How Manufacturers Can Facilitate Collaborative Cross Functional Teams to Innovate
While it's true that the term "digital transformation" brings with it far-reaching implications for any organization, the concept at the heart of it all couldn't be more straightforward. It simply..
How Content Chaos is Hurting Manufacturers
In a perfect world, manufacturing documentation is ordered and controlled. Product Development conducts a feasibility study for a new product idea. Product developers or engineers create a design..
Social Responsibility: Positioning Yourself in the Job Market to Recruit Millennials
As the nature of businesses these days is to go global, we have to do more than give workers a paycheck. Individuals now have access to remote work options, online entrepreneurial ventures, and even..
Customer Collaboration: Improving the ROI of R&D
Creating new products is expensive. Ask anyone in the business of delivering new products to the end-user. The R&D budget can quickly become a black hole, where the money goes in, but no successful..
Maximizing Collaboration with Your Supply Chain Vendors
For your business to compete on a global scale in any industry, you need to have your supply chain vendors connected. A well-maintained network of supply chain vendors will keep your company in..
Manufacturing: Do You Have a Business Continuity Plan for Cyberattacks?
When businesses hear business continuity or disaster recovery, they think of a catastrophic event such as a natural disaster or political upheaval. Depending on its location, a company may consider a..
Skilled Labor Shortage in Smart Manufacturing
The term Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth generation of the Industrial Revolution. It is also the revolution that we are now in the midst of, more than two centuries away from the First Industrial..
Knowledge Sharing in the World of IIoT
Have you noticed how defining a technology acronym does very little to explain what it is? Take IIoT. What is an industrial internet of things? Is it different than the internet of things (IoT)?..
Tips to Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Business Scalability with Good Knowledge Transfer Practices
Whether you are a startup shooting for the stars or an existing company ready to make a transformation with smarter growth, you need a plan if your goal is expanding your business. Without a proper..
What Impact Will Robotic Process Automation Have on Manufacturing Documentation?
Once upon a time, documentation specialists consolidated information from subject matter experts (SMEs) into user manuals or “how-to” guides. That meant writers and trainers spent a great deal of..
How Digital Product Guides Improve Employee Training
Employee training is a continuous process in any organization. It's not only important for new employees but also for existing employees who need to learn emerging skills within their roles and have..
4 Strategies to Empower Your Sales Team with the Right Content
No matter the department you're in, you've probably heard the inbound marketing mantra at some point: content is king. The fact is, the right content—meaning the kind that delivers relevant and..
4 Tips on Creating eLearning Programs for Digital Natives
The term "digital native" was originally coined by Marc Prensky back in 2001. The term implied that a new generation of learners was emerging, and that their learning curve in handling technology was..
Improving Operational Efficiency Within Your Organization
To remain competitive, you have to boost operational efficiency in your business wherever possible. It's especially important for your small or mid-sized business to operate efficiently because you..
4 Smart Strategies to Boost Employee Productivity
Poor employee productivity negatively impacts the profitability of businesses. According to Gallup, for example, disengaged and unproductive workers cost American businesses about $550 billion every..
eLearning for Remote Workers
Remote work has grown 44 percent over the past five years and for good reasons. The benefits of a remote workforce extend not just to the employees but to the organization as well.
How Can Sales Enablement Uplevel Your Sales Org?
Your business isn't static—it changes, and for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you add new products or hire new employees to backfill those who've moved on. Perhaps you're growing and need to find new..
The Power of Digital Transformation for Business Productivity Innovation
Digital transformation is a hot topic turned priority for many businesses today. Why? Almost everything in the world is going digital and the modern business must adapt - quickly - to this..
How to Incorporate External Resources in Corporate Training
Struggling to put together enough content to form a corporate training course? Not to worry, there are many learning content sources that your organization can use to implement the programs you need...
4 Tips for Using eLearning for Role Transitions and Knowledge Transfers
Knowledge transfer is a real challenge within most organizations. When done inefficiently, it can cost a company a lot of money and can have a real negative impact on personnel productivity. Because..
Are eLearning Evaluations or Knowledge Checks Useful?
If you are developing eLearning for your workforce, you may be considering adding a few evaluations or knowledge checks to ensure employees are getting the most from this experience. Many..
Getting Employees Excited About eLearning
Ask most employees what they think about corporate training and you are bound to get mixed responses. Some employees absolutely love the opportunity to learn new skills they can immediately apply to..
How to Scale Adaptive Learning in Corporate Training
Adaptive learning helps organizations provide personalized training to their employees. It's a solution to address the problem that a one-size-fits-all approach to learning, training, etc. simply..
Developing eLearning for Sales Teams
Consistent and quality training holds a lot of promise for many departments in your organization, but enabling support of your sales team can significantly boost revenue and results in your business...
A Day in the Life of a Modern Worker: Where Does Training Fit In?
Workers today are juggling more tasks than ever before both in and out of the office. With what can feel like an ever-growing to-do list, it’s important for employees to be encouraged to fit in..
5 Steps to Identifying Strategic Goals for Employee eLearning
As with any project, deciding on strategic goals for your eLearning process helps you create your action plan and decide what metrics will be used to determine when something is a success. Whether..
Can eLearning Reduce Burnout?
For a long time, burnout was a term people referred to in conjunction with varying levels of stress. Now, however, the World Health Organization (WHO) has updated their own definition of the term in..
3 Tips To Up-level Your Employee Onboarding
Onboarding employees is an all-around exciting time! Organizations are happy to welcome a new team member and the new employee is eager to start their job, get the lay of the land, and settle in..
How to Create eLearning Modules That Work Across Various Departments
Regardless of the industry or a specific job title, one of the things that most people try to do on a daily basis is work smarter, not harder. eLearning content certainly helps solve that need...
Is There an Ideal Amount of Ongoing Employee Training?
According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workforce Learning Report, an astounding 94% of respondents said they would stay at a company longer if their employer invested in their career. With a response rate like..