FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project

LearnDash

For those of you who have used, or actively use, Microsoft Project, you know how awesome it is. However, Microsoft Project is pricey, and only comes with some editions of Microsoft Office – so how can you manage that big training development program?

Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On

LearnDash

The global success of Articulate is well known in the elearning field, and it appears that Microsoft would like to steal a bit of market share as well! In 2009, Articulate Studio took-off as a Microsoft PowerPoint add-on for this very purpose.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    If you were feeling shy, but Tracey has inspired you, feel free to keep  sending along those character submissions !  e-learning eLearning Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning Technical Communications User Experience

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

If you are looking for a personalized virtual education experience with Microsoft LMS integration, Let me tell you that Paradiso Solutions is the place to go. Microsoft LMS services complement Paradiso learning platform to provide a more productive experience for teachers and students.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

request, such as IBM or Microsoft. for a free trial so that your team can test how easy it is. world • Huge savings on IT resources (freeing up budget. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

eLearning: What Happened to Microsoft's Free Image Gallery?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    In my  Optimizing PowerPoint Design for eLearning & Presentations  class I like to sing the praises of  Microsoft's free online image gallery. I guess I shouldn't have been upset that a free service had disappeared.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. As with many of the business-software applications Microsoft produces, Project contains a whole bunch of nuanced features that are cool and add to the “neat” factor, but which the average training-project PM probably won’t need very often.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 365: Meet the Shape Union and Shape Subtract Tools

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

PowerPoint’s got you covered with the free icon below:     But what if you want other flowers to match, and with a bit of variation? Nine years ago I wrote some articles about the  Shape Union  and  Shape Subtract  tools, but, friends, it’s been a while.

4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens

CHRP-INDIA

While Microsoft’s Augmented Reality enabled Technology HoloLens is creating an impressive footprint, it is also one of the coolest wearable being developed at a pretty pricey rate of $3,000. Here, we list some of the best alternatives to the Microsoft HoloLens.

Microsoft Office: 2013 Open for Preview

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  Last week  Microsoft announced its latest version of Microsoft Office  and opened it for  customer preview. Office 365 will be a paid subscription, while SkyDrive is free.

eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? That means these images are free to use, share, and modify in any way that you see fit. for free! See also: Recommended Free Image Sites.

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Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. If you use one of the OfficeMix apps it shows that “This OfficeMix app has been developed by Microsoft. Microsoft Terms.

FREE eLearning ROI Calculator

LearnDash

” Knowing you will likely face these questions ahead of time, it is probably in your best interest to download this free eLearning ROI calculator [Microsoft Excel Format] created by the good people at Interact Medical. elearning free training tools

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Driving Performance With The Microsoft HoloLens

CraneMorley

WE CAN HELP YOU DESIGN A LEARNING & PERFORMANCE STRATEGY THAT WORKS: That’s why we are espcially excited about our partnership with Microsoft to bring the latest Holographic technology, AI and data access to learning in the flow of work.

Microsoft Surface Reviewed: Is it Right For Mobile Learning?

Bottom-Line Performance

My personal journey from PC to iPad illustrates the first roadblock for Microsoft in the tablet race – they are late to the party. Microsoft missed the chance when they had me exclusively using their products. I think Microsoft has missed a strategic opportunity.

Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of

Rapid eLearning

Having free clip art is a big deal for those of us on fixed budgets and with limited access to stock images and clip art to use in our elearning courses, presentations, and training programs. About two years ago, Microsoft got rid of clip art. Free Clip Art via Pickit.

How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint

LearnDash

Using a free tool like Screencast-o-Matic allows you to record your screen and then instantly save the video locally or upload to a platform like YouTube. Everyday we are asked questions relating to the supported media in LearnDash as people look to make robust online training content.

FREE Alternative to SharePoint

LearnDash

Here is a great free resource for those of you who need to store, and share, large files. In some cases you may want to store your files for personal use to free up your diskdrive, while others of you may want to have a centralized place for your team to upload their files.

Free-to-use e-learning development 12: Microsoft Producer

The E-Learning Curve

Today, I'm moving from the realm of open source software proper into the domain of free-to-use e-learning software. Free-to-use e-learning development 12: Microsoft Producer is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning authoring t authoring tools content authoring gratis libre debate media Microsoft Producer

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Touchscreens, Developing HTML5 Apps and March Madness Apps

Bottom-Line Performance

Microsoft seems to be spending more money and talking about R&D more than anyone these days. What do you think of Microsoft’s increased R&D efforts? Microsoft is Talking About the Future A lot. Now, the app is free… if you already shell out for cable.

LearnUpon announces Microsoft Azure AD integration

LearnUpon

LearnUpon, the world’s fastest growing learning management system, today announced a new integration with Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AD). LearnUpon customers can now use Microsoft Azure AD to manage user access and enable single sign-on. Start my free trial.

Free Templates for Microsoft Office Suite - Office Templates

E-learning Uncovered

Job interview guide with links to interviewing tips, sample interview questions, practice interviews, and answer strategies

Microsoft Translator

Take an e-Learning Break

Check out the new Microsoft Translator - it raises the bar for translating three ways: on the Web, for Office 2007 & 2003, and a unique translation widget for your site. Office Casual: How you can translate better with Microsoft Translator Update any Office 2007 or Office 2003 product with Microsoft Translator, find instructions for the free download: [link] Microsoft Translator widget: [link] To drop text for translation (or a URL) via Bing: [link].

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 As I read through the comments, I was struck by how many people insisted that Storyline was the better choice because it was easier to learn than Captivate because it was so much like Microsoft PowerPoint. Given that Adobe upgrades Captivate approximately once each year, and you get the upgrades for free as part of your subscription, subscribing is a pretty good deal.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. Microsoft has taken noticed and acquired the service, undoubtedly to integrate it into the Microsoft Office suite of products. Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

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This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. Microsoft has taken noticed and acquired the service, undoubtedly to integrate it into the Microsoft Office suite of products. Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

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Meet TechSmith at Microsoft TechEd 2013

TechSmith Camtasia

I’ve got my bags packed (almost), my gadgets are charging (slowly), my leg cast is coming off Friday (finally)… I am ready to head to New Orleans for Microsoft TechEd ! A couple of TechSmith’s Developers, IT Pros, and I are attending Microsoft TechEd 2013.

This FREE Alternative to Box.net Might Surprise You

LearnDash

While the business was different for my clients, one thing remained the same: Microsoft Office Suite. I know, some of you are cringing, but I’m a believer … or maybe brainwashed… either way, in my opinion, Microsoft has the best software suite of business oriented applications.

How to Convert Microsoft PowerPoint to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

You can download a free 30 day trial of Adobe Captivate here.) In this article you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into web enabled presentations using HTML5. What you’ll need You will need a Windows or Macintosh computer and a copy of Adobe Captivate.

LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

LearnBrite + Microsoft = Workplace Training Heaven. It works hand-in-hand with Microsoft’s leading technology to offer the world’s most accessible experiential learning. LearnBrite Integrations with Microsoft.

Meet-up in Berlin for Microsoft TechEd EMEA?

TechSmith Camtasia

This week I'm in Berlin with Anton Bollen , our German Evangelist and Daniela Maurer, from our Sales Department attending Microsoft TechEd Europe conference. So, feel free to contact him to get together at a later date! Camera? Check. Jacket? Check. Deordorant? Check.

Course of the Week: Microsoft Excel 2010 by TutorPro

OpenSesame

Check out the OpenSesame Course of the Week: Microsoft Excel 2010 by TutorPro and get five free seats! Course of the Week

How Microsoft’s Skype Meetings Can Improve Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Microsoft has recently announced it’s new meeting solution for small businesses in the U.S., Under the free service, users can have meetings with up to 10 participants during the first 60 days. Microsoft hopes that users will sign up for Office 365 for business which includes Skype For Business which allows for 250 participants to meet at a time. Microsoft is currently attempting to fight off rivals offering similar services, including Google Hangouts and Slack.

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Let the Good Times Roll at Microsoft TechEd!

TechSmith Camtasia

Chris McQueen, Instructional Designer, Adam Marks, Lead Snagit Developer, Donald Cook, Sales, and I are heading down to the Big Easy, New Orleans this weekend for Microsoft's TechEd. "Laissez le bon temp rouler" as they say in New Orleans. Let the good times roll!

Microsoft Learning Snacks

Take an e-Learning Break

Learning Snacks are short, interactive presentations about popular topics created by Microsoft Learning experts. Each Snack is delivered by using innovative Microsoft Silverlight technology and includes various media, such as animations and recorded demos. At the end of each free presentation, you can view more Snacks, learn more about the topic, or visit a related Web site.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Why not check out a free webinar? Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Designing Learning Programs for Lasting Impact (Free for ATD members) Business and learning leaders must navigate through confusion and clutter when designing corporate learning programs.

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Microsoft is Dumping Clip Art. What Are You Going to Do?

Rapid eLearning

Not sure if you saw the news, but Microsoft is going to dump clip art. However, most clip art images offered through the Microsoft site are actually vector illustrations. Here are a few tips: Take advantage of the free resources now and save what you can from the site before it’s gone.