Category: Blog

It’s a wrap for Kallidus Uncovered

Last week we welcomed more than 120 customers to Birmingham’s brand new cutting-edge conference centre, The Vox, for the 10th Kallidus Uncovered. Our biggest annual user conference yet saw the launch of our new flagship product Kallidus Learn, which has been designed in a truly innovative way to deliver a more engaging and effective learner… Read more »

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Making learning more innovative

In my ‘Getting started with VR’ seminar at World of Learning last week, a quick show of hands quickly revealed that most learning professional’s see VR as having real potential in L&D. This echoed findings from the in-depth research study Kallidus conducted in the summer which you can read about here. As somebody who has… Read more »

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Games, Glorious Games

Today’s workforce expects learning to be engaging and fun. Yet despite there being easy-to-use tools and techniques now available to make learning more exciting, too many employees are still forced to wade through ‘click-next’ e-learning, dished up in an endless fashion like Dickensian cold gruel! Games are a great way to spice up learning and… Read more »

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VR in learning: the reality is exciting

The learning technologies business is an interesting one. The arrival of CD-ROMs – hard on the heels of laser discs – in the mid-1990s transformed what had been known as CBT (computer-based training) into media-rich, engaging content for learners. Then we wrestled to make headway with what is now known as e-learning, as the Internet… Read more »

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Round-up of Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2016

Once again, hundreds of L&D professionals and the industry’s leading suppliers gathered at Olympia for this year’s Learning Technologies Summer Forum (LTSF). This exciting follow-up event to February’s Learning Technologies conference and exhibition offers a great opportunity for fellow learning professionals to network, share best practice and keep their fingers on the pulse of what’s… Read more »

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Virtual reality: cutting through the hype

2016 has been dubbed the year of virtual reality. Wherever you look today, you’re likely to see it dominating media headlines, investments and discussions. So is VR the next big thing for learning or in reality is it just hype? At a time when engagement in the workplace is at an all-time low and with… Read more »

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Embracing change in retail businesses

Product innovator Tim Drewitt shares insight into how retail businesses can improve productivity and customer satisfaction by modernising their approach to learning and development. Retail is rapidly changing and so must learning too. This year’s Towards Maturity In Focus Report shows that the retail sector is increasing its investment in learning technologies and building up its internal L&D capability,… Read more »

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Ten tips for supporting modern learners in medium-sized businesses

Product innovator Tim Drewitt shares insight into why mid-sized businesses should be capitalising on the benefits of using learning technologies. New research from Towards Maturity, sponsored by Kallidus, reveals that medium-sized businesses only invest 14% of their L&D budgets in learning technologies, compared to top performing companies who set aside 25%. Only 29% provide on-demand… Read more »

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