• April 29, 2015

Software Infrastructure: What to Know Before Buying

The importance of leveraging the latest technology has begun to take the higher education industry by a storm. Institutions are looking to make sound decisions when it comes to purchasing software. Thousands of companies have started to market their software…

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  • January 28, 2015

How to Create a Video for your Orientation

Including Video in your online orientation creates and engaging and fun way to communicate with your students.  Here are some tips to   Develop a strategy Before deciding the content of your video, you will want to establish the strategy…

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  • December 11, 2014

Best Practices for Online Orientation

Orientation is the first stepping-stone in a student’s educational experience.  The California Student Success Task Force notes that, “Extensive research has documented the importance of assessment, orientation, and informed education planning to set incoming students on a pathway to a…

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  • July 29, 2014

Streamlining Today’s Training and Orientation Programs

In the manufacturing industry, the concept of lean production has grown rapidly as companies aim to promote efficiency. To put it simply, a lean system means “creating more value for customers with fewer resources” (http://www.lean.org/whatslean/). Lean thinking can be applied…

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  • June 20, 2014

Tips for Employee Onboarding

According to IDC, US and UK employees cost businesses an estimated $37 billion every year because they do not fully understand their jobs.  New employee misunderstanding not only causes monetary losses, but it can also have a negative impact on…

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