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DITA XML content standard update

For those who’re not too sure of their acronyms, ‘DITA’ stands for the Darwin Information Typing Architecture, Learning & Training specialization. It’s a relatively new structured content XML format for producing online and instructor-led training and documentation materials.   The standard is issued by OASIS, the US-headquartered global consortium for open standards in the Information [...]

Webinars and workshops to explain the DITA XML standard

The global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, is running a series of open webinars and workshops at venues throughout Europe and the USA. The webinars and workshops explain the new learning and training documentation standard from the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) group [...]

European Maritime Safety Agency further extends its use of learning technologies

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, is one of the 28 Agencies of the European Union. It was founded in 2002 with the aim of reducing the risk of maritime accidents, marine pollution from ships and the loss of human lives at sea by helping to enforce the pertinent EU legislation. [...]

New XML DITA editor on show in London and Karlsruhe

eXact learning solutions has upgraded its eXact LCMS, adding single source XML technical documentation to blended learning and is revealing this upgrade publicly at the Learning Technologies ( exhibition in London, on 25th and 26th January (at stand number 34) and at the Learntec ( exhibition in Karlsruhe, Germany on 31st January to 2nd February [...]

Next generation learning content production and management insights

eXact learning solutions is making available - on request - a recording of its recent webinar, which attracted over 100 attendees/ participants. The 45-minute webinar focused on today’s issues in learning content production and the management lifecycle in large organisations. It also presented successful cases of LCMS implementation in large organisations.   The webinar showcased [...]

Fly me to the Moon – in learning technologies terms

A number of members of staff at eXact learning solutions are helping to run The European Learning Industry Group (ELIG)’s events at Online Educa - being held in Berlin, from 30th November to 2nd December.   ELIG’s events at Online Educa begin with a Networking Reception (30th November). This Reception includes an introduction [...]

Still investing to innovate: a tribute to the few

eXact learning solutions, global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, has released the latest version - version 8 - of its flagship product eXact LCMS. This new version will be officially presented at the DevLearn event, being held in Las Vegas from 2nd to 4th November.   As a [...]

Enduring webinar wisdom

One of the great things about today’s digital age is that it’s rare to completely miss something of interest and/or value. These days, we can see television programmes and hear radio programmes more or less when we wish. More or less on demand, we can find podcasts and webinars on the web dealing with issues [...]

Webinar watch

Webinars offer the ability to learn something and interact with colleagues – and, sometimes, competitors – with the added advantage of not having to leave your home or office to do so. Consequently, in recent years, webinars have grown in frequency and popularity – much to the dismay of the hotel and catering industry, whose [...]

Blackboard bought

It appears that Blackboard, a well known provider of learning management system (LMS) software to the higher education market, has accepted a $45-a-share cash takeover bid from a group led by Providence Equity Partners – a company founded in 1989 which manages some $23bn of assets and focuses on media, communications, information and education investments. [...]