Competencies to Look for in Your Performance Consulting Partner

Infopro Learning

This is why many organizations choose to outsource to a performance consulting company. Unfortunately, not all performance consulting companies have the same process or achieve the same results. Performance consulting is heavily learned through experience.

CoreAxis Consulting Named to Top Content Providers for Scenario-based Learning 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — August 19, 2020 — CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of the Top Content Providers for Scenario-Based Learning of 2020. This distinction was awarded by eLearning Industries, a company that focuses on rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions for their clients to help businesses source reliable vendors. CoreAxis Consulting scored well in all of these categories, earning them a spot on this top providers list.

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Sales Enablement Consulting: Software and Strategy from One Firm 

Zunos

Sometimes, they’ll talk to a sales enablement consultant, who will come in and evaluate their processes and recommend tools and best practices. What is Sales Enablement Consulting? . Sales enablement” consulting has become a catchword that covers any and all sales consulting topics.

CoreAxis Consulting Named to 2021 Leadership Training Watch List

Coreaxis

March 12, 2021 Southborough, MA : CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the watch list of Top Leadership Training Companies of 2021 by TrainingIndustry.com. Industry visibility, innovation and impact.

How To Build A Successful Consulting Business? Here’s One Small Contribution We Can Make

SmartUp

“For a fee, an expert will provide professional feedback about how your business can be more successful and give you a recipe about what you should do” Although this is a very loose definition of what a consultant or a consultancy does for their clients, it touches on why businesses hire consultants: insights, advice, knowledge, and action. Arthur Dehon Little founded what was widely believed to be the first management consulting firm in 1886.

Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

For nearly 5 years, our consultants have been on a mission to help extended enterprise LMS buyers make better purchasing decisions. Of the 700+ solutions that comprise today’s LMS landscape, we continuously track details about 175 vendors, including: Learning platform functionality and roadmap. We document these details in a living database and we never forget what we learn about vendors over the course of a software selection project. Vendors, how do your demos rate?

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. What we need is creative thinking that will churn out innovative solutions that will address the unique challenges of today’s creative economy (challenges that are very different from the ones posed by the industrial economy we have been addressing so far). Looking back, we find that we have been consciously striving to practice learning innovation.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. That’s where modern learning technology is thriving, making a measurable difference and where LMS innovation is rampant. Lately, I’ve been teaming up with other like-minded experts to deliver a series of free webinars on LMS innovation to help spread the word.

2020 Awards: The Year in Review

Coreaxis

It helps businesses source reliable vendors by rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions. We help companies in their growth by designing and delivering innovative training solutions. When we say we are an award-winning company, we mean it!

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

But vendors have more control over RFP outcomes than you may think. Sounds obvious – but you’d be surprised how many vendors ignore requested input. As a vendor, you can demonstrate leadership by seeking clarification. LMS buyers don’t evaluate software vendors on product features and functionality, alone. The vendor didn’t explain this pricing methodology until we requested additional information.

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The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. Vice President and Global Head of Talent Development, Tata Consultancy Services. LIP 2017 Practitioners innovation Learning in Practice Awards 2017Tags: innovation , Learning in Practice Awards 2017.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. LMS innovation was stifled yet again and innumerable customers became lost in the bureaucracy of behemoth software companies. The cloud enables new LMS vendors to create and support one product that all customers use providing economies of scale in research, customer support and required investment capital. The 2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Winners .

Vetting Vendors Vigorously: Three Tips For a Thriving Learning Ecosystem

Degreed

Between these extremes, the smartest organizations are finding vendors that fit their individual needs. The full conversation is worth watching, but we’ve also summed up the major takeaways to help you select the right technology vendor for your learning ecosystem.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration toolsor games and simulations. Abilitie & Peak Seven Consulting. First, it worked with Peak Seven Consulting and then with Abilitie, a leadership-development simulations company, to complete the three-pronged partnership that produced its LEAP program, Leadership Excellence in Agility & Performance.

KEITH KEATING – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. Finding solutions to these problems demands an innovation-first approach. KEITH KEATING : How does the organization define innovation?

CoreAxis Named to 30 Most Innovative Companies to Watch in 2018 by Insights Success

Coreaxis

CoreAxis is pleased to have been recognized as one of the 30 Most Innovative Companies to watch in 2018 by Insight Success. Check out the excerpt below of the article that appeared in Insight Success’ “The 30 Most Innovative Companies to Watch 2018” issue. CoreAxis Consulting, LLC (CoreAxis) is a leading provider of outsourced training and eLearning solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Source :-The 30 Most Innovative Companies to Watch 2018. August 2018 issue.

Innovation and Feature set distinguishes Learning Pool on 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning

Learning Pool

This placement recognizes Learning Pool’s ongoing financial performance, commitment to innovation in learning with its tech and continued focus on delivering a value for money experience for client organizations and their learners. Following several acquisitions, it is also successfully innovating its product offering which is also recognized by its inclusion as a Potential Challenger on the 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems.”. David Wilson, CEO, Fosway.

Benay: “Not enough innovation is being developed in Canada”

Trajectory IQ

I thought it might be useful to try and break down the reasons why Ottawa keeps failing to understand how IT projects work and how to go about procuring the right Canadian vendor (tech speak for finding the right Canadian tech partner). They have an army of consultants that lobby procurement. Sigh… “This may indicate that not enough innovation is being developed in Canada, and is not sufficiently diversified across Canadian Small and Medium Enterprises.”

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“Not enough innovation is being developed in Canada”

Trajectory IQ

I thought it might be useful to try and break down the reasons why Ottawa keeps failing to understand how IT projects work and how to go about procuring the right Canadian vendor (tech speak for finding the right Canadian tech partner). They have an army of consultants that lobby procurement. Sigh… “This may indicate that not enough innovation is being developed in Canada, and is not sufficiently diversified across Canadian Small and Medium Enterprises.”

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April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? As a content vendor providing training (Instructor Led or eLearning), you are naturally having to compete with each person's ability to find information via a Google search or through access to a service like Safari (which makes all of the O'Reilly books fully searchable).

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

As an LMS selection consultant , I’ve had a front-row seat in the rapid shift toward specialization. Because I help organizations effectively define their requirements, identify qualified vendors and select the right LMS for their needs, I’ve seen repeatedly that when relevant LMS specialists are introduced to the selection process, generalists rarely win. The explosion of vendors and specialized solutions is moving learning innovation in countless directions.

The Top 5 Business Benefits To Outsourcing Corporate Training And Development

Roundtable Learning

At Roundtable Learning, we partner with organizations to provide innovative training solutions that boost employee productivity and confidence. We consult with our clients to understand their training needs and develop the optimal training solution that boosts their bottom line. .

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

They differentiate themselves not only through innovative functionality, but also industry-specific expertise, integration capabilities, professional services, accessible pricing and other unique characteristics. 3) Specialists and Cloud LMS Vendors Win the Extended Enterprise Race.

Everwise is a 2019 Hot Vendor in Learning

Everwise

Everwise is thrilled to be selected as a 2019 Hot Vendor in Learning by Aragon Research. Aragon Research delivers high-impact research, consulting, and advisory services to provide enterprises the insight they need to make better technology and strategy decisions. Every year they identify noteworthy, visionary and innovative vendors in various markets like Unified Communications & Collaboration, Image & Video Analytics, and Learning. “We’re

How to Rapidly Deliver vILT Courses

Coreaxis

Traditional in-person programs that rely heavily on static (read boring) slide presentations are becoming out-moded during a time of great learning innovation. Blog Innovative Learning Solutions

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. 2) How is innovation moving learning systems forward? Innovation continues at a blistering pace. Of course, no vendor can innovate effectively in all areas at once, so each chooses matters most in its niche. 4) Is all of this innovation changing the LMS buying process?

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

Talented Learning

Already, AI advances are racing ahead, with technologies like 5G and blockchain paving the way for other innovations like the Internet of Things , real-time analytics and more. Businesses rely on vendors to build apps based on a compatible infrastructure.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

The program is from Jane Hart (through The Connected Workplace Consultancy – her joint initiative with Harold Jarche). Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance : This brilliant book by Jay Cross discusses ways to design optimized informal learning outcomes for workplaces.

Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

You may know me as an independent learning systems consultant. Six years ago I pivoted after 14 years on the front lines with two major commercial LMS vendors. Vendors: Read that market size statistic again and let it sink in.). Cloud LMS Vendors.

Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

I’ve spent my whole career looking at how organizations innovate and push the envelope with extended enterprise learning. We constantly hear about LMS vendors acquiring a specialized learning technology provider to expand or strengthen their platform’s core functionality and reach. Vendors no longer focus on training delivery, alone. Meanwhile, learning technology innovation continues to move in all directions, simultaneously.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Among the more than 700 vendors participating in today’s LMS marketplace, we continue to see a wave of learning solutions designed to solve “niche” business challenges. Despite competitive pressure to keep price points lower, we expect licensing levels to continue drifting upwards, as vendors attempt to demonstrate value-add that differentiates their offerings. Video-centered training is going mainstream and every vendor seems to be pushing new boundaries.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. Unfortunately, it is too easy for LMS vendors and buyers to get lost in the “me too” feature race and fail to see the forest for the trees. Many vendors get bent out of shape about losing sales opportunities on features and then dedicate too many resources on R&D. I’ve heard there are 700 LMS vendors.

Inspiration at DevLearn 2014: From Andrea May (Dashe & Thomson)

Learning Rebels

The group consists of internal trainers, IDs and developers, business owners, product vendors, and consultants like myself. Conferences Kaizen Learning Rebel Motivation News Social Learning Tips Andrea May Beau Lotto Communication conference Connections DevLearn 2014 Holly MacDonald innovation Neil Tyson Degrasse social learning Tom Spiglanin

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. I would encourage all tool vendors to take a good hard look at the products they sell and ensure that they are offering something unique and useful. Joe: Tool vendors have been more reactive than proactive in many ways.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

If you’ve ever crossed professional paths with me, you know I’m willing to talk learning tech shop with anyone — vendors, buyers and practitioners– anytime, anywhere in the world. Every day I meet new experts and exchange ideas about what’s good, bad and ugly in the world of learning technology. The most innovative learning leaders are focused on making a demonstrable business impact. 3) How is innovation affecting learning content?

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The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. So, with our feet firmly planted in the fertile soil of LMS innovation, here are the 15 trends we think are most likely to shape learning technology this year… #15 The LMS Will Never Die.

GEOFF STEAD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT GEOFF STEAD (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm): Geoff Stead and his team at Qualcomm use emerging mobile technologies to explore, innovate and champion how they should be used to enhance learning, and working. One of the earliest developers of Mobile Learning, he has been creating innovative mobile tools and techniques with educators across the globe since 2001. We also worked with vendors to license and list their apps for all our staff.

21 BRILLIANT RESOURCES FOR UP-SKILLING LEARNING DESIGNERS (FOR THE INFORMAL & SOCIAL LEARNING AGE)

Learnnovators

The program is from Jane Hart (through The Connected Workplace Consultancy – her joint initiative with Harold Jarche). Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance : This brilliant book by Jay Cross discusses ways to design optimized informal learning outcomes for workplaces.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

Four years ago, very few consultants had sufficient knowledge or desire to match potential buyers with specialized “ extended enterprise learning ” systems. In fact, talent management suite vendors were so consumed with unifying their disparate brands, interfaces and databases that they didn’t see disruption coming from outside of their sphere. Along came a groundswell of mainstream innovation – cloud computing, mobile technology, ecommerce and social media.