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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. But with so many players and nonstop change, it’s tough for any given buyer to find the best solution for their particular needs.

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PLAY ME or TRADE ME

Wonderful Brain

I suppose this taxonomy is true of many people and I’ll bet—in an unscientific survey—more typical among consultants than many other groups. Let’s concentrate on the very top of the pyramid—deep knowledge, significant experiences, expertise at all levels of work, and exposure to problems that required a significant amount of original thought and intellectual rigor—in the service of clients with specific problems to be solved.

Game On: Training Employees To Battle Cyberattacks

The Game Agency

Then create a comprehensive training schedule that ensures all employees understand best practices in fending off would-be attackers. The company enlisted an agency to create a game called Cloud Defense to help employees master cybersecurity. In the game, players must protect their database from malicious attacks while allowing “good” traffic to pass through the web infrastructure.

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Learning to Change Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Companies are jumping on because they are desperate to compete, create new services, and get products to market faster. Of course, it helps to have a “relentlessly positive” coach in Pete Carroll who encourages players to express themselves and who listens to his players and staff.

FREE Alternative to GoToMeeting

LearnDash

I personally have used it in the past for conducting consulting calls. I feel that their services is pretty good, but it isn’t ideal for everyone – particularly educational institutions. Another growing player in this space is Join.me.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

There are actually three primary methods leveraged when creating content for multiple devices: [Fluid] Responsive (RWD). The goal was to improve the user experience and to maximize efficiency for the developer, who only had to create one set of code.

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. L&D will have a new role and create many disruptions.

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40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker Training

No wonder recruiters go ballistic trying to outdo each other in attracting the best professionals to create value for their companies. To make it easier for you, we’ve created a (not-so) shortlist of training companies that have been generating buzz across the industry.

How to Sell Your Elearning Courses for Profit [PART 1]

LearnDash

I did a quick search and didn’t see any real resources available, so that’s why I have decided to create this mini-series on the subject. There certainly isn’t anything wrong about this, and it is a great way to gain the skills necessary for creating “winning” courses.

Training Vision 3: What Are Your Best Customers Planning?

Your Training Edge

And even more importantly, this contact serves to solidify your relationship as a solutions partner and not just a service department. When you do meet with your customers’ key players, avoid making a drawn out attempt to plug in every point where training can help achieve goals. These are the initiatives that may need a consultation or a push in the right direction, but may not need a full-scale training intervention.

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Articulate Storyline Training – Salt Lake City, March 24-27

eLearning Brothers

Expert trainers show you how harness the power of Storyline to create interactive courses. Creating a Storyline Template. Modifying the Storyline Player. The first Articulate Storyline training for the eLearning Road Tour is fast approaching!

VR makes learning authentic, memorable

CLO Magazine

A while ago, I paid my first visit to STRIVR, a company founded by Stanford football players to teach quarterbacks situational awareness on the field using VR. When I made a mistake or forgot something, the simulation coached me on where to direct my attention to get service right.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Let’s tackle this topic in today’s “Ask Me Anything” column… “Ask Me Anything” About Creating More Successful Member Education Programs. Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs.

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

By the end of 2020, Adobe Systems will no longer support, improve or distribute its Flash Player. It’s been the software of choice for many instructional designers to create engaging and interactive eLearning courses. Perhaps now is an ideal time to create microlearning opportunities?

Succession Planning: Solving Issues Before They Form

ej4 eLearning

Conversely, maybe the company’s five-year plan calls for phasing out the in-house marketing department and outsourcing those services to a large agency. Compile a list of requirements for each essential player as the must-haves, and then augment those lists with the nice-to-haves—the combined list for each position are the competencies you’ll be looking for in successors.

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Succession Planning: Solving Issues Before They Form

ej4 eLearning

Conversely, maybe the company’s five-year plan calls for phasing out the in-house marketing department and outsourcing those services to a large agency. Compile a list of requirements for each essential player as the must-haves, and then augment those lists with the nice-to-haves—the combined list for each position are the competencies you’ll be looking for in successors.

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The 6 Levels of Adaptive Learning – Science Fiction or Reality?

mLevel

Compact Disc Player in 1981. In order to show how far down the path to AV we are, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) created the concept of “autonomy levels” for vehicles that range from Zero to Five ( six levels ). The 6 Levels of Adaptive Learning Defined.

Zooming In on Purpose-Driven Microlearning

CLO Magazine

The core issues with the microlearning craze are much bigger than the tiny shadow it casts,” said Kris Girrell, executive coach from Innerworks and consultant for a mobile leadership app.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

HR consultancy firm The Competency Group (TCG) describes competency-based training as “training designed to deliver performance.” It improves the quality of products and services. Over the past several years, the educational requirements for jobs have been increasing.

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Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

In fact, most learning-related solutions are tucked into the gold column under “Customer Experience, Service and Success.” 7 Ways Education Services Fit Into Customer Success. By Maria Manning-Chapman , VP Research, Educational Services.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

And for many product and service companies, customer education directly influences acquisition, onboarding, retention and profitability. You can add consulting as a premium upsell or provide a digital badge or certification as an enticement to purchase more than one course.

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DiscoverLink Recognizes Loyal Customers with 2019 Client Appreciation Awards

discoverlink

American Dairy Queen : A client since July 2009, American Dairy Queen is a 6300-unit international quick-service chain, based in Bloomington, Minnesota. Their courses have been primarily created in English and Spanish with a few in French Canadian as well.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

There is the story about a woman who signed up for an online dating service and got paired with a software developer. That creates a problem for SCORM right there in that most eLearning content was made for the bigger displays of desktop and laptop computers.

Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Gamification

CLO Magazine

Typically, this requires the player to remember information, make judgments and seek certain outcomes. This offers companies an advantage because it creates a more efficient and engaging way to monitor progress. 1-15, more than 1,400 players voluntarily engaged in the game.

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

Or search for “Learning at Large” on your podcast player of choice. So, we have thousands of independent people who, alongside whatever else they’re doing in life—whether that be another job, or being a full-time parent—they recommend our services to people.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

To improve these soft skills, Bechtel University created an interactive, business-relevant program that works for all types of learners. is a key player. Learning in Practice Awards 2016. For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. How to create a multi-year strategy.

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Ep9: Up-skilling your workforce to future-proof your organization

Elucidat

Today, I’m joined by Jon Kaplan of Corvantus Consulting. Prior to working as a consultant, Jon was CLO of Discover , managing a team of over 200 to build the skills of a workforce of over 17,000 people.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Consider an Accessibility Consultant.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

As independent consultants , we help organizations figure out what they need from a learning technology standpoint, and then match them with the specialized LMS that makes the most sense for them. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. L&D will have a new role and create many disruptions. Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow.

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How to Prepare for Active Shooters in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Numerous crisis consultants and security firms have recently entered the L&D world to help prepare and train employees for an active shooter situation in the workplace, and not without reason; 2017 broke the record for the most mass shooting deaths ever recorded.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Consider an Accessibility Consultant.

7 eLearning Experts Share Tips on How to Choose the Best Learning Management System

ProProfs

Consult trainers and end-users before you purchase: Find out from trainers and end users what features they would prefer. Then create a variety of scenarios the LMS will be expected to behave and use a rubric to evaluate success. You create the real-life situations your LMS administrator and students will need to carry out. Service is the key here. New players on your team will always need support and training.