Posts by RPS


Micro-Learning: A Game Changer for the Digital Age

Workforce Development
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In 2000, around the time the mobile revolution was taking off, the average human attention span was 12 seconds, according to a report from Microsoft. By 2015, with smart phones about to outnumber the planet’s human occupants, the average attention span was just eight seconds. Even the average goldfish supposedly has a longer attention span [...]
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Learner Engagement: Understanding individuals’ Needs

The Business of Learning
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This is the third in a series of five blogs on achieving excellence in Training Administration and recognizing the pitfalls along the way. The first part of our series was about data.  In Part II, we looked at the role of technology. Part III focuses on ways to keep learners engaged. Five ways that Training [...]
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Technology: How to leverage it for efficiencies

The Business of Learning
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This is the second in a series of five blogs on achieving excellence in Training Administration and recognizing the pitfalls along the way. The first part of our series was about data.  In Part II, we look at the role of technology Five ways that Training Administration can make or break your training: Part 1 [...]
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Data: Quality is everything

The Business of Learning
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This is the first in a series of five blogs on achieving excellence in Training Administration and recognizing the pitfalls along the way. Five ways that Training Administration can make or break your training: Part 1 - Data: Quality is everything Part 2 - Technology: How to leverage it for efficiencies Part 3 - Learner [...]
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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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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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