Monthly Archives: July 2010

An Evolution in Learning: Welcome to the Age of Integration Part 1

Our story begins with a classroom and an overhead transparency projector. In its nascent years, corporate training was filled with the promise of alignment and change as employees were removed from the shop floor, herded into the conference room, and encouraged to scribble notes while a subject matter expert delivered information that had been deemed…

Little Black Globs of Mistrust

With its headquarters located in Tampa, Florida, the people of Blueline Simulations have been casting their gaze to the water. Here, it is mostly rocky and not sandy, but the water is blue and warm. A drive across town is marked by sightings of pelicans, and sometimes even a few dolphins. You see a lot…

Blueline Client, Booz Allen Hamilton, wins Bersin Learning Leaders’ award for Learning and Talent Initiative Excellence

The Bersin Learning Leaders‘ program is designed to identify the very best in organizational learning and talent management. The program’s goal is not just to provide awards – but to recognize organizations which are driving high-value solutions based on business strategies. Bersin’s focus is on the use of benchmark criteria based on years of in-depth…

Backfiring Carrots

That’s actually the title of the lead story in The American Society for Training and Development’s (ASTD) 2010 daily conference news; a news flyer that is released during its International Conference. The writer was covering the keynote speaker, Daniel Pink’s message. According to Pink, author of Drive: What the Science of Motivation Can Teach You…