Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Flash in the Pan

Adobe have announced that by the end of 2020, they will no longer support the Flash plug-in.

Monday, 18 December 2017

Instructure adds to video learning capabilities in Canvas with Acquisition

Instructure, the company behind the Canvas LMS has bought Practice, a video microlearning solution company.

Described as "a scalable means for teams to frequently practice skills and receive meaningful, timely feedback through the power of peer-to-peer video assessment and coaching", Instructure sees the Practice solutions as adding interactivity and feedback to their talent management and learning solutions

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

CloserStill Makes Third Acquisition of 2017 with Purchase of Online Educa Berlin

Since buying Bizmedia in 2014, the CloserStill appetite for acquisition has grown steadily which has allowed them to expand their product brand in the eLearning market, with the recent purchase of Online Educa Berlin adding not only the OEB Conference, but also allowing the launch of Learning Technologies Germany.

Friday, 8 December 2017

CallidusCloud Buys Learning Seat for $26m

Callidus Software, the US based cloud eLearning supplier have announced they're buying Australian adaptive training and compliance learning content provider Learning Seat, for $26.4 million.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Trivantis Up the Mobile & Responsive Game with Release of Lectora Online 4.0 and ReviewLink 3.5

Trivantis Logo

In an effort to make creating multi-device course development easier, Trivantis (makers of Lectora, CourseMill & ReviewLink) has released Lectora Online 4.0 and ReviewLink 3.5.

Friday, 24 November 2017

Decentralised Project Based Online Learning on its Way via Blockchain & ICO

LiveEDU is developing a "decentralized online-learning platform" on the blockchain network that imparts real-life project-based learning, delivering live, video tutorial learning where content creators teach learners how to build real products.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Survey - Flash in the Pan

Adobe have announced they’ll stop supporting the Flash plug-in by the end of 2020. As a result, your eLearning content that’s built around this plugin will essentially be, obsolete.

“we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content” 
Adobe - July 2017 

So with three years notice, what’s your plan for eLearning after Flash is gone?

Complete the eLearning Alliance survey and read the full Flash in the Pan article here.