TechTalk – JAN/FEB 2015

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

• Qstream, a provider of a mobile enterprise solution for managing the human side of sales acceleration, announced next-generation analytics and data visualization capabilities designed to instantly and continuously synthesize millions of data points into sales fluency “heat maps” and targeted coaching actions. The Qstream Predictive Insights Engine leverages the combined power of mobile, gamification, and big data to deliver business intelligence that help sales managers proactively align the behaviors of their salespeople with growth initiatives.

• Wranx is a new continual training and assessment mobile app that turns employees into experts in less than a minute a day. It is backed by a scientifically proven learning technique called Spaced Repetition—a “brain hack” that exploits the phenomenon whereby people more easily remember or learn items when they are studied a few times spaced over a long time span rather than repeatedly studied in a short span of time. The app delivers ongoing training and assessment direct to any employee desktop, tablet, or smartphone.

• JVC Visual Systems Division introduced its new BLU-Escent laser hybrid illumination projector technology. The new three-chip laser hybrid DLA-VS2500ZG and DLA-VS2300ZG projectors have been optimized to meet the stringent requirements for simulation and visualization applications.

Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders.