Steve Penfold

Steve Penfold

Elucidat CEO & Co-founder

Steve comes from a family of teachers and has a history of running successful software companies. It is of no surprise that he ended up co-founding and investing in Elucidat!

His passion is driving value for Elucidat’s customers and solving the (very real) challenges experienced by corporate Learning and Development teams.

Prior to Elucidat, he co-founded a web-based software company named PROJECTminder, which helped architects save time and money when managing a high volume of projects – it was well received and ultimately led to an acquisition by the IRIS Group.

His specialty lies in helping digital businesses operate more efficiently, drive sales & increase profits.

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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The Best Elearning Authoring Tools, Platforms & Software

New technologies are changing the way we produce and deliver digital learning – with elearning authoring tools being a must have in your L&D toolkit. Choosing the right elearning authoring software for your business can be a challenge and will depend on a number of factors including your technical expertise, how sophisticated you would like […]

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Why employee training is important (5 reasons)

Employee training and development programs provide the perfect opportunity to expand the knowledge base within your organization. And most importantly, great learning experiences make for a happier, more productive workforce. Employee training is vitally important to the success of a competitive workforce. No matter the industry, filling the gaps in your employees’ professional knowledge is […]

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5 Ways Elearning Can Influence Your Business KPIs

Good training and elearning does more than simply upskill employees. When done right, it can help you meet and exceed business goals. It stands to reason that, if you’re looking to grow, development is a necessity. Elearning provides the opportunity for such development, giving all the tools needed to meet objectives. In fact, training and […]

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ROI of Elucidat: How your investment will pay off

Your employees are your company’s most expensive asset. They’re by far the biggest number on the balance sheet. From saving your L&D team time producing elearning to making sure every minute employees spend doing elearning is time well-spent, Elucidat pays off. Here’s how… 5 key ways your investment in Elucidat pays off Summary: Save time […]

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4 excellent learning portal examples for training employees

Learning portals are becoming an increasingly popular choice for organizations that want to get elearning content to their learners, fast. The flexibility of employee training portals offers a more simple, scalable solution for learning distribution compared to that of the learning management system (LMS). So, let’s take a look at some great examples of elearning […]

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Announcing Elucidat’s global expansion with US office

We’re extremely excited to announce the opening of our first US office in Raleigh, North Carolina, to provide even better support for our North American customers. Plans for Elucidat’s US expansion are in full swing, with takeoff ready to commence in January 2020.  This exciting phase in Elucidat’s journey will help accelerate us towards achieving […]

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Elucidat certified as Preferred Provider by Brandon Hall Group

We’re excited to announce that Brandon Hall Group has announced Elucidat as a certified Smartchoice® Preferred Solution Provider. Confirming that Elucidat delivers a smarter, faster way for large organizations to produce online learning that delivers a transformational impact. Press release from PRweb Brandon Hall Group confirms that Elucidat is living their mission, by enabling their clients to […]

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Celebrating a $4.5 million investment in Elucidat

We’re very excited to announce we have received an investment of $4.5 million from YFM Equity Partners to pursue our vision for people-centered elearning. This investment marks a huge vote of confidence in the future of Elucidat. It will help us accelerate toward achieving our vision: to give everyone the power to produce digital learning […]

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How do you price online training courses?

How do you price online training courses? It’s a difficult question for many online training providers. In this article, we look at three pricing strategies and examine how a number of successful organizations price their training products and get a good ROI. You’ve created an amazing online learning offering and will soon be ready to […]

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Choosing an elearning production process: ADDIE vs AGILE

The best elearning production process isn’t necessarily the one that gets learning content in front of an audience most quickly. The best is the one that will reliably get quality learning content that’s fit for purpose to an audience within an appropriate timeframe. So, should you be using ADDIE, AGILE or something different? Discover the modern […]

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Elearning example: “Medical Ethics”

Patients, families, and health care professionals sometimes face difficult decisions about medical treatments. But where do you stand? OpenLearn’s interactive quiz gives you six medical cases and for each one asks whether you would side with the NHS or with the individual.

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