There are many ways a blog can fit into your Web strategy. Some organizations are using these tools to communicate with their employees, cutting down on email traffic. Others are using blogs to publish information about products and services.
When Lincoln Trail Career Centers decided to modify their Web site the team began with a fresh strategy with the goal of providing better information for their constituents. This new strategy included the launch of a new blog and a Facebook page.
The LTCC marketing team knew the blog would
Improve search engine placement
Enhance the dialog between LTCC and...
This was released by ASTD recently: http://www.astd.org/NR/rdonlyres/66C9F457-69D7-44FA-B60C-9D6FFE438DB1/0/LTETpressreleasefinal.pdf
The net of it is that economic pressures are driving more organizations towards e-learning. Not really shocking news, but certainly a pertinent point. That is, the whole purpose of technology is to enable efficiencies. The whole purpose of learning is knowledge transfer. To the degree technology can enable more efficient knowledge transfer; e-learning and the wide variety of forms it takes make sense. When learning ceases to occur, so should the the focus...
Early on in our business we learned that we were located in a "HUBZone" or Historically Underutilized Business Zone...doesn't mean much to you? It didn't to us either. But as we grow in our work with the federal government, we've begun to realize what it's all about.
HUBZones, or “historically underutilized business zones”, are regions designated by the SBA that the federal government is interested in investing in order to help foster greater community and residential growth. There are many HUBZone areas throughout the country and nearly every metropolitan area has some segment...
So we've got some of our best clients and best friends getting together for a little discussion on learning (our "learning roundtable") in the morning, followed by some horseracing and, well, fun, in the afternoon. Come join us!
A good week for TiER1 in the government sector...we got verbal approval on a couple of new deals with the department of defense and doors opened for a couple of others. Whether it's the aging workforce or movement of functions from one base to another due to the BRAC, knowledge transfer is the theme and it's something we're getting pretty good at. Lots of solutions for us here, and lots more work to come. If you know of anyone who fits the bill (instructional designers, technical writers, Creatives, knowledge management specialists), turn them our way, we're going to continue to grow.