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Latest Thinking

Read our take on industry news. Discover what our technology gurus have to say about where the industry is headed and how you can apply their knowledge to improve your operations.


Aptara Editorial | Posted on July 1, 2015
ELearning can change the purpose of in-person classes.

What if the information dump part of a training program was given over to self-directed modules that employees could experience at their own pace?

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Corporate Learning & Performance, Information Technology, Educational Publishing
Training today has evolved to suit connected employees.

Unique design properties come with eLearning territory

Aptara Editorial | Posted on July 1, 2015

With new needs and opportunities, eLearning is fundamentally different from courses that have come before.

New software updates demand systems training to optimize their use.

Adobe among software companies rolling out updates

Aptara Editorial | Posted on July 1, 2015

With software giants such as Adobe and Microsoft pushing ambitious updates to their flagship software tools, systems training will only increase in value.

Researchers are pondering new ways to spread their data.

Disruption coming to the STM journal field

Aptara Editorial | Posted on July 1, 2015

A recent industry gathering yielded interesting thoughts about the present and future of the STM journal market.

What does a great eLearning course look like when it's been deployed?

Ideal eLearning programs combine simplicity, innovation

Aptara Editorial | Posted on July 1, 2015

What does a great eLearning solution look like in action? Design tips include radical simplicity and future anticipation.

Businesses may not be safe until employees understand their technology.

Employee systems training: A matter of security

Aptara Editorial | Posted on July 1, 2015

In today's IT-saturated market, training employees in tech use and general good practices is a security must.

The scientific publishing community is reckoning with new ways of consuming and sharing content.

Inspecting the STM journal market

Aptara Editorial | Posted on June 4, 2015

The current STM journal market is defined by experiments with form and distribution, with the journey into the digital realm serving as the defining factor.

ELearning courses should be well-designed and impress the workforce.

Ideal eLearning: Well formatted and to the point

Aptara Editorial | Posted on May 28, 2015

Small improvements to the content and form of an eLearning project can increase its impact with users.

The information imparted in training sessions today should be chosen for its relevance.

Corporate learning strategy: Focus on relevance

Aptara Editorial | Posted on May 27, 2015

When setting up training and development strategies, relevance is everything, from topics to delivery.

Online-first STM journals are free to experiment with new forms.

Academic publishing changing form online

Aptara Editorial | Posted on May 22, 2015

When academic publications are launched and maintained entirely online, there is room for evolution in their business models and content presentation.

It's clear which way IT is going for corporate competitors.

Tech paradigm shifts call for IT systems training

Aptara Editorial | Posted on May 20, 2015

Companies must prepare their internal systems and personnel to cope with a new, cloud-base paradigm.