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Issue 19  | November 2012 Subscribe Now  |  Send to a friend
  In This Issue
Spotlight

Tin Can API Integrated In Our Proprietary Courseware Framework
Upside Learning In A Flash
Now Trending
5 Tips To Maximize The ROI Of Your LMS
4 Stages Of Mobile Maturity
Upside Learning In News

Join Us At eLN’s 25th Birthday Bash And Conference
Upside Learning Marks 97% YOY Growth For Q1 And Q2
Custom eLearning And mLearning Projects Showcased At DevLearn 2012
View to Learn
Leveraging LMS For Managing Blended Learning: The Indian Perspective
Busting 7 Mobile Learning Myths
Industry Sightings

Asia eLearning Market To Reach $11.5 Billion By 2016
eLearning Market In Eastern Europe To Reach $1.2 Billion By 2016
Bahrain Sees eLearning Milestone
 
From The Director’s Desk
 
While it is still a month before Christmas and New Year‚ celebrations at Upside Learning are already in full swing. Why‚ you ask. Upside Learning has achieved an astounding YOY growth for the 1st half of the financial year. It’s a moment of great pride for each and every member of the Upside Learning family‚ which includes you‚ our readers‚ too.

However‚ such momentous occasion doesn’t mean slowing down on the work front. Instead‚ it helps us put the pedal to the metal and progress ahead in top speed. Thus keeping pace with ongoing innovations‚ we recently integrated Tin Can API‚ a comprehensive learning standard‚ into our proprietary courseware framework. More about it in the spotlight section.

Come December 6‚ we will be in London attending eLN’s 25th Birthday Bash and Conference. Here we will also be presenting our revolutionary mobile learning platform Upside2Go. Be sure to book your entry pass now.

Coming to this issue of UL Buzz‚ we share tips to maximize the ROI of your LMS and manage blended learning via LMS. On the mLearning front‚ we bust the 7 common myths surrounding this learning technology (webinar recording) and help you understand the 4 stages of mobile maturity. Finally‚ we give you a quick view of latest industry happenings.

Till next issue‚ happy reading.
 
 
Warm Regards‚


Amit Gautam
Director - Technology Solutions
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  Spotlight

Tin Can API Integrated In Our Proprietary Courseware Framework

We have experimented and successfully integrated Tin Can API in our proprietary courseware framework for custom eLearning and mobile learning. With this we can now create courses for desktops and mobile devices (including tablets)‚ tailor-made to our client’s requirements. Clients can thereafter track and report their learners’ actions carried through these courses.

This integration was also showcased at the recently concluded DevLearn 2012. Learn more about Tin Can API Integration.

 
 
Now Trending
5 Tips To Maximize The ROI Of Your LMS

Any training administrator will tell you the importance of increasing the training ROI; more so when the training is technology enabled.

Whether you have already invested in an LMS or have just started to think about it‚ our blog post sharing 5 tips to maximize the ROI of your LMS is a must-read for you. Touching upon points like introduction of LMS‚ proper communication about it‚ improving user experience‚ these tips will help you get an ROI that meets your expectations.

4 Stages Of Mobile Maturity

Which stage of mobile adoption your organization is in currently - Infancy‚ Adolescence‚ Youth or Mature? Does it sound Greek to you? Read ahead.

Usually‚ adoption of mobile learning does not happen overnight‚ but goes through an evolutionary process of maturity. Our blog post identifying the 4 stages of mobile maturity talks about the 4 key stages that an organization that starts to leverage mobile technology will go through.

 
 
View to Learn

Our last two webinars catered to two very different audiences - one that was interested in Learning Management Systems and Blended Learning‚ and another in mobile learning. Yet both webinars had a common focus - to help training administrators incorporate these technology enabled solutions in their learning mix easily for improving their learners’ performance. We bring to you the recordings of these webinars.

 
 
 
Leveraging LMS For Managing Blended Learning: The Indian Perspective

View this webinar recording to learn tips and tricks for managing blended learning effectively through an LMS. While the webinar is India focused‚ the tips shared are universal and can be followed by all.


 
 
Busting 7 Mobile Learning Myths

View this webinar recording as we identify and burst the 7 mobile leaning myths that are blocking the widespread adoption of this learning technology.


 
  Upside Learning In News

Join Us At eLN’s 25th Birthday Bash And Conference

Catch us at eLearning Network’s 25th Birthday Bash and Conference to be held on 6th December at the Museum of London.

Besides sponsoring eLN’s silver jubilee celebration‚ we will also be presenting our revolutionary mLearning platform‚ Upside2Go‚ as a part of the ‘Innovation Showcase’.

The event has an amazing line up of insightful sessions by eminent eLearning professional‚ pecha kucha presentations and an early look at the results of the 2012 Towards Maturity Benchmark research amongst other things. Register now.

 
  Upside Learning Records 97% YOY Growth For Q1 And Q2

Growth is positive; it’s encouraging‚ it’s motivating‚ it’s worth celebrating. It’s no surprise then that our 97% YOY growth for Q1 and Q2 of FY 2012 is the reason for our celebrations.

These financial results are a reflection of our responsive approach to the changing business needs; determination to continuously innovate ourselves and deliver world-class eLearning solutions and spread our reach across the globe. Read more.

 
  Custom eLearning And mLearning Projects Showcased At DevLearn 2012

Two of our innovative projects - one for custom eLearning and another for mLearning - created buzz at the recently held DevLearn 2012. The Brandon Hall award-winning DC Walkthrough Game for Vocollect (Custom eLearning) and our revolutionary mLearning platform‚ Upside2Go‚ for Jangro (Mobile Learning) were a part of showcase at the eLearning DemoFest at the expo. Learn more.

 
  Industry Sightings

Asia eLearning Market To Reach $11.5 Billion By 2016

From $5.2 billion in 2011 to $11.5 billion by 2016‚ an Ambient Insight report called‚ "The Asia Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2011-2016 Forecast and Analysis‚" predicts highest and more than double growth of the Asian eLearning market. Learn more.

 
  eLearning Market In Eastern Europe To Reach $1.2 Billion By 2016

As per a new Ambient Insight report‚ the growth rate for Self-paced eLearning in Eastern Europe is 16.9% and revenues will reach $1.2 billion by 2016‚ up from $583.2 million in 2011. Learn more.

 
  Bahrain Sees eLearning Milestone

According to a report in the Gulf Daily News‚ more than 177‚600 students and administrative staff are now using Bahrain’s e-learning system‚ which is a part of His Majesty King Hamad’s Project for Future 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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