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Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Some are actually adopting new digital practices with lightning speed. While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 2) Collaboration Tool Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 6) Business Continuity and Management Resources.

GE TV: Craig Weiss on the Future of the LMS and Authoring Tools Markets

Growth Engineering

Where the authoring tools industry will head over the next 12 months. The very first question would be ‘what features do you offer?’ Vendors know the prices already, so they can give you a ballpark estimate of what it would cost. If you want some of the generals like everybody does course catalogue, they all do that. I do product reviews that are on there. 4:55) So Craig, where do you see vendors falling behind? I don’t know.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." How do you explain yourself?

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: So let’s start with how do you define the ideal customer?

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. It involves interpretation and visualization of data in ways that are meaningful and useful for business decision makers. Business intelligence tools are not new. However, for multiple reasons, learning organizations and training content publishers have been slow to adopt authentic analytics.

Are You Shifting to Self-Directed Learning? Here’s How to Do It Right

Instilled

Self-directed learning is on the rise but do you have the right technology in place and the necessary flexibility to support learners? Letting them identify where they see their own gaps and setting a goal for themselves on how to achieve and close that gap.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions. tools. Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools.

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

The acronym, which was initially designed to describe the Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous landscapes in which today’s soldiers must learn to adapt and operate, has become trendy even in corporate circles, as businesses compete in an environment characterized by constant, rapid, and unpredictable evolution. VUCA is the new business reality, and we all have to live with it. To put it rather simply, learning agility is knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. But how do you meet that challenge? Insights have been referred to as the new currency of business, and today’s economy is often referred to as the insight economy. trillion by 2021, according to “Insights-Driven Businesses Set the Pace for Global Growth,” a 2017 report by Forrester Research Inc.

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How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Elizabeth works as a speaker, success coach, and author of the forthcoming book I’m Too Busy, and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us Stuck. In 2016 Elizabeth launched her coaching business part-time while leading a skincare company as a C-level executive.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2016

Your Training Edge

Since increasing number of organizations and enterprises are adopting novel training models for support higher productivity and profit generation objectives, it has led the industry towards great diversity in terms of training needs and requirements. Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

For example, many people in L&D spend a lot of their time creating or delivering software training, and I believe that much of that will go away as AI replaces some of the more routine software jobs or makes software training something that can be created by AI without an instructional designer.

How To Build A Platform Like VIPKID / SAYABC In 2020

Pinlearn

This causes significant performance gaps between China’s urban and rural Youth. In this blog, let’s explore how VIPKID works, its business model, what you can learn from its success, how you can build a platform like VIPKID , and more. . The Business Model Of VIPKID. The business model of VIPKID is in a way it connects both teachers and students in their platform to facilitate online teaching and learning respectively. Business Models To Adopt.

What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

Talented Learning

Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. But now, more companies also extract both predictive and prescriptive intelligence from customer and business data. This begs several questions: How do descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics differ? Sometimes we just want to know if our business financials are on-track.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools?

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Businesses today invest a hefty amount of money, time, and efforts in providing opportunities for growth and development to their workforce. These efforts are intended to make employees productive and successful so that businesses can stay relevant in a rapidly evolving business climate. The role of employee training software is quite valuable in such a scenario. Such a tool can streamline and standardize the training across the enterprise in a big way.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

As analysts, we strive to make sense of the complexity, not just because it’s fascinating but also because we want to help you make better-informed software decisions. With so many players and so much pressure to differentiate, it’s no surprise that some are growing their business through acquisitions. H2H Labs acquired Riptide Software. Saba Software acquired Lumesse. However, these choices tend to be made by individual business units or regional offices.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

Learning & business strategy books (4). Indeed, you’ll get valuable resources like principles of team-based learning design, as well as different models for building business simulations. Before you settle down to training your employees , you first have to know how adults learn. It’s packed with guidelines, best practices, and checklists for you to design a course without always wondering if you’re doing it right. But we all know this is easier said than done.

How to identify your organisation’s training needs

Your Training Edge

Most leaders and managers instinctively know that their people must grow in order to gain or retain more market share. Or worse, letting a skills gap widen until it becomes too late. Do your employees feel like they are growing in their job and learning new skills. How you run your induction program, if people are willing to help others and whether everybody knows about the latest trends are key to how well teams & departments can work together.

Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

When you hear the words “virtual reality,” do you feel like you’re in a sci-fi film? But do you? We know that classroom and e-learning modules only account for 10 percent of learning. VR promises to do just that via a simulated environment. Your employees will stress over making the best possible decisions for your business by de-escalating angry customers or having difficult employee conversations. Is the L&D Industry Adopting AR/VR Technology Right Now?

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools?

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. The business impact of soft skills training. Contact us here to let us know!

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7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

Since increasing number of organizations and enterprises are adopting novel training models for support higher productivity and profit generation objectives, it has led the industry towards great diversity in terms of training needs and requirements. Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

We know it’s effective in educating – Ebbinghaus forgetting curve be dammed when there a good story behind the learning. By having native support for video, Brightspace not only knows which learners started each video, but also if they finished or where they stopped if they did not finish. With the proliferation of inexpensive media, including video content and mobile learning, xAPI is growing in adoption. Storytelling.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Dreams do come true, kids. We know that with great power comes great responsibility. Stop by the eLearning Rockstar stage—conveniently located near the eLearning Brothers booth—to learn new techniques, see new tools, and become an eLearning Rockstar. Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement. Authoring Tools of the Future.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! We need more tools like Axonify to make content relevant and targeted to the role and time it is needed. This is what is so badly needed in the new world of “finding time” to do what’s most important. Gamification Analyst, Author, Consultant, Speaker, Professor. Author of Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals.

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Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Dr Rima is an avid reader, writer, speaker/moderator, social worker and has authored multiple thought leadership articles. Dr. Rima is a Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Technology from Jadavpur University, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, and holds a Ph.D.

Learning predictions in a time of unpredictability!

Learning Pool

Doing more with less’ has been a consistent message from L&D leaders for years. The right balance will vary from project to project and business to business, but as a trend, I expect this flexible resourcing to grow over 2021. About the author – David Perring.

Why engagement is a critical ingredient in successful sales training?

QuoDeck

More often than not, what seems like an easy problem to solve, can be a multi-layered challenge within a changing business and technology environment. Without adoption, it is futile to worry about downstream metrics like effectiveness, retention and application. Adoption has many layers, and is very similar to any modern marketing problem. So, how does one do that without having to spent enormous amounts of money to create content? Quick authoring.

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Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Many of us are getting a crash course in remote work as we quickly get up to speed on teleconferencing, videoconferencing and the vast array of tools and hacks for virtual teams. author, and President of Nelson Motivation, Inc., Organizations have grappled with the digital transformation of learning for years, slowly adopting new technologies in fits and starts. Identify, assess and close skill gaps. Their real challenge is convincing their organizations to do more.

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. Taylor publishes an analysis of his Global L&D Sentiment Survey – a must-read for anyone who cares about the direction of corporate learning technology adoption. 1 Bridging the Learning Analytics Gap.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year, even during normal times. Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team? Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Adobe Captivate in the Mobile Authoring category this year and the Best Simulation category last year. 285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005. >> Rapid integration with enterprise and HR software. SumTotal Learn provides the personalized, contextual learning required to help your people be better at their jobs while they are doing them. com/software/smarter workforce/. 285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005.

The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives

Continu

Now that you know some of the challenges, here are 10 great MindTickle alternatives. Continu offers a versatile cloud-based interface and is one of the only LMS companies offering a blended learning tool for both online and classroom training. Continu is also an authoring tool which means companies can create training materials directly onto this platform without the aid of third parties. Streamlined tools for easy workflows. Content authoring and creation.

Divergent roads on the path to training success

Matrix

This situation is unfortunately true in assessment – standardized tests have been trying to do this for decades – and it’s true for training and teaching as well. Don’t worry, we’ll teach you how to do that. We know the way.”. It’s time to adopt blended learning from different perspectives and include the needs of all learners in the process. And there is an experienced salesman headhunted from a competitor, who knows the market very well.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Choosing an LMS: Five Must-Know Considerations (Free for ATD members) When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What functionality is critical to reach our L&D goals? It’s important to do your research to learn what functionality and tools are now available in the ever-changing elearning market.

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