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How to Create an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy

KnowledgeCity

This post is intended to offer some possible workplace policies that could help prevent harassment from occurring in the first place. Sex discrimination harassment is defined as unlawful harassment of any person, applicant or employee based on the person’s gender, sexual orientation or gender identity. The law does not prohibit things like simple teasing, offhand comments or isolated incidents. Anyone affected by the offensive conduct can be a victim.

HIPAA Training and Data Breaches: Are You Protected?

KnowledgeCity

In November 2018, 3,230,063 health care records were exposed, stolen or disclosed without permission, according to the HIPAA Journal. Despite an emphasis on cybersecurity, November 2018 was not only the worst month of the year but the second consecutive month there was an increase in breaches and record exposures. In the first half of 2018, there were fewer exposures in total than in just November alone. What Are The Most Common Breaches?

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Cut the Line on Phishing Scams

Interactive Services

Phishing, a scam that feels almost as old as the internet itself, is actually on the rise. In 2018, 26,379 people fell victim to phishing, collectively losing over $48 million, according to a report from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. That’s a significant increase from the $30 million that phishing victims lost in 2017. The message may even use the company’s banner and logo. Still not sure if you could spot a phishing scam in the wild?

Delivering Online Training Securely

Mindflash

While the goal of any training program is primarily to make sure your trainees get the vital information they need to be successful, a secondary concern is to make sure that the same vital information does not make its way to anyone else. Organizations often are training employees and partners on material that is sensitive or confidential. While the engineering team at Mindflash are experts in coding, we are not experts in securing data centers.

7 Instances When Outsourcing eLearning Is Not The Best Option

TalentLMS

Are you thinking about hiring an external partner to create your online training content? In this article, we’ll highlight 7 instances when outsourcing eLearning isn’t the ideal solution. 7 Cases When Outsourcing eLearning Will Not Work. You’re ready to enlist the aid of a talented service provider or content creator. But is it really a wise investment, or should you take care of the task yourself?

The case for defensible eLearning: A Psychometrician’s perspective

Yardstick

Defensible eLearning and the opportunity to learn. Over the past year, Yardstick has been starting to use the term “Defensible eLearning.” ” Our eLearning team has long applied instructional design best practices to our work. However, as we continue to expand our work into regulated and compliance-driven industries, we have noticed and increased demand for rigour and accountability in the eLearning that we are offering. .

How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

For any organization that relies on cloud-based LMS software for continual learning and development (L&D), cybersecurity should be a top concern. So, whether you’re training people internally or externally, LMS security is paramount. When protected with reliable cybersecurity systems and protocols, cloud-based software solutions are no more vulnerable than an on-premise learning management system. The least you can do is try to recover a part of the lost data.

3 Tips To Achieve Effective General Data Protection Regulation Training

PulseLearning

In this article, PulseLearning discusses how to achieve effective General Data Protection Regulation training, which could make the critical difference between compliance and infringement. General Data Protection Regulation Training: Why Corporate Training Is Your Secret Weapon For GDPR Compliance. Pulse Learning have outlined the key areas for consideration for your General Data Protection Regulation Training.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. According to McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Matters report, companies in the top quarter for gender diversity outperform their competitors by 15 percent and those in the top quarter for ethnic diversity outperform their competitors by 35 percent. So a diversity training program can unite your company leading to a healthier bottom line.

Unpacking New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Needs

Interactive Services

“While the federal government repeatedly ignores the voices of women speaking out against the scourge of sexual violence, in New York, we are taking action,” Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, said. On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law the FY 2019 New York State Budget, which included important sexual harassment standards for all employers in the state. What are the laws, and how can organizations ensure that they are compliant?

13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On

eLearningArt

Scenarios are one the most effective types of eLearning. Because they’re about people DOING something … Not just an information dump where learners magically “ABSORB” the content (picture me doing air quotes). So, you know scenarios are important…but how do you actually create good ones? 60 of them agreed that these are the 13 most important elements: Keep it real. Keep the learning objectives and outcomes in mind.

What is an LMS?

ProProfs

A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform which allows any business to document, administer, track and report training or educational courses. An LMS is designed to help make delivery and management of training programs easy and hassle free experience. This invaluable web-based technology is versatile in nature and supports different forms of learning. Keep a close eye on the performance over a tenure or large group of learners.

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eLearning in the GDPR era: What you need to know

TalentLMS

After decades of relative neglect, online privacy concerns have become increasingly important in the last few years. This year, especially, has brought privacy on the forefront of public discussion, while a host of state and corporate initiatives have been launched to address the issue. Chief among them, the European Union’s “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR for short), which comes to full force on May 25th, 2018. as a service to the first.

Blockchain Impacts on Medical Care

Your Training Edge

This is the blockchain week on yourtrainingedge.com [1] and this article views the technology in terms of healthcare or medical care sector. In few of the articles of the series, we have already discussed the concept, its origin and some of the industrial implications. In this post, I came up with the medical care industry since the impacts of blockchain technology are not limited just to the previously mentioned sectors.

Building an eLearning portfolio: what to include, formatting basics, and tips

LearnUpon

An eLearning portfolio is one of the most important marketing tools you have at your disposal. It not only helps you to cultivate your online presence, it also gives potential clients a sense of your talents and strengths. In this article, Christopher Pappas from eLearning Industry highlights 5 formatting basics, 5 elements you should include, and 3 tips that will help you to create an effective eLearning portfolio.

The Advantages of DRM in the Publishing Industry

Kitaboo

We all know how simple and easy it is to distribute and share content on the Internet. However, creating original content is time-consuming and requires lots of mental labor. However, this is easier said than done for online content. Ensure Regulatory Compliance.

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Two Global Brand Digital Retail Transformation Case Studies: Lessons & Challenges

Zunos

In this article, we’ll be discussing a very specific slice of digital retail transformation: how we overhauled and modernized the communication and training infrastructures of two multinational retail brands that each have tens of thousands of store employees.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

Every time someone downloads an eBook and shares it with others, the copyright owner of the book loses revenue because instead of buying the physical book, people are actually sharing it for free. The very nature of the internet makes file sharing easy and monitoring piracy virtually impossible. Therefore, there was an urgent need to find an alternate route to protecting the copyright of digital content. Here are some of the advantages of eBook DRM: 1.

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5 Points to Consider When Updating Your Anti-Harassment Policies

Coreaxis

With the recent slew of high-profile allegations, confessions, and convictions for sexual and workplace harassment, anti-harassment policies have become a “hot button” issue for many companies. First, we should define the issue at hand. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a great deal of information regarding sexual harassment. There are two kinds of sexual harassment often seen in the workplace. Start from the top.

A Learning Guide to Data Privacy in the Workplace  

Interactive Services

Think about all of the junk mail that you receive or the telemarketing calls that make their way to your phone. This privacy should extend to who sees the information, who sells the information, and what they can do with it. Ensuring that customer data is secure protects the customers, the employees, and the company. The employees of the company have a right to know whether or not the bargain is being held fairly.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. Applications in Learning. It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. I'm writing this post for both attendees of the session to have some notes and for people who were not at the session to hopefully get value from the discussion that happened there.

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Need to Hire a Business Attorney? Here’s How to Do It

Your Training Edge

Caption: Having the right attorney can protect (and propel) your business more than you think. Despite what TV viewers witness during popular courtroom dramas, litigators (who regularly appear before judges and juries) make up only a minority of the various types of practicing attorneys. Here is some meaningful advice on how to select the best attorney for your business. Does my business need to create additional divisions or subsidiaries?

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

The gentle breeze of May is here, trying to lure us away from our computers and into the sunshine. And so can online webinars! Check out the crop of online events coming up this month. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

GDPR: Docebo is ready – are you?

Docebo

In an effort to harmonize its data privacy laws, the European Union (EU), after lengthy negotiations, in April 2016 finally adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”, EU regulation 2016/679), which will come into force on May 25, 2018. What is the GDPR? The full text of the GDPR can be found here. GDPR is designed to enhance and harmonize data protection measures across EU member countries, including the UK.

How to Make The SAAS Decision

CLO Magazine

Companies have much to consider when evaluating whether to buy software as a service for their learning management needs, including cost, user functionality, security and how to troubleshoot problems. Software as a service systems are slowly replacing many software functions in both large and small organizations. SaaS enterprise systems, such as learning management systems, may not be viable for every organization. Be sure the LMS does what is desired.

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GDPR: Docebo is ready – are you?

Docebo

In an effort to harmonize its data privacy laws, the European Union (EU), after lengthy negotiations, in April 2016 finally adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”, EU regulation 2016/679), which will come into force on May 25, 2018. What is the GDPR? The full text of the GDPR can be found here. GDPR is designed to enhance and harmonize data protection measures across EU member countries, including the UK.