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Social Collaboration and JIT Learning

CLO Magazine

Social learning technology enables users to search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need. Social learning technologies not only have the potential to drive collaboration within the enterprise, they enable learners to access the information they need in real time. “Because of the social technologies, we’re just now starting to do that — we’re able to determine when [Employee A] goes and responds to a lot of topics or authors a lot of content around a particular area. The concept isn’t new.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

First up is Cornerstone OnDemand. I met Charles Coy, Director, Product Marketing, at our 2008 Innovations in Learning Conference (Cornerstone OnDemand was a sponsor). I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. Clearly, Cornerstone OnDemand ‘gets it.’ ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Cornerstone Connect is the company's new enterprise social networking platform.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Annual Learning and Development Survey : “The future of L&D is changing and employers, now more than ever, are aligning learning and developing initiatives to business strategy.” This report discusses the key findings of the CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Annual L&D Survey. The result? What are the factors that are triggering these changes?

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Learning Goes Social

CLO Magazine

As corporate America continues to embrace social tools for learning and development, social learning has shed its reputation as a transient industry buzzword. The ability to collaborate, innovate and gain expertise in real time has never been easier — and vendors in the learning industry who believe the sky’s the limit are working to ensure this is just the beginning of the social collaboration era. Meanwhile, social learning tools and platforms ranked near the bottom. Learning materials must be easily accessible.

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Platform Prod Management & Marketing, Element K about their social media capabilities. Here’s what she had to say: Q: What social media tools is Element K incorporating into their LMS? A: Sue Rodeman - We recently launched a suite of Collaborative Tools into KnowledgeHub – Element K’s Learning Management System. Additionally, a Wiki or Forum could be used to allow sales reps – who are typically geographically disbursed - to ask questions, share success stories, and collaborate in general. Check out other kick-ass  LMSs in this series: Cornerstone OnDemand.

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. Their acquisition included the Participate team – a group with 12 years of social media experience dating back to the mid 90s. Rather we see social media platforms and LMSs as two distinct systems. Check out other kick-ass LMSs in this series: Cornerstone OnDemand. Thanks Jeff!

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? Collaboration, create learner groups for social, some type of chat function. Case in point: IMO one of the worst UI’s I have ever seen comes from Cornerstone OnDemand, which is quite popular. Well Known Systems. Q: Saba, SumTotal, Cornerstone, Taleo, SuccessFactors must be the best because a lot of people buy these systems. A: I think a lot of people purchase these systems because they. Use my 90/10 rule.

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

This is the seventh featured system in my Friday series highlighting LMSs that are doing innovative, kick-ass things with social media. spoke with Dave via email about what Mzinga is doing with social media. Q: What social media tools is Mzinga incorporating into their LMS? 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.

Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced

CLO Magazine

Bronze Origin Learning Excellence in Community Service Award Gold Cornerstone OnDemand Silver Bellevue University Bronze University of Phoenix Excellence in Content Award Gold Enspire Studios Silver AchieveGlobal Bronze EBSCO Information Services Excellence in E-learning Award Gold Ivy Planning Group Silver Saba Software Bronze WeejeeLearning Excellence in Gaming and Simulations Award Gold Carney Inc. Excellence in Social Learning Award Gold Saba Software Silver Interactyx Ltd. Rancho Mirage, Calif., For 2013, the top honor went to Rob Lauber, vice president of Yum!

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

SOCIAL LEARNING. With Community, your business can increase employee engagement, communication, collaboration and innovation. Award of Excellence: Cisco Collaborative Knowledge Program. Cisco Collaborative Knowledge is a complete, end-to-end solution that strategically combines best-in-class digital workplace capabilities to redefine the customer and employee experience. The Cisco Collaborative Knowledge “digital workplace” solution can empower your organization with the digital tools and technology it needs to access experts, learning, and knowledge in real time.

Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

Awards were presented to the top three entrants — gold, silver and bronze — in more than a dozen categories, including Strategy, Technology, Trailblazer and Collaboration for practitioners and Vendor Partnership, Blended Technology and Community Service for vendors. Learning providers were recognized for their service in eight categories, including e-learning, academic partnerships and social learning. Collaboration — Division 1. Collaboration — Division 2. GOLD: Cornerstone OnDemand. Excellence in Social Learning.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

Company: Product: Cornerstone OnDemand. OnDemand. Social Learning. Collaborative Knowledge. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2015 Finalists. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories. and Government Elearning! Conference.

Top 10 posts for the year

Janet Clarey

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone on Demand – An interview with Charles Coy, Director of Product Marketing at Cornerstone OnDemand about their LMS. Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Mzinga – An interview with Dave Wilkins about what Mzinga is doing with social media. Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations – A listing, from the Brandon Hall Research Authoring Tools KnowledgeBase of rapid, collaborative e-learning authoring tools for creating online  courses.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Generation21

Janet Clarey

spoke with John Stearns from Gen21 about the social media tools and technologies his organization is incorporating into their LMS. Q: Hi John. What social media tools are you guys incorporating into your LMS? A: John Stearns- Gen21's product focus is on its core product functionality. To that end, core collaborative features in the LMS cover the key aspects of social media - collaborative authoring, wiki's, messaging, message boards, interactive web environments, content rating, library, etc. Will they spend more time in the social media than they should?

LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Director, Product Strategy who is responsible for Saba’s Social Media strategy about their product “ Saba Social.&#. Q: What social media tools has Saba incorporated into their LMS? A: Ben Willis- Saba has had social & collaborative capabilities in our product suite for a very long while (since 2004 and the 3.x and the Social Social software phenomena, Saba has long held the point of view that these are meaningful technologies and philosophies that can and do drive real productivity. interviewed Ben Willis, Sr. suite. Thanks Ben.

LMSs that kick ass: GeoLearning

Janet Clarey

Continuing my series of email interviews about LMSs that are doing innovative things with social media, here’s the scoop on what GeoLearning is up to. Q: What social media tools is GeoLearning incorporating into their LMS? A: Will Hipwell- GeoLearning’s GeoEngage module facilitates Communities of Practice (CoPs), enables social networking, and provides access to Web 2.0 Another barrier is the perception that collaboration tools with "silly names" like blogs and wikis can be time-wasters, or they are associated with people wasting time on Facebook or MySpace.