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
In 1999, PurchasePro spent a small fortune on instructor-led training (ILT) for sales, customer service, vendors and clients. They knew that e-learning suited their product well, yet e-learning wasn’t ready for (Web) primetime. ILT was still more valuable
“Doing more with less”, “creating improved efficiencies”, “downsizing”, “right-sizing”, “trimming fat”, “curbing expenses”, and “streamlining processes” are among the buzzwords and catch-phrases that herald today’s business environment. They all point t
Falling stock prices, failed LMS implementations, poor course completion rates, slashed corporate budgets. In the face of all that, will e-learning be remembered as nothing more than a late salvo in the dot-bomb campaign?