Learning to catch up in a world that won’t wait!

4 transformational trends are impacting the workforce like never before. The key to professional survival and growth for the workforce will depend on this one crucial skill. But first, a little about me. I have been lucky to be part of Sify (pronounced: /siː fiː/) – one of the earliest eLearning companies – anywhere. In

Overlooking Partner Training Enablement capabilities & features

By Stephen Nunn (SumTotal), Indresh Chauhan (Sify), KC Rajkumar (Sify) The success of more and more organizations is based on the collaborative partnerships with their extended partners such as distributors, resellers, franchisees, agents, and joint venture partners – and even the general public and government officials. How much should this question be factored into evaluating

Making learning serious – often, too serious!

By Stephen Nunn (SumTotal), Indresh Chauhan (Sify), KC Rajkumar (Sify) Another largely overlooked, but important consideration, is not evaluating for “fun” features like gamification, leaderboards, badges, social communities, etc. You need to move away from focusing on the LMS simply being a compliance tracking tool. Gamification and social communities, for example, can go a long

Leaving the evaluation solely to either the IT or Business teams

By Stephen Nunn (SumTotal), Indresh Chauhan (Sify), KC Rajkumar (Sify) Evaluating and selecting a learning platform or learning management system (LMS) can be challenging, especially if it is something new to you. Even when you want to update or replace an existing system, your perspectives and expectations may be prejudiced by your prior experiences. For

Replacement Planning to Deal with Disruption

With the current disruptive environment in which we find ourselves, companies have had to identify ways to support their teams by reacting and implementing solutions as quickly as possible. Now, the question is, what are companies doing to put fail-safes in place if future disruptions occur? Succession Planning vs. Replacement Planning It’s common for organizations

Globalizing Training for a Remote Workforce

Training can be delivered across borders swiftly and bring your courses to life in every chosen language, with the same level of quality training across the world. Here we show you how learning content can be “globalized” through localization and translation for your remote and global workforce. Localization Developing learning content that is consistent and

Why You Should Hire People Development Consultants

In the current economic environment, it is important that businesses find ways to invest in employee learning and development as their business adjust to new conditions and continue to grow. Choosing to use experienced consultants in people development and human capital management will allow businesses the ability to continue growing, rather than simply attempting to

Transforming your Existing Training Content to Virtual Training

You can transform your existing learning content into virtual learning in different ways, considering your program needs and budget. For instance, you can convert your Instructor-Led-Training (ILT) to virtual ILT or to rapid computer-based training. Here are a few options for converting your current learning material for your remote learners: Instructor-Led-Training to Computer-Based Training ILT