Riptide Software was recently awarded the Second Best Place to Work for in Central Florida for all companies having from 99 to 499 employees in the 2016 Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies. The list of “Top 100 Companies” was created by the Orlando Sentinel and Best Companies Group. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Orlando.
Riptide Software is currently listed by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ) among the top five largest Modeling, Simulation, & Training Companies in the Central Florida region. Riptide is recognized as a leading provider of military and commercial training software products by numerous organizations.
Earlier this year Riptide’s Learning Division added to their html5 courseware arsenal. In addition to the Elements courseware, that delivers highly interactive elearning to any device and in any language, Elements released an innovative new courseware product, Waypoints. Elements® WayPoints provides an in-line training experience that can work for any web-based software. The major portion of WayPoints courseware involves a unique learning experience in-line with the product and it provides simulations through guided workflows that have the learner directly interfacing with the software. Using xAPI, Waypoints also provides competency based assessments and training activity data.
A recent survey conducted by Mulesoft concluded that most businesses are trying to understand how to work with new channels, engagement, and ubiquity. Nearly ¾ of IT decision makers said that if digital transformation initiatives weren’t completed, it would have a negative impact on revenue in three months.
Last Friday, Riptide Software teamed up with AIT Engineering to do a 1000 push-up challenge benefiting the Camaraderie Foundation following in the spirit of the #22PUSHUPS challenge, to honor those who serve. Teams were comprised of two to three people with a goal of 1000 push-ups total in a four-hour period. For each team that completed 1000 push-ups, $100 would be donated by Riptide to The Camaraderie Foundation.
Ever wanted to capture the whole learning experience of your user, but not sure where to start? In this blog I will present on different ways that xAPI has benefited the learning experience and the learning ecosystem. All the case studies in this blog can be found at TryxAPI.com
Riptide Learning Director, Nick Washburn, has been invited to present an eLearning webinar for the Association for Training and Development (ATD) member audience. Riptide Elements® software has a diverse and growing client case of enterprise implementations that will help to inform participants of the session entitled,“Demystifying the Enterprise Learning Ecosystem.” The software framework provides highly interactive, device agnostic, multilingual e-learning all over the world. With technology progressing at such a rapid pace, many industry professionals may not realize what is possible right now, how easily it can be done, and how relatively inexpensive it is compared to just 5 or 10 years ago. By leveraging new technology, Riptide Elements is able to connect information to multiple LMS’, HR systems, talent management, using SCORM/AICC, and more.
This past week, the internet was up in a storm over an article on Shodun’s recently launched search engine for IoT. What this search engine exposes is that most web cameras home owners have are highly vulnerable to prying eyes. The feed includes images of backyards, insides of homes, and even sleeping babies.
While many are weathering through winter storm that is passing through the Northeast, AWS is also ensuring that their ducks are all in a row. For those that are wondering what that entails, here it is, straight from the AWS Blog: