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Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning

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We know people learn and retain more information through informal channels , on-the-job experience and coaching, but most companies still expect their people to gain the bulk of their knowledge through more formal, structured means. In fact, studies have shown that most learners forget up to 90% of what they learn over time. Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning.

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UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. In every category, Brandon-Hall announces Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners and UpsideLMS’s tally, for this year, stands tall and impressive with a list of 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning. Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. Social Learning Technology.

What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?

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Learning through observation is the very first type of learning we experience as children. Young kids learn how to solve puzzles or beat the next level in a video game by watching their siblings or friends. As we grow into our teens and adulthood, a greater percentage of our learning is structured, but that doesn’t stop experiential - or informal - learning from occurring.

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Why you should start measuring informal learning today

Docebo

That most organizations simply don’t have a mechanism in place for measuring the ROI of informal and social learning in the workplace is more than just a matter of being “behind the times.”. It’s that some teams are missing a critical opportunity to harness all the invaluable knowledge hidden just below the surface — and just out of reach of many learning strategies. But when it comes to executing a learning strategy, many companies are still looking at their learning strategies upside-down. Overall, organizations aren’t so great at measuring learning.

2016 Brandon Hall-Winning Product Launch Training Uses Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru

The Knowledge Guru learning platform was used as part of a product launch that won Silver in the 2016 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards. It uses game-based learning and the power of story to help reps show the value of a new product. To date, the Knowledge Guru platform has been used as part of 6 Brandon Hall-winning projects.

What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?

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Learning through observation is the very first type of learning we experience as children. Young kids learn how to solve puzzles or beat the next level in a video game by watching their siblings or friends. As we grow into our teens and adulthood, a greater percentage of our learning is structured, but that doesn’t stop experiential - or informal - learning from occurring.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). Informal learning involves audio and video podcasts, best practice sharing in communities, and coaching and mentoring. Tags: Brandon Hall Blended Learning emc I would call that a boatload.

Why so many companies want to replace their online training platform

Docebo

New Brandon Hall Group data finds businesses are dissatisfied with learning environments. The Brandon Hall Group has been researching learning technologies for years and, in a new study, the analyst firm found businesses are searching for replacement learning management systems (LMS) due to low satisfaction rates among themselves and their users.

TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs

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During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs. > If you would like me to include your elearning and/or workplace learning blog in this list please leave a comment. => We support Free eLearning!

UpsideLMS wins THREE Awards at 2009 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards

Upside Learning

It was an exciting moment when Tom Werner of Brandon Hall started announcing the names of the winners for various categories in the online ceremony for the 2009 Excellence in Learning Technology Awards. We were informed that the UpsideLMS was a finalist in three categories and we were waiting to find out what award we were going to win. Social Learning Technology.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. Blog this!

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Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs

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Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. Your people are busy, but they need relevant, timely learning experiences that enable their work, not interrupt it. His focus has always been on emerging technologies, with a current concentration on social and mobile learning. Join us Thursday, June 30 from 1-2 p.m.

Why more companies are looking for a new Online Training Software

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According to new insights on learning technology trends from Brandon Hall Group for 2016, companies that use an online training software certainly have their priorities in order. In fact, a whopping 48 percent of companies surveyed as part of a new report from the learning technology analyst cite exploring new and/or different learning technologies as a top priority for 2016.

Elearning Market Trends 2016: Learning tech falls short of market needs

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Brandon Hall Group’s Learning Technology Study reveals lack of social and mobile tools. Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 Learning Technology study shows organizations are hungry for a well rounded Learning Management System with mobile capabilities, social tools and an emphasis on relevant and engaging content. Learning Technology Satisfaction Lags.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Information from Microsoft SMB insight report (increase SaaS, investment in tech). Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing.

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

And, no doubt I’ll piss off some people for my opinion of rapid e-learning tools. The person that I wrote the email to was questioning his ability to really create sound e-learning (using a rapid development tool); how to ‘lay it out.’ ’ Without ID skills, you end up being guided by the rapid e-learning tool. Think of most rapid e-learning courses.

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

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The vast amount of learning delivered within the workplace is through formal classrooms and eLearning courses , but the knowledge gained only accounts for about 10% of the learning that occurs. Download the report to learn how to: Re-examine your organization’s learning strategy through the lens of 70:20:10. Find the blend that works for your organization. DOWNLOAD NOW.

LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

So, they’re one of the big players among commercial learning management systems. A: Learn.com: We have known since our inception that every user of an LMS is a SME of some kind and that capturing, sharing, cataloging, reusing and reporting on that information is the glue that keeps superior organizations together. We’ve taken major steps to bring the “at home” style of learning into the corporation without making it stereotypically “formal”. This will become useful for mentoring and rapid e-learning! Tags: LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass Generation21.

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

A: Sue Rodeman - We recently launched a suite of Collaborative Tools into KnowledgeHub – Element K’s Learning Management System. These tools are powered by Jive Clearspace and provide integrated access to Wiki’s, Blog’s, and Discussion Forums so that they can be included in a development plan, returned in integrated search results, and linked to from our e-learning courses. A: Sue Rodeman - We believe the way learners want and need to learn are changing. Successful LMS’s will be modeled after the way people are sharing and accessing information today. Generation21.

Elearning Trends 2016: Social and mobile features are top priorities

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New Brandon Hall Group study found companies want an LMS with social and mobile features. A new Brandon Hall Group study found companies are spending money on their learning and development in 2016 due to being dissatisfied with their current learning management systems (LMS). In many learning and development departments, the study showed social and mobile functions as the top two priorities among companies. Within the chaotic learning environment, the biggest priorities within technology are social and mobile solutions. and 4.3%

LMSs that kick ass - OutStart

Janet Clarey

By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. OutStart acquired Participate Systems in November, 2005 and since then they’ve enhanced the system extensively and integrated it with their other learning solutions. LMSs control, track and report on formal learning initiatives while a social media platform enables rather than controls informal learning.

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

A: Dave Wilkins - Mzinga has taken a comprehensive approach to social learning by developing three models throughout various components of our entire Social Learning Suite. The first, the “Embedded Model,” weaves social learning opportunities throughout the asynchronous learning experience. Mzinga also makes social media via a Community Model, in which users can create social profiles, blogs, and discussions—independent of learning resources—in two ways: through the LMS and through a separate Community solution. Tags: LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass

Carmel, California: The new epicenter of educational consulting

KnowledgeStar

We at KnowledgeStar thank our clients — McGraw-Hill, the United Nations, Brandon-Hall Group, Bersin by Deloitte, and the Navajo Nation — for giving us the privilege of working on such exciting […]. Move over, Cambridge, Palo Alto, Madison, Ann Arbor, New York and Nashville — Carmel, California may soon become the hotbed for innovation in education!

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

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Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Even if our approach to training and learning has evolved over time, we still inevitably learn from those we collaborate with. Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. Blog this!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning [My notes from a webinar. Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning … &#%!? Presented by Training Magazine Network Diagram of the learning process: Input: you can get input in lots of ways Organize Apply Evaluate (in a wheel – each of these is a subprocess) Looking first at learning. In a disconnected learning system: Need. Learning. Structure.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora made rapid e Learning simple and cost-effective. are coming up in the learning industry.

Ready to Enhance Your LMS Experience?

TOPYX LMS

But, when it comes to your learning management system (LMS), “breaking up” can be the right decision if it increases engagement and reduces the impact on your already-strained budget. Are you getting tired of the way your current learning management system fails to fully meet your company’s needs? Just as its name suggests, a learning management system is designed to promote learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. I'm sure many of the organizations at the ASTD conference, for example, are not represented in a survey primarily made up of organization heavily made up of respondents involved in e-learning. (or Grammar malfunction: I'm sure many of the organizations at the ASTD conference, for example, are not represented in a survey heavily made up of respondents involved in e-learning. (of Wrong.

Are You Really Ready for Mobile Learning?

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With the explosion of the mobile workforce and the fact that most people use smartphones, it’s no surprise that mobile learning topped watch lists as an emerging trend for 2017. The mobile learning market may be worth $37.6 But for mobile learning to truly be successful and engaging, it’s important to keep employees’ learning preferences in mind. billion by 2020.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 22, 2007 Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions In a post on informal learning by Ray Sims (thanks to Tony ), he lists out a whole bunch o good things "to do on behalf of increasing informal learning aligned with company strategy and goals." In the world of informal learning, who can be the teacher/the mentor? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Take the Survey!

Unlock your learner personas to deliver tailored training content

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While important for success, customizing content to learners is a struggle for 53% of companies, a Brandon Hall Group study titled ‘The State of Learning and Development’ found. Once you have this information on-hand, you can start to develop archetypes of similar personas and begin personalizing content to each. Misconceptions of delivering tailored content.