Gamification In Application Software Training
AUGUST 29, 2013
The first one on our list is ‘Ribbon Hero 2’, one of the best examples of application software gamification. SAP, the largest business software maker worldwide, has been actively pursuing gamification in recent years. Here is a YouTube video on Demo Jam – A demo of the SAP gamification platform that leverages a forecasting client: • [link]. ” ~ Karl Kapp.
The People You Should Lead For
AUGUST 31, 2016
From last week’s episode with Entrepreneur Mac Lackey, to SAP CEO Bill McDermott, to Chick-fil-A’s DeeAnn Turner, and the 20 other guests before them came eerily similar answers: “Both are hard, but being a leader at home tends to be harder.” Albeit, a small sample size, it’s eye opening that 90% of guests say being a leader at home is harder. for example. Leadership SAP parenting family successI leaned back at my desk, stared up at the ceiling and I said out loud, “It should be this easy all of the time.” Need more substantial proof? Take Martin Luther King Jr.
Eye on the future
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 23, 2011
Below is my keynote abstract for the C-SAP Showcase in Birmingham. C-SAP is the Higher Education Academy subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, and it's in it's eleventh and final year of existence. We know for example, that technology used for technology's sake is usually a mistake. Birmingham Technology education C-SAP learning George Orwell future
From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone
AUGUST 17, 2016
Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, and David Osborne, senior vice president and general manager of global education at SAP, share their views on the importance of employee learning to business transformation and changing employee expectations for learning. Kelly Rider is senior director of enterprisewide content strategy, curriculum and learner experience at SAP.
7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era
MARCH 2, 2017
In 2016, SAP SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics surveyed 4,100 global executives and employees for a study titled, “Leaders 2020: How Strong Leadership Pays Off in the Digital Economy.” The mentor supports the client via long-term support, guidance and by sharing relevant stories and examples from his or her own experience to build career success. Build trust. Communicate clearly.
Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning
APRIL 29, 2014
For example, if we look back at the metaphor my mom used to describe the difference between cooking and baking, the base is art and science. For example, an ERP system like SAP can be a difficult concept for end users to understand. If we use this analogy, mater data in an SAP system can be compared to the huge lake at the source of the river.
Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?
JULY 15, 2014
For example, if you are in the food industry and want to have training for your employees on food health & safety standards, it’s probably best to find a provider where you can purchase the course (or perhaps a license). For example, there are many companies out there today that run SAP for their enterprise resource planning. When To Go With Custom ELearning.
Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
To make things clear, let us look at the example below. For example, the learning objective of a course is as follows. After completing the course, the learner will be able to create a Purchase Order in SAP. Based on the objective, the developers of the course can identify the right content – content needed to enable the learner create a Purchase Order in SAP.
The Connection Between Neuroscience, Good Vibes and Learning Culture
JUNE 15, 2016
In the presentation – it runs about 15 minutes – he said the most powerful form of development comes from learning by example, or imitative learning. Vermeulen said these chemicals block electrical transmission, sap our energy and make it hard to think and to learn. Information without application means nothing,” Vermeulen said in a TEDxJohannesburg presentation he delivered in 2014.
Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 28, 2015
The approach of Jenny Dearborn at SAP is an example of this. In January 2016 issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine , Kate Iverson quotes Dearborn: Justifying and inciting change in an engineering organization like SAP requires hard metrics. If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. transportation). Stephen J. Meyer
Will I Still Be Relevant In 5 Years?
WalkMe Training Station
MARCH 14, 2017
Accountants, for example, have a 95% chance of losing their profession to automation. In line with this mindset, analytics are now an integral component of common HR software such as Oracle, SAP, SuccessFactors, ADP, Cornerstone, and Visier — but just collecting numbers isn’t enough. Machines taking over,” is far more likely to manifest in the workplace than as a conscious rebellion.
Building Convenience Stores for Learning
JULY 10, 2012
The Web-site db101.org is a good example of this. For example, there are short software demos and quick reference guides at the point of need and the Talk to an Expert live chat feature on every page. Fortunately, systems like Oracle eBusiness Suite and SAP are becoming much more flexible. They quickly and conveniently give learners access to content and support by providing—.
5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
For example, you can have them take quizzes with multiple choice options on their mobile devices. In 2010, SAP’s global sales team had to quickly transition to sell a suite of mobility products from a corporate acquisition. The SAP Roadwarrior game was designed to help sales representatives confidently engage in mobility conversations with customers. The jury is still out.
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. For example, when finalizing this post I became aware of the new SAP Jam collaboration learning platform. SAP is attempting to inject social learning into their platforms to adapt to the new way learners want to learn. Proof of Change? Billboards and news.
Two Noteworthy Game News Items
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
2) Forbes published an article about the “ Gamification of SAP ” the large software program used to run all types of organizations from university systems (like mine) to manufacturing to healthcare. The article states: One method that has worked is for SAP to create experimental applications designed to enhance everyday SAP functions. Lead-in-One” is a good example of this. Here are three game related news items that I think are of interest. The refined structure provides new insights for the design of antiretroviral drugs.”… Games
Team Learning Up With Talent
JUNE 17, 2016
For example, Patel said he worked with a client that operates a chain of arts and crafts stores where executives noticed a pattern of inconsistent upselling from store to store. To accommodate rapid growth, Farrugia worked with the information technology team and business unit leaders to develop a knowledge and training portal on SAP Jam, SAP’s social collaboration platform.
Making the Best Use of Learning Objectives for Training Evaluation
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
For instance, the objective of your e-learning course is to enable your people create an invoice using SAP, within 5 minutes. using established criteria, and problems that require learners to identify examples of concepts or principles. How can you evaluate the participants of your online course? What does it take to design good assessments for your e-learning course? Level. Applying.
Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees
Your Training Edge
MARCH 17, 2014
For example, company-sponsored MOOCs are available for learning both SAP and MongoDB, and AT&T is sponsoring Georgia Tech’s $6,600 Computer Science MOOC Master’s program. But for MOOCs, it’s a different story. Certainly, they can be used for traditional knowledge transfer and skill building. Building Talent Pipelines. This lack of reliable pipelines is hurting businesses.
Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)
JUNE 13, 2016
If you still have the SAP system, I’m sorry to hear that. While I do not know who WD will focus on in the market, my belief is that it will be SuccessFactors (an easy win), Cornerstone (mixed results), Oracle (victory!), SAP (if they can’t win this one, they shouldn’t be in the game), SumTotal Learn (mixed results – and how important – unknown) and to a very lesser degree Saba. Example: for 500 users it is $1,500 a month. Using the example above, let’s say for 1,000 users it is $2,000 a month. Yeah, yeah, I know. Dated UI.
Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!
JULY 22, 2014
Software maker SAP has taken up numerous game-like initiatives in critical business functions such as accounts payable while Cisco used gaming strategies to enhance its virtual global sales meeting. In another example, a Colorado restaurant implemented a gamification-based employee program to motivate waiters and waitresses to increase sales of specific menu items. 3. MOOCs.
Let’s Focus a Little Better
AUGUST 17, 2016
Oh how I miss the days I would work on a task — writing a short story, drawing a portrait, for example — completely uninterrupted. David Rock, co-founder of the Neuroleadership Institute told Entrepreneur that saving the more challenging work for last is an energy sap — “Every decision we make tires the brain.” I even seemed to (gasp!) An Inc. But what to do? Leave it at the job.
Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
But, they do use modules (so you can buy learning for example, and then down the road or at the same time performance and so forth). . SuccessFactors – Just for those folks to remember, SF is owned by SAP and had acquired Plateau. A Small Sampling of who’s in the Top 50 LMS for 2016 (in no particular order) Not every vendor who is in the report is listed below. If I am a vendor who does not accept customers who have less than 2,500 for example, my response is unavailable or N/A. It’s nearly here. Not everyone gets in. Everyone is considered.
Make Your Software Training Handy with These 10 Job-aids
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
For example, employees can be given a worksheet listing the steps to place an order or generate an invoice in an ERP system. Example checklist: If your Internet connection is down, you will get hints for troubleshooting. A series of actions you perform on the software will give certain outcomes such as creating an invoice using SAP or Oracle Apps. What is a Job-aid? Checklists.
Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming
OCTOBER 26, 2011
Employees receive points or badges for completing jobs or meeting time limits for assignments, for example. Click for Slideshow: Examples of games in workplace management. SAP even turned its gamification efforts into a game, holding a series of “Gamification Cups” to generate ideas for turning various business processes into games. By Rachel Emma Silverman.
9 Essential Elements for Fun in Games
JANUARY 31, 2011
Then there are those games that don’t have sophisticated visual appeal, appear simple in mechanic but are still spell-binding and sap hour and hours of one’s time due to their fun and addictive game-play. For example, in a real-time strategy game, a player is able to formulate varied strategies depending on the challenges that face him/her. Failure should never be cheap or free.
To BYOD or not to BYOD at work? That is the question
JULY 7, 2016
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. Learning at work happens all the time in this knowledge-based economy, and it’s not always between office walls. Why is that? Go BYOD! Go BYOD!
Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play
OCTOBER 19, 2011
Let me give you a couple of examples: In classroom ERP software training sessions I’ve designed and used various individual and team based games to review material, cement concepts and break the monotony of lecture and exercises. In my opinion, Dr. Sivasailam Thiagarajan’s (Thaigi for short) 4-Door approach to eLearning is the best example I have seen of this.
MARCH 23, 2014
For example, newly hired software engineers at a development company taking coding courses can upload outside articles about best practices onto the company’s social media platform. For example, Ulthera recently conducted a webinar to talk about compliance gray areas. We came up with six or seven examples because by preparing for them ahead of time, sales reps won’t put themselves in bad situations by doing something they are uncomfortable with.” Social learning is continuous learning, whereas more traditional forms can be more transactional.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification
Your Training Edge
MAY 7, 2014
I’m not just talking about small companies here: Nike, Microsoft, SAP, Samsung, Deloitte—these are just some of the organizations that have introduced game elements into their training programs. For example, digital badges, which can be publicly displayed, designate knowledge and skills that learners have achieved. Playing games at work? But work isn’t supposed to be fun!) The result?
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Built in video transcript under the video, with a keyword search (example: Type in “dog” and the transcript goes to the text each time “dog” is presented, then you click the text and guess what happens next? Why isn’t: SuccessFactors – I really liked this system in my previous rankings, but with a few new items I am hearing in relation to SAP, it drops it out of the top ten. Specifically: No SSO between SF and SAP. Hello from sunny Los Angeles. As many of you will around know, these rankings are just the first in of series. No spin.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Another Apple patent includes allowing users via touch free gesturing to move content from one device to another (example from your iPad to your television). The problem though lies in the fact that once you add some features, eventually you will need to add more and more (HRIS modules for example), which then places you into the ERP space and those vendors. Thus, your competition expands: Large size vendors such as Saba, Cornerstone On Demand, SumTotal, Taleo, SuccessFactors – recently acquired by SAP. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. Brainstorming?
The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 5
NOVEMBER 6, 2016
Examples of learning objectives at this level are: The learner would be able to adjust the pressure of the boiler by looking at the barometer. Examples of learning objectives at this level are: The learner would be able to act on a series of steps to create a purchase order using SAP. Examples of verbs used at this level are: Act. Source: www.nwlink.com ). Detect. Begin.
LMS Integration: The Learning Ecosystem
MAY 12, 2016
Examples of payment gateways include Paypal , Authorize.net , Stripe and many more. The most common integrations of this type are with Oracle, SAP, Infor and Lawson. In 2016, it makes more sense to think of a LMS as part of a digital business ecosystem, rather than a standalone island destination. There are a variety of approaches to LMS integration. Types of LMS Integration.
The three components to successful learning in the corporate space
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Also, he is currently consulting to a couple of large mining companies on their SAP learning. The first question we lead with attempts to identify their learning plaform(s), for example: Do you have an LMS (Learning Management System)? Graham is a passionate advocate of the Reusable Learning Object methodology, which he applies for every client of his company, Learning Specialists.