CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

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As communicators, it’s our job to help leaders do it well so that they increase their credibility and build trust, which helps employees connect with the individual and the organization.   Want to know more about how to help your CEO and other leaders communicate well and engage employees? Enroll in my live, online class, “ How to Improve Internal Visibility and Communications for Leaders.”.   Corporate CommunicationsBy Phil Hanyok, COTP.

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Technical Communication: Don't Wordpass on Passwords

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Technical Communications Technology training by Megan Pitkin      During one of my recent Electronic Medical Records (EMR) classes, a student asked about best practices for creating a password. Many people use the same password for everything (and I mean everything.

Three Project Management Communication Pitfalls to Avoid

InSync Training

A good project manager needs to know that they are communicating well with their team - that he/she is hearing them and being heard. It is said that “the greatest enemy of communication is the illusion of it.” Communication

User Assistance: HUDs in Technical Communication

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What does HUD technology have to do with technical communication? If the Virgin Atlantic tests prove successful, the opportunities for technical communicators are endless. Nevertheless, it will be possible for technical communicators to one day deliver to this new media.

State of the Front-Line Manager

success and well-being; Be productive and results-oriented; Be a good communicator and listen. State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the.

Communicating Company Goals in 2015

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You need an easier way to create, send and manage communications – and with ej4’s Thinkzoom, you have it. The post Communicating Company Goals in 2015 appeared first on. Did you know only 42% of employees really know what their company’s trying to achieve?

Wanted: Collaboration; Communication; and Teamwork

The Peformance Improvement

The ability to collaborate, communicate, and work effectively in teams are some of the competencies most in demand by employers today. The next-most-important skill: ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization.

Adobe Announces Major Updates its Technical Communication Suite

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  Learn more about the Technical Communication Suite. Adobe Captivate Adobe FrameMaker Adobe Presenter Adobe RoboHelp Adobe's Technical Communication SuiteAdobe annnounced a major update to its Technical Communcaiton suite on January 31. The suite, which is available now, is a collection of tools including FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, Presenter, and Acrobat. Here's

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Adobe Announces Technical Communication Suite 5

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Earlier this morning Adobe announced an update to its popular Technical Communication Suite. The fifth version of the suite is a powerful, integrated toolkit with single-source authoring, rich multimedia integration, and multichannel, multiscreen HTML5 publishing capabilities.    You can create print, PDF, or XML/DITA content with Adobe FrameMaker 12. You  You can create responsive Help Systems and ePubs with Adobe RoboHelp 11. And

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

work on the job, training, experiences, communications, etc.), The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think 1 Navigating a. rapidly changing.

Knowledge is created, not communicated

The eLearning Nomad

The post Knowledge is created, not communicated appeared first on DynaMind eLearning. I love this phrase. It refers to the paradigm shift first proposed by Paulo Freire ( Pedagogy of the Oppressed ) in 1968. He said that traditional pedagogy treats people like empty vessels to be filled with knowledge (the “banking” approach to education) and he called for an approach that treats the learner as a co-creator of knowledge.

Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation

Clark Quinn

And I find myself talking about collaboration and communication. So why do I talk about communication and collaboration? Because the vehicle for cooperation is communication, and so we not only need the impetus to contribute, but the skills.

Increase Completion Rates with Communication

LearnDash

The post Increase Completion Rates with Communication appeared first on LearnDash. Online course have a notoriously terrible completion rate. Here is one method for helping to improve it.

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware. Effective communication skills are paramount in any kind of business. You communicate with your boss, your employees, colleagues, and clients. Outward communication is one part of communicating effectively.

Introducing SMS Communication Triggers

Administrate

Training Managers use Administrate’s Communication Triggers to send out automatic communications to their Read More. Ensuring your learners are updated about the courses they’ve signed up for is vital in delivering a high standard of training. Keeping on top of this manually takes time and it’s easily missed amongst numerous other day-to-day tasks.

Communicating for Organizational Change

The Peformance Improvement

Every organization I know has said, at one time or another, that it had a communication problem. No doubt there is some truth to this attribution, but what does it really mean when we say that we have a communication problem?

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades. Here’s a look at how a full embrace of digital communications can make HR more efficient, rather than undermine its efforts. Modernize Your Communications. Or, the last few years, even.

Is Your Communication Style at Work Effective?

ej4 eLearning

The post Is Your Communication Style at Work Effective? Communication at Work Communication Skills Training eLearning Workplace Communication communication at work communication styles at the office employee communication stylesIf you have worked with people for any amount of time, you’ve probably figured out by now that every person practically speaks their own language.

3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

Unless you’re stranded on a desert island somewhere—and given that you’re reading this, the chances of that are slim—you communicate with other people every day. In the workplace, effective communication is paramount.

Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams

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Technical communicators have historically faced several challenges when working on development teams. This three-part series discusses those challenges, and shows why agile can be the better approach for technical communicators. Remember, it's the technical communicator's job to look at the product from the user perspective. Agile development focuses heavily on communication. Agile Help Authoring Help Systems Technical Communications Technology training

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Geenio Update - Messages and Communication

Geenio

The desire to communicate is something every creature on the planet has in common. Humans went one step further and invented words and languages. Talking to each other has become essential for learning about the world and the people

Your Career: Communicate With Confidence

CLO Magazine

When it comes to effective communication, establishing your message and delivering it with gusto and confidence is key, says Mary Gannon, executive vice president at Edelman Media & Presentation Coaching. Tags: communication , messaging , career , confidence , Passion.

Knowledge is created, not communicated

The eLearning Nomad

The post Knowledge is created, not communicated appeared first on DynaMind eLearning. I love this phrase. It refers to the paradigm shift first proposed by Paulo Freire ( Pedagogy of the Oppressed ) in 1968. He said that traditional pedagogy treats people like empty vessels to be filled with knowledge (the “banking” approach to education) and he called for an approach that treats the learner as a co-creator of knowledge.

Technical Communications: Small Steps to a Giant Leap.

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How does Neil Armstrong's journey into space relate to technical communication? The Apollo 11 story can provide another lesson for technical communicators. TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology by Tony Self      Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the Moon, was born just twenty-eight years after Charles Lindbergh, who was the first person to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean.

Connect. Communicate. Learn Video Way

Origin Learning

Once again, video offers that emotional impact of a real person communicating outside of actually being there. The digital era has moved on from passive watching to interactive and engaging formats that keep employees or customers engaged and enraptured with the content.

Top 10 totally free team communication tools for SMBs

InsiderHub

The post Top 10 totally free team communication tools for SMBs appeared first on InsiderHub. HR Solutions Series team communication team communications top 10 communication tools

Failing to communicate.

ID Reflections

“ The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ” How important do you think continuous communication is for a team working on a project? Communication failure!!! Developers and users must communicate.

Communications for an LMS Implementation

Gyrus

These include an organized implementation plan, communication, and management buy-in. This blog will focus on strategic communications. We recommend three communication releases at minimum to cover the inception of the project, the midway point, and the blackout / go-live phase.

How to Communicate With Any Personality Type

ej4 eLearning

That’s a good thing because both the quiet, introspective introvert and the outgoing, assertive extrovert have their place to communicate in the work environment. One of the biggest issues in such a group will be communication—both your communication with team members, and their communication with each other. Communicating via email instead of the phone or in-person meetings, for example, can give introverts time to process and respond in their own way.

Communicate Knowledge

Zunos

Knowledge communication is rare and valuable. Before you map out a training program, consider the idea of communicating knowledge. Instead of training for short-term outcomes, design a program that revolves around knowledge communication and prepares your people for long-term success. Communicating knowledge to that employee will more likely seal it. This is where knowledge communication can be invaluable. Finally, knowledge communication is continuous.

Adobe Releases Technical Communication Suite 3

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Technical communicators can rejoice. the latest version of Technical Communication Suite was just released by Adobe. According " Technical Communication Suite 3 includes FrameMaker 10, RoboHelp 9, Captivate 5, Photoshop CS5, and Acrobat X. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate FrameMaker RoboHelp

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Learning is created, not communicated

The eLearning Nomad

The post Learning is created, not communicated appeared first on DynaMind eLearning. I signed up for the MOOC ‘Problem-based learning: principles and design’ offered by Maastricht University – it’s starting October 5 th. I hope I will complete this MOOC. I’m a serial MOOC drop-out because none have inspired me so far. MOOCs are working for some people – whereas when I commit to participate in a learning event, I tend to look for something different.

The Art of Good Communication in Training

Administrate

Communication is an art form. The post The Art of Good Communication in Training appeared first on Administrate. Did you know that we send over 50,000 emails a month on behalf of our clients? That saves 75,517 sheets of paper (or 9 trees) each month. Environment, you’re welcome. “The act of conveying intended meanings”, according to Wikipedia. “The act of being successful in training”, Read More. Published on December 22, 2016.

Breaking Down Communication Silos

The Peformance Improvement

This post is adapted from, Communication in High Performance Organizations: Principles and Best Practices , a Kindle e-book. The book presents scenarios that exemplify common communication problems in organizations and offers potential solutions to those problems.

Visual Communication Tips for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Visual communication is more than just making something pretty. Learn about how graphic design, instructional design, and information design all work together to communicate your learning content visually. Visual Communication Tips for E-Learning.

Communication Planning is the Key to Learning Success

PDG

However, internal training communications are not often top of mind in the planning phase, and can tend to be overlooked until late in the project. A well-executed training communication plan does not need to be complex, yet it can have a significant positive impact to ROI.

Free Technical Communicators Event in Boston and San Jose

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Attendees will be able to: Meet the Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp and the Technical Communication Suite product management teams. Learn how other customers leverage Adobe's technical communication solutions. Adobe's Technical Communication SuiteAdobe will host two free, full-day customer events at the Adobe offices in in Boston and San Jose for tech comm decision-makers, strategists and managers at enterprise-sized companies.

Improving Communication in High Performance Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

My colleagues, Leslie Stambaugh and Jim Stilwell, and I have published an ebook to illustrate principles and best practices of effective communication in organizations. Leaders in every organization in which we have worked have told us that their organizaion had a "communication problem."

Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams, Part II

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For additional information about agile concepts, see Fiona Hanington's article, Can I Be an Agile Technical Communicator When My Team Is Not? Documentation Help Authoring Technical Communications by Alyssa Fox. Last week I introduced you to agile, an increasingly popular development method primarily used by software companies. This week I'm going to cover how agile helps you get more thorough and timely reviews of your documentation from the team.