Persuasive Technology Could Be Key to Gaining User Adoption

Dashe & Thomson

We know that user adoption is critical for major software implementations to be successful. There are dozens of case studies and reports that illustrate how it’s not enough to get the technology working.

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The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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Horizon Report 2011 – Electronic Books And Mobiles

Upside Learning

The Horizon report for 2011 has been published and is available for download. This year, the predict mainstream adoption of electronic books and mobiles. I’d recommend designers of learning download this report for a view on how learning technology will change in the next few years.

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Kick Starting 2011 With A Brandon Hall Research Webinar

Upside Learning

After a successful 2010, we are all geared up for 2011 with more events and more plans. Scheduled on January 19 th , 2011, this would be the first of many webinars that we have planned for 2011. The FREE 60 minute webinar will be held on January 19, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

iPad takes centre stage once again as it gains increasing foothold in education, with educators touting it as one of the must-have technologies and students preferring it over hardcover books. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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10 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 23

Upside Learning

As technology continues to infiltrate every corner of the K-12 educational space, mobile learning is slowly but clearly emerging as the ‘future’ of learning. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning. Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses. Social Learning Technology. Learning Management Technology for External Training.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

What if we could customize training programs for each learner using adaptive software technology? I believe that same kind of technology will be utilized down the road to help us efficiently customize learning programs for individuals.

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The Three Critical Success Factors for Successful ERP Deployment

Dashe & Thomson

Technology considerations include diligent selection of the product and the Systems Integrator (SI) and robust enterprise IT architecture. Because I work within the corporate training industry, I’m very glad to see user adoption at the top of the list, and I’m not surprised.

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Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Survey

Upside Learning

Mobile technology, having seeped into popular culture, is now finding widespread acceptance as a training and learning device in the workplace as well. Note: Survey closes on 30th September 2011.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes.

Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World

Dashe & Thomson

Generally speaking, they are not looking for opportunities to learn and get involved with new tools and technologies, unless there is a direct client impact.

Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5?

Upside Learning

The battle between web technologies (read ‘ Apple and Adobe ‘) started a couple of years back when Apple decided to not support Flash on its newly launched iPad terming it buggy. eLearning Development eLearning Technology eLearning eLearning and HTML5 HTML5 ipad

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Musings on Memory Engineering to Aid Learning Retention

Dashe & Thomson

Frankly, this reaction probably dates me as a hopeless curmudgeon who finds that many forms of technology with which we interact contribute to the overall chaos of our lives rather than simplifying and improving them.

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

Recently Amit had written about how the eLearning industry and digital media in general has been driven to HTML5 by the rapid adoption of tablet computers, namely the iPad. Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and Flash

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eLearning & mLearning: It's All Happening--And Faster Than You Think

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

About a year ago I wrote about the 2010 Horizon Report and what it said about the impending adoption of mLearning. It's that time of year again so the 2011 Horizon Report has been released with some interesting insights on just how far we've come in a year. by AJ George.

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. Technological Disruptive Market Demands Disruptive Leadership.

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Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 3 simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011.

How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. Large companies, especially in the BFSI market need security built into their technology solutions.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

The Promise Of 3D Learning

Upside Learning

Why then is there such a gap between technology development and adoption by the L&D community? Only the early adopters with deep pockets have potential to deploy such systems. As 3D becomes more capable of offering immersive experiences, perhaps it will spur adoption.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

From trying to explain five myths of mobile learning to assisting customer new to mobile learning, getting started with mobile learning has been an exciting journey through which we have seen mobile learning seeing increasing adoption. Still fast moving in terms of technologies.

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. Since invitations were sent out from these accounts, the adoption of Plus propagated much faster through the web application/service development community.

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Source: Gartner April 2011. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS SalesWhen you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Dashe & Thomson

The democratization of content-creation One of the most notable aspects of recent advances in technology, is the democratization of creative output. Don’t become too aligned with any single technology.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

My thinking about training evaluation was turned on its head by a presentation at the February 2011 MNISPI meeting by Beth McGoldrick of Ameriprise’s RiverSource University.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

The landscape that’s driving mLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

A look at the adoption landscape for mobile can help you understand why mLearning is imminent. The adoption of mobile devices is unlike the adoption of ANY technology thus far. 2011 vs. 3 month average ending May 2011.

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Jim May 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm # Glad you enjoyed the post, Liam! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.] technology achieve an 18% boost in employee engagement.

2020 learning technologies

Learning with e's

It's difficult to see much beyond the end of the year, so trying to predict what technologies we might see in schools by 2020 is like staring into a very strong spotlight. We don't know what informal personal technologies will look like in 2020.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. Social technologies are going to take time to be adopted, just like it too years before people thought email.

E-learning In Automobile Industry – New Report

Upside Learning

Last week Towards Maturity published its latest report on e-learning adoption, utilization & effects in the European automobile industry. So I was quite keen to see what the report had to say about the state of learning technology use in the industry today.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

The learning space has often been criticized for lagging behind the gaming space in its use of design and technology to deliver engaging interactive content. Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction?