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Friday Roundup: Inc. 5000 and Casual Learning

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 Starr Conspiracy Among the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S. — We are honored to be part of the Inc. 5000 for the second year in a row. To learn more about this award and why we’re thrilled to call ourselves one of the fastest-growing companies, check out the full press release.

Casual Learning: Emerging Market Segment Portends Focus On Learning Engagement and Velocity — Casual Learning is an emerging market segment characterized by mobile-based learning solutions that combine games, video, and other immersive experiences to engage learners in frequent, short learning sessions. The presentation of learning content through mobile games has led to demonstrable increases in learning engagement, learningvelocity, and learning retention. Download the full industry brief to learn more.

Have You Seen the Agenda for InfluenceHR? — InfluenceHR is a transformative marketing symposium where HCM marketers just like you peel back the curtain for one day. Don’t miss out on industry insights that will change the way you market to the HR buyer. Learn more on the InfluenceHR website.

All Fun and Games: The Skinny On Game-Based Learning — 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. What you might not know is that, while some have called casual learning a fad, it’s beginning to show serious results. Learn more in this blog post from Lance Haun.

The One Reason Why Casual Learning Matters — Lance Haun says 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. Read more in this blog post.

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