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By: Andy Jack

January 25, 2019

We’re big fans of the Business Model Canvas here at Candle Digital. We often use this with partners who want to flesh out their initial ideas around online learning. In short, the Business Model Canvas is a framework that can be used to visualise all the core elements of a business model, including the value […]

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By: Carlos Nisbet

January 11, 2019

I’ll be honest, prior to joining Candle Digital last week, the only time I’d ever been to Halifax was at a royal knees-up in Stod Fold farm brewery, and so as you might imagine, the memory is hazy at best.   Before starting my first week at Candle Digital, I knew little of Halifax (other […]

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By: Andy Jack

January 8, 2019

During the Christmas break, it was great to finally get around to reading Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III and Mark A. McDaniel. The book, which explores the science behind successfully retaining information, had been in my pile of ‘must-reads’ for a long time. It […]

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By: Carlos Nisbet

January 4, 2019

We’re starting out the new year by giving a warm welcome to Carlos Nisbet, who will be  helping us with our marketing initiatives. Carlos will be supporting the company with our own marketing initiatives but also supporting our clients with their own plans. By bringing in a dedicated digital marketer, we’re better placed to support our […]

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By: Andy Jack

December 18, 2018

Here at Candle Digital, we’re big fans of both WordPress and Moodle as platforms for online learning products. Both have recently made some significant changes in the way that they work, so here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know: WordPress WordPress recently launched a new editor called ‘Gutenberg’. And no, it’s not […]

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By: Andy Jack

December 10, 2018

We’ve often described learning products, such as online courses, as ‘a shortcut to an outcome’. The reason being that’s it’s rarely the experience of the course itself that a customer is after, it’s the transformation that has been promised as a result of it. And, more importantly, what this transformation means for how they now […]

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By: Andy Jack

November 26, 2018

We recently re-branded from Candle Learning to Candle Digital, largely due to feedback from our clients. It felt that we weren’t just helping them with learning technology and content solutions, but that we were also assisting them with the discussions and planning required prior to this. In essence, we were helping them figure out how […]

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By: Andy Jack

November 16, 2018

We got reminded this week (by our accounting system!) that two years ago this month Candle Digital (then known as Candle Learning) was born. When we think back to 2016, we were just two blokes with some strong ideas and a desire to help as many people as we could. That hasn’t changed – while […]

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By: Andy Jack

November 13, 2018

I first came across the hang drum a few years ago. My wife and I were on a weekend trip to Barcelona, and had decided to go for a wander through Park Güell in Barcelona. As someone who spent most of his twenties listening to some pretty obscure music, I know of some very random […]

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By: Andy Jack

November 7, 2018

Recently I signed up for an online course on ‘Design Thinking’ from the Interaction Design Foundation. Several days later, I received this postcard in the mail: On the back was a short message, encouraging me to post on social media: It got me thinking about the power of print. Often in our race to make […]

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