Posts by Tracy Cox


High Consequences – On and Off the Football Field

High Consequence Training
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The lead up to Super Bowl XLIX was full of drama and the actual game also had its fair share, culminating in a down to the wire win for the New England Patriots. With the largest audience in US television history tuned in to see one of the most evenly matched Super Bowls in recent […]

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Understanding the Need for Additional Training in the Oil & Gas Industry

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An organization’s training strategy, curriculum and processes impact how well that company meets industry regulations and compliance requirements. This is particularly evident in the oil and gas industry, as evidenced by a recent study of 304 oil and gas professionals, conducted by Douglas-Westwood with Raytheon Professional Services (RPS). Respondents ranged from drilling engineers to procurement […]

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Training for High Consequence Environments and Minimizing Disruption

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This week, on behalf of Raytheon Professional Services (RPS), I had the honor of hosting a webinar, in partnership with Energy Central, on a topic that is really important to us. The event was titled: Training for Disruption – The PG&E and Con Edison Stories. The approximately 200 attendees got to hear how two organizations […]

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Managing Knowledge Across the Employee Lifecycle: Training in the New Millennium

The Business of Learning
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  In a recent study Raytheon Professional Services conducted with Training Industry, it was determined that only 38 percent of organizations are effective at capturing the key knowledge of employees and 48 percent are effective at transferring that knowledge. This is particularly important to address as boomers retire, potentially taking their expertise with them, and […]

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Building an Engaged Workforce – One Employee at a Time

The Business of Learning
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“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie When Andrew Carnegie wrote these powerful words, they spoke definitively to teamwork and what can be achieved when individuals are […]

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New Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training to Increase Safety of Oil & Gas Workers

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You’re flying hundreds to thousands of feet in the air in a helicopter on your way to an oil rig in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico when something goes wrong. The helicopter makes an emergency water landing. Do you know what to do? Thanks to a first-of-its-kind training program offered under the Hi-Con […]

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