Author Archives: Opentute

Uncovering Secrets of Building a Vibrant Online Community for Training Companies

Building Online Communities

What does it take to build a vibrant online community? Influencers, celebrity endorsements, capital investments – what are the essential ingredients for building an online community?  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn are some of the most popular online communities. But these communities are not built on learning experiences.  More importantly, is it possible to build […]

10 practical tips for converting Face-to-face Workshops to Virtual Training in 2020

Have you been struggling to transition your face-to-face workshops into a virtual training platform? You might not be alone, many of us are still figuring out the best practices to conduct online training and workshops. Thousands of universities, colleges, schools and training organisations across the world have been forced to adopt digital learning tools. This […]

3 Step guide on how to create a learning community using Opentute as your online academy

Covid-19 has accelerated the digital transformation of knowledge-based businesses around the world. As a result, training and coaching businesses are struggling to learn and adopt new skills and technologies. You might be already using Zoom, Skype and other video conferencing tools to carry out coaching sessions. But how are you planning to create a learning […]

The Challenge of Scaling Your Face to Face Training Business

Whether you deliver training in health, agriculture, wine, fashion or pretty much any industry at all… if you have been delivering face to face, at some stage you may want to scale.  Intuitively, I am sure we all know the best way to scale face to face delivery is to move online and sell 24/7/365, […]

LMS Vs Cars

Whether we like it or not, our car often defines us in terms of status, belief and how we want to present ourselves to the world and even our friends and family who share our transit. The same goes for your learning management system (LMS).  So, for a bit of fun I thought I’d compare […]

Slingshot reveals first HR Tech accelerator cohort

We are proud to announce that HR Tech, the human resources and recruitment accelerator program run by Slingshot, has revealed its first cohort, and Opentute has been included as one of the five startups, alongside 7 scale-ups. read more

The future of learning

Travis Clapp, 20 June 2017 Hi! I’d like to start by being a touch controversial, if that’s possible any more: The LMS is dead Pull eLearning – never push Gamification must be lived Let’s look at each of these statements on their own and then summarise, with a look at what’s next… The LMS is dead What is an LMS? It’s […]

Opentute co-founders on The Advertiser’s Business Journal cover

An Adelaide couple’s platform takes education to new levels Cameron England, Business Editor, The Advertiser July 11 ADELAIDE education start-up Opentute is here to teach you a lesson — on an adaptable social learning platform they have developed over the past two years. The husband and wife team of Travis Clapp and Katya Komarova have […]

Augmented Learn-ality

Travis Clapp, 26 Jun 2017 We all watched the promos in avid anticipation and hoped Google Glass would improve user-centric learning. It had to, right? What could be better than a stepped, assess-able approach to learning that morphed reality transposing learning requirements in the moment, through the eyes of the viewer? I remember discussing the possibilities of Glass-led, augmented […]

The 5:1 Learning Cycle

Travis Clapp, 05 July 2017 I recently read an article by an old school friend of mine, Didier Elzinga (CEO@Culture Amp), who started by quoting John Gottman (Gottman Institute): “…those people that tended to stay together and have strong relationships were those where the ratio of positive comments to negative comments was about 5 to 1.” Elzinga goes on to […]

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