Introduction to Performance Consulting

Infopro Learning

To maintain a competitive advantage and increase their company’s market share, business leaders are increasingly investing in performance consulting. But, what exactly is performance consulting? What is performance consulting? Performance consulting is a process that produces business results by improving the performance of people in an organization. Why is performance consulting important? Who are performance consultants?

Sales Enablement Consulting: Software and Strategy from One Firm 

Zunos

Sometimes, they’ll talk to a sales enablement consultant, who will come in and evaluate their processes and recommend tools and best practices. What is Sales Enablement Consulting? . Sales enablement” consulting has become a catchword that covers any and all sales consulting topics.

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Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. This consultant needs a consultant. You wouldn’t hire an evaluation expert to build your performance support tools, would you? I decided to seek out a hair color consultant. He is but one of several color experts attached to the studio. The receptionist looked stunned that I thought I could just drop by to consult with Larry. While I wait, I think about the essence of consulting.

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. Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. Cause analysis. Front-end Analysis.

Beyond Consulting

Clark Quinn

And one of the persistent perceptions of me came up that I was reflecting on, and thought I’d do so ‘out loud’ So, once consulting became my way of life, I realized I needed to get better at the bits I don’t know. As part of the solution, I found Robert Middleton , who is basically a consultant to help other consultants market themselves. I was at a retreat this weekend, consorting with colleagues.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. LEARNNOVATORS: Back in the day, formal learning was the only source of information or expert knowledge. BOB MOSHER - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Expert commentary reveals insights: In addition to their 3 votes, each expert included commentary on why they picked the trends. Scroll down or click an experts name to see their response. .

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

Meaningful Change for L&D in 2018 – According to the Experts

Axonify

This will require L&D to evolve our mindset and introduce a new set of tactics, including design thinking, curation, and data analysis. The group also highlighted consulting skills, including critical thinking, design thinking and data analysis. The post Meaningful Change for L&D in 2018 – According to the Experts appeared first on Axonify. Many writers start their year by exploring the big trends that will dominate the conversation for the next 12 months.

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4 Ways to Quickly Do a Needs Analysis for Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

We’ve all heard about analysis paralysis where we spend a lot of time collecting data and then worry so much about how to interpret it (or building the right course) that we never get anything done. Here are a few ideas to help in the analysis and getting things done at the speed of business. Odds are you don’t need to do a needs analysis for compliance training. You can send them out to subject matter experts and your pool of learners. Who Needs a Needs Analysis?

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. His company Sark Media Direct is where he teaches people how to start and grow a successful health, eCommerce, or consulting business. Where he teaches people how to start and grow a successful health, eCommerce, or consulting business. Can I hire you to consult for me?

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

We provide ways for them to talk to each other and to experts as they move in these directions. Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, many look back on prior enthusiasms for technology-based learning with tales to tell of dashed hopes.

Consulting with executives to turn technology investments into results

Allison Rossett

We provide ways for them to talk to each other and to experts as they move in these directions. Blog posting Analysis elearning Informal Learning professional development technologyTechnology is not the answer. Not automatically. But many executives thought it would be so, that it was a matter of selection and investment. Now, many look back on prior enthusiasms for technology-based learning with tales to tell of dashed hopes.

Subject matter experts – time for a re-brand?

From the Coleface

One term that has been static is SME (subject matter expert). Personally, I’m grateful to have worked with many brilliant experts and valued learning from them the ‘tricks of many trades’ to co-create learning experiences. If you can’t pay for someone’s time, you can at least make them look good – “expert” sounds suitably flattering and career-enhancing. “Expert” implies someone who knows everything worth knowing.

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What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). ” Thijs de Vries , Leading Experience Designer and Gamification Expert (Netherlands). Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). ———-. Especially learner analysis. . I started learning seriously about gamification some time ago. When I decided to write this blog, I first thought about what I had to say on this concept.

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. You are rolling the dice concerning which expert judges evaluate your technology. Attending all or part of the three-day Brandon Hall HCM Conference gives me the opportunity to be exposed to factual research and analysis from members of the Brandon Hall Group. Strategy conferences development process elearning Jon Aleckson subject matter experts Web Courseworks

How to Set Expectations with Your Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop, we had participants share their tips on working with subject matter experts. Today we’ll look at how to manage the relationship with your subject matter experts. Establish Expectations with Your Subject Matter Experts. If you can, research your subject matter expert just like you would any other client. Define clearly the communication plan with your subject matter experts.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

Yet, evidence suggests that teams containing or connected to experts always outperform even the best and brightest of individual experts, particularly when enabled with software or technology. Finding that valuable 2 percent relies on access to domain experts and their ability to filter information. The best organizations of tomorrow will minimize traditional hierarchical structures where title and rank often marginalize or even hide experts.

ELM Expert Series: 3 Fundamental Pillars to Sales Training Success

eLearningMind

Traditionally, sales training teams have relied heavily on subject matter experts (SMEs) from marketing, as well as successful sales reps from the field, to develop and teach their programs. Instructional design uses analysis and instructional theory to ensure higher retention of information through intelligent program design. The post ELM Expert Series: 3 Fundamental Pillars to Sales Training Success appeared first on eLearning Mind | Custom eLearning Solutions.

Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

Where once we looked mostly, even only, to an instructor or subject matter expert, now we cast a much wider and more pervasive net through our opportunities to socialize online. Blog posting Analysis evaluation instructional design performance performance consulting professional development trends Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?”

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Becoming an Expert: What Has Intuition Got to Do With It? - Tip #199

Vignettes Learning

Expert Intuition Analytic thinking is required for a math problem, but intuition is great for making quick decisions. According to this article published in the Mind and Machines journal, intuition is “the speed and ease with which experts can recognize the key features of a situation” or “the rapid understanding shown by individuals, typically experts, when they face a problem.” In Situation Expert , this is what we call Instant Thinking.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: It is greatly inspiring to hear you say “As IDs, we need to redefine our roles in organizations from converting information into a course to becoming performance consultants.” The needs analysis flowchart that I added to the action mapping process a year or two ago has turned out to be the most powerful part of the process.

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

Talented Learning

Tamer is a long-time educational technologist and learning systems expert who never stops pushing the envelope in extended enterprise learning and continuing professional development. It would take weeks of analysis by experts in statistics, psychometrics and database queries. Find out from our panel of experts: John Leh – CEO and Lead Analyst – Talented Learning. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

Bonus: six have been explained by eLearning experts! ). Analysis is where you decide if training is the solution – does the house need to be built? Derek Wenmoth, Principal Consultant at CORE Education explains: “Imagine being able to learn about something you’re really interested in by enrolling in an online course that costs you nothing, and where there is no limit to the number of others learning with you? SME = Subject Matter Expert.

How to nail your next elearning project: Top advice from 10 experts

Elucidat

We asked 10 independent experts, researchers, psychologists, innovators and learning managers what they think is critical to elearning project success. This was the first of three questions we put to 10 industry experts at the Learning Technologies conference in London this year. The importance of having clearly defined objectives at the start of any project was the overwhelming message coming from our experts, and clearly fundamental to the overall success of the project. .

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Why is LMS ROI Analysis Important? Below, we’ll examine two key approaches: Cost-benefit and break-even analysis.

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LMS Selection Guide for Training Businesses

AbaraLMS

The needs of training companies and management consulting companies with a strong training business or revenue stream are unique compared to an LMS selected for internal LMS training.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

Start by developing strategic know-how in market segmentation, competitive analysis, customer journey mapping, content marketing and product positioning. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience. New year. New decade.

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

Ajay is an accomplished author , instructor and consultant with credentials in both finance and learning. It’s not necessary for learning specialists to be experts in corporate finance. The term ROI refers to the DuPont model of ROI analysis.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

You can add consulting as a premium upsell or provide a digital badge or certification as an enticement to purchase more than one course. At the platform level, each learner typically has a unique profile that can follow others and see content they post or recommend, find mentors or experts, post questions, like, comment and chat. Choosing Your Next LMS: How to Kickstart the Process with an Independent Consultant.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: It is greatly inspiring to hear you say “As IDs, we need to redefine our roles in organizations from converting information into a course to becoming performance consultants.” ” The needs analysis flowchart that I added to the action mapping process a year or two ago has turned out to be the most powerful part of the process.

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

Talented Learning

Corporations , associations, public institutions — as well as solopreneurs and subject matter experts who’ve never designed or delivered training in their lives — all are creating and selling online content at an unprecedented pace. In the past, LMS vendors were staffed primarily with instructional experts who focused on challenges like the possibility of achieving Kirkpatrick Level 4 capabilities. Financial reporting, sales analysis and reconciliation reporting.

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

Learning Wire

CrossKnowledge Learning Institute (CLI) has conducted interviews with 50+ CLO’s and HR-experts to get insights in which key L&D metrics are commonly used. Based on interviews with 50+ CLO’s and HR-experts, we notice that many corporate learning functions struggle to prove this added value. Furthermore, CLO’s experience limitations in data collection and analysis, both during and after learning initiatives. Expert opinion

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

Coaching capability makes it easy to locate subject matter experts. Expert question and answer capability. With more than 20 years of LMS buying and selling experience, our CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh , is an expert at defining business cases, identifying requirements, shortlisting vendors, developing and managing RFP processes, scripting vendor demonstrations and negotiating the best deal on a learning solution. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ) “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. Course design have been based on an analysis of past performance data or a prediction of skills the organization might need in the future. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: You have been in the learning consulting business for over 15 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He is widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s foremost experts in workplace learning and development, with hundreds of published articles to his name. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Yes, we are pushed into non-blended solutions but hey, we’re supposed to be the experts.

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CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

& Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He is widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s foremost experts in workplace learning and development, with hundreds of published articles to his name. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Yes, we are pushed into non-blended solutions but hey, we’re supposed to be the experts.

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THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF DESIGN THINKING IN LEARNING DESIGN

Learnnovators

Many learning experts today have started sharing their views on the application of design thinking in e-learning. A quick analysis reveals that many of the elements of design thinking are not an integral part of any of the traditional learning models that we have been following (they are based on the systems thinking approach), since they weren’t considered significant aspects of ‘learning’ or ‘learning design’.

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