PWS Webinar Recap: File Management Tips for Nonprofit Agencies

As part of an innovative ‘support co-op’ for nonprofit family service agencies in the Kootenays region, PathWise Solutions is delivering a series of skills-based webinars. Learn more about the first in this webinar series, File Management Tips for Nonprofit Agencies, as well as our other work with this great initiative. PathWise Solutions has partnered with … Continued

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What is UX Design & Why Does it Matter?

Making sure websites and eLearning projects meet the needs of their user boils down to effective User Experience (UX) design. In this post, we break down what UX design entails and why it matters.  What is UX? “UX is the web. It is literally all there is. Everything that we interact with in any form … Continued

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4 Tips for Turning Instructor-Led Training into eLearning

You don’t have to ‘reinvent the wheel’ if you have good training content that needs to shift from instructor-led training to eLearning. You do, however, need to adapt that content for a different delivery format. Where do you start? We’ve put together 4 tips to help you as you move through this process. The good … Continued

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How to Choose a Learning Management System That Works for You

If you’re developing online training or planning to deliver your courses or workshops online, then you need a way for your learners to access those courses. This is where a Learning Management System (LMS) comes in – it’s how and where you deliver your content. But how do you choose the best LMS for your … Continued

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Tips for Overcoming “Zoom Fatigue” & Coping with Online Meetings

There have been lots of articles recently about the exhaustion many of us are experiencing from having to be in back to back online meetings and why using video conferencing tools like Zoom or Google Meet can be extremely tiring. They don’t have to be, though. Here are some ways to manage that fatigue and get the … Continued

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Project Spotlight: Autism Awareness Training for First Responders

Did you know that 1 in 66 children have autism? Or that individuals with autism are 7 times more likely to interact with First Responders than other members of the general public? First Responders aren’t commonly trained to know the specific needs of those with autism, however, so Canucks Autism Network (CAN) wanted to create … Continued

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Securing Confidential Data While Working From Home

Whether you’re in the office or working from home, you need to be careful about information privacy and data security and follow basic computer security protocol. It starts with developing good habits, so we’ve put together some tips on how to make sure you can work securely and safely with confidential data.  Paying Attention to … Continued

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How We Help Clients Visualize Projects

When you’re working with a vendor to get your web or elearning project built, it can be hard to picture just what the end product may look like, even if you’ve worked very closely with that vendor from the very start. While storyboards, scripts, and documentation all help, we find that working in real time … Continued

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Top 5 Essential Tools for Remote Work

Everyone is scrambling to get set up to work from home. There are some essential tools that can help you make this process easier. We’ve broken down the top 5 tools and apps we think you might need, including what we use at our 100% remote company, as well as alternatives and some bonus tools. … Continued

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Developing a Culture of Learning in Your Organization

“An organization’s ability to learn, and to quickly transform that learning into action, is the ultimate competitive advantage in the marketplace.” – Jack Welch, General Electric Staff turnover, changes in technology, new policies… there are many things that can lead to knowledge gaps in an organization. How your organization adapts to fill those gaps, or … Continued

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Get a Vendor to Convert Your Adobe Flash Before December 2020

If you’re converting your assets from Flash Player to HTML5, you may be thinking of hiring someone to help. How do you know which vendor to choose? We share some tips on what to look for and how to choose the right fit for your needs, including the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a vendor … Continued

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Adobe Flash is Ending in 2020

While browsing online in the last few years, you may have seen pop-ups that say “Flash will no longer be supported after December 2020” or “Click to enable Flash Player.” Your IT Manager may also have sent out a notice announcing that Adobe Flash will no longer be supported after 2020. But what does this … Continued

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