Internet culture

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning leaders will seek out ways to increase the throughput of personal network connections with instant messages, higher bandwidth, searchable directories, optimized organizational channels and easily accessible watercoolers, both virtual and real. Now you need to learn the big picture, not the little details. Chief Learning Officer magazine , Effectiveness, April 2009. by Jay Cross. The Internet is so pervasive that Internet values are blowing back into real life.

Is Multimedia the Most Underrated Tool for Internal Communication?


Instant messages with embedded links, videos, and photos. Being creative with the way that you share your message might mean the difference between real change and just another workplace memo. Pictures; sounds; motion: they all capture attention in ways that an email never can. It’s a scenario that can make any L&D pro cringe: You have an overarching vision for a new way to improve training and development, but no one else seems to be all that interested.


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How to create an inclusive workforce – without breaking the bank

Engage in Learning

Welcome cultural differences . Championing a culture of honest and open communication is one of the best things you can do to foster an inclusive workplace. . To create a culture of openness and honesty, the senior management team should also reciprocate. .

The Shift from Static to Multimedia Communication


A company’s entire culture can be changed by only 3 creative multimedia communication shifts. Imagine that, a relatively small change can completely alter your culture if you’re intentional about the change. Ensure a message is received and understood. Create more personalized, human-centric messaging. Emails fail to grab attention in the same way pictures, sounds, motion. Instant messages with embedded links, videos, and photos.

Managing your remote team


While you can check-in via email, send an instant message or attend a meeting on the phone, nothing beats the ability to see your co-workers face-to-face in a video chat. Coronavirus presents unprecedented challenges to business.

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. Many modern concepts in multi-user computing such as forums,e-mail, chat rooms, message boards, online testing, picture languages, remote screen sharing, multiplayer games and instant messaging were developed on PLATO. Instructional Design has come a long way.

10 Remote Training Ideas

Ed App

Its popularity has soared even more due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, which has pushed hundreds, if not thousands, of businesses to shift to remote training to sustain a culture of growth and learning, despite their teams being forced to stay at home and work remotely. .

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Make the Case for A Multimedia Solution At Your Company


Instant messages with embedded links, videos, and photos. Pictures; sounds; motion will always capture attention in a way that an email never can. Videos help to create a connection between the learner and the information, which is vital if you’re hoping to incite a big change or get an important message across at the office.

Meet the TechSmith Channel Team

TechSmith Camtasia

Since my first visit in 1996, I always loved the US; its friendly people, cultural variety, as well as the beautiful, vast, spacious landscapes it has to offer. I stay connected to the Channel Team by instant message, phone and email. Every day is completely different and I have the opportunity to work with so many different types of partners and cultures. I keep my social channels pretty visual, usually posting pictures.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences


Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Picture teacher sitting back in chair, telling class to share what they’ve learnt about Shakespeare with each other… Ugh. Discussion forums, instant messaging, video and webinar chat features keep your online informal learning environment lively and engaging.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

Describe Ciesa's company culture in three words or less. This type of communication can amplify cultural and language barriers at times. The pixels captured on a screen are important because we can track receipts, pass on funny cat pictures, explain ideas, and understand the people we work with every day. Describe your company culture in three words. We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

Come Together

Jay Cross

Proprietary videoconferencing packages transmitted video back and forth, but most people stopped watching the pictures once the novelty wore off. The use of instant messaging migrated from high school to corporate life. A quarter of the CLOs admitted that their corporate cultures do not value or encourage collaboration and teamwork. I fear that the picture for many CLOs is yet another example of corporate dyslexia: the inability to see the writing on the wall.

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Your Employee Engagement Toolbox


Getting a feel for a prospective candidate and making sure they’re going to be a good fit for the team and with the company culture leads to making a successful hire. Tools like RoundPegg offer a culture DNA assessment that helps employers decide if a candidate is going to be a good fit by giving them a “culture fit score.” While instant messaging applications are commonplace, using them for team bonding purposes is a great way to increase engagement.

In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

Consider current standby microlearning examples such as instant messaging, blogging and even the telephone and water cooler. For synchronous microlearning, techniques such as instant messaging, social media and email are well understood. Therefore, the tight integration of learning and business enables a culture to thrive and expect integrated learning in the workplace — just in time and just enough.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity


We suggest that you stay clear of the crude methods that some managers have adopted for measuring employee productivity, such as obsessing over total time spent at work and encouraging a culture of unnecessary overtime over actual productive work hours, or trying to gauge productivity from useless metrics like emails sent and meetings attended.

Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

Accomplishing this requires both cultural and technological support. There is much written about the cultural aspects of the workplace needed to make that happen. Leaders are also trying to figure out how to create an infrastructure to augment the organizational culture and support formal, performance support and social learning. The picture is richer than just ROI.