New White Paper: Training In Troubled Times

Upside Learning

MindLeaders’ white paper “Training In Troubled Times: Delivering on ‘What’s To Follow’ With Training” encourages organizations to take L&D decisions during a recession with two goals in mind: (i) surviving the current downturn and (ii) exploiting the upswing that will eventually follow. The white paper examines how training cost cuts may be perceived by different stakeholders (investors, customers, employees). Click here to download the white paper.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. 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. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

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Maximize the Business Impact of your Learning & Development Strategy

Docebo

But now there is a new challenge, to optimize and maximize the impact learning has on business. In this whitepaper by Fosway Group, you can learn how to maximize the business impact of your learning and development strategy. Why measure the business impact of your L&D strategy. But business leaders care about business outcomes and metrics, not learning outcomes and metrics.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. I have a strong interest in joining Tagoras for this webinar because of how impactful an education business strategy can be on the entire lifecycle of educational products. for Your Education Business.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

My team talks about the trends that drive our business. ? As one pundit put it, “The ROI of social networking is being in business a few years from now.”. To keep things simple, we began by dividing the world into two types of businesses. Learning would become everyone’s business. Here are the four posts: White paper | Slideshare. Community Metrics of organizational learning Working SmarterFourth post in a series.

Data & learning: Is learning analytics stuck?

Learning Pool

Taylor wrote: “For L&D practitioners to use analytics to best effect, they need to correlate data around learning activity with data from the business. Time and time again we have heard similar sentiments aired in blogs and white papers and from conference platforms.

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Dashe & Thomson

Even though many Learning and Development organizations find it a challenge to prove training’s effect beyond how learners react to the training and whether they have learned the training content, senior management and business stakeholders are more and more interested in metrics that show the bottom line. Then we need to identify specific metrics to demonstrate and deliver on those expectations.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

Staying on top of digital trends is key to business survival. The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. For even more insights and strategies, download our exclusive white paper, 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation. business hiring tech leadership digital-transformation

Boiling Frogs and the Need for L&D to Innovate

mLevel

If you are not familiar with NPS, it is a customer loyalty metric. According to our research, the business often feels L&D responds too slowly to their needs with learning solutions that are not consistently effective in improving workforce performance. Examples of this include too little lead time provided by the business, too few staff members to respond, and insufficient funds to provide world-class service to the business.

Top 4 Internal Communications Best Practices

KZO Innovations

Your team is busy, so the last thing they need is an internal communications system that’s faulty and overcomplicated. Include metrics. Metrics should inform employees of the company’s current and past performance, trends in performance, goals to reach, and progress made toward those goals. Motivate your team on different levels by showing metrics for the company, different departments, or even individuals. Check out our free white paper to find best practices!

Workplace Learning 2025 – Lighting the fire of learning

Learning Pool

So says Maria Ho, associate director of research at the talent development organisation ATD, who notes that PDPs are a “best practice we have identified as being associated with business and learning success”. Six Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025.

Moving the Needle on Strategic Diversity: 6 Steps to Advance Your D&I Program

KZO Innovations

Our D&I team has seen first-hand that diversity programs do not grow and advance linearly, but with a sporadic progression and require iterative adjustments to continue enhancing the workplace and improving business outcomes. To learn more, download our white paper.

What is Competency Management and Why Do You Need It?

Avilar

After years of seeing business transformation sparked by improved, intentional management of employees’ skills and talent, we can be (too) quick to jump right into conversations about how to do competency management and what to do next. Changing business climate. Business Continuity Planning. Don’t let natural disasters, pandemics, or other crises disrupt the business of your organization when groups of employees are suddenly unable to work.

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Campaign Essentials , an exclusive white paper that will help you focus, plan, execute, and optimize your marketing efforts. Back then, businesses: Identified their target markets and customer value propositions. To take advantage of all the tools and data available, marketers must be crystal clear on what they and their business are trying to accomplish, and why. What will that do for the business?

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. Data Visualization in eLearning: Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise was published in 2012, and right about that time the market for self-service business intelligence software (Tableau, Qlik, Microsoft Power BI) went bonkers. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

The Stay Conversation: It’s How to Retain Top Talent

Avilar

If you’re developing talent retention programs that tie the strategic importance of job roles to key performance metrics, read our Energizing Performance Through Competency Management white paper to learn how a competency management program can help.

4 Unrealized Benefits of a Competency Model

Avilar

As technology compels business to move faster, and new generations of employees comfortably jump from company to company, smart organizations must continue to ensure that their assets are more than just adequate to move them forward. There are several specific benefits for HR when a competency management method is used within a business metrics framework: a deeper understanding and appreciation of HR is created throughout the organization.

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Web Courseworks

Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has pushed medical education toward performance improvement education , in which clinical performance metrics are used to point clinicians to learning that could help them improve their practice. Dr. Brown’s use of live collaboration tools (GoToMeeting) for case study sessions was, I thought, an innovative use of available tools to engage busy clinicians in meaningful education.

Is it Time to Switch to a New LMS?

Meridian

When the legacy LMS you have in place isn’t a good fit for your organization’s needs anymore, it can hold you back rather than support your business performance. While training has become a strategic focus for organizations, there’s an increasing need to understand how it impacts business performance. Imagine if you could easily correlate your learning analytics data with business performance metrics or mission success.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

In this post, we’ll explore the benefits of accessible video content for businesses and how it can significantly improve engagement, user experience, and SEO. Technology and the internet have lessened the need for face-to-face interaction between people and the businesses they support, making a positive user experience crucial. Marketing content like blog articles and white papers must be designed to propel the buyer’s journey.

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Create and Sustain a Learning Measurement Culture

Performitiv

It is not just a phrase but it is a reality for many organizations, especially those looking to drive measurement into their business decision-making. This approach can be a repeatable process if you use standard survey instruments that are predictive and prescriptive in nature and pair them up with trends of business results that are operational or capability-based. Leverage standard surveys and standard methods of gathering operational or competency-based metrics.

Part 2/3: The Role of AI in Learning and Development Programs

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. It would make L&D a much more important part of the business.”. According to McKinsey & Company , the lack of learning-related metrics is among the most pressing challenges in skill-building programs. Those metrics help measure the effectiveness of learning solutions and build capabilities in a sustainable way.

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Web resources to help you transition from classroom to online learning

Limestone Learning

Moving Presentations Online: Coronavirus, Training Sessions and Events (Free for IPL members) Coronavirus is causing businesses to cut or make drastic reductions in business travel, and to cancel or move conferences and events online.

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. Data Visualization in eLearning: Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise was published in 2012, and right about that time the market for self-service business intelligence software (Tableau, Qlik, Microsoft Power BI) went bonkers. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Learning Experience: Just the Beginning

Degreed

The Sierra Cedar 2018-2019 HR Systems Survey white paper cites Learning Experience Platforms (LXP) as “an emerging trend in the Talent Management application space.”. It doesn’t mean that outcomes are being created, or that value is being generated for the business. These companies get caught up in vanity metrics because it makes them feel like they are making progress, but they are not actually building a sustainable business.

Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As your organization is growing, the natural course is for you to take your business across the borders, expanding into new markets and exploring new opportunities. Gathering data from your corporate learning programs will help you better understand your workforce and determine how to best prepare them to do business in new markets. A more focused goal would be to “expand the staff’s French language vocabulary required for product selling and general business communications”.

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5 Tips for Improving SaaS Customer Retention Rates

Cloudshare

Appropriate Saas training can have a significant impact on your business in a variety of ways; the key is to track its benefits. Other training metrics that you should consider include answering the following questions: How often does a well-trained customer renew a subscription? And don’t forget, training materials can also encompass informative articles, white papers, simulations, quizzes, webinars and more. This post was originally published on May 10, 2018.

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

Axonify

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. But we know that modern employees are busy, distracted and struggle to fit learning into their workflow. If you want to see a bit more science behind this, I encourage you to read this white paper.

The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Instilled

The learning revolution we’re in now is less to do with hardware and much more about taking a forensic approach to driving business performance. The challenge for L&D business partners is to be able to move from being treated as ‘order takers’ and step up to the role of performance consultants. They must then be able to use data to analyze the effectiveness of the training and the difference the solution has made to business outcomes.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

In this post, we’ll explore the benefits of accessible video content for businesses and how it can significantly improve engagement, user experience, and SEO. Technology and the internet have lessened the need for face-to-face interaction between people and the businesses they support, making a positive user experience crucial. Marketing content like blog articles and white papers must be designed to propel the buyer’s journey.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

Performance review templates were built with the busy manager in mind. If the performance management program doesn’t include a clear development path with the key metrics and resources for them to succeed, then the program has failed them. Organizations that take a continuous approach to managing the performance of their workforce can easily align employee goals with business goals, which creates a more productive workforce.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

She is a passionate social equality advocate committed to helping leaders foster healthier and therefore more productive workplaces, ultimately driving innovation and business results. Another habit we have is leading with the business case for diversity and inclusion and explaining why it’s important using data to show how it can improve a company’s bottom line. But the business case is not the only tool in a D&I practitioner’s toolbox—nor the most persuasive tool.

6 Reasons Why E-Learning is Replacing Traditional Higher Education Courses

Hurix Digital

As online programs surpass traditional higher education courses on many metrics, including popularity, it has sparked a constant debate between the two types of learning. White Paper: Can the US Higher Education Publishing Industry Leverage A Subscription Model.

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

Axonify

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. If you want to see a bit more science behind this, I encourage you to read this white paper.

Companies report interactive content drives marketing success

Aptara

A recent piece by Business 2 Community contributor Seth Lieberman explained that when it comes to marketing, the advantages of going with interactive options online are threefold. The static white? paper has become an entrenched part of the sales cycle, and this fact alone might be a good reason to break away from it. Collecting reliable intelligence on the customer base is a common objective today, as analytics programs have become a key business driver.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

This year, talent-suite LMS vendors will still focus on employee-specific business needs, while the rest of the LMS industry feasts on an abundance of extended enterprise opportunities. So, what business wouldn’t want to achieve measurable benefits like these? New year.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

This is especially true for software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, where each new customer adds revenue that can help your business grow. Blog posts, paid advertising, white papers, hero videos, webinars, social media, specialized landing pages – the choices are endless. 3) Deliver White-Glove Treatment with Live Demos. “A As soon as you offer this kind of product education, I guarantee that the business benefits will become clear.