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Project Managers Are 'Glue' Holding Learning Projects Together

Caveo Learning

To achieve business stakeholder satisfaction with a completed learning & development initiative, learning project managers must aim for success in three key areas. The first two are rather obvious: complete the project on time and on budget, and successfully fulfill the end business objectives. But the third item can be a little trickier—deftly manage the stakeholder relationship.

Mining for Gold Among Learning Trends of Today and Tomorrow

Caveo Learning

A number of trends in learning & development are exciting and promising… but not all that glitters is learning gold. What's important is not necessarily that learning leaders jump on trends, but that they pay attention to them to assess whether or not their organization would benefit from them. Learning is getting more customized, more adaptive, and made available however and wherever—and budgets are not increasing at the same rate as expectations.

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Caveo Named to Training Industry's Top Content Development List

Caveo Learning

Training Industry Inc. has named Caveo Learning to its 2017 Top 20 Content Development Companies List. Selection to the list is based on the following criteria: Industry visibility, innovation, and impact. Capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content. Company size and growth potential. Depth and breadth of subject matter expertise. Quality of clients. Geographic reach. The prestigious list is designed to help organizations search for the right learning content development partner.

Don't Overlook the Value of Storytelling in Instructional Design

Caveo Learning

Storytelling captures and moves people, which is why it is such a powerful tool for instructional designers and other learning professionals. Great stories prompt action, change minds, and win business. Put simply, stories make people care about the issue at hand. To achieve their purpose, stories don’t need to be long and involved. Short scenarios can pull in learners and facilitate comprehension, helping them grasp and retain information , and prompting them to act.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Glimpsing the Future of Learning

Caveo Learning

Emerging technologies offer new opportunities for learning & development organizations to deliver learning that is immersive, exciting, and impactful. Innovations in virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality are poised to revolutionize L&D in ways not seen since the internet went mainstream a quarter century ago. These technologies pose tremendous promise and possibility for the L&D industry, limited only by learning professionals' creativity and budget.

Caveo Strategist to Share Military L&D Insights at SW Learning Summit

Caveo Learning

Ray Valenzuela, a learning strategist with Caveo Learning, will be a featured presenter at the 2017 Southwest Learning Summit. The event, hosted by the Association for Talent Development, Dallas Chapter, will be held August 24 in Plano, Texas. Valenzuela's session is titled, "Address Performance Issues, Not Symptoms: Approaching L&D the Military Way.". Before joining Caveo, Valenzuela spent 12 years on active duty in the U.S.

Building Business Credibility and Impact Beyond the L&D Bubble

Caveo Learning

Learning professionals tend to surround themselves with others who speak the same language of L&D and face similar industry challenges. That’s fine and understandable, but regardless of one’s expertise and preparation, the result is that business stakeholders may. fail to understand and appreciate the value of L&D and the challenges facing learning leaders. This is frustrating, but not surprising.

Preparing the Learning Organization for Major Company Change

Caveo Learning

Major changes to a company's operations, such as mergers and acquisitions, are by their nature disruptive to organizations and their people. The learning function has a critical role to play during these periods of significant change, which is why learning leaders need to be ready to move forward on short notice with a strategy to support a workforce that's about to be rocked by upheaval.

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The Top 7 Features Your LMS Must Have

An LMS has the power to enhance training effectiveness, and improve business outcomes. The key is knowing which features will enable your organization to get there. This guide will help ensure your LMS is capable of meeting your learning objectives.

Corporate L&D Institute Features Session on Caveo Maturity Model

Caveo Learning

Ray Valenzuela, a senior learning strategist with Caveo Learning, is among the presenters at the 2017 Corporate L&D Institute , September 17–19 in South Carolina. The event, to be held at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, is hosted by the International Performance Management Institute. Valenzuela's presentation is titled, "Using the L&D Maturity Model to Improve Your Learning Department and Deliver More Measurable Value."

2 ATD Conferences Invite Caveo's Davis to Speak on Learning Curation

Caveo Learning

A pair of regional talent development conferences have invited Robert Davis, a senior instructional designer with Caveo Learning, to speak on the topic of learning curation. Davis will present "Cohesive Learning Curation: The Future of Efficient and Effective Content Development" at the ATD Houston 2017 Fall Conference and Expo on September 21.

Seasonal Training Needs Pose Particular Learning Challenges

Caveo Learning

Creating effective training is especially tricky for organizations that face embedded seasonal variables. A company may need to skill up its workforce to prepare for a busy time of year—part-time holiday staff at retail outlets and summer workers for theme parks are some obvious examples. Seasonal training poses short-term learning challenges, but with planning and thoughtful strategy, the organization can nevertheless reap long-term benefits.

5 Best Practices of Effective LMS Administrators

Caveo Learning

Administration and operation of a learning management system typically falls to one person or a small team, and it can quickly become a full-time responsibility. Effective LMS administration can be tricky, because the concerns and challenges facing the LMS administrator may not always align with the issues facing the end users. To meet the needs of the learners interacting with the learning management system, LMS administrators should keep in mind the following five best practices.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Strategies for Successful Learning Outsourcing Partnerships

Caveo Learning

At some point, all learning & development organizations are faced with the need for outsourcing—business objectives or performance gaps may demand L&D personnel and expertise that can’t be organically added in a timely or cost-efficient manner. Large-scale outsourcing arrangements are more common than many learning leaders realize, but so too are potential pitfalls.

Understand the 'Big Picture' of Cross-Cultural Learning Initiatives

Caveo Learning

Structuring, designing, and delivering training across cultures is challenging, and an array of factors need to be taken into consideration. To ensure success of a cross-cultural learning program, it's necessary to understand the "big picture" by analyzing all the external and internal obstacles that could impact the initiative.

CUNY Learning Leader on Business Skills, Keys to Successful L&D

Caveo Learning

This is part of our ongoing series, Interviews with Learning Leaders. Patrick Dail is the director of workplace learning with the School of Professional Studies at the City University of New York. Dail manages teams charged with designing, developing, and facilitating learning and development programs for New York City agencies on topics ranging from emergency preparedness and business continuity to energy efficiency and child welfare.

Caveo's McClay to Deliver 2 Sessions at August Iowa ATD Event

Caveo Learning

Caveo Learning Project Manager Renie McClay will present a pair of sessions for Iowa learning professionals on Friday, August 4. Unlocking Innovation In Your Learning Organization" is hosted by the Central Iowa Chapter of the Association for Talent Development. McClay will speak on strategies for boosting workplace creativity and how to create effective eLearning on a budget. The event in West Des Moines is open to the public, but registration is required. Caveo News and Events

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic. I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches.

The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.

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6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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How Long Should We Let Learners Go Down the Wrong Path?

Experiencing eLearning

In a comment to my post on Managing the Complexity in Branching Scenarios , Nicole Legault made a interesting point. “Why make a learner go so far down a wrong path? I think it’s best to correct and try to get them back on the right (or best) path.”

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

5 games every e-learning professional should play

E-Learning Provocateur

You can narrow down someone’s age by whether they include spaces in their file names. If they do, they’re under 40. That is a sweeping declaration, and quite possibly true. Here’s another one… Gamers are a sub-culture dominated by young men.

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The Forgetting Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably heard about (drum roll please) the forgetting curve. It’s an often-used, and sometimes over-used concept that refers to the human tendency to rapidly forget what we learn without subsequent relearning or reinforcement.

The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Bottom-Line Performance

If ATD ICE had created a word cloud for the most talked-about “new” concepts, techniques, etc, microlearning would have been the biggest word. Though the term has been around at least 20 years, it’s suddenly become “hot” and its definition has most definitely morphed.

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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

Allen Interactions

By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.

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The NexGen LMS Grid

eLearning 24-7

It’s been a long time coming. One Grid that goes beyond the Quadrants of the world, the other type of grids focusing on the space, the vendors that make it based on a variety of factors as defined by the firms themselves. I totally get it.

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Design Your E-Learning Course Using Gagné’s Nine Events Of Instruction

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To follow the behaviorist approach of e-learning, most industry experts have adopted Gagné’s ­9 Events of Instruction. It helps learners relate e-course content with something they already know or have experienced.

How to Motivate Your Team: 12 Must-Have Methods For The L&D Manager

Dashe & Thomson

by Nell Gelhaus. Plenty of material is available for learning and development professionals who are looking for ways to increase their employees’ desire to learn. In fact, we’ve even written about it. But what about your team?

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!