As we race into the fourth quarter, many of us are assessing how much of our 2018 training budget remains and what we need to accomplish before the end of the year. According to a 2017 Training Industry report, large companies averaged $17 million in training budget with mid-sized companies coming at $1.5 million and
Augmented reality (A/R). If that phrase gives you visions of Blade Runner, you are not alone. In the past several years there has been a lot of discussion on the use of enhanced reality in learning and development. Companies like Apple and Microsoft are betting on it to deliver unique user experiences and drive sales
Imagine this – you are designing a training program to upskill existing employees, or you have to create new hire training program. You dust off your instructional design skills, fire up your PowerPoint, Storyline, or Camtasia, and get ready to create your courses. But wait – are you sure you know what you are doing?
Have you ever had a crisis at work, but couldn’t fix it because that issue’s go-to person was out of the office? Have you had to deal with an understaffed department or team? Some managers cite situations like these as reasons for cross-training their employees. According to The Balance contributor F. John Reh, “cross-training is training