In the August issue of The Short List, we spotlight ways to improve your organization's eLearning practices, as well as the recent government focus on healthcare IT and what that means for knowledge management experts.
In LR news, we've recently celebrated 27 years in business! We're marking this accomplishment with the release of our Content Infrastructure Assessment tool, and a new two-part DITA webinar series.
Seven Reasons Why Training is Not Effective and What You Can Do About It
from PerformanceExpress.org (ISPI), article by Hilson Yeap Chee Heng
"Every year, organizations spend millions in training and development. The most common question asked is 'How can I ensure my people practice what they had learned'... This article is written to answer this question." Read More...
Federal Focus on Healthcare IT: A Bounty for KM Vendors?
from KMWorld, article Nancy Davis Kho
"For a president whose campaign was buoyed by use of Web 2.0 technologies... it should come as no surprise that President Barack Obama has made upgrading the nation's old-fashioned healthcare IT infrastructure a priority." Read More...
Must e-Learning Be 'Cool?'
from eLearn Magazine, article by Roger C. Schank
"I know there is a big demand for cool. I demand effective." Read More...
|LR Celebrates 27th Anniversary
On August 13, Lasselle-Ramsay celebrated its 27th anniversary. The LR team celebrated this milestone by donating time at the Second Harvest Food Bank in San Carlos followed by lunch at Coyote's Mexican Cantina.
|Online CIA Tool Launches in September
In September, Lasselle-Ramsay will launch a new online Content Infrastructure Assessment (CIA). The CIA will be available from our homepage at LR.com. Based on the principles of the Capability Maturity Model®, this assessment will help you identify ways to improve your content infrastructure to drive process improvement to leverage your content and learning for maximum effectiveness and efficiency. By responding to a series of questions in 5 key performance areas (Customer, Content, Process, Technology, and Team) you will gain insight into your organization's infrastructure for delivering global content.
|Upcoming Webinar: September 15
Secrets to Faster, Cheaper, and Better DITA Implementations - Part 1
Tom Voltz from Lasselle-Ramsay presents some of the most important but frequently overlooked architectural aspects of DITA that you can leverage to improve and simplify your DITA adoption process.
The right DITA architectural approach will
Proper implementation sets you up for success. Learn how in this first of a two-part series. Stay tuned for registration information.
- dramatically decrease training costs
- increase consistency and accuracy of your content
- simplify your stylesheet customization