Malicious metrics

Clark Quinn

What’s the business relationship? I don’t think they really know what animal/movie character/color/fruit/power tool I am. Like others, I have been seduced by the “what X are you” quizzes on FaceBook. I certainly understand why they’re compelling, but I’ve begun to worry about just why they’re so prevalent. And I’m a wee bit concerned. People like to know things about themselves.

6 benefits of integrating HR, Talent & learning management systems


Whilst we talk in business about Human Resources as if it’s a singular function, in reality, of course, it’s much more complex. The HR landscape is complex – full of multiple systems that cover everything from recruiting new talent to payroll.

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2 Proven Strategies for Duplicating Your High Sales Performers


Does this sound like a scene from the movie “Mission Impossible?”. A blockbuster movie has actors working from a common script. They know that the world of business and sales is constantly changing, therefore, their knowledge and skills also keep changing.

3 New Ways Docebo Supports Personalized Learning With Artificial Intelligence


In our personal lives, personalization is overtaking nearly every facet, from how we watch movies and TV shows, to listening to music or podcasts, to the way we shop.

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A Learning Strategy for Gen Z

CLO Magazine

From watching movies on Netflix to finding answers on Google, they are used to receiving things on demand. As always, companies should collect and make use of metrics that can identify any learning and cultural shifts in an organization.

Seven challenges of managing a remote team and how to overcome them


This can include setting up metrics for how much work is expected to be completed each day. The KPI metrics you choose to evaluate the productivity of remote employees should also be the same criteria used for in-office employees. Remote teams are extremely common in today’s workforce.

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6 Change Management Best Practices to Learn from Big Brands


In 1997 Netflix was launched, offering customers monthly subscriptions so that they could rent movies to be sent to them by mail, rendering the then-norm of charging late-fees irrelevant. 3 min 49 sec.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers


But the reality is that corporate learning management systems remain slow, hard to use, and fall short when it comes to improving employee capability and on-the-job behaviours that impact business objectives. The LMS was built for higher education, not business.

Now What? Beyond Networks

Experiencing eLearning

Dag: Which movie to see -> your network; When does the movie start -> google. Much of the time now in business, the goal is not known; we don’t know what shape things will take or which methods will look. We need better tools and metrics if we want to get better outcomes. These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference.

5 Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Remote Employees


Examining these metrics—particularly over time—will help you assess the program and determine where things are running smoothly, and where tweaks are needed. So provide lots of options like: What’s your favorite movie?

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

We’ve seen this movie before. This is BS — unless they’ve incorporated business metrics.). The Tragedy of eLearning. The 1999 Online Learning conference in Los Angeles was ground zero for eLearning.

7 Social Media Manager Tips To Stay Focused And Productive


Setting these kinds of metrics allows the individual to better manage their time. Whether this is days, weeks or months, instead of over sporadic intervals” writes Henry Kent, a business writer at EssayRoo and State Of Writing.

7 best practices to create corporate training video content


The same psyche works with movies. Here are 9 smart tips to help you create top-notch learning & training videos: #1 Align all business stakeholders and get the purpose agreed upon. People have short attention spans, and more importantly, extremely busy schedules.

Preparing for Change

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’ve seen the movie Office Space you may recall the workers reaction when they learn the company is bringing in “consultants” and “you know what that means”. Recognize that there is a business case for success and the emotional metamorphosis required for sustained success. job loss, new performance metrics, survivor guilt etc.). I’ll start with some foundational business questions to ask: 1.

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Creating Continuous, Frictionless Learning With New Technologies

CLO Magazine

While asking a home assistant for the weather, the best time to leave the house to beat traffic or what movies are playing at a local theater might not seem to have much application in the workplace, this nonlinear, point-of-need interaction is already playing out across learning platforms.

Looking to the Future

Bottom-Line Performance

For example, the first websites I bookmarked on my smart phone when I got it were local movie theaters, so I could be at dinner and answer the question “what’s starting about the time we’ll be done eating.”. Performance metrics become more important than ever. As Jen suggested in her recent post, we have to be careful not to suggest thing just because they are cool, lest we lose credibility in the eyes of our business partners.

6 Change Management Best Practices to Learn from Big Brands


In 1997 Netflix was launched, offering customers monthly subscriptions so that they could rent movies to be sent to them by mail, rendering the then-norm of charging late-fees irrelevant. 3 min 49 sec.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers


But the reality is that corporate learning management systems remain slow, hard to use, and fall short when it comes to improving employee capability and on-the-job behaviours that impact business objectives. But we know that modern employees are busy, distracted and struggle to fit learning into their workflow. Flaw #2: The LMS doesn’t measure the things that business leaders find valuable. When is the last time you watched a feature-length movie on your smartphone?

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. Understanding this model is important in order to be able to apply it within different situations in order to help drive behavior change that ultimately leads to improvement in metrics. The Business Case for Social Learning.

Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

Organizations are looking for modern, flexible systems that can adapt to the evolving needs of the business and its learners. Join World Class Benchmarking’s COO, Mark David Jones and CEO, Jeff Kober, as these former Disney leaders train you on how to apply these principles to your business.

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How Analytics Can Lead to Employee Success

CLO Magazine

” The central lesson from the above quote, voiced by Billy Beane in the movie “Moneyball,” is that analytics can be used to level the playing field and gain competitive advantage. Prior to the 2002 Oakland Athletics and team General Manager Billy Beane, the conventional wisdom in identifying talent in baseball accepted a misleading set of metrics — stolen bases, runs batted in and batting average. Need help identifying hidden talent?

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality?

How BMW using Virtual Reality Technology? | CHRP-INDIA


Use of this technology in movies was really a big thing, and now it’s a vital trend for VR training solutions. Workplace planning: Surprisingly, BMW plan buildings virtually, so that every metrics fits appropriately.

Sony Pictures’ Martin Lowery

CLO Magazine

” But these days, it’s not just about who is on the screen — whether in movie theaters, on television sets or the Internet. It behooves us to ensure that we augment and enhance our talent pool so we can evolve our business models.” If you think about hotels, we trained people to evoke a certain atmosphere and to orchestrate some of the most memorable and significant moments in our guests’ lives — their vacations or key business meetings.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Business’s lingering love of bureaucracy, process, and legacy technology has fallen completely out of sync with what people need to do their best. If you have a DVR, it’s fascinating to see what’s going on with movies on demand and video on demand.

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Autobots are Here: Using Automation to Streamline L&D A recent Gartner study revealed that by 2020 automation will reduce employee requirements in business shared-service centres by 65 per cent.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Learning Strategy 2020 – The Future Is Now The year 2020 has always sounded like the setting of a futuristic sci-fi movie, but its right around the corner. Many business leaders know this already, but what they don’t know is how to fix it.

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Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Sure, it heralds tax time—and often an attendant business crunch—but it’s also a great time for new resolutions and practices. It will also examine trends driving the use of video, and how you can tap them within your business. Create a business plan and structure.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

Think of it like those movies, you know the ones that say “present day”, and it was done in 1975? Actually, if you want a great space movie, rent Capricorn One. As a whole, business is being generated in all areas, how much is a different story – since it varies by market and by the vendor themselves. It’s that time of the year. A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto


Animoto is an online tool you can use to create videos for everything from business meetings to weddings. Jason talks about how it is important to treat social media posts similar to a trailer for a movie. Give people, it’s almost like a movie trailer.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. The metrics of our scale are the organization’s core objectives: Reducing time-to-performance. He is the author of numerous articles and white papers on eLearning and business effectiveness.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

Articles: Get Out of the Training Business. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. Learning is woven into the fabric of every modern business. We’ve got to rid ourselves of the notion that learning is just the chief learning officer’s business. Now paying more attention to editing and sequencing on television and movies.

LMSs that kick ass: GeoLearning

Janet Clarey

I will always think of Will as “Super Will&# because of my ’super’ phase after watching ‘Superbad’ the movie and the super way that he picked up on that in our correspondence). The interaction can be tracked as both a successfully closed customer interaction (a business metric), as well as a learning opportunity that becomes part of the individual's overall training record (and associated LMS data point).

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

TechSmith Camtasia

Services like and YouTube give you the ability to use Google Analytics to determine if your screencast has been watched – but the metrics aren’t precise. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D.

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