During the two years of the global COVID-induced lock-down, the world went virtual: Virtual reality, virtual training, virtual workplaces, virtual live performances. At first, the world wondered, “Would it work?” Clearly, the answer is yes. Two years into the pandemic and the question has evolved to “Will it remain?” In the world of training, the …Read More
Despite the record number of deaths, the devastation to the economy, and the social isolation, the dark cloud of COVID-19 has had some silver linings. Nature rebounded, technology advanced, and the amount of online content soared. So much free content is available that many do not want to pay for professional development anymore. But the …Read More
“Thinking outside the box” means to think creatively for a new solution to an old problem. It was a creative metaphor when it first emerged in common use in the late 1960s. Fifty years later, the expression has become a cliché.
When it comes to converting training for the online environment, webinars are quickly becoming the …Read More
On April 29, Karen Feeley, President of Comprehensive Learning Solutions, was the featured speaker for the Ask the CEO webcast series, sponsored by the National University of Science and Technology’s Professional Development Center in Pakistan.
Even before 2020, workplace learning had been making the shift from classroom-based training to a blended approach using more digital learning experiences. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated …Read More
One year ago, the world shut down. Or, it would have shut down had technology not come to the rescue. From Amazon to Zoom, web-enabled technology kept the world’s economy moving during the worst of the shelter-in-place orders. One area that came to a screeching halt for the first month or two after the orders …Read More
What do you do when you have several hundred or
thousand people around the country that you need to train? If you were living in the 1980s, the answer
was simple: Fly them to a central point
and offer face-to-face training. By the
end of the century, the answer was blended learning: For the easy content, give them a …Read More
Airfares are skyrocketing. Budgets are dropping. Safety threats hover at high levels. Free time is shrinking. How is an organization supposed to train its people with all these growing constraints? Macro-, micro-, mini-learning, WBT, CBT, ILT: The training jargon goes on and on! How is a project manager or HR professional supposed to pick the …Read More