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  • TOWARDS MATURITY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
    [Providers] Mind the Gap: Are You Anti-Social?
    career today is about building the employment value proposition of the individual through the mix of experiences individuals are provided. Guest blog from Dr Karie Willyerd, Chief Learning Officer, SuccessFactors, an SAP Company , challenges L&D to adapt to changing communication styles of staff. Let me take a guess at your age. No really. I’d say that if you predominantly use email rather than social media, such Twitter or Facebook, then chances are you’re over the age of 40. Times are changing. The internet has become the new social intermediary.
  • CORPORATE ELEARNING STRATEGIES AND DEVELOPMENT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2008
    [Providers] HBR IDEACAST - Learning Organizations - Are your employees gaming you?
    Yes, of course having a learning organization requires "leadership behavior that provides reinforcement". If you are in management/leadership in any organization you should be listening to the HBR Ideacast. have the feed in my iTunes but normally only listen when I see that the title looks interesting. Mark Oehlert reminded me to listen in this post. So, of course I listened.TWICE.when I saw that they were talking about Learning Organizations. Stewart. You can also read Is Yours a Learning Organization? However, the whole time I was listening I kept thinking about the average worker.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
    [Providers] HR TechnologyConference 2012: Mobile, LMS, and Cloud Update
    But the cloud has the potential to provide even greater benefits than eliminating the mess of on-premise software. With cloud systems becomes more possible because these systems are very easy to buy (no capital investment) and vendors can provide integration tools directly. We just completed another HR TechnologyConference and the attendance set records. While I didn't have a chance to see everything, I had a chance to meet with quite a few vendors and see many products and tools in the market. Let me share just a few findings and some hot topics of interest. applications.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Providers] SuccessFactors Acquires Jambok - Is this Corporate Learning 3.0?
    Two notable examples of this type of solution are BT's "Dare to Share" solution which enabled the BT field service organization to save millions of dollars in the first year by enabling telephone service reps to upload videos about their learnings directly from a company-provided FLIP camera. This week SuccessFactors announced the acquisition of Jambok, a small platform company with an innovative and powerful solution for social learning and knowledge sharing. And imagine if this content is rated, tagged, and commented upon by all its viewers!
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
    [Providers] Distributing your podcast for e-learning
    PodcastBlaster RSS Feed Generator [Click to Enlarge] The most common way to distribute a podcast is via a blogging service, or by using specialized software provided by your ISP. Refer to your hosting provider for specifics on the system they - and by extension you – should use. I've just about completed all the topics I want to cover regarding Podcasting for E-Learning (for the moment). It's time to move on to other learning and development-related subjects. So, over the next couple of days, I want to tie up some podcasting 'loose ends.' Figure 1. References: Herrington, J. D.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
    [Providers] Out with the old into the new LMS: Part 2
    New Features Coming Soon. 1. A 30 second demo from the up and coming LMS providers, highlighting key features of their system. This is part two, of the series – Out with the old LMS into the new.  Please read part one, prior to reading part two. Methods to find a new BFF LMS. Identify specifics of what you need – create a list, including pricing if that is a concern, plus whatever else is a concern. Make sure you have a realistic list because “Super Person&# LMS may not fully exist, although they all claim they do. Example: Social Learning. Do not see a taped webinar. 
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010
    [Providers] Grabbing Your Trainees with the Right Picture
    creative commons license is one that allows the photographer to keep their copyright, while giving people like us the ability to copy and distribute their work (for free!) – provided we give credit accordingly. It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand bullet points, and this is particularly true of training. Training designs are at their most engaging when words AND pictures work together to drive home the message. If you’re a non-designer designer, how can you keep your training from being the next “Death by PowerPoint” anecdote? Step 1: Let Your Message Dictate the Tone.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Providers] Workday Recruiting: Will It Disrupt The Talent Acquisition Software Market?
    By looking at talent acquisition as a process which is both an external and internal one (internal talent mobility is a critical part of recruiting), Workday has built a platform that addresses the entire talent lifecycle, integrated with Workday’s core HR application to provide a rich set of functionality for all stakeholders in the process. number of complementary partnerships are in place, including providers of background checking, video interviewing (Workday integrates HireVue), and job boards, demonstrating the completeness of Workday’s approach. Enter Workday.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Providers] Workday Recruiting: Will It Disrupt The Talent Acquisition Software Market?
    By looking at talent acquisition as a process which is both an external and internal one (internal talent mobility is a critical part of recruiting), Workday has built a platform that addresses the entire talent lifecycle, integrated with Workday’s core HR application to provide a rich set of functionality for all stakeholders in the process. number of complementary partnerships are in place, including providers of background checking, video interviewing (Workday integrates HireVue), and job boards, demonstrating the completeness of Workday’s approach. Enter Workday.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
    [Providers] Do Learning Styles exist? - Home
    We will provide arguments for and against the existence of learning styles being a myth, and then come to a conclusion. Do Learning Styles exist? Home Forums Do Learning Styles Exist? Do Learning Styles Exist? by Hugh Lafferty† & Dr. Keith Burley† † Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) and can be contacted at h.lafferty@shu.ac.uk Mr. Lafferty was in charge of MScs at Sheffield University when Dr. Burley was a student there and later Dr. Burley did a PhD at SHU and is now supervising Mr. Laffertys PhD. 1. For. 2. This as a model, appeals, but is it based on anything?
  • WIRED@HEART  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2011
    [Providers] Lessons from the Eye Movement Research: Using Pictures To Guide.
    Loved the eye movement ideas, provides an effective method to promote attention in online learning. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → Lessons from the Eye Movement Research: Using Pictures To Guide Learners’ Attention Online. Posted on December 21, 2011 by Marina Kostina. CLICK ME! Unfortunately, learners’ attention span online is growing shorter daily.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Providers] Why IBM Acquired Kenexa
    Recruitment Process Outsourcing: Kenexa is one of the leading provider of recruitment process outsourcing, a robust and fast-growing business which helps companies with their end-to-end talent acquisition needs. Kenexa is a key provider to Ford, UnitedHealth Group, WalMart, and many other major corporations. Kenexa provides one of the top two recruiting platforms (tied neck and neck with Taleo-Oracle, and also offers and end-to-end talent management offering (The Kenexa 2X Platform). Ever play a game of musical chairs? Today IBM announced the acquisition of Kenexa for $1.3
  • SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2011
    [Providers] The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.
    When this happened to us recently, we turned to Vanilla Forums to provide the answer.  Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. While it’s still a new system and there are some kinks that need addressing (like fixed British spelling and a glitchy pay structure), it proved to be a life-saving last second LMS replacement. What do you do?  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Jim: Glad you enjoyed the post, Liam!
  • TALENTLMS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015
    [Providers] How we lost our official YouTube channel
    Consider waking-up one day to find your e-commerce processor gone or your hosting provider hacked. When we started TalentLMS we decided in favor of Rackspace as our hosting provider. This is the story of how we lost our official YouTube channel and the related Google+ page for TalentLMS. It is also the story of how big companies lose sight of the customer or, similarly, why small companies will always have a place in our world. We run an online business for over a decade now. Online businesses rely heavily on other online businesses to build solid products. We are no exception.
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2008
    [Providers] 7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog
    included some of the PowerPoint animation tips I provided in the previous post to give you some more ideas. The Rapid Elearning Blog. Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. January 22nd, 2008. 29 comments. It’s a tricky balance working with customers. They commission the elearning courses, pay the bills, and are the ultimate authority for their elearning projects. So you have to listen to what they want. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. Manny.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009
    [Providers] Networks
    Understanding networks provides new insights into learning and business. For several years I called this blog “ Conversations at the intersection of learning, work & technology&# and still use that tag line from time to time. During the past decade I’ve worked at that intersection, sometimes more focused on one aspect than another. I’ve seen a merging of work and learning as more of our lives are lived in larger and more complex networks. Working in what my friend Jay Cross calls Internet Time , blurs the lines between work and learning. NETWORKS.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2008
    [Providers] Sayonara, industrial age
    In this article, the authors provide a roadmap for the daunting task of shaping strategy as technology-driven infrastructures constantly change. This article from the October issue of Harvard Business Review has fueled my thinking about the profound changes going on in the world economy. Authored by John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, and John Hagel, Shaping Strategy in a World of Constant Disruption gives evidence of the industrial age giving way to the network era. It means attracting thousands of participants, galvanizing their efforts, and retaining their commitment for the long haul.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2008
    [Providers] Future of Talent
    Corporations won’t be telling people what to do; they’ll be configuring themselves to provide what talented people want. Future of Talent is a community of talent executives from major corporations who meet once a year to explore emerging issues in talent management, staffing, recruiting, employee development, retention and leadership development. Following Sunday night’s session, a dramatic scene unfolded two blocks down the street. Angel Island was in flames! To help us to explore the metaphor viscerally, I led the group on a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2008
    [Providers] Lessons of history
    Let me count the ways. #1 You must provide a credit card number even though you’re welcome to drop out before charges begin. Why do I hate RealNetworks? They’re hoping you’ll forget… #2 You can sign up online but you can’t sign out online. Sign up 24/7; sign off working hours only. Reminds me of AOL. #3 Real claims to do this to improve their service. What bullshit. #4 If the past is any guide, I’ll be discovering weird stuff Real left behind weeks after I’ve tried to eradicate it. And again. And Firefox began crashing. deleted Real.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [Providers] FlipCon14 – It will be out of this world!
    When you register, specify Mac or PC, because TechSmith is once again providing screencasting software at no cost. For info on FlipCon14, such as how to register for the conference and  the pre-conf activities, or reserve a hotel room, click here.  As a courtesy to its readers, TechSmith is providing a Friends & Family discount code of $25. Guest post by Flipped Learning Network Executive Director, Kari Arfstrom. Whether you are new to flipped learning or an experienced flipped educator, this conference has it all for you. New this year: Boot Camp! Questions?
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
    [Providers] The Curation Debate – Plenk2010
    Stephen Downes : Design of a stable network should provide for open-ness, diversity etc. Yesterday’s session seemed to be interesting. missed it but was catching up on the recording. One part of it, around Curation (at least where it initially started), was especially interesting, not only from the point of view of what was being discussed, but also as an interesting example of the anatomy of the “narrative discussion&# happening over the microphone and chat. Here goes. Dave Cormier : happy about the curatorial activities like using ManyEyes etc. Can only Facilitators curate?
  • TAYLORING IT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Providers] Podcast #6: Tick, tick, tick, tick in the box
    Pristine Condition manual handling training provider. Craig chats with Stephanie Dedhar , Col Hawksworth and Sam Burrough on the subject of compliance training, their best and worse experiences of it and what we in the Learning Technologies field can do to enhance its reputation. Download podcast in mp3 format: Tick, tick, tick, tick in the box. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Shownotes. Innovation in compliance training (blog post ). Training is about telling people what they should and should not do… (blog post). steps to compliance greatness (Stephanie’s blog post).
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
    [Providers] Iron Mountain Sentinels: Certified Peer Coaches
    They received feedback from some of the coaches saying their immediate supervisors weren’t providing them adequate time to perform both their coaching duties and their regular responsibilities. “By adding this step, we were able to better prepare the supervisors for the support they needed to provide the coaches when they returned from class,” Henry said. “We’re in this for the long haul and committed to providing the highest levels of service for our customers,” Tomovcsik said. Iron Mountain Inc. is growing fast. million.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
    [Providers] Critical pedagogy: people can learn, but that does not make them philanthropists
    This way of critical pedagogy is also putting action back into the individual’s hands and possibilities, quote: “For Freire, pedagogy is not a method or an a priori technique to be imposed on all students, but a political and moral practice that provides the knowledge, skills and social relations that enable students to expand the possibilities of what it means to be critical citizens, while expanding and deepening their participation in the promise of a substantive democracy.” But how much of our learning is aimed at making the world a nicer (more human and balanced) place?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [Providers] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    These benefits are fairly inexpensive to provide and they give people the freedom to work as they want to work. Here we see companies providing bus service to work, free dry cleaning delivery, personalized workstations, unlimited vacation, and health and gym facilities on campus. New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. But there’s more. Do business leaders understand this?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Providers] Should we Distribute HR Into the Business?
    So when we design an HR organization we typically create shared services groups (and use outside providers) to manage these tasks. But once you have these programs running well (and this is no easy task), the remaining 1/3 of the HR budget must optimize its efforts on the strategic value HR and L&D provides: supporting what we now call "talent management" - sourcing, hiring, staffing, training, managing, developing, and supporting the team. talent markets are rapidly changing. Is it time for a new operating model for HR? We think the answer may be yes.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Super-Sized Learning: McDonald’s Chris Lyons
    The idea was that the most highly developed talent would provide top quality and customer service, priorities McDonald’s has built its business on. Therefore, certain learning and development components have to be adjusted to provide proper training for these unique business needs. As McDonald’s vice president of worldwide training, learning and development, Chris Lyons has created a learning framework to reach employees and restaurant operators from Topeka to Shanghai. Since Chris Lyons started working for McDonald’s Corp., So, it’s not theory.” region.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2009
    [Providers] List of System Variables in Cp4
    Provides info about the visibility of the playbar. Cp4 variables , Captivate variables , captivate system variables. MovieControl variables: Variable name. Default value. Description. cpCmndCC. 0. Enable/disable closed captioning (CC). Set value to 1 to display closed captions. cpCmndGotoSlide. -1. Assign the slide number that the movie should move to before pausing. Index begins with zero. cpCmndMute. 0. Mute the audio. set 1 to mute and 0 to unmute. cpCmndPlaybarMoved. 0. Set to 1 if the playbar has moved. cpCmndShowPlaybar. 1. Returns 1 if the playbar is visible, and O if not visible.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
    [Providers] Bad Management Practices
    Dropping relief packages from helicopters into the middle of a throng of Haitian earthquake victims might be a fast, efficient way to get food, clothing, and medical supplies to masses of desperate people, but what does it say about the beliefs and assumptions of the people providing the aid? In an article for BusinessWeek titled, “Ten Management Practices to Axe,” Liz Ryan identifies ten popular   practices of organizations that they should stop doing. Ryan's list has: Forced Ranking. Front-Loaded Recruiting Systems. Overdone Policy Manuals. Social Media Thought Police. Theft of Miles.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Providers] AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security
    What they want is for us to provide competent, well-trained officers. Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers. It’s not often that you hear a CEO refer to employee training and development as “a higher calling,” but that’s how Bill Whitmore, the head of AlliedBarton Security Services, sees his company’s mission to produce top-flight security officers. Labor Department. Whitmore was again made CEO.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
    [Providers] Five ways to encourage participation in the classroom
    The question to ask yourself is - "How do I provide visual reinforcement for discussion in the classroom." How can you tell stories or provide examples in class that others can relate to? In the last couple of days I've had some fascinating conversations with my colleagues about why some students don't participate enough in class. While I understand that part of this could go down to individual personalities, the more I think about it, the more I believe this is a facilitation problem than a participation problem. What feelings does that kind of environment evoke for you? Maybe?"
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
    [Providers] Five ways to encourage participation in the classroom
    The question to ask yourself is - "How do I provide visual reinforcement for discussion in the classroom." How can you tell stories or provide examples in class that others can relate to? In the last couple of days I've had some fascinating conversations with my colleagues about why some students don't participate enough in class. While I understand that part of this could go down to individual personalities, the more I think about it, the more I believe this is a facilitation problem than a participation problem. What feelings does that kind of environment evoke for you? Maybe?"
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
    [Providers] Developing HR! A Battle Cry at Bersin & Associates Impact Conference
    Personally, I always get energized by these events, especially when I have the opportunity to participate in real-time conversations with the amazing people who make up the leaders, practitioners, solution providers, media market, and researchers of the HR industry. The networking events were lively and provided an opportunity for informal connections that hopefully everyone found positive. One of our international solution providers commented that this was the first conference they had heard the term Chief HR Officer used so often. Sarah St. HR measurement and metrics.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Providers] Get your managers involved!
    The purpose of this blog post is to provide you with a range of ideas, research, suggestions etc that I have found useful in helping to underpin my rationale for ‘acting differently’ I’ve found that by showing the research, figures, hard data etc that I’ve received less ‘push back’ than previously from stakeholders – I’ve even seen / heard of examples of those same stakeholders repeat the data/research to others! CIPD report. Blog COLF Course to Campaign Slider
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
    [Providers] Using John Keller’s ARCS model to motivate online learners
    It’s not a model that I’ve used myself, at least not consciously, but I stumbled upon it again recently and thought it provided a good summary of the issues to be considered when designing a learning intervention. You may have come across John Keller’s ARCS model for student motivation. In particular it makes sense to me when putting together a live online learning event. Let’s take a look at the four elements: Attention: Clearly it is essential to grab the learner’s attention because, without this, the other three elements will not be considered.
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
    [Providers] 3D video conferencing
    George Siemens laments how video conferencing doesn’t provide you with all the visual cues you would like: “It’s tough presenting to a conference when you, as the presenter, lack visual cues. Sure, you can see the people seated around tables, you can see the layout of the room, but if it’s a larger group, you miss the important communication signals of eye contact, raised eyebrows…or people falling asleep. Video conferencing with smaller groups does allow for transition of greater detail (a smile, confused look), but it doesn’t allow for eye contact. Apparently.
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009
    [Providers] Learning Pulse
    personally have been working with a wide range of smaller companies and training providers who want to establish an e-learning delivery capability. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse October 30th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Harold Jarche is blogging about the future of the training department , briefly looking back at the pre-training age and then at how training has evolved after its invention in the 20th century. Learning technologies are not adopted similarly by all types of people. No trackbacks yet. and CSS 3
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
    [Providers] Do Your eLearning Lessons Appeal to a Variety of Learning Styles?
    Admittedly, the summary provided here of Gregorc's model is oversimplified. However, it should give you a sense of the type of insight it provides into how people learn differently from one another. By Shelley A. Gable. took a course on learning styles a few years ago. The instructor pointed out that training practitioners tend to design instruction that caters to their own dominant learning styles. Although this may be the most comfortable approach for the one designing the training, it may result in some learners being left behind. The point? visual, auditory, kinesthetic).
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Providers] Volk Appointed New CEO of Lumesse
    22 Lumesse, an integrated talent management services provider, has announced the appointment of Thomas Volk as its CEO. Thomas Volk, an enterprise technology executive, started his career with HP before moving to the U.S., where he spent more than five years in a variety of global sales and marketing roles. Austin, Texas — Jan. Volk, an enterprise technology executive, started his career with HP in Germany and the U.K. before moving to the U.S., where he spent more than five years in a variety of global sales and marketing roles. Source: Lumesse
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [Providers] ManpowerGroup: Top Business Leaders Need Diversified Skill Set
    ManpowerGroup, a workforce services provider, says U.S. In light of December’s government employment report, business must continue to diversify the skill set of its top leaders, according to a recent survey. Milwaukee — Jan. companies must build up the right business leaders needed to strategically evolve their business across fast-changing industries and regional economies, as the world's talent shortage ensues and the risk linked to business decisions in today's economy intensifies. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the overall December jobless rate was 7.8
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    [Providers] Blackboard Expands Presence in Latin America
    With local offices in Santiago, Lima and Montevideo, Quanam will work with Blackboard to provide greater access to the company's online learning, mobile learning, Web collaboration, mass notification and learning analytics products throughout the region. The partnership with Quanam will aim to enable the company to further help higher education institutions, government agencies and corporations in the region. Washington — Sept. 28 Blackboard Inc. has expanded its presence in Latin America through a strategic local partnership. Source: Blackboard Inc
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
    [Providers] Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management
    This webinar will introduce knowledge management as something capable of providing tangible improvements in business practice and drive profits and growth. Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technologies sector, will be giving a webinar hosted by Don Taylor of the Learning & Skills Group on knowledge management on 4 September at 12pm.  The findings will be expanded upon in a business solutions workshop to be held at the Learning Live event itself on 11 September at 3:15pm in Bishopsgate 1. Archaic knowledge management systems really are holding businesses back.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Providers] Idiots, Networks and Patterns
    All of the people I know who are capable of rational thought also understand that the combination of (we’re rural so pretty much everyone gets climate change) climate change and energy issues, lack of jobs, and the refusal of government to provide us with basic services means that a new revolutionary social movement is needed. Tweet Here are some interesting things that were shared via Twitter this past week. SebPaquet ~ “Make something idiot-proof and somebody will make a better idiot.&#. CharlesJennings ~ “we deliver milk. we facilitate learning. we transfer funds.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010
    [Providers] Vacation Leg 2 - Penang and Georgetown; Beaches and Churches
    Hostelbookers often has links with several homestay providers and we ran into Annie's homestay close to the famous Batu Ferringhi beach at Penang. A short flight from KL landed us in Penang - the pearl of the orient. There are good reasons for Penang to be called that. It's definitely Malaysia and Asia's food capital and perhaps also the cultural capital, given Georgetown 's status as a UNESCO world heritage site. As in KL, we wish we had more time here - good reasons to ask for a bigger holiday allowance. Fat chance of that happening anytime soon, though! You've got to do that yourself.
  • EDYNCO  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012
    [Providers] What are the key elements of an online course?
    If an online course does not provide a communication channel between the learner and a tutor or among all learners, then the course is just an “information dump”, where learner feels lonely and this may affect his/her overall learning experience.Communication channel (e.g. diversity of this set of terms is a consequence of an endless number of e-learning software providers. When discussing an online course as an organized form of education through the internet on a theoretical level, an online course consists of three components: Information. Communication. Evaluation. web links).
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2008
    [Providers] my journey into social media and why I became an evangelist
    Providing e-courses to post-graduate medical students in the field (= international and in low resource areas working on tropical diseases). Karyn Romeis is working on a dissertation exploring the impact of the use of social media on the professional practice of learning professionals. Karyn would like to know your story as well, so add to her blogpost. The questions she would like to see answered: How did you get started with social media? What was your introduction, and how did the journey unfold? What difference has it made in your professional practice? This was a closed blog (shy).
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Providers] Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare
    Give your content design breathing room: Designers need to go through transient stage when learning how to separate content from presentation, so provide the extra time they require up-front. Start with a high impact project: Make sure project provides many opportunities for content reuse and touches many deliverables so everyone can see the value. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. The sheer nail-biting horror of it all. Get in touch with every negative aspect, all the things that could go wrong. Then figure out a way to get that negative force on your side. Theme by mg12.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
    [Providers] Drinking from the Talent Acquisition Fire Hose
    To explain how I got here from there, I’ll provide a brief professional biography: I’ve spent the last 20 years in consulting in various roles, from direct client service helping organizations with their talent-related challenges to managing complex internal transformations. Similarly, the global talent acquisition solution and service provider landscape is vast and navigating the acronym and funky title soup might feel like traversing the “Wild, Wild West.” Hi, my name is Robin and I’m trying to understand the complexity of Talent Acquisition.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2006
    [Providers] Knowledge Management Core Issues
    Providing environments, tools and processes that encourage informal learning, knowledge sharing of effective practices and stimulate innovation. Great post by Denham Grey - Perennial KM issues that are very similar to the core problems that we deal with in eLearning: How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks. Could we improve the situation by adopting some emergent mindsets & web2.0 practices ?
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
    [Providers] EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Jane Maurer
    Everyone functions virtually and on the web and we need to provide students with technology that allows them to do that. Meet Jane Maurer. Jane Maurer is an Instructional Technologist and Trainer at University of Denver. She is also a Sys Admin for Blackboard , Camtasia Relay , and AdobeConnect servers on campus. She trains and supports faculty in the Daniels College of Business. Lecture Capture—and more!—For For the Masses. Lecture capture solutions are helping campuses increase student learning and satisfaction, while improving instructional effectiveness. Watch this presentation.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2009
    [Providers] The Eight Classic e-Learning publications? | Tony Bates
    provides a continuous stream of excellent, pragmatic publications on e-learning. The Eight Classic e-Learning publications? May 7, 2009 · Print This Article In another post I reported on a list of eight ‘classic’ publications on distance education, chosen by Shanghai TV University. This has prompted me to think about what might be eight ‘classic’ publications on e-learning, acknowledging that there is some overlap between at least online distance eduication and e-learning. Furthermore, the Internet allows us to open the process to everyone. and Turoff, M.
  • ASTD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Providers] What's in a Game?
    But game advocates contend that they offer even more valuable benefits than engagement: Games enable players to learn by doing, as well as provide a safe environment for workers to fail specific tasks and try again. Let’s face it—games are cool. More importantly, games can be effective vehicles for learning. Indeed, few deny that a fundamental advantage of games is that they engage learners more than many other learning experiences. But not so fast. Bottom line: Good game design is not easy. Click here to read full version
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
    [Providers] Poor Jobs Report Points to Tumult In US Workforce
    spoke with the CEO of Odesk yesterday, one of the largest providers of contract work platforms and marketplaces. Today's poor jobs report ( only 80,000 jobs created ) points out the many talent imbalances we have been talking about over the last year. just finished an interview on CBS radio and the message was simple: we have some complex changes taking place in the workforce we must address. 1. There is a major talent imbalance in the workforce. Today we are in a "Talent Paradox" - high unemployment coupled with a difficulty in hiring.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] Results-only
    neuro-science provides new metaphor for organizational reform via @bduperrin. Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. “Education is a self-organizing system, where learning is an emergent phenomenon&# Sugata Mitra’s TED Talk via @Willrich45. openworld “When peer learning meets “results-only work environments&# ( #ROWE ), a breakaway era will begin&#. What Girl Scouts have to say about going ROWE. via @caliandjody. You can’t motivate students, but you can kill what motivation they have. via @bhsprincipal. via @captic.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Providers] Success Story: An ISPI President’s Method for Using Social Networking to Combat Brain Drain (Interview 1 of 2)
    This service provides a winning outcome for the Alumni, the University, the learner, and ISPI. Q. Rose Noxon is a Senior Business Process Expert at CACI International, a public IT company that was recently recognized as the government contractor of the year. Rose previously conceived and managed CACI’s award-winning corporate university and has more than 25 years experience in human capital management and business process improvement. Outside of her work at CACI, Rose is also the President of the ISPI virtual chapter for Capella University. The organizations have similar missions.
  • OPENSESAME  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
    [Providers] Welcome To Our New Senior Account Manager
    appreciate Erin, Josh and Don taking me through the gauntlet and providing an exciting opportunity with a growing company. I''m thrilled to be joining such a great group of individuals. I''ve worked in high tech sales forever and saw a great opportunity to join a fast moving startup like OpenSesame. I''m most excited to make sales calls that don''t need to include a Solutions Engineer, an integration expert, a Deployment Engineer and the Product Mgr on every call! Hi! I''m Todd Burns, new Sr. Account Manager with OpenSesame. years. We live in Cedar Mill, not far from St. OpenSesame
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Providers] Graphics Primer: Color
    Color helps us represent reality, provide focus, express emotion, connect information, increase legibility and create psychological impact. Do your graphic designers speak in a secret language? Do you wish you could let terms like Hue, Saturation and Value roll off your tongue? Aside from impressing your friends, there are practical reasons for learning more about graphic design. Why You Should Care. If you’re involved in eLearning design and development, it’s important to understand visual communication. Starting With Color. The perception of color varies among individuals.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Providers] Lessons From The Best: 2012 Bersin & Associates Learning Leaders
    And of course innovation and technology has moved faster than ever: the winners Dextro, Vangent, Capital Analytics, KnowledgeAdvisors, Bloomfire, GlobalEnglish, Triple Creek, Allen Communication, Korn/Ferry, and Work4 Labs are all providing groundbreaking new tools and solutions which enable HR and L&D to transform itself. Back in 2006 we had a dream of building a new type of industry recognition program that would use the rigor of our research to recognize leading L&D, HR, and talent management programs around the world. About the Learning Leaders Program.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Providers] Pushing the Acceleration Pedal on Business Results: Have you had an alignment recently.you know, between your business and leadership development strategies?
    To connect these dots, develop a leadership competency model that provides a coherent, unifying framework for the leadership behaviors that support your organization’s values and business strategy. ?. 2. In the wake of a worldwide financial meltdown and subsequent reductions to leadership ranks in many organizations across the globe, companies’ top leaders are more concerned than ever about keeping and growing their remaining best talent. 4-Step Roadmap to an Effective Leadership Development Strategy. Align leadership development to company values and business goals.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Providers] Developing and Measuring Training the Agile Way The Training Part 2
    The clarity of required outcomes empowered the leadership team to not shy away from stopping the instructor and requesting that he provide more concrete examples.  Dwight D. Eisenhower is credited as stating that "Plans are nothing; planning is everything" in response to how the plans for the D-Day invasion were made useless as a result of the bad weather that occurred on that day.  The Eisenhower quote was totally appropriate for the experience that the DTCC Learning team had with agile training.  What is Agile? Daily Standup - Short status meeting (10 to 15 minutes). 
  • LEARNDASH  |  FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
    [Providers] WordPress LMS Latest Update
    Before getting into the update, I want to thank those of you who have written and expressed an opinion regarding the project, features, and general desires.  We want to make one thing is clear: WPLMS is committed to providing a product/service of great value… and we are committed to doing it right. First, I want to apologize for the lack of updates recently. There have been a lot of conversations happening in the past couple of weeks in regards to the project’s direction. Which brings me to the biggest news of this update. Hope you all have a great weekend. Justin. Tweet.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010
    [Providers] Panel 4: Online Examinations (HE 2010)
    With that comes a responsibility to make sure that we not only provide the rights systems and processes, but also the right methodologies. Madan Padaki, Co-Founder and CeO, Meritrac Services, said he distinctly gets the sense that online examinations will become commonplace a few years from now. In a survey they conducted with heads of institutions, 77% of the heads wanted to implement technology in assessments. He thinks the process is one of 12-18 months and needs to be meticuluously planned. It could be used for internal assessment as well. Filed under: 3.0 , elearning 2.0
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2007
    [Providers] Social Learning
    The ZPD is formally defined as the difference between “ actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers “ The belief is that scaffolding when the learner is in the ZPD can provide the learner with the confidence and skill required to complete tasks. Theories such as cognitive apprenticeship, activity theory, situated learning and distributed cognition have been reportedly influenced by Vygotsky’s thinking.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008
    [Providers] No Stupid Questions! I am Serious! (Part 4)
    It provides some interesting things to ponder regarding globalization and fast evolving changes we need to consider as we plan and prepare students for the future. Critical Thinking Web Provides over 100 free online tutorials on critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, creativity, and other aspects of thinking skills. Critical Evaluation Tookit Griffith University provides tips on helping students to develop critical evaluation skills. This site provides you with a lot of valuable resources and ideas on how to deal with it. Part 3 - Is PowerPoint Evil?
  • LEARNING CONVERSATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2009
    [Providers] Taking responsibility for learning
    Take more of a coaching attitude to management , rather than providing all the answers. Provide access to resources and networks, and help people see how they can get the most out of them. Post no. 2 in my further reflections on the Learning & Skills group conference. Many organisations find that motivating their employees to take responsibility for their own learning is a limiting factor. Motivation is the internal condition that activates behavior and gives it direction; energizes and directs goal-oriented behavior. Wikipedia 30/07/09 ). I'm sorry. That's not enough.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2009
    [Providers] The Expert’s Brain
    In this way, an inter-connected network of knowledge provides multiple opportunities for retrieving knowledge from long-term memory. Remember those Your Brain On Drugs commercials? They always used the analogy of an egg. That same analogy works well to represent the brain of an expert. The expert’s brain is like a hard-boiled egg. We often have to turn a runny egg into a hard-boiled one. An expert has knowledge structures that differ from those of a novice. It’s important to understand these differences when designing for experts and when designing for novices. Conclusion.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013
    [Providers] What Learners Want – Part 4 – The ‘results’
    In order to maximise the ‘keenness’ demonstrated by the Focus Group participants we decided to provide them with immediate access to the online survey as opposed to making them wait for the ‘official’ launch date some 2-3 weeks later. It also provided us with a wonderful opportunity to speak to people face-to-face about the initiative and answer any questions that they may have. If you haven’t read  this series to date,  it may be worthwhile doing so in order to set some context. Blog intranet
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Providers] Trainers: Is Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule a Hoax?
    The training that you then provide will serve as a starting point and guide for their learning , but learners are still going to have to take responsibility for their own skill-building.   Well, no…but some trainers seem to think so. In the age of “awareness level training” and “click next to continue” courses designed to check a box or meet regulatory requirements, we risk missing out on opportunities to really let learning happen. Awareness may be necessary, but it’s just the beginning. If your training program begins and ends with “awareness,” you’re missing the boat.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
    [Providers] The Real Beauty In Leadership Happens By Going Above And Beyond
    Coaching is an ongoing informal conversation with the employee that focuses on providing the following: counsel on current objectives and actions to categorically improve the result; feedback concerning their progress or improvements on Flat Army habits; and. And the truly connected leader will take interest and provide counsel on personal endeavours as well as we discussed in the coaching attribute. “Compassion leaves an indelible blueprint of the recognition that life so sorely needs between one individual and another; one nation and another; one culture and another. Measuring.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Around the globe
    It's difficult to sleep at night unless you have some heavy curtains, because there is no night - only twilight for a few hours. I was invited to Helsinki to serve on a two day panel of experts as we assessed over 4 dozen applications for educational research grants provided by the Academy of Finland. During the event, it snowed heavily, providing a magical backdrop for many meetings and much fun. 2010 has been another busy year for me, with a lot of travel and I estimate that I have more than 54,000 air miles to my name - more than twice around the globe. Related blog post.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Providers] Jiffy Lube: Running Full Speed
    But the learning team at Jiffy Lube International, the automotive maintenance chain owned by global energy provider Shell, has developed a blended approach to training that has the company running along just fine. Jiffy Lube’s Web-based in-store training, Jiffy Lube University (JLU), not only is effective at engaging the company’s younger demographic — thanks to its use of technology and game-like mechanisms — it provides evolving service technicians with a clear visual map for continued development, encouraging them to stay longer.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
    [Providers] Chief Learning Officer Unveils Top Companies for Workforce Development
    “Through a variety of different metrics and methods, they have provided rigorous evidence of the impact of training on the business.” MediaTec partners with recognized industry experts and provides thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media and gives readers the business intelligence and knowledge they need to succeed in new and changing markets. ” Again this year, the top five finalists had to complete a capstone evaluation. McDonald’s USA LLC 3. UPS 4. IBM 7. Accenture PLC 9.
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
    [Providers] Talent Development Reporting Principles Part 2: The Three Statements
    The statements provide information about the basic measures needed to manage the learning function. Last week I introduced the evolving reporting standards for L&D called Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRP). This week I want to discuss the three recommended statements in more detail. Next week, we will look at the three recommended reports. The three statements are intended to organize and standardize all the important L&D measures just as the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement do for accounting measures. eLearning Solutions
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Providers] How To Add Realism To eLearning
    Provide a scenario that is modified to fulfill a particular objective and give learners two choices. Provide situations where the outcomes are in shades of gray (as life usually is). Adding realism to eLearning should improve learning transfer, which will prepare learners for situations they might really encounter. Realism also adds credibility to a training course, which is quite important to the busy, cynical, or tired employee. These are often part of the analysis phase, prior to design. All of this is fodder for your creative brain. Here are some strategies for doing so.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Back to School: CLOs can learn a lot from academic institutions’ traditions
    Further, the informal learning component of this educational experience from my fellow 80 or so alumni and students from around the globe provides an added perspective that I bring back to my day job as a CLO. Becoming practitioner-students sets the tone for the work we do with our business clients and learning colleagues. “The test of first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed views in the mind at the same time and still maintain the ability to function.” ” Over the past couple of years I have often been reminded of author F.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012
    [Providers] HR in the Cloud: Upping the Talent Management Ante
    Sapphire, the SAP annual event for its customers and partners, provided the debut of SuccessFactors as a SAP company. In a newly created division called Cloud Computing, Lars Dalgaard, founder and CEO of SuccessFactors, is now the king of the cloud, overseeing a team of 5000 employees devoted to executing SAP’s cloud strategy. Update from Lars on the SuccessFactors’ end of the business: there are3500 customers with 15.6 million unique users, making it 15 times the size in user count of other cloud companies. Developments announced? There were plenty.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Providers] Are you measuring transfer of learning?
    It sends updates to participants, reminding learners of objectives, prompting reflection and action, and providing specific content. Don’t be alarmed. David Mallon’s blog has *not* been hacked - it’s just taken on another writer. Now it’s a twofer. I’m Janet Clarey, a new senior analyst here at Bersin & Associates, and I’ll be conducting research in the learning practice along with David. Frequent readers will be happy to know that David will continue to write his informative and reflective blog posts here too. Two bloggers. One URL. Yes exactly!
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    [Providers] Bamboo Project Readers' Guide to Blogging for Personal Branding
    Provide you with a valuable way to network with others who are online , expanding your connections and exposing you to new people and ideas. . Provide you with a way to show your ongoing engagement with topics in your industry and profession and help you stay up-to-date on what's happening. Networking 2.0: Blogging Your Way Out of a Job. and Into a Career View more presentations from Sacha Chua. tags: blogging web2.0 ). Last week, I asked my readers to share their best advice for using a blog for personal branding and job searching. I've also added some links and other resources.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] How to Get Up to Speed (Fast!) on Rapid E-Learning
    In his leadership role at Knowland University, Bill focuses on helping clients get the most out of the products and services provided through a combination of guided and self-paced learning opportunities. Everything you know about rapid instructional design or rapid e-learning development is likely wrong. Vendors will have you believe it’s only about the tools. Consultants will have you believe it’s about streamlining existing processes, even skipping unnecessary steps. Which begs the question: If they are unnecessary steps, why are they there in the first place? We can.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Providers] Thinking Ahead and Sales Effectiveness
    Perhaps somewhere in between?  If your goal is to keep clients for a very long time, this will influence your customer service as well as your advertising.  If your goal is to provide quality service, then wish the customer a nice life and move on to their friends and family, it makes sense to allocate your resources a little differently. My ninety-four-year-old neighbor jokes that for her, thinking ahead means buying green bananas, assuming she’ll be around to eat them when they ripen.  What steps did you have to take to get there?  Think long-term for your employees. 
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015
    [Providers] eLearning for the travel industry with eFrontPro
    With regards to the last item, eFrontPro provides a comprehensive reporting system that gives you quantifiable information and statistics for your employees’ attendance, progress and understanding of the material. It’s summer time (at least in this hemisphere), and hundreds of millions of people are already planning their vacations. Except travel industry people, who aren’t going anywhere, as they have to help all those millions plan, book and enjoy their holidays. Even the ticket agent has to master an arcane set of rules and procedures for booking tickets. Training.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Providers] LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins
    This huge industry includes many categories, including: Employer Services: job boards, executive search firms, contingent and retained search firms, recruitment process outsourcers, small and mid-sized recruiters, applicant tracking systems, referral services and systems, background checking services and systems, pre-hire assessment systems and content, recruitment data and information providers, and thousands of consulting firms. Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. The numbers tell a story: this company is going to radically transform corporate recruiting.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business
    These assets don’t appear on the balance sheet [yet], but more and more often they provide a corporation’s competitive edge. Our motto is that “six heads are better than one&# at the Internet Time Alliance , and I have the pleasure of working with and learning from a great collaborative team, spread across eight time zones. 1. Jon Husband’s working definition of Wirearchy is “ a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority, based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results, enabled by interconnected people and technology”. have called this Work 2.0 In Summary.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Providers] The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change
    It does not include providers of content or data services. The recruiting software market has exploded with new players, despite the continued dominance of Taleo (Oracle), Kenexa (IBM), Lumesse, and LinkedIn (which is actually not a talent management software provider but actually replaces the need for many other tools). We see the emergence of many new critical tools here: companies that provide candidate searching, advertisement management, Facebook and LinkedIn integration, candidate relationship management, and what we call "Google of People."
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Providers] A Call to Action: Performance Management in June
    Simpler things, such as providing managers with self-service tools on how to engage in effective coaching conversations or the addition of a small section on “manager as coach” into an existing manager training, are good first steps. Instead, identify if there are ways to provide managers and employees with more resources to enable better development planning. It is easy to forget about performance management in June. Appraisals are at long last done. Compensation adjustments have finally taken place. You deserve a rest. Source: Bersin & Associates, 2011. Stacia.
  • OPENSESAME  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Providers] Meet Community Coordinator Alex!
    In my current position at OpenSesame, I head the Customer Support Team, providing round-the-clock support via social media channels, phone, live chat, email, and case management tools. Hi, I''m Alex! I am the Community Coordinator at OpenSesame. Most customers know me on a first-name basis, and I strive to give care and attention-to-detail to every person on our site. Day-to-day I wear many hats! My Before OpenSesame, I worked at NBC Digital and prior to that, an online video startup called Revver. Before moving to Portland, I went to USC for grad school. OpenSesame
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2009
    [Providers] NBT – Networked Based Training Solutions
    Course Managers – the role changes to a facilitator, someone in-charge of providing and ensuring network characteristics such as diversity and autonomy, as well as facilitating inclusion and access. Just like SCORM was build to standardize the runtime interactions, maybe we can come up with a way to integrate the network (and thereby, collaborative learning) into an existing WBT or VC so that it genuinely provides a meaningful way forward. NBTs, the natural evolution (in my opinion) from WBTs, are a solution worth evaluating. New developments need periodic updates.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2009
    [Providers] Networked Learning Environments
    The weaver’s job will be to acclimatise the learner to the changing landscape, provide an understanding of the environment through initial idea networks and through an empowerment in terms of tools, technologies, processes and social conduct perhaps. For the weaver, technology should provide a way to negotiate the changing nature of interaction/collaboration, of the explosive network of ideas that she set the seed for, of the mechanisms for maximum impact of these ideas on learners. So are LMSs now part of a technology trend that is headed south? Will incorporation of Web 2.0
  • ALEARNING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Providers] Exit Interviews for NonRenewing Members
    It was an opportunity to bring closure to my tenure at the company, to make suggestions for things I saw that could have been improved, and to thank those who provided me the opportunities that had helped me grow. With thanks to the good people at ASAE and The Center who posted several entries covering sessions at their Great Ideas Conference, I’m getting a feel for what I’m missing. This is good. Engagement from afar and all that. Should we just let them go and focus on those we still have instead? Pah-lease. What’s the angle for alearning professionals? Who knows?
  • ALEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2009
    [Providers] Are Your Business Needs Being Met?
    It’s simple, really: provide easy access to a brief tutorial on what the process is, why it must be followed, and who to call for more information. Yes, non-profits/not-for-profits have business needs. Making sure you bring in enough revenue to cover your costs/expenses is the ultimate need, but what drives those revenues? Membership dues, you say. Registration fees to the conference and other events. Conference booth revenues. Sponsorships. Maybe some advertising. Do they understand your membership application process? Renewal process? Timeline? How about registrations? Help them.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2008
    [Providers] Ten quick wins in e-learning
    Provide a gateway to learning 8. What often comes out are solutions that are easy to deliver but do not necessarily provide a great deal of value to the business. Laura Overton agreed, but felt we should not ignore the learner as a stakeholder: "As well as business results, we must look at providing a positive experience for the learner. 7.Provide a gateway to learning One way of providing a positive benefit for staff and making an early impact with e-learning is to provide free access to an external portal containing a wide variety of learning resources.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2008
    [Providers] Learning Conversations - The King is Dead – Long Live the King
    And its rare to find a content delivery system that enables learners to search for packages (even if metadata has been provided as part of the SCORM manifest). We do need an alternative model for learning management systems ( as proposed by Tony Karrer a while back ) Ive long argued for a model based on that of the successful ecommerce providers such as Amazon, where the learning content is the product. The reviews and ratings would provide critical metadata for the learners. It would provide a combined performance support and knowledge provision system.
  • DAVE'S WHITEBOARD  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Providers] Place-based learning: med students in a nursing home
    The two-week length of the “condition&# provides time for a variety of experiences–the daily routine of eating, bathing, using the toilet.  How fully do you immerse yourself in new skills? The University of New England’s program in geriatric medicine gives students a “diagnosis&# and places them in nursing homes.  The students spend two weeks living as they would with the symptoms and limitations of their condition. Here’s 38-year-old Kristin Murphy, who said, “I said I want the full gamut [of treatment].  How do they process what doesn’t happen?
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Providers] Different social networks
    Most conference attendees have by now seen the conference social map - a map that draws attention to how attendees are connected…but provides very limited value. danah boyd tackles a much needed discussion - different types of social networks. Network language has been integrated into society. This is partly due to the experience many people have now had with linking, connected, and sharing information through social media. Simple network terms long tales, power laws, strong/weak ties, etc. are thrown around rather casually. Or, they are used to bluntly.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Providers] Tools and our brain
    Norman Doidge, in his text The Brain that Changes Itself , provides many compelling examples of how technology, tools, and experiences can substantially rewire the human brain in a short period of time. We often hear about how technology doesn’t change the brain. Or, at least that technology doesn’t impact how we think in the short term. Evolution, we are told, takes much, much longer. pdf) on the subject). While we may disagree about the impact of technology on humanity, it is difficult to argue that technology does not alter mental functioning.
  • ECONTENT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Providers] Google + Suomi = Duluth!
    Our region has a history where the local power company ( Allete ) partners with the taconite industry to provide cost effective power. This mathematical equation makes sense if one studies the data behind the variables! After all Google has just revealed via today's Wall Street Journal that their newest European data center with be created in a former paper mill located in Finland (Suomi). If one considers that one of the most expensive costs in operating a data center is cooling the servers, and that Finland has: Cold ambient air temperature. Cold water (Gulf of Finland). Economy 2.0
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Providers] Managing Employee Performance: Users and Their Software
    41 percent of respondents reported that their performance management solutions are self-developed; 38 percent are provided by a vendor (often a suite vendor, although the module may be stand-alone) and 21 percent use modules that are within their core HR systems. These programs provide a just-in-time approach to coaching assistance, dependent on the area on which the manager is coaching. 52 percent provide workflows to track coaching and mentoring conversations and activities, an important feature in coaching management. ” [1]. Coaching In, Ranking Out. Op.Cit.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Providers] Shifting From the Schoolyard to the Workplace
    The alliance suggests that the federal research and development agenda should be studying and researching successful strategies that work when it comes to off-track students, while identifying a “pool of potential partners” for helping schools and districts provide non-academic student support. Some companies are implementing initiatives to see that the underprivileged or underskilled are served and not forgotten. The Alliance for Excellent Education wants to make sure these same groups will be served under federal law as well. percent. percent in 2009. You can read the full report here.
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Providers] Virtual Career Fair Lessons Learned: Implementation
    Next time we'll be sure to test before we assume, even when it's a platform we've used before. (I should add that Go-to-Webinar provided me with some great 140-character customer service through Twitter, so I was really pleased with their response, even though we had some issues with the recordings). In a previous post , I shared some lessons learned in planning for the virtual career fair we piloted in the spring with several Pennsylvania counties. Today I'm going to share some lessons we learned during implementation. Free can work --This project was grant-funded and money was tight.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
    [Providers] Shouldn’t We Just Best Buy Corporate Learning
    Through the magic of repeat shopping and business intelligence within BestBuy.com, you are provided with recommendations on products you might be interested to purchase. Best Buy, a renown electronics retailer perhaps better known for its khaki pants and blue shirt dress code, could be viewed analagously with that of an evolved corporate learning structure. Imagine that you’re at one of their corporate stores. What do you see when you enter the store? There she/he is, the greeter: “Hello sir, how are you today?” There are no commissions at Best Buy to make a sale.
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