This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Learning Strategy, #EdTech apps for iPhone and ROI of #TinCanAPI

Bottom-Line Performance

We hear it every day from clients: if businesses have not already deployed iPads, they are planning to do so in the near future. How to design good educational apps for the iPhone. And why does TinCan matter to businesses? How the Experience API (TinCan) will help your business. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss.

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Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

EPISODE 33 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you want to communicate with business leaders about the value of learning programs or technology, training ROI can be a powerful tool. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Every learning practitioner can benefit from understanding business and financial fundamentals – regardless of whether your programs serve internal or external audiences. Around that same time, the training ROI movement started ramping up. That is not part of ROI.

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Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! Starting last week, we challenged four small businesses in the Lansing, Michigan area to "test drive" Camtasia Studio and/or Camtasia for Mac in their business setting for four weeks. For our first week, we asked each business to give us some insight into who they are, what they do, and how screencasting might fit in with some of their goals for the year.

Podcast 37: How to Pivot to Digital Education – With Ashish Rangnekar

Talented Learning

For many years, Ashish has been focused on providing platform solutions that help organizations create and deploy impactful, modern, ROI generating, competency-based, gamified, adaptive, micro, digital education for trade associations as well as education and training companies. My goal was to go to a top business school and for that I was preparing for my GMAT exam. Next question – how has the worldwide pandemic impacted your business?

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

In the past, the hosted LMS was the only way to do business, but future-forward businesses have moved into a new age. In this day and age, kids have hover-boards, our iPhones have facial recognition, and self driving cars are being introduced to the public.

2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??

Docebo

Before you even start looking at pricing, you should look at how expensive your current problems are to your business. When someone shows up to work, whether they do an exemplary job or an extremely poor one, it costs businesses money.

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LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

The most effective learning is through experience, and the biggest reason companies should provide hands-on training is to reap the greatest training ROI. Combine that with reflection time and feedback, and you have the best training scenario and ROI!” – Laurie Sudbrink, Unlimited Coaching Solutions , Forbes.com. When considering ROI for your company, hardware costs are often at the top of the expense list.

6 Key Benefits of Using Automated PDF to ePUB Converters

Kitaboo

By converting PDF to ePUB3 , you can allow your readers to enjoy reading across different devices including iPads, iPhones, and other popular eBook readers. Higher ROI because of automation is one of the other key advantages of PDF to ePUB converters. Improving Employee Productivity and Business Outcomes with Corporate Training Apps. In the last few years, people’s interest in eBook readers has grown significantly.

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Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

According to UC Berkeley business professor, David Teece , “a capability is a set of learned processes and activities that enable a company to produce a particular outcome.” Dynamic capabilities are not just collections of specific skills but include business models and organizational cultures that define “the way things are done around here.”. Similarly, Blackberry and Nokia were unable to leverage stacks of intellectual property to stave off the iPhone.

Go Slow, Quickly: Make the Move to Mobile

CLO Magazine

They were prepared to look for the business ROI and roll out innovative solutions that delivered. If you are hesitating now with mobile, in wait-and-see mode or too busy with today’s demands, then it is time to take deliberate action and get started. Once you live with the possibilities for a while, you will see the significant business opportunity to develop your strategy and become a hero. It’s time to get on the mobile bandwagon.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director. Mel Aclaro - Business Casual Mel has a lot of interesting topics, but clearly a lot around social topics ( Social Media , Social Networks , LinkedIn , Twitter , RSS , Social Network , Facebook ), but keep him in mind for Streaming , Privacy , and Internationalization. We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

According to UC Berkeley business professor, David Teece , “a capability is a set of learned processes and activities that enable a company to produce a particular outcome.” Dynamic capabilities are not just collections of specific skills but include business models and organizational cultures that define “the way things are done around here.”. Similarly, Blackberry and Nokia were unable to leverage stacks of intellectual property to stave off the iPhone.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. Case studies featuring accelerated ROI with tens of thousands of learners (or more!) As such, most business-centric social interactions must to seamlessly integrated into the enterprise learning environment and at every mobile access point too.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Look for businesses you love, people you know, or news sources you read. Well if that’s the case, I expect to see TweetDeck start to make some noise in the business community. For those of you that are unaware of TweetDeck, it is essentially a social media aggregator (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Buzz, Foursquare and MySpace) that can be used on almost any device (PC, iPhone, Android, iPad, Google Chrome, and more).

HarperCollins’ Challenge

looop

80 percent of the business would never have taken part in face-to-face training; it might have been 30 or 40 percent in the old model. When it comes to adapting traditional business models to modern technology, HarperCollins are leaders – not followers. The organization had been through a lot of change in terms of their business model. Once John had played with the program and saw the videos we had shot on an iPhone, he got it – and he loved it.

Save the Learners! Build an Open and Shut Serious Game Strategy

Cinecraft

Here our concentration is on serious games, which in learning and development is the introduction of game mechanics to a skill or behavior simulation that impacts business objectives. Start with a needs analysis to understand the primary business objective or key performance indicators, in other words, how will the training impact business. Here’s a breakdown of the steps to follow: Start with a needs analysis and make sure you show the business impact.

LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Fallacy of Open/Closed Culture in Social Business Design - Skilful Minds , September 22, 2009. Using Social Network Analysis in Social Business Design - Skilful Minds , September 23, 2009. A Change of Focus for the iPhone and Training - Engaged Learning , September 21, 2009. Crowdsourcing as a tool for new media marketing, stories and plot development - Business Casual , September 20, 2009. Web 2.0 & ROI - Web 2.0 Best of eLearning Learning.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

In my interactions with various business owners & training managers I’ve found a performance support initiative gets the management nod more easily as compared to a training initiative. Evidently, the management believes the advantage of a performance support initiative is immediate, and promises better ROI. Mobile apps are big business. Today there are hundreds of apps for education available on the Apple Appstore – here’s a big list of iPhone apps for education.

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

Blackboard also just introduced a BlackBerry application to work alongside their current Apple iPhone offerings. An Apple iPhone 3G can now be purchased new for US$99 (plus data plan of course) – this sets the price bar at an approachable level for virtually anyone who wants a smartphone and other vendors must cover Apple's bet here too. OnPoint also co-wrote a chapter for the upcoming ASTD book on new technologies on the ROI of mobile learning solutions.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Hot Topic #6 – Mobile , Mobile Learning and iPhone. iPhone…The Ultimate Learning Device (My 10 Top Learning Apps) , October 6, 2009. Educational iPhone Apps to Make You Smarter , October 8, 2009. How do develop web content on the iPhone , January 29, 2009. Determining the ROI of Enterprise 2.0 | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com , April 15, 2009.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

iPod examples Business English in Japan Report includes examples and case studies. blogging from your iPhone). Business Drivers -- Why Do This? David) There will be 9x more smart phones in 2011 than there are today (PDAs, blackberries) M-Learning supports best practices in pedagogy (being able to reinforce content) Just-in-time vs. formal learning From mobile consumer to mobile producer Its a key issue to be able to integrate with many back-end business systems.

What is Microlearning

Adobe Captivate

Multi-Platform: In today’s, busy world employees might be learning at their desks, on the train or bus or even while having breakfast or lunch. What access to devices will the learners have to complete microlearning, smartphones, laptop, PC, iPhone, Android or Windows systems? If microlearning is not short, focused and multi-platformed, then it may not achieve the ROI that you are expecting from the curriculum. What is Microlearning?

Training - Performance Support - Learning - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Realism also adds credibility to a training course, which is quite important to the busy, cynical, or tired employee. iPhone makes data look sexy - The E-Learning Curve , July 15, 2009. How to share a link to a specific timecode in YouTube video - Business Casual , July 9, 2009. What’s the ROI of a Screencast? eLearning Learning Hot List. July 10, 2009 to July 17, 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Companies are increasingly seeking true ROI on these systems and some canned reports do not deliver the slicing and dicing of data needed. Expansion into the SBM (Small Business Market). acceptance of Droid (yes or no) and Iphone or Ipod (many state Iphone as a yes). However, since the Iphone at this time is exclusive with AT&T, how will the vendor – mobile or LMS, handle this issue?

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Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Interestingly, I was picture-tweeting my holiday during that period using TwitPic (on my IPhone). It’s an intriguing read, with several interesting case studies from organisations that are using social media to advance their business goals. What will be a huge shock is that training directors, trainers, and instructional designers must develop new skills in order to stay relevant in 21st century business.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon - Ignatia Webs , February 25, 2010 Exactly what it says - Mobile Moodle coming soon. Eight Tips for LMS Implementation - Upside Learning Blog , February 17, 2010 In the past I have written a few posts mainly focused on making the process of selecting the right LMS for your business need – be it internal training management or selling training as a business. Best of eLearning Learning.

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

This misunderstanding has led us to countless, pointless discussions about lots of issues but ROI makes a great example (you cant really measure whats going on in someones head can you? - We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isnâ??t Apple/iPhone/iPod. e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). Facebook Profile. flickr. flick r.com.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs

Mark Oehlert

I think the visualization aspect is interesting but I havent deceided yet if the ROI from that aspect is worth the effort. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda.

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LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Amy Graff: I teach students going into business (online). Holly MacDonald: We need to talk about outcomes and business results within our orgs/with clients, not focus on "how" - that is stuff that we talk about with each other. Thank you Apple with the iPhone! Jon Folkestad: business owners usually know the business better than the LO. Moderator (Clark Quinn): ROI *can* Lead you awry, focus on need to impact business success by facilitating performance.