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

The Role of Training in Providing Value-Based Healthcare

Undoubtedly the healthcare industry as a whole has undergone significant changes and transformations in the past decade, from the number of patients seeking treatment to the type of treatments available, and of course there have also been shifts in how insurance has handled. Continue reading

A Look at Why P&G Earns Consistently High Marks for Leadership Development

Proctor & Gamble, also more commonly known as P&G, isn’t just a global powerhouse—it’s a company consistently recognized for the ability to develop leaders from within. Get smart and help your employees become leaders in your organization.  Continue reading

Certain Industries Putting Spotlight on Importance of Foreign Language Training

Employees within the IT industry are generally very skilled, talented and in-demand, but they also tend to be diverse in their backgrounds and from varying countries and continents around the globe. Get smart and learn the importance of foreign language training.  Continue reading

Hospitality Meets the Hospital: Training Healthcare Employees on Customer Service

We just covered a game-changing concept in the healthcare industry – Value-Based Healthcare. This concept relies on the idea that healthcare providers and organizations must work to create a patient-centric experience where the goal isn’t primarily lowering the costs of healthcare, but instead the ability to integrate communication and patient engagement to create the best possible experience. Get smart and learn tips to improve your costumer service in the healthcare field. Continue reading

Don’t Let Your eLearning Get Stuck in the Past: Tips for Modernizing Content

If you’ve ever been in the situation where you’ve been forced to watch a training video that was clearly made at least a decade or more before you’re seeing it, you understand the impact of outdated material. Continue reading