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How to Fix 5 Common Problems with Training Videos

For employees, few terms may elicit a sense of impending boredom than “training video.” For many, the idea of a training video elicits images of outdated and hokey content filmed using terrible “actors.”

Top 8 Benefits of Adaptive E-Learning (Part 1)

What Is Adaptive E-Learning? Believe it or not, adaptive learning has been around since before the 1970s. But it was, of course, a lot more difficult to understand and implement back then because it relies on computers, algorithms, and programming to really be effective. Now you probably know of adaptive learning as “personalized learning.” There […]

How to Pick the Best Content Curation Tools

Content curation benefits your entire organization, not just your learners. According to well-renowned IDC research highlighted by Anders Pink, typical knowledge workers spend about 25% of their time either searching for information or analyzing it. So, well-executed content curation, which sorts high-quality and relevant content, is a great way to get knowledge workers back to […]

Augmented Reality Versus Virtual Reality—Which Is Best for You?

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). While many are familiar with virtual reality from recreational pursuits like video games, augmented reality is less familiar. Understandably, many believe they are two ways of labeling the same technology. In fact, virtual reality and augmented reality are similar but distinct in important ways and have unique advantages […]

Correcting Employee Bad Habits to Boost Cybersecurity

As more and more global commerce and data management takes place online, the likelihood and potential impacts of cyberattacks are sure to increase. In an article for Harvard Business Review, Alex Blau cites some prominent and recent examples of the potential impacts of cyberattacks on even the largest and most sophisticated businesses:

How Lowe’s Leverages Virtual Reality to Train Employees

Virtual reality (VR) training has become increasingly popular as companies in a variety of industries—from law enforcement to parcel delivery— recognize the cost and safety benefits of using VR to simulate real-world situations for not-ready-for-prime-time trainees. Home improvement and appliance powerhouse Lowe’s has just recently begun using VR to train employees.

Case Study: GNC Implements Cloud-Based Training Program

“In an effort to maintain product knowledge standards among employees in its 9,000+ retail, franchise, and distribution locations, GNC (stores are General nutrition Centers) has partnered with software company ePath Leaning Inc., to train its employees,” reports Adi Menayang in an article for Nutra Ingredients USA titled “GNC ramps up employee training program with new […]

Phishing Simulation Platform—Right for Your Cybersecurity Training?

Cybersecurity is a huge concern for businesses around the world—And for good reason. Being the victim of even what could be considered a “minor” breach, could come with major costs. An article by Steve Morgan published by CSO looked at cybersecurity data and predictions. Among its findings: Cybercrime damage costs are expected to hit $6 […]

The Promise of Augmented Reality for Training

Most of us have found that it’s easier to learn something you can see first-hand. Reading instructions from a manual is only so helpful. Adding a few images can make a big difference, and actually observing a task being performed first-hand is even better. Because of this, many organizations record their training events so those […]