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Mapping the ROI of eLearning in Seven Strategies

1. Expand your definition of “success.” Before you create a plan, you should know what defines success for your organization. One primary question to ask is: “Were bottom-line outcomes achieved?” ‘Hmmm…’ you ponder via internal monologue, ‘What bottom-line objective?’ Good question. 

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Why Today’s Training Should Focus on Modern Learners, Not Just Millennials

A co-written blog 


We’ve all heard it – if we want to grow our businesses we have to focus on millennials! It seems to be all we ever hear about today, especially in the Learning and Development world.

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Good Bye to Flash Could Mean Hello to New eLearning for Your Organization

Time is rapidly closing on flash based websites because the development environment is no longer compatible with today’s technology. Flash does not translate to mobile devices and as technology continues to evolve, responsive design becomes more and more important for all websites; especially learning systems.

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Data Security... How Can You Get In Front of the Problem

Did you know:

  • 43 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses. 
  • 60 percent of small and medium sized companies go out of business within six months of a cyber attack.
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The Allen Experience - What's it all about?

Another amazing Allen Experience has come and gone. Our 2017 event evolved from previous years, giving attendees the opportunity to experience our new concept: a fully interactive, solutions-oriented event. This evolution allowed the Allen team and our guest speakers to deeply explore the changing needs of today’s online learning community, as well as exhibit AI’s innovative approach to interactive education.

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Slides & Webcast: Six Simple eLearning Success Strategies

As instructional designers, we know the difference between presenting information and providing learning experiences. But we must often get the support of others for doing more, and that’s not always easy. Sometimes eyes glaze over as we attempt to explain all the steps necessary in creating effective instruction and getting adequate funding. So we want to be sure we aren’t making things more complicated than need be.

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6 Reasons You Should Attend the 2016 Allen Experience

Tired of the traditional learning conferences in which you sit for hours and listen to speakers all day? If you're ready for an experience that is designed around activity-based and hands-on sessions that deliver practical application, then the Allen Experience is for you! 

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Microlearning: The Resources You Need to Plan and Execute Future Learning Projects

With the realization of a new-age learning style, microlearning has been a huge trend in the realm of learning development and e-learning. If you Google ‘microlearning resources’ you will see over 88,000 results populate. The sheer volume of information makes it challenging to decipher and find credible information and sources.

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Dear Savvy

Remember Dear Abby? Well, here is her counterpart in the Instructional Design field… 

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10 Learning Design Blogs to Draw Inspiration From

When searching on Google for "Learning Design Blogs", a staggering amount of more than 117,000,000 search results appear. With this overwhelming amount of information, it can be very hard to determine which blogs are credible and a valuable use of time to read.

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