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Harnessing curiosity to empower learners

“The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size,” said Albert Einstein. Hear how Lila Warren, Global Head of Retail Academy at a global retail food brand, is putting this idea at the heart of her learner-led approach. Find out why she’s harnessing curiosity and empowering her people to find […]

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5 steps to open up content creation for more efficient L&D

Recent years have seen a huge increase in the volume of learning content out there. L&D teams are struggling to keep up, meaning employees are failing to find the learning content they need. If L&D is going to be effective, things need to change. Good news is, a recent RedThread Research study highlighted that a […]

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4 key trends in learning content (backed by research)

L&D functions are feeling the pressure to produce increasing amounts of content to support organizational learning and meet business goals. Durable, organization-specific learning content, in particular, presents the biggest challenge for L&D, according to RedThread Research. A recent report has revealed the four top trends in learning content that are enabling organizations to move to […]

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How to design effective scrolling pages

In the era of multi-device content, scrolling pages are commonplace across the digital world. But when it comes to digital learning, how do you use scrolling with impact, and avoid losing people’s attention as they swipe down the page? Our design tips webinar explains how to design scrolling with purpose. Read on for a summary […]

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A new research-led model for learning content

With the demand for impactful learning content at an all-time high, how can Learning & Development (L&D) teams adapt their approach to provide the right learning, at the right time, for all employees? Research says, L&D doesn’t have to do it all (phew!). This article pulls out key excerpts from a recent report that presents […]

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Tackling the learning content dilemma with a new model

Faced with increasing training demand and more strategic responsibilities than ever before, L&D is feeling the pressure. Hear how Heather Gilmartin Adams, Senior Analyst at RedThread Research, is helping L&D teams understand that they don’t have to tackle the learning content dilemma alone. Find out why this requires a big mindset shift and a new […]

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Branded training: why keeping your resources on brand is essential

Branded training is an easy thing for L&D teams to overlook. Between identifying opportunities for training and creating laser-focused learning, the visual side of things can get lost by the wayside. However, implementing branding within your elearning is more important than you may think. Think of how much time and effort your organization puts into […]

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Lost in translation: how to internationalize your processes

With a globalized workforce becoming the new normal, the ways in which we learn and communicate at work have been flipped on their head. In fact, this rapid transformation was well underway before 2020 pushed it to the forefront. However, working and learning remotely presents some challenges to L&D teams, particularly when it comes to […]

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How To Create Effective Game-Like Learning (3 Examples And Video)

Game-like learning can be a great way to deliver content, particularly for decision-making scenarios. But can gamification really support learning? Or is it just ‘fun’ techniques that distract? Find out exactly how to create game-like learning that is motivating and engaging, with a clear purpose in elearning. Watch the webinar recording to find out why […]

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Embedding democratized learning creation at Aviva

L&D are under increased pressure to deliver more with less. Hear how David Hepworth, Learning & Talent – Design and Technology Lead at Aviva, is meeting this challenge with democratized learning creation. Discover how to get alignment across your organization on this learning strategy and find out why being future-focused and respecting people’s time is […]

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The hidden costs of authoring tools (and how to spend more wisely)

Faced with an impending economic downturn, businesses are under pressure. While L&D has always had to justify itself, there’s now an increased focus on proving its value. But with fast-changing business needs, this isn’t easy. How can you prove your work offers a good Return on Investment (ROI)? The first step is to take a […]

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4 ways L&D can do more with less (and thrive during a recession)

Following years of transformation in response to COVID-19, more challenges and changes are on the way. Faced with increased economic pressure, businesses are rethinking their strategies. While organizations’ learning needs are growing, budgets are limited. So, how can Learning & Development (L&D) do more with less, and even thrive during a recession? Read on to […]

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Continuous learning strategies that work at scale

The skills and knowledge businesses need to succeed are constantly evolving. If you’re going to keep up, learning and development needs to be an ongoing process. But what does this involve? Hear how Jason Flynn, Global Head of Learning at GfK, has developed continuous learning strategies that work at scale. Explore how building flexible learning […]

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What is elearning?

Elearning is impactful and convenient, providing an array of benefits to both users and organizations. Development, technical improvement, and also better affordability of electronic devices have sparked the acceleration of elearning into the 21st Century. But what exactly is elearning and how can it provide opportunities for your organization? What is elearning? Elearning, short for […]

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What is continuous learning and why should you care?

Staying competitive in today’s ever-changing global marketplace requires innovation and adaptation. If your employees are going to have the skills required for success, their learning and development needs to be an ongoing process. You can achieve this by embracing continuous learning – the ongoing expansion of knowledge and skill sets. Find out how by exploring […]

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