Matt Miller & Dennis Haynie: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

TechSmith Camtasia

ISTE 2015 is on the horizon, and the TechSmith Education team is gearing up for the biggest K12 conference of the year. Both sets of students asked and answered various questions about life in their respective cultures. Analytics and quizzing within TechSmith Relay solve this issue.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. Social Mobile Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies are at the heart of this era of learning.

2015 Reflections

Clark Quinn

the great work Ellen Wagner and team have been doing on Predictive Analytics ), algorithms (all the new adaptive learning systems), etc. Areas I’m interested in include myth and ritual, powerful shapers of culture and behavior. In the meantime, I hope you had a great 2015, and that your 2016 is your best year yet. It’s the end of the year, and given that I’m an advocate for the benefits of reflection, I suppose I better practice what I preach.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. The focus must be on people, mindset and culture. An entrepreneurial mindset will permeate the culture.

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xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Kirsty Kitto and Aneesha Bakharia are rockstars in research that’s driving the learning analytics field — and they’re pointing out ways in which we need to be using xAPI better. You might be surprised to find out we’re in 2nd gear. We shifted out of 1st gear at DevLearn last year.

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Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2015

OpenSesame

Help us welcome our 2015 Summer Interns! I love the creative energy of Portland, and I’m excited to experience more of that culture this summer at OpenSesame! Initially my interest in technology and education drew me to OpenSesame, but the awesome people and great company culture had me coming back for more. I just finished my sophomore year at Miami University of Ohio, majoring in marketing with a minor in Information Systems & Analytics.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Now, the idea of a general data scientist is nearly obsolete—companies today are looking for business intelligence analysts, data preparation analysts, and analytics programmers. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson. Spending on corporate training is rising rapidly.

Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!

Origin Learning

The worker dynamics and organization culture have to be understood.Also, by roping in the HR team for implementation, social learning takes off without much fuss! Analytics Prove It Works.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

The know-how and analytic skills that made them indispensable in the knowledge economy no longer give them an advantage over increasingly intelligent machines. And to do so they need to not only take stock of the organizational culture but also how people learn, interact and connect.

5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS

Origin Learning

Leveraging the existing social learning platforms has promoted the culture of learning. Social Analytics. Use social analytics tools embedded in a Tin Can-compliant LMS and track the learning metrics. Social learning has been in existence for ages now.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. Hence, it is critical for an organization to foster an open culture that promote collaboration, sharing and learning from one another.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision. The world has gotten complicated.

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10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI

Origin Learning

Circa 2015. The top 20 per cent of the workforce generates 80 per cent of the business, and the only way to reap the benefits of this top 20 per cent is by creating a vibrant learning culture. There was a time when training was seen as a necessary evil.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Moreover, a global talent pool will require cultural sensitivity and an inclusive mindset from L&D, HR and the organization. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

In 2014 she was voted number 1 in the Top Ten’ most influential people in the corporate e-learning in the UK and in 2015 she retained the top position in the UK and was also voted 5 in the Global List and 6th in the European list. ABOUT LAURA OVERTON (MD, Towards Maturity).

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

The know-how and analytic skills that made them indispensable in the knowledge economy no longer give them an advantage over increasingly intelligent machines. And to do so they need to not only take stock of the organizational culture but also how people learn, interact and connect.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

When students or employees are permitted to play, wonderful aspects of innovation and creativity manifest, arguably defining the culture (and people) as entrepreneurial. ” – Dan Pontefract. “

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

To make the change stick, to foster engagement on the ESNs and to create communities in the workplaces, it is essential to dig deeper into the organizational culture. All point to a need for cultural change.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. Hence, it is critical for an organization to foster an open culture that promote collaboration, sharing and learning from one another.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Online learning culture, which not only facilitates dynamic learning in a shared environment but also supports collaboration and innovation, is a global phenomenon. Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically!

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

In such cultural settings, social learning naturally fails in spite of state of the art enterprise collaboration platforms and other technology. Most organizations are still missing the cultural aspect of it. Digital transformation or Cultural Transformational?

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Analytics and learning record stores (LRS), along with the increasing influence of ‘big data’. If you want to be a good storyteller, you need to analyse the great storytellers of your culture (and, hopefully, of other cultures too) – seeing how they tell their stories, how they involve their audience (perhaps by challenging them or intriguing them), and so on. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

Organizations are struggling to keep up with the shifts: in technology that are vastly impacting how people work, in the demography of their workforce which has become culturally diverse, multi-generational, and globally dispersed, in the nature of work that has moved from complicated to complex and emergent, and with the general fragmentation and breakdown of all aspects of the known ways of doing things. Changing Corporate Culture. HR will have to adopt Analytics in a big way.

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Opening Keynote with David Pogue #DevLearn

Learning Visions

Disruptive Tech: The unrecognizable New Landscape of Tech and Culture. And they're becoming more sophisticated -- medical grade analytics. These are my live blogged notes from the opening session at this year's DevLearn, hosted by the eLearning Guild and happening in Las Vegas.

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Vision 2016 - An Interview with Monique Head

Raptivity

This will also combine the concept of Just-in-Time learning with analytics to correlate system activity with user knowledge. Learning analytics: how would that evolve in the next year? It can be argued that Learner Analytics and Big Data go hand in hand. Not only will xAPI make it possible to take learning out of the classroom, and away from the computer, but it will allow for the use of data analytics and learner behavior to make the learning experience an adaptive process.

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” More than 4,000 nominations were received in 2015. Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! Media Group community members, readers, subscribers and online visitors were invited to nominate their solution provider via an online ballot during June 1 to October 15, 2015. 2015 winners: Learning Platforms. Making decisions is easier using Talent Insights’ analytics.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: How encouraging is the learning landscape with the kind of possibilities thrown open by new learning technologies (such as mobile learning, wearable techs, and learning analytics)? One of the cultural values at Allen Interactions is that we openly share pretty much everything. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).

Axonify Redefines Knowledge and its True Purpose at its First Annual Community Conference

Axonify

I have been a fan of Axonify for some time now, but what I did not realize is how I had underrated its power to significantly transform organizational culture and help drive sustainable business performance.

Why UPS Drivers Don’t Turn Left… And Why Every Organization Should Be Using Learning Data To Drive Strategic Advantage

Axonify

Magazine on the importance of fostering a learning culture within an organization. Focusing on Data and Analytics. One of the reasons UPS has been able to stay ahead of its competitors is because of its focus on analytics and efficiency.

eLearning for Call Centers

TalentLMS

These are tuned for advanced analytics that gauge performance in several metrics like agent performance, customer satisfaction rates, quality adherence factors, trainings completed, training performance, call handling improvement rates and much more.

How to Effectively Using Sales Training Reinforcement to Increase Your Training Results this Year

Mindmarker

Training Reinforcement in Your Learning Culture. Training reinforcement should become an integral part of your training culture, with a seamless transition from your training event into weekly reinforcement. Make Training Reinforcement a Part of Your Learning Culture.

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eLearning for Human Resources Management

eFront

Despite the best laid plans that include aligning organizational KPIs with learning objectives in trainings, holding meetings for the change and propagating incentives for change, the organizational cultures still seem undeterred. Online and in-store sales analytics revealed otherwise.

Take A Cue From Cliff Divers

Marcia Conner

How do you find people with the talents, skills, and culture traits who will perform like your best and brightest? As you take even a few steps toward creating a culture of learning and caring , people gain confidence and much-needed courage. Culture

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Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

I work in an IT department, EBI, that’s in charge of developing business intelligence / reporting and analytics / ad hoc solutions (and corresponding applications) at the enterprise level. John: Sounds like a great company culture. Today for the first time we have an interview for you.

How we lost our official YouTube channel

TalentLMS

Internally, we use Google for a dozen of things; from Adwords and Analytics to internal mail handling and file-sharing. With the right culture, a smaller company can overcome its “size” and be an equally good or even better partner altogether.

Axonify Redefines Knowledge and its True Purpose at its First Annual Community Conference

Axonify

I have been a fan of Axonify for some time now, but what I did not realize is how I had underrated its power to significantly transform organizational culture and help drive sustainable business performance. Axonify held its first community conference at the prestigious Langdon Hall hotel in Cambridge, Ontario Canada last week.

Why UPS Drivers Don’t Turn Left… And Why Every Organization Should Be Using Learning Data To Drive Strategic Advantage

Axonify

Magazine on the importance of fostering a learning culture within an organization. Focusing on Data and Analytics. One of the reasons UPS has been able to stay ahead of its competitors is because of its focus on analytics and efficiency. Last week, I was reading an article in Inc.