Myths, Monsters & Performer Support

Living in Learning

Selling the shift from classroom training to on-line e-learning, and then back again as a compromise to protect a draft pick and a player to be named later. The biggest “sale” of all was that “Training drives performance!” which was bought hook line and sinker by business stakeholders. They bought our shtick and internalized it to the point that anything that even smelled like performance issues meant training was the solution.

Learning Strategy Issues

Clark Quinn

In short, as a rapporteur at the closing business session, I suggested that the topic ended up being about flexible work, not flexible working. The top question that emerged had to do with how to support effective search (after I expounded on problem with the notion that it all had to be in the head). The next question was how to move from a training to a performance culture. The third question was about ensuring quality in a localized learning environment (e.g.

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Designing a Performance Support Program for a Global BFSI Leader

Infopro Learning

Advancements in technology and current events are changing the way these businesses interact with both their customers and even their employees. We recently assisted a client in the BSFI sector by creating a performance support program to improve the skills of their auto lenders.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. Bob has also been the Learning Advocate for the Masie Center for the past six years.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses). How are embedded performance support solutions being used in workplaces around the world?

3 Signs You Need a Performance Consulting Professional

Infopro Learning

Boosting workforce performance is a high priority for organizations in nearly every industry. Which makes sense if you consider that even a small boost in employee performance can increase your organization’s revenue. What is Performance Consulting?

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.” – Seymour Papert THE JOURNEY: In today’s business environments where: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is the most crucial factor for success. Big Data (Learning Analytics).

Performance Consulting or Staffing Solutions: How to drive maximum L&D benefits?

Infopro Learning

Many businesses are working with outsourced training providers to help them improve and streamline their L&D processes. Two types of outsourced services that are often confused are performance consulting and staffing. What is Performance Consulting?

Why your Business needs an LMS for Performance Support

ProProfs

Are you aware how do employees in an organization learn? The 70:20:10 model for Learning and Development states that individuals acquire 70% of their knowledge from job-related experiences, 20% from interactions with others and a mere 10% from formal educational events. While businesses are investing time, money and effort to upskill their employees, but the harsh reality is – not all of the imparted knowledge is retained. How to Use an LMS for Performance Support.

Introduction to Performance Consulting

Infopro Learning

In the last couple of years, performance improvement has become a key focus area for organizations across the world. To maintain a competitive advantage and increase their company’s market share, business leaders are increasingly investing in performance consulting. But, what exactly is performance consulting? What is performance consulting? Why is performance consulting important? Who are performance consultants?

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies.

Workforce Transformation Tips for Increased Business Agility

Infopro Learning

Business resilience and the ability to adapt to change have become top goals for modern organizations today, which is why we have seen a surge in transformation initiatives. Businesses are adopting new technology to gain a competitive edge in the current disruptive marketplace.

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Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success

G-Cube

But as the product profile and business grows, the challenge is to reach out to all the employees on a regular basis. Complementing classroom training with robust e-learning is a possible solution that reaps many benefits for organizations, irrespective of their varying product lines and audience profiles. It is true that e-learning is an effective learning medium yet, it is important to create learning solutions that align to the needs of the learners.

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 ”.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “E-LEARNING STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “E-Learning Strategy and Implementation” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 29th January 2016, sought to inculcate the right way of thinking and approaching a learning project, starting from setting goals, right up to evaluating the results of the learning program. Chennai (India).

The Top Learning Strategies of Wildly Successful People

Pract.us

Follow the example of today’s leaders to power up your learning. It’s well known today that one of the key habits for success is continuous learning. Look up any list of the habits of highly successful people , and you’ll find some form of learning, reading, and practicing on almost all of them. If you want to own your own business, you need management, accounting, marketing, and operations know-how (at least). So how can you learn like the pros?

Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

CHRP-INDIA

Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, everywhere training that is available on mobile devices. It’s right here that effective training and in-depth learning turns out to be crucial. Almost 47% of business ventures are leveraging mobility while introducing their training modules. Corporate training and e-learning has reached great heights today. Identifying the right strategies and tapping into profitable avenues is crucial.

Thinking e-learning strategy? Think video

Connect Thinking

If you are embarking on an e-learning strategy to support the way your staff learn and access information, think video. Three types of video for learning. What do you need to support a video strategy. The quality you are striving for your video strategy will influence the equipment you purchase. In today’s busy workplace, getting people across new information simply and easily has never been more important.

9 Formats of Performance Support Tools (PSTs)

EI Design

Performance Support Tools or PSTs constitute an effective supplement for formal trainings to boost employee performance. From providing just-in-time learning to assisting employees with on-the-job support, Performance Support Tools bring the required agility to corporate trainings. Essentially, Performance Support Tools help in bridging the gap between knowledge acquisition and knowledge application. PSTs and Learning & Perform

Cognitive Business

Clark Quinn

One of my mantras is that organizations need to align better with how we think, work, and learn. There are applications of cognitive science (including neuroscience, cognitive psychology, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, etc) to more areas of business than just L&D. We need to incorporate this in our learning design, but it should go beyond training and learning and be involved in helping people understand why their work is important and how they contribute.

How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

Litmos

Getting started with digital learning can be deceptively simple. You have a digital learning strategy. Just as converting your old face-to-face courses directly to virtual classroom courses isn’t the best use of learning technology. Learning powers change.

What Is Performance Support And Why Should You Use Performance Support Tools?

Adobe Captivate

The 70:20:10 model for Learning and Development clearly establishes the need for L&D teams to focus on informal learning. In this article, I outline the significance of Performance Support Tools (PSTs) and how they can boost learning. Why You Should Use Performance Support Tools. According to the 70:20:10 model for Learning and Development, we learn: 70% from on the job experiences (experiential learning).

Why corporate wellness is an important part of your learning strategy

OpenSesame

Prioritizing corporate wellness can improve workplace performance. Employees can’t perform at their best if they don’t feel their best. Supporting employee wellbeing not only improves a company’s bottom line, but it also expresses corporate care for employees.

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Learning Analytics: Evaluating the Business Influence of Learning Programs

Docebo

One of the biggest challenges in learning and development (L&D) today is demonstrating the impact of your programs. People have been talking about learning measurement for decades. L&D teams need to be able to prove that their learning programs influence business results.

Tips for Managing Performance Improvement

Infopro Learning

I have been pondering on the topic-Performance Improvement. For those reasons, it greatly motivates me to witness this transition from a conventional training mindset to that of a performance improvement mindset. More often than not, organizations seeking to solve a performance issue resort to Training as a solution without analyzing the nature of the problem. Here’s where Performance Improvement, also referred to as Human Performance Improvement (HPI) , comes into play.

Performance support tools for learning – a decentralised strategy

Connect Thinking

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about social media tools for learning , and made the statement that such learning strategies are usually best managed decentrally. However, the sense of community generally required for social media to become imbedded in an organisation means those that understand user needs and behaviours should be the ones charged with driving a social media strategy. The same can be said about role-based performance support tools.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Your LMS is NOT a Learning Strategy

Convergence Training

A learning management system (LMS) is a great tool for compliance and workforce learning. It’s not a silver bullet, it won’t address every learning challenge your organization faces. But don’t think that getting an LMS is the same as having a learning strategy. Because your organization needs to develop, implement, and maintain a learning organization–and an LMS can be a tool that helps your organization act our your learning strategy.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

To enhance individuals and orgs by connecting people with a broad range of techs that drive performance. There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. And we see a trend to provide more options for learning within the work environment and the workflow. Technologies : Lots of different techs to support an ecosystem.

5 Steps to Deliver Performance-based Learning for a Successful Training Strategy

G-Cube

For organizations, whether large or small, managing workforce performance is a daunting task. The focus is to deliver performance-based learning solutions that boost workforce engagement, training ROI, and organizational productivity. Effective performance management serves as a viable solution to ensure that learning aligns with pertinent training needs and performance goals. Key Steps to Deliver Performance-based Learning.

Boost Business Performance by Revisiting Learning and Development Strategies

Docebo

Improve Business Performance by Revisiting L&D Strategies. To train and retain a capable, confident workforce, organizations need to establish a functional Learning and Development (L&D) strategy. Some young, fast-growing organizations may be in the throes of pulling such a strategy together while other large, established businesses may have a long-standing strategy that, to date, has worked for them.

Performance Support in 2015

Tony Karrer

The Big Question for May is Learning Technology 2015 – it asks what we expect workplace learning technologies to look like in 2015. I definitely want to include Performance Support as part of the discussion. In a post on my CTO Blog , I talked about Match Performance Support ,the performance support that goes along with many matching solutions such as in eHarmony. There’s a nice business there. Anyone want to fund that business?

6 Must-Use Video-Based Learning Strategies In 2019

EI Design

While the usage of videos in eLearning is not a new concept, the wider adoption of mobile learning and microlearning has accelerated its use for learning. In this article, I outline 6 video-based learning strategies that you must adopt in 2019. Video-Based Learning Strategies You Should Definitely Use This Year. These include videos for entertainment, infotainment, learning and so on. Where Can Video-Based Learning Be Used? Social learning.

How To Write Effective Learning Objectives To Support Your Blended Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning programs can include many deliverables. Assuming that preliminary analysis resulted in concrete goals for the program, converting those goals into actual, measurable learning objectives specific to each deliverable is critical for the success of the blended learning strategy. Here, we will give you a 4-step guide to writing effective and powerful learning objectives to support your blended learning program.

Personalized Learning Strategies: The Philosophy, Execution, and Pitfalls to avoid

eFront

In the realm of education, personalized learning strategies have been in vogue at a number of district and public charter schools for many years now, and there’s ample research to validate that those strategies really do work. In the corporate world, however, because of the tendency for homogenization and standardization, the personalized learning model isn’t well adopted. What is personalized learning? It empowers anywhere-anytime learning.

Choose the Right Modalities for Your Blended Learning Strategy

Cinecraft

Are you trying to decide which modalities or delivery methods to use in your blended learning strategy? This article will help you choose the ones that work together seamlessly to meet your learning objectives and engage every learner. Modality Ideas For Blended Learning. People have different learning preferences and it’s not as simple as “Cara prefers visual content, and Jose prefers hands-on practice.” Methods For Discussion And Support.

Here’s How to Make an Effective Digital Learning Strategy

Continu

The same is true of digital learning in the workplace. A digital learning strategy is that plan. We’ll create an example digital learning strategy for a custom software developer called Fast Software, Inc. Let’s take a look at how we can make that happen with a digital learning strategy. A good digital learning strategy starts with what you hope to do with your training program. Or use blended learning. Microlearning support.