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April 29, 2015

Adopting Agile Approach For eLearning Development In Your Organization

Megan Torrance of Torrance Learning is one of the most well-respected thought leaders in the industry and is on the vanguard of applying Agile to e-learning development. I caught up with her recently for a Q&A about Agile and its applications. If you’re interested in moving to Agile and curious about the potential benefits and drawbacks, read on!  
by Andrew Winner
April 24, 2015

Workplace Training Now Needs To Be More Flexible And Adaptive Than Ever

When I read that there is a “significant gap” between the skills and capabilities Learning and Development practitioners know they need compared to what they actually have, (according to latest research from the UK's Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and research organization Towards Maturity), it came as very little surprise. [1] Workplace training needs to be more flexible, adaptive and innovative as staff are taking the lead on their training requirements not the Learning and Development department.
by Mark Rose
April 21, 2015

Dealing With Poor Employee Performance: Is eLearning A "Silver Bullet"?

According to a survey by international pollster Gallup, only 13% of the world's workforce is "engaged" at work. Out of a roughly 180 million employees in 142 countries polled, a staggering 63% responded that they were not totally committed to their work. Invariably, that "noncommittal" ultimately translates into poor performance. So what drives employees to perform poorly? What interventions can organizations put in place to deal with the challenge? And, is there room for eLearning and instructional design to deal with declining employee performance? This article is the first in a series about Dealing with Poor Poor Employee Performance. Check it out and learn some of the ways to improve poor employee performance.
by Marina Arshavskiy
April 7, 2015

5 Ways To Help Unproductive Employees

Productivity is an essential concern for any company. Employers and managers must ensure that employees are productive and that their actions contribute to the organization. So the question is: how can you help unproductive employees?
by Jason Silberman
April 3, 2015 | Sponsored

Creating An Online Learning Platform From Scratch

Small companies experiencing rapid growth can be priced out of the age old solution of authoring tool build and LMS output. In this article, we take a look at how small, growing companies can begin to implement a scalable, learning platform to support their ever-growing learning and development needs.
by Mike Alcock
March 30, 2015

5 Steps To Building A Business eLearning Strategy

One of the most effective initiatives to improve a company’s performance is training. During the last few years, eLearning has become an increasingly popular component of enterprise training strategies. Since every corporate goal requires specific knowledge and skills, eLearning materials can be easily designed to impact and develop specific qualifications in a workforce.
by Tess Pajaron
March 22, 2015

Pharmaceutical Industry: Is Online Safety Training A Viable Option?

Health hazards, accidents, injuries, death – mere words to an organization until it finally happens; and then these words take on a whole new meaning - lives are lost, cases are filed, jobs are lost, property is destroyed, millions of dollars are spent, costly litigations are begun – the long ordeal begins for the company that would be lucky if it were not unceremoniously shut down at the end of all of this.
by Heera Edwin
March 9, 2015

MOOCs For Employees Training As An Upcoming eLearning Trend

160 employees from L'Oréal, the world’s largest cosmetics company, completed this week the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Public Speaking”. Provided by Homuork, an ed-tech company specialized in MOOC development, and offered via iversity.org, the experience backs MOOCs as an upcoming learning resource for companies.
by Xavier Orri Badia