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Moving to a Fresh New Look: HTML5 and Adobe Connect 11

Aug 13, 2020   /   by

Approximately 3 years ago, Adobe announced a broad strategy to embrace open web standards and end-of-life Flash Player by the end of 2020. On their blog the Adobe Connect team confirmed the announcement.  Major browser vendors are already integrating open standards such as HTML5 into their browsers and deprecating Adobe Flash Player and most other […]

Should Trainers Teach Learners How to Learn?

Feb 17, 2020   /   by

Here’s a term you probably don’t hear much about: meta learning. The idea, according to Wikipedia, was first introduced by Donald Maudsley in a thesis written at the University of Toronto in 1979. It’s hard to draw up much about the man, but he defined his concept as the process by which “learners become aware […]

eLearning Trends to Watch for in 2020

Feb 7, 2020   /   by

What a year 2019 was for eLearning! Last year, we saw the rise of microlearning, mobile learning, just in time learning, and so much more. Video-based learning continued to take over while virtual/augmented reality gained a real foothold in large and other vertical-specific enterprises. So what’s in store for 2020? Here’s what we at CoSo […]

New Survey Shows Compliance Still a Concern for Video Conferencing

Feb 5, 2020   /   by

Compliance Week recently wrote about Smarsh’s ninth annual Electronic Communications Compliance survey, which shows only 42% of firms have policies in place to govern video conferencing and other collaboration tools. The survey queried over 300 compliance professionals in the financial services industry. In heavily regulated industries such as healthcare or financial services, compliant digital communications […]

Upskilling and Retraining in the Age of Automation

Feb 3, 2020   /   by

A certain buzzword has been making the rounds in the news lately: upskilling. Forbes even recently suggested it might be the most important word you’ll be hearing a lot about these days. With a third of today’s workers worried about being forced out by automation and digital transformation (according to professional services giant PwC), many […]

Is It Time to Drop the ‘e’ in eLearning?

Jan 15, 2020   /   by

You read the title for this post. And now you want to know: is CoSo Cloud suggesting that everyone drop the ‘e’ in eLearning? No, eLearning still accurately defines education applied through electronic means. Web-based learning. Virtual classrooms. Computer-based training. Webinars. Mobile learning. These are all forms of eLearning not only because they transfer knowledge […]

Year in Reflection

Dec 19, 2019   /   by

2019 was an incredibly exciting year of growth for CoSo Cloud. In Q1 we acquired eSync Training, a California-based developer of cutting-edge eLearning solutions for Adobe’s Connect and Captivate Prime, and other applications. This addition brought a host of new capabilities and innovation into our company, as well as 150 customers and the talents of […]

CoSo is Excited to Begin Upgrading to Adobe Connect Version 10.6!

Dec 16, 2019   /   by

The CoSo team is anxiously anticipating the upgrade of our customers to version 10.6 – the first upgrades are scheduled in January 2020! As part of the CoSo Managed Services, we thoroughly test and burn-in any updates or changes before deeming them stable and advisable for CoSo customers – this way, they avoid any potential […]

Leverage Meeting Layouts

Dec 11, 2019   /   by

Adobe Connect Meeting rooms are vibrant and dynamic. There are endless ways to use them, but sometimes we can find better ways to achieve having a more interesting and compelling virtual session without the dreaded downtime while searching and loading content as you present. Throughout my time working with Connect, I’ve often seen the layouts […]

Instagram’s impact on social learning

Nov 22, 2019   /   by

As a Learning Strategist, how can we leverage what we observe from Instagram’s recent move? Is Instagram conducting a massive experiment on social behavior? And should we, as Social Learning Strategists, be carefully watching? This week Instagram expanded its tests to obscure “Like” counts to its US consumers. On the surface, social media involves two […]

Worker Trust in Employers

Nov 1, 2019   /   by

Earlier this year, PR agency Edelman issued the results of its annual Edelman Trust Barometer study. The study found that 75% of workers around the world trust their employers, more than any other institution. “Trust used to be conveyed from top down vertically,” Edelman CEO Richard Edelman said about the research. “Then about 10 years […]

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