LT16: Free Business Development Courses Prize Draw

******************************************** This competition has now ended ******************************************** Do you want to be a hero? To celebrate our second appearance in a row at Learning Technologies 2016 at London Olympia, we’re offering you the...

Learning Technologies 2016: Our Announcement

We’re off to Learning Technologies 2016 next week to showcase our wares at what is Europe’s leading Learning & Development conference. It’s our second time exhibiting at the event, and we’re a little older and wiser about how to demonstrate the brilliant elearning...
Personalised Elearning – Tailored Pathways

Personalised Elearning – Tailored Pathways

We would like to introduce you to personalised eLearning. Or more accurately: personalised eLearning journeys. The thing we love about eLearning is that it delivers a consistent training message across an entire workforce. Key messages, additional...

Personal Development Elearning

As we’ve been talking about on Twitter recently, elearning is a great way to address your Compliance training requirements but it is also a valuable way to tackle behavioural training needs using personal development elearning. Unsure? When combined with...

I’m Dreaming of a GLAD Christmas

As the prospect of Christmas karaoke looms ever larger here at GLAD Towers, it’s only right that the blog should enter into the festive spirit too. With that in mind, and to help warm up our vocal cords for the inevitable rendition of Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’,  I...

Trendspotting: Elearning Trends 2016

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things that were certain in life: death and taxes. But now we can feel confident in adding a third: the continued rise of elearning trends. As someone new to the world of elearning it’s taken me by surprise just how big the...

Using Gamification

Enjoyment I am learning French at the moment and until recently it was proving to be hard work. I learned it at school but that was quite a while ago now, and it’s tough to tap into the ‘learning a new skill’ part of your brain when you’ve been out of an educational...

Bespoke Elearning & Cornerstone Implementation

We have recently signed up with an investment bank based in London. We will deliver bespoke e-learning courses and implement Cornerstone OnDemand LMS.  It’s an interesting project, so I thought I’d share some of the details here.Bespoke E-LearningWe are...

The GLAD team is 5 years old!

Today (13 July 2015) is a milestone for GLAD as we turn 5 years old. It’s been an exciting journey along the way and we’ve been privileged to work with some fantastic clients, some huge names, and some really fascinating projects.  We’ve grown...

Custom Storyline Characters

Here are a few characters we made earlier…If you recognize the art style, that’d be because I was imitating the style of the Articulate Storyline characters. It’s a very interesting challenge to make characters in someone else’s style! It works...

Hi ho hi ho, it’s off to exhibit we go

We are counting down the days here at GLAD Towers, no not until a birthday or Christmas but to our first appearance at the Learning Technologies exhibition in London. In a week’s time we are going to be at Learning Technologies 2015. Learning Technologies is Europe’s...

Articulate Storyline 2 – My First Impressions

On 17 September 2014, we heard the exciting news that  Articulate Storyline 2 was released. This created a buzz in the office and we were all eager to see what it had to offer straight away. I love the look and feel of Storyline 2.  It is inspiring me to use it on my...

SMART Objectives Elearning Course

Whenever your employees write objectives as part of an objective setting exercise or performance review, they should be writing SMART objectives. SMART objectives can be used for any goal planning, including setting business goals and project planning. For example,...

Colours in Elearning: An overview

“Any colour so long as it’s black”- Henry Ford Henry Ford would not have made the most colourful elearning with his opinion on colour. Life without a variety of colour would be boring, and we feel that the same is true for your elearning experience. Choosing the right...

Why is time management important?

Here are 6 reasons why effective time management in the workplace is important. 1. Time is limited It is important to make the most of your time if you want to be successful in the workplace. 2. Achieve more By taking control of your time, you can stay focused on the...

Elearning for internal development and training

With the advancement of technology, we have seen a growth in elearning within the Learning & Development sector. What is elearning? It is electronic learning! Like anything that has the word e- in front of it, elearning implies the use of technology in providing...

Seven Reasons to Invest in Elearning

Elearning is great.  It will come as no surprise to you that here at GLAD Solutions, we love elearning, and we want you and your staff to love elearning. And, done well, elearning can be engaging, rewarding and your staff should enjoy taking the courses as much as a...