Blogs

June 27, 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...

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June 1, 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...

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May 19, 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...

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May 9, 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....

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April 27, 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...

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January 11, 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...

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January 4, 2021
Rapid Reskilling II: The Spiral-Stair-Case Model

In our last blog post on rapid reskilling, we argued that a radical rethink of training is called for, to help workers quickly transition into new occupations. In this post,...

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December 28, 2020
Rapid Reskilling Part I: Time for a Radical Rethink of Training

The year 2021 will be focused on recovery—overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy. This new economy will look very different from the one that existed prior to the...

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December 3, 2020
Alelo Webinar on How Schools Can Use Avatars to Teach English and Other Languages

This webinar discussed the challenges that language learners and language teachers face, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how avatars can help overcome them. We focused particularly on teaching spoken...

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November 24, 2020
The Ethics of AI-Assisted Learning

During the first week of November 2020, I participated in the Global Summit on the Ethics of AI in Education. Leaders in the field of artificial intelligence in education (AIED)...

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