June 15, 2015 08:58 AM
When Apple released the original iPad in April 2010, I immediately became addicted. I thought I had finally found a lightweight business tool that would help me be more productive during my extensive travel schedule – and finally release me from the burden of dragging my 10 lbs. laptop across the country (after one rotator cuff surgery, my shoulder was especially thankful).
Unfortunately, I quickly became frustrated with the lack of full support for PowerPoint on the ...
May 07, 2015 10:01 AM
The eLearning market is explosive. Upside Learning cites stats that 44% of organizations plan to purchase online learning tools and systems, 41% are exploring formal Learning Management Systems (LMSs), and 37% plan on purchasing authoring tools/systems.
And the numbers back it up.
The LMS market is over $2 billion, and continues to grow. Think that’s big? The worldwide market for self-paced eLearning reached $42.7 billion in 2013, with revenues projected to reach $53 billion by 20...
April 09, 2015 09:23 AM
So you want to create a learning culture at work, but you’re not sure how to go about it. First thing’s first. Assess your current situation:
Are your employees spending their day on the road? Ensure learning is mobile-ready.
Are they struggling to find time to attend live training sessions? Ensure learning is accessible on-demand.
Are they zoning out and failing to retain key information? Ensure learning is relevant and interactive.
Are they constantly working in the sam...
March 19, 2015 09:49 AM
It is not often that a business-focused blog starts off with an art review, but hold on for a few paragraphs.
In the middle of this brutal Boston winter, I visited the newly-renovated Harvard Art Museum in Cambridge, MA. If you like to see art in a beautiful space, it is free on Saturday mornings. The highlights of the visit were the Rothko Murals, on display until July 2015. They were originally hung in 1961 in an undergraduate dining hall at Harvard (go figure). I know that Rothko woul...
December 22, 2014 10:24 AM
Consumer applications (translation: everyday apps available to the public) are great. Who doesn’t love a good Candy Crush binge or round of restaurant roulette with UrbanSpoon? Now take that same concept—entertainment or information available at the tip of your fingers—and apply it to the workplace.
Enterprise applications (apps that help you do your job) are equally as valuable. In particular, mobile-friendly enterprise apps can be the secret weapon of any B2B organiz...