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. Whether you’re just getting started, or have narrowed down your list to a select few, the white paper offers a few practical suggestions on how to simplify the process of selecting your new 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.

Why Don’t Trainers Worry About ROI?

Bottom-Line Performance

ROI has been a buzzword since the 90s. People talk about it all the time… and measuring ROI is cited as a goal for many initiatives across an organization. We’ve been designing learning solutions since 1995, and while we think ROI is really important, we can count the projects on one hand where people actually calculate ROI. The C-Level cares about ROI… but frontline employees are not as concerned.

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired. Most business owners have financial perimeters they must work within, which explains why they tend to weigh investments more carefully than almost any other type of investor. The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI?

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Integrating LMS and CRM Systems for Optimal ROI

Docebo

Leveraging Data to Reveal the ROI of LMS and CRM Integration. But what’s also remarkable — and this is bound to perk up the ears of any CFO or CEO — is the ROI that can be found through even basic CRM-LMS integrations. While it’s comparatively easy to calculate ROI on rollouts for eLearning systems, measuring ROI on LMS eLearning roll-outs is a little bit more tricky, but not impossible. The LMS-CRM ROI Quandary.

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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. What is the potential return on investment (ROI)? 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. Find out using the eLearning ROI Calculator.

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What Are You Spending on Product Training for Your Sales Team? Double It!

InfoPro Learning

While selling skills are certainly important, organizations will see exponential ROI from training sales people on what they’re actually selling. In the latest Tribal Knowledge podcast, Infopro Learning’s Nolan Hout shares insights on why business leaders should consider doubling-down on product knowledge training for their sales team. Learn more on product knowledge training and how to maximize your sales training budget in our latest white paper.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on 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. In this context, the adoption of assessment methodologies becomes a critical imperative for businesses and training organizations. Calculating ROI.

What Are You Spending on Product Training for Your Sales Team? Double It!

InfoPro Learning

While selling skills are certainly important, organizations will see exponential ROI from training sales people on what they’re actually selling. In the latest Tribal Knowledge podcast, Infopro Learning’s Nolan Hout shares insights on why business leaders should consider doubling-down on product knowledge training for their sales team. Learn more on product knowledge training and how to maximize your sales training budget in our latest white paper.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. I have a strong interest in joining Tagoras for this webinar because of how impactful an education business strategy can be on the entire lifecycle of educational products. for Your Education Business.

The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

The most consistent challenge for L&D leaders throughout the past 20 years has been the need to prove the ROI of learning investments and thus prove their contribution to strategic business goals. BV: Academic proof for the value and business contributions of L&D has been found by the new CrossKnowledge powered research initiative the CrossKnowledge Learning Institute (CLI), in collaboration with the Maastricht University.

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

3. What is the potential return on investment (ROI)? There is a simple calculation that can help you assess the potential return-on-investment (ROI) for developing an eLearning course. When calculating your ROI, don’t forget to subtract the costs to create the eLearning. If you’d like to see if eLearning would be the right fit for one of your courses, download Digitec’s free ROI calculator for association eLearning.

When Do Learning Games Make Business Sense?

Tony Karrer

The Upside Learning ( disclosure ) white paper Do You Need Games In Your eLearning Mix? But transfer does not equal ROI. This relates to the question of the Business of Learning. What's the business rationale for spending on games? T+D Blog - Serious Gaming in the Workplace asks the question: Is serious gaming being taken seriously in your workplace? It is time to change the perception of "gaming" among CEOs and other corporate executives.

The Dollars and Sense of Extending Employee Training to Customers

Training Industry

There is no shortage of books, articles and white papers that discuss strategies and techniques for making businesses successful. Just as there is no shortage of books, articles and white papers on how to make businesses successful, the same can be said of books, articles and white papers on how to demonstrate the business impact of training.

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How Docebo and Salesforce Come Together for Optimal Sales and Training Potential

Docebo

Though the idea of linking a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system with a Learning Management System (LMS) doesn’t come up as often as it should, in recent posts we’ve discussed the value of integrating your business’ CRM and LMS , as well as the ROI that can be generated by doing so. Drilling down on those ideas a little further, let’s take a look at what an actual CRM-LMS integration might look like, and the potential it could offer for your business.

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Rev Up Your Ramp Up: Making Employee Onboarding More Efficient

Inkling

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. This preview demonstrates just a few of the ways to decrease the ramp-up time for new employees and increase the ROI of training in your business.

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. For most RFPs, a reasonable response time is 7-10 business days. So, you’re ready to take the initial plunge into eLearning, and you’re thinking of issuing a request for proposal (RFP).

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Insights on Business Drivers of Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

I am now in a learning technology-based business, though I am a frustrated "Organization Development” consultant (my PhD). I am referring to recent developments where psychology of groups is now merging and coalescing with technology in "social networking.” I thought you might be interested to see this white paper by Akamai, one of the leading providers of Internet networks and systems. Back to square one - my true love: people and groups.

The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

She has authored multiple white papers on learning game design and speaks at national conferences such as DevLearn and ASTD International on the power of games for learning. The challenge is to map the “fun” elements of games with the principles of effective learning design… and ultimately, real business results. Business Results: Here’s a sneak peak at the business results ExactTarget saw from using a Knowledge Guru game.

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4 Unrealized Benefits of a Competency Model

Avilar

As technology compels business to move faster, and new generations of employees comfortably jump from company to company, smart organizations must continue to ensure that their assets are more than just adequate to move them forward. There are several specific benefits for HR when a competency management method is used within a business metrics framework: a deeper understanding and appreciation of HR is created throughout the organization.

Professional Development Resources

Limestone Learning

Although we’re in the business of creating and providing learning opportunities for our clients, many of us forget about our own ongoing self-development and learning. Granted, we’re all busy with looming deadlines, multiple projects and countless day-to-day tasks but we get so focused on these activities that we sometimes forget to lift our heads up and focus on the bigger picture. Lynda.com offers thousands of video courses in software, creative and business skills.

Part 2/3: The Role of AI in Learning and Development Programs

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. HR leaders will have to respond with effective and adaptable L&D programs that will not only help train employees in this new environment but also lead to a measurable return of investment (ROI). It would make L&D a much more important part of the business.”. Predicting skill gaps and measuring ROI.

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21st Century Skills in eLearning

Web Courseworks

When is an infographic appropriate versus a white paper? She will review how to determine how to corral the enormous body of content available to your organization and determine the potential for leveraging activities in a digital format to create greater ROI and meet the needs of today’s busy physicians. Which century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s?

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21st Century Skills and eLearning

Web Courseworks

When is an infographic appropriate versus a white paper? She will review how to determine how to corral the enormous body of content available to your organization and determine the potential for leveraging activities in a digital format to create greater ROI and meet the needs of today’s busy physicians. Which century do you want to prepare your learners for: the 1900s, or the 2000s?

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Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

The problem: The data that LMS’s provide is often not pertinent, reliable or complete enough to improve the learning strategy and business processes. While they do provide data regarding completion, assessment and learner satisfaction, this is not enough to make key business decision, and visualization or forecasting tools are lacking. ROI Calculation – accessing both results from training and precise information about financial investments.

Roadmap to Our New Website

Training Orchestra

Download White Paper. Head to our Resources section for research and tools on topics such as profitability for training companies and extended enterprises, technology implementation strategies for corporate training departments, and how to measure ROI before selecting a training management solution. White Papers. The business challenges it addresses, and how it’s different from an LMS? Roadmap to our New Website.

7 Reasons Why Enterprises Must Invest in an Employee Training App

Kitaboo

Therefore, enterprises are advised to leverage a training app to deliver engaging training in a cost-effective fashion, which will increase employee productivity and business output. White paper: Accelerate Employee Engagement with Mobile-based Corporate Training Program. Moreover, think about all the paper you will be saving by not having to print training documents anymore. Related: 5 ways to Boost Training ROI with Evaluation Tools.

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Avilar

It gives them a better ROI picture and allows upper management to see the benefits of the projects. Tie workforce optimization efforts to solving strategic business goals. If you’re preparing to implement – or improve – your competency management program, read our new “Mastering Competencies: How to Create the Best Framework” white paper. We recently spoke with Avilar’s CEO, Tom Grobicki, to discuss what he’s seeing in the world of workforce competencies.

Pick of the Month: July 2012

Jane Hart

Chronicle article explains the business model , reviewed the Coursera approach: “I am certainly not a business person and the people starting this all seem like smart cookies to me. asked Daniel Little in the Huffington Post on 23 July: “Colleges face the revolution that has already hit music and book publishers — the Internet swamps traditional methods of transmission and publication, and whole new consumer experiences and business models are created.

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The Course Management System Explained

Training Orchestra

Reporting and business intelligence – How do I extract meaningful information to assess the success of my training activity and make the right decisions in real time? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experts or download our white paper on the ROI of a Course Management System. Course Management System: if you’ve never heard the word before, you might have guessed that it has something to do with training (you’re right!),

The Course Management System explained

Training Orchestra

Reporting and business intelligence – How do I extract meaningful information to assess the success of my training activity and make the right decisions in real time? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experts or download our white paper on the ROI of a Course Management System. Course Management System: if you’ve never heard the word before, you might have guessed that it has something to do with training (you’re right!),

Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo

Bottom-Line Performance

If you stop by the booth, we’ll have some great items for you: Copy of our recent white paper – “ Game Based Learning Why Does it Work? “ Infographic showing the ROI of a game based or gamified learning solutions. It’s the perfect way to take a closer look at Knowledge Guru away from the busy conference environment. We’re heading to Orlando next week for the Training 2013 Conference and Expo in Orlando.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

This year, talent-suite LMS vendors will still focus on employee-specific business needs, while the rest of the LMS industry feasts on an abundance of extended enterprise opportunities. So, what business wouldn’t want to achieve measurable benefits like these? Now, winning business from professional associations is difficult for generalist cloud LMS providers and impossible for talent-suite vendors. The business world already has systems that track all that.

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

Jay Cross

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.”. To keep things simple, we began by dividing the world into two types of businesses. Learning would become everyone’s business. Here are the four posts: White paper | Slideshare. Fourth post in a series. In case you missed them, here are the first , second , and third posts.

Building Marketing Leaders of the Future

General Assembly

They are also accountable for demonstrating and optimizing ROI. With the goal of defining excellence in the field and providing transparency into marketing careers, we’ve crafted a framework that will help provide this clarity for individuals, teams, and business partners. Analytics and Insights: Get business insights and drive ROI using data. Inside a new roadmap of core skills to drive vision and leadership in the industry.

70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

I’ve trained business analysts in six sigma then managed them on the job, providing opportunities for them to apply the learning and discussing with them their challenges and results. This is an interesting point that Greg raises and has also been explored recently by the Deakin Prime White Paper 2012 – Demystifying 70:20:10. This paper also agrees with the point Greg raises and presents a pragmatic perspective.”From