Our Top Session Picks for #ATD2019

The ATD International Conference & Exposition is upon us once again, and we are so excited to share that a few of our Innovators will be in attendance! Each year, our team looks forward to meeting up with fellow learning and development professionals to discover the newest trends and get a refresher on traditional learning techniques.... View Article

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How to Scope and Manage a Project Budget — Tips from a Master PM

“Operations keeps the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward.” — Joy Gumz So how do you get the train moving and keep it going down the right track? As someone with an extensive background in project management... View Article


Designing with Visual and Audio Accessibility in Mind: What You Need to Know

A few years back, I was on a team designing a program for employee career development. One of our tasks was to create a profile that showed an employee’s readiness to move to the next level. As we thought about ways to create something useful that would be a quick indicator of an employee’s progress,... View Article


How to Work in the “Why” and Provide Meaning to Your Training

“Why” is key, but think about when to ask why — confused yet? I am starting a new project, developing training for a group of new hires. Of course, the project is moving at the speed of light. (That’s the new norm, right?) I’m reviewing the information that has been provided to get started: Assigned... View Article


The Future of L&D IS Augmented But Not in the Way You Think

CalTech Regional Bank is implementing a custom mortgage servicing platform. They have 35 branches throughout the southwest with more than 500 employees who will be affected by this implementation in their daily work to meet the needs of home loan customers. What CalTech didn’t account for in its project charter was the impact of this... View Article


7 Learning Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now

A couple years ago, we rounded up our favorite podcasts for instructional designers and learning professionals. To this day, it’s still one of our most popular blog posts, so we thought we’d revisit this topic and update our list. Quite a few new podcasts have rolled out since then, and now there’s a learning podcast for... View Article


#ATD2018 — Our Favorite Sessions and What We’re Most Excited For

With #atd2018 right around the corner, there is so much to look forward to! Between networking with fellow learners, perusing the expo, catching team dinners at delicious San Diego eateries, enjoying rooftop views at our Mix & Mingle happy hour, and more, we can’t wait for the buzz and excitement this busy week holds. Although... View Article


April Showers Bring 9 Blog Posts You Can’t Miss!

Can you believe May is already here? It seems like yesterday we were busy ringing in the new year and talking about how to achieve work-life balance in 2018! Since time is flying by, we’ve rounded up the incredible content April had in store here on the ttcInnovations’ blog. Be assured, there were no April... View Article


How to Calculate Your Learning and Development ROI With Ease [FREE Template]

It seems almost strange to think that you have you to justify the dollars your company spends on training employees to be successful. I mean isn’t it common sense? Well, let’s see! Related: How to Prove Your Learning Department is Indispensable Imagine This Scenario Merchant Bank Services is preparing to launch a brand new system for... View Article


6 Ways You Can Stay on The Innovative Edge

One of the most common struggles we hear from learning professionals in this fun coffee-themed personality quiz is that they’re often asked to wear too many hats in their role. Sound familiar? In fact, over 31% reported that lack of time and overextending themselves in these Jane-/Jack-of-all-trade roles keeps them from focusing on the bigger... View Article


What Do You Really Need to Include in Your Learning Plan?

Today’s Tiny Topic idea was inspired by one of our tiny but mighty Senior Instructional Designers, Charlotte Donaldson! Thanks to our team for continuing to inspire us to #UnlockInnovation. Grab a notebook and let’s get ready to dive into guided notetaking! Lecture…try as we might to avoid it, it can be a necessary component of... View Article