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No Big Deal, or a Big Deal?

This week LTG (our parent company) announced the formal acceptance of their bid to acquire NetDimensions. Depending on who you are and what you know, this may or may not seem like a big deal, or even a potential threat. I wanted to quickly, publicly,…

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More of the same

Welcome to week one of the post-acquisition Rustici Software world. I just thought I’d take a moment here to discuss one of the reasons we agreed to sell Rustici Software to LTG, because it’s not all about the money. Mike and I were seeking investment…

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Jena Garrett as a unit of measurement on the delight-o-meter

Measure your success by the delight of your customers

Just having a great product is not enough. Many people forget that exceptional customer support is one of the most important parts of an organization’s ongoing success. Why? It’s most often the only contact a customer has with your company. Receiving the help they need…

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We won two Grammys! Brandon Hall Awards 2014

Well, not really, but it’s the closest thing that the e-learning industry has to offer in the area of “prestigious awards for doing awesome things”. The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is the most prestigious awards program in the e-learning industry, and was the…

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Obsessive and Delightful

A few months ago, we asked our support staff (which is made up of project managers, and developers, and others) to focus on one word: delight. Ultimately, we feel like making customers happy is the most important thing we can do as a company. So…

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The Rustici Test Kitchen

A few days ago, a Pyrex dish filled with orange-chocolate chip cookies arrived in our office. In our world, a Pyrex dish means one thing: we’ve been graced with treats from Tim’s wife. As we sampled the offerings, Tim told us about his wife’s new…

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Helping LINGOs help organizations that help others

The Challenge LINGOs is a consortium of over 60 international humanitarian relief, development, conservation and health organizations. They provide the latest learning technologies and courses from industry leading partners so their non-profit members can increase the skill levels of their employees, thereby increasing the impact…

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Balloons and Streamers

If we were a supermarket, we'd have just dropped balloons and streamers on our good friends over at Tandem Learning. But, since we're 798 miles away from them, we just had cake and ice cream at the office instead. Why the hoopla? Well Tandem is…

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SCORM Cloud, and how you’re actually using it

About two weeks ago, we reached out to some SCORM Cloud users, asking them a few questions about how they use SCORM Cloud.  You see, we built SCORM Cloud in such a way that people can really use it how they want to.  The problem,…

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Game Changing Innovation

We're pretty excited about what we've done with SCORM Cloud. We have big visions for what it can do and where it might take the industry. We're happy to see some others starting to realize its potential as well. From Nick Martin, President of TechChange…

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Blackboard™ is a Big Deal

Blackboard is big time. Blackboard Learn™ leads the higher education learning management world. Blackboard Learn serves more than 20 million learners. And starting in 2011 (or thereabouts), Blackboard is going to be rocking the SCORM Engine in Blackboard Learn. We are nothing short of thrilled…

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Ben’s in the Fold

People often ask us to recommend an LMS for them. We shy away from doing so because we don't want to pick favorites amongst our clients and potential clients. More significantly though, we really don't know all that much about the functionality and utility of…

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