Blog

Staying at the top of the industry requires knowledge, and we’re always learning. Check out our latest knowledge on our blog or download additional information on our Resources page .

Are you ready for the shift to curation?

One basic assumption in Learning and Development organizations for the last 15 years has been that you need specialized instructional designers using specialized authoring tools to build specialized learning content. What if that assumption is not true? What if the majority of the time you don’t...

Read More

Synapse to Present at ASU + GSV Education Technology Summit

Austin, TX – May 1, 2017 Synapse, the creators of the Learning Experience Design System (LXDS), announced that they will be speaking at the ASU + GSV Education Technology Summit on May 8-10 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Read More

Crushing the 'Forgetting Curve'

Learner retention is perhaps the most important metric to measure the success of L&D initiatives. However, as we've covered in this blog before, the vast majority -- often as high as 90 percent -- of new skills are lost within a year if not reinforced by practical follow-ups or assessments.

Read More

A Magazine Evolves as a Profession Evolves

The Association for Talent Development (ATD)'s publication, TD magazine, recently celebrated its 70th birthday.

Read More

L&D Will Be Responsible for the Survival of Organizations

As organizations fight to survive, their learning and development (L&D) teams will lead the way. 

Read More

L&D Needs to Transform Itself First Before Transforming Others

According to Deloitte, less than 6 percent of L&D leaders believe that their teams have the necessary capabilities to provide mobile learning or to use MOOCs, simulations, audio, or video effectively.

Read More