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.

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.

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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.

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. Like a Microsoft and it made it really inflexible as this whole system.

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.

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. 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. Your employees do so much to help your small business run efficiently.

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Manual Methods Still Dominate Training


According to one study conducted by the folks at, 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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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. .

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].

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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.

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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.

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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. Salesforce , Microsoft Dynamics , Oracle Fusion and SugarCRM are the most common CRMs integrated with learning platforms.

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


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.

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


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 ).

Top 6 Job Skills AI Can’t Replace


Currently, AI excels best at completing repetitive tasks, processing large amounts of data, and answering basic questions in customer service and recruiting. Business consultant Bernard Marr told Forbes that “automated systems will still require oversight, especially at the beginning.

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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.

Top tips from industry experts to maximize 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. In 2019 Elucidat launched the Learning at Large podcast.

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. CRMs like, Microsoft Dynamics, Hubspot and others.

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


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.

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. It’s common to use Microsoft Word, Excel or both. Is the LMS RFP a Necessary Evil? A Nice-to-Have? Or Something More?

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What is an LMS?


In any business operating today, no matter the size or industry or service, passing along knowledge between stakeholders lays at the core of any business. Once that was done, Microsoft developed the first SCORM-certified learning suite SharePoint.


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.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

As an independent LMS consultant who has focused on extended enterprise learning for more than 20 years, here’s my quick take on differences that can make a big impact on your results. They need content and performance support for one reason – to help them sell your products or services.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Many companies rely on a mix of channel partners, retailers, distributors, franchises and contractors to sell products and services as an extension of their internal sales teams. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning. Let’s say only 1 million LinkedIn users buy the basic service this year.

A 3-Part Tech Cocktail For Trouble-Free Training


is software developed by Microsoft. It’s a free service for viewing and sharing high-resolution images online. — Trina Rimmer is a learning and communications consultant with twelve years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training.

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CRM-LMS Integration: A Smarter Choice for Customer Education

Talented Learning

Most Salesforce users rely on this powerful software-as-a-service suite for its original purpose – centralized management and tracking of customer and prospect account information. Think Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, EMC, Red Hat and Hubspot.

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Learning with e's

The director and production team consulted with researchers who showed them the possibilities. Gestural computing for example, has been with us for a few years in the guise of games consoles such as the 360 Kinnect system manufactured by Microsoft.

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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?

The potential pitfalls of a custom LMS solution


If you are worried about potentially signing up for an expensive LMS implementation project one way to get an idea upfront is to try find out what % of the LMS vendors comes from Professional Services revenue. It is nearly 13 years since I started working in the LMS space.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget


There are hundreds of free tutorials online via YouTube , Vimeo , Screenr , and Microsoft to help you and your learners develop more proficiency around software like PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

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