Category: learning

Testing SCORM courses while waiting for the LMS to be ready

In an LMS implementation, there is a desire to start testing content early. If the LMS is in the process of being configured, it is very disruptive to the process to have content producers uploading content and testing it. In

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Social Networking as an On-Boarding Accelerator.

At the recent Saba executive breakfast in Montreal, there was an interesting discussion about how organizations can use private social networks to accelerate the on-boarding process. In the scenario that was discussed, new employees arrive at their desk and are shown how to log into the organization’s portal. On login, their home page pops up […]

Project TinCan

In the Spring of 2011, key developers from Artifact were interviewed by a researcher from Project Tin Can. The results of this research is now being published. Project Tin Can is sponsored by ADL, the Department of Defense’s group that is responsible for the SCORM standard. Tin Can’s goal is to create a specification that […]

Skillsoft acquires Element K

In the news article Skillsoft acquires Element K, Skillsoft describes the financial aspects of the acquisition of Element K.
As we have clients using courses from both companies, we look forward to more details about how the catalogues will be integrat…

Some strategic ideas on choosing an LMS

This article was prompted by a LinkedIn discussion about chosing an LMS. There are a lot of choices for LMS solutions that range from open source to the top-of-the-line commercial products. To make the right choice, you need to look at a lot of factors. Price used to be a big factor but with SaaS […]