19 Dec 2012

What you really want to know when a video is watched

Recently I got interested in understanding what is going on with video content on the Internet. Any statistics you look at will tell you that video content is on the rise. Here are some numbers from 2012 http://www.magnetvideo.com/content/101+online+video+statistics+for+2012/26169 that should encourage anyone thinking of using videos. Some numbers that caught my eye are – 52% … Continue

13 Dec 2012

Forward looking Thermax chooses kPoint for Channel Training

PUNE, December 13, 2012, Thermax Limited (Thermax) has chosen kPoint for its channel training programs. Thermax, an energy-environment solutions provider, needs to transfer lot of product, process and business related information to its channel partners. This challenge is compounded due to time-critical nature of the information. When delivered in a timely manner, this information directly impacts the project costing as well as profitability. To address these requirements,Thermax has chosen to use kPoint, an internet-based communication product from Pune-based kPoint Technologies.

26 Nov 2012

Using multiple streams to get rid of camera/mic shyness.

The whole idea behind kPoint is to give the viewer of a kapsule an experience pretty much the same as that of being there live! This is the reason why kPoint puts so much power into the hands of the kapsule creator – in addition to her own audio and video, she can use a … Continue

31 Oct 2012

“Can you please share your screen?”

I recently attended a lecture by Prof. Lu of USC at NASSCOM Engineering Summit* where he talked about how engineers are oversupplying technology to 1% of population. Engineers keep on adding features at the risk of losing the simplicity of a product. The differentiation is added in a dimension where it hardly matters. Over the … Continue

22 Oct 2012

Promote your idea with kPoint!

How often have you had a great idea that you wanted to share with the rest of the world, but did not have the right medium to easily do so? In a world where everyone is clamoring for their 15-seconds of fame on numerous video sharing platforms, wouldn’t it be wonderful to stand apart from … Continue

15 Oct 2012

kPoint gives training institutes a new way to reach more students

Pune-based kPoint technologies has unique product which addresses some of the real life problems faced by trainers and students today. Forward looking training institutes like Ednexa, Auto Design Online and Asian Institute of Quality Management (AIQM) are using kPoint to conduct classes . Ednexa conducts training classes for 10th, 12th and MHCET students. Auto Design uses kPoint to train engineers internationally on Computer Aided Design and Engineering (CAD/CAE). AIQM uses kPoint for six sigma certification and other quality management training programs for corporations in India and the Middle East.

09 Oct 2012

Will they come if I publish it?

“Let us give them something to talk about” crooned Bonnie Raitt. But what exactly in a corporate setting?It is a lot easier to write or publish articles on topics that one is familiar with. Then hope that people are interested. This does not always work. Of course, we have assumed that getting your article or … Continue

24 Sep 2012

YouTube videos are suffering from LSIC syndrome.

There are three distinct pieces of information and I am trying to make sense out of them. First, training industry says organizations are moving to more user generated content (UGC). More UGC means more uncontrolled content and someone has to find gems out of lot of average stuff. As a consumer, this is what we … Continue

06 Sep 2012

Engaging the online learner.

When people hear about online education and training, they sometimes fear that learners will be missing a great deal of interaction and participation.  It’s a misconception that needs to be addressed so that people begin to appreciate the advantages of online training and what it has to offer.  This can be made possible by detailed … Continue

27 Aug 2012

“Prepare more but still save time”.

Bad economic times are just not going away.  Executives, who were used to spending 200 days a year on road till 2008, are spending 300 days with family.  Good for them.  It looks like more marriages would survive the corporate travel grind now!  But business has to continue so more and more executives have moved … Continue