Whitepapers

byod The BYOD Revolution: Key to Improved Employee Learning, Engagement, and Collaboration - Download whitepaper Many learning leaders don’t fully appreciate the emotional connection employees today have with their personal devices. They’re joined

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Many learning leaders don’t fully appreciate the emotional connection employees today have with their personal devices. They’re joined at the hip with them, both literally and figuratively, and they put enormous value on the availability of 24/7 connectivity. Want more productivity from your knowledge workers? Join the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) revolution, AKA “the consumerization of IT.”

Download this whitepaper to learn why to:

  • Do let employees access the company’s resources through their personal devices rather than via company-issued products while at work.
  • Do let them be productive at home or on the road by using their devices to connect with the company’s systems.
  • Don’t let the fear of cyberattacks or of compromised security deter you because these problems can be controlled.
protecting_your_training_investment IT Certifications – Are They Worth it? - Download whitepaper Information technology certifications show no sign of decreasing in relevance. In fact, look for numerous new certifications to

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Information technology certifications show no sign of decreasing in relevance. In fact, look for numerous new certifications to appear this year. Job seekers continue to develop relevant job skills and gain a competitive edge by pursuing credentials such as PMP, CISSP, and MCSE.

But are a few extra letters on one’s business card really worth the cost in time, effort, and dollars when there is such a demand for IT professionals in the workplace? It seems so, based on information provided by those who track job placements and salaries.

Download this whitepaper to learn:

  • The value of IT certifications
  • Trends that are driving IT certifications
protecting_your_training_investment Protecting your Training Investment with Training Reinforcement - Download whitepaper If you’re involved in training (or even if you’ve ever had training), you have heard of the learning

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If you’re involved in training (or even if you’ve ever had training), you have heard of the learning curve. But you may not know that the concept is nearly as old as experimental psychology itself. The learning curve was discovered by psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus in 1885. However, as soon as Ebbinghaus discovered the learning curve, which describes how quickly you learn information, he discovered the forgetting curve, which describes how quickly you forget newly learned information.

The good news is that lost learning is an opportunity to improve the effectiveness of training, which is another way of saying to improve the return on the training investment.

Download this whitepaper to learn:

  • The effect of the learning and forgetting curves on learning retention
  • How reinforcement can help protect learning retention and your training investment
  • What reinforcement strategies you can start implementing now to maximize training reinforcement
cfr_white_paper_cover Protecting Corporate Data in a Hacker’s World - Download Whitepaper It seems as if every day brings a new worry for your cyber security. Were those home goods worth my

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It seems as if every day brings a new worry for your cyber security. Were those home goods worth my credit card information being stolen? How much do I love being able to Photoshop® funny cats into all of my holiday photos? Enough to have my personal information compromised? Is this new drill purchased from the hardware store worth the potential hassle?

As they seem to be getting more and more frequent, data breaches can certainly turn anyone into a hacking hypochondriac, all with good reason. All of these stories vary in detail, but nearly every one is summarized with a line that is depressingly familiar:

one of the largest corporate data breaches ever reported.”

Download this whitepaper to learn about:

  • The costs of failed security
  • Technologies that can be used to protect your information systems
  • How you can enlist your employees in protecting your organization from cyber threats