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5 Benefits to Jump Onboard the eLearning Evolution

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The benefits of learning management systems (LMSs) have been known for years but some companies still see eLearning as a new phenomenon. In fact, many are surprised to learn that the concept of eLearning has been around for nearly two decades. When considering its longevity and increasing popularity, eLearning proves to be more than just a trend. If you haven’t jumped onboard the eLearning evolution, it may be time to learn about the coming-of-age training approach and consider adopting learning management systems (LMSs) to advance your business. At a foundational level, it is valuable to know that LMSs provide an online workspace and knowledge center for businesses of all sizes. In addition, some cloud-based LMSs boast company-specific social media communication, … Continue Reading »

Is an LMS the Secret to a Successful Sales Team?

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Smart companies make conscious efforts to keep their employees energized and motivated. This is especially true when it comes to sales teams. “Sales” is an important aspect of every business. Sales strategies vary from business to business but are always present in one way or another. In many environments, sales teams are spread out throughout a community, city or country. A number of businesses have sales teams that span the world over. How do businesses with far reaching salesforces consistently motivate and energize their employees? The answer is simple: businesses use learning management systems (LMSs) to engage, train and interact with sales specialists. LMSs Benefit Sales Teams Companies that face the challenge of growing their salesforces look to LMSs to … Continue Reading »

Bonita Springs Mayor Recognizes LMS’s Inc. 5000 Achievement

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Once again, Interactyx is honored by the recognition of the mayor of our headquater hometown of Bonita Springs, Ben Nelson, Jr., in the letter below for achieving the no. 790 position of the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies. Download the PDF of the letter “On behalf of the entire Interactyx team, we are very grateful to be named to the Inc. 5000 list for 2014, joining the list of fastest-growing private companies in America,” stated Alfred R. Novas, Chief Executive Officer of Interactyx.  “A special thanks to all our clients for allowing this recognition to become real, especially to our earliest clients who believed in us when we launched TOPYX, and are still clients today.” Novas continued, “Our … Continue Reading »

Trainers and Learners Agree, eLearning Software is Key

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eLearning software will probably never replace certified trainers. At least, not entirely. The intelligent instructors who craft content, teach lessons, guide student learning paths and distribute tests that overview industry specific procedures and protocols can never be fully replaced by eLearning software. However, using eLearning platforms like learning management systems (LMSs) may help them streamline many training tasks and advance their influence. Trainers like eLearning… and Learners do too! One reason why trainers gravitate towards eLearning software rather than training in physical settings is because LMSs host collaborative learning environments and simplify many training tasks. Similarly, trainers make it possible for learners to engage and operate learning management systems, which can ultimately accelerate their learning experiences by putting state-of-the-art learning … Continue Reading »

Avoid Pay-Per-User Fees for a Hosted LMS

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Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) learning management systems (LMSs) are quickly becoming the norm in corporate environments. Not long ago, many large businesses relied on clunky hardware programs to provide their online training and host corporate databases. However, with companies expanding across nations and overseas, hosted LMSs offer increased functionality with more flexibility and administrator control. With all the benefits hosted LMSs offer big businesses, it’s amazing to think that any corporation would turn away such powerful, user-friendly systems. Unfortunately, some corporations refuse to adopt these remotely hosted eLearning platforms because exorbitant LMS fees are too much to absorb. When per-user-fees are attached to a hosted, SaaS LMS, the system’s benefits are quickly overshadowed by the looming cost of hosting thousands of employees. … Continue Reading »

Rotary International Earns 2014 Learning! 100 Award Through LMS Innovation

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Learning management technology and collaborative communities of learning applications earn Rotary International an award for best-in-class learning and development program BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 28, 2014 – Interactyx is honored to announce that Rotary International, a multi-year client of Interactyx’s learning management software, TOPYX®, was named a 2014 Learning! 100 award winner by Elearning! Media Group, publisher of Elearning! And Government Elearning! magazines. In its fourth year, Elearning! Media Group’s Learning! 100 Awards recognize excellence in learning across enterprises that invest in immersive learning culture.  Learning! 100 Awards recognize the top 100 organizations for their best-in-class learning and development programs, enabling learning culture that creates outstanding organizational performance. Rotary International’s global volunteer base of nearly 1.2 million works together to … Continue Reading »

How to Brand Your eLearning Platform

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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

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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 »

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