Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

In this section, we focus on how learning has pervaded every sphere of life in a manner that is informal and social. Learning is happening all the time, and by extremely informal means, in and around the organization especially by the Millennials – the Gen Y, that is.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The business model and operating principles in today’s organizations hinge on “making” profit through the deft use of limited resources in an organized manner. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”.

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Continuous Learning is strategic to business

Origin Learning

With information overload, learners need to sieve relevant content. However, in a digitized world of doing business, people have to stay updated on a continuous basis.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

Motivation > Information”. Why Motivation > Information. On the other hand, motivated people who don’t have the information they need try to find it. Most Training Doesn’t Address Motivation, It Addresses Information. It’s pretty easy to give people information.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

busy trainers? steps (probably one of many) you’re taking to help the organization achieve its business. Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. After the course provides information on planning the work and an activity.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. By the close of the workshop, you will be able to… understand what informal learning is, how it works, why it’s important. Informal Learning Just Jay

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

What is Informal Learning?

Growth Engineering

According to supporters of the 70:20:10 framework, informal learning could form up to a whopping 90% of everything we take in! Informal learning. Informal learning can take place at any time, completely unannounced. Informal learning on the other hand is like riding a bike.

5 Ways to Drive Business Leaders to Buy eLearning

eLearning Brothers

She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. Have you ever been in the position of needing to “sell” business leaders on the value of eLearning? The post 5 Ways to Drive Business Leaders to Buy eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

helps remove the friction of accessing training, ensures your external teams are well-informed. training can have a huge impact on your business. The importance of up-to- date information Things move fast and product training must keep. accurate information. business.

5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

” In our previous post , we offered five top business reasons for using xAPI. Connect Learning to Business Objectives. Figure 1: Connect Learning to Business Objectives. It’s time for L&D professionals to get out of the spreadsheet business.

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21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)

eLearning Brothers

Use this instead – Completely Transparent, Revealing Information. This expression comes from an illegal investment scheme to grow companies for the sole purpose of selling it regardless of what corners are cut or how making short term decisions hurt the business long term.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

4 Steps for Tying Corporate Learning to Business Results

Axonify

For L&D to prove real business value, it’s more important than ever to couple employee learning more tightly to business results. To achieve any business outcome, employee knowledge and behaviors must be aligned with this outcome.

Why Businesses Should Veto Traditional Training

TOPYX LMS

What type of training model does your business use? If you’re still conducting in-person training, there’s a good chance your employees are not digesting the information being presented to them.

Gamification in Common Business Scenarios [Infographic]

CommLab India

It adds “fun” to serious training programs and at the same time, helps learners immerse themselves, retain the information longer, and also reinforces their knowledge. When it comes to business scenarios, Gamification can help in many ways.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

Most business managers know intuitively that we learn our jobs by doing our jobs. Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress.

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3 Types of Business Training Games

Designing Digitally

One of the more recent yet effective methods of business training is gamification. Compared to the conventional training practices, games enjoy a higher level of engagement and you can communicate more information to the learners in a shorter time period.

Are Managers Too Busy to Learn?

The Peformance Improvement

using the excuse that they are too busy. In the blog post titled, Are the managers you’re training “too busy”?, One of the barriers to creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is the no-time myth.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business

eLearning Brothers

Social selling is all about connecting with your prospective clients in a place they’re already spending time, actively listening to their needs, and providing information that is meaningful and doesn’t ask for anything in return. LinkedIn: Get busy on LinkedIn.

4 Ways Gamification Drives Business Results

Bottom-Line Performance

What’s the value of a more informed sales rep? These types of results are hard to quantify, yet they drive meaningful value for a business. There are still plenty of ways gamification can drive business results within an organization.

Business Process, customer experience, IoT!

Origin Learning

Can IoT prove to be an integrating factor for diverse businesses in a dynamically-evolving digital environment? IoT is all about re-imaging things: business process, customer experiences. Gone are the days when information silos were in operation and things were done sequentially.

Get Down to Business with Storyline

eLearning Brothers

Trade and business are what drive the economy. Most business happens in offices large and small throughout the world, whether these be small businesses operating out of someone’s apartment or Fortune 500 companies based in gargantuan skyscrapers.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

Developments in information technology affect every nook and corner of the business world – creating leading trends that dictate business discourse and atmosphere. These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning.

Microlearning: Leveraging Your Business Results From Effective Training

G-Cube

With the complete overhaul of thinking ability, technology has also changed the ways employees do their jobs and look for information for improvement. As learners become more informed and have control over when and where to learn, they expect same level of control in their training.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

I fear that charlatans and dummies are taking informal learning down the same road. An Informal Learning Sequel? While it took six years to arrive, informal learning has become L&D’s flavor of the day. You nurture informal learning; micro-managing chokes it off.).

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

Given that knowledge sharing and knowledgebuilding are much more than an exchange of information and updates and involvesthe realm of tacit knowledge, it is critical that we build trust first. Enter social business! Even as organizations invest in social platforms to conducttheir day to day to business, online communities are taking over real worldteams. social_business tacit Knowledge Management Tacit knowledge Knowledge Flow John Hagel

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Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Preso: This iPad app is a handy way to annotate images, add narration, and quickly make informal training videos on your tablet. The post Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading appeared first on Bottom-Line Performance.

Employ the right business tools to cultivate employee engagement

InsiderHub

Engaging, motivating, and retaining talent in today’s business environment is becoming more competitive. Contact us today for more information. The post Employ the right business tools to cultivate employee engagement appeared first on Collect My Thoughts.

Brandon Hall Group: Companies see real business results with a new LMS

Docebo

For more information, download the new Brandon Hall Group infographic showing a positive correlation between companies implementing a new training platform and growth in their bottom line. The post Brandon Hall Group: Companies see real business results with a new LMS appeared first on Docebo.

What Business Application Training Accomplishes

Gyrus

What Business Application Training Accomplishes. By instilling basic business skills courses within your program employees can quickly obtain the business skills they do not know they require to succeed in their roles.

5 Steps for Writing Better Business Reports

KnowledgeCity

Writing a business report can be one of the most difficult writing tasks we face in the workplace. In fact, people often cringe at the mere thought of writing a “business report.” If you’re looking to improve your business report writing quickly, follow these five simple steps.

Do Your Employees Understand How Business Works?

CLO Magazine

You’d think, by the time professionals enter the workforce they’d have mastered certain skills, like business acumen, but no. This content covers skills in business strategy, financial management, marketing and sales.

Let’s Dance — and Improve Business Performance

CLO Magazine

In her forthcoming book, “The Dance of the Business Mind,” Nazemoff explains how mapping one’s business strategy, much like a choreographer would plan a routine, helps create a plan of action before taking the stage — or boardroom, as the case may be.

Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part One)

Riptide Software

It is without question that training employees is incredibly important to the business function and future of the organization as a whole. Our community is filled with passionate and educated individuals who are true examples of problem solvers.

5 ways elearning can support business change

Sponge UK

Increasingly, the degree to which businesses can adapt positively and quickly to change is driving their success. Learning innovation Businesses that are digitally transforming their learning are seeing results. How well does your organisation deal with change?

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Small businesses don’t have a ton of money to throw at training. Even the most cost effective program wastes resources if you aren’t training people in skills that improve your business. Your super stars may bring in more business because they’re great with customers.

Business = service

Jay Cross

Until recently, I didn’t appreciate how fortunate I’d been to land in classes at Harvard B-School where folks like Earl Sasser, Ted Leavitt, Jim Heskett, and Daryl Wycoff were creating the foundations of looking at service as a way of business. This is important.