Does Simulation Training Really Work?

Does Simulation Training Really Work?

Simulations are increasingly used in Industry and Government to teach complex skills. But do they really work? Is The Simulation Craze Just a Fad? Electrical engineers tackle simulated problems on a daily basis. Airlines require pilots to log simulation hours. Even...
Deliberate Practice—Critical to Success

Deliberate Practice—Critical to Success

Deliberate practice, not inherited talent, determines success. So says Swedish psychologist K Anders Ericsson. Almost every success story boils down to the same thing: practice, practice, and then—practice some more. Talent may be a good starting point, but alone,...
Closing the Skills Gap

Closing the Skills Gap

The manufacturing industry is vital to the US economy. Every dollar spent in manufacturing adds $1.37 to the US economy. Every 100 manufacturing jobs add over 250 jobs in other sectors. The good news is, after a bleak few decades, manufacturing jobs themselves are on the rise. In 2013, the International Monetary Fund predicted a 3-4% growth in US manufacturing over the following two years.