Not too long ago, the only way to access a movie or TV show was to trek down to your local Blockbuster store, scan the shelves and hope that what you wanted was in stock.
With the advent of streaming services such as Netflix, however, consumers can skip the store and access practically any show or film, at any time, on any device, as often as they like. Now, most brick-and-mortar video rental stores have gone out of business, and streaming reigns supreme.
By 2017, Gartner predicts that more than half of the world’s employers will require their workers to supply their own devices on the job, and training organizations that don’t find ways to get their business-critical content onto those devices will be left behind.
Here are the eight signs your training content is as obsolete as Blockbuster (and how you can make it more like Netflix):
1. Your employees live in a mobile-centric world, but your content doesn’t. Today, we all live and die by our mobile devices. If your training content is not on them, then you’re missing the biggest opportunity to get your message where your users are spending the most time.