Fri.Apr 13, 2018

3 Reasons Performance Support Is Vital

eLearning Brothers

It’s time to take a moment and give performance support its due. But first, what is performance support? Performance support can take many forms, but in essence, it is task-specific guidance, support, or resources delivered at the moment of need.

Data Analytics Vs. Tsunami

Living in Learning

There may be a few bean-counters out there enduring a pucker moment right now but hear the message I hope comes through in this post. “We We don’t have to measure everything just because we can – have a plan tied to action.”. Data Analytics Digital Performance Guidance DRIVER Performance analytics data analytics performance data ROI

Analyzing the Problem of Employee Training for Fast Growing Companies


Companies like Ellie May, Amazon, Lending Tree, and Payware Software all have one thing in common: These companies are growing quickly.¹ A company doesn’t have to make it onto the Fortune list to be considered fast-growing. While companies such as these usually earn impressive income, they can also encounter unique problems. One unique problem encountered is how to go about employee training for fast growing companies.

Welcome to our new home!


I can't believe that only three years ago we launched our blog with about 65 subscribers, most of them friends and family I "volunteered" to become our first subscribers. Today, we're growing every day, with folks joining our learning science community from all over the world. Featured LearningToGo Blog

[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.

Empowering Millennials Through Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Just as important as recognizing that a talented workforce is the lifeblood of any good company is the ability to drive effective strategies to attract, develop and retain high-quality talent. Like many technology companies, Epicor Software is keen to attract and retain millennials.

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Employee Engagement: Meeting Their Needs


Employee engagement is a workplace mantra. Managers around the globe are thinking about how to create a culture where employees thrive and become committed members of the team.

5 Tips and Tricks to Boost Effectiveness Mobile Learning Courses

CommLab India

With the rising popularity of portable devices, learners are turning to their tablets and smartphones to develop their skill sets.

A closer look at why games help us learn

Sponge UK

Deborah Baird lifts the lid on theory and evidence behind the use of learning games in the workplace

Significance of Microlearning for Corporate Training [Infographics]

CommLab India

Check out these infographics to know the reasons to consider microlearning for sales training, major benefits of it for organizations, popular format types best suited, and four best practices of microlearning. Learning Technology microlearning

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.

The Soft Skills Gap: The Missing Basics of Professionalism

Training Industry

The post The Soft Skills Gap: The Missing Basics of Professionalism appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized millennials self-assessment self-awareness skills gap soft skills

Friday Finds | April 13, 2018

Mike Taylor

“A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.” ” -Alexander Pope.

Vendors Seeking Confirmatory Research in the Learning Field

Work Learning

I’ve been at the helm of Work-Learning Research, Inc. for almost 20 years. Ever since I began to have a following as a research-to-practice consultant, I’ve been approached by vendors to “research” their products. A great majority who approach me are basically asking me to tell the industry that their products are good.

Achieve Better Learning: Combine In-Person & Online Learning


When management says that they want to start using a Learning Management System (LMS), there may be resistance from the training staff. Some people may feel like their job is being taken away by this new LMS, but that is not the case. Effective training can be a combination of in-person and online learning. Read below to see how you can leverage a blend of these two ways of teaching with your new LMS. eLearning through an LMS is a great addition to classroom learning.

[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.

A vocabulary builder using a fluid boxes design

Adobe Captivate

I am presenting a short vocabulary builder. You are presented with an English food word, and you can then use buttons to display the word in Portuguese and separately play a sound file speaking the Portuguese word. You can freely move within the module. I built this course using a fluid box design.

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This Week in Corporate Learning: Why Continuous Learning Requires Regular Feedback


Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles. The post This Week in Corporate Learning: Why Continuous Learning Requires Regular Feedback appeared first on D2L. Corporate Learning Trends

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Waving Goodbye to Flash!

iSpring Solutions

Starting with version 9, iSpring authoring tools won’t publish content to Flash format (.SWF). In this article, we’ll explain why… Read More. Updates

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Tips for Deciding Whether to Implement an xAPI Solution

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tips for Deciding Whether to Implement an xAPI Solution. tim-martin. Fri, 04/13/2018 - 01:00

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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.

Number “1.” Shows up on bottom of slides

Adobe Captivate

When I preview and publish my captivate project, there is a number “1.” ” with the period that appears at the bottom right of some of my slides. I don’t see it on the slide in edit mode so now sure why it publishes on the project. The post Number “1.” ” Shows up on bottom of slides appeared first on eLearning. Discussion number on slide

The Rants – Marketing Buzz and.

eLearning 24-7

I was enjoying my day. The sea of Cortez appeared to sparkle as boats moved across her calmness. Then, it happened. A hurricane? A cruise ship allowing their customers to hurl bottles into the sea? A press release from an LMS vendor that stated something not so accurate, but accurate enough. I admit I am hedging here trying the best way to say “yes, while parts of it is true, other parts are misleading,” because, it gives an impression of something – that anyone would think it.

Overcoming Procrastination; Admitting is the first step


At one time or another we have all procrastinated. Every day in the business world we are faced with so many tasks to do. What procrastination means is to keep putting a task off for as long as possible. We have all done it at one stage in our careers we put of creating that […]. The post Overcoming Procrastination; Admitting is the first step appeared first on GO1 Learning. Professional Development Social & Community GO1 Premium Procrastination Skillsoft

Content Curation: An Ongoing Process

AXIOM Learning Solutions

As a Learning & Development manager, you wear many hats. You must work with business partners to understand company goals and needs, while keeping in. Read More. The post Content Curation: An Ongoing Process appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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.

California Sexual Harassment Compliance – Are You Up To Date? (AB1825 + AB2053 + SB396)


In September 2004, Governor Arnold Schwarznegger signed into effect AB1825, an assembly bill which created requirements around sexual harassment training for Californian employers and employees. Recently, we published an article detailing ‘What Californian Businesses Need to Know About AB1825’ which goes over the nuts and bolts of the requirements. In essence, employers and companies with […]. The post California Sexual Harassment Compliance – Are You Up To Date?