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The #1 most important feature in an LMS

By the title of this post, you might assume that I’m about to make a big revelation about what is the most important feature in an LMS. Knowing this feature might save you a lot of time, money, and tr...

When it's time to let go of an LMS

I have this habit of holding onto things even when they’re broken or not functioning properly anymore. For example, my previous phone was terrible. Online browsing wasn’t something I could do easily, ...

6 LMS best practices for instructional designers

Sometime ago your organization realized that the only way to keep rising in the ever-more competitive business environment is to continuously invest in its employees and their professional development...

LMS migration in 5 easy steps [Infographic]

20 years or so ago you had loud arguments with Microsoft's Clippy, and (probably) louder arguments with a coworker who forgot to save some changes to a document and made you lose two hours because you...

Why companies should consider long-boarding their employees

You only have one chance to make a good first impression. Whether you're meeting your future in-laws for the first time, or it's your first day at a new company, people will make an opinion of you bas...

Mentorship and knowledge transfer between Baby Boomers and Millennials

You've heard it before: Millennials are set to take over the workplace. Wherever you turn, there are more and more young employees. Millennials are the largest generation of the workforce and there ar...

To BYOD or not to BYOD at work? That is the question

Learning at work happens all the time in this knowledge-based economy, and it's not always between office walls. The mobile worker needs instant access to information and uses more than one device dur...

Just-in-time learning in the workplace

I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill I think all adults can relate to this. Especially employees, when it comes to training. Formal training just f...

Pros and cons: proprietary, open-source, and cloud-based LMS [Infographic]

Remember the rotary phone? How small and sleek it was, compared to its predecessor telephones! My nana had one and I very much enjoyed putting my little fingers in the circle slots of the rotary disk ...

How big data changes the training scenery

We live in a world of data. Money is no longer our only currency; big data is catching up. Until recently, the more data a business had — about how to improve their product/service, about the competit...

Top benefits of a cloud-based LMS

Workplace learning and training programs have come a long way since the cubicle was a new thing. The transfer of knowledge now happens inside and outside of office walls. Employees learn new things fr...

Addressing the needs of visual learners in training

According to a highly unscientific study I performed this morning on a few colleagues around the office, people recognize famous brands based on just parts of their logos! They didn't need the word Tw...

Tips for training senior employees

You've certainly heard this before: millennials are set to take over the workplace. They are tech-savvy, they challenge the status quo, and they won't settle for average performance. They want it all,...

Why experiential learning is so important in the workplace

This post has been updated on April 7, 2020. Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience. Simply said, it's learning by doing. We all learn better when we are directly involved...

Must-have skills for successful e-learning professionals

From corporations to start-ups and non-profit organizations, every company relies on its workforce — its people — to be successful and constantly grow. Since the currency of the business world is info...

How storytelling in games affect training

Gamification in workplace learning is less and less regarded as a trivial training tactic. Games come with an element of fun and inspire competition, even in personal learning paths. What's more, they...

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