Sat.Jul 22, 2017 - Fri.Jul 28, 2017

Behind the Scenes of eLearning Troubleshooting

Association eLearning

It’s a pain when something breaks right when you need it. If you’re lucky, whatever it is will start working again when you try to show the problem to someone else. You know, just so it can spite you and make it you look like you’re crazy). eLearning is no exception.

5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

In today’s world of incredible technology, there seems to be a myriad of products for every need. In the world of training and learning, this is no exception. I have evaluated dozens of different tools, products, and packages in my 15+ years in the industry.

6 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Earlier this year, we published the results of our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us one thing they would improve about learning & development and/or training at their organization.

LMS 3.0?

eLearning 24-7

300 million invested capital. Billion acquisition of Billion to Yahoo. 40,000 share of stock. 300M, arrives in 98. Out in 2000. Webvan, went public with a valuation of 1.2B. After three years, they went bankrupt.

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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.

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Is the Pareto Principle Still 80/20?

Your Training Edge

In the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, an Italian economist and sociologist, Vilfredo Pareto, noted that 80% of Italy’s money was held by 20% of its population. More study concluded that other countries had the same imbalance in wealth distribution.

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Rah! Rah! Rah! Training is More Like Cheerleading Than Coaching

InSync Training

Some folks talk about training as “coaching." I think they have the metaphor wrong. Coaching means developing skills within a team by repetitive drilling and motivating them using a combination of respect and fear. Real training is nothing like that. Real training is more like cheerleading than coaching. Engage the Players (Learners). So I’m standing in a conference room with my trusty slide deck and handouts, looking out at the other folks in the room for my training.

The good life

E-Learning Provocateur

In a previous role I had cause to draw up an employee lifecycle. Despite my years in HR up until that point, it wasn’t something that had ever occurred to me to do. The driving force was an idea to support managers through the various people-related matters to which they needed to attend.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Camtasia Library

eLearning Brothers

When you download a template from the eLearning Brothers Camtasia Template Library , it comes to you in one of two ways. If you’re on a Mac, it comes as a project file that is easily merged with your current project (you can watch this be done in an awesome webinar we did a few months back).

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Leadership Tools for Small Business

Your Training Edge

Leadership is a concept that is sometimes identified only with large organizations, but don’t be fooled by this assumption. Leaders are present in every organization, at every level, and this includes small business.

Gamification Still Proving to be Big for Business


Various types of gamification elements have been around for a number of years now but it is still proving to valuable when it comes to online education. One would naturally think about the traditional education settings, but gamification in business shouldn’t be overlooked.

5 Steps to Craft Compelling Content Descriptions

Blue Sky eLearn

People attend webinars to learn – making your description of what attendees will learn at your event one of the most important pieces of marketing copy you can write. The biggest mistake marketers make when writing content descriptions is being too brief. Some marketers resort to providing a list of topics that will be covered during the event simply because they don’t know what will be taught.

The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios, Part 2: Consequences

eLearning Brothers

The experience of cause and effect is a very powerful teacher, one our brain is already pre-wired to learn from. Experiencing consequences for our actions gives rise to emotion, which not only catches our attention, but also increases our ability to retain the learning.

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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.

Training Analytics

Your Training Edge

In a financial environment where training organizations are being asked more than ever to prove their worth, effective measurement is probably in the front of everyone’s minds. There are many ways to measure training, from the basic to the advanced.

Why Sales Trainings Fail and How to Prevent It

InSync Training

It’s a fact that as robotic and AI technology continues to improve, many human jobs will be replaced by machines. There are few areas in business that are safe from such a threat including the sales force. Person-to-person contact between the sales department and their clients is still a vital business link. But with the coming age of robotic devices that speak and even use logical reasoning, it’s important that the types of employee training needed to face this competition be utilized.

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Front-End Reporting and Group Filters for ProPanel!


One of the most important aspects to many online learning programs is the data. With relevant data you can tell if your learners are completing the courses, if they understand the material, and where they are getting stuck.

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Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017


One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. This multi-million dollar industry is adaptable and relied upon by a variety of types of organizations including multinationals, nonprofits, businesses, healthcare systems, etc. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. In fact, eLearning trends develop so quickly that it’s tough to keep up with them. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity .

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.

Calculating The ROI of L & D!

Your Training Edge

Don’t Let Your Employee Training Program Fall Out Of Control! Training is not a cheap or easy means towards getting a better workforce. However, if done right, training programs could potentially give back the most to a company. The Return On Investment (ROI) analysis is thus an important factor when a company is considering training. Such an analysis is usually difficult, though, as the returns are not always concrete or measurable.

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The case for the new role of a Modern Learning Advisor

Jane Hart

“The biggest innovation in workplace learning will not come from new technology but from supporting people to learn continuously and to manage their own learning.”

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Our creative manifesto


What do we mean when we say “creative”? How do we stay fresh, exciting and relevant? How do we reach the best creative solutions and ideas with and for our clients?

The Reinvention Economy

Lars is Learning

The skills you need today, are not the skills you need tomorrow. We are entering an unprecedented era of accelerating change, and learning what to learn and when is the key to staying relevant. Since publishing my thoughts on Linkedin on and the Totara Learning blog …I thought I would re-post here for posterity. I look forward to your comments. I had the pleasure of meeting Ray

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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.

How ERPs Are Compromising Learning Innovation

B Online Learning

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. Jack Welch.

9 Ways Microlearning Drives Employee Performance


It’s official! Microlearning has hit “here to stay” category status. Want proof? Well, more and more organizations (92% in one recent study ) are planning to increase their use of microlearning in the coming year. They know it can drive employee performance and that means higher productivity, retention, and profits. Who doesn’t want that? As the first platform provider to bring microlearning to market (long before it was even called microlearning) and the organization that delivers more than 15.8

What can online education learn from hygge?


The warm introduction helps to set up the proper tone Mary finally made it home after her long and tiresome day. Barefoot she headed to the kitchen to arrange a salmon sandwich and some herbal tea. She settled down in a vintage armchair and put the laptop on her knees.

I Reconstructed a Neuron!


In a wonderful mash-up of gamification and crowdsourcing , the Mozak brainbuilder helps scientists at the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science by challenging gamers to connect the dots and identify the many dendrites coming from a single cell body.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

Is Online Learning the Secret to Employee Engagement?


You may want to brace yourself for this fact: a mere 13 percent of employees feel engaged by their jobs. That’s right, thirteen percent. This means that 87 percent (i.e., almost all) employees are disengaged at work. This statistic should be a wake-up call to company leaders. It’s time to realize the importance of employee engagement and begin making efforts to engage workers before it’s too late. What is Employee Engagement? These days, there is plenty of talk about employee engagement.

What is the Future of Work?

Clark Quinn

Just what is the Future of Work about ? Is it about new technology, or is it about how we work with people? We’re seeing amazing new technologies: collaboration platforms, analytics, and deep learning.

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Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

I may in fact be obsessed with learning technology. I spend my days anticipating, tracking, understanding and interpreting learning technology trends so I can help organizations make better buying decisions. Life in the “trend zone” is certainly exciting though often frustrating.