We live and work in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) times. Consequently, the skills that we need to perform at a high level are becoming more non-standard and nuanced.
Manufacturing boasts advanced technical machinery, increasingly automated processes and a viable career path for many. However, many existing and future employees lack the skills needed to support the rampant technical advancement facing the industry.
Digital learning and emerging technologies are offering new tools to teach soft skills in powerful ways; gamification, virtual and augmented reality, and simulations are just a few. These trends are worth exploring.
Immersive and experiential training methods are successful because they involve all of the senses and provoke a visceral response. The experience enables learners to assimilate new information quickly and retain it much longer.
Interplay Learning, the leading provider of online training for skilled trades utilizing virtual reality (VR) and 3D simulations, today announced it completed a $5.5 million Series A round of financing.
Simutech Multimedia, the leading provider of simulation training used by over 500 global manufacturing and industrial companies, launches a new 3D simulation-training platform designed to help equip operations and maintenance professionals with skills.
Of all the metrics that L&D leaders should focus on when designing a leadership training program aimed at developing conversational leadership, if you were to choose just one, it should be self-awareness.
Mursion, a startup that provides immersive VR training for essential skills in the workplace, today announced an $8M Series A, led by impact investor New Markets Venture Partners.
Safety training is a critical function of any L&D organization that supports drivers. When human lives are on the line, ensuring effective training is more important than ever.