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By on January 17, 2017

Digital Learning Trends from TechKnowledge 2017

Last week, I attended ATD’s TechKnowledge conference in Las Vegas, and it was my first experience with both the city and the conference. I was all ready and raring to learn about how virtual reality is going to impact the way we learn at work, or how gamification has changed the game. But my biggest […]

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By and on January 12, 2017

Why Collaboration is Key: The Intersection of Writing and Design

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog about a new generation of “hybrid creatives.” I talked about the multipurpose and multi-talented team here at Learnography. As a writer who loves great design, one of my favourite colleagues to collaborate with is our graphic designer, Martin. Together, we have had fun creating stimulating marketing […]

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By on January 6, 2017

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership: Part Two

In my previous blog, I shared some of my experiences as a young professional and how women in my career have supported me in becoming the leader I am today. Now at the start of a new year, I’m thinking about what I can do proactively – and I hope you can do too – […]

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By on December 15, 2016

Big Data: How to Target Your Learning Community

In the marketplace we work in today, organizations need to stay competitive. In order to do so, quite frankly, you need to know what’s going on around you. As such, some companies have begun to do more with their data than ever before. The spread of data analytics and the joys of user research is […]

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By on December 13, 2016

The Customer Service Standard: Taking Customer Service to the Next Level

Are you a leader or manager of a customer service team who is looking to take things to the next level?  As a customer service provider, do you ever wonder how to improve your service skills and broaden your audience of clients, customers, or patrons? Well, it’s more simple than you may think. Focus on […]

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By on December 8, 2016

Paying It Forward as a Woman in Leadership

I have always felt reluctant to call myself a feminist. In my generation, the term was often painted as a “bad word” or derogatory label, something that didn’t apply to those of us who never had to fight for the rights we have. But after the shocking results of the recent American election, I found […]

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By on December 1, 2016

Combatting Cognitive Overload with Visual Communication

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. Antoine de Saint Exupéry [click to tweet] Visual communication uses both words and pictures to convey a thought, an idea, or information. The words, colours, and imagery should speak directly to […]

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By on November 24, 2016

Learning History the Hamilton Way

The American war for independence ended in Yorktown in 1781. Thomas Jefferson was elected president in 1800 and his vice-president, Aaron Burr, killed his fellow founding father Alexander Hamilton in a duel. How do I know these things? Not because I learned them in high school, that’s for sure. I am a newly minted American […]

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By on November 17, 2016

Dessert in Virtual Reality: Unexpected Learning at DevLearn

Ok, wow. I’m at DevLearn in Las Vegas. That’s cool enough. No need for perks. I’m already a very happy learning professional. Approach. Learn. Then I happened upon an empty Grand Ballroom at MGM Grand. The afternoon keynote would take place here in an hour or so. I thought, great, I’ll grab a seat and […]

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By on November 10, 2016

Virtual Reality and the Future of Learning

  The team at Learnography recently enjoyed a great day-and-a-half at the Institute for Performance and Learning Conference and Trade Show here in Toronto. We had a blast mingling and chatting with other learning junkies who were just like us. We made some new connections, visited with familiar faces, and we started some pretty amazing […]

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