Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

Open source software is a great example. 10 years ago we would occasionally cross paths with corporate LMS buyers who were evaluating commercial systems side-by-side with open source platforms. Early open source learning systems were viable for academic applications.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules. Easy to set up basic training sessions.

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Podcast 23: Open Source LMS Advantages – With Lars Hyland of Totara

Talented Learning

EPISODE 23 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Open source development methodologies are rapidly transforming every corner of the software community. But when should organizations choose an open source LMS platform as the backbone for extended enterprise learning ?

The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Upside Learning

Add to it the fact that its open source which makes it free to use, has made it very popular. But is Moodle or any other open source LMS (there are a few good ones like the ones mentioned here ) really free? So what is a real cost of a free (open source) LMS?

Signs Your LMS Administrators Might Need Open-Source Support

eThink Education

One of the major benefits of an open-source Learning Management System (LMS) is multiple hosting options. So how do you determine whether your team can continue to host internally or if they’d benefit from open-source vendor support?

Learn Your Way with an Open Source LMS

Lambda Solutions

Is your learning management system (LMS) platform meeting your organization’s training objectives? Are you modifying your programs to fit the LMS rather than optimizing your LMS to deliver the best learning?

Why You Should Choose an Open Source eLearning Platform?

Pinlearn

However, on the other side of the coin, we can also find innumerable corporations and companies who foresee the needs for digital training and learning system. Currently, more than 77% of US companies (small and large) have shifted from traditional approaches and are offering online training to their employees. It certainly means, we are rapidly moving towards a future where eLearning would become the primary mode of training and development in all the companies.

Open Source LMS: Hidden Costs for Associations

WBT Systems

Many associations have, at some point, considered the benefits of choosing an open source LMS for delivering their education programs. Hidden Costs of an Open Source LMS. Case Study: Limitations of an Open Source LMS.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

So, when I sat down to talk with Dr Asheesh Choksi, technology consultant and architect, about Moodle, he gave me a 12-point program to add value to Moodle - which was quite an eye opener. These devices are supported using MLE Moodle, an opens ource plugin for iOS and Android. Performance Tuning and Scalability A lot of times, training can be driven by organization-wide events and initiatives.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. =>

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

Highlighting innovation and creativity amongst users of both Open Source and Enterprise editions of the Learning Locker® LRS, the first year of the Awards proved popular with learning analytics enthusiasts from a diverse range of industries and disciplines.

Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

Training is no more a thing that revolves around traditional paradigms; rather it includes amazingly innovative and more fruitful technological tools and smart strategies that we could only think of in the past. Game changing training is more than just winning and losing.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

Designing Successful e-Learning by Michael Allen ( Only Chapter 7: Designing Outside The Box) "While its target audience is instructional designers, this book should also be required reading for all training managers seeking guidelines on implementing world-class training.

3 Best Moodle-Based Systems Proving It's Time To Upgrade Your Corporate Training LMS

eLearning Industry

To get the most out of your training program, you need to make sure your LMS can deliver. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems LMS Features Moodle Open Source LMSIf you’re looking to upgrade, a Moodle-based system is definitely something you should be looking at. Read on, and get to know more about the top Moodle-based systems in the industry. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Top Programs For Webinars

LearnDash

I should note that not all elearning programs are conducive to this method. Some of these were paid programs and others were free. Below is a list of programs that I consider to be top contenders. Recommended Programs for Virtual Instruction. training training tools

Thank you voters! Epignosis eFront LMS Won the Best of ELearning! Award

eFront

Media Group Awarded Epignosis for Best Open Source Solution. Award for Best Open Source Solution, and an Award of Excellence for Best Learning Management System (SaaS, Open-Source, or Content Supplier) at the annual Enterprise Learning! ELearning!

Be an HR Superstar: Secrets to Effective Workplace Learning

eThink Education

The need for companies and organizations to train new employees has been recognized for years and today ongoing training and workplace learning for current employees has become paramount to success. Open Source vs. Closed Source Technology.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

Unicorn Training

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning View more presentations from Christopher Pappas.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

The role of employee training software is quite valuable in such a scenario. Such a tool can streamline and standardize the training across the enterprise in a big way. What is Employee Training? How to Develop an Employee Training Program. Learning & Training

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

I havent gone very far but I like the sound of this: " OpenLaszlo programs are written in XML and JavaScript and transparently compiled to Flash and, with OpenLaszlo 4, DHTML.The OpenLaszlo APIs provide animation, layout, data binding, servercommunication, and declarative UI.

What is the Moodle Educator Certification Program and Why Should You Attend?

eThink Education

Brought to you by the Moodle HQ team, the Moodle Educator Certification Program teaches Moodlers the most important tips on how to leverage specific tools within the platform in order to create successful eLearning programs and meet instructional goals. Open Content.

How do I even start? 5 first steps to building your first employee training program

TalentLMS

What you don’t know is how to get started on developing a training program for the first time. Luckily, we have a ton of experience in training, and we’re big on sharing, too. How to create your first training program (successfully!). Why do we train employees?

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

The same can be said for corporate training. Companies also have several options for how to integrate MOOCs into their training programs. For example, will the entire training be delivered via a MOOC, or will the MOOC be used alongside instructor-led training (ILT) as part of a blended learning environment? For training that will be delivered entirely via a MOOC, one option is to use MOOCs that are already available.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

10 Common Myths About Open Source. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. Can Centralized and Decentralized Online Training Co-Exist? Is it counterintuitive to think of training as both centralized and decentralized?

Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

Organizations of all types and sizes typically require a training solution that provides employees with the resources and skills to effectively perform their tasks and duties. Security is one of the top concerns for a government training program.

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Customer training is unique – not just because it targets external audiences who participate at their discretion – but also because its business impact is relatively easy to measure. I volunteered to do it and I’ve been involved with training ever since.

Getting Handy With Interactive Enterprise Software Training

Your Training Edge

Enterprise software training has changed. Not surprisingly, enterprises and independent software vendors (ISV) now gravitate towards training programs that revolve around interactive virtual labs. Lab-based training has traditionally suffered from scalability issues.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions , unlike their traditional brick-and-mortar counterparts, are more engaging and immersive. Also, with smartphones and Internet, online learning is not confined to the walls of the training room but can take place anytime and anywhere.

Focusing on corporate training creates expert employees

Docebo

Delivering training programs to more people at the same time with the Docebo online enterprise training platform. Corporate training has been of utmost importance to them, since their beginning. Starting in 1999 with what today is known as La Academia (The Academy) Graña y Montero delivers training to more than 23,000 internal and external employees. The evolution of their training programs has been ongoing. From Open Source to SaaS.

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Stupidly Simple Strategy to Demonstrate Training Effectiveness

LearnDash

One of the most important aspects about any training initiative is gathering user metrics in the effort to analyze the effectiveness of the training. For example, let’s say you have a two day workshop that you are going to be training to a particular skill.

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

Customer-focused organizations everywhere are making “ learning experience ” a top priority and for commercial training companies, and it has become a mission-critical requirement. Commercial Training Technology = Unique Challenges. Trending: Open Source/Custom Models.

MongoDB University: How MongoDB Built a World-Class Training Machine

Appsembler

Want the playbook for building a scalable (and lovable) technical training program? With more than 8,300 customers across 100+ countries and over 45 million downloads, MongoDB is the open source platform that was named the database developers most want to work with.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

The problem can be traced to inadequacies in traditional education as well as a lack of sufficient workforce training. Why use competency-based training? The goal of competency-based training is learning mastery, not just getting your hours in. It targets specific training needs.

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Building a better learning and development program

Aptara

Building a better learning and development program. Highly trained, efficient and skilled professionals are the backbone of an organization. Implementing a learning and development program provides companies with tremendous advantages and opportunities.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software

Continu

A strong training material development software is key to staying current with technological and industry advancements. You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development. The right training material development software.