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The Gamification Of SAP

Upside Learning

Came across this really interesting article about gamification at SAP. SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe is saying “If I look at how my kids are consuming software, if it’s not desirable immediately, they throw it away. Definitely worth a read. Can you imagine what happens to your IT landscape when these people come into business?&#. How are you doing it?

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8 Leadership Lessons from SAP CEO Bill McDermott


It didn’t take long before I was completely hooked and had immersed myself into the Winners Dream – A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office, by SAP CEO Bill McDermott. Leadership Bill McDermott Development SAPI certainly am not in the reported 25% of Americans that didn’t read a book last year, but my typical reading behavior consists of getting approximately a quarter of the way through a book…. And then life gets in the way. Bill’s story is unique and one that truly is the American dream. Get Better- Regardless of your personal or company accomplishments, we are never done.

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Gamification In Application Software Training


SAP, the largest business software maker worldwide, has been actively pursuing gamification in recent years. Here are a few interesting developments at SAP’s end: SAP is prototyping an enterprise-grade gamification platform on their community network as a way to make their members more successful. ” ~ Karl Kapp. INTRODUCTION. The revolution has begun! ADOBE LEVELUP.

Design and “Gamification At Work”

Skilful Minds

Change Management Collaboration Customer Experience Ethnography Experience Design Gameful Design Learning Experience User Experience Game mechanics Gamification Gamification At Work interaction design Interaction Design Foundation SAP Community Network The Interaction Design Foundation is publishing Gamification At Work by Jankaki Kumar and Mario Herger for the public tomorrow. just finished reading the book and taking notes thinking I might review it.

From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone

CLO Magazine

Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, and David Osborne, senior vice president and general manager of global education at SAP, share their views on the importance of employee learning to business transformation and changing employee expectations for learning. Kelly Rider is senior director of enterprisewide content strategy, curriculum and learner experience at SAP.

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A Do-Not-Do List for eLearning Designers

SHIFT eLearning

It is as important not to do the wrong things—the ones that sap your energy needlessly or the time-wasters—as it is to do the right things. You have a Moleskin for your to-do lists. Or maybe you prefer an app. You probably get all (or most of) the items ticked off in the list. But what about the ones that you shouldn''t be doing? You know what to do; start doing them.

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The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Social Learning

Once upon a time, a major manufacturing company implemented SAP to handle all of their North American operations. Several years passed and the company implemented new SAP modules and fine-tuned existing modules. Finally, it was time to start bringing the wonder of SAP to the company’s global operations. But alas, the screen shots were still in the 1 st language! So, what to do?

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Remember, CLOs – You’re Teaching Humans

CLO Magazine

To help students manage the thousands of online courses and social and e-learning materials available on SAP Learning Hub , SAP’s online training and enablement platform, users have access to learning room “trainers” who help not only explain curricula but also recognize learner needs and challenges — akin to the traditional guidance counselor. The best learning does not happen alone.

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4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Further, according to Leaders 2020 , a recent global study by Oxford Economics and SAP [Editor’s note: The author works for SAP], diversity has increased substantially among the general workforce over the past three years, but change has been slower to come to midlevel management, and even less evident among senior executives and corporate boards. Mentorship is a two-way street.

Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

billion SAP-SuccessFactors acquisition , this could be the next wave in smaller companies building broader HR technology suites. While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected. billion Oracle-Taleo deal or 2011’s $3.4

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How Companies Are Using MOOCs


In fact, some of the biggest corporate names (including Google, SAP, and Yahoo) are having their employees take courses via MOOC platforms. When most people think of massive open online courses (or MOOCs), they tend to think about them in the context of the educational space. However, the reality is that there are large corporations that are leveraging the power of MOOCs.

Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption

CLO Magazine

The big ERP vendors, such as Workday, Oracle, LinkedIn and SAP have all moved in this direction as well. Workday’s new learning platform is essentially a video delivery system; Oracle’s new video learning platform is a YouTube-like system; and SAP JAM was originally designed for video sharing. Let me explain. Today we all have too much content and not enough context.

Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning

Social Learning

For example, an ERP system like SAP can be a difficult concept for end users to understand. Comparing an SAP system to a river with a variety of tributaries that all ultimately flow into the same ocean can help people understand the effect that a log jam in one section of the system can have both upstream and downstream. Cooking is an art, and baking is a science,” she told me.

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Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?


For example, there are many companies out there today that run SAP for their enterprise resource planning. As you would expect, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of training providers who have created interactive, pre-packaged elearning for SAP. As such, generic videos on standard SAP processes just won’t cut it. When To Go With Custom ELearning. elearning

Developing A Blended Learning Framework For Various Learning Goals

CommLab India

Introduction to SAP. Different modules of SAP and what they are useful for. ILT sessions demonstrating the working of the software.Ex: Classroom sessions demonstrating the creation of a purchase order (PO) using SAP. workshop explaining the best practices of using the software.Ex: A workshop sharing the best practices of executing the P2P cycle in SAP. source ).

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How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Social Learning

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. In a recent blog post Using Storytelling to Add the [.]

Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them

CommLab India

After completing the course, the learner will be able to create a Purchase Order in SAP. Based on the objective, the developers of the course can identify the right content – content needed to enable the learner create a Purchase Order in SAP. 2. If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. -  Lewis Carroll. What is a learning objective? Learning goal.

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer


Application Experience – If your developing training for a new system, such as an ERP like SAP or Oracle, then make sure your ID has experience with similar projects. Some key words to look out for include: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Studio, Articulate Storyline, iSpring, Moodle, SAP LSO, Flash, HTML/Javascript, SurveyMonkey, TechSmith… among others. This is big business.

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The Connection Between Neuroscience, Good Vibes and Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

Vermeulen said these chemicals block electrical transmission, sap our energy and make it hard to think and to learn. While attending ATD 2016 last month I had the chance to sit in on two sessions facilitated by Dr. André Vermeulen, CEO of Neuro-Link and an expert in the area of neuroscience in the workplace. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor. Strategy

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Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Peformance Improvement

The approach of Jenny Dearborn at SAP is an example of this. In January 2016 issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine , Kate Iverson quotes Dearborn: Justifying and inciting change in an engineering organization like SAP requires hard metrics. If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. transportation). Stephen J. Meyer

Machine Learning Could Mean a Lot for People Management

CLO Magazine

Duggan cited Accenture, SAP and Deloitte as companies that have done away with traditional performance management systems that included features like rankings in favor of technology to improve transparency around employee performance evaluations. Machine learning presents an opportunity for companies to efficiently and effectively complete structured back-office tasks.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

SAP developed the openSAP MOOC platform to educate its ecosystem of developers and partners on SAP technologies" ( Ref : [link] Not all MOOCs need to be custom-built either. The world has gotten complicated. We live in an age of dramatic oxymoron - unemployment is high yet there is a talent shortage. The skills shortage looming ahead is alarming to say the least.

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Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings

eLearning 24-7

While I still have some concerns on the game plan of SAP with SuccessFactors in the long term, there is just no way not to include them in the top ten systems.  It is way better than anything Plateau ever did, but for the amount of money the system costs and the fact SAP now owns them, there is no reason that the UI should look like it does. So, why aren’t they higher?

Enabling Virtual and Blended Learning Success

InSync Training

Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training and Malte Bong-Schmidt, Virtual Learning Lead, Global Customer Operations & Strategy for SAP, recently spoke with BYTE session attendees about a virtual and blended learning initiative they worked on together. Jennifer contributed her years of expertise and insight as Malte discussed SAP’s transition. BYTE session recap.


5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning

CommLab India

In 2010, SAP’s global sales team had to quickly transition to sell a suite of mobility products from a corporate acquisition. The SAP Roadwarrior game was designed to help sales representatives confidently engage in mobility conversations with customers. Corporate trainers are always on the lookout for effective ways to boost their sales training programs. The jury is still out.

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Review of the Book – Implementation of an ERP System with Focus on End-user Training

CommLab India

After introducing the SAP system, it takes us through the technology of the system and introduces us to some of its features such as the Data Repository , Tables , Business Workflow , and ABAP/4 Development Workbench. This unit brings to you a case study of ERP SAP R-3 system implementation in Mital Corporation. The main content of the book is covered in 4 units.

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Building Convenience Stores for Learning

Social Learning

Fortunately, systems like Oracle eBusiness Suite and SAP are becoming much more flexible. As an example, a colleague recently worked with a client to embed learning and support content directly into SAP transactions screens. By adding learning-related buttons to SAP transaction screens, the client provided step-by-step and conceptual help in the moment of need.

Importance of corporate training for employees and organization

Your Training Edge

Her work has been published on various sites related to Big Data , Business Intelligence, Project Management, Cloud Computing, IT, SAP, Project Management and more. With the advent of high end technology in corporate organizations, complicated things have become much easier to manage. The records are concentrated on a single server which makes it easier for access and alteration. Openness.

Cool Captivate Keyboarding Kits

eLearning Brothers

Because everyone knows that the poor sap who got stuck with the old, crummy, third-party controller was dealt a major handicap. eLearning professionals who came of age in the past couple decades likely have fond memories of sitting around the TV, wires strewn about the living room, mindlessly mashing buttons with friends or siblings, hoping to best each other in virtual competition. Chrome.

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With Animal Cutouts, Your “aLearning” Will Never Be The Same

eLearning Brothers

We have also become aware of an organization working hard to extract raptor DNA from tree sap. Once in a while, an idea so revolutionary comes along that it dwarfs all other ideas. As soon as it leaves the lips of the person who whispers it, it hangs in the air as though it were beyond the laws of this world. Behold: Animal Cutouts! Mittens. Politely indicating that she has a question.

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Using Storytelling to Add the Why to ERP Training

Social Learning

Many, many new procedures. I’ve seen week-long SAP training courses covering over [.] Let’s face it…ERP training is typically boring at best and utterly overwhelming at worst. The systems are complicated, users have to learn new terminology, new codes and numbers for products, vendors, accounts and everything in between. And then there are the new procedures. 

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Two Noteworthy Game News Items

Kapp Notes

… it took players a matter of days to come up with models that were solid enough for researchers to translate into scientific rendering of the protein. 2) Forbes published an article about the “ Gamification of SAP ” the large software program used to run all types of organizations from university systems (like mine) to manufacturing to healthcare. The article states: One method that has worked is for SAP to create experimental applications designed to enhance everyday SAP functions. Lead-in-One” is a good example of this. Games


You Are Right; HR Tech Addiction is a Problem

WalkMe Training Station

SAP-SF has pushed the notion of continuous performance management. Josh Bersin, founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte, has said what many believe but have been afraid to say out loud; HR has a tech addiction. Many organisations are resorting to implementing flashy new software where the benefits have yet to be realized. Josh Bersin. The promise of HR technology is so appealing.

Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

To accommodate rapid growth, Farrugia worked with the information technology team and business unit leaders to develop a knowledge and training portal on SAP Jam, SAP’s social collaboration platform. It’s not enough to have a learning management system and a portfolio of content. “If they aren’t solving clearly defined business problems, they aren’t adding value,” he said.

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