Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

To help make sense of it all, Digitec has released its new industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting an Association LMS. Whether you’re just getting started, or have narrowed down your list to a select few, the white paper offers a few practical suggestions on how to simplify the process of selecting your new LMS. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. What points to somewhat faster movement in 2013 is that market saturation on the consumer side is pretty complete. Businesses will follow. Check back next week for Trend 2, or download the entire white paper now.

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How to Select a Learning Management System [LMS] and other free white papers

Take an e-Learning Break

Came across a great group of free white papers today including: How to Select a Learning Management System [LMS] Human Capital Insights: E-Learning Navigating Strategy Execution: The Case for Custom Business Simulations Check it out: [link] You can also get a free subscription to Chief Learning Officer magazine (if you qualify).

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s white paper, which summarized seven of the emerging L&D trends for the year, was downloaded thousands of times because we increasingly need information that helps us sort through the trends and determine what’s really pressing for our organizations. That’s because we started a second blog in 2013 on TheKnowledgeGuru.com , solely dedicated to using games for learning.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. IBM white paper by Rob Cross. He is the author of numerous articles and white papers on eLearning and business effectiveness.

Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re heading to Orlando next week for the Training 2013 Conference and Expo in Orlando. If you stop by the booth, we’ll have some great items for you: Copy of our recent white paper – “ Game Based Learning Why Does it Work? Invitation to attend a post-Training 2013 webinar on how to use games for learning. It’s the perfect way to take a closer look at Knowledge Guru away from the busy conference environment.

#ASTD2013 day 4: Changes in the Learning Organization

Challenge to Learn

Today was the last day of ICE ASTD 2013, I selected some sessions that focus more on how the rapid changes in the digital world will affect the Learning organizations. Main points of her answer is: Connect to the business, use cutting edge technology. You can download the full presentation and a white paper with all the models she used, I recommend it.

The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

She has authored multiple white papers on learning game design and speaks at national conferences such as DevLearn and ASTD International on the power of games for learning. The challenge is to map the “fun” elements of games with the principles of effective learning design… and ultimately, real business results. The question wizard is coming in May 2013. Click here to register.

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Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

If you cannot make it to ASTD ICE and would still like to attend this workshop, we are hosting it again on August 28th, 2013 in Indianapolis. In addition, she’s authored numerous white papers on the topics of learning game design and learning trends. is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations.

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Why Don’t Trainers Worry About ROI?

Bottom-Line Performance

Some of us are too busy putting out fires to look up at the horizon. Sharon Boller’s 2013 Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities white paper points out that the average learner spends only 31 hours in formal training during a typical year. ROI has been a buzzword since the 90s. People talk about it all the time… and measuring ROI is cited as a goal for many initiatives across an organization.

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Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

Some attendees mentioned that their current LMS vendor was either out of business or ending a product, but others are just simply unhappy with their current platform. A use-case can be as simple as a white board exercise, walking through the steps a learner, administrator and content creator would perform to complete various tasks in the LMS. For more information on those steps and other tips, check out our white paper: “8 Steps to Selecting your Association LMS.”

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Simulation Training Solutions and Learning Approaches to Combat Acute Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

Mar 01, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GSE Systems, Inc. nyse mkt:GVP) has published a new white paper titled “The Case for Simulation-Based Training in the Oil and Gas Industry, Upstream and Downstream” The document examines the need for efficient and effective workforce development in the oil and gas industry worldwide to combat the acute shortage of skilled workers both upstream and downstream. SYKESVILLE, Md.,

MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals

Association eLearning

The online portal also gives busy nutrition professionals the option of completing activities and assignments on-the-go from any mobile device or laptop, 24/7/365. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

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Digitec to Present on Mobile Learning Strategies

Association eLearning

To help answer that question, the Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT) has asked Digitec’s Jack McGrath to lead a session on demystifying mobile learning in a post-Flash era during the New Learning Technologies Conference & Expo, March 6-8, 2013 in Orlando, FL. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

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Digitec Blog Post Named to Association Universe’s Daily Best

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. The objective of this white paper is to provide guidance related to the planning of e-learning solutions as well as to present a survey of the many instructional and technological building blocks that should be considered as part of your solution. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program.

Gamification of CME: Is Your Organization in the “Game”?

Association eLearning

If you were in attendance at the 2013 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACHEP) conference last week there is no doubt you heard the term “gamification” more than once. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal

Association eLearning

The online portal also gives busy researchers and physicians the option of completing activities and assignments on-the-go from any mobile device or laptop, anytime – day or night. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

DAVID WEINBERGER | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013. She’s a Berkman Fellow and at the Harvard Business School. Negating the learner in the learning process GEORGE SIEMENS | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013. The future of academic certification: universities, MOOCs, aggregators, and peer reputation ROSS DAWSON | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013. Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11 NANCY WHITE | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011. GEORGE SIEMENS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

The world of business is undergoing a phase change. In a time of increased business speed, learning is vital. The Internet has switched our company hours to 24/7, and that often means making quick business decisions on a public stage. The message is that in business, we learn most by doing. He is the world authority on 70:20:10 and this paper draws heavily on his work.). We ask the tough questions and explore the underlying assumptions of how they do business.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)

Jay Cross

Participate in a group to solve a real business problem. Work with people from other business units or functions. This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning. He has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of learning and performance. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

Several years ago, the local paper in Ottawa carried a story about voter betrayal. And it is not just business but also non-governmental organizations and government that are cultivating communities. Here’s my informal take on what’s going on: The 70:20:10 Forum will launch in March 2013! We ask the tough questions and explore the underlying assumptions of how they do business. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety.

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Six topics for the price of one

Jay Cross

I’ll be narrating my work, describing my discoveries before I mesh them into white papers and polished posts. If you prefer just the industry-changing posts, finished white papers, and a more conservative tone, subscribe to jaycross.com. I store a file named 2013 Jay’s Stories in Apple’s iCloud so I can easily access it from any of my computers. (I society in general and the business world in particular celebrate the outgoing Extrovert Ideal.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (4)

Jay Cross

So why do we address it in a paper on managers? We ask the tough questions and explore the underlying assumptions of how they do business. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. His educational white papers, articles and research reports persuade people to take action. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

It doesn’t always come naturally, and managers can get too busy to pay much attention to it. Business managers ask if they should invest 70 percent in experiential learning, 20 percent in coaching and 10 percent in the classroom. This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety.

Bersin and Caterpillar Webinar on High Impact Learning Organizations Now Available On-Demand!

Xyleme

They are better able to affect their businesses." Content is a fo rmula; Content = formal + embedded in work +social + business content. Next in the formula comes corporate communication materials- your white papers, your documentation, your marketing collateral, etc. Last but not least is business content, which comes from meetings, in interviews, in reports; essentially performance data that comes from the business.

How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

CLOs may already know who they want to pull into leadership development programs, but it pays to include high potentials at lower levels to add cultural and business performance value. Action-oriented projects bestow empowerment while maintaining clear responsibility and accountability as an indicator of leadership potential and positive business results.

Teaching Moments

CLO Magazine

A few years back, the founders of software company 37Signals published the book Rework , a manifesto of sorts describing “a better, easier way to succeed in business.” In describing better ways to differentiate themselves, Fried and Hansson encouraged businesses to out-teach the competition. Most businesses focus on selling or servicing, but teaching never even occurs to them,” they wrote. To differentiate, out teach the competition.

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Millenials and Learning: When learning apps contribute

Gnowbe

Business Schools are more often underpinning such needs by engaging their MBA students in projects that contribute outside of the business arena. Samani and Thomas 4 state that, ‘the most forward-thinking companies are identifying and growing leaders in the midst of pursuing critical business objectives, as opposed to sending them off to far-flung educational programs and hoping they return with “big” insights about themselves and the world.’ White Paper.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

But before an association commits to producing and marketing an eLearning course, it’s important to explore the business case and potential return-on-investment. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

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RECP and Digitec Partner to Offer Online Certification Program

Association eLearning

Digitec has integrated its LMS with the RECP iMIS association management system (AMS) to offer on-demand courses for the busy professional who prefers the convenience of online instruction to live classroom courses. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

Florida Association of Realtors Joins Digitec’s LMS Family

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

Digitec Announces Knowledge Direct Enhancements

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

Digitec Supports iMIS at the Users Group Conference

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

Digitec LMS Exhibition Team Heads North by Northwest

Association eLearning

Representatives for the Knowledge Direct learning management system are preparing for a busy month with two international conference in May. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

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Digitec “Saddles Up” for ASAE Conference in Dallas

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

NSGC Medical Association Goes Live with LMS

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.