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27 June 2022
Conversational AI for Faster and More Effective Customer Service Training

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed consumers’ expectations for the customer experience. Customer interactions are frequently online, through websites and other digital tools. Customers expect support when they need it, which could be any day, anytime. The pandemic also changed customer service work. Customer service increasingly utilizes online tools. Most customer service and support functions shifted...

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01 June 2022
How Alelo Rapid Reskilling is Changing People’s Lives

Alelo is using conversational avatar technology to help disadvantaged workers quickly learn new skills and qualify for new jobs. Here are the stories of two of those workers. Kayla and Sereta were two underemployed workers in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia who were looking for opportunities to enter new careers and serve their communities....

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19 May 2022
Assessing Employee Skills: Socratic Learning for the 21st Century

In the days of Socrates and Plato, tutors taught their students by systematically asking them probing questions. According to Plato, the instructor should feign ignorance of the subject, to elicit dialogue from the students. Attempts to answer questions would uncover gaps in student knowledge, contradictions, and poorly formed ideas. Socratic questioning encourages critical thinking. Plato...

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09 May 2022
Job Skills in a Fraction of the Time: How Alelo is Making it a Reality

Imagine if people could learn new skills in one fifth or even one-tenth the time of classroom instruction. Lack of training would essentially cease to become a barrier to employment. Training programs that used to take a year or more would be completed in a matter of weeks. Underemployed workers would be able to qualify...

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27 April 2022
Why Conversational AI Beats VR for Rapid Skilling

What is the most effective way to prepare for a new job? This is a critical question for employers who are inducting new employees and want them to be ready on day 1. Workers who are reskilling or upskilling to qualify for new jobs want to be sure that their training is adequately preparing them. ...

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11 January 2021
Rapid Reskilling Part III: AI-Based Practice and Assessment

In previous blogs, we discussed the need to prepare workers for the post-COVID economy, and presented our Spiral-Stair-Case model for rapid reskilling. This blog describes how Alelo’s Enskill® technology supports this process, and how it can help large numbers of trainees reskill rapidly at a low cost per trainee. Enskill has been shown to help...

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