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Playing to Win

Competition in games and simulations-based training is a key factor in boosting employee and client engagement at Bellevue University, Passle Limited, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Focus on Israel

Israelis expect flexible training that follows just-in-time audience needs.

Put Context into the SME Role

Six things to share with subject matter experts when working on a training project, so they can sift through their vast and deep knowledge base to present just the right information.

Just Say No...

...To embedded, interruptive interactivity in soft skills e-learning. Instead, focus on information design—the art of presenting content in a way that engages people and sustains their interest.

A Pragmatic Approach to mLearning

A case study from BMC Software demonstrates how to make the leap from talking about mLearning to going live with an effective program.

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.

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.

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.

L&D BEST PRACTICES: Strategies for Success (Sept/Oct 2015)

Training magazine taps 2015 Training Top 125 winners and Top 10 Hall of Famers to provide their learning and development best practices in each issue. Here, we look at Best Buy’s tips to win in virtual training and Western Union’s strategy for developing people manager capabilities.


Innovative training programs often use games and simulations. They can be new and exciting but may not appeal to all employees. Some tips that can up the engagement factor.

Rethinking IT Development

Today’s organizations need a new breed of business-focused IT professionals with an expansive education and broader view.

The Art of Talent Science

HR now has the luxury of bolstering its talent intuition by aggregating job candidates’ data into sophisticated applications to be measured against the attributes and conditions of the top performers in specific positions.

Tracking Informal Learning

Observation, collaboration, and interaction with others are key ways employees learn their jobs and company culture, but can you measure how well it works?


Training Top 125

Applying for the Training Top 125 can showcase your training effectiveness and help L&D earn a seat at the executive decision-making table. Learn more...

From the Editor

Dwarfed by a giant screen, the slender, raven-haired speaker nevertheless commanded the stage as she exhorted the audience to “STAND FOR SOMETHING! And stick to it!”

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Emerging Training Leaders

Company Assets

People are an organization’s most valuable asset,” the saying goes.

Rising Stars

The 2016 Emerging Training Leaders are leading lights at their organizations, shining examples of how strategic-minded, results focused, and people-oriented Learning and Development (L&D) profe

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