SkillSoft's inGenius: About adding meaningful context.

ID Reflections

SkillSoft recently (about 3 weeks back) announced the launch of inGenius. This social learning layer will integrate with SkillSoft's Book 24X7, a vast repository of technical and IT-related literature that many organizations use as off-the-shelf content to enable their employees. John Ambrose in his post Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Tony Karrer, in his post, Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0:

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. We, at Learnnovators, have always been fascinated by the enormous power of social learning, and have been following up researches and discussions by experts around this subject closely for some time now. THE QUOTE.

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HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory) “ The research isn’t heartening. Some of the questions we had in mind were: What benefits does social learning offer to workplaces of today? How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

Overcoming Procrastination; Admitting is the first step

GO1

Every day in the business world we are faced with so many tasks to do. Professional Development Social & Community GO1 Premium Procrastination SkillsoftAt one time or another we have all procrastinated. What procrastination means is to keep putting a task off for as long as possible. We have all done it at one stage in our careers we put of creating that […]. The post Overcoming Procrastination; Admitting is the first step appeared first on GO1 Learning.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning.

The Importance of Social Media for Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

If you are selling online courses, whether they are continuing education, skillsoft or recreational, it is important to spend the extra effort on marketing. Marketing your online courses can make a world of difference in your business success and sales. From search engine marketing (SEM) , search engine optimization (SEO), direct mail, blogging, social media and more – there are numerous ways to get your name out there and communicate with your target audience.

Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

Origin Learning

The sub-categories under the Practitioner Awards include Business Impact, Collaboration, Global Learning, Innovation, Strategy, Technology and Trailblazer wherein executives from globally renowned organizations like Hewlett Packard, The Boeing Co., The sub-categories under the Providers Awards include Academic Partnerships, Blended Technology, Community Service, Content, E-Learning , Gaming and Simulations, Social Learning and Vendor Partnership.

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LinkedIn Launches Their Own LMS

LearnDash

The idea is to help cut the cost of content creation for businesses. Social learning aspects like commenting, liking, and sharing will be there too (leveraging what already exists in LinkedIn). It’s functionality seems a tad dated now compared to other social networks. Especially since they won’t be the only ones with custom & informal content libraries (Cornerstone, Skillsoft, and others have had this for years).

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

3) Learning and Business Services. 6) Business Continuity and Management Resources. Contact Randy Jones , VP of Business Development & Strategy.). For any company that needs access to an all-in-one business-to-business sales training content, coaching and collaboration system, SalesHood is offering full access at no charge for 3 months. Digital badges , peer-to-peer recognition and social capabilities. Virtual Business Environment.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

We ask them all about business drivers, trends, market opportunities, use cases, demand, competition and measurable successes. The cloud , mobile devices, social media, ecommerce , Google and bandwidth have changed everything especially the way we all learn. Expect the Workday LMS to be cool, social, mobile and also anticipate Workday winning stand-alone LMS opportunities which is something most talent management LMS providers don’t often do.

Top 10 enterprise Learning Management Systems

Ed App

Based on these statistics alone, it’s worthwhile for any business, enterprise or not, to step out of traditional training and embrace modern LMS. The platform can integrate with existing IT or business systems. Skillsoft work switch AICC and SCORM eLearning standards.

Upcoming Webinar: The Future of eLearning Content

Kapp Notes

Our panel of experts will riff about the ways learning management technology, mobile applications and social media will shape the elearning content you buy. This Thursday I am on a great panel doing a webinar for Meridian Knowledge Solutions. I hope you can join me and this exciting panel. The Webinar is called " Future of eLearning Content " and is scheduled for December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Congratulations to the 2020 LIP Award winners!

CLO Magazine

They do so through a combination of qualities including leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment. THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Bronze: Matthea Marquart, Director of Administration, Online Campus, Columbia University School of Social Work.

You May Be Training, But Is Your Team Learning?

Pract.us

As the job market tightens and businesses demand new skills at an ever-increasing rate, many companies are realizing the importance of training. According to Skillsoft’s recent research , employees mainly want training to help them get better at their jobs and reach personal goals, which includes promotion. It provides social interaction which increases learners’ attention and motivation. Having great classes and videos doesn’t guarantee real learning.

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Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

SkillSoft. Business Skills Library. Social Learning. SkillSoft. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2015 Finalists.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social Learning is not that great. Social continued to be stagnant. A huge increase in 2020 for small business/small enterprise – far more than in the past. These are companies/businesses under 999 employees, with many in the 500 range.

Five classifications of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

From my observation, I have categorised LMS based on the business motivation to create and offer them to the market: LMS that are part of a larger ERP system (e.g. SkillSoft SkillPort ). It’s all about keeping to core business. formal, informal, social, self-directed, certified, performance support, anytime/anywhere learning) the better the fit for your business. There are lots and lots of Learning Management Systems (LMS) on the market.

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Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

Social Learning (if they do not offer it yet) – “It is on our table for X year or a future upgrade&# some angle with mobile learning if they do not offer it, – I would rather they say, “no, we have no plans at this time.&# , but why do that – if that is what you want in the product – after all – HOPE goes a long way. Example: Skillsoft sells content – business, soft skills, etc. A community in this social space.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

These honorees are: Skillsoft; Cisco; SuccessFactors, an SAP Company; Inxpo; IBM; Adobe; and Oracle. 285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005. With SumTotal Talent solutions, you can unlock hidden potential in your people and watch your business soar. SOCIAL LEARNING. With Community, your business can increase employee engagement, communication, collaboration and innovation. 285 Chesterfield Business Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63005.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. It’s a business marketplace for buyers and sellers. I love innovation.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

There are few and I mean only a few who follow this pattern (example: Skillsoft), where the course library is the primary and the system secondary. If you just want the LMS, then the best fit IMO is SMB (Small to mid-size business). Anyway, social exists in the platform, along with a built in authoring tool and the system is SCORM course standard. . SumTotal by Skillsoft. Social arrived late for them as well. . Welcome, welcome all!

Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics

Origin Learning

According to SkillSoft, 93% of CEOs plan to increase or maintain their training budget, and 85% already have a mobile training strategy, or will implement one soon. almost 4 in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on BYOD by 2016, and 85 percent of businesses will have some kind of BYOD program in place by 2020. Did you know that the average smartphone today is more powerful than the PCs that took two astronauts to the moon in 1969?! We bet you didn’t. Infographic Credit- ATD.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

I identify the Big Dogs as SumTotal by Skillsoft (yes, that is the actual name), Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, SucessFactors and Oracle Taleo (although, I ask myself who is using this and if you still are why?). These are vendors who have been around a long time, build share of the market and generally speaking had early name recognition which has helped them in build business. SumTotal by Skillsoft – the 2016 re-haul is a huge plus. SumTotal by Skillsoft. Social.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Imagine that your organization is informed in real-time about individual and program progress, as well as relevant business impact. Their position in the business gives them some leeway to “go rogue” if needed, to support their learning programs. If you don’t empower your sales teams to sell, your business is nothing but an idea. But salespeople are notoriously busy and they don’t have time to sit in classrooms for hours.

How Do You Define Digital Learning?

CLO Magazine

Over the past 15 years we’ve dealt with e-learning, blended learning, social learning, 70-20-10, MOOCs, video learning and microlearning. Essentially, embed “just enough learning” into your digital work environment, and offer employees access to: An easy-to-use portal that recommends content and shows what other employees use to learn in their business function. Vendors like Lynda.com, Skillsoft, Grovo, Udacity, Udemy, NovoEd, SkillShare and others offer this.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year, even during normal times. But since HR never has to make the business case for compliance, it can be a persuasive approach to larger culture initiatives. Independent consultants saw their business dry up.

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Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. But extended enterprise business decision makers can’t afford to wait. ” You can create distinct experiences for each domain by configuring branding, language localizations, content libraries, integrations, personalized learner home pages, notifications, features, and business process workflow.

Lynda.com Graduates to Next Level of Online Learning

CLO Magazine

billion and rolled it out to all of its premium subscribers, the business-networking platform late last year integrated more than 9,000 Lynda courses, giving the content greater prominence and reinforcing LinkedIn’s move into the learning technology space. Vendors like Cornerstone, Skillsoft, and Degreed all offer various customization tools that enable access to curated content and individualized learning paths.

10 Mobile Learning Trends to Adopt in 2020 – To Drive Employee Performance and Behavioral Change

EI Design

According to a survey by the Brandon Hall Group, Mobile Learning now features among the top three business development priorities for companies and ranks only behind the need for seamless business alignment and improved data mining. However, before I list the trends, I want to highlight the changing learner and business expectations and how you can use various trends to meet them. I use this lens (changing learner and business expectations) to make my recommendations.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. Either way, the service level of the Learning and Development (L&D) function suffers, as does its perception by the business and employees.

Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited

CLO Magazine

“Now, learning departments are feeling pressure to foster these types of learning solutions because of the pervasiveness of social, mobile and collaboration technology.” The workforce is now filled with individuals who are not only comfortable with technology, they expect mobile and social platforms to be readily available to help them learn how to do their jobs more effectively.

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DAN PONTEFRACT – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

In parallel to these actions, he drove a philosophical and cultural shift in the way TELUS views and experiences learning called “Learning 2.0”; the shift to a social, informal and formal learning and collaboration model bringing TELUS to the forefront of connected learning and leading. Dan is a passionate leader in the leadership & social collaboration technology spaces and is uniquely skilled to ensure an organization can move from traditional cultures to healthier ways of working.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

In parallel to these actions, he drove a philosophical and cultural shift in the way TELUS views and experiences learning called “Learning 2.0”; the shift to a social, informal and formal learning and collaboration model bringing TELUS to the forefront of connected learning and leading. Dan is a passionate leader in the leadership & social collaboration technology spaces and is uniquely skilled to ensure an organization can move from traditional cultures to healthier ways of working.

Free L&D webinars for January 2020

Limestone Learning

As ever, January is itself a prompt to rev up your business strategy and your learning. Director, Business Strategy & Transformation at SumTotal Systems and Laura W. Rexford, Director, Value Engineering at Skillsoft, will talk about each digital learning type, what they mean, and how your results compare with industry peers. Even the most advanced learning platform cannot deliver critical content and knowledge that drives engagement, retention and business performance.

CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

The buzz on Friday was Skillsoft’s acquisition of Element K. Some of us speculated that perhaps the acquisition came about to shut up Element K, whose attack ads were irritating Skillsoft mightily: At a lunch sponsored by Knowledge Advisors, David Vance gave an overview of Talent Development Reporting Principles. This is a framework for reporting the business results of learning in a rigorous, structured manner.

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NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

But, in business, well, at least for this grid, not everyone is a winner. A major accomplishment, and while I have zero proof here, to me, Skillsoft is a key factor in this IMO. Docebo, hit is strong with the social playlists – which a lot of vendors do not have, and it is a Tier 2. Welcome. Welcome. . To the 2018-19 Learning System Grid,identifying the Leaders, Risers, Steady and Slow vendors for NexGen functionality. .

Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

All of this comes of the heels of SkillSoft releasing SkillSoft Dialogue , their version of a virtual classroom and NETg buying KnowledgeNet last year for their virtual classroom technology/LMS resulting in their Knowledge Now suite. I always said while at SkillSoft/SmartForce/CBT Systems that the value of SkillSoft is not the 5000+ hours of training but the fact that you could potentially tap into the collective knowledge of their 3 million users.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

No, but then again, this is an issue with many course providers including Lynda.com and Skillsoft. . As noted earlier, I see this with a lot course providers (and aggregators) including Lynda.com, Skillsoft and even the MOOC freebies via Coursera (for example). Course categories include business skills, compliance, certifications, industry-specific. Social Sharing on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

We also like how seamlessly videos can be shared within social discussions and included in assessments. Frost has a team of three people to manage the program – a manager who works with the divisions to uncover the business needs, a videographer who creates and edits the videos, and an administrator to manage the system. Next door Skillsoft was showing off its learning experience platform, Percipio , which we also covered in our LXP reports. Storytelling.

A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

You look at organizations like Skillsoft, for example, that have a catalog even bigger today but that once upon a time had hundreds of courses that were relatively skills-based, self-paced things. So if you were a supervisor and you had a manager who needed Title IX training or sexual harassment training or training in Microsoft Excel — oh, Skillsoft has a course for that, it can be done online, somebody can do it on their own time because it’s self-paced.