Putting the :) back in learning lifecycles

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Here’s the situation: You’re responsible for corporate training, and you’ve just told your management team they have to (get to?) take a new online management course series. The courses are provided by a third party, sold as a standard package. …Read more  »


Creating Impactful Design with DesignJot

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DesignJot leverages Allen’s ANSWER Analysis to ensure instructional strategies align with intended performance outcomes. Over the last 32 years, Allen has collaborated with clients to develop creative solutions; these efforts have earned industry-wide recognition and acclaim. Along the way, we …Read more  »


It’s All in the Architecture: Sustainable Customization™ in...

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I’m really excited about making the Trainingindustry.com Learning Portal Watchlist!  Creating high-value, custom solutions for our clients is what we’re all about, so our success is definitely a reflection on our corporate training clients because our LMS is driven by …Read more  »


Instructional Design Tips for Starting a Corporate Training...

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I attended a project kickoff meeting this week with a new client.  This project contains a significant element of systems training and that always makes me review my mental list of pitfalls I’ve encountered before. My biggest concern was whether …Read more  »


Learning Trends: Highlights from the Masie 2011 Conference...

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Learning Affordances When technology provides additional capabilities for employees to do their work more efficiently, it allows us to think about the emerging technologies from the affordance perspective—rather than just the features or hype. For example, when designing for mobile …Read more  »


Training Course Development for Instructional Design? There’s an...

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It’s been a month since we released DesignJot, the first iPad app for instructional design. And we couldn’t be more pleased with the response it’s received from the training and development community. DesignJot has already surpassed our expectations for downloads …Read more  »


Introducing DesignJot, The First iPad App for Training...

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  If you’ve seen me speak or read my blogs recently, you know I’ve whole-heartedly joined the tablet revolution and I consider myself somewhat of an iPad power-user. I’ve spent a lot of time exploring ways this revolution in technology …Read more  »