eLearning Outsourcing: Why Consider It?

Upside Learning

Some months back I had posted (based on a research report by ValueNotes ) about eLearning outsourcing to India doing well and looking to grow handsomely in next 3-4 years. Last year we were recognized as an emerging leader in training outsourcing. Why outsource?

Top 10 Benefits of Hiring an Offshore Development Team

Magic EdTech

“If you deprive yourself of offshore development and your competitors do not, you’re putting yourself out of business.”. Back then, offshore hiring was an absurd concept. Today, however, it is a significant strategy adopted by businesses to drive down operating costs while gaining access to quality talent from around the world. If you haven’t yet considered an offshore development team, here are some things you might be missing out on.

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7 Factors to Consider While Outsourcing Publishing Services

Hurix Digital

One such practice that has often been widely discussed and debated is outsourcing. Why should companies in the publishing business outsource their projects wholly or partially to offshore firms that offer publishing services ? And what is the best way to find the right offshore publishing services provider? Why Should You Outsource Publishing Services? Here are some of the most compelling reasons to outsource publishing services.

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

EI Design

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. In this article, I outline 5 practical tips that you can use to maximize the gains from outsourcing. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development.

Outsourcing of Learning – Good, Bad, Challenges & Opportunities

Learning Cafe

The basic idea behind outsourcing parts non core business processes is that it can be done better and more cost effectively by outside vendors or suppliers, allowing the organisation to focus on what is important (core competence). Off-shoring happens when the outsourced work is done by workforce is a different country due to cost differential or better capabilities. Outsourcing in learning and training has been around for a long time.

eLearning Outsourcing to India will reach USD 603 million by 2012

Upside Learning

The ValueNotes report, eLearning Outsourcing 2009: Advantage India , reveals that: “Revenues from the Indian e-learning offshoring industry stand at approximately USD 341 million at the end of calendar year 2008.

6 Pros Of eLearning Content Development Outsourcing

Adobe Captivate

Today, outsourcing content development is a fairly well established practice for several organizations. However, what works for one organization and helps them leverage on an offshore partner may not work for another. So, how can you determine if you should evaluate eLearning content development outsourcing? The answer lies in looking at the pros of content development outsourcing and comparing them against the triggers of your outsourcing need.

Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You?

EI Design

If you are reading this article, you are probably evaluating outsourcing of eLearning content development or are looking at alternatives for your existing outsourcing approach. There are several compelling business reasons to outsource and there are certainly plenty of possible partners you can engage with. So, how do you determine if outsourcing eLearning content development is right for you? Why Do You Want To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development?

Advantages of Outsourcing to Indian E-learning Partners [Infographic]

CommLab India

Do you intend to outsource your e-learning project? You can add value to your business by choosing the right Indian e-learning partner. So, what makes India the preferred destination for outsourcing e-learning projects? The answer is, when you outsource your needs to reputed off-shore e-learning organizations in India, you benefit in many ways. Learn When to Outsource and How Much it Will Cost Through Our Calculator.

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. In this article, I outline 5 practical tips that you can use to maximize the gains from outsourcing. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development.

10 Pointers You Can Use To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning

Adobe Captivate

To align with a rapidly changing learningscape and pressure on training budgets, organizations opt for outsourcing eLearning development. In this article, I share 10 pointers to create a successful and highly effective eLearning outsourcing strategy. How To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning development is an established model, and it has been used for the last couple of decades. Is outsourcing the right approach for you?

Offshoring Content Development

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

The Trend toward Offshoring. companies rushing to outsource their operations to offshore companies, dramatically expanding the economies of India and China. Top business functions for offshoring include customer service, IT. Read more» The post Offshoring Content Development appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. There seems to be a stampede of U.S.

Why Outsourcing May Be Right for Your Organization and 4 Tips for Success

Beyond Campus Innovations

Why Outsourcing May Be Right for Your Organization and 4 Tips for Success. Outsourcing responsibilities depends on your organization’s level of need, financial affordability, timelines, and management. With so many factors to consider, it’s important for leaders to know the benefits of outsourcing, as well as what tasks should and should not be considered for an outside service provider. What is outsourcing? Offshoring occurs when U.S. The Pros of Outsourcing.

Why You Should Outsource E-learning to India

CommLab India

It requires a lot of dedication, so much so that it can take your focus away from your core business. Outsourcing the development of e-learning courses is the way to go for most organizations. With outsourcing, you don’t have to deal with staffing issues. By utilizing the time-zone difference between your country and the offshore e-learning vendor, you can significantly reduce the development time, resulting in quicker turnarounds. eLearning Design outsource eLearnin

Free eBook: How To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development

EI Design

Once you have decided on outsourcing your eLearning content development, the focus shifts to how you can seek and evaluate the right partner to outsource. How To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development. The eBook How To Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development by Asha Pandey is just the right cheat sheet you have been looking for to successfully evaluate and select a partner.

Outsourcing the translation of your e-learning courses? Get the prep work right

CommLab India

Are you thinking of outsourcing the translation? As an e-learning vendor with 15 years of experience and translation expertise, we at CommLab suggest you outsource your translation services to a vendor who has the required expertise to produce multiple language versions of e-learning courses. Outsourcing the translation of your e-learning courses will not only save costs but also give you access to a pool of translators with domain expertise.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

However, many associations are starting to recognize that while members are central to their functions, the deployment of professional development is not an association’s core business. As such, associations are beginning to look outside their own organization for help with service management , or outsourcing the business process (BPO). What service management needs might an association “outsource” for eLearning? BPO: Managing Services & Association eLearning.

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Pt2

Wonderful Brain

So we left off with Important/Urgent and I just want to mention that what is important and urgent to someone else may be of little consequence to you. 8. Rightsize, downsize, best shore, offshore, outsource, optimize, redeploy, downshift, re-engineer. Now entering the realm of hyper cliché are any of these ways of kissing off staff. Call your connections, dust off the rez, and brighten up your LinkedIn profile because you are soon to be history.

Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue

G-Cube

Off-the-Shelf e-Learning content publishers, technology-driven training providers, and everybody in the e-Learning space is under pressure to maintain the pace of content design & development on the new platforms at the same cost. have chosen to utilize the globally available resources and selectively outsourced the e-Learning content development (in full or in parts) to partners beyond their geographies. AVP – Business Development ).

Indian e-Learning Industry Size – 2013

G-Cube

But before presenting the data, some definitions – we are defining e-learning companies as organizations who are in business of providing learning technology solutions (LMS, assessment solutions etc), and content solutions. Also, many companies identify themselves as e-learning companies as per above definition, but considerable part of their revenue may come from other business streams, such as IT Services etc.

eLearning Australia

Upside Learning

I just returned from a two week-long business visit to Australia this Sunday, not my first visit to the country but definitely the one where I sensed that the local eLearning industry is gaining momentum. There’s a noticeably growing inclination towards outsourcing especially custom elearning development services. On the LMS front there seems to be preference for local providers but that should change too as content outsourcing increases.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet." - Wikipedia The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change--in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects.

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Do You Have an Online Home-base?

Mike Taylor

Given the all too common scenario of outsourcing, off-shoring and a number of other names for staff reductions it is more important than ever to have a “home base” online.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

Nor can one be sent off to attend a class on social learning. The history of outsourcing to off-shoring to automation is now well known. New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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MOOCs for Employee Learning – The Mechanics – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

We cover: How to Build a Business Case – Jeevan Joshi – Producer, Learning Cafe. Sunder Ramachandran is a training leader with extensive experience in building capabilities for large teams in the offshore/outsourcing space. Sunder’s articles on workplace learning have appeared in Indian & International media including The Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, Times Ascent, National HRD Newsletter and HrmAsia.com.

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4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets

EI Design

In the midst of changing dynamics, disruption, impact on employees and businesses, and looming global recession, what strategies can help L&D teams? 8 Best Practices Business Leaders Can Adopt to Lead Through Business Disruption During COVID-19. I also outlined 8 best practices that leaders should adopt as to handle the business disruption and ensure that the employees and business move forward. Demonstrable the value for the remote workers and business.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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What It Takes To Become A Top eLearning Content Development Company

EI Design

Many of our large customer relationships began with a one-off project. Provide a demonstrable impact on business and a positive ROI. Trends (on what learners want and how businesses wish to see the desired impact). Effectiveness Of Our Offshore Development Model.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Nor can one be sent off to attend a class on social learning. The history of outsourcing to off-shoring to automation is now well known. New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Selective outsourcing continues to grow while comprehensive outsourcing will become less popular. What if you are still in the content creation business? Closely related will be outsourced, especially off-shore content creation.

Factors that Determine eLearning Costs

Enyota Learning

In a highly competitive business landscape where refining skills have become more important than ever, eLearning is enabling businesses to achieve better employee engagement and retention. However, since eLearning courses are a major business investment and never a one-size-fits-all, they have to be customized to meet the needs of individual learning groups.

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INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

Nor can one be sent off to attend a class on social learning. The history of outsourcing to off-shoring to automation is now well known. New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now.

What It Takes To Become A Top eLearning Content Development Company

Adobe Captivate

Many of our large customer relationships began with a one-off project. Provide a demonstrable impact on business and a positive ROI. At EI Design, Solution Architecting defines the framework required to implement innovative Learning and Performance Support solutions to meet the business goals of our customers. Trends (on what learners want and how businesses wish to see the desired impact). Effectiveness Of Our Offshore Development Model.

The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. This strategy involves a significant use of outsourcing, offshoring, temporary contract employees and sometimes hiring fully competent individuals so that no additional training and development is needed. Aligning Learning With the Business. Managing Learning as a Business.

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Back to the Future

The Learning Circuits

As I understood the post, the purpose was to start a dialogue, to try and build a business case and discover a migration path from what Sam called "Snake Oil” - training that had been proven NOT to work - to new approaches that DO work (e.g.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

Since the advent of high speed internet our life-style has changed tremendously, from shopping to business. Since the past decade there has been increase in outsourcing of jobs to different off-shore locations. Business, in many ways, has been slower to adopt.

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