The more I experiment with PowerPoint 2010's new features, the more I'm impressed. Here's a quick video that nicely highlights some of the coolest new features.
Many organizations are considering implementing e-learning projects, but there are always stakeholders who are tough to convince. They have certain objections to e-learning, which makes trainers' jobs more difficult. You know e-learning is the way to go, but how to do you persuade these stakeholders that it needs to happen? Here are some tactics to consider that I've used with success:
Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development, training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. If you haven't had a chance to read Bill Cushard's recent post on smarter ways to demonstrate the value of training to the C-suite, I highly recommend it. His ideas for demonstrating value speak directly to this topic and provide a great framework for strategic training evaluation.
In recent years the Web has spawned a vast new platform for learning -- a wealth of new tools that organizations can use better train, engage, and share knowledge with (and among) employees. Businesses of all shapes and sizes are embracing the new methods -- and the growth of adoption is expected to continue for years to come. This graphic reveals the evolution of "e-learning" and what it means for managers, employees, and others.