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Closing Out 2014 With Learning Reflection

Nick Leffler

I did have a large gap in posting of over a month but I will make it a goal next year to not let that happen again. Beyond mobile performance support, I think there’s a clear message everywhere that everyone should be doing everything they can to simplify everyone else’s job. Mobile Life is huge now and there is a vast audience of people that don’t just want to do certain tasks in mobile, they want to do it all. Where Do We Go From Here?

Inculcating learning culture in the organization – Who’s Baby: Business Honchos or L&D?

G-Cube

One of my recent discussions with a business leader triggered a debate – Is it the individual employee’s responsibility to develop his or her talent? This dilemma made me do some serious reading. The most successful businesses don’t recruit leaders, they grow their own,” says Morgan McCall, Professor of Management & Organization at the University of South California. ( [link] ). What can learning technology do for a CEO?

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Training in an Ad-Hoc, BYOD Environment

Your Training Edge

Nor are they just more efficient methods for companies to save time and money while also delivering high-quality training. Over the past few years, especially as the skills gaps continue to widen and digital technologies pervade every aspect of our personal and professional lives, some of the fundamental ideas that have defined training for decades are shifting. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 3. Tie Learning to Performance Goals

Challenge to Learn

If learning doesn’t support the goals of the organization, what is its value from a business perspective? Now the question is how to do it? Get integrated into the business. In the first two posts I wrote about the importance learning integrating with the business and day-to-day business processes, which is the best way to live up to this principle. How to connect to the business: Cathy More – Action Mapping. Identify business goals.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond enterprise social networks – which are hardly universal and face substantial challenges of their own – UGC in the broader sense is beset by concerns about content quality, accountability, organisational culture, job security and power dynamics. What should Ron do? It’s important for the organisation to cover off its “must know” knowledge and skills, and formal training can be a quick and efficient way of doing that.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. The major areas of weakness were soft skills, technical skills, leadership, and computer skills, and these gaps are negatively impacting U.S. businesses, particularly in terms of their ability to obtain investment.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs.

B2B content marketing set to learn from 2014

Aptara

B2B content marketing set to learn from 2014. Creating content as a marketing tactic is becoming increasingly important in every field imaginable, as customers tend to do a lot of searching for products themselves, before they ever reach out to companies.

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

Challenge to Learn

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. When we were just talking before the start of a session, someone said: “I get all this and I want to do it, but I’m also getting frustrated because my clients want 1990 eLearning” That really says it for me. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

L&D's Role in the VUCA World: Part 1

ID Reflections

Josh Bersin''s presentation on 21st Century Talent Management: Imperatives for 2014 and 2015 highlights some of the following as the key areas where the biggest capability gaps exist: Leadership , Re-skilling HR, Talent Acquisition and Access , T alent and HR Analytics , Reinventing L&D , and so on. Today''s employees are more focused on the three qualities of work defined by Daniel Pink in Drive: Autonomy , Mastery and Purpose. And I know it can''t be.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. At DataCamp, those factors include a scalable business model, a smart technology strategy, high-quality instruction and customer feedback loops that drive continuous improvement.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? What kind of a shift in thinking do you visualize for building a learning system that aligns with the dynamically changing demands of this knowledge age? How do you think L&D practitioners should change themselves, and more importantly, be the ambassadors of this change movement?

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? What kind of a shift in thinking do you visualize for building a learning system that aligns with the dynamically changing demands of this knowledge age? How do you think L&D practitioners should change themselves, and more importantly, be the ambassadors of this change movement?

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

easygenerator

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. When we were just talking before the start of a session, someone said: “I get all this and I want to do it, but I’m also getting frustrated because my clients want 1990 eLearning” That really says it for me. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated by a trusted source and filled with vetted content from a wide variety of industry experts. In many ways, this handbook successfully bridges the gap between the print and digital world. In addition, we know that the profession requires all of us to have practical solutions for our organizations—not just theory. It has become a part of what we do—not something unique and special.

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs. Skills Gap” Solutions.

Developing the Lead Generation

CLO Magazine

When it comes to developing future leaders, too many organizations are simply going through the motions, or worse yet, doing nothing at all. An employee’s ability to learn on the job while simultaneously being selected, measured and developed as a future leader can be a headache for businesses. According to Bersin by Deloitte’s Predictions for 2014, leadership will be a big challenge in 2014.

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. The corporate LMS market grew 21% in 2014 highlighting how companies are seeking better ways to train employees. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever. Gone are the days that in-house content has to be dull, flat text, poor quality images, ‘click next’ linear snoozefests.

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

easygenerator

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. When we were just talking before the start of a session, someone said: “I get all this and I want to do it, but I’m also getting frustrated because my clients want 1990 eLearning” That really says it for me. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. But how do you meet that challenge? Big data and business intelligence are not enough.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

The numbers for 2014 aren’t out yet, but they were probably even higher. Here are some of the most common: There are no defined learning objectives, or the learning objectives aren’t aligned with your business goals. Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. With the pace of change in business today, companies that don’t move forward will quickly find themselves far behind.

Developing the next generation of physician leaders

CLO Magazine

The health care environment, like all business environments in 2020, faces challenges never seen before. From cost containment to patient privacy concerns, questions about quality care and transparency to an uncertain future, there is a responsibility to address the needs of the business and health care consumer simultaneously. In today’s business environment, there is recognition that the person in charge can have a large impact on the company’s workforce and its outcomes.

Simplicity in Learning

Learning Rebels

“If one is good, more must be better” The world is looking toward simplicity, in architecture, in art, in writing and in our lives but… L&D is still looking for the LMS that will do everything except wash your dishes. Digital skills gap today cost businesses $1.3 People spend upward to 21% looking for how to do sh** in your precious LMS, in your intranet, within SharePoint – wasted time. 1) Know your audience needs. (I

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Microlearning Case Study: Healthcare (Call Centers and Claims Centers)

Count5

Imagine the pressure of maintaining high quality training standards while your company scales from 13,000 to over 31,000 employees in just three years! billion in 2014 to over $45 billion in 2017 while doubling its healthcare solutions membership to over 12 million beneficiaries.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

They are focused on the three qualities of work defined by Daniel Pink in Drive: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How. Simon Sinek expresses this brilliantly in his popular TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action : “But very, very few people or organizations know why they do what they do. Why do you get out of bed in the morning? What would they do differently?

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Creating Conscious Capital

CLO Magazine

Fully 50 percent of drivers reported that they planned to start a new business in the next five years, and many older or retired drivers were doing it to support their extended families. That led Uber to the idea of providing a college education and business training as a benefit to its most loyal team members. “It It means employees will get the same quality of education no matter where they are based, and companies can negotiate tuition discounts.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

magazine’s Best of 2014 and Best of 2015. Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. Combine this with static or reduced budgets and a workforce that increasingly demands high quality, highly engaging experiences – something’s got to give! What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? Recap from: Kapp Notes.

MOOCs for Organisational Learning – Conversation with Kevin Werbach – Wharton School

Learning Cafe

Kevin is a leading expert on the legal, business, and public policy aspects of the Network Age. Kevin is a leader in the emerging field of gamification, and was named Wharton’s first Iron Prof for his presentation, “ All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in World of Warcraft.” The co-organizer of the first-ever business school gamification course, Werbach is also the co-author (with Dan Hunter) of For the Win , a guide to gamification as a business practice.

Talent Management Rankings: Our Kind of Olympics

Cognology

Those of you who read my article on onboarding and employee success will know that well-designed onboarding practices are key to ensuring new hires integrate quickly and perform at their best. Now, the focus is on providing high-quality, continuous feedback. 9 Meister, 2014.

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2016 Moxie Awards!

mLevel

We have the highest-rated delivery food experience in Chicago, consistently delivering the most delicious meals faster than anyone (we’ve averaged 13 minutes per delivery since launch), with the best customer service in the business. months since launch, members have gone to 3,300 classes, and we’ve generated $30,000 in revenue for local businesses. BookedOut technology has disrupted a dated experiential marketing business model. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

magazine’s Best of 2014 and Best of 2015. Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. Combine this with static or reduced budgets and a workforce that increasingly demands high quality, highly engaging experiences – something’s got to give! This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of!

A Vital View on Learning

CLO Magazine

A majority of the company’s staff are certified nursing assistants who spend their days fulfilling basic quality of life needs for patients, including bathing, dressing and feeding them. You can’t improve the workplace if you don’t know the work,” said CEO Joe Steier, who came up with the idea for CNA training but relied on McNevin to make it happen. What we do isn’t glamorous, but it is purposeful work,” Steier said. “I McNevin knew she could do better.

MOOCs for Organisational Learning – Conversation with Kevin Werbach – Wharton School

Learning Cafe

Kevin is a leading expert on the legal, business, and public policy aspects of the Network Age. Kevin is a leader in the emerging field of gamification, and was named Wharton’s first Iron Prof for his presentation, “ All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in World of Warcraft.” The co-organizer of the first-ever business school gamification course, Werbach is also the co-author (with Dan Hunter) of For the Win , a guide to gamification as a business practice.

Regulatory Upheavals Coming? No Problem

CLO Magazine

It was the single biggest regulatory change to happen since we’ve been in business.”. The regulation set new requirements for reporting, waiting periods, liability rules and other elements of the loan process that impacted every aspect of how the company works with customers and with its business partners. In January 2014, a team of Guild compliance and operations experts sat down to figure out exactly what the rule said and how it would impact their operations. “We

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] January30-February 2, 2012 Quality Conference inthe Middle East : Innovation Based Competitiveness and Business Excellence,6 th , United Arab Emirates. link] March12-16, 2012 Association of ResearchLibraries Service Quality Evaluation Academy , New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.