Looking Within: How To Gather And Analyze Actionable Learning Insights

TalentLMS

Being able to collect learning data holds significant promise for better learning experiences and ROI on training investments. And poorly interpreted data has no actionable value. Learning insights are often referred to by other names, like learning analytics, or learning metrics. Why Gather Learning Insights? The majority of decisions made using learning insights will directly affect learners and course design in the following ways.

Get Actionable Learning + Performance Data into Managers’ Hands with Axonify Team Metrics + Compare

Axonify

You’d think this quote was from a modern business strategist, but it’s actually Sherlock Holmes (aka Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) in the 1892 short story A Scandal in Bohemia. Nevertheless, this statement applies directly to today’s business world. At the same time, L&D teams want to evolve from cost centers to strategic business partners. Considerably less time is spent sharing insights within the organization to improve the impact of learning opportunities.

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Get Actionable Learning + Performance Data into Managers’ Hands with Axonify Team Metrics + Compare

Axonify

You’d think this quote was from a modern business strategist, but it’s actually Sherlock Holmes (aka Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) in the 1892 short story A Scandal in Bohemia. Nevertheless, this statement applies directly to today’s business world. At the same time, L&D teams want to evolve from cost centers to strategic business partners. Considerably less time is spent sharing insights within the organization to improve the impact of learning opportunities.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

Some employers may be tempted to push employee training to the side of their business-centric priorities, but you may want to think again… At Unboxed Training & Technology, our goal is to provide you with any recent corporate training trends with actionable ways to apply these new industry insights to your company or team. A diverse client base gives us a well-rounded view of the L&D space to share what we expect to see as corporate training trends in 2020.

Make Learning Learning Viral-Worthy to Make It Last

CLO Magazine

Substitute learning for any number of ideas or causes an organization is trying to sell, and it’s easy to chuckle at the thought of something like, say, an operations management course ever breaking the internet. But the premium on making an impact through learning is high. It gives companies a competitive advantage, improves employee retention and drives business performance. The dimensions are based on 40 years of research in motivation and adult learning. “We

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. At the end of the day, those contributions deliver more insights and knowledge into a repository designed to develop an already skilled workforce and improve the performance of the business. What is Social Learning?

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job. An engineer in a prototype department of a manufacturer learns how to operate a 3D printer.

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Benefits of an LXP in Improving Employee Learning Experiences

Hurix Digital

The use of Learning Management Systems (LMS) to impart training is nothing new in a corporate setup. A Learning Experience Platform (LXP) is essentially a tool designed to create more personalized learning experiences and help participants discover new learning opportunities. .

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. Use this as a valuable resource to successfully initiate a learning analytics approach within your company. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. How to use learning analytics for evaluation. How to implement learning analytics in your organization.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor

Your Training Edge

In this series so far, we’ve explored how massive open online courses (MOOCs) are changing the nature of learning. We’ve looked at how they can help foster learning organizations, promote lifelong learning, facilitate collaboration, and even provide just-in-time performance support. But one of the biggest transformations that has been brought about by MOOCs, online learning, and the Internet in general is a shift in what means to teach a class.

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Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource

Mindflash

Training your workforce in-house is limited to your organization’s capabilities, whilst outsourcing means relinquishing control of a highly important business process. The goal is to determine which components of a successful blended learning program are best in house or outsourced. In-house: Keeping this process in-house will provide your staff with arguably the most tailored learning experience possible. Alterations in learning plans following performance reviews.

On The Road Again…to EDUCAUSE, Online Learning Summit, I4PL, and DevLearn 2019

eThink Education

In past years, October has been a very busy month for eThink with important EdTech conferences taking place at many different locations. This year, after the MoodleMoot US 2019 , eThink also attended the Online Learning Summit / I4PL Conference , EDUCAUSE and DevLearn 2019. Online Learning Summit / I4PL 2019. Together, Moodle HQ and eThink Education were able to discuss the learning possibilities available using Moodle. Learn More.

Talent Development Strategies and Tips from Leading Organizations

eThink Education

An organization that offers ongoing opportunities for career growth and advancement, such as training that allows professionals to acquire new skills, breeds confident and competent team members that are loyal to your company, have bought in to your mission, and help support the goals of your business. Creating a Culture of Learning. Encourage and reinforce the importance of learning. 4 Workplace Learning Trends All Talent Developers Should Be Aware Of.

Corporate Training Through MOOCs: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Massive open online courses (MOOCs), which date back to 2008, are a game-changing model for delivering online learning content without any limit on attendance. They marked an advancement over the trend of eLearning that began in the 1990s with the arrival of the internet. With a huge variety of courses that are flexible and open to everyone, they are a disruptive method for delivering learning & development materials to corporate trainees. Democratization of Learning.

40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

Only a team of superb talent can move your business ahead of the competition. Action Selling. Wilson Learning. 1) Action Selling. Founded in 1990, Action Selling provides a broad range of training resources to hundreds of thousands of sales professionals. The company was among the first in the industry to incorporate big data into its learning infrastructure, focusing on critical selling skills and the best ways to reinforce these proficiencies.

Use Simulations to Develop Millennials Leaders

CLO Magazine

According to a Forbes article, “5 Reasons Why Millennials Are Passed Over As Managers,” published in September 2013, a survey of 1,200 business professionals reported that 59 percent believe millennials are not ready to become managers because of lack of experience. Instead, learning leaders should build their knowledge and accelerate their real-world capabilities by putting participants in the executive’s shoes for a given period of time.

Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource

Mindflash

Training your workforce in-house is limited to your organization’s capabilities, whilst outsourcing means relinquishing control of a highly important business process. The goal is to determine which components of a successful blended learning program are best in house or outsourced. In-house: Keeping this process in-house will provide your staff with arguably the most tailored learning experience possible. Alterations in learning plans following performance reviews.

On The Road Again…to EDUCAUSE, Online Learning Summit, I4PL, and DevLearn 2019

eThink Education

In past years, October has been a very busy month for eThink with important EdTech conferences taking place at many different locations. This year, after the MoodleMoot US 2019 , eThink also attended the Online Learning Summit / I4PL Conference , EDUCAUSE and DevLearn 2019. Online Learning Summit / I4PL 2019. Together, Moodle HQ and eThink Education were able to discuss the learning possibilities available using Moodle. Learn More.

A Complete Guide To Choosing The Best Online Course Platform

ProProfs

It leads them to online learning, which is projected to grow more than $241 billion by 2022. Currently, there are more than a dozen top learning management systems (LMSs) on the market, each catering to different user needs. Online course platforms are just another name for online learning platforms or online learning management systems. This becomes your learning strategy as a potential user of an online course platform. Learning & Training

Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often. They are coming out of budget meetings feeling less like “executioners” ready to cut payroll and more like “executors,” ready to execute learning and knowledge management strategies in support of growth. The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways.

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Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

There’s a massive shift underway in the world of learning and development. Today, the shift is playing out against a backdrop of market volatility, rising unemployment and business closures. It’s a perfect storm of pressure, in which chief learning officers weigh ROI and manage digital disruption across industries as they pivot from the age of the customer to the age of the employee. Embracing Learning in the Flow of Work. Fostering a Culture of Learning.

The Challenges of Executive Education

Training Industry

This “anytime, anywhere, any device” trend has entered the world of education. Participants play an active role in their training, and their personal investment in the learning process has grown. These challenges include the transformation of the traditional learning model, the need to be agile and the existence of communities of practice. These changes require us to change our business practice, whether in terms of training, sales, marketing or other areas.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year. Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks - Ross Dawson , September 26, 2011.

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

As learning specialists, we’re always thinking about how to make knowledge digestible and palatable—like those chocolate bars you wish you hadn’t eaten, only good for you! Not just because that’s good for business, but also because continuous improvement is the key to keeping today’s employees focused and motivated. Unstable skills mean workers need to continuously learn to keep up with changes happening in the world, their industry, and their company.

How to Blend Microlearning and Macrolearning to Deliver a Higher Impact Workplace Training

EI Design

While Microlearning is all about short bites of learning and is the talk of the season, it is not a new concept. Microlearning features focused learning nuggets ideally designed to be 2-5 minutes long and normally not exceeding 7 minutes. It must help learners achieve a specific gain/a learning take-away in the short burst. It should trigger the right action (learn more, practice, take a challenge, or apply). Its ability to provide a sticky learning experience.

Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. The Non-Training Approach to Workplace Learning - Jane Hart , November 23, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily.

Learning 2014: Mobile and Social Opportunities

CLO Magazine

Many suggest mobile and social learning technology will have the greatest effect on organizations. Learning leaders plan to increase spending to develop in-house content, e-learning and install learning technologies, partly because of pressure to deliver more training content to the widest possible audience. Learning leaders believe they have passed through a difficult period and that the improving economy has caused a change in business expectations.

Shining Light on The Dark Side

CLO Magazine

In this case, if an individual wasn’t highly competent, very decisive, or willing to make bold demands and take bold actions, he or she wasn’t as successful as those who showed more constraint,” he said. Gregory said the most important way learning leaders can help with these dark side characteristics is to help leaders understand that how they think about themselves is not important — rather, the importance is how other people view them.

Partnering With the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

The CLO is strategically positioned to focus on business objectives, outcomes and costs. Partnering with line of business leaders is a natural next step. Successful chief learning officers understand that business longevity is defined by an ability to innovate and adapt. They know that unless organizations can learn faster than the competition — and faster than the rate of change — they are destined to take a back seat in the marketplace.

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Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! The key to learning success in these instances, though, is getting this high-quality material to trainees as quickly as possible. Businesses should always look for an easy-to-use toolkit that facilitates rapid creation and distribution of eLearning at scale. Evaluating their next learning platform and/or interested in the latest eLearning trends and strategies.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. 5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited) - Jane Hart , December 6, 2011. Learning 2.0

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Virtual Reality and Micro Learning: Ready. Set. Engage. - Tip #145

Vignettes Learning

The virtual worlds shown and how people interface with them are pure science fiction; however, they are based on current science and trends being explored and developed now. Is it ready to move beyond prototypes into business and training environments? What are the possible benefits of using VR within the learning space? Combining Micro Learning With Augmented Reality The implications for learning are tremendous, but learning can be enhanced by becoming bite-sized.