Just left a very successful meeting with a client in which we proposed they take a blended learning approach to their organisation’s training delivery. Instead of repeatedly running instructor-led training adopt and roll out e-learning to deliver large chunks of the learning. The five benefits that put a smile on this particular customer’s faces were: […]
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. – W. Somerset Maugham
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. – Ernest Hemingway
BBC – Capital – Summer career boosters, fun included.
My son Alfie loves the Alfie books – for obvious reasons – so I know he’d be over the moon to win a piece of original art from the series. Win original artwork of Alfie signed by Shirley Hughes | World Book Day.
(and sisters, obviously) Working on a major training project in Qatar for almost a year has introduced me to the role and work of the Instructional Designer. There are many parallels between the ID and TA and it’s easy to see why people performing these jobs so easily cross between the two. Some example touchpoints […]
Currently working with nine e-learning developers and two technical authors building a software application training platform. It’s interesting how close, in terms of approach to tool selection, development planning and review cycles the worlds of the Technical Author and Instruction Designer are.
Over the last few years Agile development has become the benchmark of progressive, bleading edge software development. The idea is to produce working software within a very short space of time, then build on that in subsequent deliveries. As a concept it works very well and brings many benefits: the customer sees working functionality very […]
ser·en·dip·i·ty [ser-uhn-dip-i-tee] noun 1. an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident. 2. good fortune; luck: the serendipity of getting the first job she applied for. I have not been on for a while (apologies for that) as I’m currently working in Qatar. After 12+ years at my former employer I had the good luck […]
With the gentle breeze of change blowing through my employers (its not yet had time to build into a wind since the takeover), I have been taking stock of my position, my goals and begun to look around at what opportunities are out there. From the discussions I have engaged in on Twitter, Linked In […]