Is Adobe’s AIR better than Microsoft’s Silverlight?

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The previous version of Times Reader was developed using Microsoft’s Silverlight and Windows Presentation Format (WPF). Moreover, there was no Linux version of this Reader available, since Microsoft’s technology doesn’t support the Linux Platform. eLearning Development Adobe AIR Microsoft Silverlight NY Times Reader 2.0The New York Times recently launched version 2.0 of their Times Reader for Windows, Mac, and Linux, developed using Adobe’s AIR and Flex.

Microsoft names Vitalyst a Super 7 Partner for Teams usage


At Vitalyst, our core mission is to help organizations and their employees learn and master their technology toolset to transform their working experience. Microsoft has long recognized the value of our services, as Vitalyst was named a Gold Level Partner nearly a decade ago.


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My Microsoft Ignite 2021 recap


To kick off this year’s Microsoft Ignite event, I poured myself a cup of coffee and settled on my couch. As I switched on my laptop, the other meeting attendee (my older dog) curled up beside me to listen in on all the new features and cool announcements from Microsoft.

Return to work productively—with Microsoft Teams


They will also need to invest in technologies that can support a stratified workforce—like Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is designed for modern work. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Microsoft has been building solutions to bolster remote workers.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. request, such as IBM or Microsoft.

Microsoft Teams and the digital healthcare revolution


Many organizations in the healthcare sector and beyond found and have turned to Microsoft Teams. According to Microsoft data , in April, more than 200 million people participated in a Microsoft Teams meeting in a single day, generating more than 4.1

BlueVolt Support for Microsoft Edge Legacy


Microsoft will end their support for?the the legacy version of the Microsoft Edge desktop app on March 9, 2021. The new Microsoft Edge is the browser of choice going forward. technology security notice

3 things I learned from Microsoft’s Inspire Conference


This year’s Inspire Conference, Microsoft’s largest annual event for its partners, looked a little different than usual. Here are the top three things I learned from Microsoft’s Inspire conference (in no particular order!).

Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It


At last year’s Ignite conference, Microsoft delivered a flood of announcements—among them was Project Cortex, the first new service in Microsoft 365 since the launch of Microsoft Teams.

5 ways Microsoft HoloLens has changed the way we train


Microsoft HoloLens 2 has transformed the way we train employees. Thanks to this technology companies are discovering new ways to be efficient and effective. Traditional training tactics no longer support the advancement in technology. Back to Blog Page.

Microsoft names Vitalyst U.S. Modern Workplace Award Winner for Teamwork


NASDAQ: MSFT) (“Microsoft”). Enterprises everywhere were forced to instantly navigate the future of remote work, and to unpack every ounce of potential value in their existing technology investments to keep their employees productive. The post Microsoft names Vitalyst U.S.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience? Microsoft’s overdue foray into the tablet world has them taking the features, functionality, and traditions of their Windows platform and essentially porting them onto a tablet.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience? Microsoft’s overdue foray into the tablet world has them taking the features, functionality, and traditions of their Windows platform and essentially porting them onto a tablet.

Women in Tech: Employee perspectives from Microsoft Partner Vitalyst


According to an article published in Deloitte’s Insights , women in the United States make up about 47% of the labor force, but only 24% percent of positions in the technology industry. Microsoft also aims to help women outside of their workforce through philanthropy.

Microsoft Teams enables the joint creation of animated videos with the simpleshow video maker


The Berlin-based tech company simpleshow has also responded to this trend and now offers its simpleshow video maker in the Microsoft Teams environment. Microsoft chose to rely on simpleshow video maker coming from the market leader for explainer videos.

Microsoft An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

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Last week Microsoft launched a new network called – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” Microsoft has an investment in Facebook so it wouldn’t want to create a competitor to Facebook. Innovation Social Learning Microsoft

Microsoft HoloLens brings ecommerce and AR together


Microsoft HoloLens 2 has made its way into online retail shopping. In partnership with Microsoft, Salvatore Ferragamo has merged ecommerce and augmented reality technology. The post Microsoft HoloLens brings ecommerce and AR together appeared first on CraneMorley.

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities


Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities. We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again – Adding Microsoft Office to your workplace skill set is extremely beneficial for everyone involved. Microsoft Office skills featured as the third most desired by employers, topped only by having oral and written communication skills. •

What is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist?


What is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist? Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist is an application that allows for video call through Microsoft Teams. Users have the optionality to choose between a mobile phone version or through Microsoft HoloLens 2. Back to Blog Page.

The City and County of San Francisco’s digital transformation journey with Microsoft Teams


Technology has helped nearly all levels of government maneuver from collaborating in person to working securely from home. How CCSF aided their work forced and involved the public with Microsoft Teams. Blog Digital transformation Microsoft Teams Remote work

AI in Practice: How Microsoft’s Project Cortex Can Change the Way You Work


Late last year, Microsoft announced Project Cortex, a new service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide you with insights and expertise right in the Microsoft 365 apps you use every day. Embracing technological change can make you more employable.

The Not-So-Distant Future of Remote Collaboration? 4 Reasons Employees Should Check Out the Microsoft Fluid Framework Preview


Still, technology companies have continued to create apps that promise magically simple solutions. But instead of inspiring a workplace collaboration revolution, this flood of technology is creating “collaboration fatigue” and adding to employees’ high levels of anxiety and stress.

Microsoft Teams and Workflow Learning - Workshop Tip #226

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Just a few weeks ago, my good friend Jonathan Workman of COG Industries shared with me a video link about Microsoft Teams. Instructions are integrated to reference learning tools through Microsoft Learn and LinkedIn Learning (the next generation of Lynda).

Adobe Captivate & Articulate Storyline: Round-Tripping With Microsoft Word

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  The process of round-tripping between Articulate Storyline and Microsoft Word is just about the same as it is in Adobe Captivate.   Adobe Captivate Articulate Storyline e-learning eLearning mLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology UA User Assistance User Experienceby Kevin Siegel      How do you collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who aren't Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline developers?

Israel’s Omek Takes On Microsoft’s Natal

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While we written about Microsoft’s Project Natal in the past, the interweb has been abuzz about a start-up from Israel that’s going to compete – Omek. Their technology claims to “translate natural body motion into seamless 3D movement onscreen&#. The technology is claimed to be ground-breaking; you can judge from yourself; take a look at the videos.

DevCorner: Microsoft BUILD 2014 Report

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This is the place for i nterviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on… The fourth Microsoft BUILD conference was held in the first week of April this year. It is the premier conference for developers focused on the Microsoft stack. Prior to that, it was hosted in Washington at Microsoft HQ once, and I’m not sure where it was before that.

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

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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. Let's say you found this image:     If you found the image in Microsoft's free image gallery, then it came complete with a linked style number.

First impressions of Microsoft Expression Blend 3

Saffron Interactive

At Saffron, we are always excited by new technologies which can be used as tools to enhance learning and usability. The post First impressions of Microsoft Expression Blend 3 appeared first on Saffron Interactive. Blog Development eLearning TechnologyOne of the many interesting projects I am currently involved.

Microsoft Teams in 2020: Build a Foundation with These 3 Features


At this point, most business users have had some experience with Microsoft Teams—after all, it’s not exactly a new app (Microsoft debuted Teams nearly three years ago). Perhaps that’s because Teams is different from any other Microsoft application.

Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses


Do you know what Microsoft Excel really does? But, Microsoft Excel is more than just creating simple column and row spreadsheets. The post Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses appeared first on GO1 Learning. Education Learning Technology Excel microsoft spreadsheetsYou must be thinking – of course I do, it’s for generating spreadsheets, right? This is a powerful software tool you can use to enhance how your company does business. That brings us to […].

4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens


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. Sony’s Augmented Reality enabled SmartEyeglass is one of the finest pairs of professional glasses/ smartglasses that has made use of hologram optics technology for overlaying information.

Microsoft Surface Launched

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Microsoft Surface was formally launched and is now available in 12 countries. A school in the UK used it for a day; here’s what they did with it: Such technology opens up a paradigm of interaction that been under-utilized in learning. Tags: Learning Technology Innovation Learning Surface Technology Surface will probably be the first in a long line of products that include software and hardware for touch and gestures.

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

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Microsoft Partners in Learning has created an abundance of resources for professionals and educators around the world to take new approaches to teaching and learning. They provide you with the tools, resources and activities you need to learn more about how technology plays a role in the advancement of learning in the 21st century. Learning Suite by Microsoft. Microsoft has also provided tutorials and system requirements for many of these tools on the product pages.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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However unlike some people who think that things like the price tag of a mobile device or its battery are holding mobile learning back from full adoption, I’m convinced technology has little to do with what’s holding us back from crossing the chasm. As for the batteries in our smartphones, they will last longer or better yet, will be replaced all together by solar power technology.

Microsoft Teams, Slack, Facebook Workplace Are Taking Over: And We Better Take Notice

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Read more» The post Microsoft Teams, Slack, Facebook Workplace Are Taking Over: And We Better Take Notice appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. HR Systems HR Technology LMS, LCMSLet’s face it, the paradigm of email is broken. Research shows that employees spend over 20% of their time on messages unrelated to their jobs , and in most companies, the email system has become real-time.

Leveraging Technology

Clark Quinn

Technology is supposed to support our goals, and, when well-written, it does. While I have not been a fan of Microsoft in general, I learned Word to write my PhD thesis, and have used it consistently ever since. Um, people, this is why we have technology: to support us in working smarter, not to go to a last-century (or worse) manual process. design meta-learning strategy technology

Microsoft Surface Reviewed: Is it Right For Mobile Learning?

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My personal journey from PC to iPad illustrates the first roadblock for Microsoft in the tablet race – they are late to the party. Rather than picking up a Microsoft tablet 18 months ago to go with my Windows PC with no other exposure to the tablet world, I am now very experienced with various tablets. Microsoft missed the chance when they had me exclusively using their products. I think Microsoft has missed a strategic opportunity.