Five training articles (and a podcast) for generating hot ideas this winter


There’s so much to consider when deciding how to enhance training programs, so we’re helping you clear a path. According to David Wentworth of the Brandon Hall Group, a capable LMS system must be at the heart of any successful ecosystem.

SAP Litmos & TTEC Win Gold Brandon Hall Group Award


SAP Litmos is honored to take home the Gold Best Advance in Leadership Development Award in Brandon Hall Group’s 2019 Excellence Awards. TTEC is dedicated to supporting a high-performing workforce through corporate learning and its leadership program. Articles

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Litmos Takes Home the Gold.and MORE. at HCMx Awards 2017


HCMx is the Human Capital Management Excellence conference produced by the Brandon Hall Group. The USIC team accepted a silver award in the category of Best Results of a Learning Program. The Brandon Hall Group also produces a podcast in association with the event.

Driving learning program adoption: Demand the right content (part 2)


In Part One of this three-part series , I wrote about the value of driving the adoption of your learning program and that there are three keys to success in doing this: 1) the solution 2) the content 3) the learning ecosystem. Articles

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10 Keys for a Successful Onboarding Program

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding and to get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? Current onboarding program analysis shows that most companies start their formal onboarding on Day 1 and the average duration of the program is 28 days.

Driving learning program adoption: Start with the right tool (part 1)


Welcome to Part One of a three-part series on the value of driving the adoption of your learning program. Today, we'll focus on the first of those -- the solution -- and what's required in an LMS to drive strong adoption of your learning program.

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Your learning strategy: Keys to getting it right


Consider these numbers from the Brandon Hall Group Learning Strategy survey: Nearly 79% of companies said it's either "important" or "critical" to align the learning strategy with business goals. Articles Enterprise Learning Webinar

Looking Back on a Great 2019


Winner of a Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award: In August, SAP Litmos was honored to take home the Gold Best Advance in Leadership Development Award in Brandon Hall Group’s 2019 Excellence Awards. Every year seems to fly by faster than the last, doesn't it?

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Driving Adoption for Better Learning Outcomes: See the Webinar


This week we co-hosted a webinar with the Brandon Hall Group Research Team, entitled "Driving Adoption for Better Learning Outcomes." It pains L&D professionals to think about releasing these programs into the wild only to have no one engage with them in a positive way.

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What’s Learning’s Role in Customer Satisfaction


Brandon Hall Group research says that the number one business priority for organizations through 2020 is customer satisfaction. We see it in our research when companies with effective learning programs report improved customer satisfaction as one of their key performance indicators.

New Research Report: 2 Keys to a Successful Learning Strategy


Part of the problem might be that many companies struggle to create learning programs that can measurably affect stated business goals. Brandon Hall Group, Two Keys to a Successful Learning Strategy. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Management System

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace

Learning Visions

Brandon Hall: Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace webinar with Janet Clarey. After out of school for 20 years, did Masters program with Capella U. Worked at Brandon Hall. Son started programming at 5. Marc Prensky has updated his article. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Planning for Learning’s Rapidly Approaching Future


As we try to create programs to deliver skills the future requires, that future often arrives too quickly or the requirements simply change before we can address them. REGISTER HERE. -- David Wentworth , Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group @davidmwentworth.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success. Just build something simple and effective for, say, a particular program that's a good match for open source L(C)MS feature set. Interesting article on open source and the enterprise.

Learning still isn’t very learner-centric


We’ve even gotten better at getting learners involved in the process itself, with 63% of companies now including input and feedback from learners in the development of the strategy and 71% of companies incorporating learner-feedback mechanisms in to the design of learning programs.

Managers are the key to learning and development


Leadership development is a huge focus for organizations, but these programs are typically geared toward developing executives. For as much time as we spend talking about learning management, companies do not seem to spend a lot of time thinking about learning and managers.

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

The Brandon Hall brand has been known for evaluating excellence in eLearning since the last century. Nevertheless, applying to receive the Brandon Hall award is worth the effort for the following five reasons: 1. Read more about our Brandon Hall award.

Five great reasons to attend a learning conference this year


This year is already off to quick start with an array of high-impact learning conferences, such as ATD Tech Knowledge , Brandon Hall Group's HCM Excellence , and Learning Technologies in London. This includes attending a conference, summit, mastermind program…something!

How to Unlock Your Company’s Employee Development Budget

Sales Hacker Training

Because forward-thinking organizations recognize the importance of employee development, their growth strategies always include ample budgets to fuel their learning and development (L&D) programs. How Sales Pros Can Convince Their Boss To Get Them Into a Training Program.

Attend the Litmos session at ATD: Beyond Buzzwords


More and more of us are working to align our learning programs with the goals of the business. Articles Enterprise Learning

Unveiling a Legendary L&D Speaker Lineup at Litmos LIVE


You won’t want to miss sessions with Bersin by Deloitte , Brandon Hall Group , Fosway Group , RedThreat Research , Talented Learning , and The Craig Weiss Group. Articles ELearning Industry News Litmos News L&D events Litmos events Litmos LIVE

Must-see sessions for learning pros: Highlights from the C3 agenda


C3 will provide real-world examples of how your company can enhance its learning programs and equally important, how you can personally advance in your profession. She has been featured in interviews and articles from Harvard Business Review, NPR, Fast Company and The Wall Street Journal.

Integrating culture in design and the need for a framework

Janet Clarey

The definition of culture used in the article is from Geert Hofstede: Culture is the collective programming of the mind that distinguishes the member of one human group from those of another. Tags: Brandon Hall Culture Instructional Design models I haven’t read a lot of research in the area of culture and instructional design – especially integration. Here’s a good one. Patricia Young, Ph.D.

UpsideLMS Is One Of The Five Emerging Learning Managements To Watch!

Upside Learning

The theme of the article is summarized in the initial paragraph copied below: “New learning management systems arrive on the scene almost daily. Here is what the note for UpsideLMS in the article says: “ Upside Learning: Upside LMS is another example of a social learning management system.

Can emotional intelligence be taught?


At recent learning conferences and L&D industry articles, the term "emotional intelligence" has noticeably popped up quite a bit. Trainers should develop programs focused on each individual EI competency. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Learning Management System

Learning in the Now


Brandon Hall Group and Litmos are teaming up to deliver a webinar, "Meeting New Experiences for Immediate Learning ," which will look at this fundamental shift and the types of technology that can help companies create more modern learning environments. Articles Enterprise Learning

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Beyond Buzzwords: The Down & Dirty Realities of Modern Learning


We want to know that our programs are aligned with and positively affecting the goals of the business. Articles WebinarWe all know the latest L&D buzzwords, don't we? You may be building an agile, embedded, microlearning course that's gamified and social!

More rogue.

Janet Clarey

Lisa Gualtieri, Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine wrote an article called Learn from Rogue Tweeters: 7 Steps to Promoting Your Organization in Twitter. You rogue-types know who you are (from the article: “Mark plans to continue tweeting until someone tells him “that’s not your job.&# )( I would add “or until he gets promoted or finds a sweeter gig.&# ). Back in 2005, Stephen Downes had some comments on formalizing informal learning based on a CLO article.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

The idea of business-centric learning came onto many people’s radar last year, after the Brandon Hall Group did a survey showing that about 40% of businesses were developing their learning strategy in alignment with business needs , while the other 60% were focusing on the learners and the content.

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

We are attempting to stay ahead of the curve by allowing our customers to include these tools into a variety of Learning Programs. An effective use of a Blog would be having the Product Manager author a series of articles around that new product. Both of these could be part of a larger Learning Program that includes more traditional online or ILT based training - all of which are delivered and reported on via the LMS.

Cloud service and deployment models

Janet Clarey

NIST defines PaaS as: The capability provided to the consumer is to deploy onto the cloud infrastructure consumer-created or acquired applications created using programming languages and tools supported by the provider. This one is from Darryl Chantry at Microsoft in his article, Mapping Applications to the Cloud. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall Cloud Computing IaaS PaaS SaaS

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Here are ten of the most popular articles we published in 2015. In this article, Sharon Boller looks for the truth behind the micro-learning hype: Read Article. Learn what they are and why they happen: Read Article. Read Article. Read Article. Trends!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint." Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

5 Ways to Utilize E-Learning Games in Employee Training


Share This Article. More Articles Like This One. Unboxed Training & Technology Wins Gold and Silver Brandon Hall Group Awards. Follow Follow Follow. In the ever-changing world of technology, the race to stay up to date is an exhausting feat.

Google-Assisted “Search� Learning…but pls don’t say “according to Google�

Janet Clarey

So then I ran across a decent article that I read through and thought I should buck up and revisit the things that make Google such a large part of my life. George Chinnery (2008) described some of the pedagogical uses of Google in his article, “ You’ve got some GALL: Google-Assisted Language Learning.” Here is a recap of Chinnery’s article as it appearing in Language, Learning & Technology.