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Cornerstone Evaluations and the Kirkpatrick Model

December 8, 2016 1:09 pm Published by 1 Comment

In Cornerstone, evaluations help review and measure the impact and return on investment you achieve from your training spend. What you might not be aware of is Cornerstone evaluations follow the Kirkpatrick Model of Evaluations. Before we look at how Cornerstone evaluations can help get more out of your training, let’s have a quick look at the Kirkpatrick model. Kirkpatrick Model... View Article


Financial Compliance Training

Financial Compliance Training: Delivering Results

November 28, 2016 9:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In a rapidly expanding financial sector, change is always around the corner. Being an organisation that can adapt and roll with the punches is crucial if you want to stay on top and reap the benefits of the latest developments in your industry. Ensuring that your employees are aware of new processes, technology and financial instruments are all a vital... View Article


Elearning or e-learning

How to spell elearning: elearning v E-Learning v eLearning

June 30, 2016 6:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The elearning industry is great, and one of the most important facets of creating brilliant elearning courses is ensuring that your courses have a consistent approach. Which makes it somewhat ironic that our industry has no set standard on how to spell elearning. We decided to take a quick look at how different organisations spell this word in order to see... View Article


10 Killer LMS Features

10 Killer Features of a Top Learning Management System

June 21, 2016 9:58 pm Published by 1 Comment

What do you need to ensure your Learning Management System has? There are so many LMS vendors, and solutions and features that you may want to consider when reviewing your LMS platform. The excellent Capterra contains reviews and information about lots of Learning Management Systems, and you’ll also find a list of LMS platforms over at Elearning Industry. We have... View Article


LMS Names: Naming your LMS

June 2, 2016 3:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Naming your LMS is a great way to improve the branding of your Learning & Development products. And while it’s certainly not the most important element of your L&D function, great LMS names can have a small but positive impact when it comes to encouraging users to log in and start learning independently. “Romeo, Romeo, whereforeout thou Romeo? … A... View Article


Cornerstone SaaS

Cornerstone SaaS LMS – Why is it so popular?

May 9, 2016 4:28 pm Published by 2 Comments

Although we are a Cornerstone partner, we are Learning Managment System (LMS) agnostic. Our clients use a range of LMS platforms, including Moodle, Saba, Docebo, SumTotal and our own LMS, Cognito 365. But the majority of our clients use Cornerstone, and so we decided to explore why. What is SaaS? SaaS stands for Software as a Service and it relates to a... View Article


Elearning Pricing Models

Elearning Pricing Models

March 21, 2016 3:36 pm Published by 2 Comments

There are a number of ways that elearning companies might charge for elearning and understanding the different elearning pricing models used is key to comparing different offerings. Since we are predominantly a bespoke elearning company, we’ll focus on bespoke elearning pricing, rather than charging models for off-the-shelf elearning. There are three main charging models, as follows: 1. License, Hosting and... View Article