Training mag discusses KLA-Tencor Hackathon Success

The latest edition of Training magazine features an article on KLA-Tencor, a member of the magazine’s Training Top 10 Hall of Fame. A section of the magazine is dedicated to outstanding initiatives...


Is your organization ready for role-hopping Gen Z?

Traditionally, employees stay on one path. They have an occupation or profession that they are trained for or have chosen. That translates into a job role at their place of employment and although...


Search learners in the LMS based on their training

Have you ever wanted to find an employee based on the training they've taken or the qualifications they have? The GeoTalent Learning Management System accomplishes this through the “By Training”...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 3

... continued from previous post Where do you go from here? Once you have all your data, including the whys, what next? Don’t be one of those organizations that carry out an extensive study and...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 2

...continued from previous post How do you perform a learning audit? You can search the Internet for audit parameters and how you should set up your audit plan but a learning audit is a project and...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 1

What is a learning audit? A learning audit is very much like a project or programme audit. According to the European-based National Institute for Further Education, the main goal of a project audit...


Move HR beyond “tissues and issues” but do it strategically

Are you missing out on opportunities in recruiting, engagement and more because you spend all your time putting out fires? Do policies fill your days when you should be using analytics to give your...


GeoTalent Flex: the most flexible learning management system on the market today

Our customers asked us to create a responsive, intuitive and engaging user interface that was as flexible as our legacy Training Partner product line. The Result? GeoTalent Flex. GeoTalent Flex is a...


An Introduction to the Gig Economy: Part 3 - What role will talent management play?

Continued from Part 2: Where are we now? The last post described the difference between an on-demand talent or gig economy and what we have now. For talent management personnel, the gig economy might...


An Introduction to the Gig Economy: Part 2 - Where are we now?

…continued from Part 1: How did we get here? The last post described the different generations of the past 100 years and how the millennials are changing the way we think about work. The world is...


An Introduction to the Gig Economy: Part 1 - How did we get here?

Every year there seems to be a new buzzword in the workplace. This year the phrase that’s on everyone’s lips is ‘gig economy.’ But what exactly is a gig economy? Is it a meaningless term that...


You've got questions. We've got answers.

Not long ago, Talent Management magazine published an article called “Eight Things to Consider Before Picking an HR Vendor.” In the article, the author asks eight questions that buyers should ask...


Installed LMS vs Cloud LMS — which is better for you?

Over the past few years, many organizations have switched their enterprise applications to cloud versions. You've probably heard the benefits of cloud or software-as-a-service (SaaS): low start-up...


LMS market projected to triple by 2020, but why?

An article in the March/April edition of Elearning! magazine states the global market for learning management systems and talent management systems is projected to triple in size by 2020. “Why is...


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...


GeoTalent Accessibility: WCAG and Section 508 Compliance

Our GeoTalent Administrator console and GeoTalent Flex interface have been designed to be compliant with accessibility standards such as those in the US’s Section 508 as well as those in WCAG...


Tailor Our LMS or Have a Custom System Built?

Most of our customers have customized our GeoTalent and TrainingPartner learning management systems in one way or another—not because there’s anything wrong with our products, but because the...


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...


An Overview of Our Implementation Methodology

As you may know, we've been implementing software at GeoMetrix Data Systems for a long, long time — more than 20 years in fact. Our implementers are all veterans, averaging more than 10 years in the...


Implementation Team Roles & Responsibility

As with any project, success rests on the people involved. Team-building is one of the keys to managing any software implementation project, as are communications and coordination of resources to...