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Gamification in College Primes Need for More Gamification in Workforce Training

Mar 14, 2019   /   by

If you’ve been holding out on blending gamification with your workforce training programs, it might be time to put on your gamer’s hat. Colleges, which tend to be late adopters, are now starting to use gamification to engage students in the classroom. As more students become accustomed to using point scoring, competition and other elements […]

Should Training Tackle Political Divide in the Workplace?

Feb 27, 2019   /   by

sdfsdfsd HR services provider Randstad released the findings of an interesting survey on how the current political climate impacts people and relationships within the workplace. They found that while half of those surveyed enjoy talking politics with colleagues because “it helps them understand other viewpoints,” another half confesses to limiting interactions with co-workers who harbor […]

New Year Resolutions for Training Managers

Feb 7, 2019   /   by

New Year Resolutions for Training Managers So, you’ve already drawn up (and perhaps already destroyed) your list of New Year’s resolutions for your personal life. But what about your professional life? What about your life as a corporate trainer? No? Well why not? Resolutions are meant to bring about lasting improvement in one’s life. Couldn’t […]

Navigating Health Care Regulations

E-Learning and Conferencing Tools for Healthcare: Navigating the Regulatory Maze

Dec 27, 2018   /   by

is created, transmitted, and stored are a big part of that regulatory picture, and potentially the biggest source of fines and headaches for healthcare administrators in the industry. At the very same time that regulators are beginning to clamp down on compliance violations and are handing out big fines, technology is changing at an astounding […]

Creating Multiple Versions of a Single Adobe Connect Recording

Dec 18, 2018   /   by

It’s that moment right after a great webinar or virtual training session where you realize you have a recording that is worth its weight in gold. Now if only I could have two or more versions of the recording. How great would it be to be able to have a short marketing version, a clip […]

Do Corporate Trainers Have to Worry about GDPR?

Oct 11, 2018   /   by

It’s been a few months now since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, and I’m still getting asked: Do corporate trainers have to worry about GDPR? The short answer is yes. My long answer? Yes, yes, absolutely yes. Even if your organization isn’t located in the EU, if you process any personal […]

Mobile and Cloud

Staying Secure and Compliant With Cloud and Mobile

Oct 8, 2018   /   by

Do you know where all your organization’s digital assets are stored? Back in the day, companies could answer this question with a confident “yes!” because the answer was usually simple. It’s all in our datacenter, on our machines. But times have changed drastically, and security and compliance haven’t consistently kept up. Now, companies routinely store […]

How Costs Cascade: Why High-Consequence Tools are Essential in Financial Services

Oct 2, 2018   /   by

For most organizations in the financial sector, training and conferencing are considered “high consequence” activities: failures of security, regulatory compliance, and uptime could cause a lot of damage. While companies in most sectors would find security breaches and unreliability damaging to business, financial organizations operate in a unique business and regulatory environment that can compound […]

employee attitudes on learning

Why Won’t You Let Your Workers Learn?

Sep 24, 2018   /   by

From time to time, we like to survey American’s workers on all kinds of topics related to virtual training and collaboration in the workplace. Most recently, we discovered 98% of workers consider company-sponsored education important for their on-the-job training and overall professional development. Unfortunately, our latest survey suggests this deep desire to learn is all […]

eLearning Essential for Government Agencies

E-Learning Monitoring in Real-Time: Essential for Government Agencies?

Sep 13, 2018   /   by

For any organization, investing in an e-learning platform can be expensive. It’s therefore critical that the results of an e-learning project be readily available to justify that cost, and inform ongoing improvement. With smaller scale non-critical deployments, the performance of a project can often be monitored fairly easily without specialized tools, and security is less […]

Think Your Training Isn’t “High-Consequence?” You Might be Surprised

Sep 12, 2018   /   by

The term “high-consequence” sounds serious. It brings to mind images of bunkers and intelligence agencies connecting to secure satellites and discussions of state secrets and military operations. There is no doubt that these TV drama-ready situations do exist for conferencing and training. For most organizations though, a greater concern is the high-consequence situations that aren’t […]

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Gamification in College Primes Need for More Gamification in Workforce Training

If you’ve been holding out on blending gamification with your workforce training programs, it might be time to put on your gamer’s hat. Colleges, which tend to be late adopters, are now starting to use gamification to engage students in the classroom. As more students become accustomed to using point scoring, competition and other elements […]

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