Archive for 2013


A Review of 2013: Healthcare Industry Maladies Require a Totally New Prescription for Strategic Ingenuity in 2014

The Business of Learning
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It’s no secret that 2013 brought significant changes to the healthcare industry. In response to the changing landscape, we created and implemented new strategies and technologies to help hospitals adapt to their new reality and continue to provide outstanding care. Here are a few of our top takeaways from 2013: Simulation training offers proven, cost-effective […]

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Improve Organizational Success by Aligning Training with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Global Perspectives
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How does your organization define success? What are your unique success measures— your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)? Organizational success takes on many forms and has many definitions.  From increased revenue goals, to decreased operational expenses, to enhanced training efficiencies, it is up to us as training professionals to help you achieve your success objectives. At […]

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Learning 2013 and the Terminology Every Training Pro Should Know

Workforce Development
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At Elliott Masie’s Learning 2013 conference in Orlando, I took part in a number of discussions surrounding trends in training for high-consequence environments. It quickly became apparent that many of the subject matters we’ve been focusing on at RPS (such as agile learning, learning support and big data) are playing key roles in their organizations’ […]

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Team Spirit, Opportunistic Risk and Training your Seasonal Staff

The Business of Learning
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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. Training Magazine How To Create Team Spirit by David McNally The importance of a strong, unified team can’t be underestimated when it comes to effective training. […]

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A Review of 2013: What was Driving the Automotive Industry?

The Business of Learning
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If 2013 taught us anything, it’s that the automotive industry does not stay parked for long. Constant innovation, new designs and product introductions are the norm. Therefore, as a training partner to many of the largest auto manufacturers in the world, it is imperative for our experts to stay in the fast lane. Here are […]

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Aligning Learning Goals with Business Strategy: Impressions from HRO Today Forum

Global Perspectives
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I was honored to be invited to speak at the HRO Today Forum in Europe in London last week. My workshop – “Persistent Challenge – Learning & Development for Workforce Commitment” focused on optimizing programs managed by human resources to align training initiatives with business needs, such as strategic talent development. We discussed how to […]

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