People always seem to be looking for the next big thing which is going to turn learning around and make everyone fall in love with it. That isn’t going to happen. But it is possible to get a better idea of what you’re trying to achieve by thinking in terms of knowledge, skills, attitude and awareness, […]
A while back we wrote a short blog about why it’s important to add captions to videos. Here are the five reasons we gave then with more detail.
It’s the right thing to do – it includes rather than excludes people
Sometimes called the moral argument – we should make anything that’s published as accessible as possible. About […]
There’s been an increase in the number of training videos being produced recently. So here’s a quick overview of what we think is important to consider when you’re thinking of using videos in your training offering.
People often say that training videos should be three minutes or less. However, much of the information on video length […]
Everyone knows what phishing emails are and how to spot them, right? Well, it might be partly true. I’m sure everyone’s seen the really obvious ones, the ones that are laughably bad, but what about the sophisticated ones, the ones that use real people’s names, real logos and perhaps even have some genuine links in […]
The other day I was listening to the lunchtime news on the radio. Within the headlines were money laundering (football related), data protection (Morrisons), and information security including hacking into websites (TalkTalk).
It was only a year ago that hackers used phishing emails to penetrate Sony Picture Entertainment and cause massive disruption of their […]
Every day we hear statistics about how cybercrime is increasing and how it’s a massive threat, however, our attitude towards this threat is often quite cavalier.
Making systems safer is of course important, but many cybercrimes often come about because people don’t follow simple rules. In many ways, we’re just not used to this sort of […]
Often people will say elearning, especially compliance training is boring. You probably know that for many it’s seen as a tick in the box exercise. Do the elearning, score 70% or better in the ‘test’ and the job’s done. It’s no wonder elearning has a pretty low appeal amongst many of those who actually do […]
When technology’s at its best, it’s invisible. I don’t know who said it first but I think it’s true and we certainly notice it when it breaks or lets us down. We’re getting used to an always on, always connected way of life and we want the internet in our pockets when we go out […]