Friday Roundup: Inc. 5000 and Casual Learning

Posted by: Lizzie Maldonado Date: Aug 22, 2014 6:30:00 AM

Well, this is awkward. And we don't do this often. We had a big week at The Starr Conspiracy — so this week's Friday Roundup is dedicated to sharing some relevant industry news, an update on the agency, some killer blog posts we shared this week, and an invitation to an event that will transform your marketing strategy. 

Without, further ado — the Friday recap: 


The One Reason Why Casual Learning Matters

Posted by: Lance Haun Date: Aug 21, 2014 6:30:00 AM

The learning technology segment is due for a shake up. While learning technologies have automated key aspects of the learning value chain, for some organizations, automation isn't enough. In order to keep up — or stay ahead — progressive companies are focused on getting personalized information into the hands of end users more quickly.


All Fun and Games: The Skinny on Game-Based Learning

Posted by: Lance Haun Date: Aug 20, 2014 6:30:00 AM

You’ve probably heard of casual learning. It’s this idea that learning can be enhanced by making it mobile-enabled; combining games, video, and other immersive experience to truly engage learners in bite-sized learning sessions. While some have called it a fad, the sophistication of these programs — even in their earlier stages — coupled with the number of companies implementing are beginning to show serious results.