Category: training

The American View: ALICE Packs in Wonderland

Author: Keil Hubert

There are several useful techniques for teaching professional skills. Some techniques are better than others depending on the nature of the skill, how it’ll be employed, and how social it is in execution. Inculcation – learning through doing – is... Read more

The American View: Spleen of Darkness

Author: Keil Hubert

Do normal users really need to know IT’s deep, dark secrets is order to exercise good security hygiene? Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger says ‘no,’ and argues that training on practical skills is a better investments in enterprise defence than... Read more

The American View: Intermediate Destination

Author: Keil Hubert

Good process designers know that you dare not make assumptions about tool availability or working conditions. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger shares the tale an innocent worker who almost got himself smushed thanks to a easily-predictable process failure. A consultant once... Read more

The American View: The Blair Witch Project Manager

Author: Keil Hubert

The rumors aren’t entirely true: Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger doesn’t hate ALL project manager. Just the awful ones. You should too. I’ve been accused of despising project managers, and that’s not an entirely inaccurate statement. In fairness, it’s incomplete. I... Read more

The American View: Consider the Guardians

Author: Keil Hubert

Some people will fight to the death to prevent having their minds changed. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger laments that working in Security Training requires you to gingerly suppress users’ instinctive emotional defences before you can get them to change their... Read more

The American View: The Most Dangerous Shame

Author: Keil Hubert

Why all this talk of learning from the defence sector? Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that the private, public, and defence sectors all have best-practices that can, should, and sometimes must be shared. I believe that the corporate world can... Read more

WWII Battlefield Casuality Evacuation by Unit Medics

The American View: (Green) Room for Improvement

Author: Keil Hubert

Train as you fight, and you’ll fight as you trained. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger suggests using an obscure (but brilliant) horror movie to help convince skeptics why effective training often requires uncomfortable, stressful, and difficult simulated conditions. I wish Jeremy... Read more

The American View: Training Daze

Author: Keil Hubert

Everybody hates taking CBTs. Everybody hates taking post-course exams. So, why do we keep putting people through this? Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that we need to do away with the practice. In stark contrast to my peers in the... Read more

Get our latest features in your inbox

Join our community of business leaders