eBook Release: 8 Tips For Boosting Your eLearning With Performance Consulting

Dan Keckan

Employee performance and business goals always go hand in hand. This is why it is essential to effectively measure the performance of both the employees and the eLearning. In this article, I discuss how performance consulting can come in handy.

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. Support - ROI Calculator Training & Support Return on Investment Calculator Investing in Learning: Consider Value, Not Just ROI ROI, or return on investment, is king in today's business world. BPM and workflow technologies have been able to achieve significant gains in productivity Metrics Recently, functional managers have begun using eLearning to meet business objectives.

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Our industry tends to jump on jargon bandwagons and talk about concepts like xAPI and data warehouses and business intelligence. Even so, there’s a very clear lack of business insights being pulled from data – especially in the learning sphere. Plenty of reports existed, but useful business insights weren’t part of reporting capabilities. What business are you in?

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

It’s not just because it’s the hottest segment of the extended enterprise learning market, but because it’s a fascinating specialty that blends marketing, instructional design and business strategy. And today, Bill and I examine what it takes to develop a successful customer education business case. The process of developing a customer education business case may seem intimidating or tedious. Because their business model is self-service.

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. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the.

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

Join us as we discuss the thorough yet rapid selection and deployment of a complex, business-to-business-to-business (B2B2B) LMS to drive BSA’s new online “ SAM ” certification for enterprise software professionals. KEY TAKEAWAYS: LMSs designed for talent management are not ideal for supporting business-to-business-to-business (B2B2B) learning scenarios. These businesses help organizations manage software assets appropriately.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). In only 30 minutes we compared notes about all sorts of issues of interest to business-minded learning professionals. What should you consider when choosing an LMS for business ? Why does each vendor win new business opportunities?

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 1 – THE STARTING POINT: GOOD OBJECTIVES

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. It should be an organizational performance gap that is demonstrated by an available metric. Our successes should be business successes! x --x --x --x --x Here are links to all six parts of the "Deeper eLearning Design" series: 1.

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How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. This means developing training that will equip employees with the knowledge and skills that in turn will contribute to reaching the business’ strategic vision. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. Yet, all of their strategic business objectives can usually be described within four common categories.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. At DataCamp, those factors include a scalable business model, a smart technology strategy, high-quality instruction and customer feedback loops that drive continuous improvement. We’re also seeing an enormous uptick in consulting firms that play a key role in helping companies facilitate full-scale digital transformation.

Silver Win for Learning Pool’s Marketing Team at the 2019 Business Brilliance Awards

Learning Pool

Learning Pool is delighted to announce that its in-house marketing team, based across offices in Derry, Nottingham, and Oxford, were awarded Silver for ‘Innovative Team of the Year’ at the Business Brilliance Awards 2019. . The Business Brilliance Awards celebrate the success of internationally leading companies and highlight a commitment to excellence among practitioners and consultants in a range of fields.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

BPO: Managing Services & Association eLearning. However, many associations are starting to recognize that while members are central to their functions, the deployment of professional development is not an association’s core business. As such, associations are beginning to look outside their own organization for help with service management , or outsourcing the business process (BPO). Let’s say they need to deliver eLearning to thousands of members.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. It should be an organizational performance gap that is demonstrated by an available metric. Our successes should be business successes! Here are links to all six parts of the “Deeper eLearning Design” series: 1.

Silver Win for Learning Pool’s Marketing Team at the 2019 Business Brilliance Awards

HT2 Labs

Learning Pool is delighted to announce that its in-house marketing team, based across offices in Derry, Nottingham, and Oxford, were awarded Silver for ‘Innovative Team of the Year’ at the Business Brilliance Awards 2019. The Business Brilliance Awards celebrate the success of internationally leading companies and highlight a commitment to excellence among practitioners and consultants in a range of fields.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

It’s also about identifying relevant, useful data and applying it consistently to improve business practices and results, over time. Taylor, these results reflect a continued shift towards the improvement of L&D business practices. At the same webinar, we also asked participants, “How do you analyze learning behaviors and business impact?” Many told us that they want to demonstrate how training initiatives contribute to business performance.

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. In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. Needless to say, business is brisk. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant.

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How to be Successfull in the E-Learning Industry

Rapid eLearning

Successful E-Learning Knows that the Business is the Business. Keep your focus on what the organization says is important and the metrics they use. From there you set clear objectives that are tied to a metric which helps measure the course’s efficacy. If the client has no metrics (sometimes that happens with compliance training) measure cost and production time as well as a reduction in training time. What metrics are they using?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

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. We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams.

How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

If training is so vital for franchise success , how do you know which efforts are actually making a tangible business difference, and which are missing the mark? Tying learning initiatives to business performance has long been a challenge for organizations in every industry. However, technology now makes it possible to measure the business impact of learning programs, even across a network of hundreds or thousands of independently-owned franchisees, distributors or affiliates.

Alternative to the Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation

LearnDash

If you have been in the elearning (or training) industry for any amount of time, then you are most likely aware of the Kirkpatrick model of learning evaluation. For many of us in this industry, it is the go-to methodology for gathering training related metrics and reporting on training success. This includes outcomes that you or your organization have determined to be good for business, good for the employees, or good for the bottom line.

Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

For more than five years, I’ve been talking and writing nonstop about the business value of extended enterprise learning. And their success is good for your business. There are additional reasons why this strategy makes good business sense. If you compare metrics for trained versus untrained customers, you’ll find that trained segments tend to: Rely less on customer support and contact center resources. Relevant metrics make all the difference.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

I’m not worried about the need for elearning disappearing, but I am concerned that the elearning industry seems focused on better and faster ways to deliver information. LEARNNOVATORS: You are one of the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

Think of “ extended enterprise learning ” as any training effort targeted at non-employee “external” audiences — customers, prospects, channel partners and others outside of your organization’s walls, but within your business value chain. And when they try to understand stakeholders from business units, sales or customer service departments it’s like trying to speak a foreign language altogether. Step 4: Identify Metrics That Matter.

10 Pointers You Can Use To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning

Adobe Captivate

To align with a rapidly changing learningscape and pressure on training budgets, organizations opt for outsourcing eLearning development. In this article, I share 10 pointers to create a successful and highly effective eLearning outsourcing strategy. How To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning development is an established model, and it has been used for the last couple of decades. Blog Discussions eLearning blog discussions

Instilled Celebrates its First eLearning Industry Award

Instilled

“The key metric that stands out to me is the number of comments within the 3,200 videos. The initiatives that were honored are not only innovative but fit the unique needs of the business and create truly remarkable success stories.”. Many human capital management departments are unable to confirm that their initiatives help the business’s bottom line. The post Instilled Celebrates its First eLearning Industry Award appeared first on Instilled LXP.

Manual Methods Still Dominate Training

LearnDash

I would venture to guess that there are two main reason why a large portion of companies (at least the ones from this particular study) are behind the times with elearning and learning management systems. First, the elearning and LMS industry can be intimidating. Training is often harder to tie to the revenues of a business that it is often the first expense cut when a company is going through financial troubles. elearning training

Corporate Training Choices Explained

Your Training Edge

Subjective metrics. Weaknesses: Limited learning metrics. Web Based Training (eLearning): This is a system of training that greatly expands the process of presentation of training. Measurable metrics on both pre and post delivery. On-site Seminars by Consultant: This system generally is done for specialty job categories. Weaknesses: Cost of the Consultants. Limited metrics. Limited metrics. There are many types of corporate training.

Podcast Episode 5: Learning Systems the Dairy Queen Way – With Chris Shanks

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’m interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and others. There is complexity about our business that is reflected in our learning system. What kind of business-related learning metrics matter at Dairy Queen? Also, we have internal staff that we call business consultants who work with individual stores.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. What are the important criteria in estimating eLearning duration when its based on a classroom course? For many types of content, elearning clearly offers an advantage. The research generally shows that there is at least a 50% reduction in seat time when a course is converted from classroom learning to elearning. eLearning Technology.

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Podcast Episode 6: Franchise Training Adoption – With Trista Kimber

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’m interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and others. Our franchise business directors work directly with individual franchisees in a consulting capacity to help them establish and maintain brand standards and manage their business. How can training innovation elevate franchise business performance?

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

It must also be tightly integrated with a full stack of robust, reliable, complementary technologies that facilitate end-to-end business operations — such as AMS, CRM, email marketing, advertising, ecommerce, social, accounting, analytics and customer service applications. As with any modern digital business environment, CE success begins and ends with user experience design. This volume-based metric much more closely fits the business model of continuing education providers.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? 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. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

A Review of the Elearnity 9-Grid

Unicorn Training

In the first of a series looking at published research findings and statistics in the e-learning space, Peter Phillips takes a look at the Elearnity 9-Grid™ True Grid? Elearnity are a long established and well-known learning analysts and consultants, who provide independent research in the UK and European Learning and Talent market, “drawing upon the insights and experience of our Corporate Research Network”. Elearnity retweeted the Epic statement without any qualification.