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Learning Culture: Access to Training Content & Resources

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If you want to create a good culture of learning , you need to ensure learners have easy access to the resources they need. After all, if learners can’t find or use the content they need, at the time of need, how can they be expected to develop new skills and understanding?

Learning Culture: Motivation Is Key

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One of the reasons change is hard is because some people don’t want to change—and this certainly applies to learning, as people may be happy with their current roles and levels of competency.

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6 Barriers to Creating a Learning Culture (and How to Avoid Them)

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By this point in the series, I hope you’re excited for what’s to come. First, we discussed what learning culture means and why it’s important. Then, we explored examples of a good learning culture.

Learning Analytics: Predictive & Prescriptive Complexity

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The highest complexity of learning analytics is predictive and prescriptive analytics. This means using data to either predict what might happen, or to prescribe learning activities.

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.

What Does a Good Learning & Development Culture Look Like?

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This blog series, How to Build a Culture of Learning , will explain the challenges and solutions to establishing a culture of learning in your organization.

What Are Corporate Learning Analytics? [Recap]

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Learning Analytics seem like a bit of a dark art, a mystery. You’ve read the theory, but how does it actually work in practice?

How Caterpillar Built a Measurable Career Development Process [Part 1]

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In this case study blog series, guest contributor Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant, will explore how he and his team at Caterpillar, Inc. built their learning data ecosystem to support an award-winning extended enterprise learning model.

What Is a Culture of Learning—and How Does Yours Stack Up?

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What is a culture of learning at work, why is having a good one important, and what is yours like? Find out more in part 1 of this blog series

How to Create Learning Program Competency Models [Part 3]

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In the third part of this case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., discusses how and why the organization created competency models for their learning programs—including advice and best practices for fellow L&D practitioners.

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.

Learning Analytics Dimensions: Learning Experience Analysis

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As we completed our Learning Analytics Research Study , we found many reports that fell into the Learning Experience category.

How to Support Culture and People during Learning Transformation

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In the sixth part of our case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., explains the last two steps in the Global Dealer Learning (GDL) team’s change management process: Culture and People.

Change Management Process and Structure for Learning Transformation

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In the fifth part of our case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc.,

Learning Outcomes for Experts

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As part of our BALDDIE instructional design method , you’ve identified your business goal and documented performance outcomes for what the workforce needs to do to meet that goal. Now it’s time to identify the learning outcomes that will support people to improve their performance.

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.

Setting the Right Performance Goals for Learning Programs

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In our last blog post, we covered the first step of the BALDDIE instructional design method— identifying business goals with measurable KPIs to link to learning initiatives.

DevLearn 2019: xAPI & Learning Analytics Sessions [Guide]

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The DevLearn Conference and Expo is one of the biggest events for the L&D industry. And with so much to experience in just a few days, knowing where to start may seem daunting.

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How Caterpillar Identified Gaps in Global Learning Programs [Part 2]

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In the second part of this Caterpillar case study, Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., explores how an organizational study uncovered the opportunity for the organization to create billions in additional revenue.

What Learning & Development Can Learn from Artificial Intelligence

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Scalable learning is a key differentiator for modern enterprise business. And one way learning platforms are scaling learning is by using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in learning technology via content recommendations and personalized learning.

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!

Learning Evaluation & Pheromone Analytics

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What do learning evaluation and ants have in common? Find out more about pheromone analytics and how they can help put learners on the right learning path. But first, a little background…. We’ve all been there.

How to Design Learning That Works [RECAP]

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Designing learning that works, that’s designed for clear business and performance goals, is vital for the effectiveness of an L&D department.

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Action Mapping Instructional Design & Learning Evaluation

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As we covered in the ADDIE model , it’s important to stay aligned with the business goals and outcomes as you develop and deliver learning. And one way to ensure you stay aligned is by mapping how each step of the design process fits into the bigger picture of the organization.

ADDIE: A 5-Step Process for Effective Training & Learning Evaluation

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In our previous blog post, we explained the challenges associated with learning evaluation. Simply put, when training isn't properly designed with specific goals in mind, it's nearly impossible to actually evaluate effectiveness or impact on overall organizational goals.

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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.

How to Create a Learning Organization Maturity Model [Part 4]

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In the fourth installment of this case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., explains how their Global Dealer Learning (GDL) team created a plan to align and achieve their L&D and business goals. Transform and align your approach to training.

Corporate Learning Analytics in Practice [Introduction]

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During the summer of 2018, we conducted a Learning Analytics Research Study to research how our clients are actually implementing these analytics.

Learning Analytics: Advanced Evaluation Complexity

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Advanced Evaluation is less common than Data Evaluation , which means there’s no well-worn path leading the way. Organizations venturing into this level of complexity are often doing so in ways that are different from others.

Watershed’s BALDDIE Method for Instructional Design

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In our introduction to this blog series , we promised to unveil a new learning design model, which we’ve designated as BALDDIE.

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.

Learning Analytics: Report Types

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We’ve looked at categories. We’ve looked at complexities. We’ve looked experience types. There’s only one direction left to slice and dice findings from our Learning Analytics Research Study —which looked exclusively at how clients use Watershed, including report types.

Learning Analytics: Experience Types

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So far in this series, we’ve looked mainly at categories and complexities within the learning analytics triangle. This week, we’ll look at learning analytics from another angle: What sort of learning activities are organizations collecting and analyzing data about?

Why Is Learning Evaluation So Hard?

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I regularly speak with organizations about measuring the effectiveness of training. And I’ve noticed a common challenge among L&D teams— learning evaluation is difficult. But it doesn’t have to be.

How to Design Effective Training for Learning Evaluation & Analytics

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We talk a lot about learning evaluation and measuring the effectiveness of training on the overall business. But how can we design effective training in the first place? And what do we even mean by effective training ?

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!

How to Design Effective Training for Learning Evaluation & Analytics

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We talk a lot about learning evaluation and measuring the effectiveness of training on the overall business. But how can we design effective training in the first place? And what do we even mean by effective training ?