CEO SeriesCompany Updates

Microlearning Goes Mainstream

Grovo just closed the books on an extraordinary first half of the year. This morning, we announced that that we’ve added more than 200 clients to our community since the beginning of 2015 and hit a milestone 3 million microlearning lessons assigned. Major League Baseball, Return Path, Compass, Chop’t Creative Salad Company, and the Kansas

New Content on Grovo

C.R.E.A.M: Content Rules Everything Around Microlearning

It’s been a busy month for Grovo’s content team. We tackled lessons in a wide array of topics, including workplace benefits, digital marketing, and management training. Here are a few examples of the video lessons we’ve created in July. Health insurance. You learn something new every day in this job. Until this month I thought

EducationInternet Trends

Your Brain in “The Shallows”: 5 Tricks For Learning In The Internet Age

The Internet is doing strange things to the way you think. You’ve probably felt some of them already. Don’t be alarmed if you start to have fewer moments of deep, tranquil thought, or if your attention darts constantly when you’re trying to read a book. It’s not just you. Your brain is reeling from the

Millennials at WorkTechVideo Tutorials

What If The Internet Was Completely Video?

According to an estimate by the Cisco Visual Networking Index, 80% of the Internet’s total worldwide traffic will be video by 2019. It’s already around 65% of the web’s total bandwidth today, mostly as streaming entertainment content. Netflix alone accounted for 35% of all US Internet traffic in 2014, and it’s estimated that an additional

Monthly Round-Up

Too Many Cooks in the Millennial Kitchen: Grovo’s Friday Roundup

To kick things off, we’d like to offer a big shoutout to PC Magazine for giving Grovo 4 out of 5 stars and an “Excellent” rating this week. Your positive, thoughtful review means a lot. We’re excited about our product, and we’re glad to hear that you are too. And now, on to the articles. Are women

Millennials at WorkProfessional Development

The Surprising Difference Between Millennials and Baby Boomers at Work

What exactly makes millennial employees different from their older colleagues? We know that it’s something. Study after study reports that millennials are poised to remake the American workplace in their image. Research reports, with titles like “Millennials at work: Reshaping the workplace” and “How Millennials Could Upend Wall Street and Corporate America,” commonly portray them

Pro TipSoft Skills

What the Grateful Dead Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement

A lot of L&D leaders are spending their summer days cooped up inside, thinking L&D thoughts, and worrying. Specifically, many are anxious about employee engagement. How exactly does one get a changing workforce to engage in the work they do every day? How should we define engagement beyond platitudes? What does engagement feel like? Luckily, summer

How To

6 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged Over the Summer

It’s tough to stay focused on work during the summer. Who wants to reply to emails and sit through meetings with so many distractions outside? Just close your eyes and you can see them: endless green grass that is the exact cognitive opposite of looking at your computer screen, waves rolling onto a beach, barbecues, fireflies.

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Company Updates

CNN Money Names Grovo one of the 30 Upstart Companies Changing the World

This week, CNN Money featured Grovo and CEO Jeff Fernandez in their list of 30 important “upstart” leaders in American tech. “We wanted to spotlight entrepreneurs and investors who are using technology and their positions to make the world a better place,” announced the project’s home page. The 30 companies, all less than five years old and run by innovators

Company UpdatesHigher Ed

Grovo and California Community Colleges Partner to Bring Faculty On-Demand Digital Training

The California Community Colleges (CCC) System and Grovo, the 21st century learning platform, today announced a new partnership to bring on-demand digital skills and professional development training to California Community Colleges faculty. Grovo will use its learning technology and content to power the CCC Learn Academy, California Community Colleges’ commitment to close the digital skills