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Nudge-Learning: The Theory and The Relevance

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Sometimes what you need is a nudge to learn. Setting the context. As a CLO or an L&D stakeholder, do any of the following modern-day workplace issues bother you? Creating & maintaining a diverse & inclusive culture. Making learning available in the flow of work.

The 4D Development Methodology for Modernization

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In some recent blogs, I mentioned about the xSMART framework for modernization and its benefits. In this blog, we’ll have a look at the 4D development methodology which operationally complements the xSMART framework.

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Micro-Learning: The Interactive Way

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What is the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘micro-learning’? More than 90% people would respond, “videos”. Over a period, videos have become synonymous with micro-learning.

xSMART – The Framework to Drive Your Content Modernization Initiative

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In my last blog , I touched upon how organizations are looking at modernizing their existing learning material to adapt to technology disruptions and meet the modern-day learners’ demands.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

ILT Trainers– Are you leaving something on the table?

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The way learning is delivered directly impacts performance and retention. Traditionally, it has been done through classroom-based, Instructor-led training (ILT) sessions which efficiently met relevant learning objectives.

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Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

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To adapt to technology disruptions and meet the modern-day learners’ demands, many organizations are looking at modernizing their existing learning material.

Medical Device Sales Training – Time for a face-lift

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Medical device sales reps are considered to be amongst the most sophisticated reps globally, as they require strong intellect, skills, and qualification to stay competitive in this industry.

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Six Factors to Consider before Formulating Your Nudge-Learning Strategy

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In the modern-day workplace, L&D stakeholders have a greater & bigger responsibility than ever before. The need of the hour is to help employees by providing them effective learning solutions that cut through the noise.

Nudge-Learning: Are You Missing it?

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How many of us access the Facebook app whenever we get a notification? I am sure almost everyone. This notification alert arouses our curiosity to know more about the update. It is Facebook’s way to encourage our app usage and take us to relevant updates.

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Nudge-Learning: The Starting Point

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So where do we begin? Mark McCormack’s quote makes such an apt response to this question – ‘You don’t have to reinvent the wheel just attach it to a new wagon.’. A lot is already out there in the context of nudge which has been successfully practiced. You can simply build upon it.

Benefits that an Organization can reap through the Content Modernization Initiative

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In my last blog, we looked at how the xSMART framework could help in driving the content modernization initiative. In this post, we’ll talk about the benefits that the key stakeholders, namely – the modern-day learner, the L&D heads, and the CXOs, can derive from the modernization initiative.

Four Effective Ways to Train Your Catering Staff

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In some of my previous blogs, I touched upon the growing need for training in the catering industry. We also looked at certain skillsets and processes that catering managers need to be groomed and trained on.

Will AI transform eLearning?

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We are already experiencing how AI is affecting some facets of our lives. How you ask?

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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Encouraging Autonomy in Corporate Learning – Content Guidelines That You Could Follow

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By definition, autonomy is your capacity to take responsibility for, and control of, your own learning, whether in an institution, or completely independent of an instructor or institution. Does this sound familiar? Can you relate to it? Let’s explore further in this article.

Taking Life Sciences Training to the Next Level with AI-Powered Chatbots

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Digital learning in the life sciences space is often found to be most advanced, thanks to the level of dynamism involved in this industry.

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Online Pharmaceuticals Sales Training

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“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing”- Henry Ford. And imagine how costly would that be in pharmaceutical sales training where millions of dollars are at stake. In an earlier blog , I wrote about empowering sales effectiveness for pharmaceutical reps through digital learning.

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5 Essentials to Take Care of When Translating English Content to Asian Languages

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More than 16% of the world’s population speaks one or the other Asian language. This implies a high probability of your eLearning localization projects including a lot of translations to Asian language. And as with any other language, translating English to any of the Asian languages has its own set of challenges. Let’s look at some of those. Font Usage. When translating English to any other language, you need to pay special attention to the fonts you are using.

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Role of Training in Catering Leadership Development

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In a previous blog , we explored the exponential growth in the catering industry and the reasons supporting this growth. A growing industry needs to support their leaders with targeted training to help them in meeting customer expectations and deliver outstanding service. In the catering industry, catering managers are the flag-bearers of the restaurant brand and it is critical to align them with the brand culture and values.

Empowering Sales Effectiveness In Pharmaceutical Companies Through Digital Learning

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As per Statista, the global R&D spend in the pharmaceutical industry is expected to cross 200 billion dollars by 2024. This growth projection implies that many new products will be developed in this time frame and that is why many companies are investing significantly in digital salesforce training to effectively engage with customers. Gone are the days where sales team boasted about their product features and deals happened.

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Catering Industry – Growing by Leaps and Bounds, and Sustaining Beyond

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Catering industry in the United States has grown at an exponential rate in the last decade. In 2017, catering accounted for 11% of the foodservice industry sales with revenue of $12 bn. Caterers have introduced newer menu items and are providing a wider range of services than before to meet the increasing client expectations.

Learning Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

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It is that time of year when we all take a pause and reflect on the year passing by and get ready to welcome the new one. My role as a Proposal Engineer at Harbinger Interactive Learning makes me stretch outside the norms and design interesting solutions for our customers.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

An Instructional Designer’s Experience with Automation Testing

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Harbinger organizes an annual inter- organization event called Automathon. This event primarily focuses on automation testing, wherein participants write test scripts on given scenarios. Although I am an instructional designer by profession, I decided to participate in this event, owing to my personal interest in the testing function. The Automathon primarily focuses on testing through an automated framework called Harbinger’s Integrated Hybrid Automation Framework (HIHAF).

Overcoming the Key Challenges While Translating English Content to Asian Languages

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More than 16% of the world’s population speaks one or the other Asian language. This implies a high probability of your eLearning localization projects including a lot of translations to Asian language. And as with any other language, translating English to any of the Asian languages has its own set of challenges. Let’s look at some of those. Font Usage. When translating English to any other language, you need to pay special attention to the fonts you are using.

Building Simulations in eLearning – Articulate Storyline Versus Adobe Captivate

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The primary objective of delivering corporate learning is to develop skills that could be applied to the actual course of work in an organization. These skills could be best developed by ‘doing’ and ‘practicing’. Learning programs that let your employees’ practice a real life situation would help retain knowledge well and apply it effectively when the actual situation arises. Simulation based training is a great way to do the same.

Legacy Content Modernization Journey – Getting the Right Start

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‘ The time is always right to do what is right ”. You must be wondering how these words from Martin Luther King Jr. are relevant to our discussion today. Well, with Flash officially slated for sunset in 2020, should you really wait on the sidelines and hope to jump on the last bus that would take you out of this situation? I think the answer would be no from majority of us.

View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

My Experience at The Colossal – #SHRM2018 in The Windy City

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The Stage was Set. SHRM 2018 annual conference & exposition was the largest in terms of attendance and footfall in its 70 year history. Reports claim that the turnout was anywhere between 20,000 – 25,000 attendees. The massive setting was apt for this grand event with the venue being the McCormick place in Chicago, the largest convention center in North America.

Trends in Workplace Healthy and Safety – My Learning from Safety 2018

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The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) conducted their 57 th Safety 2018 Conference and Exposition in the beautiful city of San Antonio, from June 3 to June 6. The conference was attended by over 640 exhibitors and 5000 safety professionals from around the world. I had the opportunity to attend this conference on behalf of Harbinger, for the second year in a row.

Five Reasons Why You Should Go Digital for Compliance Training

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In the modern-day workplace learning, there is nothing trickier than dealing with sensitive subject matter. This subject matter could range from topics like sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination, cultural competence, to, information breach and security. These topics come under the compliance training mandate in most industries. Traditional classroom sessions are often insufficient to deal with such topics, and do not necessarily convey the required information in the best possible way.

Can Flipped eLearning be Effective for Continuing Medical Education?

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Are you a Continuing Medical Education (CME) provider constantly on the lookout for ways to create value for medical practitioners through your education programs? Since these are already practicing physicians with long and unpredictable working hours, it is quite challenging to cater to their learning requirements. In this blog, we shall look at the flipped eLearning model as a potential way to make the CME experience more appealing for the medical community.

The Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Traditional return on investment (ROI), while a long standing and important concept in the business world, often falls flat when it comes to showing the full picture of a learning initiative. Join experts from Inno-Versity as they propose a new model for finding the ROI of learning, and learn how to make your learning valuable for everyone involved.