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Assessing learning technology predictions

Offering predictions are fun because you can do in the fairly safe knowledge that no one will remember them. So you can say what you like because you’ll never be held to account for them.   So I was delighted to discover that, about this time six years ago, Mark Harrison – formerly [...]

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 [...]

Award demonstrates consistency

Blatant Media Corporation’s Absorb learning management system (LMS) platform – distributed in the UK and Continental Europe by Omniplex - has received a ‘Best in Class’ rating in Brandon Hall Group’s Smartchoice® Solution Provider Certification program. According to Omniplex, a provider of e-learning solutions, Blatant Media Corporation received its highest scores in the [...]

By | April 18th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Waste King helps football club to achieve its goals

The specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King, has contributed funds towards goals and other equipment at St Margaretsbury Football Club. Its donation - part of the company’s on-going corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment – was prompted by a request from John Waites, of London-based City Interiors, who is connected with St [...]

Book Review (number 3)

This book review has been prepared for the Baptist Minister’s Journal.   Dynamics of a Journey to Conflict Prevention and Peace in Israel and Palestine through an Olympic Sport By Geoffrey Victor Whitfield Published by: Emeth Press ISBN: 978-1-60947-025-8 The ‘Baptist minister and therapist’, the Rev Geoffrey Whitfield MBE is no stranger to writing about [...]

CFOs’ influence grows over IT decisions

According to a survey commissioned by Google and carried out in January this year, organisations’ chief financial officers (CFOs) are becoming more involved in IT decisions. The survey ( showed that half of the respondents believe that increased levels of cloud adoption will result in the closer involvement of the CFO in areas more traditionally [...]

By | April 5th, 2012|Categories: Business Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Top Christians named

To mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Premier Media has produced a list of the 60 most influential Christians during that time.   Under the headings of ‘church’, ‘charity’, ‘the arts’, ‘sport. ‘leaders’, ‘science’, ‘academia’, ‘business’, ‘politics’ and ‘youth’, those named include Mother Teresa, Desmond Tutu, Sir Harry Secombe, Dame Judi Dench, JRR Tolkien, Graham Kendrick, [...]

By | April 4th, 2012|Categories: Lifestyle, Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Baker Tilly Revas provides clients with better financial decision analysis

Revas, the outsourcing arm of Baker Tilly - the international provider of accountancy and business advisory services - is using ‘Active Analytics’ from LogiXML ( to build financial apps that have drastically improved operational efficiency. This not only delivers better operational insight to Baker Tilly Revas clients, but also saves the company significant time in [...]

MP visits award-winning environment-friendly recycler

Mike Penning, the Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, has visited the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King. While there, he found out about Waste King’s many environmentally-friendly waste and recycling initiatives and congratulated the company and its staff on their award-winning environmentally [...]

By | April 2nd, 2012|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |4 Comments