Category Archives: From Our President

Mathematical Simulations vs. the PeopleSim Conversation Engine

Basic mathematical equations, like F = MA or Force equals mass times acceleration, have long been used to describe physical events.  With the development of computers, complex equations could be integrated into models  to understand and predict the effects of air flow of … Continue reading

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E-Learning Development Tip

I once asked a large company training manager about the value of the programs he purchased. He said that nothing changed as the result of the training. The only value was in bringing people together from across the company. Why … Continue reading

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Reflective vs. Active Listening

By Dale Olsen, President and CEO When talking about communication skills, people often talk about both active listening and reflective listening.  These techniques are used by those who are successful communicators.  They are an important part of leadership, suicide intervention, … Continue reading

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Scriptwriting for Conversational Simulations

By Dale Olsen, President and CEO Developing a simulation for conversational training is challenging, but it is also fascinating.  To realistically capture the characteristics of the simulated person, writers must gain a mastery of the training subject.  The most interesting … Continue reading

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