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E-learning influencers to watch in 2018

10 E-learning influencers to watch in 2018

E-learning

Whether you’re new to e-learning or a seasoned veteran in the industry, there’s one thing you should never forget: online training is always changing. In order to get a step ahead of the competition, check out our very subjective list of people who know the ins and outs of e-learning for businesses. Following one or more of them — and what they have to say — might help your company thrive this year.

LMS for entrepreneurs

How an LMS for entrepreneurs can impact their work

LMS

In a world that can’t stop learning even small businesses and one-person companies (OPCs) — or independent entrepreneurs — can’t afford to ignore the advantages that come along when using a learning management system (LMS). They can use an LMS as the powerful tool it is to seamlessly create online courses about what they know best, promote and sell those courses, and analyze course data for constant learning.

Do Millennials need special training?

Do Millennials need special training?

E-learning

Do Millennials need special training? On first glance, you’d think they do. But I don’t think so. The problem is not that Millennials have expectations from their workplace and training programs. The problem is the continued use of outdated training methods and materials even though technology forces businesses to advance at a much faster pace. The solution is not to create special training for Millennials, but to update all training programs to meet today’s learning needs of all employees.

The MATRIX Blog turns 2!

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Oh how time flies! It seems like yesterday when I wrote about celebrating the first year anniversary of the MATRIX Blog. 2017 meant a bigger team, more diversity of voices talking about workplace learning and online training programs, more posts, more conferences, more… everything. The combined effort of the entire MATRIX team and all our readers made our blog climb in the first 7% of all e-learning blogs.

MATRIX at DevLearn 2017

Meet MATRIX at DevLearn 2017!

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Meet MATRIX at DevLearn 2017! Exactly one week from now the MATRIX team will join the largest learning technologies expo in North America: the DevLearn Conference and Expo. Our team will be eager to meet the people that will contribute to the shaping of the future of workplace learning. Drop by our booth to meet our team, chat about the future of the L&D industry and see what we’ve been up to lately!

learning and innovating

What’s stopping companies from learning and innovating?

E-learning, Managers

Many organisations talk about innovation and want to find new and better solutions to old problems, but they fail to equip their teams with the means to achieve these outcomes. They want out-of-the-box ideas, but at the same time they try to keep employees in their boxes as much as possible. Why do they do that? What’s stopping companies from learning and innovating?

online training is cost-effective

3 Reasons why online training is cost-effective

E-learning, Managers

Providing relevant learning opportunities and professional development for employees is certainly a significant investment from the part of companies. Couple this with a foggy ROI, and you can’t really blame managers for searching for options and consider all the ways to cut training costs. Opting for delivering online training is a cost-effective way of investing in employees while optimizing budgets.

future of workplace learning

What will the future of workplace learning look like?

E-learning, Managers

Building a learning culture, providing personalized learning experiences to each employee and preparing for unexpected disruptions that will inevitably arise in the ever-changing business environment are three things that will become more and more important in determining companies’ success in the future and L&D professionals will certainly have a role to play in this.

spaced repetition

The role of an LMS in applying spaced repetition

E-learning, LMS

There are plenty of factors that influence a person’s ability to absorb, retain and recall new information, but training instructors have little to no control over them. But they do control the way learning materials are delivered, and applying spaced repetition in training materials is the magic sauce for learners to get improved retention rates and contribute to the success of the training program.

LMS misconceptions

5 LMS misconceptions to look out for

LMS, Managers

The LMS market is booming, as more and more business organizations realize the importance of having a centralized system for as much learning that happens in the work space as possible. But despite the growing presence of LMSs in the organizational training world, there are still people who don’t get how these systems work and how they can help their businesses.

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