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Hot New Technology Learning Trends for Successful Corporate Training

One of the biggest mistakes that learning professionals make in delivering content is operating under the assumption that there is nothing new under the sun. To put it another way, they already know everything they need to know about creating training materials for organizations and how it should be delivered. However, this type of thinking can be detrimental in the future. In the past few years, a cumulative effort of research and development in the learning industry has revealed several trends that will impact the learning strategies to be used. In particular, the exponential advancements in technology have allowed for these [...]

Hot New Technology Learning Trends for Successful Corporate Training2019-10-10T12:30:38+00:00

4 Key Factors That Drastically Improve the Impact of Corporate Training

When it comes to activities that most employees and organizations tend to dismiss as useless, ”corporate training” is unfortunately the most common to come up. How could this possibly be? Don’t we all agree that continuous learning is one of the root fundamentals of achieving great success in any career? Nobody would deny this for any other endeavor in life, and yet we groan incessantly of the productive time being lost in corporate training. However, the other side of the coin reveals the sad truth. A quick look at corporate training materials will show that the content is often bland in delivery, [...]

4 Key Factors That Drastically Improve the Impact of Corporate Training2019-10-10T12:30:58+00:00

Leveraging Technology for Flexible Employee Learning

When it comes to training employees within a modern organization, it is important to consider how trends are changing. In particular, workers and leaders are not learning in the same way they did in the past. Gone are the days of compact classrooms and a teacher monotonously going through PowerPoint slides that appear to be put together at the last minute. In this day and age, people prefer to learn at their own rate using the technology that they have at hand. Instead of a 500-page binder full of dense information, workers are becoming adapted to materials that are available to them [...]

Leveraging Technology for Flexible Employee Learning2019-10-10T12:31:23+00:00

To Script or to plug-in

Publishers, worldwide, have accepted InDesign over the years as a worthy tool in their arsenal. One of the main reasons for InDesign’s acceptance is its design capabilities and scope for automation in a world that demands extremely short TATs and cost efficiencies. Automation in InDesign can either be done from a high-level approach with supported scripts or diving deep into the InDesign SDK and develop a native plug-in. Both approaches have their advantages and limitations. Let’s look at the easier option of scripting first. InDesign offers great support for scripting. Creating and running a script in InDesign is relatively inexpensive, easier [...]

To Script or to plug-in2019-10-10T12:31:46+00:00

Research’s latest challenge: Reproducibility of Results

To research is to systematically investigate into and study materials and sources to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Publishing results helps the scientific community in keeping themselves abreast of new findings. While people can learn about latest happenings by reading scientific journals, if the data provided is not complete, readers and the community would not be able to reproduce a published experiment. Though publishing has evolved with latest digital trends in furnishing content, scientific publishing for journals has not evolved much in terms of what data is provided to readers. Consequently, more than 60–90% of the results of all published [...]

Research’s latest challenge: Reproducibility of Results2019-10-10T12:34:37+00:00