• Nov 26
    2012
    There’s an episode in the TV series Mad Men, which takes place in the early part of the 1960’s, where the office secretaries gather round a man who’s installing a mammoth new office machine: the copier. They are doubtful of its value. It’s gigantic. It’s noisy. It’s complicated. The officer manager assures them that once they learn how to operate it, the copier will become indispensible. That scene came to ...
  • Nov 19
    2012
    In a recent post, we talked about our recommended 30/60/90 Day Approach to Windows 8 Training. Among learners, there will be a broad diversity in both their level of familiarity with Windows 8, and in their willingness to approach training with an open mind and lots of patience. Your job as either a corporate sponsor or training professional is to get everyone on the same page before training begins. Let’s ...
  • Nov 12
    2012
    I am very new to Window 8 and I am finding it a bit overwhelming. After learning how to navigate Windows 8, there is no way I will go back to Windows 7! The average user will not have any clue of how to navigate through this maze Microsoft has created. I think Windows 8 is better. It’s a lot faster than Windows 7 and it works better. These are ...
  • Nov 06
    2012
    Preparation for the roll out of Windows 8 at your organization will be complex. We’d like to suggest that you use our 30/60/90 Day implementation plan. In early November Logical Operations will present a webinar on this topic. Here’s a sneak peek: We estimate that it will take about 90 days to implement Windows 8 at your organization to insure that your team is well trained. 30 Days: BE Curious ...
  • Oct 30
    2012
    We’ve been discussing Windows 8 in recent blog posts, and we wanted to bring up an important point for training organizations that should not be overlooked: Windows 8 offers a huge training opportunity… if you’re prepared. Windows 8 is not an easy study, so it stands to reason that it’s not easy to train users on the platform either. If you a) understand how to use Windows 8; b) have ...
  • Oct 23
    2012
    In our previous post we talked about what the Windows 8 release means to training organizations and business in terms of finding quality training programs. Today let’s look at the types of learners we’re likely to find in the classroom. Windows 8 Consumer Preview Users: In the Windows 8 training classroom you’re sure to find different user levels. That’s because even though Windows 8 for PCs becomes officially available October ...
  • Oct 18
    2012
    Our CEO, Bill Rosenthal shares his insights on what the future of online training will look like. His view -- the pendulum is starting to move away from strictly online training...
  • Oct 15
    2012
    Are you ready for Windows 8? You’d better be! The next Windows release marks a huge departure from what we’ve seen in previous new versions of Microsoft Windows. If you’re expecting a new Word layout or Excel task groupings, fuggedaboutit! Windows 8 is nothing short of transformational for the platform that is the de facto standard for the business world. For the many of us who are connected at the ...