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  • DevLearn is the best L&D Conference around for Instructional Designers & Developers who are hungry for the latest in learning technology. Held in October in Las Vegas every year, this is the place where all the new toys and techniques can be found first. Snap Synapse has been been proud to present concurrent sessions, lead preconference workshops, host morning buzz discussions, and even podcast & livestream from this event for the last several years. The response has always been exceedingly positive, with rave reviews pouring in! Last year our pre-conference workshop on "Producing & Directing for eLearning Video" was completely full, and this year's "Video Production Intensive" is likely to sell out as well. If you're interested in upping your video

  • Sam Rogers, President of Snap Synapse, will deliver the Keynote Address for Learning DevCamp on Wednesday, June 13th in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year's Learning DevCamp marks the third year for Snap Synapse, who provided sessions & seminars in past years. The Keynote topic is "When the Training Will Fail" a humorous and empowering look at what those who make good training can do to prevent bad training programs from happening. Sign up for Learning DevCamp here and get into eLBX for free! When the Training Will Fail: Predictive Factors & Stories We all want to make training that makes a real difference. And while creating these learning solutions, we often get clues about what isn’t going to work out.

  • For nearly three years, Snap Synapse has co-hosted a Video Friday livestream nearly every week (first on L&D Talk, then TLDChat, and now TLDCast). Each episode typically features a special guest with specific expertise in both Video Production AND Instructional Design. It's a casual and playful place for Training, Learning, & Development Professionals to come together and talk shop. If you're interested, you should drop on by on Friday at 8am Pacific! Last week, we also hosted two additional livestreams for the now 6-episode per week livestreaming show TLDCast (also available as a podcast). One was a conversation with Ant Pugh (mostly about Video Learning), and the other with Katrina Marie Baker on LMS implementations. And coming up this Wednesday at

  • After all the tools work. After all the incentives are aligned. After all the desired actions have been made easy. After all the troublesome stuff have been made hard. Then it is what you learn that will truly give you an edge allowing you to adapt faster, grow stronger, create better, and see farther than those around you. Good training helps you get better where you're weakest. Great training makes you better at what you're best at. Training makes all the difference in the world! And is the last thing you need.

  • After contributing a series of articles and press releases to, Sam Rogers (President of Snap Synapse) is now designated as a Top eLearning Author on that platform.  eLearning Industry is a network-based media and publishing company founded in 2012. It is the largest online community of eLearning professionals in the industry, and was created first and foremost as a knowledge-sharing platform to help eLearning professionals and instructional designers connect in a safe online community where they can stay up to date with the latest industry news and technologies, and find projects or jobs. Look for articles that appear there to appear here on this website a month or so later.

  • Snap Synapse is officially 10 years old today! Woohoo! What started as a side project for a young Web Developer and Instructional Designer in the early 2000s became its very own legal entity on April 30th, 2008. Back then the big project was helping AAA of Northern California, Nevada, & Utah organize their entire library of training content and creating customized eLearning modules for staff at all their branches. We skipped the startup stage and went straight to becoming a profitable company by speaking to the immediate needs of organizations suffering from an overwhelming amount of information and little clarity about how it is all supposed to work together to remain relevant to the people who need it. In the

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