Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is proud to present our Managing eLearning Fall Thought Leaders Series. Why it’s important: eLearning Industry gives four reasons why you should move to Cloud Authoring: Trending – Cloud authoring has become one of the top IT strategies for businesses and associations alike.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. Personal knowledge management is, above all else, personal.

Team Players: Collaborating in Business

KnowledgeCity

According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams. Business

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

TOPYX is featured in The Huffington Post article, 4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices. Excerpt below: While one in three workers is a Millennial, Generation Xers are still dominant in the business world.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

TOPYX is featured in The Huffington Post article, 4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices. Excerpt below: While one in three workers is a Millennial, Generation Xers are still dominant in the business world.

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. Purchasing the right LMS can do wonders for any business.

How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

The company’s executives used learning simulations to sharpen the business acumen in technical talent and identify untapped managerial potential. • Provide insight into management’s business challenges.

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Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

Managing your employee’s performance is vital, right? In 2013, 95% of organizations in a research sample of over 1,000 companies worldwide stated that they set individual goals, whilst 89% used performance ratings (Source: Global Performance Management Survey Report ).

GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people. For example, work styles and attitudes are different in South Florida than they are in the Mid-Southern states, and so on.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself.

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Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Effective leadership doesn’t only mean that you know the strengths and weaknesses of your employees but that you respect their working styles as well. From there, you can make an objective assessment on how to meet the interests of both the business and your employees.

Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Millennials also champion work-life balance and flexibility in a job; teamwork and diversity; and using social media to communicate. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments. Independent thinkers who also enjoy working collaboratively.

eLearning Outsourcing – How To Select A Vendor?

Upside Learning

That experience could even turn them off to outsourcing itself, which, though logical, unfortunately is not the best for their own business. An eLearning development vendor should have eLearning as its core (if not the primary) business. Understand their working style.

Rise of the Gig Economy

KnowledgeCity

While we may lament the good old days of working at the same job for years and retiring with a gold watch, for many workers, today’s gig economy calls for a different working style and a diverse workforce that has the skills and talents required at any given time.

Split-tasking vs. Multitasking – The New Way to Get Things Done

KnowledgeCity

How does that work out for you? In today’s workplace, can you work on single tasks and still be productive and efficient? Here are a few tips you can use to split larger projects or tasks into smaller bits, work on those, and accomplish what you need to efficiently and effectively.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

In this first post, part of the Friday series “LMSs that kick ass,&# I’ll be highlighting one Learning Management System (LMS). I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. It is critical to note that Cornerstone is, first and foremost, a talent management company.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

TOPYX is honored to be recognized not only as a leading learning management system, but also as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. While one in three workers is a Millennial, Generation Xers are still dominate in the business world.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

TOPYX is honored to be recognized not only as a leading learning management system, but also as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. While one in three workers is a Millennial, Generation Xers are still dominate in the business world.

Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way.

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How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. And when that happens, Learning Management Systems (LMS) will be the most common if not the only way training happens in small/medium companies as well as corporations — be it sales and support training, customer training, training an outsourced workforce or simply internal employee training.

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Fastest Growing Jobs in America: Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

OpenSesame

This position applies principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. They apply psychological principles to your workplace to solve problems and improve the quality of work life. Improving management.

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Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Microlearning fits modern work styles. That makes them able to fit into hectic schedules and busy lives without a need to pause, hoping to resume at a later time. Microlearning products are easier to produce and manage. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

People who don’t trust each other will not work well together. Plus, they won’t enjoy working with each other and won’t go the extra mile for the team. And that feedback can come from peers as well as management. Want to make social learning work better for your company?

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

We all remember teachers in early school years insisting that we show our work. Or were they making sure we actually did the work and not copy answers from the back of the book? In science and math, showing work was a disciplined way to solve complex problems.

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The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. Many mentor relationships are self-selected – keep in mind that a coach is usually assigned to a person or a team, whereas mentor relationships usually spring from mutual interests, work styles, and histories. The consultant works on a specific agenda, as determined by the organization and the consultant. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

There are brilliant scientists, visionary developers and accomplished educators — all highly skilled and educated professionals — who lack the skills to lead a coaching conversation or to collaborate cross-functionally on business strategy. John Ambrose is a general manager at SumTotal.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Today, there is no dearth of authoring tools, platforms, Learning Management System, and other technology to support mobile learning (supporting both adaptive and responsive designs). Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners. Efficient project management.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. C-Suite, to VP’s, to Directors, to Managers, to employees) to maintain order, and to drive the organization to its destination.

A guide for SMEs and IDs: 6 steps to enhancing eLearning

Aptara

SMEs, whether product managers, compliance directors or sales executives, know the facts but may not know how to teach them. Establish the course's purpose SMEs and IDs must work together to define the course's goals (i.e. performance objectives, business outcomes, etc.)

Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services began the morning with a keynote on how to drive business performance through leadership branding. Whitmore asked the audience if their company can distinguish value and explained why a company’s leadership brand matters in the context of creating business results. to be competitive with other countries, we have to bring our whole selves to work and embrace our differences.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Evan Sinar is a manager for Development Dimensions International’s assessment technology group, and Richard S.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. In today’s dynamic business landscape, many have defined their career and success by their job title and skills, only to wake up one morning obsolete. The question is: can management be confident they’ll perform as well in a new role? It affects both learning and change management.