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eLearning Authoring Review: Storyline 3

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 14, 2019 1:05:17 PM

One of the best eLearning authoring tools on the market, and also one of the most popular, is Articulate Storyline. The latest release is Storyline 3 – the standalone product, or Articulate 360 – a suite of web products that includes Storyline 360. The products have almost the same features, so your selection will likely be based on other factors.

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Benefits of an LMS & How To Know if You Need One?

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 7, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Did you know that approximately 40 percent of US organizations report that they have an LMS? According to the market research firm Markets and Markets, the LMS industry will grow by 19.8% compounded annual growth rate between now and 2023. So, what exactly is a learning management system anyway? And why do I need one?

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Product Update: June 2019

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 3, 2019 12:06:47 PM

 

New Inactivity Timeout, Updated Reporting, Expanded Course Manager Functionality & more!

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Training Vendor Review Guidebook

By BL Snodgrass on May 22, 2019 3:20:34 PM

Are you looking to purchase off-the-shelf training courses that will work in your LMS? While it can be daunting to find a vendor that will suit the evolving needs of your organization, it’s important to remember that not only are you purchasing a course library, you're also starting a partnership with the vendor - a relationship that should simplify your training programs and meet your needs now, and in the future.

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2019 Training Content Vendor Review: Emtrain

By BL Snodgrass on May 16, 2019 12:48:43 PM

This is the final in a series of online safety/business training vendor reviews. These vendors sell off-the-shelf training courses.
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Can I Track Classroom Training In The LMS?

By C Prah on May 9, 2019 1:00:00 PM

One-stop shopping is the name of the game because it makes life easier. It's more convenient to get everything you need in a single location. That logic also applies to your LMS.

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6 Step LMS Implementation Plan

By BL Snodgrass on May 2, 2019 12:39:36 PM

If you have gone through a rigorous LMS evaluation & selection process, then you are well poised to move to the implementation phase of the plan. Much of the time involved is based on your organization’s requirements and how well-suited the LMS is to those requirements. You should also have an understanding of what you need to do, what resources you have at your disposal to accomplish the tasks, and what is the timeline.

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LMS Reporting

By C Prah on Apr 25, 2019 7:45:00 AM

One of the pillars of a learning management system is reporting – whether it be compliance, assignments, requirements, certification – this information is a key component of the software.

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How Single Sign-On Works

By C Prah on Apr 17, 2019 12:00:00 PM

For IT folks, managing login credentials is a thankless task that can have serious consequences and pose potential security risks to your organization.

"81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged either stolen and/or weak passwords .” Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 2017

And because we have so many passwords to manage everyday – unlocking the phone, online purchases, bank transactions – many of us resort to using the same password on many sites. People try all kinds of unwieldy tricks to stay on top of

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2019 Training Content Vendor Review: BizLibrary

By BL Snodgrass on Apr 17, 2019 8:00:00 AM

This is the third in a series of online safety/business training vendor reviews. These vendors sell off-the-shelf training courses.
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