Customer Spotlight: How InterSystems Increased Product Adoption with Virtual Labs

Appsembler

Since InterSystems overhauled its training program using Open edX and Appsembler’s Virtual Labs platform , the company has been able to use the additional feedback it received through the extra training available to make changes to its product.

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

The metrics or measurements we need to use in 3D virtual immersive environments must be the same we use in physical environments. We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. We can’t use paper and pencil assessment to measure virtual world outcomes, instead we must.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Deploying social learning concepts and technologies as part of the learning mix is no longer an option, it’s a necessity. Social learning technologies now have a huge impact on a number of core enterprise processes, including recruiting, onboarding, training and developing talent.

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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. There may be some successful applications of a technology, but there are typically more failures. 3D worlds Games

Virtual Reality Real-Time Use Cases

CHRP-INDIA

Manufacturing, a typically labour-intensive process, is now adopting technology to boost productivity and save costs. Thus, it’s an easy statement to make that Virtual Reality is bringing mass revolution and is certainly here to stay.

Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters

Kapp Notes

if you are trying to implement technology into your organization, you need to know who you are dealing with when you speak to the stakeholders. In any organizational system, there are five types of individuals on what is called the "technology adoption continuum." On one end of the continuum are the technology enthusiasts who embrace, almost blindly, any new technology just because its new. Each one is more hesitant to adopt technology than the last.

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Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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Part 3 of Interview with Virtual Worlds 3D Pioneer Randy Hinrichs

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to his fascinating book about 3D virtual worlds that you should really check out. Kapp: What do you see as the obstacles to widespread adoption of virtual worlds for learning? They have been around for almost a decade in terms of 3D graphical virtual worlds but still, the overall adoption rate seems low. Virtual worlds are the new bowling alleys, the churches, the community center, the health club.

Engaging Participants 4: Virtual Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations have turned to various forms of online and virtual training because it is cost effective, it reaches a wide audience, and it serves many generations of learners. Featured Posts Training engaging elearners engaging online learners virtual learner engagement

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

That led her to change her coursework to education technology with a focus on intelligence systems that provide an adaptive learning environment. It was still the 1990s, when such technologies were nascent in the field of education. The Future Is Virtual.

10 Upcoming Technological Trends That Will Blow Your Mind

Your Training Edge

From driverless cars to bendable devices, the technological developments prove that the future is going to be something which we have never thought of. In the past few years, we all have heard of many emerging technologies, i.e., supercomputers, AI machines, etc.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

The courses are a way for companies to provide training to employees not only across departments but also around the world. What are some challenges to the adoption of MOOCs in corporate universities?

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The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

There once was a time when I thought Second Life was going to take over the world. Well, the virtual world. I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! And so too, it would seem, was the rest of the L&D world.

Building a Better Working World

CLO Magazine

Building a better working world — this is EY’s ultimate purpose, one it works to espouse through its Vision 2020 strategy launched in 2013. Therefore, adoption of global initiatives requires extensive socialization to gain buy-in. A better working world is definitely within EY’s reach.

Elearning trends to adopt in 2019

Elligense

It is always important to stay updated in business, especially in today’s fast-changing world. Elearning industry is among technology early-adopters, and in this article, we have gathered top trends that will affect the elearning business in 2019.

The Coming Technology Training Gap

Your Training Edge

Technology is everywhere; taking the training and development industry to another level. In this article, I would be highlighting the recent technology training scenario, and determining if there is a gap. Outside the United Sates, the technology training gap is also a problem.

Virtual Worlds #lrnchat

Clark Quinn

In last night’s #lrnchat , the topic was virtual worlds (VWs). This was largely because several of the organizers had recently attended one or another of the SRI/ADL meetings on the topic, but also because one of the organizers ( @KoreenOlbrish ) is majorly active in the business of virtual worlds for learning through her company Tandem Learning. The first question to be addressed was whether virtual worlds had been over or underhyped.

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. Online or virtual learning. Technology.

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

While I think there are many legitimate reasons why an organization should partake in virtual immersive environments (VIEs) for learning and collaboration, there are also some "less-than-comfortable" reasons organizations are leaning in this direction. They are looking for safer alternatives to meeting face-to-face and virtual worlds is an option. So the motivator in these types of cases is to throw technology at the problem and hope it fixes the situation.it

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. This is my area of passion.

6 Software Training Use Cases for Virtual Training Labs

Appsembler

In a world where software is rapidly evolving, how can you empower users to utilize your software to its fullest capability? Meet the virtual training lab. In 2017, TSIA released a report which examined the adoption of 18 technologies in education services.

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.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. This is my area of passion.

Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

Butter-knife, scissors, and sticky tape are all you need to join the conversation around virtual reality (VR) – is Kellogg’s take. Research has gained momentum leading technology operators to think innovatively and to make VR solutions cost-effective.

The Training Technology Conundrum

CLO Magazine

The numerous tools available to facilitate virtual and on-demand webinar trainings complicate things further. In the race to adopt learning technologies, learning leaders must take care not to simply adopt solutions because they have fancy new features.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is no longer an abstract concept — it’s here. Virtual reality has the potential to fundamentally change how learning happens. How do you simulate that in a virtual reality world?”. You can’t ignore technology.

Is Virtual Reality Ready for School?

ProProfs

We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience most of our world – David Warlick. Innovation in technology has led to major advancements in the education industry.

What’s the Reality of Virtual and Augmented Reality?

Litmos

Is virtual reality defined by the tech or the experience? Is new high tech equipment a prerequisite for a virtual experience? Could reading a good story be a low tech virtual reality experience? The term that is getting the most press is virtual reality.

Enterprise Learning and Technology

Impelsys

The world of work is changing every day. 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.

5 Virtual Reality Training Benefits HR Managers Should Know

eLearning Industry

Virtual Reality has applications that go beyond the world of gaming. Are you thinking about adopting VR into your HR solutions? Emerging Technologies Corporate eLearning Trends Employee Training Onboarding Virtual RealityIn the HR realm, VR is proving to be an effective solution to some of its toughest challenges. In this article, learn 5 ways that VR training can improve your HR endeavors. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

As Cathy Sandeen wrote in the May 2013 issue of Research and Practice in Assessment , “within the MOOC world, assessment is a central feature of design from the very beginning. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems.

Leveraging Technology To Reshape The Face Of Learning

G-Cube

The use of latest technology is exponentially increasing with time. Today, majority of learners adopt e-learning strategies to leverage the benefits of self-directed learning. Source and suggested further reading: Digital Transformation: Reaching Benefits Of Technology In Learning.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Well, just like there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to all of today’s training challenges, there also isn’t just a single way to “do” technology-enabled learning.

Learning on the Job in a SaaS-Driven World

Origin Learning

Virtualization and cloud-based services have well and truly made setting up IT firms easier. The stats make it quite evident that SaaS-based companies are going to see an upward swing as more organizations adopt SaaS based products to cut down on costs and maintenance overheads.

Improvisational Theatre Can Breathe Life Into Virtual On-boarding

G-Cube

Virtual collaboration has become popular in the recent years, especially at the workplace, due to immense technological advances. workers prefer to work from home and are comfortable holding a job where at least part of the time they work within a virtual workplace. Keeping this in mind, many forward-looking organizations adopt different approaches for efficient group work and best practices of collaboration into virtual settings.