Ideas Blog

Not just a Blog...

Read customer success stories, discover new Brainshark and PowerPoint tips and tricks, keep up with video and eLearning trends, and much more. Most importantly, get inspired!

CAdmin News - April 2011

Submitted by: Irwin Hipsman , Director of Customer Community, Brainshark

April 30, 2011 05:00 AM

Colleague -- On Saturday, April 30th during our regular 4:00 AM – 9:00 AM ET system maintenance window, the Brainshark application will be unavailable as we perform updates.  If you have questions, please contact Rosemary Fedorchak at 781.370.8016 or rfedorchak@brainshark.com. We are very excited about this update to Brainshark.  The new features include: A QR Code for each presentation.  More information on QR Codes can be found here. An indicator for missi...

Read more

Tags:

Comments

On Consolidation in the Cloud - An Interview with Joe Gustafson

Submitted by: Paula Crerar , Sr. Director of Content and Product Marketing, Brainshark

April 29, 2011 09:43 AM

An interview with Joe Gustafson, CEO of Brainshark, on some recent acquisitions in the cloud-computing space. What does SlideRocket and Plateau getting picked up really mean? Q: Are you surprised that SlideRocket was acquired by VMware? A: Not at all, because looking at it from VMware’s perspective, it was a really smart move. Lots of companies are now betting big on moving into the cloud, which is really becoming the future. Acquiring SlideRocket makes a lot of sense because as you mo...

Read more

Tags:

Comments

Spring 2011 is here with a new product release

Submitted by: Kristin Simonini , Product Management Director, Brainshark

April 28, 2011 08:35 AM

  April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.  ~William Shakespeare Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"  ~Robin Williams   Is it me, or was that the longest winter EVER?!  At last the snow is gone and the flowers have started to bloom and the utility bill has dropped an extra zero. At Brainshark we always like to welcome Spring with some great new functionality.  Our April 30th release is sure to have something that will add a little spring to yo...

Read more

Tags: QR codes, product updates

Comments

3 Tips for Making Content Creation Easier

Submitted by: Shannon Hayward , Learning & Development Manager

April 27, 2011 09:33 AM

If you’re responsible for creating content, then you know that the quality of your content correlates directly with viewing results and impact. Gone are the days of just slapping material together or ‘winging it’. Your content has to be attention-grabbing, timely, and well-organized, not to mention, directed to the right audience. What is a content creator, without a background in content or instructional design, to do? Let’s review 3 things you can do to create better ...

Read more

Tags: tips and tricks, content marketing

Comments

The Mobile View - Brainshark content on the go

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

April 26, 2011 02:00 AM

As we continue to forge ahead with our mobile innovations, we looked at how you would access your account’s presentations from your hand-held phone.  Recognizing the form factor, there is minimal value in cramming a full-sized website into such a small screen.  So we’ve simplified the experience to be more mobile-friendly; specifically for the hand-held mobile device. After logging into your account, you will have a simple view that allows you to quickly browse your lists ...

Read more

Tags: tips and tricks

Comments