18 INFRASTRUCTURE AND TOOLS

Introduction to the systems and technical needs required to run a training business

Training platforms have been constantly evolving over the past 30 years. In the early 1980s, the Silton-Bookman Systems Registrar application provided a degree of automation in the enrolling of students on courses, recording attendance and tracking their training. In the current era, learning portals provide an integrated environment for training administration, content publishing, authoring and delivery.

Coupled with changes in the way people now prefer to learn, these learning portals also provide access and engagement with social media, collaboration and ecommerce tools. With the current rate of change and demands now being placed ...

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