Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Dashe & Thomson

VIDIZMO’s ( www.vidizmo.com ) value proposition is that it’s the world’s first true “Business Video Platform”. In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link]. In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Captivate 6 from Adobe - www.adobe.com/products/captivate.html - makes producing and distributing video easier than ever.

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360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

CommLab India

From Facebook to YouTube, from editorials to businesses, the world has turned to 360 degree videos to engage audiences in a never-before way. You know that feeling when you watch a scenic video and it captures your attention to such a great extent that you wish you could actually be there?

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7 Workplace Traditions to Start This Holiday Season

KnowledgeCity

Participate in a Toy Drive. Along the same vein as charitable giving during the holidays, toy drives are a great way to give back this time of year. When arranging an internal toy drive at your organization, it’s a good idea to match each donation with one from the company. The holidays are synonymous with the traditions that make the season special. Each year, we anticipate the food, events and celebrations that define this time of the year and imbue it with meaning.

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Why storytelling works for businesses

Matrix

What does this have anything to do with today’s business world? Maybe storytelling is not a matter of life and death in an office environment, but businesses can and should adopt this age-old tradition into an innovative way in order to 1) keep their employees engaged, 2) educate their clients and 3) reach new audiences. Businesses can use stories to inspire and engage employees. Storytelling is an important tool for businesses because they can’t exist without people.

6 Tips for Writing Training Scenarios

LearnDash

Different scenarios may help your employees understand how to approach someone looking for a toddler toy, someone who is unsure about what school-age children like, or a frustrated customer who is looking for the “it” toy of the holiday season.

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Informal Learning Blog » The business environment of informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Most Amazing Stuffed animals gift for kids with Lots of Fun

Learnloft

They feel like that Buy stuffed animals online toy protects them at night. The same toy is their best friend during the day. Kids since their childhood are very fond of toys like these as they are their best friend and they share a very strong bond with the toy. You can pick a stuffed toy that they have a strong affinity. And make sure it is extra huggable so that they can find comfort hugging and doing friendship with the toy.

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With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business

TalentLMS

We use Google’s suite of business productivity solutions for handling company email, file sharing, and meetings scheduling. Last but not least, my favorite little toy of the past, Grumpicon. The post With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.

Video games in business training? Don’t reject the idea just yet

Matrix

Today tiny humans begin their formal education at a very early age with the use of colorful cards, skillfully designed toys and the use of those wonderfully lovely nursery rhymes. The post Video games in business training? The ancient motto said “repetitio mater studiorum est” – repetition is the mother of learning. Back then, information was a very scarce commodity. Universities were few and far between and libraries did not exactly issue member cards.

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Not Receiving a Holiday Bonus This Year?

KnowledgeCity

Most respondents (52 percent) characterized their workplaces as “business as usual” for the holidays. The top charitable activity this year will be food/toy/closing/other drives at 51 percent. A new survey indicates a holiday bonus tops employees’ wish lists this year.

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5 Golden Rules of Creating Course Content

Appsembler

The precise reason that they already must endure the onslaught of acronyms and business speak every day is reason enough to give them a break from the usual and speak to them casually, especially if you expect them to push through a technical training course.

Why User Experience is the New Brand Loyalty Program

eLearningMind

It’s a scenario we’re all too familiar with: You get a new toy–a TV; a bookshelf; a new phone–and the second it’s out of the box, you want it to be fully functional. eLearning Solutions Learning Trends best eLearning business elearning eLearning design elearning solutions Learning and development

Twitterbursts

Marcia Conner

You have been microsharing and networking since you first asked to be carried and your toys were made of wood. Business Culture brevity business collaboration micro-blogging social business social media social messaging technology tools Twitter As Twitter goes public, I thought it might be useful to revisit with you why I think so much of Twitter and the short bursts of correspondence it sets free. Just don’t call it revolutionary.

Few Tips for the First Time Cat Owners

Learnloft

You also need to know before adopting a kitten about your schedule how busy you ate and also the time you spend at home. People who have a very busy lifestyle mostly find it impossible to take care of the kitten. Keep in mind that a cat loves playing and hence you should never forget to bring the string, toy mice, feathers, and also the empty boxes for their entertainment.

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What Your Work Environment Says About You (And What It Shouldn’t)

KnowledgeCity

A huge collection of Star Wars toys strewn on every surface, funny bumper stickers covering your cubicle walls, and a constantly filled Supersoaker water gun in the desk drawer can give the impression that you don’t take your job too seriously. Business Work-life balance clutter cubicle desk office decor office decoration office design work desk work environment Work-Life BalanceTake a look at your desk. Seriously, take a look.

The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

Futuristic hardware and magical software that educates everyone at the press of a button are tempting “solutions” Some folks call this mindset Shiny New Toy Syndrome, and by golly, it’s a pandemic. While reasons for the disconnect between idea and action in corporate L&D abound, one of the most insidious I think is a variant of Shiny New Toy Syndrome called Bright New Idea Syndrome.

This FREE Alternative to Box.net Might Surprise You

LearnDash

Before revealing this new toy, let me give you a little background. While the business was different for my clients, one thing remained the same: Microsoft Office Suite. I know, some of you are cringing, but I’m a believer … or maybe brainwashed… either way, in my opinion, Microsoft has the best software suite of business oriented applications.

Customer Connect, Social Media, and Animals!

Origin Learning

An effective social media strategy and engagement can result in delightful business outcomes. From airline to auto to toy makers, real-time experiences of exploiting this medium have been a positive one! New touch point and a 30-minute response time meant improved business outcomes for the airline. It isn’t just man and machines anymore…even an animal can fit in a customer-connect strategy. Time to switch the gear in the sphere of learning !

Why CX tops my holiday wish list

Axonify

Last year’s rollercoaster started with an last-minute addition to my three-year-old daughter’s wish list—which just happened to be 2017’s must-have toy. With high hopes, I sped off to a local store that (according to my online search) had 7 of the season’s hottest toy in-stock.

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Three Reasons to Attend Inkling Illuminate

Inkling

It includes Happy Meal toys from the past, as well as a replica of Ray Kroc’s office, the founder who built the most profitable fast food chain in the world! His session is called “McDonald’s Presents: Key Ingredients to Aligning with the Business and Staying Relevant.” When Rob joined as McDonald’s new CLO, he was given one, very specific mandate: make his team relevant to the business.

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Why Executives Should Learn Design Thinking

CLO Magazine

In these workshops — and in many design thinking courses — participants are likely to find piles of colored pencils, play dough, toys and white boards covered in colorful drawings, and they are encouraged to use them all for inspiration. Learn with Toys. He said at first he was surprised by the toys and coloring tools, but he later found them to surprisingly helpful. “A

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Scarcity or Abundance – It’s Your Choice

Learningtogo

When a toy becomes so popular that stores can’t keep enough supply to meet demand, parents sometimes do crazy things. Very busy people booking back-to-back meetings that only make them farther and farther behind. You may not be able to give your kid the hottest toy right now, but you can give him an abundant supply of your love. Think you’re too busy?

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Cartoon: “Test scores are way up since we started rewarding correct answers with kitten videos.”

Mindflash

“Um, OK,&# I said, “but you need to go pick up your toys in the family room first.&#. One day in my studio I was perusing YouTube for a video to embed in my blog when my 4-year-old daughter skipped in. “DADDY! LOOK AT THE KITTY! OOH!&#.

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Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

Your employees will stress over making the best possible decisions for your business by de-escalating angry customers or having difficult employee conversations. Where does VR training give business the biggest boost? VR headsets and AR glasses remain toys.

Capytech, GO1.com form strong alliance

Capytech

As the world’s largest compliance, professional development and general training marketplace, GO1 makes it easy for businesses to train their staff. The platform is used by organisations of all sizes including global toy and board game giant Hasbro, Japanese carmaker Suzuki, car rental provider Thrifty and government agencies. Here are just a few topics we will offer: Business Basics. Capytech, GO1.com form strong alliance.

Training at the North Pole Bringing Santas Workshop Into the 21st Century

Training Industry

Like any CLO, it’s important for me to examine what went well, what didn’t go well and what my training organization should do to support our business better next year. After all, the goal of the North Pole training department is to make sure that Santa and the elves can efficiently plan, manufacture and deliver toys around the globe each year.

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How organizational leaders can facilitate change

Matrix

But apart from dealing with change that happens outside the business, leaders often find themselves in the position of making change happen within their teams – and this is even more difficult than finding ways to adjust to external factors. At the beginning of Toy Story, the characters face the prospect of a very big change – new toys arriving in the room as a result of the kid’s birthday.

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Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

In a famous series of experiments to demonstrate his theory, Bandura studied children’s behavior after they watched a human adult model act aggressively toward a Bobo doll — a toy with a rounded bottom that returns to an upright position after it has been knocked down. However, perhaps a shift in business metric focus could provide more compelling evidence for gaining leadership buy-in for social learning. Figures’ source: Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, N=500.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

With no toys and no budget. Cuz we didn''t have the toys. Can you connect back to business outcomes? These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy. He supports the guys who work for Kaplan. JD was at Disney for awhile, AMC entertainment, and 5 years at Kaplan.

How I failed miserably at doing things that don’t scale.

Yarno

Andrew’s (amazing) business has a core customer of a C-level executive or board members. He also mentioned that he would send a small toy or bit of merchandise, with a message attached to it which was related to cyber security. That got me thinking, and researching on Ali Baba for customisable toys and trinkets that could be included with a hand written letter. When Lachy and I launched Yarno in 2016, I had no idea how to market a software product.

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Improved Learning Experience Comes Handy With an Employee Training Software

ProProfs

For any business toying with the idea of incorporating a new training program, the advantages of e-Learning greatly outweigh those of in-person or classroom training. Both the worlds of business and technology are changing dynamically with time.

Why shifting to e-learning isn’t enough

STRIVR

However, it will not meet the long term needs of the business. This is an opportunity to assess and evaluate how you are investing in the skills of your workforce as well as how you can effectively deliver learning solutions to make an impact on the business. In fact, learners have reported forgetting as much as 90% of what they learn within 30 days after completing a course, unless it was continually reinforced by others within the business.

A Conversation with Allessandria Polizzi

Kapp Notes

Polizzi: I enjoy projects that look across the entire needs of the business, particularly those that solve a pain point for people or make their lives easier. This is why I like focusing my efforts on organizational effectiveness, which enables the business across multiple areas of need. Polizzi: Verdant means growth, and that is the focus of my business. We provide end-to-end talent solutions to help businesses thrive.

Next-gen Retail Training: Can Salespeople Really Change Lives?

Litmos

And remember, we're comparing diamonds to soap to toys here, so it's definitely not similar products. Barry Weinstein, Vice President of Training and Business Development, The Walking Company. Now people are knowledge rich and empowered to make business decisions — and better sales.”. You've heard it for the past few years; we've entered the Experience Economy. Brand loyalty is now built primarily on the experiences a company delivers to consumers.

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Inside Out: How Disney Uses Neuroscience as a Marketing Tool

eLearningMind

Though the movies cause you to laugh, cry, smile, and frown, make no mistake: Disney is in the business of making money. That’s because Disney has built a business on capitalizing on human emotion and reaction and calibrates movies accordingly. Take Toy Story 3 , for example. Disney/Pixar’s latest movie Inside Out , writers delved into a conceptualized idea of how emotions affect and influence our reactions, our memories, and even our personalities.

Three "Not So Obvious" Obvious Things about Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Alter the normal course of business in a manufacturing organization by having a production meeting in a replica of your biggest customer's plant. For example, I used to do some consulting for a large toy retailer and they created an actual replica of model store. They would bring in merchandisers and others into the actual store to look at layout and determine toy placement. A Virtual Immersive Environment is Not a Parallel Universe, It is an Alternative Reality.

An Unfiltered Look at what goes into Building a Successful WordPress plugin

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Well, we’ve been in the business of WordPress plugin development for quite some time now – both our products as well as for clients. We had been aware for a while that lead generation is a desirable functionality for e-commerce business owners. We also toyed with the idea of releasing it as functionality for our Customer Specific Pricing plugin. So you have an idea for a WordPress plugin. Maybe it came to you when another plugin didn’t quite meet expectations.

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