tools of the Future

eLearning Brothers

At DevLearn 2017, Andrew Scivally hosted John Blackmon of Trivantis, Akshay Bharadwaj of Adobe, Michael Alcock of gomo, and Tonya Smolentseva of iSpring Solutions to discuss what the future of eLearning authoring will look like in the next decade.

DevLearn Reflections


Just back from DevLearn and still reeling under its effect, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my experience with everyone. DevLearn gave us a perfect chance to celebrate this occasion by giving us a chance to talk with many of our customers at the booth.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning.

How We’re Rocking DevLearn 2017

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers are chomping at the bit to rock DevLearn 2017 in our signature style, as only the Team in Orange can! We’ll get there… Here are a few details to wet your whistle until DevLearn kicks off on Tuesday, October 23: Sessions.

Blogging about #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

I will be leaving for Las Vegas in less than one hour, visiting the eLearning Guilds annual conference. We quietly pre-launched our free edition prior to DevLearn to make sure we could build it up slowly and monitor it closely, in order to ensure a perfect authoring environment.

DevLearn Day 1

eLearning 24-7

Well back to another expo conference installment – this time it is DevLearn Day 1. Excluding the obvious authoring tools and some LMS vendors, I found these themes with numerous vendors attending the expo: Remediation – as in our product increases retention better than a LMS. Oh, and we also do mobile with tablets, smartphones, and then there was some HTML5 mentioned in many authoring tool products and some of the LMS vendors and a few e-learning tools.

Reflections on DevLearn 2014

Spark Your Interest

Having returned from my first ever DevLearn, it seemed appropriate to capture some rambling reflections and share them. As with any large conference there are some ups and downs, and for those of you considering attending a DevLearn in the future, here are a few of my main take-aways (and pieces of advice for the future). Adapt is looking like a good tool to get your hands on for responsive design. Check out the best of in the elearning guild webinar.

#DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed

eLearning Cyclops

I recently returned from the DevLearn 2015 Conference , which is always an incredibly inspiring learning experience. Also, challenges/obstacles and problems in current elearning/L&D. No PowerPoint on the resources page, but here is Art’s SlideShare - [link] Interactive Video for eLearning Designers David Anderson David provided some creative ideas for using video and even showed some tips and tricks in Articulate StoryLine. DevLearn ISD

DevLearn Thoughts: Is Game Based Learning Misunderstood?

Bottom-Line Performance

We had a great time at DevLearn 2012 in Las Vegas. Sharon Boller introducing Knowledge Guru at DevLearn. Here are a few areas of confusion we heard at DevLearn… and our attempts to clear the air.

Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

Day one of DevLearn was not an ordinary day. We launched our new free eLearning software and our booth had so many visitors that I haven’t been able to attend a single session at the conference, no sessions reports from me this time. So for day one I will limit myself to my presentation on agile eLearning development. We launched it successfully, you can check this new eLearning software out by yourself. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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DevLearn 2017: Is the Future of E-Learning Really Here?


One of this year’s pearls in the field of education conferences and expos is the DevLearn event that took place last week on October 25 to October 27 in Las Vegas. Who Should Attend DevLearn? eLearning Program Directors and Managers. eLearning Product Managers.

Get the Most Out of Your DevLearn Conference Experience

eLearning Brothers

In just less than a month, learning professionals from hither and yon will flock to Las Vegas November 16 – 18 to attend this year’s DevLearn Conference. Before you arrive at DevLearn 2016: Find fellow attendees online. Check out which companies will have booths at DevLearn 2016.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

What were his thoughts about the technology side of DevLearn. As displayed in the SnapGuide piece I put together immediately afterward the conference (Journey Through DevLearn) There was an app for that!

How I Blog: #DevLearn Bloggers

Learning Visions

DevLearn , that mecca of a eLearning conference, is coming up quickly! This year, we'll be running around the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from September 30-October 2, filling our heads with eLearning goodness. I'm honored to be a part of the #DevLearn Bloggers team.

Some #DevLearn Thoughts and Resources

eLearning Cyclops

I''ve been catching up at work since my trip to the DevLearn Conference. Although I do not have the time needed to write a very lengthy post about my wonderful DevLearn experience, I at least want to post a bit about some of the things that impressed me and also provide some post-conference resources. Many of the other presentation slide decks are available on the DevLearn Handouts page. ISD DevLearn e-Learning Guild

eLearning Cyclops: Heading to #DevLearn

eLearning Cyclops

eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Free eLearning. Heading to #DevLearn. I am very excited to be heading out to the DevLearn Conference and Expo this week. If you do not already know, the conference hash tag is #DevLearn. High on my list is blogging about DevLearn and also deconstructing my DemoFest course. Future location of eLearning Cyclops. New eBook from the eLearning Guild - "58 Tips for.

#DevLearn retrospective: Start dreaming about the future of eLearning

Challenge to Learn

This year more than ever DevLearn addressed the future of eLearning. There was another keynote by Allisone Levine at DevLearn. It will be a mutual challenge for the people who are developing this standard, for vendors and for eLearning developers.

Inspiration at DevLearn 2014: From Andrea May (Dashe & Thomson)

Learning Rebels

In this next segment of the DevLearn 2014 reflections – Learning Rebel, Andrea May of Dashe & Thomson, gives us a great peek inside her world of being a first time DevLearn attendee.

Are You Going to DevLearn 2013? We Are!

Bottom-Line Performance

Looking for a hot new tool you can start using right now to improve your corporate training? DevLearn is one of our favorite eLearning conferences, and it’s just around the bend… October 23 – 25 in Las Vegas. BLP will be at DevLearn in a big way this year.

Learning Reflections (part one) – The Ups and Downs of DevLearn: Holly MacDonald

Learning Rebels

We hop from one learning event to the next, from one learning development program to another, and from one elearning storyboard to the next in line, without pause to reflect on the work we have created or have participated in.

Devlearn conference day one: an exhilarating day

Challenge to Learn

So we are off to an excellent start with DevLearn. We have two main standards in our industry SCORM and IACC, both of them enable us to track and trace results, both of them confine eLearning within the borders of the LMS. According to him the same goes for eLearning.

Kineo Team at #DevLearn

Learning Visions

The annual migration of the L&D tech crowd to Las Vegas for the eLearning Guild’s fabulous DevLearn conference has begun. Chances are you didn’t dream of becoming of an eLearning designer when you grew up, did you? Most of the instructional designers in the eLearning business arrived here by accident. In this session we'll talk about four key areas you can focus on in order to become a more well-rounded eLearning designer.

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Easygenerator to launch new free web based eLearning authoring software at #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

This Wednesday (October 23rd) we will launch a completely new web-based free eLearning authoring tool. This launch will be at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. People expect an authoring tool to work not only on a PC, but also on tablets and smartphones.

Sneak Peak at My DevLearn Presentation

Kapp Notes

This year for DevLearn I was asked to do a feature presentation on Matching the Right Content to the Right Instructional strategy. What is the best way to design instruction for today’s technology tools, for stand-up instruction, and for eLearning?

My tips for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas

Challenge to Learn

DevLearn promises to be a great conference this year again.There is a very promising line-up of keynote speakers and other presenters. The eLearning guild has a reputation for inviting surprising key-note speakers and it looks like they have done it again.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Wow, had a great 3 days at DevLearn, met some absolutely wonderful, fascinating and brilliant folks. DevLearn presentation on Future of Learning from Karl Kapp. Posing for a picture with former student Xiaomei (Ivy) Sun who is creating a lot of elearning in China.

Closing Keynote #DevLearn: Natalie Panek

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from the opening session at this year's DevLearn, hosted by the eLearning Guild and happening in Las Vegas. Being competent in our tools. Forgive any typos and incoherencies. Natalie Panek: Learning without Boundaries How do you grow from what you learn? Perseverance. She describes a long process of rejection -- she applied year after year for a NASA internship. After the fourth rejection, she decided to just call them.

DevLearn 2013 Summary


In late October an annual eLearning conference dedicated to training within companies - DevLearn 2013 – was held in Las Vegas. In this article, I would like to share with you some highlights and observations from the DevLearn 2013. Geenio - Content Authoring Tool.

eLearning Guild Interview with Kasper Spiro (CEO Easygenerator) at DevLearn 2012


At the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas our CEO Kasper Spiro was interviewed by the eLearning guild. The post eLearning Guild Interview with Kasper Spiro (CEO Easygenerator) at DevLearn 2012 appeared first on Easygenerator.

Devlearn conference day 2: curation

Challenge to Learn

Then you go into your authoring tool that doesn’t have any support for learning objectives and you loose it all. For us DevLearn is a huge success and we will be back next year at the expo.Yesterday was the last day of the expo so I will have some time to attend sessions today. devlearn Adaptive learning ANewSpring e-Learning EasyGenerator eLearning guildI started with a morning buzz session with Jay Cross.

The 2017 #DevLearn Conference & Expo Backchannel

David Kelly

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2016 DevLearn Conference & Expo being held November 16 – 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Official DevLearn Conference Resources. Headed to DevLearn? DevLearn 2017 – Where am I going to be? The tools that help me reach inside my drawings – Glen Keane on drawing Disney – Zeitgeist 2016. DevLearn 2017 Session Trailers – YouTube Playlist.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. LMSs, authoring tools are still way behind moving to SaaS.

DevLearn 2015 Recap


Team Trivantis® took a field trip to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 2015. We also had a blast hanging out with our friends the eLearning Brothers and giving away a free license of Lectora® Inspire. Photo by the eLearning Brothers.). We’re back!

Summing Up DevLearn

WalkMe Training Station

eLearning 2015 Trends Recap. DevLearn 2015 – Love Your LMS. This article will help you relive some of the best DevLearn moments, and for those who did not attend the convention – a sneak peek from it. Video of the Week- All You Need to Know About eLearning.

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY


The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). The eLearning Guild is a terrific host and partner in making xAPI Camp available to attendees as a pre-conference event. And for DevLearn, we have a great list: Brightwave is out of the UK.

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How to Build a Real Game in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

Gaming is all the rage in eLearning, but without a sizable budget or external vendors, options are limited. Game elements in authoring tools are usually reduced to themed quizzes, with little actual gaming involved.

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Join Us at the DevLearn Conference in Las Vegas


Easygenerator will be present at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. Last year we had the official launch of easygenerator in the USA at DevLearn, this year we will officially launch our free edition at Devlearn. DevLearn Expo.