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June 19, 2015

Proof Of The Pudding: Measuring The Business Impact Of Corporate Training

In the workplace, proving the benefits of our activities is not always easy. But in order to know what activities truly add value and help to achieve goals, measuring results and providing evidence of success is vital. Measuring the impact of corporate training is highly important but it is often not done effectively or indeed at all. This article addresses some of the key considerations for measuring the training in every organization.
by John O Brien
June 10, 2015

5 Benefits Of Integrating Knowledge Management Systems Into Corporate eLearning Platforms

Most companies, having realized the importance of standardized procedures with respect to training and information exchange among employees both vertically and horizontally, have invested thousands of dollars on various types of eSolutions, such as corporate web sites, learning management systems, and knowledge management systems. However, many HR departments still find themselves in position of spending both work-hours and effort striving not only to evaluate, classify and prioritize documents before deciding what to communicate to whom and how, but also to handle issues such as files updates, access rights, duplicates in distinct locations, etc. In this article, I’ll give you 5 top benefits of integrating your knowledge management system into your corporate eLearning platform for optimizing professional development within your organization.
by Marisa Keramida (M.Ed.)
June 1, 2015

8 Tips To Measure Your Online Training Effectiveness

You may have devoted countless hours to fine tuning your online training strategy and rolling out your new online training courses, but is it really serving your performance goals and objectives? One of the many benefits of online training is that it allows you to collect valuable feedback about its virtues and vices before it is too late. In this article, I’ll share 8 tips on how to measure your online training effectiveness and thus never have doubts about whether your it is really helping your employees increase their performance.
by Christopher Pappas
May 31, 2015

Why Blended Learning Still Ticks My Boxes

Mobile learning is not designed to be an educational tool that works in silo, but as a tool that complements other training measures such as classroom style training and virtual classes. By developing learning strategies that incorporate a wide variety of learning activities such as classroom instruction, virtual training, or mobile learning, companies can give staff greater, more flexible learning and improved performance support.
by Mark Rose
May 27, 2015

How Do You Infuse A Culture Of Innovation?

It is common for human resources professionals to be included in teams designed to foster innovation in today's corporations, institutions and organizations. But how does one even start to persuade other people to adjust their thinking from the comfortable, safe ruts it has settled into?
by Roz Bahrami
May 23, 2015

What Are The New Training Technologies?

We are in the midst of a technological revolution, and are seeing perhaps the fastest rate of technological growth and development in history. Thankfully, no industry is being left out, and training technologies are being caught up in this wave and are developing at a rapid pace. Training software tools exist today which simply did not exist 5 years ago.
by Roz Bahrami
May 17, 2015

How To Create The Worst Employee Training Experience Ever!

Training is a critical tool in building employee knowledge and a great way to retain and empower your team. While it takes many forms, and exists in a variety of venues, training is essential in order to foster your business's vision, and maintain a competitive edge in your field. Much emphasis is placed on the good. What about the bad?
by Boaz Amidor
May 14, 2015

eLearning Insights: “Do You Really Need eLearning?”

In today's IT era many organizations and institutions are using eLearning because it can be as effective as traditional training but at a lower cost. Developing eLearning is more expensive than preparing classroom materials and training the trainers, especially if multimedia or highly interactive methods are used. However, delivery costs for eLearning (including costs of web servers and technical support) are considerably lower than those for classroom facilities, instructor time, participants’ travel and job time lost to attend classroom sessions.
by Soni Amit K