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Training Technology Trends

Highlights from Impact Instruction Group’s 2015 Learning and Development Technology Trends Report, which surveyed industry leaders on technology trends across several areas.

Tech Talk (Sept/Oct 2015)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

Products & Services (Sept/Oct 2015)

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

Partnerships & Alliances (Sept/Oct 2015)

The latest training industry mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and more.

Sticky Notes: Don’t Neglect Soft Skills

The soft skills gap is not a household term like the technical skills gap, but it should be because its impact is monumental.

Generations on the Same Page

Some 80 percent of respondents to a Jones/NCTI national survey of 422 employees across generations say it’s important or very important that their company provides training options to fit their learning style.

Productivity Coach’s Corner: Connect More

The basic principles of networking are not a secret to you. Get out there, meet new people, and follow up with them. But that’s often easier said than done.

LMS Surveys Say…

With the learning management system (LMS) market predicted to reach nearly $8 billion by 2018, it becomes increasingly important to evaluate organizations’ use of these systems, benefits and challenges, and future investment plans.

Ready to Wear?

A survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and conducted by Harris Poll found that nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of 9,000 online adults see at least one potential workplace benefit of wearable technology, including smartwatches and glasses.

Top 10 Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives (Sept/Oct 2015)

Each year, Training magazine requires all Training Top 10 Hall of Famers to submit an Outstanding Training Initiative that is shared with our readers in a print issue. Here are the details of Deloitte’s Federal Proposal Simulation and SCC Soft Computer’s STARFISH program.

Online Partners

2022 Training Top 100 application deadline extended to 9/20