Lost in Translation

Big Dog, Little Dog

Although this article, Lost in Translation , from CIO magazine is about outsourcing, it has plenty of lessons for the succeful transfer of knowlege within an organization The successful transfer of knowledge to an offshore vendor everything from programming expertise to what users expect from a system can make or break a project. "Total knowledge transfer is impossible, in large part because knowledge is geographically sensitive."

Six Years of Innovative and Effective eLearning

Upside Learning

We celebrated our 6th Anniversary on 7th April, 2010, and I realized that Upside Learning had come a long way since its inception in early 2004. Tags: Upside Learning Custom eLearning eLearning eLearning Development India eLearning Outsourcing India eLearning Outsouring LMS India Upside Learning Anniversary Anniversaries are a good time to reflect on what’s been achieved and plan for the year ahead.

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eLearning Australia

Upside Learning

between 2004 & 2009 and 12.8% There’s a noticeably growing inclination towards outsourcing especially custom elearning development services. As competition increases we should find this trend gain further momentum as bigger companies try to outsource larger portions of their projects to offshore destinations like India in order to stay competitive against the smaller players. - We’ve been serving the Australian market for more than four years now.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


Founded by a group of filmmakers in 2004, Vimeo is a more “specialty” video content hosting and dissemination platform compared to YouTube, since their focus is on the content and not monetization. Pros: Affordable outsourcing solution. Otherwise, any time savings you may have gained by outsourcing this work will be lost when you discover inconsistencies that will require you to re-caption, re-upload, and re-integrate a hosted video into your course.

HR Staffs, Budgets Saw Modest Rebound in 2012

CLO Magazine

and 1 HR staff per 100 employees from 1996 to 2004. Outsourcing is a well-established aspect of doing business in HR. Roughly 69 percent of human resource professionals outsourced at least one activity or program in 2012, little changed from reports for the past several years. Employee assistance plans and retirement planning programs remain common targets for outsourcing. Quality and track record are primary determinants of vendor selection for outsourcing.

The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was published in December 2004 on CLOmedia.com. This strategy involves a significant use of outsourcing, offshoring, temporary contract employees and sometimes hiring fully competent individuals so that no additional training and development is needed. ” in the August 2004 issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine.

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Why & How to Create Virtual classroom Training for ERP End-users

CommLab India

Started in 2004, Citrix’s GoToMeeting gets around 3 million users worldwide per month who host almost 56 million online meetings per year. Related Posts How Can You Overcome Concerns about E-learning Outsourcing? End-user training is one of the important factors that can decide the success of an ERP implementation. And the end-users of this system are not only your in-house employees; there are remote vendors as well.

Brain Drain: The "Perfect Storm" of Unfilled IT Jobs

Kapp Notes

His opening address was titled "Trends in ICT Jobs, Salary, and Technological Demand" Dr Joyce believes that there are forces that will make the demand for ICT workers in the United States critical in the near future and even with outsourcing of some of the IT work, there will still not be enough people to meet the demand. Just returned from a conference sponsored by the National Center for Telecommunication Technologies (NCTT ) held in San Francisco, CA.

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Dated best practices

Jay Cross

This appeared on SRI-Business Consulting’s Learning on Demand page in April 2004. Assess learning outsourcing options. ELEARNING BEST PRACTICES SUMMARY. Nine years later, I find that I disagree with or question most of the Best Practices. That’s the problem: the world changes; yesterday’s best practices persist. I’m going to post a few inline comments from today in red. Learning. Strategy. Organization. and Process. Learning. Content. Learning. Infrastructure.

LMS Nightmares

eLearning 24-7

For other versions, like SCORM 2004 3rd edition, I know quite a few vendors who didn’t see value in it/had challenges with adding it – time consuming as one vendor told me. Apparently the reason she went into Knolls Hills in the first place, was that they failed to give her their built in assessment and instead outsourced it out to Roger Caldwell Alexis Tupperhead aka RCAT. If you have ever seen Poltergeist you will know what why people are terrified of clowns.

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Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

and 2004, there are two SCORMS that are really similar, and it’s a still a standard that we hold near and dear to our hearts. Not so much courses, but the creation of courses and content, I also see more of a trend of L&D outsourcing instead of using in-house capacity. As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways.

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Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

when it acquired Union Planters in early 2004. And we’re pursuing learning outsourcing where it makes the most sense to provide key elements of our learning capabilities to our consumer finance business.”. This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in April 2006. . Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often.

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Back to the Future

The Learning Circuits

In 2004, there were about 75,000 corporate training professionals in this country. The trends towards off-shoring, outsourcing, downsizing and capsizing indicate that by 2008 there will be about 45,000 of us left. As Godfrey Parkin said, we will be even more marginalized, our ideas for innovation and new approaches even more discounted, and our primary role will be as project managers of outsourced contracts.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Eric Bort of Clearly Trained

eLearning Weekly

One pattern I have noticed in companies who outsource or take on development internally is that they can end up working against themselves. EB: I’m a bit of a homebody… willing to travel if asked but the last conference I spoke at was in 2004, so it’s been a while. What Can You Learn from This Guy? If you haven’t heard of Eric Bort, or don’t follow him on Twitter, don’t be surprised. He’s not ubiquitous online like other thought leaders.

Future Trends in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

According to the "ASTD 2004 State of the Industry Report," technology-delivered learning has increased each year since 1999. Projections for 2004 indicate a 5.8 The analysis also finds "more than half of technology-based delivery was online in 2003 and 2004, and at least 75 percent of online learning was self-paced" (16) In the next three years, there will be a move toward EPSS or Electronic Performance Support Systems.