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Exchange Rate Loader – Smart Solutions

Exchange Rate Loader – Smart Solutions

It’s holiday time and the only currency you really want to be dealing with is the one you are going to be spending on your holidays? Right? Of course! But part of your job is to sit and manually upload all the “live” currencies into Unit4 Business...
Webinar: Creating Engaging Systems Elearning

Webinar: Creating Engaging Systems Elearning

Webinar: Creating Engaging Systems Elearning Join us on August 17th for our next FREE webinar! Hosted by Karen Faragalla & Tracey Adams at 10.30am BST Duration approx. 40 minutes. Your Host: Karen has over 18 years’ experience in Learning & Development working...
Locking Fields and the Three Systems Accountants

Locking Fields and the Three Systems Accountants

Locking Fields – Smart Solutions Once upon a time, there were three Systems Accountants.  The first Systems Accountant wanted to change a field to read only, the second Systems accountant wanted to add a time to a date field and the third Systems accountant...
Integrating Business Critical Systems

Integrating Business Critical Systems

Integrating Business Critical Systems In the past Integration has always conjured up ideas of lengthy and complex designs, technically complicated and resource heavy systems.  Here at Embridge Consulting we’re always looking for innovative and creative solutions...
The Gif is 30 Years Old!

The Gif is 30 Years Old!

Firstly, Happy Birthday to the Gif! A millennial that needs to be celebrated.The term Gif came into play on June 15, 1987, and has since become one of the most beloved and well-known image file extension on the internet. Although it may now be in its 30s’, it is now...
5 tips for engaging software simulation

5 tips for engaging software simulation

5 tips for engaging software simulationElearning is a great technique to introduce new software to large groups of learners. It provides a safe environment for learners to discover and practice. Here are my 5 top tips to make sure software simulation keeps users...
Why Hackers Hate Compliance Training

Why Hackers Hate Compliance Training

Why Hackers Hate Compliance TrainingHere’s some bad news: cyber security threats to businesses of all sizes increased exponentially last year. 2016 was the year that hacking and politics collided spectacularly during the US presidential elections.  It was also the...
Telling a story with bite-sized learning

Telling a story with bite-sized learning

Telling a story with bite-sized learningUsing stories in learning is a powerful technique, add them to your bite-sized learning to really make a memorable course.Emotional ConnectionStories help you connect emotionally with your learners. Emotional connections mean we...

Stories: A Powerful Elearning Tool

Did you know that it is National Share-A-Story-Month here in the UK? The Federation of Children’s Book Groups dedicates May to introducing children and families to exciting new forms of storytelling. So, it seems like a great time to consider how we can use...
Spaced Learning: Applications in Elearning

Spaced Learning: Applications in Elearning

It’s late. The test is tomorrow. You have a stack of textbooks on your desk and 12 hours to somehow transfer the information within them into your brain. What could go wrong? It’s an experience that too many of us can relate to from our days at school. Unfortunately,...
Just what is the trend for Micro Learning?

Just what is the trend for Micro Learning?

Micro learning is one of the most popular trends in elearning. But what exactly is micro learning and how small does a piece of learning need to be to qualify for micro? Elearning could have been made to deliver bite size learning. Micro learning is a great way to...
ELearning and Soft Skills Training

ELearning and Soft Skills Training

We all know that the best employees aren’t company-policy quoting automata. A good worker also needs to be able to implement their knowledge in an open ended and complex world. You can’t train for every possible scenario, and so people must have the skills to adapt....
Top Tips for Working with SMEs

Top Tips for Working with SMEs

There have been some great partnerships over the years: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope; Morecambe and Wise; Bert and Ernie. When you’re working with SMEs, you need to create a great partnership too. But how do you make sure you’re more Elton John and Kiki Dee, and less...
Five Tips for Choosing Fonts for Elearning

Five Tips for Choosing Fonts for Elearning

Five Tips for Choosing Fonts for ElearningExplore behind the drop down menu on any of the big name content creation applications and you’ll find hundreds of fonts in all shapes and sizes. How do you find one that is perfect for your elearning project? Which one will...