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A fresh new eBook: Microlearning – Go Beyond the Hype

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This eBook is your complete guide to lesser known concepts and key elements to learning through Microlearning. There has been a lot of discussion and propaganda around Microlearning, but never truly an objective and holistic inference.

eLearning Outsourcing: Buyer-Provider Partnership

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Deloitte’s global outsourcing and shared services survey 2019-2023 indicates that outsourcing which was once associated with cost cuts, loss of jobs, and delegation of tasks has evolved dramatically.

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New eBook – The Learning Gauge: A Guide to Measuring the Business Outcome

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Will the training initiative lead to any concrete outcome? Do we need to measure learning when no one bothers? Do we have any mechanism to measure learning, in the first place? If we do, which is the most promising solution?

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Upside Learning Certified as Smartchoice® Preferred Provider by Brandon Hall Group

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Brandon Hall Group—the leader in Empowering, Recognizing, and Certifying Excellence in HCM—recently announced that Upside Learning is certified as a Smartchoice® Preferred Solution Provider.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

The State of Learning Measurement

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With the L&D industry at the cusp of a transformation, the effort to secure a seat at the table, and work as partners in strategizing organizational growth, is evident.

eLearning Outsourcing: How to do it right?

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Outsourcing eLearning development has become an established trend for some years now, and most organisations big or small are known to do this regularly. Still for some the question is – why the need for custom content when so much catalogue content is easily (and mostly cheaply) available?

Why invest in learning when you don’t measure its returns

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“In the business world,” Warren Buffett once said, “the rear-view mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” One wonders if that comment was triggered when someone tried to answer the “why” of an expensive learning program. The windshield ought to have revealed the impact but was all hazy.

The overly abused and rarely understood world of leaderboards

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Leaderboards as a game mechanic is synonymous with Gamification as a practice. It’s one of the mechanics of gamification/game design that has the highest reach amongst people, Points & Badges being the other two mechanics from this star-studded lot.

New eBook to Super Charge your Sales Training

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About 48% of salespeople learn by trial and error to a high degree as per the ASTD Research, which may be somewhat due to the fact that sales teams are most of the time scattered geographically & their training often becomes a very time-consuming affair.

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The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Upside Learning receives Great Place to Work – Certification™ for the second year running

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The Great Place to Work® Institute (India) has recently announced awarding of Great Places to Work – Certification to Upside Learning for the second time running, building a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™. Amit Garg – Founder & CEO said, “It is an honor to be recognized as a great place to work again for our culture that values […]. Upside Learning

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No More Dull, Drab, Boring Content!

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Maintaining learning retention is challenging for a lot of organizations, especially for dull and drab compliance content. To overcome these challenges Upside Learning presents The Compliance Hood App!

Webinar: Going Beyond With Learning Analytics

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Measurement of learning effectiveness has always been a difficult subject for learning leaders. Surveys reveal that while the executive pressure to measure the business impact of learning is growing, significant numbers don’t know how to go about Learning Measurement.

Gamification, Flow, Habit Cycle & Learning

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Designers of digital learning, Stop! Be Better. The future of humanity is in your hands! We, as humans are constantly evolving on the basis of the quality of learning that we undergo. Online Courses, Masterclasses, conferences, workshops, podcasts, books, blogs, forums, discussions, papers, experiments, social media, etc. contribute to the ever evolving eco-system of constantly […]. Upside Learning

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

LXPs are possibly the Dungeons & Dragons of the Learning World

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So, Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) a fantasy role-playing tabletop game, that was invented in 1974 according to me and many others, is responsible for giving birth to many genres of gaming, and its features and ideas have inspired almost 40% of the games that we see.

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All Aboard! Full Sales Ahead!

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Sales Training Is More Important Than Ever They say the serpent is the first sales professional. It did sell Eve the apple. I wonder if the serpent also gave Eve some basic sales training to convince Adam to take a bite.

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Interactive videos as an effective instructional tool!

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Over the years, we have used interactive videos as a part of various learning solutions. Here are some key takeaways from our observations and learnings.

Exclusive Brandon Hall Report: Real Learning Measurement, Go Beyond Checking the Box

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The new Brandon Hall report is a rich resource for organizations looking to Go Beyond with Measuring Learning Impact Measuring the Impact of learning and development initiatives on business outcomes has been a constant challenge that the learning leaders have been facing.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Evolving to the New Normal of eLearning

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COVID-19 has adversely affected the normal way of doing business. Even the education and training sectors are no exception. Though online collaboration platforms, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Classroom, are some relief to the institutes, the sudden shift to the virtual world has not been all that easy. Globally, industry leaders have been […]. Upside Learning

Who will train the gig players?

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He was well dressed, polite and his car well maintained. As we neared our destination, in answer to my question, he revealed the secret was the training he had received from the ride-hailing company when he had signed up, and which he kept receiving at regular intervals. This was a clear case of an employer […]. Upside Learning

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Food for Thought for Personalized and Adaptive Learning

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Living in a world where everything’s personal When thinking about how learning designers can practice designing personalized learning experiences, here are some of the words that come to mind: So what is it really that has triggered personalized and adaptive learning as the hot topic in recent trends? In an age where the Marketing industry […]. Upside Learning

Using Gamification for Sales Training

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Most companies have been working on getting their employees trained in all aspects of their business. One such key set of employees is in their Sales Organization. During my years of working with sales organizations around the globe, I have found that internal functions such as training and development, R&D, Product Development, marketing, and sales […]. Upside Learning

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Training in a Corona-Hit World

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COVID-19 has interfered with virtually every aspect of our lives and functioning – talk about a virus that really knows how to be unpopular! Given the magnitude of change we are all dealing with in our organizations, naturally L&D teams are also hard-hit. Almost every organization has some part of the learning curriculum delivered by […]. Upside Learning

Covid19 impact on eLearning Industry

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It is needless to say Coronavirus (or COVID19) has taken the world by storm. Leaving no country untouched, it has fast spread from China to Europe & US and the rest of the world. As of today, almost the entire world is in a lockdown. International borders are closed. Retail businesses are closed. Public transport […]. Upside Learning

Weighing eLearning vs. VILT

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(If you’re new to this series, here is some brief background to help you catch up: Given the unique training challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses for us all, this series explores the various considerations for delivering an effective VILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training). I recommend that you read the first two posts in sequence, and […]. Upside Learning

Focusing on Audience

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(If you’re new to this series, here is some brief background to help you catch up: Given the unique training challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses for us all, this series explores the various considerations for delivering an effective VILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training). I recommend that you read the first two posts in sequence, and […]. Upside Learning

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

BEING VIRAL: OUR TOP CONTENT RELEASES (AS PER VIEWERSHIP) ON SOCIAL CHANNELS

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At Upside Learning, we believe that a big part of honing our craft lies in keeping ourselves updated on the latest in learning design, trends, and technology. In a world connected through social media, it is not enough to passively consume content; it’s important to engage with our community of readers, learning practitioners, and the […]. Upside Learning

Can you play Flash after 2020? This is how

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It’s year 2020, and, as announced by Adobe, the timeline for Flash’s end-of-life is nearing. Major browser vendors have also announced they will stop supporting Flash Player after December 2020. End of support means users will not be able to download Flash Player plugin from the Adobe website and no updates on security patches will […]. Upside Learning

Shift from Flash to HTML5: How it can yield immense paybacks

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It’s official that Flash will be making an exit in 2020. On first thoughts, that may seem like a long time. But you may be surprised to know that it is actually not! So, it’s about time that you begin work on the switching process from Flash to HTML5, if you haven’t started already. Since […]. Upside Learning

Food for Thought for Personalized and Adaptive Learning – Part 2

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As the L&D industry works towards personalized learning design, we are all set on a focused approach to use data and analytics to drive the design and development of initiatives. In this regard, a 2019 research paper discusses the Personalization and Learning Analytics Framework—or PERLA—to represent the integration of Personalization and Learning Analytics. The paper […]. Upside Learning

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.