OttoLearn® Blog

Articles about OttoLearn and our story, ideas about Agile Microlearning, thoughts on online training, and much more.

July 19, 2021

A Gamification eLearning Platform Can Improve Your Learning Culture

Using a gamification eLearning platform is just a start; it needs to tap into things that motivate learners to improve learning culture and employee engagement.
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April 26, 2021

Burning Questions: Can Microlearning Deliver Effective Training for Adults?

Effective training for adults is relevant, engaging, mobile-first. The OttoLearn gamified microlearning platform delivers all that to your adult learners and more!
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April 12, 2021

7 Ways OttoLearn Engages Learners & Extends Learning

Explore the ways OttoLearn gamified microlearning engages learners, extends learning, deepens knowledge retention — and enhances your training outcomes.
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March 29, 2021

Reap the Benefits of Active Learning in Employee Training

Compared to traditional learning styles, active learning focuses on delivering a deeper understanding and building connections between the learning materials.
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March 15, 2021

Why Use Contests and Leaderboards for Effective Team Training

Gamification continues to top eLearning trends because it works. Our leaderboard contests motivate team training, improving eLearning outcomes even more!
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February 15, 2021

Virtual Team Building with Microlearning Can Reduce Work-From-Home Stress

Prolonged WFH puts stress on team bonds. Use OttoLearn microlearning to boost virtual team building — and improve remote employees’ skills.
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December 28, 2020

Top 10 Ways to Explore Microlearning!

Our most popular posts of 2020 focused on providing a great microlearning experience and learning about technologies, like AI, that could help make that happen.
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November 16, 2020

Build Microlearning with Knowledge Maps to Improve Training Outcomes

A knowledge map shows the relationships among training objectives. Learn how planning microlearning with knowledge maps leads to improved training outcomes!
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August 17, 2020

Enhance Learner Experience (LX) with Adaptive Microlearning

Adaptive microlearning covers all the elements needed to boost learner experience: personalized, retention-focused content, low cognitive load and more.
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August 10, 2020

You Use Microlearning Every Day

We all use microlearning every day. Creating effective, engaging microlearning that your learners will use every day will improve your training outcomes.
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July 20, 2020

Burning Questions: Can Microlearning Measure Actual Learning?

OttoLearn, our gamified microlearning platform, has adaptive algorithms that measure actual learning — not just whether learners finished a training course.
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June 15, 2020

Soteria120 & OttoLearn Protect Workers, Combat COVID-19 Misinformation

OttoLearn & Soteria120 present a business resource to fight COVID-19 misinformation, educate, and assist business owners, via microlearning platform.
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June 8, 2020

Mitigate COVID-19 Risk with OttoLearn

Instill confidence with training on new safety protocols quickly with OttoLearn's microlearning platform, mitigating COVID-19 risk to employees and customers.
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May 25, 2020

Reskill Your Workforce with Microlearning

As work roles change, reskill employees using a microlearning platform to close knowledge gaps, helping to boost employee retention and trim team turnover.
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April 13, 2020

Microlearning 101: A Comprehensive Introduction

Microlearning is a buzzword that’s popping up everywhere. Our new article series explores what it means and why microlearning matters.
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April 6, 2020

Pivot to Microlearning

With most face-to-face instruction on hold, it’s a great time to turn to always-available microlearning.
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March 2, 2020

Entice Gig Workers to Engage More Deeply — with Microlearning

You can’t require them to train; instead, entice contractors and gig workers to upskill by engaging them with an adaptive microlearning platform.
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February 3, 2020

Simplify Multilingual Content with the Right Microlearning Platform

With OttoLearn, you'll meet your global learners' training needs with a microlearning platform that makes it easy to create and maintain multilingual content.
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January 13, 2020

Burning Questions: How Can I Reduce Employee Turnover?

Replacing employees is costly — and often preventable. Learn how training can reduce employee turnover while also improving performance.
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March 25, 2019

Gamified Microlearning: The Definitive Guide to Effective Content

Learn to create effective eLearning content with our handy guide and let our gamified microlearning platform engage your learners and improve training results.
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March 11, 2019

OttoLearn's Knowledge Cards Have Been Released!

Supplement your online training efforts and help your learners retain information with our adaptive microlearning platform's newest feature: Knowledge Cards!
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March 18, 2019

Crowd Favorites: Our 9 Most Popular Otto Blog Posts!

Don't miss our best content of 2018: Top 9 posts on adaptive microlearning, online training, learner engagement, retention, training outcomes and much more!
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January 21, 2019

Build your own Training Analytics Dashboard for Free!

Not reaching expected outcomes with your online training? Use Microsoft's Power BI with our adaptive microlearning platform to measure training impact!
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