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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.

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.

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.

Supporting Online Workplaces: A Case for Building Better Integrations

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With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, HR and L&D leaders are finding themselves inundated with messages such as “7 Steps to Make Work from Home Effective” or “How to Take your Classrooms Online Quickly”.

Moving to Online Classrooms – Getting Ready to Tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Enterprises and educational institutes are looking for ways to ensure business continuity in the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Events are being cancelled, classes are being suspended, travel is being cut down, people are preferring to stay at home.

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.

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.

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 the crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

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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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.

eLearning Conversations – A Passive Way to Learn

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A dialog between two characters to present a scenario for learners – Does this sound familiar? All of us who have been associated with eLearning development, mostly have developed such samples showcasing conversations and scenarios.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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!

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.

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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[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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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.

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!

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.