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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.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

Passwords, Firewalls and Encryption: The platform of corporate learning is the enterprise Learning Management System for most organizations. In addition to authorized Passwords, Firewalls can be installed to allow only authorized devices to access the enterprise LMS. For companies, it is seen as a positive trend of utilizing an employee’s time to the maximum.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 ; ).

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 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.

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.

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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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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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

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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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 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. 

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.

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?

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

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. We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Credit: CNET/James Martin). What do you think?

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 to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. Innovations in applications and user-interface design are born on the consumer side and migrate to the enterprise. As the web turns social, Salesforce.com has changed its mission to “leading the shift to the Social Enterprise,” and that’s where it’s proving its forward-thinking nature.

A little about “Promise of 3D Environments for Learning and Collaboration”

Kapp Notes

The neutrality of the virtual world context dissolves the feeling of distance or isolation that remote geographies often feel relative to the home-country of the enterprise or individual. Additionally, virtual immersive environment provide social networking tools which sit behind a corporate firewall tapping into the collective conscious of the organization. Well designed virtual worlds serve as more than mere 3D doll houses; instead, they provide the connectivity across distances, the opportunity to rapidly prototype and the ability to provide diverse training venues.