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Origin Learning Wins the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award in Two Categories

Origin Learning

We’re excited to announce that we have won the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Awards yet again! The Brandon Hall Group is a preeminent research and analyst firm with data and expertise in learning and development, talent management, leadership, talent acquisition and human resources. The And not just in one, but two categories.

Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs


Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. EST for a webinar hosted by Brandon Hall Group ’s Principal Analyst David Wentworth as we explore these and more questions about the current state of sales training and learning technology. David is also responsible for survey development and data analysis at Brandon Hall.

Benchmark Your Training With Our Learning Solution Scorecard

Bottom-Line Performance

Award programs like Brandon Hall and CLO help with this to some extent, but unless you plan to submit every learning solution you create for an award, benchmarking is tough. All training is designed to help target learners improve their performance, but that’s not where the story ends. We all have a lot to gain when training meets its intended goal. Learn More.

Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

The customer training curriculum went on to win an LTEN Excellence Award, two Brandon Hall Excellence Awards and a CLO award in 2015. 2015 was the year of the webinar for us. We teamed up with three of our favorite industry partners, Chief Learning Officer, LTEN and  Training Magazine Network , to present webinars on a variety of training and learning topics. Access Webinar.

Introducing UpsideLMS V5.0 – Best Value LMS With Stunning GUI

Upside Learning

Our best value LMS, UpsideLMS, is a winner of 8 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards; 5 in 2010 and 3 in 2009 , making it the only system to be awarded with the most number of awards in 2 consecutive years. The release of the new UpsideLMS version – 5.0, is generating a lot of excitement at Upside Learning. Here is what you will find in the v5.0 of UpsideLMS.

Looking for an LMS with Social Media Features?


Check out this article from Chief Learning Officer magazine from Brandon Hall Research featuring five systems that do just that: [link]. BTW, if you’re not subscribing to CLO, maybe you should… it’s free and though the focus is on corporate learning executives, there’s a lot here that can keep you ahead of the game in the non-profit education sector. Tags: LMS Social Learning aLearning Strategies eLearning Resources Brandon Hall Chief Learning Officer e-learning elearning strategy resources social networking Happy reading!

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In 2010, Dan was acknowledged by CLO as a ‘Vanguard Award’ winner and is a 2-time winner by the Corporate University Best in Class Awards of the ‘Leader of the Year’ in both 2010 and 2011. In 2012, SkillSoft awarded Dan the ‘Learning Leader of the Year’ for his work at TELUS and CLO Magazine bestowed the ‘Learning in Practice Innovation Award’ as well. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Brandon-Hall ‘Gold Award in Strategy & Governance’. ABOUT DAN PONTEFRACT (Author, Speaker, Chief Envisioner). In 2013 and 2014, TELUS also placed in the top ten of the Learning!

Will Big Data Equal Big Learning?

CLO Magazine

It will allow the CLO and CEO to see more clearly what works in building talent and to trace the benefit to business results. Brandon Hall is chairman of Brandon Hall Group. The power of big data will emerge as data sets mesh with financial systems and other enterprise business data. Ready, set, repeat: big data. This mantra will be with us for some time to come, so let’s get used to it. This is one more technology that is like many others: It starts out as a “Humph!” ” You have seen this on the sites you visit.

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Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Origin Learning is a winner of multiple CLO and Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards for consecutive years. Most recently, we have won the 2014 CLO Learning in Practice Gold award for the ‘Excellence in Social Learning’ category for assisting one of the world’s largest luxury travel retailers to meet its training objectives arising out of an ever-expanding global presence.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Guest speaker today is Roy Pollock, CLO of Fort Hill Company. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 06, 2009 Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process Another lunchtime webinosh with Dr. Will Thalheimer. The topic today: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process. Must be built in.


If We Had To Do It All Again

CLO Magazine

There’s no specific right way to become a CLO. That’s what makes the CLO role so vibrant. Whatever path you take, there are some key competencies you need to succeed as a CLO. It focuses the CLO on performance and outcomes that are important to the organization, and it helps CLOs translate learning into business imperatives that appeal to and are understood by the decision-makers and influencers in their organization. THREE PLACES TO LEARN TO BE A CLO By Brandon Hall. started out working with autistic kids. Elkeles: Persevere.


Upcoming events

Janet Clarey

Karie Willyerd, VP and CLO of Sun Microsystems shares how she manages Sun Learning Services as a profit-center and a central service to employees, customers, partners and the community. Tags: Brandon Hall webinars I hope you can join me for some upcoming events. I’ll be presenting a Free Webinar, Powered by Saba, on the topic of: Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace: Overview and Instructional Design Considerations. Wednesday, February 25, 2009 1:00 PM (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada). April 2008, 1:00 PM (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

Upside Learning is Featured in Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List

Upside Learning

This year has been truly remarkable for UpsideLMS. We are on a roll and how! Released a couple of days back, this is the first year for the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List, and it joins Training Industry’s current roster of top provider lists, designed to help assist buy?side side organizations in their searches for the right training partners. On another win, on another achievement. Cheers!

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Richard Nantel, CEO, Brandon Hall Research. Tags: E-Learn Info HTML5 LCMS LMS SCORM Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal mobile learning tablet tablets webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above. As the camera goes over the buildings, a series of voices say, “something is going on down there&# , well in the LMS world; something is going on down there. Get your tablets here.


Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Richard Nantel, CEO, Brandon Hall Research. Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 LCMS learning portal LMS mobile learning SCORM tablet tablets Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent managementIn the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above. As the camera goes over the buildings, a series of voices say, “something is going on down there&# , well in the LMS world; something is going on down there. Get your tablets here. and HTML5.


More rogue.

Janet Clarey

Back in 2005, Stephen Downes had some comments on formalizing informal learning based on a CLO article. Tags: Brandon Hall informal learning nonformal learning Social Media twitter Lisa Gualtieri, Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine wrote an article called Learn from Rogue Tweeters: 7 Steps to Promoting Your Organization in Twitter. You rogue-types know who you are (from the article: “Mark plans to continue tweeting until someone tells him “that’s not your job.&# )( I would add “or until he gets promoted or finds a sweeter gig.&# ).

2009 Edublog Award Nominations

Janet Clarey

The former CLO for Reuters and Thomson Reuters and current Director of Duntroon Associates writes deep, reflective posts and has a wealth of experience and advice. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall An Edublog is a blog written by someone with a stake in education (teacher, instructor, policy maker, corporate educator, etc.). Now in it’s sixth year, the Edublog Awards “seek to recognize excellence in the use of blogs and social media to facilitate education.&#. just love George’s writing style and spin on things. La la. la. I can’t hear you.).

Top eLearning Sites?

Tony Karrer

e.g., ASTD (which has good traffic), CLO Media (which doesn’t seem to have good traffic volume) Sites that I can’t get accurate numbers separate from the base site. Other Sites I tried but came out lower: Brandon Hall Learning Solutions Magazine Training Magazine Network ELearning! This was from a marketer trying to reach eLearning professionals.

Building Exceptional Virtual Learning Teams

Janet Clarey

Brandon Hall has a column in this month’s CLO Magazine on Building Exceptional Virtual Learning Teams. He’s got some great tips from leaders in the field. Coming off a graduate-level online course in Project Management I found these timely and valuable because, like most people, I work as part of a virtual team (working virtually from different locations, including corporate offices). The idea of using team inventory tools to access strengths and weaknesses is a good one that I think is sometimes overlooked. The column is definitely worth a read

Directory Blogging

Learn and Lead

Brandon Hall research site – needs no introduction. CLO Media – Must subscribe to their email newsletter. Also get access to the digital version of CLO Magazine. Directory Blogging I discovered SlideShare and liked it very much. It is the slideshow version of YouTube. Currently takes PPT, PPS, PDF and OpenOffice files only. Slideshare allows you to embed presentations on your site just like YouTube. Figured that the site is already about a year old. Will this be the next YouTube or Facebook? Time will tell but I would put some money on it. very much.

LMS & LCMS Directory

eLearning 24-7

The article can be viewed in CLO magazine (link appears in the directory), July 2010, under the “Take Five&# column by Brandon Hall. I was the ghost. Contains over 200 systems.  To view the specific system, click on the system’s name and it will take you to the site or if possible, directly to the information on the system.   Click to view and download the directory, which is in an Excel file -  E-Learning 24/7 LMS & LCMS Directory. Notes. CMSs, learning portals geared only are not on the list. When available, I have provided comments and insight.

Innovation in Indian Learning Industry

Learn and Lead

Some examples: NIIT and TIS win Brandon Hall and CLO Magazine awards regularly. It may be some time before an Indian from India is awarded the CLO of the year award. Will Thalheimer wonders what is the state of innovation in the Indian learning and performance industry in his recent blog post. He comments on the NY Times report on India’s anxiety over the slow pace of innovation and wonders what the situation is in the learning industry. guess it depends on what we call innovation. Much of the innovation is focused on solving problems closer to home. Can more happen?

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Having recently attended the CLO Symposium in Dana Point, California, I’m happy to report back that we just might be turning the tide in the learning world. Janet brings her great experience in Corporate Learning Development research at Brandon Hall into the session she leads. by Bill Brandon - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 5, 2010 Adoption and use of social networking by younger workers, who will soon be managers and supervisors, is growing rapidly. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. But how to write one? These samples will give you some ideas.

Learning Pulse

Dawn of Learning

Brandon-Hall just published a new 526-page report entitled “Learning Technology Products 2009: Authoring Tools, Learning Management Systems, and Learning Content Management Systems” that contains short one – to three – page profiles of the products featured in three Brandon Hall Research KnowledgeBases: Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase, LMS KnowledgeBase and LCMS KnowledgeBase. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Great ideas have been shared so far. We are looking forward to the discussion on April 21st! Blended learning, Talent management and Learning 2.0

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Dawn of Learning

If there is any question as to why the training department has become increasingly marginalized and the CLO role quickly diminishing, this should provide some good insight. In May, Xyleme LCMS for EMC Docmentum, the solution that drove the Informa Olympus project, was honored by Brandon Hall for the Best Advance in Learning Content Management. Read on! Why is this significant?

Edublog Award Nominations

Dawn of Learning

Best group blog – Workplace Learning Today by Brandon Hall. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Uncategorized > Edublog Award Nominations Edublog Award Nominations December 2nd, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I wanted to take a little bit of time away from busy year-end deadlines to nominate some of my favorite social media resources for this year’s Edublog awards.