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  •   Jim Wallace
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  • When the COVID-19 threat is finally over (or significantly diminishes), what will normal work and life look like? It’s unrealistic to think that overnight we’ll suddenly revert to the way things were in the middle of 2019. An Associated Press article that appeared recently in the Chicago Tribune (Nations charting the path to normalcy) quoted several governments […]



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  • There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the workplace. I recently read a finding from Gartner that 88% of Americans who are currently working are working from home. For many, this is uncharted territory. I have worked from home for most of the last decade. Here are a few things, I have learned from experience. […]



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  • In my previous blog post, I described how rushing to convert instructor-led training to self-paced eLearning may not be the most effective approach for your learners or your organization. But what else are you going to do given the constraints of sheltering in place and social distancing?   Probably the quickest solution is to have the […]



    Apr 27,
    2020
  •   Jim Wallace
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  • Given the COVID-19 pandemic, remote learning has become more important than ever. Every day, new offers appear in my Inbox. “We can help you convert all your instructor-led training into eLearning. We can do it faster and cheaper than anyone else.” Well, Mastech Digital could do that too, but we will not. In the rush […]



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  • A recent ATD (Association for Talent Development) Learning Technologies newsletter featured an article titled “Applications and Drawbacks of Immersive Learning Tech” by Danielle Wallace (no relation). The term “Immersive Technologies” encompasses Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Virtual Reality uses a computer-generated environment programmed to simulate a person’s physical presence in that environment and is designed […]



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  • With the New Year just around the corner, it’s a good time to take a look at trends across digital learning services that I expect to continue in the New Year as well as emerging ones. Individual Learning Over Group LearningFirst is the continuing decline of formal learning events (i.e. classes) in favor of learning that is […]



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  • What is “digital learning”? Most people in the industry define it as “learning at work”, and workplace learning is what we are all about in the Digital Learning Services part of Mastech Digital. We work with our clients on a daily basis to provide learning experiences that are relevant and easily accessed by clients’ employees […]



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  • When was the last time you did a needs analysis? When was the last time you should have done a needs analysis? ATD released some interesting data recently. Out of the organizations surveyed, which employed digital learning services, only 56% said they did needs analysis for learning projects, 37% said they did not, and the […]



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  • On any given day, an organization’s senior leadership can be involved in numerous tasks, some of which, may not even be related to that individual’s managerial function. So, how do the upper layers of a company stay abreast of trending tools and technologies, and potential opportunities, if they’re bogged down by a plethora of other […]



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  • One of my favorite memories from growing up is listening to my grandfather tell stories. We would sit around the dinner table after a meal and he would tell stories about his youth, his athletic endeavors, his business, his home projects, and many others. I would listen attentively and ask questions. Most of them contained […]