Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

RMC Vanguard is a mortgage company–able to do major increases in their business even with the economy not good for mortgage companies right now. Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Use templates on the wiki to make it easier to structure pages so people can be familiar with it. Q: How big is the wiki?

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Overcome These 6 Common Business Challenges with Workplace Learning

eFront

Because there seem to be a few common business challenges , a few pains in your side, that just keep popping up. And the solution to many business challenges today is workplace learning. The solution to many business challenges today is workplace learning.

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

Jay Cross

It’s easy to contribute to a blog or wiki. ? 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.”. Learning would become everyone’s business. Fourth post in a series.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Business people face more and more novel situations every day. To be successful, a social business’s learning function must break out of the training department and spread throughout the organizational infrastructure. This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis.

Showing the value of social media

Jay Cross

Social learning is no different from other business investments. You don’t sell the tools; you sell the business value of the project. If there’s not an obvious, believable, significant business outcome, pick another project.

There is Big Money to be made with “Just in Time” Training

LearnDash

When most people think about starting an online course business they think about creating elaborate courses with gamification elements, automation, communities and so forth. Done correctly this approach can result in a a high revenue, lost cost business. And while business-to-consumer course sales are exciting, the amount of money out there to be made in business-to-business sales is staggering. business instructional design

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

Main | Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project » March 25, 2008 "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet) ( ZDNet Story , Media Metrics Press Release w/ more readable numbers) Check out those numbers.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes.

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Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

Each component requires content, process, and technologies Content : you might have the content, or you''re designing an environment where content can emerge Process : what''s needed from a business perspective? Talent Management, software help, search engines, CMS, DMS, analysts, blogs, wikis, social network, authoring tools, LMS, assessments, etc. Your business strategy drives your learning strategy which drives your ecosystem architecture. What are your business metrics?

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour.

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

When economic or business circumstances cause companies to tighten their belts, the first item on the chopping block is often training and development. Agile learning organizations: Align learning goals and activities with business goals. Wikis.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

They value it as a driver of success and growth and they see it as a key business strategy. And during their six-week bootcamp, instead of watching videos and presentations or reading wikis, employees are assigned to teams that work on actual projects.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes.

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MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

We can’t have employees holding Twitter chats about our business. Not only is training time paid time, but training often involves the communication of sensitive business information that companies do not want publicly disseminated.

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Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Intentional Informal: reading and searching, coaching and mentoring, blogs, wikis, some, etc. Intention gives you metrics and measurement. You will lose the battle if try to come up with metrics around totally informal learning. What are the metrics? Amount of time to move info through a salesforce – maybe the metric is time). Given our problem, the metrics, the stakeholders – how are we gonna do it? [My notes from a webinar.

Class is over; now what? Informal learning in the workplace

Obsidian Learning

After the delivery of any formal training (whether a problem-based scenario as described above or any type of traditional classroom course), consider using a wiki, blog, or other knowledge management tool to: Provide a space for learners to reflect on what they learned in training.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

How about ensuring the availability of tools like blogs, micro-blogs, wikis, discussion forums, media file creating/sharing, and profiles, and helping communities learn to use them? This is BS — unless they’ve incorporated business metrics.)”

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Then we need to identify specific metrics to demonstrate and deliver on those expectations. Kirkpatrick says new knowledge and skills don’t translate to actual business value unless they are transferred to new on-the-job behavior.

Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Roy takes business line; Will takes the professional learning side. Measuring Learning 3 Reasons to Measure Learning Prove Benefits Support Learning (testing is a useful learning strategy that helps people retain info) Improve Design Outcomes Planning Wheel (Roy's model) What business need(s) will be met? Roy : "If I'm a business leader, I really need to know if training is working in order to invest $$." This can be done by learning and/or business leaders.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

But we don’t usually have the $ to do that… “For far too long, training has used the smile sheet as the metric.” Now: pick a project and do something join PS community Register of the PS Wiki Want more Bob? Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity?

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Success metrics for learning will be based on content access, views, involvement and downloads. What if you are still in the content creation business? This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Intentional Informal: reading and searching, coaching and mentoring, blogs, wikis, some, etc. Intention gives you metrics and measurement. You will lose the battle if try to come up with metrics around totally informal learning. What are the metrics? Amount of time to move info through a salesforce – maybe the metric is time). Given our problem, the metrics, the stakeholders – how are we gonna do it?

Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

Some people perceive them as a personality or business assessment, like so many people are required to do at the job. . Vendors embraced “Facebook” like, and blogs and wikis – to reinforce social. You might think it means extensive metrics, but it doesn’t in the learning system space. It just means a few metrics, often ones, that will not help you with effective analysis to deliver better results with your employees or customers.

Reflections on 15 years

Clark Quinn

We also have rich new ways to interact from microblogs to wikis (collaborative documents). There are lots of examples of the old approaches, the tools and practices are aligned with bad learning practices, the shared metrics reflect efficiency instead of effectiveness, … the list goes on. Yet a learning & development (L&D) unit unengaged with the business units it supports is not sustainable, and consequently the lack of change is unjustifiable.

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Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Wiki + SCORM + Add-ins will become more common for easy authoring. Prediction #6 => Metrics-Driven Performance and Learning Interventions My article coming out in January will spark discussion around what is actually a quite common model. And because it ties directly to metrics that matter to the business, this will get significant attention during the year. Luckily a few will also add in more community and wiki capabilities.

The future is people, not technology

Jay Cross

Rather, we recommend redeploying them in new capacities, serving as connectors, wiki gardeners, internal publicists, news anchors and performance consultants. Tags: Business learning More Human Than Human. CLO magazine, June 2009. Column on Effectiveness, by Jay Cross.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Roy takes business line; Will takes the professional learning side. Roy : "If Im a business leader, I really need to know if training is working in order to invest $$." This can be done by learning and/or business leaders. Underlying business needs are clearly articulated.

How to Measure Social Learning

CLO Magazine

“And right away, I suggest to people that although anecdotally you can surface the data, you really want to tie social learning to part of the employee’s overall learning and business metrics.” But Pontefract said the company also has created an aggregate model of all its transactional learning data and created a return on learning metric. In 2009, Telus’ wikis and blogs garnered 23,000 pageviews from employees; in 2011, that number grew to 308,676.

RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS

Paradiso

Many of these experiences arise because the market is crowde d with LMS vendors who are incapable of meeting the dynamic business needs of an organization. As a result, the LMS allows the learners to undergo training via social media like Facebook, Twitter, Wikis, etc.,

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How Fostering A Learning Culture Will Help Your Organization Grow!

TalentLMS

A unique, immeasurable combination of the shared intellect, informal habits, attitudes and knowledge that shape how you do business. Unlike technologies, ideas, and skills , which are frequently copied by the competition, this asset remains unique to the business in which it lives.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

It is only possible through a community-like collaboration where features like discussion boards, file sharing, and virtual chats, blog, and wikis come handy. Wiki support for the knowledge-base archive. Based on different pre-set metrics, the platform can generate reports for each type of user activity. Focus on the metrics it analyzes to generate reports. More are the metrics, better is the analytics. What is LMS software?

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Wiki + SCORM + Add-ins will become more common for easy authoring. Not sure that the emergence of Wiki Course Authoring really translated into adoption. And because it ties directly to metrics that matter to the business, this will get significant attention during the year.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

In this, Eric suggests the following minimum measures: Networking patterns - the relationship between people and content categories, the network make up or profile (business unit, job, level, etc), key brokers and influencers by content category, and the degree of networking across silos. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. I always like to work on project where there are clear metrics that are the focus at the end of day (see Data Driven ).

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

76% said L&D was not critical to business outcomes. Altimeter Group defines digital transformation as: “the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every touchpoint in the customer experience lifecycle.”*

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