Being Proactive Through Training: Tips for Developing and Implementing Cross-Training

This past fall, Forbes contributor Chris Cancialosi wrote an interesting piece entitled Cross-Training: Your Best Defense Against Indispensable Employees.” Be proactive and learn the proper tips for developing cross-training.
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Spotlighting Global Companies Offering Personal Development Options to Employees

Corporate training is more robust, comprehensive and widely studied than ever before. It’s looked at as the best way to address talent gaps and shortages, while remaining competitive. Corporate training is no longer seen as a necessary evil new hires must undergo – it’s instead seen as a way for companies to engage employees, develop leaders, and take a top spot within their industry. Continue reading

Quicken Loans Comprehensive Training Leads to Big Pay-Offs

In the past few years Quicken Loans has garnered a lot of attention—primarily for leading the effort to revitalize downtown Detroit. Along with that, it is consistently ranked as one of the best companies to work for in the country. Get smart and learn how Quickens loans training can best help your workplace.  Continue reading

Augmented Learning and Corporate Training: An Overview As We Head Into 2015

Augmented learning is not necessarily a brand new concept, but it’s certainly one that is on most learning and training professionals’ and insiders’ minds as we head into 2015. Get smart and learn more about augmented learning and the training context  Continue reading

LMS Must-Have #4: Additional Security Measures

In a previous article, LMS Must-Have #2: Highly Secure Data Practices, I covered 10 essential questions that your LMS vendor should be able to answer about how they secure your company’s LMS data, and the standards you should be looking for. There are at least two other additional aspects of security you should be paying attention to when it comes to evaluating a current or potential new LMS. Continue reading

LMS Must-Have #3: Strong Analytics and Reporting

There’s a lot of talk these days about Big Data and analytics. It’s a relatively new topic within the LMS community, but a critical one to get right with your organization’s LMS. Taking stock of what a vendor or package can offer around analytics and reporting is essential when selecting a new LMS, and this article will give you an idea of what to look for. Continue reading

LMS Must-Have #2: Highly Secure Data Practices

Every so often it’s good to review some of the basics about an LMS that should be kept in mind. These LMS “must-haves” are a way to check if your existing LMS is keeping up with the times, or are important features to look for when taking on a new LMS. This article will focus on what kinds of security and data backup options you want with an LMS. Continue reading

LMS Must-Have #1: Robust Assessment and Feedback Options

Whether you already have an LMS, need to get one, or are looking to switch to a new one, there are many different features that must be carefully considered. One that is all too often overlooked is the importance of assessment and feedback. In this article, assessment refers to evaluating the progress and achievements of the learners, while feedback refers to learners’ evaluation of the course content and delivery. Both are essential if you want your eLearning efforts to deliver superior results. Continue reading