Technology & Learning


5 Reasons Why Training Professionals Should Adopt the Tin Can API

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By Phil Scheidhauer, Senior Manager, Global Technology & Solution Strategies at Raytheon Professional Services Gartner predicts that by 2018, 70 percent of mobile professionals will conduct their work on personal smart devices, through both formal and informal experiences. So what does that mean for those focused on training this mobile-enabled, always-on-the-go workforce? At Raytheon Professional […]

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Are You Ready to “Tier Up”? Flip Traditional Training Approaches for the “On-the-Go” Workforce

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Benjamin Franklin said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. These words of wisdom have become the very foundation upon which formal training is built; however, informal training completely flips these principles for mobile workforces. Formal training is focused on skill acquisition—a support model where the […]

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Performance Support – There’s an App for That

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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

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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

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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

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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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