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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

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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

Learning Through Video: Simulation Training

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We create simulation training videos using everything from GoPros to 360 Video to help our clients’ learners achieve mastery of their trades. Simulation training, such as the video course we created below, is specifically helpful for teaching new skills to a mobile workforce

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

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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.

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

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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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

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

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.

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Infographic: Gamification and eLearning

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

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.

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

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

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.

The Ultimate Guide to eLearning Terms

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Once you’re familiar with some of the popular eLearning terms, you’ll soon realize just what an LMS and custom online courses can do to improve your bottom line by enhancing the effectiveness of your organization’s training and development program

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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

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

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.

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.

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

If you build it, they (may not) come

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How to drive traffic to your learning management system

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

Want to deliver better training? Think custom.

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Even a great Learning Management System (LMS) is only as good as the learning and development experience it delivers to users… An experience that your executives count on you to nurture in order to build top performing employees.

Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

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

5 Reasons to Incorporate Video into your Learning Strategy

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Think back to your grade school or college days. Do you remember the excitement of watching a movie or a video in class

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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.

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

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.

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

Why You Need to Invest in Leaders - Video

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In partnership with Damaris Patterson Price, principal of Working River Leadership Consulting, we’re bringing you a series of short videos full of leadership and learning wisdom. In this video, Damaris explains true differentiators among leaders and emphasizes the importance of investing in them

Congratulations Crain’s Cleveland 2016 Archer Awards Recipients

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Now in its sixth year, the Archer Awards program took place last night to honor of the accomplishments of many of Northeast Ohio’s most talented HR professionals. As a supporting sponsor, Roundtable was thrilled to attend the event where we had the opportunity to meet and network with over 400 of the area’s most influential and innovative human resource experts

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


A Guide to Marketing Customer Training

Most customers are not required to take training. As such, it’s crucial to create a marketing campaign that engages your training audience and demonstrates the value of your courses.

Merry Holidays and Happy Christmas, y’all!

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How to Enhance your Cybersecurity Training

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The message is clear: one email can cost your company millions of dollars. One employee’s misjudgment of a phishing request can deliver some of the most valuable information directly to hackers. Mitigating the risk of phishing attacks will save your company from significant financial loss

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3 Steps to Scale Back your Multi-LMS Approach

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The learning and development industry is oversaturated with options for learning management systems (LMS). Some estimates put the number at 1,000 and growing. With so many LMS options, large companies purchase many LMSs to do a job that can be done by one flexible, customized LMS

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

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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.