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Training Content Fundamentals for Extended Enterprise Success

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Extended enterprise training is an endlessly fascinating corner of the learning universe. One reason is training content. It’s paramount for success, but you can’t buy it off the shelf. It is always custom and proprietary. You design it, create it and own it.

2021 Learning Systems Trends: An Analyst’s View

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Goodbye 2020. It’s (finally!) time to say hello to 2021 and look forward to what’s ahead on the learning systems front. Where should we begin? Let’s start with the obvious… Saying that this past year was unpredictable and challenging is an understatement.

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LMS Planning: Is Your Learning Ecosystem Future-Proof?

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Time flies when you’re moving through change. At least that’s what it feels like in my world as a learning systems analyst and consultant.

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Podcast 43: Serving Multiple LMS Markets – With Graham Glass

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What should you expect from a multi-purpose LMS? How can one core platform support multiple LMS markets successfully? Listen to The Talented Learning Show! The post Podcast 43: Serving Multiple LMS Markets – With Graham Glass appeared first on Talented Learning.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

7 Types of LMS Solutions

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There are still hundreds of LMS solutions in the world. Although many try to leave the “LMS” moniker behind, buyers and the industry won’t let them. The overly-broad term of LMS is here to stay and confuse buyers for many years to come.

Meet The Talented Learning Center: What’s In It For You?

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When you think back on the quarantine of 2020, what will you remember? At Talented Learning, we’ll recall this timeframe as a catalyst for our strategic reinvention.

Learning Measurement: Top Tips From Industry Experts

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Last summer, I started a new series that highlights the best advice I’ve heard from guests on our podcast, The Talented Learning Show and our long-running, live monthly webinar series.

Podcast 42: Key Customer Education Trends – With Barry Kelly of Thought Industries

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What customer education trends should be on your radar? Which training strategies lead to customer success? And which metrics matter most? Listen to The Talented Learning Show!

How Can Your Association Build a Successful Learning Program? Top Tips

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Association professionals, what’s the best advice you’ve heard about how to develop and deliver great instructional programs?

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

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When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. The analytics process was usually ad-hoc and reactive. And all too often, data was inaccurate, incomplete or lagged behind real-time by 24-hours or more.

Supply Chain Training: Mapping Your Ecosystem

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Supply chain training isn’t for the faint of heart. These partner networks are some of the most advanced ecosystems in the extended enterprise learning world, especially in the manufacturing space.

What’s Your Business Case for External Training?

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No doubt about it. The pandemic has forced learning professionals everywhere to navigate uncharted waters. And some are paddling much harder than others, just to stay afloat.

Which Continuing Education LMS Would You Choose?

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We’re now entering our eighth year of helping extended enterprise buyers choose the best LMS for their unique needs. But with more than 1000 learning systems to consider, the process remains tricky. To show you what I mean, I’ll describe a typical extended enterprise LMS buying opportunity.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Customer Success: Where Does Training Fit In?

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Do you want to grow your business? Then let me share a secret. If you are not familiar with the direct connection between customer success and customer education, then you’re probably working way too hard to reach your goals.

Podcast 41: Engaging Channel Partners in Training – With Rob Moe of Sphere 1

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Why is it essential to train channel partners? What if you extend that to your entire industry? Learn from one of the construction industry's most successful co-ops on The Talented Learning Show!

Podcast 40: Training Bankers for Success – With Clare Marsch of ABA

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How can industry associations provide more relevant professional development to members throughout their careers? Get inspired by this example from the banking industry on The Talented Learning Show!

Cornerstone-Saba Acquisition: What Does it Mean for LMS Customers?

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Have you heard the news? Last week – less than two months into 2020 – one of the biggest acquisitions in learning systems history was announced. Cornerstone plans to acquire Saba for a hefty $1.395 billion.

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

A Multi-Perspective Look at LMS References

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When you invest in an LMS, you are sticking your neck out professionally by committing $100,000 or $1,000,000 to a system that touches every employee, channel partner and/or customer in your business ecosystem.

Learning Strategy: Great Advice from Industry Leaders

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When you see the term “learning strategy” what comes to mind? Some people think of specific instructional design techniques that aim to help people absorb and apply educational content. That’s fine. But learning strategy can also be defined in a much more expansive way.

How to Measure Customer Value (And Why It Matters)

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Today we feature advice about customer value metrics from Laura Patterson , President of VisionEdge Marketing.

Podcast 39: Global Online Training Tips – With Western Union

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What factors help global online training programs succeed? Learn from Western Union's international agent education program on The Talented Learning Show! The post Podcast 39: Global Online Training Tips – With Western Union appeared first on Talented Learning.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Learning Systems Agility, Up Close and Up In the Air

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In last week’s post, I examined the need for training providers to rely on flexibility as a strategic advantage. So you can adjust to an uncertain future more quickly than your competitors. However, learning systems agility isn’t just about technology.

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Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

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WELCOME TO EPISODE 36 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

How Practice and Feedback Drive Deeper Learning

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Today we feature skills development advice from Patti Shank, PhD. Patti is widely recognized as an expert in learning science and instructional design. She is the author of multiple books , including the recent “Make It Learnable” series.

AI-as-a-Service: The Next Big Thing in Business Tech?

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Today we feature advice from Daniel Newman , Principal Analyst at Futurum Research and CEO of Broadsuite Media Group.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

LMS Sales Pros: Are You In a Rut? Try These Tips

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is part of a special series “For LMS Vendor Eyes Only,” focused on learning systems developers and their sales teams. LMS sales reps – are you in a rut?

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

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New year. New decade. No better time to step back and look at the big picture. And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. But which 2020 LMS trends really deserve your attention?

What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Today we feature advice from Daniel Newman , Principal Analyst at Futurum Research and CEO of Broadsuite Media Group.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

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Throw out your learning technology playbook. It’s time to write a new one. The Coronavirus is here and we’re all witnessing a plot twist of epic proportions. Isolation is the new norm and rapid change is everywhere. Naturally, we all feel uneasy (or worse) about the future. But how we respond is a mark of character. I’ve always been a positive, practical, forward-thinking fellow. And now, my first instinct is to offer help and guidance.

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

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Normally as the calendar shifts from March to April, we celebrate the arrival of warmer weather. This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. The future seems less certain than it was only a few short weeks ago.