Test your guessabililty! Imagine you’re learning a new software application your company is rolling out. Read what you hear. Then guess what your brain is thinking… This is a brain-based application systems training quiz.
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Lunch? Somewhat said lunch?
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Did I leave the stove on??? Or off??
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I don’t want to learn more about this dialog! I already know I hate this dialog.
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Then why don’t we wait until this thing is actually working?
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What if I typed bullshit? Look! It worked! It doesn’t matter what I type.
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She liked my tweet!!!
Seriously, systems training on generic content, far away in time of the actual launch, no context, half-baked flow… If you can, create short, task-based demos relevant to roles that can be accessed on-demand. Best to use worked examples in a training or sandbox environment with a support line to ask questions. Don’t waste your time on step-by-step “show-me-try-me” clicks. By the time you build one, it’s outdated.