Archive for 2017


xAPI: NOT FOR DUMMIES

Technology & Learning
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Starting the Journey The xAPI learning concept is a simple concept of actor – verb – object: I did this.  It can be very powerful but putting this new learning standard into practice is not for "Dummies". The evolution from SCORM to xAPI appears logical and simple but also has to include governance standards and [...]
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So Flash is really going away. What do we do with our learning content?

Technology & Learning
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If you have not already begun to migrate your courses from Flash to HTML5, you may want to ask for help in catching up. Time is running out to convert all your favorite learning content so they will continue to run in modern browsers and connect with LMS and other tracking technologies. Let’s face it. [...]
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The Challenges of Delivering Learning in Volatile Times

Workforce Development
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Did you know that company life spans are shrinking? I came across a study[1] the other day showing that large corporations have a one-in-three chance of going out of business in the next five years. Why are so many companies not making it into middle, let alone, old age? There are all sorts of reasons, [...]
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Adapting and Aligning Learning Strategy to Avert a Crisis

The Business of Learning
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Learning Crisis Successful leaders use their experience and best practices to develop competitive business strategies for profitable growth. Why then, do over 90% of organizations miss the direct connection between business performance and learning effectiveness? In a recent Bersin study[i], a major finding was.., “L&D functions in most organizations are in crisis. L&D leaders feel [...]
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Training rollouts in a time of extraordinary change

The Business of Learning
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Click here for more information Change is nothing new – all organizations must deal with it. But it’s the increasing speed of change that is adding an extra element of urgency to the business environment.  According to data from KPMG, 65% of CEOs argue that the next three years will be more critical for their [...]
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Why curriculum analysis and design is key to successful content curation

The Business of Learning
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Perhaps it’s an unusual analogy, but when I think of learning leaders’ attitude toward content curation,  I can't help but think about what my mother would tell me when I wanted to move on to dessert. "Eat your vegetables or you don't get any dessert", comes to mind. In today’s learning organizations, it’s sometimes easier [...]
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