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How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts.

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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Don’t fast-forward through the analysis phase. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. How did you do that?

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way.

Mind the gap – Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro 4.5

eFront

Do you know what those are? What kind of training will be needed to get your workforce ready to work on your next product line or to tackle a sudden business pivot? Skill-gap testing 101. Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today. Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. Financial reporting, sales analysis and reconciliation reporting. How to customize a business model for your market realities.

3 Ways to Bridge your Organization’s Skill Gaps with Docebo Perform

Docebo

Docebo Perform is focused on providing an easy-to-use environment for identifying skill gaps in your organization and then bridging those gaps through learning. How do you know if your workforce has the skills it needs to execute on the vision your organization has for the future?

How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Do you feel like giving your learning platform a heave-ho out the door? As dysfunctional and frustrating as that old learning management system (LMS) is, your association still relies upon it. Maybe it wasn’t designed for associations in the first place. Or, it doesn’t have the functionality to allow your online learning business to grow. Your argument for a new LMS has to be rock solid, so first we’re going to explain how to prepare a business case for a new LMS.

Customer Engagement Metrics: What Marketers Can Teach Learning Pros

Talented Learning

Why Do Engagement Metrics Matter? In 2008, independent think tank Institute for the Future published a groundbreaking analysis, “ Engagement Economy: The Future of Massively Scaled Collaboration and Participation.” Business Implications.

Training and the New Global Economy

Your Training Edge

But what exactly can your learning organization do in order to stay competitive – and stay safe from cuts? After all, associates can be trained informally, on the job, and as a “bare-bones” function, right? It may take some detailed mathematics, but you can do it.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. What audiences are good targets and what business-related behavior are you trying to change or improve?

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Cryptocurrencies are clearly at the peak of the general-purpose (non-eLearning) hype curve – a couple of thousand percent increase in value will do that.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. But how do you meet that challenge? Big data and business intelligence are not enough.

ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

And if the attacks are based on the long timelines typically associated with ADDIE, then they make some valid points. Most of us have seen business sponsors' eyes glaze over when full project plans are introduced. Sometimes the business need warrants a more formal model approach; other times rushing to production is a necessity. And models such as ADDIE help us do so. Just about everything we do and every model we might use fits within one of the phases of ADDIE.

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Are You Sure Youre Training People to Do the Right Things

Training Industry

The caller explained that some of their salespeople were doing four times the volume of others. Critical knowledge and skills: What specific skills are essential to doing the job well? They usually can have a metric associated with them. Step Four: Understand the Gaps and Criticality It is now time to zero in on the tasks that have the highest impact on performance. Here are steps to follow: Draft a Gap Analysis – Go task by task.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

It involves interpretation and visualization of data in ways that are meaningful and useful for business decision makers. Business intelligence tools are not new. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics?

The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

So how do we get there? As elearning project manager , I’m going to provide an overview of the stages involved in developing custom training, and what you can do to keep the project on track and within budget as we go through those stages. Task Analysis.

How to Get Better Funding with Your Existing CME Data

EthosCE

Our analytics suite automates program data collection—that means no data gaps, no spreadsheet tinkering. Data Due Diligence: Do You Know Which Data Matters? Root cause analysis reporting. Busy CME directors need an automated method to collect and analyze program data.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.”

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. 4) Uncertainty and change — what role do they play?

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Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. 3) Functional Gap.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We’ve based our predictions on analysis of over 2.3 Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. As mentioned above, we based our analysis on over 2.3

Product Insider: Building a Common Language for Skills

Degreed

As such, these skills are difficult to manage for companies, but perhaps more importantly, employees don’t know which skills to build and focus on. The Challenge: You’re Only As Strong As Your Biggest Skill Gaps. We know employees want guidance.

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. The business leader (sponsor) perspective. One perspective is that of business leaders who fund the work.

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

Do you know what’s sizzling and what’s not — or who’s in and who’s out? Fortunately, at Talented Learning, we make it our business to know. Your learning business is always open. Custom Learning Experiences: When No LMS Will Do .

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. How can you bridge this critical gap?

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3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Business Goals. Analysis of the information. Simplified Analysis Spreadsheet for your Feasibility Study. Above image is a very simplified example spreadsheet for your analysis. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

What work experiences and associated broad competencies will this next generation need? That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board.

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Are you using your Intellectual Assets: Re-defining eLearning

TalentLMS

They are the main “know how” individuals, whose loss (as in brain drain in the form of a resignation) would prove fatal to an area of your business. How do you determine your main business processes and measure the extent to which experts effect their operations?

Gameful Approaches to Motivation & Engagement: Recap of #WhartonGame Summit

Kapp Notes

Kevin is the creator of the University of Pennsylvania Gamification MOOC by Coursera which has had over 300,000 students and author of the book For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business.

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Which trends are expected to dominate the workplace by 2020?

eFront

As business cycles are moving at accelerating speeds, the global community is coming together into a constantly connected, vibrant network. 3) Cultural diversity will eventually mean that businesses will need to incorporate a broader set of values than today. Nothing stands still.

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5 L&D Lessons from Stranger Things [No Season 3 Spoilers]

Watershed

Do you know where your learners are in their learning and development journey? You need to know where to find them if you’re going to help them find their way. Learning analytics can help you identify these learners and any gaps they might fall through. As a result, you can bring together all the relevant data for deeper analysis and planning your route. You need data about performance and business impact to really evaluate the effectiveness of your training.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

Our analysis focused on more than just advertised features. We also considered business models, target customers, documented use cases and product differentiators in multiple categories: functionality, technology, system setup, ongoing support and pricing/license models.