IBM Launches New Skills Programs

CLO Magazine

The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. 5 IBM has announced an array of programs and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. Source: IBM

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Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology. I think there are three reasons we shouldn’t ignore wearable technology for learning-.

How to Get Executive Buy-In for New LMS Technology

Absorb LMS

Even if your learning and development department has its own budget, you’ll need to craft a convincing proposal that builds the business case for new technology. Executives won’t endorse a program that doesn’t solve a problem or isn’t easily adopted by your employees.

Technology Enabled Learning: Accelerated Learning

Your Training Edge

Technology, as the term suggests, is another name of acceleration. I have discussed in quite a number of posts that how technology leads to accelerated learning, however, here I would discuss it from some newer perspectives. Technology.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. request, such as IBM or Microsoft.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

Yet, evidence suggests that teams containing or connected to experts always outperform even the best and brightest of individual experts, particularly when enabled with software or technology. What’s Needed From the Next Generation of HR Technology.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Kids are very smart and are already onto the new technologies. These are just indicators of what technological tools/help our children will have.

Social Media Adoption in the Enterprise

Take an e-Learning Break

Attended session by Josh Scribner, Social Software Advocate at IBM, who champions the adoption of Web 2.0, new media, and emerging multimedia technologies within IBM. Josh architects IBM virtual worlds, teaches around the company and advises on technology adoption.

Supercomputer's Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those.

Dashe & Thomson

Matt Blum at GeekDad wrote an article this week called Why Watson’s Jeopardy Win is Mostly Meaningless saying: IBM’s supercomputer software Watson’s win on the game show Jeopardy!

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

Main | "A Vision of Students Today" from the Creators of "The Machine is Us/ing Us" » October 19, 2007 Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

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Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

IBM’s 2012 CEO Survey of 1700 CEOs across the globe [released May 2012] tells many interesting things. 69% predict that their use of social media will grow, 61% admit the need to overcome a learning curve before adopting any kind of social media strategy.

Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning

dVinci Interactive

David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. In the information technology industry, micro-credentialing is helping employers and professionals keep pace with rapid change. Open Badges are certainly not exclusive to IBM.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.”

Machine Learning to Promote People Learning

CLO Magazine

With the increasing pace of technological changes, L&D leaders need to modify their approaches accordingly. Ultimately, this creates efficiencies and delivers a more enjoyable learning experience — not to mention helps to boost adoption rates.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Tagging/Bookmarking - described how they worked; relatively low adoption but may increase as more LMSs include.

Working Arm in Arm

CLO Magazine

Artificial intelligence is changing the way people live and work, promising massive advances in accuracy, productivity and personalization by replicating human capabilities with information technology systems that can sense, reason, comprehend, learn and act. Should Organizations Adopt AI?

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Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

Training is no more a thing that revolves around traditional paradigms; rather it includes amazingly innovative and more fruitful technological tools and smart strategies that we could only think of in the past. Making technology friendly.

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Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

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.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

using the technology of today, in the classroom today. Adopting Digital Game-based Learning: Why and How- Upside Learning Blog, March 26, 2009. 3D Game by IBM- Kapp Notes, August 29, 2008.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

using the technology of today, in the classroom today. Adopting Digital Game-based Learning: Why and How- Upside Learning Blog, March 26, 2009. 3D Game by IBM- Kapp Notes, August 29, 2008.

Stunning Statistics That Prove The Power Of eLearning

Schoox

When IBM adopted a new eLearning program , they found out that employees were able to learn between 3-5x more when training – compared to using physical manuals, books, and classroom education. This was another insight gained from IBM’s foray into eLearning.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.”

Business Process, customer experience, IoT!

Origin Learning

It’s the age of compute , connect, and control when instead of skimming over technology jargons, it is prudent to take the ‘plunge’ to understand disruptive technologies and the implications. Chipmaker Intel has used IoT technology to save $9 million.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making.

5 Impactful L&D Trends to Watch in 2019

Unboxed

Learning and development is transforming at a quicker clip in recent years as a crop of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality, automation, and artificial intelligence disrupt our expectations for engaging, action-oriented learning. Trend #2: Exploring Immersive Technology.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Many companies and schools are adopting this policy as it is more cost effective and encourages people to keep working even after they go home for the day…or at least, that’s what the buzz is about.

LXP: Poised for Center Stage

CLO Magazine

Today, IBM Watson can deliver learning through conversations, and several vendors, such as Filtered and Buttlerfly.ai, specialize in connecting employees with experts to help them learn what they need to know. Technology Google G-Suite LMS LXP onboarding Skillsoft Slack

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10 Blockchain Predictions for 2017

Your Training Edge

The year of 2016 has clearly established that blockchain technology is only here to rise. One main area where blockchain technology can be advantageous is the global trade and supply chain. In fact, this is the industry that has already been testing and using blockchain technology.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Technology discussed in this session: A variety of web-based multi-player games showcased on mobile/tablets/kiosks. Technology discussed in this session: Responsive design, phones, tablets, and laptops. Technology discussed in this session: Articulate Storyline 3 and gamification.

Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

The technology is here, the devices are readily available, and there are plenty of use cases where chatbots make sense. Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and others are making big bets on conversational AI.

Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts

CommLab India

For instance, when IBM implemented an e-learning program in their company, its employees learned five times more without increasing their time spent in training. Dave Evans, a former Sales Executive at IBM stated the company saved an estimated $200 million after switching to e-learning.

Training Optimization: How to Get an ROI from Your LMS

mLevel

Like many individuals who are willing to spend money to better themselves, the training industry is wanting to affect change through technology, but my experience is that they don’t understand how to make it happened.

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How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners

Your Training Edge

With the pace of technological change, the half-life of skills is getting shorter. According to a new study by IBM , 80% of companies are now looking outside of their IT departments for ideas to bridge technical skills gaps.

The Evolution of L&D Tracking

Everwise

We stand at a technological turning point when it comes to learning and development (L&D). Adopting them was the next logical step for HR and L&D professionals needing to track the employee training experience of formal e-learning more effectively and document compliance. As the technology of learning has evolved, so has the way we get information at work. Human Resources change HR learning and development Learning Experiences LMS measurement Strategy technology

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Connect. Communicate. Learn Video Way

Origin Learning

With advances in visual technology, the one-dimensional phase is over. With the adoption of the latest technology catching up regardless of age, that the visual mode is everywhere seems to be an understatement!