Are confidentiality concerns holding back the e-learning industry?

From the Coleface

Analytics (detailed analysis of hits on each webpage, used to inform design – look out for split run testing with tin can in e-learning case studies one day). • However, for me the root cause is the difference in approaches to confidentiality.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogging & Boundaries in the Professional Sphere

Learning Visions

Thursday, March 29, 2007 Blogging & Boundaries in the Professional Sphere Karyn Romeis recent post echoed stuff thats been rolling around in my mind about blogging, professionalism, sharing, confidentiality, roles, boundaries, etc. This brings up issues of confidentiality: not wanting to give away our secrets; not wanting to lose competitive advantage. I would see no difficulty in sharing ideas with your contact, while maintaining client confidentiality.

Informal Learning Hits Brick Walls

Vignettes Learning

I nformal Learning Hits Brick Walls There is more than one way to implement informal learning. It is better to deal with the "formal" requirements of the organization on informal learning. I agree with Jay Cross and Harold Jarche that we should not box-in or put constraints on informal learning otherwise it does not flourish. At the core of informal learning are freedom, independence and flexibility. How do we launch and initiate informal learning?

Here’s What You Need to Know About Informal Learning

Rapid eLearning

As you know, we’re a research lab and many of our projects are confidential. For example, the current rage in the training industry is informal learning. In turn, they will be unleashing a horde of ignorant and pesky co-workers who will be seeking you out for information.

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

They contain confidential information. Ensure the privacy and confidentiality of organizational information. There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. You can even host your corporate training videos on them.

How to Edit a Screenshot

Visual Lounge

You have a screenshot that you need to share, but it contains confidential information. Let’s say you have a screenshot that provides information in English, but you need to update it to send to a Spanish-speaking customer. Blur out confidential information in a screenshot.

How to Edit a Screenshot

Visual Lounge

You have a screenshot that you need to share, but it contains confidential information. Let’s say you have a screenshot that provides information in English, but you need to update it to send to a Spanish-speaking customer. Blur out confidential information in a screenshot.

Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning


Videos require much less effort from the viewer, and the information can be shared as well as retained better. Another challenge is to maintain the confidentiality of the videos so that viewers do not have the option of unauthorized downloads.

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Learning System Vendors Support Ratings

eLearning 24-7

Vendors who fail to disclose any information, including metrics, will be called out in a future blog post (September). . I’m sure there will be vendors who hide behind legal reasons for holding back information, but again, why? A vendor should be able to provide specific information here. . A vendor should be able to provide this information, quite easily to be honest. at your company – also will remain confidential).

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Preventing Data Security Breaches on an LMS

CommLab India

How can you ensure the safety of your confidential data? What does it take to prevent a costly information heist? Let us now look at some of the common challenges to the security of information stored in LMSs. Challenge 2: Encrypting information.

Is Your m-Learning Secure? The Threat and How to Avoid It.


65% of information searches start on a smartphone. Part of the security threat lies with disgruntled employees who now have easier access to confidential company information on many different devices.

Take a free Cyber Security course for Safer Internet Day 2018

Ed Microlearning

For workplaces, online attacks have catastrophic consequences, including exposure of confidential information, damage to a company's reputation, and significant loss of data, among others. The course is free from today, with no credit card information required.

L&D: Learning and Dystopia

Association eLearning

The thought tracker on her left wrist lit up briefly as it logged the new information. “I’m No company name or personally identifiable information is to be used in-” she began reciting as her recall app retrieved the related information. Error, information not found,” Ms.

Computer Security Training Courses – Why They Matter


One wrong action could crash the system or leak confidential information. . It isn''t just for geeks. Because the success of the company is the responsibility of every employee. Every employee needs to know what can jeopardize the company''s computer infrastructure.

How Docebo LMS is Compliant With GDPR


Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject), such as: Name. Ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability, and resilience of processing systems and services. GDPR is coming!

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4 Ways to Jump Start an eLearning Lesson

Integrated Learnings

Think about all the material that some lessons place before the actual content: title slide, copyright and/or confidentiality statements, navigation instructions, learning objectives, etc. 1-- Make information that isn’t part of the course content available via buttons. And a “Confidentiality” button, for example. That way, this information is accessible to learners without setting a bland tone for the lesson. --2-- By Shelley A. Gable.

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7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Four: Measurement

Your Training Edge

Whether your program is formal or informal, the first thing to do in preparation for measurement is to revisit your original goals, objectives, and mission. Again, this could be done the same way regardless of whether the program is formal or informal.

The benefits of online training for a franchise network


Do you have confidential information that you want to share with your franchisees, but don’t want a bunch of papers laying around that anyone can see? An online training system can keep that information in one place that only employees and franchisees can access.

Bringing Sass to Safety: Must-Watch Music Video from Virgin America


Many sellers on OpenSesame use pop culture references, satire or even cartoons to relay valuable information. Confidential Information: Mission Possible! . Need to train your employees on the proper techniques for handling sensitive information?

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E-Learning Tips for Motivating New Hires

Origin Learning

Once the formal training has begun, e-learning can offer much needed support to familiarize new hires with tidbits of information that may be trivial but crucial in empowering them with wider knowledge to enable better decision making.

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Overcoming 4 Common Concerns of Outsourcing Training

CommLab India

Information privacy and security. Nowadays, you can get this information via LinkedIn and other professional networking sites. The privacy of confidential data and trusting an external agency with your groundbreaking research and proprietary information become major concerns.

Blockchain Impacts on Medical Care

Your Training Edge

Health Information exchanges (HIE) and all-player claim database (APCD) have become quite obsolete with block chain [4]. The patient through his or her profile, has complete control over medical information and can choose the information to be shared or viewed by the doctors or providers.

News is bad for you

From the Coleface

A really thought-provoking article by Ralf Dobelli (based on a longer essay) about information overload and in particular, news. Who would not want the reputation for being well-informed?

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What are your options when creating multilingual training courses?


It uses this data to improve its automatic translation algorithm, but your confidential training information is not that confidential anymore. It ensures the security of your training information. You can actually sign confidentiality agreements with these people.

The Switch

Melon Learning

To top it all off, part of the product training had to happen at the very last moment to avoid confidentiality issues. This time around though that was not an option, part because of the confidentiality issues and part because of the tight deadline.

5 Points to Consider When Updating Your Anti-Harassment Policies


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a great deal of information regarding sexual harassment. Hold informal discussions with employees to determine if your training is on the right track. Implement confidential processes for reporting. 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.

Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

An educational cloud can serve as a reservoir of information which students can access when they are connected through their mobile devices or PCs. Moreover, training may include confidential enterprise data that can be vulnerable to theft. What is cloud computing?

The Case for Communities of Practice

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Jay Cross is CEO of Internet Time Group and a thought leader in informal learning and organizational performance. In his 2001 book Kitchen Confidential , Anthony Bourdain describes how he became a professional chef and how he continues to support the community of professional chefs.

Cool Second Life Happening:UW VIBE Future InfoExpo Recruitment

Kapp Notes

Need to solve a problem, but don’t know how to organize the information? Researchers from the University of Washington Information School are conducting a research study investigating exciting and useful alternative capabilities for Second Life. These exhibits let you interact with new design possibilities aimed at improving the social and information aspects of Second Life. Have you ever had trouble sorting your stuff?

What You Need to Know: GDPR & xAPI


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of regulations designed to accomplish two primary objectives: ensure the privacy and security of European Union (EU) residents and their personal data (any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person), and.

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Delight respondents with custom welcome and thank you pages


Just 2 or 3 lines sharing the most important information. Will the information I provide be confidential? It’s a good practice to eliminate doubts by mentioning the time or including a confidentiality statement, etc, in the welcome page.

Moving from an open-source to a commercial LMS – the story of Transactel


TELUS International policies required that all material be kept confidential and they needed a tool that could support multiple users from multiple departments yet still keep each department’s information private. Transactel is the largest call center in the Central American region and is made up of 6,200 ‘heroes’ (as they’re called internally).

Is this compliance story too close to home?

From the Coleface

Your people are already trusted to handle plenty of confidential information, why would you not trust them with this? Learners are used to compliance e-learning.

Checkpoints That’ll Keep Your Outsourcing Fears at Bay

CommLab India

Confidentiality issues. Outsourcing e-learning may require you to share some confidential information with your vendor which will naturally raise concerns about their safety and potential misuse. This legally binds the vendor to ensure confidentiality is maintained.

Elearning Spotlight: Texas Vaccine Education Online

The Learning Dispatch

Providing informative content targeted to several different audiences, the Texas Vaccine Education Online program consists of over 36 online courses that include text, graphics, and interactive learning checks.

Exploring the onboarding process


We had a nice presentation about the organization and its values, products and services, HR information, confidentiality forms and many many more. Workforce mobility is at its highest right now with people constantly looking for new and better opportunities.

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Jay Cross

The book Kitchen Confidential (Harper, 2001) by Anthony Bourdain describes how he become a professional chef and how he continues to support the community of professional chefs. Tags: Informal Learning Professional Development.