I’ve experienced my fair share of hyped-up tech fads. None were a greater let down than the range of wearable-tech that included the 3D-glasses you wore in the cinema, Google Glass, the 3D glasses for television or any of the old school virtual reality (VR) products foisted upon us a few years back. Read more
The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) is an international membership organisation founded in 1948 to advance the prevention of mental and emotional disorders. They educate on the proper treatment of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health, thus designating today, October 10, as World Mental Health Day (WMHDAY).Read more
By Tara O’Sullivan
“Instant gratification takes too long.” — Carrie Fisher
I love that we live in an age where almost everything is available on demand. The idea that we are still restricting learning opportunities makes absolutely no sense.Read more
By Apratim Purakayastha
One of the many rewards of having children is that sense of wonder and awe you experience as you watch them grow. Such is the universality of these emotions that even Bob Harris, Bill Murray’s rather enigmatic character in 2003’s critically acclaimed Lost in Translation, talks about kids as being the most interesting people you will ever meet.Read more
By Steve Wainwright
The Apprenticeship Levy kicked in early last year.
How is your organisation doing? Have you got it all worked out?
If you have, congratulations! You are one of the few.Read more
By Kyle Gingrich
In the last eight years, the “Clouds” have been rolling in. With the introduction and adoption of virtualized hardware, and with businesses shifting models to offer architecture and computing services, the landscape for professionals in networking, system administration and software development has changed significantly. Read more
By Trish Burridge
Laura Overton, CEO of Towards Maturity, recent post highlighted some of the key findings of their recent report, sponsored by Skillsoft, that delved into the workplace to determine what learners actually want from L&D offerings.Read more
By Norman Ford and John Arendes
Harvey Weinstein’s company Miramax has produced a long list of award-winning movies, he himself won an Oscar as a producer of Shakespeare in Love in 1999. Despite these accolades, what he will most likely be remembered for now is the subject of harassment and how his dramatic downfall opened the floodgates as a slew of other public figures followed him into infamy.Read more
By Laura Overton
Find Out in Our Latest In-Focus Report ‘Modern Learning Content: For Modern Workers’ Which Explores Learning Content That Will Keep Them Motivated and Excited.
Our data revealed that the modern learners can make quick decisions about how and where they learn based on what they need to do their job better.Read more
By Apratim Purakayastha
Earlier this year Josh Bersin examined in detail the recent changes to the world of corporate learning. Given the sheer size of the industry – the corporate L&D industry is over $140 billion in size, while the marketplace for college degrees, professional development, and secondary education around the world is around $300 billion – the stakes are high and anyone involved in the industry must not only recognize, but also respect the ways it is radically transforming.Read more