Fri.Jun 08, 2018

5 Ways to Elevate Your Sales Training With Learning Technology


Sales training in fast-moving business environments is most effective when supported by innovative learning technologies. At the end of the day, every business (of any size) has the same goal: to generate revenue.

How do you convert traditional training content to microlearning?


I’m often asked the following question: “How do you convert traditional content to microlearning?” The answer? You don’t. Well, not exactly … Before we get into the details, first, let’s revisit the definition of microlearning : Microlearning is an approach to training that delivers content in short, focused bites.

4 LMS Features that Help Companies Track Employee Training


Roughly 40 percent of employees leave their job within one year as a result of receiving sub-par training, according to a study mentioned by go2HR.¹ That means training is crucial to employee retention. Many company leaders understand that training has a direct impact on employee satisfaction and therefore strive to provide quality continuing education. Aside from offering training to make workers happy, dozens of industries legally require workers to participate in certain types of training.

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Book Update #3: Only One Chapter Left!

Tim Slade

Hey Gang! It’s time for another update on The eLearning Designer’s Handbook. This week, I’m down to only one chapter left to write, which is the Introduction! I’m hoping that I’ll be able to send it all off to the editor by the time the weekend is over.

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

eLBX Session Sneak Peek #8

eLearning Brothers

Ladies and gentlemen, this is your last eLBX session sneak peek. Because eLBX is NEXT MONDAY. Are you ready??? We are SO ready to see you in Salt Lake City and inspire you to rock all your future eLearning development projects.

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Interactive Content tool in Paradiso LMS


A Learning Management System should be a platform that adapts to multiple forms of training. The system should allow creating content in an easy and faster way through different tools. More importantly, the content should be interactive content and engage users in the learning process.

How to Prepare for Active Shooters in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Numerous crisis consultants and security firms have recently entered the L&D world to help prepare and train employees for an active shooter situation in the workplace, and not without reason; 2017 broke the record for the most mass shooting deaths ever recorded.

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

There was a time, just a few years back, that content meant one thing and courses meant another thing. Content was videos, PDFs, documents, media files (audio), images, anything and everything that was not a course. And a course was a horse of course (funny, not). Anyway, it was a course. But as we change – evolve in our space, content (the term) has too. Nowadays, courses slide under content. We create our own content. We buy 3rd party content.

The power of soft skills: Training on personality types


In enterprise learning, many companies emphasize functional training (i.e. hard skills") that enable people to further their careers by expanding job-specific capabilities. This is extremely important, obviously, and will continue to be a strong focus area for corporate L&D.

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.

Pep up Technical Training Through Interactive Videos

CommLab India

Learn how interactivities can increase the effectiveness of a video-based technical learning module. Training Solutions Online Courses technical training Videos

The World War II Origins of Video-based Learning


Want to Mobilize your Sales Force Faster? Take a page from World War II history. Long before YouTube, the U.S. military used the power of film to speed the flow of battle-ready troops into war to defeat the Nazis. . We recently sat down with Pat D’Amico, U.S.

Workplace Dress Codes for the Next Generation


Walk into any office today and you will find a noticeable difference in how employees are dressed from previous years. Casual is the buzzword in most dress codes, especially organizations with a younger workforce composed of millennials and Generation Z members.

Ch-ch-changes to our leadership and websites

Rustici Software

Changes are abound at and Rustici Software! We wanted to let you know about a few things coming soon and a recent leadership change to help keep you in the loop. What’s changing? Coming soon, will have a whole new look. Don’t worry, the content and resources that you rely on the most aren’t going anywhere. We’re just updating the look of the website to provide you with a more modern, user friendly experience.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

How to Develop a Culture of Radical Innovation

Training Industry

The post How to Develop a Culture of Radical Innovation appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized complexity culture innovation

6 Ways That An Extended Enterprise LMS Can Maximize Your Online Training Budget

eLearning Industry

Are you trying to maximize the impact of online training in your organization without paying a pretty penny? In this article, I’ll discuss 6 ways that an Extended Enterprise LMS can be used to maximize your online training budget. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems eLearning Budget Extended Enterprise LMS Learning Management System Benefits

5 Things to Know About Taking on an Apprentice

Training Industry

The post 5 Things to Know About Taking on an Apprentice appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized apprenticeships government U.K.

Video with Comments Captivate 2107 Project in Adobe Connect

Adobe Captivate

I have a video I laid across multiple slides. I removed the Play bar so participant can not fast forward and added a button that starts the video/slides when clicked. I have also added a text field at the bottom for participants to submit questions and comments.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

7 Top Big Data Analytics Challenges Faced By Business Enterprises

eLearning Industry

You would be surprised to know that the amount of data being produced by large business enterprises is tremendously growing at a rate of 40 to 60% per year. Simply storing this voluminous amount of data is not going to be productive for your business. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Big Data In eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate eLearning Solutions Learning Analytics

Kineo & HT2 Labs – xAPI Q&A

HT2 Labs

Learning Locker Product Manager Ian explains how xAPI goes beyond basic insights and pushes your Learning Data further - proving impact & positive change. The post Kineo & HT2 Labs – xAPI Q&A appeared first on HT2 Labs. Data & Analytics Learning Locker xAPI

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iSpring Suite 9: eLearning Authoring Tool For Creating HTML5 Courses

eLearning Industry

Online courses are becoming more popular thanks to interactions, videos, and other multimedia that helps people master a topic. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Content Development eLearning Development Best Practices HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

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Free Webinar: Strategies To Create Compelling And Immersive Compliance Training—Featuring 8 Examples

Adobe Captivate

Date of Event: June 21 st, 2018. Time: 11:00 AM EDT (8:30 PM IST). Duration: 60 Minutes. In spite of the significance of compliance training, these pieces of training—more often than not—tend to be boring and prescriptive.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

SABE Extend Rebrands To bugle

eLearning Industry

The new brand reinforces the company's vision for simplifying corporate online video training, making it easy for anyone in the company to set up, manage, and monitor their brand academy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

How Organizations Can Support 21st-Century Careers


During the last century, a career meant getting a foot in the door, and slowly, methodically advancing within an organization. People tended to stay with one company, maybe two—job-hopping was discouraged and did little but tarnish a resume.

Why Artificial Intelligence Classroom Activity Is Gaining Ground

eLearning Industry

Traditional LMS have popularized since their first introduction in the late 90’s. In this article, we discuss how new subfields of computer science align with the upgrading of administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of educational courses and training programs. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Educational Technology Educational Technology Trends Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment Virtual Reality

Friday Finds | June 8, 2018

Mike Taylor

Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives. I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness. Nana Mouskouri. I’m in New Orleans today for the inaugural edition of the Click!

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.