[Providers] Is harboring eLearning data safe again?
    Safe Harbor provided that assurance. The secure management of learner and client data should be a priority for all teams and companies that deliver eLearning. 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? With Safe Harbor not so safe anymore, can I still transfer eLearning data from the EU to the US? Zero data protection to mass government surveillance. That’s quite the gap to bridge! And it was.
    [Providers] Millennials are in the (work)place!
    recent report from a learning provider makes some good suggestions as to what we might do.  They are not just comfortable with technology, but actually enjoy using technology – and the time and geographic flexibility it provides.  As long as they make the effort, and produce the results, sizable numbers of millennials will work well when they are allowed to choose their own work conditions. Writing on how to get an entire generation of employees engaged with their jobs is an awesome task.  It raises the question of how can one reach general conclusions for a huge group of people. 
  • G-CUBE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016
    [Providers] Change Management Efforts Are At The Heart Of e-Learning Success: 4 Tried And Tested Ways
    Create avenues for both offline and online learning: e-Learning is undoubtedly a great way to train employees and it provides time and cost efficiency as well. So if an option of download and save is provided, learners can catch up on learning even when they are offline. If e-courses provide certifications, it should be duly highlighted to get learners excited about learning. For instance, for leading MNC, we created an animated promotional video that provides information about all available training events within the e-learning portal.
    [Providers] Toolkit: A Review of Rehearsal, or How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? by Joe Ganci
    Now Rehearsal.com provides a chance to practice with someone, a mentor who has an excellent reputation. Classes and courses do not make learners into experts. They are the foundation for further learning, but it’s practice that. takes learners to higher levels of skill. But training often leaves out the follow-up practice and feedback, so the foundation. erodes quickly. Read about it here! Design & Development Tools Training Strategies
    [Providers] Overcome the Challenge of Connectivity with gomo learning's Native App for Training by News Editor
    The native app provides offline access to content and full tracking—even when users are disconnected. gomo learning, a leader in multi-device eLearning authoring, announces the all-new gomo central app. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Training Strategies
  • DOCEBO  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] ATD 2016: Visit Docebo to see the latest in online training software
    Experiential learning is an umbrella term encompassing learning that occurs through action learning, on the job, through simulations and serious games, or by other means that provide experiences from which participants derive new knowledge or skills. Are you at ATD 2016? Stop by Docebo HQ to preview the latest in online training software. Denver, it’s so good to see you! ATD 2016 is off to a great start, like any proper industry conference these days, with an inspiring keynote from none other than Simon Sinek. Transforming Sales Managers Into Sales Leaders. Monday, 1 p.m. Monday, 3 p.m.
  • INQUISIQ LMS  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] Our Recommended Articulate Storyline and Studio SCORM Publish Settings
    In our experience, this is the most logical option in reporting because a value of “unknown” will only be provided if the lesson is still in progress. Correctly publish your content so you can upload it your SCORM compliant LMS. The end of implementing your eLearning program is in sight! You have finished building your course in Articulate Studio or Storyline and you’re ready to publish and upload it into your LMS. What effect will this have on reporting in your LMS? Which is better to publish in, SCORM 1.2 or 2004? Details of the mastery score logic can be found in the SCORM 1.2
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] The Waterfall Model for Instructional Design
    The Waterfall Model enables you to create learner-centered courses that eventually provide a greater ROI. The learner analysis will provide a concrete view of the current knowledge of the learners. Feedback received from focus groups and evaluations entered by line managers will help provide data for iterative maintenance. The Waterfall Model provides plenty of opportunities for extended research and reflections. The Waterfall Model is an age old instructional design strategy. It enables the eLearning development team to manage a large project efficiently. Good luck!
  • LEARNDASH  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] Are You Selling Courses, or Community?
    People love to learn and are willing to pay someone for information if it provides them some sort of benefit. To emphasize the community value they have their customers providing video-testimonials where they discuss the advantages of forums, networking, and interacting with others. Everywhere you look online today there are people selling courses. Bloggers offer courses on their subject of expertise. Training organizations are selling courses for continuing education credits. Universities are selling online courses for degree requirements. The list goes on and on.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] 5 week free xAPI course by experts, starting 26 May 2016 #xAPI
    Online xAPI course, provided by the xAPI developers. You can pre-register for the course now, and it goes live from the 26 May 2016 (until 30 June). Full details are available on Course Hubpage on the Curatr website. Join this MOOC to explore both the technical realities and the strategic possibilities of the xAPI. If you want to write your first xAPI statement and understand the difference between an Activity Type and a Context Extension, this is the place to be. This MOOC will be open to contribution and allow you to explore the content and conversations that best fit your needs.
  • 360 TRAINING  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] Top 5 Reasons to Teach via 360training.com
    At 360training.com, we cultivate a consistent culture of learning and want to provide learners with the modality to learn whatever they want, wherever they are. We’re predicting ever more students needing skills that are yet to be defined, and we want you there providing those skills. As a human, you’ve got the capability to teach others skills, talents, or knowledge you know intimately. Maybe that’s teaching someone JavaScript. Maybe that’s teaching someone how to apply best practices at work. Maybe that’s how to conduct themselves with more life-saving caution at a job site.
  • PRACT.US  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Providers] Article Summary: Leadership and Employee Engagement: the Essential Guide
    Providing the most desired benefits will improve engagement and loyalty. Talking with front-line managers can also provide insight into what people need. What I learned from reading Raconteur’s Business Guide on Employee Engagement. The key take-away. Engaged employees get better business results over the long term, and leadership can create a culture of engagement through sincere, two-way communication. About this article. But employee engagement remains stubbornly anemic for many companies. Management can use modern communication tools to create a two-way conversation.
    [Providers] Improve Sales Performance by Identifying Poker Players Part 2
    Consider the buyer who has been willing to listen to your value message and has provided essential data to calculate the impact your value will have on their business.  Can your sales team identify Poker Players? growing trend in procurement today is the ability to play poker. Procurement has learned that by masking their true buying criteria they are able to weaken your sale’s strategy and tactically maneuver you into caving to their discount demands - flatly denying your value and any impact to their business. Confusing, right?
    [Providers] Upside Learning Listed in Training Industry Inc.’s Content Development Companies Watch List – Third time in a Row
    Being recognised for the third consecutive year is no mean task that too in an industry filled with eLearning providers striving to win the […]. Upside Learning has made its way to Training Industry Inc.’s ’s 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List. This is for the third consecutive year that Upside has featured in the watch list. eLearning
  • MLEVEL  |  SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
    [Providers] mLevel Runs Agile With a 5-Day Design Sprint
    Our current analytics site provides a mostly course-centric view of our data; we’d like to provide admins with the ability to see this data in a more user-centric view. This strategy ended up providing some great insight during testing, and we intend to use this technique for future tests as well. Most importantly, however, it provided some keen insight into what we need to test next. “We’re gonna build and test a realistic prototype in five days.” They claim you can solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days… sounds great, right? Finalize the mock-ups.
    [Providers] What does it mean to be human in a digital age?
    This inequality will explode as automated technologies provide the wealthiest with a means to use capital without needing to pay for human labour. We’ll provide more information on this soon, in particular a conference that we are organizing at Stanford on this in November. 8. Collaborations with SAS, Civitas, and other vendors are ongoing and will provide important research opportunities for LINK. know I’ve missed several projects, but at least the above list provides an overview of what we’ve been doing. Finding our Identity. Who are we? And fun.
    [Providers] Great Infographic – Is E-learning the Right Fit for Your Company?
    If you happen to be a business owner questioning whether e-learning is the next step in your employee training, I found a great infographic by Comm Lab India that may help provide you the insight you need. E-learning has become a popular technique when it comes to employee training. What was once a small idea has now found its way into many businesses, helping to modernize and improve training! However, some companies still have many reservations about whether or not e-learning is the best fit for their people. Looking for more ways to make training soar? Employee Training
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
    [Providers] L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May
    found Jane’s MWL book (provided as a resource in the program) to be thought-provoking and an excellent read and one that I have continuously referred to. written and/or provided by Jane for the activities to be both current and of the best quality. This is just a reminder that the next L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge takes place over 12 weeks from 30 May – 19 August. This Challenge consists of 12 Activities (some of which contain more than one task). PART A: PERSONAL LEARNING. PART B: professional practice. Getting started with the Challenge. Keeping up to date.
    [Providers] Lectora Templates Imitating Life
    Regardless of your position on the question, we’d like to share with you a few Lectora templates that do their best to imitate life, providing familiar real-world situations to help engage learners in the material. The immortal question: Is it art that imitates life, or life that imitates art? Why not both? Flash Cards. If you’ve ever taken a class in science, language, or any other subject that relies on memorization of any kind, you’ve probably use a flash card or two. It’s The Flash Card template allows learners to take that experience into the digital realm.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016
    [Providers] ATD 2016 Sneak Peek – 4 Ideas for Restoring Relevance to L&D
    Despite this acknowledged importance, L&D-provided resources are often the least-valued learning opportunities used in the workplace. Regardless of effort, this disconnect leaves L&D open to scrutiny and unable to provide its value to the overall business. To effectively leverage the science of learning, L&D must provide resources that are built the way humans naturally consume and share knowledge. We’re just a few days away from the BIGGEST event on the learning and development industry calendar – 2016 ATD International Conference & Expo. in 2015.
    [Providers] GE TV: Karl Kapp on Why Gamification Works
    Gamification is really helpful in that it gives you information that provides you notice of your progress. It really gives me a lot of flexibility that traditional learning doesn’t provide. Welcome to a brand new episode of GE TV ! This week we’re joined by renowned gamification expert, consultant and professor, Karl Kapp. Karl is a professor and director at Blooomsburg University’s Institute for Interactive Technologies. He’s also the author of a number of must-read books , including ‘The Gamification of Learning and Instruction’ and ‘Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning’.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016
    [Providers] Free multilingual MOOC opportunity for 1st time MOOC organisers #EUmoocs
    To participate (= sending in your MOOC proposal), you only need to provide the usual contact information, a short MOOC description, your community of interested learners (for promotional purposes), and the languages you will use. Just do it, this is a great opportunity to have access to a great MOOC provider with multiple language options for free. EMMA is a 30-month pilot action supported by the European Commission that provides an innovative system for the delivery of free, open, online courses (MOOCs) in multiple languages. Use of the Blog. Participate!
  • LEARNUPON  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
    [Providers] How to make an LMS free trial work for you
    Comparing product roadmaps between vendors will provide a sense of the relative scale of their ambition, innovation, and investment in development. It’s difficult to have confidence in a vendor that doesn’t provide a thoroughly helpful experience. But if a provider is generous with their time and expertise, you can feel confident returning to your free trial to conclude evaluation. If you’re in the process of selecting an LMS, you’ll have seen banners encouraging you to ‘Start your free trial’ on almost every vendor website.
  • SPONGE UK  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
    [Providers] 5 ways to make your LMS work for you
    Every day more content appears that is useful to your learners, so make sure you’re providing them access to the best content you can. Learning management systems (LMS) are evolving.  It’s time to rethink how they can work for you. Your LMS is how your learners interact with your learning. It’s the best chance you have to get them interested, measure their progress and engage with them in their personal development. Let’s look at some of the ways you can shift your perspective on your LMS and see how it can benefit your employees. Automate what you can, but don’t forget the human touch.
    [Providers] Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually
    Conferences have become very smart about providing dedicated mobile applications to facilitate connections, manage schedules, and share insights. Anticipation! ATD ICE 2016 Conference! In 4 days! I’m so excited! couple of years I asked Mark Sheppard to write a bit about joining this conference from the back channel and I asked him to revised his thoughts for another guest post this year. So ATD ICE 2016 (Association for Talent Development International Conference and Expo) is upon us. But you won’t be there. will be truly sorry to have missed you. Cue sad face). New Apps.
    [Providers] Updates to eLearning Brothers Assets in Lectora Inspire
    We are also ramping up a focus on games, which tend to be some of the more popular templates we provide. A lot of users really like the new themes and layouts for our most recent interactions, but at times they can clash with the look and feel of a game template. At eLearning Brothers, we’re constantly on the lookout for ways that we can improve your experience with our included Lectora® Inspire assets and tools. We’ve been busy this last month making updates to the products and services found within and wanted to take some time to highlight these features to you all. New Search.
    [Providers] Magic Coast Introduces VODaL: Simplifying Live Video Webcasts by News Editor
    Video on demand (VOD) is a great innovation: It offers providers control, low risk, and simplicity. Unfortunately, it can be. problematic for training use, where you want engagement, interactivity, and real-time collaboration. VODaL offers a user. experience that resembles a live streaming event without the cost and risk of live television! Learning Media Training Strategies
    [Providers] How Do Serious Games Boost Learning
    Regardless of the visual aid provided, these games help in boosting visual learning abilities. Serious games are being deemed by analysts as the next big wave of technology meditated learning. The innovative concept of game based learning is built around the ideas of game mechanics; taking the principles that make playing games so enticing, and incorporating them in a learning context to allow better practice of skills and practical applications, as well as enhance retention and recollection of knowledge. Games are mostly mobile, promote sharing, and are less concerned about privacy.
  • LEARNKIT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Providers] Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?
    In this post, our goal is to cover the basics and leave you with an understanding of: What Microlearning is and the benefits it can provide. Since this method of learning provides small bits of knowledge at a time, it’s best used for delivering information that learners need to retain. What are the benefits that Microlearning can provide? 1. Traditional classroom training often provides little to no long term takeaways for learners. In the world of elearning, microlearning has become a buzzword. What is Microlearning? Avoid the risk of overwhelming learners.
    [Providers] Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance
    Each chapter focuses on one of Knox’s “evidence-informed concepts,” and then provides real life examples of the concept in practice taken from Knox’s own experience. He then provides a list of guidelines to help his reader apply the concept in their own field and concludes with a series of questions to aid in reflection. Knox provides a series of procedures designed to aid in this assessment, including: Encourage participants to engage in self-assessment and obtain assessment from an additional source. Provide opportunities for participants to engage in peer review.
    [Providers] Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources
    It helps learners build on knowledge they already have and provides immediate access to short, targeted lessons and support materials. Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world. Learning trends such as mobile, gamification, game-based learning, performance support, use of learning science and interactive video are all attempts to capture learner attention and engage them on a deeper level. With so many distractions to compete with, learner attention comes at a premium. Defining Microlearning?
    [Providers] The Why of Structure and Direction
    focused as hard as I could on the instructions he just provided. proceeded to make a number of mistakes (just as he had told me to do) and he proceeded to provide me with structured feedback on those missteps. The leader can provide incremental feedback on both progress and setbacks (therefore becoming a catalyst for accelerated development). Ever find yourself in a set of circumstances where you just don’t have a clue? And, if we can agree that willingness to perform is a function of task-specific confidence, commitment and motivation, the challenge begins to crystalize.
  • JANE HART  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Providers] Online Community Management (Workshop)
    This is not a traditional course, where I provide all the content and then test you on it! ” “Thanks for your gentle guidance and the very helpful resources in this course, Jane. I’ve really enjoyed the course and look to the future with confidence :-)” “This course has provided me with plenty of resources and ideas to guide my future online activities in a more considered and strategic manner. ” “Thank you Jane for making this program available and for the resources you have provided. Agenda. Launching the community. Feedback.
    [Providers] What Is Performance All About?
    What that did was, depending on the way the work shaped, touchpoint provided a holistic view of the priorities that connected to the organization goals in the long run. Using this, an individual can solicit or provide insights directly in the tool or a dialogue could even occur outside of the tool wherein, comments/notes can be captured within the tool for later reference. Efficiency and performance go hand in hand. They are two sides of the same coin. It is this direct link that prepares the base for organizations that go on to formulate relevant strategies from time to time.
    [Providers] Designing a Management Dev Program to Get Results [@Kineo Webinar Th May 19]
    They start from a position of strength: they know what skills to develop and are able to provide compelling training content but once the training is complete new managers revert to old habits, like the training never happened. Join me and Chip Cleary for another fabulous Kineo webinar! Designing a Management Development Program to Get Results [Webinar] Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 @ 10a.m. If so, count yourself among the few. Most organizations are not. In fact, KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training on Frontline Leader Development is not applied back on the job.”
  • GYRUS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] The Difference between Training and Development.
    Think of this way- training is mostly provided to teach new skills while development focuses on improving existing skills. Both training and development are required to work hand in hand for providing the right skills and knowledge to employees and help them get the most of it for both organizations benefit as well as their own progression. The words training and development are mostly used together in the corporate world and are seen as activities focused on improving the knowledge, performance and productivity of the employees. appeared first on Gyrus.
  • INKLING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] Transforming Sales Reps into Knowledgeable Advisors
    The challenge is many Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems are not mobile-friendly and don’t provide user experiences that are mobile-friendly or real-time. We’ve all become accustomed to—and even expect—having quick access to information and knowledge readily available at our fingertips and on our mobile devices. It’s no exception for sales reps who need on-demand access to product, competitor, and customer knowledge just before and while meeting with customers. Want to dive deeper into ECM? Here’s a preview of the insights you’ll hear on the webinar… Trends in ECM.
    [Providers] 5 Benefits of Automating Your eLearning Content Creation
    There is no exact science behind user engagement, but automating content creation will free up time that you can use on improving the rest of the course and providing something that is both useful and enjoyable. Creating eLearning content is tough. It can be a time-consuming and arduous process with no guarantee that it will even resonate with employees, no matter how much effort you put in. Picture this: you’ve crafted a new eLearning course for your employees, spending hours choosing the perfect information and examples, and adding elements such as videos, quizzes, and games.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] The Skinny on Augmented Learning
    The rich media content in AL provides a safer supplemental learning opportunity to learners. The mainstream use of Augmented Learning (AL) is not far from becoming an immediate reality. Look around you. Your smartphone’s available accessory list now includes a visor or a pair of specialized spectacles that when connected to an Augmented Learning application, will let you roam a virtual environment. You choose your environment: you could be in a coffee shop, a bowling alley, or concurring with a fellow doctor on a patient diagnosis. So what does this mean for an instructional designer?
    [Providers] Phase H - Useful Evaluation Triggers
    about 3 times per year) Mostly because I hate surprises. I do a quick analysis even if nothing is happening or no changes have been made - because that provides information as well. I had talked a while back about a common Evaluation trigger - the end of the LMS contract. There are other triggers I've noticed: New technology in the environment (internal and external to your organization) - xAPI is one of those technologies. Major changes to your leadership - New CIO? New CEO? New boss? Be prepared to re-evaluate your architecture. Hire "new" skills from outside? Downsize? Good luck.
  • LEARNDASH  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] Easy Way To Increase Course Revenues
    If your recommendations save them time then you have provided them additional value and earned some extra revenue in the process. When you start your own business selling online courses there is nothing more exciting than making those first few sales. You will be motivated to gather feedback and continue to refine your course. You will also get a better understanding of your target audience and therefore improve upon your marketing efforts. But after your course has been live for six months or so you will begin to “get the itch” again. There are easier methods.
    [Providers] What’s Your Character’s Goal?
    As an example, say one objective is for learners to “Provide reasonable accommodations for employees when requested, following company procedures and meeting legal requirements.” manager’s goal isn’t really to provide the reasonable accommodation for a disability. In this case, her secondary goal might be to provide reasonable accommodations for her team so they can keep working effectively. In Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners , I mentioned some critical elements to creating a scenario for learning: Protagonist or main character.
    [Providers] Scenario mistakes to avoid #2: “Eat! Eat! You need to eat!”
    We’ve just plunged him into the fictional phone call and provided optional help. “You need to eat more!” ” she says, heaping your plate until it rivals Mount Everest. “Eat! ” We all know the stereotype. Unfortunately, we can find ourselves turning into that stereotype when we feed information to people. “You have to know this!” ” we say, filling the screen to bursting. “And this! And this!” ” Example, only slightly exaggerated. In the first post in this series , widget technicians had to diagnose squealing widgets.
  • LEARNUPON  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] Meet LearnUpon at ATD 2016
    As always our team will be on hand to provide live demos of our amazing LMS and also to answer any questions you may have. Next week we’re off to Denver for ATD’s International Conference and Expo. With over 10,000 talent development professionals and thought leaders expected to attend it’s one of the biggest industry events of the year. We’ll be taking part in the three day expo and we’re looking forward to seeing you there! This year’s event boasts over 400 speakers covering everything from the science of learning to learning technologies. Inside LearnUpon ATD Annual
  • SPONGE UK  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] Chuck Lorenz on Adapt – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast
    The questions and their times are provided so you can skip back and forth to learn more on a specific subject: 01:08 – As someone based in the US how do you find working on a project with many team members based in the UK? Chuck Lorenz is an elearning developer who contributes to the Adapt learning project. We spoke to him to find out why it’s one of the most talked about new elearning authoring technologies. If you’re not familiar with Adapt it’s a set of free, open source tools that allow anyone to create responsive elearning content. Subscribe in iTunes.
    [Providers] EdCast the Twitter of Education Raises 16 Million in Latest Funding Round
    Furthermore, social networking can provide easy access to experts when and where their assistance is needed. EdCast provides SmartBitesTM microlearning and live access to SMEs “to enable millions to become lifelong learners” (EdCast.com). Currently, it has two tracks: a consumer-focused track that provides mobile access to SmartBites and a curated content feed for business subscribers. Social media is not only a buzzword in several different industries; it is also a powerful force on society and the workplace. was sold to Visa for $190 million in cash.
  • DOCEBO  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] Three ways to connect with the Docebo team at ATD 2016
    We will contact you before ATD to find out just what features you need to provide a customized preview of Docebo. Here’s how to learn more about Docebo LMS at ATD 2016. Mile-High City, here we come. Docebo team members from around the globe will be onsite at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2016 International Conference & Exposition , May 22-25 in Denver, Colorado to showcase the latest updates and innovations in cloud learning. We’d love to connect and show you why Docebo should be your online training software. Stop by the booth for a quick demo. That’s ok.
    [Providers] HRCafe Employee Performance Management – To Be or Not to Be
    He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS. Thursday, 23rd June, 2016, 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article, “ Reinventing Performance Management ”, featured the revamp of the Performance Management system at Deloitte, which mentioned about getting rid of the annual performance reviews tools such as cascading objectives, once-a-year reviews, and 360-degree-feedback in favor of simpler and more frequent performance discussions. We Discuss. Panel.
    [Providers] In Real Life: Helping Our Partners Value Learning Too by JD Dillon
    And just as important, how can you understand the day-to-day lives of the people you support and provide resources that fit? Does everyone in your organization value learning as much as you do? If they don’t, what can you do to help others see the value of workplace learning? Here are five tips to balance learning strategy and business context. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Management Training Strategies
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] Come See our CEO Donna Wells at #ATD2016!
    Providing an ROI calculation will illustrate to stakeholders the financial impact that the training program will have on the organization. Sometimes organizations will ask a trainer to calculate the ROI of a training initiative to justify a training budget. In this case, the benefit may need to be estimated if actual data is not available. Calculating ROI can also help training and development professionals recognize areas where they can streamline their efforts. This allows them to present a more cost-effective solution that is more likely to get stakeholder buy in.
  • LEARNLOFT  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] 5 Ways to Make Your Outdated Training Methods Effective
    Stretch Their Thinking – Providing content that helps the learner stretch their mind  goes a long way in being more effective with the modern learner. Provide Coaching – The easiest thing to get right, yet the one that is often not leveraged. Many organizations struggle with outdated training methods that are no longer effective for various reasons. Whether it be generational differences, technology enhancements or stale content, the need to change and adapt has become a requirement to stay aligned to the modern learner. So, where do you start? It’s blown up.
  • LEARNLOFT  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] 5 Ways to Make Your Outdated Training Methods Effective
    Stretch Their Thinking – Providing content that helps the learner stretch their mind  goes a long way in being more effective with the modern learner. Provide Coaching – The easiest thing to get right, yet the one that is often not leveraged. Many organizations struggle with outdated training methods that are no longer effective for various reasons. Whether it be generational differences, technology enhancements or stale content, the need to change and adapt has become a requirement to stay aligned to the modern learner. So, where do you start? It’s blown up.
  • YARDSTICK  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] And the Winners Are… High School Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Video Contest
    Yardstick has had the honour of providing a volunteer judge for a few years with the Young Workers task force led by the Government of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety team. Each Year Alberta Labour holds a High School Video Contest, open to grade 10-12 students across the province. This contest gives Alberta students the opportunity to showcase their creativity through videos that demonstrate safe work practices. The winners are presented at a CSSE (Canadian Society of Safety Engineering) event during NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health) week.
  • GETPLEXD   |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] I’m attending ATD ICE EXPO, are you?
    Visit Akorbi (1262) and at least 20 other e-learning service provide booths during the event. Heading to The Colorado Convention Center this week to attend ATD’s ICE EXPO from the 22nd to the 25th of May. . My goals for the EXPO are (Booth Number): Thank  Robbi Rohr  (1535) in person for the EXPO Tickets! Visit Articulate (425) and gomo learning (657) locations to check out the newest in authoring tools for e-learning. Exchange at least 75 business cards during the entire length of the event. Create a Snapchat Story every day during the event. Are you attending ATD ICE?
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning
    Providing social learning opportunities through the LMS features is not a new requirement of many organizations. The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] Podcast – Chandra Clarke, from Inklyo shares her experience of Raptivity
    Chandra Clarke, President, Inklyo, provider of online writing courses and other practical resources for writers, has been using Raptivity over five years. Raptivity is all excited with its 10 years of presence in the eLearning industry and we believe that customers’ success is the backbone or the main reason behind Raptivity’s decade-long presence. step further, we are happy to announce a mini-podcast with one of our customers citing their success story with Raptivity. Chandra’s experience with Raptivity has been phenomenal and a major driving force at Inklyo.
  • G-CUBE  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] 5 Tips For Quality Assurance In eLearning
    The only way to lessen scepticism is to provide adequate assurance of quality in e-learning and prove that it fulfills the training needs well. The learning design: E-Learning developers have to create an effective learning environment that not only provides required information but also provides engagement that ensures effective learning. 3. It should provide required perspectives and should have conceptual strength to create knowledge. 4. E-Learning is undoubtedly gaining a tremendous popularity in the training industry, especially workplace training.
  • WISETAIL LMS  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Providers] Tips from an Employee Training Pro
    Whether you choose Wisetail for your learning management system or not, we aim to provide solid information to help you create your team’s own path to becoming a great place to work while holding to the highest standard of customer care. Our goal is power great places to work. The following advice is from a learning and development professional who cares deeply about her company, doesn’t hold punches and isn’t afraid to speak up while demanding excellence. The post Tips from an Employee Training Pro appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices
    [Providers] Why Employee Engagement is Always Important [Infographic]
    This infographic by Dale Carnegie Training, reiterates its importance while providing helpful tips on how to increase your employee training. By now we all know and understand how vital employee engagement is to the efficiency and productivity levels of any company. We start off with what I believe to be a great definition for what employee engagement embodies: “The emotional and functional commitment an employee has to his or her company.” Looking for more ways to make training soar? The post Why Employee Engagement is Always Important [Infographic] appeared first on Training Station.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016
    [Providers] The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
    In my previous post I looked at how I believe Professional Ecosystems are the future of work and learning , and how organisations (and L&D) might support them.  In this post I want to look at how individuals might make use of chatbots to build smart Professional Ecosystems, and how organisations might use them to provide intelligent access to their own content and services as well as offer personalised support to individuals. Their purpose is also to learn from you as they chat with you so that they can provide you with better answers to your questions. Why chatbots?
  • LEARNING WIRE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
    [Providers] Choose Agility, Choose Stability
    Agility, as defined by Christopher Worley, is the ability to make timely, effective and sustained change when and where it provides a performance advantage for the organization. Heraclitus once said: «  There is nothing permanent, except change  ». If If you have been active in the past ten to twenty years, you will know one thing for sure: Change is everywhere and comes in all different shapes: from a full to a flat screen TV, to the new contactless VISA card, to new regulations on tax credits. So what is the secret you ask? Well, the answer is simple: agility. Simple, yes, but.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
    [Providers] Future of Education: merging quantified, qualified & connected Self #telepathy #telekinesis #quantifiedself
    But in order to reach this connected state we must provide more curated content (like MOOCs), achieve a better understanding of how the mind works, and promote open access and open data. The people from the European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA) asked me to contribute my view on the Future of Education. So I recorded a talking head video (added below the slide deck), and accompanied it with a slide deck. In this This video proposes the Future of Education as the realization of human telekinesis and telepathy as a result of merging the quantified, qualified, and connected self.
    [Providers] What happened to the MOOCs?
    course that has 200 people on it from a provider that has rooms that can cope with no more than 150 people would call this ‘massive’ We know that FutureLearn has had the largest ever online course (I’m not calling them MOOCs anymore) with 440,000 registered for one course, but we’ve yet to see the stats about how many who signed up actually started it, completed more than one week, even completed the course? 5-15k sign-ups) or figures from other providers? MOOC = Massive Open Online Course. You knew that already, yes? But it feels like it does. It hope not.
    [Providers] PKM: to learn is to do
    However, general frameworks like PKM can provide a common foundation upon which to build contextually appropriate emergent practices. These are designed to provide some grounding in the principles, examples, and an opportunity to practice. I have called #PKMastery a swiss army knife for the network era because the concept is simple but the ways it can be used are almost limitless. Multinational companies, like Domino’s, are using the PKM framework for leadership development, ensuring senior staff improve their sense-making and media literacy skills. We want to master it.
  • DOCEBO  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
    [Providers] 6 Tips To Improve Customer Service With Online Training
    Simulations can improve customer service staff’s active listening skills , and make them more compassionate and empathetic service providers. In addition to completing returns, sales, and special orders, they must also actively listen to customer complaints and provide them with superior care. How To Improve Customer Service With Online Training. The quality of your customer service has the potential to make or break your business. negative experience can lead to bad word of mouth, unfavorable online reviews, and high customer complaint rates. START A FREE TRIAL.
    [Providers] Psychology Hacks to Boost Workplace Productivity
    Conversely, provide your employees with regular feedback on their work. As a manager, keeping your employees motivated is a constant struggle. Whether they’re bored, distracted, or lazy, it’s part of your job to keep morale and productivity high. With these simple psychological hacks, you can make small tweaks to your workplace to boost productivity. Color Psychology. Have you heard of restaurants painting their walls red to make you hungrier? Or have you noticed the muted blues, greens, and purples spas use to calm you? How can your workplace use this? Hawthorne Effect.
  • GYRUS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [Providers] Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore
    Data analytics also enable organizations to provide customized training programs to a group or a set of employees, who might be showing similar learning behavior or patterns. Rapid advances in technology and modern workforce needs are transforming the way, workforce learning & training is delivered and training courses are created. Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. Mobile learning. percent of the U.S. Gamification.
  • LEARNUPON  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [Providers] 25 eLearning tools you need to have
    With teams working in diverse locations across the world, Google Drive provides a safe and central location where all team members can access the files they need at any time. What it does:  Storify is a content curation tool that provides a visual way to tell stories gathered from social media sources like Twitter, Facebook,  Flickr , YouTube, Google , and RSS feeds. Your Feedly stream provides a single location where you can read and store news on whatever topics you choose. Best productivity tools for eLearning. Tool:  Trello. But Trello is our favorite. Tool:  IFTTT.
    [Providers] Why You Need Learner-Generated Content
    If you’re struggling to provide enough accurate content for your learners, learner-generated content might just be your knight in shining armour. It’s hard work being responsible for the development of so many learners. It sometimes feels like you spend all of your time creating learning material and by the time you’ve rolled out something new, you discover that you’ve got a bunch of existing content to update. Constantly battling against such a relentless tide can get a bit discouraging at times. there’s another way, an easier way – a better way. Informal learning on the Academy LMS.
    [Providers] Customer Experience Key to Product Design
    Given that the lines between formal and informal learning are blurring, the customer experience with the retailer provided Origin with a thorough understanding of the pain points. Let’s start by presuming that your social learning flight has taken off. We are just as eager as you are to share our experience that could perhaps shape your learning curve. What if you had learning at your fingertips, quite literally? Imagine what the compelling ‘touches’ and ‘swipes’ could actually do to hook and keep your learners engaged! What exactly were the new challenges?
    [Providers] eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
    LCMS – A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) typically provides a multi-user environment where administrators, instructors, and content managers can create, store, reuse, and manage learning objects from a central object repository. Learning Management System (LMS) provides organizations with a centralized and consolidated method for the delivery of online training programs. In other words, SCORM makes online learning content work with the Learning Management System provided both are SCORM conformant. SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?!
    [Providers] The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part II
    Some LMS’s have moved to limited cloud and content delivery network capabilities, but that alone does not provide a comprehensive solution. There is no doubt that technology has been growing at an extremely steep curve. Just consider mobile devices. Not only is there more variety in the type of smartphones or tablets available today, they have more functionality than they did some five years ago. With this expanding tool set, BYOD (bring your own device) likely needs to be a part of any comprehensive learning strategy. Levels of Online Instruction. Why does this happen?
  • LEARNKIT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016
    [Providers] Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom: What’s the Difference?!
    Blended learning allows users to learn at their own pace and dig deeper through asynchronous modules while providing real-time support from an instructor during synchronous sessions. Learnkit has published content about Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom but our subscribers have consistently asked: What’s the difference? There are a number of articles explaining each learning methodology but it’s tough to find anything that clearly explains the difference between the two and when to use one over the other. What is Blended Learning? What is a Flipped Classroom?
    [Providers] Aragon Research Publishes Third Globe Report on Enterprise Video, 2016
    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) MAY 11, 2016 Aragon Research, a technology-focused research and advisory firm committed to providing thought leading strategic research and trusted advisory services, announced the publication of its third Globe Report for Enterprise Video, 2016. The Research Report examines 16 providers in Enterprise Video across three evaluation dimensions, which consist of Strategy, Performance, and Global Reach. Based on the evaluation, each provider is then placed into one of four spheres: Leader, Innovator, Specialist, or Contender.
    [Providers] What Is Microlearning And Why You Should Care
    Instead of having to plan and execute onboarding , offboarding or migration schemes for employees, which means having them go through hefty manuals and PDF’s, provide them with microlearning segments of the content. While a verbal briefing is a formality and useful for interpersonal relationships, a microlearning nugget can provide them with the knowledge needed to confidently take over their new job duties. It’s getting difficult to tell a fad from a genuine new development these days, but make no mistake: microlearning is here to stay. Glad that you asked. Click To Tweet.
    [Providers] 5 Tips to Leverage eLearning in your Organization with Moodle
    Moodle isn’t just for the higher education sector, it’s used by countless organizations in healthcare, enterprise, and even non-profit arenas to ensure employees are provided with learning opportunities to meet their performance goals. If you are in the market for a learning management system that meets your unique learning needs, this blog will provide you with an overview of some of the many benefits you will gain from implementing Moodle into your organization. corporate eLearning Moodle
    [Providers] Webinar Preview: Beyond Multiple Choice Questions
    This guest post by Clark serves to provide an overview of the upcoming webinar. Clark Aldrich. On May 31st, our Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders series will continue with the webinar “Beyond Multiple Choice Questions” by Clark Aldrich. Register Here for the FREE webinar on May 31st. Multiple choice questions have been a mainstay of assessments and other knowledge checks because they are relatively easy to produce, can be graded automatically, and the results are easily comparable.  Short sims can put students in social situations with many possible options. 
    [Providers] SaaS LMS – A Must-have for Training Companies (Presentation)
    Learning Management learning management system for training companies LMS For Training Companies lms for training providers saas lms for training companiesExactly 3 weeks back I had written a blog post – 10 Reasons why Training Companies must invest in a SaaS LMS. Soon after it was published, I realized that it lent itself pretty well for a presentation format. And so, without any ado, the content was rewritten from a presentation perspective, images added, and […].
    [Providers] Making Learning Active Beyond the Classroom
    This blog post will provide an overview of Elaine’s explanation of 70-20-10, and her answers to participant questions posed during her session. BYTE Session Recap. Today’s Learning and Development professionals know that 90% of learning takes place outside of formal training events. How can we ensure that our learners continue to learn effectively, even when they aren’t enrolled in our structured programs? On May 3, InSync Training friend and learning leader Elaine Biech explained how to make learning active beyond the classroom. Modern Learning BYTE
  • GYRUS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016
    [Providers] 21 CFR Part 11 FDA Compliance: What Your LMS should provide?
    Finding a LMS provider with basic features and capabilities is an easy task as long as you know your training requirements. However, selecting a provider that understands the FDA criteria for electronic records authenticity requires an in-depth study of the provider’s capability and expertise. It is important that the LMS provides a robust data access structure to control the user’s access and functions based on various parameters. The post 21 CFR Part 11 FDA Compliance: What Your LMS should provide? appeared first on Gyrus.
    [Providers] The Latest Release of Lambda's Reporting Solution for Moodle and Totara LMS Comes Equipped With a New Name.
    Formerly named Analytika, version 4.1 of Zoola™ Analytics provides Lambda customers and partners using both Moodle and Totara LMS the ability to dig deeper into learner data, generate full insights into learning programs, and generate customizable, exportable reports quickly! Generating insights from Moodle and Totara elearning solutions is now fast and easy with the new release of Lambda Solutions’ LMS reporting and analytics tool. data learning analytics
  • PARADISO  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016
    [Providers] Read This! Before Choosing an LMS For Multi-Platform Online Courses
    These devices provide them with instant access to the happenings around the world. Before you narrow down on an elearning  platform, you have to ensure that they provide enterprise-grade data security measures. You should be asking about the encryption and security protocols that the LMS provider has in place to protect your sensitive information. You can go one step ahead to have a look at the reviews from the current or past clients of the chosen LMS provider to get their viewpoint on the LMS safety measures they provide. What you Should Do? Our Take.
  • COURSEARC  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016
    [Providers] Ongoing Evaluation
    provide appropriate intrinsic and extrinsic feedback to your learners. At  CourseArc  we have created hundreds of engaging online modules for our clients and in this process we have found that many K-12 organizations, universities, and corporate training departments have few to no resources with formal training in instructional design. That’s why we are excited to release our  free, self-paced course , titled  Principles of Instructional Design: A Roadmap for Creating Engaging eLearning Content. In this module we will. apply Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation to your course design.
    [Providers] What is a screenshot?
    If you’ve ever contacted your IT or Web Support Team to report a bug, you’ve likely been asked to provide a screenshot. Providing a visual example of what you’re looking at helps others see exactly what’s going on and identify what might be going wrong. A screenshot, sometimes referred to as a screencap or screengrab, is an image that shows the contents of a computer display. Screenshots let you capture exactly what you’re seeing on your screen to share with others or reference later. Taking, saving, and sharing screenshots can be extremely helpful. How can I use screenshots?
    [Providers] Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of
    Here are the instructions that Microsoft provides: Make sure you’re signed in to Office. Open Pay images are provided by Shutterstock at about $5/image. I’m not sure how it works if you already have a Shutterstock account, though. Having free clip art is a big deal for those of us on fixed budgets and with limited access to stock images and clip art to use in our elearning courses, presentations, and training programs. So last week’s news that Microsoft is bringing back free clip art was a breath of fresh, kind of. Free Clip Art via Pickit. Register here.
    [Providers] Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI
    Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough? Whether making the decision to invest in people, or to simply maintain or decrease training budgets, training programs that provide immediate impact and maximum overall return on investment are an obvious choice. New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on Obsidian Learning.
    [Providers] Clarifying the extension
    Most sources I’ve looked up agree with Av Srivastava’s definition of the term: Extended Enterprise Learning is any training that is provided to learners outside of your organization. Extended Enterprise Training (EET) is a term that was introduced to me by Don Presant in response to my previous blog post Educate everyone. EET is poised to become the “next big thing” in corporate L&D, but what is it exactly? Take franchisees as the first talking point. consider it a stretch to think of them as being outside of your organisation. And rightly so.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Providers] Building Relationships While Onboarding
    Be sure to build in time to the orientation process for the new employee to present his or herself professionally and personally by providing opportunities for speaking, presenting, and/or sharing. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”. Relationships in any capacity whether as friendships, acquaintances, significant others, and, yes, even employees, is based on trust, respect, support, and authenticity. Onboarding new employees is a tedious and sometimes pricey affair. Dr. By Talya N. ”   — Abraham Lincoln.
    [Providers] Policy Management For HR Nerds…Wait…Am I Allowed To Say That?
    Too many employees pull the ignorance clause on their company’s and then the HR department is struggling to provide the necessary documentation to legal counsel. Policy Management For HR Nerds…Wait…Am I Allowed To Say That? Policy management is an absolutely crucial tool for human resource departments. Without it employees open themselves up to all kinds of potential lawsuits. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , there were over 88,000 charges reported to the EOCC in 2014. Create policies and submit for legal approval if necessary. Summary.
  • TOPYX LMS  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Providers] Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning
    The question is will company leaders provide their employees with outlets for it, or will they ignore workers’ needs by forbidding informal learning activities? Knowledge is attained very differently today than it was in the past. Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Networking – 30%.
  • RAPTIVITY  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Providers] E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison
    It’s also important to check availability of tech-support, so you won’t struggle in critical project times and are able to provide learners with the best eLearning experience. An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions. No one likes to take a boring page turner course. Interactions help in making the course engaging and collaborative. They foster active learning through a meaningful interchange between the course and learners. We are excited to bring out the first ever Interaction Building Tools Comparison. Here is the detailed comparison for you.
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Providers] 5 Online Sales Training Mistakes To Avoid
    Mention that the online activity will help them provide better customer service and increase their sales, due to the fact that they can complete a transaction from start to finish. Your sales team carries a great deal of weight on their shoulders, especially if they are aspiring to be top earners who contribute to your bottom line. As such, they need access to effective online sales training materials that build essential skills and keep them informed about the latest and greatest products. How To Avoid The 5 Common Online Sales Training Mistakes. Click To Tweet. Click To Tweet.
  • LEARNLOFT  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Providers] 10 Things Every Leader Should be Thankful For
    Margie and Keith Eades provided my two brothers and me with a strong family unit and were sources of unending support. Organization- “Organizations change when people in them change” Its funny how often we forget that the organization whether it be our company, family, or team is what provides us the opportunity to lead. Out of the box thought leaders like Tony Robbins , Gary Vaynerchuck , Seth Godin,  Tim Ferriss , Urban Meyer, Simon Sinek , Michael Hyatt , and Bill McDermott  could never be repaid the amount of value they have provided to me. James Allen.
    [Providers] Tested to breaking point?
    believe in assessment for learning - providing students with constructive feedback to extend their learning. Ultimately, standardised testing provides a snapshot of where the child is, there and then. Anyone who regularly read this blog will know my views on testing in schools. would get rid of it. I'm not opposed to assessment - it's a vital part of pedagogy, because we need to know how our students are doing, but more importantly, students need to know their own progress, and what to do to improve. But testing is a problem that will not go away. Unported License.
  • SPONGE UK  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Providers] Expert panel joins debate on future for L&D
    Laura Overton, founder and CEO of Towards Maturity , Simon Poole-Anderson, Global Learning Technologies Consultant with optical and hearing business, Specsavers and Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director of elearning provider, Sponge UK will be taking part in the Google Hangout on Thursday, May 19 from 12.30-13.30pm (BST). The Hangout follows the launch of the 2016 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study , which aims to provide L&D professionals with the evidence they need to modernise learning to meet the challenges of a changing workforce.
    [Providers] 10 Years Later What LD Can Learn from Khan Academy
    Only 15 percent of the information learned in these settings is retained, and presentation-heavy lectures provide little opportunity to practice what is learned.  So, instead of making students step out of their work environment to attend in-classroom training, L&D leaders can provide short, educational videos to watch, coupled with the time to come together to practice what employees learned in a real environment. Trainers can then revise content for clarity, or provide additional resources to individual students. million words! The flipped classroom solves these issues. 
  • EI DESIGN  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Providers] Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You?
    hope this article has provided you the insights to help you weigh your options for outsourcing eLearning content development. If you are reading this article, you are probably evaluating outsourcing of eLearning content development or are looking at alternatives for your existing outsourcing approach. There are several compelling business reasons to outsource and there are certainly plenty of possible partners you can engage with. However, the evaluation and selection of the right partner is a tough job. How To Decide Whether Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Is Right For You.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Providers] LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)
    There is no reason to provide such information.   The moment you provide that little bit of data, you have just given away the gold and oh, any leverage you might have had. This doesn’t mean they are going to be nasty, rather, they are going to provide only so much information. . Provide the vendor – the reason or reasons why you are seeking a LMS. If you are using another vendor and are leaving them, state that (you do not have to provide the name of current vendor). . On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. . Oh, and you sell B2C. . Congrats.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Providers] LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)
    There is no reason to provide such information.   The moment you provide that little bit of data, you have just given away the gold and oh, any leverage you might have had. This doesn’t mean they are going to be nasty, rather, they are going to provide only so much information. . Provide the vendor – the reason or reasons why you are seeking a LMS. If you are using another vendor and are leaving them, state that (you do not have to provide the name of current vendor). . On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. . Oh, and you sell B2C. . Congrats.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Providers] The Future of Work and Learning 1: The Professional Ecosystem
    So whereas training was originally done  to people at a time when it was about training people to do a job for life, it is increasingly clear that conventional training practices are becoming outdated; individuals mostly want to learn what they need for their current job,  as and when they need it – and L&D can’t possibly provide everything everyone needs. Providing individual support has, up to now, not been scalable, and hence this is the reason why large organisations have resorted to one-size-fits all e-learning solutions. So is everyone else.”  e e cummings.
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