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SuccessFactors and SAP Get their Integration Act Together

Learning on the Leading Edge

We just completed a comprehensive briefing with SAP and SuccessFactors about product integration. Katherine Jones and I were impressed with the progress the company is making: SAP's engineering prowess is clearly being applied to this area in a big way. And SAP customers will see these integrations being applied to all of SAP's cloud offerings. Note: Last week SAP announced its Q2 financials and the company is now generating over $1 Billion in cloud revenues, so the issue of cloud-to-premise integration is very strategic.).

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Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

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.

SuccessFactors and SAP Getting their Integration Act Together

Learning on the Leading Edge

We just completed a comprehensive briefing with SAP and SuccessFactors about product integration. Katherine Jones and I were impressed with the progress the company is making: SAP's engineering prowess is clearly being applied to this area in a big way. And SAP customers will see these integrations being applied to all of SAP's cloud offerings. Note: Last week SAP announced its Q2 financials and the company is now generating over $1 Billion in cloud revenues, so the issue of cloud-to-premise integration is very strategic.). with and lots more coming.

Eye on the future

Learning with e's

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

How Companies Are Using MOOCs

LearnDash

In fact, some of the biggest corporate names (including Google, SAP, and Yahoo) are having their employees take courses via MOOC platforms. Just in these examples alone they are being leveraged from employee onboarding, skill enhancement, self-directed training, innovation, and even brand marketing. Large organizations understand the value in having a well educated employee base.

The Connection Between Neuroscience, Good Vibes and Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

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.

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Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?

LearnDash

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.

Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning

Social Learning

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.

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Critical #skills define performances across multiple fields

Ignatia Webs

The goal is to respectfully help leaders in complex situations unearth untested assumptions, consider alternative interpretations and “think like the other” without sapping unit cohesion or morale, and while retaining their values. Critical learning/reading/living is an acclaimed skill. For last weeks topic was on: challenging ideas and why this is a good thing. nice interview.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Peformance Improvement

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

Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

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.

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AutoTweet notes from your presentation, while you present #autotweet #backchannel

Dont Waste Your Time

have started planning my next delivery of the Social Media & how (students) can survive online presentation to include sending tweets to the different examples I show as well as the YouTube videos and any other background information that could benefit the students in their follow-up activity (reflective blogging). You don’t have to install any other of the SAP 2.0 YouTube

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Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

Dated graphics and really just a yucky system.  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.  At 300 users using my example: $50 a seat. . Yeah, yeah, I know.

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The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Initially developed as content delivery platforms, these early players (Learn.com and GeoLearning, for example) offered their platforms "on-demand," a phrase which is now called "in the cloud." Plateau, which built a complete talent management suite, was acquired by SuccessFactors and then SAP. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. billion.

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

Matrix

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!

Wrapup from HR Technology Conference 2013 and SuccessConnect

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today only Oracle and SAP are close to fulfilling on this, but interestingly 12% of buyers (according to Lexy Martin's research ) want Workday to fill this gap - so the writing is on the wall: standalone talent management systems are slowly being collapsed into HRMS vendor platforms. For example: HireVue (moving from "video interviewing" to "interaction platform") is now bringing video to nearly every talent practice, including onboarding and soon more. This is only an example of many of the innovative tools yet to be unleashed to make HR's life better.

Going for a Global Reach

Learning on the Leading Edge

•Some companies derive the majority of their revenue from North America today: for example, ADP (90 percent), Halogen, (95 percent) and Kronos (89%). •HCM application providers with 50 percent or more of their revenue from other than North America include Lumesse, Oracle’s PeopleSoft, Fusion, Taleo and E-Business product suites, SAP and SAP SuccessFactors. •Providers with 20 percent or more of their 2012 revenues from Asia/Pacific include Oracle (again across all ERP product lines), SAP, and SuccessFactors. How far-flung is your company today?

Going for a Global Reach

Learning on the Leading Edge

•Some companies derive the majority of their revenue from North America today: for example, ADP (90 percent), Halogen, (95 percent) and Kronos (89%). •HCM application providers with 50 percent or more of their revenue from other than North America include Lumesse, Oracle’s PeopleSoft, Fusion, Taleo and E-Business product suites, SAP and SAP SuccessFactors. •Providers with 20 percent or more of their 2012 revenues from Asia/Pacific include Oracle (again across all ERP product lines), SAP, and SuccessFactors. How far-flung is your company today?

Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees

Your Training Edge

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.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

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.  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.  If I am open source – I’m free. . Not everyone gets in. Not in.

9 Essential Elements for Fun in Games

Upside Learning

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.

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Two Noteworthy Game News Items

Kapp Notes

… it took players a matter of days to come up with models that were solid enough for researchers to translate into scientific rendering of the protein. 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. Games

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“Don’t Mess with Payroll”—and other Lessons from SAPinsider HR

Learning on the Leading Edge

If, on the other hand, your talent management applications (learning or hiring management, for example) are on-premise, you are not only possibly ripe for replacement, but very likely seeking a Cloud-based solution rather than on-premise software. The SAP HR Future. SAP CEO Mike Ettling stated in his keynote that the company would support its on-premise HCM solution until 2025, giving its 14,000+ users ten years to consider a move to the Cloud-based Employee Central, the product that SAP is putting its longer-term Core HR development Euros into. Absolutely not.

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Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

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.

Five Best - and Winning - Practices for ERP Business Adoption

Ancile Learning

Learning @ the Speed of Change is the latest edition of SAP Education's online magazine. In this edition, SAP highlights the recognition delivered to three SAP customers at this year's SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference. and its Global ERP Business Adoption team received the 2014 SAP Education Best Practice Award. SAP has also published two in-depth articles on Pfizer's program: Five Best Practices from Pfizer’s Global ERP Implementation. Pfizer, Inc. Winning Approach to Business Adoption. Crowd-sourced videos.

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Building Convenience Stores for Learning

Social Learning

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—.

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The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change

Learning on the Leading Edge

Thanks to market consolidation last year, Oracle, SAP, and SumTotal are revenue market share leaders by far, but fast-growing vendors ("SuperNovas" like CornerstoneOnDemand and Workday) and "Fast Growers" like Halogen, SilkRoad, Kenexa, Lumesse, PageUp People, PeopleFluent, and Ultimate are growing faster than the market. This separation of these markets will continue.

The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change

Learning on the Leading Edge

Thanks to market consolidation last year, Oracle, SAP, and SumTotal are revenue market share leaders by far, but fast-growing vendors ("SuperNovas" like CornerstoneOnDemand and Workday) and "Fast Growers" like Halogen, SilkRoad, Kenexa, Lumesse, PageUp People, PeopleFluent, and Ultimate are growing faster than the market. This separation of these markets will continue.

CornerstoneOnDemand Explodes With Growth

Learning on the Leading Edge

SAP buys SuccessFactors. Our new market research, which comes out in October, will show that while the big ERP vendors (Oracle, SAP, ADP) have all jumped into this space, lots of mid-sized vendors are growing rapidly as well. Today you will find big companies like Oracle, SAP, ADP, Salesforce.com (coming soon) as well as companies like CornerstoneOnDemand, Halogen Software , SilkRoad , PeopleFluent , SumTota l, Lumesse , Saba , and fast-growing companies like JobVite all serving the market. Oracle buys Taleo. We thought the talent management market was consolidating.

Incorporating Social

CLO Magazine

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.

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The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Initially developed as content delivery platforms, these early players (Learn.com and GeoLearning, for example) offered their platforms "on-demand," a phrase which is now called "in the cloud." Plateau, which built a complete talent management suite, was acquired by SuccessFactors and then SAP. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. billion.

HR in the Cloud: Upping the Talent Management Ante

Learning on the Leading Edge

Sapphire, the SAP annual event for its customers and partners, provided the debut of SuccessFactors as a SAP company. As SAP runs on SAP products, the SuccessFactors division now runs on the SAP cloud solution, Business ByDesign (BBD), replacing all its previously installed business applications. The deployment was an example of rapid implementation, going live into production in ten days. BBD will continue to be supported by SAP. Update from Lars on the SuccessFactors’ end of the business: there are3500 customers with 15.6

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

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.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

Gamification is also working its way into more and more training and development departments. 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. Playing games at work? But work isn’t supposed to be fun!) The result? Recognizing training efforts.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

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?

“Don’t Mess with Payroll”—and other Lessons from SAPinsider HR

Learning on the Leading Edge

If, on the other hand, your talent management applications (learning or hiring management, for example) are on-premise, you are not only possibly ripe for replacement, but very likely seeking a Cloud-based solution rather than on-premise software. The SAP HR Future. SAP CEO Mike Ettling stated in his keynote that the company would support its on-premise HCM solution until 2025, giving its 14,000+ users ten years to consider a move to the Cloud-based Employee Central, the product that SAP is putting its longer-term Core HR development Euros into. Absolutely not.

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The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Initially developed as content delivery platforms, these early players (Learn.com and GeoLearning, for example) offered their platforms "on-demand," a phrase which is now called "in the cloud." Plateau, which built a complete talent management suite, was acquired by SuccessFactors and then SAP. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. billion.