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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world. Opening up of learning content that is presently locked up behind firewalls or LMSs to enable access to learners for just-in-time learning or performance support. Learning Analytics.

Employees Avoiding Corporate Barriers

Nick Leffler

Even a barrier as small as needing to sign into a firewall is big enough to make an employee avoid security measures. You might also enjoy: Challenges and Barriers to Mobile Learning in the Enterprise. Enterprise Barrier Dropbox LegalThis is a story that is close to me because I see employees avoiding corporate barriers every day. I’ve seen what command and control  leads to and it’s not good for anybody, organization or employee. For an employee, getting their job done the best they can is the first priority. Working Around Legal. Dropbox.

Abstracts and Enterprise 2.0

Clive on Learning

I was recently given a copy of Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0 Anyway, I know what the key benefits are of employing ‘emergent social software platforms' within the firewall, how to counter the most common objections, and how to make a success of implementation. Harvard Business Press, 2009) by Martin Baker from LM Matters. I sat down to skim read it on the train – the one hour trip from London to Brighton is usually enough. I was delighted when I opened the cover to find that the job had been done for me in the form of a five-page summary produced by getAbstract.

Enterprise Cloud Summit @ Interop – Linking Private and Public Clouds

Adventures in Corporate Education

The session started by showing slides from a 2005 prezi about access/firewalls/access based on trust. These are my slightly edited session notes. The session was led by Margaret Dawson from Hubspan. models are already blurring. If you are using a SaaS application – is that provider leveraging a Paas? And does that PaaS provider leverage an IaaS? How does this impact the security of your info? Key elements of trusted cloud networks. 1. Master Data Mgmt – MDM. 2. Federated security w data segregation. 3. Centralized governance. 4. Cross-cloud compliance mandates (PCI!!). 5.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

The paper is called Recipe for Success with Enterprise Virtual Worlds written by Chris Badger, the VP of Marketing. Working through corporate firewalls. Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world? The main product of Forterra is OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). Branded facilities. Here are some of the list items.

JIVE's clearspace takes social networking behind the firewall

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've been watching Clearspace as one of those Enterprise products that just might have that something special that finally brings the Web2.0 experience behind the firewall. R/WW reports tonight that Jive Software is releasing Clearspace2.0 The best way to try to describe it may be to say it's like a combination of Facebook, Google Docs, Netvibes/Pageflakes, Meebo and a little bit of Basecamp - for the enterprise. But since we're talking about an Enterprise level solution competing with the likes of Microsoft then it's actually a screaming deal. tonight. Sweet!

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Issues like firewalls and security may be major concerns when you launch an enterprise-wide social learning project. Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1. Garnering support from seniors.

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Then I saw Bill Ives Is Blogging Inside the Firewall an Oxymoron? where he talks about some of the issues with blogs within the enterprise and ends with: Wikis seem to have less baggage attached to them and that might partially (and only partially) explain their recent rise in use within the enterprise. See also: Wikipatterns - A Pattern to Emulate Why Wikis Are Conquering the Enterprise Do You WANT an LMS? I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0 approaches inside of corporations - quite good at identifying some different patterns.

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012

eFront

Readers and users of elearning solutions can nominate and vote for solutions across 26 different categories from May 15 th to August 1 st , 2012, and The Best of Elearning Awards 2012 will be honored at the Enterprise Learning! Category #2: Best Learning Management System (Enterprise-based, behind the firewall). 2012 Awards. Now in its 7 th year, Elearning! Click to vote now.

Enterprise Social Learning Needs Porous Walls

The Learning Generalist

These questions led me to think that there's perhaps a few fundamental realities that we're missing with the whole enterprise social learning practice. The empirical evidence is stacked in favour of sharing more openly, yet organisations choose to hide information behind a firewall. This explains the low uptake of enterprise intranets. For example, a lot of enterprise 2.0

Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?

CLO Magazine

Here are some observations across enterprises: Direct access to learning. So if an employee starts a knowledge search, they may not get access to the best elements behind the learning system’s firewall. Fifteen years ago, the learning field thought the learning portal was going to be a powerful tool to drive employee performance improvement. Personalization, please. Integrated search.

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2013

eFront

Awards will be honored at the Enterprise Learning! Category #2: Best Learning Management System (Enterprise-based, behind the firewall). Polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! 2013 Awards! Now in its 9 th year, Elearning! Magazine allows eLearning professionals to nominate elearning products and services each year.  eFront LMS has been a Best of Elearning! The Elearning!

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

There are some skeptics who question the security of data residing in the Cloud LMS, but modern systems have multi-layered firewalls and advanced network design which ensure that only authorized entries into the Cloud LMS are allowed. Technology has now created avenues for personalized learning within the enterprise LMS. Advanced Analytics. The Power of Service.

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

Because of this, your enterprise data and personal information are vulnerable to cyber attacks and at a risk of password thefts. Installing genuine/authorized anti-virus software programs with frequent updates, firewalls activation can keep your mobile learning systems safe from attacks. Anywhere, anytime, on-the-go learning has become a reality due to mobile learning. Users’ Privacy.

digital transformation skills

Learning and Working on the Web

Oscar’s original work on this subject was part of my inspiration while working on a way to describe the required facets on an enterprise social network (ESN). But they are not allowed to contribute to the external networks outside the firewall. Oscar Berg has further developed his digital collaboration canvas that describes nine capabilities required for collaborative knowledge work.

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia and ProtoSphere continue to make virtual worlds work for the enterprise. They are a partner with Microsoft in a big way, they have an immersive, social, learning & collaboration enterprise environment available in the SaaS cloud. The platform is great for easy firewall access. Here are three indicators that I see. Classes in 3D Worlds and About 3D Worlds.

To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election). The Internet Time Alliance has been brainstorming models of learning networks. Harold recently posted this model: Workers collaborate in Project Teams to get the job done.

Enterprise Virtual Worlds Get REAL (Really ; )

Tony O'Driscoll

My intuition tells me that 2009 is the year that the planets align for Virtual World Enterprise applications to head up the proverbial hockey stick. ANNOUNCING THE FIRST DEDICATED ENTERPRISE VIRTUAL WORLD SHOW. We want to even out the distribution by bringing the best examples of virtual world enterprise applications so we can accelerate the path to the future. NOT ANYMORE ; ).

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Learning and Working on the Web

Structured, goal-oriented collaboration is typical of what happens inside the firewall in a controlled access environment. Open networking environments lack the tools needed for project work while enterprise collaboration systems lack openness and flexibility. Tweet Whether we’re working or learning, how we communicate is a key part of everything we do.

Twitter Founder Launches New App - Its a Jelly, eh?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

could see this being a white label enterprise Q&A app with employees asking and answering questions. In order for this to work in the enterprise it would need to be hosted behind a firewall for security to approve it. I have a hard time NOT thinking of this movie whenever I see doughnuts. And I have been known to bribe my kids with them. Ugh! I so hope I''m wrong

Our Member Forum On Enterprise Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of talking about the realities of social software and social networking in the enterprise with a group our member companies, including Sun Microsystems, Xerox, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cornerstone OnDemand and SkillSoft. You might be tempted to think, based on the composition of that list, that this was a conversation between a group of early adopters – pioneer organizations in uses of social software in the enterprise. IT is beginning to lead a movement towards developing enterprise wide strategies and solutions, but it may take some time.

Our Member Forum On Enterprise Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of talking about the realities of social software and social networking in the enterprise with a group our member companies, including Sun Microsystems, Xerox, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cornerstone OnDemand and SkillSoft. You might be tempted to think, based on the composition of that list, that this was a conversation between a group of early adopters – pioneer organizations in uses of social software in the enterprise. IT is beginning to lead a movement towards developing enterprise wide strategies and solutions, but it may take some time.

Our Member Forum On Enterprise Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of talking about the realities of social software and social networking in the enterprise with a group our member companies, including Sun Microsystems, Xerox, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cornerstone OnDemand and SkillSoft. You might be tempted to think, based on the composition of that list, that this was a conversation between a group of early adopters – pioneer organizations in uses of social software in the enterprise. IT is beginning to lead a movement towards developing enterprise wide strategies and solutions, but it may take some time.

The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

As standalone companies realize that they’re really extended enterprises, co-learning with customers and stakeholders becomes important as everyone faces the future together. These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election). The firewall itself is becoming porous; customers and partners are increasingly privy to what was previously considered insider-only information. Co·her·ent  (k -hîr nt, -h r -) means. 1. 

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

But if you want to keep the materials as close to the workflow as possible, then other tools are available for in-house, behind-the-firewall, enterprise use. Tweet. This is the 4th in a series of posts about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning. The Smart Worker : needs job aids rather than courses.

PKM is not a technology

Learning and Working on the Web

PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. These barriers include social media policies, firewalls, inefficient work practices, defining people by their job, and many others, too numerous to name. If anyone is selling you a PKM system, they do not understand it. Walk away before you waste your money. PKM 2008. PKM 2010. Why is PKM important?

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The Potential of Enterprise Social Networking

Learning on the Leading Edge

Are social media and social networks destined to change life behind the firewall ? For more information, including specific examples, see my just-published primer: Social Networks for Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. mso-level-tab-stop:none; mso-level-number-position:left; text-indent:-.25in; 25in; font-family:Symbol;} @list l0:level2 {mso-level-tab-stop:1.0in; mso-level-number-position:left; text-indent:-.25in;} 25in;} @list l0:level3 {mso-level-tab-stop:1.5in; mso-level-number-position:left; text-indent:-.25in;} Inside the walls of the corporate world? David.

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The Potential of Enterprise Social Networking

Learning on the Leading Edge

Are social media and social networks destined to change life behind the firewall ? For more information, including specific examples, see my just-published primer: Social Networks for Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. mso-level-tab-stop:none; mso-level-number-position:left; text-indent:-.25in; 25in; font-family:Symbol;} @list l0:level2 {mso-level-tab-stop:1.0in; mso-level-number-position:left; text-indent:-.25in;} 25in;} @list l0:level3 {mso-level-tab-stop:1.5in; mso-level-number-position:left; text-indent:-.25in;} Inside the walls of the corporate world? David.

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

It goes by many names, from Enterprise 2.0 to Radical Management or simply Going Paperless. The Workscape should address the needs of learners throughout the extended enterprise. Enterprise social network. Your Workscape is everything in your organization except the training department. It’s where work is done and where people hone the skills they need to add value. The result?

The Smart Worker : recognises she learns to do her job as she does her job

Jane Hart

the use of personal tools and devices in the enterprise): “Today already 47% of business technology users at North American and European companies report using one or more website(s) to do parts of their jobs that are not sanctioned by their IT department. This post looks at L&D’s approach to the wider concepts of informal and social learning in the organisation. Smart Worker

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Shrinking LMS Implementation Fees Drive Market Expansion

Talented Learning

Firewalls, server sizing, bandwidth, database preference, historical data migrations, customizations and integrations were complex and problematic. Global, employee, extended enterprise? Buying LMS Cloud LMS Extended Enterprise LMS Business Case LMS Implementation LMS License LMS Requirements Selling LMS Buying an LMS extended enterprise LMS LMS Cost LMS ROI Selling an LMS

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Last year, Docebo – the Italy-based Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Enterprise learning management system provider – published the results of its researches into the worldwide e-learning market. It believes that Cloud-hosted solutions will continue to make LMSs more attractive to the small-and-medium enterprise market. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR). Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. His interests include singing and sport – notably cricket. LCMSs.

Spatial Serendipity - The Key to A Social Workplace

The Learning Generalist

I've been in China and the great firewall is simply impregnable. Dinesh heads our knowledge strategy and enterprise 2.0 Image credit Christopher Schoenbohm First things first, I'm sorry I couldn't post anything on the blog in the last few days. I've somehow broken into Blogger and can now post. Thanks for your patience. So, let's come to what I want to write about today. Sumeet Moghe.

Pinterest? Not a fan.but I'm paying attention.the Re-Rise of the Visual

Mark Oehlert

I'm watching long-time visual people/expertise matchers like introNetworks provide in-depth integration with enterprise-grade social media platforms like Social Text. Just because I remain convinced that if you want to see what enterprise software /services are going to look like in 18-24 months (w/ some its already here, just not widely distributed ;-)).then Why am I watching?

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

The cleverest thing we’ve done with SharePoint is a site we call internally “Academy”, you can think of this as YouTube for the enterprise. This is a custom application that is essentially Twitter for the enterprise. Thought leader interview with Jim Federico of Microsoft on how Microsoft use SharePoint internally for learning. Jim is a Sr. Jim, what is your background?

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

The cleverest thing we’ve done with SharePoint is a site we call internally “Academy”, you can think of this as YouTube for the enterprise. This is a custom application that is essentially Twitter for the enterprise. Thought leader interview with Jim Federico of Microsoft on how Microsoft use SharePoint internally for learning. Jim is a Sr. Jim, what is your background?

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward

Learnnovators

Mike Rustici. “ My hope is that Tin Can will position the learning department as leaders in analytic thinking that will spread to broader parts of the enterprise, with Tin Can becoming just one piece of that larger puzzle.”. ” “ Tin Can will position the learning department as leaders in analytic thinking that will spread to broader parts of the enterprise. Tom Kuhlmann.