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Microsoft Teams is coming- are you ready?

It’s been a long time, over two years since Microsoft first announced that Teams would be replacing Skype for Business, but it’s here! Teams will be the way that Microsoft wants you to communicate and collaborate. But this is no minor undertaking, which is why Microsoft has continually pushed the retirement date for Skype forwards.… Read more »

Reskilling your workforce

By 2030, as many as 107 million workers, 12 million more than before the pandemic, may need to switch their occupational categories as COVID-19 has accelerated the transformation of digitization and automation, disrupting the world of work. To put that shift into context, it will have about the same impact on the workforce as the… Read more »

Corporate Training Program

How an online training software helps medium-sized organizations elevate their corporate training program

When it comes to employee training, there are plenty of online training software available to you. But, how do you choose the right one? It depends on your training requirements, IT resources, budget, and several other factors.  You naturally want to choose the training software that offers maximum advantages to your workers participating in the… Read more »

January mentorship month

Foster talent in your organization through mentorship

January is National Mentorship Month, which focuses attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us can work together to increase the number of mentors to help ensure positive outcomes for people and professionals.  Investing your time and energy in a mentorship program at work not only helps employees to be… Read more »

Save time and money with elearning

Help your company save time and money with elearning

Properly training your employees not only ensures that everyone is working to their full potential but it also helps your company retain talent. According to the National Research Business Institute, 23% of employees leave due to a lack of development, opportunities, and training.  Implementing elearning can be a solution for these issues. A recent ILX… Read more »

Tp 5 L&D podcasts

Five L&D podcasts we love

The Learning and Development world is such a busy and vibrant sector to work in that it can be difficult to keep up with industry-wide conversations. Fortunately, there are dozens of podcasts to keep you up-to-date on the move, no matter your role or level. Take a look at GoodPractice’s picks for top five L&D… Read more »

Global Workforce Training Tips

Training a global workforce

In a recent OpenSesame webinar, Mehdi Tounsi, Senior Regional Director for OpenSesame, Europe, shared his top tips for deploying a global training program.  Common Challenges According to Deloitte, only 1 in 9 companies rate their learning culture as excellent, which means that there is plenty of room for growth.  When training a global workforce, challenges… Read more »

OpenSesame at OEB 2019

OpenSesame Presents Machine Learning-Driven Curation Tools at OEB Global

Portland, Oregon — 2019 27 November — OpenSesame, the most comprehensive catalog of elearning courses from the world’s top publishers, will present its machine learning-driven curation tools this week at the OEB annual conference 27-29 November in Berlin, Germany. The company will also sponsor and exhibit at this premier event centered on technology-enhanced learning and… Read more »

Cybersecurity training

Get your entire team trained for cyber security

While National Cyber Security Awareness month just ended, it is always a great time to make sure you’re taking proactive steps to make a plan to train your workforce. Did you know a data breach not only affects your company’s reputation, but can cost your company anywhere from $1.25 million to $8.19 million? And new… Read more »

Think about Leadership

5 ways for leaders to spend more time thinking

What’s the leader’s role? There’s no doubt that the further a person crawls up the corporate ladder, they should be spending more time thinking and less time doing. It’s a very important mindset to understand that thinking is not doing nothing. It might not seem like you’re busy but it’s an essential part of a leader’s role. We… Read more »

2019 OpenSesame User Conference Highlights

Highlights from 2019 OpenSesame User Conference

OpenSesame hosted more than 200 customers, course publishers and LMS companies at its annual user conference 11-12 September in Portland, Oregon.  This year’s conference centered on themes surrounding future skilling and developing leaders for a 21st century workforce, leveraging learning technology advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence, maximizing elearning utilization, finding training budgets and… Read more »

Business team brainstorming

How to Choose A New Business Strategy

So you want to come up with a new strategy.  Maybe things are OK but you think they could be better – or perhaps things aren’t so good and you want to turn that around.  Maybe you sense your industry changing and want to stay ahead of the curve. There are a million reasons you… Read more »

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Curation_blog

How AI can assist in curation

In a recent podcast hosted by Rachel Cooke of the Brandon Hall Group, Diane Haines, VP of Marketing for OpenSesame and Stephen Sklarew, CEO/Co-Founder of Synaptiq, discussed curation and machine learning. Both Diane and Stephen come from extensive backgrounds in data usage and offered some great insights into how AI can assist in curation. How… Read more »

Earthquake safety and preparedness

Are you prepared for an earthquake?

Earthquakes come with or without warning, causing mass destruction and even death. If one were to hit, would you know what to do to stay safe? Would you know how to make life easier after a major quake? With the recent earthquakes in California and Nevada, we thought it would be smart to share some… Read more »

Understanding the Bi-Modal Application of Immersive Learning

Understanding the bi-modal application of immersive learning

Extended Reality (xR), a blanket term for immersive learning technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality, is being increasingly used in corporate training and across a variety of industries. Although the technology itself is more than 50 years old, recent major breakthroughs have accelerated its adoption and application. Extended Reality has proven… Read more »