Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Upside Learning

Adding to this dilemma is another level of decision making – whether to go for an OnDemand / SaaS / Hosted LMS service, or for a behind-the-firewall LMS deployment. If your organization has a strict (and I mean really strict) policy of not using hosted services for LMS (or other business applications), then you don’t have an option but to opt for a behind-the-firewall implementation. Be aware and sure of these costs before going in for behind–the-firewall deployment.

Has the SMCR created a new ‘accountability firewall’? [talking point]

Eukleia

Senior figures have continued to shelter behind an accountability firewall” 1. This brings with it, however, as an unintended consequence, the potential for this paperwork to be used to erect a protective wall around Senior Managers – in effect creating a new form of the very “accountability firewall” that the SMCR sought to remove. The post Has the SMCR created a new ‘accountability firewall’?

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Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 3: Online Learning Systems

Your Training Edge

On the design side, would you like to see a built-in content development engine, where content developers can essentially “dump” information into the LMS and create effective courses? Do you want users to be able to access the system from the Internet, that is, from anywhere, or just within the confines of the organization’s firewall? Your existing content has been converted and your new content is ready to be delivered. Now what?

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). It has issues with firewalls. Most presenters are not used to designing for online, so it’s important to help them plan their sessions to be effective. Some of the best sessions have very effective means of capturing the wisdom of the attendees. And I’m not a big fan of using multiple back channel tools that effectively split the discussion.

Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch

Upside Learning

I’d written a few posts on how to decide between hosted and behind-the-firewall option , what typical things training companies look in an LMS for , and a recent one on five things not to do while selecting an LMS. A vendor who implemented LMS replacements similar to yours in scale will be able to drive your switch-over faster and in an effective manner. Related posts: Five Things Not to do While Selecting an LMS Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Worried About Course Security? Start With Your Website.

LearnDash

The pressure this places on a network can effectively shut it down, preventing any visitors from accessing page content. Offers site monitoring to detect malware, firewall protection, and backup services. Provides malware scanning and firewall protection.

How L&D is Changing the BFSI Sector Landscape

Infopro Learning

L&D activities must align with changing needs to ensure effectiveness. With VPN/firewalls in these systems educating employees happens in a secure environment. Effective reskilling and upskilling. They allow workforce in working effectively even in a volatile environment.

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[Part I] How to Understand and Improve Your Moodle LMS Performance

eAbyas Info Solutions

The effect of software and hardware (this is a part of your server) on Moodle performance. Now let’s look at the one by one and see how they affect your Moodle performance and how you can effectively improve the Moodle performance.

How to Design Cybersecurity Training for Employees: 4 Best Practices

Absorb LMS

Creating an effective cybersecurity training program is required for regulatory compliance. Humans are less predictable than the technology your organization uses to prevent cybercrime, like firewalls. The most effective cybersecurity L&D initiatives go beyond annual compliance training requirements. Effective L&D facilitates year-round employee engagement with best practices.

Eight Tips for LMS Implementation

Upside Learning

We looked at a series of things focusing on the right way to go about open source LMS , in case you are switching to a new LMS system , the critical consideration on how to decide between hosted and behind-the-firewall option , and even a few tips on what not to do while selecting an LMS. Again, this may not be true for a hosted LMS, but in case of behind-the-firewall option you may have to face such situations.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

They’re looking to decommission their behind-the-firewall server farms, applications, services, and platforms by migrating to more cost-effective cloud-based infrastructures that are also “elastic,” able to be expanded and contracted as needed. In traditional information technology (IT) infrastructure, the firewall connects the workplace to the Internet while protecting workplace IT assets and the proprietary information they contain.

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Piecing together collaboration and cooperation

Clark Quinn

In this depiction,we see behaviors of effective collaboration within work groups, such as coaching each other, using good practices for brainstorming, the elements of a learning organization, being willing to admit to problems, and being willing to lose if you don’t lose the lesson. Note that the firewall tends to cross the middle of the diagram, and by blocking access you’re effectively cutting off a portion of the corporate brain!

Shaping an eLearning Solution

Zephyr Learning

Effective engagement is important and of course goes without say for any learning solution, however we find that many people confuse the words engagement and interaction. Accessing secure servers for outside the company’s firewall was always a difficult task and in addition the fact that we needed a browser based device with us at all times was also problematic!

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Given the way social networking tools are at this time, connecting people is the easy part – the systems facilitate the connections easily and effectively. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view.

8 Cybersecurity best practices to keep your small business safe online

Matrix

Use a good firewall. A firewall ensures that none of the programs running on any of your devices/systems are infected by any virus, malware, spyware, or any other kind of malicious program. Delegation is essential to run a business effectively.

How to Get HIPAA Certification

Coggno

It is vital for companies that deal with protected health information (PHI) to have effective and stringent security measures in place to ensure that they are HIPAA compliant. Use firewalls and keep antivirus software updated on all devices containing ePHI.

eLearning In The Finance Sector: Why Is It Important?

KnowledgeAnywhere

ELearning provides an effective solution to this. The online-based training ensures that the employees get the knowledge they need within their employer VPN or firewall, increasing control and privacy.

How to make compliance training interesting for employees?

Creativ Technologies

For example, to elaborate on the importance of using credentials, it can be stated that any computer can’t be easily hacked when it has the credentials and firewalls. Compliance training has become crucial due to so many regulatory changes happening.

How Does Self-Paced Training Improve Training Efficiency?

Appsembler

This makes training more effective as users fully engage with the content. This will not only give you the tools to deliver effective training, but will also simplify your tech management needs by centralizing courses onto a highly customizable yet interactive and engaging platform.

The importance of general cyber security awareness

OpenSesame

Back when everyone still worked from an office, locked-down office networks and an on-site IT team could be counted on to bolster the organizational firewall. In the cyber universe, there are few threats more prevalent, or more publicized, than phishing attacks.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 1

Superb Learning

Note: In this article I am talking about webinars or VILT as a training tool, to provide an effective learning experience. VILT allows people to stay in their location and travel, accommodation and venue hire costs are effectively eliminated. Which webinar platform do I use?

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Leadership Webinar Wisdom: Six Critical Elements for Engagement and Learning

Infopro Learning

No doubt you’ve heard the basics of building effective webinars: use colorful graphics and animation, keep bullet point lists to a minimum and include lots of interactivity. There’s no getting around it… webinars involve technology and technology (the Internet, your computer, your webinar administrator’s computer, the webinar platform system you are using, your firewall, even your power) can have its good days and its bad days. Involving the Learner.

A Tale of Two Seminars: FUN Compliance Training and Virtually Real Conversations

ThinkingKap Solutions

If the company sees no educational merit in employees learning the information, then checking the box can be the most cost effective way to go about things. Firewall Compliance Training. Within this client, everyone turned to a single person as the “face” of their firewall policy. She wanted to detach herself from being the only place people turned for firewall info, so we created a new face.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

Docebo

L&D opportunities shouldn’t be limited to when employees are at a desk, behind a firewall, or logged into an e-learning platform. If you’re looking to get social learning off the ground, gamification mechanics are an effective way to encourage users to participate.

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Issues like firewalls and security may be major concerns when you launch an enterprise-wide social learning project. A distributed hosting model can be an effective solution to this problem as its helps to balance the load, particularly in case of a large organization. Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization.

Your Team for the Win?

Litmos

We all like to believe that our firewalls are secure, our devices are encrypted, our staff is smart on social media, and are aware of the dangers of phishing emails , but even in a perfect world, something will slip through the cracks. Create a game plan through education and let your staff become your human firewall. Let your effective staff training be the game winning touchdown (or dunk) to win the year. It’s hard to believe that January 2017 has come to a close.

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To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election). ” If you want your workers to be effective in the workplace, make sure they take part in healthy networks. The Internet Time Alliance has been brainstorming models of learning networks.

Monotonous to Fascinating: Changing Employee Training Module

QuoDeck

This is cloud-hosted, some of the microservices can actually iterate what we call Omprem, behind the firewall. So, they adapted in the firewall which communicates with the client systems with the clouds. What would otherwise it will take maybe like two or three months to setup up and deploy, that can effectively now be done in just 10 minutes. Training used to mean boring, but what if you play a game and get trained on a particular niche!

Using Games and Gamification for Employee Screening

Kapp Notes

The applicants compete for a limited number of spots and need to demonstrate knowledge of network software, creative approaches to firewall breaches and time to breach. Second, the skills needed are not always taught in school and formal schooling or certificates were not a good indicator of ability so it was much more effective to use a meritorious process through selection based on actual ability rather than stated ability or self-reporting.

Cyber Security Sales Training: The Future of the Industry

Cloudshare

Increase Training Outcomes with an Effective Cybersecurity Sales Strategy. A video presentation can show how networks communicate, how IP packets are filtered, and how different types of firewalls work. Every industry implements sales training.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

Docebo

L&D opportunities shouldn’t be limited to when employees are at a desk, behind a firewall, or logged into an e-learning platform. If you’re looking to get social learning off the ground, gamification mechanics are an effective way to encourage users to participate.

How Does Cloud-based Virtual Training Fit into Your Digital Transformation?

Cloudshare

ZDNet notes digital transformation is about “using digital technologies to remake a process to become more efficient or effective.” This makes the process not only more cost-efficient and effective, you’ve made your company faster, more nimble and competitive.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

For teachers, Edublogs offers a series of effective class management tools for organizing virtual classrooms, distributing class notes, conducting video lectures and assigning projects to students in a specific batch. SSL certifications, encryption tools, and firewall ensure complete data protection and security. Technology has changed the face of the education system, replacing the old and obsolete teaching methods with innovative new ones.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

But today, all forward thinking organizations are open to harnessing the immense potential of social media platforms to increase the effectiveness of their learning solutions. There are some skeptics who question the security of data residing in the Cloud LMS, but modern systems have multi-layered firewalls and advanced network design which ensure that only authorized entries into the Cloud LMS are allowed.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

Some point to TED and Khan Academy content as exemplars of the future of workplace learning, including the ability to learn at convenient times and places or the effectiveness of “flipped” training where content is consumed outside a classroom and face-to-face sessions are used to discuss it and application within the organization. And virtually all of them envision these as forms of formal learning, taking place behind the corporate firewall.

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The Importance of People in Risk Management

Unicorn Training

However, firewalls, encryption and anti-viruses will only get you so far. Nick Wilding insists ensuring staff value what they are being asked to do comes down to effective awareness training and making it relevant.“People The need to build a human firewall around your business has never been greater, and as cyber criminals become ever more sophisticated and data remains vulnerable, the only guarantee is that the human firewall will need to keep getting higher.

How an LXP can Improve Product Training Success

Origin Fractal LXP

Today, eLearning has enabled companies to effectively deliver training to intended users. Product training is integral to effective customer onboarding. The key to effective product training for your customers and partners is a seamless learning experience.

My first visit to China:The keyword is control

Challenge to Learn

I knew that I would not have access to Facebook, Twitter and Google because they are blocked by the Great Chinese Firewall, but it goes much further than that. In the West we always asume that democracy is the best way to organize your country, but if you just look at the numbers you can have some doubts if it is the most effective way; the economic growth in 2014 in China was 7.3%, compared to the US (2.5)

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

For teachers, Edublogs offers a series of effective class management tools for organizing virtual classrooms, distributing class notes, conducting video lectures and assigning projects to students in a specific batch. SSL certifications, encryption tools, and firewall ensure complete data protection and security. Technology has changed the face of the education system, replacing the old and obsolete teaching methods with innovative new ones.