The Art of Business Writing

Your Training Edge

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of business writing? Business used to be done face to face. Clients sought out the business they wanted using either the phone book or through word of mouth, and they showed up at the door. Increasingly, business is done online. But one small typo can be the difference between a paying customer and someone who thinks you don’t pay attention to your business. But they have no place in business writing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

Its certainly good for a laugh on a busy morning. A client sent this scanned page to me this morning. Given the female employee a definite day-long schedule of duties so that theyll keep busy without bothering the management for instructions every few minutes. Even though a girls husband or father may swear vociferously, shell grow to dislike a place of business where she hears too much of this.

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Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1. Scanning. With upwards of 20 million Twitter users around the world, companies should at the very least be scanning this massive public forum to keep tabs on what people are saying about them.

Augmented Reality: The Trending Buzz for the Sales Organizations to Boost Employee Efficiency, Customer Satisfaction & Overall Business Outcomes


Certainly, businesses of all sizes are realizing the true potential of latest learning technologies, leading to increased curiosity and adoption among the next-generation workforce. The users could simply open the app and scan the product with the QR code to start the animation. This helped the customers to gain an in-depth knowledge on product features and benefits, thereby improving their trust on the selling company and increasing overall business growth.

What is an LXP? Definition & Use Cases of Business LXPs

Academy of Mine

The LXP scans the internet to recommend relevant content in the form of videos, podcasts, case studies , webinars, blogs, etc. As a business owner, you can analyze LXP’s data to understand your employees’ learning and improve your content according to their preferences.

How to Build a Sustainable Video Marketing Strategy For Your Business


Integrating a short clip to grab your audience’s attention or adding a video to pitch an idea are part of most business toolkits. To ensure your business is on the path to success, we have prepared a guide for you to build a sustainable strategy that equips you to create videos systematically and increase efficiency. Target your audience, scan through blogs, and view other videos and content related to your topics. Uncategorized Applications Business

Assessing Organizational Readiness for Change in Your Business

Epilogue Systems

But you must first answer an important question: Is your business ready to embrace change? You must assess your business to determine its readiness to adapt to a proposed change, which will help ensure that your change management efforts are not in vain. As an example, consider a business that wants to shift its filing storage system from physical documents to a digital filing solution to store client data. Does it require any customization to suit your business’ needs? .

Choosing Software for your Business: A Buyer’s Guide


As our business grows, there’s always a team or two trying to find new software. Teams trying to find business software (in their case an LMS ) that optimizes their processes. So, to aid you in successfully finding the best software for your business, we’ve recorded our internal process and are sharing it today. How to choose software for your business. If your business uses a project management tool like Jira , Asana , or Trello , use it.

Channel Learning and Business Success: Can Your LMS Connect the Dots?

Talented Learning

One of the best things about being a learning technology analyst is that I get to meet so many smart, passionate people who are pushing the boundaries of the LMS and business success as we know it. From the multiple perspectives, I learn about new use cases, evolving technologies and novel ways to approach complex business challenges. He is a partner development expert who actively works with channel organizations to drive meaningful business results.

How Can Businesses Ensure Cloud Platform Security?

Hurix Digital

Over the last decade, organizations around the globe have increasingly embraced cloud applications in order to innovate, transform their business, manage costs and handle their increased workload. Applications that automate various business functions such as HR management, sales processes, file sharing, and collaboration are growing fast, enabling companies to meet their needs in a shorter time frame. How to ensure cloud platform security for your business?

What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business

eLearning Brothers

Learning to establish your personal brand through authentic relationships with your followers can be the X-factor that transforms your business from meh to yeah. Using social media to connect with potential learners on a more personal level is indispensable to business success in the current climate, as most of the key decisions are made online. LinkedIn: Get busy on LinkedIn. Don’t just lurk around observing other people’s actions – get busy connecting.

Creating Multilingual Online Courses is Important for Business Global Outreach


This is exactly where the online training platforms such as ProProfs Training Maker can make a huge contribution towards helping companies achieve business objectives economically. When people prefer reading e-books than scanning the shelves for yellow tainted and moth-eaten tattered books, then it is hard to expect such a sector can successfully steer away from digital influence for long. For any business to run properly, it is important to know your customers better.

How to Pitch Online Training to Senior Management


Most savvy business leaders don’t need too much convincing to believe that offering training opportunities to their employees is a good investment. Now that world events have made online options more attractive, business leaders are finally willing to give it a try. One person might read through each slide multiple times, while another prefers to scan for new information. Return on investment drives business decision-makers in every area, including training.

10 Tools and Services For Successful Business Presentations

Your Training Edge

Presentations and communicating ideas through attractive slideshows has become a necessary element of almost any successful business. And the effectiveness of a business presentation is determined by its style, design, structure and overall attractiveness. Technology today has changed the game of how businesses present information. To build effective and creative presentations, businesses need to know what will be most engaging and inspiring.

Hire an eLearning Consultant

Web Courseworks

Starting an online learning business is not a walk in the park. Who is managing the content being developed for your business? These are a few of the many questions you will need to know as you enter the learning business world. What to Consider When Starting Your Learning Business. Who is going to be assigned to different tasks within the new business? Environment Scan. One example of a document that clients often want to receive is a business plan.

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.

Can On-the-Job Training Make Up for the Failures of Business Education?


Sensibly enough, companies hire students with business degrees because they expect them to have learned the fundamental skills needed to succeed in corporate life in college — but do they? Not if a recent anti-business school feeding frenzy in the media can be believed. And when business students take the GMAT, the entry examination for M.B.A. And the Times isn’t the only nationally respected publication knocking business education.

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5 Asynchronous Communication Examples For Better Remote Work

TechSmith Camtasia

People tend to scan long blocks of text, so important information might be missed. BusinessCommunicating in a remote work environment can be tricky, especially if you or your organization have recently made the switch from in-person to remote work.

How to Use QR Codes in Corporate Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Or maybe you have noticed them slapped on billboards that you could not possibly have time to stop and scan. They can be easily generated using numerous free online services and easily scanned with one of many free QR readers out there. ” So while marketers are using QR codes almost everywhere you look, there are many ways QR codes can be put to work in your business…like in your training program.

Best Content Awards 2020

eLearning 24-7

The awards are for off-the-shelf content, this is content that a 3rd party provider builds and sells to the client (business, orgs, companies, government, education, associations, etc.) But at the end of the day, the judges felt it was more suited for business skills. Welcome!

How to Enable Business Growth with Content Digitization

Hurix Digital

Content transformation is changing the way business is carried out. Role of Content Transformation and Content Digitization in Business Growth. Businesses often need more than just good reasons to start an overhaul of old methods. Content transformation through a systematic content digitization process is not just about learning, it also streamlines the day-today operations of your business. Digitization process will help your business grow.

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Our industry tends to jump on jargon bandwagons and talk about concepts like xAPI and data warehouses and business intelligence. Even so, there’s a very clear lack of business insights being pulled from data – especially in the learning sphere. Plenty of reports existed, but useful business insights weren’t part of reporting capabilities. What business are you in?

How to Write Helpful Help Content with Michele Wiedemer

TechSmith Camtasia

Users need to be able to find information quickly by scanning through the document. BusinessWhat is help content? You don’t have to be a technical writer to create content that helps people use your product. Your content needs to help your customers help themselves.

9 Simple Hacks to Write Better Knowledge Base Articles

TechSmith Camtasia

We’re all guilty of scanning the headers of an article before reading all the way through to make sure it’s something we want to invest our time in. This is what we scan when we pull up our search results on Google. Business

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). Will we indeed have 50% less business process workers and 500% more digital business jobs by 2018 as Gartner (2015) predicts ? Business professionals recognize that digital technology is reshaping the way people work.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

But if you sell educational content , you know this kind of wishful thinking won’t grow your business. Marketing: The Instructional Business Blind Spot. Both require you to: Define objectives that align with business goals. We also engage in training as consumers, business customers or partners. So next, let’s look at how you can put more marketing muscle behind your instructional content business. “If you build it, they will come.”

Developing Immersive Technical Training

Origin Fractal LXP

The three most popular types of AR technology include: Image target – overlaying a real-world 2D image with 3D objects or text, video, images, as in scanning a real inspection checklist, which is overlaid with a video that explains the process.

Developing An Effective Mobile Learning Strategy Via Robust Learning Management Systems


Today, it is crucial for employees to equip with the right kind of tools and competency to drive lucrative business outcomes. For instance, a worker can scan the QR code on his mobile phone to pull up information about a specific equipment. Changing employee demographics and shrinking markets, are driving the need to train the modern workforce whenever and wherever needed.

What Happens In Your Brain When You Hear A Good Story


Brain scans and blood samples were taken. Uncategorized Applications Education Business . Imagine someone is explaining the solution to a problem, but instead of explaining the problem and its solution as bulleted points, they reveal the problem and its solution as part of a story, complete with characters and dramatic arc.

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How We Cracked the QR Code

Bottom-Line Performance

Participants split up into teams of two and three and used QR readers on their smart phones to scan clues all over the library. Any time that getting the QR reader out and scanning a code for information is more effort and trouble than simply retrieving the information another way would have been, it is a safe bet that there was a better option than QR codes. If they are too busy trying to rush to the next clue, they may not get all of the benefits from the experience.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Insurance and Procurement Records – Proof of minimum and mandatory insurance coverage , as well as other hiring-related documents such as W-9 tax forms, business licenses and special certifications for veterans, minorities and other relevant affiliations. ID CARDS – Hiring companies issue identification cards that can be scanned at any time to confirm individual compliance status. But extended enterprise compliance is a highly strategic business issue that requires know how.



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Using Automated Recruiting to Improve the Hiring Process


Consequently, large companies have turned to automated recruiting to save time and money, allowing recruiters to attend to other company business. The automated recruiter instantaneously scans the submitted resume for necessary skill-set keywords the company is targeting as important. If they are currently working or have a busy schedule, being able to record answers to questions on their own time gives them far more flexibility.

Why AI-Powered Personalized Learning Experiences are Here to Stay


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a buzzword on the lips of a wide range of business people. Business leaders are also tuned in, with 64% believing that AI will drive their organization’s growth, and 76% stating that AI is essential for their business’s strategy to succeed. In fact, companies are starting to incorporate AI into their business strategies as they see the potential it has to increase growth.

More Social Media Marketing Tips

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

StickyBits allows you to scan any barcode (those pre-existing on products, or your own that you can create online). Anyone who downloads the free app could then use an iPhone or Android phone to scan your barcode and view whatever you've attached. You could, for example, attach a barcode to the back of your business card that links to your website. What's more is that anyone who scans the barcode can then add to the content.

The Emerging AI Technologies That Could Transform e-learning


The emerging AI technology makes use of computer vision to make scans on an object/individual. The technology refers to the ability of computers to identify and process scanned images of an object from the environment. In L&D, both technologies enable instructors to scan their learners’ feedback on specific subject matter to detect where they are failing and succeeding. Almost all organizations utilize natural language processing (NLP) technology for their business.

We can’t ‘flow of work’ our way into the future

CLO Magazine

Here is the good news: We’ve made tremendous strides in finding our way out of using instructor-led training to solve every business problem, and, as technology stacks evolve, we’re doing a better job of embedding performance-enabling assets closer to our employees.