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The top 6 mistakes in implementing an LMS, and how to avoid them.

March 13, 2014

As published by the eLearningIndustry.com; Marc Niemes, Director of Market Development, Australia has put together this blog post on the patterns and trends he has seen emerging with Learning System Management (LMS) implementations. After nearly 20 years in the learning industry as an LMS vendor, a content producer and a user of learning management infrastructure, [...]

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Knowledge Management MindMap

December 17, 2013

Knowledge Management: From the Individual to the Organization in 5 steps Welcome to the Knowledge Economy. Innovation, information, data, processes, and resources that reside in your team’s head are among the most valuable and yet intangible assets your organization has to grow and succeed. So, how can you prepare your organization to leverage and retain [...]

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Always Learning – Jim’s Blog

December 5, 2013

Jim Breen our Chief Executive Officer has recently returned from an extended business trip across the US, Australia and Europe. Below he shares some of his trip highlights and lessons learned along the way……… I am now back in Tralee, having returned from one of the most interesting and inspiring trip in over 14 years [...]

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eLearning: Yesterday, today and tomorrow…

August 15, 2013

James Fordham, our Director of Sales APAC, has written the following article on his experience within the eLearning industry. It details his view on the vast changes in eLearning over the past 14 years and the impact technology has made on the industry. My career since 1999 has been within eLearning, and subsequently, I have [...]

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The Fine (eLearning) Art of Distillation

October 30, 2012

Pop quiz! How long are you willing to sit watching a video on the Internet? a) 1 minute b) 10 minutes c) 15 minutes d) 20 minutes This quiz was a trick because the correct answer is “None of the above.” According to Visible Measure, among typical Internet users who are browsing for entertainment: • [...]

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High-Impact Learning

October 11, 2012

It’s 10:00 am and your office building just caught fire. What would you like your employees to do? Define emergency preparedness, describe the risks associated with lack of planning, or quickly and safely evacuate the building? Unless your employees are fire-proof, you are most likely to choose the last option. Our goal at PulseLearning is [...]

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Playing the armchair critic

May 3, 2012

Imagine for a moment that you are watching a figure skating pair competing in the Olympics. They are so graceful. They make wearing two metal sticks on feet and dancing on a patch of ice look natural. The man throws the woman into the air, sending her spinning like a top. She lands on one [...]

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What Adult Learners Want

March 20, 2012

Way back in the 1970s, Malcolm Knowles identified the following six principles of adult learning: • Adults are internally motivated and self-directed • Adults bring life experiences and knowledge to learning experiences • Adults are goal oriented • Adults are relevancy oriented • Adults are practical • Adult learners like to be respected In plain [...]

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Training in Action

March 13, 2012

The American Society of Training & Development (ASTD) estimates that U.S. organizations spent over 170 billion dollars on employee learning and development in 2010. It is a staggering number and no wonder that CEOs are asking how much return on investment they can expect. The answer to that question depends on another question: What did [...]

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