Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Another argument is that while people do need to learn, they can do it all on the job with performance support and coaching. A course can include on the job learning, coaching, performance support tools, in other words, the whole shebang.” Use Both Courses and Performance Support.

Introduction to Performance Consulting

Infopro Learning

In the last couple of years, performance improvement has become a key focus area for organizations across the world. To maintain a competitive advantage and increase their company’s market share, business leaders are increasingly investing in performance consulting. But, what exactly is performance consulting? What is performance consulting? Why is performance consulting important? Who are performance consultants?

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Anatomy of Digital Performance Support (DPS) Integration

Living in Learning

Finding a “fit” is important, but DPS is only the enabling technology to a cultural shift and mindset that ground zero for building and sustaining performance is found at the Point of Work. What must come first is establishing a “human infrastructure” capable of wielding several key components: Data Analytics Discovery & Consulting DPS LES Performance Assessments Performance Support Performer Support Technology Tin Can xAPI EPS EPSS performance support

Performance Consultant Lives Matter!

Living in Learning

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. experiences that support and enable change in service. Define the performance goals and barriers. performance goals and any barriers that need to be. support staff from around the world. needed to support that process.

Performance Consultant Lives Matter!

Living in Learning

EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability performance consulting performance support workforce capabilityWhat follows is a short story…a true story…that positions a skill set that changed my life in the L&D discipline.

Embedded Performer Support [EPS] Implies Intentional Design

Living in Learning

The EPS discipline is pushing us [Training] into new territory that expands the scope of our deliverable from a training event transaction to seamless implementation of performer support [PS] assets to be consumed at the point of work. The aggregate of training event assets and activities with PS assets should be designed with the intent to support an ecosystem.

Performance Support & “The Art of War”

Living in Learning

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My Library Suggestions for Performance Support & Performance Consulting

Living in Learning

My radicalization around the pursuit of Performance Support and formal Performance Consulting training happened in 2004, and during that time I’ve acquired several books that I consider required reading. I’ve pulled these together on a single page and have each book linked to the associated page at Amazon.com if you would like to read content […]. Continuous Learning

Mapping the Work Context for Performance Support

Living in Learning

With all the recent press performance support is getting…make that positive press…I’m noticing that we could easily slip into a best practice of admiring the problem of what to do about it. Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performer Support ADDIE learning ecosystem learning environments LinkedIn performance support work context workflow mapping

What Blocks Performance Support from Becoming a Strategic Initiative?

Living in Learning

Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Performer Support Sustained Capability learning @ point of work learning continuum LinkedIn performance support performer supportWhen Einstein defined insanity as “Continuing to do what we’ve always done and expecting different results”, he was on the money.

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go.

Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors.

9 WAYS TO SUPPORT LEARNERS THROUGH THEIR MOBILE DEVICES

Learnnovators

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POINT-of-WORK:  Performance Is as Good as the Support…Not Just Training

Living in Learning

70:20:10 Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting DPS Learning Performance Assessment Learning Performance Ecosystem Point of Work Assessment #Pointofwork #PWA #performancesupportThe continuity of learning and task-level execution are mission-critical in a military work environment. Is mission criticality in our corporate environment any less important? Granted the outcomes are less lethal, but are they less mission-critical?

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

Mobile learning allows you to deliver on-demand support wherever and whenever learners need it. I sat down with one of our Senior Learning Designers, Kristen Hewett , to discuss how we advise our clients on implementing blended learning, mobile technologies and performance support. The solutions span from online discovery-based modules to face-to-face training sessions, and even a mobile app with performance support tools and reinforcement activities.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). Therefore, it is quite natural for these to be touted as one of the best forms of performance support for today’s workplaces.

Driving Performance Guidance @ Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

If sustained workforce performance truly represents the universal brass ring, L&D…or some other corporate entity…must evolve tactically and adopt a performance mindset head downstream into the post-training environment where measurable outcomes and value are generated…or lost – Point-of-Work (PoW). Continuous Learning Digital Performance Support Discovery moment of need performance consulting point of work

Performance Support Goes to the Oscars

Allison Rossett

Thus, mobile performance support is particularly valuable for a fast-paced industry like retail, where products and fashion change with the seasons, and where store employee turnover can be as high as 67%, according to a 2012 Hay Group report. How can a retailer use mobile performance support to deliver business impact? When the customer asked about one celebrity or another, the beauty associates consulted their mobile phones.

Performance Consulting with Nigel Harrison

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Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Nigel Harrison , published author and renowned expert in Performance Consulting, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Performance Consulting Doesn’t Make the Assumption That Learning or Training is the Solution.

Performance Consulting with Nigel Harrison

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Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Nigel Harrison , published author and renowned expert in Performance Consulting, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Performance Consulting Doesn’t Make the Assumption That Learning or Training is the Solution.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

Self-Directed Learning or Self-Directed Performance?

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Micro-Learning Performance Support Sustained Capability intentional design performance support Self-Directed LearningThere is no shortage of new innovation we seek to implement in our L&D discipline, and Micro-Learning is one of the most recent. Depending upon how one chooses to integrate "Micro-Anything", the results can range from truly innovative solutions to merely applying more lipstick on the training pig.

Supporting Gig Worker Performance

Litmos

In a previous SAP Litmos Blog article , it was mentioned that you could make training an option for less than stellar performance. One is to substitute performance support for training. As performance consulting tells us, not all problems should be solved by training. Some problems can come from a lack of clear communication of goals, or incentives misaligned with desired performance. Checklists have been used robustly to support performing all the steps.

Robinsons’ Performance Consulting

Clark Quinn

As a consequence of my previous post and the commented revelation, I checked out the Robinsons’ Performance Consulting. What I was talking about was how learning & development groups should be looking not only to courses, but also performance support and social media as components of potential solutions to organizational needs. There’re also some end chapters on being a successful consultant that could be valuable to practitioners as well.

Driving Performance with Extended Blend

Living in Learning

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Supporting (Gig) Employee Performance

Litmos

In a previous SAP Litmos Blog article , it was mentioned that you could make training an option for less than stellar performance. One is to substitute performance support for training. As performance consulting tells us, not all problems should be solved by training. Some problems can come from a lack of clear communication of goals, or incentives misaligned with desired performance. Checklists have been used robustly to support performing all the steps.

HOW PERFORMANCE SUPPORT APPS ARE FARING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ) The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. How are companies (big and small) around the world leveraging mobile technologies for performance support today?

Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of performance support. Like Bob, I am hooked on performance support. More recently, I wrote another, this one called Handbook for Job Aids and Performance Support. Performance support is one good answer. <

7-Right Things Road Map to Sustained Workforce Performance

Living in Learning

This mission… should you choose to accept it…is to seek out individuals possessing the expertise of a performance consultant. 70:20:10 AGILE Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Micro-Learning Performance Assessments Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology discovery performance diagnostic moments of need performance support Point-of-Work

Point of Work: Boosting Productivity with Performance Support

Epilogue Systems

The following is a guest post authored by Gary Wise, Workforce Performance Strategist, Coach, Speaker & Storyteller, of Human Performance Outfitters. All four phases are required when the “anything” launch takes place within a dynamic Learning Performance Ecosystem …and optimized or not, we all own an ecosystem. Unfortunately, the only real output Training produces is potential …not competent performance. Competent performance only happens at Point-of-Work.

Finding the Learning & Performance Black Box

Living in Learning

Question: If flawed performance was a jet airliner with a broken engine how far would it fly? And the scene of the crash is precisely where Training should show up to investigate the potential for building learning and performance solutions.after they find the black box. Discovery & Consulting Learning Readiness Assessment Discovery embedded performer support EPS EPSS performance consulting

Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. This consultant needs a consultant. You wouldn’t hire an evaluation expert to build your performance support tools, would you? I decided to seek out a hair color consultant. The receptionist looked stunned that I thought I could just drop by to consult with Larry. While I wait, I think about the essence of consulting. There is, however, much more for this consultant to accomplish.

Managing Change or Leading Change: Does It Matter?

Living in Learning

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Managing Change or Leading Change: Does It Matter?

Living in Learning

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Performance Support Tools – Holding Our Hand Through Change?

G-Cube

So, are Performance Support Tools the answer or more rigorous and effective training should prevail? Arvind Baccheti aptly says – Training and Performance Support Tools taste best when served together. They compliment each other and the best results are shown when Training is supported by tools, which can help out with on-the-job queries or problems. He presents a formula to measure the efficacy of a Performance Support Tool –.

Consultation/Training Needs Analysis checklist

ID Reflections

The Pre-Training/Consultation/Training Needs Analysis checklist could be something like this: 1. Is there a stated training need, i.e., has clear areas of performance gaps been identified by the LoB manager/training department? How is this “improvement in performance” perceived to impact the organization’s bottom line? Will employees get sufficient support from the organization to take the courses? This is when IDs have to become consultants and solution architects.