Independent Software Vendors and E-learning Companies: An Alliance That Spells Success

G-Cube

IT companies develop alliances and partnerships as strategic moves to gain a number of business advantages in the industry. • It also gives them the innovation edge, where they can learn from their partners and their products to provide their clients with higher satisfaction.

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4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company

Obsidian Learning

New post 4 Critical Factors for Evaluating a Learning Company on Obsidian Learning. But as much as we are passionate about applying both to create effective learning experiences, we also understand that there must be a business case for choosing a learning company.

How A Proficient E-learning Company Connects Business & Training Objectives

CommLab India

Check why the right e-learning vendor-partner is necessary to connect business and training goals. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

Why you must Outsource your Compliance Course Development to an E-learning Company

CommLab India

This blog tells what a compliance officer and his team won’t have to do when they outsource their compliance course development to the right e-learning company. When you outsource, the e-learning vendor will move to course development after deciding the instructional strategy.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. transfer what they learn to the job –.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (6): the vendors perspective

Challenge to Learn

I started working on the Outcome learning idea to give direction to the product development of easygenerator. We always considered the e-Learning author and the subject matter expert (SME) as our target audience. To bring learning closer to the workplace we added mobile publications, a QTI export and a facility to reuse content in a smart way. The key functionality of the next release will be learning objectives. Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (2).

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How Do E-learning Vendors Price Their Services

CommLab India

You have heard about e-learning and are looking to contact vendors for a quote. But before doing that, it is a good idea to understand the typical services e-learning vendors provide and how they price those services. E-learning design and development.

3 Key Factors You Should Condsider in Choosing a Digital Learning Vendor

eLearningMind

When you’re on the hunt for a digital learning vendor to help you create, refine, and curate better training, you probably know some of the important things to look for: A robust portfolio of clients or an organization that will listen to you and create the learning you’ve envisioned. But while you’re turning over each proverbial stone to find the vendor best for you, you might be missing some of the key factors.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. How does their Learning Portal need to work?

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Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

After one quarter (for most companies) into the fiscal calendar year, it is time to see what the future holds in our space. I mean ever&# , from a senior executive at a mid to large size vendor that has been in the market for several years. Across the board, a large number of vendors (from small to large) saw increases in their quarter numbers. Especially, when vendors released their 2010 final numbers and saw big increases from the previous year. E-Learning 24/7.

M-Learning: Where’s the app for that?

eLearning 24-7

With all these vendors talking about their solution and its capabilities on mobile devices, it should be easy to find an app for that. Regardless if the vendor is m-learning specific, content authoring tool, LMS, web conferencing or a hybrid. Nowadays more and more vendors (thankfully) are seeing the benefit of mobile devices. Thus they can advertise they offer mobile learning. Perhaps they even have a mobile learning feature within their system.

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Trade Show Wars

eLearning 24-7

The second segment is for vendors – including insight from fellow vendors on various trade shows. Observe who is on the path from the door right down the middle – these are often the vendors who paid the most money, especially at the entry points along each pathway, except for the farthest right and left. I know there are people who will visit the conference’s expo section, where the vendors are listed, prior to the show. E-Learning 24/7.

M-Learning 4 Tablets – Kinect, Touch Gesturing – It’s Coming.

eLearning 24-7

It was the savior to mobile learning. Now, you can do all these amazing things, but it’s real strength was for collaborative learning. Social learning. Add to the learning experience. No worries, companies are not buying it for their employees. At least one tablet vendor is launching a 3D version, although you have to wear glasses. A company called eyeSight uses software with your front end camera to use your tablet without ever touching it.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

I love Questionmark, its a wonderful product and it can use a “connector” to integrate into your learning platform or system. Greater increase in the number of learning management systems offering quiz/assessment tools. Considering the growth of authoring tools, learning platforms, even mobile platforms jumping into the assessment tool space with equal performance, it just seems to be moving down the opposite side of the bell curve. Collaborative Learning Systems.

Whom Should You Outsource Healthcare Product Training To?

CommLab India

Well, deciding to go for outsourcing is quite easy, but finding the right vendor to meet your training needs is a bit difficult. Nevertheless, it’s not that complex, if you check for these competencies in training vendors. 15 Proven Tips for Trouble-free E-learning Outsourcing.

Degreed Does Data: Machine Learning

Degreed

Data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence are disrupting everything we know, in ways that most of us don’t understand — yet. Today, we’re handling a hot one: Machine Learning. It’s what makes machine learning so valuable and necessary. Machine learning defined.

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Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

Social, MOOC, gamification, games, byte-sized learning, performance management, mobile content, HTML5, Tin Can API – these were the buzz words in 2013, and many gurus have predicted that these trends will gain further momentum in 2014.

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Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Extended Enterprise learning is often defined as training, development, certification or support provided to your external non-employees. The Learning Management System was originally developed to reduce training costs and deliver more options for learning beyond the classroom.

Checkpoints That’ll Keep Your Outsourcing Fears at Bay

CommLab India

Let’s say a company wants to outsource its e-learning project to a vendor but the shocking stories of outsourcing experiences gone sour compel them to think twice. The first concern would be the expertise of the vendor in developing e-learning projects.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Extended Enterprise learning is often defined as training, development, certification or support provided to your external non-employees. The Learning Management System was originally developed to reduce training costs and deliver more options for learning beyond the classroom.

9 Misconceptions of E-learning Translation You Should Watch Out For

CommLab India

E-learning translation ensures you reach a wider audience across the world. However, you can reap the maximum benefits if you follow certain best practices in e-learning translation. You just can’t assume any translation company will be able totranslate e-learning.

8 Hallmarks of Top E-learning Development Companies

CommLab India

It is well-known that in recent years, India has emerged as the leading destination for e-learning outsourcing. Are you too planning to outsource your e-learning development project to India? Here are 8 features of a top e-learning company you should look for when making a choice.

The Fantastic Four – Factors That Help Keep your E-learning Outsourcing Costs Under Control

CommLab India

You wanted to reduce your e-learning development cost, that’s why you thought of outsourcing. Let’s check how these four aspects play a key role in saving e-learning outsourcing costs. This will also minimize your vendor management efforts.

RFPs and Proposals: E-BAP-E-Learning Business Acquisition Process

Kapp Notes

Often I am asked to comment on how business is conducted in the e-learning field. How do new companies (or even existing companies) bid on new business? Here is an outline of a process called the E-learning Business Acquisition Process (E-BAP). If you are looking for a vendor to create e-learning or if you are a vendor looking to find business, this is a generally accepted process and works well in structuring the purchase of e-learning.

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6 Benefits of Outsourcing E-learning

CommLab India

E-learning has become an integral part of the training initiatives in organizations today. Many organizations are turning to the outsourcing option to meet their e-learning needs. Moreover, e-learning development is a lengthy process. The vendor takes care of these issues.

Advantages of Outsourcing E-learning Development

CommLab India

To develop effective training modules, it is important they are customized to meet the distinct learning needs of the workforce. Creating and maintaining e-learning in-house can be an important investment for employee development and your brand’s future.

Doing Well By Doing Good

The Performance Improvement Blog

Companies can do well (financially) and not do “good”, e.g., businesses that sell products that are bad for one’s health. Companies can do well and also do good, e.g., businesses that, when they are highly profitable, donate some of that profit to their communities. Or companies can do well by "doing good". Companies are finding that this starts with employees. In the following CBS News video he describes his company's key values such as “conscious capitalism”: .

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Opinion: The LMS Isn’t Dead … Yet

CLO Magazine

Leaman believes the LMS is close to extinction due to the rapid growth of tools and resources that deliver learning outside the LMS. The challenge, he says, actually lies with learning leaders not fully understanding how to best use an LMS. There are three primary functions of an LMS: Delivering learning experiences and managing enrollments (largely e-learning). But these issues aren’t really the LMS vendors’ fault. Mike Rustici, founder and CEO, Watershed.

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To Buy or Build Your E-learning, Which Road to Take?

CommLab India

Once you have made the decision to implement e-learning in your organization, the other big decision you need to take is whether to buy the e-learning or build it in-house. Of course, the decision to build your e-learning courses depends on whether you have the required resources.

Don’t Believe the Hype. Learning Management Systems Are Alive and Well

CLO Magazine

Recently, Carol Leaman wrote an article for this publication in which she proposed that learning management systems are so five years ago. LMSs, the undisputed Goliath of the corporate learning world, are having their lunch eaten by David,” she wrote.

Video Games for Corporate Hiring, Training and Advancement

Kapp Notes

Helfrich who tweets as @studentlifeguru for this interesting article about Sun Microsystems, (a wholly owned subsidiary of Oracle) who teamed up with vendor Enspire Learning to develop two online video games as part of its new hire integration process. Thanks to Scott M.

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5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

What is the best learning platform for a commercial training provider? As a learning technology analyst and consultant, I’ve been asked that question more than a few times. Should Training Companies Use an LMS Designed for Employee Development? Want to learn more?

Evolving side by side – the team and culture at eCoach

eCoach

While the LMS and online learning company may only boast a staff of 21, recent expansion and a prevailing focus on personal and professional growth has seen eCoach establish a workforce across 4 cities and two continents, with no plans to take their foot off the gas yet.

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India is Worried about Its Inability to Innovate.

Work Learning

I've got a file in my email from Indian e-learning companies who have contacted me because I am an important decision maker at Work-Learning Research, Inc. (my I must have gotten emails from over 50 Indian e-Learning companies. It says that Indian companies are afraid they will remain the low-cost provider and they will fail to innovate. Well, I wonder if this is true in the learning-and-performance field.

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Why You Should Outsource E-learning to India

CommLab India

Developing your e-learning course in-house might seem like a good idea. Outsourcing the development of e-learning courses is the way to go for most organizations. You gain the benefit of the immense skill and experience of the e-learning development company.