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Since 2002, Aims Digital has been focussed on training using technology. We have been involved in the development of a variety of learning courses and multimedia solutions.

Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go? The most talked about words in the world of technology these days are Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).

Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?

The concept of Virtual Reality was initiated for the video game industry. It can possibly be “the next big thing” in eLearning industry as well, but it seems that VR is a bit ahead of its time for corporate learning. Augmented Reality is a technology that allows you to create the illusion of multimedia objects. Thus, using AR in corporate learning allows us to explore many possibilities to enhance the learning experience for materials and onboarding experiences. Most of us see the world in an augmented view through our smartphones. Pokémon Go not only makes you familiar with your surroundings but also provokes curiosity among players to discover new surroundings. Pokémon goodies are placed at different landmarks. You can find Pokémons with the help of the inbuilt GPS system. Pokémon Go, in a way, has built a great level of engagement among its players. 5 Ways a New Skill Can Help Improve Your Career. Learning is not a destination, but a journey.

5 Ways a New Skill Can Help Improve Your Career

Every day, every new experience, every interaction with a person, known or unknown, is an opportunity to learn something new. At times consciously; at times, subconsciously. At your workplace, it becomes even more critical to keep learning, whether it’s new skills, new knowledge or simply to upgrade your knowledge. A willingness to learn is often seen as an eagerness to adapt and change oneself as per the requirement of the job or the client.

QA In eLearning - How Important Is It? - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Have you ever bought anything that isn’t tested for quality; even something intangible?

QA In eLearning - How Important Is It? - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog

So, would anyone really buy “education” before assuring a quality check? Nonetheless, before talking about the quality assurance in eLearning, let’s first see what the term “quality” actually means. To put in simple words, it is “a measure of excellence/perfection or a state of being free from defects, deficiencies and significant variations of a product.” It is achieved by strict and consistent commitment to certain standards that achieve uniformity of a product in order to satisfy specific customer or user requirements.

Today, the competitive online training landscape is expanding and so is the importance of eLearning. The quality analysts in the eLearning industry not only act as filters but are also responsible for enhancing the quality of the course. Role of Quality Analysts in eLearning Quality Analysts have to mainly check the content and the functionality of a course. Importance Conclusion. QA In eLearning - How Important Is It? - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Infographic: Using Rapid Authoring Tools? 5 Tips for Designing a Customized UI - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Who We Are Since 2002, Aims Digital has been focussed on training using technology.

Infographic: Using Rapid Authoring Tools? 5 Tips for Designing a Customized UI - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog

We have been involved in the development of a variety of learning courses and multimedia solutions. We provide expertise and guidance to organizations that Are evaluating expansion of their training programs to next generation of learningNeed to reorganize and restructure their existing training programs We help clients analyse their existing training gaps and design a solution to achieve their learning objectives faster by creating detailed plans for execution and implementation and avoiding common pitfalls. Creating an Impact - with Videos - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Infographic: 5 Instructional Design Mistakes You Can Avoid - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog.

70:20:10 - Read Between the Numbers! - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Learning is a natural process.

70:20:10 - Read Between the Numbers! - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog

Anybody who has been a trainer or a student knows how much the mind can take in at a sitting and how long it retains it. Everybody’s learning curve and method is different. Yet, research and empirical data shows that there is a certain rhythm to the way people imbibe knowledge and skills. As a trainer, surely you might have come across the 70:20:10 principle. Games People Play - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Game-based learning and gamification both rely on the same thing.

Games People Play - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog

Both - either wholly or partially - rely on games to convey knowledge to learners. It focuses on the idea of learner engagement as an important tool to discreetly push knowledge, or test newly acquired knowledge. Games People Play - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Instructional Design vs. Content Writing – Two Sides of the Same Coin? - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog.

Writing is an art form.

Instructional Design vs. Content Writing – Two Sides of the Same Coin? - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog

And, it comes in various flavors – fiction, biographical, historical, technical… and more. And the humble, writing for the learning industry. Take Instructional Designers and Content Writers. Their task goes beyond – way beyond – simply writing, and enters the realm of knowledge sharing. These professionals use their skills to create material that entertains, informs and educates. However, that is where the comparison ends. Soft Skills Training Solutions. Every HR department faces an uphill task when imparting soft skill and skill enhancement training to employees.

Soft Skills Training Solutions

The challenges posed vary from gender biases, to ethnicities, to cultural and educational backgrounds, to demographics. The challenges are compounded when employees are spread across geographies. How do you address these challenges? Product Training. To stay ahead of the game, every organization needs to ensure that their employees are familiar with the offerings of the company.

Product Training

For the sales team, the knowledge has to go deeper, to showcase the benefits to prospective clients. When your internal team fails to understand the true value of your product, it has a cascading effect on your organization. For one, the true potential of your product is hidden. And then, innovation is stifled since the product benefits are known only to a select few. And then again, your customers do not get to know the true value of your product, since your team is unable to give them the complete picture. We create product training modules that enable all stakeholders dealing with your product – be it internal employees, the sales team, support engineers, or even customers – to access information that is comprehensive and user-friendly.

4 Ways to Get Your Subject Matter Experts to Your Side. And Keep Them There! - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Subject Matter Experts are critical links in creating an informative and technically accurate learning experience.

4 Ways to Get Your Subject Matter Experts to Your Side. And Keep Them There! - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog

However, since SMEs are busy people who have additionally been tasked with providing support to training initiatives, it’s not always easy to get them to spare the time for you; yet, a delay in coordination has a domino effect on the entire production cycle. Corporate Compliance Training. Learning Services Offerings. eLearning Instructional Design. Our knowledge-centric instructional design services help create content solutions that ensure high levels of user engagement, meet learning objectives, while adopting a scientific approach to content delivery. The team of Instructional Designers at Aims Digital applies established theories and principles to adapt your content to instructionally sound content – while developing approaches and strategies that are uniquely designed to meet your training need.

Our Instructional Designers are well versed with learning theories and cognitive principles, as well as technologies, which result in instructionally sound courses developed keeping the deployment technology in mind. Our content services cater to the following domains: eLearning Localization & Translation Services. Your learners speak different languages - well, we can translate your courses to whichever language you need, to speak to your learners in their language. Our services include getting content translated, identifying voice-over artists for audio, incorporation of the translation into your course, and final deployment. Content localization is important for entities that are present in diverse locations. It is important to address learners in their own language, for maximum reach and impact. Articulate Storyline in Business. Articulate Storyline is one of the most popular rapid authoring tools used globally to create SCORM compliant eLearning courses.

Courses created in Storyline are interactive, engaging, and quick to create and deploy. Interactive eLearning With Custom Courseware Development. Overview Be it structured course content or just a germ of an idea, we can translate your thoughts into engaging, interactive, effective courses for you. "Efficacy" is the watchword - rather than hankering after accolades, we focus on helping you derive optimum mileage from your training material. We take a holistic view towards content delivery, so your get courses that give you maximum bang for your buck. For us, learning is an experience, and not mere transfer of knowledge. Every organization has specific learning needs - so the "one size fits all" approach gets you nowhere. Our Expertise I hear and I forget.

Our expertise lies in providing learning solutions which hit the nail on the head. Interactive Courses: Learners need more than information on the screen, to learn. Software Simulations: Teaching software is tricky - your courses should not end up being a reproduction of the User Guide. Attention-Grabbing Whiteboard Animation to Liven Up Your Training. When you are looking for something different to appeal to your target audience - be it a product or service video, or a short learning module - you need an attention grabber. A whiteboard animation provides you with just that, capturing your audience and spreading the message the way you want them to hear it. One of the biggest advantages of whiteboard animation is that it replicates the way we have learnt, over the ages – with teachers explaining concepts while writing on a blackboard/whiteboard.

Whiteboard animations take it a step further, and while the concept of writing is retained, the teaching is enhanced with the use of peripheral animations. Being in the learning design industry for over a decade, Aims Digital understands the science behind cognitive psychology - and this knowledge helps us in creating whiteboard animations for you that not just work, but creates an impact. Rapid & Responsive Course Authoring in Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate has been one of the most popular tools in the eLearning industry, for many years.

What started off as primarily a tool for creating simulations, evolved into a full-fledged rapid authoring tool that provides a host of unique features to set it apart from competition. One of the most notable features of Captivate is its ability to publish responsive HTML5 output - thus making courses a truly device and platform agnostic experience. Articulate Storyline. Articulate Storyline is one of the most popular rapid authoring tools used globally to create SCORM compliant eLearning courses. 4 Tips for Writing Meaningful Learning Content - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. There’s content, and there’s content. Rapid Course Authoring For Faster Content Development. Introducing - the NiceLMS. LCMS, or LMS - What's the Difference? Most of us might be confused about the difference between a learning management system (LMS) and a learning content management system (LCMS). At first glance, these two solutions do look and sound very similar, but they actually provide very different functions at different stages of the learning process.

If you’re looking for a solution, there are some key considerations that should be kept in mind when it comes to determining requirements, research vendors, and finding the best LMS or LCMS. An LCMS is an interface which is used to collaborate, create, and assemble the learning content from a central location. LCMS users, with an appropriate level of access, can edit and/or add content. A Blend of Learning Services from Aims Digital. E-Learning Using Blended Learning Solutions. The Future of eLearning - Aims Digital Blog. Personalized Learning: Would You like Fries with That?! - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Let’s do away with storyboarding… Not! Beating the ‘Limitations’ of mLearning - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Mobile learning, or mLearning, has become a buzzword for L&D teams and educational institutions across the world.

And, why not? After all, with billions of world citizens toting mobile phones in their pockets, it was only a matter of time that mobile phones were considered to be the next big thing in education technology. The time has arrived! Yet, many organizations and learning designers shy away from mLearning – either due to the myths that surround it or the limitations of the technology. In this post, we shall discuss some of these limitations (which are more “perceived” than true!) Keeping Pace, with mLearning - Aims Digital Blog - The Aims Digital Blog. Learning whenever, wherever, has never been easier, with the development of mobile device educational technology.

Do I convert/create Mobile Learning or contract to have it done? Any organization that is considering the possibility of introducing mobile learning (mLearning) in its training programs would have to make choice between a home brewed and an outsourced solution. The 10 top Things to Know When Converting From eLearning to mLearning. Professor Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois Springfield, predicts that over the coming years, mobile learning will expand and evolve dramatically.

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