BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT
JANUARY 13, 2014
However, is there other data in text, as visuals, in video that might provide a different way to see the information? In this article I want to explore 3 connected ideas. The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously. So the era of big data is here.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Step two, retaining knowledge for the future and providing easy access closes the loop. This, in toto, is ‘knowledge management’ Done well, KM also provides so much fertile information it often generates a critical mass of ideas that, exposed to a large body of users, leads to further innovations—new ways of doing things company wide. The benefits of knowledge management (KM) are a monster value-add to any organization. Nevertheless, the more I learn how companies capture and leverage their intellectual property, the more disheartened I become. Two Interlocking Parts.
10.2 Strategic Ways to Ensure Learning Begets Performance Improvement
JUNE 5, 2011
While we can all agree a yardstick is required, we often have a hard time decoding points A and B, a decision provided by the business identifying current and preferable conditions. Provide One Example Of An Observable And Positive Outcome. Regression Test: Everyone in the company should be encouraged to provide their own ‘war’ stories; tales of success and overcoming the odds.
5.1 Reasons How and Why to Build Learning with Social Media
MAY 25, 2011
Social media by its nature is a low key, playful environment providing the opportunities to express emotions to spur on a panoramic view of the problem/project easily refocusing as needed. 4. Using social media (SM) to prepare material for instructional design, courseware and webinars and such is the flip side of the same coin that encourages social media as intake media. We read a lot about using SM to learn, but how about to build? Here are 5.1 reasons to build learning via SM. 1. Social Collective. Information for All on Demand. Think Like a Designer . Content Grows from Stories.
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.
ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial
APRIL 11, 2011
Even if I get a pie in the face – I’ll be satisfied providing a model for excellence that is worth the whipped cream and gooey junk inside. It’s no secret that coming from leadership positions in public and corporate education I am very critical of substandard learning; ‘e’ or otherwise. Without vigorous advocacy at the top you’ll never get great results.
LEADERS ARE TOO FAR UPSTREAM TO EFFECT CHANGE—TALENT MANAGEMENT MUST BE FOCUSED DOWNSTREAM ON MANAGERS
FEBRUARY 22, 2013
Employees will move towards excellence when problems support autonomy, permitting their own way of working out a problem, provide opportunities and tools to allow mastery to flourish and offer a clear purpose that serves the greater service. Who hasn’t been the recipient of the exhortations of motivation? It seems everywhere; used to suggest, cajole and inspire workers. Indeed exhort all of us to get out in front of a task and get going. No, he said, what we really want is movement. The End of Motivation? The problem of if-then reward schemes is a narrow focus on the task at hand. Skill.
SCENARIOS ARE MINI DRAMAS…NOT A GLORIFIED Q & A.
MAY 18, 2012
Providing a visualization of a realistic environment is essential. Contrary to many articles published lately, scenarios are not written questions with a supposition or proposition followed by questions. They are micro dramas that bring learners onto the screen and compel interaction. Once in, learner needs to work his way out. One my mantras I have consistency followed is that elearning is an analogue to a television drama. Using this core belief, the components that make up a show can be modified to enhance, if not totally structure an online course experience. Medium Cost. High Cost.
Revolution or Evolution?
APRIL 20, 2011
Then practitioners who will align the practical with the realistic by which the revolution will be carried out and perhaps most vitally, the mentors who will work with learners to maximize their capacity for individual growth while providing a baseline of knowledge, skills and behaviors we as a society require. 2. is interested in a learning revolution not evolution. Start fresh. See #1.
Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning « Wonderful Brain
MARCH 29, 2011
Heres an opportunity to get a top-ranked, well regarded, disciplined expert in your organization on an as add needed basis, providing a fresh and objective look at your learning operation, keeping the ship on on course. That’s it? Could you just complete this (2-hour) course by Monday? This is followed by a set of specs that led Columbus astray. GRRRR. Theme: Inuit Types by BizzArtic
THE ACCIDENTAL LEARNER
JANUARY 11, 2012
If learning is as brain scientists tell us, empowered by the relationships of ideas, the gymnastics of making connections provides meaning and quite often enrichment; then hurrah for informal learning. Could it be the distillation of informal and passive explorations can provide this jump-start? And so… I’m afraid I’ve raised more questions than provided answers. There seems to be a revival of interest about informal learning. Some suggest it’s content discovered while looking for something else. Kind of like an accidental scavenger, a web surfer. The Corporate Venue.
ACCEPTING THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
One takeaway for me was the enormous preparation required of the Pequod’s Quaker owners to provide everything necessary for human sustenance all the while ensuring the ship was primarily fitted to do the work of a whale-processing factory. capacity to mitigate, cordon off, sequester, or limit a meltdown often provides a wide enough crack of sunshine to permit a new scheme to move towards the light of day. An Inability to Take Action Because of Practical Issues is Not Wholly the Cause of Inaction. So a double yecch, right? Now hold that thought for a minute. It’s expected.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard. 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. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because. incurred.
TITHING FOR TEACHERS: FOR A LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE, A LIFETIME OF TANGIBLE THANKS
MAY 7, 2012
For instance, did the teacher on line 21 provide you with the information you needed to be hired in the field/job you sought. Any psychometrican can compose, scale, and provide weight with regard to the value of these traits. For instance, did the teacher in line 24 provide the emotional support you needed when you were in crisis? space for supporting statements whether written by the constituent donor or other material provided as evidence the teacher is eligible for a contribution benefit. While attention is focused let me float an outrageous idea. That’s the plan.
Baking the Cookies: Hiring Learning Consultants to be Successful
MAY 17, 2011
Except – the immediate manager modifies the assignment/methodology/direction, and/or the support promised – everything from equipment to people resources is neither available nor provided. So many words have been written about dysfunctional organizations, if weighed would easily capsize…oh, say an aircraft carrier. Take the case of a senior manager, having been apprised no one on the staff has the skills or time to fulfull a critical assignment, brings in a consultant to address the problem. She believes the functions have been clearly defined and deliverables understood by all.
WHEN YOUR LEARNERS ARE ENGINEERS… BETTER KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE
OCTOBER 30, 2012
The Instructor’s Manual would provide all the labs, screens, teaching scripts and software application directions. It can’t be a secret that stereotypes are often well proven by personal experience. One, and maybe the most important metric, is their profession. perfectionists. appreciate intelligence in others. creative within their field. argumentative when supporting their point of view.
Getting Closer to Bond, James Bond « Wonderful Brain
APRIL 3, 2011
Heres an opportunity to get a top-ranked, well regarded, disciplined expert in your organization on an as add needed basis, providing a fresh and objective look at your learning operation, keeping the ship on on course. The latest Bond films depict a glance at this next next iteration. Huge amounts of materials, available for comparison and evaluation. Theme: Inuit Types by BizzArtic
ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT
OCTOBER 26, 2012
If you’re happy to live and feed at the bottom—and by this I mean the lowest end of the taxonomy, providing simple information transfer or at best skills and recall that ask little of the learner you can default to what is easiest. Articulate provides very limited options in terms of interfaces, screen designs, and interactivities (there are 10 out of the box – like drag and drops and the like) that cause developers to suspend inventive screen design to push material out on tight schedules. Like most subjective or creative ventures, it comes down to choices. The Ubiquity of Easy.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
technology providers. other areas in which organizations give learning technology providers failing grades. 11 Research Summary About Brandon Hall Group Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and. Your membership provides you with personal connections to fellow professionals.
WHAT I LEARNED AT CHRISTMAS
DECEMBER 19, 2011
It also provided him with, shall we say gifts, from very grateful vendors who enjoyed the contracts he would award. Let me make this clear at the outset; my birth family are the tribe of the Old Testament so my father’s association with the Christmas holiday was learned from coworkers, Nat ‘King’ Cole, the tree at Rockefeller Center and New York fragrant with good cheer – often lubricated with smoky liquids around the 25 th. That is until he had grandchildren. This was of course the divine gift my wife and I delivered to him – most likely our lifetime’s crowning achievement. But before….
PLAY ME or TRADE ME
JULY 23, 2011
The player cannot improve his skills by playing every day, nor can he provide a resume of accomplishments trying to make the roster of the next team. I’m writing this preamble dockside on a lake in Maine, early morning sunshine firing diamonds of light off the water. The temperature is mild and the bugs have yet to arrive for their fleshy feast. I’m in a good frame of mind–no curmugeonly thoughts or clever bon mots at the ready. All is tranquil. And listen, I don’t have much cushioning up there so this is a dangerous behavior! Astounding, but true. So, a double loss.
Heroes of Learning Foundation Debut « Wonderful Brain
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Heres an opportunity to get a top-ranked, well regarded, disciplined expert in your organization on an as add needed basis, providing a fresh and objective look at your learning operation, keeping the ship on on course. In the world of corporate learning, for me, at least its been Roger Schank. He is all over the web so I won’t list all the ways you can reach him. Guess what?
TAMING INFORMATION OVERLOAD BEFORE IT DEVOURS
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Not too long ago we needed design tools like an artist’s palette demands a variety of colors; both to provide many ways to communicate both cognitively and emotionally. Now we have the technological capacity to deliver learning to anyone in the learning style to which they best respond across multiple platforms irrespective of time and geography. With the gate down learning designers can roam far and wide (and deep) to match content, to methods of communication to outcomes. The challenge is just because we can do anything doesn’t mean we have to do everything. Prepare with Clarity.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
been providing lukewarm results for years. techniques and solutions that provide more impactful methods for improving employee. But microlearning offers far more than that: • It adapts to the pace of today’s business and meets the needs of your modern learners, providing learning in short bites that are fast and easy to absorb. Aside from providing access over the.
Getting Close to the Ground
AUGUST 28, 2011
College for the boardroom, classroom, higher academic pursuits like law and medicine; technicians who draw blood, troubleshoot computers and provide public service from police to municipal workers of all types, and tradespeople who through a ‘connection’ can apprentice through a union sponsored program or intern with a generous business owner. Notwithstanding the imperatives of cultural expectations, by the time a kids are in high school their trajectory has much been dialed in: College, training of some sort, the military, or work. They have never owned a computer.
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
They also provide medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and worksites. The post Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions. Video Interview with Select Medical’s Director of Education and Development, Lynn Wonsick.
Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders
MAY 25, 2016
Ken has found that when L&D leaders provide solutions that improve performance results, executives are ready to support their efforts. The post Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions. Video interview with the President of Training Industry, Inc. Training Industry, Inc. Ken Taylor is leading Training Industry, Inc.
Ultimate List of Online Course Providers
JULY 24, 2014
The infographic below, created by Springest , provides a pretty comprehensive list of all the resources you have at your disposal for finding information on the topic of your choice. Chances are that at some point you have considered taking an online course (or perhaps you already have). The process for finding the right course is similar for most people, which goes something like: 1.
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 Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences
MARCH 17, 2016
It gives them round-the-clock access to training materials, enables them to interact with work-related resources via any mobile device, treats them to a learning experience that’s personalized to their individual learning styles, and provides fun methods for learning dry information. It is amazing to observe the rate at which the eLearning market is growing. Why wouldn’t they? Customization.
Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. So, providing a game for learning creates an authentic environment other than a classroom or a slideshow and highlights how certain variables or actions taken in situation play out over time. The context of an online course or the context of a classroom is not authentic. May times in a classroom or in an elearning module, there are no consequences for wrong decisions or actions. are most people impacted by that. Design
5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
The post 5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI appeared first on. For many companies, investing in training and training resources tends toward two extremes. On one extreme, companies lean towards mediocrity: just enough training to say it got done, with as little money spent as possible. On the other, companies will “chase the shiny,” grabbing every new technology and teaching method that comes down the pike. [.]. eLearning Training & Development Uncategorized corporate learning ROI ROI of corporate training ROI of learning culture the right learning culture
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
Sure, one potential advantage would be allowing you to record the completion of a mobile app or game created by a custom provider like us. Talk to LMS provider. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience! We’re all hearing about it… but what is it? You’ll probably still hear it called “Tin Can” sometimes, but that was a working title. We’ll use its proper name from here on out. Wrong!
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
Knowledge Retention Time Since Training 1 Hour 100% 30% 50% 10% 24 Hours 1 Week 10 Solution: Provide shorter training material with continual. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders. struggle to pinpoint what impact (if any) their training programs are having. So what’s the result?
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. Many BFSI organizations already are utilizing the mobile advantage by providing pre-loaded hand-held devices to their employees – particularly, the sales staff. Learning
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 5 Provide realistic practice
Challenge to Learn
JULY 1, 2014
This is Principle 5 of the manifesto: “We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises.” Learning Provide realistic practice serious eLearning manifesto The how to guide on the serious principles ” My response to this is, of course we do this. The
Energy shortage forces Ukrainian schools to close during winter period: Easygenerator provides its software for free
Challenge to Learn
JANUARY 20, 2015
Easygenerator provides free e-learning to all Ukrainian teachers. see for the press release in Ukrainian the bottom of this post). The easygenerator development team is located in Zhitomir Ukraine. Therefore we at easygenerator are extra concerned with all the developments in the east of the country. Zhitomir lies west (100 miles) of Kiev, so it is on the save (European) side. easygenerator.
How to Provide Personalized Learning Experience in E-Learning Courses
JUNE 20, 2016
People now seek personalization, whether it’s in an e-mail, browser, desktop, or TV, and developers are providing features such as themes, wallpapers and various options to support personalization. When an e-learning course providers learners’ a feel of ‘This is For Me’, surely it is a personalized learning experience. Five Fine ways to Figure Out E-learning Personalization.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
providing an opportunity to practice the skills required. here is to ensure your training program provides individual attention and im- mediate feedback for trainees. INSTANT ACCESS TO CONTENT IN THE FIELD Provide learning content in both push and pull modalities to accommodate a. Always look for a LMS that provides an off-the-shelf integration with your CRM. ENABLEMENT?
Robert Gagne’s Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning
MARCH 8, 2015
STEP 2: PROVIDE A LEARNING OBJECTIVE. STEP 5: PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR LEARNING. STEP 7: PROVIDE FEEDBACK. Inform employees about similar problem situations, provide additional practice and review the lesson. In 1985, American educational psychologist Robert Gagne created a nine-step process of instructional design which can guide the process of learning. DON’Ts. DON’Ts.
101 Tips to Motivate the Virtual Learner: Provide Continuous Encouragement
MAY 2, 2014
Motivation Category 3: Provide Continuous Encouragement Throughout the Entire Virtual Experience. This is the fourth post in a series of eleven which will examine how to motivate the virtual learner. The first post introduces the series. Participants can quickly lose motivation by feeling "lost in cyberspace." Blended learning Virtual Classroom Engagement Virtual Learners Motivation
Sales Training Best Practices: Providing a 360 Degree View of Your Customer
JUNE 23, 2016
Well, you need to focus adequately on one of the vital elements of product sales training – providing complete information about the prospective customer. Many successful firms have effectively integrated their back office and customer handling operations to provide a 360 o view of their customers to their sales force. Provide insights into the customers’ business partners.
5 Reasons Why MOOCs Provide Little Real Value
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
However, allow me to play “devil’s advocate” for a moment and provide an alternative perspective on MOOCs. Lately there have been a lot of articles and opinions circulating the internet on why massive-open-online-courses (or MOOCs) are the next greatest thing, but I’m not entirely convinced that is the case (not yet anyhow). Consider the following: 1. elearning MOOC
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Provide a step-by-step work-plan to show you how to integrate gamification into. Game-based learning is often used as a one- time event to provide insights and instruction in a formal learning setting, either online or. Most games provide. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? system.
5 Things To Consider When Selecting A Training Provider
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Having both perspectives (client and training provider) has helped me gain a clear understanding of what to look for when selecting a training provider. In particular, there are five key questions I recommend anyone selecting a training provider must answer, before deciding who to work with. 1. Many training providers are experts in a particular area and/or industry. When hiring a training provider, make sure they display a deep understanding of your industry, business model, challenges, strategy and the day-to-day reality in which participants operate. 2.
Learning Providers (wk.4) #OpenBadgesMOOC
Dont Waste Your Time
OCTOBER 4, 2013
Week 4 – Learning Providers. I can see the benefit of looking at badges for the soon-to-leave-education school leavers, and those already in work either actively looking for a new role or to up-skill themselves. Would AMBA (Association of MBAs) accept badges as a currency from a £20,000 a year MBA provider? Here we are at week four and challenge four. ” (Selingo).