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

Talented Learning

It’s called AI-as-a-Service (or AIaaS). Why It’s Time for AI-as-a-Service. Combining the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model with AI services can bring the power of artificial intelligence to the masses without a hefty price tag. And that’s exactly what AI-as-a-Service is about – making critical new technology widely accessible to organizations large and small, not just those with deep pockets.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Dr. Karrer’s experience is diverse including founding CTO of eHarmony, associate professor of Computer Science, and consultant to Credit Suisse, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Symbol Technologies and many others. In Learning, Extended Brain and Topic Hubs , I talked about the story behind the launch of Speaking Pro Central.

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Microsoft Announces Plan to Train Veterans For Tech Jobs

CLO Magazine

The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy consists of a 16-week course to prepare U.S. service members to obtain the certification required for technology careers such as a developer, applications engineer and IT project manager. 4 Microsoft Corp. active duty service members transitioning out of the military. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy aims to offer U.S. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy consists of a 16-week course to prepare U.S.

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

LifterLMS

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 and Chris speak to the importance of continuous improvement with your products and services. Be sure to check out WPSlideSync.com and GravyForTheBrain.com to learn more about the products and services Gary offers.

Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.

Dashe & Thomson

Kristin Ford is Owner and President of PC Training Source, an independent consulting firm that specializes in premier learning industry products and services. When verbally describing performance support I have referred to it as a Microsoft-Help- that-actually-works. I don’t know about you – but I have used Microsoft Help only a couple of times and it is a very frustrating exercise. performance support EPSS Microsoft Help mobile applications mobile learning

How EduMe is helping companies take their services online

Edume

When someone’s whole career has been carried out face-to-face, they lack the knowledge on how to provide their services to the same standard via a digital medium. Doctors have switched to online consultations to provide medical treatment to patients instead. Do you need to upskill your workforce in how to provide their services digitally ? As a result of COVID-19, many companies have had to transition to a remote work set-up in compliance with social distancing rules.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

Here’s why: When you buy a product or service, the faster you learn how it helps you achieve your goals, the more successful your customer experience will be. Even if you offer customer training upfront at no additional charge, the cost of content development, delivery and administration must be included somewhere in the price of your product or service. Furthermore, if a product isn’t truly self-service, it may be too complex for a freemium model.

Ways to Help Your Employees Grow

Your Training Edge

Computer software overviews such as the Microsoft Office suite. Hire a Consultant. If the word “consultant” sends you into instant flashbacks of the Bobs from Office Space, retrain your brain. Consultants are not always snakes in the grass looking for fresh meat to strike; more often than not, consultants are nothing more than professionals in a certain field who are particularly knowledgeable in their area of expertise.

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The Ken Blanchard Companies Releases Kenbot™ for SLII®

Mobile Coach

Kenbot for SLII supports Microsoft Teams, Slack, Facebook, WebChat, and other platforms. Mobile Coach is the leading enterprise software service platform for designing chatbots. The Ken Blanchard Companies is a global leader in management training, consulting, and coaching.

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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

Full-Service WordPress Agencies. As the name suggests, these WordPress development companies provide end-to-end web services. The main advantage of working with a full-service agency is that you don’t have to worry about coordinating with multiple different teams. Consulting.

Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

Infopro Learning

Many instructional design professionals that I have consulted with here at InfoPro Learning are still shackled to the idea that formal training should last hours at a time, and should be instructor-led. For example, rather than having a learner open up a 30-minute long course on how to use Microsoft Excel 2013, it would be better to have a learner open up a short course that teaches him how to create macros in Excel, if that is what he is trying to learn. Formal Training Status Quo.

Manual Methods Still Dominate Training

LearnDash

According to one study conducted by the folks at SoftwareAdvice.com, roughly 36% of LMS purchasers they encounter reported that they were still using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and live training instructors for the majority of their training needs. The abundance of providers and services out there actually can have a negative impact.

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both to Absolutely Dominate Remote Work

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’d never heard of or used Zoom or a similar video conference service, you almost certainly have now. Chatting by SMS text or online chat such as Microsoft Teams or Slack are often synchronous, as well. Some of those consultants were in the U.S.,

Everybody: stay at home, work remotely, we will help you!

Coorpacademy

Slack can interface itself with numerous services and applications already implemented, such as Salesforce, Google Drive… Microsoft Teams is a similar platform where you can chat with your coworkers, invite them to meetings, call them or collaborate with them in a dedicated online place, wherever you are. How to be efficient remotely? Facing the global Covid-19 outbreak, most companies are making their employees work remotely. Unprecedented times, unprecedented measures.

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

Then came performance consulting, a new buzz phrase that attempted to turn instructional designers into consultants who would investigate performance issues and work towards interventions to close that gap, both instructional and non-instructional. This was a hard sell to our clients, and it took (and still takes) a lot of selling and convincing to get their buy-in to trust us as consultants. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. By Dean Hawkinson.

The Top Virtual Sales Conferences to Attend in 2020

Cloudshare

We expect over 16 thousand participants who will focus on sales engineer training for the SaaS (Software as a Service) market. Sponsors for the summit include ProfitWell, Chargebee, and Microsoft for Startups.

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Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

Infopro Learning

Many instructional design professionals that I have consulted with here at InfoPro Learning are still shackled to the idea that formal training should last hours at a time, and should be instructor-led. For example, rather than having a learner open up a 30-minute long course on how to use Microsoft Excel 2013, it would be better to have a learner open up a short course that teaches him how to create macros in Excel, if that is what he is trying to learn. Formal Training Status Quo.

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

InsiderHub

And as web conferencing technology progresses, it is becoming evident that the most-used systems have similar functionality, making it challenging to distinguish one service from another, except by price comparisons. Among them are big names such as Cisco’s® Webex® (32.5%), Citrix’s® GoTo™ products (15%), and Microsoft’s® communication tools (11%).

Scary MOOC 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 [3]. For example, the EdX allows its partners to produce a MOOC and the delivering the finished product to EdX, or else paying for design and consultancy services of EdX at a rate of $250,000 per course along with $50,000 every time the course is re-run.

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Top 10 LMS systems

Ed App

That means you can hook it into services like Zoom, PayPal, or OpenSesame. It’s a full-service eLearning company, so it doesn’t just leave you to set up your learning environment by simply utilizing their tools.

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter

Cloudshare

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. As a sales engineer at Citrix, a communications service provider, Chris Edwards loves AI, robots, and the Internet of Things industry.

PODCAST 139: The Science of Becoming a Better Sales Leader with Luke Rogers

Sales Hacker

At 15, he began going to school part-time in Northern England in Manchester, so that he could run a technology consulting business that he had started. And it was essentially providing consulting services for people in my local town and surrounding area.

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

Talented Learning

Tell us about your unique personal history and your long career in government service and how that led you to become COO of the Software Alliance? Our members are some of the biggest software companies – including Microsoft and IBM, Oracle and Salesforce. And we also sell directly to end-users… Plus there’s a growing number of organizations that operate as SAM consultancies and tool providers. WELCOME TO EPISODE 36 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

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. For example, the EdX allows its partners to produce a MOOC and the delivering the finished product to EdX, or else paying for design and consultancy services of EdX at a rate of $250,000 per course along with $50,000 every time the course is re-run.

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Don't miss these big-time speakers at C3!

Litmos

With an extraordinary career of service to our military, our nation and humanity, Mark has secured his place in history as a role model, modern-day pioneer, and leader of distinction. Currently, Mark is on the Commercial Crew Safety Board at Space X—and is the only person at Space X who has commanded a space mission—and is co-founder of World View, a full-service commercial space launch provider.

How PowerPoint’s New Shape Tools Can Upgrade Your Training Design

Mindflash

The New Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Before you can use these new features you’ll need to do some quick customization of your PowerPoint ribbon ( a shout-out to Microsoft for making the ribbon fully customizable in 2010 ). Use Shape Union and Subtract to Create a Key-Based Learning Exercise (via M62.net ) – I think the key & lock metaphor is a great way to build a learning exercise – particularly in a sales/service training or presentation.

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

OpenSesame

Whether we view the UK’s Equality Act 2010 as “red tape” or “burdensome legislation”, the fact is it is now established as a landmark piece of UK Law for how organisations of any size act with “fairness” in their employment of people and the services they provide. Discussions with our many clients have shown that large, corporate businesses generally have the budget and resources to embed equality and diversity “best practice” through training and consultancy.

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Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

Organizations need individuals who know how to use learning management systems (LMS), learning record stores (LRS) and Experience API (xAPI) , in concert with busi­ness intelligence (BI) and data visualization tools such as Tableau , Domo , Google Analytics , Microsoft Power BI , SAP Analytics Cloud or Sisense. This is illustrated in a 2019 BI market report from Dresner Advisory Services, which ranks the strategic significance of 37 different BI-related capabilities.

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. Those who could afford to integrate or modify an employee LMS typically relied upon the software vendor’s professional services team to develop the required integrations one-by-one. Salesforce , Microsoft Dynamics , Oracle Fusion and SugarCRM are the most common CRMs integrated with learning platforms.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. As a Softwareas-a-Service (SaaS) provider, BizLibrary manages access to the application, including security, availability, and performance, allowing I.T. AlliedBarton Security Service, Randstad Professionals U.S., Services.

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

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. 3) Learning and Business Services. 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. 3) LEARNING AND BUSINESS SERVICES.

What is Organizational Development

Continu

If you don’t have one, you may want to look for a consultant who can help with this process. And if there needs to be outside vendors or consultants called in to help, budget and a timeline for hiring these individuals will also need to be in the plan. Or for customers, you talk to customer service to understand what customers’ feedback has been on this new product.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect the Training Industry

Training Industry

With total market transparency, the top training service providers will be able to sell their services with higher prices, people in the middle will need to learn and adjust to the changes on the market, and the lowest-performing trainers will be out of job. The number of companies working on AI technologies is measured in the thousands and includes all the tech giants, such as Google, Intel, Apple and Microsoft.

What to Expect in a Channel Partner LMS

Talented Learning

As an independent learning tech consultant, I know it pays to choose a system that fulfills your unique partner training requirements. This skill must be confirmed by a service manager. You’re training channel reps to understand and sell your products and services, not to master Microsoft Excel skills. CRMs like Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics, Hubspot and others. Customer service applications.

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

Talented Learning

What kind of value do you place on your technology and services? Of course, Microsoft Word and other tools are a big help, but pay attention to the basics: Make spell-checking your last move before submitting your proposal, so the final version is fully reviewed and corrected. Configure spellchecker rules to support learning industry terminology: Your default version of Microsoft Word may not review capitalized words (like SCROM vs SCORM).

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Top 6 Job Skills AI Can’t Replace

KnowledgeCity

Currently, AI excels best at completing repetitive tasks, processing large amounts of data, and answering basic questions in customer service and recruiting. Among the most notable current AI applications are IBM’s Watson , which powers research covering a range of fields, and Microsoft’s Azure Machine Learning cloud-based platform. Business consultant Bernard Marr told Forbes that “automated systems will still require oversight, especially at the beginning.

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Why Your Business Needs a Chatbot in 2020

Mobile Coach

While many of the sales and team-building skills of past successes remain as pertinent as ever, today’s direct selling entrepreneur needs the savvy of delivering products and services in a way that today’s consumer expects—and this requires a whole new set of competencies and tools. . Single Sign-On services are a minimum requirement. Having different services share the same customer data to deliver a seamless and secure user experience will soon be par for the course (e.g.

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.

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

Talented Learning

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. Think of an RFP (Request for Proposal) as an invitation to participate in the purchasing process for any type of software, goods or services. It’s common to use Microsoft Word, Excel or both. The internet is full of LMS RFP templates from consultants and analysts, as well as vendors themselves.

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3 Golden Rules For Delivering Effective Technical Training — Without The Boredom

WalkMe Training Station

Technical Training teaches the skills needed to design, develop, implement, maintain, support or operate a particular technology or related application, product or service.” In a consultancy, technical training might include teaching employees how to track and bill hours. Or it could be simply that your company is switching to the newest version of Microsoft Office. What keeps a company competitive? Is it its marketing? How productive its employees are?