Area9 Lyceum Blog

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

Area9 Lyceum Expands Area9 Rhapsode™ Platform – Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Posted by Area9 on Feb 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Area9 Rhapsode™ Platform in Strong Demand – Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Leipzig – Area9 Lyceum has announced that it has expanded into Germany with a new office and a dedicated team located in Leipzig to support its expanding customer base throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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CLO Strategy: Earn a Seat at the Table (part I)

Posted by Nick Howe on Feb 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Meeting the Needs of “New-Collar” Workers with Corporate e-Learning Strategies.

Traditional corporate training, a $100 billion market in the U.S. alone, is long overdue an overhaul. Time and again, costly programs have failed to change behavior among people and within organizations to produce better business outcomes. With training yielding such a low return on investment (ROI), corporate learning and development (L&D) in general and corporate e-learning in particular are in dire need of revamping—and that is putting more attention on chief learning officers (CLOs).

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Topics: Corporate E-Learning

Area9 Lyceum Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List

Posted by Area9 on Feb 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

February 7, 2019: Training Industry today announced that Area9 Lyceum has been selected as part of the 2019 Top Training Companies™ lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market.

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Topics: News & PR

Kendall Hunt Publishing and Area9 Lyceum Collaborate to Improve Learning Outcomes through Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Feb 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

February 5, 2019: Kendall Hunt Publishing introduces new adaptive learning initiative powered by Area9 Lyceum’s new Area9 Rhapsode™ platform 

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Topics: News & PR

Area9 Lyceum, CCA Partner on Adaptive Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Posted by Area9 on Jan 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Adaptive Approach Moves Beyond Completion to Greater Engagement.

Area9 Lyceum and Corporate Counseling Associates Inc. (CCA) are partnering to develop a sexual harassment prevention training course using Area9’s adaptive learning technology and artificial intelligence-enabled platform.

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Area9 Lyceum Launches New, Four-Dimensional Adaptive Learning Platform

Posted by Area9 on Jan 23, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Area9 Rhapsode™ Leverages Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Personalized Learning Experience 

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Reinventing Corporate E-Learning

Posted by Nick Howe on Jan 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Corporate e-learning has deep roots, arguably dating back to the very first modern “distance education course” developed by Isaac Pitman in the mid-1840s. Pittman sent his correspondence-course students shorthand texts transcribed onto postcards and received transcriptions back from them to be graded. Feedback was a crucial element.

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Topics: Corporate E-Learning

21st Century Education: Adaptive Learning Addresses World Economic Forum’s Concerns

Posted by Area9 on Jan 11, 2019 11:10:08 AM

By Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D. CEO, Area9 Lyceum

As artificial intelligence and robotics take business and society by storm, the stakes are being raised for the competencies needed to thrive in the 21st century. From retail to manufacturing, financial services to medicine, every industry and business sector faces an urgent need for people who possess the necessary capabilities to adapt to the consequences of the fourth industrial revolution. The World Economic Forum continues to emphasize this issue, including with initiatives to help ensure that the 7 billion people on the planet are developed and allowed to reach their potential.

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Topics: 4th Industrial Revolution

Addressing “Soft Skills” Gaps with Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Jan 10, 2019 9:04:47 AM

Despite the billions of dollars spent on talent development every year, hiring managers in a recent survey revealed that their employees had persistent gaps in “soft skills,” including communications, business acumen, and customer service. According to the Career Advisory Board’s 2018 Talent Activation, Employee Experience and Skills Development survey, these gaps are not being sufficiently addressed even as employers seek to develop a more highly engaged workforce.

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Topics: Corporate E-Learning