New White Paper: Training In Troubled Times

Upside Learning

During slowdowns or recessions, most organizations look for ways to cut costs. Cost cutting exercises during a recession often involve changes to organizational processes and tasks. The paper goes on to present some points to keep in mind while setting up an effective L&D solution.

How to Make Cyber Security Training Suck Less [White Paper]


Cyber attacks and security breaches are on the rise, and so are their associated costs. In our white paper, Why Information Security Training Sucks (and what to do about it) , you’ll learn why many cyber security training programs fail. Big data is upon us.

How to Make Cyber Security Training Suck Less [White Paper]


Cyber attacks and security breaches are on the rise, and so are their associated costs. In our white paper, Why Information Security Training Sucks (and what to do about it) , you’ll learn why many cyber security training programs fail. Big data is upon us.

News: YUDU White Paper Proves Value of Mobile In Training

Unicorn Training

Unicorn partners, YUDU, have published a new white paper highlighting trends in corporate training and the impact of mobile devices in 2015. The main focus of the paper is on mobile devices, and how they are changing the sector.

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Free mLearning White Paper

eLearning Weekly

If you’re interested in Mobile Learning (mLearning), check out Clark Quinn ’s free white paper titled, "mLearning Devices: Peformance To Go." He says, "We learn to accomplish something: to get better at things we need to do, to better perform those things we want to do, to be more effective, more efficient, smarter, even wiser." Too hard/costly to program these things.

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Next-Generation CME

Web Courseworks

New White Paper Surveys Recent Research on CME. An effective continuing medical education (CME) system is crucial for keeping diverse medical professionals apprised of advances in their respective fields. The field of medicine is constantly evolving.

Are You Asking the Right Questions at Your Association?

Association eLearning

Associations have more types and greater amounts of data readily available to us than ever before, and the cost of the tools needed to process all that data has declined dramatically.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Physical Simulators and EHR-integrated Performance Improvement Activities – Next Generation CME White Paper. Unfortunately, these high-tech simulations often come at high cost, especially in fields like surgery. EHR Integrated PI activities also made this white paper.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Is the eLearning cost-effective for your association? During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Association Management Budgets and ROI Content Authoring eLearning eLearning News Learning Management Systems Project Management Strategic Planning Tips & Tricks association elearning elearning costs elearning roi learning management system costs price elearning roi calculator

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Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

Cost reduction has become a priority, so measuring the effectiveness of human resources investments is an important and timely topic. Return on investment (ROI) is a quantification of the relation between the benefits of a program and its costs [benefit-cost ratio (BCR)].

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months.

The Dollars and Sense of Extending Employee Training to Customers

Training Industry

There is no shortage of books, articles and white papers that discuss strategies and techniques for making businesses successful. Ultimately, however, all of these strategies and techniques are simply means of ensuring that firms maximize revenue and minimize costs. Second, training in most organizations is viewed as a cost that must continually be minimized.

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The Science of Remembering: Strategies for Long-Term Retention (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller spoke to these challenges in her recent white paper : “When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention.” The real cost of not remembering.

Simulation Training Solutions and Learning Approaches to Combat Acute Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

nyse mkt:GVP) has published a new white paper titled “The Case for Simulation-Based Training in the Oil and Gas Industry, Upstream and Downstream” The document examines the need for efficient and effective workforce development in the oil and gas industry worldwide to combat the acute shortage of skilled workers both upstream and downstream. The white paper is free as a direct download at

Prepare your company for the future of Learning & Development


Social and collaborative tools are the highest priorities for companies looking to deliver effective training to their employees, customers, and partners. Stay ahead of the competition with a top-notch Learning & Development strategy.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning


The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. The price of an LMS is a huge consideration in determining the overall cost of the initial investment into eLearning.In This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI.

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How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?


New technologies are a vital component of delivering high performance learning in a way that is cost-effective and that results in measurable…… Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable? This software can help to financial companies have reduced their program costs and monitor banking learning progress, providing training…… Government Learning Management System. Are you asking what a white paper is?

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

We spoke to three companies who are already working or experimenting with user generated content and created a white paper with our findings. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly.

Justifying eLearning: ROI and Key Metrics


Like any other cost center in the company, L&D department has to show that it delivers real benefit to an organization. Find some effective eLearning ROI calculating methods, key metrics, calculators, and templates in this article. Download the White Paper.

5 Tips for Improving SaaS Customer Retention Rates


In fact, acquiring a new customer can cost as much as five times more than keeping an existing customer, and that’s only the beginning. And don’t forget, training materials can also encompass informative articles, white papers, simulations, quizzes, webinars and more.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

Online video has the profound ability to communicate a message quickly and to engage in effective storytelling simultaneously. Marketing content like blog articles and white papers must be designed to propel the buyer’s journey.

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Training Not Working? Realign with Your Strategy and Reunite with Your Business

Granted, it’s difficult to pinpoint cause and effect between training and overall business success, but often the two don’t reflect the same priorities. And you save the cost of formal classrooms or videos. Get business and training working in the same direction.

The What and the Why of Gamification

Bottom-Line Performance

If you would like to see the white paper in its entirety, check out the Learning Briefs section on our website.). These simulations allow people to gain and grow skills in a “safe” environment as opposed to an actual work environment where mistakes could cost money…or even lives.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance


A “competency model” defines the skills and levels of proficiency in those skills that an employee needs to possess to do a particular job effectively. For more in-depth knowledge, download our white paper – Energizing Performance Through Competency Management.

Can Training and development be Fun? L&D with Added Engagement

Growth Engineering

Although Shakespeare never set foot in the corporate world, he knew a thing or two about the effect of morale on productivity: “A merry heart goes all the day.” Online learning is more cost-effective than traditional teaching methods, but eLearning can also be more engaging.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

Truly scalable development requires an authoring tool capable of effectively leveraging the collective skill and expertise of large, dispersed teams. With that in mind, the decision will come down to specific organizational needs, value added from unique features, and cost.

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Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

The LMS bridges integrate with several different services offered by the AMS to enable rapid, seamless integration and single sign-on with iMIS versions 10 and 15, resulting in a speedier and more cost effective integration project. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks


Print textbooks cost way more than etextbooks. Why are print textbooks costly? Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required. No paper, no printing.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

Employees need to get the necessary digital skills to survive and to remain effective. On the positive side is that these employees are already actively seeking out the skills they would need to suit the demands of a digital business (UNC White Paper -Brecher et al, 2016).

Would your employees know how to respond instinctively to a terror threat or active shooter situation?


And the most effective way to do this is through continual employee training. When you use a learning solution that offers daily microlearning and brain science practices that help to boost memory, you can easily and cost-effectively deliver that refresher training as often as you need to ensure critical safety information stays top of mind. Like him or not, President Trump knows how to get people talking.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

There are often infrequent special needs that can range from specific content or skill knowledge to instructional design, professional videography and audio, to 3D animation – that could make staffing for these situations costly. Effective Efficiency. But at a time when salaries and health benefits are on the rise and good talent is becoming scarce, adding a new dedicated L&D or IT professional has become increasingly cost prohibitive.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. White Papers/Documents. THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “

When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. Lower Your Cost Per Learner.

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Digitec Produces eLearning for the International Sign Association

Association eLearning

The International Sign Association (ISA) has overcome this challenge by partnering with Digitec on a cost-effective solution to create custom eLearning courses for its members, who are manufacturers, users and suppliers of on-premise signs and other visual communications systems.