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LinkedIn 2017 Workplace Learning Report

The LinkedIn 2017 Workplace Learning Report put together by Britt Andreatta is worth a look if you are interested in: Workplace learning trends What areas L&D programmes are focusing on The Grenier Curve for thinking about your organisation’s stage of growth and the next transformation it’s likely to go through. It’s drawn from North American […]

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Engaging learners through interactive video

Many people are already using video to deliver training, but traditional video can only go so far to meet learning needs. Interactive video, where questions, branching, and other interactions can be added to enhance the experience, has been becoming more mainstream and easier to create in the past couple of years. We’ve been particularly impressed […]

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New Staff On-board: July 2017

We warmly welcome Karen Gillie and Nigel Young to our team at Synapsys. A former lecturer in adult learning, Karen has been designing workplace L&D for most of her career.  She has extensive experience in matching technology to organisational requirements and is responsible for managing our LMS implementation projects. Nigel has over 20 years’ experience […]

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Notes from ATD Atlanta 2017

  With over 10,000 attendees and hundreds of presenters and vendors, nobody sees everything at ATD. Here are a random collection of ideas and tools that caught my attention. Evaluating learning impact From Tony Bingham’s conference welcome, IBM has sidelined big data analytics for measuring learning impact and gone to asking managers what they think […]

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Business Problems: Totara Solutions Workshop

Bebe and Phil ran a session on looking for technical solutions to business issues as part of the TotaraLMS conference last week. The focus of the session was to look at the issues and problems that workshop participants faced in their everyday work life. We flushed out a great range of issue – for example: […]

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Getting buy-in for measuring learning impact

I recently attended a webinar presented by Andy Webb from Applied.com on getting buy-in from your boss for learning measurement/ analytics projects. It’s worth a look here if you have time. If not, here are a few of my takeaways… Of course, your programme should be designed around your organisation’s KPIs, and you should measure […]

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Moving from workshops to blended learning

Many, many of our clients are looking to re-purpose workshop based learning programmes to a blended learning approach. There are numerous drivers. Cost of delivery is the most common one, closely followed by bottlenecks in availability of experts, and a concern around the lack of evidence of uptake and application of learning (“they attended, but […]

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ATD 2015 Panellists’ thoughts on ROI

Some thoughts from a panel on ROI at the ATD2015 conference comprising Rick de Rijk, James Kirkpatrick, Laura Paramoure and Shaun Riley… #1 We tend to frame programmes around curricula – the objectives we hope will deliver the change we’re looking for. If we framed them around the KPIs that defined success instead, we’d be […]

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