Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Our industry tends to jump on jargon bandwagons and talk about concepts like xAPI and data warehouses and business intelligence. Not just ours, but Tableau or Domo or Microsoft PowerBI.

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

Join us as we discuss the thorough yet rapid selection and deployment of a complex, business-to-business-to-business (B2B2B) LMS to drive BSA’s new online “ SAM ” certification for enterprise software professionals. Lessons from real-world business cases.

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Microsoft Teams is coming- are you ready?

OpenSesame

It’s been a long time, over two years since Microsoft first announced that Teams would be replacing. Skype for Business, but it’s here! Teams will be the way that Microsoft wants you to communicate and. But Microsoft has declared that July 31, 2021 will be the definitive.

Microsoft Excel: Easier to Learn Than Ever Before

OpenSesame

Fluency in Microsoft Excel is one of the most valuable soft-skills in any professional’s life. The hundreds of formulas that excel offers range from basic organization tools like the COUNTIF and SUMIF functions to formulas designed to derive key metrics in statistical analysis. With 80% of Middle Skill-level jobs requiring Excel literacy, becoming familiar with Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Office suite is a must.

Latest Takeaways from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

It has been a wild week from the acquisition of Saba by Cornerstone to the ability to compare systems in detail on FindAnLMS, to the Coronavirus and the usage of Microsoft Teams as part of the L&D experience. With more and more corporate entities telling their employees not to come into the office and/or do not do any business related travel, I am calling on Learning Solutions and ATD to cancel their trade shows for 2020. Microsoft Teams and Online Learning.

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Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

It’s also about identifying relevant, useful data and applying it consistently to improve business practices and results, over time. Taylor, these results reflect a continued shift towards the improvement of L&D business practices.

Measuring Training Return on Investment

mLevel

Our thought was simple – every other unit of the business focuses on performance – what would it take to let L&D join the fray? Introducing Performance Metrics for Learning. Today, we launched our latest version of analytics, for the first time powered by Microsoft’s PowerBI.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution. Are LMS vendors overlooking any key business needs?

LXP Deployment: 5 tips for going live in a week

Origin Fractal LXP

COVID-19 revealed our businesses and organizations weren’t ready to stay at home and fight a global pandemic. Even if businesses wanted to change the way they worked, many didn’t have the capacity to train their employees remotely on new processes.

Measuring Training Return on Investment

mLevel

Our thought was simple – every other unit of the business focuses on performance – what would it take to let L&D join the fray? Introducing Performance Metrics for Learning. Today, we launched our latest version of analytics, for the first time powered by Microsoft’s PowerBI. When we set the course to take mLevel from a framework to a product we had a goal. Not just to make it easy to include gamification. Or to make creation of training content much faster.

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

It is a document buyers send to relevant suppliers, outlining the business need, buying parameters and requirements. Your LMS RFP should be that metric. I believe that any learning technology purchase should begin by articulating a clear business need and rationale.

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Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

It’s also a powerful business strategy that fuels a continuous cycle of revenue and profit. It depends on your business model, product positioning, competitive landscape and customer base. How to Package Customer Training: Digital Business Examples.

“Enablement: A High-Impact Corporate MOOC Strategy” #ATDTK

Learning Visions

Instead of leading with the instructor’s knowledge, lead with business problem that you’re trying to solve. If we need to develop our leaders to transform our business – and we need major behavior change – you may have a hard time convincing seniors leaders that technology based learning is the way to go. Case Study: Microsoft Microsoft’s new CEO had an evolutionary strategy vs. a revolutionary strategy: Mobile First, Cloud First.

Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

CLO Magazine

Given the rising importance of diversity and inclusion, many organizations are building internal D&I initiatives and teams to track diversity metrics and apply best practices for inclusion. And the case has already been made for how valuable inclusivity is in driving business performance.

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Manual Methods Still Dominate Training

LearnDash

According to one study conducted by the folks at SoftwareAdvice.com, roughly 36% of LMS purchasers they encounter reported that they were still using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and live training instructors for the majority of their training needs.

Keep Calm and Follow the Data: Search results show what employees value in times of uncertainty

Degreed

If you are like me, you have an inbox filled with articles like, “What to Do in Times of Crises,” “Business Continuity Plans,” and “Free Content Offerings.” Businesses everywhere are responding to this new reality we’ve all found ourselves in. Finding Meaning in the Metrics.

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

Analytics including “Program Value” – shows the ROI in terms of metrics that you can show. Certifications are doable from big name vendors such as Amazon, Google, Cisco, Microsoft and more. Except for the ROI metrics. And the Activity metric sort of does it.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5

Inkling

Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. Just like a webpage, there are robust analytic tools that surface metrics from time on page, click through percentages, and navigation flow.

Data-Driven Learning for the Modern Workforce

Origin Fractal LXP

The biggest companies in the world by net worth – Alphabet (Google), Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are all technology-driven firms that have access to the data of their users. As an organization are you using employee performance metrics effectively? “Data is the new oil.”.

Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

” If they want your business they will. A VA component will always include a listing of over used words, words that are difficult to understand, a transcript with highlighted words (so the learner knows), and a form of metrics visual via data visualization on the learner screen. I have seen online proctoring systems that use bio-metrics and there are a few, who offer a live human watching but they require the learner to have their web cam (i.e. Microsoft Teams.

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Our Top 10 Picks to Keep You On Top

Degreed

Harvard Business Review’s, “ Great Businesses Scale Their Learning, Not Just Their Operations ,” by Deloitte’s John Hagel and John Seely-Brown. Carla shared McKinsey research and analytics to make a compelling case for how to link investments in talent to business value.

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5 Actionable Continuous Learning Tips from the Experts

Edume

Make it feedback-oriented “Microsoft Founder Bill Gates reminds us that we are all works in progress: “We all need people who will give us feedback. This also applies to our businesses. The benefits of continuous learning are numerous.

NexGen Learning Systems T-Grid 2019-20

eLearning 24-7

Good Data can capture over 300 metrics of data, although that is not available or presented in the system itself. Analytical data is a weakness in terms of metrics capture, and at one time say in 2017, they were truly a great NexGen system. Slack, Microsoft Teams. Metrics.

How People Analytics Can Help Improve Learning Experiences

Origin Learning

Data that Drives Business. Leading organizations like Microsoft and IBM have streamlined their employee learning and talent management systems effectively to retain the best talent and mentor new hires transparently.

6 Best Remote Training Tools for Modern-Day Learners

Kitaboo

This remote training tool also has an e-commerce system to manage instructional functions in larger business settings. This software is of great use to businesses that wish to provide training to their remote employees on certain skills and functionalities.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

When providers claim to tie reporting for reimbursement into performance improvement metrics, we expect EHR-integrated performance improvement to reach the Peak of Inflated Expectations. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Unlocked Learning—why an invisible LMS will set knowledge free

Coassemble

In the 4 years since Coassemble began, Ryan has spoken with many business owners and leaders. When Ryan inquired where their users worked most—or had the highest engagement, they said it was in Skype for business.

Training Reboot: Assessing Your Company’s MOOC Readiness

Your Training Edge

According to Bersin’s 2013 Corporate Learning Factbook , companies spend anywhere from $100 to $500 per employee per year teaching core business skills like basic management, office productivity, and Microsoft Office. Your training programs need a reboot.

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Dashe & Thomson

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Start by tying learning outcomes to what success looks like: at go-live, at 30, 60, 90 days post go-live, and at the point of stabilization to business as usual.

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Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020

Elucidat

Are they, as a result, having an impact on their business? Is Elucidat, through these learners, supporting transformational business change? . Historically, the business determines that training is needed and L&D then acts as the order-taker.

Navigating the Waters of Digital Adoption Through Data

CLO Magazine

To navigate the muddy waters of adoption one must: Identify the overall business objective for investing in the new technology to drive awareness and desire. Using this information, management can identify two important metrics — who is and who isn’t using the new platforms.

Using All the Features: Beating the 80/20 Rule with Customer Training

Litmos

For package applications, like Microsoft Office, Standish found that just five percent of features are used.). This is where extended enterprise training — learning for people in the ecosystem outside your business — comes in.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

When providers claim to tie reporting for reimbursement into performance improvement metrics, we expect EHR-integrated performance improvement to reach the Peak of Inflated Expectations. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Tools to maximize your sales enablement strategy

Zunos

Marketing benefits from the instant feedback provided by usage metrics and comments from sellers themselves — allowing them to continuously improve messaging. . For veteran sellers, just-in-time mobile delivery makes it easy to keep up with new developments without eating into busy schedules.

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Top 10 Cloud myths busted, part 1

TalentLMS

Cloud computing remains a mystery for many enterprise departments and businesses, and there are plenty of myths built up around deploying and running applications on it. As with all business expenses, it’s not just the month-to-month costs that matter but the “total cost of ownership” (TCO).