Tech Talk (May/June 2014)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

>> Global salesforce training group Matrix Achievement Group, LLC, announced the expanded launch of MX SkillMaster—a solution for mobile video role-play simulation across all platforms. With this technology, training managers can create roleplay scenarios, and individuals can respond at any time by using any device with a Webcam.

>> Video platform provider Panopto introduced a product update that allows users to search inside video content for any word that is spoken or shown in their videos, and fast-forward to that precise moment. The update also allows customers to brand their video experience and adds a new Android app for tablets and smart phones.

>> Zerista, a provider of native mobile and Web applications for events, unveiled Meeting Hub: a communication and collaboration app for customer-centric business-to-business events that is accessible across mobile devices and on personal computers.

>> Indecomm Global Services unveiled three new training offerings: Yellow Platter (YP) Mobile (a plug-in for the YP learning management system that enables mobile users to access e-learning on the move), RapideL (a Web-based online course authoring platform), and the Product – Process – People (Customer) Sales Training Framework (which covers what to sell, who to sell, and how to sell).

Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders.