A Conversation with John Blackmon of Trivantis

Kapp Notes

John is the Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis as well as being one of the Co-Founders of the company. John is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for Trivantis’s eLearning products. Trivantis has a number of online learning development tools including Lectora Online, Lectora Inspire and Lectora Publisher as well as CourseMill, CourseMill Mobile and ReviewLink. The other day I had a chance to catch up with John Blackmon.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation). As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors.


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A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Seriously, from a learning product standpoint, I was blown away by the CC (Customizable Courseware) concept of offering interchangeable Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and eLearning. In my former life, leading a custom learning development company, we developed a lot of training programs for large, geographically dispersed workplaces. Start by downloading the eLearning package for your course in your favorite eLearning development tool.

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.). xAPI isn’t really the “new kid on the block” anymore, but it’s still what everyone is talking about. Learn more about Lectora and xAPI in this post: Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: xAPI. We’re back!

Lectora Online: Cloud-based Authoring for Docebo Customers


What happens when the authoring tool Lectora® Online and Docebo’s learning management system are integrated via xAPI? In addition, they have the opportunity for powerful reporting using xAPI. Let’s talk about xAPI for a minute. The xAPI standard (you may have heard it called The Experience API, or even Tin Can) can change the way organizations like yours deliver, track, and measure learning.

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The Best of eLearning in November 2016


November was a busy and exciting month for the Trivantis® team! Along with the popular Responsive Course Design™ feature and eLearning Brothers integrations from Lectora Inspire 16, Lectora Inspire 17 will include the integration of BranchTrack—a tool for easily building branching scenarios. Special thanks to Windy Schneider , CACI International and Joe Ganci, eLearning Joe for their shout outs to Trivantis tools Lectora and ReviewLink™ in their presentations!

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content. There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses.