Meet Xyleme [Video]: Solving Complex Content Management Challenges at Scale

When personalizing and localizing content at scale, a single document can multiply exponentially.  Xyleme’s content management solutions alleviate the resulting maintenance burden, making it easy for organizations to personalize, reuse and maintain even the most complex content libraries. https://youtu.be/Bacyth4zaLw Speak with one of our Content Personalization Experts Solving the “Content Explosion” Problem Tailoring content to […]

Xyleme is Proud to Partner with Content Rules

Technology & Content Strategy Go Hand-in-Hand We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with Content Rules, the well-known leader in content strategy. Val Swisher, Founder & CEO of Content Rules, is an expert in content strategy, structured authoring, global content development, and terminology management. She believes content should be easy to read, cost-effective to create and […]

Content Personalization: What is it & Why is it so Hard at Scale?

Overcoming 3 Main Challenges to Personalization According to eLearning Industry, 77% Of L&D Professionals Think Personalized Learning Is Vital To Employee Engagement and 94% Of Businesses Say Personalization Is Critical To Their Success. What is Content Personalization, anyway? Not to be confused with adaptive learning or recommendation engines, which monitor a user’s history and suggest […]

Misadventures in Content Production: Copying & Pasting is Not Reuse

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The term “reuse” gets thrown around a lot in regard to content management and maintenance, particularly when dealing with content at scale. But did you know that most content authoring and management tools that tout reuse are essentially just copying and pasting?  Let’s be clear — copying and pasting is NOT reuse.  True reuse allows […]

Misadventures in Content Production: Why “Rapid” Tool Aren’t Really Rapid

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Let’s be honest — so-called “rapid” authoring tools aren’t really rapid at all. “What you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG,) or “rapid” tools, apply styles that are hard-coded into the content, which means that the writing and designing are coupled together. Authors can write the content while controlling the heading color, font size, paragraph […]

Centralized v. Decentralized Content Management

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Pros, Cons & Getting the Best of Both Worlds Regardless of the type of content being created, the debate over the benefits of centralization versus decentralization is a pervasive one. On the one hand, centralization can provides consistency and visibility across the organization. Decentralization, on the other hand, can enable departments to be more agile […]

Case Study: Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company ? the second-largest automotive manufacturer in the U.S. and fifth-largest in the world ? knew that creation of learning content could be more efficient and cost-effective, using technology to help reimagine eLearning translation management. Read the Case Study: Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company Ford?s Finance Division […]

Mobile Learning: Making Content Available Anytime, Anywhere

Mobile learning, also called M-learning or mLearning, is any type of content that is developed or consumed on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and including anything from podcasts to full eLearning courses. According to Pew Research, virtually all Americans ? an overwhelming 96% ? currently own some kind of cellphone, an increase of […]