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What is Mobile Learning?
This article first appeared on Acorn Labs in March 2021. It’s not often you leave the house without your phone. Perhaps you can’t go on a long trip without your tablet. You work on your laptop on your commute to the office. If you use a mobile device for many other everyday occurrences, why not use it for learning, too?
11 Common and Not-So-Common LMS Problems
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in May 2021. We shouldn’t be afraid of mistakes in life; they are learning experiences after all. In the process of implementing a learning management system, however, mistakes should ideally be few and far between, both on your organisation’s end and the vendor’s.
Microsoft Teams & Your LMS
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in August 2021. Your learning management system is essential for training your employees. Microsoft Teams is the heart of your employees’ daily work and their central collaboration tool. The challenge you’re probably facing (whether you’re cognizant of it or not) is to get employees onboarded and engaged with your education initiatives.
Weighing Up Your LMS Options?
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in May 2021. The learning management system has come a long way since its inception in the early '90s. Aside from the fact it's nearing the big 3–0, the first big change is that the LMS is no longer a one-size-fits-all product. As technology and software have evolved, so too has the shape, feel and intended use. Today's buyer has over 1000 options to choose from, with varying applications, deployments and features.
The Only Learning Management System Guide You Need in 2022
This eBook first appeared on Acorn Resources in August 2021. Choosing a learning management system for your organisation is no small ask. After all, it’s a large financial investment much like a house — particularly in the sense that if you’re smart in your initial market research, you’ll find the value you gain from it increases over time. If not, well, the overheads will certainly increase as time goes on, but the experience you have in it will certainly leave a lot to the imagination. With a little bit (or a lot) of knowledge, you can make an educated decision on what is the right learning management system for your organisation’s needs. This guide will explore everything from the evolution of the LMS and why a learning management system is important, to judging features by their functionality and the less-thought-of things you really should be considering when purchasing an eLearning solution and some alternatives to the learning management system itself.
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in March 2021. When employees grow, their company grows too. But when you consider up to 40% of new employees who receive poor training leave within a year, you may find that your organisation is in a never-ending battle against employee attrition.
4 Crucial Steps to Developing Leaders
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in March 2021. Rome wasn't built in a day, and great organisations aren't built overnight. They're not built in a month or, often, even a year. It takes time to create a strong organisation, and it starts with a strong foundation of leaders.
Internal Subject Matter Experts
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in February 2021. They're needed everywhere: training peers, optimising business plans and literally in the field just doing their work. Yes, we're talking about subject matter experts.
A HR–LMS Integration For Your Learning Management System?
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in February 2021. There's a multitude of software that purport to bring peace to the human resources world, including HR systems themselves. But the real holistic, end-to-end gift that keeps on giving is the learning management system, especially if integrated with your internal HR systems.
Improving Learning and Development In Your Workplace
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in February 2021. Technological and global disruptions, a shorter skill shelf life and a multigenerational workforce mean the modern business environment is ever-evolving. Now more than ever, a clear and effective learning and development strategy is vital to people management.
All The Learning & Development Strategies Your Business Could Ever Need
This article first appeared on Acorn Resources in February 2021. Over the last few years, a shift in the global workforce has forced organisations to shift their learning and development strategies. An increasingly competitive market and a digital revolution have resulted in a more diverse workforce - in a market where skills have a shorter shelf life than ever. This then places a premium on those intangible organisational assets long ignored: your people.