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Aptara Editorial | Posted on February 5, 2016
HTML5 provides companies with cross-platform and multichannel content delivery solutions.

HTML5 provides companies with cross-platform and multichannel content delivery solutions.

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Mobile Readiness, Content Compliance, Document Processing, Corporate Learning & Performance, Digital Content Development, Publishing
Cutting edge companies are now leveraging emerging methods of corporate training to keep their employees engaged in the training, creating better prepared employees in less time.

Next-generation corporate training methods

Aptara Editorial | Posted on February 5, 2016

Cutting-edge companies are now leveraging emerging methods of corporate training to keep their workers engaged, creating better-prepared employees in less time.

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Asset management is a critical component of digital content.

The importance of digital asset management

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 29, 2016

Digital asset management systems are an integral part of effective content marketing and publishing.

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Gamification in corporate training is a new concept, and gamified processes are just beginning to take hold, but they are the wave of the future thanks to the ways they can improve outcomes for the people involved in the training.

Gamification makes for better corporate training

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 29, 2016

Gamification in corporate training is a new concept, and although gamified processes are just beginning to take hold, they are the wave of the future thanks to the ways they can improve outcomes for the people involved in the training.

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Microlearning "nuggets," are the future of corporate learning, and as time goes on training will become more granular and bite sized. The advantages of this new type of learning will quickly overwhelm the more traditional styles and soon the day long training session will be a thing of the past.

Microlearning works with the brain to aid comprehension

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 27, 2016

Microlearning "nuggets" are the future of corporate learning, and as time goes on, training will become more granular and bite-sized. This new type of learning will quickly overwhelm the more traditional styles, and soon the day-long training session will be a thing of the past.

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Even on the Web, STM journals are still published as PDF files, and that is a mistake when there are much better formatting options that can help a reader come to grips with the information.

HTML superior to PDF for STM publishing

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 25, 2016

On the Web, STM journals are mainly still published as PDF files, - a mistake when there are much better formatting options that can help a reader get to grips with information.

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The days of attending seminars and classes or of large group session training courses are over. The new way forward is small units of information consumed as needed by employees without interference in their normal daily workflow.

Microlearning is the future of on the job training

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 22, 2016

The days of attending seminars and classes or of large group session training courses are over. The new way forward is small units of information consumed as needed by employees without interference in their normal daily workflow.

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77 percent of companies in the United States use some form of eLearning to train their employees. That the number is so high is no surprise considering all of the advantages that electronic learning styles hold over traditional learning.

The advantages of eLearning for corporate training

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 22, 2016

Seventy-seven percent of companies in the United States use some form of eLearning to train their employees. That the number is so high is no surprise considering all of the advantages that electronic learning styles hold over traditional learning.

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Gamification is about accomplishing one of three key factors, validation, completion or prizes.

Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 22, 2016

Gamification is about accomplishing one of three key factors, validation, completion or prizes.

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Many electronic reading materials are still in the PDF format, and while that works well for users reading on a computer, it falls short on mobile devices. In order to allow a company's eLearning suite to be useful to the largest slice of its employees transitioning to a modern eBook format is vital.

New eBook formats are better for corporate training

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 18, 2016

Many electronic reading materials are still in the PDF format, and while that works well for users reading on a computer, it falls short on mobile devices. In order to allow a company's eLearning suite to be useful to the largest slice of its employees transitioning to a modern eBook format is vital.

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Balancing the competing interests of giving unfettered access to scientific information to the community as a whole, while protecting the financial interests of the publishers is a thorny problem.

Open access STM publishing can work for both sides

Aptara Editorial | Posted on January 18, 2016

Balancing the competing interests of giving unfettered access to scientific information to the community as a whole while protecting the financial interests of the publishers is a thorny problem.

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