Bryan Austin

Bryan Austin

Chief Game Changer at Game On! Learning
Throughout his 25-year career with leading organizations like NETg, SkillSoft and Kaplan, Bryan has dedicated himself to helping organizations develop high performing employees through innovative learning solutions.
The fusion of technology and learning has always captivated Bryan.  He has found it fascinating to be a part of the evolution of corporate learning and development. He has seen multi-media training evolve from audio/videotape/workbook packages, to PC and LAN-delivered training, to the sophisticated eLearning solutions of today.

Published in Concepts
Do you remember taking a “soft skills” training class earlier in your career?  Perhaps a sales skills training course?  A leadership communication skills class?  I’m betting you spent the majority of your training time listening to an instructor, watching a few video segments and taking some notes. What percentage of the time in your class was focused on role plays or other behavioral learning activities that allowed you to practice the skills you were supposed to learn?
Published in Companies
How fast our industry moves. It seems like just yesterday that we were debating the merits of traditional classroom-based learning versus eLearning – then the upstart in the training industry! It is exciting to see how far we have come.  With new innovations like online game-based eLearning comes the persistent challenge of measuring the ROI.
Published in General
What I like most over the many years I’ve followed Elliott Masie is how he thinks.  I’m hard-pressed to think of anyone in our industry who spends more time thinking, speaking and writing about how to make organizational training more effective.