Colorado, or “the Centennial State”, is known for its beautiful state parks, its fabulous mountains and ski slopes, being home to the Denver Broncos and the fictional (and, amusingly enough, the real) South Park, and for being the microbrewery capital of America.
It’s also the state hosting this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference — the event you can’t afford to miss if you are interested in the latest developments in Talent Development. Continue reading
On July 12th, 2013 in Birmingham, England, the eLearning Network will be holding a day of practical case studies, sharing experiences and debate which will cover how you should procure the technologies to support learning in your organization. There will also be a number of experienced speakers and panel members present who will discuss topics such as: An introduction to open source elearning tools, Open Source LMS – Wouldya? Couldya? Shouldya’ and more.
You will also be able to explore a vast array of LMSs, authoring tools and other technologies including eFront, Exe, Ilias, Moodle, Xerte to name but a few. Continue reading
The eLearning Expo was the perfect reason I needed to schedule a trip to Lyon and kill two birds with one stone: to meet Jean-Claude Michel and Michel Lollichon of Distrisoft, our new Partner in France, and to attend the eLearning expo taking place in the city of Lyon (eFront and TalentLMS were presented at the Distrisoft booth). Continue reading
No matter how many times I have boarded the plane to discover a new place, every time I am amazed. This time around, the mission was a business trip to Tokyo, Japan. A trip over to the land of the rising sun, to meet local business people, uncover opportunities for partnerships for eFront and hopefully uncover some of Japan’s hidden treasures.
Representing StartTech Ventures as part of the Greek business delegation exhibiting at Tokyo’s CEATEC 2012, Japan’s largest IT and electronics exhibition and conference – I landed at Narita airport on Sunday 30th September. What followed was an intense week full of business meetings, commuting frenzy, cultural epiphanies, politeness, cleanliness and good manners – all in large quantities. Epignosis’ Sales Director, George Kalfas, flew over for a few days too and we attended some very successful meetings together. We also did a short sightseeing tour of Tokyo and had a nice drink on one of the highest buildings in town, with a view over Tokyo by night. Everything is in place in Tokyo. Everything in order. Japan-style. Continue reading