If you’ve been around software development or project management circles in the past few decades, you’ve likely been exposed to agile concepts. To make a long story very short, traditionally, teams developed software by using linear processes that involved a lot of upfront planning and left testing to the end. As time progressed and the… Continue reading Agile Mindedness in Business
You’ve interviewed many candidates and selected an ideal person for your position. Knowledgeable, experienced, communicative…everything you need to fill the role. On Day 1, your perfect employee doesn’t show. You’ve been ghosted! In today’s competitive landscape, and with unemployment rates at all-time lows, ghosting has moved from the dating scene to the workplace. Ghosting can… Continue reading Ghosting: Are Your People Disappearing?
This starts with the purchase of a bottle of 19 Crimes wine, per a friend’s recommendation. The liquor store attendant asked, “Have you checked out the app?” No, but now curiosity set in. A quick search reveals that if you download the “Living Wine Labels” app and point it at the wine label, cool things… Continue reading ARgggh! The Fuss About Augmented Reality.
Welcome to 2018! In the last post, we reviewed 4 common ways to deliver training. But often, knowing the differences between training delivery methods isn’t always helpful in terms of actually selecting the right one for a situation. We will tackle that briefly here. On the job training – or one-one-one training at the job… Continue reading Choosing a Training Delivery Method
We are nearing the end of 2017, and many managers are making plans for training in the upcoming year. During this time of year especially, managers often ask me: What are my options for training employees, customers, and clients? How do I pick the best one? In this post, I give a summary of the… Continue reading 4 Common Ways to Deliver Training in Organizations
I am one of those people who likes to learn for the sake of learning. To me, learning is fun and I don’t have to be encouraged to do it. If I’m curious about something, I jump into research and try to find out as much as I can about the topic at hand. That’s… Continue reading Gamification: Gimmick or Actual Learning?
Learning another language through immersion works! I am a fluent Spanish-speaker today because I lived in the Dominican Republic for a few years as a teen. Knowing only basic words and phrases, I was thrown in during the summer months and was able to express myself by the time school started. I also met many… Continue reading 5 Ways to Design Immersive E-Learning