Managing Your Team’s Workload With Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Agile does not mean there isn’t any planning, but rather that planning is different. Using Kanban to Pull Work to Team.

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What Is Agile Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.

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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. Include agile best practices.

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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. In search of learning agility.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

wanting a better product within a year or. 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.

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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What is Agile eLearning?

LearnUpon

That’s where agile eLearning can help. Agility is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. When developing an agile eLearning course, the development process is redesigned to incorporate both of these factors. What is agile eLearning? ADDIE vs Agile eLearning.

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Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. But Agile instructional design is different. Jennifer will go into some of the benefits of Agile methodology over the traditional ADDIE model.

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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 (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. The development team will give rough estimations on the stories with the highest priorities (the ‘must haves’ and ‘need to haves’).

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Agility – the superpower of the modern employee

Matrix

It’s no coincidence that all these extraordinary characters are first and foremost agile – it is the superpower all of us need in today’s rapidly changing world. 3 Steps in developing employee agility. Here are the three basic skills necessary to develop agility.

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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. The budget does not magically increase, the team must stop when the budget is consumed.

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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?

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

For CLOs, it has become a business imperative to develop agility and capability to meet the talent needs of organizations that are rapidly changing in such a turbulent environment. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Developing Agility Fitness .

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I lost my agile virginity

Challenge to Learn

We do software development through an agile approach. I knew a bit about agile software development, but I was never really a part of the process. The project is split up in short phases (called sprints) and at the end of each phase you have a complete working (part of) the product.

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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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Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I introduced you to agile, an increasingly popular development method primarily used by software companies. This week I'm going to cover how agile helps you get more thorough and timely reviews of your documentation from the team. Whether you are in a traditional or agile development environment, getting valuable, informative edits on documentation you send out for review can be like pulling teeth. by Alyssa Fox.

Why Administrate Publishes A Product Roadmap

Administrate

Shortly after announcing it at the annual LITE conference in September, the product team at Administrate has begun to publish our product roadmap for the world to see. Public roadmaps are still rare in the software industry because change happens so quickly, and part of being an agile company is Read More. The post Why Administrate Publishes A Product Roadmap appeared first on Administrate. All Product Updates

Agile Learning Design

Learning Cafe

Agile provides a way that empowers individual developers to produce value by giving them control of their deliverables, thus enabling measurable and visible progress. Learn more about The Agile Manifesto. Product Managers. Sophisticated team based online simulation.

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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). Every Tuesday at 10 the team will show their results.

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ADDIE or Agile? A false dichotomy

Torrance Learning

There’s a lot of buzz these days about whether we should abandon the training industry’s go-to model, ADDIE, for an Agile approach. A disclaimer: we’re all about Agile, or rather, LLAMA – the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach – here at TorranceLearning. One of the core tenets of an Agile approach is iterative development. The discussion has been rich, with elegant arguments made on both sides.

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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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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

PulseLearning

Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs.

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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

PulseLearning

Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs.

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Agile Training Equals Strategic Training

Training Industry

Another important attribute of a strategic training organization is the ability of the team to change focus as the business changes focus. This is where agile is helpful. In the agile process, teams are in constant contact with their business partners.

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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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What Agile/Scrum Can Teach Learning

CLO Magazine

I was recently immersed in the world of Agile/Scrum during the development process for an online course. Scrum is basically an agile framework to help complete complex projects. In many ways Agile/Scrum is a study in the learning process itself.

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

LearnUpon

The best production process isn’t the one that gets course content before an audience as quickly as possible. So it makes sense to develop a production process that involves all stakeholders and provides a transparent system everyone can follow. The typical AGILE process runs like this.

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Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors.

ID Reflections

Before I launch into my thoughts, here's what Sara Ford (Program Manager of CodePlex) has to say about Agile: 1. What does Agile have to do with Informal Learning and Instructional Design? Agility and Autonomy (Harold Jarche) 2.

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Agility Leads to Growth at Siemens

CLO Magazine

The medical technology company uses benchmarking as one of the main tools to do this and reinvented its team and management in 2017. “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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MEET ELOOMI’S LONDON TEAM

eloomi

Since 2015, we’ve welcomed more than 200 clients with 200,000 users, and have grown to more than 30 team members, including 3 office dogs! . eloomi was created by a founding team headed by Claus Johansen, who spent years x-raying organisations to understand how they drive performance.

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Why Trainers Should Use Agile

Training Industry

I had never heard of agile at that time. Over the years, my teams had attempted to accomplish this fresh approach to learning solutions through a variety of waterfall development approaches, including Six Sigma. In October 2007, I co-authored an article for Training Industry Inc.

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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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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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Our Brains on Agile and eLearning Effectiveness: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog.

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