Things to consider before replacing your learning platform…or risk failure

Technology & Learning
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Line up Your Ducks Replacing your existing learning platform can be a major initiative.  If you have integrated with other company systems such as HR systems, external content providers, created detailed reports, you can have lots of work ahead. It’s important to get as much feedback as possible about your existing learning platforms, list all [...]
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Things to consider before replacing your learning platform…or risk failure

Technology & Learning
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Line up Your Ducks Replacing your existing learning platform can be a major initiative.  If you have integrated with other company systems such as HR systems, external content providers, created detailed reports, you can have lots of work ahead. It’s important to get as much feedback as possible about your existing learning platforms, list all [...]
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The Learning Shift: Moving from a push to pull model

The Business of Learning
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We all remember sitting at that familiar desk at school or university; probably set in neat and organized rows. Learning was not chaotic. Our job was to listen, take notes, ponder the content, and ask questions. Class was properly scheduled and the content was the same for all of us. Overall, it seemed to work [...]
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In search of personalized learning: A path to improved performance

The Business of Learning
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Companies used to take a standardized approach to training. They would run the same courses year in year out, regardless of changing business objectives and individual employees’ specific development needs. Today’s fast changing business environment has made companies think more carefully about the training they offer employees. Study after study shows that employee development is [...]
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Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality – What works best in the learning space?

Technology & Learning
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There is lots of buzz around the various “Realitys”, particularly due to technology finally catching up with expectations. Before looking at when to use each type, let’s touch base on where the technology is today. From AR Software Development Kits (SDKs) to AR/VR/MR headsets, it’s been loads of fun watching the various technologies evolve. Apple, [...]
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It’s A New Year. Time to Rethink Your Learning Strategies

The Business of Learning
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The world of learning, driven by technology, has changed a lot in past year. New technologies are flooding learning conferences. The new buzzwords are micro-learning, content curation tools, learning record stores (LRS), xAPI, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality. This new technology hype raises the eye-brows of learning officers and capital investors. New start-ups are [...]
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Why Organizations Need Critical Thinking Training

Workforce Development
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As professionals in the workplace, we are educated, experienced, and successful. So the notion that we might benefit from training in thinking seems superfluous at best. More likely, we are offended at the suggestion. Why, then, do so many people who undergo such training rave about the gains? Because they learn that despite our accumulated [...]
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