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How to Brand Your eLearning Platform

Brand eLearning Platform

What’s in a name? As it turns out, there is more to a name then we could have ever imagined. Branding is an important element of business success. However, branding goes beyond picking a descriptive, catchy business name. It also involves visual components like color and logo design. Businesses seem to understand that effective branding is one of the best ways to attract consumers and gain repeat customers. But many businesses undervalue the importance of internal branding, like developing the sayings, logos and materials that employees experience daily. The Importance of Internal Branding Internal branding is just as important as external branding, and thanks to customizable learning management systems (LMSs), businesses find it easy to brand the training systems and … Continue Reading »

Interactyx Earns the 790 spot of the 2014 Inc. 5000 List

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Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX, the award-winning learning management system (LMS), earned a spot on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list. For achieving 579% revenue growth over a three-year period, Interactyx ranks #790 on this prestigious list of America’s fastest growing private companies. Interactyx is the only LMS provider to make the 2014 Inc. 5000 list. See the full list at : http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2014 In case you didn’t know, Inc. magazine has published the Inc. 5000 for the last 33 years to highlight the private companies that have shown exceptional performance in the marketplace. The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. Interactyx … Continue Reading »

TOPYX Learning Management System named to Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX LMS, earns the 790 ranking in 2014′s Inc. 5000 list with 579% three-year revenue growth. BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 20, 2014 – Interactyx is excited to announce it has earned the position of 790 in Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 listing of fastest-growing private companies.  For 33 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies into a very exclusive club (http://inc.com/inc5000). Interactyx is the developer of TOPYX®, a leading social learning management system (LMS) software. TOPYX is an award-winning and comprehensive software-as-a service (SaaS) eLearning platform which engages learners and provides collaborative learning environments for businesses, associations, nonprofit organizations and eCommerce needs of any size throughout the world. “As an Inc. 5000 honoree, … Continue Reading »

One LMS for Speakers of Different Languages

LMS for All Languages

Business is global and workforces are becoming increasingly multicultural. Thankfully, advanced technology ensures everyone remains on the “same page.” Instant translation services are readily available. Even Google offers an excellent, free translation option. As businesses move forward, it is important to consciously incorporate Multilanguage features into all software and internal business communication platforms, like learning management systems (LMSs). Incorporating Language Localization with an LMS Learning management systems are eLearning centers that employees use to access formal training sessions as well as tools for collaboration and informal learning. Recognizing the importance of multilingual communication in business, some LMSs come standard with language localization options. To many company decision makers and administrators, language localization is (for lack of a better term) a … Continue Reading »

Generation Y Helps Businesses Thrive through eLearning

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Say whatever you want about Generation Y; the population coming of age knows how to make the most of technology. As these young 20-somethings emerge onto the business scene, many people are curious to see what they can add to business. More so, some businesses are worried about how to engage and interact with this tech-crazed bunch. After all, they grew up with the Internet and were among the first to adopt smartphones. How can businesses keep their new Generation Y employees happy, productive and challenged? eLearning You don’t have to look too far for the answer to this question. Engage Generation Y employees with an eLearning system. A learning management system (LMS) incorporates everything they know and love (i.e. … Continue Reading »

An LMS Ushers in a Learning Culture 

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The business world is evolving at a rapid pace. In fact, it moves much faster than was once thought possible. As a result, business procedures quickly become outdated and constantly need to be replaced with newer, more relevant practices. Some businesses feel it is a nuisance to remain on this fast track of business development. Others are embracing the inevitable challenge by infusing their day to day workplaces with learning activities and, in effect, creating learning cultures. A business that prizes its learning culture is always offering training opportunities. Beyond educating new employees, these learning cultures provide programs, workshops, and training sessions for established employees so they can learn more about topics like products and services, or leadership and effective teamwork techniques. Creating such an environment is no … Continue Reading »

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter

Social Learning Newsletter

We have brought the TOPYX Topics newsletter back due to popular demand! This newsletter, highlighting some of the best content from our Social Learning Blog, will be sent via email monthly and posted on the blog page. If you want to see relevant, interesting articles in your inbox every month, just sign up for the newsletter with the form on the right-hand side of this page. Enjoy this month’s Social Learning Newsletter! Stop Using an eLearning System You Don’t Like Adopting a learning management system (LMS) can be a hassle free process. The right system is easy-to-use, intuitive in design, and should integrate seamlessly into your existing system of operation. Often times, a business has the wrong LMS but doesn’t … Continue Reading »

Stop Using an eLearning System You Don’t Like

Learn to like your LMS

Adopting a learning management system (LMS) can be a hassle free process. The right system is easy-to-use, intuitive in design, and should integrate seamlessly into your existing system of operation. Often times, a business has the wrong LMS but doesn’t know it. In experiencing stressful implementations and countless trials thereafter, too many businesses settle, agreeing that they will “learn to like” their eLearning systems. Unfortunately, an LMS that causes problems at the start will probably continue to create trouble in the future. Instead of learning to like your eLearning system, find the right LMS that is easy to love. Make the Move to a New LMS Some learning management systems offer the latest and greatest business organization solutions. Today, businesses … Continue Reading »

Where Working Remotely and Workplace Continuity Coexist

LMS Working Remotely

Workplace continuity is paramount to business success, but in the age of mobile technology it’s hard to get all employees in one place at one time. After all, working remotely can be beneficial to a company’s bottom line and often appeals to workers too. Unfortunately, this dichotomy poses a challenge to companies that value teamwork and also see the good that comes from employees working off-site. To bridge the divide and create work environments for the 21st century, companies are turning to learning management systems (LMSs). An LMS can promote workplace continuity and provide an online workspace where employees collaborate, communicate, and get work done. Workplace Collaboration The boardroom has moved. It doesn’t only exist down the hall; it also … Continue Reading »

The Public Sector uses LMSs for Training and Communication

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Many working parts need to be set in motion in order for societies to thrive. In America, the public sector is responsible for making sure we have functional societies. Federal, state and local governments are dedicated to building and maintaining healthy systems that allow communities to thrive. This is no small job. Many public sector employees are needed to ensure societies function as they should. In federal government alone, over four million employees work to make America a nice place to live. With such a high number of employees handling so many sensitive tasks, it is important that the public sector has low cost tools that promote accessible training and relevant communication options. Accessible Training At the turn of the century, … Continue Reading »

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