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The UK’s first Storyline training courses

Anticipating the imminent launch of Articulate Storyline – which claims to be the latest in desktop authoring tools - Omniplex, the e-learning solutions provider, has scheduled the first training courses relating to this tool.   According to Helen Smirthwaite, Omniplex’s Community Manager, Omniplex has already sold a number of licences for Storyline – in advance [...]

By | March 30th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Proust-inspired tips for learning technology success

Marcel Proust said that the secret of discovery is not to find new lands but to see with new eyes. This is the key to success when introducing new learning technology into any organisation.     Some tips for learning technology success are: Partner with others - but be smart about it. You can benefit by [...]

By | March 29th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

The shadow between the idea and reality

The term ‘e-learning’ was first coined in the mid-1990s. Before that, it was ‘computer based training. Over the last 20 years or so, if the idea has been to harvest the promise of e-learning in every aspect of corporate learning, what has obscured that reality?’   If you ask an engineer to build a bridge [...]

By | March 28th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |1 Comment

Shostakovich’s favourite tenor

Who was Shostakovich’s favourite tenor in the role of Zinovy, in his opera, Katerina Ismailova? Which world famous tenor urinated – unintentionally – on his dresser? And who did the world famous soprano, Marilyn Horne, ask to play with her breasts one day on the Covent Garden stage?   The answers – along [...]

By | March 23rd, 2012|Categories: Miscellaneous, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Spirituality’s place in project management

The importance of developing a workforce’s spiritual intelligence as well as its intellectual and emotional abilities is set out in three programmes recently uploaded to the PM Channel (, an online television channel specialising in project management. The programmes feature Alan Harpham, who, among other things is the Chairman of Workplace Matters, an [...]

Solving parking enforcement problems cost-effectively

  LogiXML ( the provider of next generation, web-based business intelligence (BI) software, is demonstrating its technology at Parkex, Europe's largest dedicated trade Parking Exhibition, which is being held at the National Hall, Olympia, London, on 17th and 18th April.   Known for pioneering a highly embeddable web-based architecture for integration within other products, LogiXML [...]

Blended learning project on EU governance

People working for the European Commission, Parliament, its Bodies and Agencies will now have access to state-of-the-art online blended learning materials and programs on EU decision making, law and policies. The contract to supply these materials has been awarded to The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA, the leading centre of European learning and development [...]

Chaplains to the Emergency Services wanted

Workplace Matters (WM), a charity which has over 50 years’ experience providing chaplaincy to a wide range of organisations within the private, not-for-profit and public sectors, is launching a recruitment drive for people to serve as chaplains to the emergency services in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.   Most of WM’s chaplains – who give [...]

Champagne flows for e2train

E-Learning Age, the magazine which organises the UK’s E-Learning Awards has announced that e2train – the supplier of learning, performance, talent management and succession planning technologies - has signed up as exclusive sponsors of the event’s champagne reception.   The E-Learning Awards ( – which, this year, incorporate 17 categories - are open to anyone [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: |9 Comments

Recycled computers help autistic Matthew

Waste King, the environmentally-friendly specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has found an unusual outlet for it to recycle old computers. It has given a number of old computers – discarded by its customers – to Matthew, a young man who has severe autism and a complete fascination with computers. Matthew will take these computers [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments