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Hiring a Technology Consultant

Web Courseworks

These problems usually have a direct and measurable effect on the business value being delivered by the technology group, and certainly can cause angst amongst the rest of the business leadership. Hiring a technology consultant may be the solution. The consultant’s experience.

CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

CourseArc

Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course. About Griffin-Hammis Associates.

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TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations

TOPYX LMS

TalentedLearning.com recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes.

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. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in.

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend?

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Way back in 1953, when the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) first reported industry financial benchmarks, membership dues represented a whopping 96% of the typical organization’s revenues. According to a 2015 Pew Research study , 74% of U.S.

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. A lot of my business growth came from offline marketing, which means newspapers primarily.

Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

For nearly 5 years, our consultants have been on a mission to help extended enterprise LMS buyers make better purchasing decisions. Business model and licensing strategy. So what happens when vendors are comparable and all are qualified to earn the business?

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive.

4 Stages of a Learning Business

Web Courseworks

OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model , featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras. In 2016, Tagoras unveiled the Learning Business Maturity Model.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

But case after case demonstrates that a state-of-the-art learning infrastructure leads to a demonstrable business advantage. It also means that independent learning technology consultants like me are enjoying pretty good job security these days.).

Association LMS Report & the Entrepreneurial Jeff Cobb

Web Courseworks

recently released a report focused on learning management systems for associations. I am writing about the LMS Report because it is an invaluable guide for associations considering a business model involving eLearning. Jeff Cobb of Tagoras Inc.

Association eLearning Guru

Web Courseworks

The association marketplace has caught my attention as a promising avenue for eLearning services. The market is as large and diverse as it can get— an association exists for almost all types of interests and businesses from the American Bar Association to the Knitting Guild Association. Professional consultant Jeff Cobb has positioned himself as an expert on eLearning and associations.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? The second article points out that association members are much more “tech savvy” than association executives may think.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning?

The Future of Store Associate Training: Why retailers need a better approach

Axonify

As one of the few learning technology companies in attendance, it was the perfect opportunity for the Axonify team to address one of the most pressing issues facing retailers today: how to enable their front-line associates with the right knowledge to drive better results.

The Future of Store Associate Training: Why retailers need a better approach

Axonify

As one of the few learning technology companies in attendance, it was the perfect opportunity for the Axonify team to address one of the most pressing issues facing retailers today: how to enable their front-line associates with the right knowledge to drive better results. But retailers, in particular, are seeing firsthand how their associates can make or break a sale, depending on their level of expertise.

Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

It’s time your association gets a podcast too. Like associations, there’s a podcast for every topic you can imagine. In its annual podcast consumer report , Edison Research said podcast listeners are predominately 18 to 54 years old, affluent, educated, and employed full-time. New listeners are highly likely to become regular listeners, according to Bridge Ratings Media Research , increasing their consumption as time goes on.

Content Marketing: What Every Learning Practitioner Needs to Know

Talented Learning

I hand-picked this collection of posts because I think they’re particularly useful for anyone involved in offering educational content to customers, business partners, suppliers, association members or even employees. By Michelle Linn , Co-Founder, Mantis Research.

How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

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. This won’t come as a surprise: preparing a business case takes time.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. Be the first to know when our next research report becomes available.

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Making the Business Case for Learning Technology

Degreed

Once you’ve determined your organization needs a new tool or technology, how do you build the business and investment cases to show leadership the clear path towards the changes that need to occur? Our business cases were not easy, but they’re a necessity.

6 Essential Steps to Franchise Your Business Successfully

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Franchising is a great approach to scaling a business; when your product or service has already found a niche in a market where it’s successful, it’s natural to look for ways to take full advantage of its potential and continue your organizational growth. Is your business prepared?

Email is Cheap, but isn’t (Always) the Answer

Association eLearning

Partnering with Professional and Trade Associations, Meagan consults and develops programs to move the needle in membership marketing & engagement, event marketing & sponsorship/exhibit sales. . When it comes to appropriate marketing strategy for your association, processes can look different from one organization to the next – although, there is a ton of overlap in the methods used. Launch a blog: Your association has a lot to say.

Customer Engagement Metrics: What Marketers Can Teach Learning Pros

Talented Learning

In other words, according to Gallup research , engagement metrics matter. Business Implications. Business growth comes in two fundamental ways: When you acquire new customers and when you expand your overall footprint among those you already serve.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. And with the arrival of innovative virtual learning technologies like live streaming and webcasting, many associations are racing to offer continuing education in a variety of new forms.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

The skill of critical thinking in modern business is often described as desirable when asking employers what it is that they are looking for in new hires (Hart Research Associates, 2013). Journal of Consumer Research, 40: 42-46. Hart Research Associates.

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Business Guide: How To Operate A Franchise Successfully

GoConqr

Franchising is a great approach to scaling a business; when your product or service has already found a successful niche in a market, it’s natural to look for ways to take full advantage and seek to continue your organizational growth. How do I franchise a business successfully and safely?

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?

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

Talented Learning

” Yet researchers found that nearly 45% of those companies don’t actually base their products on AI. But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. REPLAY THIS WEBINAR: Technology vs. Innovation: Association Learning Strategies in Practice.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Needless to say, business is brisk. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant.

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A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., He takes a lot of ideas from psychology to the latest research on neuroscience, and he combines all of that together with theories of adult development.”.

Need to Hire a Business Attorney? Here’s How to Do It

Your Training Edge

Caption: Having the right attorney can protect (and propel) your business more than you think. Companies often hire business lawyers (aka “transactional” or “corporate” attorneys) to assist them with a variety of administrative, contractual, and operational matters.

Elevating Professional Development at a Unique Cobb Conference

Web Courseworks

Since the publication of his book, Leading the Learning Revolution , Jeff Cobb and partner Celisa Steele have built a great business around their Leading Learning brand. You can see the line-up of association professional development practitioners here.

How will adopting an adaptive learning strategy help your business

eFront

Research conducted by the American Psychological Association has long endorsed the belief that learning approaches should be adapted to individual learners in early educational settings. It could be on weekends, during project breaks, or even after regular business hours.

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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. Big data and business intelligence are not enough. Measuring Business Value.

Women in Leadership: Surmounting Barriers and Bias

CLO Magazine

The study found that 82 percent of organizations surveyed believe advancing women is a critical business issue — yet only 28 percent of HR leaders are satisfied with their organization’s ability to do so. Jill Ihsanullah, senior vice president of consulting at consulting firm Linkage Inc.,