Friday Finds: Productivity Hacks

eLearning Brothers

You can set up any two apps to work together by creating what they call an applet (originally they called them recipes). I created an applet to send me an email to my Gmail as soon as an apartment fitting my specific search parameters was posted on Craigslist. (I What would you create?

Can Elearning Improve Productivity?

Origin Learning

One of the most elementary goals of any business is to increase its productivity. In an effort to increase it, innumerable studies have been conducted across organizations of different industries to determine the causes of low employee productivity.

5 Ways Performance Support Can Help You Amplify Productivity

Docebo

Performance support is a tool, such as a document or a resource, designed to support critical tasks around specific moments of need, providing only as much contextual knowledge as is necessary to solve a job-related issue more productively, safely and to the required standard of quality.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

wanting a better product within a year or. organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic.

How to Increase Your Employees’ Productivity

Your Training Edge

Contrary to how this may seem, this machine-like routine is far from beneficial for our productivity, as it in fact has a detrimental effect on our focus, motivation, and ability to solve problems efficiently. This step alone will do wonders for your office morale and your productivity rate.

3 Questions that Keep Product Managers Up at Night

Knowledge Guru

Product managers are passionate people. They are passionate about the products they create and the problems they solve for their customers. Product managers spend thousands of hours researching, testing and developing their products before its time to commercialize.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts.

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Improve Productivity in Five Easy Steps

KnowledgeCity

If you’re like the average American, you probably believe you’re firing on all cylinders all the time (at least compared to your peers), but the truth is you’re not the best judge of your own productivity. 5 Simple Tips to Improve Productivity.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Taking advantage of GoAnimate’s ability to import PowerPoint, I used GoAnimate to create an animated teacher for a grammar lesson.   To integrate the video with the quiz I had created in Adobe Presenter, I first created a button image in GoAnimate. Then

State of the Front-Line Manager

how individual contributors perform, increases that show up in engagement, retention, and productivity. success and well-being; Be productive and results-oriented; Be a good communicator and listen. To create effective front-line. effective front-line managers create.

Free Webinar: How to Price Education Products

Association eLearning

Pricing for education products is all over the map. But pricing is too essential to leave to guesswork. In this session, we look at why you should eschew “downside pricing” (e.g., cost-based approaches) and embrace “upside pricing” that looks at the value you deliver to the buyers.

Your Product Launch Training Questions Answered

Bottom-Line Performance

A few weeks ago, several hundred people joined Leanne Batchelder and myself for a webinar on product launch training. Hosted through Training Magazine Network, the session is called Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: How a Curriculum Drives Success.

How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. To create interactive and attractive online courses, you just need to know how to utilize the advanced capabilities available to you.

3 Ways Companies with Over 1,000 Employees Can Reduce Time to Productivity for New Hires

TOPYX LMS

It takes the average employee 5 to 6 months to become fully productive.¹ This can end up costing large businesses a lot of money in lost productivity.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

little emphasis on creating an environment in which. create their own journey to proficiency, we can create. transfer back to the job—and ultimately to create. retention, productivity, and employee engagement. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

How a Clean and Organized Office Can Boost Productivity

Your Training Edge

Thus, a clean workspace means you are constructive and productive. It does not only help refresh your mind, a clean office can also improve your productivity. Here are five ways an organized workspace equates to productive employees: Makes happier employees.

L&D Should Boost Employee Productivity, Not Disrupt It

Absorb LMS

Staying engaged and “in the zone” is critical to employee productivity. According to Gallup , businesses in the top quartile of engagement realize higher productivity and 21 percent higher profitability. So how can L&D professionals and the C-suite create learning experiences that are engaging and don’t disrupt employees’ flow of work? In fact, in-the-flow learning enhances productivity.

The Rise of Cloud-Based Productivity Suites

KnowledgeCity

For years, most companies have defaulted to using traditional Microsoft Office to meet their office productivity needs. In fact, the amount of users of Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite now tops the 1 billion mark. The Benefits of Cloud-Based Productivity Suites.

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How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity

eLearning Brothers

People who manage their time effectively are productivity ninjas. Productivity. Once you have your priorities in order, it makes it easier to schedule your day and create a plan of attack.

Agile Microlearning Explained

transformations lead to new solutions, advanced ideas, and increased productivity and profit. combine to create an atmosphere where the learner wants to. OttoLearn promotes high engagement by: › Creating a regular, daily training cadence, which normalizes.

Social Production

Kapp Notes

Here is the concept of Social Production as Tony and I covered in “Learning in 3D.” ” Social production is the means by which a software operating system or a digital encyclopedia can be created without the need for a large centralized hierarchy. In the past such forms of social production were limited and bounded in nature. Today, social production is being leveraged much less by the traditional enterprise than it is by the entrepreneurial start up.

Webinar: Creating Meaningful Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

The post Webinar: Creating Meaningful Scenarios appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Custom Solutions eLearning Featured Products/Services Webinar Instructional Design Resources scenarios

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Why Product Managers Should Include Training in Their Launch Plan

Bottom-Line Performance

And then there’s the really bad surprise when you’re a product manager and you find out your company’s sales reps are misrepresenting the product you so carefully developed! So how do you avoid bad surprises when you’re planning your next product launch?

Do we need product evangelists for each product/service?

Docebo

In the last few years markets have become more competitive as product lifecycle is reducing and go to market timing is becoming more and more important. But the real factor that makes marketing more complex is that products and services are becoming more technological and therefore complex and so they require more knowledge to be used. The potential customer (in both the B2B and B2C markets) needs to be familiar with the product in advance: they have to know it BEFORE they buy it.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 5 1 Create a project. Create a clear project charter Begin with the end in mind. S T E P 1 : C R E AT E A P R O J E C T C H A RT E R 7 Create a. and need product managers to understand the eight. need to create multiple versions of. create effective.

Ways to be Productive during your Downtime at Work

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View downtime, whether planned or unplanned, as positive and turn it into a productive period from which you can benefit. ? Organized Space Improved organization means increased productivity at work! Or, even better, create them yourself.

When Struggle Helps You Learn: The Mechanisms Behind Productive Failure

Coorpacademy

When Struggle Helps You Learn: The Mechanisms Behind Productive Failure Can the best learning only happen in a culture where errors are not just accepted but are seen as valuable occasions to improve skills? Research on a method called ‘Productive Failure’ arrives at the opposite conclusion.

Product Launch Training Template (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

If you have spent much time developing training to support product launches, you know that the need extends far beyond a single launch meeting. This is why we frequently design product launch curriculums using a three-phased approach.

Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success

G-Cube

Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency.

How to Outline a Video Production Plan

eLearning Brothers

Having a solid outline is even more important if you are creating an interactive video using Camtasia’s hotspots, or another software that allows your user to click through the course. I wouldn’t have thought of that if I had not outlined my production.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

For organizations that do decide to create their own MOOCs, these results demonstrate the importance of proper planning. Invest post-production time to splice together different content types and edit out pauses and other things that slow the video down.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Creating learning videos or micro-learning videos is a blessing in disguise. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. With a better understanding of several work-related topics, implementation and productivity of the employees will improve.

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Creating A Quality Video Production Studio For eLearning At Home

eLearning Industry

eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration Video In eLearning Video Production Best PracticesMore Instructional Designers are working remotely nowadays. Home offices were never designed for studio recording, yet videos must be professional. I’d like to share what I have learned about setting up a quality recording environment in one of the most challenging home office environments imaginable. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Instructional Designers and Product Managers – Traversing The Common Trail

Raptivity

I have been working as a Product Manager with Raptivity for the last 5 years. Here are a few things I could recommend to every budding instructional designer that they could learn from a product manager or vice versa. A product cannot be built with one feature.

Articulate Implements Subscription Pricing for Their Products

LearnDash

They have made some big changes in their products by introducing the new Articulate 360. First, let me clarify: Storyline still looks to be their flagship product, going under the moniker “Storyline 360” It looks to have been updated with some new features as well.