See the Results from Our 2014 Learning and Remembering Survey

Bottom-Line Performance

The results provide a snapshot of the type of knowledge employees need to remember most to be effective in their jobs… and the challenges that make it difficult to train them on this knowledge. Security & Investigations.

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Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways

dVinci Interactive

I recently had an exciting opportunity to attend the 2014 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. Case studies are effective stories that support training in all fields and give the learner a chance to apply what they’re learning. For example, if we’re conducting awareness training, subscription learning would secure the transfer of training by triggering the learner’s awareness with helpful tidbits of information.

Tech Week: Avoid Data Breaches With Secure Code Training


In response to increasing security concerns, organizations and standards have been developed to provide guidance and structure around best practices for writing secure code. The DSS provides a framework for prevention, detection and reaction to security breaches.

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


But today, all forward thinking organizations are open to harnessing the immense potential of social media platforms to increase the effectiveness of their learning solutions.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

handle any secure external API calls, which means. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning


LMS today thus have in-built avenues of safe and secure social interactions between learners, instructors as well as subject matter experts. Our learning leaders are optimistic of the effects of change on organizational learning.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Gamification has many benefits for training, but the most fundamental one is this: Gamification makes training more effective by making it more interesting. Implementing gamification poorly can lead to training becoming decidedly un-fun, which can have a demotivating effect on learners.

Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend


There is, however, a long history of debate between the effectiveness of classroom-based trainings versus the ease of use of self-paced e-learning. This provides the opportunity to multitask during the session as well as take care of security concerns, if any.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

I’m not talking about the monetary value of a social share (which business people are keen on doing ), but rather the less tangible value that comes from sharing knowledge, making an individual more productive, effective, and efficient.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

Effective Metrics for Learning and Development I wonder what Shaw would think if he saw the way learning and development is predominantly measured in organisations today. " The study reported that mandatory training sometimes has a positive effect, but overall has a negative effect.

A Conversation with Duncan Lennox

Kapp Notes

Qstream incorporates the “spacing” and “testing” effects into a simple, mobile delivery platform that engages users in the active recall of critical material over brief intervals of time.

Using Games and Gamification for Employee Screening

Kapp Notes

One example is to gamifiy the process of selection of people to work in the cyber security industry. I think the most effective of the best use of a game is for an assessment of skills, like coding for example.

AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers. It’s not often that you hear a CEO refer to employee training and development as “a higher calling,” but that’s how Bill Whitmore, the head of AlliedBarton Security Services, sees his company’s mission to produce top-flight security officers.

Standard Options Apply


In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. Some in the LTSC are very familiar with the European Union’s policies on privacy, security, data ownership and the rights of individuals in digital spaces. It’s near impossible to to effectively manage an international standardization process that restricts scope at the document level.

Outsourcing e-Learning: Creating stand-alone training through external resources


Some organizations prefer designing and deploying their trainings in-house and for good reasons – they do understand their training needs best, they know their audience, and it also takes care of security concerns.

Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

There will be umpteenth obstacles beyond the control of a community manager ranging from the constraints posed by the platform itself to enterprise security policies that impact how users access the platform.

Temps Need Training and Development

The Performance Improvement Blog

A lack of job security and health-care benefits, as well as social ties to the rest of the workforce, increase stress levels for temps and contractors. Could it be that they don’t take it upon themselves to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be effective?

eLearning Strategies: Creating Employee Development Training


In addition to the compensation, job security and career advancement opportunities, Learning and Development opportunities are also very important for the new-age corporate worker.In

Tech Week Course of the Week Highlight: Cyber Security, JavaScript, and More!


You’ll find great savings on project management, Office 365, cyber security, and more! . Application Security: Awareness Series. by: Aspect Security. Through February 25, save 30% and get the Application Security: Awareness Series for only $231. This bundle provides an overview of application security , inherent risks, and how to create and deploy cost-effective secure applications through 11 modules. by: Aspect Security.

Gamification in ACTION


By 2014, more than 70% of global 2000 organizations will have at least one ‘gamified’ application.” – Gartner. By 2014, 80 percent of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives primarily due to poor design.” – Gartner.

The New Nerd

Tom Spiglanin

So I think the nerd effect is a real consideration with the adoption and acceptance of wearable smart objects. While Glass definitely had some design issues, both in outward appearance and usability for the wearer, the nerd effect may still have doomed it.

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The Community Responds


A fourth standard to cover retention policy, privacy, protection, access, delegation and security. A separation of the Data Model (statement structure and its components) from the Data Binding (JSON), effectively making it possible to work with XML, or other bindings, as an alternative. What must be accommodated in terms of privacy and security, at a standards level, is unclear. We must also seek out privacy and security laws in other parts.

Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store


It has already evolved as one of the most powerful and effective mediums for accessing information, for both personal and professional uses. THE QUOTE: “Qualcomm is huge – we have 30,000 staff, spread out all over the globe… our focus has been on creating an ecosystem for mobile.

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7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Security issues. Issues like firewalls and security may be major concerns when you launch an enterprise-wide social learning project. A distributed hosting model can be an effective solution to this problem as its helps to balance the load, particularly in case of a large organization.

Finding Your (ELearning) Calling


A great way to challenge your ability to blend pleasant visuals with effective message communication. I was fortunate to work for a consulting firm that secured the elearning projects for us.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


This year, we’ve expanded on that list to include 100 new tools that have made us more effective, made a splash or made us think. As there are few repeats, we encourage you to take advantage of ALL the tools we’ve mentioned in your personal and professional pursuits for 2014.

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Top Myths about mLearning

Origin Learning

A device which has so far been used mostly for communication and recreation is getting a lot of push to be used as an effective medium of learning. However, security solutions like encryption, password protection and remote erasing of data can reduce the threats to security.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Around 30 percent of the organizations in 2014 stated that they don’t have any interaction of mobile with the learning and training. Determining the most effective elements for mobile learning. Making the mobile learning secure.

Approaches to Interactivity Building in eLearning


Here is an example of how they work together to build a course with interactive animations: The security group needs a new course to teach employees the importance of security. One such category of tools is called Interactivity Builders , which enables designers to build interactivity effectively and efficiently for their courses. These tools are created with reuse in mind, which also makes them cost effective.

What is Effective Leadership?


Above all, the position demands that a leader be effective, but that becomes a rather complicated concept upon closer examination. Effective leaders also create a culture downwards that promotes effective values and enforces positive norms of behavior.

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Manage, store, and share your classroom documents all in one place, securely and easily. eLearning Tools Online Training Software Effective eLearning eLearning Resources Microsoft

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? People worry about tools, security, screen size, and more, yet there are solutions to all these problems. The remedy is to look to how we use devices to make ourselves more effective. I think the use of powerful contextual learning, e.g. serious alternate reality games, have much more potential to develop deep and meaningful learning in ways that are fun and effective.

The Best of e-Learning in January


Introducing Lectora Mobile – Simple and Secure m-Learning. Deliver and track secure, SCORM-compliant m-Learning content with new Lectora®. 14 Ways to Learn in 2014. Learn the benefits of content chunking and tips for using it to develop effective e-Learning.

DevCorner: Lean Software Testing: The Expeditionary Approach

TechSmith Camtasia

Recently, the product Camtasia Relay became TechSmith Relay , adding cloud-based servers and secure media hosting to its list of features. DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith.


Wonderful Brain

And beware; too much data without vetting and affirmation, means you might miss the really important stuff, an effect that keeps security services awake at night. In this article I want to explore 3 connected ideas.