All organizations work with outside vendors and suppliers that provide goods and services, such as raw materials for a manufacturing process, outsourced labor, and finished products. The most effective organizations are the ones that actively partner with their vendors up and down the supply chain, rather than simply seeing the
No matter what field, there are always individuals who stand out as subject matter experts (SMEs). They’re the ones we go to with questions on particular topics where they have significant knowledge. SMES are also sought after by learning development teams to contribute their expertise to learning content.
When it comes
You’ve probably heard the User-Generated Content (UGC) buzzword before, but have you ever thought about how user-generated video could work for your business to drive change, specifically in your training programs?
It’s no secret campaigns like Coca Cola’s “Share a Coke” campaign have been extremely successful. After all, if you have
How businesses can ensure new software initiatives are well-received by target audiences
We’ve all heard anecdotes about how even well-intentioned software projects have gone bad. Because the success of new systems and software programs depends very much on the positive outlook (of stakeholders that will use and interact with the tools)
Thanks to globalization, businesses have created models where disparate entities, both geographically and functionally, cooperate to deliver singular goals. Vendors, channel partners, customers, and subsidiaries come together to work as a single team.
This then creates what can become a training nightmare for corporate HR professionals.
How do you train employees belonging
There’s been talk recently about the effectiveness and relevancy of performance management; specifically annual performance reviews (APRs). Are they still worth doing? How do they fit into the modern-day work culture? What tools can help increase the efficacy of these reviews? Let’s take a look at where APRs started in
Instructional design (ID) is as much of an art as it is a science, so you need capable talent to do a good job. But what should you look for when seeking those capabilities; and where and how do you find the instructional designer talent you need?
What to look for
Let’s face it, team collaboration (especially when some or all of your team are operating remotely) can be quite the Herculean task. Between emails, face-to-face conversations, phone calls, Dropbox files and more, it can be an extremely difficult task to manage everyone and keep your team running efficiently.
But, what if
According to an estimate, corporate training around the world is set to experience a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of nearly 11% between 2016 and 2020. What this means is that companies have tremendous opportunities to develop and implement training initiatives to give themselves a competitive edge over their business