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How to Boost Social Learning in your Training Strategy

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New year, new training strategy? Whether you’re rolling out a new strategy or simply enhancing your existing one, now is a good time to review some research-backed, tested learning theories that can improve your training programs

5 Soft Skills your Learners Will Need in 2018, and How to Teach Them

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Soft skills, like those we outline here, are becoming even more valued than technology. Robots don’t have the ability to empathize, persuade, or manage, and we’ll continue to need humans with increasingly competitive “human” skills to drive the economy

Five Storyboarding Tips to take your Training Further

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Our creative designers consult with clients regularly to help them develop best practices for storyboarding. Here are a few of our designers’ storyboarding tips

Learning Trends to Watch

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With 2018 in sight, companies are watching for emerging learning technologies that can streamline their learning management systems, increase employee engagement, and enhance their training. To meet that demand, learning vendors are racing to release apps and new LMS features.

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.

7 Ways to Increase LMS Engagement in 2018

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One of the greatest takeaways from listening to industry-leading CLOs discuss their learning challenges is that companies are struggling to increase LMS engagement and usability

How to Turn Conference Videos into Effective eLearning

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How do you share your keynote with those who couldn’t make it? Do you simply share a clip of the video on social media, or is there a better way to market, and even profit, from your association’s best practices

What should you be paying for your LMS?

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With the year’s end approaching, every CLO, CTO, and CFO is thinking about closing out the 2017 learning and development budget and looking to save money and increase training efficiency in 2018

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5 Benefits to Integrating your LMS with your HRIS

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HR platforms and systems are filled with employee data and paper-heavy processes, making them extremely difficult to remove once installed.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Addressing the Unique Training Needs of the Manufacturing Industry

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Over the next 10 years, 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed. To close that gap, manufacturers will have to train people quickly and effectively

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Project Management Software and your LMS

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Imagine your LMS implementation as a digital pizza tracker. What if, in real time, you could watch your LMS being built, integrated, and launched? What if the second you “placed your order” you could watch your LMS be handled carefully and efficiently by your LMS vendor

Choosing an LMS: What Does Custom Really Mean

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You’ve probably heard the word “custom” tossed around a lot in the learning and development world. We hear it too, and many times it leaves us scratching our heads

If you build it, they (may not) come

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How to drive traffic to your learning management system

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.

3 employee retention tips every business can use.

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“One third of new hires quit their job after about six (6) months," (Ere Media, 2015). What’s going on here? To understand, we need to shift the focus away from how much we’re spending on training and development to how we’re putting those dollars to work for our organizations and our people. After all, studies show that when employees are adequately trained, motivated and empowered to take ownership of their careers, retention soars

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Roundtable Creates Learning Platform for Associations

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Associations are a wealth of knowledge and education, and the best ones know that capturing and disseminating that education to their members can not only increase and retain membership, but can also provide additional revenue that allows the association to thrive

Infographic: Gamification and eLearning

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Take a look at some of the top Gamification statistics for the eLearning industry

How to give your membership more of what they crave.

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Quiz time. How well do you really know the members of your association? Do you know why they joined, or what they hope to get in return for their membership dues? If your association’s membership growth is declining, plateauing or not increasing at the rate you’d hoped, it may be time for an honest evaluation of your value proposition to both prospective and existing members

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

How to effectively use branched learning scenarios

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Branching scenarios are one of the best ways to convert your process-heavy training, whether instructor-led or click and read, to an interactive and impactful experience for learners

7 Steps to a Successful LMS Implementation

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Don’t let unimagined obstacles ruin your plan to unveil a great LMS. Here are seven tips to ensure a smooth, successful LMS implementation

Benefits of eLearning for the modern employee.

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Today, 7 out of 10 training and development professionals don’t know how their employees learn what they need to do their jobs. Just like your customers, today’s employees expect on-demand access to exactly what they want, when they want it, at a time that’s convenient for them. Does your training & development program give your employees what they really want and need to drive profitable results

How to drive more revenue by maximizing employee performance.

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Statistics show that arming your employees with the right information at the right time can increase performance by as much as 50%. A dramatic jump in performance like this could potentially make each employee up to 26% more profitable for your business. We’ll show you how to create and distribute knowledge throughout your company so that you can unleash the true revenue-generating potential of every employee

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.

Unlock the non-dues revenue potential of an LMS for associations.

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Giving members a better experience makes it easier to retain and attract new members. And that means a healthier stream of dues-based revenue. But this is only one advantage of using an LMS for associations. Do you know your LMS can also significantly impact the business side of your association? If your LMS doesn’t already offer this opportunity, or if you’d like to know what makes an LMS profitable for associations, keep calm and read on

How to find an LMS and provider you’ll really love

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If you're ready to seek out a learning portal that fits your company… One that offers the support and flexibility your organization needs, and makes your life easier, here is a guide to help you carefully consider all the options before presenting any recommendations to the powers that be

How leaders in healthcare are adapting to rapid industry changes.

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Healthcare is an industry that will not stop evolving anytime soon. And the challenge to keep your entire workforce informed of rapid changes is only going to grow. Did we mention you also need to maintain your learning and development budget? We’ll show you the most cost-effective way to manage change and keep your time-crunched staff ahead of the consumer driven "healthcare society" shift

Meeting the needs of diverse user groups: Multitenancy in an LMS

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It doesn’t make sense to offer the same LMS to customers that you do to your internal employees. Your distribution partners have an entirely different brand and culture. Why should they be subjected to the functionality and look of your internal LMS

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Top Benefits to Upgrading to Storyline 360

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As Storyline 360 celebrates its first birthday this month, we want to celebrate, too. Last November, when Articulate launched Articulate 360, our design team couldn’t wait to get its hands on Storyline 360.

Do they have your back?

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Of all the reasons companies bail out of their LMS contracts, the main reason to switch LMS providers is for better technical support.

How to convince management it’s time for a new LMS

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Not happy with your Learning Management System? You’re not alone! As an LMS admin, you may feel like giving your LMS provider’s non-responsive tech support person a piece of your frazzled mind. But hear us out - we have a slightly less angry recommendation for you to consider

How to calculate and combat the cost of employee turnover

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While you can’t eliminate employee turnover completely, you can keep these costs at a minimum if you invest in your training strategy

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Analysts Expect the LMS Market to Grow

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This report confirms what our own clients’ needs have long suggested: the LMS isn’t dead. It’s growing and changing to meet the increasing demand for technology and automation. As more learners come to expect engaging interfaces, automated suggestions, and mobile accessibility, LMSs need to adapt accordingly

6 bottom line benefits of blended learning

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It’s no secret that a better educated workforce is better for your bottom line. That’s because great employee training motivates employees to perform their jobs with greater efficiency, more reliable consistency and, better compliance with safety protocols or other mandated standards. While in-person training creates a social learning environment great for team building, relying solely on this approach has notable drawbacks.

Does Gamification Really Work?

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Whether it’s a fitness tracker, a banking app, or a social media platform, you’re probably engaging in gamification multiple times each day

CEO Fraud on the Rise, Insurance Coverage Falling

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What the CEO says, goes. But what if your CEO is an imposter

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The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.