The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across the EU and protect citizen data. Essentially, the laws ask companies who collect data to be very clear about obtaining that consent to collect data. It also requires companies to allot certain rights to citizens
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Creating a corporate learning culture is an ongoing, continuous improvement process. You can’t follow a series of steps then suddenly have an environment conducive to learning. Fostering this culture involves a lot of listening and constant feedback from your employees and being ready to adapt and
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Scrum is becoming more and more popular in the business world. 80% of respondents to a survey say their companies use Scrum at least half the time – and they feel it works. It’s designed for software development, but other industries have found that its focus on
People rely on internet reviews to buy everything. I do it too – for items as unimportant as dish soap, I find myself looking up the product on Amazon and viewing the world’s complaints, concerns, and favorite things about that brand. That’s why it’s natural to look out for internet
Microlearning isn’t just another buzzword – it’s a method that learning and development professionals are discovering is a great way to promote flexibility in learning and increase learner engagement.
Long courses are fine, but if someone wants to reference something they learned in a moment in need, it’s impractical to try
Most companies who have worked with a learning management system (LMS) or who have read about LMS technology are familiar with one of the most common complaints in the industry: a lack of software support.
To combat doubts about support capabilities, many providers market themselves as a “partner.” They claim they
Informal learning is, by nature, elusive and difficult to measure. The training industry attempts to divide learning into the 70:20:10 model, leaving 10 percent formal training, 20 percent learning from others, and 70 percent on the job, or informal, training. But no one can actually guess how much informal training
One of the primary ways that a blended learning approach to training can save money is by reducing actual costs. Heartland Dental, the nation’s largest dental support organization, needed to find a new learning solution that would be more compatible with modern workforce needs and ended up saving $18.5 million
E-learning content vendors are offering massive course libraries of content with thousands of lessons ranging from software to leadership skills. They’re granting access in expansive packages that tempt with fantasies of all the possibilities of what employees can learn. Skillsoft boasts 500,000+ pieces of content. OpenSesame offers a 20,000+ course