Product Adoption to build Customer Success, Trust and Loyalty

Origin Fractal LXP

An organization must effectively drive product training well after they have been onboarded as well; provide insights and relevant content consistently to ensure the customer discovers the true value of your product. Creating relevant and timely content is critical, undoubtedly.

Enews Reader Responses: Politics of LMS Implementation and The Basics of Games

Vignettes Learning

Story: A senior executive in-charge of e-Learning wants to proceed with the content development and refuses to synchronize his plans with IT/Tech Support department. "I e-Learning content and LMS delivery should be a one and all solution, cohesive , and strategically sound. A good analogy would be a football team where players are told to take care of their area of responsibility and trust the other players on the team to perform as expected.

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5 Myths About Video Based Learning

Your Training Edge

We have seen many myths in the learning and development industry and using video-based learning is no exception. It’s like using the YouTube Model and adapting it to the company’s training and development needs, so that employees learn at work the way they learn naturally outside the workplace. However, many people in online learning and development community, still question video-based learning, cite issues related to the technology, pedagogy and the costs involved.

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A jot of design

Clark Quinn

The notion of supporting the design process is not new, certainly it was key in the toolset used by one of the major content developers in the past, and such performance support is a good idea. Which isn’t bad, as it’s not clear what else you might use, but I might prefer a more manipulable format like an Excel or HTML output that I might post-process. Whether you want to trust to their choice of questions and structure is another question.

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Why Should Enterprises Provide Continuous Learning Opportunities to Employees?

Hurix Digital

The digital revolution has ensured the easy availability of high-quality learning and development resources at low costs. Research is testimony to the fact that employees value continuous learning and development to any other form of reward and recognition. .

Top 5 Training Material Development Software

Continu

A strong training material development software is key to staying current with technological and industry advancements. You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development. The issue is developing training materials takes time to tweak and even more time to develop from scratch. In order to make your decision a bit easier, we pulled together the top 5 training material development software companies.

3 Ways to Attract and Engage Young Professionals

Abila

As the Millennial influence continues to grow, younger learners are redefining education programs, innovation in technology, and content development and consumption. The top reasons Millennials are making the choice to pursue professional development are to learn a new skill, advance in their careers, or because their employer or company culture either encourages or requires them to pursue professional education.

Digital content can target varied objectives

Aptara

Digital content can target varied objectives. The methods of developing digital content have evolved with the times. While once downloading a PDF white paper was the height of sophistication, interactive features and new formats have revolutionized the field again. While these advancements aren't as seismic as the change that came over content marketing when print gave way to digital, they are hugely relevant to companies. New formats, new objectives.

Don’t get killed by trends

CLO Magazine

Would you buy an LXP and push the existing content resources to one of the channels? Further, we will look at how the current trends impact the strategy, learning platforms, tools and content delivery channels. Organizations don’t need to direct them on how to develop and what to learn.

In B2B spaces, content richness draws buyers' eyes

Aptara

In B2B spaces, content richness draws buyers' eyes. This change in focus is also replicated in the digital content made for each audience. Delivering information may be the top priority for marketing departments and content production teams deciding what to include and how to format it. No matter the form content takes - Faber particularly mentioned white papers, webinars and more - the value is in the answers being provided. Digital Content Development.

Designing eBooks to win over clients

Aptara

Content distributed to B2B clients can have a number of powerful effects. Giving members of a key demographic valuable information rather than always going for the hard sell may establish a brand as an authority in its field and build trust, especially when the format and content of the media combine to make up the complete package. When working on eBook creation , it's important to get the whole team on board to ensure the content doesn't go to waste.

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Picking the Right LMS Logo and Design

eLearning Brothers

If you’re preparing e-learning content for a learning management system course or online training program, you’re making many decisions. Besides choices about navigation, format, and the information itself, you’ll be making decisions about aesthetics; the style and design of your e-learning product. Remember: your logo is a small but potent image embodying your courseware system, representing you and your content. We all know that branding is important.

Facing a transformative future, academic publishing evolves

Aptara

Scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals carry vital information to the research community and will always be important for that reason, but the methods they use to deliver the content may change drastically. The author stated that revolutions in technology are always accompanied by development for both good and ill, and the fact that bad information is now being published does not have to tarnish legitimate academics and their publishers. Digital Content Development.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

You can still salvage your Flash eLearning content by converting it into HTML5. Adobe Flash was once the trusted tool for creating eLearning content. In this scenario, what do you do with your Flash-based eLearning content? Why convert your Flash content into HTML5?

Effective B2B content is constantly evolving

Aptara

Effective B2B content is constantly evolving. This means content production must focus on materials that pack in a great deal of information, giving the answers to any questions buyers might have and helping them come to terms with making a large purchase. The similarities to B2C content reside in the need to make the resources good-looking and easy to access. Content that evolves. Digital Content Development.

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Embracing essential knowledge in B2B outreach

Aptara

The perfect piece of B2B content is a happy union between message and medium. These viewers are professionals with high standards, meaning that there is a huge amount of pressure on the content production process. Business 2 Community contributor Max Stinson recently explained how to use the latter type of content to ensnare the attention of potential buyers. Eventually, it's time to turn the reader of your content into a client. Digital Content Development.

Internal content necessity: Updated employee handbooks

Aptara

Internal content necessity: Updated employee handbooks. This is where external content production can help, as organizations that do not have to publish materials as part of their everyday functions may find themselves with a serious need for compelling and compliant handbooks and policies written to high standards. Thankfully, organizations can work with trusted partners to ensure their employee handbooks reflect the latest details and the business's unique situation.

EBook future includes diverse distribution methods

Aptara

EBooks have gone beyond the traditional book model that inspired them, with the addition of interactive features and development of advanced distribution methods allowing them to fill a variety of roles for content producers. It's important to think of these differences when designing an eBook creation strategy, as the many new possibilities add significantly to the appeal of the platform and format. Digital Content Development.

Wanted – Instructional Designer

eLearning 24-7

On a recent post on LinkedIn, I talked about SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) and why they should not be the people creating your course/content. Give them some paper-based content. The format you are seeking, is for them (the prospect) is to extract three to five key takeaways or items that are “must know” from that paper based you are handing them. Trust me, they will either get it or not. A-Analyze D-Develop D-Design I=Implement E-Evaluate.

Learning 2014: Mobile and Social Opportunities

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders plan to increase spending to develop in-house content, e-learning and install learning technologies, partly because of pressure to deliver more training content to the widest possible audience. “Well-developed leadership programming throughout from entry-level employees through senior leaders” is essential, said one CLO. “Clear competencies drive all other talent development tactics,” said one CLO.

How To Make and Market Your Online Course or Get Some Help With That With Grant Weherley

LifterLMS

Chris and Grant dive into several topics relevant to course creators, from what philosophy to take when planning out your course, to how you can improve your course content by focusing on what adds value. Getting feedback from students on your course content can help you to shape your program around what adds the most value. Course creators will sometimes put the flash aspect above the consumability of the content, but this is generally ineffective for learners.

Training and Development Challenges and Solutions in the Workplace

TalentLMS

This is usually because of a few common challenges in training and development. 5 ways to solve training and development challenges in the workplace. The most common issues in training and development can seriously hamper your training return on investment (ROI). Here’s a quick guide to solving five of the biggest workplace challenges when it comes to training and development: 1. Streamline your content development by focusing on the best bang-for-your-buck formats.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: DEMO: Changing the Way Learning Is Created and Delivered with Xyleme (Free for ATD members) Xyleme is the learning content management system (LCMS) of choice for visionaries who are looking for innovative ways to change how learning is created and delivered. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place. CDS unlocks content from the LMS and document management systems.