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V.R. Use Fueled by Gaming

Virtual Reality (V.R.) has been slower to catch on in the U.S. despite the huge investments made by…

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Friday, 13 November 2009 17:38

Social Networks Gain Big

Everyone knows that social networking sites are growing in popularity. Millions of individuals visit them at least daily. According to the “Consumer Internet Barometer” report from TNS and The Conference…
Despite the current recession, vendors of talent management systems are seeing significant growth, and a major research firm predicts the market to expand by 15 percent in the next 12…
Friday, 13 November 2009 17:31

Stifling Social Media Worms and Viruses

Companies large and small are now using Facebook for networking and legitimate business tasks. Unfortunately, it can also be a place to hook your company’s network up with some nasty…
Friday, 13 November 2009 17:28

Management Training Supports Engagement

An Aberdeen research report reveals the need to provide the training and tools at all levels of an organization to create an engagement mindset that drives business results and customer…
Friday, 13 November 2009 17:26

A New Era in ‘Cloud Learning’?

About a year ago, the Washington Technology Industry Association sponsored a presentation at Google’s Fremont, Calif., campus titled “Welcome to the New Era of Cloud Computing.” Since then, many industry…
Sunday, 25 October 2009 08:21

ROI Important to College Students

Now, more than ever people investing in college want to know that return they can expect for their money, reports Clare Kaufman of Findtherightschool.com. The top following top five degrees…
Sunday, 25 October 2009 08:19

Training Is Key to Cybersecurity Laws

If new federal cybersecurity legislation is passed in September or October, here’s what you can look for in the future: >> The Commerce secretary working with the White House Office…
Sunday, 25 October 2009 08:17

U.S. Students Have Room to Improve

Technology may be a key in advancing the education of U.S. students compared with that of other countries. In a recent comparison of academic performance in 57 countries, students in…
Sunday, 25 October 2009 08:15

Cloud Computing Is Coming!

“In an attempt to save money, federal agency executives should plan to shift their information technology to the practice of ‘cloud computing’ in the next 12 months,” says U.S. Chief…
Friday, 18 September 2009 17:13

Pro Trainers Lagging In Social Networking

While 77 percent of Elearning! magazine’s readers are using or testing social networking for learning, professional trainers overall are lagging in this arena. A recent report from the American Society…
Friday, 18 September 2009 17:10

HR Preparing for Non- Recession Market

TalentDrive has released the results from the recent “What Steps Are You Taking to Leverage this Recession?” April through June survey. It found that 50 percent of HR professionals surveyed…
Friday, 18 September 2009 17:07

Poor Communication Derails Management

Profiles International has released a report identifying five critical components of management failure. “Our findings indicate that there are five common reasons for management failure,” says Jim Sirbasku, co-founder and…
Friday, 18 September 2009 16:57

Three-Fourths Are Considering ‘Clouds’

Seventy-five percent of 230 training organizers are considering more virtual classroom training delivered with e-learning solutions, according to a survey by Skytap, Inc. Of those surveyed, a significant number were…
Friday, 18 September 2009 16:50

Employers Restricting Social Networking Sites

The American Management Association has estimated that about half of all U.S. employers have policies restricting workers from visiting social networking sites. A new TechRepublic poll conducted during the first…
Competition between social networking sites is compromising the protection of users’ data, a Cambridge University study says. The survey covered 45 global social networks, ranging from popular sites such as…
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