The Desire to Collaborate

Over the past three years, the enterprise conferencing market has been under attack by Web conferencing providers. For years, the competition among videoconferencing companies was brutal enough, but the rapid growth and acceptance of Web conferencing comp

Business & Training: On the Same Page

Have you ever been in a meeting between two competing departments or groups? One of the more interesting dynamics during these interactions is how each side will often misinterpret the other. Having met with both sides following these meetings, I am often

Using Adult Learning Theory

Have you ever wondered why some training products are more effective than others? Training your end-users how to use a new application should be pretty straightforward, right? We’ve thought a lot about this question. The conclusion we came to shouldn’t

Bridging the Apathy Gap

It’s probably safe to say that you are already a true believer. You believe that learning, knowledge management and investing in human capital leads to competitive advantage in this rapidly changing information economy, right? And your peers and colleague

IBM: Learning Through Simulations

With 3,288 patents in 2002 alone—a total greater than the 12 largest IT companies combined—it’s no surprise that IBM Corp. delivers innovative learning solutions backed up by scientific research. Nancy Lewis, director of IBM Management Development and Cen

QAD: Producing a Quality Team

QAD provides software solutions that help manufacturers collaborate with customers, suppliers and partners to ensure optimal productivity. QAD customers include manufacturers of automotive, food and beverage, consumer, electronics, industrial and medical

The Strategic Scope

HR must approach learning in a comprehensive manner. E-learning is not simply about technology anymore; it’s about improving the performance of the enterprise and linking that to improving the performance of the people. E-learning is without question the most efficient,…