Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. By 2021, 40 percent of IT workers will be working primarily on the business side rather than purely IT.

Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

And if you need to add more staff during the busy season, there is no need to change your training protocol. Now that you know some of the benefits of an LMS, it’s time to choose the correct partner. What key features do you need? Do they offer a free trial or a demo?

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What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. Before the arrival of cloud computing, the only way a business could use online software was to buy it and install it on its servers. Everything You Need to Know appeared first on ProProfs Learning.

How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

If you are one of those innovators, who favor lifelong learning and want to promote a business based on this value, then an eLearning Organization might be the answer for you. Without the right eLearning business model, your eLearning venture may sink before it launches!

5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

No matter what learning solution you think you want to produce, it’s important to identify the learning need (and business need) before starting a project. Do you really need a new gamification platform, or are you trying to follow the latest trends?

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Adaptive Learning and the Modern Learner

Axonify

He can’t wait to be provided with training; he needs information right now to do his job properly. In today’s volatile business world, Chris’s role evolves constantly. This means Chris doesn’t need to search the web for information; it’s delivered directly to him. Meet Chris.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

Staying on top of digital trends is key to business survival. Simple online lessons can help build a basic vocabulary for the digital age, whereas intensive months-long courses develop the next cadre of job-ready web developers and mobile app designers.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. Does anyone know or have the numbers?

Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

Modernization should ideally be looked at as a transformational strategy to deliver business results by creating unique experiences for learners. It provides an opportunity for business leaders to align strategic objectives. In 1991, a web legend named Sir Tim Berners-Lee created HTML5.

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys

LifterLMS

Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You do such a better job of it than I do. What do you do? Mike Morrison: We do.

How to Assess the Talent in Your Organization

KnowledgeCity

Any human resources professional worth their salt knows that the business world is full of CEOs who publicly tout the importance of a talented, innovative workforce. Well-Connected Employees —Employees who know their way around a networking function are incredible assets. These people have the social know-how to get around bureaucratic issues, recruit other talent and the potential to contribute to organizational growth on the large scale.

Adaptive Learning and the Modern Learner

Axonify

He can’t wait to be provided with training; he needs information right now to do his job properly. Sophisticated algorithms analyze employee performance in learning sessions, and provide learning content to fill identified knowledge gaps, or adjust the content to be easy or challenging, according to the employee’s demonstrated knowledge. In today’s volatile business world, Chris’s role evolves constantly. Meet Chris.

Ecommerce: One Size Does Not Fit All

The Performance Improvement Blog

Why do online shopping experiences have to be so difficult? It’s as if companies forget everything they know about customer service when they build a Web site. This seems to describe much of what goes on in Web site development today.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well.

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

looop

Web-searching when situations arise or asking a colleague. The real learning occurs in the act of applying the new knowledge or know-how and the immediate feedback (did it go well or did it not?!). And therefore, there are no performance or capability gaps for L&D to fill, right? Everybody is technically proficient to operate in ever-more digital roles and complex global business environment? What do you mean: No, No, No and No?

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

looop

We’ll look back and see the iPhone as the demarcation point between when the web was growing, and the era when the web was ubiquitous and something where everybody, even your grandmother, is using it – not only daily, but on an hourly basis.”

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. Since the start of the digital age, we’ve all been swimming in business data. If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it. But how do you quantify quality ?

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses. Why should you know (and care about) the difference?

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Building a Content Monetization Portal? Do These 5 Things to Create Content People Want To Buy

All Roads

When it comes to selling content online, which do you think is more important: High quantity of content, churned out rapidly? The way the map is organized can help you determine your highest-priority content, and gives you a visualization of where each piece of content fits into the big picture; preventing overlaps, repetition and gaps. Likewise, nobody wants to sign up for a Content Monetization Portal that doesn’t have all the need-to-know info.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

Yes, I do in fact follow 616 blogs

Janet Clarey

Please…it’s about as lazy as the attempted new Gap logo. Business (People who write about *you guessed it* business. I know *you* want to read but do I?). Social Web (This is a bunch of social media mavens.). How do you categorize your reading?

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Despite confusion about its definition and its business value, AI continues to find its way forward.

Out-Teach Your Competition: 37signals’ Ideology Meets Online Training (Part 2)

Mindflash

But if your competitor is in that mindset, what are the chances they are thinking about building their clients by educating them on how to do their jobs better, how to be more organized, or how to save $100 per month by using this special type of light bulb over that one? Gary took his small, family-run wine business online and made it a huge success by educating people via Wine Library TV. Listen to their concerns and start looking for knowledge gaps that you can fill.

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Out-Teach Your Competition: 37signals’ Ideology Meets Online Training (Part 2)

Mindflash

But if your competitor is in that mindset, what are the chances they are thinking about building their clients by educating them on how to do their jobs better, how to be more organized, or how to save $100 per month by using this special type of light bulb over that one? Gary took his small, family-run wine business online and made it a huge success by educating people via Wine Library TV. Listen to their concerns and start looking for knowledge gaps that you can fill.

Eric Ries on 5 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Startups

General Assembly

with lower financial barriers to launching a business and people’s increasing desire for flexibility, freedom, and purpose in their work?—?has Here are some of his top tips for established companies looking to leverage startup practices to evolve and grow their businesses.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. I hear about people’s postings on their blog, but to tell you the truth I’m so busy that I don’t have time to do that. If I have time to do that I’d rather be working in my yard. She doesnt know what SecondLife is. She uses the web every day and uses Yahoo for searching, sometimes Google. Most of the time I do it online.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 3. Tie Learning to Performance Goals

Challenge to Learn

If learning doesn’t support the goals of the organization, what is its value from a business perspective? Now the question is how to do it? Get integrated into the business. How to connect to the business: Cathy More – Action Mapping. Identify business goals.

15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –10

Upside Learning

The past weeks have seen a flurry of Web activity – bloggers making predictions for the coming months; retrospections on the year gone by; new product releases; top lists, summary posts being pulled up, and more. At Upside Learning, we have been doing our bit in spreading knowledge.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

How Blending Lean, Agile, and Design Thinking Will Transform Your Team

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Lean vs. Agile vs. Design Thinking by designer, team leader, and business coach Jeff Gothelf. Assuming you know exactly how people will respond to change is the same as assuming you can predict the end state of a piece of software — impossible.

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The What, Why, and How of Revenue Operations (RevOps)

Cloudshare

Do you want to make your organization more efficient, optimize your operations, and facilitate further business growth? Like most managers, you certainly do but probably aren’t sure how. And how can you do so? Know your audience. How Should I Do It?

How to Be More Productive in the Digital Age

General Assembly

Staying on top of everything in our busy, digitally-driven lives is a huge challenge for most of us. How do we balance fielding work demands, being attached to our smartphones, and staying on top of wellness, all while trying to excel in our careers? Nurture your business network.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’? In today’s environment, training can be delivered in many different ways, including online and via web conference. Web conferencing is a good way to do this.

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