EasyGenerator is a SaaS based content authoring tool that provides robust features in an easy to use environment, but it suffers from lag time issues and questionable objects. It has the potential to be a masterpiece, but it needs some key mods to make it happen.
When you are looking at a learning management system, asking some standard questions even before you get to the demo is crucial. But what do you know to ask?
With the growth of mobile learning, you would expect vendors in all areas – from LMS, Web Conferencing, Content Authoring tools and others, to have an app. Yet, that isn’t the case.
Naysayers are starting to appear on why social learning is irrelevant. They see it as no value and no benefit to end users. I don’t blame them because the industry seems to be stuck in a rut. They love excuses to not to do it. Time, to end the excuses.
Several trends are emerging in the early part of 2011. While these trends vary – with most being positive, there is a trend that is negative from the consumer’s perspective. These trends cover the entire e-learning landscape.
There was a time that a 20 plus page RFP would answer all the questions and ensure that you found the right vendor. But that was then. Today, watching and asking questions during a demo, will enable you to send out a streamlined RFP.
While e-learning products and solutions are offering more and more features, they still haven’t focused on the one feature that is essential to their success – user interfaces that are easy to understand and utilize.
Technological advancements such as the Kinect device, touch free gesturing will enable the next evolution of mobile learning to happen. But it won’t be happening with smart phones. It will be with tablets.
Five early indicators in the e-learning industry. For those who thought the LMS market is near death, frankly it isn’t. And for those who thought smartphones would reign supreme for mobile learning, sorry its tablet time.
With TechKnowledge 2011 right around the corner, a listing of products that will have mini-reviews posted on my Linkedin Group, full reviews posted on my blog and some quick comments on e-learning trade shows.