Training Today: Tech Talk (May/June 2012)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

>>Meridian Knowledge Solutions’ new version of its learning management system (LMS) now includes Meridian Social, an array of online tools for extending informal learning across an organization. The Meridian Global LMS, which delivers and analyzes the impact of online learning, is part of Meridian’s human capital software platform.

>> ePath Learning, Inc., a provider of cloud-based learning services, announced the integration of eActivity into its learning management service, ePath Learning ASAP. eActivity allows users to create interactive e-learning activities without the need for Flash or Flash programming. In three simple steps, users can create custom Flash activities and add them into their e-learning programs, presentations, or Websites.

>> Float Mobile Learning released RabbleBrowser 2.5, an iPad app and Web browser that allows a facilitator to lead an unlimited number of people through a Web browsing session or demonstration connected through a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth network. Specifically designed for social settings, it’s interactive, collaborative, and a useful trade show tool.

>> Brainshark, Inc., a leader in online and mobile presentations, now is integrated with Box, a cloud storage and collaboration provider. Through the partnership, Box’s millions of users can securely upload their stored PowerPoint presentations from their Box account directly to Brainshark’s free SlideShark iPad app via the “SlideShark for Box” OneCloud app.

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.