LMS

  • One Management System to Rule Them All?

    Management Systems: CCMS, CMS, DMS, WCMS, ECMS, LMS, PLMs, CRMs and more. There are a myriad of options, but many potential users, and worse, the procurement staff who need to supply them with tools, don't know really know the real, detailed differences between them. With so many "MSs" on the market today - what do you need, and how integrated can or should they be?

  • Content Digitization: 0 to 50 in 16 Months

    When your team is part of a global technology company with a sterling reputation for delivering outstanding products and services, and the corporate focus shifts to becoming green, in part through making content mobile, a digitization strategy that scales to a global level is an imperative. In the case of this Fortune 100 technology company, global content management processes accommodated hundreds of new product introductions scheduled for release each year, with each requiring at least six months to create customer-friendly training and documentation. The source content, from internal documents used by trainers and other personnel is created by engineers from around the world.

  • From Past to Present

    For a long time, the corrections industry has been decidedly low-tech. Training materials for correctional officers are often available only as print documents; as it turns out, many of the huge technological leaps made by the talent development field during the past few years have passed the corrections industry by. For instance, New York City Department of Corrections Officer Academy trainees would have to carry around large binders, which were unwieldy and, of course, difficult to update. APDS, whose mission is to improve correctional facilities, felt it was time to digitize its training materials.

  • Paper Learning In Prisons? Not Good

    In the prison industry, it’s crucial for well-trained employees to maintain order and execute their duties effectively. If they don’t, consequences can be severe.

  • American Prison Data Systems and Data Conversion Laboratory Partner to Digitize Officer Training Content For Prisons

    Fresh Meadows, NY, February 8, 2016 – A major challenge facing the corrections industry is the management and delivery of correctional officer training content. Training materials have historically been available only in print form and consequently have prevented the adoption of modern educational technology and techniques in officer training. Through a unique partnership, American Prison Data Systems (APDS) and Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) have risen to meet this challenge. The two innovative organizations have set out to do something unprecedented in the corrections industry – to make correctional officer training digital. They began in 2015 by digitizing the training content for the New York City Department of Corrections (NYC DOC) Officer Academy.

  • Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) Digitizes Global Content for Fortune 500 Technology Giant in Record Time

    When the content managers of a global technology company with a sterling reputation for delivering outstanding products and services learned that the corporate focus was shiftingto becoming green, in part through making content mobile, they quickly realized that a digitization strategy that scales to a global level would be an imperative. In the case of a Fortune 500 technology company, global content management processes accommodated hundreds of new product introductions scheduled for release each year, with each requiring at least six months to create customer-friendly training and documentation. The source content, from internal documents used by trainers and other personnel, was created by engineers from around the world.

  • Providers of Learning Content Face Multiple Delivery Challenges

    Fresh Meadows, NY, Dec. 10, 2014 - Professionals who create and deliver training and educational content for both business and public sector organizations face a number of challenges in today’s content-driven marketplace: lack of resources to maintain content, reduced time to market, and the analytics to measure effectiveness. These are the findings of the 2014 Educational and Training Content Trends Survey, conducted jointly by Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), DITA Strategies and Lasselle-Ramsay, leading providers of content development, conversion and strategy services.