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Issue 9  |  January 2012 Subscribe Now  |  Send to a friend
  In This Issue
Now Trending

A Refreshing Take On User Experience Design
Spotlight
Introducing UpsideLMS Version 5.0
Visit Us At ASTD TK 2012 And Learning Technologies 2012
Case Study

Delivering Training To Internal Employees And External Channel Partners
View To Learn

Presentation: Media Design 101

Upside Learning In A Flash
Industry Sightings
2012 - The Year of The LMS
Senior Executives Continue To Invest In Employee Learning And Development
Upside Learning In News
Upside Learning Ranks At Number 26 In The ‘Top 100 Websites In eLearning & Learning Technology’ List
 
From The Director’s Desk
 
Just like you‚ we enjoy beauty. And if the beauty is portrayed in a Learning Management System‚ what more could you want? Yes‚ you would also want features‚ accreditations and benefits bundled with it. But then what if we told you that we have covered all the items on your LMS wish list? Our UpsideLMS version 5.0 will fit the bill of the most stunning and best value LMS perfectly. Seems too good to be true? Read below and get stunned.

This month we focus on the Learning Management System. Get some pointers on choosing between an off-the-shelf and a tailor-built package‚ learn how UpsideLMS is helping a leading Mutual Funds company deliver training to its internal and external stakeholders‚ get updated on the latest industry facts and more.

On a different note‚ I will be travelling to US this month for ASTD TK 2012‚ while Amit Garg will be at Learning Technologies 2012. We hope to see you there!
 
 
Until next time‚ happy reading.


Amit Gautam
Director - Learning Technology Solutions


 
Learning Technologies 2012
January 25th & 26th‚ 2012 | Olympia 2‚ London
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ASTD TechKnowledge 2012
January 25th & 27th‚ 2012 | Las Vegas#8218; Nevada USA
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  Spotlight

Introducing UpsideLMS Version 5.0

We have revamped our multi award-winning Learning Management System; no more dull GUIs‚ no more complicated navigation structures. Welcome the stunner called UpsideLMS. We have revamped our multi award-winning Learning Management System to give you an entirely new training and learning experience. You will love the GUI‚ user-friendly navigation schemes‚ eye pleasing color palettes‚ attractive themes‚ the customizability and more. And this is just the topping on the cake. UpsideLMS’ 160+ features‚ which are a perfect mix of tradition and innovation‚ are all packed in there - waiting to be explored.

Why don’t you take a look for yourself? Watch the quick overview video and know why UpsideLMS is not just a stunning LMS‚ it’s a whole new experience!




Visit Us At ASTD TK 2012 And Learning Technologies 2012

It’s already show time for us at Upside Learning. Come 25th January‚ we will be at two of the largest and renowned eLearning conferences and expositions in the industry - ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 and Learning Technologies 2012.

The entire world is going the mobile learning way and as one of the leading providers of learning solutions and services we are one of the forces driving this revolution. Visit out stand (#313 at ASTD TK and # 75 at Learning Technologies) to get a taste of some of our truly innovative learning solutions for smartphones‚ non-smartphones and other mobile devices. You can also see Upside2Go in action on all major mobile platforms – iOS‚ BlackBerry and Android.

Know what all we have in store for you here.

Drop by and give us a shout.
 
 
  Case Study

Delivering Training To Internal Employees And External Channel Partners

For over 3 years‚ UTI Mutual Funds‚ one of the top most mutual fund companies in India‚ has been using our multi award-winning Learning Management System‚ UpsideLMS‚ to cater to the constantly changing training and development needs of its internal employees‚ external channel partners and advisors. In this case study we look at the various features and key differentiators of UpsideLMS that help bring this about. We also look at the business benefits that UTI MF derived from using our solution.
 
 
Now Trending

A Refreshing Take On User Experience Design

The entire designing world seems to be talking about user experience (UX) these days. As a company developing mobile apps and software products‚ we ourselves are on a constant lookout for new ways to delight our users‚ even provide them with magic‚ so that they love our designs but‚ more importantly‚ they get a wonderful user experience.

Think this resonates with you? Then get a quick overview of the ideal user experience guidelines and standards from a psychologist’s point of view. We have also packed in some really practical and useful tips which can and ought to be implemented right away.

View To Learn

Presentation: Media Design 101

The one thing we have been talking about and researching especially in the past few months is usability. So now that we have learned quite a bit about this art (and science) it’s time we share some tidbits with you folks too.

This 47 slider presentations will give you tips on how to make your courses interesting‚ engaging and interactive through information presentation‚ usability‚ images and graphics‚ storyboarding‚ interaction and engagement‚ and flow.

View now.

 
Industry Sightings

2012 - The Year of The LMS

With the shift of the internet from 1.0 to 2.0‚ and beyond‚ it was easy to envision a world no longer needing the LMS of old. So the question remains. What does the new incarnation of the LMS look like? Or does it just go away? Well‚ it seems 2012 will be the year of the LMS as per the predictions by Brent Schlenker. Learn More.

Senior Executives Continue To Invest In Employee Learning And Development

ASTD’s 2011 State of the Industry Report reveals a 13.5 percent increase in the amount organizations spent per employee despite economic conditions‚ underlining the fact that organizations are just as committed as ever to learning and development (L&D). Learn More.
 
 
Upside Learning In News

Upside Learning Ranks At Number 26 In The ‘Top 100 Websites In eLearning & Learning Technology’ Lists

We have only just gone and done it again! We have made it to number 26 in the 100 Highest Ranking Web Sites in Learning Technology Chart.

Conducted by Now‚ a leading marcomm management company‚ this ranking is calculated by crunching together individual rankings from Google PageRank‚ Moz Rank‚ Alexa‚ Hubspot’s Web grader and Compete.

A big pat on the back for our in-house SEO expert and other team members who helped us reach here. Cheers to the team!

See the entire list.
 
 
  Upside Learning In A Flash

A recognized leader in training outsourcing‚ we are one of the leading names in Custom eLearning‚ Learning Management System (LMS) and Mobile Learning Solutions the world over. For over 7 years‚ our award-winning solutions and services have enabled 150+ clients from a diverse set of industries and countries manage their learning easily and effectively.

Our solutions and services portfolio includes:
  1. UpsideLMS – Our best value‚ multi-award winning Learning Management System
  2. Upside2Go – Our revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning
  3. Custom eLearning & Mobile Learning Solutions
  4. Catalog Courses (over 5000 courses in IT‚ Finance‚ Office Skills & Soft Skills)
  5. Technical Support & UpsideLMS Administrative Services
Get a detailed overview of our solutions and services.

Bell‚ Tyco Learning‚ Ensco‚ Kraft Asia‚ L’Oreal‚ Australian Aerospace‚ L&T‚ HDFC are few of our prestigious clients managing their learning with our solutions and services. Read some of our client testimonials or read some case studies.

Last but not the least - Awards. We have been consistently picking up awards and other recognition every year‚ including the most recent‚ 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards (2010) for UpsideLMS and inclusion of Upside Learning in Training Industry’s ‘2010 Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List’. See all our awards and recognitions.

PS: If video is your kind of thing‚ here’s a short AV that will give you a sneak peek into our company in just 60 seconds.
 
   
 
 
 
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