eFrontPro For IBM Connections
JANUARY 14, 2016
One of the recent innovations in the training industry has come through the use of social technologies to support informal learning: organizations have experimented with Twitter, in particular, to increase employee awareness of when and where eLearning content is available for them. Don’t Have IBM Connections? For further information just contact us. Why Is It Important?
Relationships, IBM’s Secret to Building Strong Female Leaders
JANUARY 4, 2017
We do witness differences in the way working men and women are perceived based on societal norms,” said Anita Guha, global diversity and learning as a service portfolio leader, IBM India Limited. To help its high potential women advance into senior executive roles, IBM has developed leadership development programs like Building Relationships and Influence, or BRI. By Arva Shikari.
Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 1, 2015
So I was intrigued to hear that IBM, a 100 year old, world-wide company of over 370,000 employees, is embarking on a culture change that is heavily dependent on learning. According to a column by Steve Lohr in the New York Times, IBM is seeking to reinvent itself as a “design thinking” company. Lohr writes: …the IBM initiative stands out.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
APRIL 14, 2015
Here are five things/phenomenon that did not exist five years back (at least not in the way we know them today): IBM’s Watson, the AI driven robot that interacts with humans on human terms (in natural language). On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” I am not the kind to crystal gaze. ” – Wikipedia.
Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning
JULY 5, 2016
David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. In the information technology industry, micro-credentialing is helping employers and professionals keep pace with rapid change. At IBM, David Leaser promotes innovative way to recognize skills and achievements within the IBM community of professionals, employees, channel partners and customers.
IBM Launches New Skills Programs
DECEMBER 6, 2012
The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. 5 IBM has announced an array of programs and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. Cited as the top barrier to adoption of advanced technologies in the IBM Tech Trends Report, cyber security is also a key job growth area.
A Dozen Ways To Promote Informal Learning
OCTOBER 10, 2013
It happens informally, between employees and peer groups. Learning management systems and learning content management systems are the centerpiece for many learning departments, but most organizations are unaware that these systems have capabilities to support informal learning. Learning leaders can support informal learning within systems, but all solutions are not rooted in technology. What follows are 12 ways to engage a workforce in informal learning tactics. For instance, IBM has had communities like these for many years. Provide a space for communities.
Supercomputer's Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those.
MARCH 1, 2011
The fact that a computer can win a trivia contest that relies on fast reflexes and fast information retrieval doesn’t seem much like news to me. Matt Blum at GeekDad wrote an article this week called Why Watson’s Jeopardy Win is Mostly Meaningless saying: IBM’s supercomputer software Watson’s win on the game show Jeopardy! A lot of people, apparently, agree. Blog this!
IBM Looks at Global Innovation
MAY 22, 2008
Recently, I got my hands on IBM's Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 In fact, you may want to check out a number of reports and ideas flowing at the IBM Innovation Web site. So it is filled with images, quotes and statistics from a variety of sources all juxtaposed to provide punctuation points to the information they are providing. 329,000+ is the number of people who work at IBM.
Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Helpful Information. -->. Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. While Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn lead the way as some of the most popular social networks, the informal, public nature of these outlets does not necessarily meet the needs of working professionals operating within businesses and corporations. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Blog.
Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
When an organization’s data, information, platforms, and services are housed in the cloud and outside the corporate firewall, employees have more facile access to their information and will be more free to work at times and places of their choosing. This evolution will also lead to new paths for informal learning, today enjoyed by those who engage in external knowledge networks.
How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces
MARCH 22, 2015
“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. It does this by an approach of focusing on some of the most common objections to using social learning at workplaces using interesting examples from organizations such as Deloitte & Touche, IBM, TELUS, and the CIA.
How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today
JANUARY 23, 2017
What’s more, 60 percent say they welcome getting information on learning that companies can offer to those with no university degree. For example, “Ask Alex: Your Personal Intelligent Compass,” is a voice command app offering fast, accurate and personalized information on HR questions. For instance, IBM is actively using people analytics to aid recruitment of computer scientists.
6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
IBM was one of the first companies to implement this policy, and so far the results have been, well, nightmare-ish. Ideally BYOD would save companies money, but according to IBM CIO Jeanette Horan, it hasn’t. We’re grateful IBM volunteered itself to be the BYOD guinea pig because once these issues get sorted out it’s bound to be a beautiful thing. The best part? soon.
70:20:10 and the Learning Curve
JANUARY 27, 2015
In Charles’ post he also included an IBM diagram that triggered some associations. Note that this assumes a good formal learning design, not rote information and knowledge test!) My colleague Charles Jennings recently posted on the value of autonomous learning (worth reading!), The point was that the closer to the work that learning is, the more value. itashare.
Institutional Innovation and Podular Design
JANUARY 31, 2013
Business business exceptions Conference Board connected company Deloitte great innovation debate IBM informal learning institutional social media John Hagel John Seely Brown JP Rangaswami know how knowing who Knowledge Creation Knowledge Management pods podular design Richard Adler social learning social media institution social softwareIn Social is the plural of personal JP Rangaswami contends that institutional innovation is required to achieve the potential that social software offers organizations in general, and for-profit companies in particular.
Ready or Not, The Future Is Now
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
The technology works through a series of algorithms, or computer-based queries that allow a piece of software to learn from data over time so it can identify trends and patterns that inform future searches and suggestions. This can be powerful information for CLOs. Consider IBM Watson, one of the most famous machine learning computers in world.
Overcoming Obstacles to Deliver Training Across Boundaries
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Challenges such as geography, logistics, culture and information overload make it difficult to deliver learning experiences that improve performance worldwide. Meg Petersen, IBM. After interviewing learning and development leaders from a variety of industries throughout 2015, I’ve been struck by the variety of challenges they face. Leanna Meiser, The Hershey Company.
Keep on Learning, Big Blue
JUNE 16, 2011
IBM turned 100 today. IBM celebrated its centenary by publishing a new, rather hubristically titled book , “Making the World Work Better: The Ideas That Shaped a Century and Company,” that chronicles the company’s accomplishments. In those 100 years, IBM has been an undisputed technology leader, pumping out innovation after innovation that shaped our lives, starting with electronic “calculating machines” that tabulated data from punch cards to the giant mainframes of the 1960s and the rise of PCs in the ’80s and ’90s. Today, services accounts for $56.4
5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable
JANUARY 20, 2017
Here are a few reasons why: It increases information retention – Companies spend billions of dollars each year on learning and development programs. However, no amount of money will ensure that employees truly understand, retain, and integrate the information presented to them via training. How can company leaders see that their workers retain training information? It’s true.
Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.
Performance Learning Productivity
DECEMBER 6, 2015
70 solutions include near real-time support, information sources, challenges and situational learning. This aligns with the model developed by IBM Consulting Services some years ago (see below) developed to explain the evolution of learning and increased value of on-demand services aligned with current and future business needs. The importance of informal learning at work.
John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. Learnnovators: There’s a growing perception that e-learning, as a learning solution, might take a back seat in the face of learning models such as 70:20:10 that underline the significance of informal learning. ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation). THE INTERVIEW: 1. How did you scale this height?
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Here are five things/phenomenon that did not exist five years back (at least not in the way we know them today): IBM''s Watson, the AI driven robot that interacts with humans on human terms (in natural language). I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. I am trying to re-imagine how my work will shape up five years from now. Utopian? Maybe.
B2B eLearning Solutions Combine Affordable Services
OCTOBER 20, 2015
In fact, a particular study showed that IBM employees learned almost five times more information in the same amount of training time with eLearning than with in-person learning. (As As a side note, the IBM training only cost one-third of the price of what classroom training would have cost.). Would you agree that B2B product and service providers have much to do with this?
Informal Learning Flow
JANUARY 26, 2009
I've always been a big believer in the value and power of informal learning. Over the past few years, I've written quite a few posts about informal learning. is one part of systematizing support for informal learning. The person I most associate with informal learning is Jay Cross. And I'm happy to announce that he's working with me to help bring together resources via the Informal Learning Flow. Called Informal Learning Flow , the site pulls together the feeds of the people I read and topics that I care about. In many ways, eLearning 2.0 Jay tells us.
Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
For instance, when IBM implemented an e-learning program in their company, its employees learned five times more without increasing their time spent in training. Microlearning refers to the delivery of learning content in the form of “information morsels” The content is divided into several small chunks, each about 10 minutes in duration. Billion in 2016 to USD 15.72
Lynda.com vs. Atomic Learning
Coffee and Design
FEBRUARY 14, 2014
This information below is a brief snapshot of why I believe Lynda.com is the industry learner for JIT professional development training. Bob McGannon, previous project manager for IBM, Becoming a Triple-Threat Project Manager. Experts in the industry teaching topical classes , e.g., typography, web page layouts, etc. Atomic Learning’s offerings are 99% tool based.
"New Technology Paves Way for Visually Impaired Internet Users to Improve Website Accessibility" (IBM)
JULY 28, 2008
Existing screen reading software may not obtain the same information as shown in the image, or a description of the photo is simply missing. Whenever visually impaired users face such difficulties, they can report that incident by using the collaboration tool developed by IBM Research and ask for adding an improved alternative text to describe the image (from CNN Money ) "The new collaboration software enables users with low or no vision to report Web content accessibility issues they faced on specific Web pages. How It Works.
Announcing Lectora Online 3 with Responsive Course Design
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Trivantis once again has delivered a high caliber product that offers all the robust capabilities of Lectora desktop, now in a mobile centric format that is easy to use and makes responsive mobile for multiple devices much, much, easier for developers,” said Jason Guest, IBM Learning Sales Manager. Stay tuned for more information. Use Status as an action condition. New Menu Creator.
2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve
JANUARY 3, 2017
The eLearning applications of this technology are very much in their infancy; we expect them to be pioneered by firms like Google, IBM (which markets its Watson technology in connection with various LMS platforms it has acquired over the years), Microsoft (which just invested in the lifelong learning space with its purchase of LinkedIn/Lynda), and even Amazon. ” OK, granted.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.
JUNE 28, 2007
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it. Tom Werner points to some stats from a recent WSJ article that certainly provides some good corporate ammo: Everyone knows that IBM is a bellwether company in the use of technology for learning. The Wall Street Journal on June 18 ran an article on social networking at IBM. del.icio.us
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.
OCTOBER 19, 2007
Main | "A Vision of Students Today" from the Creators of "The Machine is Us/ing Us" » October 19, 2007 Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM. The good news is that Second Life ne Linden Lab, has announced a partnership with IBM to "develop new technologies and methodologies based on open standards that will help advance the future of 3D virtual worlds."
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "I.B.M. Plan Ties Training and Accounts" (NY Times)
JULY 27, 2007
Main | "With Tools on Web, Amateurs Reshape Mapmaking" and in related news Andrew Keen Goes Apoplectic » July 27, 2007 "I.B.M. Plan Ties Training and Accounts" (NY Times) ( link ) "I.B.M., Under the I.B.M. When anemployee leaves I.B.M., " How smart is IBM looking right now? July 27, 2007 in Current Affairs | Permalink Technorati Tags : IBM TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "I.B.M. want to switch but did you actually try to make it hard? the individual takes the account."
Top 10 eLearning Statistics for 2013
JANUARY 2, 2014
The Information Daily ). IBM ). The training industry has changed dramatically over the past ten years as eLearning and mobile technologies have gone from early-adopter novelties to mainstream essentials. Of course, there are still plenty of traditional companies who haven’t conformed to the rest of the corporate world. 77% of American Corporations use some form of online learning.