About

Gender

Male


Job role

Technology Based Training Research & Development


Organisation

Defence Centre of Training Support


About me:

I am a Royal Navy Officer in the Training Management branch of the Navy. I currently work at the Defence Centre of Training Support in the Technology Based Training Group focusing on delivering TBT R&D and advice and consultancy to the wider defence community, Army, Navy, Air Force and civil service.


Size of organisation (employees)

>5000


Areas of professional interest

Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Instructor-led training, Knowledge management, Gaming and simulations for learning, Learning management systems and methods, Measurement methods and technologies, Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Performance support technologies and methods, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Virtual classrooms, Workflow and process-embedded learning, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning


Sector

Central government


Simon Coles left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"Dennis

Many thanks for the POC, and your time.
Best Regards
Simon"
May 21, 2009
Simon Coles left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"Dennis

Many thanks for the below. I already have evaluation data from the training introduced by the various contractors that delivered some of the systems you mention below. What would be really useful is looking at systems introduced outside of…"
May 21, 2009
Simon Coles left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"Within the MOD we are in the investigation stages of introducing a Management Information System (MIS) for individual training. We currently have many MIS type systems throughout the single services and the wider MOD. The new system is planned to…"
Mar 17, 2009
Simon Coles left a comment on Banking, Insurance and Finance
"Hi

Within the MOD we are in the investigation stages of introducing a Management Information System (MIS) for individual training. We currently have many MIS type systems throughout the single services and the wider MOD. The new system is planned…"
Mar 17, 2009
Simon Coles left a comment on Armed Forces (UK) and MOD
"Feedback will be across the board via the community forum which I believe you have access to. I will also ensure all WGs are aware of any outcomes."
Feb 11, 2009
Simon Coles left a comment on Armed Forces (UK) and MOD
"Jim

At DCTS we have just taken delivery of a beta version of Caspian's TWs which is due for release end of March. Our plan is to assess it in terms of in-house authoring as opposed to contracting Caspian to develop training content, allowing them…"
Feb 11, 2009