Rapid Authoring for eLearning

Rapid Authoring for eLearning Development

What do we mean by rapid authoring? Well, it is essentially (just as it sounds) an eLearning authoring tool that enables you to develop an engaging and appealing eLearning course, from start to finish, quickly and easily, without requiring you to build everything from the ground up. When selecting a rapid authoring eLearning tool, there […]

responsive eLearning with dominKnow Flow

Responsive eLearning Design Considerations

According to a report from Towards Maturity back in 2013, 47% of organisations were using mobile devices in their training programmes which, according to eLearning Industry is boosting engagement and knowledge retention. 60% of people now use a Smartphone for work according to an article from Forbes and the Bring Your Own Device concept is […]

engage process mapping

The importance of Process Mapping in eLearning Design

Although Larmer Brown has been involved in more content development projects than I can begin to remember, developing the actual content is a small proportion of what we do. Identifying and recording the correct process (process mapping) often presents our biggest challenge! End to end processes, usually combining a new or upgraded system, result in a change […]

Oracle User Productivity Kit

Why upgrade to UPK 12.1 ESP 3?

New UPK enhancements since version 12.1 Oracle User Productivity Kit – UPK 12.1 ESP 3 has just been released and is now available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Many existing UPK Developers may not yet have taken advantage of earlier service pack releases in version 12.1, so this is an opportune time to […]

Support for UPK Version 12.1.0.2

What’s New in UPK 12.1.0.2

To coincide with OpenWorld at the end of October, Oracle announced the release of UPK Version 12.1.0.2 (Enablement Service Pack 2). Although ‘only’ a service pack release and not a version update it does still bring many new features for existing UPK users to get excited about, not least of which is the new Record It! […]

Larmer Brown Shortlisted for eLearning Awards

Larmer Brown shortlisted for the eLearning Awards 2015

I am delighted to announce that Larmer Brown has been shortlisted in the 2015 eLearning Awards, which organisers have dubbed ‘the biggest and most hard-fought awards shortlist’ to date. This year the eLearning Awards received more than 400 entries across 19 categories. Larmer Brown is shortlisted with six others in the ‘Excellence in the Production […]

Building an eLearning Business Case

The True Cost of eLearning

Building an eLearning Business Case Engaging with the Project can be tricky.  The culture, politics and hierarchy have to be taken into account.  The eLearning Business Case for a Business As Usual (BAU) Team (generally comprising Learning and Development or Training personnel) is strong, but only once the Project has gone live.  From a BAU perspective […]

using upk for User Acceptance Testing

Using UPK for UAT

The testing capabilities of UPK Oracle’s User Productivity Kit (UPK) is a terrific tool for delivering training to end users both before and after Go Live. However, UPK can be just as useful during the earlier phases of an implementation project – especially during UAT (User Acceptance Testing). In any project involving the installation or […]

Enhancements for UPK 12.1.0.1

Enhancements for UPK 12.1

UPK 12.1 introduced a range of exciting new features. These have been added to and enhanced via the recently launched Enablement Service Pack 1.This article explores the extra bells and whistles available in UPK 12.1.0.1. Convert a topic to a video Possibly the most exciting feature of UPK 12.1.0.1 (ESP1) is that it introduces the […]