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Rob Porter, Head of Market and Business Development
Rob Porter, Head of Marketing and Business Development | Secure Virtual Training & Collaboration
Focusing on learner performance

Focusing On Learner Performance Within High-Consequence Environments

Sep 13, 2022   /   by

High-consequence industries operate within environments where human life is at risk or informationsecurity is paramount. In addition, these industries are heavily regulated. Examples of industriesoperating within high-consequence environments include medical, aviation, manufacturing, energy, andfinance. There is an inherent need to clearly define performance benchmarks and create baselines onwhich the organization safely and effectively operates. To […]

Measuring training results

How Are You Measuring Training Results?

Sep 8, 2022   /   by

To accurately define a successful training program, it must be tied to the business results. The resultsmust be measurable, and the information must be easily recognized. There are indicators that thebusiness is already tracking, and these are easy to identify. Some examples may include: Is there a recognizable revenue increase, orders, or number of customers? […]

10 Tips for Making Your Meetings More Accessible (Part 2)

Oct 21, 2021   /   by

Last week we posted the first part of 10 Tips for Making Your Meetings More Accessible. This week, we’re wrapping up with Part 2. As we wrote last week, while technology is clearly transforming business and our lives at work, employers may not be aware of the many incredible advancements that are also being made […]

10 Tips for Making Your Meetings More Accessible (Part 1)

Oct 6, 2021   /   by

According to the World Health Organization, 15% of the global population has a disability. 645M people are either deaf or visually impaired alone. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 20% of those with disabilities are employed and contributing significantly to our economy. But while technology is clearly transforming business and our lives at work, […]

Upskilling and Reskilling your Workforce

Sep 14, 2021   /   by

The common definition of upskilling is when “Employers provide employees with more advanced skills through additional education and training with the goals of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization(Merriam-Webster).”  Upskilling essentially allows an employer to take advantage of resources that already exist within their current workforce with minimal disruption across different departments or […]

How to Train your C-Suite

Apr 8, 2021   /   by

Virtual training in the enterprise comes with many challenges. Training managers struggle with engagement. They have the difficult task to demonstrate ROI. They’re tasked with confronting corrosive interpersonal issues in the workplace that society hasn’t been able to fix since civilization first reared its head. Suffice to say, running an effective virtual training program is […]

Teaching to the Google Generation

Feb 24, 2021   /   by

Marshall Shepherd thinks something may be missing when it comes to learning in today’s “Google It—What Does Wikipedia Say” era. His article in Forbes quotes another educator who believes memorizing facts should no longer be the emphasis in scientific learning since information can so easily be obtained with a quick search. She says students should […]

Instagram’s impact on social learning

Nov 22, 2019   /   by

As a Learning Strategist, how can we leverage what we observe from Instagram’s recent move? Is Instagram conducting a massive experiment on social behavior? And should we, as Social Learning Strategists, be carefully watching? This week Instagram expanded its tests to obscure “Like” counts to its US consumers. On the surface, social media involves two […]

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