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Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

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Abillity to include your conference information within Gmail, Outlook and other e-mail providers when you schedule a session. . The courses come from an extensive list of providers.  No, but then again, this is an issue with many course providers including Lynda.com and Skillsoft. . Another common problem among the course aggregators and providers, the lack of cleaning up. .

LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

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As you can see, providing insight when you haven’t been standing in your “shoes” in a manner of speaking, really doesn’t tell you the reality, because they haven’t had to be in reality. Track and capture compliance data based upon specific courses that we provide to our learners.  2.  Did they provide breaks?  And if yes, what verticals? Voluntary?

What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016

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While systems going back from the dawn of LMSs have provided the opportunity for a learner to select their own courses, the factor of course is the administrator has to allow that; with deep learning obviously that changes things.  Remember – courses are the priority – the main reason for purchase and the LMS is an added benefit (that is the best way to think of this model).   The vendors who follow this route are course providers who have or include an LMS. . vendor)? Forecast #1. Curating Content. Not just capturing links and content on the internet.  Forecast #2.

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My forecasts for 2017

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”  This means they do not provide just a single native app with on/off synch, but they offer other native apps that can be used with their system. e. An i ncrease in the extended enterprise space, whereas it could be a content/training provider brick and mortar or a lone human who wants to sell courses, etc. Some course providers and course creators will start developing AR and VR content.  ” On the other hand, course/content providers creating AR content for the masses. And the crowds roared.  And the people sang from the hilltops. Miss the big picture.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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Analytics capability – You see it with some SaaS authoring tool vendors.  In a sense they are saying, here you can take the courses and we provide analytics, thus you do not need a LMS. I’ll just say it right now, the industry as a whole isn’t doing much.  There I said it and honestly I can’t believe I said it.  The new and cool.  The downside for customers?  Trends.

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

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Personally I am a data freak and when I was overseeing training, I wanted to get as much statistics and data as I could out of my LMS to really gain that deep insight that only a system can provide – or IMO should provide. Lots to get do, so little time or space for that matter. What I am seeing. Less statistics.  But the systems that are coming into the space nowadays have ditched the robust stats for just the basic stats, which – HERE COMES THE IRONY – is how systems were appearing back in the early days – early 2000’s (as a whole). As a Result.

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Video Learning Platforms

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2013 e-learning e-learning vendors m-learning mobile learning video content management systems video learning video learning platforms video recording Kaltura KnowledgeVision Mediacore Panopto video learning platform video learning platform vendors video learning providers video recorders Vidizmo VLPFlashback. VHS VCR comes home – literally if you bought one.  VHS still dominates.

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

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Maybe it will provide you with a ladder to look above the forest and trees of commonality of online learning. What you must decide is whether these tools will provide you with the necessities to move forward. Well it is that time of the year.  For what?  No clue, but people seem to like saying that phrase and so, I’m adding it to this post. And what a post it is going to be. Unusual? Oh, in so many ways.  Qualifications for e-learning tools. When I did find a recent site, a few tools were different than the authoring tools or tools like Go Animate!, Trial Tools. Best Buddy.

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Understanding Skill Based Learning for Business

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture One significant way that training and learning organizations can play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization is by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

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Adobe asked me not to publish their pricing, since in some areas it can be negotiated.  I did agree not to publish the pricing (and please do not ask me for it, since I promised I would not provide it). The gamification component of Captivate Prime provides the following. This isn’t to say the solution is in the minus rack, rather it is to say it is still a work in progress.

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

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Point is to provide the information to help someone achieve or specifically learn how to do it.  For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. I was wrong. Now before you go “WHAT?”, ”, let me tell you why.  Outdated and seriously who is using this? Unless you are an ID (instructional designer) or e-learning developer who was inspired by Gagne, you are not touching this with a five foot pole. ADDIE?  Snooze.

E-Learning 24/7 Superhero Reader Edition: LRS Pros/Cons, Course design – what works

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The page will provide direct access to a wealth of information from many of the vendors (all were offered the opportunity to do so).   My goal is to get it up and running by next Saturday.  If you are a buyer, you will receive the info – user/password, prior to the site going live (which to repeat is not yet live). Hopefully they provided you with some additional insight and knowledge.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

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Ability to upload a course or courses from a 3rd party course/content provider (example: Wiley, Skillsoft, etc.). A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”  ”  I thought for a few moments because my response would vary, such as “as an analyst”, “expert”, “consumer – purchasing them on my own in the past for companies I worked at”, “client perspective” or a combination of factors. The Alternative Vendors of Learning. Oh and price. Yippee!

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

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This year’s report still provides you with the details, data and info that crushes any other report out there. It’s nearly here.  In a little over two months, my 2016 Top 50 LMS Report will be available for purchase.   This post isn’t so much a “buy, buy”, rather it is to give insight into the process, considerations, and factors. Not everyone gets in. And yeah there are vendors who will taut that they are in X list or Y rankings and thus should be included. Sorry, that’s marketing.  You want marketing, I know some sites that will list you.  Not in.

Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings

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They understand the value of selling to training providers and clients going B2B.  also like that the system understands the value of having training providers (those who already have created courses and selling in the B2B and B2C channels) as customers. Back for another installment of the rankings. The final rankings will be the top 25 LMSs of 2013, will be posted in December.

Your Top Three Gamification LMSs for 2016

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22nd, and which provides even greater details and insight on each of these platforms, along with other rankings, etc.). #3  Spoke by Unboxed Technology. Three.  It is the magic number.  Well, actually, probably it isn’t, but let’s roll with it. As with anything that involves rankings there will be conjecture on this or whether it really belongs with that. Most of all, folks will wonder why there system isn’t in my top three.  Or they will wonder what they can do it be in the top three of whatever the topic happens to be. Is it an LMS? Gamification Features. One minus.

Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

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p.s. For those interested in my Top 50 2015 LMS Report , I have provided a sample. Mobile the final frontier.  These are the voyages of mobile learning.  To seek out new devices. To boldly go where no e-learning vendor has gone before, specifically LMS vendors who are now starting to get it. . The Saga. already saw that mobile planet. For me, this is what I would like to always see.  Yowsa.

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Quality Control process for E-Learning

This guide provides recommendations for implementing quality. Also, provide estimates for how long each process should take and how. recommend that your team standardize the quality control process and provide a detailed. Development tools provide options to either. to provide feedback. GUIDE TO CREATING A. QUALITY ASSURANCE. PROCESS. FRESH EYE REVIEWS. 401 S.

What is our role in online learning?

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What about higher education?  Is its only goal to provide students with courses and topics that rather than be just in the classroom are now/available online? . Sure one could make the argument that for all – B2B/B2C, employees, students and government workers it is providing them an opportunity to acquire new skill sets to improve their personal and professional goals (well, at least in the corporate side, not really HE).   And for some businesses, I’d say correct – oh and BTW – Kudos for doing so! The word here though is “provided” to me. .

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Future Technologies – Get Ready because they could change the way we learn online

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MBaaS provides mobile and web developers a way to link their applications (front-end) to backend cloud storage via APIs and SDKs.  Say out loud learning technology and the two words just seem not to go together. Learning? You mean the classroom?  The same approach to learning since humans went to school?  Technology?  That sounds so advanced – so in the “time to come”   They cannot be associated with one another – we are talking about learning here folks! But they can not only work together but achieve something far greater than any of us could imagine, success.

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

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What components or items do you need to accomplish your e-learning plan?  In my opinion here are the key items you will need: Will you want/need an authoring tool to build courses or are you going to have someone outside of the organization build them or just purchase courses via a 3rd party provider?  The Conversation. A: “We need to have online learning” B: “Huh? ” A: “I was told we must have e-learning. I’m not really sure what it is, but I know it is popular, so we must have it” B: “Okay, what should I look for?” So look for that. 

Game Based Learning – Competition

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If you are a 3rd party provider who has some game based learning courses, pick the best and submit. ”  Please provide some details.  If you are selected to see the competition, you will be provided with the following. A one pager with a series of statements for you to complete when viewing the game based learning course – basic stuff here, we are not looking for ID and e-learning developer analysis here; we will take care of that. The problem though, is that the cool stuff I see has been created for a specific customer and isn’t widely distributed. Adults. 

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Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. to instead take responsibility for providing. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Our platform provides. well beyond providing content to include. provide the manager with talking points. We provide practice guides to help Sue. We now. Right?

LMS Potluck

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The blog will remain E-Learning 24/7 as will my Linkedin group.  . b.  My debut book, an LMS Guide if you will  – which provides very useufl information from how to select a committee (and who should be on it), selecting an LMS – what you need to know, RFI insight – to save you time;  pre-implementation and post-implementation and much more.  They have trainers or hire folks outside to come in and provide training/learning.  How many of you have attended a class for say an ERP offering?  Is the person providing that training a sales person? Absolutely. 

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

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There is never a quid pro quo, pay for play or whatever with my rankings.  I’m not a lead gen for the vendors listed – rather the goal is to provide you with vendors that meet numerous criteria including UI, features, support/service, mobile, feedback from current and past clients and future game plans. Everyone loves lists. Lists for the best books written in 1899 (right?),

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

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While I am able to provide a variety of insight and details on the subject, I by no means would be a foremost expert on it. . However, the minute you want to add new activity providers, like Articulate, Captivate or Lectora courses with almost zero-configuration or redevelopment — or if you ever want to share that data across multiple systems, you’re going to want an LRS. years.

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Where the LMS is Heading

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And how is it going to provide a refreshing take? With a personalized learning experience, first comes a learning path outputted by the system, then comes one that offers not just “this and that”, but one that delivers it by providing “why” Offering each learner, the next level of learning, 100% learning centric – in everything – not just the path – everything – (by 2025). Especially when some of the folks now touting the LMS space were the same people writing about its demise. Refreshing you say? Yes, allow me to explain. Big Data.

21 CFR Part 11 Frequently Asked Questions

Disclaimer: this information sheet has been written to provide general information only and does not constitute or comprise legal or specific advice or a warranty of compliance by. 21 CFR Part 11 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Which organizations does Part 11 apply to? beverage manufacturing). Additionally, some organizations that. electronic training records and other documents. The FDA.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

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More people are working remote, more folks are using Wi-Fi than 3G or 4G with their provider (partially because of the economy, partially because of data limits from such folks as AT&T, Verizon, etc.). Even with cable and satellite – ala carte provides you with a personalized option. Yeah I know its not the end of the year, when such forecasts tend to show up in droves.

To be or not to be Moodle

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What bothers me are those folks who do it, but do not provide the Moodle code – as they are supposed to, by using Moodle.  . Some folks have it hosted via a service provider they use for other things.  The worst thing you can do, is have the person who built the system (Assuming they do not have a training or teaching background) provide the training.  Sure, you as a Moodle person could rely solely on the community to provide everything you need, but is that something you would want to do on a daily or yearly basis? Not a fan of it. Anyway, it is education. 

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70-20-10 : No longer applicable to online learning – and here’s why

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CBT was starting to make an appearance and grew in the late 80’s, and especially the 90’s when computers were able to handle what was provided to them. While he provides training for skills, compliance and other professional growth.  In just a couple of weeks, I’ll be heading on over to London then unto Berlin to speak at Online Educa Berlin. digress, my new coffee, “Death Wish” (actual name) is starting to kick in.  And yes, the name reflects the power err empowerment. “The Truth? Who does that? And therein lies the problem, the whole issue.

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B2B Top Five LMSs

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Resellers who are part of your business learning network – maybe you provide them courses on how to sell your product. Content Providers – the fastest growing B2B right now in e-learning; best or most amazingly of all – it can be just one person who has created a course (content) and then has their own clients who purchase the course or courses to provide to their own employees;  the days of large content providers as the only option is gone. must read it.  I just like lists.  It seems to me that there are others who also love lists. Warehouses.

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

We provide both. GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. properly, managers provide a concrete and comprehensive. The following models provide guidance on how to both set. Sure, we have provided a model above. How can you provide the systematic process. to provide the system and environment. to provide coaching and accountability to. sprints.

DevLearn 2014 Conference Review

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Before I get into the expo, anyone who reads my reviews, knows I always provide feedback on various items. Greetings!  Back from another interesting conference, this one packed a whallop and I mean that in a good way. The show? DevLearn.  The location: Las Vegas, NV.  The result?  Wowsa-Rama!! Break it all Down and Put it up again. The Conference Sessions. The Foot Scooter. The Basics.