Simon Greany

Elucidat Chief Learning Officer  & Co-founder 

Simon is a digital learning and training leader with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He’s led numerous award-winning elearning projects, run a successful learning agency, and spoken at international events.  He currently hosts a podcast series called Learning at Large where he speaks to world leaders in learning and organizational development, to get to the heart of what makes real change possible.  

His vision is to enable organizations to respond to change more quickly, by giving everyone the power to produce and manage effective digital learning – learning that has a real impact.

He is passionate about using technology to build a learning culture within organizations; where experts share knowledge with peers and where people continually make the personal changes needed to support scalable change.


Learning at Large: The new podcast for L&D leaders

If you love learning from the wins, worries and war stories of learning leaders in your shoes, then this podcast will soon become a firm favorite. Learning at Large is the podcast where business leaders talk high-impact learning at scale: challenges, innovations and the future. Coming soon: Subscribe to our newsletter to get notified about […]

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What’s The Real Cost of Your Elearning? [Research]

We are on a mission to promote learning design techniques that work. In this series of articles, we share insights from the data we’ve collected from thousands of elearning projects, to help boost your elearning strategy. Here, we help you calculate the real cost of your elearning, whether you produce it in-house or outsource it, […]

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Learning Is Relevant and Useful

Make sure your learning venture is meeting learner and business needs by giving its production the right start. In this article, we share five tips to help you get to the heart of the problem you’re trying to fix and ensure your learning projects stay relevant. Our recent Elucidat articles provide guides on smartening up […]

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7 Steps to Smarter Elearning, Starting with Collaboration

Have you considered reshaping your elearning production process to support modern learning principles? In this article, we’ll explore how collaborative technology can remove crucial barriers that are holding back – and slowing down – your elearning process. How can you take the best of collaborative working practices and reshape your elearning production process so that it […]

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3 Common Elearning Process Pitfalls That May Be Holding You Back

Is your standard elearning process working smart enough to support modern learning? In this article, we share three common process pitfalls and explain why they may be holding you back from creating smart elearning. In our new guide on how to use smarter processes, we pose two questions. Does the common elearning development process best meet your […]

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For Smart Elearning, You Need Smart Processes

Are you using old, inefficient elearning authoring processes? In this article, Simon Greany will explain why modern elearning requires you to use smarter processes. Online, mobile, and technology-enabled learning is set to keep rising as 53% of corporate learning and development (L&D) teams plan to increase their investment in digital learning this year. And it’s no wonder […]

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Give your legacy elearning a new, mobile lease on life

It was not that long ago that elearning was produced for one device, often in Flash. Yet that creative content is now untapped by a lot of its potential audience. It might have been created only five years ago, but since then there’s been a smartphone super-boom, with the average person checking their phone nine […]

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Millennials: Leadership training, where are you?

Six in 10 millennials feel that their leadership skills aren’t being adequately developed. Chances are, if you aren’t providing this itchy-feet generation with the training and development they want, they’ll be off — within two years or less. We’ve been writing about the opportunities to close the gap between leaders and the training they are […]

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How digital learning can really help leaders and managers

Leaders and managers are crying out for smart, personalized, blended, and digital solutions they can access on any device – wherever and whenever they need it. If they can’t find what they need in-house, they turn to Google. So, if you want to provide leaders and managers with learning and performance support that works, what […]

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HBR report: “Digital technologies increase productivity.” But are you ready to embrace digital learning?

What impact does digital technology have on business performance? A lot. A recent report from the Harvard Business Review (HBR) found that “the most digital companies see outsized growth in productivity and profit.” In this article we’ll explore how this might impact learning. The report looked at three key areas—digital assets, digital usage, and digital […]

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Bite-size learning: don’t just slice up content and dish it out

Short and focused learning is a concept most people in L&D agree with. We know learning time is tight and that people slot it into their days when they can—and more often, when needed. Resource-based or bite-size learning is a fad that’s here to stay for this reason. But bite-size learning isn’t like bread—you don’t […]

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Get in sync with learners for better ROI

A recent report from Towards Maturity contains some great news for online learning, with 80% of those surveyed saying how it helps further their career. In fact, “70% think online learning has had a positive impact on job performance.” But the report also says that corporate learning is “wildly out of sync” with how people […]

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