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Performance Support Boost Employee Productivity

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If you and your company struggle with retention of new skills and content, then a performance support system might be exactly what you need.

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.

Contextual Guidance: What Is It? How Can It Help?

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Avoiding Retirement Brain Drain: The Best Ways

Epilogue Systems Video

In this video, we go over the best strategies to make sure that when employees retire, there are systems in place to make sure that knowledge is passed on. We go over things like mentoring programs and creating a standardized knowledge base at the company.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

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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3 Predictions for Workplace 2019

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

Four Ways Digital Transformation Might Affect Digital Adoption In The Workforce

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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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7 Employee Training Strategies to Optimize Workplace Success

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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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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Tips For Avoiding Retirement Brain Drain

Epilogue Systems

Many businesses are experiencing a significant and ongoing loss of some of their most tenured, and knowledgeable, employees. Until 2014, Baby Boomers were the largest generational cohort in US history, and still make up approximately 41% of the US workforce. Today, these employees are retiring at a rate of around 10,000 a day , and often taking their accumulated business knowledge with them.

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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.

Point of Work: Boosting Productivity with Performance Support

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows.

Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What is your hourly rate as an instructional designer? How much do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? What about freelance or consultant rates? People frequently ask me these questions, and I always refer people to the same resources.

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.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I loved being able to meet people in person who I had previously only met online and reconnecting with folks from past conferences.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

The 5 Types of Subject Matter Experts & How to Deal With Them

Tim Slade

I’ll be 100% honest when I say that I struggle working with difficult subject matter experts. The fact is, I get frustrated when they want to control every aspect of the course I’m developing or when they are continually late with their feedback. Am I right?!

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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

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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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8 Things To Look For In An eLearning Solution For Small And Medium Businesses

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To find a perfect LMS for your small or medium business, check out the following tips. Blog articles

Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Micro-learning is so hot right now. But I’m not going to deliberate over its definition. If you’re into that, check out Shannon Tipton’s Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword and 7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning.

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.