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How to slash printing costs of training materials

This is the second article on how to slash printing costs in your training manual budgets - this time we turn our attention to distribution and the costs of shipping If you train in more than just the UK then you ...

How to slash the printing costs on your training materials – 1 of 4

Print on demand versus stock holding Maybe it is time to have a long look at the cost of printing training course materials – a long look – not just at the headline invoices the printer sends, but the actual costs. ...

New Twitter Feed

PDI now has its own Twitter account - instead of articles on training and services appearing on the Group site we now have a separate Twitter feed dedicated to the training industry follow us PDI Europe@PDI_Europe

How to Write an Effective Training Manual

When putting together an effective training manual there are number of basic rules about the construction and format of the material which can engage the audience and help act as a useful reference guide. There is a super on line article ...

Reading Digitally versus Reading Paper Part II

Further to a recent post we found some more interesting research on reading on screen versus reading on paper published in Scientific American, the upshot seems to be about the attitude toward engagement which in turn might be seen as both dependent ...

focus on learning, not training

'Training' suggests putting stuff into people, when actually we should be developing people from the inside out - so they achieve their own individual potential - what they love and enjoy, what they are most capable of, and strong at ...

Reading Digitally versus Reading Paper

For a business who specialise in the printing of training materials we are fascinated by the work of various academics which point to the benefits of the paper document. Couple of interesting quotes from an Education Week article this week (May ...

Practice Eco Friendly Printing with Print on Demand

Do marketers or training managers care whether their service partners practice environmentally friendly business practices? Absolutely! However, you must be careful to look “under the bonnet” when considering working with a company that tosses around the term “sustainability”. You can ...

So what’s happening in digital printing in 2016?

What are the biggest myths you’ve heard about print? A common myth is that print is becoming old fashioned, especially with the growth of digital training. The truth is that print continues to grow, especially as digital printing and printed training manuals ...

Your time can be precious and at this busy time of year even more so

Here at PDI we specialise within the training industry and are very aware that September and October are renowned for being extremely busy. We also understand that the efficiency is crucial d during this period of high demand for training ...