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Kineo Recognized as a Leading Content Development Company

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology, is pleased to announce their recognition on TrainingIndustry.com’s “ 2015 Top 20 Content Development Companies List .” This is the third consecutive year Kineo has been named on the list.  Selection is based on criteria including industry visibility, innovation, capability to develop multiple types of content, company size and growth, depth …

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Market Update: Next Generation Learning Management Systems [PART1]

Course booking system, learning management system, virtual learning environment. Sound sexy? Thought not. We think it’s time to shake up that old IT system and replace it with something that will positively enthuse learners to engage, and in a way that suits them. Following from my March Market Update focusing on the progress of the learning management system , let’s take a tour around some systems …

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5 Ways to Make Your Compliance Elearning Go Beyond the Screen

We've all been here. We take a course because we have to. We go through the motions and then that's it. Nothing transfers into our day-to-day lives. This is a common challenge for compliance training. Employers put all the effort into getting people to take compliance modules – but then there are no follow-up activities to support the knowledge transfer. The learning is stuck in the screen, and there's …

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How my Apprenticeship helped me into my chosen career

Let me take you back to August 2011. It’s A-Level results day and there I am, clutching my brown envelope containing what was to either guarantee my place in my chosen University or make for some awkward “you did your best” conversations over dinner. It can be a very daunting time collecting your results - the results you’ve basically been working towards since your first moments in education. …

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Totara 2.7 Appraisals Demo [RECORDING]

In the third and final part of our Totara Demo Series, we showcased some of the new Performance Management features in Totara LMS 2.7. They have been working hard to enhance and improve this key area for the 2.7 release. Some of the key updates include: Greater efficiency around adding and removing users from appraisals User managers, manager’s manager or appraiser can …

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Make Blended Learning Work for Onboarding [SLIDES & RECORDING]

It’s your first day at a new job that you are excited to begin, and upon your arrival, it seems like no one was expecting you at all. There’s no onboarding process and you are left on your own. This isn’t the way new hires should be welcomed, but sadly this happens all too often. Onboarding begins before the new hire sets foot in the door on their first day. So are you prepared to make a good …

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If You Build It, They Will Come...Won’t They?

Once upon a time, this may have been the case. However the reality is, they don’t. But why aren’t your learners queuing up to access your learning? Because employees (and people generally) are busy and have multiple choices of how to spend their time; how can they spend it learning if they don't even know the learning exists? Say Goodbye To The Good Old Days Gone are the days when learners …

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Mentored Tasks: Support Learners Where They Are

Let’s play pretend. Imagine that you‘re a sales manager for a major pharmaceutical company. Six months ago you rolled out a new process to help your sales representatives assess RFPs (requests for proposals) and opportunities to determine the likelihood of winning the business. The process is built around reviewing a customer’s RFP, completing three Excel worksheets, and then drawing conclusions …

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Accredited Training Success: Helen's Story

Three years ago, Helen Potts began a new career path as a carer. She chose to re-train at the age of 57, and took part in Home Instead Senior Care’s specialised Dementia Training programme. The programme is the only one of its kind in the UK.  Before Helen came across the programme, she had left her office job to become her mother’s full time carer. She did that around the clock for two years, …

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Totara 2.7 Reporting Demo [RECORDING]

In part 2 in our series of Totara 2.7 demos, we explored the newest features of Totara's reporting feature. There’s some great new powerful functionality around reporting within Totara 2.7. In this webinar, we demoed: Badges issued report source Report aggregation Report graphing Report graph block Graphical reporting performance Added 'is completed', 'is in progress', …

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Learning Portals: Why You Should Be An Early Adopter

I still remember the day I was forced to get my first iPhone. Yes, forced. It was with great dread and doubt that I signed the dotted line and committed myself to the new era of computing. I didn’t want to; I was happy with my phone that made calls and did nothing else. That’s why my first iPhone was the 3GS, meaning I waited 3 whole years after the first iPhone before adopting. My friends and family …

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Totara 2.7 Face-to-Face Demo [RECORDING]

We kicked off our Totara 2.7 Demo Series last Thursday. In this demo, we focused on the newest additions of the face-to-face (F2F) feature.  Totara 2.7 allows users to add themselves to a list of users who are interested in a F2F session. This is particularly helpful for scenarios where the session dates have not yet been released, or the current sessions are already full. All self-signups and …

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Discussing Open Source at #OSOS15

I recently had the opportunity to attended the Open Source Open Society Conference 2015 in Wellington, and the chance to hear keynotes from Chris Kelly from Github, Lillian Grace from WikiNZ and many other respected Open Source advocates, outlining the relevance and demand of open source solutions.

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Welcome To The Digital Learning World [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you didn't think so before now, you only have to look around you to know we're well and truly in the realms of a digital learning world. We're seeing learners expecting more mobile, personalised experiences and budget holders expecting more bang for their buck whilst still getting learning that's adding value to the business. There's been quite a lot of change that's happened pretty quickly. …

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Big Data - Your LMS' Secret Weapon?

You don’t have to be a scientist to know that we live in a world of data. All this data is surrounding us – all of the time – and although we can’t touch it or see it, no-one would doubt that we need it to help us do important things. Of course, we then use it to make decisions about which important things we need to do next. In this context, it’s tempting to talk next about ‘Big Data’ and the …

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Summer Events Season Begins

This summer we are hitting the road and we want you to come along with us! We’re looking forward to meeting our friends (and making new ones) across the UK, sharing some of our latest innovations from the past few months and looking at what's coming next in the world of learning. It’s set to be a summer full of sharing, learning and giving and we hope to see you at one, or all of our live summer …

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A Decade of Rapid eLearning [Market Update]

What does the phrase Rapid eLearning mean to you? Is it a set of authoring tools; the timeline for the project; the quality of the output; the budget you have available; or is it eLearning created by a Subject Matter Expert? Does the term inspire you or leave you distraught and desperate? No matter your viewpoint, if you’ve been in the eLearning industry for any length of time, you’ve probably …

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Make Blended Learning Work for Sales Training [SLIDES & RECORDING]

We expect a lot out of our sales teams. It's crucial that they perform at optimal levels. So shouldn't we nurture our sales teams as much as the leads that flood in? Absolutely.  In this 30-minute webinar, Make Blended Learning Work for Sales Teams, Cammy Bean, Kineo US VP of Learning Design, and Chip Cleary, VP of Solutions & Consulting share tips and insights for designing a blended program …

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Life as a Marketing Apprentice: 6 Months In

Faced with the 'what next?' decision as I entered the final year of my formal education, I opted for the Apprenticeship route. I've already attended the Skills Show and a River Cottage conference, chaired the Apprenticehip4England debate, and helped out at the Skills Debate... and I've still got another six months to go! Although currently Marketing Apprentice at City & Guilds Kineo, marketing …

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Debunking the Myths of Onboarding

When your new staff members think about your corporate onboarding program, which of these statements is closer... "What a great experience! Coming to work here was definitely the right decision!" or "Onboarding? Oh, you mean those compliance courses I had to take just before that session I had to go through on how to fill out expense reports?". I bet most of you chose the second one. However, …

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Adapt Wins Gold for Best Elearning Design Technology

For the third consecutive year, the open source multi-device Adapt Framework has been recognised for its achievements in elearning design technology by the Asia-Pacific based LearnX Awards. The LearnX awards, run by the non-profit LearnX Foundation, has been recognising the industry's best learning and development initiatives across Asia Pacific in education and corporate sectors, for the past …

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