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Issue 23  | March 2013 Subscribe Now  |  Send to a friend
  In This Issue
Spotlight

Upside Learning To Uncover LMS Evaluation Guidelines Through A Free Webinar
View to Learn

Webinar (Recording) - Designing eLearning for iPads (Tablets)
Upside Learning In A Flash
Now Trending
Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning (Infographic)
Mobile Learning - The Third Dimension
Upside Learning In News

Upside Learning To Participate In AITD National Conference; Becomes A Silver Sponsor
Upside Learning Strengthens Its Presence In The US And Australia Through Channel Partnership With The Digital Group
Industry Sightings
Middle East eLearning Revenues To Reach $560M In 2016
FIFA Launches eLearning Ethics Tool
Kenyan Universities Gain From Rise In eLearning Revenues
 
From The Director’s Desk
 
A lot of exiting stuff followed since the last issue of UL Buzz. We attended two premier learning events‚ presented two insightful webinars‚ created an awesome infographic on mobile learning and‚ last but not the least‚ and had an exciting in-house Ping Pong tournament.

How critical is it for you to carry out an in-depth evaluation of an LMS before investing your dollars? Extremely critical‚ if you ask us. So taking cue from this‚ I‚ along with my colleague‚ Amol Shinde‚ will uncover the 9 key steps for evaluating a new LMS through a free webinar. Find the registration link and details in the Spotlight section. Speaking of webinars‚ we have shared the webinar recording of our recent-most‚ insightful webinar ‘Designing eLearning for iPads (Tablets)’ later in this issue. You will enjoy this‚ take my word for it!

Soon‚ Amit Garg and few other team members of UL will be packing their bags to attend
AITD National Conference in Melbourne‚ Australia. Do see us there. We are looking forward to some amazing time; exchanging knowledge and exploring the possibilities of exciting things that the emerging learning technologies can offer!

Find out why mobile learning is the future of workplace learning through an interesting inforgraphic created by our marketing folks; read a blog post which will reveal three performance supporting dimensions of mobile learning. At the end‚ a quick look at the latest eLearning industry news.

Happy reading!

 
 
Warm regards‚

Amit Gautam
Director - Technology Solutions and Co-founder‚
Upside Learning
New LMS Evaluation: A 9 Step Guide
Free Webinar
3rd April‚ 2013 | 11.30 AM IST
» Register Now
Designing eLearning for iPads (tablets)
Free Learning Session
AITD National Conference‚ Melbourne‚ Australia
11th April‚ 2013 | 1.30 PM AEST
       
CIPD HRD 2013
24th & 25th April‚ 2013 | Olympia‚ London
Stand # 425
 
ASTD ICE 2013
19th to 22nd May‚ 2013 | Dallas‚ TX‚ USA
Stand # 839
 
       
       
  Spotlight

Upside Learning To Uncover LMS Evaluation Guidelines Through A Free Webinar

Are you in the process of evaluating a new LMS for your organization or are planning to do so in the near future? Then join us for our upcoming free webinar -‘New LMS Evaluation: A 9 Step Guide’- on
3rd April at 11.30 AM IST.

Right from creating a RFP to deciding on the key evaluation parameters and future readiness of the LMS‚ this webinar will help you to plan the LMS selection process in an organized manner and avoid the common pitfalls.

Register now.
 
  Now Trending

Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning (Infographic)

We all love infographics‚ don’t we? For their colors‚ interesting graphics‚ and most importantly‚ for their ability to present the most complex of information in a visually appealing manner. One such infographic was created by our marketing team‚ which convincingly explains ‘Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning’.

View this infographic to understand how the increasing sales of mobile devices‚ the whooping growth in the mobile share of web traffic‚ the growing adoption of mobile devices in the workplace are creating ‘A Mobile World’. And this together with the ‘Changing Workplace’ is creating a ‘Great Opportunity’ for Mobile Learning.
Mobile Learning - The Third Dimension

True mobile learning doesn’t end with mere implementation and deployment of learning material on to the mobile devices; rather this is only the beginning. For successful mLearning‚ it is important to identify how one can truly leverage mobile learning as an efficient performance-support tool and make it an integral part of training‚ learning and development strategy.

Our recently published blog post‚ ‘Mobile Learning - The Third Dimension’‚ identifies three key aspects of mobile learning‚ namely- Knowledge Retention‚ Context and Timing‚ and the 3rd Dimension Of Blended Learning‚ - that can help you gain a ‘Competitive Advantage.’
 
  View To Learn

Webinar Recording - Designing eLearning For iPads (tablets)

Here is the recording of our recent webinar‚ ‘Designing eLearning for iPads (tablets)’‚ which we presented twice on 12th and 19th March. The interest‚ attendance and feedback garnered this webinar‚ on both occasions‚ was tremendous!

Presented by Amit Garg‚ the webinar will help you understand tablets‚ their common usage‚ how eLearning on iPads (tablets) can help you move towards Mobile Learning‚ design considerations and most importantly how you can create new eLearning for iPads (and other tablets) or mEnable your existing courseware. View now.
 
  Upside Learning In News

Upside Learning To Participate In AITD National Conference; Becomes A Silver Sponsor

This year we are participating in AITD National Conference as one of its Silver sponsors. Apart from indulging in some insightful give-and-take of knowledge with HR‚ training & education professionals‚ my colleague‚ Amit Garg‚ will also present a learning session - ‘Designing eLearning for iPads (tablets)’ on 11th April at 1.30PM AEST. If you are too attending AITD‚ don’t miss out this interesting session.

Don’t forget to drop by at our stand (#22) either! We are showcasing some of our areas of expertise - Custom mLearning Solutions‚ including eLearning solutions for iPads (tablets)Custom eLearning SolutionsUpsideLMS and Upside2Go. And while you are there‚ do pick up a complimentary pocket guide on Designing eLearning for iPads.
Upside Learning Strengthens Its Presence In The US And Australia Through Channel Partnership With The Digital Group

We are extremely delighted to welcome the newest member to our Channel Partnership Program - The Digital Group. Headquartered in Princeton‚ New Jersey‚ The Digital Group provides worldwide technology and management consulting services and solutions. Under this partnership‚ the company will be selling and supporting Upside Learning’s best-value Learning Management System‚ UpsideLMS‚ in the US and Australia.
Learn more.
 
  Industry Sightings

Middle East eLearning Revenues To Reach $560M In 2016

According to Ambient Insight’s Middle East Market for Self-paced eLearning Report‚ revenues from sales of eLearning products in the Middle East will reach $560 million in 2016. Learn more.

 
  FIFA Launches eLearning Ethics Tool

FIFA has launched a new eLearning tool designed to help football officials across the 209 member associations become more familiar with the provisions of the FIFA Code of Ethics 2012 (FCE). Learn more.

 
  Kenyan Universities Gain From Rise In eLearning Revenues

Nearly all universities in Kenya have eLearning departments with the government leading in efforts to extend eLearning to primary and secondary schools. Learn more.

 
  Upside Learning In A Flash

Upside Learning is one of the world’s leading workplace learning technology solutions companies.

For over 8 years‚ we have been helping organizations improve performance through our innovative learning solutions. With a collective experience of 600+ person-years‚ we have successfully completed more than 300 corporate and academic projects for over 150 clients worldwide.

Our solutions and services portfolio includes a range of learning solutions tailor-made to organizations of different sizes and types. It comprises -
  1. UpsideLMS - A best value Learning Management System
  2. Upside2Go - A revolutionary Mobile Learning platform (available on iOS‚ BlackBerry and Android)
  3. Custom Learning Solutions
  4. Catalog Courses (over 5000 courses in IT‚ Finance‚ Office Skills‚ Soft Skills etc.)
Get a detailed overview of our solutions and services. L’Oreal‚ Bell‚ Saint Gobain‚ Future Group‚ Kraft Asia‚ Unilever‚ 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 and have won 30+ awards and recognitions till date. See all.

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 90 seconds.
 
   
 
 
 
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