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


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.

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.

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 following is an excerpt from ATD Research’s latest case study, Accenture: Delivering High Touch Learning With High Tech Tools.

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?

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 media

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.

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


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. Edward D.

Evolving side by side – the team and culture at 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.

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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.

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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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.

Encouraging Workplace Reading for Employee Development


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. We read every day at work.

3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning


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.

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.

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?

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

Pinnacle Learning Manage. Update, Nov.