As you could see from reading the premier issue of this publication, e-learning is hot. Everyone’s looking to it as the next great training frontier, with good reason. Unlike other training technologies and methodologies that have entered the fray over th
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If you listen to the social pundits, we live in a time of excess. Fast food, fast cars, get-rich-quick schemes, instant gratification that takes too long. It’s a go-go world full of a dizzying array of options, choices, systems and solutions.
“In every man’s life, there lies latent energy. There is, however, a spark, [which] if kindled, will set the whole being afire, and he will become a human dynamo, capable of accomplishing almost anything to which he aspires,” said James Cash Penney, found
Xcel Energy is the nation’s fourth largest combined utility, created by the merger of Minneapolis-based Northern States Power Co. and Denver-based New Century Energies. The electricity and national gas company has operations in 12 Western and Midwestern s
Although e-learning got off to a shaky start in the late 1990s, industry analysts are now bullish about the enabling technologies, notably enterprise learning management systems (LMSs), both in terms of growing adoption rates and quick return on investmen
The e-learning industry appears to be stabilizing in the recession. E-learning companies in business today have survived the dot-com meltdown and have adapted to the challenges of a recessionary market. It sure looks like there is a light at the end of th
In my last column, I discussed how every training department should establish itself as an investment, not an expense. Once this perspective is adopted, training programs need to align themselves with the organization’s best resources to guarantee success
If you have the chance to read Fred Harburgï¿½s resume, youï¿½ll find a rather impressive listing of positions. Prior to becoming chief learning officer and president of Motorola University, Harburgï¿½s past boasts organizations like IBM, Saturn, Disney,
NEC America, a network communications company offering hardware, software, services and solutions, is a billion-dollar company operating in the United States, Canada and South America. Faced with a growing platform of employees and partners to train, in 2
When Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a provider of high-performance solutions for personal, network access, enterprise, metro switch and core communication system applications, was faced with widespread company growth, it needed to redesign its training prog
Corporate universities were first created in the late 1980s as an enhancement to traditional training departments.
When my colleague Padma Medury and I conducted a survey on collaborative technologies and groupware in 1990, little did we know the degree to which Web-based tools would reshape and elevate this field. We discovered conferencing and collaboration tools fo