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Effective Leadership in a Hybrid Workforce: Strategies for Leading Distributed Teams

Infopro Learning

Encourage collaboration tools such as video conferencing, instant messaging, and project management software to ensure everyone stays on the same page. Corporate training programs can help leaders develop the skills to communicate effectively with remote team members.

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A Beginner’s Guide to LMS Troubleshooting Like a Pro

Reflection Software

And while you're on the phone, you get an instant message from a colleague asking if you've gotten the error reports yet. Something isn't working in your LMS and completions aren't being tracked. Before you can even log in, you're getting a phone call about a similar issue.


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The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

The advent of social learning is just an off-shoot of the original forums and the friendly banter there though to a wider more open audience now with all the bells and whistles of apps, emojis, stickers, instant messaging etc. Learning from the Pioneers.

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A new workforce reality: “remote first” work


Seize the opportunity and invest in instant messaging software for your employees such as Slack. . Choose a time in the day that you’ll turn off the computer and put your phone, at least email and instant-messaging, in do not disturb mode. An employee can’t walk over to their colleague or manager and ask a question.

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How to Improve Communication with Remote Employees


Set up a group discussion board or instant messaging location. Maybe you can avoid sending them instant messages or calling them during certain hours. Avoid instant messaging employees every 30 minutes. If it’s time-sensitive, go with an instant message or a phone call.

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Cisco releases Jabber

Jane Hart

Cisco has just released Cisco Jabber “a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging (IM), voice and video, voice messaging, desktop sharing and conferencing into a single consistent experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones.

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6 Most Important Things You Can Do Before Developing An eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

Project management tools such as group instant messaging software can help your team interact quickly. Will you have project team meetings? If so, how will they be held? Who will participate? Will there be rules for communication among team members? Define Common Terms and Concepts.