How To Quickly Create Documentation Without Compromising Quality (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

DFCU Financial employees needed to capture their screens as part of a company-wide push for process documentation. Snagit now helps employees process information faster and with a professional polish that meets the high-quality expectations maintained by DFCU Financial. DFCU Financial employees needed to capture their screens as part of a company-wide push for process documentation. So, they began to document procedures with Snagit. At a glance.

Project Management: Documentation Maintenance

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Documentation projects are usually time limited, but the products they create need regular, ongoing attention to work correctly without becoming obsolete. What is the impact of such maintenance projects on planning documentation activities? And how should the project team approach such documentation maintenance projects?  None of these perceptions are true when we deal with documentation maintenance projects. by Kiranmayee Pamarthy.


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What's the ROI on Quality?

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s something you don’t hear every day: the quality of your company's learning and communication content plays a significant role in how people view your company. If they can’t manage details with their own documents or products, how can you trust them with yours? Quality Control QualityThink about it: how often have you been impressed with the vocabulary used, or maybe not used, when viewing a company’s web page?

The Case for Documentation

The Learning Dispatch

Do you hate documentation? That’s the power of documentation. Whether it’s an issue of style, or steps to perform a procedure, or which file structure to use, if the decision is documented and followed, that’s a decision that you don’t have to spend time on again—and one that will be applied consistently across a project (or multiple projects). How do you ensure that you get the benefits of documentation without the hate? Make sure that documentation is easy to find.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

stability, quality of service, and ultimately, public safety. Publish these in an official Project Charter document and share it with everyone on. person who embodies the quality of. and barriers Once you’ve documented the business outcomes and. Developing a.

content.ED: Documentation Best Practices

TechSmith Camtasia

In the coming weeks, this series will cover the best practices of creating documentation, graphics, videos, and presentations using Snagit while focusing on tips for creating valuable, well-designed content for the workplace. Documentation can be boring. However, documents are a necessary part of every person’s life. Documents are meant to inform; but that doesn’t mean they need to be a dull block of text. People need to be able to skim your document easily.

How to Create Visual Process Documentation and Guides

TechSmith Camtasia

Visual Process Documentation helps us do just that. In comes Visual Process Documentation. With step-by-step reference guides and materials, the documentation is a very powerful resource to have for many reasons. Let’s take a look at some useful information on the use of Visual Process Documentation. What is Process Documentation? Process documentation is the creation of materials that show the steps and tools used to complete a task or project.

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Can I Use a Slider to Page Through a Document?

Yukon Learning

When we teach sliders in our hands-on Storyline 360 training, we can see learners thinking of possible use cases, like “can I use a slider to page through a document?” Maybe you have a policy document that must be read, or a clinical reprint that needs to be reviewed. These are great use cases for using a slider to page through the existing documentation! The Document. First, we need to ensure the document is in an image format for use in Storyline 360.

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A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

If there was a more high-minded (if still arguably commercial) theme to this conference, it was unease about the quality of contemporary online learning. The manifesto, which first came on our radar screen in March of this year, is a comprehensive recipe for high-quality online learning and a step in the right direction. Jon’s and my workshop challenged attendees to develop their own quality manifestos (manifesti?).

How to Survive CPD Employee Turnover and Maintain CE Quality


Many businesses are having the same problem, which has a knock-on effect on the quality of what product or service they produce. For you, it can take you away from your role of creating quality continuing education courses for your learners and increasing and maintaining their satisfaction.

Utilizing Paper Writing Rewind Software To Review Your Documents

Hurix Digital

Using computer software like newspaper writings rewiews has turned into a popular method to review important documents. Not only does the program allow you to view all your documents at one time, but you can also glance at these at different resolutions as well. This permits one to view records in their original format, so hence never needing to have problems with the degradation that’s often the consequence of looking at them in a document format that is marginally outdated.

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eLearning and Documentation: To Translate or not to Translate. That is the Question!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" While bilingual staff members may be able to complete an internal quality assurance review, be careful not to assume too great a risk by using staff members to translate if this is outside of their intended job description. Unrealistic budgetary restrictions or diminished turn-around times may limit your service quality and mitigate your expected results.

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content


But when it comes to training the modern sales rep, static documents in the form of PDFs and printed binders do little to engage your sales force. What’s more, given the amount of content involved in today’s sales cycle—for both external assets as well as internal sales tools—anyone is hard pressed to keep up with documents sent through emails or saved on file shares. The post 3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content appeared first on Inkling.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. From colleges across the country, below are strategies and techniques to help get all your faculty to create quality online courses. Create clear, written directions with high-quality screenshots. Walk through documents.

Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One thing you can do to lower the size of your published video is control the quality of your slides. Captivate offers four image quality levels you can specify. While your published SWF will be smaller when compared to using the other modes listed here, this setting will lower the quality of the published images so much, you may not like it. " In other words, you don't want to use this option if a slide contains high-end PNGs or Photoshop documents.

Fix Those Pesky Digital Learning Quality Assurance Pain Points


But discovering the right way to do quality assurance can be a time consuming and often frustrating task. Here at ELM, we’ve had our own share of frustration because the thing about quality assurance is: if your product is flawless, you’re done in a day. Our goal is to make our process faster and more accurate because it’s easy for organizations to miss the mark on their quality assurance by shoehorning it into a process designed for other industries.

Facilitation Quality Matters 5 Steps to Ensuring Top-Quality Training Delivery

Training Industry

After developing a quality design, training managers need to implement a process for quality facilitation. Here are the five steps we take to ensure high-quality training delivery: Create a customized leadership learning program based on design thinking sessions, assessments and recent interviews with leaders. SAP works with a high-quality vendor who typically delivers the first sessions of the program.

What Goes into a Project Scope Document?

CommLab India

What is an e-learning project scope document? A project scope document is the first thing that is drafted after an e-learning project is initiated. A written approval of the scope document by the client is required before starting the project. This document has to be adhered to, if the project has to be executed on time, within the stipulated budget. Here is a list of details included in a project scope document: Project background and description.

Three tips for effective quality assurance

Good To Great

I hope by now I’ve convinced you of the benefits of quality assurance – although I may not have convinced you that QA is a fun task! Next time you have a document to QA, make a conscious decision to set aside plenty of time to do it properly. Learning and training Project management Tips and examples e-learning tips good e-learning project management quality assurance

We’re Hiring! Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade)


Our Quality Assurance team is key to the company as they are responsible for creating end-to-end test plans that target testing of the LearnUpon web application. A typical day involves working closely with the development team to document new features while writing and executing test scripts for these features. Documenting test scripts for LearnUpon’s features. Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade) appeared first on LearnUpon.

Three tips for effective, efficient quality assurance

Good To Great

I hope by now I’ve convinced you of the benefits of quality assurance – although I appreciate that I may not have convinced you that QA is a fun task! Next time you have a document to QA, make a conscious decision to set aside plenty of time to do it properly. Learning and training Project management Tips and examples e-learning tips good e-learning project management quality assurance

Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content


You can share video content in much the same way you would share a live-feed of a presentation or document. By pre-recording a piece, you can ensure the clarity of your message and the quality of your video production. Below are some tips and ideas for achieving high-quality video results without breaking the bank. However, in the long term, you should aim to get a dedicated device for professional-quality results.

Cutting Costs Without Cutting Quality Of Employee Training

Ed App

It is no secret that investing in quality employee training can push the budget. We are here to tell you how to cut costs without cutting the quality of your employee training strategy! We have set out to provide you with 4 of the best ways to boost the quality of your employee training, while cutting costs. It is a no-brainer than online training costs less than seminars and the provision of 40-page documents to every single employee.

Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate


Also, document automation becomes a need at the enterprise level. On mobile, browsing 15 layers of nested folders to hunt for a specific file is extremely cumbersome, not to mention sharing, bookmarking, or editing documents. Content management Document Automation Sales Enablement

9 Best Practices in Third Party QA Testing

Hurix Digital

When it comes to software development, quality assurance and the process of software testing is as important as the actual code. If planned and executed well, the quality assurance process can assure both the high quality and success of the product along with smooth business operations. Quality Assurance (QA) testing is a systematic process that ensures product and service excellence. Focus on Improvement in Quality.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning


As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. eLearning eLearning tools Instructional Design interactive learning Design document storyboarding This, in turn, has led to a surge in the number of Instructional Designers(IDs). IDs are seen as professionals who can facilitate explicit eLearning outcomes. The […].

Three Industries that Need to Board the Translation Train


Whether it comes to website localization or technical document translation, it is essential to select your language service provider carefully in order to have a trusted partner who could guide you throughout the entire translation process.

Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week I'm going to cover how agile helps you get more thorough and timely reviews of your documentation from the team. Getting Helpful Documentation Reviews. Whether you are in a traditional or agile development environment, getting valuable, informative edits on documentation you send out for review can be like pulling teeth. Some reviewers give the documentation a cursory glance and declare it "okay" with no helpful comments. by Alyssa Fox.

Seismic vs. Highspot vs. Showpad vs. Bigtincan Compared


If you’re busy, here’s the bottom line on each platform: Bigtincan, our solution, has sales enablement functionality with a modern, customer-facing learning management system (LMS), sales engagement, enterprise file management, and document automation, all in one.

9 Reasons Why You Should Adopt Digital Content Testing

Hurix Digital

It also contributes to a better quality of work, thereby decreasing the need to fix glitches after release, leading to reduced project costs. Increased test coverage, in turn, leads to testing more features and a better quality of the application.

Two Global Brand Digital Retail Transformation Case Studies: Lessons & Challenges


The quality of employee training tends to decrease in proportion to the number of new employees being onboarded, the other obligations of managers on duty, and during the times of year when customer demand is highest.

Improve Quality of Life With Virtual Learning

CLO Magazine

Further, participants viewed 9,322 documents and attended more than 3,082 scheduled chats. • A resource center with downloadable content that features background documents on policies and procedures, HR forms and marketing materials. VLE metrics, including video and document views, play a significant role in planning future virtual learning activities. Designed to involve the organization’s 4,500 U.S.-based

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Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course


As such, a collaborative project with more than one set of standards for a specific deliverable (like creating project documentation) is doomed to fail! When everyone is using the same standards and processes, it’s much easier for every participant to archive, store, and retrieve media and documents from any device or login. Take detailed notes so all action items and deadlines are clearly documented.

Content production must focus on quality to reach jaded audiences


Content production must focus on quality to reach jaded audiences. Fearlessly testing those suppositions and applying the data to the next wave of documents might be what turns a company into a go-to resource for viewers. When a methodology is new, there are certain rules of thumb for making it work, exercising caution and being ready to pivot at any moment.

Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

Lengthy research documents? Well to some extent that’s true, considering the omnipresent nature of these documents that haunt you everywhere. The onus is on instructional designers to read through the entire document and divide it into portions. PDFs are a source of rich and high quality material but often fail to keep learners on track. What does a PDF bring to mind? Pages and pages of words? Boredom at its peak? And no escape?

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Localization: Training and Development in Mexico

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

High-end sharp-looking visuals are appreciated, so be sure to use quality graphics in your training materials. Documentation e-learning eLearning Localization Technical Communications UA User Assistance User Experience by Jen Weaver    Because Mexico is  our neighbor to the south, Mexican culture may be familiar to most Americans.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning


As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. This blog highlights some valuable nuggets of information from an ID’s perspective to help you build and deliver high-quality eLearning material. Design Plan A design document is essential to make sure the team involved in the project is on the same page before commencement of development.