ICICLE 2019: Defining the future of learning engineering

Rustici Software

This week I’ve been participating in the 2019 IEEE IC Industry Consortium on Learning Engineering (ICICLE) Conference at George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia. The event is a gathering of professionals from industry, academia, and government backgrounds investigating “Learning Engineering” as a profession, skill, and practice.

Support MP4 videos in your eLearning platform with Rustici Engine

Rustici Software

The advantages of incorporating video into your L&D program are numerous. By the end of this summer, Rustici Engine will be able to handle the import, play and track.mp4 video files and.mp3 audio files using the same APIs that handle SCORM, AICC, xAPI and cmi5 courses. On the tracking side of things, all of the run time data will be stored in the Rustici Engine database alongside other training records so you have a single source of truth for all learner records.


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20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019


ATD 2019 , the world’s largest, most comprehensive event for talent development and learning professionals, is in the books and what an insightful four days it was in Washington D.C. CLO Magazine found that 71% of organizations are planning to find a way to find the impact and according to another study what’s most important to organizations when it comes to the L&D program is the impact, ROI then awards. Start with why – Align programs with the business.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)


A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. Learners: They’re on the receiving end of learning initiatives (after all, they are to whom training programs are intended). Compliance Training : An LMS can also be used to make sure employees receive any mandated training and manage recurring certification and training programs.

Stunning Free Update to Adobe Captivate 2019 Raises the Bar with Quick Start Projects & Productivity Enhancements

Adobe Captivate

The latest update to Adobe Captivate is out now, it is free to Captivate users who either own Adobe Captivate 2019 or are on a subscription plan, and it is chock full of fresh, sensational new features and resources. The Adobe Captivate 2019 Free Update Announcement Video – includes a short overview. But the jaw dropper here is the way Adobe has improved the simplest aspects of working with slides in Captivate 2019. Branching without Advanced Actions or programming.

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter


The field of sales engineering is a complex and competitive landscape. While you probably won’t meet too many high-profile sales engineers personally, the magic of Twitter enables you to connect with them on a day-to-day level. If you’re looking for some sales engineer best practices , consider following these successful sales engineers. Graduated with a BSc with Honors in Chemical Engineering, John Care is currently Managing Director of Mastering Technical Sales.

Organizing Effective E-Learning Programs for Improved Airline Operations & Customer Services


The two major factors which help driving this transformation include- the need to improve the overall learning experience of employees in varied job roles such as maintenance, crew, engineering and others. Training programs based on airport facility, employee safety, regulatory compliances, soft skills and more are delivered to achieve diverse business objectives. ? Today, automated learning can also be triggered during attrition or employee induction programs.

11 Skills Data Scientists Need to Learn in 2019

Your Training Edge

We’ve assembled a list of 11 essential skills and tips that data scientists need in 2019. Developed by Google, the What-If Tool is one of the most essential skills data scientists need to learn in 2019. If there has to be an essential programming language for data scientists, it will be Python. If you learn Python properly, you can master any other programming language due to simply understanding the architecture.

Unleashing the Engineer in Instructional Design

Knowledge Avatars for Training

When it comes to developing instruction, are you an artisan, or are you an engineer? An engineer works to build an efficient chair. Engineered chairs can be artistic, but the artistry is restricted to pre-determined strategic elements that are scaled in quantity. Similarly, half a century ago computer science moved towards a more engineering model of software development instead of an artisanal approach. Learning Engineering for Instruction.

2019 FIRST World Championships: Enable Recap

Enable Education

Dr. Flowers is an emeritus professor of mechanical engineering from MIT. He has been a mentor for FIRST for a long time, and his contributions to the program are numerous. According to Dr. Flowers, “[i]n FIRST , we do our best work while helping others and treating folks with respect and kindness.” ( YouTube, Jan 6, 2014 ) Dr. Flowers is one of the most recognizable figures in the FIRST community and I got to meet him at the 2019 FIRST World Championship!

How to Launch Your Online Course the Easy Way with Course Maker Pro, WP Engine, and LifterLMS


Learn how to launch your online course the easy way with Course Maker Pro , WP Engine , and LifterLMS in this episode of LMScast featuring David Vogelpohl from WP Engine and Rachel Gogos from brandiD and the Course Maker Pro theme. Often course creators get stuck working on the technology and are not able to devote enough time to making sure the other aspects of the program are there. To learn more about David Vogelpohl and WP Engine be sure to head to WPEngine.com.

How to Choose a Catchy Name for a Training Program (2020)


A catchy training program name can make a difference. Search engines know more than the rest of us know about our more intimate thoughts. Start typing a few ideas in a search engine and wait for the autocomplete to suggest a few search phrases. Naming new corporate training programs is a bit different than a course. A training program might be in the same format as a course but targets a different audience. Your training program name should reflect that.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Secret New PowerPoint Stuff in Office 365 See all the amazing things you can now do with PowerPoint to bring your presentations, elearning, and other content to life, by telling visual stories in an engaging and interactive way. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12PM – 1PM PT: No Amount of Training Can Help Learners In All Work Conditions – So What Do You Do? How to assist learners and workers go beyond the training programs they’re provided.

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Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 3, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Best of TK: Trends in Virtual Training: Are You Ready? You’ll leave this session with tangible ideas that can be immediately applied to help keep you and your organization ready for virtual training in 2019 and beyond! Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 9AM – 11AM PT: Make Your Own Magic: Counterintuitive Lessons Learned from Walt Disney World Walt Disney was not your typical businessman. Thursday, June 6, 2019, 12PM – 1PM PT: What Now?

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2019 year in review: Our products

Rustici Software

2019 was a year of big changes, both within the eLearning space at large and especially for us here at Rustici. As we’ve watched the eLearning industry shift, we’ve noticed a few things: our customers’ eLearning programs are growing beyond standards, their eLearning technology stacks are becoming more complex, and they’re expanding their content distribution methods. Let’s take a look at what shipped in 2019. Rustici Engine. Read more about Rustici Engine 2019.

Top 10 LXPs for 2019-2020

eLearning 24-7

For the LXPs of 2019, the post was in late 2018. . You could argue easily that we are in 2019, and thus the rankings should reflect the year 2019, since the qualifications, etc. are from 2019, and knowing (well I do) some changes in the space with a few vendors in 2020, their will likely be a couple of key players that make an impact in 2020, because of their rollout (i.e. All you have to do is search, uh for the system(s), not the program. : ). Vacillation.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Customer Service Training Discussion with Lisa Crockett and Host Kristen Hayden Safdie Join EngageTHEM.org Founder, Lisa Crockett and Host Kristen Hayden Safide, as they discuss customer service training—with a bonus discussion about developing a portfolio. Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare.

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Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019


To help, we’ve pulled together the best and most comprehensive learning and development conferences of 2019. Dates: May 8, 2019 Location: Chicago, IL Cost: $49.95. Plus, you will learn new ways to retool, reinvent, and improve your current learning and development program. Plus get insights into best practices and new solutions for designing, delivering, implementing, and measuring your learning programs and initiatives. Chief Learning Officer Symposium Fall 2019.

Do You Want to Further Your Engineering Career?

Your Training Edge

As an engineer, you may be busy figuring out how to design the most efficient engine, design and construct the biggest bridge, solve a potential food shortage, and much more. Engineering opportunities are booming right now, and no matter what area of this industry you are trained and experienced in, you can be sure that your skills are in high demand around the world. We’ve put together some top tips to help you take your engineering career to the next level. #1.

Corporate Training Methods to Adopt in 2019


In 2019, it will continue playing an important role in providing skills and competencies to employees from various levels in an organization. The corporate training programs should focus on specific employee skills, and cover topics that are essential for the overall company infrastructure. Best methods of corporate training in 2019. We can summarize that there will be five methods of corporate training that will be mostly used in 2019 and beyond. .

The Answer to Automation Is Learning

Your Training Edge

In fact, Deloitte’s 2019 Global Millennial Survey showed that millennials and Gen Z listed a “lack of learning and development opportunities” as the third reason they would leave a job. A report by Randstad showed 43% of respondents wanted to learn skills such as data analysis, coding, writing, and computer programming , and 41% want to learn soft skills such as communication, conflict resolution, and time management. Change is coming to the U.S.

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Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

This year seems to have flown at jet-speed and we are ready to start making lists of tech-predictions and eLearning trends for 2019. In this blog post, we take a shot at predicting some key eLearning trends for 2019. Learning as a Service is a trend that we believe will really reach its full potential in 2019. Monetizing of training content is likely to be a key eLearning trend for 2019. Personalization of learning will be a key eLearning trend for 2019.

Key Features and Business Benefits of E Learning System for Modern Corporates


Increased ability to effectively administer workplace training programs. The year 2019 has undoubtedly proved to be the year of innovations with the shift towards delivering performance-driven and ROI-aligned learning solutions. The proprietary learning management software supports a myriad of features including KPI-driven learning, assessment engine, gamification, mobile apps, rapid authoring, personalized learning, and so on.

Free L&D webinars for February 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, February 1, 2019 9AM – 10AM PT : Ten Steps to Certification in 2019 (Free for ATD members) Are you considering getting an ATD certification in 2019, but you’re not sure how to get started? Friday, February 1, 2019, 10AM – 12PM PT : Mindsets: The Key to Developing an Agile Workforce (Free for ATD members) An agile workforce can swiftly adapt to the changing needs of customers, employees, and the marketplace.

Benefits of Choosing the Best Learning Management System in India


Assessment engine- The modern e learning system supportsassessment engine feature which enables the accessibility to a different set of questions as multiple-choice, true/false, matching, fill in the blanks, and more. The admin creates an assessment to analyze the overall performance of learners during the training program. ? Corporate training is a significant aspect of workforce development, as well as the growth of the organization.

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs


KPI-driven learning, assessment engine, just-in-time learning, skills-gap analysis, and so on. The new-age features of G-Cube LMS include- gamified learning, mobile apps, virtual assistant, rapid authoring, KPI-linked learning, analytics engine, video streaming, assessment engine, and so on. Furthermore, G-Cube LMS is counted under the coveted Top 50 LMS Listing 2019 by Craig Weiss, making it one of the best LMS systems in the e-learning industry. ?

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, March 1, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Becoming Leadership Fit: Techniques to Build Your Leadership Strength, Flexibility, and Impact (Free for ATD members) Being leadership fit is about operating at your personal best—for you and those you lead. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content.

6 Impactful Learning and Development Trends

Your Training Edge

Human capital is one of the greatest assets and to keep them productive and motivated at work, it is vital for business organizations to include the impactful trends in their learning and development program. Following are some of the most impactful learning and development trends that you must choose in 2019. Adopt the below-mentioned trends and create the most-effective training program for your corporate employees: E-learning.

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6 Reasons to Use Paid Ads to Sell Your Course


You can use as many or as few search engines and social platforms as you want to deliver your ads to potential customers. The Facebook paid ads program is particularly useful in this respect as Facebook can use the huge amount of information that it holds on its users to show your ads only to those who are most likely to be attracted to your course. Advertising your online course is just as important as creating great content.

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Creating a Multichannel Strategy for Your Course


Online learners can hear about and access your course by many means—email, social media, search engines—which in the marketing world are often called “channels.” ” Many of us, when we’re just getting started, focus on a single channel as a way to grow interest in our program. We focus on building an email newsletter, or engaging learners on social media, or building our SEO for search engines. Your communication channels aren’t just for marketing.

Scale Your L&D Organization in the Moment of Need with Managed Learning Services

Infopro Learning

Here, we’ll discuss the evolution of employee development and how managed learning services can keep your L&D engine at top speed as your organization grows. Once the training program is completed, the team is no longer an expense for the organization. Specially designed programs, like train-the-trainer, are helpful in quickly polishing the in-house SMEs as master facilitators to meet company’s specific needs.

7 Creative Ways to Boost Your Corporate Learning Strategy

Your Training Edge

If you have planned out a strategy to incorporate a learning strategy then it would be wise on your part to let the employees know what they should be expecting out of the program. Author Bio: Arslan is an electrical engineer with a passion for writing, designing and anything tech-related. The past few years have seen an increase in the trend to improve one’s skillset. There is pressure on companies to give worthy training to their employees to keep them on-board.

Key Benefits of Performance Management Software for Corporate Training


Performance management software utilizes an assessment engine to evaluate learner progress. The robust performance management platform helps to analyze workforce progress during the training program continuously. The efficient G-Cube LPP supports a myriad of features such as automated tracking, reporting, assessment engine, social learning, mobile-aided support, and others. Bridging Skills-gaps, Driving Workforce Performance, and Increasing ROIs.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. So, at a time when member education programs should be thriving, many have been losing ground. Let’s tackle this topic in today’s “Ask Me Anything” column… “Ask Me Anything” About Creating More Successful Member Education Programs. Developing programs in a vacuum is a sure-fire way to miss the mark.

Rolling Out a Global Compliance Training Program

Interactive Services

If an organization must think globally about its corporate compliance training and wants to evaluate the strength of its program, the first thing to consider is whether it is nurturing an “ecosystem” of compliance. In terms of reinforcing a program after it is put in place, appointing compliance champions or local advocates identified by leadership as people truly committed to compliance is highly effective.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 1, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Role That Role-Play Plays (Free for ATD members) Implementing role plays can help create enthusiasm and engagement in your training sessions. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? Is this program right for you?

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Exploring the Benefits of Performance Management System for Modern Corporates


Corporate managers can provide immediate feedback to employees based on their scores and overall performance during the program. G-Cube LPP is a performance-aligned platform which supports a myriad of features including KPI Modeler, Rule Engine, Automated Search, Content Curation, KPI Dashboard, and so on. In today’s fast-paced world, organizations consider delivering performance-based learning solutions through corporate training.

Learning Management Platform for Your Training Need


An effective retention program ensures that knowledge and skills remain with the company, even when an employee leaves or retires. Organizations leverage an optimal use of LMS features, including mobile learning, augmented reality (AR), personalization, gamification, automated tracking, reporting, assessment engine, and so on. ? Using Modern LMS for Enterprises, Startups, and Academic Institutions.

Grow Your Negotiating Capabilities Using eLearning

Your Training Edge

eLearning is the use of electronic technologies to acquire a program, course, or degree online. You can begin by carrying out a search on Google or other search engines. Search engines, like Google, can come in handy if you’re looking to find negotiation-themed podcasts, articles, videos, and courses. Are you aspiring to become an expert negotiator?

How to Partner With the C-Suite for L&D Success

Absorb LMS

Do you know how your L&D program maps to your organization’s strategic goals? Internally, sales and customer success training programs can help the CXO boost customer rentention and NPS. A program that helps engineers gain AI expertise, for example, supports ongoing learning while ensuring that qualified personnel are ready when the company needs to tap into those skills quickly.

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