Friday, March 4, 2011

Me and My Avatar: Exploring Users’ Comfort with Avatars for Workplace Communication.

Do business users want to be represented by avatars when engaging in enterprise-style conferencing?

“The results from this survey demonstrate that people are open to the idea of using avatars for workplace communication; however, the choice of avatar can significantly impact people’s comfort. In general, the respondents in our survey were open to interacting with a wide variety of avatars, from cartoonish to realistic and casual to formal, as long as the representation wasn’t too eerie or creepy. In contrast, users’ preferences for avatars they are willing to use to represent themselves were much more stringent. People primarily wanted more formal, realistic avatars.”

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

A Strategic Approach for selecting an LMS for a SMB (Small and Medium Sized Business)

This free webinar provides practical information and strategies  to be considered by small and medium sized organizations to get the best Return on Investment (ROI) when choosing a LMS.  Items included will be LMS selection, LMS administration, eLearning creation and eLearning deployment. This webinar will include valuable information on how to introduce eLearning to you organization and produce success.  If you are looking at adding in eLearning and a LMS, or are considering changing to a new LMS you will definitely want to join this webinar.   If there are others in your organization that are interested in eLearning and LMS's please forward this to them.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

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