Digital Adoption Solutions (DAS) Technology Has an Identity…Finally…Now What?

Living in Learning

The fact that Gartner has begun to recognize this very relevant space has me stoked. My other hope is for prospective adopters to avoid jumping too quickly into a platform and not having the human infrastructure in place to assess the Point-of-Work and design assets intentionally for Point-of-Work Solutions using DAS technology. Digital Adoption Solutions DPS EPSS Point of Work Assessment Transformational Change #digitaladoptionsolutions #DAS #pointofworkassessment

Gartner Highlights Importance of Sales Enablement Platforms in New Market Guide

Allego

Gartner estimates that revenue in the sales enablement market was $1.247 billion in 2019, an increase of more than 20% over the prior year. Gartner defines sales enablement platforms as “tools that unite sales enablement functions with customer-facing sales execution.

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Ten Technology Strategies for 2008 via Gartner Group

Kapp Notes

Over at ComputerWorld , an article titled Gartner's top 10 strategic technologies for 2008:Whether you incorporate these technologies or not, they're not going away, the research firm says Here are three items from the list: Green IT --I don't view this as too much of a stretch.you want to catch attention now a days, add green infront of anything.just like the letter "e" oh so long ago. Especially as more and more people adopt these technologies.

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! The moral of the story is deeper than the Gartner hype cycle. I predict a similar fate for other emerging technologies, be it Tin Can, augmented reality, responsive e-learning, or whatever else lay on the horizon. There once was a time when I thought Second Life was going to take over the world. Well, the virtual world.

Gamification, Virtual Worlds and The Gartner Hype Cycle

Kapp Notes

For those of you who do not know, the Gartner Hype Cycle is a graphical depiction of technology on a curve showing where technology is in terms of maturity. The Hype Cycle provides strategists and planners with an assessment of the maturity, business benefit and future direction of certain technologies. There may be some successful applications of a technology, but there are typically more failures.

Make 2020 a People-Centric Year

Vitalyst

In Gartner’s 2020 Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends report, the research firm explains that its list is structured around the idea of “ people-centric smart spaces ”—that is, how the tech trends included in the list will affect customers and employees, and the places in which they live and work. Instead of focusing on the technology first, companies must “consider the business and human context first,” the report’s authors explain.

The Role of Technology in Digital Publishing

Kitaboo

Many just wait for the technology to mature before investing, others remain confused about how they can take advantage of the rich opportunities that are available in digital publishing. To simplify, technology in an eBook or digital publishing business can be broken down into three components – content, devices, and platforms. In fact, 74% of teachers say, education technology is a student motivator. Also read: 8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact.

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

Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

A Gartner report says that by 2015, 50% of organizations managing innovation processes will gamify aspects of their business. In another case, 53% of the respondents participating in a Pew research found said that by 2020 gamification will be widely adopted by most of industries, communications scene and most of all education.

4 Ways Workplace Technology Changed in 2017

Vitalyst

Increased cloud adoption, intensified collaboration, escalated interconnectivity, and an overhauled approach to corporate learning—2017 has been marked by rapid, relentless change. In this post, we kick off our month-long series with a look back at some of 2017’s major workplace technology shifts and the role people have played in them. In 2017, a number of tech advancements demonstrated that integration is becoming an important element of any business technology ecosystem.

4 Ways Workplace Technology Changed in 2017

Vitalyst

Increased cloud adoption, intensified collaboration, escalated interconnectivity, and an overhauled approach to corporate learning—2017 has been marked by rapid, relentless change. In this post, we kick off our month-long series with a look back at some of 2017’s major workplace technology shifts and the role people have played in them. In 2017, a number of tech advancements demonstrated that integration is becoming an important element of any business technology ecosystem.

Free eBook: Why You Should Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training

EI Design

This free eBook Why You Should Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training provides insights on how gamification is poised to impact corporate training and why it makes business sense to adopt it. Why You Should Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training. Organizations were reluctant to adopt gamification a few years ago. Over the years though, gamification has seen increased adoption in learning circles and this is expected to continue.

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The Role of Technology in Digital Publishing

Kitaboo

Many just wait for the technology to mature before investing, others remain confused about how they can take advantage of the rich opportunities that are available in digital publishing. To simplify, technology in an eBook or digital publishing business can be broken down into three components – content, devices and platforms. In fact, 74% of teachers say, education technology is a student motivator. The Important Role of Technology Platforms.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

So, what will 2015 look like for corporate training and technology-enabled learning? This is going to be a big year for technology-enabled learning. Here are my seven predictions for workforce education and learning technologies in 2015. New technologies will emerge that will significantly boost the effectiveness of online learning. There you have it, seven predictions for technology-enabled learning in 2015.

Enterprise Learning and Technology

Impelsys

Industries are experimenting with and implementing evolving technologies and processes at an unprecedented level, as survival of companies in the highly competitive globalized world depends on embracing efficient processes and the latest technologies. With rapidly changing technology environment at work, the skills necessary to work with them and derive maximum value out of them need regular renewal and upgradation. The world of work is changing every day.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and over emphasis on technology.” – Gartner . He also shares his advice on the strategies that organizations need to adopt in order to address the key challenges this form of learning poses. It is poised to evolve further in the coming years, leveraging the power of other emerging technologies (such as higher forms of gamification and learning analytics).

Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

TechSmith Camtasia

Director of Learning Technology Solutions Leif Nelson shares models of innovation, practical experience with managing change, and thoughts about where innovative teaching and technology will converge in higher education. From his research on how farmers try new ways of planting and harvesting, sociologist Everett Rogers noticed patterns in rates of adoption from early adopters to laggards. Why do people adopt new innovations?

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A Transformative Year for Corporate Training

Vitalyst

Earlier in this series , we highlighted some of the technology-related factors that transformed work in 2017—among them, increased cloud adoption, a growing emphasis on collaboration, and a drive toward broader and deeper technology integration. Increased cloud adoption is one of the contributing factors. In October, Gartner reported that 2016 software as a service (SaaS) revenue was greater than expected—$48.2

A Transformative Year for Corporate Training

Vitalyst

Earlier in this series , we highlighted some of the technology-related factors that transformed work in 2017—among them, increased cloud adoption, a growing emphasis on collaboration, and a drive toward broader and deeper technology integration. Increased cloud adoption is one of the contributing factors. In October, Gartner reported that 2016 software as a service (SaaS) revenue was greater than expected—$48.2

I Hear a Symphony

Vitalyst

In a recent Deloitte report about the year ahead, the authors use music as a metaphor to describe how technology is transforming the nature of work. The report’s theme—the “symphonic enterprise”—is an idea that, according to the authors, “describes strategy, technology and operations working together, in harmony, across domains and boundaries.”. Gartner Research provides further proof.

HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and over emphasis on technology.” – Gartner. He also shares his advice on the strategies that organizations need to adopt in order to address the key challenges this form of learning poses. It is poised to evolve further in the coming years, leveraging the power of other emerging technologies (such as higher forms of gamification and learning analytics).

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

The answer seems at least partially linked to a lack of sophisticated technology. As a McKinsey report says, “The real power comes from adoption…when organizations embed analytics in the operating models…and day-to-day workflows.” When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. The analytics process was usually ad-hoc and reactive.

The Year in Productivity

Vitalyst

Last week, we began a month-long series examining 2017’s technology advancements and how they are transforming work. As we noted, some of 2017’s major technology transformations were related to collaboration, integration, cloud adoption, and the start of a corporate learning overhaul. Cloud Adoption. Jen Sweeney | Contributing writer, technology & productivity Jen is an award-winning journalist who writes about workplace productivity and technology for Vitalyst.

The Year in Productivity

Vitalyst

Last week, we began a month-long series examining 2017’s technology advancements and how they are transforming work. As we noted, some of 2017’s major technology transformations were related to collaboration, integration, cloud adoption, and the start of a corporate learning overhaul. Cloud Adoption. This week, we zoom in on how they are affecting you, the business user.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.” So the promise of AI is real, but some technology providers seem willing to blur the lines to attract deeper investment. Gartner: 5 Emerging Tech Trends.

How VoiceFirst Technology can be used for Learning and Development

Webanywhere

The freedom to choose how to access technology when, where and how you choose. Mobile learning technology gives us the freedom to take learning into our own hands. VoiceFirst technology removes the bind to the keyboard. We want to shift VoiceFirst technology right into the centre of the eLearning environment. VoiceFirst technology can also be used to replace chatbots – group and individual messaging services. Is VoiceFirst technology really worth the effort?

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Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store

Learnnovators

Apart from the wider adoption of mobile learning devices mainly due to their accessibility and affordability, there is increasing acceptance of informal and social learning, along with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement, and corporate Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). This has in turn started contributing to (accelerating the) exponential adoption and influx of mobile learning in workplaces.

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A Simpler, Quicker Route Toward Advanced Analytics

Vitalyst

One of the key elements of digital transformation is the ability to use technology to innovate and identify new business opportunities. Technology’s democratization of data is creating abundant opportunities for organizations. And, according to Gartner Research , most organizations don’t have enough data scientists “consistently available throughout the business,” but they do have skilled workers who could become “citizen data scientists.”.

A Simpler, Quicker Route Toward Advanced Analytics

Vitalyst

One of the key elements of digital transformation is the ability to use technology to innovate and identify new business opportunities. Technology’s democratization of data is creating abundant opportunities for organizations. And, according to Gartner Research , most organizations don’t have enough data scientists “consistently available throughout the business,” but they do have skilled workers who could become “citizen data scientists.”.

TOP 20 GUIDES FOR SETTING UP AN INTERNAL APP STORE

Learnnovators

Apart from the wider adoption of mobile learning devices mainly due to their accessibility and affordability, there is increasing acceptance of informal and social learning, along with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement, and corporate Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). This has in turn started contributing to (accelerating the) exponential adoption and influx of mobile learning in workplaces.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is a possible reason to expect quicker adoption. The use cases are clear, but the technology is not so easy to deal with right now.

Diving into the Emerging Scope of Learning Games for Workplace Training at the Game Developer Conference 2018 – Part 1

G-Cube

One of the most promising things about technological changes is that it happens at a very fast pace. Modern organizations are investing in adopting game-based learning approach to stay ahead of the curve. As per Gartner, the game-based learning market is expected to reach $11 billion globally by 2020. GDC brings thousands of game designers, artists and programmers from all over to share new ideas and technological moves that will change the training landscape.

Changing Training Paradigms

Your Training Edge

Gartner predicts that in 2015, the changes in people, technology and corporate environment would initiate three new corporate training paradigms. In simple words, corporate audience is now more familiar with advanced strategies and technologies. Indeed, with the right technologies and smart strategies, employer can often enhance employee engagement without any extra cost. The Technology. The technology is accessible and ready to use.

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Thinking About Gamifying Your Training? Read This First

Your Training Edge

In 2012, Gartner predicted that by this year, 40% of Global 1000 organizations would “use gamification as the primary mechanism to transform business operations.” According to Gartner, these implementation were not doomed to fail because gamification is a bad concept altogether. Gartner analysts suggest that gamification can be useful for meeting three broad types of business objectives : Changing behaviors.

Feat of Clay

Learning with e's

According to Everitt Rogers, all innovations and ideas tend to follow an adoption cycle that starts with the innovators, gradually reaching a critical mass through the early adoptors and then the early majority. It begins to run downhill when the late majority adopt it and it is no longer new and exciting, and everyone has it. Once it has sufficiently penetrated into society, telling signs are for example, that the technology begins to appear for sale in the Argos catalogue.