Fri.Nov 29, 2019

Certifications: Your Way to a Valuable Career

Your Training Edge

As the industry moves to a global economy, making employee transition easier with ample job opportunities, the skills gap is getting wider. Global Knowledge’s 2018 IT skills and salary report confirms that skills gaps are a global concern. Every country is facing a shortage of competent workers.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Employee Training In 2020 And Beyond

eLearning Industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing each aspect of how people live their lives, and that includes our workplaces and professional lives. In this article, we discuss how AI will transform L&D and employee training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Boomers Are Leaving and Taking Everything They Know With Them

TLNT: Training and L&D

I’m a Linkedin hound, keeping track of people’s comings and goings, and suddenly I am noticing a lot of goings. People I’ve known for 30 years are saying sayonara to the workplace. This is inconceivable to me. Retirement Training, Learning & Development Featured

FOSORÉ: Let's Get More Real With L&D!

eLearning Industry

Real learning leads to "bang for the buck" outcomes. Everyone can "talk the talk," but seriously, who is "walking the talk"? Imagine an opera singer belting out FOSORÉ, building in crescendo.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Why Spaced Repetition Is Critical for Learner Retention | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Our continuous adaptive microlearning platform uses spaced repetition, engaging learners with training for only minutes a day — that's CRITICAL for retention

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Girls S.T.E.A.M. Welcomes Microlearning Evangelist | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

The new Online Learning Center uses our adaptive microlearning platform to deliver 24/7 self-paced, multilingual, personalized training on S.T.E.A.M. topics

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 29, 2019

Mike Taylor

‘First do it, then do it right, then do it better.” ” – Addy Osmani. If you’re here in the U.S. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving and didn’t eat too much. I’m heading to the gym soon for a workout so I can eat some leftover apple pie later today.

On Trend and On Point: OttoLearn at DevLearn 2019 | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

DevLearn 2019 was a huge success for OttoLearn; from the Executive Forum and presentations to the many great conversations with existing and future clients

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A Whole New eLearning Experience with Right-Brain Senses

CommLab India

What’s new age learning – a fad or a necessity? Join this webinar on new age learning strategies being conducted by iSpring and CommLab India. eLearning Design Instructional Design

Think Outside of the Box: Tips and Best Practices for Content Distribution

You invest a lot of energy creating courses, and you didn’t spend all of your time creating content just to let it sit on the shelf. This eBook covers the various ways to get your content in front of learners, track utilization, and drive revenue.

Can Microlearning Deliver Mobile-First Learning? | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

What does mobile-first learning mean? How is it different from mobile-friendly eLearning? Learn how mobile-first learning impacts your learners' experience

Eliminate Bias in AI and Drive Soft Skills Development


The limitations of AI are related to the parameters of its data. As with all computer systems, AI is only as good as the data on which it is based. So, decisions based on data soon run into trouble if they don’t consider all the parameters.

Learning & Development Global Sentiment Survey Results | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Discover what the 2019 Learning & Development Global Sentiment Survey results show as the next workplace learning trends and how adaptive microlearning aligns

Personal development: reframe your approach


Are you struggling to write a personal development plan? It’s always challenging to reflect on ways we could improve ourselves at work. First of all, the pragmatics of it – it can be hard even to find the time to think about our performance and how we’d like to stretch ourselves in our role.

Leveraging Training to Go Beyond with Sales Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Synchrony

Whether you’re pitching a new training program, improving your onboarding process, or working to move a key metric, the trick is to optimize content creation and deployment for maximum results. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design & Training Delivery at Synchrony, will lay out a schematic for Sales Enablement, and demonstrate where training should fit in your overall strategy.

Can Microlearning Make Compliance Training Enjoyable? | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Do your employees put off their annual compliance training? Adaptive microlearning changes that with continuous training to engage learners like never before

Double win for Learning Pool in Learning Technologies Awards 2019

Learning Pool

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured another two major awards, winning Gold for Most Innovative New Product with partners, TUI as well as receiving a Silver accolade for Ryan O’Hara for Learning Designer of the Year. The winners of the annual awards were announced at a glittering ceremony in London. Guests travelled from all over the world to the Park Plaza, on 27 November to celebrate the very best in learning technologies.

Microlearning Platform Features Added Q3 2019 | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Announcing a major update to the UI of our adaptive microlearning platform. Inspired by popular media apps it's fast, intuitive, stunning and instantly familiar

Transform L&D with Future-Ready mLearning Solutions

Hurix Digital

Technological advancements have redefined the delivery methods for training and development. A report by Ericsson predicts that by 2025, over 6 billion people (80% of the world’s population) will be consuming data using smartphones, laptops and a multitude of new devices. Given this trend, it is natural for organizations to adopt future-ready mobile learning, or mLearning solutions in their learning and development programs. Besides, there are other factors that are triggering this trend.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Uncover Training ROI with Free Analytics Tool: Power BI | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Struggling to measure training ROI? We make it easy! Power BI is included with our microlearning platform! Measure and improve training outcomes today

Microlearning Conversion Essentials: Time, Talent, Resources

Learning Solutions Magazine

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Microlearning Wins where Online Learning Fails | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Online training failed? Whether due to lack of learner engagement or retainment we'll show you how to create continuous training to meet long-term retention goals

9 Advocate Marketing Success Stories Every B2B Brand Can Learn From 

Master Your Skills

If you’ve ever recommended a product or service to a friend or family member, you could call yourself an advocate marketer. . Advocacy marketing is a marketing technique that relies on existing customers to attract new customers by talking about or recommending the product or service.

View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

Can Microlearning Solve My Online Training Pain? | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Can microlearning. Boost retention? Improve engagement? Help calculate ROI? Make learners love training? Your 'Burning Questions' answered and more

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Marketing Must-Haves: Tips, Tricks And Techniques To Launch A Winning Learning Program

eLearning Industry

Marketing an existing product is different from pushing a brand new one. What techniques can you use to get your eLearning program into the public eye? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Personalized, Scalable Learning with Microlearning | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

Part of a large or high-growth business? Our adaptive microlearning platform solves your online training challenges by offering personalized, scalable learning

How to Create a Training Module: A Blueprint for eLearning Success

iSpring Solutions

A Deloitte survey of young professionals found that “opportunity to learn” was one of the most desirable benefits an employer… Read More. Corporate Training

Go Beyond with Compliance Training

Speaker: Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training North America, GRC Solutions

There are few words that will make corporate learners tune you out more quickly than "compliance” or “mandatory." Justin Muscolino, Head of North America Compliance Training for GRC Solutions, believes that compliance training can be engaging, interesting, and yes, sometimes fun - and he has the experience to back up that claim. Let’s be part of a push to remove this psychological block and do what’s best for our organizations. Who's in?