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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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From Stand-up to Elearning: Q&A with Kineo US Art Director, Brian Beverly

From advertising to sports to stand-up to eLearning. What a journey it's been for Kineo US Art Director, Brian Beverly. Learn more about Brian's role at Kineo US and his unlikely path into the eLearning industry through this Q&A.  You have a background in fine arts. Tell me about that. Did you ever imagine you would end up in eLearning?  Yes, I have a background in fine arts. …

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Why No One Cares About Your Lousy Elearning

It's 2015. By now, almost everyone reading this post has taken some form of self-paced online learning, aka "elearning," either by choice or under duress. Perhaps you got a speeding ticket and had the option of taking online learning to reduce the $300 ticket. Maybe you've accessed a software tool's online tutorials to get up to speed. Or maybe your company has compliance requirements that make you …

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10 Questions That Will Change What You Think of Learning Technologies 2015

So maybe we’re overanalysing Buzzfeed’s style of headline writing. But it’s a big show, we needed to get your attention. For those of us in the Learning Tech universe, this is the big one. But it’s not for us, it’s for you. And you may find yourself wandering around the Olympian space of the, um, Olympia in London, bouncing from stressball to free USB stick, wondering …

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The Football Association: A Large-Scale LMS Implementation Success Story

Large-scale learning management system (LMS) implementations can be daunting. There’s a lot to consider, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. With the continued rise of remote working and business expansion beyond country borders, organisations face some big challenges when it comes to getting it right. So, where do you start? Here at City & Guilds Kineo, we’re well versed …

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Can Learning Games Produce Real Business Results?

Games in learning are fast moving from pipe-dream to reality, with L&D teams progressing beyond talking about games to actually creating them. At City & Guilds Kineo, we’ve been designing learning games for a while now – and have recently been awarded a Gold Award with McDonald's UK at the Elearning Awards for ‘Best Learning Game’ .  We know that there …

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City & Guilds Kineo Win ‘Top Totara Partner 2014’ Award

Totara LMS (part of Totara Learning) is an open-source learning management system that currently has 76 partners worldwide, operating in over 36 countries. City & Guilds Kineo, Platinum Partner and one of the founders of Totara Learning Solutions, has been announced as the Top Totara Partner of 2014. Totara Learning Solutions (TLS) was founded in 2010 as a project focused on creating an …

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City & Guilds Kineo Focuses On Blends That Work at Learning Technologies 2015

Now in its 16th year, Learning Technologies - Europe’s leading showcase of technology-supported workplace learning - returns to London Olympia 2 on 28 and 29 January. City & Guilds Kineo is contributing by sponsoring the 2015 show, emphasising a key focus on blended learning. Following on from the successful release of our  2014 Learning Insight Report in November, we have …

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5 Things CLOs are Thinking About Now

Last week I attended the CLO Exchange in San Diego where senior learning and development, and talent management executives from Starbucks, Estee Lauder, AmEx and other global organizations shared their challenges and plans. The following are five themes that emerged from the discussions.  Real Change Takes Time Turns out all of those stand-alone, 30-minute eLearning modules don't have …

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Seasons Greetings From City & Guilds Kineo

You know by now that we love to share our thoughts on what’s what, and what’s next in learning and technology. To mark the holiday season, we’ve handpicked rants, raves, shares and insights from 2014 and wrapped them up for you in a oh-so-ho-ho seasonal infographic. Just click the image below to unwrap your present: Don't leave it until the next festive season to …

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Market Update December 2014: Reflections On 2014 From L&D

2014 has certainly been a year of change in L&D. We’ve seen progress in the wider adoption of new learning technologies and multi-device learning, and have also seen the rise and rise of gamification. But what was 2014 to those in the industry, a productive year, or a year to forget? What have been the highlights, and where is change still needed? We asked our City & Guilds Kineo …

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Why I Loved 2014: My Top 6 Highlights

May of 2014 marked my fifth year with Kineo and the fifth year of Kineo operations in the U.S. Personally, this represents quite a milestone, as I've now worked for Kineo longer than any other organization in my life. Good news is I'm in no way done. In fact, I feel like singing! So, what else stood out to me this year? Let's take a look. Working with an Exceptional Kineo Team A company …

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Get to Know Chip Cleary, VP of Solutions & Consulting

He may be new to the Kineo US team, but with over 20 years of experience in learning,   Chip Cleary , VP of Solutions & Consulting, is already using his expertise to make an impact on client projects. With a background in management consulting and leading design teams, an MBA from University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, Chip has a solution-focused …

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מודל הלמידה 70-20-10 ומימושו במערכת ניהול הלמידה Totara LMS

מערכות למידה מבוססות Totara יכולות לספק מגוון מרכיבים לתוך אסטרטגיית ותמהילי הלמידה והתמיכה בביצועים של הארגון, ולהשלים את סל הפתרונות הנוספים שנייצר עבור הצרכים המגוונים של הלומדים בארגון – עובדים, מנהלים ואף לקוחות, מפיצים וספקים.

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Learning Insights Live 2014 [SLIDES]

November saw the release of our third Learning Insights Report, which highlighted the need to add business value to organisations through learning. As part of the report release, we held a live event in London to address some of the key issues in L&D, and provide attendees with key steps to help tackle these problems. Joined by over 50 L&D professionals from across the UK, we dug deeper …

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Market Update November 2014

Both ourselves and Towards Maturity have recently released flagship industry reports, full of insights into the use of learning technologies in businesses. As 2014 starts to draw to a close, we thought we’d review both reports to see what common ground we shared and if we had any key differences as businesses look towards their L&D plans for 2015. As it turns out, we found a lot of similarites …

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Getting Gaming Right [INTERVIEW]

Gaming is everywhere. It’s the new mobile learning – pushing from years of abstract theory and concept into a real corporate reality. And we were thrilled to be right there front and centre with gaming at the Learning Awards 2014, picking up the gold award for best learning game with our client, McDonald’s UK. We love sharing ideas and talking games with people who …

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The 5 Missing Skills From Your L&D Team

At City & Guilds Kineo, and in the broader City & Guilds group, we focus a lot on the skills crisis in the UK and the global economy. The mismatch between the skills employers need and what would-be employees bring to the table is always staggering.  We’ve just spent 4 exhilarating days at the Skills Show, where over 70,000 young people found out more about their futures and …

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5 Ways to Increase Your Workplace Innovation

How can you spur innovation? Recently, I attended an internal workshop on strategy and growth, and my workgroup was asked to tackle this very question. We quickly came to the conclusion that innovation and learning are closely aligned; that is, creating the condition for innovation requires creating a "learning culture," or a culture in which new ideas and fresh thinking are welcome.  Needless …

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Top Tips for Responsive eLearning Design [RECORDING]

"I need my content to work on a phone and tablet as well as on a desktop." At Kineo, we often hear this request. With the increase of multi-device usage and the desire for mobility, it's no longer a nice-to-have option, it's a must-have. So how do we design for responsive elearning and where do we begin?  Cammy Bean, VP of Learning Design, Kineo US, recently delivered a presentation …

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