Important Design Elements in an Asynchronous Business Simulation

By Jim Brodo | Aug 10, 2020 7:38:14 AM

Business Simulations in Today’s Learning Environment (Part 2 of 4) 
In this four-part series, Robb Gomez, COO of Paradigm Learning and Rob Brodo, CEO of Advantexe respond to interview questions about the use of business simulations in today’s changing corporate learning environment.  In part 1, Robb and Rob provided their insights on how simulations fit in the changing virtual talent development landscape. Today the team will review the essential elements of asynchronous simulations.   

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“Zoomlag” and Other Lessons of Delivering Learning Virtually

By Robert Brodo | May 22, 2020 8:20:16 AM

Insights 10 Weeks into the New Norm

When we started the new year of 2020 not many of us predicted that when Memorial Day weekend, the start of the summer season, came about that we would be in a lock down thinking about how a global pandemic would resolve itself.  But here we are, so Happy Memorial Day everyone!

For many who are either functional business leaders supporting the learning or development of their organizations and team, or the talent development professionals thinking about executing their T&D strategies, we have a chance to reflect on the journey so far and the journey yet to come over this upcoming long weekend.

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Those Simulation Decisions are So 2019…

By Robert Brodo | Apr 30, 2020 8:18:57 AM

Within the next few months, many businesses will be “going back to work.” For the ones that have survived, they will be talking about things like “getting back to normal,” and figuring out how to adjust to the realities of the new workplace.

One of the many stark realities of this new normal is that we must all challenge the orthodoxies of what was the old normal and make significant adjustments to the way we approach things moving forward into the new normal.

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Business Simulations - 5 Key Topics CEO’s Can Address

By Robert Brodo | Jan 10, 2018 9:07:00 AM

As a Talent Development professional, one of the most rewarding aspects of delivering high-quality, impactful learning solutions to our clients is to hear executives discuss the impact the learning has on their bottom-line and other key business metrics.

For the past five days, the Advantexe team has been deploying a Business Acumen learning journey for the top 140 leaders of a technology company going through a significant business transformation.  Like many businesses today, this company is wrestling with the strategic dilemma of balancing delivering on a value proposition to existing customers with legacy products and services while at the same time investing in and develop new digital technologies that change the playing field.

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Great Business Simulations Are Not All Fun and Games

By Robert Brodo | Aug 3, 2017 8:47:15 AM

If you have anything to do with the world of training and development, you know and probably are a getting a little tired of  “gamification in learning.”

For full transparency, earlier this year I developed and shared with our key clients and leadership team the “Gamification Strategy of Advantexe” so that we could execute and keep up with customer expectations. With our gamification strategy, we have the ability to now capture leader boards, award badges for success, include progress bars, and utilize customized business metrics to reward certain achievements.

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