The long and short of sustainability

Dave JonesBusiness Matters, Sustainability0 Comments

Nestled among the glossy financial reports and well-thumbed newspapers found on corporate coffee tables, there is a new little green book entitled ‘The Sustainability Report’. So what exactly is Sustainability and why are modern global organisations taking it so seriously? Sustainability is a topical buzzword that can refer to anything from building landfill gas powered generators to combating gender inequality. … Read More

How to create a budget

Dave JonesBusiness Matters, Finance for Non-Financial Managers0 Comments

What is a budget and why do you need one? A budget is a vital tool for business success. It can help you meet strategic objectives, make good financial decisions, expand the business, benchmark performance, determine operation costs, fund present and future operations, understand the revenues needed to support the business, obtain a realistic estimate of likely profits, control cash … Read More

Trends and forecast in eLearning

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The LMS provider Docebo commissioned a fantastic report on the health of the elearning industry. It is a document that I have referred to a great deal in recent months, so thought I would share the facts and figures that I found most useful/interesting. All content is taken directly from the Docebo report. A link to the full document can be … Read More

Finance for non-financial managers – why it’s time to switch on

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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Try this at your next meeting: when your financial colleagues start talking numbers watch everyone’s reaction. Ten to one you’ll see panic or boredom or a mass exodus from the room. What many managers may not realise is that people who are switched on to finance make business better for themselves and for the company. Boost your credibility Imagine you’re … Read More

Musings on MOOCs

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MOOCS

MOOCs burst onto the scene in 2012 with lots of hype and press attention. There was talk about the democratisation of education and disruption to the corporate training market, but what is the reality now that we are 3 years in? MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. The concept was born out of US academia, with the idea that … Read More

Silicon Abbey

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Silicon Abbey

Brightbolts were thrilled to attend the first Silicon Abbey networking event back at the end of March. The event organised by Torsten de Riese was part of the First Silicon Abbey festival. A weekend of events that included seminars led by expert speakers, networking events and a free hackday for local teenagers. Silicon Abbey is a group of senior executives … Read More

CCL Academy Mobile Snippets

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Brightbolts are pleased to announce that they are working with the CCL Academy in the design, development, hosting and delivery of its library of mobile ready eLearning modules. This strategic partnership will see the development of a full suite of customisable modules in support of CCL’s existing portfolio of Compliance, Risk and Governance courses delivered in the UK and Middle … Read More

The Brightbolts Manifesto

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Brightbolts

With a General Election looming, it seems like the perfect time for us to publish our own manifesto, detailing our ethics, philosophy, vision, mission and values. We hope that this resonates with you and gives you a good understanding of why we are in business, how we operate and what we want to achieve. We very much look forward to … Read More