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Global LMS Functionality: Do You Speak the Language?

Talented Learning

Global LMS — What does that term mean to you? At its most basic level, a global LMS delivers learning content in English (or another single language) to all of its users, anywhere in the world. They sell to global companies headquartered primarily in the U.S. and deliver the same content to everyone who uses the global LMS, wherever they are located globally. “Hey, we’re global,” they say, but that is not sufficient for many global organizations.

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync


Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Gary shares his story of how he got into the voice-over industry and got to the point of creating various types of instructional content for others in his industry. Choosing your market before choosing how you will serve them is a great strategy to creating valuable content.


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The Ken Blanchard Companies Releases Kenbot™ for SLII®

Mobile Coach

Kenbot for SLII teaches leaders how to build meaningful connections with coworkers that create exponential impact. Creates opportunities for sharing ideas and insights with other users Sends reminders on key tasks like One on One conversations. SAN DIEGO, Oct.

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Digital Stratosphere 2020 – Exploring Digital Transformation in a COVID19 world

Epilogue Systems

We are excited to be a part of a free digital conference, Digital Stratosphere 2020, organized by our partner, @Third Stage Consulting Group. Also, in light of the ongoing global health and economic crisis, what has been $950 to attend the physical conference, is now free of charge for this digital event. How technology is creating opportunity during uncertainty•How human capital and change management can be used for keys to success.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

In a report published in August 2016 by Sam Adkins of Ambient Insight a declaration is made that self-paced eLearning is in a death spiral: The worldwide five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for self-paced eLearning is distinctly negative at -6.4%; global revenues for self-paced courseware are dropping fast. In 2016, global revenues for self-paced eLearning reached $46.6 This trend too is being played out in my consulting and observations.

27+ Best WordPress Development Companies Based on their Specialization, Location and Cost

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Providing everything from digital strategy and WordPress development services to design services and technical consultation, Trew knowledge is a top-tier full-service WordPress development agency. Strategy & Consultation. Marketing Consulting and Management. Consulting.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 7, 2020

Mike Taylor

With three days worth of sessions aimed at three different global time zones I couldn’t catch them all but I came away from all of the ones I did see with some valuable learning. (I’m Email] – Create great looking email signatures with

Teaching Kids Programming

TechSmith Camtasia

Together, they combined years of professional programming experience to create Teaching Kids Programming (TKP). Lynn is a former Microsoft employee who now acts as a BigData consultant. She first began piecing together the outline of what would eventually become Teaching Kids Programming a few years ago when she started a local series of events for Microsoft’s Digigirlz program. TKP is now a designated project of the global education non-profit, the Mona Foundation.

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AI-as-a-Service: The Next Big Thing in Business Tech?

Talented Learning

Some sources say that by 2030 AI could elevate global GDP 14% – from $14 to $15 trillion. Amazon , Google , IBM and Microsoft are major players in the AI-as-a-Service race. They see how AI is creating value for their competitors and they know they need AI to meet growing customer expectations. The global AI-as-a-Service market is projected to reach $6-7 billion by 2023. This will encourage global adoption, which in turn will make AIaaS even more popular.

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

And what that means is that our members create software solutions that help other businesses. We were born out of the mission to help our members enforce their licenses and their intellectual property and we started out doing that on a global scale. We’re one of the few trade associations that was born global. Our members are some of the biggest software companies – including Microsoft and IBM, Oracle and Salesforce.

Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore


Among them are big names such as Cisco’s® Webex® (32.5%), Citrix’s® GoTo™ products (15%), and Microsoft’s® communication tools (11%). A shift to collaborative features According to a recent study by Frost & Sullivan , important shifts have been experienced by the vendors in the global web conferencing market over the past few years.

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter


Tom is currently writing a book about his experiences as a sales engineer in Asia and his feed contains daily updates on his career consulting with Japanese and Singapore-based salespeople. Vik is the founder and CEO of Duggal Consulting , a company that offers SaaS businesses sales engineering training. A software engineer from New Zealand, Regan is part of the Commercial Software Engineering team at Microsoft and studies Data Platforming and Machine Learning.

Have you ever had the URGE to play a video game while driving?

Kapp Notes

NNA) and Microsoft Corp. have merged automobile design and gaming technology to create the first-ever fully integrated gaming system within a vehicle. NDA) and equipped with the Xbox 360â„¢ next-generation video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Nissan URGE concept car allows drivers (while parked) to play “Project Gotham Racing® 3” using the car's own steering wheel, gas pedal and brake pedal while viewing the game on a flip-down seven-inch LCD screen.

Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

There are still many businesses like Intel Giant McAfee, Microsoft, Google, Apple etc, that have adopted MOOCs in their corporate training and no lay off has been seen ever because of this step. Millennials have been projected to be almost half of the global workforce by 2020, and they are seeking for new opportunities for training and development credentials.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 12, 2019

Mike Taylor

“If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.” – Seth Godin. The news of the week is that I’ve started a new gig, consulting with Change 4 Growth. You may know that I’m a pretty big fan of PowerPoint and creating your own custom graphics is one of the many reasons I like it so much. In this post, Tom Kuhlmann ( @tomkuhlmann ), has a lot of great tips for creating great graphics with PowerPoint.

Data & Analytics In L&D with Trish Uhl


That means that in order for L&D to support the organisation, which at the end of the day is our purpose, not to create learning or to have people learn something, but to support the organisation and its people in executing against its vision and mission and strategic objectives.

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2016 Moxie Awards!


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Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020


So what can we learn from global leaders delivering transformational learning at scale, and what does this mean for digital learning success in 2020? These are the types of questions we ask of ourselves all the time, and with the Learning at Large podcast we started asking them of other people too: consultants to CLOs, HR leaders to CEOs. We don’t want to create a belief that the knowledge is what makes it possible. Daniel Hunter, Global Training Manager, 350.

What is Organizational Development


Then by creating a corporate communication plan based on your findings, you can plan, implement, evaluate, improve, and monitor communication going forward. And in return, this will create more productive and happier employees. The analysis from OD can be used to create a program or system to recognize and reward employees for their hard work. If you don’t have one, you may want to look for a consultant who can help with this process.

What to Expect in a Channel Partner LMS

Talented Learning

Expand your global partner network and. As an independent learning tech consultant, I know it pays to choose a system that fulfills your unique partner training requirements. That’s one reason why you’ll want to create groups of users whose individual profiles can be dynamically updated as needed. Creating great learning content can be time-consuming and expensive. CRMs like, Microsoft Dynamics, Hubspot and others.

The Value of a Virtual Academy

CLO Magazine

When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks. Global word-of-mouth has been positive and lasting.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

As a learning technology analyst and consultant, I’ve been asked that question more than a few times. Employee learning platforms were created to support mandatory compliance training and talent development. Salesforce , Microsoft Dynamics , Oracle Fusion and SugarCRM are the most common CRMs integrated with learning platforms. However, unlike most other LMS features, ecommerce was perfected and honed on a global scale outside the training industry.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


100 honors (top global learning organization). You can literally begin creating your courses in minutes. >> Mobilize your workforce with knowledge, speed, and flexibility to create a more empowered, productive and engaged organization. >> Inxpo’s Learning Environments & Virtual Classrooms are globally accessible, and can be cloned and reused for different programs. Award of Excellence: ej4 Microsoft Office Package. FM Global.

Equality & Diversity: Still a Difficult Formula to Resolve for Many Organisations


UK Case Law will hone the Act still further to cement it as a truly international benchmark in the global business world. Established in 2002 as a specialist business, Equality Matters provides consultancy and training for organisations large and small to embed equality and diversity in policies, procedures, business practices and people development. Cases have been raised against global brands, such as Microsoft, for failing to comply.

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

Talented Learning

And as always, if you want to discuss your learning technology needs with an independent advisor, I’m happy to conduct a free preliminary phone consultation at your convenience. (To via Microsoft Teams. That’s why Microsoft is offering free access to its Microsoft Teams app for 6 months. Best Resources For Creating Live Virtual Training Now. Or want to learn how your organization can create and maintain a culture of continuous learning?

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Technology, methodologies, consultancy services and content design all have their places. as she introduces tools to help you engage the audience, create awesome materials, and save time doing it. But how do you create a compelling story out of a few memories and anecdotes? You’ll also gain templates and strategies for creating your own stories. Creating an effective learning environment using technology.

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Cybersecurity: Learning’s Imperative

CLO Magazine

How can we build a great level of safety and security within the digital side of our businesses and create a sense of safety and comfort for our employees? Cyberthreats are changing so rapidly that we will need to source multiple resources, including tech companies (Google, Microsoft, Apple, Cisco), government security agencies (NSA, CIA, FBI) and human resource and talent groups, as well as consulting assets.

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How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces


This post (by Kate Williams) reviews the report published by enterprise software provider Verivo based on a survey conducted with enterprise architects at Global 2000 companies. Global Survey Identifies Mobility as a Top Priority for the Enterprise : This global survey commissioned by Citrix presents some interesting insights into the mobility strategies of businesses around the globe. As part of this, the consultancy recommends six considerations for app development.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts


Below you’ll see responses from some amazing PowerPoint gurus, including: top authors, speakers, instructors, bloggers, and even a handful of PowerPoint MVPs and Microsoft employees! She is one of only 12 Microsoft designated PowerPoint MVPs in the United States and is the author of one of the most popular blogs on the web. So make sure you have a message before you begin creating your slides. He was recently designated a PowerPoint MVP by Microsoft.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! After earning a graduate degree in instructional technology two decades ago, I began creating e-learning content (before it was called “e-learning”) to support high-tech and telecom channel partners. So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Imagine creating a dynamic, intelligent learning infrastructure that engages your far-flung workforce, wherever those individuals may be. In corporations, audiences are not created equal. Companies like Claned , Degreed , EdCast and PathGather offer off-the-shelf solutions, while Extension Engine and Kineo create custom learning experiences. Or you can easily create your own fully mobile video training experiences with tools like Tokbox or Allego.

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

RFPs help buyers get organized, formalize requirements, evaluate vendors logically, create a historical record and show vendors you are serious. Over the past two years as an independent LMS selection consultant, I’ve helped dozens of buyers use RFPs to buy the best solution for their organization. Why should we take time to create an RFP? It’s common to use Microsoft Word, Excel or both. Some organizations create online RFPs, but this is much less common.

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20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

Simple – teach them some simple rules about creating effective presentations. So I decided to consult the world’s experts and ask them for their advice. Before creating slides, make sure you are using a template that defines global properties like fonts, colors and object/chart styles. Tip: Use notes to create a supplemental document. Tip 2: Use PowerPoint to create your own illustrated characters. Use PowerPoint to create your own illustrated characters.

2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Skype : Skype offers the magic of essentially free multimedia global communication and learning. 25 years ago the Boston Consulting Group was predicting a future of virtually free telecommunications. Of course Skype has glitches and issues, and its new owner Microsoft is trying to extract value from users, but with a decent broadband connection Skype offers the real-time and asynchronous communications we could have only dreamed about 25 years ago.



This post (by Kate Williams) reviews the report published by enterprise software provider Verivo based on a survey conducted with enterprise architects at Global 2000 companies. Global Survey Identifies Mobility as a Top Priority for the Enterprise : This global survey commissioned by Citrix presents some interesting insights into the mobility strategies of businesses around the globe. As part of this, the consultancy recommends six considerations for app development.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Creating courses and training plans is easy. The admin interface makes it self-explanatory to create content with built-in tools or by importing existing content files. For example, you can import digital files such as SCORM, xAPI (they still call it by the old “Tin Can” name), videos, Microsoft Word, PDFs and Adobe documents. In other words, if a course has six language localizations, you would need to create six unique courses that are not interrelated.

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Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

TechSmith Camtasia

Owner of and marketing consultant. Senior technical evangelist at Microsoft. Helping clients create Training Bites—recycling expertise thru how-to videos & more. Topic: Recording sprint demos for consumption across a global business. Senior consultant at Fontys University. Starting at 9am ET today you can tune in to the live stream of 48 in 24.

How To Train Remote Employees In A Virtual Learning Environment

Obsidian Learning

In 2016 a team of researchers and advisors from the customer strategy practice at Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group , conducted a global survey of 161 executives which resulted in the creation of the 10 Principles of Customer Strategy (read about the study here ). Microsoft Teams? Use free online tools to create quick surveys and polls. Create a short learning video ( example ) or presentation which explains the rationale behind the learning effort.

Fill Your Own Tech Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

Fifty-four percent of business leaders surveyed by consulting firm Capgemini report that the digital talent gap is hampering their digital transformation programs — yet just 11 percent say they plan to add training or upskilling to address these gaps, according to Randstad Sourceright’s 2018 “Talent Trends” report. The program immersed them in programming and developer training, along with soft skills courses on communication and consulting.

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CRM-LMS Integration: A Smarter Choice for Customer Education

Talented Learning

Think Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, EMC, Red Hat and Hubspot. For vendors, certification programs build tremendous brand loyalty and advocacy. • Differentiate your brand – In today’s dynamic global marketplace, it can be difficult to stand out from your competition. But rather than providing a generic “one-size-fits-all” brand experience, you can combine LMS and CRM data to create a more personalized approach to customer success.