Area9 Lyceum Blog

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, Website Migrations

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


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


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

NEJM Group

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

The ‘Netflixization’ of Corporate e-Learning: Good or Bad Idea?

Posted by Nick Howe on Mar 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The “Netflixization” of corporate e-learning – the explosion of video-based content and microlearning, combined with ratings and recommendations – has received a lot of attention lately. Is it a step forward for corporate learning, or is it a distraction?

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Topics: Corporate E-Learning

CLO Strategy: Earn a Seat at the Table Part II - Measurement

Posted by Nick Howe on Mar 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Pursuing the ‘Holy Grail’ of Metrics and Measurement in Corporate e-Learning

For chief learning officers (CLOs), the Holy Grail of learning and development (L&D) is driving behavioral change aligned with business strategy. Key to this quest is obtaining evidence that L&D actions are making a difference; ideally, “leading indicators” of behavioral change, for example that interventions are actually helping people learn.

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Topics: Corporate E-Learning

Area9 Lyceum Launches Rhapsode BRIDGE™ – A New, AI-Driven Solution for Adobe Flash Migration

Posted by Area9 on Feb 28, 2019 9:00:00 AM

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As Adobe ends support for its Flash software platform by the end of 2020, Area9 Lyceum has a new, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics enabled solution, Rhapsode|BRIDGE™, available for education companies and corporate learning and development departments. 

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Topics: News & PR