The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

looop

This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. What language do we code in?

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

However, for a variety of reasons, learning leaders have been slow to adopt advanced reporting as a practice. If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. And over the years, as customers adopted our platform, another issue became obvious.

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Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

True continuous development requires commitment, adopting a change mindset, and staying curious. Not only does it involve them in the process, they can often offer valuable insight, suggest possible solutions, and identify gaps. You can generate all the good ideas and excitement in the world, but if you don’t do anything with them you’ll quickly lose momentum and the trust of the people involved. No Metrics, No Proof. Ready to find out what Digitec can do for you?

What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

Talented Learning

This begs several questions: How do descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics differ? Think of monthly sales reports, web traffic numbers, leads generated from a marketing campaign, customer churn metrics and the like. How can you bridge this critical analytics gap?

Navigating the Waters of Digital Adoption Through Data

CLO Magazine

It’s important to be aware that digital adoption won’t happen overnight and a one-size-fits-all strategy just won’t work. For it to be successful, digital adoption plans should address three critical “justs” — just in time, just for me and just enough — in order to transition a workforce through the change. To navigate the muddy waters of adoption one must: Identify the overall business objective for investing in the new technology to drive awareness and desire.

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

But there’s definitely a gap. We know it’s been there and we’ve talked about it for years, especially in the software industry. Great idea to fill that gap with a community by and for customer education pros… A lot of us find ourselves kind of falling into this field. We know education is essential. But unlike corporate training professionals who are instructional designers by trade, many of us don’t know where to start. Metrics.

Increasing your ROI with Video Learning

Your Training Edge

How do you see and define the term success being a training manager? But do you know there is a universal goal for the success? One of the major metrics used to gauge training ROI is total duration or the time period learners spend with your training materials. Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things. And, you know what? Video- A platform for bridging the gaps. In this article, let’s have a look at success.

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S/4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Abreon

S / 4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero. Once your organization decides to go to SAP S / 4HANA and your implementation team has established a plan and schedule, most people wait for the first phase of the implementation plan to launch before doing anything. To help you prepare, here are 10 things you should do in SAP S / 4HANA Phase Zero: 1. It will help to highlight any gaps in functionality aligned with core business activities.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

looop

According to Pew Research , the smartphone is the most quickly adopted technology in recent history, with more than three-quarters of U.S. Instead, it’s the opportunity to do well; to try new things; to improve themselves; to gain greater capability in their professional field – or just within their organisation. But when we consider what a Worker needs in pursuit of better work, we might think of answers , advice , insights , local know-how and other types of support.

Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning

Disprz

Here are a few highlights of the podcast: Do you see any difference in the way blue-collar and white-collar employees consume learning? That is why they use both- the carrot and stick model to drive the adoption. There are a couple of ways to do that.

Remote Mentoring 101

G-Cube

So how do you translate these into a remote working environment where all the above are not possible for the lack of a personal interface? So how do we replicate the same in a virtual environment?

Zoom-to-Face: How to Digitally Walk Your Sales Floor

Sales Hacker

What you can do is give some thought to the various things that made the sales organization tick when everyone was in one building and try to rebuild the sales floor virtually. Next, make sure that the calls and meetings you do have are up to par. Performance metrics.

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Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

It’s also your review approach, and metrics. What gaps are we seeing in learning design strategy? What do we need to be able to improve? For one, there was a desire for strategies (probably more tactics) for doing beyond ‘the event’ Support for selling changes in the way of doing things was mentioned as well. One was adopting a learn-apply-perform model, which another termed a learn-practice-demo. So, what ideas do you have? (I’m

What Is The Business Value of Online Learning?

LearnDash

You’ve heard a lot about online learning, but how do you know it’s the best solution for your organization? It may even be most effective to adopt a blended learning approach, where the a specialist uses online learning as a way to support learners remotely. Close the talent gap. Businesses around the country are struggling to fill skilled labor positions due to talent gaps among the workforce. How much do you currently budget for employee training ?

LXP – The Answers you seek

eLearning 24-7

There is a lot of information to digest here on the whole LXP space, what they do, what they do not do. What do you mean a content aggregator? If an LMS offers a content/course marketplace they will do the same thing. Why do vendors, say LMSs, say they have an LXP?

Skill analytics – Beyond learning and skilling for better ROI

Disprz

The best way to know that is through skill analytics. With its analytics builder, you can easily create a visual analytics dashboard and get a unified view of all the important metrics that matter to you. Diverse data analytics like usage, completion, feedback, and journey metrics, etc.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

Discuss strategies for what to do when technology fails. Learn how to improve understanding, recollection and adoption using three simple techniques. Improve understanding, recollection and adoption. PT: What Does Colour Have to Do With It? Contact us here to let us know!

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JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

When we no longer do so much procedural training, we need to have other skills to keep us relevant and useful, and I believe that an understanding of behavioral design is a crucial part of that. I also think we should challenge the assumption that “we can’t do that in virtual online.”

Skill Analytics – Beyond Learning And Skilling For Better ROI

Disprz

The best way to know that is through skill analytics. What can you do with skill analytics? Similarly, if your employees are not able to deliver the expected results, it is crucial that you know the root cause. So, how do you measure the effectiveness of your training and make it better? The best thing to do here is to use a skill acceleration tool that not only helps in creating training courses but also keeps all the data streamlined in one place.

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

Lambda Solutions

What metrics and sources to use in implementing learning analytics. The widespread adoption of digital technology has created an explosion of data. This data can be sorted, filtered, and correlated to specific metrics, such as activity and course completions.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

One thing I have observed is that learning suffers from the same challenge that marketers do each day: how do I get my audience to engage or purchase my product? There are now tools and approaches to delivering learning that measure everything from knowledge gaps to completions and much more. So, what do you do? Think of it this way: the consumer has embraced a new way to learn and your C-Suite isn’t far behind with expectations of data and metrics.

Train Where it Counts: Turn Work Into Your Main Learning Engine

Pract.us

As Jac Fitz-enz, CEO of Human Capital Source and Workforce Intelligence notes, these occasional appraisals do little to help employees improve. Some companies, who’ve already adopted this approach have realized significant benefits. First, identify the business metrics most important to your success. Then describe the employee behaviors that are most likely to improve those metrics. But everyone should do the majority of their practice on actual work products.

How To Predict And Measure The Learnability Of Online Courses

EI Design

As we know, to create a positive ROI on your training spend, the biggest enabling factor is the learning effectiveness or learnability of online courses. There are several ways that can be adopted to measure learnability of online courses. Identify the gaps. Provide recommendations on exactly how the identified gap can be bridged. Generated metrics which can be used to further group the parameters based on the scope and goals of learnability.

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. Basically, employees are filling in their knowledge gaps themselves any way they can. He cites Forrester research that found 47% of business technology users in North America and Europe use one or more websites not sanctioned by IT to do their jobs. 2) Helping people jump the “knowing-doing gap”. Your team learns informally all the time.

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Did you know that 78% of learning and design teams still use traditional instructor-led classroom training programs? With shorter time to market (TTM), the immediate adoption of new regulations and policies, quicker dissemination of updates, new features and faster onboarding – businesses are needing better ways to keep up. Identifying and assessing skills gaps takes the number 1 spot in 2019 for talent development, according to the LinkedIn workplace learning report of 2019.

20 things I’ve learned from 20 years of learning measurement

CLO Magazine

Curiosity about your business, how it’s doing, and how to improve it naturally leads to the need for measurement. Do students like my course? 2: Many organizations want to measure but don’t know where to begin. Build an operations dashboard and trend how you’re doing.

10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

change As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change? Engage your team in reviewing, discussing and analyzing organizational change case studies to distill key learnings that can be adopted and adapted in your organization. Review the Plan-Do-Study-Act model with your team and decide how you can use it in your organization. Establish metrics to measure learning, creativity and innovation in your organization. Know thyself.

Successful Transition to Remote Learning: Decoding the New Normal

Harbinger Interactive Learning

The world might be grappling with multiple slowdowns today, but if there is one area that the COVID-19 crisis has fast-tracked, it is the adoption of remote work and remote learning. Do you understand the potential and boundaries of remote learning in organizations?

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can do just that.

Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

This is doubly ironic, considering most L&Ds departments are pumped on data-analytics-steroids, with a mandate to get metrics for every activity undertaken. So, then wherein lies the gap? Especially after investing months and several thousands of dollars (with spends growing by 14% year on year) on elaborate workplace training sessions, companies need to know if the exercise is delivering any real returns (time, productivity and money). Measuring Software Adoption.

Quick Wins

Clark Quinn

is soooo much less about technology than about culture (Duh Mark, I know). That strategy is the long pole in the tent - it is the metric that we can measure our actions against. I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. I think Mark missed the bigger barriers of Changing Knowledge Worker Attitudes and the work literacy gap. You don't know?

5 Tips for being a Productive and Motivated Learner

Your Training Edge

Being a training and development trainer since last many years, I consider my success revolving not just around the learning and performance metrics, but also the people who are being trained and turned into a more productive entity for their respective firms. However still, do you possess the productivity that would enable you to make the best of you know? Plus, you never know you get stuck in some happening that day.

The other 5 principles of learning reinforcement

Matrix

The first two had to do with closing the various gaps between the actual situation and the desired one and with mastering the steps towards lasting behavioral change. The following five principles refer to what the organization should do to ensure employees not only learn but get to apply that knowledge in the workplace for better results. Retention, engagement and adoption rates grow when there is a high degree of satisfaction.

Data Driven

Tony Karrer

Understanding this model is important in order to be able to apply it within different situations in order to help drive behavior change that ultimately leads to improvement in metrics. THE PROCESS AND MODEL At its simplest, the model is based on providing metrics that suggest possible tactical interventions, support the creation of action plans to improve the metrics and track the changes in the metrics so that performers can see their progress and continually improve.

The future of learning is humanity, with a side of technology

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising, then, that almost every CLO in 2021 is listing the growing skills gap and new talent upskilling as a top priority. I knew that eventually, the tech would improve enough to scale above what humans could do in this role. Internal talent mobility is hard.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Did you know that 78% of learning and design teams still use traditional instructor-led classroom training programs? With shorter time to market (TTM), the immediate adoption of new regulations and policies, quicker dissemination of updates, new features and faster onboarding – businesses are needing better ways to keep up. Identifying and assessing skills gaps is the number 1 focus in 2019 for talent development, according to the LinkedIn workplace learning report of 2019.