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Measuring Training Effectiveness

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Aug 2017

Measuring Training Effectiveness

Training is an essential part of everyday life. From the day we are born, to our first day of school, first job, and current job, we have received training at every step. In today’s fast-paced environment companies have recognized the need to keep their employees trained. That is why in...

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Cyber Security – Is software the answer, or is it employee training?

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Aug 2017

Cyber Security – Is software the answer, or is it employee training?

Cyber Security is an increasingly trending issue. Companies are spending millions of dollars on cyber security software, professionals, and certifications to try to play defensive when it comes to their systems and confidential data. It seems that every week we hear about another organization that has fallen victim to the...

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6 Reasons Why Interactive Narrative Learning Is An Effective eLearning Strategy

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Aug 2017

6 Reasons Why Interactive Narrative Learning Is An Effective eLearning Strategy

  In this article, Michael Thomson, senior consultant at HSI®, describes the benefits of using an interactive narrative learning strategy for eLearning design and development. An interactive narrative essentially provides a conceptual framework, context, and agency, while increasing immersion, invoking emotion, making eLearning memorable. What Is Interactive Narrative Learning And Why...

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Success at CANSEC 2017

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Jun 2017

Success at CANSEC 2017

We would like to congratulate Lucie Trempe-Hann from Airbus Defence and Space for winning HumanSystems’ CANSEC promotion! Thank you to all who took part in our promotion and made it such an enormous success. Now that CANSEC is over, we would like to thank everyone for visiting us at booth...

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Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

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May 2017

Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

How HSI® helped Pacific Gas and Electric develop a strategy to maintain workers’ skills. The Need: Across North America, organisations of all kinds invest billions in skills training.  Depending on the frequency of use and other causes, inevitably – and predictably – these skills fade.  So yet more is spent...

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CANSEC 2017

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May 2017

CANSEC 2017

CANSEC – HSI® and YOUR CHANCE to win a Fitbit! CANSEC 2017 – CADSI (Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industry) Booth: #503 CANSEC is fast approaching, on May 31-June 1st. For those of you who don’t know – CASNEC is Canada’s largest Global defence and security trade show. HSI®...

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Collaboration Announcement

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Mar 2017

Collaboration Announcement

HumanSystems® and the Canadian Centre for Product Validation announce collaboration agreement to fuel product development innovation HumanSystems® Incorporated (HSI®) and the Canadian Centre for Product Validation (CCPV) are pleased to announce a collaboration agreement to deliver usability testing services to further expand the comprehensive array of product testing services now...

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Usability Testing During Product Development and Acquisition

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Mar 2017

Usability Testing During Product Development and Acquisition

A road map for better human-system integration Usability testing provides evidence-based insights into product performance that contribute to market acceptance and commercial success. Successful product design, development or acquisition starts with understanding user needs, and then evaluating how well these needs are met in each component of a system.  A...

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Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

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Sep 2016

Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

Neck pain is a serious concern within the pilot and flight engineer community. HSI® has taken part in research focused specifically on characterizing the typical neck loads experienced by CH-146 Griffon aircrew within the Royal Canadian Air Force – identifying and prioritizing potential mitigating strategies, and evaluating the benefits of...

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Hypothetically Speaking: Simulated Scenario Development

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Jun 2016

Hypothetically Speaking: Simulated Scenario Development

Simulated scenarios, whether created as virtual first-person games or eLearning modules, provide an opportunity to create realistic environments without committing expensive “real-life resources”. For the purposes of our work, HSI® often constructs simulated scenarios for task analysis and training. For example, HSI® developed scenarios for the Defence Research and Development...

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