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Apr
03

Free Technical Tools

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, businesses have had to move quickly to working remotely. Many organizations have initiated efforts to support individuals, businesses, schools and non-profits by offering free versions of their tools for a limited time. Here’s a list of free tools to help you get organized and stay on top of business in a remote setting:

Video Conferencing:

  • Tandem allows remote workers to connect with one click making it easier to meet and collaborate in a virtual setting and is waiving their fees to all customers for the next few months.
  • Avaya is offering free access to the business edition of Avaya Spaces until August 31, 2020 to educational and non-profit organizations around the world. Their cloud-based video conferencing and collaboration app helps bring teams together virtually.
  • Microsoft Teams is presenting a free version with restrictions removed that is now available to everyone. The company has also provided a list of FAQs and other information for users.
  • Cisco WebEx is a free video conferencing tool that many are already familiar with and use regularly. They are offering additional tips for users on how to stay connected and have the best meeting experience. Our TrainingPros President is a big fan of WebEx.
  • Adobe Connect is providing a 90-day access for free until July 1, 2020. The access allows individuals and businesses to use Adobe Connect with meeting groups of up to 25 people. TrainingPros uses Adobe Connect for its free webinars that we co-produce with Harrisburg University.
  • Google G-Suite and G-Suite Education as well as the advanced version for Hangouts Meet is now available for free to all customers until July 1, 2020 to help them stay connected during this time.
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Aug
14

Spotlight on Microlearning Done Right

Quality microlearning doesn’t just happen. After I shared a few months ago I about how to create a great microlearning event, people expressed interest in seeing more examples of great microlearning. To that end, we decided a microlearning competition would provide just the right venue for the experts to show us how they do it.Let’s take a quick look at each of the winning applicants’ best practices.

Grand prize winner, David Neun, produced a high quality and engaging 3-minute learning segment about Behavioral Styles. Following is a brief description of his submission:

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Sep
10

Upcoming Events: Fall 2015

Fall into learning with these educational conferences and training opportunities for Learning & Development leaders. There’s an event in virtually every market around the U.S.! Check them out today and review your schedule and development plans for the ones that best fit your needs:

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Jul
27

Upcoming Events: Late 3Q 2015

Children are heading back to school, and learning leaders should too! Professional development opportunities are a wonderful resource for learning new information or for refreshing your fundamental skills. Check out the opportunities taking place all over the country later this summer and into the fall.

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Sep
26

Upcoming Events: Fall 2014

Mark your calendars for these L&D events taking place during fall 2014:

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