Content curation benefits your entire organization, not just your learners. According to well-renowned IDC research highlighted by Anders Pink, typical knowledge workers spend about 25% of their time either searching for information or analyzing it. So, well-executed content curation, which sorts high-quality and relevant content, is a great way to get knowledge workers back to […]
Category: Training Technology
Spending time on social media at work is a no-no at many companies. Employers want their employees working, not checking Facebook or reading Twitter posts. But what if the two weren’t actually mutually exclusive?
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). While many are familiar with virtual reality from recreational pursuits like video games, augmented reality is less familiar. Understandably, many believe they are two ways of labeling the same technology. In fact, virtual reality and augmented reality are similar but distinct in important ways and have unique advantages […]
As more and more global commerce and data management takes place online, the likelihood and potential impacts of cyberattacks are sure to increase. In an article for Harvard Business Review, Alex Blau cites some prominent and recent examples of the potential impacts of cyberattacks on even the largest and most sophisticated businesses:
Virtual reality (VR) training has become increasingly popular as companies in a variety of industries—from law enforcement to parcel delivery— recognize the cost and safety benefits of using VR to simulate real-world situations for not-ready-for-prime-time trainees. Home improvement and appliance powerhouse Lowe’s has just recently begun using VR to train employees.
“In an effort to maintain product knowledge standards among employees in its 9,000+ retail, franchise, and distribution locations, GNC (stores are General nutrition Centers) has partnered with software company ePath Leaning Inc., to train its employees,” reports Adi Menayang in an article for Nutra Ingredients USA titled “GNC ramps up employee training program with new […]
Cybersecurity is a huge concern for businesses around the world—And for good reason. Being the victim of even what could be considered a “minor” breach, could come with major costs. An article by Steve Morgan published by CSO looked at cybersecurity data and predictions. Among its findings: Cybercrime damage costs are expected to hit $6 […]
Most of us have found that it’s easier to learn something you can see first-hand. Reading instructions from a manual is only so helpful. Adding a few images can make a big difference, and actually observing a task being performed first-hand is even better. Because of this, many organizations record their training events so those […]
[Part 1 of this article appeared in yesterday’s Advisor.] Here are four things you should do if you want your company to successfully adopt a new learning technology:
It’s not easy to get everyone across an organization on the same page about practically anything, let alone a new learning technology you want them to start using. But if you do the right things, getting others across your organization to adopt a new learning technology doesn’t have to be as arduous and painful as […]