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The Gamification Of SAP

Upside Learning

Came across this really interesting article about gamification at SAP. SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe is saying “If I look at how my kids are consuming software, if it’s not desirable immediately, they throw it away. Definitely worth a read. Can you imagine what happens to your IT landscape when these people come into business?&#. How are you doing it?

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Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. The Gamification Of SAP. One week into the New Year it’s the right time to look back on the year gone by. Read them. Reflect on them. March.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference.  We All Did. The rules really come down to common sense. What did you do?

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month. This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader.  Leaders Of course, when I saw this question, I had to try to answer it.

Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Social Learning

The stability and salary of a “regular&# job became more appealing and I quickly found myself employed by a consulting firm focused on SAP training and change management, while still doing some theatre on the side of course. For more than a decade in the late part of the last century (I get a kick out of saying that) my life was theatre. Lesson 1 – Active Listening.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

revamped banking system based on SAP. For this profile we turn to Rob Bartlett from Farm Credit in Canada. Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. The company has 1500 employees based in more than 100 offices across the country, with 600 based at the head office and around 1000 customer-facing.

Eye on the future

Learning with e's

Below is my keynote abstract for the C-SAP Showcase in Birmingham. C-SAP is the Higher Education Academy subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, and it's in it's eleventh and final year of existence. Birmingham Technology education C-SAP learning George Orwell futureThe future of learning will be. How much can we shape our own futures? Unported License.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Social Learning

Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

revamped banking system based on SAP. Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. For this profile, we turn to Rob Bartlett, from Farm Credit in Canada. Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. learning architects

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Social Learning

by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? Fascinating stuff.  And some of the other recent advances in this area? Blog this! Properly d.

Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ

Social Learning

One is a large international food manufacturer for whom I’ve designed and developed many SAP training programs over the past decade. How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning? As I considered this question, my thoughts kept returning to two of my long-term clients. These sites are application specific and, when necessary, reside outside the corporate firewall.  This

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years.  Capture the attention of the target population of users within the enterprise. 

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Social Learning

Business software company SAP AG employs a variety of games, including one modeled after a golf game that assigns sales leads and environmental challenges that award points for tasks like carpooling, says Mario Herger, senior innovation strategist, at SAP in Palo Alto, Calif. Titled “ Companies Adopt Gaming Techniques to Motivate Employees ” it is reproduced below.  LiveOps Inc.,

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Five classifications of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

There are lots and lots of Learning Management Systems (LMS) on the market. From my observation, I have categorised LMS based on the business motivation to create and offer them to the market: LMS that are part of a larger ERP system (e.g. These LMS appear almost an afterthought, an ‘add on’ to the massive database that ERP systems create. In my experience they are characterised by complex, clunky functionality for both administrators and end users. The purchase decision is often made by the people in charge of the ERP system itself. LMS that are part of a suite of HR Systems (e.g.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Social Learning

Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

suspect the annual Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) event in Las Vegas next week will have far fewer tech OEMs wading into the tablet pool as compared with January 2011. According to Bersin & Associates, 2011 already saw several of the tier one Talent Management vendors actively engaged in expanding their market reach and the portfolio offerings through strategic acquisitions and mergers and these moves make the resulting companies far more attractive acquisitions to the larger enterprise software whales that rule their respective oceans. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

SAP’s LMS. but cannot figure out what the “url address bar’ means or is located OR you are an expert in numerous SAP modules, but cannot figure out how to use formulas in Excel. We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints. We have the highest repeat customers in the industry. We are user oriented. The number one reason people leave their current system or purchase a different e-learning product? Poor or non-existent user intuitiveness/interfaces. Culprits.

Two Noteworthy Game News Items

Kapp Notes

… it took players a matter of days to come up with models that were solid enough for researchers to translate into scientific rendering of the protein. 2) Forbes published an article about the “ Gamification of SAP ” the large software program used to run all types of organizations from university systems (like mine) to manufacturing to healthcare. The article states: One method that has worked is for SAP to create experimental applications designed to enhance everyday SAP functions. Lead-in-One” is a good example of this. Games

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. SAP Developer Network (SDN)    363. We just cut the price of the eBook to $12. eBook , $12. Paper, $24. By Charles Jennings, Harold Jarche, ?Clark Clark Quinn, Jane Hart & Jay Cross. Excerpt. Workscapes. Contents.

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Social Learning

Business software company SAP AG employs a variety of games, including one modeled after a golf game that assigns sales leads and environmental challenges that award points for tasks like carpooling, says Mario Herger, senior innovation strategist, at SAP in Palo Alto, Calif.  . Titled “ Companies Adopt Gaming Techniques to Motivate Employees ” it is reproduced below.  LiveOps Inc.,

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Seeing is Believing – InfoGraphics

eLearning Brothers

SAP Salary Survey. Most online courses have toooooo much text. I’m a huge fan of info-graphics. Whenever I travel I like to look at the front page of USA Today. There is always an info-graphic that shares some information. It could be something about oil production and gas prices or dogs owners and where they live. Google API and Developer Tools. Swine Flu Vaccination. Twitter Users.

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Looking Back at the Year in e-Learning, and Other Web Links

Mindflash

So it must be official – winter’s here, and 2011 is almost over. The economic roller coaster ride continues, but training appears to be on an upswing: Total 2011 U.S. billion, according to Training magazine’s 2011 Training Industry Report. Whatever you do never, ever, hand out criticism en bloc because that is the most morale sapping thing you can ever do.

Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

billion Oracle-Taleo deal or 2011’s $3.4 billion SAP-SuccessFactors acquisition , this could be the next wave in smaller companies building broader HR technology suites. While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ by Andrea on May 9, 2011 in performance support Each month, Tony Karrer at The Learning Circuits Blog posts a “Big Question&# for the learning and development community (Twitter hashtag #LCBQ). Blog this! Properly d.

Inspiring the Passion to Learn

Integrated Learnings

This attitude can sap the passion out of learning. By Donna Bryant. Whether you’re in school or a professional on the job, learning something new can be challenging. Instinctively, we tend to want to stick to what we know rather than making the stretch to do something new. At any age, learning stretches the brain just as much as exercising stretches the muscles. This stretch is sometimes painful, but we all know it’s worthwhile. Motivation to learn. When you set out to learn something new, what motivates you to even try? Why expend the effort, energy, and time? Motivation to grow.

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Social Learning Lessons: Tales from 7th Grade Biology

Social Learning

As the world of corporate learning and development continues to evolve to include more opportunities for social learning over more traditional methods, my mind often goes back to 7th grade biology and how I might utilize Mr. Froelich’s model.  In the design work I do for SAP  training initiatives, one way I have done this is to develop team process workshops.

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content.

Social Learning

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend 2 Responses to “My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development&# Dave March 23, 2011 at 2:29 am # Andrea, nice tip and review.

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development

Social Learning

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend 2 Responses to “My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development&# Dave March 23, 2011 at 2:29 am # Andrea, nice tip and review.

Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

By comparison, a previous Accenture survey found that only  21 percent  of US workers said they received company-provided formal training between 2006 and 2011. Software maker SAP has taken up numerous game-like initiatives in critical business functions such as accounts payable while Cisco used gaming strategies to enhance its virtual global sales meeting.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

SAP developed the openSAP MOOC platform to educate its ecosystem of developers and partners on SAP technologies. Sahana has appeared in the list of Top Ten e-Learning Movers and Shakers for the Asia Pacific region for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014, topping the APAC list in 2014 and appeared in the top ten of the global list. The world has gotten complicated. We live in an age of dramatic oxymoron – unemployment is high yet there is a talent shortage. It is no surprise that skills required to meet this changing trends are in woefully short supply.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Anyone who read my post on a previous conference show from 2011 will have noticed comments on Panopto. Why isn’t: SuccessFactors – I really liked this system in my previous rankings, but with a few new items I am hearing in relation to SAP, it drops it out of the top ten. Specifically: No SSO between SF and SAP. Hello from sunny Los Angeles. Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013. As many of you will around know, these rankings are just the first in of series. 100% independent. No spin. Pluses.

Chief Learning Officer Names Best Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

last year after being named to the top spot in 2011. SAP 36. AT&T tops the list of companies recognized as the 2013 LearningElite at a gala dinner at the Spring Chief Learning Officer Symposium in Austin, Texas. AT&T walked away with the honor as the best company for employee learning and development at Sunday night’s LearningElite Gala, Chief Learning Officer magazine’s annual recognition of leading companies for learning and development. The 2013 result marks a return to the top spot for AT&T, which was No. 10 last year. • McDonald’s USA LLC.

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Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Gamification

CLO Magazine

In 2011, the winner of the SAP Gamification Cup had the idea of gamifying SAP’s vendor invoice transaction. In 2011, 46,000 people using Foldit worked for just 10 days to determine the structure of a key protein that scientists believe may help cure HIV. But gamification is more than newfangled training. In the future, managers will see people playing games at work.