Wed.Feb 19, 2020

X Marks the Spot: What Lies Under the ‘X’ in LXP?

Learning Pool

There is a degree of uncertainty about what we should call the learning experience platform. LXP might be taking the lead, but other terms are still in the running. Debate continues, with the grounds of contention seeming to be chiefly around the word ‘experience’, the ‘x’ in LXP. Why is this word so contentious? And does the lack of agreement signal a deeper unease about the concept of ‘a learning experience’ ? Adding an ‘x’ to an acronym tends to confer an air of mystery.

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How is HR Leading the Future of Work Transformation

Infopro Learning

The future of work is here, and HR teams are driving the changes that are helping organizations adapt. Digital transformation has impacted every industry and the way they interact with their customers, but it has also significantly influenced everyday workplace. Automation has hugely changed the jobs that are needed to run a business. In a recent survey, it was found that 40% of organizations have created new positions such as data analysts to their workforce.

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In Case You Missed It – Here Are Our 3 Learning Technologies UK 2020 Highlights


Learning Technologies UK 2020 was a fantastic experience – we were blown away by all of the great conversations and meetings we had with talented professionals working across L&D, HR, and performance management. Whether you caught us enjoying a gelato at our stand or came to one of our live presentations on the latest tech advancements, we wanted to thank everyone we had the privilege of getting to know.

How do you import your employee and training history records into an LMS?


Does your LMS support Historical Data Transfer and Integration? How do we make a smooth transition and save time and energy in the process

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Technology Is Bringing Us Together, Not Driving Us Apart

Training Industry

Technology Is Bringing Us Together, Not Driving Us Apart - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized digital workplace remote teams software training virtual conferencing virtual meetings

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Fueling Engagement: Are You Recognizing Recognition?

Training Industry

Fueling Engagement: Are You Recognizing Recognition? Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized employee engagement employee recognition employee rewards performance management recognition

Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results

CLO Magazine

A leader’s mindset might be one of the greatest predictors of success and also one of the most elusive elements to pin down. Leadership happens in the nuanced shifts that occur first in the leader’s mind. But how is something that happens in a leader’s head measured? Is there a way to identify the skills that indicate a leader has adopted the mindset required to be successful? If we can bring a different attitude to our role as a leader, if we can shift our mindset, we can impact our behaviors.

The Benefits Of Adding Certifications To Your Linkedin Profile Or Resume


Many employers look for different things when searching for a recruit, but all of them try to answer the same overarching question: can this person add value to my business? It is your role, as a strong potential candidate, to help them reach the right conclusion. It can be a difficult task to separate yourself from the crowd, but adding eLearning courses and certifications to your LinkedIn profile or resuméis a great starting point.

How To Create Engaging Discussion Forums

eLearning Industry

This article will discuss innovative ways you can make your discussion forums "the happening place" in your online classroom. The forums are the most interactive part and the heart of your online classroom. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Best Practices Collaborative Learning eLearning Games Learner Engagement Online Discussions Quiz Activity

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Don’t Assume: Test for Accessible and Responsive eLearning

Learning Solutions Magazine

Don’t Assume: Test for Accessible and Responsive eLearning. joanne-astorga. Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:00

Synchronous Learning Simply Put: Definition, Benefits & Tools

iSpring Solutions

Even if you don’t know what synchronous learning is yet, you’ve likely come across it at some point. Perhaps you’ve… Read More. Theory

The ABC of cmi5 for Beginners

CommLab India

cmi5 is the latest eLearning standard designed to take advantage of the best features of SCORM and xAPI. This blog outlines the ABCs of cmi5. Learning Technology Learning Management Systems

The Biggest Online Course Creation Pitfall You Must Avoid

eLearning Industry

There are a lot of mistakes you can make when building a course, but there’s one in particular that I see repeatedly. This mistake happens to people you wouldn’t expect it to happen to. It happens to experts, teachers filled with enthusiasm, and people overflowing with excitement to teach their topic. Passion and enthusiasm are a huge advantage because they are contagious feelings that pass on to students. The best teachers out there are filled up with passion.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Top 5 Sales Conferences You Should Attend in 2020


Are you ready for your best year yet? The selling process, especially in B2B, is complex. Knowledgeable buyers and sophisticated solutions have made the job of a salesperson more demanding. Staying up to date in an era of change means that you must continuously refine your sales practice. This takes preparation, collaboration, and adoption of best practices. Attending conferences is one great way to keep your skills sharp and share intel with peers and industry influencers.

Quiet LMS design – your powerful e-learning superpower

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

What is quiet design? The term “quiet design” isn’t new. Quiet design has been a way to describe functional designs that keep out of the user’s way since physical product design was a thing – before modern terms like UX design were coined. A quiet design blends into the background. It doesn’t yell “look at me”. It’s aware that it is a tool to facilitate a greater requirement and not something that needs to draw attention to itself. Quote.

5 Videos That Will Enhance Your On-Demand Onboarding


Video is one of the most powerful tools you can leverage to train, communicate and engage with your people. We went into why in last week’s blog. Missed it? Get up to speed here. If you’re in a hurry, here’s the gist - video is so powerful because of the way it activates our brains. Our propensity to retain knowledge when watching something is far higher than when reading (or hearing) alone.

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It’s time to take lifelong learning from rhetoric to reality

CLO Magazine

The prospect of “intelligent machines” destroying jobs and displacing millions of workers has become a topic of great public concern in recent years. PwC estimates that up to 30 percent of today’s jobs in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development member countries could be automated by the mid-2030s, and many other consultancies and government studies confirm a similar outlook.

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

7 Ways Soft Skills Online Training Can Improve Your Company's Bottom Line

eLearning Industry

We often associated soft skills with on the job performance and employee productivity. But your company’s profit margin also benefits from skills-based online training. Let’s look at how this L&D initiative can bolster your bottom line. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning eLearning eBooks Employee Performance Employee Training Online Training Courses Soft Skills

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy


Capabilities are the new black. As digital transformation becomes standard, innovation is more critical for growth than ever. HR and L&D leaders are now tasked with fostering the mindsets, behaviors, and organizational knowledge that drive innovation – in addition to building and buying the technical skills needed to go digital.

Skills and Competencies: What is the Difference?


Nearly every day, we hear business people discuss the skills and competencies their employees need to succeed. The two terms, “skills” and “competencies,” are used together so often that many people think of them as synonyms. Are they the same? Should “skills” and “competencies” be used interchangeably? The short answer is “no.” They are certainly related, but they are not identical.

Why Effective Training Improves Retention of Top Talent

Clarity Consultants

By offering effective training, you can improve retention quickly. If you are wondering why top talent flock to employers who offer robust professional development opportunities, here’s what you need to know. The post Why Effective Training Improves Retention of Top Talent appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development. Learning Effectiveness

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.

Workflow Learning: Trial, Error, Experiment

Learning Solutions Magazine

Workflow Learning: Trial, Error, Experiment. ray-jimenez. Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:00

Innovative Learning Group’s Lisa Toenniges shares her career insights

CLO Magazine

Lisa Toenniges, owner and CEO, Innovative Learning Group. What attracted you to learning and development? Helping people and organizations. People often need new skills and knowledge to help them do their jobs better and progress in their careers. If people can thrive in their careers and better provide for themselves and their families, they can improve the quality of their lives. This is pretty cool and our “why” at Innovative Learning Group.

AI in Practice: How Microsoft’s Project Cortex Can Change the Way You Work


Late last year, Microsoft announced Project Cortex, a new service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide you with insights and expertise right in the Microsoft 365 apps you use every day. Cortex has the potential to propel employees and organizations forward, toward a better way of working, collaborating, learning, and innovating.

Learning Technologies London 2020 Highlights


Learning Technologies London 2020 Highlights. The Learning Technologies Conference & Exhibition 2020 ( #LT2020 ) took place in London last week. Europe’s leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. I spent most of my time at the conference and together with a great delegation from Holland, Belgium and the UK. Here is my review of three conference sessions plus a book launch and some initiatives for ‘next- gen’ L&D professionals.

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!