Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

To help make sense of it all, Digitec has released its new industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting an Association LMS. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. Businesses will follow.

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Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

Some attendees mentioned that their current LMS vendor was either out of business or ending a product, but others are just simply unhappy with their current platform. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

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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. ” (simulation, modeling, alternative futures projection).

Coaching Means Business

Cylient

“In the moment” coaching delivers real, tangible business results. If people don’t associate taking a coaching approach to day-to-day business challenges with making a positive, impactful difference that will hit the bottom line, they probably aren’t going to do too much of it. You will need to take a coaching approach to illuminating how coaching positively impacts business results. Curious to see other positive business results from “in the moment” coaching?

Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Avilar

As a competency-first approach has moved from novel idea to mission-critical business strategy, organizations have – with varying degrees of success – put competency programs into place. Why do competency projects fail? Without senior-level buy-in, a competency project will languish.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

White Paper Solicitation and I came to this section of items that would be valuable to have addressed by submitted white papers: "Collaboration and Community. Players in this arena (although not exactly all in the same role or capacity) include Facebook Connect , the Data Portability Project (of which MySpace is a member ), and Googles Open Social. That white paper would be a prize itself.

Choosing an LMS: Why LMS Requirements Matter

Web Courseworks

Reading blogs as well as White Papers can give organizations a better understanding of the world of LMS and give them insight into finding which LMS will best benefit their association. Business This category deals with the vendor, contractual agreements and also payment options.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

When Remembering Really Matters – White Paper from Sharon Boller. Speaking of instructional design, Sharon went even more in depth in this white paper. Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success – White Paper.

Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Many of the webinars also have a supporting resource, such as a white paper, project sample, or lookbook, to go along with them. This webinar shows how a curriculum of learning solutions can be used as part of a product launch to solve common business problems.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

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Training Not Working? Realign with Your Strategy and Reunite with Your Business

Pract.us

Get business and training working in the same direction. One of the recurring frustrations with training programs is that they don’t make a real impact on business performance. If that sounds familiar, realign your focus and reunite training with the business.

The Science of Remembering: Strategies for Long-Term Retention (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller spoke to these challenges in her recent white paper : “When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention.”

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s white paper, which summarized seven of the emerging L&D trends for the year, was downloaded thousands of times because we increasingly need information that helps us sort through the trends and determine what’s really pressing for our organizations.

University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

CLO Magazine

SJSU President Mohammad Qayoumi outlines the long-term potential for this tech initiative in his white paper, "Reinventing Public Higher Education: A Call to Action." "The San Jose State seeks to build on what it does now to enhance student learning and preparation for the workplace. San Jose, Calif. — Sept. 17 San Jose State University announced it has launched a five-year, $28 million initiative to partner with Cisco and Nexus IS Inc.

How Small Businesses Are Using Video to Grow Quickly

KZO Innovations

Many small businesses still shy away from creating online video, worried they don’t have the time, money, or expertise. Even if your small business doesn’t have the marketing budget that allows for big video productions or doesn’t have anyone on staff that specializes in video, you can still create compelling messages through video that effectively resonate with your target audience. Here, we’ll describe key strategies for small companies looking to grow business with video.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

But before an association commits to producing and marketing an eLearning course, it’s important to explore the business case and potential return-on-investment. The post also includes a free ROI Calculator, which you can use to estimate the projected revenue, the investment, and your return over three years. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning.

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Competency Management: Top Pitfalls of Poor Implementation

Avilar

However, such large projects to implement can often feel overwhelming, particularly if the basics of solid project management are not adhered to – that’s when hazards pop up and mistakes occur.

How to Leverage Learning on the Job for Incredible Results

Pract.us

You and your employees learn everyday – not just from video courses, PowerPoint presentations, or white papers – but mainly from the experience of completing projects, creating products, and serving others. Start with a business objective that leadership has identified.

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Tips for Developing an LMS RFP

Association eLearning

The “8 Steps to Selecting Your Association LMS” white paper provides guidelines to help you decide which features should go in each category: • Critical –features or functions the LMS must have to integrate with your existing systems, your existing business model, or to ensure revenue.

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Managing Remote Employees Effectively

KnowledgeCity

A Harvard Business Review study from November 2017 indicated that remote workers felt “shunned” and worried about what is going on in the physical workplace. To combat this, start a new project by getting to know your remote team members. Maintain up-to-date process/project documents.

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

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.

Skills and Competencies: What is the Difference?

Avilar

Nearly every day, we hear business people discuss the skills and competencies their employees need to succeed. This AIHR article describes a skills matrix or competency matrix as, “A tool to map required and desired skills for a team or project.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. In the current economic context, people represent one of the primary strategic assets of a business. New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on Obsidian Learning.

Rev Up Your Ramp Up: Making Employee Onboarding More Efficient

Inkling

Some employers stress on-the-job training while others have full-on classroom instruction before employees begin any projects. The biggest problem with classroom training is retention rate: According to the sales performance international white paper “ The Future of Sales Training ,” new employees forget 84% of training information within 90 days.

Integrating LMS and CRM Systems for Optimal ROI

Docebo

Some businesses calculate CRM ROI against investments, while others look at CRM for its value in replacing spreadsheets. As with any LMS project, it’s easier to find cost savings in CRM deployments than to make CRM-triggered sales growth projections.

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Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Why, then, is it ever acceptable to approach other costly endeavors, such as implementing new workplace technology, with a narrow focus on the technology and little consideration for its impact on business users? Understanding business user needs is a critical but often-overlooked element.

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

We spoke to three companies who are already working or experimenting with user generated content and created a white paper with our findings. Projects happen throughout the company and often have a critical training component.

8 Unconventional Ways to Discover Great Tech Talent

General Assembly

By Anand Chopra-McGowan and Deb Henretta 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. Create projects that tech experts will love.

Millenials and Learning: When learning apps contribute

Gnowbe

Interestingly, Millennials often want to contribute altruistically now, rather than waiting until their 50s or 60s to be involved in civic/social/charitable projects. Business Schools are more often underpinning such needs by engaging their MBA students in projects that contribute outside of the business arena. White Paper. Harvard Business Review. ©

International E-Learning Part 2: How to Overcome the Challenges of Rolling Out E-Learning Across Different Countries

CDSM

Our partnership with SDL enabled a smooth translation process, avoiding the possibility of the procedure becoming a bottleneck in the project (in Part 3, we’ll look at how we achieved this in more detail). Business E-learning Guides Insights Challenges International

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

Digitization is seriously challenging today’s business world and the way we live, work and relate to one another. The pace of technological change is accelerating and disrupts our current business models (although creating new inspiring ones).

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

Web Courseworks

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. The new administration has introduced uncertainty into healthcare education.

How to Reach Your Competency Management Objectives in the Age of AI

Avilar

AI can only take interactions with peers, project teams, and customers so far – essentially, not nearly far enough. Human-to-human relationships (still) form the foundation of successful businesses.

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