Firewall Problems and Solutions

Tony Karrer

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days? Anyone having issues with Windows Media and firewalls? Do Flash players cause any problems with firewalls?

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days? Anyone having issues with Windows Media and firewalls? Do Flash players cause any problems with firewalls?

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Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall

Tony Karrer

I did suggest that they would either use a Wiki behind the firewall or use a password protected Wiki - because that's where the work product goes. If it's captured in a system inside the corporate firewall, it won't go outside. Stephen Downes commented on my recent post - Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion and said - I am opposed to the trend coming from the corporate learning side of the house to treat PLEs as work tools.

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. Be aware and sure of these costs before going in for behind–the-firewall deployment.

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Virtual Classroom Adoption – The Four Stages of Change

InSync Training

Organizations spend more time worrying about firewalls, security, hardware, and software (important topics all) than they think about adoption and usability. Adopting, and excelling at, the virtual classroom is much more about attitudinal change than it is about implementing technology. Ultimately, people need to BELIEVE that the virtual classroom will work.

JIVE's clearspace takes social networking behind the firewall

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

experience behind the firewall. I've been watching Clearspace as one of those Enterprise products that just might have that something special that finally brings the Web2.0 R/WW reports tonight that Jive Software is releasing Clearspace2.0 tonight. The service takes on Microsoft's Sharepoint with a feature set that looks like something many consumer software users would be envious of. USAToday recently said that "Jive Software wants to be the Apple Computer of corporate social networks."

When Does a Cloud-based LMS Make Sense?

Living in Learning

There was something about having my own staff running my own servers behind my own firewall that provided a sense of security and control. To an extent it did, and the IT staff would be the first to man the ramparts to fight off having anything living outside the firewall – much less allowing anyone outside to get into our systems. I feel their concern, and I respect the need to protect the network and data resources behind the firewall.

8 E-Learning Tips I Wish I Knew When I First Started to Build Courses

Rapid eLearning

Lo and behold, all of the projects are locked behind a firewall and the person has nothing to show. Lo and behold, all of the projects are locked behind a firewall and the person has nothing to show. During a recent interview, someone asked about what I’ve learned over the years.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

Passwords, Firewalls and Encryption: The platform of corporate learning is the enterprise Learning Management System for most organizations. In addition to authorized Passwords, Firewalls can be installed to allow only authorized devices to access the enterprise LMS.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Working through corporate firewalls. Few corporate firewalls have the requisite TCP and UDP ports open that are needed for virtual world users to access a server cluster outside their firewall, or vice versa, for external attendees trying to access a server behind the firewall.

Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?

MakingBetter

There are at least three turn-key LRS solutions offered as Software-as-a-Service and at least two solutions you can download and install behind a firewall or run locally on your own computer… for free. Getting Started.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

And virtually all of them envision these as forms of formal learning, taking place behind the corporate firewall. The firewall will continue to protect individual workstations or terminals, but workers will routinely work on cloud-based private platforms outside the organization.

RSS: The new intranet protocol? Learning2.0 behind the firewall

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

It's not necessary when IT departments are deploying the informal learning tools behind the firewall. From ZDNet is the article RSS: The new intranet protocol? RSS is the LMS killer! Because it looks like LMS providers have been wanting to become all things to all people by trying to add KM, eLearning, ILT management, learning2.0, all into one package.

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.

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Report – LMS Trends 2015: Is it time for something different?

Docebo

Nearly one-third of organizations have their LMS installed behind a firewall, but that number is dropping as companies become more comfortable with cloud technology. The 2015 LMS Trends report from Brandon Hall Group paints a picture of widespread dissatisfaction (and high turnover) among organizations that use an LMS.

Five Reasons Why Technology Still Hasn't Totally Taken Off in Schools

The Learning Dispatch

Firewalls, filters, and strict school policies are the culprit here. School Internet Use Policies Are Restrictive This makes sense: technology isn''t going to be a big hit with schools that have drawn boundaries for its usage. A 2011 report from Project Tomorrow indicated that 53% of middle and high school students are not able to use cell phones, smart phones, or MP3 players in their schools.

A bit more detail

Clark Quinn

Those communities span both internal to the organization (if it is big enough), but also across the firewall out to other practitioners that are in other organizations.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

I’m afraid nothing in this world is a 100% secure but I truly do believe that our SaaS solution is more secure than most ‘behind the firewall’ solutions.

Lectora Online V2.0 is Coming

Trivantis

1) Escape the Firewall – You need to be able to work across states, countries and even continents. Working in the cloud lets you access project information securely outside your company’s firewall. Have you been dreaming of developing in the cloud, but can’t find an easy-to-use tool?

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. Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization.

Over 800 E-Learning Examples To Inspire Your Course Design

Rapid eLearning

One of the challenges is finding good examples because many of the good ones are locked behind corporate firewalls. One of the best ways to learn is by looking at the work others have done.

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. This week I was in Beijing for the launch of the Chinese edition of Easygenerator.

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. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view.

A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership

MakingBetter

The tl;dr : Like hardware, w hen it comes to data, if you can’t open it, you don’t own it. If you can’t open it, you don’t own it. I was recently asked to respond to a question, “What were the objectives of the Experience API?”

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Surprise! Knowledge Guru Summer Release Adds SCORM, Security Features

Knowledge Guru

That means players can access it on a company intranet or behind a firewall, if you’d like. We promise our customers three major Knowledge Guru updates per year, but 2014 is different.

Shifting from Trainer to Community Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

Many companies are using tools like Yammer to bring the social networking experience inside the company firewall. Profit margins are razor thin and the business landscape is more competitive than ever. Past inefficiencies that were once tolerable at work are now unsustainable.

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

As a personal learning tool, Twitter is great but it’s a public platform and what you share on it is available to everyone, some organizations may need tools which can be installed behind their firewalls (Laconica, Yonkly) or that is available as a secure private service (Yammer).

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012

eFront

Category #2: Best Learning Management System (Enterprise-based, behind the firewall). It’s that time of year again and polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! 2012 Awards. Now in its 7 th year, Elearning!

4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

Gone are the days when having your own staff running your own servers behind your own firewall provided a sense of security and control. More than 2 years back, I had carried out a SWOT analysis of the LMS to get some understanding on the LMS scenario.

Organizational Knowledge Mastery?

Clark Quinn

And yes, the experiments can be outside the firewall, trying new things with customers and visitors and reading reactions, but that’s still in the realms of the understood or expected. I was pointed to a report from MIT Sloan Management talking about how big data was critical to shorten ‘time to insight’ And I think that’s a ‘good thing’ in the sense that knowing what’s happening faster is clearly going to be part of agility.

Time to Rethink Measurement for Digital Learning

CLO Magazine

Some of this content can be accessed through internal learning management systems but the fastest growth is likely to come from content available outside the organization’s firewalls and systems.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Opening up of learning content that is presently locked up behind firewalls or LMSs to enable access to learners for just-in-time learning or performance support. 2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies.

Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

In this case, it is likely that sensitive data will be stored and controlled by the third party and used by organization’s customers or partners so that the data never comes in contact with the organization’s network, firewalls, or any other security device or process controlled by the organization.

Breaking Up with “Yeah, but…”

Learning Rebels

In the training world, it is not uncommon to hear: “Yeah, but…” and it’s time to put an end to this unhealthy relationship. It’s a relationship that is holding us back from success. It is holding us back from moving forward. It is holding us back from seeing the future.

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

deploys worlds in the cloud as software as a service and firewalled worlds using our "harmony" deployment system based on Windows Hyper-V with a focus on customer support and custom development. Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out.

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).

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2013

eFront

Category #2: Best Learning Management System (Enterprise-based, behind the firewall). Polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! 2013 Awards! Now in its 9 th year, Elearning! Magazine allows eLearning professionals to nominate elearning products and services each year.