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Keep your Remote Workforce Engaged and Learning

Organizations worldwide are closing offices and supporting a remote workforce for the coming weeks or months. When it comes to implementing new training or introducing updated offerings, are you capable of delivering critical information to employees at scale? How will you connect with your remote employees to ensure they stay engaged, f [...] Read More

Remote Learning: Five Microlearning Best Practices

The early months of 2020 are representative of how the future of workplace learning is changing. Even without the voluntary (or involuntary) necessity of working at home during the unforeseen global pandemic, more people are working remotely than ever before. In recent research, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimat [...] Read More

Five Best Practices for CLOs to Create an Effective Corporate Learning Culture

With the popularity of microlearning on the rise, Qstream is seeing a fundamental shift in the learning and development environment — moving away from a focus on the quantity of training to one where the real L&D ROI is determined via quantifiable improvement in job performance through behavior change. Employee job proficiency h [...] Read More

How to Leverage Learning Transformation in 2020

Learning and development is evolving to meet the increasingly specialized training and skills demands. This, accompanied by the emergence of new technology, has greatly impacted learning and development and continues to shift how organizations approach company-wide training. As a result, what works today can become quickly outdated, whic [...] Read More

Learning Transformation for 2020 and Beyond: What to Build into Your Learning Strategy Now

The business of corporate learning (and the technology that supports it) is undergoing significant change. That pace of change will accelerate in 2020. Learning leaders strive to enhance their knowledge reinforcement programs with the next best strategies and technologies, which makes now the ideal time to reflect on your learning and [...] Read More

How Continuous Certification Can Boost Employee & Corporate Performance

Certification is an essential component of many training programs. Certification ensures that companies are in compliance with a number of issues ranging from external regulations, required job skills, important company updates and a range of other requisite needs.  In this sense, certification ends up almost transcending learnin [...] Read More

6 Steps to Designing a Microlearning Experience for Lasting Impact

A well planned, designed and executed employee training and development program is the foundation for organizational success. When implemented using best practice microlearning design principles, business and learning leaders can accomplish the outcomes that they want by increasing productivity, proficiency, and ultimately busi [...] Read More

Microlearning Myth Four: Microlearning is Hard to Quantify

It’s a myth that microlearning is hard to measure. Worse, this myth obscures the fact that microlearning challenges, constructed correctly, are arguably the best way to measure training impact on business outcomes. Companies who adopt best practice microlearning methods are reaching a new granularity in their learning measurements and [...] Read More

Microlearning Myth Three: It’s Mainly for Millennials

There’s a myth that microlearning is better suited for Millennials. This is based on a notion that somehow Millennials (also known as Gen Y, consumers born between 1981 and 1996) have a shorter attention span than other generations (as if everyone weren’t similarly digitally distracted).  This myth suggests that a s [...] Read More

Microlearning Myth Two: No Push Required

The consequences of digital acceleration are that it’s never been so easy to proliferate ideas and learning content: the good, the bad, the inconsequential, meaningful, meaningless, and so on. This already overflowing “digital learning junk drawer” happens when fragments of knowledge build up in a learning system. The unintended re [...] Read More