Read more Paul Schneider
SVB Business Development
7 ways to maximise your
learning content in 2019
Stuck in inflexible pages, much of today's
learning content investment remains trapped
in traditional formal vehicles like e-learning
courses and PowerPoint presentations.
Considering the time and effort that goes into
creating it, the content is often poorly
This can result in future headaches as you try
to scale existing training programmes. But it
doesn't have to be this way. Consider these
seven approaches to maximise your content
1 - Get your head in the cloud
Many organisations are still hesitant about
moving content and software into the cloud.
But there are huge advantages and most
security concerns are overcome by hybrid or
private cloud configurations. Also, the cloud is
generally platform agnostic and IT-friendly.
You don't have to worry about installing
Windows on your Mac and your IT team will
love not having to manage desktop licenses.
Some organisations may still even have
individual developers, freelancers or teams
that have content locked away on servers or
on their own hard drives. Content that sits in
desktop folders and shared drives rely on
people to follow proper processes to ensure
it is up-to-date, accessible and secure.
It also means you may not be protecting
company assets and retaining knowledge.
Managing content centrally will pay dividends
down the road when dozens or even
thousands of changes are required.
Something as simple as a logo update that
should take minutes could potentially take
days without a central cloud-based authoring
Organisations have much more flexibility and
greater control when authors store all
learning assets to a central cloud-based
location, where content can be shared,
reused and repurposed for maximum