Area9 Lyceum Blog

Adaptive Learning: Paying the “Technical Debt” of Ineffective L&D

Posted by Nick Howe on Aug 5, 2019 4:36:00 PM

 

A focus on quick fixes results in learning and development (L&D) “technical debt” that is too great for companies to bear today, given greater demands to build proficiencies throughout their workforce. By understanding what cutting-edge adaptive learning looks like, companies can take the first step toward paying down technical debt and improving L&D with a truly personalized approach.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution, Reskilling

Area9 Lyceum to Participate in Swiss Innovation Program, Kickstart

Posted by Area9 on Aug 2, 2019 11:52:52 AM

 

Area9 Lyceum has been selected by Kickstart, the Swiss innovation platform, to become part of its ecosystem of start-ups and growth companies. Area9 is among the 48 start-ups and 9 corporate “intrapreneurship” teams from 17 countries that will participate for this year’s innovation program.

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Topics: News & PR

Leveling the Playing Field with Adaptive Learning to Reskill Workers

Posted by Nick Howe on Jul 25, 2019 8:18:39 AM

 

To level the playing field of future job opportunities, all workers must be reskilled to meet the ever-increasing demands of the technology-enabled workplace. This requires the “rulebook” for learning to be rewritten, no longer assuming a distribution curve in performance, but rather seeing everyone as capable of achieving proficiency and mastery, provided they are given the targeted support and time they need.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution, Reskilling

Rethinking Recruitment: Why Retraining Is the Answer to the Skills Shortage

Posted by Nick Howe on Jul 16, 2019 9:07:00 AM

 

New talent development approaches are driving the thinking around hiring vs. retraining to respond to rapidly evolving technology, a global skills shortage, and the cost of continuously hiring new talent. As employers grapple with their talent demands, a conversation around reskilling must occur among managers, corporate leaders, HR, and chief learning officers (CLOs).

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Corporate E-Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution, Reskilling

Learning As the Cornerstone of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Posted by Dr. Khurram Jamil, President - Strategic Initiatives on Jul 8, 2019 6:52:00 AM

 

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a bold vision: addressing some of the most pressing challenges in the world today. As each goal is pursued, we must consider the impact of learning and education for all, from workers who need to be retrained to children for whom equality in education is the gateway to a better life.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Corporate E-Learning, K-12, 4th Industrial Revolution

Simulators and Adaptive Learning: A Blended Solution for Aviation and High-Stakes Training

Posted by Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D. and Nick J. Howe on Jun 10, 2019 12:19:01 PM

A pilot in command of a commercial airliner confronts the unexpected, such as a sudden mechanical failure requiring a system override or another aircraft in the same airspace. Immediately, the pilot and co-pilot must make critical decisions and take action.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution

Open sourcing the “Flow” Language: The Advantage for Computer Programmers

Posted by Asger Alstrup Palm, Chief Technology Officer, Area9 Group on May 30, 2019 9:04:25 AM

We recently open sourced "Flow", a functional programming language developed by Area9 to solve many of the challenges of developing multi-platform, responsive, enterprise-capable applications. In this blog post, Area9 CTO Asger Alstrup Palm explains the relevance and value of Flow from a programmers point of view.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Area9 Technology

Area9 Open Sources “Flow” Programming Language: Here’s What It Means for Area9 Customers

Posted by Asger Alstrup Palm, Chief Technology Officer, Area9 Group on Apr 30, 2019 4:27:11 PM

 

When CIOs invest in enterprise applications—whether developed in-house or purchased from third parties—they must balance a number of key characteristics: supportability, maintainability, deployability, and cost. Nine years ago, as Area9 developed its adaptive learning platform and related applications, we needed a programming language that would let us optimize those characteristics for ourselves and our clients. The result was Area9 Flow, and today we are releasing it to the open source community.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Sales Training, 4th Industrial Revolution, Area9 Technology

ANNOUNCING AIRWAY MANAGER™

Posted by Area9 on Apr 9, 2019 9:58:33 AM

FARMINGTON, Connecticut—Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) is excited to introduce Airway Manager: Emergency™, the newest educational experience from the creators of The Difficult Airway Course™.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Healthcare Training

NEJM Knowledge+ Awarded Grant and Launches Pain Management and Opioids Education CME Module

Posted by Area9 on Apr 4, 2019 1:24:52 PM

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BOSTON, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NEJM Knowledge+ was recently awarded an educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) Program Companies to extend the delivery of high-quality continuing medical education to health care providers. 

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Topics: News & PR

Area9 Lyceum, Specialized Sales Systems Partner on Adaptive Sales Training

Posted by Area9 on Mar 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Personalization in L&D for Sales Teams Promises Accelerated Productivity

Area9 Lyceum and Specialized Sales Systems are partnering to design and deliver an adaptive learning experience for sales leaders and sales teams.

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Topics: News & PR

Is Data Privacy Compatible with Adaptive Learning in the Finance Industry?

Posted by Nick Howe on Mar 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the many benefits of using an adaptive learning platform is the amount of data generated to personalize learners’ experiences, based on what they have already mastered and where they need reinforcement. While the depth and granularity of such data are typically viewed positively for effective corporate learning and development (L&D), in some instances it could be perceived as problematic.

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Topics: Corporate E-Learning