Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

According to data from the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, 75 percent of surveyed L&D professionals have adopted — fully or to some extent — social learning technologies into their learning strategy (Figure 1).

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

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. A simple email, instant message or call is enough to share regular feedback.

Part 2: The Mentality Behind Measurement

CLO Magazine

Once a social learning strategy is in place, learning leaders should measure it as they would any other initiative to determine if it’s working, if it’s solving a business need and how it can be improved. For example, prior to introducing a facet of social learning to a sales team, learning leaders should pinpoint a tangible output such as a performance metric — improve sales or improve product knowledge — that can be tracked.

What is an LMS?

Mindflash

Interaction between and among students, such as instant messaging, email, and discussion forums. Control over access and class groupings according to a number of metrics, such as geography, involvement in a particular project, or levels of security clearance.

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6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity

eFront

For all the improvements in communications, business IT, collaboration tools and technology in general, running a productive team remains as hard as it ever was. Other kinds of businesses, such as an IT consultancy or a law firm can do something similar by measuring hours billed.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

What is your instant reaction? [ ] Write an explanation and email it back. [ ] Find a link and send it to the person. [ ] Tell the person to use keywords and search online. It was faster for me to use Monosnap, a tool that allows me to instantly capture screens, annotate them and get a URL.

Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

Dan Pontefract, head of learning and collaboration at Telus, has gone beyond courses to include coaching and job aids, micro-blogging, community forums, instant messaging and virtual worlds. As a strategic solution, pay serious attention to the investment business case. Tie execution to organizational outcomes, and ensure that learning actually has an impact on business metrics.

LMSs that kick ass: GeoLearning

Janet Clarey

technologies like Chat, instant messaging, email, file sharing and uploading, resource library, blogging, wikis, discussion groups and RSS feeds. To be successful, companies must be able to incorporate on-demand learning opportunities, just-in-time training, on-the-job-training, as well as the technologies that enable informal learning like blogs, wikis and instant messaging.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

The accelerating rate of change in business forces everyone in every organization to make a choice: learn while you work or become obsolete. Facility for online discussion, instant messaging, video conferencing. They use the same networks and social media as the business itself.

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