Bottom-Line Performance Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards for its Knowledge Guru Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP and ExactTarget also won a bronze award for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning in the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards earlier this year, bringing our total to three Brandon Hall Awards for the 2014.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


We believe that 2014 will see more powerful changes, owing to the maturing and convergence of some of these technologies. If 2013 was a year of ‘contemplations’, 2014 will be a year of ‘decisions’! e-Learning Forecasts for 2014. Gamification is all set to pick up speed in 2014.

See the Results from Our 2014 Learning and Remembering Survey

Bottom-Line Performance

Product and service knowledge: features and benefits and procedural details. Customer service skills, sales skills and founding values of company. Call centers creating ineffective training without talking to trainers.

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Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

As 2014 comes to a close, your head just might be swimming with plans, mandates and ideas for the coming year. In this white paper, VP of Learning Services Nancy Harkness shows how a blended curriculum is often a key ingredient to a successful product launch.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. tool should give you the versatility to create.

Closing Out 2014 With Learning Reflection

Nick Leffler

If L&D can have a part in bringing clarity to the workplace, a great service has been done. Nothing much here but a template I created in Storyline and shared it with the community. You might also enjoy: Closing Out 2014 With A Bang.

2014 E-Learning Awards

eLearning 24-7

With that in mind, I’d like to present my e-learning awards for 2014. Top three nominees for E-Learning Conference of 2014. Top three nominees for Web Conferencing Tool of 2014. WebEx - the new UI is fantastic and service continues to be hit or miss, but that UI. Top three nominees for Authoring Tool of 2014. CM-Group Create – A wonderful authoring tool for mobile whose only downer is that not that many folks have ever heard of it.

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Knowledge Guru Platform Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards

Knowledge Guru

BLP and ExactTarget also won a bronze award for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning in the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards earlier this year, bringing our total to three Brandon Hall Awards for the 2014.

Utilizing the power of Storytelling to create engaging Simulations: A 4 Prong Strategy


In actual corporate life, the ‘experimentation’ stage is difficult to create within the constraints of restrictive timelines and the pressure of performance. For many years now, they have been a tool of instruction in various industries including aviation and military services.

Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

And now, I present my top 15 systems for 2014 as of mid-year (final 2014 rankings will be in December). A very nice win is the ability to create marketing lists and marketing campaigns..  Video demo on #14 The support and service are elite and the system itself has a lot to offer. I do offer services to find you the right LMS that meets your needs and expectations. I love to travel.

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An Inside Peek to the State of the LMS Industry 2014 Report

eLearning 24-7

Implementation process, international clients (if yes, where are they located), roadmap for 2014, and for SaaS how often do they update and what is their downtime. Did you know that the State of the LMS Industry 2014 Report makes a perfect post holiday gift for you? 28 vendors went ahead and created a video demo. All features, capabilities and service are important, but some components are crucial in today’s LMS market. Support and Service.

Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014

Coffee and Design

Originally posted by Jane Heart’s Jane’s Pick of the Day: Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014. The 8th annual survey is now open to find the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014. A learning tool is defined as any software or online tool or service that you use either for your own personal or professional learning, for teaching or training, or for creating e-learning solutions.

Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2014!


We''re so excited to welcome our 2014 marketing interns! I spent the spring of 2014 studying in Italy and exploring some of what Southern Europe and Northern Africa had to teach me. These seven will be assisting the marketing team and working on projects company-wide.

DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

TechSmith Camtasia

Like previous Google I/O events, the 7th Annual took place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, June 25-26, 2014. They should not create an augmented reality where the people we are with are ignored.

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PowerPoint: Create Tables with Rounded Edges

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    You've created a PowerPoint slide with a table showing quarterly service subscriptions for your three regional divisions.

Knowledge Guru Platform Wins 2014 Brandon Hall Award

Knowledge Guru

BLP and ExactTarget’s win was announced on September 10th, 2014. The winning solution, MobileConnect Guru, was created using the Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform. The post Knowledge Guru Platform Wins 2014 Brandon Hall Award appeared first on.

DevCorner: Microsoft TechEd 2014 – Recap and Major Takeaways

TechSmith Camtasia

This is the place for i nterviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on… TechSmith recently sent fourteen of its own to attend Microsoft’s TechEd 2014 conference in Houston. The show floor at Microsoft TechEd 2014.

Customer Service Training Powerpoints

Atlantic Training

Related Customer Service Training Courses. Johnny the Bagger: A True Story of Customer Service. Customer Service Training by NHS. Date Created: 2012. Created By: NHS. Delivering and Improving Effective Customer Service Training by WikiSpace.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. As for Prezi, I personally do not recommend trying to use it on its own to create self-paced eLearning. There are many ways to create on-click, timed, and some on-hover interactions in PPT.

Cloud Services Interruption

TechSmith Camtasia

Many TechSmith cloud services are currently down. Services affected: TechSmith Relay. Results (quizzing) service. We are still investigating the extent of the impact, but for many services sign in , uploading content , and/or viewing content may be affected.

5 Non-Financial ROIs of MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Improved customer service and reduced complaints. Creating a sense of community. ILT courses that involve group activities can result in improved teamwork, but the ability of MOOCs to create connections among people goes far beyond that. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.

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The Top 14 eLearning Template Trends of 2014

eLearning Brothers

Here are the 14 eLearning template trends of 2014: 1. Debuting in 2014, this interactive eLearning Game encourages learners to conquer the city using their newfound knowledge. The Edgy Player design, pictured above, was frequently downloaded in 2014. Hello friends!

Bottom-Line Performance, ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Win Brandon Hall Award for “MobileConnect Guru”

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP and ExactTarget’s win was announced on September 10th, 2014. The winning solution, MobileConnect Guru, was created using the Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Word clouds and summaries are automatically created, and popular content automatically appears on later slides for quick reference. Teeays is a new service that provides on-demand TAs for online courses, giving MOOC learners access to timely in-person support.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning


Developments in information technology affect every nook and corner of the business world – creating leading trends that dictate business discourse and atmosphere. The data is now analyzed in real time to create insights into business and performance. The Power of Service.

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eLearning Course or Job Aid: Which do your Learners Need?

Bottom-Line Performance

A new emphasis on creating a learning environment with job aids available to learners where and when they need them. With more modalities than ever before, how do you know what learning solution to create and when?

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Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Gamification can be a more foundational process of transforming products or services so that they take on engaging properties of game playing in order to teach a concept or process to the learner more successfully. Think of ways to create relevant context for learning experiences.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning


Implementing external security measures: As an added measure, user devices can be made secure by implementing device-specific security services. It creates a zone inside the user device which is password protected.

Cloud Services Interruption

TechSmith Camtasia

The ability to upload has been re-enabled across all products and services. All content created before 5:30 am ET on March 24 and after 10:45 am ET is (or will soon be) available for viewing. The post Cloud Services Interruption appeared first on TechSmith Blogs

Successful Gamification Case Studies


As detailed in the infographic below (originally created by, using game theory can be extremely beneficial. Ever since gamification started to grow in popularity , there have been many who have questioned its utility.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from a Federal agency, to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities.

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Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers


DesignJot is an iPad app (from Allen Communication Learning Services, Inc.) that creates high-level training designs based on the results of Allen’s proprietary Answer rapid needs analysis, thereby empowering learning designers to build engaging and impactful courses.

Creating Relevant Badges in Gamification

Training Industry

Below we examine a real-world example of the improper use of badges, and then we discuss how SweetRush designers create relevant badges to enhance the learning experience.

3 Ways Corporate eLearning Projects Go Wrong

Bottom-Line Performance

I interviewed VP of Learning Services Nancy Harkness to learn more about how her team prevents these fail states. Did we decide who will create it? The title of this blog post is a bit misleading.

Excellence in Customer Training: A Roche Case Study

Bottom-Line Performance

” We created a multi-part blended curriculum for a recent Roche Diagnostics customer training roll-out. These products and services are used by researchers, physicians, patients, hospitals and laboratories worldwide to help improve people’s lives.”

Steps to Developing a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

In my online course for the Association for Talent Development (formerly known as ASTD) titled, Essentials of Developing an Organizational Learning Culture , participants want to know what they can do in the short term to create a learning culture.

Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees

Your Training Edge

Both Coursera and Udacity have career placement services through which companies can connect with top students. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson. Related Posts: 2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?