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A review of Learning Technologies 2012

Just when you were thinking that the Learning Technologies’ format was tried, tested and unchangeable, you found that, this year, things had changed.   For one thing, the Learning Technologies exhibition – augmented for the first time last year by the Learning & Skills exhibition – was further augmented this year by the Learning Without [...]

By | January 27th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

France joins Britain and Germany in learning technologies events

While all eyes - on this side of the English Channel at least – are on the Learning Technologies event, in London’s Olympia (25/26 January), there are some important learning technologies related events about to take place in mainland Europe too. Karlsruhe in Germany is, once again, the setting for Learntec (31 January to 2 [...]

By | January 24th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Asia-Pacific’s list of e-learning movers and shakers

Among the responses to the publication, at the beginning of January, of lists of the ‘top ten movers and shakers’ in the e-learning field – in the World, Europe and the UK – were a couple which argued for the publication of an Asia-Pacific list to complement the existing lists.   So here, following a [...]

By | January 24th, 2012|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Work or chocolate?

Yehuda Baruch, a professor at Rouen Business School in France, says that addiction to work (workaholism) could benefit individuals, business and society. In a recent academic paper he likens work addiction to a chocolate addiction and concludes that it can increase self-esteem and strengthen social interactions.   In the article, published in Career Development International, [...]

By | January 18th, 2012|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New XML DITA editor on show in London and Karlsruhe

eXact learning solutions has upgraded its eXact LCMS, adding single source XML technical documentation to blended learning and is revealing this upgrade publicly at the Learning Technologies ( exhibition in London, on 25th and 26th January (at stand number 34) and at the Learntec ( exhibition in Karlsruhe, Germany on 31st January to 2nd February [...]

Huzzah for PR professionals!

Apparently, PR professionals make excellent CEOs. Rosanna M. Fiske, the chair and CEO of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has leaped into a debate about whether being a PRO is a one-dimensional position that limits what one may be capable of doing in the business world. In a recent article, Ms Fiske commented: [...]

By | January 10th, 2012|Categories: Business, Public Relations, Marketing and Sales|Tags: , |0 Comments

A potential solution to HR evaluation challenges

Results assessment specialist Ceres Management – which aims to enable clients to use the evidence of business results to make sound decisions about ongoing investments in people development - has launched a new approach to evaluation that: defines what business success looks like; aligns evaluation goals with business needs; focuses evaluation around clear [...]

By | January 10th, 2012|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The third, annual, top ten e-learning movers and shakers

The dawn of a New Year means that, once again, here – based on nothing more than experience and prejudice – are the lists of the ‘Top Ten’ most influential people in the corporate e-learning sector, in the World, Europe and the UK.   And – increasing each year since these lists’ inception in 2010 [...]

By | January 10th, 2012|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |1 Comment