DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

Challenge to Learn

During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience. I did notice that gap at other conferences as well, but in my opinion that gap is widening. And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development.

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How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

With most economies quickly moving towards knowledge-resourced survival strategies, eLearning is the most sought-after knowledge management pedagogy. Without the right eLearning business model, your eLearning venture may sink before it launches!

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business

ProProfs

The emergence of social media challenged businesses to optimize performance in many areas but what they should certainly be given credit for is making companies dependent on this viable medium beyond what they could have ever imagined. Strengthen knowledge.

How Businesses Can Evaluate Online Training ROI & Performance

ProProfs

You feel relaxed after launching the big online training initiative and suddenly these questions start to haunt you: “How do I know if my learners understood the material or not? One can say that businesses are more committed to training employees nowadays. Want to know how?

Consultation/Training Needs Analysis checklist

ID Reflections

What is the nature of the business the organization is in? Is there a stated training need, i.e., has clear areas of performance gaps been identified by the LoB manager/training department? What is the gap that is being sought to be fulfilled. Does the top management believe in or is willing to open up to the e-learning approach? It is not really possible to do a one-on-one mapping of a training program—be it e-learning, ILT, blended, etc.—with

Retaining Your Company’s Knowledge through eLearning

TalentLMS

By now, what we call the “2020 Information Age”, knowledge has become an asset. As a business organization, operating to improve and diversify assets, you may be wondering how on earth did an asset become: A. Think: Knowledge + Management = Knowledge Management.

15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

The digital workplace is truly disrupting all business, and learning is no exception. Knowledge and skills now have a short shelf-life and one-size-fits-all training is no longer adequate to meet the unique needs of learners. This implies aligning L&D strategy to business and learner needs: we need to ensure that there is a clear line of sight between L&D activity and organizational performance. Business transformation case. knowledge, skills, mindset)?

The Importance of Data Reporting in Learning Management System

ProProfs

But until you know what areas bother learners the most, your courses won’t lead you anywhere. Run polls, surveys, and questionnaires to assess the gaps in such courses and fill them all, one at a time. Do the course needs further simplification of complex concepts?

Are you using your Intellectual Assets: Re-defining eLearning

TalentLMS

These are your “knowledge brokers”. They are the main “know how” individuals, whose loss (as in brain drain in the form of a resignation) would prove fatal to an area of your business. The one sting that hurts a training manager the most, is a failed eLearning program.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge. Many existing knowledge management systems are hamstrung by hierarchical silos.

6 Clear Signs That Show Your Organization Needs an LMS Software

ProProfs

You can bank on a Learning Management System (LMS) for an effective and sustainable outcome. But how do you know that the time is ripe for your organization to embrace such a software platform? Here are six obvious indications that your business badly needs an LMS software.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about the shifts required by L&D to meet the connected and collaborative knowledge economy for some time now. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How.

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Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge. Many existing knowledge management systems are hamstrung by hierarchical silos.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

Change 173

5 Ways to Create an eLearning Course on a Shoestring Budget

ProProfs

Small business owners and individual trainers think that creating good online courses require huge expenses and expert assistance, which isn’t the case. Want to know how? Want to know why? Also, circulate the course among internal teams to cover the gaps before it goes live.

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

While we would love to think that employees will--seeing the looming complexities and unpredictability of work today--become self-driven, autonomous learners keen to acquire all the skills and knowledge required, this is not what usually happens.

Skills 158

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

For many training managers and directors, the position of chief learning officer represents a career path. That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board. Strategic Management.

CLO 82

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. The baby boomers are retiring taking their tacit knowledge and experience with them.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

What makes knowledge so hard to capture? Want to know what was missing? The tricky tacit and explicit knowledge sharing. In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies.

KM 83

9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning

ProProfs

Well, you should go for microlearning because it drives knowledge retention and improves performance. They can turn to tools like YouTube or Snapguide for a quick burst of whatever specific knowledge they want to acquire.

Expert 110

Unifying Communication Between Departments

CLO Magazine

Even in the past few years, managers could answer this question by quickly flipping through their datebooks. But that 20 percent also represents an opportunity for employees and companies to improve time management through technology. The Generation Gap.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. How do we as L&D tackle this? Will L&D as we know it continue to exist?

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

The ‘gap’ between an excellent sales professional and a poor one hinges on their skills, knowledge and motivation. In other words, allow your sales executives to upgrade their skills and they will drive the growth of your business. This helps in long-term knowledge retention.

Teams 91

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

An increasing number of the workforce – smart, social, autonomous workers – are already doing their own thing and solving their own learning and performance problems much more quickly and more easily by using their own tools and devices. (In

Launching your Own Online Course: These are the Steps you Should Follow

ProProfs

A few years back, during my association with a mainstream media organization I had the pleasure of connecting with some of the emerging entrepreneurs (who are now business bigwigs) determined to make an impression in the world of business.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. The interchange of knowledge and perspective creates new knowledge that is personal to the learner. Learning and performance gaps are analyzed.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement

TalentLMS

eLearning content development is serious business! ” Many companies seek eLearning services for the sole purpose of knowledge management and knowledge development. How do you determine the research worthiness of a problem?

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

What makes knowledge so hard to capture? Want to know what was missing? The tricky tacit and explicit knowledge sharing. In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies.

KM 54

This is what 100 L&D Professionals think

Learning Cafe

However we think that a bit of this optimism is misplaced as we find a distinct difference in how L&D currently perceives its role and how the business perceives the purpose of L&D. 93% said there was a skill gap in L&D (61% – small, 32% – big gap).

Next Gen L&D Professional Development Framework

Learning Cafe

Another interesting constraint being Knowledge half life that renders Learning content to be obsolete after a certain point of time. This involves developing more sophisticated solutions that integrate business realities, capability and knowledge management. #3

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6 Ways Digitally-Enabled Learning Improves Productivity

Mindflash

“According to i4cp surveys, improving employee productivity is one of the most important people-management issues, with almost 9 out of 10 participants predicting that the issue will grow in importance over the next decade.”. What do we want from our jobs? Gain Knowledge and Skills.

Looking back on Devlearn 2014

easygenerator

Morning buzz session on knowledge management. This session was an interesting discussion about knowledge management. A key outcome identified that an organization can’t manage knowledge but can facilitate it. To manage and facilitate knowledge successfully, an organization needs to use taxonomies (meta data) curation, and one central tool. It is not about gaining knowledge but about learning how to think and solve problems.