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eBook Launched: Compliance Training: Stop Ticking the Box

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Compliance training has long been notorious for being the unavoidable ‘dull, drab, boring mandate’. To both organizations and employees, the ‘why’ of compliance training largely reveals ‘must have’ and ‘have to do’ undertones. Perceptions take a while to change, but it’s sustained, incremental efforts that can help favorably shape those perceptions – even change them […]. Upside Learning

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What it means to Go Beyond

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In my previous post, I spoke about how it’s time to Go Beyond. With workplaces experiencing a revolution like never before, every learning initiative matters a lot. L&D has to pull up their socks and put the maximum focus on making a business impact. But what does Go Beyond exactly mean? Let me try and […]. 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

It’s time to Go Beyond!

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The workplace is changing and how! The corporate landscape is becoming more and more competitive, technology is evolving at breakneck speed, automation is everywhere and there are learning disruptions like never before. The work or the workers too are not the same anymore. With so many changes happening so rapidly, L&D has a lot on […]. Upside Learning

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Our Path to Go Beyond – Examples of our work

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If you’ve been following us lately, chances are you would have already heard ‘Go Beyond’ and #LnDGoBeyond a few times from our side. If you haven’t, you may look at my previous posts on why it’s now imperative for L&D to Go Beyond, what it means to Go Beyond , and how do we at […]. Upside Learning

What NOT To Do In 2019

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So, we are officially in 2019! A lot of us may have made New Year resolutions (some long lasting, some too short lived). But in this article, instead of giving goals and ambitions, let me try something new. Let’s make a list of things that are a no-no for 2019. Here’s a list of my […]. Upside Learning

Flash To HTML5, One Last Time!

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We’ve been there and done that. I am referring to migrating some/all of the Flash eLearning to HTML5 a few years ago. So you may ask: why again? Here’s why. When Apple decided to not support Flash on its mobile devices (including tablets), it was the beginning of the end of Flash. Most of us […]. Upside Learning

Why there is so much more to eLearning than just cost reduction

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The most obvious benefit of eLearning is that it is a great way for organizations to save on the cost of training. But the paybacks are far beyond just cost and there is so much more that can be achieved through eLearning with the right focus. Employees are one of the greatest assets of an […]. Upside Learning

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Mobile Learning: How Effective Is It for An Employee Onboarding Training Program

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Recruitment is a time-consuming process, it is expensive too. The recruiting team constantly strives to bring the best talent on board, making sure their skill sets align with the job role. Now, if there is no structured onboarding process in place, employee engagement is doomed. First impression always counts. We all know it. Organisations that […]. Mobile Learning Employee Onboarding with Mobile Learning Mobile Learning for Employee Onboarding

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

F2H Migration – How to do it well to reap most benefits

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2020 isn’t that far! You may wonder what’s that cryptic statement supposed to mean? I am talking about how fast Adobe’s deadline for phasing out of Flash is approaching. Most of you may have switched your development of eLearning courses from Flash to HTML5. But what about old Flash-based courses that are still lying in […]. Upside Learning

Migration of Flash to HTML5: Here’s to Cost effective –Time Saving Tools

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Is it possible to make the courses mobile-compatible with effective Flash to HTML5 conversion that’s cost effective and less time consuming? Manual conversion of a complex Flash project to HTML5 is a labor-intensive and time-consuming process that can be very expensive for organizations due to platform differences. Cost of such a conversion depends on […]. Upside Learning

A Comparative Summary for Responsive Authoring Tools – Update 1

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An year earlier, we presented separate blog posts on different responsive authoring tools: Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, Lectora 16 and Rise and shared our thoughts about their features, advantages, and limitations. In later blogs, we released detailed feature-wise comparison of these tools. Some of these authoring tools have now come up with newer […]. Upside Learning

Interactive Video – Key Tools For an Immersive Learning Experience

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E-Learning industry has clearly moved to HTML5, owing to the advantage of its support for multiple devices like tablets and smartphones. HTML5 offers great scope for creating better experience, including rich and app-like user experience on mobile browsers, richer images, and location-awareness to browsers. Videos have emerged as the most consumed media on smartphones and […]. eLearning Interactive Video Interactive Video Tools Interactive Video Tools Comparison Interactive Videos

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.

Using Mobility for ‘Live’ Performance Support

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We came across an interesting cluster of tasks at the workplace. All the tasks in this cluster can benefit can from ‘live’ performance support. Let’s take a look at the task types first so you can see if your organisation can relate to such work! Recurrent, Small or Standalone Tasks Some lines of work involve […]. Mobile Learning live performance support Mobile Performance Support Mobility Performance Support

Mobility and Organisational Culture and Environment

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Mobility is powered by technology. While technology keeps changing, people don’t – or at least, not at the same pace. There are going to be very rare times that technology and people move neck and neck, in sync. (If If you get that, end of post – have a nice day!) In the course of our […]. Mobile Learning learning culture mobile learning benefits Mobility organisational culture

Advanced Mobility: Supporting Knowledge Sharing

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One of the world’s largest technology solutions providers (offering enterprise software and hardware solutions) had come to us with an interesting training requirement. The organisation wanted to leverage the expertise of its star performers. They wanted a way make it easier for their especially successful sales people to share their experiences with others in the […]. Mobile Learning knowledge creation knowledge production knowledge sharing Mobility Performance Support

Teaching for Trying Times

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Let me tell you the true story of three companies… The first company is one of a large group of companies. This company competes in a segment that has remarkable potential, making this company significant for the entire group’s profitability. To capitalise on the opportunity, the group has defined a strategic shift for this company, […]. Mobile Learning Long Term Learning Mobility organisational culture Scaffolding

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

It’s time to re-think mandatory compliance training

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Compliance Training is an inseparable part of an employee’s work life in any organisation. According to Towards Maturity, the average employee spends 10.90 hours per year on compliance training. Almost 42% of all online training content used within organisations is compliance-related. That is quite a bit and goes on to reiterate the importance of compliance […]. Upside Learning

Why You Need To Leverage Mobile For Performance Support

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Have you ever struggled with performing a task previously covered in long training sessions? You’re not alone – we have all been there! We forget almost 80% of what we learn in just 30 days – unless we get an opportunity to apply that knowledge. This is precisely why you need performance support. These short […]. Mobile Learning Upside Learning Just-in-time Learning Mobile Performance Support Performance Support

What’s New in eLearning – Post #1

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During the past couple of months, we came across some articles, posts, and talks about design and development techniques and tips, platforms, and technologies that we felt might have potential for use in eLearning. While we explore some of them in more depth, we thought we’d go ahead and share them in case you see […]. eLearning eLearning trends What’s New in eLearning

Microlearning for Retail Industry

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Change is the only constant and that certainly holds true for the retail industry that continues to evolve rapidly, resulting in the need for employees to constantly learn, adapt and evolve. Employees have to keep up with the current trend to deliver in their roles. The modern retail workspace is characterised by relatively young employees […]. Mobile Learning Microlearning Microlearning for Retail Performance Support

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Upside Learning Together With Two of its Clients Win Two Brandon Hall 2016 Awards

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Upside Learning together with two of its clients won two medals in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Awards. Silver in the Best Results of a Learning Program Category We partnered with the Imperial College of London to create two eLearning modules – Neurotransmitters and Neurodegenerative Diseases – for a Pharmacology course within […]. Upside Learning Brandon Hall 2016 Awards Brandon Hall Awards Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

A Comparative Summary for Responsive Authoring Tools – Update 2

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In continuation of our evaluation of different responsive authoring tools, we are presenting Update 2 to our recently published blog ‘A Comparative Summary for Responsive Authoring Tools – Update 1’ This blog features additional authoring tool Lectora Online along with other responsive authoring tools like: Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat,Captivate 9, Lectora 17 Inspire and Rise. […]. Upside Learning

Mobility – Hype or Hot Stuff?

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As it often does with technology, Hollywood sagaciously called it in the Matrix–phones can have the capacity to transport us between realms of existence. They are the vital nodes by which we attach ourselves to the lifeline of the internet. You know this. Phones, tablets, laptops […]. eLearning Mobile Learning Mobility

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Mobility and Offline Learner Management

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After the advent of Learning Management Systems, managing learners may seem a problem with an obvious answer. So why has it reared its head again? Well, it has and it hasn’t. The typical context in which learners access training from within the cyber and physical boundaries of the organisation, poses no challenge any more. However, […]. Mobile Learning Mobility Offline Learner Management Offline Mobility Tracking Offline Learning Path

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.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Comparative Summary

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In previous posts, we discussed six responsive authoring tools/frameworks: Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, and Lectora 16. As promised, in the last post of the series, we present a comparative summary. We have put together a feature-wise comparison, grouped under design considerations that we felt could influence the choice of tool. So if you’re […].

Snapchat Spectacles – Will it be Useful in eLearning?

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Last week saw the announcement of Snapchat Spectacles – from the makers of Snap mobile app, which has rebranded itself with this launch. An introduction (marketing) video of Snapchat Spectacles. In short, it allows you to record 10-second videos and send them to your phone. Here’s a video explaining more about how it works. There […]. eLearning Snapchat Spectacles

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Mobile Accessibility Guidelines

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Variety and affordability have made mobile devices ubiquitous. But as with any other form of popular technology adoption, it’s important to see if the adoption has been as wide as it is deep. As designers of mobile applications, it is important that we keep our designs accessible to individuals with disabilities as well keeping in […]. eLearning Mobile Accessibility Mobile Accessibility Guidelines Mobile Accessibility Standards Top 10 Mobile Accessibility Guidelines

Is Mandatory Compliance eLearning Doing More Harm Than Good?

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I think it is. Here’s how – Most compliance training is really aimed at ticking the boxes. With practically no real learning happening (or even expected to happen) it’s an exercise all parties are happy to get done with quickly. Mind you real compliance is about behaviour and not just knowledge, but that’s another topic […]. Upside Learning

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.

3 Challenges Vendors Face When Going LMS SaaS

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Most LMS vendors operate or either wish to operate in a SaaS engagement model. While there is no denying the possible pros of SaaS (for both the vendors and the customers), the learning domain offers some unique challenges to vendors in going the SaaS way. Below are some critical challenges of SaaS specific to vendors […]. Learning Management Hybrid SaaS SaaS LMS

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