Unmasking the Hidden Costs of Curation for Learning

The Business of Learning
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An Explanation of the Curation Gap   Anyone else remember when a Curator was either a rather cultured and mysterious figure who worked at the cold sterile museums you were forced to visit as part of a school field trip or perhaps, more vividly, an unmasked villain at the end of a Scooby Doo cartoon? […]

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Standardizing Global Training Processes

The Business of Learning
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Each week Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) will highlight a trending issue with importance to the training industry. These observations are the product of ongoing conversations with customers, analysts and professionals within the business and training communities. This week’s observation: The standardization of global training processes is a major initiative for companies who conduct business in different […]

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Five Reasons to be Thankful for Corporate Training

Workforce Development
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As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we thought it would be a fun exercise to look at some of the top reasons why we should be thankful for corporate training and, by extension, training professionals. It can be easy to sometimes forget about training as we become absorbed in daily operations and focused on getting […]

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Training for the 140 Character Attention Span: How Learning Professionals Can Keep Up

Technology & Learning
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Attention span is defined as the length of time a person can concentrate on a task, activity or idea without becoming distracted or having the mind wander off. This is a consideration that learning professionals must constantly be aware of when designing a training course for their audience. How long do we have to get […]

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Training Toward Strategic Initiatives

The Business of Learning
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Let’s begin with a question that every training executive should be consistently asking themselves. Does our company’s current management training program align with our business strategy and goals? If the answer to this question is anything but an emphatic yes, it’s time to re-examine your training plan and shift priorities.  Business conditions change quickly and […]

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The Best Rewards are Earned

The Business of Learning
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At Raytheon Professional Services (RPS), we are not in the business of congratulating ourselves. In fact, our best work often goes unnoticed by the public, but is reflected in the excellence of the job done by one of the many professionals we train around the globe. Whether it is the increased proficiency in an ER […]

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How Training Can Help Hospitals Manage Better Under the Affordable Care Act

The Business of Learning
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Hospitals are already facing slim margins – an average of about 3 percent, according to the American Hospital Association. How can they afford to turn to outside experts to help them implement a training system that reduces unwanted variability, mitigates risk and increases efficiency, especially at a time when they are focused on new Affordable […]

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