Tech Talk (May/June 2016)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

  • Illuminate, a developer of clinical sales training programs for the life science industry, introduced PI Explorer, a new technology-based learning solution designed with NXLevel Solutions. PI Explorer’s instructional features highlight and explain key concepts from a product’s prescribing information (PI), provide clinical context, and link to promotional messages. Gaming activities include flashcards, Move the Clinician, and Prove It!
  • Online training platform Mindflash launched its learning management system (LMS) on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to train customers, partners, and employees via its cloud-based training platform. Mindflash for Salesforce allows companies to track and manage training initiatives in Salesforce, as well as more directly measure the impact of training by tying it to business results, such as revenue and churn.
  • Zoomi introduced its first e-learning platform, which combines predictive analytics, machine learning, adaptive learning, and social network optimization. Natively mobile on IOS and Android, Zoomi is also available as a responsive Web app.
  • Ving, a communications and engagement tool for enterprises, launched a new cloud-based offering that provides a dashboard of information to help HR managers understand employee engagement levels; create, distribute, and track employee acknowledgement of policies and procedures; and track and ensure HR compliance. The platform combines file sharing, audio, video, surveys, and message engagement tracking capabilities.
Lorri Freifeld
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 APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.