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Kineo US Moves Chicago Headquarters Office to Accommodate Growth

Kineo, a global provider of award-winning eLearning solutions, is moving its US headquarters from the West Loop in downtown Chicago to a larger loft office space in Greektown. This new office will accommodate Kineo’s growing team and expand its opportunities to meet client needs. Kineo US has been serving Fortune 500 companies for the past 5 ½ years. Once a startup company with only two full-time …

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Kineo US Celebrates Years of Growth and Moves to Brand New Office Space

This week, Kineo US will move into a brand new loft office space in downtown Chicago. Why? We’ve literally been bursting at the seams as our team continues to grow.  The excitement has been brewing over the past few days as the walls have become bare, team members start boxing up their workspaces, and the space empties out. The move is becoming less of a future concept and more of a reality. This …

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Have You Targeted Your Training Investment Where it Matters Most? (Part I)

It can be a bittersweet thing when you get The Call. “Hey, we have realized that our new project managers are not managing engagement profitability as successfully as we would like. Can you help?” It might be time to make an investment in training. Sounds great! We are all here to help our companies identify, target, and execute smart investments that drive performance. The bittersweet part …

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City & Guilds Kineo Releases EssentialsPlus

City & Guilds Kineo has released its new fully responsive multi-device elearning modules, supported by the hosted Learning Management System (LMS), MyEssentialsPlus. Built in the Adapt Learning Framework, the EssentialsPlus modules offer training for employees within organisations, supporting and developing knowledge in key areas such as compliance, onboarding and leadership skills, all of which …

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Totara LMS 2.7 – What You Need To Know

If you’ve had your ears to the LMS ground, or came and talked to us at LT15, you probably know a new version of Totara LMS has been keenly awaited since the new year befell us. Today sees  Totara Learning Solutions announce the release of version 2.7.  We love Totara LMS (if you don’t love your LMS, learn to love again here ). There’s always new developments and functionality being released …

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8 דרכים למקד את אסטרטגיית הלמידה שלכם במנהלים על מנת להניע לתוצאות

עובדים פונים למנהלים שלהם על מנת לקבל הכוונה לגבי האסטרטגיות וסדרי העדיפויות החשובות לחברה. למשל, כאשר מוקד טלפוני מעוניין להביא לשיפור בשירות הלקוחות שלו, המנהלים חייבים לעבוד עם הנציגים על מנת לשנות את סגנון השיחה עם לקוחות. באופן דומה, כאשר הארגון רוצה להתמקד בטיפוח יחסים עם לקוחות קיימים לעומת מיקוד בלקוחות חדשים, מנהל המכירות צריך לאמן את צוות המכירות לשנות את הגישה שלהם. בעולם הלמידה והפיתוח …

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Strategic Storytelling for Learning [SLIDES & RECORDING]

From David and Goliath to Finding Nemo , we all know the value of a story and how it can compel, inspire and even educate. It’s been said that if you can hook and engage your audience up front with a good story, all the more likely they'll stay the journey. So why are stories so effective and how can you craft a good narrative in your learning programmes? On February 25th, attendees …

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קינאו רוכשת את קבוצת אוקספורד, מומחית עולמית לפיתוח מנהלים ומנהיגות בארגונים

Kineo שמחה להודיע על רכישתה את קבוצת אוקספורד, תאגיד גלובלי המתמחה באימון מנהלים, פיתוח מנהיגות וייעוץ להנהלה בכירה, בעל רקורד עולמי בסיוע לחברות למקסם את הפוטנציאל הגלום במשאב האנושי שלהן. צעד זה מחזק את ארגז הכלים של קינאו בתחום פיתוח היכולות הארגוניות ומאפשר לה להציע למעסיקים מגוון פתרונות מקיף בתחום המיומנויות העסקיות הדרושים לצורך גדילה בסביבה העסקית המודרנית. יחד עם קינאו העולמית, קבוצת …

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Why Responsive Design is a Must-have [Featured in Learning Solutions Magazine]

"It's a fact: we live in a multi-device world. I'm currently sitting at a desk with my laptop open, my phone next to me, and a tablet within reach on the counter. What about you? How many devices do you have going at this very moment? Chances are it's more than one..." This is our new reality. So how do we design eLearning that fits into this new world order? Read the full article Responsive …

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Market Update: Responsive Digital Learning - All For One, One For All

Having recently joined City & Guilds Kineo as Head of Learning Design, I’ve had the opportunity to get hands on with some exciting new learning tools, such as the Adapt Open Source Learning Framework.  Responsive learning has been a buzz word in the learning technologies industry for a while, and having gained some new first-hand experience of designing for responsive, I wanted to …

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City & Guilds Kineo Named Strategic Leader in Bespoke Elearning

City & Guilds Kineo has been named a Strategic Leader in the Bespoke Elearning market for a third consecutive year, as part of an independent, annual study undertaken by Elearnity. City & Guilds Kineo has been a pioneer for innovation in elearning since establishing in 2005. It has progressed with the elearning and learning technologies industry, moving from rapid elearning and authoring …

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Virtual Reality: The Future Reality of Learning?

Currently considered by most as ‘consumer goods for gamers’, there is a growing interest from organisations to bring games, video and virtual reality (VR) into their training programmes as they look to new ways of engaging learners. A few months ago we were fortunate enough to be able to try out some of the latest technology hardware in our Brighton office in the form of Oculus Rift …

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Becoming an Apprentice at City & Guilds Kineo

Becoming part of the team at City & Guilds Kineo that deals with public sector employers was such thrilling news to me. My team deals with a large amount of centres and some very high status organisations and individuals, so I couldn’t wait to get started. When I started I was made to feel welcome by everyone in City & Guilds Kineo, and only weeks after starting we …

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קינאו משיקה את סדרת המדריכים - תמהיל למידה שעובד

לאחרונה חזרנו משנה נוספת בכנס Learning Technologies וכמדי שנה אנו אוהבים לחלוק כמה מהחלקים הטובים מהאירוע לאלו שלא יכלו להצטרף אלינו. השנה בכנס Learning Technologies פרסמנו את סדרת המדריכים "Blends That Work" תוך שימוש באחד הנושאים המרכזיים שעלו מדו"ח התובנות שלנו משנת 2014: תמהילי למידה מורכבים. לאחרונה אנו מבחינים בארגונים שלא רק מאמצים תמהילי למידה בקנה מידה רחב יותר מבעבר, אלא שגם תמהילי …

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City & Guilds Kineo and Barclays Win 2015 Learning Award

A blended learning programme created by Barclays, a City & Guilds Kineo client, was recognised at this year’s Learning Awards, scooping a Bronze Award. The learning and development community’s top performing organisations and individuals gathered on 5 February to celebrate the 19th annual Learning Awards, created and hosted exclusively by Learning and Performance Institute. …

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RAF Fly To The Top Working With City & Guilds Kineo

Following rigorous no-notice inspection of the teaching standards and experiences of apprentices at RAF training schools and operational units, Ofsted have awarded the RAF with an ‘outstanding’ for their engineering apprenticeship programmes. The apprenticeship programme has been recognised for the world class training it provides, which helps to support the young men and women who …

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What We Learned at LT15

Last week saw over 8,500 visitors pass through the doors of London’s Olympia to visit the Learning Technologies Exhibition and Conference.  Returning for its 18th year, the increase in attendance is further evidence that companies are investing in technology to achieve greater return on their L&D investment. On Stand 144, we had our busiest show yet, showing our latest Totara …

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Focus on the Managers [Featured on TrainingIndustry.com]

Are we underutilizing managers in learning and development? Managers play a crucial role in furthering strategies in organizations. Yet, managers are all too often ignored in the development process. How can we effectively include managers in the L&D process and get the results we aim for? Kineo US CEO, Steve Lowenthal, explores this in his article, "Focus on the Managers," recently published …

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Learning Insights for the New Year [SLIDES & RECORDING]

We’re one month into 2015. This year is going to move rapidly. Are your learning programs ready to make an impact? With continuous changes and heavy demands, thinking beyond the everyday scope may seem daunting. You may think, I have a strategy, I’m ready. But is this the same old strategy as last year? Change may be in order. Perhaps, you need some fresh ideas and inspiration …

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ATD TechKnowledge 2015: What's Old? What's New?

It was mid-January in Las Vegas. ATD TechKnowledge 2015 was underway. There I was, escaping from the cold of New England, armed with a laptop, a smartphone, and a general sense of enthusiasm. This was my sixth TK conference, and I wanted to answer a couple questions: What's new in the eLearning industry? Where are things going? Here's what I uncovered:  Nothing has changed, really... Not …

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This Thursday: Learning Insights for the New Year [WEBINAR]

Can you believe January is nearly over? Perhaps, you're grateful. It means we are that much closer to springtime and sunshine. However, the speedy passing of this month demonstrates just how quickly a year can go by. Are your learning solutions ready? Maybe you feel like you have all your "ducks in a row," but your strategy is missing some much needed inspiration and pizazz. Fortunately, we …

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Market Update January 2015: Where Are All The Blended Learning Designers?

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been over 15 years since “Blended Learning” was conceptualised and coined. Most people in the world of learning and development are aware of it, and few question its value. So, why is it so difficult to find anyone who actually resembles a “Blended Learning Designer” in the corporate landscape? As we approach Learning Technologies, …

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Blends That Work For Learners Today…and Tomorrow

Two months on from our Learning Insights Report release, and we’ve talked a lot about the key trends that emerged. But none more so than the trend of wider organisational adoption of blended learning. Almost every person we interviewed for the Insights Report said that the having the right blend was a key reason behind their success. It was also noted that the variety of blended approaches …

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