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By: Carrie McFarland

4 Mobile Collaboration Must-Haves in 2017

Computer collaboration tools have come a long way since the dawn of the PC, to the point where terms like “floppy disk” and “sneaker net” are now anachronisms. It seems that every mobile collaboration suite has a similar set of features, but all of the best ones have these four at a minimum:


By: Bob Paulsen

5 Ways Microlearning Can Improve Employee Learning

New buzzword alert! If you follow the mobile learning space, you’ve probably seen that microlearning is the new hotness. We all know it’s not learning by reading text off the backs of paramecium through a microscope.


By: Gary Iles

What Is Performance Support and Why Is It Important?

Modern Computer-Based Training (CBT) hasn’t completely supplanted traditional Instructor-Led Training (ILT), but it has given rise to the practice of Performance Support.


By: Carrie McFarland

4 Ways to Ensure Your Deskless Workers Have What They Need at Anytime

The challenge of managing deskless workers is making sure they've got access to all the same information that an employee with a desk would have. Office workers with full desktop computers are wired in and have the corporate network available but mobile workers have to make do with wifi and get work done on whatever network they can connect to.


By: Bob Paulsen

Video's Now the Training Star: Training Employees With Video

In the ten years since the introduction of the iPhone, video production and consumption have grown exponentially. Having a video camera and editing station in a pocket-sized device, coupled with robust LTE and wireless networks, makes it easy for anyone to create, share, and watch content.


By: Carrie McFarland

Restaurant & Retail Stores Achieve Better Results With Social Learning

Leading a training program in a restaurant or retail environment can be challenging. As inherently social enterprises, they require a great deal of interaction with customers and also between staff members. Implementing a Learning Management System (LMS) that addresses the social component of learning can be a pivotal tool in a company’s plan to boost learning rates as well as productivity.


By: Paul Bradley

eLearning, xAPI - The New Sheriff in Town

By now, most learning professionals have heard of the Experience API learning standard (also referred to as “xAPI” or “Tin Can”). If so, here’s what you may, or may not, have heard so far.


By: Gary Iles

Winning With Digital Confidence - Performance Support

People are constantly challenged with new problems, or better put, nuanced problems. The problem itself isn’t exactly new, it’s a variant, a familiar issue at the core but with a slightly new set of surrounding circumstances.


By: Gary Iles

Navigating Corporate eLearning Solutions

There are an overwhelming number of options for corporate eLearning solutions - this list notes almost 600! With that many potential options, where do you start? There are a few questions you can start with to help narrow your list from an unruly legion down to a manageable group.


By: Carrie McFarland

Effective Employee Training in Restaurants and Retail

In the ultra-competitive retail and restaurant environments of today, every advantage counts. Ask store managers and employee trainers where their biggest competitive advantage is and they will tell you that it’s their people.