InSync Training

Virtual Teams Are Here To Stay (No Matter What Yahoo Says)

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Aug 19, 2014 12:42:00 PM

How InSync Training Enables Its Virtual Workforce

If you are a regular follower of this blog, you probably know that our company, InSync Training, specializes in live online training. We work with clients all over the world to develop their live online training content, produce/facilitate their sessions and train their trainers to ensure their trainers are confident and prepared to handle the complete delivery of their synchronous training.

What you might not realize is that InSync Training is 100% virtual, with approximately 50 facilitators, producers, instructional designers, project managers, and other core staff all working remotely from home offices wherever they happen to be in the world. If we happen to be visiting a city where one of our staff lives, we make an effort to meet for a meal. Otherwise, we rarely, if ever, occupy the same spot on the space-time continuum.

And it makes sense. We believe in virtual training. We believe in virtual work.

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Topics: Virtual Work, The opinions expressed herein..., Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Dragging Your Feet about Virtual Learning? What's it Costing You?

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Feb 6, 2014 12:38:00 PM

Several months ago a colleague made the following statement:

Time's Running Out"The label 'Economic Darwinism' definitely applies to businesses that are laggards with regard to adopting the virtual classroom instead of keeping their employees ahead of the pack.”

I asked her to define what she meant by 'Economic Darwinism.' Her response:

"The idea is the process of selection in an economic context in that the "strong (businesses) survive" when economic conditions become very challenging. However, 'strong' doesn't always mean businesses that are the best in their field of expertise are those that survive. It could mean businesses that are stronger in their marketing efforts survive over competitors that are actually better in their area(s) of expertise."

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Topics: The opinions expressed herein..., Virtual Classroom