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A Classroom of Plenty: A Serving of Training Thankfulness

InSync Training

This week, most of us in the United States stop for a single day to eat turkey, watch a famous parade or a football game (or three), and give thanks for the things that make our lives great.

How To Improve Remote Worker Training With Microlearning

Your Training Edge

Telecommuting is on the rise. According to a study published by the Global Workforce Analytics, the phenomenon has seen a whopping 115% growth in the last ten years. A major reason for the rise in remote workers is the convenience that it provides to the employees while saving costs to the employer.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. My previous posts have shown my process for planning and writing the scenario.

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L&D is Primed to Drive Enterprise Social, So Why Aren’t They?

The Simple Shift

L&D, if they want it, is rightly positioned to lead organizational social. At it’s very core social is about community, collaboration and sharing. Those last 2 are vehicles for knowledge, strategy and tactics to be transmitted and are how new ideas flourish and old problems are solved. L&D’s function is helping a business achieve optimal […]. community E2.0 enterprise 2.0 ESN organizational learning Social Learning

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Training the External Workforce of a Leading Automobile Company

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Integrating Dealer Management Systems with LMSs for Lucrative Training Outcomes. In today’s modern world, emerging training needs is the major reason to be considered for huge transformations that occur across varied industry verticals.

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What I’m Thankful for This Year

Learningtogo

Since I’m reminding all of you about the benefits of gratitude for your body and brain in another post, I thought I’d take a moment to share what I’m most thankful for this year. LearningToGo Blog

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What Does VR Have to Do With Online Education?

LearnDash

Does virtual reality have applications for online education, or is it just another gimmick? Virtual reality isn’t so much a new buzz word in the world of online education as a long-held science fiction dream that is rapidly coming to life. There is something unquestionably exciting about the prospect of an immersive, interactive environment that you can experience without leaving the comfort of your living room.

Improve Memory And Productivity: Why You Should Use Art In Your Training Sessions

InSync Training

What does creativity have to do with corporate training? Jenny Holt answers this question and challenges the idea that serious learning only happens within scholarly activities. Art may not seem like an obvious thing to introduce into your training sessions, but the benefits are tangible.

3 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Corporate Online Learning Course

TOPYX LMS

Corporate online learning is prized for its ability to save companies money, benefit the environment, provide on-demand training, boost employee productivity, and increase workers’ ability to retain training information by up to 60 percent. LMS Implementation Online Learning

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

Help Your Employees Build Up Their Personal Brands

Your Training Edge

Have you ever thought about how important the personal brands of your employees are to strengthening or weakening your business brand? If not, it’s time to give this great thought and place a premium on its importance.

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn. Not just because it’s personally empowering, but because it can and should be organizationally empowering. The problem is, little is talked about how to develop it. And I have to say that what I do see, seems inadequate.

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4 Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Online Education

LearnDash

Machine learning offers some exciting possibilities for online education, but they may be a while in coming. Any year now , machine learning is poised to take online education by storm. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence that helps computer systems analyze data sets while performing certain tasks, and then gradually improve performance based on that data feedback without need for further programming.

Fighting for Your HR Budget

ej4 eLearning

How to Budget for Training and Development—And Get Others to Help. Creating a budget for training and development is easier said than done. Most CHROs and HR directors focus on how to budget for training and development, but the real obstacle is how can you convince the organization to pay for it?

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

What Differentiates an Association LMS from the Other Online Learning Platforms?

TOPYX LMS

Like other types of organizations, associations are making the switch from traditional learning to online learning. Out of 360,000 trade associations across the country, 7,000 were affected by a shift in training priorities to eLearning, according to Learning Solutions Magazine.

EQ Over IQ: Lou Russell’s Perspective

InSync Training

As we deal with more demands on our time and new generations join the workforce, engaging learners and helping them become successful at their jobs becomes more and more challenging.

How Corporate Videos Can Help Prepare & Train New Recruits?

Your Training Edge

If there is anything that worries the Human Resource Department of any reputable organization more than anything else it is the recruitment of new talent and then being unable to prepare them for a long and fruitful tenure with the company.

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Open Source as an Answer to Your LMS Pain-Points

Lambda Solutions

With hundreds of LMSs out in the market, the decision of which software to go with can be overwhelming! How do you begin your search? A good place to start is to consider if you would like to have open-source software or a proprietary solution.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Companies Want Innovation But Are Built for Efficiency

The Simple Shift

Many tout the need to change mindsets around how our organizations are run. The argument is that leaders and managers need to think differently about people, work and power. For at least 10 years now I’ve been seeing, reading and listening (and honestly contributing some myself) to all the hyperbole and yet so little has […]. Organizational Design leadership Systems

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Control the Startup Screen for a Published Project

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP , CTT. Not all that long ago controlling what learners see first in Adobe Captivate published eLearning content was as simple as creating a visually-appealing first slide in the project. However,

Maximize Learner Retention With a Smart Chatbot

Learningtogo

Coming to TechKnowledge 2019! Chatbots are not just a fad. They are becoming an important part of both the learning experience and daily on-the-job tasks. Intelligent chatbots can adapt to the needs of individual learners and share customized tips, suggestions and answers to questions about course content in text or voice. They can integrate well […]. LearningToGo Blog

Transformation!

Clark Quinn

I’m a fan of the notion of ‘learning experience design’ (not so sure about platforms; I need to investigate them more ;). The idea of integrating effective education and engaging experiences is something I’ve been on about for a very long time.

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.

Why Cloud-based LMS are Dominating the eLearning Field

Lambda Solutions

Many businesses have moved their core processes to the cloud. This platform is a viable option due to its low costs and flexibility. Experts believe that cloud-based products could represent as much as 70 percent of all software and technology spending by 2020.

Grow Your Business AND Keep Your Culture?

The Simple Shift

We’re at 80 people right now in 2.5 years, that’s a lot of growth. You’re [Vayner Media] at 800 people. You’ve been able to keep your culture intact here. We’re hitting a stage now where there’s people coming through the door 2 and 3 layers removed from me now, I don’t know their names anymore. […]. communication leadership Social Business #OSD #OD OrgSocialDesign

Subject matter experts – time for a re-brand?

From the Coleface

The last 20 years has seen the evolution of terminology from Computer-Based Learning to e-learning to digital learning (and beyond). One term that has been static is SME (subject matter expert). Given how much the world and technology has changed in that time, is it time for a re-think? One Big Four firm has already started dropping SME as a term for internal L&D projects.

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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Learning Management System

Geenio

Choosing the right learning management system (LMS) is something every E-learning professional needs to do at some point. Which is not really surprising, seeing as nine organizations out of ten use either a cloud-based or an on-premises LMS in their training programmes.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Take your company to the top with a Salesforce Lightning eCommerce LMS integration

Paradiso

Many companies that still haven’t acquire the Salesforce Lightning eCommerce LMS integration face daily situations in which their resources are limited and the productivity is affected. These resources can arise from technical or human needs.

Curious about xAPI and how it can change your approach to learning?

Adult Learning with Technology

I came across this article shared via LinkedIn from Guroo Producer and wanted to share. It’s a brilliant article and tool for understanding what xAPI is and how it works. Have a look a look below, or click here to visit the site. eLearning xAPI xAPI-Based

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Content Confusion

Clark Quinn

I read, again and again, about the importance of ‘content’ in learning. And I don’t disagree, but…I think there’s still a problem about it. And where I get concerned is about what is meant by the term. Just what do mean by ‘content’?