Mon.Nov 11, 2019

How to Design Effective Training for Learning Evaluation & Analytics


We talk a lot about learning evaluation and measuring the effectiveness of training on the overall business. But how can we design effective training in the first place? And what do we even mean by effective training ? Inspired by our annual Measuring the Business Impact of Learning survey, this blog series is aimed at instructional designers, their managers, and anyone else interested in designing a learning program, experience, or resource that’s easy to measure and evaluate.

What Are The Benefits of Drafting an eLearning Storyboard?

Tim Slade

When you’re in the early stages of designing and developing an eLearning course, you may wonder whether or not you should spend the time drafting an eLearning storyboard. After all, when you’re strapped for time, you may wonder whether the benefits of drafting an eLearning storyboard outweighs the time required. While there are some instances when you may consider jumping straight into development, I’ve always found the process of drafting a storyboard to be beneficial.

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The Importance of Listening to Your Customers (+How It Will Benefit Your Business)


Our ears pick up sound all day long. Colleagues typing on keyboards, using the printer, and filling their coffee cups to the brim. We tend not to listen to these everyday sounds and continue working in our own little bubble. So, what about what our peers, managers, and customers have to say? Do we continue this habit when it comes to them, too? In business, listening is one of the most important skills that you can have , especially if you take care of a team or have a customer-facing role.

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Every Leader is a Follower Too

The Simple Shift

Let’s be honest, when people say “leader” they really mean manager or someone in the c-suite. Next, people think if these folks could become better listeners, build trust, reveal their failures, do the thing and everyone will follow, etc. then the trickle-down cultural effect will be amazing. Well, it’s not. Like you, I’ve been reading […]. leadership Organizational Design #management

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

3 Techniques You Need to Stop Making Boring Screenshots

TechSmith Camtasia

I’m not saying you make boring screenshots. I’m just saying a lot of people make boring screenshots. It usually goes like this: Grab screenshot , make minor edit, share or paste in message, email, document, etc. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way. We can make our screenshots say more, to stand out, to speak or, if you like, sing with melodic grace and beauty. I’m not kidding, you can make screenshots sing with the new Snagit 2020. More on this later in the post.

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How Chatbots In E-learning Can Help To Develop Awesome Employees


So, supporting them with the necessary resources to improve their interaction with jobs is essential to help them develop their skills. Without adequate support for employees, it can be hard for a business to achieve optimum results. That’s because a lack of proper work experience can result in an inefficient work process and employee turnover.

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How Combining Design Thinking And ADDIE Creates The Ultimate Learning Experience

eLearning Industry

Design Thinking is a new concept that should be appealing to anyone in the L&D field. Implementation requires a specific approach and has huge rewards to satisfy the innovative and creative needs of L&D professionals. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Instructional Design Design Thinking Free eLearning eBooks Instructional Design Best Practices Instructional Design Models


7 Reasons Why Enterprises Must Invest in an Employee Training App


You probably have at least ten different apps on your phone. I can say this with conviction because I know for a fact that living in this mobile-first world without a dozen apps for various purposes such as banking, retail, social media, instant communication, etc., is more than an inconvenience. This blog talks about reasons every enterprise must invest in an employee training app. Did you know that there are 2.8 million apps available for download on the Google Play Store, and 2.2

7 Learning Analytics Challenges That Hinder Training Evaluation (And Solutions)

eLearning Industry

Learning Analytics has been around for quite some time, yet its acceptance rate has been quite slow. This article lists 7 common problems organizations might be finding and offers simple, practical solutions. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Analytics Data In eLearning Free eLearning eBooks Measure Training Training Evaluation

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Quinnsights: Some Thoughts on Workflow Learning

Learning Solutions Magazine

Quinnsights: Some Thoughts on Workflow Learning. clark-quinn. Mon, 11/11/2019 - 00:01

How Online Training Helps With Employee Retention

eLearning Industry

Survey after survey shows that insufficient training is a major driving factor behind employee turnover. So, it’s not a question of whether you’ll offer employee training or not. It’s a question of how you’ll deliver training to further improve employee retention. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Employee Engagement Employee Performance Employee Training Online Training

Adobe Captivate for Flash to HTML5 Conversion: 5 Features for New-age Learning

CommLab India

Have you selected an authoring tool for Flash to HTML5 conversion? Here’s a closer look at how Adobe Captivate eases Flash to HTML5 conversion. Learning Technology Flash to HTML5

Building A Culture Of Collaborative Learning With The 70 20 10 Learning Model

eLearning Industry

Changing the way your organization learns can be challenging. Applying the 70 20 10 model, is ultimately about transforming the learning culture of your business. And nurturing a collaborative working environment is crucial for making this model work. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning 70-20-10 Model Collaborative Learning Employee Performance Free eLearning eBooks

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

Web-Based Training for Employees: What, Why, and How?

iSpring Solutions

Change is difficult and often met with resistance. If you’re seriously considering a shift from in-person to web-based training for… Read More. Corporate Training

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Game On! Game Design for Corporate Training at the Step Away Conference


Game Design for Corporate Training - what is it and why is it important? Brent Schlenker, dominKnow's Community Director, reflects on the time he spent at the first Step Away | Innovate and Play game design conference, a brand new, week-long immersive, learning summit experience

How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

We must be kidding, right? Well, yes and no! We’ve talked to plenty of organizations who don’t believe they are ready or qualified to purchase a learning management system because of lack of content. While you can’t really launch an LMS with no content, you probably already have some waiting in the wings and can get up and running much sooner than you t hink ! . White papers. There is a good chance you have some white papers available on your website.

The Right Assistive Technology Can Maximize Accessibility for People with Auditory Impairment

Magic EdTech

World Health Organization estimates that there are approximately 466 million individuals across the world with some form of hearing loss, of which 34 million are children. If this figure is surprising, the prediction that there could be a whopping 900 million people worldwide with hearing loss by 2050 will be devastating.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

DevLearn 2019 Recap


The EduBrite team had a fantastic time with the Customer Education and Training Professionals at this year’s DevLearn. We celebrated the launch of SuccessX and highlighted some of our early adopters. Terry Lyons from VMware and Manish Gupta from the EduBrite team joined forces to present to conference attendees from the Strategic Solutions Stage at … Continue reading DevLearn 2019 Recap.

LMS Integration Questions to Consider Before Making a Selection Decision

WBT Systems

LMS Integration Questions to Consider Before Making a Selection Decision. Read more about LMS Integration Questions to Consider Before Making a Selection Decision

It’s Time to Celebrate Our “Affirmiversary”

KZO Innovations

At Affirmity, we’re very proud to be celebrating our one-year “Affirmiversary”. It’s hard to believe it has been only one year since we launched the company. Despite over 40 years of being in business, we feel like a start-up. When LTG purchased PeopleFluent in May 2018, it generated excitement about the potential opportunities but also unknowns about what changes would occur.

Why the gig economy is so important - what we learnt at dinner


Two weeks ago we had the pleasure of co-hosting a wonderful event with our friends at Quinyx and Zego. It was an exclusive dinner held at White City House, at the Old Television Centre in London for a diverse cross section of our combined customer base. The reason for being there?

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

The Dawn of a New Decade:


Braidio’s Trends and Key Takeaways from the AT&T Business Summit. By Iain Scholnick, CEO of Braidio. Last week, some of the world’s leaders in business, politics, and communications came together to discuss what the world looks like today, and where it will be headed during the next five and ten years as the digital transformation continues to have an enormous impact on nearly every industry.

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Webinar: Role of AI in Shaping Customer and Employee Experiences


“As a technologist, I see how AI and the fourth industrial revolution will impact every aspect of people’s lives.”. ~ Fei-Fei Li, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. The beauty of Artificial Intelligence (AI) lies in its ability to see patterns and trends, and even understand human behavior, at a level where humans might not. This is what makes AI such a versatile tool to achieve key business goals. Want to know more?

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How to Design Effective Training for Learning Evaluation & Analytics


We talk a lot about learning evaluation and measuring the effectiveness of training on the overall business. But how can we design effective training in the first place? And what do we even mean by effective training ? Inspired by our annual Measuring the Business Impact of Learning survey, this blog series is aimed at instructional designers, their managers, and anyone else interested in designing a learning program, experience, or resource that’s easy to measure and evaluate.

Free Webinar: How Can AI Improve Employee And Customer Engagement?

eLearning Industry

Tune into this free exclusive webinar on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) leads to improved employee and customer engagement. Save the date—November 21st at 12 pm EST/9 am PST. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.