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

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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


Action Mapping and How to Prevent Information Overload

For today’s Tiny Topic, we’re talking about information overload — specifically, how to avoid it when working with subject matter experts who ask for everything, including the kitchen sink! According to Bill Jensen in Simplicity: The New Competitive Advantage: “Undisciplined communication is the third biggest source of harmful complexity in business.” One of the key things Mr.... View Article


How To Twist Up the Traditional Teach Back Method

It’s Tiny Topic time!!! In case you missed last week’s introduction to our ttcInnovations Tiny Topics, I recommend catching up on the “four-1-1” (it’ll make sense after you read it) here! Today, we’re chatting about the good ol’ teach-back method. There are some great benefits to be had from ingesting knowledge well enough to teach... View Article


Top 10 Tweets and Takeaways That Will Ease Your #LSCon FOMO

If you’re like us and you’ve been frantically scrolling through your Twitter feed to catch up on this year’s golden nuggets shared at the Learning Solutions Conference & Expo, fear not! We’ve scouted out the best of the best in our favorite tweets, takeaways, quotes, and resources shared to ease your #LSCon FOMO — it’s a thing!... View Article


6 Learning-Focused Newsletters You’ll Fall in Love With

I don’t know about you, but my inbox is a pretty personal space. I don’t let just any company drop me a love note any time they have a conversational heart. And, unlike middle school, I especially don’t appreciate secret admirers showing up uninvited. My first thought when I receive an unexpected Valentine — who... View Article