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Rediscovering the value of cultural diversity

New research from the University of Exeter Business School has revealed that corporate managers who’re widely exposed to more than one culture during their formative years (up until 23 years of age) are more likely to be confident taking difficult and risky (business) decisions. This is probably just as well because, apparently, there are 40 [...]

By | January 28th, 2013|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Hertfordshire businesses look to Euro-bins

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has reported a substantial increase so far this year in Hertfordshire-based businesses switching to its wheeled bins (known as Euro-bins).   Glenn Currie, Waste King’s managing director, explained: “These new customers tell us that, using Waste King’s Euro-bins, they’re apparently able to save around 30 per [...]

By | January 24th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

New era dawns in learning personalisation technology

At this year’s Learning Technologies exhibition (in London, 29/30 January), the learning content management solutions provider, eXact learning solutions, will be outlining how recent technology advances are enabling the personalisation and contextualisation of learning materials. In particular, it will be revealing key aspects of the latest version of its award-winning eXact learning content management system [...]

Learning Light enhances its range of online learning materials

Learning Light, a consultancy with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the e-learning marketplace and how to use e-learning materials to best advantage, has enhanced its e-learning video library with two ranges of video-based learning materials.   From el:talking, comes 20 scenario-based videos around the subject of ‘difficult conversations’ with employees. These cover informal performance [...]

By | January 17th, 2013|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Waste King continues working with the media

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is continuing its working relationship with the film and television industry – most recently by carrying out some waste collections at Teddington Studios, in Middlesex, for Two Four Studios, working on behalf of the ITV1 network.   Waste King began its relationship with the industry in [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

Now in its fourth year, here – based on nothing more than experience and prejudice – are the new lists of the ‘Top Ten’ most influential people in the corporate e-learning sector, in the World, Europe, the UK and Asia-Pacific.   Again, there has been increasingly keen debate among the judges as to who genuinely [...]

Observations on 2012

As thoughts and images of 2012 are consigned to history, it may be worthwhile reflecting on the – few – key developments in the online learning world that occurred in these 12 months. 2012: Was the year that HTML5 established itself. Tool developers who are serious players in the industry have ensured that their tools [...]

By | January 1st, 2013|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments