How Training Increases User Adoption of New Software

InfoPro Learning

One of the biggest reasons a new software fails is not because of the system itself, but because of low user adoption rates. If you do a quick online search of the ways you can increase user adoption you will find pages listing the latest techniques, but you might be surprised to find that they all have one thing in common. Almost every article lists the implementation of training as an important way to promote the adoption of new software.

Four Ways Digital Transformation Might Affect Digital Adoption In The Workforce

Epilogue Systems

Technology companies have wasted no time responding to these workforce shifts. This article originally appeared on Forbes.com. The post Four Ways Digital Transformation Might Affect Digital Adoption In The Workforce appeared first on Epilogue Systems. Blog Digital Adoption Digital Transformation Digital WorkplaceBy Michael Graham. Michael is the Founder/CEO of Epilogue Systems. He covers the intersection of tech, workforce productivity and enablement intelligence.

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Adopting a modern apprenticeship model

CLO Magazine

Use of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic process automation and other emerging technologies that underlie and enable these online processes is helping consumers solve their e-commerce problems faster and more conveniently than ever before. As companies continue to respond to dynamic and innovative marketplace forces with greater adoption of these technologies, it will require material shifts to their operating models and workforce.

Failure to launch: five common challenges of digital transformation adoption

Epilogue Systems

This article originally appeared on trainingmag.com. You can read the full, original article here. Across different digital transformation use cases are the same adoption mistakes that hinder organizations’ full realization of digital transformation’s potential, including: not focusing on adoption past the critical first three to five months; not planning for project fatigue; or failing to train users when they need it most—in application. Adoption is never complete.

Failure to launch: five common challenges of digital transformation adoption

Epilogue Systems

This article originally appeared on trainingmag.com. You can read the full, original article here. Across different digital transformation use cases are the same adoption mistakes that hinder organizations’ full realization of digital transformation’s potential, including: not focusing on adoption past the critical first three to five months; not planning for project fatigue; or failing to train users when they need it most—in application. Adoption is never complete.

Boomers Adopt Consumer Technology 20x Faster!

Upside Learning

Accenture has published exactly this sort of data about the adoption of consumer technology by Boomers and Gen X and Y. Here are some juicy tidbits that caught us by surprise: Boomers are embracing consumer technology applications nearly 20 times faster than the younger generation. This seems to suggest that boomers are better placed financially to afford such consumer technology applications and have available free time for its use. Technology Trends

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident. Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this first article, we’ll examine MOOCs within the context of the recent rise in corporate universities, which has been driven in part by some of the same forces behind the development of MOOCs. What are some challenges to the adoption of MOOCs in corporate universities? At this point, we can identify at least three main challenges to their adoption: Lack of knowledge about MOOCs.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

To me, the seven top articles from the past year are really a checklist of what’s important and pressing to learning professionals. The same goes for our Training Needs Analysis worksheet ; with so much growing and changing in the L&D industry, it becomes harder each year to evaluate the technologies and tools available while designing curricula that are instructionally sound… and tied to business objectives. I hope you find one or more of these articles helpful.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. As a result, we regularly post useful articles and advice from other thought-leaders each week. Does the breakneck pace of change in learning technology and learning philosophies make you worry a bit about your career? This article reports on the keynote speech of Ulrich Boser at London’s Learning Technologies conference this February.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident. Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. In today’s highly turbulent times characterized by technological disruptive market, effective leadership is more about the best principles than the best practices, requiring the leaders to adopt a disruptive management approach. Technological Disruptive Market Demands Disruptive Leadership.

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9 Reasons Why You Should Adopt eLearning For Your Kids

JoomlaLMS

billion by 2020 , which only means that this technology is here to stay. Will you adopt eLearning for your kids to make the most out of their education or will you decide that education should be less digital after all? Blog articlesThe eLearning market is expected to reach $37.6 The question is how you personally will react to it.

The Coming Technology Training Gap

Your Training Edge

Technology is everywhere; taking the training and development industry to another level. No doubt, technology is advancing by leaps in bound and training experts like us are taking the most of it in terms of training and learning provision services, yet technology in itself that has been on way to replace the obsolete ways of working in the organizations, is still yet to be addressed in terms of employees training and skill development and making them technology savvy.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies. The segment of eLearning is itself prone to witness various new trends and technologies, so it’s just a question of time before we encounter completely transformed strategies and methodologies rising from this powerful segment.

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Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative

G-Cube

With the evolution of communication and development technologies, e-learning has become cost effective and more accessible. While this is good news for all, the flipside of it is that organizations are often uncertain about which technology-aided learning to choose. Is it sufficient to create a technology-backed platform of learning and make it accessible to the learners? We have shared some of our experiences in this article.

6 Ways to Promote Modern Learning Adoption

Allego

This is true in any organization, but promoting widespread adoption of modern learning technology in a globally distributed sales force can be especially challenging. To overcome these challenges, we’ve assembled 6 tips from sales training professionals who’ve succeeded in promoting widespread Allego adoption across large, geographically dispersed sales forces. The post 6 Ways to Promote Modern Learning Adoption appeared first on Allego.

Some causes of low xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. It was one of many such articles in the wake of xAPI’s launch in 2013, and gave an explanation of how this new learning data tool worked and the great variety of systems it could theoretically gather and aggregate learning data from. An ideal source of information is The Elearning Guild’s September report, The State of xAPI Adoption. Technology

Want organizational improvement? Adopt a smarter approach to evaluating employees.

Litmos

Technology Acceleration. Technology provides a powerful tool to support this access. We can use technology to collect the performance data as well as develop the criteria for evaluating same. Adopt a smarter approach to evaluating employees. Articles Course Content Customer Service Training Employee Experience Enterprise Learning Instructional Design Corporate Training Course Design Learning and developmentWhat do you use as a basis for evaluation of employees?

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident. Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. We can say, this is the biggest fears about technology enabled learning that is innate in human nature.

Some causes of slow xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. It was one of many such articles in the wake of xAPI’s launch in 2013, and gave an explanation of how this new learning data tool worked and the great variety of systems it could theoretically gather and aggregate learning data from. An ideal source of information is The Elearning Guild’s September report, The State of xAPI Adoption. Technology

Driving Adoption for Better Learning Outcomes: See the Webinar

Litmos

This week we co-hosted a webinar with the Brandon Hall Group Research Team, entitled "Driving Adoption for Better Learning Outcomes." We hope you take an hour to watch this webinar replay as David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Vinod Choudhary, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Litmos, discuss what it takes to drive learning adoption, as well as what can happen if you don’t proactively deploy and promote your learning programs.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. 5 Ways Technology Impacts Learning Today. Most companies still do training as face-to-face classes, and while it’s a tried-and-true approach, today’s common technology can help make learning more accessible. Many people in business today have adopted a default “It won’t work” attitude toward any new ideas.

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. Being a modern and highly diversified entity, today’s corporations are keener than ever before to utilize the best available technology for planning, executing and monitoring their employees’ training and development.

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What does it mean to transform workplace learning? (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

“Modern Workplace Learning therefore doesn’t just mean adding in new technology to old training practices, nor implementing a new learning platform but rather adopting a new, modern understanding of what it means to learn at work. Modern Workplace Learning means: doing things differently and doing different things” Read the full … Social learning

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

Is increasingly complicated and sophisticated nature of technology responsible for this failure or the learning and development teams of today don’t possess necessary skills to best utilize the learning technology, has been such a debatable questions in recent years in learning and training industry. The technology changes are compelling the learning and development teams to adapt to the learning solutions that involve recent technology innovations.

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An insider view of xAPI adoption figures from Rustici

Course Index

Just after our recent post about (s)low xAPI adoption in the L&D community, Rustici Software have published some behind-the-scenes figures on xAPI use in their own eLearning content delivery and testing service, SCORM Cloud. But if our recent article seemed a bit gloomy about xAPI adoption, it’s only fair to hear from xAPI’s creators – Rustici Software – on the matter. Technology

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5 Must-Adopt Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

EI Design

In this article, I share 5 mobile learning strategies that you can adopt for corporate training. Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training You Should Adopt. Facilitate “learning as a continuum” Are There Any Specific Triggers That Are Accelerating The Widespread Adoption Of Mobile Learning Based Training Strategies For Corporate Training? I hope this article provides good insights on the impact you can create with mobile learning.

Why Managers Should Adopt an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Abilitie

Act under conditions of uncertainty: In an article on Forbes written by Greg Satell, he states that “every executive in business today must confront an industry that is being disrupted”. With the introduction of new technologies to the workforce, entrepreneurs are having to make decisions in an ever changing corporate landscape with very little knowledge or insight into what the future holds. Entrepreneurs are touted for their grit, innovation, and risk taking.

Compelling Reasons to Adopt LMS for Employee Onboarding

ProProfs

Using the right technology tools can make such a process less tedious by streamlining the entire program, right from beginning to end. There are several valid reasons for your business to embrace a learning management system (LMS) software right away, and this article discusses a couple of them. . Adopt a SaaS-based LMS today and change the way you integrate new employees into your organization forever.

MOOCs and Adaptive Learning Technologies

Your Training Edge

Two of the biggest promises of CBT have been universal access to education (especially with the growth of online and mobile technologies) and adaptive learning—the ability to personalize learning experiences for individuals. Now, with massive open online courses (MOOCs) continuing to proliferate and new adaptive learning technologies popping up, it looks like 2014 might be the year these two promises are finally realized, together.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

Instead of perceiving technology as a threat to their independence, university educators should see it as a chance to share the responsibility for creating e-learning content. Instead of fearing technology in higher education, nurturing an open mind towards different forms of e-learning can help educators take back control of their classrooms and content while also keeping university administrators happy. In fact, my message today is the opposite: technology is not my enemy.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Technology has made training and learning more accessible and learner-friendly. Technology can provide a vehicle for continuing conversations beyond the time and space constraints of the classroom and conflicting schedules. Technology-aided training can also provide additional support for sustaining new learning and informal learning that is so critical to job success.

Designing Technology for the Workforce vs. HR

Degreed

Solution providers have been developing HR technology for generations. So, adoption of self-service tools by employees and managers has been poor for most. The good news is that when you get strong adoption by employees and managers, you get more high-quality data to use. Another important reason why adoption of self-service by employees and managers is so poor is that it was so generic. Technology

Weekly Roundup – Top 5 Articles on Employee Training Strategies

WalkMe Training Station

This week’s round up of the most interesting articles from around the web will deal with employee training strategy, rather than tactical tools for improvement, which is something I focused on quite a bit recently. The following articles I found tackle the crucial topics and ideas you have to understand when building your training program, and were written by the best training management experts. I myself have adopted some of the tips given here, and I bet you would, too.