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2020 Learning technologies: what’s hot and what’s not

In a recent OpenSesame webinar Donald H Taylor, Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute, shared the results of the 2020 Global Sentiment Survey (GSS). This survey asked over 2,000 respondents from 86 countries the question, “What do you think will be hot in workplace learning and development in 2020?” in order to identify upcoming… Read more »

Spotlight your company’s principles this March

March is National Ethics Awareness Month which makes it a great time to craft a thoughtful strategy for strengthening the ethical culture of your organization and assess whether your efforts are working. Having a strong and well communicated business ethical culture benefits the people within your organization and also helps attract new talent. According to… Read more »

Reskilling your workforce

By 2030, as many as 375 million workers, or roughly 14% of the global workforce, may need to switch occupational categories as digitization, automation, and advances in artificial intelligence disrupt the world of work. To put that shift into context, it will have about the same impact on the workforce as the industrial revolution did.… Read more »

Why training is critical to fulfill the promise of new technology

Humans are creatures of habit, especially habits that make our lives and daily tasks easier. But habits and technology are often at odds with each other.  For example, in the 1980’s, business executives were reluctant to trade their paper rolodexes for computerized contact databases.  Every advance in technology, from color monitors, to email, to cloud-based… Read more »

Investing in cyber security prevention

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, as of July 2017, over 700 companies were breached, nearly matching the total of all breaches in 2016. Cybercrimes are happening more often than ever. A data breach has occurred when an individual’s name plus Social Security Number (SSN), driver’s license number, medical record, or a financial record/credit/debit… Read more »

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Connecting Training to Long-Term Performance

How many Learning Management Systems (LMS) are used at your organization? As company size grows, learning is increasingly planned at the department level and the number of LMS increases–some companies use up to 30 LMS! Two-thirds of industry leaders admit that decentralized learning strategies hurt employee development, tenure and engagement. In a recent webinar sponsored… Read more »