It’s not easy to get everyone across an organization on the same page about practically anything, let alone a new learning technology you want them to start using. But if you do the right things, getting others across your organization to adopt a new learning technology doesn’t have to be as arduous and painful as […]
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Compliance is a key corporate activity, the importance of which can’t be overstated. Compliance isn’t relevant only for highly-regulated industries like finance and healthcare. Every business is regulated in some way or another, including oversight of basic issues like employee pay and workplace safety. The myriad regulations that touch a business can be intimidating for […]
Now that you know the benefits of online training for the healthcare sector [presented in the previous issue], here are some tips for properly implementing it.
Nearly $1 in every $5 spent in the United States by 2024 will be on healthcare-related costs.1 There is no question that this industry will be booming in the years to come; and there’s also no question that it’s changing rapidly—you need your employees to keep up to date, and your employees, especially your top […]
Incorporating technology into training can offer many advantages. For one, it can save money by reducing or eliminating the need to train with expensive materials or equipment when the training can be simulated through today’s technology. It can also save money by allowing a single trainer to remotely train employees across the country or around […]
While learning and development (L&D) professionals often use the terms “online learning,” “e-learning,” and “distance learning” interchangeably, they don’t mean the exact same thing. Here’s how they’re different:
Even if a new learning technology has the potential to save your company millions of dollars every year and has the potential to teach your employees everything under the sun, it won’t matter if that potential isn’t actualized. In other words, everyone in your organization will have to actually want to use a new learning […]
Yesterday we covered some examples of how a retailer (Walmart) and restaurant (KFC) are using virtual reality training (VR) to engage employees in real-world experiences in new and novel ways. Here we take a look at how some other organizations: UPS and law enforcement are leveraging virtual reality in innovative ways.
Virtual reality (VR) has been around for years, and while many see the technology as a novelty best suited for video-game junkies, many companies are starting to find applications for VR in training programs for employees.
It’s something that’s taking place in schools around the country, but it’s a concept that many companies can—and are—incorporating into their own training efforts: makerspaces.