• Sep 29, 2015

Cultural Differences Around the U.S.

About twelve years ago, a friend yelled at me for what he saw as constant interruptions. “You never let me finish talking,” he said.

I was confused. When had I ever interrupted him?

After much discussion, I finally figured it out. What he considered an interruption — saying “right” or “yes” while he was talking — was the only way I knew to listen politely. In my experience, remaining completely silent while someone else was speaking meant you were checked out.

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  • Jul 24, 2015

Alelo Selected for Military Training Technology’s 2015 Top Simulation & Training Companies List

Alelo has been selected for Military Training Technology’s 2015 Top Simulation & Training Companies list. Companies featured on the list for 2015 are from around the world and have made significant impacts on the military training and simulation industries across a vast array of technologies. These companies’ products allow U.S. airmen, Marines, sailors, soldiers and…

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  • Jun 25, 2015

Alelo VRP for NATO Joint Training

NATO ACT (Allied Command Transformation) has ordered Alelo’s VRP® MIL product for use at the NATO Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) in Bydgoszcz, Poland. JFTC plans to use it to prepare NATO personnel for key leader engagements in Afghanistan, as part of the Resolute Support 15-3 training exercise in July. VRP enhances with commercial game…

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  • Jun 24, 2015

Capitol Hill Modeling & Simulation Expo

Alelo will be discussing and demonstration our Virtual Role-Play Training products for U.S. Congressmen and women and their staffers on Thursday, July 9th in the foyer of the Rayburn Building (Congressional office building). Schedule: 11:30 – 12:30 CONGRESSIONAL COMMENTARY 10:30 – 2:00 EXHIBIT HOURS For the official brochure CLICK HERE.

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  • Apr 17, 2015

Top Five Tips for Working with an Interpreter

If you ever have to work with people who don’t speak any of the same languages as you, you will probably have to use an interpreter to make yourself understood. Interpreters are a highly valuable resource for cross-cultural communication — but when things go wrong, they can go very wrong.

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  • Apr 06, 2015

CIRCL Webinar: How to Transition Cyberlearning Technologies out of the University

Alelo’s Lewis Johnson is leading a webinar, and you are invited! CIRCL Webinar: How to Transition Cyberlearning Technologies out of the University Thursday, April 16, 2015 (online) 2–3 pm EDT / 11-12 pm PDT* How can researchers best prepare for and work with their university technology licensing organization to transition cyberlearning technologies outside of the…

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  • Feb 20, 2015

Rapport and Local Languages (as posted on DLNSEO Culture Ready blog)

February 3, 2015 Alelo’s Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein, Ph.D. has posted a blog entry on the Defense Language and National Security Education Office’s (DLNSEO) “Culture Ready” web-site. The article discusses the positive impact of speaking the local language when in another culture. You can read the entire blog post at: http://www.cultureready.org/blog/rapport-and-local-languages

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  • Jan 08, 2015

Upcoming Event: Joint Forces Simulation & Training Conference

Joint Forces Simulation & Training Conference February 2-3, 2015, Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom – Alelo will be presenting and exhibiting at the 6th annual Joint Forces Simulation & Training Conference, held at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom, on February 2nd & 3rd, 2015. The conference is a major networking…

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  • Dec 17, 2014

Alelo has completed delivery of VCAT West Africa and VCAT Horn of Africa 2.0 for the Joint Forces Development (J7)

Alelo, the leader in interpersonal communication training software solutions, has completed delivery of VCAT West Africa and VCAT Horn of Africa 2.0 for the Joint Forces Development (J7), bringing the total number of VCAT courses available on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) to ten (10). VCATs are designed to teach cultural awareness and mission-focused language skills…

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  • Oct 06, 2014

Alelo re-opens its direct distribution channel for DOD-licensed Tactical Language and Culture Training software

In support of the U.S. commitment to defeat ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Alelo — the leader in interpersonal communication training software solutions — has taken the step of re-opening its distribution channel for DOD-licensed Tactical Language and Culture Training courseware (also known as “TLT”), including the classic version of the Tactical Iraqi Language and…

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