Specifications for Game Design

Having worked on only mini games, I know first hand creating a game can be a huge undertaking. Creating solid technical specifications is a crucial part of the whole process. They provide an opportunity to make objectives and constraints explicit during the phases of design, construction and use. The specifications can become a pragmatic listContinue reading “Specifications for Game Design”

What challenges are managers facing in today’s climate?

During the last few months I was fortunate enough to be in touch with a few managers of various companies in Australia and USA. While not statistically conclusive, here are some general trends I noticed from my various conversations. Cost: Almost all companies are pressurized to show some cost savings. Mostly this is resulting inContinue reading “What challenges are managers facing in today’s climate?”

ELearning and Marketing

Having worked both in eLearning and marketing, I have watched my profession shift to more learner/customer-centric, personalized tactics powered by data and technology. Customers had gotten too smart, too savvy. It no longer worked to shove our messages in front of a mass audience, hoping that a percentage of them would be convinced of whatContinue reading “ELearning and Marketing”

Mobile based Learning

We live in a society now that a modern-day corporate learner never leaves home without his or her smartphone. This mobile device, after all, serves as an extension of technology-savvy individuals. With it, they search the web for new information and of course keep themselves entertained. This alone creates new opportunities for you and otherContinue reading “Mobile based Learning”

Devising Instructional Strategies

Of late I have been receiving lots of queries on creating an Instructional/Learning Strategy. I am not going to define Instructional Design Strategy here. Instead I am going to share my childhood learning experience with you. As I go back to my younger days, I remember my mum and dad who used to have aContinue reading “Devising Instructional Strategies”

Onboarding/Induction Research

I was recently reading an article on ATD about Executive Onboarding: How to Hit the ground Running by Cheryl Ndunguru. It made me ponder on this and while everyone in the workplace has a part to play in the culture of their workplace, it is in my opinion, the people with official leadership roles who haveContinue reading “Onboarding/Induction Research”