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by Nicholas Bird, Jay Davenport

How would you make learning about property sales and loan securitization interesting and enjoyable? At Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the answer was to build a game. Because business development and financial skills are critical to the company, the game is an important part of the leadership development program, available to all associates. Here’s what the Wyndham leadership-development team built.

Feature   |   April 27, 2015
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by Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity Linker, software that enables stitching together multiple Raptivity interactivities and parts, was recently released from beta. Here is a user review that identifies the functionality and ease of use of this new tool, and also lays out some areas where it could use some further development.

Review   |   April 23, 2015
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by Conrad Gottfredson

In enterprises that are implementing talent management and talent development strategies, especially talent marketplace strategies, performance support offers several key advantages. Learn about them, and your vital interest in the benefits, here.

Spotlight   |   April 22, 2015
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by News Editor

Cisco Collaborative Knowledge improves employee engagement and workforce productivity by building smarter, more agile workforces.

News   |   April 21, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

Times change, and instructional methods change with them. One concept that instructional designers should become familiar with is that of the role of community in learning, and the necessity of learners feeling themselves involved in a community. A new book takes a strategic look at this approach and provides the necessary background you need to get started.

Review   |   April 21, 2015
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by Megan Torrance

Agile project management offers project teams the ability to refine scope, check in often with project sponsors, develop and release iteratively, and estimate tasks at a very granular level. It’s a solid method that expects and accepts change. The promise is huge. But there’s a catch: Your team, your clients, your boss, and your SMEs must all be on board with it.

Feature   |   April 20, 2015
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Topics Covered: Project Management

by Aisha Taylor

There are a few things that everyone engaged in the discussion of the numbers of women choosing STEM careers consistently get wrong. Here are four things that all of us—women and men alike—can do to be more inclusive and encourage women to enter and stay involved in STEM fields.

Spotlight   |   April 16, 2015
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by Ronnie Duncan

A training program can help bridge cultural and workplace practice differences. Training delivered via eLearning modules or live online classes can be particularly effective, but it takes a lot of upfront work to get a successful program off the ground. Here are five keys that will help you design and deliver a successful global training program.

Tip   |   April 15, 2015
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by Marc Rosenberg

Even though we act like it’s been here forever, the Internet has only been of practical use for about 20 years. Nothing has changed our lives so much, so fast, as the Internet. Herewith a meditation on the bigger picture, beyond the online learning world, and some mind-blowing revelations.

Column   |   April 14, 2015
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by Lorna Collier

As mobile devices, apps, and other new learning tools have become available, so has the demand for education to teach learning professionals how to use them. What should you know if you are interested in an online degree or certificate in instructional design? If you need more focused skill development, are there options that require less time and lower investment? Here are some answers!

Feature   |   April 13, 2015
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