Impressive startups! Report from PushStart Australian accelerator Demo Day

Ross Dawson

Yeseterday afternoon I went to PushStart’s demo day for their first intake. They also are looking to create an ecosystem in which other developers can build add-on products. It received good feedback so the team has built a next-generation product. They have a reach of extended families, to which they can recommend products relevant to the children. Premium features can include additional storage for videos, and they can also sell customised products.

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Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more

Xyleme

Users can browse your catalog of products directly within the app and pay to get access to the content they are interested in. Want to see a demo of Pastiche? Xyleme Product AnnouncementsAnnouncing Pastiche 2.4! Pastiche 2.4

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Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more

Xyleme

Users can browse your catalog of products directly within the app and pay to get access to the content they are interested in. For questions or to demo Pastiche, please visit the Pastiche page on the Xyleme website! Xyleme Product AnnouncementsAnnouncing Pastiche 2.4! Pastiche 2.4

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . They want to know which trends are noteworthy, and which can facilitate a productive workplace. Read on to discover a few online learning trends that can bolster company culture and increase employee productivity in 2017. 3 Corporate Online Learning Trends That Can Boost Employee Productivity in 2017. If so, request a FREE demo here.

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . They want to know which trends are noteworthy, and which can facilitate a productive workplace. Read on to discover a few online learning trends that can bolster company culture and increase employee productivity in 2017. 3 Corporate Online Learning Trends That Can Boost Employee Productivity in 2017. If so, request a FREE demo here.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #2

Luis Suarez

More than anything else, because of the trip down the memory lane from over 8 years ago till today to see whether my own work habits and productivity hacks, while on the move, have evolved a fair bit, or perhaps not so much.

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Announcing Bravais 1.2!

Xyleme

If you have questions or would like a demo, visit the Bravais page on the Xyleme website. News Xyleme Product AnnouncementsBravais 1.2

EdTech Innovation Conference, May 1-3, 2013

George Siemens

The conference will profile innovative research being conducted in Canadian universities as well as startups that are developing new technologies, products, and services. Call for demonstrations: If you (or your company) is doing something innovative in the EdTech space, please consider submitting to provide a demo ( more info here ): The conference organizers are pleased to invite companies, startups, VCs, and researchers to submit a one-paragraph proposal to present at the conference.

Beyond the Desktop

Adaptive Path

There have been clear and consistent signals over the last year that indicate the technology landscape is rapidly evolving beyond the boundaries of the PC and mobile devices … The demo from MIT’s Pattie Maes’ and Pranav Mistry’s wearable Sixth Sense device as well as David Merrill’s Siftables demo were the buzz of TED 2009. Jennifer Bove , a Principal at Kicker Studio , will share her perspective and expertise in designing products with gestural interfaces.

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[iab] Robert Scoble

David Weinberger

Retail 411 is working on bringing you straight to the product you want in a physical store. He shows a Facebook demo. Very cool demo. I’m at a IAB conference in Toronto. The first speaker is Robert Scoble , who I haven’t seen since the early 2000s.

It’s Time to Cross That Bridge: Building Learning in a Highly Regulated or Compliance-Driven Industry

Xyleme

If you would like more information on our products or a product demo, please visit the Xyleme Products page.

Future of Conferences: Why People Attend

Jay Cross

Gather information about products, techniques, trends. Find out about new products, kick the tires, hear from vendors. Pick up an award for performance for your company or product. Introduce new products and concepts, e.g. The Experience API.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – October 2015

TOPYX LMS

Request a demo at https://topyx.com/request-a-demo/ now. As a result of the impersonal needs of a business, employees often feel like cogs in a machine, which lowers their overall productivity and squelches their creativity.

Four TED Talks for Experience Designers

Adaptive Path

From Microsoft comes two nifty product demos emerging from their Labs. Blaise Aguera y Arcas showed off Bing Maps , with new technologies that allow you embed Flickr photos and even live video in “street view&# mode.

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Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?

TOPYX LMS

” Moving training online eliminates the need for paper products, physical classrooms, and training-related travel. If so, consider requesting an LMS demo. A learning management system demo allows you to “try before you buy,” which can be more than helpful when making a decision about purchasing an eLearning platform. If you are interested in a fully hosted LMS with no per-user fees, request a demo of the LMS TOPYX.

Oculus Thrift

David Weinberger

Oculus hasn’t yet shipped a product, but its prototypes are mind-melting. I just received Google’s Oculus Rift emulator. Given that it’s made of cardboard, it’s all kinds of awesome. Google Cardboard is a poke in Facebook’s eyes. FB bought Oculus Rift , the virtual reality headset, for $2B.

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Weighing the Pros and Cons — Professionals and Consumers, That Is

Adaptive Path

Watching the demos of iLife ’11 at last week’s Apple event, I was struck by how sophisticated these applications are. The engineering effort involved in these products is huge — at least as significant as that in, say, Office 2011. For most of Apple’s competitors, consumer products are, at best, the junior versions of their “pro&# offerings.

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much. These videos would have software demos, screencasts and PowerPoints embedded inside them. Cons: I'm finding it a bit difficult to integrate my voice with my demos and pull everything together. To present a moving demo I need to integrate another product called Viewlet cam.

Speaking in Medellin

Dave Snowden

So I had a chance to give our new iOS Explorer tool its first public outing by giving a live demo of the material captured in Medellin. It was a large theatre and a full house with all the music and lights of a major production.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

He could then create part or all of the course using TTS voices instead and we could demo the result.

Produce Update: Pastiche 2.0 – Welcome the Store

Xyleme

The Pastiche Store is a hosted service offered by Xyleme that allows you to build an online catalog of your training products that your learners can browse and download using your custom branded Pastiche app. Pastiche 2.0 is finally here. Pastiche 2.0

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Signposts for the Week Ending September 23

Adaptive Path

The BankSmiple demo is here. Also interesting that they adapt their products to your financial goals, not forcing you to do it the other way around. Buy a pizza by waving your MasterCard at your TV ? Dangerous or amazing? Or both? (We We sense trouble for people with impulse control issues or uncontrollable arm-waving syndrome. Is that a thing?). Africa is supposedly the real cradle of future financial services innovations.

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Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?

TOPYX LMS

” Moving training online eliminates the need for paper products, physical classrooms, and training-related travel. If so, consider requesting an LMS demo. A learning management system demo allows you to “try before you buy,” which can be more than helpful when making a decision about purchasing an eLearning platform. If you are interested in a fully hosted LMS with no per-user fees, request a demo of the LMS TOPYX.

4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future

TOPYX LMS

The whitepaper mentioned above said, “One global pharmaceutical company achieved a 53 percent improvement in knowledge retention among staff members by using mobile learning to introduce a new product… a recent study of mobile learning focused on how well participants retained training material. Request a FREE Demo of a Full-featured LMS. If your company is interested in enabling mobile learning via LMS, request a FREE demo of TOPYX LMS today.

Is Online Learning the Secret to Employee Engagement?

TOPYX LMS

They recognize that a highly engaged workforce can increase innovation, productivity, and bottom-line performance while reducing costs related to hiring and retention in highly competitive talent markets.”. These symptoms include but are not limited to: Decreased productivity – A symptom of low employee engagement is decreased productivity. This contributes to a lowered bottom line by bringing productivity to a halt.

Ciao, Flip

Jay Cross

My demos probably sold hundreds of units. Cisco realized they weren’t really a consumer products company (duh).

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3 Signs You Need A New LMS

TOPYX LMS

Migrating to a different LMS can ultimately lead to an increase in employee retention, worker satisfaction, and workforce productivity. Individual LMS providers build their products differently and no two systems are the same. Take the guesswork out of the LMS selection process by requesting a free demo of TOPYX LMS, a fully hosted learning management system. Several unmistakable signs indicate it might be time to reevaluate your current learning management system (LMS).

Signposts for the Week Ending January 30, 2009

Adaptive Path

We were also reminded of how great copy can sell products. Take woot.com, and our good friend Maggie Mason’s product descriptions for example. Gmail Offline Video demo. It’s worth watching the demo just to see the mix of screenshots, animation and sketching. This week we had some fun with the UX Evolution timeline. Got current on the world’s smallest fuel cell.

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Our Favorite Things About Mobile Learning

TOPYX LMS

That means happier and more productive users. From their personal mobile devices, employees can access their work in the cloud, further improving productivity.”. Demo an LMS with Mobile Learning Capabilities. To get a taste of what it’s like to implement an LMS that prioritizes mobile learning , request a free demo of the LMS TOPYX today. Mobile learning is a multi-beneficial delivery of learning that is utilized by nearly every mid- to large-size company.

Review: SharePoint Conference 2011

Dan Pontefract

I had expected at this conference Microsoft would be announcing a simple add-on to the 2010 platform so this feature could be incorporated, but, alas, we were provided with a demo on the work within Microsoft’s intranet/collaboration environments and nothing else.

Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Then, you can encourage them to talk about the content and use it as a guide for the group discussion to ensure that they are as productive as possible.”. In 1915, Edward C. Register said, “None of us is as smart as all of us.”

3 Reasons Learning Management Systems Fail (And How You Can Avoid)

TOPYX LMS

Before investing in an LMS, it is wise for companies to launch a free demo or trial of the platform they are interested in to determine whether or not it meets employees’ learning needs. Like many software products and services, some learning management systems are laden with hidden costs.

Develop and Deliver an L&D Strategy for Non-Profit Volunteers

TOPYX LMS

Besides enabling non-profit leaders to create, distribute, and track eLearning content, an LMS also: Helps a non-profit ‘go green’ by reducing the need for paper-based training products. Discover these benefits firsthand by requesting a free demo of the TOPYX fully hosted, full-featured LMS today. Non-profit volunteers often work long hours free of charge. They keep non-profit organizations afloat.

Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees

TOPYX LMS

Online learning facilitates green living and working by eliminating a learner’s need to use paper products. Get a FREE demo of the LMS TOPYX to find out more about why online learning is perfect for employee training. Have you ever noticed how things are constantly being improved upon?

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How long does it take to select an LMS?

Tony Karrer

Tail of Process - Demos, Hands-on Testing, Negotiation The tail of Bryan's process is: Week 9 - Read and Grade Proposals Week 10 - Final meeting to pick system (Bryan has demos in Week 5) The tail of my process has: Demos Pilot or hands-on tests Negotiate Final selection Bryan talks about having demos earlier in the process: In my model, I have learned the value of moving the demo upfront, rather than waiting until after the RFP.

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Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Find out more about TOPYX, a fixed-price LMS, by getting a free, live demo today. Companies look far and wide for business solutions that cut costs and boost productivity.

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Architecture not application: an opportunity

Dave Snowden

Basically we build a demo system post IBM, created v2.0 We also expect people to create new business and application objects within the architecture allowing other start ups to gain a kick start in developing new products and also the ability to use other existing objects.

Is Online Learning the Secret to Employee Engagement?

TOPYX LMS

They recognize that a highly engaged workforce can increase innovation, productivity, and bottom-line performance while reducing costs related to hiring and retention in highly competitive talent markets.”. These symptoms include but are not limited to: Decreased productivity – A symptom of low employee engagement is decreased productivity. This contributes to a lowered bottom line by bringing productivity to a halt.

Mac memories

Clark Quinn

DesignWare had started out doing computer games to accompany K12 textbooks, but I (not alone) had been arguing about heading into the home market, and happened to run into Bill Bowman and David Seuss at a computer conference, who’d started Spinnaker to sell education software to the home market, and were looking for companies that could develop product. This year is the 30th anniversary of the Macintosh, and my newspaper asked for memories. I’ll point them to this post ;).

How to Design an iPhone App in 48 Hours

Adaptive Path

But when I stepped off the stage after presenting the first native demo of Foodspotting to a crowd of 500-some participants, I couldn’t have been happier with how far our team had come! As Jason Fried puts it, “Build half a product, not a half-ass product.&#

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eLearning Meets the Needs of Small, Medium and Large Businesses

TOPYX LMS

They often have intense production schedules and are competing with companies of all sizes. Training for new hires can eat up the time a mid-sized business needs to maintain productivity. Request a free, live demo of TOPYX today.

4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future

TOPYX LMS

The whitepaper mentioned above said, “One global pharmaceutical company achieved a 53 percent improvement in knowledge retention among staff members by using mobile learning to introduce a new product… a recent study of mobile learning focused on how well participants retained training material. Request a FREE Demo of a Full-featured LMS. If your company is interested in enabling mobile learning via LMS, request a FREE demo of TOPYX LMS today.

[liveblog] Ed tech hackathon

David Weinberger

Our group created — in a demo hackathon-ish way — a tool that helps teachers create workgroups for collaborative learning based on information gleaned from machine learning about learning capabilities. ” It gives teachers the ability to choose the best products. I’m at an education technology hackathon — “Shaping the Future” — put on by MindCET , an ed tech accelerator created by the Center for Educational Technology in Israel.