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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. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. The success of a product, and a business, can depend on it. Find your gaps.

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

eFront

Why do we train our employees? And like any spending in business, it should pay off. The achievement of strategic business objectives , of course. What Are Strategic Business Objectives? We know every business is different. Well, it depends on who you ask.

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. But how do you meet that challenge? Big data and business intelligence are not enough.

How Do You Get Leaders to Change?

CLO Magazine

Once the goal for the change is clear, the person must receive some sort of learning support or instruction on how to do the new behavior. Most leaders will agree that they often do not get the kind of attention they need to initiate substantial change. “When a gap has been identified, we expect them to be able to make the shifts on their own. Business leaders live and die by the numbers. ” Learning leaders also must speak the language of the business.

How to Support Culture and People during Learning Transformation

Watershed

explains the last two steps in the Global Dealer Learning (GDL) team’s change management process: Culture and People. As we covered in the previous post , Caterpillar’s Global Change Management Process evaluates transformation projects from four areas: Structure.

How to Make Your Workforce Development Program Work for You

KnowledgeCity

Is your company experiencing a skills gap ? Today’s younger workforce have grown up knowing technology, apps and the global economy move at such a rapid pace skills can become outdated within months or even weeks.

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

The world of work and business is always in flux. Monotony sets in and they are looking out the window, wondering if they could be doing better somewhere else. It shows that when employees are productively engaged and are learning, the results are positive for the business.

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. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients.

Corporate Training: It’s time to enter a new frontier

Axonify

How to measure, understand, and continuously optimize the business impact of learning. Here’s the startling truth: Business leaders spend $140B globally on training each year, but they have no idea whether or not training is moving the needle on any business initiative. Without the data and technology available to tie training to business results, it’s impossible to measure.

20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019

Docebo

Only 25% of high-performance organizations (and 10% of low performing organizations) are prepared for the capability gap arising from advance work automation. Session – The Business Case for Learning. Start with why – Align programs with the business.

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Train Where it Counts: Turn Work Into Your Main Learning Engine

Pract.us

Shifting the focus from general competency to specific work behaviors and shifting the environment from the classroom to the field will tie learning closer to business results. Most companies have identified important competencies for their businesses.

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

Back then, businesses: Identified their target markets and customer value propositions. To take advantage of all the tools and data available, marketers must be crystal clear on what they and their business are trying to accomplish, and why. By when do I need to achieve this goal?

How to Build Executive Alliances

CLO Magazine

In my mind, while this had optimized the various organizations — internal departments — it may not have optimized the overall business; all we had was optimized silos. At FedEx it’s a comprehensive look at the people, service and profit side of the business.”.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

Brenda Sugrue, EY’s global chief learning officer. She said those principles are the anchor from which she makes decisions in her role as global chief learning officer for EY, a $35 billion professional services organization with more than 260,000 people worldwide.

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10 Features that Make KITABOO Insight the Best Learning Platform for Remote Employees

Kitaboo

No one really anticipated a scenario where businesses would be left in a position to mandate remote working at such short notice. But unfortunately, it is amidst this chaos that many of them found out that they do not have the know-how to do so.

Designing a Learning Budget You Can Defend

CLO Magazine

And learning leaders must design budgets that deliver performance gains while being defensible and justifiable from a business standpoint. Identify and court supportive business stakeholders who can champion your efforts. Don’t wait until budget season to do that.”.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

If something isn’t done immediately, the business will soon face crippling leadership shortages. Growth, technology, globalization, culture change and leaders retiring all have conspired to create imminent leadership shortages beyond the limits of current or near-term capability.

Big Data for Learning: Practical Applications

Axonify

The answer is, we know it is! Big data cannot only align learning to job performance, but can inform strategic business decisions that have a huge impact on organizational success. What an employee knows directly impacts what he or she does on the job (we call that behavior).

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

We also considered business models, target customers, documented use cases and product differentiators in multiple categories: functionality, technology, system setup, ongoing support and pricing/license models. Now it is a business necessity. 3) Business Process Improvement.

7 best practices to create corporate training video content

Disprz

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? You will be surprised to know. The competition is increasing each day, and to stand apart, you need to do things differently and smartly. How will you do that?

Data Driven

Tony Karrer

Understanding this model is important in order to be able to apply it within different situations in order to help drive behavior change that ultimately leads to improvement in metrics. Overall, this approach had significant impact on key metrics, helped capture and spread best practices.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. How can you bridge this critical gap?

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

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Having business, content or reseller partners is a great way to expand reach but it does come with some administrative and managerial overhead. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Are you in the learning technology or content business ? Do your customers focus exclusively on employee training? As of today, they’re also in the extended enterprise learning business. Use this opportunity to fill gaps in your solution, so you’ll be prepared to pursue this high-growth market successfully. • Leave Your Trade Show Marketing Mindset Behind. You’re also part of the “suddenly remote” global training solution.

Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As your organization is growing, the natural course is for you to take your business across the borders, expanding into new markets and exploring new opportunities. As HR leaders of an expanding global organization, you need to know, especially because discerning how knowledgeable your staff is about other cultures, customs and communication norms is vital to a successful entrance into a new region. Do an Initial Assessment.

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Big Data for Learning: Practical Applications

Axonify

The answer is, we know it is! Big data cannot only align learning to job performance, but can inform strategic business decisions that have a huge impact on organizational success. We’ll also refer to Axonify’s specific capabilities because it’s the only learning solution that provides organizations with a way to capture learning and performance data, and tie it to business results. Big data can also help with business planning and decision-making.

10 New Years Resolutions for Learning and Development Professionals

Degreed

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got” -Henry Ford. We want to help them elevate what they can do in their role as well as provide visibility into career options. Support employees at the speed of business.

6 Tips for Landing a Job at a Startup

General Assembly

As a new entrant into the community you might feel like you have little to offer in return, but one of the biggest favors you can do for someone is just ask them questions about their work. When you tell people what you are looking for, you want them to think, “I know who you should talk to.”

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Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

And to get this behavior change, organizations must spend 15% of time “telling” the employee, 25% “giving” them the knowledge and skills to do it, and 60% of the time “incentivizing” the behavior change.

How to Get What You Want from Vendors

CLO Magazine

CLOs and learning leaders who have strong relationships with learning technology vendors know, when substantial learning technology investments are at the center of the conversation, honest and thorough discussions are vital. Kuzel: How do course corrections work?

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

looop

I know this from my years at Disney – and I knew then that training programmes and e-learning were not a reliable means for real performance improvement. I know this. We all know this. We know how adults learn. We know how to find learning needs.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

They are already the most prevalent generation in the workplace and are on track to comprise 50 percent of the workforce globally by 2020. Having grown up in the digital “public eye” of social media and instant feedback, they want to always know how they’re doing and what to do next.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! This is what is so badly needed in the new world of “finding time” to do what’s most important. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. Improve performance on key metrics. Learn to cut through the fog of metrics.