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As previously reported, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found LabMD’s data security practices to be an unfair practice that violated federal consumer laws. It marked one of the first times that the FTC has ruled on the harm to consumers (the focus of the FTC) caused by improper data security measures. However, the arguably novel […]

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Like many industries, the medical field is no stranger to compliance. While its compliance issues may seem inapplicable to industries like tech and banking, we have covered recent developments that provide best practices for all organizations in three main areas: data security, sexual harassment, and conflicts of interest. HIPAA Compliance Prevents Ransomware Attacks According the […]

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In our previous post in our Ethics and Aesthetics series we examined affordance theory and the ways that potential actions shape the way we view the world. In 1943 psychologist Abraham Maslow published a paper entitled “A Theory of Human Motivation” containing a now-famous paradigm: the hierarchy of needs. The pyramidal hierarchy outlines basic human needs and […]

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A lot of effort goes into LawRoom’s online compliance training. Instructional design, thoughtful research, clear writing, practical compliance, and coding are minimum inputs. Course design is another critical input to effective instruction, as shown by research on the aesthetic-usability effect. One of our course designers and animator, Jenna Strange, is here to answer questions on […]

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To kick off our Ethics and Aesthetics series we discussed the aesthetic-usability effect, and offered some theories on why beautiful things tend to work better. In our second post, we will examine J. J. Gibson’s theory of affordances, and how the animal propensity for action shapes our perception of objects and their function. J.J. Gibson […]

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In a previous post on our CampusClarity blog, we discussed how the perception of race in Think About It has influenced our design decisions. In this upcoming series, we will examine the way in which other ethical considerations affect the aesthetic output of our courses here at LawRoom. Creating courses for a national audience requires […]

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After months of scandal, HR tech company Zenefits has learned the importance of compliance and implemented appropriate safeguards. Even companies like AirBnb, Google, and Adobe, who have been lauded for their strong company cultures, can learn something, too. Because along with that gourmet cafeteria food, many tech companies have been served a fair amount of […]

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LawRoom believes in developing fresh, accurate courses that educate businesses and institutions about the most pressing topics facing the workplace today. To put words to action, its content team has recently refreshed and redesigned some of its most popular courses. Whether you are a university who has to comply with Title IX regulations, or a […]

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Walnut Creek, CA– December 16, 2014 LawRoom today announced that Preston Clark will join the company as Chief Revenue Officer, effective January 2, 2015. Clark, who will report directly to LawRoom CEO and Founder Ralph Yanello, will play a key leadership role in the growth of the company’s online compliance training business, which includes the […]

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