‘I need help now’ is not a cry for learning (if it ever was). Many jobs or tasks don’t require a great deal of ‘capability’ to be learned. They just require the most appropriate information or instruction at the point of need that can then be forgotten and summoned again if required.
When you’re looking to develop a holy grail of just in time information and resources for your learners, don’t be surprised when they dip in and out, abandon mid-module, or skip to page three of a PDF. Unless we’re talking compliance or a course awarding credentials , a drop in course completions might actually be a good thing. The whole point of …
For many L&D professionals, keeping up with the technology curve is half the fun. Since 2011, we’ve been hearing about Tin Can, now know as the Experience API, or xAPI. No longer just a shiny new object that everyone just scratches their head about, we’re starting to see actual use cases and implementations that show this technology is on the rise.
As digital learning continues to evolve, many people have begun to wonder how L&D professionals will step up their systems and begin including more robust options for integrations, tracking, and reporting.
Annual compliance training season! Ah, the fun of it! Taking the same information security course you took last year? Reviewing the exact same policies and scenarios this time around? It’s enough to induce EGOS (Eyes Glaze Over Syndrome) in even your most compliant employees.
When designing onboarding experiences for new employees it’s important to consider not only the company’s goals but also the goals of the new hire to increase retention and avoid high turnover rates.
When ARKit was announced at Apple's 2017 WWDC event, I must admit my first thought was “so what - Pokemon Go has been around for months”. Yet when I took a closer look, I realised that Apple had, once again, played its trump card.
Compliance training. No one particularly loves it - not even the legal department - but there’s virtually no way to avoid it. In most industries, if an organization or its employees aren’t in compliance, some pretty nasty consequences can arise should a law be violated or regulation ignored. And let’s be honest, compliance content isn’t by nature …
Working in L&D can be challenging as technology continues to grow and evolve, so it’s important to stay on top of it and ahead of the curve. This, and four other skills are what make a great L&D pro.
Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can go awry. If you find yourself coming up against design constraints for a learning solution it can be frustrating to have to find an alternative method or workaround. Here, we take a look at 5 common design constraints and propose some creative ways to avoid them all together.
Implementing interactive video into your elearning is a great tool to inform your audience and provide them with additional content and context, but it can be overwhelming if you’re highlighting too many additional pieces of information. Here we’ll give you nine other tips for making your interactive video experience a great one.
Kineo named on the top 10 elearning content development companies list for 2017.This prestigious list ranks the 10 top companies of the year and in 2017 the bar was raised even higher with more than 300 companies entering for a place.
3 of the market prime, interactive video-development tool providers explain why interactive video is such an important tool in today's elearning.
A few years ago, Dannie consumed media the only way digital media could be consumed – on TV, radio and a PC screen. But now technology has transformed the way we digest digital media – let’s look at Dannie’s new digital footprint.
Developing custom elearning with a vendor can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are three tips to keep in mind as you embark on your new vendor journey to help make the transition as smooth as possible.
Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking at the best of times and downright difficult at the worst, but a smooth transition via the company’s onboarding process can help even the most nervous new employee settle in quicker.
One of the biggest buzzwords across various industries for the last couple of years has been gamification, but many times companies get caught in the trap of implementing something because it’s on trend rather than because it’s truly useful to their mission.
Not since the late great Poly Styrene of X Ray Spex sang ‘Identity’ in 1978 has there been such a buzz about identity as there is these days … arguably. The onset of digital transformation has many of us in L&D navel-gazing.
At LearnX 2015 in Melbourne Kineo’s Managing Director Matt Johnson picked up on how “advances in technology have continued to democratise learning.” He was referring to both the tremendous availability and take-up of technology as a way of delivering learning and the opportunities and impact of that on how people prefer to learn, for example in a …
A subject matter expert, is just that – an expert on a particular subject. An SME knows the content of a course inside-out and therefore is the best person to handle content queries, and check deliverables for accuracy, relevance, and credibility. At Kineo, we’ve worked with hundreds of SMEs over the years and we’ve got a few tips on what it takes.
Awards season will shortly be upon us, and Kineo's work with clients has once again been shortlisted for the Learning Technologies Awards. Hundreds of entries from a wide range of sectors across the world have been whittled down to this year’s ‘impressive and record-breaking shortlist’. Following on from our double gold at last year’s awards, we’re …
What’s your instant reaction when I use the words ‘business culture’ in terms of the workplace? Positive? Negative? Unfortunately we often can feel negative about the idea of culture at work. When in fact we should be creating a positive culture, letting it thrive and working out how it can contribute to growth for our businesses. Let’s not …
When you think of the mother of all Learning Management Systems, 24 cardboard boxes tucked away at a Minnesota library probably doesn't come to mind. Yet that is the home of PLATO, the first computer-based learning system and online community. Many LMSs today are born out of the same basic concepts that Donald Bitzer developed for PLATO in 1960.