Author: Katie Hurst

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Marketing Your eLearning Internally – Start With the Why

There are a number of obstacles to overcome when building an elearning program in your workplace. OpenSesame has sought to provide resources for some of these challenges, such as avoiding the common myths of elearning, as well as providing a step-by-step guide on how to build an elearning plan. Next to these hurdles, the most… Read more »

Blended Learning and How It Applies to Business

Technology in education can trace its roots as far back as radio, when students in remote areas without a dedicated school house used to tune in to receive lessons. Since then, records, video cassettes, DVDs and now, the cloud, have been used to deliver education and training. This long history of technology in the classroom… Read more »

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Tech Week: Celebrating Project Managers

On this last day of Tech Week, I want to focus on an often overlooked, but vital, player of the tech world—the project manager. Project management is a demanding and thankless profession, requiring a higher than average amount of ball juggling and incurring high levels of stress in the process. And while project management is… Read more »

Tech Week: Avoid Data Breaches With Secure Code Training

You would never build your office without doors and locks to protect your company’s property, right? Most companies don’t provide formal training to their software development teams. More than 1,000 software vulnerabilities exist today that allow attackers to exploit applications. Developers cannot be expected to know how to thwart these risks. As a result, developers… Read more »

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Learn a New Skill: How to Build Mobile Applications

At the close of 2013, the number of mobile phones surpassed the population of the entire world. Additionally, more than 50% of global web users now use mobile devices as their primary means of going online. If there was any doubt that mobile is is the future of technology, this past year’s growth has wiped… Read more »

Learning Resolutions for 2014 Wrap-Up

The short window of calm between the holidays and the chaos of returning to work provides a great opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and lesson of the previous year. Better than most, learning professionals understand how to apply those lessons moving forward into the new year. These lessons and insights are tools we wanted… Read more »