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Align Employee and Corporate Goals in 2019

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Ever look at your team and wonder why they’re wasting time on non-critical tasks? Though you need everyone focused on the right priorities, too often employees misunderstand corporate goals and processes. Or worse yet—they forget to follow your well-crafted compliance policies altogether.

How eLearning Fast Tracks Business Success

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As the old adage goes, people are your most important business asset. So then, it’s no surprise that fueling employee learning would yield dividends.

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4 Ways Integrating Your LMS Will Improve Your Business

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A learning management system (LMS) makes it easy to consolidate your training and learning materials into one place. And while that’s great and all, what happens if you need them in more than one place?

Who would use an Extended Enterprise LMS?

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In 2 of our previous blog posts, we defined the meaning of Extended Enterprise (training, development, certification or support provided to your external non-employees) and reviewed its measurable benefits.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

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Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. to find learning content.

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Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

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The 5 W’s: Tips for Getting Started with Your First LMS

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Not that long ago, in a galaxy, well, right here, learning management systems were something that were out of the reach of small and medium-sized organizations.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

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The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

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Location: The African Savanna Date: Fifty-Thousand Years Ago A group of prehistoric hunter-gatherers are seated around a fire, their bellies full with the bounty of a successful hunt.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

How Flexible is Your LMS at User Management?

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One of the most import questions you will face when deploying an LMS is, “how do I organize my users?” ” The decisions you make here will impact things like Reporting and Admin Rights, as well as Content Management, Branding, and Enrollment Rules for learners.

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

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Make sure your team is buying an LMS for the year you’re in. Apart from a two-year stint selling tropical fish at a local pet shop when I was 16, my entire career has been in learning technology.

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What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References

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It’s pretty common for prospective clients to ask software vendors for references prior to signing a contract.

What Buying a Bicycle Would Look Like if We Applied a Typical LMS Selection Strategy

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When making any significant purchase it’s normal to go through a thoughtful consideration of your options. For example, there’s more to choosing the bicycle that’s right for you than having two wheels that spin.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Adapt Your Off-The-Shelf LMS To Your Business Requirements

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Using Admin Overrides to Suit Your Needs A good off-the-shelf LMS automatically updates the progress of employees, partners or customers’ training activities and provides robust tracking.

How Our Intuitively Designed LMS Administration Saves You Time

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Here at Blatant Media we are focused on one primary goal – To Build Intuitive Software! This was our goal back in 2003 , and it’s the filter through which we look at every new feature that we build into Absorb today. As you have probably heard, Absorb underwent a major redesign last year.

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Why a Single Codebase Should Be at the Top of Your Learning Management System Requirements List

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How a single refined recipe can better meet your kneads… errr, needs. Early last Saturday morning, Isabelle awoke with a breakfast craving for a couple of slices of raisin bread on which to slather some jam. She walked to her corner bakery and bought a loaf, still warm from the oven.

The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System

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It seems like just yesterday that business analysts were wondering whether this newfangled e-commerce fad would catch on. Would anxiety over credit card theft deter customers from trusting on-line retailers?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

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Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. to find learning content.

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How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

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Somewhere among the hundreds or perhaps thousands of e-mails in your inbox, somewhere in the skyscraper-high piles of paper on the corner of your desk, is something really really important. This might be an urgent policy or procedural change.

Try This `Winning Strategy’ to Increase Learner Engagement

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There are two ways to get a young child to school on time in the morning: Method 1: Every minute or so, repeat the words `HURRY UP!’ ’ at increasing levels of volume. After about ten minutes, and upon reaching a decibel level similar to a low flying jet, your goal will be achieved.

The New Absorb LMS Web Site: What Happens When Designers Ignore Good Advice

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The blatant^ design team ignored pretty much every suggestion I made for the design of our new Web site. “Let’s add a lot of animated gifs!” ” I said. —”No,” they said.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

How Writing a Learning Journal Can Increase Critical Thinking Skills

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Remember reflection? That’s something we used to do occasionally before we all became addicted to checking our Web-enabled devices every few minutes for our much-needed digital data fixes. Prior to the mobile revolution, people could at times be seen staring off into space, just thinking.

How Flexible is Your LMS?

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You know you need a learning management system (LMS) for your organization. One that is flexible. Not only should it offer easy access to your learners, but to you and your admins as well. But where to begin? Whether searching for a replacement or exploring an LMS for the first time, you will need to select a solution that is flexible enough to be customized for your needs. Here are four things to consider when looking for the right eLearning tool. Peak Learner Engagement.

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How Better LMS UX Can Save You Money

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When evaluating learning management system (LMS) technology, it’s not a trivial thing to seek smart design and ease of use. Smart design leads to productivity gains, goals met, time saved and money retained. That makes easy-to-use technology a business imperative if you want your tech choices to stick and be successful. Let’s examine how poor user experience (UX) relates to technology failure, and how the benefits of superior UX can be measured.

How Branding Your Learning Management System Can Influence Culture (and Create a Fun Place to Learn)

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The best companies I’ve worked with have had great workplace cultures. Management in these companies understand that happy team members are more productive and less likely to jump ship the next time an opportunity arises elsewhere.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

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About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

Is it Time to Rightsize Your LMS?

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You purchased your LMS with high hopes. It might have worked for a time—fitting your needs to a T—but those needs have since evolved beyond recognition. Or, perhaps it never quite lived up to your expectations from the start. Either way, it’s likely time to review your technology to ensure it can continue to adapt as you do. To make sure it’s the “right” size for your organization, both now and tomorrow.

Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content

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It seems as if almost every organization I speak to wants to use a learning management system (LMS) in a different way. One company I recently met with uses a magazine subscription-like business model to sell bundles of courses: A customer signs up for an annual subscription.

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

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Dear readers, you’ve in the past endured me ranting about the horribly-designed Requests for Proposals ( RFP ) that regularly cross my desk and the desks of my Blatant^ colleagues.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.