Discovering Communication Mastery Our Voice Is Not Simply Our Mind Out Loud

Training Industry

In our daily discourse, we tend to “stream data” rather than consistently communicating effectively. We all have a tendency to speak too quickly, we don’t breathe tactically, we tend to pitch our voices too high – especially when rushing or in stressful situations – and much more. The over-arching theme of this blog is that in Communication Mastery, a fundamental principle is that it is no longer merely the message but also the messenger that matters.

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Brewing CALDO: How communications and learning professionals can thrive using DevOps

CLO Magazine

Communication professionals are also experiencing these problems. This flow is also called a “ value stream.” Communications and learning for DevOps — or CALDO. What is the voice of the customer? Is the learning and development profession overwhelmed?


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Data & learning: Where are we?

Learning Pool

And that’s not to mention the uncanny valley opened up by the voice-enabled device sitting in your kitchen. Blog Learn & Connect e-learning personalised learning Stream LXP

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Data & learning: Is learning analytics stuck?

Learning Pool

In voicing this analysis, Don Taylor draws not only on the data he has gathered over a number of years through this survey but also on a substantial body of opinion in the industry. Blog Learn & Connect e-learning personalised learning Stream LXP

Five Interactive Learning Trends That Could Be the Game Changer This Year


Interactive Videos Videos are the de-facto standard of communication today. However, with AI becoming main-stream, if a system is built that could evaluate learners through intelligent logic rather than what is framed, that could make learner interactions and the learning process fantastic. While voice technology has been around for long, its presence in eLearning was never witnessed. The learning technology adoption rate has been growing steadily over the last few years.

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Tips for Successful Event Capture


For example, they may say, “Oh, my voice is booming; I don’t need a mic.” Communicate. Communicate. Communicate. Editing – Ideally, before your vendor leaves the venue, you should communicate what edits you want made to the raw footage. ONLINE LEARNING content library event capture live streaming online learning video production services virtual conferencing webcasting Xperience 2018

Ten Reasons I Hate Email

Tom Spiglanin

It’s a perfectly useful communication medium. Sadly, very little time is devoted to thinking through alternative communication media, which are often more effective, before sitting down to type. Tone of voice and body language, which account for about two-thirds of face-to-face communication, are missing. Just don’t leave me a long, disorganized voice message. Communication Random Thoughts & Tweets Social Learning Social Media

Top 10 Tips for Drama-Free Virtual Sales Meetings


Frontstage Activities : Synchronous communication and collaboration where you and the participants interact live through a virtual meeting, a phone call, Facetime, or in person. Examples of this include a text message, email, video, voice mail, or a digital sales room.

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Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

One of the concerns raised by various comments during the series has been around the quality of the results of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voices and if that was suitable for eLearning. In this post we’ll take a different cut at it by looking at how authors can use punctuation and mark-up language with TTS voices to bring out the meaning of the text more accurately and to make them more interesting. A great deal more information per slide can be transferred with voice than with plain text.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


When face-to-face communication is impossible, online communication comes to the rescue. It supports chat, it has mobile collaboration capabilities and its phone features allow for more communication options. It offers the ability to stream to YouTube and Facebook Live.

AT&T and Braidio to Power Next-Generation Mobile Applications


DALLAS, February 12, 2020 — Braidio has selected AT&T to provide voice, messaging, chat and video capabilities in future apps. The marketplace makes it easier for businesses to transform their customer service model by making advanced voice and collaboration solutions more accessible.

PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

Harold and I have been connecting, communicating and collaborating online for over fifteen years, and we now run a number of PKM online workshops at the Social Learning Centre, that includes the following elements: Getting started with PKM: How to create your own Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) framework that enables you to seek information and people; make sense of the online world and share with others in communities of practice.

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How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Customer education can differentiate you as a leading educational voice for your industry. Creating an extra revenue stream. Who uses the internet to communicate with each other. Unscripted Live casting or live streaming – this is a growing trend.

Importance of LMS Software During Covid-19 Pandemic


But thanks to various communication tools that technology provides, both sides can interact outside the classroom and school grounds. To keep students engaged, LMS provides such tools for communication.

This is how Apple improved their employee retention rate by 28%


Make sure your vision and mission are powerful, purposeful and clearly communicated. The simple act of reaching out, and empowering people with a voice through sentiment-gathering feedback, makes them 4.6 Communication is critical, but it’s knowledge that empowers.

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How Video Adds Faces and Value to Digital Workplaces

KZO Innovations

Skype reported that 35% of its 2 billion minutes of traffic – some video and some voice-only – is business-related (Gartner). A significant proportion of CEOs indicated that communication styles are changing. Video streaming and videoconferencing are a means to accomplish this style change. Enterprises can leverage video to improve communication, collaboration, and employee knowledge and productivity.

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Tech Tuesday Toolbox | September 15, 2020

Mike Taylor

In addition to easy editing, the Overdub feature lets you create ultra-realistic text to speech of your own voice. Communicate visually at the speed of thought – collaborative flowcharts, wireframes, sticky notes, and mind maps.

7 Ways Screencasting Makes Work Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s the ideal way to communicate ideas, context, knowledge, and almost any other type of information. There’s a small but acute pang of dread I used to encounter. When the world went to work from home, it only got worse. I’m guessing most office workers felt it, too.

Key benefits for managers when using a Learning Experience Platform


Here are some ways that Experiential learning can be used in your business to enhance communication and make management tasks easier and more efficient: Voice Conferencing with WebRTC – WebRTC-powered voice conferencing. Live Video – Provide webinars or town-hall meetings with integrations of popular video streaming services such as PGI iMeetLive and IBM uStream.

No going back: A conversation with Netflix Culture Deck creator Patty McCord

Ed App

Before becoming a household name as the world’s leading streaming service, Netflix went viral in Silicon Valley for creating one of the most revolutionary documents in people management – the Netflix Culture Deck.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. With mobile internet, students are also given the power to communicate with their professors in a formal manner. Plus, with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services like Skype and Google Hangouts, it is possible to make this venture more personal despite being totally virtual.

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12 Steps to Creating Awesome Live Classes in 2021


Step 10: Start your Live Stream. When online courses are delivered synchronously , students and teachers meet together to communicate with voice, video, and, optionally, a whiteboard. Step 10: Start your Live Stream.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. Record your voice using a webcam or microphone connected to your computer, or upload an existing audio file. CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your Windows computer and create bandwidth-friendly streaming flash videos. Just click the record button, capture your screen and voice, and share the link.

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6 Best Practices for Training Remote Employees


This makes it the ideal medium through which to upskill, communicate, instruct or train employees. Check in with people Last but by no means least, to successfully execute remote training on a large scale, you must create a dialogue and empower your people with a voice.

6 Best Practices for Training Remote Employees


This makes it the ideal medium through which to upskill, communicate, instruct or train employees. Check in with people Last but by no means least, to successfully execute remote training on a large scale, you must create a dialogue and empower your people with a voice.

Creating a customer-perfect product: features we’ve added in Q1 2020


more likely to perform at their very best when empowered with a voice, we can only perform at our very best when our customers are being heard. This improves lesson flow by allowing a stream of focused content, followed by quizzing at the end (if desired at all).

Gong vs. Chorus – How Conversational Intelligence Tools Benefit Bigtincan’s Customers


Conversational intelligence analyzes both written and verbal communications—emails, texts, sales calls—and aggregates conversational data to establish the company’s weak and strong points. Shared screens and video streams are also recorded.

The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

A veritable third of humanity now carries a mobile communication device with some amount of computing power and sophisticated input and output features – that’s 4 billion people! As younger individuals start to enter the workforce they bring with them a perpetually connected, communicative, transparent and contributive culture. For effective collaboration, workers would benefit from a toolbox that contained a variety of networking, communication and learning tools.

How to Publish Online Video

3Play Media

Live captions ensure that all of your live video streams are accessible to the deaf or hard-of-hearing community as well as make your content more engaging. Section 508 requires federal communications and information technology to be accessible.

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In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning


These elements provide feedback that goes beyond what’s communicated by voice or text. What’s communicated by dress, mannerisms, and more is part of the whole communication. Don’t just take your hour(s)-long lecture and stream it.

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

Talented Learning

Video Capture and Streaming. Looking to enhance virtual learning experiences with streaming video – including secure, automated access to integrated Zoom meetings? Communication features for check-ins, feedback and surveys. Workflow Communications and Coaching.

Using Chatbots in E-learning – Why & How

CommLab India

Chatbots are set up as virtual assistants, represented visually in the form of a cartoon character, animation, or an avatar, and in some cases, a voice or text stream. Chatbots use the text-to-speech technology which helps them deliver responses in a simulated human voice, or even have text boxes that display the words being said. And if a system is set up with a speech recognition app, then you can vocally communicate with the chatbot. Do you know what a chatbot is?

11 Need to Know Employee Motivation and Engagement Statistics for 2020


Among managers, the best at engaging employees are those who approach management as a mentor rather than a ‘boss’ (a word that carries negative, authoritarian connotations) and, notably, provide “ongoing feedback and communication”. Motivation and engagement aren’t just buzzwords.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

as these platforms are designed to foster collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing among employees. It means that an individual’s personal activity stream will consist of all their subscribed activity streams – from all their formal learning initiatives as well as from their work teams and communities too. This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine.

5 Ways Ethics and Compliance Training Helps Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Interactive Services

In fact, a recent survey from Edelman, a global communications firm, found that consumers view ethical drivers such as integrity, purpose, and dependability as three times more important than a company’s competence or business ability.

Curated Insights: Using Video to Drive Learning


Given his personal impact on the way we communicate, it’s a good idea to at least pay attention to what Mark thinks is coming down the pike. Thanks to the spiffy cameras in our pockets and apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube, video is now a primary medium for everyday communication. Beyond simply communicating new information, I have used video to tell immersive stories, engage people in discussion and share practical ideas.

Why engagement is a critical ingredient in successful sales training?


In a training context, even if this results in a good onboarding experience, it rarely results in ongoing consumption of sales training and communication, Therefore, after the initial onboarding program, when sales people are on the field and need to be trained on new product releases or to address problem areas, getting them back to the training app or platform is as big a problem as when you launch.

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4 Onboarding Best Practices to Combat Churn in On-Demand


Give your people a voice As important as it is to provide engaging and motivating training to new hires at the right time to empower them, it can’t be a one-way stream of communication. Your people value feeling heard - those that feel their voice is heard are 4.6x

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


Expect continued improvements in the ease of getting streaming video content to learners, and improvements in delivering both standard and interactive video. Live mobile streaming video will continue to grow and integrate with communication, collaboration, and learning strategies. He is a recognized thought leader and author in the eLearning space with over 30 years of experience in technology-assisted learning and communications.

5 Actionable Continuous Learning Tips from the Experts


So though you may be pouring time and resources into creating learning material, your investment is in vain if you're communicating it to employees via a clunky, dated medium like an LMS, at the wrong time and in a time-consuming way. The benefits of continuous learning are numerous.