Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

An IBM Global CEO Study conducted in 2010 concluded that complexity was the primary challenge emerging out of its conversations with 1,500 CEOs and senior government officials. Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires.

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Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives. are joining hands to use machine learning to automate the process and serve up the next best lesson.

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How to Learn From Your Best-Failures?

Upside Learning

I could find just this link to a July 2006 article in Business Week How Failure Breeds Success which has some examples mentioned– IBM, Intuit, GE, Coring, Virgin, & JetBlue. Please Opine) Creating Board Games: An Upside Exercise eLearning Development: Instructional Design Lessons from a Sales Trainer. Bhaskar Chatterjee, the chief guest at the CLO Summit India earlier this month, spoke that mistakes should be part of a learning organization’s culture.

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Indian Bloggers that are Considered to the Best for their Blogs


In today’s article, we are going to share the best Indian bloggers of India who are known for their bloggers. Hence, all the blogs in the article will be related to tech. If you are a lover of tech, then have a look at our article.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling


RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? The terms have been around for a while, but they are starting to take center stage in workforce development conversations because of recent headlines like these: “IBM Announces AI Reskilling Initiative.”

15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

75% of respondents were more likely to check out video lessons than reading the usual documents, emails, and web articles. Sales reps are able to pull up lessons on their iPads or laptops at their convenience—so they get answers right when they need them. 11) IBM saved $579 million over 2 years with video. IBM Case Study). 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training. Bureau of labor Statistics).

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5 Signs it’s Time Your Company Should Switch to E-Learning

Your Training Edge

This was due to the IBM report which estimates that every $1 spent on e-learning returns $30 worth of productivity! Some of its various media include images, videos, and infographics that exemplify specific points from the lesson which is understood by different types of learners.

Degreed Does Data: Machine Learning


One of its greatest attributes is that machine learning can automatically offer relevant mini-lessons to help employees with any tasks or goals they’re working on, keeping them continuously ahead of the curve. How Machine Learning is Changing the World — And Your Everyday Life (6 min article).

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Adaptive Learning Methods Could Close the Trained Worker Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

For example, in a December 2016 USA Today article, IBM Chairwoman and CEO Ginni Rometty announced her firm plans to hire about 25,000 people in the next four years, and plans to spend $1 billion on employee training and development. A rebound in output from the U.S.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro


Don’t just take our word, either: eFrontPro has won several industry awards , and is in use by some of the most demanding enterprises and organizations — in addition to being a certified IBM Partner for its IBM Connections platform.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro


Don’t just take our word, either: eFrontPro has won several industry awards , and is in use by some of the most demanding enterprises and organizations — in addition to being a certified IBM Partner for its IBM Connections platform.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves


You may be tempted to simply read about these principles from an article, but do yourself a favor and pick the original source instead. Unlocking Yes: Sales Negotiation Lessons & Strategy , by Patrick Tinney. Like any good manager, you’ve been tracking your close rate.

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Stocking fillers for e-learning enthusiasts

Clive on Learning

In 2007 I got to read and report back on a whole range of interesting books, articles and reports.

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Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

You talk about the lessons. Joe described an elite group of engineers at IBM that replaced their bi-annual face-to-face sessions with meetings in Second Life. The video reminded my of an article Tony, Eilif Trondsen, and I wrote for eLearn magazine, Another Life: Virtual Worlds as Tools for Learning. Learning is social. Business is social. People are social. So why are so many of the forays into learning technology anti-social?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

The book builds on the 4C/ID model described in the 2002 article that John Curry linked to. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Yet dot-com mania’s article of faith was that the technologies of the Internet essentially made human beings irrelevant. So the worker checks Google or SlashDot or other resources on the web to see who’s got books or articles or blogs or case studies on her topic.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

As an example, designers and developers are frustrated that subject matter experts throw PowerPoint files and linear and page turning lessons unto their laps (remnant of the “thought first – action later” practice). IBM's Watson and robotics will change how we learn and work.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

And second, if you’re the kind of person who’d rather watch and listen to the interview than read the transcription, just scroll on down to the bottom of this article to watch the video version.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Overall, I thought this article was a good read, although I found the title a little misleading. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen). This group includes folks from the ADL, IBM, Sun, etc.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world - Ignatia Webs , June 15, 2010 First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. You’re tasked with outlining an eLearning lesson.

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At The Water Cooler of Learning

Marcia Conner

You can then buy and enjoy a great e-golf game, find a golf pro, take lessons, take a simulated swing on a simulated golf course, practice putting, slice and dice balls at the driving range all weekend. We have become obsessed with formal learning in the workplace.