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by Joe Fournier

Mobile learning is one of those topics that’s so obviously important that everyone involved in workforce development and education needs to understand its breadth and width and then explore the little spaces in between. It deserves your focused examination and consideration. Here’s a review of a great place to start (or continue) your journey!

Review   |   February 25, 2015
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by Donna Wells

The “sharing economy” is one of the latest disruptive developments that executives and senior leaders, as well as learning and talent development managers, must be aware of and take into account in their strategies and planning. Onboarding is a particularly critical activity that companies frequently overlook as they execute their strategy. Here are some thoughts on the challenge.

Spotlight   |   February 17, 2015
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by Stephen Haskin

Making video for eLearning might have some of the same steps as for a Hollywood production, but it’s not the same in many other ways. In eLearning, we have to work harder and smarter for our productions to work for our audience. The hardest question to answer about eLearning video is, “How much will it really cost to make?” Here is how you can answer that question.

Feature   |   February 16, 2015
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by Marc Rosenberg

Time plays a huge role in what we do. Put time in the right perspective, and time to make an impact on your organization is no longer a problem. Here are 10 timely ideas!

Column   |   February 10, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

There is little doubt that, in order to play a strategic part in the future, learning and development (L&D) must measure results in terms of business benefit, and optimize those results. This means dealing in “big data” and going beyond ROI measures. Here is a step-by-step guide for L&D managers and executives.

Review   |   February 5, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

Both human resources and learning and development are evolving, but at different speeds in different organizations: some quickly, some not so much. We hope they are becoming more strategic and more relevant, but how can we be sure we are doing the right things to make it so? This interview with Gene Pease offers an introduction to an evolving science and the analytics that are so important.

Feature   |   February 2, 2015
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by News Editor

Ecosystems are becoming increasingly important to the workplace. What are they, and why are they necessary? The eLearning Guild’s new report, Learning and Performance Ecosystems: Current State and Challenges, takes a deep dive into this increasingly important topic.

News   |   January 14, 2015
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by Lisa Minogue-White

With advances in technology, personalized learning is coming into its own after years of discussion and false starts. In particular, viral-implementation techniques and value-chain analysis can greatly assist adoption of personalization by providing what amounts to scaffolding and by reducing resistance to change from employees and management alike. Here are some ideas you will find useful!

Feature   |   January 12, 2015
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by Amber Rasmussen

Many organizations have made significant investments in SharePoint for its content management capabilities. Yet SharePoint is underutilized by the majority of these organizations as a learning management system, an application in which it offers significant benefits. This article gives a snapshot of these for your consideration.

Feature   |   January 5, 2015
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by Ben Muzzell

Large formal training programs feel tangible and impressive. Unfortunately, they may also be cumbersome, inefficient, and quickly outdated. Research also indicates that optimal learner focus only lasts about 10 to 18 minutes. “Microlearning” can make content more visible, extendable, reusable, and up to date while offering minimal disturbance to the daily work schedule. Read about it here!

Feature   |   December 29, 2014
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