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Don’t Control Knowledge, Let the Base Free

Nick Leffler

Hopefully dropping some knowledge on the knowledge-base will open the flood gates. There’s been a few times when a knowledge base has popped up in my world lately, from where I put things in a closed internal environment to being available to the public. I’m writing specifically about an internal knowledge base for employees to put some context around what you read here, not the public knowledge base which is another animal. What role do you need in the knowledge base? Don’t control knowledge.

How to Use Enterprise Social Networks to On-Board New Employees


As more evidence piles up linking employee engagement to performance, organizations need to take the entire on-boarding process much more seriously. One important way organizations can do this is to help new people “adjust” or “socialize” into the new organization. Organizational socialization goes back a long way, and includes fundamentals like helping new employees with role clarity, confidence in their ability to perform the work, social acceptance, and knowledge of how to navigate the organization. For example: 1.

SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

A learning management system (LMS) is considered to be a necessary tool in most complex organizations today, especially those industries, like nuclear energy, airlines, and healthcare, where monitoring compliance with government-imposed training requirements is essential. And more importantly, an LMS does not tell us the impact of that learning on the organization.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow


It is about building and enhancing employee potential which automatically supports organizations in meeting its goals and objectives. There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. e-Learning

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”


Certain skills will become fundamental to thriving in future organizations. Given that the culture of an organization will also play a crucial role in whether employees are enabled and empowered to think and act autonomously, that is a complex topic related to reinventing organizations and their underlying structures. An organization’s culture can impact mindset.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

My point then was that mobile offers immense potential for learning and support but that it is not yet making much of a difference in the enterprise. Their focus is on results for their organizations and high quality experiences for their people. Mobile is not yet center stage in their enterprise learning. Not yet, but soon, is how I would characterize the responses from leaders in organizations as different as Amway and Ingersoll Rand. For example, we recently shifted to IPAD based instruction for most of our Leadership Development Center courses.

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

Certain skills will become fundamental to thriving in future organizations. Given that the culture of an organization will also play a crucial role in whether employees are enabled and empowered to think and act autonomously, that is a complex topic related to reinventing organizations and their underlying structures. An organization's culture can impact mindset.

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To BYOD or not to BYOD at work? That is the question


Learning at work happens all the time in this knowledge-based economy, and it’s not always between office walls. If at first there were big enterprises like SAP, IBM, or Cisco , and mid-sized companies that adopted BYOD, soon more and more companies — of all shapes and sizes —followed through and allowed employees to bring their own devices at work. Why is that? Go BYOD!

Investing in Social and Informal Learning Klass Capital Acquires Controlling Stake in Docebo

Training Industry

The private equity firm made its first investment in the company in February of this year; the initial $3 million in growth equity was raised by Docebo to accelerate the growth of its Software as a Service (SaaS) enterprise e-learning platform. Since that investment, according to the press release, Docebo “has experienced consistent triple digit growth” and added more than ten enterprise customers every month. “We According to Docebo, while the model is not new, “organizations are just now beginning to apply it to their e-learning strategies.” Canada and Europe.

The 2020 Workforce and the LMS Disconnect


Based on insights from her book , the podcast looks at trends and predictions about what the workforce will look like in 2020. This means that over half an organization’s workforce will have been hyper-connected since birth. However, before Jeanne’s hopeful predictions of the highly agile and fluid 2020 workforce connected by mobile social networks can come to fruition, the dependence on the enterprise LMS and the old modes of training delivery needs to be broken. In most organizations, the need for training happens on the job, at a moment of need.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. Our client list includes 16 Fortune 100 companies and several dozen more Fortune 500 organizations. Kapp: Some mobile or game-based learning solutions seem to focus on simple fact memorization.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or November 30-December 1, 2012 Cyberspace, 10 th conference, organized by Masaryk University and the European Academy of Law and ICT , Brno, Czech Republic. link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] Do Different.

College Completion Matters

The Peformance Improvement

Managers who cannot read and write at college level or don’t understand the math needed in automated, computer-driven, 21 st century companies will not be successful and, worse, will be a detriment to their organizations. Businesses need schools and colleges to help more people complete a post-secondary education with the basic knowledge and skills for the modern workplace.

Back to Basics: How to Add a User Manually

DigitalChalk eLearning

There are a couple of ways to manually add users to your DigitalChalk organization. If you have a Business or Enterprise account you will have access to this feature. This feature is ideal for organizations that need to add a large number of users at the same time. Another option is to add users one by one – this feature is available to every organization. Don’t forget to check out our knowledge base if you have other questions, or feel free to contact our support team at 877-321-2451 opt. Mass uploading users. Individually adding users.

Partner stories: an interview with CLICK&LEARN, our Austrian partner


A company which was founded in 1998 and based in Linz, Austria, CLICK&LEARN is known within the EU for its innovative methods in implementing knowledge-based training programs and learning solutions with state-of-the-art technology. eFront: Please tell us a little about your organization. eFront: How did eFront address CLICK&LEARN’S business objectives?

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Smart organizations will get good at it. Organizations must provide the scaffolding that focuses on discovery, practice, sharing, and reinforcement. Organizations that lack a clear understanding of their learning architectures are doomed to descend into an aimless world of social noise and meaningless chit-chat. Continuous improvement. This is a game changer. What it takes.

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Back to Basics: How to Create an Offering

DigitalChalk eLearning

You will be able to setup the following information when creating your offering: Details : Title, Allow Students to Retake, Max Students, Enable comments (the comments feature will only be visible to Business and Enterprise accounts). Registration : Here you will determine how student’s will pay for the course, either by using funds from your organization’s account balance to cover the delivery fee, or what price the student will be charged to register for the course. If an organization is Business or Enterprise they will see a ‘Catalog’ section at the bottom of this tab.

Should You Replace Classroom with Online Training?


First, as organizations become more dispersed, classroom training becomes a larger challenge as employees work in offices (and at home) all over the world. As with many things, just understanding something is not enough of a knowledge base to apply it. Online training is growing in popularity for a variety of reasons. For some, the answer is yes. It’s boring. Try this.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Educational & Enterprise. Organizers. 3 – For those who would like some help with using these tools, I’m putting together a collection of continuously updated (ad-free) online Quick Guides in the 100 Tools Knowledge Base. Find out more how to access the 100 Tools Knowledge Base and Activity weeks HERE. OFFICE TOOLS. Office suites.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Podcasts are a great medium for distributing an organization’s content and expertise because they can be played on hand held devices and computers. This flexibility and ease of use could encourage impromptu learning events and meetings that can be set up in a moments notice, increasing the informal learning opportunities within and outside an organization. Audacity. Dimdim.

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Many organizations offer prepackaged MOOCs, and this is a very good option for workplace skills, professional development, and other parts of a training program that don’t require company-specific content. ALISON is a MOOC provider that specializes in workplace skills and professional development, offering courses in business and enterprise skills, financial and economic literacy, digital literacy and IT, and even personal development and soft skills. Bryant is a entrepreneur, trainer, and strategic training adviser for many organizations. According to Brian D.

How to keep your sanity in the “Learning Vortex”?

Vignettes Learning

Part 3 –Influences The “Learning Vortex” takes place in the larger context of our organizations and societies. Organizations that are seemingly slow in adapting to change often create environments where the learning professional is caught in a flux. Synthesis The learning industry is in turmoil - like in a twister. There is constant push and pull, as well as impacts.

5 Tips For Finding (and working with) An eLearning Development Company


Time has rendered the question of whether a modern enterprise needs eLearning, irrelevant. As an effective, convenient, lower maintenance, and cheaper alternative to traditional classroom learning, eLearning is the perfect fit for the modern, knowledge-based economy, and the often thin margins in which competitive businesses must operate. Of course it does. And why not?

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

Members of CoPs develop and share knowledge, values, recommendations and standards. Respected senior chefs add to the knowledge base; that fuels the evolution of the chef community. It organizes itself, buzzes with activity and produces honey for the markets. An effective internal community of practice requires: A common practice and shared enterprise. I smiled.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


Repeat winners from last year are: >> Skillsoft Leadership Development Training in the Leadership Development category, >> Cornerstone OnDemand Unified Talent Management in the TMS category, >> Inxpo Online Learning Environment in the Virtual Learning Environment category, >> ej4 Business Skills Library in the Soft Skills Content category, >> mLevel’s Game-Based Learning Platform in the Gamification category, >> Vubiz Compliance Training in the Compliance Training category, and. >> BIG WINNERS.

How Effective are Your Training Dollars?

CLO Magazine

Organizations invest millions of dollars each year in learning initiatives, but few actually calculate the return on investment or effectiveness of their investments. It may be attached to a change in business processes or in the organization. In his May 2012 research, “Impact of Training on Success of ERP Projects,” feedback from IT executives indicates team members’ knowledge and skills are the most critical factors leading to project success (Figure 1). The business case starts with a valid business reason. What Is Effective? Lines of business? The CFO?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel


We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. Our client list includes 16 Fortune 100 companies and several dozen more Fortune 500 organizations. Kapp: Some mobile or game-based learning solutions seem to focus on simple fact memorization.

Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

L&D needs to initiate a social learning program before the organization learns socially. ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012. Does Google make us stupid, or has it given us a deeper knowledge? Of course, a student still needs a knowledge base. 1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] December 17-18, 2009 International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society , 6 th , Bangkok, Thailand. You can contact him at: Louis, Missouri, USA. link].

How to Make The SAAS Decision

CLO Magazine

Software as a service systems are slowly replacing many software functions in both large and small organizations. SaaS enterprise systems, such as learning management systems, may not be viable for every organization. Cloud applications can be great for many organizations, but continuous monthly fees can add up over time, whereas with installed software the upfront costs are usually the largest because of licensing and implementation. ” Some organizations Muhammad has worked with are subject to compliance regulations such as personally identifiable information.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

link] ResearchatAUC/conferences/ elearning/Pages/default.aspx January 11-14, 2009 Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA) Winter Seminar – Unified IP Communications Applications Across the Enterprise and Preparing Communications Technologies for Emergencies and Disasters, Palm Springs, California, USA. link] January 28-30, 2009 International Conference on Knowledge Management , Dubai, United Arab Emirates. link] May 5-6, 2009 EDUCAUSE Enterprise Information and Technology Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. link]

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

In my opinion, knowledge of tools is certainly a value add. I agree with Rupa when she says that knowledge of tools is an add-on while designing a training program. They have the knowledge and that is why we should use their focussed knowledge services. So much of the technology skills needed for a job seems to be related to the size of the organization. See Lou?

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.


Individuals need to have the opportunity to discuss, collaborate and share their experiences – and thereby add to the body of knowledge around a topic. Republish UGC with (as part of) formal learning products: Monitor your social learning networks and capture the relevant UGC identified to be of potential value to the organization’s learning products. Incorporating USC into formal learning content is a great way to engage employees while strengthening the community this exists within an organization. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. This is true. Theme by mg12.

They Might Not Need Training, Just a Little Support


The good news is that this “forgetting” can be overcome if we implement evidence-based interventions, and performance support is an effective intervention that can help people remember what they learned, when they need it, in order to perform. In our book , Mitchell Levy and I dedicate an entire section to performance support because it extends formal, event-based learning interventions into the job itself and is a method for bringing learning to the work, where it is most needed. Provide ability for people to commune around the resources: With enterprise 2.0