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20 Slides, 20 Seconds: The Art of Pecha Kucha

Submitted by: Guest Contributor

April 06, 2015 09:41 AM

This article was submitted by Ali Ernest, Business Solutions Analyst at Park National Bank. It amazes me sometimes the way that some of my coworkers go about creating a PowerPoint presentation, especially when the plan is to turn it into a Brainshark presentation with audio. It is not uncommon for someone to cram as many words as possible onto a slide, and then record the slide word for word. To be honest, if I’m required to sit through a word heavy Brainshark presentation, I simp...

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Tags: audio, Brainshark, quick tips, tips and tricks

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A Brainshark Customer’s Tale: Animating for Success in PowerPoint

Submitted by: Guest Contributor

February 19, 2015 09:27 AM

This article was submitted by Stephanie VanGilder, Senior Business Operations Specialist at Mercy Hospital, St. Louis. Stephanie has over thirteen years of training experience, and has been a Brainshark customer and user for four years. At Mercy, she develops, manages, supports, and generates reports for e-Learning modules. We’ve all experienced it: viewing an overly-animated PowerPoint to the point that you either cover your eyes or run out of the room to prevent the imminent nause...

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Tags: animation, Brainshark, internal communications, quick tips, tips and tricks

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New Brainshark Awards Ceremony: “The Rockstars”

Submitted by: Andrew Ahern , Customer Marketing Associate, Brainshark Inc.

December 05, 2014 08:49 AM

Last year we introduced the Rockstar Administrator category as part of the annual Sharkie Awards, which produced five well-deserving winners. This year, we’re not only repeating the category, we’re separating it from the Sharkies and building a whole new awards ceremony! The Rockstar Awards were created to recognize outstanding Brainshark use from company administrators (Rockstar Admin Award) as well as companies as a whole (Business Impact Award). Let’s break down the...

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4 Ways to Promote Brainshark at Your Company: Insights from Rock Star Administrators

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

September 09, 2014 09:24 AM

There are typically three types of people that interact with Brainshark at your company: content creators/authors, business sponsors who manage the overall relationship, and of course, Company Administrators who manage the day-day of the Brainshark site. (These roles can also overlap.) We have found that the more involved the Administrator is with Brainshark, the more engaging the company’s Brainshark presentations will be, and the more value the company will receive from their licens...

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Tags: Brainshark, quick tips, tips and tricks, video

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Extreme Networks Educates Future Generations with a Brainshark-Powered MOOC

Submitted by: Marit Fratelli , Sr. Content Marketing Manager, Brainshark

June 04, 2014 09:37 AM

Extreme Networks, one of the largest providers of networking infrastructure in the world, used Brainshark to create a massive open online course (MOOC). “Something that we believe in as a business is educating future generations on networking technology,” says Ben Doyle, VP of Sales Enablement. “We powered that whole program, that MOOC, with Brainshark.” In the success story below, Ben shares how Brainshark helped them deploy an educational series to 1,500 learners.&...

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Tags: video

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