Our Beliefs


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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Being Selective with Usability

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Jul 2015

Being Selective with Usability

As a company we believe that people are the most important part of any system. As a result, we usually strive to make systems easier, safer, and more comfortable for human users. However, it’s not always that straightforward. Sometimes, you may want a system to be easily accessible to one...

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My Path to Using Science to Help People

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Feb 2015

My Path to Using Science to Help People

When I set out on the path of biomechanics research as a career, my driving thought was, “I want to use all of this applied science, to which I’ve devoted the last three years of my life, to actually make a difference in people’s lives.” For the first three years...

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Little boy playing video game with headphones on

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Nov 2014

Breaking Barriers to Human Potential

In the world of child rearing, we are swamped with the latest literature for every stage of life, from when to introduce solid food to the best curfew time. Guided by these theories, I decided that video games were not good for my children.  After years of their pleading, however,...

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Reflections on the HSI Why

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Sep 2014

Reflections on the HSI Why

The HSI team has always used innovative approaches and technologies to help integrate people and systems (and people in systems).  While we’ve never had an easy time concisely explaining what we do, both we and our clients have come to a happy understanding of WHAT we do. We have often...

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People Are the Most Important Part of Any System

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Sep 2014

People Are the Most Important Part of Any System

Just like many places in the world, in Ontario we are figuring out how to level the playing field at work and play. We all want to have equal opportunity for an education and to enjoy life. We want to use our talents and knowledge to the fullest to earn...

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