Performance Support – There’s an App for That

Mobile technology has made just about everything easier, and it puts the information we need literally at our fingertips. Need to find a good Italian restaurant nearby? There’s an app for that. Want help changing the oil in your car? Search YouTube on you mobile device and watch a video that walks you through it....

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Bringing Learning to Work

We live in an extraordinarily “connected” society. Of the 7.1 billion people on the planet, 6 billion use a mobile phone (2013 UN Study). Even more remarkably, there are more 17 billion devices connected to the Internet. Think of those 17 billion devices as 17 billion employee learning opportunities. Do your organization’s training programs take...

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Designing the Right Learning Blend for Better Business Results

We’ve all heard the term “blended learning,” but just how do we apply it effectively in your specific environment? The conventional blended learning program mixes instructor-based classes with Web-Based-Training (WBT), Virtual-Classroom-Training (VCT) and Videos on Demand (VOD) — the most common forms of Web Learning. Many organizations have been very successful combining instructor-led and web-blended...

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Making 3D Simulations More Affordable

One of the hottest topics in the training industry today is 3D simulations and gaming.  Beyond their most fundamental benefit of making training “more fun”, immersive learning environments promote a higher “sense of presence” which can improve the learner’s retention by making them a more active participant in their learning experience.  However, despite its many...

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The First Day, The Top Technology, The Right Skills

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. The Wall Street Journal Companies Try to Make the First Day for New Hires More Fun by Rachel Emma Silverman Why is the first day on...

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