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Personalized and Adaptive learning explained by Biz Group, training UAE

Published: 10th April 2017<p>What are they and do you need both?<p>The terms personalized and adaptive are often using interchangeably in the learning …

Learning

How Curiosity Enhances Learning

When we talk about curiosity and learning, we tend to talk about it from an engagement perspective. If students remain interested in and curious …

The Brain

100+ HR Technologies and Talent Tools Worth Watching In 2017.

The competition for your HR Technology dollar is more cutthroat – and more lucrative – than ever before.<p>This means, of course, getting ahead of that …

Websites in Real Life

8 Skills For Learning And Development Professionals To Future Proof Your Career

Essential Skills For Learning And Development Professionals That Will Help You Future Proof Your Career<p>From the rise of AI, the gig economy, and …

Design Thinking

Facebook shows off its brain interface research and... wow

What if you could talk through your skin? What if you had a mouse you could control with your brain?<p>These are just two of the mind-blowing questions Facebook's Regina Dugan posed to the audience at the company's F8 developer conference, and the vision she laid out was so ambitious you could almost …

Facebook

In Real Life: What I've Learned After 15 Years of Playing Games at Work by JD Dillon

Are we still arguing about the potential for games to help people get better at their jobs? I’ve never been able to wrap my head around this …

Box Office

Facebook fires directly at Snapchat with augmented reality platform, 'Camera Effects'

During the opening moments of this year's F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg began showing off the company's augmented reality strategy, and it looks pretty damn amazing.<p>First, Zuckerberg announced Facebook's new augmented reality platform called Camera Effects Platform. The platform is launching as an …

Augmented Reality

6 Ways The LMS Is Holding Back Your Business

How The LMS Is Holding Back Your Business<p>Consider how technology, business, and even employees have evolved. The LMS (Learning Management System) has …

Learning

Messenger is finally making it easier to find and use bots

Messenger is adding new QR codes and a bot discovery tab.<p>It’s been one year since Facebook Messenger first unveiled its bot platform in the hope that brands and retailers would use the app to automate messaging conversations with their customers.<p>Since then, developers have created tens of thousands …

Messaging

My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2017)

Welcome to ATD 2017

ATD International Conference & Exposition 2017 - May 21-24, 2017 - Atlanta

Help others reach their full potential by reaching yours.<p>As a talent development professional, you're passionate about ensuring that your workforce …

Atlanta

TIME | Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

The mood in France, already in a state of heightened security in the run up to Sunday's presidential election, has intensified following an attack in …

President Donald Trump

Chick-fil-A is beating every competitor by training workers to say 'please' and 'thank you'

The secret to Chick-fil-A's success is as simple as saying "please" and "thank you."<p>The chicken chain is statistically the most polite chain in the restaurant business, according to a QSR Magazine's annual drive-thru report released on Monday.<p>Employees at Chick-fil-A were the most likely of the 15 …

Fast Food

Instagram is absolutely crushing Snapchat and there's no end in sight

Now Instagram's just rubbing it in.<p>In case the Facebook-owned company hadn't already made it abundantly clear that burying Snapchat under an endlessly growing pile of lookalike products was its top priority, Instagram has some fresh salt to rub into Snap's wounds: Instagram Stories now has 200 …

Snapchat

Our Puny Human Brains Are Terrible at Thinking About the Future

Our future selves are strangers to us.<p>This isn’t some poetic metaphor; it’s a neurological fact. FMRI studies suggest that when you imagine your …

Psychology

4 ways to demonstrate the business value of Axonify to the CEO - Axonify

Many business stakeholders don’t even know they have a Learning Management System (LMS), let alone understand the role it plays within their …

CEOs

Facebook's social network for businesses will soon be available for free

After launching its rival to enterprise collaboration apps like Slack last October, Facebook told CNBC that it’s now working on a free edition of Workplace in order to sign up more companies to its service.<p>It’ll be called Workplace Standard, while the paid version will be renamed Workplace Premium. …

Facebook

Why are organizations so bad at onboarding? (#onboardingSOS)

Onboarding is important! I don’t think it’s necessary to argue that point. If you need validation, check out this Forbes article. It comes down to …

Human Resources

Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world

Google was built to help people find useful information by surfacing the great content that publishers and sites create. This access to high quality …

Google

5 reasons why you should attend #ATD2017

Reflecting on Learning Solutions 2017

Axonify was literally EVERYWHERE during the Learning Solutions 2017 Conference! Our team hosted 6 sessions, including a rousing game of The Family …

Learning
Education

Twitter Usernames No Longer Count Toward 140 Character Limit Replies | iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource

by Gary Ng on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 - 9:38am PDT<p>Last year, Twitter announced it would roll out an update which would not count usernames toward …

Google bets on AI in Canada with Google Brain Toronto and Vector Institute investment

Google is contributing to the $150 million going into The Vector Institute, a new initiative housed at the University of Toronto, guided by chief scientific adviser Geoffrey Hinton. The Institute is getting started today, with significant investment from the governments of Canada and the province …

Artificial Intelligence

How does the role of the L&D department need to change?

<i>[This article is adapted from two posts published on my own blog]</i><p>A year ago I tweeted this question:<p>What would happen if there were no Training/L&D …

Leadership

Going Ninja & the Covert Art of Hiding 70:20:10

After surviving in the L&D profession for over thirty years, I continue to ponder what is it going to take to trip the training air bag? C’mon, man! …