Thu.Nov 01, 2012

Top 10 Training Metrics

Your Training Edge

Is it time for you to measure the effectiveness of your training programs? If you’re not sure where to start, these Top Ten Training Metrics can help. Measuring the effectiveness of training is a very difficult task, for stakeholders, training departments and end users. If you are a training manager or company stakeholder looking for ways to measure the effectiveness of your programs, these ten metrics are a great place to start. One: Increased retention.

Devlearn conference day one: an exhilarating day

Challenge to Learn

So we are off to an excellent start with DevLearn. As always at the first day of a guild conference it was an exhilarating day. I was able to attend some sessions and keynotes and talked to lot’s of people. Here is my wrap-up. Trends?

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Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with e's

In previous posts in this series I have explored some of the characteristics of learning in the digital age. One more notable feature of 21 st Century learning is peer learning.

What Gets Measured Gets Done.Revisited

The Peformance Improvement

One of the most frequently visited posts on this blog is “ What Gets Measured Gets Done…or Not.” I suspect that the post is interesting to readers because of the popular axiom, not because of the content of the post. In that post I argue that measurement is not enough.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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eFront vs TalentLMS

eFront

This is part 2 of our series on TalentLMS. To read part 1, please click here [link]. So, now we have two LMSs – eFront and TalentLMS. Both products share characteristics but they are also very different in some very important aspects. In this post I will try to better clarify the main differences to help you choose the LMS that best fits your needs. Different focus. eFront is primarily focused on functionality, whilst the TalentLMS is focused on simplifying the learning process.

The Need for Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

CLOs’ approach to learning needs to become much more agile to realize its true potential. Learning professionals are challenged to adapt like never before. Not only is there the backdrop of a tough economy, but there is pressure to deliver development more rapidly, more often and with much greater impact. In short, HR is being asked to achieve much more with much less. A recent survey of HR and learning professionals by Lumesse revealed the full scale of the challenge.

Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

Today I am in Toronto, Canada where I am speaking at the CSTD conference tomorrow. So this roundup of my favourite articles from last month is shorter than usual – just the links, no commentary, but the quotes should give you a taste of why I enjoyed the articles.

#DevLearn Edition of #TalkTech: Big Changes for Apple, MOOCs in Education and Jon Landau’s Presentation at DevLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. The bosses are in Vegas for DevLearn and they left me, the intern, in charge of #TalkTech.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Jeffrey Ma #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Jeffrey Ma gave a interesting talk on lessons from succeeding at blackjack that included both life lessons as well as lessons on data driven decision making. meta-learning strategy

Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with e's

In previous posts in this series I have explored some of the characteristics of learning in the digital age. One more notable feature of 21 st Century learning is peer learning.

Alison Levine #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

It’s hard to capture the stories, humor, and riveting images of Alison’s inspiring talk, so I’ve only been able to record the lessons she passed on, but great stuff! meta-learning strategy

Tweeting from conferences: what and who is it for?

Good To Great

Since I joined Twitter in 2010, I’ve attended and tweeted from quite a few conferences and events, from half-day single-session events to multi-track conferences over a few days.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Announcing Bravais 1.2!

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. Bravais 1.2 provides the ability to track and report on all the content published to and from the Bravais TM cloud platform, no matter the device from which the content is being accessed.

Tweeting from conferences: what and who is it for?

Good To Great

Since I joined Twitter in 2010, I’ve attended and tweeted from quite a few conferences and events, from half-day single-session events to multi-track conferences over a few days.

Announcing Bravais 1.2!

Xyleme

Bravais 1.2 provides the ability to track and report on all the content published to and from the Bravais TM cloud platform, no matter the device from which the content is being accessed.

Don’t worry, be happy

Jay Cross

10:30 am this morning. Join me in Copperleaf 5. Happy people are 30% more productive on the job. People can learn to be happier; I’ll explain how. You’ll take away some tips on what you can do to be happier personally.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Capital Analytics Expands Business Development Team

CLO Magazine

Dale Farquharson has more than 40 years of experience in implementing corporate technical and professional development services across a variety of industries. Durham, N.C. — Oct. 30 Capital Analytics has announced the appointment of Dale Farquharson as its business development director. Farquharson will contribute to the business development team from Dallas.

Edelman Launches Index to Measure Engagement

CLO Magazine

The Employee Engagement Connections Index was designed to understand the strength, quality and drivers of employees’ connection to the company, employees’ connection to colleagues and employees’ connection to the outside world. New York — Oct.