What is supply chain management, and how can it help your business?

InsiderHub

Supply chain management ( SCM ) is a crucial element for operational efficiency, and it involves the streamlining of the supply-side activities of a business in order to maximize value. The main benefit for businesses that maintain effective supply chains is a resulting competitive edge. CMT is a crowd-sourced web resource designed to make it easier for individuals and businesses to purchase the best business solutions available.

Creating business value through IT

Jay Cross

The gist of the article is that two new wrinkles in corporate IT that have sprung up in the past twenty years, the web and enterprise software, have enabled companies to take good ideas- improved business processes, sets of workflows, plans about who should get to make which decisions, etc.- Customer/company conversations are the pinnacle of customer service. I love your work: and am busy swiping ideas from you to incorporate into my vision of next-era learning in corporations.

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Chief Learning Officer reveals the 2020 LearningElite award winners

CLO Magazine

This year’s winners demonstrate the critical role of L&D in business. Organizations are ranked Silver if they score above the benchmark in all dimensions and near the pinnacle in one or two dimensions. Gold organizations score above the benchmark in all of the dimensions and near the pinnacle in three or more dimensions. Each year, the LearningElite awards program recognizes companies that have a strong and agile learning and development function.

New Case Study Explores Using New Technologies to Support Human Interaction

ATD Learning Technologies

The pinnacle event was a fireside chat that opened the floor to questions from participants. The company has completely transformed its business over the past 15 years, from a 75,000-person consulting house focused on North America to the world’s largest comprehensive professional services firm, with 380,000 employees around the globe. The following is an excerpt from ATD Research’s latest case study, Accenture: Delivering High Touch Learning With High Tech Tools.

6 Benefits of Employee Development

SkyPrep

When information is conveyed in a confident manner to co-workers and clients, your business will be more efficient. With a confident workforce and team, your business will thrive! Companies that thrive choose the right employees.

eLearning Host List February

Tony Karrer

Using various social signals we came up with the following as being the hot items during February 2009 via eLearning Learning. You can find a bit more on this capability in the post Hot List. Enjoy. Top Posts and other Items The ‘Least Assistance’ Principle eLearning is not the answer Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace Here’s How I Built That PowerPoint E-Learning Template Informal learning - what is it? What Goes in the LMS?

Why Information Sharing is Critical for Client-Facing Teams

Allego

Financial advisors are in the business of providing advice and direction. The pinnacle of this hierarchy is wisdom. Joe Kringdon, Principal, Kringdon & Associates/HMC, spent several decades in the Wealth and Asset Management business, managing and leading both advisors and wholesaler investment consultants. Today’s post is by Joseph D. Kringdon, Principal, Kringdon & Associates/HMC. Have you ever eaten at the Cheesecake Factory?

ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial

Wonderful Brain

At the very pinnacle of opportunity, with a palette of stunning colors from which to create a rainbow of courses there’s no renaissance in the offing. Editorial Futurism LinkedIn business learning use of mediaIt’s no secret that coming from leadership positions in public and corporate education I am very critical of substandard learning; ‘e’ or otherwise. Without vigorous advocacy at the top you’ll never get great results.

Modern Design: Clean and Simple

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Apple products that show the pinnacle of this kind of thinking are great--the iPhone is designed to "know" whether you are holding it up to your ear or have brought it down to look at the screen, and it shows you what you need to see in order to click, hang up, enter numbers, or whatever. And this whole business of making icons recognizable and familiar is an old story-after all, we've been learning to recognize icons for like 25 years now.

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Evolving side by side – the team and culture at eCoach

eCoach

A regional business with a global focus. As a signal of just how fast eCoach are expanding, the company, who has more than tripled its workforce in the past 12 months, and have seen over 300% growth in their US business in the past six. While these business results represent an amazing tip to the iceberg, it highlights the fact that below the surface at eCoach, things are going swimmingly.

5 Ways to Utilize E-Learning Games in Employee Training

Unboxed

Simplifying the training experience is pinnacle to both effective learning and knowledge retention. . Gamification in Business. Corporate Universities author, Jeanne Meister, notes compelling evidence for incorporating gamification in business today: “interactive learning games can increase long-term retention rates by up to 10 times”. Follow Follow Follow. In the ever-changing world of technology, the race to stay up to date is an exhausting feat.

Microlearning – what the devil is it and 5 things it’s good for

Rob Hubbard

This enables the business to be very agile in learning delivery and to respond to rapidly changing business environments effectively. We haven’t seen the pinnacle of microlearning yet. The limitations of human memory are an eternal conundrum for learning designers – how exactly do you create meaningful learning experiences for learners who have a shorter attention span than a goldfish? Or who are only able to retain 7 items in their short term memory 1 ?

What I Learned from Reading “Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading Edge Learning Organization.”

Pract.us

Hess, is a Professor of Business Administration at University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and has spent decades studying and consulting with high-performance learning organizations. Hess has seen the after action review work effectively in businesses of all stripes, especially where employees can safely confront the harsh reality of any situation. Edward D.

What I Learned from Reading “Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading Edge Learning Organization.”

Pract.us

Hess, is a Professor of Business Administration at University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and has spent decades studying and consulting with high-performance learning organizations. Hess has seen the after action review work effectively in businesses of all stripes, especially where employees can safely confront the harsh reality of any situation. Edward D.

Gamification for Enterprises

Your Training Edge

Also the organization must determine its business objectives and chart an action plan to reach them, and in addition use an “engagement loop to connect user motivations to those actions.” Past failures by some businesses have lead enterprises to question gamification applications even more so then they already were previously. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. A PLN represents the pinnacle of informal learning. 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.

A Vital View on Learning

CLO Magazine

McNevin attended the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point in the 1980s and later received her master’s in business from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2000. I wanted to get the lay of the land and figure out what it takes to make a health care business successful,” she said. She also started sitting in on every executive meeting she could get invited to, wanting to learn the business and figure out its pain points.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Not just the traditional educational institutes, but also the corporations and businesses are leveraging online courses for their own goals. . Video processing: Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Power Director, Adobe after Effects, Pinnacle Studio etc. If you are new to the eLearning sphere, you must be confused about numerous eLearning authoring tools available in the market.

Encouraging Workplace Reading for Employee Development

Everwise

For busy employees, it’s imperative that workplace reading is introduced as a personal and professional benefit, not as an additional burden. At Pinnacle Financial Partners , the CEO and other senior team leaders host book club meetings at their homes. While you may be choosing business-centric books and crafting practical discussion questions about them, remember that there should also be room for team bonding and camaraderie. We read every day at work.

Access = Learning

eLearning Development

The idea that courses are the pinnacle of eLearning is as archaic as the idea of getting news only from the morning paper. Newspapers are scrambling to change their business model, and so should course developers. Learning is about access to information. The more information people have available to them, the more likely they are to learn. Sounds pretty obvious, right?

The Best of Both Worlds: Learning Through a Marketer’s Lens

CLO Magazine

When considering a company’s employment brand, it’s critical that learning organizations are aware of their own brand if they want to make a significant impact on the business, said J. Every learning organization already has a brand, just like every business has a brand,” he said. She initially came to 3M in 1988 to work in strategic business development, with internal consultants across divisions on a variety of projects including market research and building business plans.

3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

Although, the drawback is that since it takes place in real-time, learners in different time zones or who have busy schedules may have difficulty in readjusting their schedules in order to participate. Video Conferences Bringing video, audio and multiple people/places together at one time, video conferencing is the pinnacle of synchronous e-learning.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

Pinnacle Learning Manage. Ability to create an index so that people can find a particular topic Security User and group management Registration The integration with single sign-on so logging in is not required Competency and skills Synchronous e-Learning Regulatory Compliance Collaborative learning Certification Catalog Instructor-led training management The ability to support specific and complex business process models Update, Nov.