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IMS Global Learning Consortium does the right thing this time

eXact learning solutions and Link2ICT, a division of Service Birmingham, a partnership between Birmingham City Council and the Capita Group, won a Learning Impact Leadership Award (LIA) at this year’s IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS) LIA ceremony, which was held in Long Beach, California.   The LIA related to the Birmingham City Learning Platform  an [...]

Madrid workshop on mobile learning

At the eMadrid Workshop on e-learning (, held at Ciudad Universitaria, in Madrid, at the beginning of June, Fabrizio Cardinali - Vice President of Global Business Development at eXact learning solutions – along with other mobile learning specialists including Marcus Specht of the Open University of the Netherlands, explored trends in mobile learning relating to [...]

Two UK projects shortlisted for IMS Global Learning impact Awards

Two UK-based projects - both involving eXact Learning Solutions, a provider of learning content management systems (LCMS) and digital repository (DR) solutions - have been shortlisted for this year’s IMS Global  ‘Learning Impact Awards’, which are being announced in Long Beach, California, this month. The IMS Learning Impact Awards are designed to recognise ‘the most [...]

New SCORM accolade for eXact learning solutions’ LCMS

eXact Learning Solutions has announced that the latest version of its LCMS – eXact LCMS version 7 – has been certified as conforming to the latest  SCORM standard: SCORM 2004 Third Edition.   As everyone in the e-learning world knows, the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a collection of standards and specifications adapted [...]

Mobile learning’s appeal in Southern Europe

For many years, perceived wisdom – whatever that may be – has stated that the European markets for corporate e-learning are strongest in the UK and the other northern European countries, notably Germany and France. Corporate e-learning was said to have not made the same mark in the southern European countries – mainly Spain, Portugal, [...]

The value of – and the need for – systems interoperability

From the start of the e-learning industry (which some date to the mainframe, green screen days of the 1960s but which everyone agrees was in full swing by the late 1980s), e-learning producers fell, roughly, into two categories: those that produced what came to be called authoring tools (the software needed to develop e-learning content) [...]

LCMS for Dutch construction industry trainers

Fundeon – a consultancy centre for the building and construction industry in the Netherlands – has engaged eXact learning solutions to ensure that Dutch industry professionals are prepared for their industry’s future needs   Having implemented eXact learning solutions’ products and systems, Fundeon has seen its share of the Dutch building and construction industry training [...]

Management buy-out at Giunti Labs

Giunti Labs has undergone a management buy-out and, from 1st August, rebranded to eXact learning solutions (ELS). ELS ( will continue to be engaged in the leading EU R&D framework projects and offer the multi-language content production activities formerly offered by Giunti Labs.   The new management team, which acquired the company with the financial [...]

OutStart – now the yak herders’ choice

The US-based LCMS vendor OutStart has merged with Hot Lava Software, a company producing applications for mobile phone subscribers. The newly combined companies will conduct business as OutStart. Massood Zarrabian continues as CEO and president of OutStart, while Bob Sanregret, CEO of Hot Lava Software, becomes vice president of the OutStart Hot Lava Mobile business [...]

By | June 8th, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A glimpse into Europe’s best

Serious games, mobile learning and virtual learning worlds were the key themes at the ‘Training in Action’ conference, held in picturesque Sestri Levante, Italy, in early June. The event, which attracted some 150 of Europe’s top learning technologies specialists, was hosted by the LCMS vendor, Giunti Labs, at its Riviera headquarters: a converted 14th century [...]