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Employee Satisfaction and Engagement Once Again Linked to Financial Success

The Peformance Improvement

Still another study , recently published by The Forum at Northwestern University, supports the notion that satisfied and engaged employees are essential to the financial success of companies. Dr. James Oakley , now Associate Professor of Marketing at UNC Charlotte's Belk College of Business, led this comprehensive study of these factors across a sample of 100 media companies. They used R.A.

Pinterest, what’s the fuss?

Dont Waste Your Time

In the fast-paced world of Internet start-ups and social media companies Pinterest has been around for a couple of years already. It has however gained a lot of interest in the past few months after high profile names start using it, and a slightly dubious legal issue it needs to address (more later). But, what is Pinterest ? ” Does that make sense? Be Creative. Give Credit. Web 3.0

Asynchronous E-Learning Vs. Synchronous E-Learning

Mindflash

Articles E-learning

Adobe Captivate: Apply Your Changes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    Over the past several months I've written myriad articles extolling the value of using styles on slide objects (including how to  reset them ,  clone them  and how to create styles  on the fly ). Have you been a good developer? Are you using Object Styles? I'm going to give each and every one of you the benefit of the doubt. Read on.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

By Dean Hawkinson. Let’s face it – the title “Instructional Designer” comes with a reputation that designing instruction or training is all that we do. We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. How do we break beyond the barriers that have been placed on us and convince our clients to look beyond training as the only available solution? So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. Individual Factors.

Social Collaboration Services: the missing piece in the L&D jigsaw

Jane Hart

This post is an extract from a new Internet Time Alliance whitepaper, available in both web and PDF formats. Performance Support Services  focus on providing access to, and supporting use of a range of resources (content and people) for performance improvement. This service area  will therefore serve as the main entry point in the Framework. So let’s take a closer look at it. Social Collaboration.

Formal Training Vs. Informal Learning: Which Makes More Sense?

Mindflash

There’s been a great deal of discussion over the last few years related to informal learning. Today, just about any training magazine, website, or conference probably devotes significant time to talking about informal learning. Many times, I feel those discussions miss the mark. think this focus on ‘better’ is a distraction from the more important discussion. like PowerPoint.

Building an Internal eLearning Team

eLearning Brothers

Let me start out by saying that online training is not better than classroom training. It’s different! Both are effective ways of motivating and transferring information. You need to determine your training goals, to determine which training method is best for your organization. Here are a few factors to consider when deciding which training methods will work best for your organization: Geography. How dispersed is your target audience? Are they in clusters or spread out individually? How much travel would be involved? Would the trainer go to them or would they come to the trainer? Scale.

Learning Solutions 2012: Today's Solutions. Tomorrow's Vision by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2012 was an overwhelming success, thanks in part to. increased attendance, thought-provoking topics, and knowledgeable presenters. For anyone. responsible for leading training and development efforts, managing a transition to eLearning, or. building world-class solutions, no other event could offer more of today's solutions. tomorrow's vision.

Why You Need HIPAA Compliance Training!

eLearning TV

HIPAA Online Training – Find out more Compliance Training – Find out more on other courses Compliance Course Advisor Wizard. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Animation compliance training hipaa training

Stupidly Simple Social Learning Strategy

LearnDash

Social media is here to stay, that much we know. Yet I am amazed at the number of organizations that don’t take advantage of social components for their employee learning. The efforts I have seen just haven’t caught on because they weren’t used properly. Location: On the organization’s intranet or LMS. Purpose: To give employees a quick reference resource for questions and sharing information.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

the feral creative mind

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet. ” ~ The Curmudgeon. complexity

The vision: 3. Learning and development that is scalable

Onlignment

In the first post in this series, we expressed a vision for learning and development that is aligned, economical, scalable, flexible, engaging and, above all, powerful in terms of the results it achieves. In this post, we look at the argument for l&d to be scalable. Learning interventions are scalable when they are capable of delivering high quality results to ever larger audiences. There’s

Changing How Your Sales Force Learns

JPL Learning

Training your sales force about new products and how to sell them used to mean classes, conferences or one-on-one training. Today, many progressive organizations are looking for their sales team to take e-Learning courses, complete online assessments and take virtual, instructor-led courses. They also want their sales reps to use an iPad or other mobile device for ongoing learning and to support interactions with customers. In addition, they want them to share their knowledge and experiences with peers through new social learning and collaboration platforms. ” . Rolling out the Program.

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Jane McGonigal Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Jane McGonigal spoke on games to change the world at the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach. design games social

Hashtags and Crossbreeds and a Benign Eye of Sauron

Mark Oehlert

feel like though we all go to these conferences and lament how we hate silos and then fail to tear down those silos in terms of the scope of the domain that we operate in. Think different yes! but also think more broadly! Take a look at this ridiculously small sample of tweets from these events. . The best plenary  # GDC  keynotes have been the ones from outside the industry. link ).

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Where’s Your Electronic Learning Record?

Jay Cross

Everyone should be so lucky as to find a medical doctor as good as mine. have every confidence in his advice. He calls me after hours to report a test result that’s out of line. He makes house calls. He’s personable and funny. He’s a master at playing the tabla. So when Michael moved from one medical group to another, I followed him without hesitation. waste? Just Jay

Well Read: Drive by Judy Unrein

Learning Solutions Magazine

What motivates humans? How well do the systems that companies typically use to motivate humans work? Will money and praise inspire better performance, or will autonomy, mastery, and purpose give better results? You might be surprised – see the article to learn more. Instructional Design Management Strategies Research

Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue

G-Cube

The dynamics of e-Learning Industry have recently witnessed swift changes due to emergence of new technologies in recent past. Emerging Platforms -  Pressure on e-Learning Development. The emergence of new technologies requires the organizations to quickly arrange for skilled workforce that can develop quality e-Learning content on the new platforms to satisfy the Learners’ needs. The Bottom Line.

Tom Peters - Best of Excellence. Now Presentations

Take an e-Learning Break

TomPeters has distilled down thousands of slides from over 2,500 presentationsthat he has done on organizational and personal excellence into 23 separatepresentations that you can download. Peters say, “Use this material as you wish andplease 'steal' all you want.” Includes both a PDF and PPT - he is releasing onea week so you'll want to bookmark the site and go back! Check it out: [link

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Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. After all, we’ve managed pretty well up to now, so surely another year can’t hurt!

Brandon’s App of the Week – Twirdie

Bottom-Line Performance

Each week Brandon Penticuff , Bottom-Line Performance’s Director of Technology and admitted app-obsessed iOS user will share an app that he is using that week. Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! Whatever number that is, your ball will move that many yards towards the hole.

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

There was quite a bit of focus at the 2012 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando on Learning Management Systems (LMS) and how dissatisfied many users are. Digitec presented a session on “ Making a Successful LMS Switch ” which drew a crowd of conference attendees. Some attendees were the victims of an LMS that had been acquired from a merger which had affected the product support. Too costly.

Employee Testing Online

Mindflash

Articles Online Testing

When Software Companies Put People First

Learning on the Leading Edge

Ultimate Software had its user conference this week in Las Vegas—attended by 1200 users representing various areas of HR and payroll management. Ultimate Software, best known for its SaaS solution Ultipro, delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions that are all organically built for seamless integration. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida and has more than 1,400 employees. and Canadian payroll). In conversation with Ultimate’s CEO, Scott Scherr, we discussed his view of the company’s position and value proposition.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

When Software Companies Put People First

Learning on the Leading Edge

Ultimate Software had its user conference this week in Las Vegas—attended by 1200 users representing various areas of HR and payroll management. Ultimate Software, best known for its SaaS solution Ultipro, delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions that are all organically built for seamless integration. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida and has more than 1,400 employees. and Canadian payroll). In conversation with Ultimate’s CEO, Scott Scherr, we discussed his view of the company’s position and value proposition.

When Software Companies Put People First

Learning on the Leading Edge

Ultimate Software had its user conference this week in Las Vegas—attended by 1200 users representing various areas of HR and payroll management. Ultimate Software, best known for its SaaS solution Ultipro, delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions that are all organically built for seamless integration. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida and has more than 1,400 employees. and Canadian payroll). In conversation with Ultimate’s CEO, Scott Scherr, we discussed his view of the company’s position and value proposition.

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