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5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

As I keep meeting many of my prospects, I always confront a very common question, “Can you help us to understand how we can maximize the Return on Investment (ROI) of our LMS?”. The question indirectly extends to how can we calculate the ROI of an LMS and highlight the positive outcomes of it.

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Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012. There’s not data to support social learning, and no way to show ROI. ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012.

What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve set all the hype aside to look at what was really happening in the training world in 2012. The 2012 mLearning Report, published in May 2012, by eLearning Guild , the world’s oldest and largest “community of practice” for eLearning professionals.

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Why We Should Stop Talking About ROI in Training


For as long as Return on Investment, or ROI , has been prevalent concept in business, it’s also been a fixture of workplace learning and performance. A Brief History of ROI in Training. Where Does ROI Fail? Here are some examples that show the reality of ROI.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. The Guardian (2012), ‘Talking feedback’ 2 User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing @gomolearning User-generated content has been on many organizations’ authoring. learning on business outcomes.

Top 10 Training Metrics

Your Training Edge

In highly regulated or production-oriented businesses, managers look for more efficiency, which raises the bottom line. ROI has long been a “catch all” metric. In some cases, it’s easy to define ROI, but in more cases it’s increasingly difficult. There are numerous ROI calculations available, so if you’re thinking about using an ROI metric, look for the formulas and plug in what you can.

#TrainChat Wrapup: Where ROI Fits Into Training


On Friday the Daily Mindflash once again hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ Why We should stop talking about ROI in Training.” The Daily Mindflash : LnDDave’s article suggests that ROI fails to deliver value to organizations.

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ROI is More Than Justification

CLO Magazine

When done correctly, ROI generates key decision-support metrics for learning and aligns thinking with business objectives. In today’s business environment, learning programs that are unable to prove that benefits exceed costs are unlikely to survive.

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Insights: Evaluation and follow-up matters

Clive on Learning

This post completes my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The tenth and final 'insight' is that ‘Evaluation and follow-up matters'. Learning professionals have always known that they should be measuring the output of their interventions in terms of business performance, but in easier times (in other words before October 2008) there was very little external pressure on them to do so.

Top 10 Training Mistakes

Your Training Edge

Evaluate your training programs for real-life, pertinent examples. On the other side, a large company may feel there is not sufficient ROI if the training department delivers only a few courses. offers 25+ years of training and talent management for executives, business owners, and top performing sales executives in taking the leap from the ordinary to extraordinary. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

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Dashe & Thomson

I renew my contentions that providing device-agnostic content, not to mention evaluating it, is tricky on the small screen of a smartphone, and costly in a world where companies are not always providing all staff with handheld devices. But why isn’t business capitalizing on these solutions?

Tips for Developing an LMS RFP

Association eLearning

An RFP is especially beneficial if you have a lot of requirements, because it gives you a simple way to evaluate and compare numerous LMS systems. For most RFPs, a reasonable response time is 7-10 business days.

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Training Mojo: How to Measure Your Training Department

Your Training Edge

Measuring training can be difficult, especially when you consider all of the “angles” You can measure for money, ROI, immediate success, or delayed success (or failure). Instructor evaluation should be a part of any department measurement. After you’ve determined your criteria, make a judgment on who should evaluate the instructors, preferably a senior instructor or indirect manager. Summary: It’s time to start measuring your training department.

The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

The most consistent challenge for L&D leaders throughout the past 20 years has been the need to prove the ROI of learning investments and thus prove their contribution to strategic business goals. The impact of competence aspects on business goals: the 2nd step –. 2012).

Using Return on Investment for Training Programs

The Learning Dispatch

Return on Investment (ROI) is a metric commonly used in business and financial circles to compare competing investments. The use of ROI is growing in the training industry, but has recently become controversial; industry thought leader, Jane Bozarth recently said ROI is “evaluation by autopsy.”

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70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

“I have a question relating to this webinar, that I’d love answered, and that is really to substantiate the rigour behind the 70-20-10 model” This was one of the questions raised about the Learning Cafe theme for March 2012 – “ 70-20-10 – Approach Is it New?

Effective Learning – Musings from the UnConference

Learning Cafe

Evaluation and Measurement – Bob Spence. It was agreed that evaluating the success of learning is something we know should be done but, in reality, it’s rarely completed well. The second concerned better understanding a client (business unit for example) requirements.

Observations from Supporting Performance with Learning – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

Business is riddled with Performance Problems, and you can make a start at identifying them, by talking with Customer Relations, HR, CEOs, CFOs and so on. Evaluation is an interesting question.

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Why Measurement Matters

The Learning Circuits

So the need is greater than ever for learning and development to embrace data, measurement and analytics to enable us to target initiatives to efficiently meet business objectives, make the best possible use of our limited time and to demonstrate the efficacy of our work to organizational leadership. For designers, developers and trainers, measurement is a weighted word. Employee performance is difficult to measure objectively - as is the success of a training program.

Effective coaching trumps almost anything that can be accomplished in the classroom.

CLO Magazine

Although when it comes to business and profitability the extent that coaching is offered has to result in a viable ROI. This can be completed with a built-in feedback mechanism where coaches are reviewed as part of the evaluation process and display a TripAdvisor-style feedback on their profile. CLO readers react to our question: Should coaching be for everybody or only for executives?

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 6: The Solution


March 2, 2012. The Solution: I recently had a conversation with a business colleague about how the world evaluates. My position was that, in the business world, the value of what we offer has more to do with perception rather than the scope or level of our efforts. So then, how do we begin to change the current business perception that the value of online training is reflected by LMS completion records? Social Learning and Social Business. Forum. Logins.

Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Focus has increased over last few years for businesses to be able to more strictly cross-examine the ROI of the training and development being offered to their employees. Approach of the businesses is changing. 2012, September).

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Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s reserved for individuals in key functional roles that add business value. CLOs have earned a seat because more learning leaders are adding and measuring business value. Twenty-two percent are using ROI for the same goal. Be a Valued Business Partner.

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Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

While the world in general is becoming ever more networked and connected, many areas of the business world, including training, have remained siloed. Big data has been a buzzword in business for a couple of years now.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates are adequately prepared to succeed in the workplace.

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

A 2012 Towards Maturity benchmarking study (Figure 1) showed that: • 95 percent of companies surveyed want to use technology to increase best practice sharing, but only 25 percent are achieving this. These employees came from a variety of departments, business units, locations and roles.

3 Key Trends in Learning & Development


The business environment is developing almost as rapidly as the technological landscape, and I’m sure you’re feeling the pace as keenly as anyone. For many, using social media tools in a corporate environment requires a shift in the way businesses think about learning.

Top Tips from Unicorn Client Forum

Unicorn Training

In 2010 T&C was moved into L&D section to get away from the ‘tick box’ nature of compliance towards a more personal, professional and business development approach. The huge catalogue of eLearning content was developed 5/6 years ago in large tranche – moved from StudyServe to SkillsServe in March 2012. Valuable, sustainable and cost-effective learning is most important things – how do businesses evaluate return on learning?

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Together Everyone Achieves More

CLO Magazine

Post-recession organizations have emerged into a new normal way of doing business. percent — 4 million jobs — lower in December 2012 than it was at the start of the recession. That scenario requires that learning departments find ways to develop leaders who understand their own roles, as well as their peers’ responsibilities and the broader business aspects.

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David DeFilippo: Building a High-Performance Team

CLO Magazine

As the organization’s new chief learning officer, DeFilippo can help shepherd the organization toward a learning strategy that will enhance performance and turn development into a driver for business growth. “Each of our lines of business run semi-autonomously,” he said. “Every business had its own smallish learning and development staff and solutions. “The thing I’m excited about is we hired a business person.