Gamification, Sales Training in Learning Solutions Magazine

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Training Magazine: Back in Business!

Kapp Notes

Training Magazine which was officially closed in February partly because its owner could not find a buyer has once again "opened its doors." A buyer has been found and the magazine is back in business. Lakewood Media Group - part of Mach1 Business Media - has acquired Training magazine, its conferences and Training Top 125.


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Some Ideas To Inspire Your Business to Consider Learning in the Workplace (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. Here are 10 ideas for how you can inspire your business teams and managers to consider employee development to occur within the workplace through social and collaborative experiences. Read the full article here: Some Ideas To Inspire Your Business to Consider Learning in the Workplace.

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Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

” Read the full article here: Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case. New article by Stephen Walsh of Anders Pink: “we need curated content to help us stay sharp and continuously learn. But who’s going to find and filter this content? Most people don’t have the time to do it for themselves every day. In our view, the modern learning professional is ideally placed drive this change in the organisation.

How to Select the Ideal Platform for Creating Digital Magazines


How do you choose the ideal platform for creating digital magazines when you have a variety of choices at your disposal? There are a few important factors laid out in this blog post to help you choose the right platform for creating digital magazines.

How to Select the Ideal Platform for Creating Digital Magazines


How do you choose the ideal platform for creating digital magazines when you have a variety of choices at your disposal? Here are some of the factors you need to analyze while selecting a publishing platform for creating digital magazines- Can Your Platform Create Responsive eMagazines?

Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it. (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

It is big business; gamification vendors abound, and there are plenty of gamification conferences too. “Gamification is another HR buzzword; in fact nowadays everything is being gamified. But does it actually work? Take a look at my article, Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it. Social learning

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6 Ways ELearning Impacts Business


Truth is, since elearning first started came about in the 1960s, it has introduced opportunity for businesses. Unfortunately many business either do not recognize these potential positive impacts, or simply are not educated on what they are. 6 Ways ELearning Can Help Business. According to a story by Elearning Magazine! ,

Training magazine, RIP

Jay Cross

Nielsen Business Media is shutting down Training magazine and its companion Web site, I first saw Training magazine in 1977. At the time I didn’t know the training business from a hole in the ground. “You mean there’s really a magazine about this stuff?&# The editors and publisher of the magazine were promoters of the training business, much as O’Reilly Media supports all things internet these days.

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Technology Editor at Elearning! Magazine

Janet Clarey

I’ve been settling into a new way of work – busy collaborating with awesome folks like David Mallon at Bersin & Associates , doing some technology stuff in my community (our pool has a blog!), Magazine , part of the B2B Media Company. Magazine. Magazine.

Corporate Training in 2014: Business Goals, Learner Needs, or Both?

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How does our business achieve the growth and performance goals it has set for the coming year? Through this browsing, I encountered a “2014 Learning Trends” article by Doug Harward in the Winter 2014 edition of Training Industry Magazine. . The article is subtitled “Shifting to Business-Centric Learning.” It is time instead to focus first on the business objectives, and making sure training is carefully mapped to the desired outcomes.

The two-pager on Coorpacademy in the latest special issue of Capital Magazine


” This is how the article from Benjamin Janssens starts in the latest special issue of Capital Magazine. After having tried at the beginning to target individuals, Coorpacademy revised its business model since then and only works in B2B for large accounts (Crédit agricole, Renault, Auchan, L’Oréal, Engie, Michelin…). ” Benjamin Janssens The post The two-pager on Coorpacademy in the latest special issue of Capital Magazine appeared first on Coorpacademy.

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New article in the MWL Magazine: An employee’s Personal Learning Space lies at the heart of MWL– not a LMS

Jane Hart

What is far more appropriate is a new approach where an employee organises and manages his or her own learning, and where the manager measures success – not in terms of “learning activity” (whether it be attendance on training, completion of courses, or posts and comments in social platforms) but in terms of changes in job, team or business performance.”.

Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine

Kapp Notes

Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. Here are some magazine type places you can visit. Magazine Provides articles, news and resources about elearning design, development and the industry. eLearnMagazine Contains articles on technology, business, culture as well as blogs, a rich archive and great opinion pieces. Learning Solutions Magazine This is published by the eLearning Guild.

How an LMS Can Help Your Company Meet Its Business Goals This Year


Businesses that set measurable goals achieve more than those that don’t, according to a contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine. 1 “Goals help you stay focused and they can prevent your business from becoming stagnant,” stated The Balance. 2 “Your business goals keep you moving forward and set the stage for ongoing success.” What business goals did your company set for this year?

It's Happening in the Learning Industry: Training Magazine and Web Site Shutting Down

Kapp Notes

Apparently, it is not just the newspaper business that is in trouble, the trade publication magazine business isn't so hot either. Training Magazine and the associated web site are being moth balled at the end of March. Here is an excerpt from Nielsen shuts down 'Training' Nielsen Business Media told employees Tuesday that it is shutting down Training magazine and its companion Web site,, according to a Nielsen Co.

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Business Is Learning

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak is vice president and editor in chief at Chief Learning Officer magazine. Now before we go too far, I am not saying corporate learning should ignore the business outcomes of what you do. Perform sophisticated statistical modeling, use a regression analysis and continue to do all the things a modern data-driven business function should be expected to do. What is the killer app for business in the 21st century? It is business.

Digital magazines: A growing, changing market


Digital magazines: A growing, changing market. Into this intriguing combination of influences comes the digital magazine, a new type of offering based on a resilient favorite. The rising digital magazine. The medium is in flux, and the IT world is changing quickly on its own, meaning magazine producers interested in the digital realm must keep one eye on IT and another on the editorial content that has needed oversight since the paper age.

My New Training Magazine Online Column

Kapp Notes

It is part of Training Magazine's efforts to provide more web-only content. Running an online background check on a babysitter is one way in which doing a background check is legitmate not just for a business but for personal use as well. Over at the ManageSmarter site, I've started writing a column called Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. The first installment is titled Defining (or Redefining) a Gamer.

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eLearn Magazine’s 2010 Predictions

Jay Cross

Four members of Internet Time Alliance submitted their thoughts to eLearn Magazine’s 2010 Predictions. Businesses in 2010 will become faster-paced and more unpredictable. Wave Crests.

RIP Training Magazine


Tuesday morning brought the sad, but not surprising, news that 41-year-old Training Magazine will cease publication with its March 2010 issue. From my view, the magazine had been in a downward spiral since its sale by Lakewood Publications to VNU Business Media and then again to Nielsen Business Media. I owe Training Magazine a great deal. Jack Gordon and Ron Zemke were still in the house then, and the magazine was about training.


How Ensuring Business Compliance Can Be Your Startup’s Backbone?

Your Training Edge

Have you ever sat down and thought, “How I wish I had a business of my own”? There comes a time in almost everyone’s life where we think about the if’s and how’s of starting a small but our very own business. It is true that starting a business is no cakewalk, and it requires a lot of planning and organization. According to Forbes magazine, the youngest billionaire in the world is just a 22 year old , and the tenth richest comes at the age of 31.

Online Magazine offers 101 info

Take an e-Learning Break

There are LOTs of online magazines. It's all text-based but has enough to keep you busy for a while - and they are looking for free-lance writers! I came across Suite101 this past weekend. Articles are written by "experts" and organized by categories. I have to admit that I lost a couple of hours surfing through the site.

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Local Business Video Marketing – 2020 Guide, Strategies, Statistics


Local business video marketing is one of the most effective ways to engage with a local target audience. Most importantly, an effective local business video marketing campaign will help you improve your sales performance and customer base quicker than any other digital media strategy. If you’re a small business that’s neglecting the power of video, you’re simply giving your competitors the chance to step forward and steal away your prospects.

Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs


Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. Your people are busy, but they need relevant, timely learning experiences that enable their work, not interrupt it. His work has also appeared in Compensation & Benefits Review, T+D Magazine and CLO Magazine. The post Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs appeared first on Docebo.

Chief Learning Officer Magazine Owner Acquires Workforce Management Magazine

CLO Magazine

the parent company of Chief Learning Officer magazine, has acquired Workforce Management magazine from Crain Communications Inc. With the acquisition, which took place Monday, Workforce Management will join Chief Learning Officer, Diversity Executive and Talent Management magazines as part of Chicago-based MediaTec’s Human Capital Media Group. With the acquisition, combined readership will exceed 150,000 readers and reach 1.5 million website visitors.

Stop Your Business from Becoming an Organizational Nightmare

Your Training Edge

Do you sometimes get lost in it and fear your business will fail because of poor organisation? If you are in need of tips on how to best organize your business and save time, then you should read this article. We’ll go through a step-by-step guide and show you how to organize things in your business so that you can be more relaxed and productive too! The first step in organizing your business and avoiding confusion and clutter is defining your goals.

What Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

  This is the topic that Nancy Lublin, nonprofit leader and social marketing consultant to   corporations, addresses in an article she wrote for Fast Company Magazine that is adapted from her new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business. She writes: Everyone loves to talk about how not-for-profits need to behave more like businesses. Business tends to rely on money to solve problems and achieve goals.

Business Results from E-Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

But the key question is, “Does it contribute to achieving important business results?” However, retained knowledge does not necessarily mean that business results will be achieved. Sean Murray and I wrote about this issue in an article titled, Getting Business Results From E-Learning , published in the January 25 issue of the online magazine Learning Solutions. Tags: Evaluation Training Impact 5As business results e-learning

Team Players: Collaborating in Business


According to a 2015 Forbes magazine article , this approach didn’t work. In today’s business world the emphasis is on diversity, and one of the best ways to include diversity is through teams that include a variety of employees with different skill sets and abilities. The post Team Players: Collaborating in Business appeared first on KnowledgeCity. BusinessBeing a team player is one of the most coveted traits that employers look for in new candidates.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. A November 2019 article in ATD’s TD Magazine , “Future-Ready or Not?” As they advance in their careers and seek roles requiring leadership and higher-level communications skills, their development needs will likely not be met by ESL or Business English programs.

21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)

eLearning Brothers

This expression comes from an illegal investment scheme to grow companies for the sole purpose of selling it regardless of what corners are cut or how making short term decisions hurt the business long term. This is a phrase that most professionals are still scratching their heads wondering how it wiggled it’s way into everyday business lingo to replace very clear and concise terms such as the two below. Forbes Magazine agrees with us on this one.

16 Metrics of Healthy Customer Service-Oriented Businesses: Part One


Duly inspired, we have compiled our own list of metrics that define a healthy customer service-oriented business. Categorized by operational excellence and employee productivity, these first five indicators of a healthy QSR will arm managers, business owners, and their staff with a framework to run their business operations more efficiently. Chipotle, for example, has an employee turnover rate of 80%, writes QSR Magazine.

The benefits of business simulation

Sponge UK

Business simulations allow learners to interact with a realistic version of their work environment. Business simulations seek to put the learner in a realistic scenario that they will encounter in their work life. To get the most out of a business simulation game there are several things you should do. Mirror real business challenges in your simulation story. If you create a business simulation that includes these elements you can expect to see the following benefits.

How to Start a Training Business


Plus, with people warming up to the idea that eLearning can be just as efficient and valid as traditional learning, it has never been a better time to get in the business. If you’re tempted yourself, but unsure about how one should go about starting their own training business, then relax and read on, as in this post we’re gonna tackle exactly that. latin) it doesn’t mean others are too, especially in large enough numbers to sustain an online training business.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

For learning departments that have partnered in a progressive way with business partners or external organizational divisions and functions such as the sales and marketing department or external customer groups to develop and deliver a targeted employee development program that supports the partner’s goals. With more than 170,000 employees located in more than 140 countries and a shift in business strategy afoot, GE set out to rethink its learning platform.

What’s Your Perfect E-Learning Solution?

Artisan eLearning

Giving Learners What They Need so You Get the Business Results You Want At Artisan E-Learning, we pride ourselves in being able to create YOUR perfect e-learning solution, and that solution is different client-by-client and even project-by-project. Case Study Trends & Strategy Awards E-Learning eLearning Guild Immersive Learning Training Magazine video

The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen


If we only had one (positive) word to describe the modern business world this would definitely be “dynamic”. This particular way of keeping a constant eye on the big picture while working on making their own enterprise perform is called business acumen. It may sound like something freshly made up by business coaches and consultants but it is actually a very old concept. The elements of business acumen. Sharing important business knowledge.

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Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees

Start-up magazine offers several tips for good time management , which you can practice yourself and help others work on as well. Simple steps, such as greeting a client when they walk into your business, replacing, “we don’t do that” with “here’s how we can help,” and following clear, effective escalation paths will improve your customer experience. His article focuses on hospitality businesses, but they can be applied to any company with customers.

7 + 1 learning and development apps for businesses


Companies need to pay attention to this wave of mobile apps for professionals, and tap their potential for business success. 7 + 1 learning and development apps for businesses. The following apps can be useful for employees who want to progress in their careers by improving their business skills, L&D professionals who need to keep in touch with the latest news and trends in the industry, and for anyone who wants to increase his/her productivity at work: Udemy for Business.