The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
The summit is THE event for Education Technology companies, practitioners, and investors. The assumption being that there is the “My Company” way of doing something that differs from other companies. With the growing availability of excellent training from companies like Lynda (a LinkedIn Company) and PluralSight, to name just a couple, it no longer makes sense for companies to invest in internal programs to teach these skills. Instead, companies should consider enabling and empowering employees to leverage these outside resources to grow their skills.
The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
After more than 20 years in the LMS industry, John Leh started Talented Learning, LLC as a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to all aspects of extended enterprise learning solutions. For organizations, learning solutions that extend beyond the enterprise are not focused on employee development but targeted to external audiences. eLearning Enterprise Learning
The Secret to Managing Enterprise Accounts
DECEMBER 1, 2016
The winners coming out on top in this new selling landscape are the ones that cultivate enterprise accounts. What Exactly is an Enterprise Account? Most salespeople think, mistakenly, that enterprise accounts are the largest accounts in one’s book of business. Enterprise accounts might not be those huge dollar accounts. What makes an account an enterprise account is a mix of factors: How reliable the account is. Enterprise accounts, then, are part of the “long game”—they represent the most money spent over time for the least amount of hassle. Sales
5 Reasons Why an Extended Enterprise LMS is Right for Your Business
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
What is an Extended Enterprise LMS? A learning management system ( LMS ) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of electronic educational technology education courses or training programs. An Extended Enterprise is facilitated by a LMS to keep track of all your users, content, and the relationship between the two. link].
Best of the Best – Extended Enterprise or multi-tenant LMSs
MAY 5, 2013
You may heard the term, “extended enterprise” and immediately thought to yourself that it does not apply to you. You may have thought it only applies to large size companies with lots of employees. Whereas you have a parent (main company) and then its channel partners, etc. One channel partner/customer (which might be a company – often seen with TP) is a child. Rather it refers to a Training Provider, which is a firm/company that sells 3rd party courses through B2B or B2C channels. For me, I define company size by: 500 or less employees: SB.
How a CRM+LMS Integration = Excellence in Extended Enterprise
AUGUST 18, 2016
The days of standalone extended enterprise management systems are nearing an end. Fewer companies integrate their LMS and CRM because there is very little research on the benefits of coupling the two systems. Extended enterprise organizations have the most to gain from a CRM+LMS integration, as it will streamline the data entry process and improve training tracking.
Introducing Inkling for Enterprise: The World’s Only All-in-One Enterprise Content Platform
JANUARY 26, 2016
Today, the Inkling team is thrilled to announce Inkling for Enterprise, a brand-new way for businesses to share knowledge. Our all-in-one enterprise content platform delivers knowledge at the point of need, powering the delivery, creation, and measurement of an organization’s most mission-critical business documents. Inkling unveils its all-in-one enterprise content platform, Inkling for Enterprise. Company experiences unprecedented growth through its expansion into the enterprise. . We are pretty psyched about it, and we hope you are, too!
Brandon Hall Group: Companies see real business results with a new LMS
MAY 24, 2016
New Brandon Hall Group study shows when companies replace their LMS, bottom line improves. Nearly half of the companies surveyed by the Brandon Hall Group are exploring new Learning and Development technologies and many of them are planning to increase their spending to improve their online training platform. DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC. DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. Can you say future book deal?
Oculus Rift Is Going To Be Awesome for Enterprise Training
APRIL 6, 2015
Expectations have been running high for consumerized virtual reality since Facebook purchased Oculus VR, the most futuristic-sounding company in the world, in March 2014. Though many consumers will buy Oculus Rift in order to pitch realistic Halo battles, everyday virtual reality will also be a quantum leap forward for enterprise training. It could be a self-guided tour.
Accelerate Your Company’s Sales Strategy
JULY 28, 2016
Also, because human capital strategies are changing, roles across the company have to change as well. Customers across different industries are focused on their needs and wants; within large enterprises, for instance, businesses focus on the customer of their customer, and align business strategies and sales to better create value throughout for those sales processes.
Why Custom Courseware is the Future of Enterprise Learning
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Usually, managers struggle to reach a consensus on what makes their company different. You can use a custom courseware initiative to define what makes your company unique and why somebody would want to do business with you. This is just one of many examples that demonstrate why custom solutions will define the future of enterprise learning. Any time I meet with a senior management team, I always ask the same questions: “What separates you from your competition?” and “Why would I want to do business with you?” This is where it gets tricky. You get the idea.
Radio Program: Mid Market Companies Adapt Enterprise Level "War Room" Simulations
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
It looks as though the popularity of using business simulations within small and medium sized companies has grown a lot of attention. The Price of Business, one of the most listened to business radio talk shows recently did a segment about business simulations within smaller companies. So much so that a very popular business radio program did a special program on the topic.
networks are the new companies
Learning and Working on the Web
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
This is a necessity in an economy where the average company lifespan continues to decrease. The company no longer offers the stability it once did as innovation, and resulting business disruption, comes from all corners. And to the earlier point, networks are the new companies. This should be the main concern for any support function within the enterprise.
Enterprise Content Sucks & You’re Not Doing Anything to Change It
JUNE 29, 2016
It’s no surprise that enterprise applications that have been built with the end user in mind have made the strongest impact on our workday productivity. But what about enterprise content? However, one category that seems to lag in innovation is the creation and consumption of internal enterprise content. There are numerous applications that help companies build glamourous websites, blogs, and newsfeeds that render beautifully on both desktops and mobile devices targeted to their customers, but why is this not the case with internal content? Trends
3 Ways Learnist Can Revolutionize Enterprise Learning
APRIL 8, 2014
A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post about a fledgling social learning company called Learnist that was beginning to make waves in the learning industry. The company caught my eye because I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of leveraging social media to encourage effective learning within the workplace and Learnist seemed to… [Continue Reading.].
The Connected Enterprise in Six Images
Learning and Working on the Web
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
If networks are the new companies , then what does a connected enterprise look like? Communities complexity PKM SocialBusiness
Extended Enterprise Systems – Halloween Edition
OCTOBER 31, 2011
Truth be told, nowadays there are a lot of LMSs out there that are pitching themselves as an “extended enterprise” Perhaps they sell in the retail space or channel partners, but when you really drill down, what you see isn’t truly what you want to get. That is how I felt after looking at these extended enterprise systems. Thankfully, there are extended enterprise systems that are truly hitting the mark. Some people said it had character, others said it was haunted. I argue you can say the same thing to the extended enterprise market. Creepy House.
Connecting Companies and Markets
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 23, 2014
Companies therefore need to push work beyond daily practice and out to communities and networks. Connecting companies to markets in the network era. In times of rapid change, and decreasing lifespans of companies, cooperation trumps collaboration. While many companies today have strong networks, they are too often coupled with strong central control.
Elearning Trends 2016: Companies replacing LMS due to poor user experience and insufficient integrations
JULY 11, 2016
New Brandon Hall Group study shows companies want an LMS that improves user experience and one with more enterprise integrations. In a new study, the research and analyst firm Brandon Hall Group found nearly half of the companies surveyed in 2016 are considering replacing their learning management system (LMS). User Experience is Critical. DOWNLOAD THE FREE REPORT.
Challenges and Solutions of creating e-Learning Solutions for an Enterprise-Wide Global Audience
JULY 29, 2015
Global e-learning programs can help companies drastically cut travel and employees’ training costs, as well as improve efficiency while retaining a uniform international company culture. If you want to discuss more about e-Learning solutions for an enterprise-wide global audience, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or fill the following form. contact-form-7]. Learnin
Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5
AUGUST 10, 2016
The snowball effect continuous as enterprise companies move away from Flash. To further increase the mobile experience of users, enterprises need to re-evaluate the existing process of creating and distributing content. 1. Enterprise search can mimic how Google scours the web and displays results from a variety of places. — Companies need to continue to leverage the power and flexibility of HTML5. Not only should applications be available in the cloud, but also pieces of enterprise content. Structured for mobile. They just open their browser! 2.
Enterprise e-Learning: Serving Two Masters
DECEMBER 3, 2014
If you chose TalentLMS for your enterprise e-learning needs you made the right choice (if we may say so). General advice about running an e-learning service (some of which you can find in this very blog ) applies to enterprise users too. We are however dealing with different business needs (literally, in the sense that an enterprise deploys e-learning in order to grow its business).
5 tips for a successful enterprise management training program
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
If, rather, you want to begin your first enterprise Talent Development and eLearning program by training your managers, then this post is for you too. Why that is, and how should you proceed in order to create a successful enterprise management training program for your enterprise? Thus, don’t constrain your enterprise management training to the trivia of being a manager (e.g.
Choosing the Best LMS for your Company
NOVEMBER 26, 2015
The best LMS platforms are like the best companies – very different from one another. Around 30% of companies are unhappy with their current LMS, which seems very high given how much it costs to implement one. This article will give you a step by step guide on how to choose the best LMS for your company. Goals to Set while Choosing the Best LMS? Vendor-bought or In-house?
How Companies Use Gamification To Motivate Their Employees
JANUARY 7, 2016
And not just in eLearning courses meant for the general public — gamification is big in business and corporate training too, while an increasing number of enterprises is implementing game based eLearning courses or adding a touch of gamification to their existing courses. How companies use gamification. And it works. Why gamification works. Enough about the theory. Points.
Learning in a connected enterprise
Learning and Working on the Web
MAY 12, 2014
In 2003 I was suddenly unemployed, jettisoned shortly before the learning technology company where I was CLO went bankrupt. Only people can enable knowledge, trust and credibility to flow within and between markets and companies. Cooperation creates the bonds that can enable knowledge to flow between markets and companies, through a multitude of human relationships. complexit
The connected enterprise adoption curve
Learning and Working on the Web
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
You have the enterprise social technology and you may have even developed training programs, in conjunction with supporting collaboration aligned with the workflow. But it’s those pesky “mental models, behaviours and formal systems” that still stand in your way of becoming an open, connected enterprise. We believe change is coming fast to the Enterprise.
Enterprise Learners v Entrepreneurial Learners
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Well, as there is no longer a job for life, where a company gives you regular promotion, salary, and all the training you need to do your job, most organizations don’t really see the need to provide anything further than training people to do their basic duties. Hence “enterprise learners” simply follow the course that has been set for them. itashare.
We're Showcasing Samsung’s Extended Enterprise, Multi-Device Totara LMS
JUNE 11, 2015
As Totara LMS’ Top Totara Partner, we are delighted to announce we will present a visually impactful and progressive extended enterprise LMS solution we've built for Samsung, the world-leading electronics company, at Learning Technologies Summer Forum on June 16th 2015.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 20, 2011
Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? Non-physical assets comprise about 80 percent of the value of Standard & Poor’s 500 US companies in leading industries. We are seeing increasing examples of this on the edges of the modern enterprise. Most companies start simple, with a few people gathering together around an idea. Enterprise social learning.
What every software company needs in a learning management system
MARCH 29, 2016
We understand what cloud-based software companies need from a learning management system – because we are a cloud-based software company! From the beginning, our relationship with a similar company, KeyedIn Solutions , was built on what we share – similar products, values, and a trajectory that has brought us both rapid international growth. The KeyedIn story.
Multi Tenant LMS – When you need an ‘Extended Enterprise’ e-learning Platform!
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Heard the term ‘extended enterprise’ in context to a multi tenant LMS? Designating this la-di-da stuff apt for only the larger companies with lots of employees, you may have said to yourself, “Well… we’ll cross the bridge when we come to it”. It’s like a parent-child relationship, wherein the main company acts as the parent and the channel partners etc., are the children.
Proof That Mobile Enterprise Video is Here to Stay
JULY 17, 2015
The development and advancement of mobile enterprise video is being driven by both users and video producers. In order for business executives to meet that demand, they must provide engaging content – and engaging enterprise video content today simply needs to be mobile. As Generation Y employees, or Millennials, enter the workforce, their expectations of a company’s mobile capabilities will push this trend ever further towards the norm. The trend of mobile enterprise video is here to stay and it is up to business managers to react accordingly.