Why Governments want Open Source Software
DECEMBER 11, 2014
A recent report co-published by Zimbra and the Ponemon Institute, The Open Source Collaboration Study: Viewpoints on Security and Privacy in the US and EMEA , confirmed the changing perceptions of open source software. The majority (57%) of respondents came from the US and EMEA and indicated that they were very familiar with their organizations’ data privacy and security policies.
Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning
APRIL 29, 2014
However, this trend comes with its own set of challenges and Security is the top concern that most organizations have with the policy of BYOD. It is clear that businesses that do not embrace BYOD as a policy run the risk of low productivity, employee dissatisfaction as well as low competitive standing. The learners thus can view them all within the LMS. contact-form-7].
Is harboring eLearning data safe again?
MAY 24, 2016
But adhering to policies and best practices across multiple jurisdictions can be complex. After a recent ruling declared the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles invalid, many LearnUpon customers asked: what now for EU-US personal data transfer? Safer harbors: Privacy Shield. Privacy Shield , which has yet to be ratified, looks set to be that replacement. And it was.
Feeding Your Learning Ecosystem
DECEMBER 5, 2012
You also have security, privacy and policy considerations. Considering these factors, it’s essential to reach your learners in multiple ways in order to improve performance, change behavior or gain compliance with a policy. There are more options than ever before for people to engage in learning. But how do you decide where to invest. e-Learning Learning Ecosystem
7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates
JULY 29, 2013
Depending on the licensing policy of the content owner, a MOOC (or parts thereof) may be incorporated into an in-house offering. This wades into the murky waters of privacy and ethics, but theoretically at least, a company could purchase access to a particular MOOC’s analytics. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m quite the MOOC fan. Sourcing content. Networking.
Presidential Thoughts on Innovation and Technology
AUGUST 28, 2008
Gordon Synder of Gordon's Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog has a great post titled Obama on Technology and Innovation where Gordon summarizes Obama's policy. Encourage Diversity in Media Ownership - Protect Our Children While Preserving the First Amendment - Safeguard our Right to Privacy 2. I have reproduced some of it here but check out the entire post.
Wearable technology — put to good use for training employees
MARCH 16, 2017
Well, companies adopting these gadgets will need a very strong and accurate policy regarding their use. Companies usually worry about privacy breaches. There was a time when a phone was the size of a brick (and just as heavy) and all you could do with it was to make and receive calls. Later a flashlight was added, then a calculator, and some games. Remember Snake? Wireless headsets.
Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees
JANUARY 24, 2017
For individuals, you may need to remind them of your policies in weekly or monthly manager review meetings. Whenever you explain a policy, make sure people understand why it exists. . The Society for Human Resources Management has a very good article on social media with resources on how to develop a social media policy. Be mindful of their privacy settings. Yet.).
eLearning Brothers Provides Customizable eLearning Courses for Bridge
JANUARY 12, 2017
You supervise employees, achieve company goals, and adhere to policies. HIPAA—Privacy and Security Basics: This course provides a high-level overview of HIPAA regulations and provides specific best practices for complying with the law and protecting the personal health information you are working with. What do you do when an employee files a complaint or harassment claim?
Standard Options Apply
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Some in the LTSC are very familiar with the European Union’s policies on privacy, security, data ownership and the rights of individuals in digital spaces. Anyone who’s built an LRS themselves loathes the complexity of the work that will be involved in figuring out the privacy, security, data ownership, transport and exchange mechanisms that we’ve put off because they were too complex… but if we want real international adoption of xAPI, this will need to be addressed for the European Union. This is a long read. So here goes. It works. People use it.
Big Learning Data
DECEMBER 23, 2013
• Privacy, security and transparency issues : Strategic, legal and codes of conduct elements. • Values sensitive : Alignment to an individual’s beliefs about privacy, openness and individuality. Develop a policy. • Privacy : Organizations may want to define areas where privacy levels are different. Big learning data can lead to greater personalization of learning. Big learning data will be a powerful and potentially disruptive tool for learning professionals. • Expense : We have relied on inexpensive data.
xAPI, LRS – The Interview
JANUARY 12, 2015
My next questions are related to privacy and security. It’s entirely dependent on a couple of variables that would be hard to specify, let alone standardize, because every country has different privacy laws — even different states in the US have different data privacy laws now. Today’s post is quite unique since it takes a different path than previous posts. years.
The Flexible eLearning Framework
JULY 12, 2016
Are the grading policies and feedback strategies clearly explained to learners? Are copyright, plagiarism, and privacy policies clearly defined? When Dr Badrul Khan developed the Flexible eLearning Framework, he wanted to answer a cardinal question: “What does it take to provide the best and most meaningful flexible learning environments for learners worldwide?”
The Community Responds
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
A fourth standard to cover retention policy, privacy, protection, access, delegation and security. What must be accommodated in terms of privacy and security, at a standards level, is unclear. We must also seek out privacy and security laws in other parts. I hoped in my last post that the community would indeed respond with ideas, insights, opinions and concerns. Thank you for your comments on the post, the retweets and feedback on Twitter and for what I’m sure has been a lot of not-public rumination. Ideas. A “write-only” API vs. a “query” API. Concerns.
Is Your m-Learning Secure? The Threat and How to Avoid It.
JANUARY 14, 2014
Technology] policies need to be updated to take into account the various places that employees will be using their devices, such as home use, the avenues through which data can travel and the different types of communication that are occurring, such as Facebook, Twitter and text messages. You’ve been hearing about it for some time now: m-Learning is the next big thing, and it’s here to stay.
Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
In this industry there are a lot of regulations and privacy issues that we need to be conscious of. For instance, if an advisor posts a best practice related to a specific product, it would need to be checked for accuracy in terms of policy before posting. Additionally, the advisor would need to be sure that each post maintains client privacy. Shane : This is true. Shane : Yes.
3 Ideas to Make Your Online Compliance Training Program Engaging
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Here is a case study of how scenario-based e-learning worked wonders for online data privacy policies and procedures training – Scenario-based E-learning Courses for Excellent Compliance Training. Abiding by the different rules and regulations is mandatory for employees of any organization. So, organizations are leaving no stone unturned to deliver compliance training.
Why eLearning in the finance industry is very important
MAY 4, 2015
Privacy and control. This includes your organization’s operating procedures, policies, restrictions, compliance regulations and guidelines, as well as the ever more important education in professional ethics, and sexual and racial discrimination issues. Banking. It’s, to paraphrase the proverb, a lucrative job, but somebody’s got to do it. The cost factor.
Corporate learning in the digital age
Learning with e's
JULY 16, 2015
They just have to be aware that there are privacy and identity issues, issues of safety and content management. Well, corporate barriers are a problem - for instance when the management says you are not allowed to use Facebook because it's against company policy. Learning in many organisations is going through radical change. Can we apply this also to corporate learning? Oh yes.
10 Must-Read Articles About Big Data
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Really extensive research on higher education policies, full of practical advice, mostly about planning frameworks developed to give practical guidance to those who are in charge of improving educational systems with learning analytics. Ever heard that once something gets on the internet it stays there forever? And that’s true. Yes we can, in so many ways!
How to use eLearning for Employee Onboarding
JANUARY 12, 2016
You’ll also need to inform them about your organization’s operating procedures and policies, and also about any legal restrictions and guidelines that they’ll need to follow. That’s especially crucial if your company has a BYOD policy, in which case you’ll also need to include some setup guides (e.g. That, as they say, was then, and this is now. Blend it.
The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues
AUGUST 4, 2011
And by that I don’t mean heavy-handed social media policies, but advice on privacy settings and common sense guidelines on having discussions in a public space. Tweet. Of course, this is not really new; this is what people have always done in the workplace. For example -. to ask questions of their colleagues and answer their questions. to solve problems and brainstorm together.
Big data, what’s with all the big buzz?
OCTOBER 21, 2015
All those companies have been able to adapt to the context of an ever-innovating market by reacting and predicting customer and staff behavior and creating competitive internal and external policies. Privacy. By using this new data, they were able to reprioritize their hiring policies and train current managers, some of whom showed up to 75% improvement rates. “Big Data”.
Five Ways Mobile Learning Can Be a Boon For Healthcare Sales Professionals
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Creating a repository of relevant laws and policies in a mobile application can come in handy for travelling sales teams. Creating a mobile forum can be ideal to avoid security breaches and ensure data privacy. In this context, let’s see five ways mobile learning can be used to train healthcare sales professionals. 1) Mobile Learning for Training Reinforcement. 4) Mobile Apps.
All Generations Learn in the Cloud
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
How to Create Rollovers, Pop-ups and Branching for Lectora e.
AUGUST 5, 2012
10 Tests of Good Digital Citizenship
JULY 10, 2012
The Laws and Policies Test: Does what you are doing violate a law? Perhaps harassment, invasion of privacy, defamation, or cyberbullying? Entrepreneur Matt Ivester, in his book lol…OMG! What every student needs to know about online reputation management, digital citizenship and cyberbullying , does a terrific job coaching students through the gray areas of communicating online.
How to Choose the Best Games for Your e-Learning Courses
JULY 19, 2012
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA. link] December 5-6, 2012 EDUCAUSE Campus IT Policy Workshop, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 23-25, 2013 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) International Conference: Reloading Data Protection, 6 th , Brussels, Belgium. link].
Predictions are what likely will happen…not what *should* happen
JANUARY 25, 2011
More draconian policies and procedure limiting use of social media. “Rogue will give way to acceptance as companies reconcile the privacy and productivity concerns associated with social media. The annual predictions for e-learning in 2011 are in at eLearn Magazine. Some will say this much of this is already happening – and it is for some – but corporate e-learning is still heavy into creating e-learning courses using rapid e-learning tools and web conferencing tools for live online training. Grassroot changes with new technologies in the classroom.
eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro
JUNE 7, 2016
This includes all the complex state regulated compliance training that you need to perform, as well as the details about your company’s operating procedures, policies and guidelines. Where would we be without the petroleum industry? Probably not that far — as we wouldn’t have gas for our cars and motorcycles. . We’d hardly have an industrial revolution without it. Employee Training.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
This shift will be driven by a combination of factors including learner (and executive) demand, IT acceptance and infosec approval plus a movement towards the adoption of “bring your own device” use policies within the enterprise. We believe that public sites like Facebook and Twitter (amongst others) will not end up becoming the hubs where the learning organization wants their community to gather and share insights due to the lack of security, privacy, oversight and control that are relevant today and even more essential tomorrow. mLearning Engagements Expand. Buyer, beware!
What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?
OCTOBER 15, 2012
10 Questions to Ask About Your Learners Before You Develop e.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012