One of the earliest developers of Mobile Learning, he has been creating innovative mobile tools and techniques with educators across the globe since 2001. ABOUT GEOFF STEAD (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm): Geoff Stead and his team at Qualcomm use emerging mobile technologies to explore, innovate and champion how they should be used to enhance learning, and working.



ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. It also involves using a performance consulting approach to identify root causes of performance problems. Charles: When I joined Reuters (as it was then) in 2001, the various training departments were primarily focused on designing and delivering classroom training.


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Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem

eLearning Brothers

Here are a few suggestions I found in some online instructional design articles that may help (Butler, 2012; Doll, 2001): 1) Thoroughly understand the project’s goals and vision. However, when I created a relationship of trust with the client up front and established myself as the design expert, I was better able to consult with the client about any proposed changes and make my recommendations for updates based on the scope of the project. Doll, Shelley (2001).

Colorado Technology Association announces the 2015 APEX Awards nominees


Since 2001, the Colorado Technology Association has hosted this prestigious event to bring together the technology community and celebrate the exceptional people, companies and accomplishments of the year. Amadeus Consulting. The 15th annual APEX Awards will be held November 5 in downtown Denver.

Best Workplace Blended Learning Providers

Roundtable Learning

Their services include consulting, digital learning, enterprise technology adoption, managed learning services, and off-the-shelf offerings. Performance Consulting. Year Founded: 2001. Performance Consulting.

Best Workplace eLearning Providers

Roundtable Learning

Performance Consulting. Their services include consulting, digital learning, enterprise technology adoption, managed learning services, and off-the-shelf offerings. Year Founded: 2001.

New Case Study Explores Using New Technologies to Support Human Interaction

ATD Learning Technologies

The company has completely transformed its business over the past 15 years, from a 75,000-person consulting house focused on North America to the world’s largest comprehensive professional services firm, with 380,000 employees around the globe. Since the company went public, annual revenues have jumped from $11 billion (in fiscal year 2001) to $31 billion (in fiscal year 2015).

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making. IBM consulted 55,000 employees in 2003 to revise its business strategy and become a solution provider and consultancy moving away from being a computer hardware and software vendor.

Digital natives — how to design and deliver training that clicks


Digital natives belong to the 20th century and the term was coined by education consultant Marc Prensky in his 2001 article entitled Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. So that was in 2001. Natives of Barbados are called Barbadians and are of a mixed descent (Afro-Caribbean). Natives of New Zealand are called Māori and arrived on the island by canoe somewhere in the 14th century.

Do you need an Integrity Officer?

Interactive Services

The Enron scandal took place in 2001, and it led to the chiefs being convicted of fraud, conspiracy, bank fraud, and insider trading charges.). However, a company can’t just simply tack that title on to a random employee and expect there to be a real change according to an ethics and compliance consultant. Since finishing his jail sentence, he has started consulting about the need for ethics and integrity.

eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Some Fonts Read Better On-Screen eCommerce Consultant Dr. Ralph F. Wilson did a study back in 2001 to determine if serif fonts (fonts with little lines on the tops and bottoms of characters such as Times New Roman ) or sans serif fonts (those without lines, such as Arial ) were more suited to being read on computer monitors. by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content.

Trust 206

ID and eLearning Links 10/29/19

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I share links related to several topics: Converting Flash content to HTML5 Options for instructional design careers An interview on the purpose of Bloom’s taxonomy Why you only need 3 choices in multiple choice questions Change management for software training How being generous builds your credibility as a consultant. tags: consulting.

How Important is the Design Phase?


Many teams are now a mixture of internal staff and external consultants. If this is your first project, save time by dealing with one point of contact and consider hiring an Instructional Design Agency rather than single consultants. She founded Design2Train in 2001 and is based in The Woodlands, TX. How important is the Design Phase in producing a high quality online training (eLearning, wbt, cbt) program? The Design Phase is critical. .

What Could Be the #1 Enemy of Good Instructional Design?


The simple application of knowledge to a novel task is called ‘reproductive transfer’ and when there is adaptation, mutation and enhancement it is referred to as ‘productive transfer’ (Robertson, 2001) which is what we want to happen. appeared first on Facilitador - e-learning, employee training, custom training, training consulting. All of us have heard the statistics about the amount of actual knowledge that gets implemented back on the job from a training program.

Tasked with eLearning?


If an experienced elearning instructional designer is not available from your corporate staff, hire a consultant. . She founded Design2Train in 2001 and is based in The Woodlands, TX. Are you a NON-training professional tasked with delivering an eLearning project? It’s a trend we are observing all too often these days. With so many corporate “right-sizing” and mergers, unfortunately the training department staff are often the first to go and last to be re-hired.

PODCAST 139: The Science of Becoming a Better Sales Leader with Luke Rogers

Sales Hacker

At 15, he began going to school part-time in Northern England in Manchester, so that he could run a technology consulting business that he had started. And it was essentially providing consulting services for people in my local town and surrounding area.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

Learner engagement can be seen as the “time and energy students devote to educationally purposeful activities” (Kuh, 2001) and studies show that driving learner engagement ticks quite a few boxes in terms of boosting individual performance. The authors of this article are Jan Rijken (director of the CLI) and Anja Emonds (business learning consultant). 2001).

Promoting the use of Information Visualization

Web Courseworks

You might already be thinking of some of the situations he confronts: Change management tasks New vocabulary to comprehend for both parties A learning curve for new tasks A need for good communication and collaboration His approach involves drawing out a “workflow” using Visio after consulting with staff people at the medical clinic.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. And I’ve remained focused on that space since 2001. Let’s say you offer an “LMS Consulting 101” course that exists in your LMS at Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

Allows us to Introduce DoceboInspire’s Keynote Speakers!


He currently serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, AT&T, Avis Budget Group and Procter & Gamble. He lectured at the University of Florence from 2001 to 2005, before founding Docebo in Milan, Italy in 2005. We’re incredibly excited to announce DoceboInspire’s amazing roster of keynote speakers. Read on for a taste of the expert insights they’ll bring to the table.

Update on Future of Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

As part of preparing for the July 23 free online session on the Future of the Business of Learning , I've had a bunch of conversations with CLOs/VP Learning, CEOs of Training Companies, Marketing and Sales Consultants to Training Companies, Industry Analysts, Software and Services Vendors. We are currently experiencing a big drop (similar to the drop in 2001). Training never quite recovered from the 2001 drop.

‘High Stakes’ Employee Training: The Crucial Role of Simulating the Consequences


2, June 2001, Pp. Prior to starting the Rapid Learning Institute and its parent company Business 21 in 2002, Steve was the Director of Publishing at The Hay Group, a leading HR, benefits and compensation consulting firm. In high-stakes training, one powerful technique to make training stick is to simulate the consequences as much as possible. The idea comes from anesthesiology training: In simulated surgical environments operating on a test dummy, the patient dies.

Picky, picky

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Today, according to the report (and roughly every other consultant) is the age of collaboration. The first time I recall hearing talk about blended learning was in 2000 or 2001. George Siemens echoes my feelings exactly in his post today on elearnspace titled Modernizing corporate training. I generally resist linking to organizations that monitor and use the ideas generated in the social/learning/tech space, and then produce reports that fail to acknowledge sources of inspiration.

Meet 50 Northwestern alumni behind some of Chicago’s top startups


She received her MBA from Kellogg in 2001, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing and Strategy. Ellis is a Kellogg alum with a degree in Analytical Consulting, Finance and Marketing. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article. Despite its distance from the coasts, Chicago has an ocean of tech and entrepreneurial talent, thanks in large part to the calibre of schools that populate the region.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

EPISODE 21 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: As an independent learning systems consultant, I’m obsessed with finding the ideal solution for each client’s unique needs. In fact, I originally offered implementation, training and support when I founded SmartThoughts in 2001. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience. WELCOME TO EPISODE 21 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Do your employees know how to learn?


Some even speak of it in terms of learning “transformers and emancipators”: “Learning informally frees the learner from environmental or institutional constraints (Mezirow, 2001). 2001 ): the creation of a vision based on common values and goals and on the internal mechanisms of the organization, the ability to translate that vision into practice, a constant assessment of progress. 2003 , Fenwick, 2001 , and Taylor et al.,

Why Your Business Needs a Chatbot in 2020

Mobile Coach

A common mistake when envisioning chatbots is to think of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) depicted in movies like Ironman’s Jarvis or HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Coach Carly , an SMS-based chatbot for PartyLite, coached, motivated and led PartyLite consultants resulting in 48% more products purchased and a 150% increase in sponsorship rate. . Why Your Business Needs a Chatbot in 2020. By Vince Han. Jan 2020. Adapting to 21st-Century Expectations.

Profile of a learning architect: Charles Jennings

Clive on Learning

Charles Jennings originally went in to Reuters (now Thomson Reuters), the world’s largest international multimedia news agency, in 2001 as a consultant, tasked with drawing up a new learning and development strategy. His client liked the approach and, as in what Charles describes as “every consultant’s nightmare”, he was asked to come aboard and implement what he had recommended.

ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski

TechSmith Camtasia

Since 2001, he has enjoyed working with students and teachers using a project-based, blended classroom model that combines both face-to-face and online instruction. As the founder of and , Rob has published numerous training DVDs and offers professional development and consulting services on digital video production. We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 !

A wee bit o’ experience…

Clark Quinn

I returned to the US to lead an R&D project developing an intelligent learning system based on learning objects that adapted on learner characteristics (hence my strong opinions on learning styles), which we got up and running in 2001 before that gold rush went bust. Since then, I’ve been an independent consultant. A personal reflection, read if you’d like a little insight into what I do, why and what I’ve done.

The Rise of the Consumerization of Learning


In the view of Merriam (2001) a learner: Is able to direct their own learning. Rather there will be a framework, where the objectives at an organizational and individual level dictate the direction of learning, with a panel of experts and consultants to coach application of learning in practice. One of the core failings of business training is that it has for too long ignored the lessons of adult learning theory.

Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

Then, after I returned to the States, I worked as a technical consultant for six years at a company which, through multiple acquisitions, became part of Ellucian , the largest student information system company in the world. But with Moodle specifically, it started in Australia when Martin Dougiamas was working on his graduate thesis project in late 2001. We’re highly consultative with our clients. WELCOME TO EPISODE 31 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW.

Knowledge Sharing: Why it Makes Organizations More Successful


What’s interesting is that this report was published in 2001. One week later, Carl, a technician, collects a few videos similar to Kevin’s and creates a playlist of them so he can watch and consult them with a single click, at any time, with his mobile device. Knowledge in an organization is often hidden and hard to access when needed. Find out how knowledge sharing makes organizations more successful.

Gen X + Gen Y: A Perfect Marriage?

CLO Magazine

Forrester Consulting conducted a “ Social Technographics &# study commissioned by Citrix online in 2010 to examine the use of social media and networking in the workplace. And, although Gen Y has experienced a lot of bad press, some have up to ten years of experience since they started entering the workplace in 2001, and 27 percent are already managers or executives.

Debunking the Major Myth of Engagement

CLO Magazine

The global management consulting firm Hay Group found in 2001 that engaged employees were 43 percent more productive than employees who considered work “just a job.” From a business perspective, employee engagement is about productivity and outcomes. From an employee perspective, engagement is ultimately about living a full life that actualizes potential and enables individuals to display their true identity, thoughts and feelings.

The State of E-Learning in the Medical Device Industry


The type of consultancy needed within their scope of planning. Since then, he has authored numerous books on the subject, with his first in 2001 which was titled, “WebBased Training.”. Introduction. With the population increase and the ever-aging population becoming more prevalent on the whole, it seems that the state of growth in the medical industry is at boom levels.

A Commitment to Move

CLO Magazine

He was in the early years of his career at Accenture as the international consultancy was in the midst of deepening its presence in India. Born with severe bronchial asthma, Varma’s condition worsened as Accenture expanded its India footprint from 200 people in 2001 to an astounding 40,000 employees by 2008. Rahul Varma was dead for two minutes. Literally, dead.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond


ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. It also involves using a performance consulting approach to identify root causes of performance problems. Charles: When I joined Reuters (as it was then) in 2001, the various training departments were primarily focused on designing and delivering classroom training.

Learning theories

Ed App

The revised version of Bloom’s Taxonomy (2001) more suitably addresses new standards in our knowledge economy, with a focus on creative thinking and transformation. Education consultant Dugan Laird pioneered what we understand to be sensory stimulation theory. 2001). Five Current Learning Theories.

How to Train Your Customers

CLO Magazine

While its formal training programs began in the mid-1990s, Werner launched its ClimbingPro online training program in 2001. “There are employers who seem reluctant to take what they have in the way of knowledge and package it for their customers,” said Mark Bower, president of Edge Interactive, a workplace performance consultancy. Bill Perry is managing partner for March 24 Media LLC, a marketing, communications and social media consultancy.