Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. I do believe that agile software development can offer us even more very practical ‘best practices’ that we can apply to eLearning. The idea is to go over the process of agile software development at easygenerator and translate that into eLearning development. I will start with the ‘long term planning’: The road map and how to connect learning to your business goals.

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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. ELearning. How does this apply to eLearning? The problem/goal is a business problem/goal of your company or client and if you or any of the team members don’t buy it, you have a big problem. It is also a very different attitude to planned development. Post 2: Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Agile eLearning development (6): Recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. A must read for anyone involved in eLearning development. Business goals and road maps. Part of the growing up from eLearning is that it becomes part of the business and therefore must contribute to the business goals. This post describes some techniques from an agile method that can be applied to eLearning one-on-one.

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Top eLearning Development Companies for Enterprises & SMBs

Hurix Digital

As enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) need to train their employees on their unique products and services, they have to increasingly rely on eLearning solutions that align with their business goals. Enterprises need custom-developed eLearning solutions that project their brand, culture and values, while enabling them to meet their learning and development needs. The company offers custom eLearning, mLearning and rapid learning solutions.

Franchise Custom Elearning Development

Learnkit

One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. One place we most often see the missed opportunity to leverage elearning is in the world of franchising. Franchises, with their diverse populations and geographically spread locations, can greatly benefit from custom elearning solutions. Online Franchise Training that Produces Measurable Bottom-line Business Results.

Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

We launched our new free eLearning software and our booth had so many visitors that I haven’t been able to attend a single session at the conference, no sessions reports from me this time. So for day one I will limit myself to my presentation on agile eLearning development. We launched it successfully, you can check this new eLearning software out by yourself. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

When we start on a new version of easygenerator we will from a business perspective assign priorities to the user stories. Very large developments (epic) stories are divided into smaller stories that fit in one sprint. The development team will give rough estimations on the stories with the highest priorities (the ‘must haves’ and ‘need to haves’). An ideal way to time box development. eLearning. Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

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Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Online courses are increasingly supplementing traditional instructor-led courses both in educational institutions and business organizations because they help to reduce administrative costs and classroom rentals. However, these savings come at an initial cost – the cost of investing in an eLearning development tool , which is used to develop and implement these online courses; and train staff in course creation and administration. What is an eLearning development tool?

Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

Stuck in an eLearning development rut? We’re excited to bring you two guest presenters who use their unique backgrounds and skills to help people get better eLearning content—Carmen Simon and Ivan Bigney. Ivan Bigney is an eLearning Brothers Custom Solutions Consultant and a regular in the local improv comedy scene here. One of the biggest problems with business content is that audiences forget 90% of what you share after 2 days.

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Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. He just launched a kickstarter project to find funding for the further development of the app. He shared his experiences on agile development with me and I thought that that would add to my story, so here it is. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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New Must-Have Tools for eLearning Developers

eLearning Company

Cloud computing and cloud-based services have revolutionized they way we do business. With the introduction of cloud-based services such as Articulate Rise, for example, eLearning developers and learning experience designers have been enjoying … Continue reading "New Must-Have Tools for eLearning Developers". The post New Must-Have Tools for eLearning Developers appeared first on eLearning Company Blog

Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

I love agile development. We use it at Easygenerator to develop our software. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. For me one of the biggest benefits of agile development is that you involve your client in the development process, that is what makes the biggest difference.

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Custom eLearning Development: When Does It Make Sense?

eLearning Brothers

In many situations, an eLearning template can work wonders. That’s why custom eLearning development exists–not every course is a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Trust us, we know templates like it’s nobody’s business, but we also know that situations often arise where a ground-up approach would be the more palatable, and we have an entire team devoted to that purpose. In the end, we were able to develop a course with a triple purpose.

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How To Build A Business Case For Outsourcing eLearning Development

eLearning Industry

There are several compelling reasons to go for outsourcing the development of online learning. This article offers 5 tips that will help you build a strong and convincing business case for outsourcing your eLearning initiatives. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Outsourcing

Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Amongst the challenges that Learning and Development teams and Learning Consultants face today, the top 2 pertaining to training would be: 1) How to increase the efficacy of training?, and 2) What learning strategies should be adopted to ensure that the learning and business mandates are met? In this article I will outline 5 tips for innovative eLearning development that will help organizations improve efficacy of training by making the learning stick.

Readymade vs Custom eLearning development- Which one is better?

Pinlearn

With a massive demand for eLearning courses in different areas, it’s now a fact that starting an eLearning platform like Udemy, Coursera, Lynda, etc. could be a highly profitable business idea in 2019. However, this idea also puts the eLearning entrepreneurs in a dilemma – “whether to buy a ready-made eLearning software or custom eLearning development?”. What is a custom eLearning software? What is a readymade eLearning software?

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India.

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Best Practices for Selecting an eLearning Development Company

dVinci Interactive

Best Practices for Selecting an eLearning Development Company With eLearning playing an increasingly vital role in business success, finding the right eLearning development company becomes a crucial first step. In today’s highly competitive economic environment, organizations are developing eLearning courses to train their workforces, provide additional value to customers, and generate revenue.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India.

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eLearning Development India: Results of Salary Survey 2009

Upside Learning

This year the survey got over 100 responses from eLearning professionals in India – up from 54 last year. At such a growth rate this survey has the potential to be a good benchmarking source for Indian eLearning companies. Variable pay - 75% of eLearning professional with salaries higher than INR 500,000 have a variable pay component. I‘m confident that eLearning is on the rise and that this situation will change in the next 6 months at most other companies too.

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years.

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Webinar: Turning a Culture of Learning into Business as Usual

eLearning Brothers

We were joined by Mark Rivera, Talent Development Partner at Lloyd’s for a webinar discussing ways to make sure your organization’s learning culture is positive, productive, and business-building. eLearning custom eLearning development Professional Development Webinars learning cultur

3 ways Outsourcing Elearning Development can reduce training costs

Learnkit

Many organizations need help building effective elearning for their people so they turn to elearning development agencies ( like Learnkit ) to outsource elearning production. While these organizations need the expertise of an agency to build training, many of them get an initial sticker shock when discussing the price of outsourcing elearning. By outsourcing your elearning, you can create scalable solutions on demand.

Readymade Course or Custom eLearning Development – When to Choose What?

Enyota Learning

eLearning content comes in different sizes and formats with endless combinations to suit the different needs of different organizations across diverse industries. When you are looking to implement an eLearning strategy in your organization, you will inevitably face the decision of either choosing a bunch of readymade courses or developing a custom eLearning program. The post Readymade Course or Custom eLearning Development – When to Choose What?

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

EI Design

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development. eLearning has the potential to reduce the combined cost by as much as 70%.

Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. Agile development offers a range of best practices that are relatively easy to implement. Agile development works in short sprints (one or 2 weeks). After every sprint there is a demo where the development team shows the result of the work of the past sprint. It is the ideal way of involving your client in the development process. Post 3: Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

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Why do we teach Agile to elearning developers?

Torrance Learning

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.”. Our business is custom elearning development, not project management training. elearning LLAMA NewsThis is the preamble to the Agile Manifesto ( www.agilemanifesto.org ) and it’s one of the most important pieces of the whole thing, as far as we’re concerned. It means we’ve learned this by experimenting, by failing, by tweaking and by trying again.

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What is Rapid Learning (or Rapid eLearning Development)?

Webanywhere

Are your content development costs far higher than you expected? Rapid development is changing the landscape of eLearning. With L&D costs under the microscope like never before, it’s essential that you include rapid development in your training environment. Rapid development is the best way to get time-critical training out to your people, without question. But the difference with a rapid development approach is reported as a 40% reduction. eLearnin

6 Takeaways From Over 6000 Hours Of Custom eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

This article is triggered by our global ranking in the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies For 2015. Custom eLearning Development: 6 Takeaways From Our Experience. Agile development methodology. Our Offshore Development model.

eLearning Development: It’s Easier When Slides Have Jobs

eLearningArt

It’s time to move over to program development, at last! So why does the elearning development step often feel so exasperating?? Recently, I realized something I wish I’d realized sooner: Anything that simplifies slide-level decision making speeds up the program development process. Simplified decision making makes the nitty-gritty of workplace learning development easier and — my personal gold standard — more fun.

Send Us—and Accessible Elearning Development—to SXSW EDU 2018!

The Learning Dispatch

Designing for Access” Friends and partners, we have a chance to present an accessible elearning workshop at the SXSW EDU 2018 Conference and Festival next spring. It’s the SXSW-connected event in Austin for education, training, and professional development. The annual four-day event affords registrants open access to engaging sessions, immersive workshops, interactive learning experiences, film screenings, early-stage startups, business opportunities and networking.

How can I start my own e-learning business?

Pinlearn

Starting an e-learning business is one of the most trending business in 2019. As the sphere of e-learning is getting enlarged with more courses and genres, online tutoring businesses has become prevalent across the globe. Maybe, it’s a time to grow beyond YouTube, and start your own e-learning business to make better money; somewhat similar to Udemy, Coursera, Khan Academy, or Edx? How to start your e-learning business? . Night School business model.

The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Recently I was asked about common issues for our clients to be aware of when contracting for custom elearning. As elearning project manager , I’m going to provide an overview of the stages involved in developing custom training, and what you can do to keep the project on track and within budget as we go through those stages. Three Stages All Custom Elearning Projects Go Through. At its most basic level, creating custom elearning involves three stages: 1.

5 Advantages of Custom Elearning Development for In-House Learning Teams

Learnkit

Elearning has been around for a couple decades, and it is only the past few years that organizations have really started to understand the dynamic benefits that custom elearning development can deliver to business results. Gone are the days of stale powerpoint decks being passed off as intelligent elearning. The trouble is, building the competency in-house to fully reap the benefits of custom elearning development can be challenging – and costly!

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development. eLearning has the potential to reduce the combined cost by as much as 70%.

How Design Thinking Can Enrich eLearning Development

SHIFT eLearning

In business, it has represented a disruption from the traditional way of thinking and coming up with new ideas. Design Thinking is a problem-solution and creative-solution creation method. In the world of design, it is the logical process designers undergo when creating a new product or service. What sets this method apart and what has made it a corporate must-have is it focuses in understanding the problem and the context first before even thinking about implementing solutions.

Obsidian Learning Among the Top eLearning Development Companies for 3rd Year in a Row

Obsidian Learning

Obsidian Learning’s winning streak continues with the announcement that they are among eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Development Companies for 2018.