Synapse Product Tips: So You Need to Convert a Powerpoint?

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Our Client Success Team shares 4 ways to incorporate existing PowerPoints into your Designs! We’ve had a lot of great conversations with our clients on how to convert and update their existing training content into Synapse courses. From this, we’ve seen one common theme – the majority of this existing content is in PowerPoint format.  […]

New Synapse Feature: Advanced Assessments!

Assessments are often the expected conclusion to a course, class or training program. However, that same expectation has often led to generic question types, summative testing and delayed feedback. Assessments should be used as a way to ask learners to demonstrate what they’ve learned, and technology is continuing to enable this in powerful ways.  Today, […]

To Camp We Go: Synapse Attends First Annual Ripple Retreat

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” -Albert Einstein  We’re back in the office today after an exciting weekend at the first annual Ripple Retreat! Organized by Ripple Ventures, the retreat was planned to encourage team building, provide a camp experience, and allow all the start-ups in the Ripple portfolio to get to know […]

Synapse Features: Project Tagging to Make You an Organization Superhero

As a learning and development professional, you juggle a lot of demands and a lot of stakeholders. Keeping your training projects running on time can be overwhelming. Deadlines loom, new projects get approved, and it’s easy to feel lost in a sea of projects and tasks. That’s why our latest release here at Synapse includes a […]

Synapse Feature Update: Custom Best Practices

Synapse Feature Update: Custom Best Practices

We’ve rolled out a new version with exciting changes, features, and improvements!  Here’s what’s new: Custom Best Practices When you create a template, you can now customize the text for each card with your own best practices. This makes it easy to provide collaborators with context sensitive help and examples for your different use cases. Other Improvements Home page […]

Synapse Feature Update: Tab Settings

Synapse Feature Update: Tab Settings

We’ve rolled out a new version with exciting changes, features, and improvements!  Here’s what’s new: Preset Templates This feature provides three new out-of-the-box templates for new clients: eLearning (set to Default Template) Microlearning Blueprint If you would like these to be added to your existing account please contact Synapse support. Tab Settings This feature gives Administrators the ability […]

Synapse Feature Update: Template Enhancement

Synapse Feature Update: Template Enhancement

We’ve rolled out a new version with exciting changes, features, and improvements!  Here’s what’s new: Lock Project Cards This feature restricts changes to Requirements cards. Only Admins can add or remove cards. Set the Default Template Admins can now choose the template to set as the default template. The options appears in the context menu on the template home […]

Synapse Feature Update: PDF Export

PDF Export

We’ve rolled out a new version with exciting changes, features, and improvements!  Here’s what’s new: PDF Export We have added a new option so you can export the blueprint as a PDF document. Other Improvements Resolved an error where the user list wasn’t shown correctly for many users. Resolved an error where videos did not display. […]

Synapse Feature Update: Template Videos, Text Enhancements, Catalogs

We’ve rolled out a new version with exciting changes, features, and improvements!  Here’s what’s new: Additional Video Tutorials We have added video tutorials to help you get familiar with how to: Copy topics from one lesson to another Export XML and SCORM packages Record video assets Manage templates To access the new videos, simply choose the […]

Synapse Feature Update: Customize Fonts for Training Output

We’ve rolled out a new version with exciting changes, features, and improvements!  Here’s what’s new: Customized fonts  We have added an ability to customize the output fonts. As an administrator, you can set an output font in the branding dialog: You will need to republish the training materials to enable the newly selected font. Download the […]