5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. Create an agile e-learning customer. Create an agile culture.

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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic. Although AGILE strategies traditionally have their roots in these areas, they are also increasingly being used and adapted by many other learning and development fields as well. Custom Solutions.

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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind.

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Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

MagicBox

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. Can you imagine the loss of productivity this leads to?

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Agile Microlearning Explained

transformations lead to new solutions, advanced ideas, and increased productivity and profit. OttoLearn allows the trainer to provide custom. COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

Product Review – Instilled LXP

eLearning 24-7

Writing a product review on a product that I use, well, I am about to use. I wish all systems followed such an approach, since it is very fluid, plus modern and agile too. Custom Attributes Values. This is a first for me.

Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. I do believe that agile software development can offer us even more very practical ‘best practices’ that we can apply to eLearning. The Product Owner (PO), he is the most important person in this process.

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Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Are You AGILE?

dVinci Interactive

Today, training and development professionals must deliver faster, more flexible customized learning solutions, and ultimately, be more agile instructional designers. In its early stages, this approach guided instructional designers through a very lengthy and linear process in order to produce a polished end product to give to the client. That’s why we’ve been incorporating an AGILE approach to instructional design. The post Are You AGILE? eLearning AGILE

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A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

Agile Management Driven by Digital Intiatives

Braidio

We’re all being impacted by the digitization of the workplace, the rapid pace of change across markets and customer requirements. Braidio CEO, Iain Scholnick, discusses Creating greater has Organizational Agility and becoming a Liquid Enterprise. The post Agile Management Driven by Digital Intiatives appeared first on Braidio. Press digitization liquid enterprise productivity productivity automationSAN FRANCISCO (CMSWIRE) June 3, 2019. Featuring: Iain Scholnick.

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Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. What is Agile Learning? Making Agile Work in Organizations.

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Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. Agile development offers a range of best practices that are relatively easy to implement. Agile development works in short sprints (one or 2 weeks). Post 3: Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

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The best of both worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

When I look across the business landscape, I’m continually surprised by the decisions that some companies make on behalf of their customers, without those decisions being informed by said customers. There’s no point landing the perfect plane at the wrong airport.

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

Talented Learning

EPISODE 19 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: On our previous episode , we talked about the increasing popularity of customer success programs among high-growth companies – especially software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors. But what role does customer education play in this process?

Agile Training Equals Strategic Training

Training Industry

He speaks to a training organization that substantially, and visibly, contributes to the fulfillment of the customer’s business strategy. This is where agile is helpful. In the agile process, teams are in constant contact with their business partners.

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ADDIE vs AGILE: How to set up a fast and effective eLearning production process

LearnUpon

This guest post is by Steve Penfold, Customer Success Director at Elucidat. The best production process isn’t the one that gets course content before an audience as quickly as possible. Here are two proven production models that you should consider when developing eLearning.

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Why Trainers Should Use Agile

Training Industry

I had never heard of agile at that time. It wasn’t until the organizations that I managed began using agile that we realized, “what if we leveraged this iterative, incremental approach to learning program design, development, and deployment—all in a sustained, proactive manner?”

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Video Production and Agile Methodology for Training and Development

Training Industry

In my recent blogs, I’ve spent a lot of time talking about two seemingly different training topics 1) leveraging Agile as a development process for training programs and 2) the benefits of using video as a learning solution. With this as a backdrop, there is an intersection of mutual interest where the Agile methodology and video production complement each other. The Agile process supports early and continuous delivery of solutions that are valued by the customer.

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How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Product Training

Lemonade

Customers expect your frontline to be product experts, able to help with whatever question or issue they have. As a result, product training is quickly becoming one of the most important programs you can run for frontline staff. All-in-one product training.

Agility Leads to Growth at Siemens

CLO Magazine

“We made a decision that we would shift into a much more agile, high-risk, high-reward approach, focusing on productivity and revenue,” Magagna said.

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

Disprz

Surviving in VUCA times: Bank on Learning and Agility! Learning is central to functioning effectively in this VUCA environment, and by its sheer definition, has to be essentially agile (let’s not abuse this word anymore, it’s just so apt and opposite)! What is Learning Agility anyway?

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They Say, “Be Agile”. What Does that Really Mean?

Mindflash

It’s more-than-popular to talk about “Agility” in business lately. But what does “being Agile” really mean? And, if you’re not a software developer, what does it mean to “borrow concepts from Agile software development”? There is no one specific way to be Agile.

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The LMS Customization Trap: Why eThink Recommends Configuration Instead

eThink Education

It is an age-old question in the software industry… Do you need a heavily customized Learning Management System (LMS) that reflects your ideal business process flow, or are you better off adapting to an out-of-the-box product that meets most of your needs?

Don Bolen Agile Project Management for Elearning Dev #devlearn

Learning Visions

Agile tools, tips and techniques to use for building your elearning. There is no agile project management police – you can mix and match and do what works in your environment. Delivers quality improvements – fewer defects, more quality, more productive, faster to market, less $.

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How To Take Your Mobile Learning Experience To The Next Level

Docebo

On the other hand, some companies may use the APIs from their LMS to create their own customized learning app. You’ll also have the ability to customize the app’s download page within those stores by adding your own images and description.

Custom Tech Trends in 2018

AbaraLMS

In 2018, with an agile and technology-driven learning approach, training courses will be delivered in various easy-to-learn formats such as links and URLs, review documents, short videos and audios, infographics, etc. The post Custom Tech Trends in 2018 appeared first on Abara LMS.

CRM-LMS Integration: A Smarter Choice for Customer Education

Talented Learning

Over the past decade, businesses large and small have widely embraced customer relationship management systems (CRM) , thanks largely to the remarkable rise of the world’s most popular cloud-based CRM, Salesforce.com. Customer Education: Where’s the Value?

How To Engage Managers In Employee Development Efforts

Docebo

This feature was brought to life based on customer feedback in our Ideas portal, and reduces reliance on L&D admins to monitor all learning activities, while empowering managers to directly influence their team’s learning experience and activities within their Docebo learning platform.

How Blending Lean, Agile, and Design Thinking Will Transform Your Team

General Assembly

Building a stronger workflow for developers, designers, and product managers leads to better cross-team collaboration — and better products. The following is an adapted excerpt from Lean vs. Agile vs. Design Thinking by designer, team leader, and business coach Jeff Gothelf.

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How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Product Training

Lemonade

Customers expect your frontline to be product experts, able to help with whatever question or issue they have. As a result, product training is quickly becoming one of the most important programs you can run for frontline staff. All-in-one product training.

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Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)

Xyleme

In other words, learning needs to go Agile. So how do Training Vendors help training organizations go agile: they adopt Agile Development. Part one of this series provides a simple overview of what Agile is. Agile is simple: • Build in small increments.

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Learning Technology: How it can support workers to deliver results

Docebo

Their ground-breaking book Blown to Bits defined reach as referring to the number of people who share particular information, with richness being a more complex concept combining bandwidth, customization, interactivity, reliability, security, and currency.

Podcast Episode 2: Linking Customer Training and Business Success – With Sandi Lin

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’ll be interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and more. KEY TAKEAWAYS: What drives organizations to invest in customer training initiatives?

Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

CLO Magazine

Leaders who can thrive in any business environment share one important trait: agility. The second scenario involves a marketing executive in an emerging market whose product launch isn’t going according to plan. “That person needs to be more creative, insightful, needs to have a passion for marketing and sales and needs to be a good influencer cultivating relationships, especially with customers,” he said. Mental agility. People agility.

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