FREE Alternative To SurveyMonkey


As most learning professionals know, an effective training initiative needs meaningful measurables, and one of the easiest ways to capture these metrics is by one of the many survey sites available today.

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

Talented Learning

It’s a powerful yet more cost-effective alternative. Or you could visit Azuqua Academy online anytime to pick and choose training from one of our various tracks. Metrics. WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

Between the Happy Sheets

Your Training Edge

Was the use of multi-media effective in providing alternative knowledge retention paths for the students? My recommendations to many coordinators and stakeholders is to spend the time with the valuable metric. I thought the title might catch a few extra glances.

Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report

Learning Wire

In a previous paper, based on research with Maastricht University, we proposed the Learning Performance Model (LPM) as a better alternative for today’s L&D. The Learning Performance Model (LPM) – an alternative measuring contemporary L&D.

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How to boost your L&D credibility and visibility

Learning Wire

Metrics like ROI do not always reveal the most accurate results in this regard. LPM – a better alternative for measuring the value of L&D. In order to create an accurate Annual Learning Report, you will need to find the relevant metrics for your type of organization.

8 Advantages of Using a Cloud-based Platform for Sales Training


When it comes to delivering training solutions, leveraging a cloud-based platform for training content delivery is an effective alternative to certain eLearning modules which have to be copied or downloaded. Track Real-time Performance Metrics: Tracking the performance metrics of each member of your sales team can be a time-consuming task. Cloud computing became popular among businesses for its ease of data management and data security.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

Through practice exercises and knowledge checks, we can track some general measures of learning change, e.g., “Of the 217 participants to take the online course, 200 were able to pass the knowledge check at the end of the course the first time.”.

Testing times

Learning with e's

We have known for a while that Sats - or statutory assessments - are there to provide the government with metrics about schools, and have very little to do with children's learning. I wrote some time ago about some of the alternative ways we can track pupil progress without testing.

How to Make an Animated Explainer Video (Step-By-Step Guide)

Visual Lounge

If you prefer a free alternative, Audacity is another great choice and easily enough gets the job done. It’s also easy to add and edit a music track in Camtasia. Step 7: Publish, share, and track performance.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

The Alternative. In fact, from the ashes of this original process rose the xAPI – a new and somewhat radical way to track and record what a learner does and when the action occurs, along with virtually any other data describing the learner’s actions.

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Video SEO Tools We Can’t Live Without

3Play Media

Before you decide on which keywords to use, metadata to enter, and metrics to analyze, you must have a well-thought-out video content strategy. This tool also displays keyword queries linked to your site and metrics like click-through-rates associated with each query.

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How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

individuals can use it to keep their own goals on track, and teams can use it to pursue big-picture targets. This establishes a shared vocabulary and ensures that everyone is on the same page (literally) when looking at metrics. All KPIs are metrics, but not all metrics are KPIs.

Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS


This practice also aids in the ability to reschedule due to unforeseen circumstances, as well as to track user metrics within the allotted scheduled times. Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS. Not all Learning Management Systems are created equally.

5 Benefits of Learning Management Systems for Employee Training


Social media has become a preferred digital alternative for the “traditional” social life. Easily Tracks Employee Progress and Performance. Most learning management systems offer detailed metrics and reporting. In today’s fast paced world, it is essential for businesses to keep up with technology to stay in the race. There are many reasons why small businesses and corporations should be leveraging technology for learning and training purposes. Cost Effective Training.

The importance of Reports in online training


everybody’s failing a course), there’s no single obvious metric that will tell you that your courses need some rethinking or that your employees are not trying hard enough.

What is Learning Management System (LMS)?


The LMS can thus track or monitor the progress of all employees, and managers (with admin rights) can see how far the employees have mastered the learning material, and that who all have qualified for or failed the certification test. Reading Time: 6 minutes Scientia potentia est!

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The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

While this mobile app is only a first try that lacks the the richness that comes from assessment and tracking, it is nothing to sneeze at. John Park recently blogged about alternatives for mobile development. We’re happy with how these small devices have added goals, metrics, transparency, tracking, and community to the nooks and crannies of our lives. A faint pulse today.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts


I think Bots will be a valuable addition to our digital toolkit to support, encourage and keep people on track with applying their learning. I’d like us to ditch happy sheets and start tracking useful data and metrics. What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends?

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

These systems help organizations strategically track, organize and analyze customer and prospect interactions — including training. Noteworthy vendors focused on these capabilities include Training Orchestra , GP Strategies , Metrics That Matter , Google Analytics and Visier.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

2) Alternative Product Strategy. Alternatively, a medical device manufacturer selling a diagnostic system for hundreds of thousands of dollars could easily charge thousands or tens of thousands of dollars per student.

Video’s Role in Your Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. It Gives You Success Metrics. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are. If video is the future of education, it should probably play a role in your organization’s training strategy.

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Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Connecting online learner s with the broader community of on-campus students, faculty and events is the best way to keep them on track with their educational goals. So rather than treating data as an afterthought, it’s important to consider key success metrics first.

Hottest 2018 HR Headlines: Harassment, Health and How to Get Along


HR apps exist for most department functions including recruiting, sales, attendance, payroll, performance metrics, and benefits. The virtual office, whether at home, a coffee shop or an offsite rented office space, meant less overhead but no way to track hours or productivity or meet professionally with clients. Chemical storage, cleaning products, air quality, lighting and alternative transportation to work are staff concerns.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Improve performance on key metrics. Learn to cut through the fog of metrics.

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Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. It Gives You Success Metrics. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on.

Making the Case for Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders also miss opportunities to understand how well the course is designed, what improvements can be made and if there are alternative training methods that may be more appropriate.

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Embrace Active Learning (And 7 More Call Center Training Tips)


So trainers have come up with alternative methods of roleplaying. And, of course, make sure that you’re tracking your call center metrics to see how well your trainings are working. Your call center is the front line of your company.

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


Rackspace is also on par with Amazon on industry certifications and other important metrics. However, after the Mandrill fiasco , we had to look for an alternative solution. We are not yet fully committed on Slack, but seems like a nice alternative to Skype’s informational chaos.

Learning 2013 Recap: Hillary Clinton, Broadway Stars and Trekkies, Oh My!


In an effort to tie in this behavior with existing internal resources, Accenture built a custom interface to crowdsource curriculum tracks, which they call “learning boards.” Companies clearly have a need for the metrics provided by their LMS, as evidenced by the number of big data sessions.

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Is Inside Sales Training More Important Than Field Sales Training?


These include using analytical data, performance metrics, and ROI measures to drive sales decisions and activity. A recent study of more than 600 companies noted that, for the first time, a majority 51 percent of firms now track the ROI of their marketing campaigns.

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The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2


In smaller organizations, where fewer people are responsible for all aspects of the training program, including budgeting, Excel can help you track down training-related expenses, course effectiveness (e.g.

Taking Your Training Business Global


This may also be an issue with your reporting – if your corporate standard is English, will you be able to decode the translated course names to adequately analyze your training metrics? Alternatively, pricing may not be based on any specific currency.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Develop a set of metrics. Metrics are measurable performance parameters that can be used as feedback to evaluate the training results, to help refine the implementation strategy and to keep the training initiatives on track. Make sure that the metrics are closely correlated to the fundamental business goals that are being addressed. Tracking and reporting of student progress and performance. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. By Ed Gipple.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Discuss how to correlate learner engagement with other critical organization metrics to tell an important story about the value of L&D investments. Do you use software to track training ROI? What metrics for training ROI do you use?