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SwissVBS at Learntec 2018

Posted by Adam Gallotta on Thu, Dec 7, 2017

It's that time again: Not only is the end of year approaching, Learntec is also around the corner - and of course we will be one of many exhibitors at the fair. However, this year we will attend as a company that has recently won a whole series of awards. For our Mobile Training Reinforcement app ECHO, we have received one of the esteemed Brandon Hall Silver Awards for "Performance Support Technology" - this award is virtually the Oscar of the learning industry in North America.

Training Industry Magazine has also recognized SwissVBS as a "Top 20 Training Delivery Company" in 2017.

 At the FocusOn Learning conference, hosted by eLearning Guild, ECHO received the Best Performance Support Solution award. The DemoFest awards are the industry’s only true “people’s choice” competition. We are very proud of these achievements!

"Overcoming the Forgetting Curve" - Sebastian's lecture at Learntec 2017

So why was ECHO so popular in 2017?

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Topics: Mobile Reinforcement, Corporate Training, Performance Support

What is Training Reinforcement?

Posted by Obi Ochu on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Training Reinforcement is a science-based strategy that uses carefully spaced retrieval practices to improve learning retention. These practices, which often take the form of short quizzes, help learners move newly acquired knowledge to long-term memory. Given that long-term retention is an essential first step towards mastery, training reinforcement is one of the most effective ways to close the training-performance gap. Here are 4 important facts about training reinforcement.

Training Reinforcement Complements Your Existing Training Program

A typical training reinforcement program starts immediately after employees complete a course and lasts 4 to 6 weeks. It comprises daily 5-minute retrieval practices that are designed to be engaging while still effortful.

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Topics: Training Reinforcement, Learning Reinforcement, Mobile Reinforcement, definition

3 Things You Need to Measure in a Mobile Training Reinforcement Plan

Posted by Brett Smith on Tue, Aug 1, 2017

So you know how to develop a mobile training reinforcement plan.

But do you know how to measure it?

You might think you’ve just created the perfect training reinforcement plan to back up your company’s latest safety training session – can you prove it? Do you have the data to support such a claim? The reality is, without reinforcement metrics, the answer to these questions is NO.

 Measure these three things and you’ll have all the numbers you need:

  • Learner engagement
  • Outcome
  • Mastery
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Topics: Awards, Mobile Reinforcement, Mobile Learning

Innovation and Awards at FocusOn 2017

Posted by Adam Gallotta on Wed, Jun 28, 2017

On June 22 at the FocusOn Learning Conference in San Diego, SwissVBS President Shahin Sobhani spoke to a crowd of Learning and Development professionals about the need for a learning reinforcement strategy:

“Learning reinforcement is so fundamental to ensure that the investments we have made in corporate training programs are not lost to memory leakage, and we are proud to be recognized in this way by potential users of this solution at FocusOn DemoFest. ”

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Topics: Awards, Mobile Reinforcement

How Does Mobile Reinforcement Support Continuous Learning?

Posted by Sebastian Frankenberger on Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Organizations have always relied on online training courses to support change processes. While the focus - and budget - has usually been on the optimization of the learning moment, it is becoming evident that a holistic approach to the learning experience is needed to ensure learning that lasts and performance that improves.

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Topics: eLearning, Trade Shows & Events, Mobile Learning, Learning Reinforcement, Mobile Reinforcement