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Learning Strategies for New Members: Onboarding

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This is a guest post written by Tracy King, CAE. As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design.

2020 LMS Considerations: Platform Organization and Taxonomy

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New Elevate Feature: Assessment Driven Learning Path

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Learners, meet your new advisor. Elevate admins can now make personalized content recommendations to learners through a Self-Assessment Quiz. The assessment gauges a learners’ knowledge of specific focus areas or quiz categories.

2020 LMS Considerations: Community + Learning

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For this month’s dive into The Evolution of the Association LMS: 10 Considerations for 2020, we are looking at Community and Learning, the idea of integrating community into your content and your LMS.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

2020 LMS Considerations: Blog Series

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We are now more than half-way through 2020, and this has been a year of adaptation and finding new ways to engage learners.

Going Virtual with Kate On-Demand Here!

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Going Virtual with Kate is a weekly chat on Facebook Live with CommPartners’ Kate Ratcliffe. Kate discusses popular topics, answers questions, and shares ideas about all things virtual events during this time when many organizations are going virtual with their events.

Pair Your Virtual Conference with an LMS

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The reality of transitioning to a Virtual Conference can be as simple or complex as planning a traditional on-site event, depending on the needs of your organization. As CommPartners sees inquiries come in for Virtual Conferences, one question we hear often is, “is an LMS platform really necessary?”

Event Feedback: Beyond Attendee Evaluations

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Event Feedback: Beyond Attendee Evaluations Organizations of all sizes and interest groups can benefit from hosting or sponsoring live conferences and events. They help you connect your people with each other and with information.

Create Community at Your Virtual Conference with Higher Logic

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Learning at conferences can happen in two ways: peer-to-peer and from subject matter experts. Often, what initially attracts us to a conference are the impressive keynote speakers or interesting sessions that contribute to our professional development.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Pivoting In-Person to Virtual: Event Logistics to Keep

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This is a guest post written by Jordan Schwartz, president, and co-founder of Pathable, an event app and website platform for conferences and tradeshows. He left academic psychology for the lure of software building and spent 10 years at Microsoft leading the development of consumer-facing software. Frustrated with the conferences he attended there, he left Microsoft in […]. Blog events logistics events management Pathable virtual events

3 Ways to Make Your Conference Website More Accessible

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Learn about ways to make your conference site fully accessible from guest, Mike Doane.

5 Books to Inspire Leadership and Innovation

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In the spirit of today being World Book Day, we have compiled a list of some of our staff’s top book recommendations for e-learning leaders. These books fulfill different needs in our lives, whether it is to inspire or inform. Through reading, we can learn skills, adopt new perspectives, and experience personal growth. Books embody […].

2020 PEAK Virtual Bootcamp: Your FOMO Cure!

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This year, PEAK took the shape of a Virtual Bootcamp, an afternoon of rewarding sessions featuring the expertise of the CommPartners team and covering a topic that is top of mind: Virtual Conferencing. While we specialize in eLearning and managed online events, we do enjoy meeting our community face-to-face at our User Group Conference, so […].

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

Peak User Group Conference 2020:Hit eLearning Out of the Park!

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CommPartners’ Peak User Group Conference started in 2018. After meeting clients face-to-face, and receiving positive feedback from participants, we knew this was something we wanted to repeat.

Eyeballs Not Zzz: Keeping Virtual Learners Engaged

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Keeping your learners attention during a Virtual Conference or a Webinar can be a challenge. You had an awesome, 3-day conference planned with all these great activities to make your event interactive, but now you’re forced to go virtual. Attendees who were once going to be bright, shining faces right in front of you, are […].

Why Your Organization Needs an LMS

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A Learning Management System, or LMS, is software designed for online training, tracking, and reporting that supports content creation and storage for continued learning. An LMS provides your organization or association an opportunity to create a learning community on an eLearning platform. Sound like something that would benefit your membership? Knowing some advantages of an […].

Planning Your Next Conference: 4 Things Attendees Want

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Conference planners are always working hard to anticipate their attendees’ needs. Read our guide for the top things guests want and raise event attendance! Blog attendee conference

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Online Communities and Online Events: The Perfect Match

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Online communities have become a valuable component of an organization’s engagement strategy. According to the advisory firm IDC, the online community market will reach $1.2 billion dollars by 2019.

Extend Your Conference Content

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For associations, our annual conference is our flagship education product. Naturally we want to maximize our investment and extend the reach of this great content.

From Client to Employee, Meet Cristyn Johnson

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Cristyn Johnson is the newest addition to the CommPartners team. She may be a new name to some clients, but she no stranger to Elevate or CommPartners. Cristyn is a former client who has joined us as a Client Development Manager.

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Attend 2020 PEAK Virtual Bootcamp

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The days of cramming into large convention halls are out of sight, and integrating eLearning into education strategies is the future. Backed by a team of specialists ready to go the extra mile, CommPartners has been helping organizations do just that while creating dynamic virtual events for over 20 years. Part of our mission at […].

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

More than a Platform: Five Key Considerations to Selecting an Association LMS Company

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The primary focus for most Request for Proposals is to ensure the platform selected meets a defined set of requirements. The review and whittling down of providers, tends to be based on which companies can satisfy those requirements. The company you will be working with is typically a secondary consideration. But should it be? Here […].

Making Marketing Simple for Associations

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Marketing encompasses everything your association does. Here are some tips to break marketing down into bite-sized pieces.

6 Tips and Tricks for Creating a Webinar That Sells

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Guest blog by our partners at WebMechanix Creating a webinar that sells is one of the best ways to generate revenue online. There’s no better way to get in front of your target audience and wow them. So, are you sure you’re fully optimizing your webinars for conversion? The truth is everything from promotional emails, […]. Blog association e-learning elearning LMS online events webinar production webinars

ASID Accomplishes Education Mission Through Elevate LMS

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"The custom design services really sold us, in that their team worked with us to build a site to our specifications.". Blog Customer Stories Education

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

The Decision to Livestream: How We Have Evolved

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Discover how organizations are embracing the power of livestream to extend the value of their conference content.

ASAM’s Education Program Grows with CommPartners and Elevate LMS

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ASAM Grows with CommPartners and Elevate LMS The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides learners with a curriculum of over 800 interactive online products that allow them to further their professional goals while gaining more insight into their field. ASAM began experiencing membership growth as they started offering more course options, they needed an […].

10 Takeaways from CP’s Peak Bootcamp

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Community Starts With Trust To kick off Peak Bootcamp our keynote speaker, KiKi L’Italien, discussed the importance of community. Who is your community? What are some shared experiences or interests that bring your community together and create a purpose for them to engage and interact with one another? These are a few questions […]. Blog Education

Scrolling the Virtual Exhibit Halls

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As you transition your on-site event to a Virtual Conference, it is important to consider how you will include the sponsors and other revenue opportunities your organization was counting on while providing a resource center for attendees. In a previous post, we touched on how to monetize your Virtual Conference, including integrating a Virtual Exhibit […].

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Eyeballs Not Zzz: Keeping Virtual Learners Engaged

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Keeping your learners attention during a Virtual Conference or a Webinar can be a challenge. You had an awesome, 3-day conference planned with all these great activities to make your event interactive, but now you’re forced to go virtual. Attendees who were once going to be bright, shining faces right in front of you, are […].