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Moving to a Fresh New Look: HTML5 and Adobe Connect 11

Aug 13, 2020   /   by

Approximately 3 years ago, Adobe announced a broad strategy to embrace open web standards and end-of-life Flash Player by the end of 2020. On their blog the Adobe Connect team confirmed the announcement.  Major browser vendors are already integrating open standards such as HTML5 into their browsers and deprecating Adobe Flash Player and most other […]

Should Trainers Teach Learners How to Learn?

Feb 17, 2020   /   by

Here’s a term you probably don’t hear much about: meta learning. The idea, according to Wikipedia, was first introduced by Donald Maudsley in a thesis written at the University of Toronto in 1979. It’s hard to draw up much about the man, but he defined his concept as the process by which “learners become aware […]

eLearning Trends to Watch for in 2020

Feb 7, 2020   /   by

What a year 2019 was for eLearning! Last year, we saw the rise of microlearning, mobile learning, just in time learning, and so much more. Video-based learning continued to take over while virtual/augmented reality gained a real foothold in large and other vertical-specific enterprises. So what’s in store for 2020? Here’s what we at CoSo […]

New Survey Shows Compliance Still a Concern for Video Conferencing

Feb 5, 2020   /   by

Compliance Week recently wrote about Smarsh’s ninth annual Electronic Communications Compliance survey, which shows only 42% of firms have policies in place to govern video conferencing and other collaboration tools. The survey queried over 300 compliance professionals in the financial services industry. In heavily regulated industries such as healthcare or financial services, compliant digital communications […]

Upskilling and Retraining in the Age of Automation

Feb 3, 2020   /   by

A certain buzzword has been making the rounds in the news lately: upskilling. Forbes even recently suggested it might be the most important word you’ll be hearing a lot about these days. With a third of today’s workers worried about being forced out by automation and digital transformation (according to professional services giant PwC), many […]

Is It Time to Drop the ‘e’ in eLearning?

Jan 15, 2020   /   by

You read the title for this post. And now you want to know: is CoSo Cloud suggesting that everyone drop the ‘e’ in eLearning? No, eLearning still accurately defines education applied through electronic means. Web-based learning. Virtual classrooms. Computer-based training. Webinars. Mobile learning. These are all forms of eLearning not only because they transfer knowledge […]

Worker Trust in Employers

Nov 1, 2019   /   by

Earlier this year, PR agency Edelman issued the results of its annual Edelman Trust Barometer study. The study found that 75% of workers around the world trust their employers, more than any other institution. “Trust used to be conveyed from top down vertically,” Edelman CEO Richard Edelman said about the research. “Then about 10 years […]

Training Managers, It’s Time for Fall Cleaning!

Oct 9, 2019   /   by

It’s fall, and while ‘spring cleaning’ is the phrase you more often hear, fall is another great time to take a fresh look at your virtual training or eLearning program. You’re back from your summer vacation. Perhaps you’ve had time to noodle over some new ideas. And let’s not forget, 2020 is just around the […]

The Proof of CoSo’s Power is in Our Customers

Sep 6, 2019   /   by

The primary focus of this blog has always been to provide readers with best practices and other information that can make their training programs more successful. You can learn more about CoSo Cloud’s capabilities elsewhere on our site, right? You’ve seen it before: CoSo provides a secure private cloud platform as a managed service for […]

Here Comes Adaptive Learning!

Aug 20, 2019   /   by

Corporate training has seen some incredible advances over the years. There was of course the big leap in new, innovative teaching methods and techniques driven by the widespread computerization that started in the 1960s with PLATO, the first computer-assisted instruction system that originally called the University of Illinois home before supporting thousands of terminals worldwide. […]

Let’s Talk about Your Onboarding Program

Aug 12, 2019   /   by

A recent survey by CareerBuilder suggests 36% of employers neglect to implement a structured onboarding process for new employees. Meanwhile, those that do have an onboarding program in place tend to devote far less than the 12 months many experts believe is the ideal ramp-up time for a new employee. According to the same survey, […]

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