Insights

The LXP vs LMS Debate

The Learning Experience Platform (LXP) market is valued at over $300 million and growing at 50%+ per year according to Josh Bersin. “The vendors are getting bigger; products are becoming complex; the players are moving in different directions.” Is it time to consider an LXP? LXPs come in different sizes…
What is Cognitive Learning?

What is Cognitive Learning?

Cognition is “the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.” Cognitive science is defined as an interdisciplinary study of the human mind used to characterize the nature of human knowledge. Cognitive Learning is defined by Metaari as empirical (observable and measurable) neuro-pedagogy,…
Managing People Is Getting Harder

Managing People Is Getting Harder

By Bruce Tulgan Undermanagement can be difficult to identify. After all, everyone at work is surrounded by metrics and meetings all the time. It may seem like management is ever-present. But what is missing in most workplaces is the human element of management: managers providing direct reports with the guidance,…
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…