Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

You had a great idea. You worked tirelessly to choose an eLearning course that would help your team grow. You made sure to provide enough materials, test their skills, and create a feedback system that works. Now what? Your course is ready to face the competition. It won’t be easy. There are dozens of courses to choose from, regardless of the topic the learner has in mind. Why should your employees be interested in this particular course? Even if these are your employees and you can easily make the course mandatory, you don’t want to do that. ... [more]

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In a recent OpenSesame webinar, VP and Principal Analyst at Constellation Research, Holger Mueller, revealed how learning technologies have evolved in the times of digital transformation and technical disruption. He shared the best practices and top tips to become a “digital disrupter” amongst evolving technologies.   Don’t be left behind   Where will your company be in 2020? Mueller challenges you to ponder how technology is changing and how these changes will affect your organization’s future. ... [more]

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As web technology continues to grow and evolve, internet browsers are constantly adapting to ensure full compatibility. Adobe Flash, a browser plugin that delivers content such as videos and interactive elements, is being phased out by the industry and replaced by HTML5, a more modern way to view this same content without requiring the use of a plugin. As internet browsers are beginning to disable Flash, more and more elearning providers such as OpenSesame and many of our course publishers, are transitioning to HTML5 over time. ... [more]

Unfortunately, all too often sales representatives rarely achieve those desired C-level sales. A recent Forbes article explains, “eight out of 10 executive buyers consider the sales meetings they take to be a waste of time” and believe that representatives do not demonstrate an adequate knowledge of their buyers business. Perhaps this is not purely the inherent shortcoming of the sales representative, but an indication of a more insidious issue of sales reps not being adequately trained with the business skills to successfully seize these c-level sale opportunities.   The Solution? ... [more]

Approximately 69% of L&D professionals say that talent is the number one priority in their organizations. However, recent research by Deloitte Human Capital Trends shows that reinventing careers and learning was rated by executives as the #2 most important business issue. Josh Bersin, founder and Principal of Bersin by Deloitte, draws the following observation from this issue: “We are living longer, jobs are changing faster than ever, and automation is impinging on our work lives more every day. ... [more]

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