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The Marriage of Technology and Learning

As human resource and development experts, we recognize the value of technology in meeting our workforce needs. As a tool, it enhances the flexibility, interactivity, customization, and accessibility to key information and content. It grants us data necessary to assess … Continue reading

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Are We Game Ready?

Most cell phone stores I have visited over the years combine the worst elements of retail planning, customer service, and general operations.  The merger of poorly trained staff, mismanaged customer flow, and redundant and time-consuming processes create a loud and … Continue reading

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Talent Management Planning

After the last post on “What’s Up with Training,” a reader asked for more elaboration on talent management and the corresponding planning process.  Before answering his question, lets discuss talent management from a conceptual standpoint.  Like many popular business concepts, … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Training?

Boring classrooms that actually diminish employee engagement, Powerpoint presentations masquerading as e-learning, and an absence of any type of effectiveness analysis summarizes the comments made by a Fortune 100 training and development executive I meet last week.  She had worked … Continue reading

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E-Learning

A recent study by the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) concluded that U.S. educational institutions will need networks that deliver broadband performance of 100Mbps for every 1,000 students and staff members in time for the 2014-15 school year.  The … Continue reading

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