How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces
JULY 7, 2014
Six Steps to Innovation : This infographic (from Oracle) is a brilliant illustration of the six successful strategies that influence innovation within the workforce. The illustration is based on the findings of a global survey that Oracle conducted with the Economic Intelligence Unit to explore the characteristics of companies that promote innovation. What are the results? Quotes. “
Oracle buys Taleo - Cloud Tech is Important! Are you Still Avoiding Cloud Services?
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Interesting news this morning comes in the form of an acquisition by Oracle. Here is the press release from Taleo regarding being purchased by Oracle. Joining forces with Oracle gives us the opportunity to better serve our customers." The big news here is that Oracle rival SAP recently acquired SuccessFactors which is a rival of Taleo.
Oracle Buys Taleo by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Oracle plans to add Taleo’s Talent Management cloud offering to the Oracle Public Cloud. Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies
Oracle Buys Acme Packet
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
The combination of Oracle and Acme Packet is expected to accelerate the migration to all-IP networks by enabling secure and reliable communications from any device, across any network. 4 Oracle announced it has acquired Acme Packet, a provider of session border control technology, for $29.25 The combination of Oracle and Acme Packet is expected to accelerate the migration to all-IP networks by enabling secure and reliable communications from any device, across any network. Source: OracleRedwood Shores, Calif. — Feb. per share, or roughly $1.7 billion.
6 Ways To Create Meaningful eLearning Assessments
MARCH 25, 2016
How To Create Meaningful eLearning Assessments Your eLearning assessments are the oracle of your eLearning course. In this article, we share 6 ways to create meaningful eLearning assessments. The results can tell you if your training efforts have been successful, whether your audience learned and retained the information you set out to impart, and where […].
Profile of a learning architect: Bill Sawyer
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 2, 2011
Bill Sawyer, who works in curriculum development within the highly-technical and fast-moving environment of Oracle. Bill is currently Senior Manager of Applications Technology Curriculum for Oracle, based in Orlando, Florida. The work of Bill’s team results in some $12m of course sales for Oracle. Oracle University delivers instructor-led courses designed by Bill’s team.
eLearning: Designing for Color Blindness
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 2, 2013
The first is a download for Windows or Mac called Color Oracle that will show you in real time how what you're designing will look for someone with color blindness. While the Etre color simulator requires you to upload a picture of something you've already designed, Color Oracle purports to do this as you work. by AJ Walther. I've previously written a pretty wide array of articles on using color in eLearning design. Part of that series covered designing for color blindness and compliance. eLearning mLearning
Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption
JANUARY 26, 2017
The big ERP vendors, such as Workday, Oracle, LinkedIn and SAP have all moved in this direction as well. Workday’s new learning platform is essentially a video delivery system; Oracle’s new video learning platform is a YouTube-like system; and SAP JAM was originally designed for video sharing. Let me explain. Today we all have too much content and not enough context.
Encouraging Rookie Smarts
APRIL 17, 2015
The book was inspired by the author’s early experiences at Oracle Corporation, where, barely out of college, she was tasked with building Oracle’s human resource development program from the ground up. She continued to lead Oracle University for the next fifteen years. I found myself asking, “How do I encourage my team members to learn like rookies?” I couldn’t agree more.
Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
billion Oracle-Taleo deal or 2011’s $3.4 While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected. The deal, worth a reported $293 million , is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017. The thinking could be that bigger indeed is better.
How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. In a recent blog post Using Storytelling to Add the [.]
Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer
MARCH 9, 2014
Gamification is Here: Build a Winning Plan : This presentation from by Marta Rauch of Oracle includes well articulated thoughts on gamification techniques, and covers enterprise gamification with real-world examples (though with a focus on Oracle). Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes. SKILLS: 7. ATTITUDE: 9.
Top 5 ELearning Development Programs
MARCH 23, 2014
For example, when it comes to software simulations, I am a big fan of User Productivity Kit by Oracle. If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. 5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Not as common as the first two, but still quite a popular option.
Will I Still Be Relevant In 5 Years?
WalkMe Training Station
MARCH 14, 2017
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. For as long as humans have been making machines, we have been fascinated with the deliciously horrifying idea of them coming alive — and turning against us. In fact, it is already happening.
Vitalize Your Online Training Programs with Videos
JANUARY 10, 2017
Giants such as Microsoft and Oracle reported substantial savings in training costs after they started using videos as part of their training initiatives. Oracle saved over $10 million by replacing a single, annual in-person event for its entire sales staff with on-demand videos. . Reading Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn was a thrilling experience that left me asking for more.
3 Ways to Earn More Money as an Instructional Designer
JULY 28, 2013
I remember being on a project where we were creating training for Oracle PeopleSoft (an ERP software). He was so good that he was head-hunted while on our project and ended up leaving for an extremely well-known firm to work on (you guessed it), Oracle PeopleSoft. These questions are always hard to answer since getting into instructional design is dependent on many factors.
What Does the Modern Learner Look Like?
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Gretchen Alarcon is vice president for human capital management strategy for Oracle. Today’s modern workforce is filled with tech-savvy, eager learners, who want to be able to freely connect with their colleagues, managers and other experts within the organization. In addition, they expect accessible, interactive learning experiences anytime, anywhere. The modern learner is connected.
More Employee-centric Talent Management in 2017
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Be talent centric, be collaborative, insightful, engaging and mobile, urges cloud computing company Oracle in its An Employee Centric Approach to HR report. Looking ahead to 2017, companies that want to keep their competitive edge will explore employee-centric talent management strategies to better engage and retain high performers. Tanya Bakalov. Comment below, or email email@example.com.
Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
I identify the Big Dogs as SumTotal by Skillsoft (yes, that is the actual name), Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, SucessFactors and Oracle Taleo (although, I ask myself who is using this and if you still are why?). Oracle Taleo – Seriously, either overhaul this thing or dump it and torch it. I feel bad for the folks who were learn.com, then thought Taleo would improve it, then Oracle. And BTW, nearly every LMS can interface with Oracle products. It’s nearly here. In a little over two months, my 2016 Top 50 LMS Report will be available for purchase.
#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Oracle Taleo. If you are an Oracle customer, you can interface or API with many LMS vendors in the market. I say this because I surmise there are Oracle customers who decided to go with the learning system because it was also Oracle. . Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five. To those who have been constant readers, I give a high five with a low five to boot. And to those who are constant readers from all over the world and training, L&D and other professions, I give two high fives, four low fives and a bucket of joy.
Specializing in the ELearning Industry
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
I recall one instructional designer that I worked with who specialized in Oracle UPK. If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are either already involved in the training & elearning indstury, or at least have an interest in getting involved. I may be bias (okay I am definitely bias) but I strongly believe that this industry has something to offer for anyone.
The Growing Role of Microlearning
OCTOBER 12, 2016
New LMS systems from companies like Workday, Oracle and others are designed to curate and deliver small video objects; learning infrastructure is shifting to help manage this new immediate-gratification way to learn. Learning organizations today are dealing with a lot of change. All this has created a complex problem: How do learning leaders build and curate all the content employees need?
5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer
APRIL 18, 2013
Application Experience – If your developing training for a new system, such as an ERP like SAP or Oracle, then make sure your ID has experience with similar projects. In the past, employers often had a difficult time defining the roles for instructional designers. This is big business. So let’s assume that you have a project that needs an instructional designer.
The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
“Too many teachers see education as preparing kids for the past, not the future.” ” ~ Marc Prensky. “Virtually everything new seems to come from the 20 percent of their time engineers here are expected to spend on side projects.” ” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). INTRODUCTION. Let us start with a few interesting facts that are inspiring as well! Eichinge
LMS State of Affairs
AUGUST 1, 2014
Many people are only aware of the bigger names such as Cornerstone, Saba, SuccessFactors, Oracle Learn, Infor and Sum Total. They are all soft HCMS (human capital management systems), albeit SuccessFactors can be more than that i.e. HRIS platform and Oracle Learn can be too – heck even as an ERP if you go with the Oracle offering as a whole. . 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close. Global markets. United States – Biggest player. Latin America – Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico.
How do you measure how training creates value? – The 7 learning principles
JULY 22, 2016
Phillips identifies several intangibles: leadership, innovation, creativity, teamwork, quality of service, reputation, intellectual capital… which happen to be some of the key values of companies such as Coca Cola, Boeing, Oracle and Novartis. Following our previous article about the 7 learning principles of an impactful digital learning , we’re exploring each month one of them. Appl
Are we nearing entrance to The Matrix?
MAY 6, 2008
Maybe we have to take comfort in what Neo learns from a boy while visiting the Oracle "it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself." __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideThe ideas and concepts of the widely popular movie The Matrix are closer than many people think.
LMS Integration: The Learning Ecosystem
MAY 12, 2016
The most common integrations of this type are with Oracle, SAP, Infor and Lawson. Many talent management systems such as Cornerstone , SuccessFactors , Oracle , SumTotal and Saba have their own proprietary integrated LMS solutions. In 2016, it makes more sense to think of a LMS as part of a digital business ecosystem, rather than a standalone island destination. eCommerce Management.
Make Your Software Training Handy with These 10 Job-aids
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
A series of actions you perform on the software will give certain outcomes such as creating an invoice using SAP or Oracle Apps. Transaction or command codes in SAP or Oracle applications can be given as cheat sheet job-aids to employees. Formal training will help your employees acquire knowledge and the much-needed skills to improve their performance at the workplace. Flowcharts.
Gamification: How Gamification Benefits Corporate Learning
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Game-based support applications for Oracle, SAP and other companies are an integral part of most company-wide implementation programs. Gamification is changing the way corporations train! All organizations aim to develop a workforce that helps them achieve their profitability and growth targets. Sadly, classroom training methods are not performing up to expectations. billion by 2018.
The Most Popular e-Learning Tools [GRAPH]
APRIL 13, 2012
I used Articulate/Captivate together, Oracle UPK/Captivate together, PowerPoint/Captivate together, and so on. Source: [link]. It seems like every day there is another e-Learning tool claiming to be the be-all, end-all for e-learning development. That said, this got me thinking: which e-learning tools out there are the most popular? I mean, who uses MS Word for e-Learning? wordpress lms
Why Use WordPress For ELearning
JANUARY 28, 2015
I remember working with Moodle, Oracle LMS, modified versions of eFront, and homegrown systems developed from scratch. Given my elearning industry background I have had the opportunity to interact with the leading elearning development and management tools that are available. Interacting with all these tools was not only fun, but also taught me a lot about the industry.
Basic tools for e-learning students
OCTOBER 13, 2014
The most popular one, used in numerous LMS systems to provide functionality such as built-in video chat or collaborative whiteboards, is Adobe’s Flash, with (Oracle’s) Java coming in a distant second. In this installment we’ll have a look at the software and basic tools for e-learning students which are gonna need while attending your e-learning program. A modern browser.
FEBRUARY 17, 2014