Presentation design principles for better PowerPoint design


By applying some key principles of presentation design , you can make your PowerPoint design really standout and deliver both a more ‘popping’ – but also more effective – presentation. You can find out how to change your PowerPoint colour theme here.

Why Data Should Drive Your Training Strategy


That’s why tracking engagement—via metrics like login frequency and time spent in training—is key. Performance metrics help sort learners.

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

Its global presence means Campari employees often do business with clients in other countries, making language barriers a frequent concern. We train our instructors to respond to what the learners want to talk about, rather than coming in with a PowerPoint presentation,” Nielson said.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Just taking your existing PowerPoint slides and putting them online won’t be very effective. Determine the problem, metrics, and audience, and goals. What is the business problem we are trying to solve with this training? This should relate to the business problem.).

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


Rackspace is also on par with Amazon on industry certifications and other important metrics. We use Google’s suite of business productivity solutions for handling company email, file sharing, and meetings scheduling.

The 5 Tech Developments Changing The LMS


Ten years ago, a cutting-edge L&D department looking to train its people would buy or develop a learning management system (LMS), author some first-class SCORM content, and watch the feedback metrics limp in. Workplace learning is evolving quickly.

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How to be Successfull in the E-Learning Industry

Rapid eLearning

Successful E-Learning Knows that the Business is the Business. Keep your focus on what the organization says is important and the metrics they use. From there you set clear objectives that are tied to a metric which helps measure the course’s efficacy.

Workplace Learning: One World, Not Two

Learning Rebels

Been buried under a stack of PowerPoint slides? For starters, as an industry we need work harder at recognizing ineffective training and then eradicating it from businesses, but I digress. Stuck in meetings? Conducting a training session? Then you missed it.

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


Users do not need to download native applications such as Office, like they would to open a PowerPoint. Just like a webpage, there are robust analytic tools that surface metrics from time on page, click through percentages, and navigation flow. 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.

12 Practical Ideas to Get Employees Engaged in Training

Before you fall back on a workshop, make sure there’s not a way to change the business process, improve equipment, or re-arrange the environment to improve performance. If at all possible, find a metric that you plan to improve with your program.

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7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

The statistics from CLO Magazine may seem surprising, as many learning managers kicked off mobile learning deployment with soft skills, leadership, and business skills training. Having good metrics makes it that much easier to defend mobile learning choices.

Learning Technologies 2019: Insights from the Conference

Leo Learning

This is a topic very close to our hearts, as we have been driving awareness on the use of learning analytics to measure the business impact of learning for over three years. Metrics Should Complement Personal Experience. Muller, The Tyranny of Metrics, Princeton University Press (2018).

The Hidden ROI of Sales Training


First, we have to reinvent those aspects of traditional sales training that DO suck – clunky technology, sporadic death-by-PowerPoint training events, poor access to internal expertise, etc. We must also more rigorously assess the business value that sales training creates.

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5 Advantages of Custom Elearning Development for In-House Learning Teams


Elearning has been around for a couple decades, and it is only the past few years that organizations have really started to understand the dynamic benefits that custom elearning development can deliver to business results. Gone are the days of stale powerpoint decks being passed off as intelligent elearning. By leveraging a custom elearning approach, organizations are able to tailor elearning to their business strategy and relish in greater returns on their learning investments.

Are you using Infographics in Your E-Learning courses?


I like them because they remind me a of my childhood and playing games with my older brother like finding Waldo or I Spy, where you set out to explore a busy graphic and search for relevant objects. I would love to hear some metrics on this. Infographics!

Linkedin Learning Product Review

eLearning 24-7

Metrics – Simplified, this is not a platform for robust metrics visible on the screen (because you have to download them), and even then the robustness overall isn’t there. Metrics and Reporting. LinkedIn Learning to me is a digital learning platform.

3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Building elearning courses is not usually the organization’s business goal. Elearning is merely a solution that helps meet a business goal. They are using some metric that identifies where they’re currently at. And they’ll use that metric to determine if they’ve met their goals.

Best LMS Features and LMS Tools for Mid-Sized Enterprises

Hurix Digital

Ensure that the LMS tools you choose can function as an extended enterprise, performing diverse operations such as tracking and information distribution, allowing you to calculate and monitor all metrics for success and return on investment. Related: LMS for Business – Does One Size Fit All?

Dive In

CLO Magazine

According to The Conference Board’s “The Business Value of Leadership Development” report, “One of the most influential internal engines to drive change is a leadership development program that sets out to nurture management talent that is entrepreneurial, enterprisewide and globally recruited.”.

Training Mojo: Stretching Your Training Dollar by Mixing Internal and External Tools and Programs

Your Training Edge

Examine your course materials thoroughly – do you have informational courses that could be transferred into an online course, a PowerPoint accessible by all employees, or a paper-based quick reference guide? offers 25+ years of training and talent management for executives, business owners, and top performing sales executives in taking the leap from the ordinary to extraordinary.

An Analyst’s Perspective

eLearning 24-7

Make enhancements, updates, tweaks, business direction and so forth to be better. A high-level PowerPoint deck. Just the other day I had a briefing with a demo, and the vendor knew I was interested in metrics, so they focused their call on those new metrics they had in the system. NPS is a customer loyalty metric. We provide analyst services. I’m an analyst. We are an analyst firm.

Creating Training: In-house or Outsource? That Is the Question

The Learning Dispatch

How do you translate classroom training to online without creating “death by PowerPoint?” Have you gotten the change in behavior you wanted or solved the business problem that was identified? This creates greater success in accomplishing your outcomes and higher ROI on your metrics.

7 Most Used Online Corporate Training Platforms


Using a well-structured employee training program, you can shape them into the ideal and efficient employees who will make every effort to help your business grow. Related: The Importance of Training Employees for your Business. Related: Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them. You can include PowerPoint presentations and multimedia and conduct webinars and video-conference.

Not All Interactivity is the Same – Decoding Interactivity Levels

Enyota Learning

The level of interaction is the metric that refers to concepts such as learning complexity, user interaction levels, and sophistication level of the eLearning course. Today, the pressure is always on increasing the level of interactivity in learning.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Having business, content or reseller partners is a great way to expand reach but it does come with some administrative and managerial overhead. It’s our business to stay ahead of the curve. You’ll learn: How to develop a relevant business case and success metrics.

Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

If they aren’t solving clearly defined business problems, they aren’t adding value,” he said. To do that, learning leaders need to get much closer to talent leaders to help identify those business problems and figure out how learning can help solve them.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Improve performance on key metrics. Learn to cut through the fog of metrics.

How to Implement a Learning Scorecard


Internal Business Process. How quickly can your business implement changes? As we discussed, learning scorecards were created so businesses would look beyond the financials for business success metrics. Why is a learning scorecard needed for your company?

Elevating customer experience and employees confidence


business. Michael Manuccia: What was Walmart thinking about the future of work in relation to your overall business strategy? We’re gearing the learning experience toward preparing them for what that future looks like in the retail business.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Join Michael McPherson, Sales Director/EMEA for PeopleFluent, and Claude Werder, Vice President and Principal HCM Analyst for Brandon Hall Group, as they provide insights on how: Flexible performance management can drive productivity, market competitiveness, employee retention and business growth.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Four ways unconnected employees hurt your business. Diversity metrics that support recruiting efforts.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Designing Learning Programs for Lasting Impact (Free for ATD members) Business and learning leaders must navigate through confusion and clutter when designing corporate learning programs.

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Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

Learn a fresh approach that focuses on open technology, flexibility, and value generation that’s truly aligned with your business needs. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Using Learning to Improve Customer Experience Improving the customer experience is the number one business priority. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Building a Business Case for Advancing Women in Technology Leadership Almost all organizations have women working in technical roles.

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Covert Consulting: A Survival Competency for Today’s Training Organizations

Living in Learning

The Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing is on the line being his usual all-business self, even at 7:05am. I delivered the presentation of the final recommendation to the Sales & Marketing leadership team – the EVP General Manager, the all-business SVP, a couple of VPs and a scrum of Directors. Every head in the room turned away from my blasphemous PowerPoint slide to look at the EVP seated at the head of the table.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona


There are five major roles that go into creating a successful online course business. Chris and Joe talk about these roles and how they apply to running a successful business online. Are they starting freelance businesses? That allows me to focus on the core of my business.

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

But it’s always worthwhile to make time for learning, and this month there’s a great selection of free webinars to support you in your business goals. When you, your team and your business are facing these challenges, you need some added support to prepare for transformation that lies ahead.

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10 Building Blocks of Great Custom Learning

Ed App

The days of presentation-style training experiences like a PowerPoint-driven lecture or a “click next to continue” eLearning are bygone. There might be an existent problem but it is not necessarily learning-based, for example it may be because of a poor incentive program, poor teaching, vaguely articulated business objectives, badly designed business processes, or a poorly executed business policy.