MOOC Evaluation at Harbinger

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Base Camp is a ritual that is followed every year at Harbinger. This year, we formed six teams, each taking a project related to Harbinger operations / roadmap. Our team got an opportunity to work on the project - “Learning culture at Harbinger.”

Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin


Manager – Business Development of Harbinger Knowledge Products will be presenting on the topic “Interactivity Paradigm shifts to Mobile Learning” [.].

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The New Raptivity Flavors: A Wealth of Interactions by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Harbinger’s Raptivity now offers 191 wizard-based interaction builders that are compatible with dozens of eLearning authoring. tools. Here’s Joe’s review! Design & Development Tools Rapid Development Training Strategies

Darwinianism in Online Learning


It’s now six months since Harbinger Knowledge Products – makers of Raptivity®, the award-winning, rapid e-learning development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built customisable interactions, most of which are interactive – launched ‘Raptivity Evolve’ for its Raptivity [.].

Raptivity Celebrates 10 Glorious Years of Customer Success!


In April 2006, Harbinger Knowledge Products launched Raptivity in the eLearning sector with an aim to simplify and engage learners through interactivity for better learning outcomes.

Raptivity Linker Launches: Create Short Interactive Learning Experiences by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Raptivity, the award-winning interactivity building tool from Harbinger Knowledge Products, has announced the launch of. Raptivity Linker, an innovative way to create short interactive learning experiences. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies Rapid Development

Harbinger Raptivity: Packaged Interactivity by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Raptivity (Harbinger Knowledge Products Inc.) allows designers to create and customize over 225 types of interactions. Interactions are Flash SWF files and can play independently or within any authoring environment that accepts SWF files. You don’t use Raptivity to build whole courses, rather, you build rich interactivity with it, one interaction at a time.


mLearning - What Works? What Doesn't?

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This summer's thought leadership webinar from Harbinger Group attracted over 1000 registrants. The webinar speakers were Janhavi Padture, Vice President at Harbinger Group and Robert Gadd, President and Chief Mobile Officer of OnPoint Digital. 'As Perhaps it was the powerful and relevant theme that drew such crowd: Interactions on Mobile. What works? What Doesn’t? The Raptivity-sponsored event provided several insights in interactive mLearning.

Raptivity Launches Raptivity Linker for Creating “Learning Arcs” by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Raptivity, the award-winning interactivity building tool from Harbinger Knowledge Products, announces the launch of Raptivity Linker, an innovative solution for creating “learning arcs.”

Internet of Things: Imagination is the only limit

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I started my journey with Harbinger Systems sometime back. Though I am just a couple of months old here, the knowledge and exposure which I have received has been enormous. I have interacted and learned a lot from my colleagues who always push and encourage me to dabble in new things.

Raptivity Launches Raptivity Linker, A Solution to Create Short Interactive Learning Experiences by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Raptivity, the award-winning interactivity building tool from Harbinger Knowledge Products, has announced the. launch of. Raptivity Linker, an innovative way to create short interactive learning experiences. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies Rapid Development

Avatars in eLearning: Best Practices

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Here are the top 4 reasons, according to Janhavi Padture, Director - Learning Solutions at Harbinger Knowledge Products. Avatars are interactive animated pedagogical agents. Avatars personalize a course, add variety to learning, especially in long modules on complex subjects.

Celebrating 5 years of Raptivity : Form is Temporary, Class is Timeless

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As we celebrate 5 successful and growing years of Raptivity , the world's first and leading rapid interactivity building tool for eLearning creators, it gives me and the team at Harbinger Group immense joy and a sense of fulfillment. Raptivity has brought many accolades to Harbinger Group.

Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

Driving change management – L&D today needs to be the harbinger of change and also the driver.

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Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This can be done using Google Gears to some extent, or with the Harbinger Offline Player all the way up to SCORM compatible tracking. This is when code optimization, caching and other expert solutions from Harbinger - ranging up to cluster server deployment- come handy. I've been too wrapped up thinking about interactivity to pay attention to the pains learning managers must go through for making their Moodle implementations effective.

Can compliance training actually be fun?


Raptivity by Harbinger is one such tool that is widely recognized for its variety of templates that could help increase the fun quotient of your compliance training modules; and eLearning modules in general. Let’s face it. No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. Because it’s mandatory.

Korea's Gigabit Internet to boost eLearning and mLearning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Harbinger Knowledge Products has introduced a Korean version of Raptivity , the e-learning interactivity building software. In my blog on the interactivity technology and its applications, I reviewed the famed ubiquitous city (U-city) project in Seoul that promises several new experiences in the day-to-day lives of citizens. That was a while back. In a recent article, New York Times reports that home internet may get even faster in South Korea.

mLearning in Africa

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Vinod Ganjoo is an e-learning enthusiast who works as Senior Manager - e-learning Business Development at Harbinger. Recently I had a chance to talk to a speaker at e-Learning Africa 2011 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Going Mobile: Raptivity 6.0 and New Interactivity Packs


for Learning Solutions Magazine in April 2010 (Harbinger Raptivity: Packaged Interactivity), but the recent release of version 6.0 Link: Going Mobile: Raptivity 6.0 and New Interactivity Packs Joe Ganci reviewed Raptivity 5.5 of the tool adds some features that are [.]. Computer software eLearning eLearning tools interactive learning mLearning rapid learning raptivity e-learning software education software mobile learning rapid eLearning software

Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Strategy & Research, Harbinger Knowledge Products): Janhavi has over 17 years of experience in the Information Technology field with a focus on web development, project management and marketing. At Harbinger, Janhavi has been involved in strategy, marketing, CRM and new product initiatives including Raptivity, YawnBuster and TeemingPod. ABOUT JANHAVI PADTURE (V.P.,

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Performance Learning Productivity

The Collaboration Age On a wider plane the Web has been the harbinger of the Collaboration Age. We may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990.

Building m-learning : Eliminating Redundant Effort

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I talked to Bijoy, Senior General Manager at Harbinger Knowledge Products, about his vision for eliminating redundant effort in building m-learning and e-learning. Training Magazine’s Learning 3.0 Conference in Chicago on 4th and 5th October 2011 features a talk by Bijoy Banerjee on what he calls Single Source Content. Okay, what's the pain point you are addressing? BB: Today’s learners are prepared to access learning on desktops, laptops, smart phones and tablets.

Conference Report: The Training and Development Show ME – 2012


Harbinger Knowledge Products was glad to be a part of The Training and Development Show ME – 2012 Conference held at World Trade Centre, Dubai (UAE) from the 4th to 5th December 2012. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr. Manager – Business Development [.]. Community Conference eLearning tools raptivity 2012 Conference Report Social Learning Environment Speaker Session The Training and Development Show

Occupy Education

Jay Cross

The discussion turned to harbingers of the future. Yesterday I attended a beta workshop conducted by Jerry Michalski on the (We+Economy), an application of the principles of the Relationship Economy. What is the Relationship Economy? Occupy. Here’s the opening salvo.

Why Organizations Must Encourage Collaboration: Building a Case

ID Reflections

Only when leadership shows they are willing to be harbingers of change, can any change take root and flourish. Organizations, i.e., the business leaders and executives are not interested in learning. Nor do they care much about collaboration. Business cares only about the outcome.

Recent Research on Interactive Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This list of existing research and articles on interactivity in learning was put together by Janhavi Padture, Director of Research, Analysis and Strategy at Harbinger Knowledge Products.

New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1

mLearning Trends

Harbinger Group's Raptivity. To facilitate wider mobile delivery of these interactions, Vikas Joshi and his team over at Harbinger have added new functionality that allows IDs to output defined interactions as either Flash or HTML5 packages that can then be assigned and taken via online or offline delivery.

New Milestones for LearningHarbinger Blog

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Check out this article for the entire list: [link] A big thanks to all readers, guest contributors, blog followers and the team at Harbinger Group

The Beginning of a New Journey with Raptivity Team


I have recently started on a new journey with Harbinger Group as a part of its Product Management Team and I must say, everything’s just going great! Hi, I’m Sanobar! I am exploring Raptivity and the more I learn, the [.]. eLearning Instructional Design raptivity instructional design Raptivity

Design Tutorial, Part 1: How to Make Your Own iPad-Inspired Icons (and a Free Template!)


Whether you come down on the side of iPad as hype or iPad as harbinger of our computing future, one thing is clear: there’s a shift underway and it’s in our best interest to pay attention!

Ten tips to build interactivity


Raptivity – From the US/Indian Harbinger Knowledge Products, this well-developed tool is widely used, especially by professional developers. Interactivity is a key component in the learning process. While it’s relatively easy for a teacher in a classroom to interact with the learners and, by ‘reading’ the situation, involve them in the learning process in the most effective ways, it’s much harder for those producing online learning materials.

Celebrating the iPad Anniversary : Are You Migrating e-Learning to iPad?

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In this post, I draw on the experience of working on several mobile learning projects and technology products at Harbinger Group to offer a thought. It's been a year since the revolutionary iPad was first announced. Several organizations have realized the importance of delivering training through the iPad. Yet, the best practices are not widely shared, and many 'e-learning to iPad' projects continue to be explorations into the unknown.

Getting Started Creating the Mobile Learning Strategy

The Learning Circuits

Remember, here, you are the dreamer of dreams and the makers of music… Not the harbingers of doom and gloom. Well, alright. We have the rationale behind creating a strategy, we know what to avoid, and we understand what can happen when you fall of the tracks. What’s next you ask? It seems that it’s time to get started on the creation of the strategy!