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Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Excellence in Technology Innovation recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration tools or games and simulations. Hilton decided to work with SweetRush’s emerging technologies team SPARK to create a virtual-reality-based learning experience. The post Excellence in Technology Innovation appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. I found out several months ago, when I hosted a roundtable with leaders from two prominent member-based organizations – Kevin Pierce , Manager of Digital Learning at The American Academy of Dermatology and Jake Gold , Director of Education at The Community Associations Institute. Rely heavily on an LMS as a foundation for their learning technology stack.

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The Race for Business Acceleration in Cloud Technology

Cloudshare

The technology industry has always led the charge for more innovation, changing how other markets behave in ways nobody could ever predict. Businesses with outdated practices must consider modernizing through digital methods to stay competitive.

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6 Steps to Printing Money at Your Association with eLearning

Association eLearning

It’s no secret that associations want higher member retention, increased non-dues revenue, and a unique value-add members can’t get anywhere else. And how can associations generate a new, profitable revenue stream AND create higher member engagement? In this Webinar, Tom Morrison, CEO at the Metal Treating Institute (MTI) and Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director at Digitec Interactive come together to share the secret to “printing money” at your association with eLearning.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

Association LMS Buying Companion

Talented Learning

But for association professionals, August brings another kind of opportunity. This month, as the ASAE Annual Meeting heats up in Salt Lake City, a spectrum of exciting and innovative technologies will be on display. Many are designed to help associations educate their members more effectively and to develop an ecommerce training business. I hope this virtual “Association LMS Buyers Companion” helps you before, during and after the ASAE conference.

Association LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

These dog days of summer invite us to relax and recharge before we jump into back-to-school activities and the fall business rush. But association executives look forward to August for a very different reason. ASAE is also the place to be if you’re interested in new association learning technology. WEBINARS – In-depth sessions featuring association community pace-setters. Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association.

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. Not surprisingly, a 2018 survey of more than 1000 association members confirmed that career development is now the primary reason why most people join associations. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend? What does this mean for associations?

Colorado Technology Association announces the 2015 APEX Awards nominees

mLevel

Denver, CO – The annual Colorado Technology Association APEX Awards celebrates Colorado’s outstanding technology innovators, connectors and leaders who have made important contributions to the industry in the past year. Since 2001, the Colorado Technology Association has hosted this prestigious event to bring together the technology community and celebrate the exceptional people, companies and accomplishments of the year. Link Technologies.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

I invite you to join Chad and me, as we compare notes about key technology trends and their implications for association software buyers. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Thanks to technology innovation, member-based organizations are facing significant opportunities and challenges. In particular, the center-of-gravity for association software has shifted from all-in-one AMS platforms to diverse ecosystems. And why do you specialize in association software?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. Innovative content.

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. In fact, by 2016, subscription income averaged only 45% for trade associations and 30% for professional associations. Currently, learning programs contribute nearly 25% of average non-dues association revenue, according to a 2017 Association Adviser poll.

Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. Since Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen’s 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma , business leaders (and, more recently, educators) have been trying to anticipate disruptive innovation in their industries and encourage disruptive innovation in their companies. . She writes in The New Yorker : Disruptive innovation is a theory about why businesses fail.

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. 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. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. Why Look to Associations?

Podcast 11: Top Association Technology Trends ? With Tamer Ali of Community Brands

Talented Learning

How are new technologies helping them retool for the future? With two decades of proven success in developing and delivering continuing education solutions, Tamer is my go-to source for insight into cutting-edge association technology trends. These are the drivers for association technology trends in 2018. Successful associations are gaining significant leverage from integrating traditionally disparate assets – systems, data and content.

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. 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. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. Why Look to Associations?

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. Tagoras is a research and consulting firm for associations and organizations who focus on lifelong learning. They have been providing expert advice on strategy, learning, marketing and technology to help organizations in the business of learning for more than a decade.

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

Talented Learning

Love it or hate it, you have to admit that life in the learning technology “lane” is never dull or slow. 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.). For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry.

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

The Innovation Award is for learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. Mariam Kakkar helped launch the innovative approach titled Leadership Development for All with the sole objective of driving a culture of continuous learning, innovation and knowledge creation.

Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

G-Cube

Most of the organizations adapt technology-oriented learning, allowing learners to design, store and impart effective ideas. The ease to access courses on personalized mobile devices saves time as well as costs associated with workplace training. It also aids agricultural workers and business owners from different sectors to enroll for training programs via their mobile devices. Innovative content design.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

EPISODE 9 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Associations everywhere are reinventing the way they engage and educate their members, thanks to ecommerce and LMS advances that help them drive new revenue streams from these strategies. Linda is Chief Technology Officer at WBT Systems , a Dublin-based software company that focuses exclusively on association learning and certification solutions. Now they’re also selling content in bulk to businesses.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Sometimes it’s nice to take a step back from all the news, busy work days, our hectic social and family lives and take some time to reflect, refocus, and refresh. The results that Harley Davidson have achieved by leveraging the stories and passion of their community are incredible, and are outlined in this Harvard Business Review article. This week, however, we want to inspire you to reflect on the story your association education programs tell your members.

Global eTraining Named SIIA Business Technology Product CODiE Award Finalist

Global eTraining

Global eTraining Named SIIA Business Technology Product CODiE Award Finalist for Best Corporate / Enterprise Learning Solution The Global eTraining Knowledge Management Platform earns prestigious industry recognition. Finalists represent the best products, technologies, and services in software, information and business technology. PRODUCT] was honored as one of 150 finalists across the 40 business technology categories.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? A learning organization is one “that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself” According to this definition , this type of organization is more responsive to external pressures, has a faster pace of change within the organization, and is better able to innovate and remain competitive. Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association?

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. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. This is where associations and digital badges come in.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on. At the same time, it frees more funds for investment in additional innovation.

Innovative Learning Group’s Lisa Toenniges shares her career insights

CLO Magazine

Lisa Toenniges, owner and CEO, Innovative Learning Group. This is pretty cool and our “why” at Innovative Learning Group. Tell us about creating Innovative Learning Group in 2004. Get out of the office and get engaged with a professional association. What’s the most important thing an innovative leader of a company can regularly do to remain effective in their organization? How do you view failure as it relates to innovation within your organization?

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. Sanofi, a pharmaceutical and life sciences company, was in need of a global leadership development program that could keep pace with the needs of the business and increase departmental reach and agility.

Creating Continuous, Frictionless Learning With New Technologies

CLO Magazine

Technology has conditioned workers to expect quick and easy experiences — from Google searches to help from voice assistants — so they can get the answers they need and get back to work. Enter emerging technologies. What’s more, these technologies are emerging at a consumer-level, meaning HR’s lift in implementing them into L&D may not be substantial. Considering the pace of innovation and change in the workplace, these benefits are significant.

The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. Well, to be honest, I would first be starting with technology as a compliment for learning, since being a trainer I witnessed a number of technologies since last decades that just transformed the training and development industry. The effectiveness got increased after the introduction of mobile technology and smart devices.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

The LMS market is heating up by the day for past many months now and it looks like it is going, more or less, as predicted by Bersin & Associates about 6 months back – The LMS market: hotter than ever. I have seen a significant increase in attention towards LMS both in terms of technology and also in terms of the end value being delivered by it to an organization, its end users (learners, instructors, and administrators). Bersin & Associates – The Business of Talent.

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

Talented Learning

And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. 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. They diversify income streams from across a content business portfolio. Do you sell learning content online ?

Towards a “Maturity Model” for Learning Businesses

Web Courseworks

Jeff’s book Leading the Learning Revolution is a reflective masterpiece that touches those of us who have been in educational technology since the pre-dot-com days. Not only that: it provides a pathway to creating successful adult learning businesses. Higher ed institutions and communities of practice like state and national associations may not always want to admit it, but we are in the business of learning, and our goal is “putting butts in the seats.”

7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

Inkling

In fact, a study from MIT Sloan found that a more diverse Twitter network helps people generate more innovative ideas.). Social media can be a powerful tool for your business, especially in the learning sphere. Analytics are quickly becoming the next big thing in business, and Dearborn is your guide to success, having recently published Data Driven: How Performance Analytics Delivers Extraordinary Sales Results.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.