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Large Pharmaceutical Firm Goes Mobile with Brainshark

Submitted by: Michael C. , Tech Support & Elearning

August 25, 2011 12:17 PM

With so many options out there for publishing content of all kinds, sometimes it’s hard to sort out the best options with each promising to excel at one task while perhaps lacking in another; similar to choosing the best device for a task. For example, while playing games on your phone may be alright for short sessions, it’s not ideal for long marathons. Having a sizable mobile sales force and also a large audience at headquarters meant we needed to find something that offered fle...

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Tags: internal communications, sales enablement, tips and tricks, pharmaceutical


"Does Facebook Make Sense for a B2B Business?"

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , SlideShark Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

August 24, 2011 04:20 PM

As of late, I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot of discussion on the use of Facebook in social media marketing, particularly in B2B. Facebook has been an important part of our own social marketing strategy and will continue to play an increasingly larger role, so I’m a proponent of the channel…for my company. After reviewing a considerable amount of chatter, I’ve crafted my own thoughts in response to the three popular kinds of contributors to the discussion. To those wh...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tips and tricks, social media, content marketing


McKesson Strengthens Its RFI Process with Brainshark

Submitted by: Paul E. Miller , IT Product Manager, McKesson

August 23, 2011 01:06 PM

At McKesson IT, ‘success’ is defined as bringing to our Business Units the right technology capabilities at the right time, at the right price. Central to achieving that goal is finding a fit between the needs of our business and the capabilities of vendors. We use the RFI process (Request for Information) regularly to have that dialogue. Through the use of Brainshark, we've recently GREATLY improved the productivity of this process – for both us and the vendors. Histori...

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Tags: external communications, tips and tricks, healthcare


Customer Idea: Sub-titles

Submitted by: Sita Likhite , Wolters Kluwer

August 23, 2011 01:00 PM

I would like to input the script for my audio and pick the type of voice and the accent for the sound. I also want to allow sub-titles for international users who may find it difficult to understand all of the audio.

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Tags: audio, myBrainshark


Introducing the Presentation (R)evolution Tour

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

August 23, 2011 09:20 AM

As a follow up to this spring’s 10-city Customer Success Tour,  I am very excited to announce the fall Presentation (R)evolution Tour with stops in San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, and  Minneapolis. As you can see from the poster, we went back and forth on evolution and revolution so we will touch upon both. We’re bringing back Carmen Taran, co-founder of Rexi Media and a presentation skills expert, to speak about how to use striking visuals to move...

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Tags: animation