Why Product Managers Should Include Training in Their Launch Plan
OCTOBER 25, 2016
And then there’s the really bad surprise when you’re a product manager and you find out your company’s sales reps are misrepresenting the product you so carefully developed! When sales reps don’t have the knowledge and skills they need to sell your new products, all the time and money you spent goes down the drain. Product Launch Training Template.
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Here is the concept of Social Production as Tony and I covered in “Learning in 3D.” ” Social production is the means by which a software operating system or a digital encyclopedia can be created without the need for a large centralized hierarchy. In the past such forms of social production were limited and bounded in nature. Today, social production is being leveraged much less by the traditional enterprise than it is by the entrepreneurial start up. They might even work together to develop some code. definition
The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity
JUNE 23, 2016
A BYOD policy also makes it easy for employees to access corporate data and online training materials, which can increase productivity. Of all the benefits listed here, increased productivity usually pleases company leaders most. Some organizations choose to implement BYOD solely for the purpose of augmenting productivity. Access only to non-sensitive systems and data. in 2014.
3 Questions that Keep Product Managers Up at Night
OCTOBER 4, 2016
Product managers are passionate people. They are passionate about the products they create and the problems they solve for their customers. Product managers spend thousands of hours researching, testing and developing their products before its time to commercialize. If you are a product manager yourself, you know what I am talking about. See how.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. Instructional design approaches, current thinking and modern production values aside, a. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. of learners. You’re.
A Trainer's Perspective on Making Corporate Training More Productive
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
So these were some interesting strategies that Miss T employs for making training a little less boring and a lot more productive. For quite some time now, we have been focusing on how to make corporate training better. In a recent blog post , we spoke about making compliance training fun. Continuing on the same lines, today we are going to explore how to make compliance, and rather, all internal training more interesting for employees. We would explore the first-hand experience of a customer (Name Confidential) on how she made training more interesting for her organization’s employees.
Top 5 Moodle Plugins to Enhance Productivity
JULY 18, 2016
Here is our tried and true list of Moodle plugins to enhance productivity. As an official Moodle partner, our Moodle experts regularly review plugins and advise our clients on which plugins to select based on their learning and training requirements. We’re able to test and recertify all new standard plugins to make sure we can troubleshoot any potential errors. Moodle plugins
How to Outline a Video Production Plan
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Thanks to my video production plan, I am now aware of some issues I’m going to have with the “choose your own adventure” format. I wouldn’t have thought of that if I had not outlined my production. This blog is the first in a series documenting the production process in producing a company video for eLearning Brothers. Here, this video will explain what I mean.
Instructional Designers and Product Managers – Traversing The Common Trail
AUGUST 14, 2015
I have been working as a Product Manager with Raptivity for the last 5 years. My favourite moments of this journey have been whenever I have talked to any of our customers and seen how they used Raptivity, how they visualized the product to be used, how they mapped hundreds of Raptivity interactions into various phases of eLearning course development and so on.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
new product, how to use it and how. be more productively spent researching. drive productivity, growth and innovation. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. learning to. be thought.
Can Elearning Improve Productivity?
AUGUST 19, 2014
One of the most elementary goals of any business is to increase its productivity. In an effort to increase it, innumerable studies have been conducted across organizations of different industries to determine the causes of low employee productivity. A few reasons are common to the results of all these studies: low employee motivation and poor management. Let us find out. First name.
Product Launch Training Template (Free Download)
JULY 8, 2015
If you have spent much time developing training to support product launches, you know that the need extends far beyond a single launch meeting. This is why we frequently design product launch curriculums using a three-phased approach. We have created a simple worksheet that allows you to go through the process of planning a product launch curriculum using the three phases.
Designing a Product Launch Curriculum
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. Here is a section on designing product launch curriculums: Designing the curriculum. Every launch curriculum is different, and has different needs based on what learners currently know, what the product is, etc. Prelaunch training. Launch meeting. Tools.
Think like a product manager
Spark Your Interest
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Instructional designers create instructional or training products. Whether we like it or not, product design and product management is our industrial cousin. So, if you agree, here five lessons we could learn from our product cousins: Your instructional product should solve a problem. Build a minimum viable instructional product. How so? Does it?
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
retention, productivity, and employee engagement. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. employees have the knowledge and skills. they need to succeed. Our experience. and research led us to identify that one. audience organizations consistently. managers. What’s. skills.
Product Review: Totara
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Blog – This was on the trial and for a nice product like this – it should be removed for the trial. While that makes sense, what hurts the product is the overkill of information. I know Totara is going to say that the product is built on open source and the folks who are buying it know the technical aspects/Moodle and thus this isn’t an issue. What I Loved.
Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS
AUGUST 27, 2015
If you are a fan of Adobe products and love Captivate the authoring tool or Connect, then having the LMS wouldn’t be out of the question. If you do not have those Adobe e-learning offerings, but have Adobe products, again, it is not out of the realm to see you purchasing the solution. Let’s Go to the Tape. Great. Tutorials on specific parts/features within the system.
Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Invest post-production time to splice together different content types and edit out pauses and other things that slow the video down. The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) can greatly enhance learner engagement and retention in corporate training settings has been a recurrent theme on this blog. (If Video is the primary means of content delivery in a MOOC. All Rights Reserved.
New Camtasia 9 Behaviors Will Add Sizzle to Your Production
OCTOBER 20, 2016
The post New Camtasia 9 Behaviors Will Add Sizzle to Your Production appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Camtasia Resources Camtasia Template Library eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Products/Services Resources Software TrainingHaving a thorough knowledge of your eLearning tools is essential in becoming an eLearning rock star. How have you used the new Camtasia 9/3?
How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools
JULY 16, 2015
The following tools will help you boost your productivity. The post How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. At the moment, she is working on her first eBook dedicated to online learning. Organizing tools. Fences.
Do we need product evangelists for each product/service?
JULY 1, 2015
In the last few years markets have become more competitive as product lifecycle is reducing and go to market timing is becoming more and more important. But the real factor that makes marketing more complex is that products and services are becoming more technological and therefore complex and so they require more knowledge to be used. The potential customer (in both the B2B and B2C markets) needs to be familiar with the product in advance: they have to know it BEFORE they buy it. Knowing a product before purchase is related to market education. Conclusion.
Skillsoft Rolls Out New E-learning Products
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Purakayastha attributes Skillsoft’s new products to a changing learning landscape where a new generation of learners wants to have more control over how and when they access learning and have experiences and interactions like those they have with consumer products. Since its start, Skillsoft has been defined by its cloud-based learning delivery, Purakayastha said.
Turn Your Product Knowledge Training into a “Hero’s Journey”
APRIL 28, 2015
Teaching call center employees how to follow a critical procedure or pushing product information to sales reps in an exciting way is not a simple task. That’s why when you are looking for a way to motivate employees to follow a process or learn about a new product, creating a “Hero’s Journey” for them to follow is a great place to start. Start With a Challenge.
19 Productivity-Boosting Apps for L&D Project Managers
Dashe & Thomson
MARCH 17, 2017
As a Project Manager, organization and productivity is essential to your job. To help you step up and do more with less, check out these tools recommended by highly productive project managers. Mind Mapping Productivity Project Management/Project Delivery Microsoft Project Job Aids GoogleThe project management profession is growing into its own.
Planning A Video Production
The eLearning Coach
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Video video productionThe next time you need to shoot a complex video, plan like a pro. Here's your cheat sheet.
Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses? Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses. When making your videos you will still want to maintain a basic production environment. Course Authoring Made Simple. iMovie by Apple. Vivavideo.
How to Integrate Product Knowledge Into Your Launch Curriculum
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Your company’s new product is about to launch and it’s time for the launch event. Reps are flown in from all over the country, or the world, to learn about the new product they will be selling. Most importantly, will your reps be ready to effectively sell that new product after a day of information sharing? Our Product launch framework. It’s here!
3 Productivity Tips for Naming Files in Lectora
DECEMBER 5, 2014
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7 Perks to Skyrocket Employee Productivity
WalkMe Training Station
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
Not only do they sweeten the deal and assist in employee retention, they also significantly boost daily productivity. Get this perk to decrease training time and increase productivity at work. Along the same lines of having a steady supply of caffeinated drinks, having snacks in the office can boost productivity too. Less sick days means more productive days. Caffeine.
Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success (White Paper)
AUGUST 19, 2014
Your product might be ready to launch, but what about your sales and support reps? A slick launch meeting is not enough for them to really know your product, and a quick skim of your marketing collateral is not the ideal preparation for talking to customers. The time, effort, and energy that goes in to a product launch are too valuable to waste. What you’ll learn.
Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency. A variety of courses that cater to the multiple varying needs of learners, is the best route to take.
Top LMS features that increase employee productivity
OCTOBER 19, 2016
There are plenty of discussions around us on what makes productivity fly through the roof within a company, starting with financial incentives, going on to the physical work space, with its chromatic choices, state-of-the-art office furniture, maybe a relaxation room, and finishing of course with the technology that is being used by employees. Will it help raise the overall productivity?
5 Tips for being a Productive and Motivated Learner
Your Training Edge
MARCH 22, 2016
Being a training and development trainer since last many years, I consider my success revolving not just around the learning and performance metrics, but also the people who are being trained and turned into a more productive entity for their respective firms. However still, do you possess the productivity that would enable you to make the best of you know? 2] [link].  3] [link].
Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2
OCTOBER 20, 2014
If it in my mind one of the best ten products to hit the e-learning cycle in the last five years. I mean the first Storyline, sweet and then here comes a new version, from a company not known to push out new products for a period of years – must rock. Supports Tin Can – Should be universal with every product out there it isn’t. Let me see, desktop product.
Why Administrate Publishes A Product Roadmap
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Shortly after announcing it at the annual LITE conference in September, the product team at Administrate has begun to publish our product roadmap for the world to see. The post Why Administrate Publishes A Product Roadmap appeared first on Administrate. All Product UpdatesPublic roadmaps are still rare in the software industry because change happens so quickly, and part of being an agile company is Read More. Published on December 6, 2016.
Time for Training? 11 Rules for a Better Product Launch
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Launching a product? The following is an excerpt from Nancy’s Harkness’ new white paper: Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. There are as many ways to learn about a new product as there are new products! Can you create a metaphor for your key product concept? Give learners a story to connect the product to real usage!