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Learn Or Die: A Primer – techcrunch.com

Knowledge Sharing Infographic

Editor’s Note: The guest post was written by Craig Malloy, the CEO of Bloomfire, a knowledge sharing tool for the modern workforce. Malloy previously served as Founder/CEO of ViaVideo (acquired by Polycom), and the Founder/CEO of LifeSize (acquired by Logitech). You can follow him on Twitter here. Behind most productivity problems is a learning problem. Productivity is a loaded term for good reason. We’ve seen an endless parade of newfangled systems and near-religious dogma — high aspirations and endlessly failing experiments. We’ve been there and we’ve done that. Our Current Condition U.S. productivity fell nearly a full percentage point in the first quarter this year. Businesses are scrambling to find ways to squeeze more juice out of the same orange. Making matters worse, … 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 »

Cast Your 2014 Best of Elearning! Vote for TOPYX Social LMS

Best of Elearning 2014

It is that time of year! Time to vote for TOPYX® social LMS for the 2014 Best of Elearning! award. Vote now – all votes must be in before May 1, 2014. Since 2004, The Best of Elearning! and Elearning! Media Group has honored more than 300 products and services nominated by more than 25,000 executives.  TOPYX has been an award winner for many years and we would like to bring home the award for 2014! That is why we need your help. Below are the categories most appropriate for TOPYX to receive your vote (you can vote for all three categories, not just one): B.  Best Overall Learning & Workplace Technology Solution. 1.  Best Learning Management System (SaaS, Cloud-Based, or … Continue Reading »

Interactyx Participates in IT Task Force Recommendations to FL Governor Scott

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Interactyx, the developer of the award-winning social learning management system (LMS) software TOPYX®, was honored to participate in the state of Florida’s Information Technology Task Force which is focused on IT related issues concerning economic development, technology job growth and enhancing the environment to attract more IT businesses. The output is a dispatch of recommendations directly to Florida Governor Rick Scott. “We feel the opportunity to grow a robust technology sector in Florida as quite compelling” stated Alfred R. Novas, Chief Executive Officer of Interactyx and Florida IT Task Force member. “The Task Force members’ provided  recommendations that will ensure an outstanding pipeline of IT talent for Florida and commits to cultivating Florida’s world-class reputation for IT job growth and company success … Continue Reading »

Florida Governor Congratulates Interactyx on Recent Award

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Everyone here at Interactyx are honored by the recent letter of recognition from Rick Scott, Florida Governor, regarding the 2013 “Learning in Practice” award from Chief Learning Officer magazine for our social learning management software, TOPYX®. The Learning in Practice awards recognizes industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs. The Learning in Practice awards consisted of nominations being reviewed by industry experts and executives from some of the world’s most respected companies to determine the winners in each category. We are very pleased to be this year’s Learning in Practice winner in the Social Learning category and to receive the letter below from the Florida Governor: Thank you, Gov. Rick Scott. We are … Continue Reading »

Florida Governor Recognizes Interactyx for Industry Awards

FL Gov Letter

TOPYX social learning management system (LMS) was voted the 2012 Best of Elearning! “Best Social Learning Solution,” beating Microsoft’s Yammer. That award marked the fourth consecutive Best of Elearning! award win for TOPYX. This achievement was recognized by Rick Scott, Florida Governor in a letter that we have included below: “To be a winner for a fourth consecutive year of Elearning! Media Group’s admired annual award reflects our team’s commitment to creating one of the best social learning management platforms available,” stated Alfred R. Novas, Chief Executive Officer of Interactyx Limited. “Social learning continues to prove its effectiveness in leading organization throughout the world. TOPYX allows organizations of all sizes to easily and cost effectively brings a social learning management system into their enterprise. Thank you Governor Rick … Continue Reading »

News-Press: TOPYX software surpasses 10 million users

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Written by Christina Cepero 12:50 PM, Oct. 9, 2012 Bonita Springs-based Interactyx Limited is excited to announce that clients of its eLearning TOPYX software have more than 10 million users who can access learning materials and collaboration tools every day throughout the world. Launched in 2009, TOPYX is an award-winning social learning management system that engages learners and provides collaborative learning environments for businesses, associations and eCommerce needs for any size organization. Built with providing the learner with a more engaged eLearning experience as its primary goal, TOPYX incorporates social learning with a feature rich learning management system functionality. TOPYX’s popularity reflects the easy-to-use tools and intuitive interface to support peer-to-peer learning wherever the learner may be around the world. TOPYX … Continue Reading »

Bonita Springs-based company’s software wins award

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Written by Christina Cepero 12:06 PM, Sep. 27, 2012 Bonita Springs-based Interactyx Limited’s training software for businesses, academic departments, associations and nonprofit organizations – TOPYX – has been named the 2012 Best of Elearning! award winner as the Best Social Learning Solution, beating out the other finalists, Microsoft’s Yammer and Cornerstone OnDemand’s Connect. This is the fourth consecutive year that TOPYX has received the award from Elearning! Media Group, which is solely based on voter ballots. “The Best of Elearning! Awards program formalizes the informal ‘word-of-mouth’ referrals practiced in our industry. According to our survey, 85 percent of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a colleague over the past 12 months. And 61 percent agreed that award recognition impacted … Continue Reading »

Feature Interview with CEO of TOPYX – Leading Social LMS

Gulf Coast Business Review

Institutional Knowledge BY: JEAN GRUSS | EDITOR/LEE-COLLIER http://www.review.net/section/detail/institutional-knowledge/ August 17, 2012 Alfred Novas, the CEO of Interactyx, says a flat fee and the social media aspects of his company’s online education software have been a success with corporate and nonprofit customers. Alfred Novas hated buying software As a top finance executive with corporate giants Burger King and Pillsbury, Novas says software vendors always complicated the accounting work. They would sell the basic program and then nickel and dime you with extras. “There were maintenance fees, license fees, bandwidth fees,” Novas says. “You knew they’d be picking your pockets.” So when he became CEO of Bonita Springs-based Interactyx, Novas decided the company should charge one flat fee for the unlimited use … Continue Reading »

Bonita Springs Software Company Named as Award Finalist

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Written by Christina Cepero 3:43 PM, Aug. 7, 2012 Bonita Springs-based Interactyx Limited’s training software for businesses, academic departments, associations and nonprofit organizations – TOPYX – has been named a finalist for the 2012 Best of Elearning! Award for a fourth consecutive year. TOPYX won Best of Elearning! in 2009, 2010 and 2011. “The Best of Elearning! Awards program formalizes the informal ‘word-of-mouth’ referrals practiced in our industry. According to our survey, 85 percent of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a colleague over the past 12 months. And 61 percent agreed that award recognition impacted their buying decision,” said Catherine Upton, group publisher of the Elearning! Media Group. This year, the Elearning! Magazine Group received 3,881 ballots, a … Continue Reading »

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