BDO’s Risk Factor Reports Spotlight Talent in One Way or Another

BDO is a professional services firm that has been providing financial and consulting services for more than 100 years. Each year it publishes reports related to the economy and business. These reports...


What Should We Learn from Hollywood’s Diversity Issues and the Oscars Boycott?

Anyone who saw the Academy Awards presentation on television a few weeks ago knows that a lack of diversity was the theme of the program. The issue was that not one person of colour was represented in...


Advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth according to McKinsey Global Institute

According to a new report by think-tank McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), "Gender inequality is not only a pressing moral and social issue but also a critical economic challenge." The report titled...


World Health Organization promotes eLearning, sort of, in new report

An extensive report titled "eLearning for Undergraduate Health Professional Education" was published this year by the World Health Organization. WHO's Department of Health Workforce collaborated with...


Managing Fire Fighter Training and Field Experience in an LMS

This year’s hot temperatures and droughts in some areas have resulted in record forest fires across North America. Fighting these fires is the responsibility of state and provincial fire protection...


Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 3

Continued from previous post Today, our changing world is providing new challenges for law enforcement. A report called The State of E-Learning in Canadian Policing noted that “Technology-supported...


Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 2

Continued from previous post Because the out-of-the-box software from GeoMetrix offers most of the functionality necessary for law enforcement, little in the way of customization has been required for...


Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 1

Around the world, police, corrections and other community service agencies are at the forefront of safety and law enforcement. We all know how critical these services are to the communities we live...


GeoMetrix Helps ABB Manage Global Learning (Case History)

ABB is one of the world's leading engineering companies. The history of ABB encompasses 120 years of innovation and technological leadership in systems & services, instrumentation, oil & gas, and...


FortisAlberta receives Award of Excellence-Education/Training Institution

In a media release issued on October 24, 2014, FortisAlberta announced that the Awards of Excellence-Education/Training Institution Award from Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) went to...


GeoMetrix has helped Omaha Public Power meet compliance since 1997 (Case History)

The Omaha Public Power District is one of the largest publicly owned electric utilities in the USA. Founded in 1946, the utility currently serves more than 352,000 customers in 13 southeast Nebraska...


How the First World War Changed the Workplace

Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Western...


The HR/Talent industry on the life and death of Robin Williams

Tributes to Robin William are flooding the Internet. Many have found his work to be inspiring in relation to mentoring and creativity. Others suggest that lessons should be learned from his death....


Tributes to Norm Kamikow, founder of Chief Learning Officer, Talent Management and Workforce magazines

Norm Kamikow died of a sudden illness on July 14, 2014 at the age of 70. He was the president and editor-in-chief of MediaTec Publishing. He oversaw the Human Capital Media Group (HCM), a portfolio...


Free Learning Resources About World War II

In honor of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day today, here are some free resources available online for learning about World War II. Harvard University has a free World War II course available using the...


LMS Mergers and Acquisitions: What’s happened to our industry?

The past ten years have seen massive changes in the learning and human resources technology marketplaces. LMS and other software vendors have beeacquired by or merged with vendors of other products...


Maximizing Your LMS: Part 5 — For-profit Training

Continued from previous post. "If your training department normally only trains internal customers, have you considered providing your services externally?" asks Greg Gammie, Implementation Services...


Maximizing Your LMS: Part 4 — Learning Content Management

Continued from previous post. "Did you know that our software offers built-in learning content management?" asks George Payer, a support technician at GeoMetrix. "Many clients don't know this, but...


Maximizing Your LMS: Part 3 — Performance Management

Continued from previous post. As staffing decreases in many organizations, performance management has become a priority. Performance management does more than provide feedback to employees about...


Maximizing Your LMS: Part 2 — Informal Learning

Continued from previous post. "It has been suggested that as much as eighty percent of how workers learn to do their jobs is informal and happens outside of formal training and development...