Epilogue Systems

The Digital Workforce Isn’t Going to Disrupt Itself

Epilogue Systems

Anyone reading this already knows that major digital workforce disruption is upon us. It’s driving reassessment and reorganization across organizations and reinventing the way employees work within — and outside of — them.

4 Employee Onboarding Mistakes To Avoid

Epilogue Systems

When it comes to hiring and retaining top talent, the onboarding process is one of the most important places you can focus your efforts. If you get great people in the door, but can’t effectively move them through the onboarding process, they won’t be the impact players you need on your team.

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7 Employee Training Strategies to Optimize Workplace Success

Epilogue Systems

Did you know the average cost-per-hire is $4,129? No wonder when an employer hires a new employee they want to make sure they have the proper training. Are you at a loss for how to train your employees in a timely manner?

3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes

Epilogue Systems

3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes. It will come as no surprise to most people, least of all learning and development professionals, that effective employee training is a crucial component of any organization’s path to sustained excellence. However, as a way to save money, some organizations attempt to reduce training costs by cutting training staff, decreasing the amount of training provided, or by outsourcing training efforts.

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Translating Customer Education Success into Business Impact

A strong customer education program can have a huge impact across the business - from increasing customer satisfaction scores, reducing support ticket volume, improving product adoption, to driving lead generation and renewals. Keeping this in mind, how do you choose which initiatives to prioritize?

Four Ways Digital Transformation Might Affect Digital Adoption In The Workforce

Epilogue Systems

By Michael Graham. Michael is the Founder/CEO of Epilogue Systems. He covers the intersection of tech, workforce productivity and enablement intelligence. Ok Ok Cancel. Technology companies have wasted no time responding to these workforce shifts.

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What is contextual guidance?

Epilogue Systems

What is Contextual Guidance? Why do employees feel like they are doing more and working harder all the time, but frequently with little to show for it? Here are some eye-opening statistics : The average worker uses nine apps in order to handle their daily workload. 43 percent of workers polled stated that they believe they are having to move between too many applications to complete their daily work flow.

3 Predictions for Workplace 2019

Epilogue Systems

Prediction 1: There will be a shift from task training to knowledge workers.

Point of Work: Boosting Productivity with Performance Support

Epilogue Systems

The following is a guest post authored by Gary Wise, Workforce Performance Strategist, Coach, Speaker & Storyteller, of Human Performance Outfitters. View more of his work at [link].

5 Onboarding Metrics You Should Be Tracking (and Why)

Epilogue Systems

You’ve heard the refrain, “you can’t improve what you can’t measure,” and it’s true. Especially, when it comes to software onboarding. Without specific goals and metrics to tell you how things are progressing, you will be unable to improve your user adoption rates. Defining and tracking onboarding metrics lets you know how well you’re succeeding at the onboarding process. It also aligns people and processes across the organization, ensuring that everyone is working towards the same goals.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

User Onboarding: Do You Have a Post-Launch Success Plan?

Epilogue Systems

You’re just days from your go live date?—?and and it’s pretty exciting. You’ve invested a lot of time and energy in selecting the right vendor to solve your business need. You’ve made sure you have a solid business case, including calculating ROI. And, you’ve worked with the C-suite, mid-level managers, and even end users to make sure you have buy-in across all levels of the organization. But, wait.

4 Ways the Right User Onboarding Software Can Deliver Higher Adoption Rates

Epilogue Systems

One of the biggest challenges to onboarding employees to a new business application is simply getting them to retain information learned during training. Research has shown, on average, that most students forget about 70 percent of what they are taught within 24 hours of the training experience. This “forgetfulness” not only lowers the return on investment you get from your organization’s training dollars, it also lowers productivity as employees have to stop what they are doing and seek help.

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The Foundations for Successful Digital Performance Support

Epilogue Systems

If you are considering Digital Performance Support (“DPS”) as part of the on-boarding and user experience for your application or application project, it’s important to know, as with any new capability, there’s a right way to do it and there’s definitely a wrong way.

Digital Performance Support?—?Great idea, 25 years in the making!

Epilogue Systems

It’s been over 25 years since Gloria Gery, Barry Raybould and others defined the concept of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS). Their broad vision was compelling but, at the time, there was no realistic technology to enable that vision.

[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Performance Guidance Software: The Key to Greater Employee Competency

Epilogue Systems

Getting employees up to speed on new work processes takes time. In the case of onboarding new hires, it typically takes up to eight months before an employee is competent enough to reach full productivity , according to Harvard Business Review. While teaching employees how to use a new application shouldn’t take as long as learning a new job, it’s still important to help employees reach competency as quickly as possible.

How a Performance Support System Can Boost Employee Productivity

Epilogue Systems

It’s been two months since you trained on a new software solution and now you can’t recall how to enter vendor invoices. Given that most people will forget 77 percent of newly learned skills and content in six days, it’s no surprise you can’t remember two months later. To resolve your issue, you search your training notes, use the help menu, ask colleagues for assistance, and call the support team.

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

Learning Solutions Magazine

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

Learning Solutions Magazine

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

When Should You Avoid Branching Scenarios?

Experiencing eLearning

Branching scenarios are great. They’re engaging, and they give learners opportunities to practice realistic decision making. However, no solution is the right approach 100% of the time. Sometimes, another strategy makes more sense. Not a Series of Decisions.

How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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Cognitive Bias in Learning: An Overview

Dashe & Thomson

What Are Cognitive Biases? Our brains receive non-stop input from all five senses every moment we are awake. In the face of this enormous amount of daily input, our brains develop subconscious coping mechanisms that we can use to quickly make daily decisions.

What does an instructional designer do?

Experiencing eLearning

This post was originally published on May 26, 2007. It has become by far my most popular post. Even after all these years, people are trying to answer this question. In the coming months, I plan to update a number of “classic” posts like this one.

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.

20 real-world examples of Augmented Reality

E-Learning Provocateur

The 2019 instalment of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week kicks off next month. For a couple of previous VR WOL Weeks I’ve collated lists of the examples that the participants unearthed – see 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality and 25 more real-world examples of Virtual Reality.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year.

Your 6-Week Checklist for Launching an Online Course

Client Engagement Academy

Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you’re in the process of creating an online course and are looking to have a successful launch. Or maybe you’re already a seasoned course creator looking to launch a course better and stronger this time around.

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The L&D maturity curve

E-Learning Provocateur

Over the course of my career, I’ve witnessed a slow but steady shift away from formal learning to informal learning.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

4 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in eLearning

Tim Slade

When designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to stuff it with all of the required content and push it to your learners.

Where to find out more about xAPI

Adult Learning with Technology

As I often go searching for articles and examples on xAPI (Experience API or Tin-Can API), I figured others may benefit from a list of resources that may also help you getting to grips with xAPI. eLearning xAPI edutech Experience API

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How You Can Apply the 70:20:10 Theory of Learning to eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Educators and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals who design eLearning courses are understandably always searching for a way to improve the efficiency of their learning experiences.

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How to Motivate Employees: Leadership vs. Impedership

ej4 eLearning

Ever wonder how to motivate employees so they are more engaged with their work, and better at it? Of course - what manager or leader hasn't? Unfortunately, many attempts to get the best out of our employees backfire. Instead of showing leadership , we exemplify the opposite: impedership. Leadership

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.