Xyleme Unveils Next Version of Xyleme LCMS
Xyleme LCMS 3.3 comes with extensive new features for eLearning and ILT, simplified content authoring interfaces, and best-in-class globalization capabilities
Boulder, CO; March 31, 2009 Xyleme® Inc.,the leading provider of 100% XML, SCORM 2004 certified learning content management solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Xyleme LCMS 3.3. This is Xyleme’s newest version of its industry leading single-source solution for learning content management.
Xyleme LCMS enables organizations to employ Reusability 2.0 techniques for leveraging content across any learning modality, thereby creating a customized and contextual learning experience that reaches each learner at their moment of need. The new release includes a number of customer requested features for simplified content authoring, new eLearning and ILT models, improved collaboration throughout content review cycles, and powerful globalization capabilities.
“This new release, along with the Xyleme LCMS integration with EMC Documentum, builds on Xyleme’s tradition of innovation and market leadership in learning and Enterprise Content Management,” commented Jeff Katzman, Xyleme’s Vice President of Learning and CLO. “We have developed Xyleme LCMS 3.3 side-by-side with our customers and we are extremely excited with the feedback we received from our beta program and early deployments. 90% of our beta customers report that the new workshop-style ILT model meets an immediate need in their learning organization, whereas over 70% report that the new Xyleme LCMS translation manager is critical to their globalization efforts.”
Xyleme LCMS New Features and Capabilities
Content Authoring: A new Action Panel simplifies content assembly in a fully contextual manner with intelligent toolbars and a number of shortcut buttons to reduce the effort required for common content authoring operations.
eLearning: New release comes with a redesigned, modern, and customizable look-and-feel for eLearning along with a number of new assessment types for drag-and-drop sequencing, hot spot assessments, and video assessments to support media-rich web courses.
ILT: Xyleme LCMS 3.3 introduces new flexible models for Instructor-Led Training, including both textbook-style and workshop-style instructor models, and provides support for numerous new output formats such as student handout packs and program support materials.
Workflow: The new review session dialog features help content contributors participate more effectively in the content review cycle with named sessions, automatic email reminders, hyperlinks to comments, review reports, and more.
Globalization / Translation: Xyleme LCMS 3.3 has significant new functionality that facilitates the globalization of content. Xyleme LCMS provides the ability to maintain a single-source of content that can be deployed to different international audiences based on specific language profiles. Also, a translation manager simplifies content translation with specific workflows to either include external translation agencies or translate directly within the LCMS.
Xyleme, Inc. is the leader in standards-based learning content management solutions that enable single-source publishing of training content. Xyleme is 100% XML-based to create massive efficiencies through modularity and reuse. With Xyleme, organizations improve collaboration in content development, reduce time-to-market for customized training and minimize the cost of supporting blended learning. Visit www.xyleme.com.