Analysts and Blogging

Janet Clarey

I write an analyst blog and contribute to a group blog for my employer, Brandon Hall Research. The blogs are on the company’s URL. I also have this blog on my own URL here. So it was interesting to read of Forrester Research’s directive to analysts using their own personally branded research blogs: take them down or re-direct them to the Forrester site. Read my analyst blog and you’ll know I am curious, innovative, and ambitious.

6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace


Blog about it. We’ve written before about some of the positive side effects of running a blog. Open your company blog to more employees, and encourage them to post about industry-related topics. After all, good writing skills are worth encouraging in any workforce.

Challenge: Make Informal Learning Visible & Valuable

Fort Hill Company

Informal and social learning are valuable and the source of most innovation and performance improvement in organizations. There are recent advances in how informal and social learning can be activated and made visible and intentional. Informal and social learning (the “70” and the “20” in the 70:20:10 reference model) have an inherent challenge. On the horizontal axis, Individual learning is on the left and Social learning is on the right.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Fort Hill Company

I found what Bob said to be so compelling that I asked him to write it up. A number of companies including 3M have also replicated the study and found roughly the same results. These studies were mostly about how to develop people for senior leadership positions in large global companies. The meme for other levels of leadership and different kinds of companies might be different. The post 70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose appeared first on Fort Hill Company.

Digital Learning Library Exceeds Expectations

Fort Hill Company

Question 1: Describe an innovation you or your team have recently implemented involving experiential and/or social learning. The primary challenge that our company faces is that, like many organizations, we need to react to our environment quickly. We have learned a lot about script writing, on-screen delivery, and facilitation of videos. The post Digital Learning Library Exceeds Expectations appeared first on Fort Hill Company.

LearnDash Spotlight: Major Spanish University


His company has implemented LearnDash at the Spanish university UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia). I am enrolled in a variety of tasks in connection with our business, and I enjoy writing on our company blog.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide


Recommended: How To Plan, Design and Write Tests. eLearning Professionals’ Blogs. Cathy Moore’s blog aims to do just that. From overviews of industry events to the future of eLearning, David Kelly’s blog has lots to delve into. The Rapid E-learning Blog.

How your brand affects your learning solution

Growth Engineering

It’s the face you show your customers, the voice you use to address the world and it’s the first thing that comes to mind whenever your company’s name is mentioned. Your Brand condenses the company’s values.

Why companies should consider the gamification of work


Many companies have to deal with high employee turnover rates — and the costs that come along. The problem is that people job-hop now more than companies were used to a few years ago. Keeping these ideas in mind, what can companies do to fight low employee retention rates?

70-20-10 : No longer applicable to online learning – and here’s why

eLearning 24-7

They show reports from various research firms, companies and grab info off the internet – “See this verifies that it is still in play. The “20” Learners learn from others via various activities, social being one of them. And my take on how to find and select a mentor via Social Q/A is quite different than what the systems who have embraced it have done. Reality on Social Engagement. The article also went further on other social activities.

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

Visual Lounge

I teach a technical writing course, and have changed the curriculum to include writing for social media. Because one of my former students came back to me after graduation asking for help on how to build a company blog.