Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011


Employee training is not absent from these countdowns of shame, either, with several media outlets setting out to nominate the stupidest training blunders making the rounds in organizations. In that spirit, what’s the biggest training misstep you’ve witnessed this year?

iPad for eLearning


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E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Not, some 3rd party aggregator like Skillsoft or Element K, where you can purchase courses from. 2011 will show profitable gains for a large portion of vendors across the sector. authoring tools content authoring tool E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LCMS learning portal LMS m-learning mobile learning Product Review rapid content authoring tool SAAS social learning Uncategorized craig weiss instructional design learning online learning training wbt

Evaluating eLearning

Web Courseworks

Often times I am asked by training managers to evaluate their eLearning initiatives and specifically, types of eLearning courseware.

Part 1: The Shift From Push to Pull Learning

CLO Magazine

When pest control and exterminator service Orkin first introduced its video on-demand learning module in 2005, employees were intrigued but skeptical, said Greg Baumann, vice president of training and technical services for Rollins Inc., E-learning courseware company Skillsoft experienced a similar situation when it first invested in pull types of learning technology. Research from Bersin found in 2011, 25 percent of companies in the U.S.

When is a LMS not a LMS?

eLearning 24-7

Not that I expected it to do so, mind you, because I recognized late 2011 that it would be big. Cannot upload off the shelf content from a 3rd party vendor – say Rosetta Stone or Skillsoft or in some cases e-learning marketplaces. For the longest time they called themselves a training management system. Digitalchalk - count the number of times training is mention. Over the course of the past few months, I’m seeing something.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

We’ve certainly witnessed much of the inertia being driven at the grass roots level from executives, sales pros and other mobile-equipped employees sporting their own smartphones and tablets rather than in response to strategies being developed by the training department.