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

Social Learning

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. Naturally, I wouldn’t recommend using an inferior product just to save money, but with so many wonderful options available online, “cheap” doesn’t have to be a by-word for low-quality.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

By the mid to late 2000′s, the split returned with LCMS and LMS (and yes, there were vendors who called themselves LCMSs for as long as e-learning – online learning – has existed). Microsoft Office – 20%.

Corporate MOOCs Reveal How Badging Can Boost Your Brand

Web Courseworks

A Massive Open Online Course, otherwise known as a MOOC, provides users with unlimited participation and access via the web by including interactive user forums to support community interactions between the users and the instructors. White Paper Case Study : Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Social Learning

Some have even been fairly successful, such as Yammer , Bloomfire , or Microsoft SharePoint. Learning companies like ours have been pushing the idea of “bite-sized learning chunks” through a performance support system or learning portal for quite some time, too.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

On the contrary, gamification has made it into so many aspects of our daily lives that we hardly notice it anymore—if you’ve saved on groceries using a store loyalty card, booked a hotel online, or worn a Fitbit, you’ve been gamified.

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Features include: Extended enterprise – multiple children/sub-portals, each skinned/branded and each on a separate server – many EEs are on a shared server. Unlimited portals. TinCan with online/offline synch. Extended Enterprise option – including portals.

3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning

LearnDash

Create a Learning Portal. If you have something to teach or share, then creating your own learning portal is an excellent way to earn some extra internet profit. Let’s face it, everybody knows something, right?

Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

Visual Lounge

When I heard about Office 365 Video being added to SharePoint online, I knew instantly that I’d want to take advantage of that as a way to securely share training videos with others. This is a great addition to Microsoft’s Office 365 suite for corporate customers.

10 LMS integrations you need for better eLearning

LearnUpon

SSO enables users to move directly from an intranet or corporate network to a personal learning portal without needing to login again. How the integration works: LearnUpon’s eCommerce features make it easy for Subject Matter Experts and training companies to sell online courses.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter.   TechSmith also provides a nifty, free publishing portal known as  Screencast.com. Check our our  live, online classes.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

The most common CRM integrations are with Salesforce.com and Microsoft Dynamics. Virtual classrooms, webinars, webcasts and online meetings are all loosely synonymous terms.

A comparison between LMS and CMS

TalentLMS

Microsoft’s “ Sharepoint ” is an example of the former. – Helping automate the everyday activity of eLearning instructors and administrators, by sending scheduled reminders for important events (upcoming online classes, deadlines, etc.),

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

If instead of running your own mail server on your data center, you use some third party online mail provider like Gmail or Fastmail, then you are already making use of Cloud services. Few things illustrate the fast pace of change in the IT industry better than the enterprise data center.

Advantage of Third-Person Perspective in eLearning Design

Vignettes Learning

Image Source I chanced upon an EA Sports website, a gaming portal that enables players to ‘paste’ their head shots onto the body of the player of their choice. The chat room and online forum become more ‘personified’ during virtual lessons through the photos or avatars of fellow learners.

eFrontPro 4.2.0 – your favorite LMS with extra awesome

eFront

Microsoft announced Windows 10, Google announced the new Android a couple of weeks ago and Apple just announced the next iOS and OS X versions. Bonus: You can now create your own personalized eFrontPro trial learning portal by visiting the following URL: [link].

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. Online Storage i.e online hard drives.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Here are the current breakouts: Google Chrome 8 and future editions, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari 5 supports h.264, a proprietary format. will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. To Learn more and register for this one time online amazing event, please click I’M Intrigued.

If you build it, will they come?

eLearning 24-7

What I do is use an online e-mail marketing program/site. Some great off the shelf content is Microsoft courses – i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning elearning learning portal marketing training strategy Many people believe that once they have implemented their LMS/LCMS that everyone will come running to use the system. Nothing could be farther than the truth.

8 LMS Requirements For Corporate Training

eFront

So much, in fact, that eLearning in general and corporate online training, also known as “enterprise online training”, in particular, have become a hundred billion dollar market.

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Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Using SharePoint for Event Planning & Organizing Just like we used a Wiki one year and Ning another to support the online conference LearnTrends , SharePoint can be used to manage all types of events, especially internal events. In SharePoint, there are MySite which is more like a portal page showing RSS feeds, list of SharePoint sites, shared documents. Possibly its smarter use of Outlook that's the intent from a Microsoft vision of supporting the knowledge worker.

Mediasite Rocks: UW DL conference presentation: Micro-Collaboration

Web Courseworks

Combine the Mediasite Recorder with Sonic Foundry’s online hosted content management offerings and you have a distance education portal. The SAAS-based learning management portal for tracking and record keeping. Reliance on Microsoft software.

Sonic Foundry's Media Site

Web Courseworks

Combine the Media Site Recorder with Sonic Foundry’s online hosted content management offerings and you have a distance education portal. The SAAS-based learning management portal for tracking and record keeping. Reliance on Microsoft software.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

Media Group community members, readers, subscribers and online visitors were invited to nominate their solution provider via an online ballot during June 1 to October 15, 2015. BizLibrary’s complete learning platform meets the needs of today’s learners involved with both online training and classroom training. >> View information online or offline. Award of Excellence: ej4 Microsoft Office Package. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

LMS for Nursing Associations

Association eLearning

Recently, nursing associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. Online nursing education is: • More convenient for learners, • Easier to update, and.

LMS for School Executives Associations

Association eLearning

Recently, school executives associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and training courses online. Online school executive training is: • More convenient for learners, • Easier to update, and.

LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools

Association eLearning

Recently, real estate associations and schools have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. Includes a built-in, easy-to-use eLearning authoring too l to help you quickly create online learning content your learners will love.

LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools

Association eLearning

Recently, real estate associations and schools have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. Includes a built-in, easy-to-use eLearning authoring too l to help you quickly create online learning content your learners will love.

LMS for Marketing Associations

Association eLearning

Recently, marketing and public relations associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and core knowledge courses online. Online marketing and PR training is: • More convenient for learners, • Easier to update, and. The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for Marketing Associations helps membership organizations create, manage and deliver online learning.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Microsoft focused its energies on ways to leverage its own Silverlight support within the new Windows Phone 7 environment before it adds Flash Player support. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

The Value of a Virtual Academy

CLO Magazine

When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks.

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

But I wish those same qualities extended to training, for here, little was produced that could be considered responsible online education. From my vantage point, training managers effective at face-to-face instruction believed they knew how to translate that form into online instruction. It is not linked to that (as yet unnamed) Microsoft Office program but it does offer the option to forsake templates and move towards more free form development.

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2016 Moxie Awards!

mLevel

With sales more than doubled and online sales up sevenfold, BucketFeet has fast become one of Chicago’s hottest startups. We added two revenue channels, expanded Microsoft support and activated 175 brands at major lifestyle events. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.

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Industry Happenings in 3D

Kapp Notes

ProtoSphere integrates with Microsoft SharePoint to produce a live, "humanized," avatar-driven portal experience around self-service enterprise resource planning transactions. Who Should Care: ProtoSphere should be of interest to any company interested in bolstering its online collaboration capabilities for employees, business partners and customers. A number of exciting things are happening in 3D space.

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

Our Changing World The world is moving on, people expect to get their learning and development online where possible, at a time that suits them, and in small chunks rather than 5-day off-the-job courses.

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