TIA is excited to be exhibiting at COLLABORATE 17 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2-6th, 2017. We will be at Booth #735 on the show floor. Come by, have a chat, and drop off your business card for your chance to win an Apple Watch! Also, three of our speeches have been accepted, and we wanted to give you a preview of the topics we will be presenting on:
On Wednesday April 5th, at 1:30pm, TIA’s Senior Instructional Designer, Gendo Sebben, will be presenting, "Solving the Maintenance Dilemma - Using Modern Technology to Keep Training Materials up to Date" - Session ID# 10613 - Breakers I.
Abstract: Do you have training materials that were created years ago? Are your materials out of date? Have processes changed or have new process been added? If you answered yes to any of these, come learn how address these issues. Transform your old document based training into simulations. Today’s simulation software, including User Productivity Kit, are single sourced - meaning you create one recording that allows you to output to multiple media. One recording produces multiple output formats. UPK cuts down your development time and efforts. You can also customize UPK to meet the look and feel of your organization.
- Objective 1: Benefits of up to date training/self-service materials
- Objective 2: Strategies for updating outdated materials
- Objective 3: Tools for updating materials
- Objective 4: How to keep materials up to date
On Thursday April 6th, at 9:45am, Gendo Sebben will also be presenting, "Guided Training using UPK Knowledge Center" – Session ID# 10311 – Breakers L.
Abstract: Do your end users struggle to access their training? Use the features of Knowledge Center to guide your end users through their training requirements. Design and implement guided learning for your end users using UPK Knowledge Center Proffessional. Learn best practices and tips and tricks for designing your Knowledge Paths, and understand how to use User Groups to simplify the assignment of courses to users. Learn how to setup your Knowledge Paths. After setting up the Knowledge Paths see of a demonstration of how the paths work to guide your end-user training.
- Objective 1: Understand Knowledge Center
- Objective 2: Understand the Components of Knowledge
- Objective 3: See how to use the Components
- Objective 4: Demonstration of a working Knowledge Center
Also on Thursday, April 6th, at 11:00am, TIA President & CEO, Daya Haines Haddock will present, "How do we Learn Now? What is Corporate Learning’s Future? Learning as a Service (LaaS) is Here!" – Session ID# 108370 – Lagoon K.
Abstract: Do you struggle to maintain your organization's current training materials? Do your employees demand accessible and engaging training? Is it time consuming for your stretched IT staff to maintain your current infrastructure? Have you considered LaaS (Learning as a Service)? Come learn how LaaS can help you extend and optimize your training dollars. LaaS can help you offload your hardware costs, you can subscribe to training, and keep your materials up to date. Provide your end-users access to training during an upgrade or when new modules or processes are introduced. Also, as the business climate changes, learn how the Cloud can keep your training relevant.
- Objective 1: What is LaaS?
- Objective 2: Is LaaS right for your organization?
- Objective 3: What are the benefits of LaaS?
If you’ll be at COLLABORATE 17, we hope you will come by and see the exciting places TIA is taking learning in 2017! Join us and learn how TIA can be your premier training partner.