Tue.Mar 20, 2018

Lessons from March Madness

ej4 eLearning

It’s that time of the year with March Madness office pools. Games are often on mute in the office so the boss doesn’t know how many people are watching the games.

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25 Design Thinking Resources for Corporate Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

In this article, we’ve compiled 25 of our favorite design thinking resources—from inspiration and worksheets to academic research. For learning professionals, design thinking challenges us to think about the learning solutions we design in terms of objectives, motivation, and barriers.

Return on Wisdom

Clark Quinn

In the early days of the internet, I had a chance to read one of the early translations of The Japan That Can Say No. The point I took away was the critique of short-term decision making driven by the need for shareholder returns.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA 9: Changes to the Duration Feature

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT+. I recently received the following email from a reader of my TechSmith Camtasia 9 (Windows): The Essentials book.    Hello Kevin, I am really enjoying your Camtasia 9: The Essentials eBook that I purchased on Amazon recently, but I have run into a problem regarding how to extend the duration (pages 58-59) on the Timeline. 

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.

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From Bullet Points to Beautiful with Beautiful.AI

Mike Taylor

Over the years, I’ve kicked the tires on a boatload of presentation apps and it is very rare that any of them stick around long enough to make it into my toolkit. Beautiful.ai looks like one of the rare exceptions that will. What is it?

Modern Workplace Learning Is A Collaboration Between L&D, Managers And Individuals

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning is therefore not just about delivering modern training; it recognises that individuals learn all the time as an integral part of daily work – whether they realise it or not – and that constant independent planned learning is of importance too. Although many modern professionals recognise they … Social learning

Is Tin Can LMS Capable of Supporting Blended Learning?


Gone are the days when learners would walk up to a library and solely rely on books in the pursuit of learning. They still do, but now, most of the learning happens online with intermittent access to offline resources.

Emerging Scope Of E-Learning To Transform The Aviation Industry


The aviation industry has been adopting technological innovations as per the changing learning needs and preferences. It helps improving the scope of using digital content to thrive in today’s modern learning scenario.

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.

Monetizing Your Podcast with Online Courses


Many people talk about building an online presence through blogging or YouTube, and then monetizing using courses. If writing or video production isn’t your thing then consider using podcasts! When podcasts first came about they were huge, and then the hype died down and they sort of became less popular. Today we see a resurgence in podcasting and it is clear that they are very much here to stay.

How AI Chatbots Are Changing Mobile Learning


The global AI chatbot market is expected to reach an astounding $1.23 billion by 2025.¹ Chatbots, which are the hottest technology trend at the moment, are changing the way companies do business and individuals interact with their mobile devices. As a result, they are changing how mobile learning works. eLearning LMS Mobile Learning chatbot

Outsourcing E-learning: An Efficient Way to Handle Digital Training Development

CommLab India

Explore the many advantages that outsourcing your e-learning development process brings to the table. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

Making Waves: How Verus Global is Rethinking Cross-functional Learning

Wisetail LMS

Verus Global is changing the narrative on community learning by blending online and in-person experiences to transform its Fortune 500 clients into agents of change within their organizations. The post Making Waves: How Verus Global is Rethinking Cross-functional Learning appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All Case Studies

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Top 5 Moodle Plugins to Boost Your Online Training Productivity

Lambda Solutions

Productivity is important for online learning, because it directly impacts your return on investment, or ROI. Higher productivity means you’re getting a greater outcome from the income you’re spending on learning programs. That boosts your ROI. ROI Moodle plugins learning analytics online learning tips productivity

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows. The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.      As employees enter the room and take their seats, the senior vice president who will present the latest company information talks quietly with one of his direct reports.

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Leadership Starts With Mom and Dad

CLO Magazine

Mike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief of Chief Learning Officer magazine. According to some estimates, companies spend as much as $50 billion a year on leadership development in the hope of finding and developing their future leaders.

3 Ways to Save Your Training Job

Rapid eLearning

Whenever an organization needs to re-organize or make cuts to its staff, the training people are usually the first on the chopping block. There are a lot of arguments as to why that’s the case but it’s a reality for anyone who’s been in the training industry for a while.

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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.

Follow the Leader(ship) Spending

CLO Magazine

As some wise cracker once noted and many have since repeated, the war for talent is over. The talent won. Corporations are waving the white flag, recognizing that simply competing to attract the best and the brightest talent in the marketplace is not enough to maintain their edge.

Why Rapid E-learning for Online Course Development [Infographics]

CommLab India

Check out these infographics to know how well rapid e-learning can build online courses quickly and efficiently. eLearning Design rapid e-learning development

3 Things High Performing Sales Training Teams Do Differently


Key Takeaways for Training. The basic competencies for sales success really haven’t changed since the early days of the profession. Clear communication, compelling messages and sticking to the process produce results just like they always did. However, the buyers have changed.

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Convert a PPT to an Online Course: 5 Effective Tips

CommLab India

PowerPoint is a popular presentation format, yet in certain situations, you may want to convert your PPT decks into SCORM. A better fit for e-Learning, SCORM works smoothly in most LMSs. Check out the 4 best ways to convert PowerPoint to SCORM at no cost.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

5 Winning Strategies to Increase Learner Engagement


There is one word that separates successful training programs from not-so-effective ones: engagement. The lack of engagement affects not only the effectiveness of your training program but also the knowledge retention and productivity of your learners.

3 Steps to Create a Great Online Certificate Program


Online certificates are quickly rising in popularity. They help individual employees increase and showcase their expertise in a specialized field while contributing to professional development efforts.

Learning Your Way Out

CLO Magazine

Joe Raelin holds the Knowles Chair of Practice-Oriented Education at Northeastern University and is principal of the firm The Leaderful Consultancy.

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Importance of e-governance and leveraging technology

Swift eLearning Services

It is quite important that the administration leverages technology to increase citizen participation in order to spread their programs among masses. And this is not just the government authorities to take up the entire responsibility.

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.

In Real Life: Don’t Forget the ‘Person’ in Personalization

Learning Solutions Magazine

In Real Life: Don’t Forget the ‘Person’ in Personalization. jd-dillon. Tue, 03/20/2018 - 01:00

GDPR – the not-so-scary monster with a kind heart


Data protection, or more specifically GDPR, is very much the talk of the town at the moment. And it's understandable too, because the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation will change the way so many businesses deal with their customer data. It wouldn't be remiss to describe it as perhaps the biggest shake-up of global privacy laws for the EU in decades.

The elearning trends 57 experts see for 2018

Limestone Learning

" Fashion, Model, Fashion Model " by Mabel Amber is Public Domain. Like all good L&D professionals we’ve been keeping an eye on the trends to watch this year. You’ve probably seen the buzz around AR/VR, AI, app-based learning, microlearning, podcasts and video.