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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.

The People You Should Lead For

Learnloft

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 successIt just felt as though everything I was doing as a leader was right. As Kids were crying, there were problems at school, and I missed dinner again. Take Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

SAP's Bold Move with SuccessFactors: Lots of Work to Do

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week SuccessFactors and SAP announced their integration plans. Simply stated, the combined companies plan to move all their strategic talent management investments from SAP HCM and Business ByDesign into SuccessFactors, and build Employee Central (SuccessFactors' central directory product) into its core cloud-based HRMS offering. This is a bold and somewhat risky strategy.

Remember, CLOs – You’re Teaching Humans

CLO Magazine

Online courses, for example, must be more than a talking-head on a screen. Once enrolled in classes, learners receive access to SAP learning rooms where they can ask questions, receive guidance from experts, and share their expertise with fellow learners. Bernd Welz is the executive vice president and global head of scale, enablement and transformation at SAP SE.

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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.

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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Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them

CommLab India

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. 2.

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.

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.

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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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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

5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning

CommLab India

For example, you can have them take quizzes with multiple choice options on their mobile devices. 2. 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.

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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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Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Here 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.

Making the Best Use of Learning Objectives for Training Evaluation

CommLab India

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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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.

Let’s Focus a Little Better

CLO Magazine

Oh how I miss the days I would work on a task — writing a short story, drawing a portrait, for example — completely uninterrupted. even seemed to (gasp!) listen to music in a similar fashion, sitting there, or dancing around, or, wait for it, stopping and starting it on my cassette player to jot down the lyrics. An Inc. But what to do? Leave it at the job. Easier said than done, no? Dump it.

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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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?

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!

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.

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.

Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Social Learning

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.

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