UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

UL Broadens Regulatory and Compliance Solution for Life and Health Sciences Sector with Acquisition of EduNeering. Award-winning solution enables compliance, risk mitigation, workflow automation and improved business performance for FDA-regulated organizations. – April 9, 2012 – UL, a world leader in advancing safety , has acquired EduNeering , the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc.,

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ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

Kapp Notes

Million in Series B Financing Led by Kaplan Ventures. Kaplan EduNeering concurrently forms strategic reseller partnership with ProtonMedia. million Series B venture financing led by Kaplan Ventures. ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system.

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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

UL Broadens Regulatory and Compliance Solution for Life and Health Sciences Sector with Acquisition of EduNeering. Award-winning solution enables compliance, risk mitigation, workflow automation and improved business performance for FDA-regulated organizations. – April 9, 2012 – UL, a world leader in advancing safety , has acquired EduNeering , the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc.,

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Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes for the opening keynote at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 , happening this week in Orlando, Florida. Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. Fall in love with problems, not solutions. E.g., the guy who founded Open Table had a different solution at first. Solve a problem, don’t fall in love with your solution.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. April 2019 Profile: Discover Financial’s Jon Kaplan. Jon Kaplan was, until May of this year, vice president of training and development for Discover Financial Services. Mike: With that let’s turn to this conversation with Jon Kaplan. Mike: Jon Kaplan. Jon Kaplan: Yeah, that’s awesome. Mike: They are collector’s items in the Kaplan household.

Kaplan IT Learning Showcases Atlantic Link e-Learning Solutions as SaaS at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Kaplan IT Learning will showcase a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering at DevLearn 2010, November 3 – 5 in San Francisco. This new offering greatly simplifies the purchase and use of Kaplan’s Atlantic Link software, the award-winning rapid e-Learning development solution.

Industry Consolidation Continues; Kaplan IT Learning Acquires Atlantic Link by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

In the third major consolidation in the e-Learning market in 2010, solutions provider Kaplan IT. Learning has acquired rapid e-Learning tool provider Atlantic Link, Inc.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link collaborative rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Learning solutions conference #LSCon Day 1 recap by Kasper Spiro

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After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. He gave a number of nice tips: Fall in love with problems not solutions. He has created a solution (Trek) based on TinCan that supports this kind of learning. This year there is a second conference next to Learning solutions: Ecosystems 2014. Here is my recap of LSCon day 1.

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Learning solutions conference #LSCon Day 1 recap by Kasper Spiro

easygenerator

After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. He gave a number of nice tips: Fall in love with problems not solutions. He has created a solution (Trek) based on TinCan that supports this kind of learning. This year there is a second conference next to Learning solutions: Ecosystems 2014. Here is my recap of LSCon day 1.

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Putting People First

CLO Magazine

When it comes to learning, Jon Kaplan truly understands the importance of emotional engagement. Kaplan finally confessed his secret to a classmate and got the remedial help he needed, but by then he had become “incredibly ashamed” and his academic performance suffered through grade school. However, that all changed when Kaplan made a new friend in high school — one who “was very driven academically,” he recalled. That’s when I decided to leave,” Kaplan said.

Podcast: Axonify Principle Learning Strategist JD Dillon

Learningtogo

JD Dillon has spent 15 years designing and implementing learning and performance strategies for respected global organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. With his practical approach and unique ability to integrate science, technology, storytelling, and pure common sense, JD delivers modern solutions that enable employees, improve organizational performance, and drive business results.

JD Dillon – Axonify Principle

Learningtogo

JD Dillon has spent 15 years designing and implementing learning and performance strategies for respected global organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. With his practical approach and unique ability to integrate science, technology, storytelling, and pure common sense, JD delivers modern solutions that enable employees, improve organizational performance, and drive business results. Listen to Podcast: [link].

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#LSCon day 1, Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%

Challenge to Learn

Leapfrogging After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. He gave a number of nice tips: Fall in love with problems not solutions. He has created a solution (Trek) based on TinCan that supports this kind of learning. Ecosystem This year there is a second conference next to Learning solutions: Ecosystems 2014.

Industry News: elearning Company Purchase

Kapp Notes

Here is the big announcement: Kaplan, Inc., a top provider of knowledge management solutions that assure regulatory compliance and improve business performance. EduNeering designs and deploys knowledge management solutions for organizations in the pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, energy and manufacturing sectors. one of the world's leading providers of educational services, has signed an agreement to acquire EduNeering Holdings, Inc.,

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User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

The big question is: is content created by subject matter experts (User generated content) a solution for this problem? By facilitating an easy to use authoring solution you can have an impact on that process by ensuring a more standardized, cost-effective and sustainable way of working. Use Case: Kaplan, a global education provider in more than 30 countries with 19,000 employees, and an early pioneer of user-enabled eLearning.

FocusOn Learning 2016 Presents “Microlearning: The Ideal Partner for Mobile”

mLevel

Location: Learning Stage – Strategic Solutions at the JW Marriott Austin. Previously, he was a solutions managing director at Slalom Consulting in Atlanta, Georgia, where he led the charge to build out its technology practice. He was a member of the leadership teams for Skillsoft, NETg, Kaplan Financial, and AchieveGlobal, among others.

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Summits, Conferences and Some Relaxation

Kapp Notes

Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit Last week I attended the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit and once again had a great time. I also had a chance to have a few moments with the fascinating, interesting and highly educated Bror Saxberg, the Chief Learning Officer of Kaplan, Inc. The data that Kaplan will be able to collect in the near future concerning student performance, learning methods and strategies and the delivery of content to life-long learners is staggering.

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Which is the Best Rapid eLearning Tool?

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Other best-in-class technologies recognized include Citrix GotoWebinar, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro, Elluminate, Lectora, Questionmark, Pulse and Kaplan STT Trainer: They won platinum awards in various other categories. Raptivity has also won Gold Award under ‘Best Simulation Solution’ category. I am pleased to share with you that Raptivity is once again the winner of LearnX Australia Platinum award under the ‘Best Rapid eLearning Tool’ category.

Getting ready for #LSCON

Challenge to Learn

Next week is the Learning Solution Conference in Orlando. As keynotes we have: Soren Kaplan – Redefining innovation. I will go there for the fourth year in a row. It is probably my most favorite conference (at my least favorite place). This year it will be extra fun, easygenerator does’t have a booth there (we moved all our marketing online), so I will be able to attend a lot of sessions and blog on them.

Leave Learning to Employees, sort of

Jay Cross

This article describes the CLO of Kaplan as he adapts to a world where employees can route around learning to find their own content. Kaplan set up a wiki that has proved very successful. (I’d The Kaplan CLO states his situation honestly: At the end of the day, I as the learning professional am not going to change how the business runs. This is one of those articles that begins with the right questions but offers pedestrian, half-way measures as solutions.

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

I agree L&D people should have a solid understanding of learning science and know how to apply the research to their solution design. For a training professional or a “performance consultant” to design and develop solutions capable of producing business impact, they need a basic understanding of what it takes to run a profitable business and how a solution might support growth strategies. Ask “how can you measure a solution’s value?”

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Cutting through the noise to make a real business impact

Elucidat

Ask difficult questions and identify effective solutions. It allowed us to design and develop a variety of different learning solutions. By interrogating the problem, he can identify an effective solution. “We Business needs aren’t static.

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Exclusive: RWD and ProtonMedia Form Partnership

Kapp Notes

RWD and their focus on human and operational performance improvement solutions is partnering with the 3D virtual learning and collaboration company, Protonmedia, to create an engaging and exciting solution that will provide their clients with a rich, 3D environment to encourage collaboration, innovation and foster learning. This adds another great tool to RWD's large arsenal of tools, processes and solutions.

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Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

Throughout his 25-year career with industry-leading organizations like Skillsoft, NETg, AchieveGlobal and Kaplan, Bryan has dedicated himself to helping organizations develop high performing employees through innovative learning solutions. Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations. A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based.

“Experience the Difference” at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, October 21-24, 2018, Las Vegas

Interactive Services

Sexual Harassment and the Role of the Compliance Program, presented by Jenny O’Brien, Chief Compliance Officer, UnitedHealthcare (moderator); Rebecca Walker, Partner, Kaplan & Walker LLP; and Paul Fiorelli, Professor of Legal Studies and Director, Cintas Institute for Business Ethics, Xavier University. Minneapolis, Minn.

Hello from Our New Content Specialist Carl!

OpenSesame

I am Carl Kaplan, Content Specialist. Before starting at OpenSesame, I worked in business development at Boombotix, a startup specializing in portable music solutions for active lifestyles. Hi there! I’m excited be joining the excellent folks here at OpenSesame and am looking forward to helping the content team expand our library of courses.

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

I started this process by talking to three companies (Nielsen, Akzo Nobel and Kaplan) who have already implemented crowd sourcing. This forces them to look at other ways to create the content, crowd sourcing is a solution for this. I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge. You can also call it the use of user generated content if you want. Over the past few weeks I have spoken to dozens of training managers all over the world.

Survey says…. Employees are thriving with Axonify’s modern learning approach

Axonify

More than 4,500 employees from organizations including Walmart, PointClickCare, Kaplan, Ceridian and Bloomingdales participated in the first round of the Axonify Learner Survey. In fact, 4 out of 5 employees believe Axonify-based learning solutions improve performance on the job. Our goal was to implement a learning solution that positively impacts our bottom line, and that our employees feel good about. The results from our Axonify Learner Survey are in.

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Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Source Microsoft Lync: A New Name for a New Generation of Unified Communications Solutions ) 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Space In relation to the announcement of Microsoft Lync, ProtonMedia announced that its ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment for the high-performance workplace will support the new Microsoft Lync Server 2010. DIA members will now have access to Kaplan EduNeering’s online compliance solutions used by over one million individuals in more than 50 countries.

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Curated Insights – It’s ‘game on’ for Gamification in the workplace

Axonify

For example, during my L&D work with Disney and Kaplan, we were able to realize improved motivation by applying concepts VERY similar to the cluster motivations Nick discussed, including social, mastery, achievement, and immersion. The team must consider both the lack of available public technology as well as language barriers when deploying a game-based solution. I’m CONSTANTLY curating online content about learning and performance.

Happy Employees, Happy Company

CLO Magazine

The Employee Experience Index, or EXI, surveyed more than 23,000 workers across a number of countries and was conducted by human capital management solutions company Globoforce and information technology company IBM. Cheryl Allen, vice president of human resources at Kaplan Professional, an education services company, agrees that creating a positive employee environment has a financial impact. “We

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

The solution called THUNDER offers virtual conference rooms with photorealistic avatars, surround sound VoIP, in-world streaming video and shared-screen content. The pricing is designed to be competitive and is reasonable as compared to 2D solutions. This on the heals of the agreement between Kaplan-EduNeering and ProtoSphere to partner in the compliance space to provide collaborative compliance-based virtual world solutions.

Getting ready for LSCON

easygenerator

Next week is the Learning Solution Conference in Orlando. As keynotes we have: Soren Kaplan – Redefining innovation. I will go there for the fourth year in a row. It is probably my most favorite conference (at my least favorite place). This year it will be extra fun, easygenerator does’t have a booth there (we moved all our marketing online), so I will be able to attend a lot of sessions and blog on them.

A Lot Happening in the 3D Space

Kapp Notes

Learn more about their 3D solution here. As announced first on this blog, ProtonMedia announced a strategic partnership with RWD on heals of another announcement of a strategic partnership with Kaplan-EduNeering. Last week a lot of 3D news occurred, here is a round up of some of the highlights: I stopped by the ASTD booth of Digitell, Inc. and met James A. Parker, the President, who said his booth was buzzing the entire conference and a lot of people were interested in 3D webinars.

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