New White Paper: Training In Troubled Times

Upside Learning

MindLeaders’ white paper “Training In Troubled Times: Delivering on ‘What’s To Follow’ With Training” encourages organizations to take L&D decisions during a recession with two goals in mind: (i) surviving the current downturn and (ii) exploiting the upswing that will eventually follow. The white paper examines how training cost cuts may be perceived by different stakeholders (investors, customers, employees). Click here to download the white paper.

What Will Corporate Learners Remember from your Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The white paper includes eight strategies to improve learning and remembering. Organizations typically have business challenges to address and growth goals to reach. Imagine that you are in charge of designing and imple- menting a learning solution that addresses one of the business problems on the next page.


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Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. Businesses will follow. But it’s also happening in businesses as IT standards start toppling all over the place to handle trends such as “BYOD” (bring your own device) and the demise of the Blackberry.

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How to Update Your Business Continuity Plan in a Time of Crises


Hurricane season is in full swing, bringing with it the triple whammy of high winds, destructive water, and flying debris that can threaten your business and its workforce. The short answer is, “Update your Business Continuity Plan now.” . How Natural Disasters Impact Businesses.

Business Continuity: How Can Competency Management Help Now?


Tom Grobicki, Avilar CEO, has long been a proponent of using competency management programs for business continuity purposes. We had a chance to sit down with Tom for his perspective, lessons learned from previous business continuity challenges and practical tips for harnessing competency management in response to the current pandemic. In what way is competency management well-suited for business continuity planning, too?

Business Process, customer experience, IoT!

Origin Learning

Can IoT prove to be an integrating factor for diverse businesses in a dynamically-evolving digital environment? In such a scenario, “It’s important that leaders in more organizations investigate this incredible technology revolution and the impact it can have on their businesses,” opines Nicholas Butler, Senior Group Manager, Embedded Systems Product Marketing, National Instruments. IoT is all about re-imaging things: business process, customer experiences.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

L&D pros and instructional designers can choose what type of learner behaviour they wish to capture, dependent on the business and learner needs. Click here for our White Paper on how to use personalisation to drive engagement within online learning. . A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies appeared first on Growth Engineering. Is it finally time for SCORM, the specification superstar of the noughties, to move over for modern learning technology?

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How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads


With emerging competition in the world of digital marketing, marketers finding it challenging to generate new leads. Today, businesses experiment with quizzes to generate leads through audience interaction and engagement. When it comes to lead generation for your business, interactive content outshines the static one. We have 10 experts onboard to pen down their views on how businesses can grow and generate more leads by creating quizzes. Angela White.

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How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work


States and businesses around the country are starting to open back up from the COVID-19 pandemic disruption – and business leaders are preparing their people and spaces to return to on-site work. But we will not go back to business as usual. 1) The Best-Laid (Business Continuity) Plans … Are Faster to Adapt than No Plans at All. No one could have predicted the exact progression of COVID-19, including the business leaders who imagined – and planned for – a pandemic.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s white paper, which summarized seven of the emerging L&D trends for the year, was downloaded thousands of times because we increasingly need information that helps us sort through the trends and determine what’s really pressing for our organizations. Learning Trends and Technologies: New White Paper by Sharon Boller - This white paper was our single most downloaded piece of content in the calendar year.

How to Create a Skills Inventory and Why it’s Important


In business disruption, a skills inventory can help align company goals with employee performance. Business leaders are rapidly fashioning new ways of serving customers. Whether managing through a business disruption or operating business as usual, a skills inventory can help you align business goals and workforce performance. Skills inventories provide a wide range of benefits for business and HR leaders who drive strategic initiatives.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus


While the outbreak is not (yet) considered a pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the SARS-COV-2 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Not surprisingly, dozens of business leaders around the world have been warning investors of declining earnings – especially in the industrial, technology, travel and healthcare sectors. Does your business continuity plan include how to respond to pandemics?

Draw from New Buckets to Fill Your Non-Dues Revenue Needs

Blue Sky eLearn

Members are looking to their associations to be the ultimate resource to help them stay informed of pertinent industry information, solve problems they are facing in their businesses, find ways to collaborate and connect with other professionals, and help each other stay encouraged through crisis. Bucket 2: Webinars, Video & White Papers. Of course, all of this goes for written white papers as well.

The iPad and learning, education, and training: Is a learning revolution unfolding?

Bottom-Line Performance

Review my presentation and white paper to see what competitors to the iPad are emerging - and how they will go beyond what the iPad can do today. The business world is PC and they need PC tools that mirror what they have on their desktops/laptops. Tags: Mobile Learning emerging trends and technologies iPad mobile devices as learning tools I’ve watched eagerly as Apple moved from concept to launch with the iPad.

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Prepare your company for the future of Learning & Development


The Learning & Development industry is more challenging today than ever before, especially as many disruptive technologies are emerging. Many companies are also looking at business intelligence as a key element of their training strategies: this is why data analytics is becoming more important than ever. Download our “eLearning Trends 2018” white paper to learn more about the status of the L&D market and the biggest trends reshaping the L&D future in 2018.

The tech behind LXP de-mystified

Learning Pool

But the emergence of the learning experience platform (LXP) has brought a variety of new enabling technologies which might be less familiar to the average learning professional. Researching these technologies can be a time-consuming, bewildering and even frustrating business. LXP is an emerging market space, which inevitably means that information available on the web is likely to be partial, fragmentary and in some cases contradictory. Get the paper now.

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Are You Prepared for the Measles Outbreak to Hit Your Workforce?


Emergency preparedness starts with assessing your risk. There are no single set of “correct” policies, but your legal, HR, and business continuity team will need to think through how to continue providing a safe and secure work environment for all employees. There is lots of information about the measles and emergency preparedness online. is one site with good information about preparedness for businesses. Looking for Business Continuity planning tips?

Professional Development in 60 Seconds: Microlearning For Senior Leaders


An offsite scheduled weeks from a pressure cooker business situation doesn’t do much good. In the fast-moving and often uncertain climate of 21st century business, we need methods for training and development that are quick, effective, and provide our leaders with the information, know-how, and insight they need to shepherd our companies forward. Bit by bit, little by little, microlearning is emerging as perhaps the biggest opportunity we have for doing just that.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

Staying on top of digital trends is key to business survival. The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. For even more insights and strategies, download our exclusive white paper, 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation. business hiring tech leadership digital-transformation

Resilience Rises: 4 Top Competencies of HR Professionals


What emerged as a best practice during the lockdown, it seems, is now being touted as a best practice for doing business. No surprise, then, that as COVID-19 emerged, businesses around the world turned to their HR executives to guide employee wellbeing programs and practices.

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How to Model Great Leadership in Tough Times


Business continuity plans didn’t address social distancing, virtual meetings, and working from home. The CARES Act and PPP funding were nowhere on the hearts and minds of business owners or finance teams. Building Great Leadership in Tough Times.

Let’s Now Shift the Focus to Learning

Origin Learning

In the first IoT blog post , we shared some successful IoT business process and their experience. You will agree that smart and emerging technologies such as augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence are opening up new vistas for learning. Already, artificial intelligence is being used to test out interactivity with the help of dashboard skins and avatar creations so that the content is scripted or customized as per industrial and business environment needs.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work


We all know that future business leaders don’t emerge by chance. Before anyone can build the competencies they need to lead your teams and business, you have to be clear about which leadership competencies are most important for your organization.

8 Unconventional Ways to Discover Great Tech Talent

General Assembly

By Anand Chopra-McGowan and Deb Henretta The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. Companies of all sizes are constantly struggling to find and retain talent that can stay ahead of emerging technologies, and use them to drive business innovation and success. Get creative in your search, and strengthen your teams and business.

How to select candidates for executive coaching in your company

CLO Magazine

These programs, often offered to emerging, high-potential leaders, are a great way to build leadership bench strength across multiple functions and departments or to prepare an organization for emerging business challenges.

Let’s Now Shift the Focus to Learning

Origin Learning

In the first IoT blog post , we shared some successful IoT business process and their experience. You will agree that smart and emerging technologies such as augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence are opening up new vistas for learning. Already, artificial intelligence is being used to test out interactivity with the help of dashboard skins and avatar creations so that the content is scripted or customized as per industrial and business environment needs.

Workplace Learning 2025 – Lighting the fire of learning

Learning Pool

So says Maria Ho, associate director of research at the talent development organisation ATD, who notes that PDPs are a “best practice we have identified as being associated with business and learning success”. Six Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal


There’s no doubt that upskilling employees – improving and advancing skills to keep up with emerging technology, organization, and market demands – is a win-win for your company and your workforce.

Trends from LT17 - Part 1

Unicorn Training

It’s been a few days since the curtain came down on Learning Technologies so now is the perfect time to look beyond the event white noise and reflect on what we really learned from the 2017 conference and exhibition. Stargazing at the futureIn his ‘Future Learning’ lecture, Harold Jarche (Internet Time Alliance) highlighted how automation in business is creating demand for talent-led workforces.

How to Reach Your Competency Management Objectives in the Age of AI


Earlier this month, LinkedIn released its third annual LinkedIn Emerging Jobs list, highlighting the fastest-growing jobs around the world. Human-to-human relationships (still) form the foundation of successful businesses. Interestingly, the LinkedIn Emerging Jobs list highlights hiring growth in customer-facing roles such as customer success specialist and sales development representatives.

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Importance of Questions in the Concept Age

ID Reflections

I was reading the white paper “ The Art of Powerful Questions : Catalyzing Insight, Innovation and Action by Eric E Vogt, Juanita Brown, and David Isaac. I came across this paper via the World Cafe site: Conversation as a Co-evolutionary Force. I have quoted liberally from the paper below to substantiate my analysis of why this age demands that we develop the art of asking questions.

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How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials


They’ve emerged as the most racially and ethnically diverse adult generation we’ve seen (until Generation Z, which follows Millennials), helping to elect the country’s first black president. As global warming and other environmental and social challenges have emerged, they blame previous generations for neglecting or exacerbating those problems. Business writing, business communications, and in-person speaking are all essential leadership competencies.

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. Enter ‘Embedded Performance Support’ — performance support that is embedded in the business process (and hence the workflow of the employees) that helps make support more efficient and effective. White Papers/Documents.

Benefits of Using RPA for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

The advantages of HTML5 are too lucrative for businesses and help them transform the whole content delivery and management experience. Switching from Flash to HTML5 can help businesses-. The end of Flash has come as good news to most businesses. We have discussed in detail how the content industry can benefit most from the conversion in our Fast-tracking Flash to HTML5 Conversion – Modernization with a Purpose white paper.

Amazon’s Big HQ2 Decision Put the Spotlight on Competencies


Like other large technology companies, Amazon has an ever-growing need for people with technology skills to support their business. Business leadership. As Amazon sets its sights on spanning multiple markets , its HQ2 decision must have taken into account the specialized business management talent that New York has to offer. When they map current workforce competencies against business priorities, changing workforce demographics and potential new market, answers emerge.

The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory


Business Continuity Planning: Skills inventories help you analyze the losses when multiple employees are out of the office due to a natural disaster, disease outbreak, or worse. PRO TIP: Check for skills that are core to serving your customers – as well as those you’d need to handle a disease outbreak or an emergency. . Read our white paper, Before Disaster Strikes: Building Your Crisis Management Plan from Your Skills Inventory as one example of how skills inventories can help.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

And the gap between the skills workers have and the skills companies need is growing wider as workers struggle to keep pace with emerging technologies in fast-growing industries. and what policymakers, learning and development providers, and business leaders should be doing to prepare for it. Navigating the Future of Work Through a Global Lens In our new white paper , which we developed in collaboration with Whiteboard Advisors and features a foreword from former Acting U.S.

What type of innovation is the Learning Experience Platform?

Learning Pool

Greg Satell, writing in the Harvard Business Review, identified 4 distinctly different types of innovation. In Learning Pool’s recent white paper, Powering the Modern Learning Experience , our Chief Product Officer, Ben Betts, and John Helmer FLPI touch on the question of what type of innovation an LXP represents? In the course of their analysis, they cited an article in the Harvard Business Review by Greg Satell, The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve.

Placing Employee Experience at the Core of Onboarding Programs

Learning Wire

Download our white paper by clicking here ! Today, understanding and optimizing User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX) has emerged as a key strategic priority for business leaders. A recent study by Mercer found that over 90% of organizations anticipated an increase in competition for talent compounded by more competition from emerging markets (1).

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

The main reason that we are witnessing an emergence of diversified solutions to complement the LMS, is because the LMS has been lagging behind in specific areas. This isn’t surprising: it emerged in an e-learning and HR centric world, one which has since then become much more complex. The problem: The data that LMS’s provide is often not pertinent, reliable or complete enough to improve the learning strategy and business processes.