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14 Years of Product Innovation

14 Years of Product Innovation

By Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group It’s been 14 years since the birth of the Best of Elearning! Awards. The first edition in 2005 featured 9 categories, 29 brands receiving 245 nominations. The 2005 class included GeoLearning, Centra, WebEx, Books 24×7, and Adobe. Many of these brands still…
Help Wanted: Cultivating Talent Outside of Your Organization

Help Wanted: Cultivating Talent Outside of Your Organization

Learning leaders are continually challenged to meet the changing needs of their internal learners and business partners. There’s a constant need to evaluate and balance learner needs and prioritizing learning and development programs that drive meaningful business results. With unemployment at a 30-year low, many organizations are struggling with attracting…
Putting Human Back Into Human Resources

Putting Human Back Into Human Resources

If there’s one trend that has gripped business headlines this year and put HR squarely in the spotlight, it has been the growing concern over compliance issues, particularly safety, diversity/inclusion, and workplace harassment. Slowly, decision-makers are understanding that compliance training can’t be limited to a oncea-year training session and be successful.…
Elevating Learning & Development

Elevating Learning & Development

Insights and Practical Guidance from the Field A little more than 30 years ago—at the time when the first micro-computers arrived in the workplace—my career began in learning and development (L&D). It was very exciting to experience the first generation of computer-based training solutions and even the computer-based “management games”…
Use it, Don’t Lose It

Use it, Don’t Lose It

What is the best way to remember a person’s name? Many people suggest that when you are introduced to a new person, you should say that person’s name right away. It sill help you remember the person’s name. This way you use it or lose it. The brain is built…
Keeping Lifelong Learning Relevant

Keeping Lifelong Learning Relevant

Relevant in Today’s Changing Workforce (& Style) >> the increasing number of remote employees; >> the rise of the contingent workforce; and >> the increase in flat and agile organizations. At the confluence of these factors, the limitations of the traditional LMS present themselves. Recent surveys show that roughly 43 percent of…
Interaction and the Virtual Classroom

Interaction and the Virtual Classroom

As an instructor, one of the biggest differences between a virtual classroom and a physical classroom is the inability to see your learners. Even if everyone turnson their webcam which isn’t very common in most virtual classroom settings – it’s difficult to read body language. Seeing your learners in-person makes it easy…
Dream, Decide, Do, Repeat

Dream, Decide, Do, Repeat

Dan Pontefract, Chief Envisioneer of TELUS I discovered that many people are suffering from their thinking. Whether via the pressures and stresses at work, a state of freneticism, the distractedness of social media and notifications, or overburdening time constraints, many of us are no longer capable of doing the heightened thinking…
4 Questions for Tridib Roy Chowdhury, GM, Adobe

4 Questions for Tridib Roy Chowdhury, GM, Adobe

…TRIDIB ROY CHOWDHURY, SENIOR DIRECTOR & GENERAL MANAGER, ADOBE HOW HAS ADOBE PARTNERED WITH ITS MANY LEARNING! 100 CLIENTS TO CREATE ENGAGING LEARNING EXPERIENCES AND DRIVE ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE? The Learning! 100 finalists are an impressive list of organizations with a stellar learning culture, which directly correlates to their leadership position…
Learning Is the Answer

Learning Is the Answer

We are experiencing a major evolution in work, technology, and the skills that drive them. The fastest-growing fields are in machine learning, data science, vision engineering, operations engineering, and stack development, according to The Ladders. Companies struggle to find the high-tech skills that power manufacturing, technology, and our world. In “Preparing…