Sat.Oct 28, 2017 - Fri.Nov 03, 2017

L&D: Chasing Right Outcomes With Wrong Outputs

Living in Learning

We cannot begin the effort by looking through a “training solution lens”. I can always build training IF NECESSARY. BUT…if emphasis is not first laser-focused on what solution output closes the performance gap(s) at Point-of-Work, the traditional default training solution may well be the wrong output. 70:20:10 Five Moments of Need PDNA Performance Assessments Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability Discovery Performance Assessment performance consulting

LMS Security Matters


Data security is one of the most important issues nowadays. Thousands of websites are hacked and blacklisted every day, losing their data, reputation and search ranking. In addition to the reputation damage, hacking causes financial harm, emotional distress and clients’ confidence loss.

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Experiential Learning: ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ for Corporate Trainers

Bottom-Line Performance

The importance of experiential learning for children is evident. We would never have learned to ride bicycles or hit balls without taking tumbles, swinging and missing, and trying again until we had developed some mastery. We learned from experience. Adults are no different.

Gamification – Reshape Learning By Boosting Engagement Level


Gamification is defined as the incorporation of game mechanics with non-game contexts to increase learner engagement and attain successful business outcomes.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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More Than Just Fun & Games: How Gamification Works

eLearning Brothers

Gamification has been a buzzword for some time now and it’s not going away anytime soon. In fact, we’re seeing gamification pop up in even more, incredibly relevant, training areas.

Custom vs. Off The Shelf Training: Which Should You Choose?

Dashe & Thomson

You've finally completed your training needs assessment and have discovered your salespeople need training on effective negotiation skills. You're familiar with off the shelf training courses for sales teams and wonder whether general training on sales closing techniques would be suitable. Or, is custom training the route to take? ELearning

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E-Learning Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

This is Voodoo. He is a little devil, wrapped in black and white fur that can create terror and joy in a single bound. Right after he jumps full throttle on me. He looks so quaint.

Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision


Sally Ann Moore is the Director General iLearning Forum at Closer Still Media. iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. Sally Ann wrote this as part of her preparation for the conference, that I am honored to be speaking at, this January, 2018. While preparing the Learning technologies France 2018 conference programme, […]. Managing Minds

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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.

Professional Learning in the Era of Netflix and Amazon

Blue Sky eLearn

What if I were to say, companies like Netflix and Amazon are your association’s biggest point of competition? For some, I suspect this statement catches them off guard and does not quite make sense.

E-learning ain't what it used to be

Clive on Learning

The interactive self-study lesson that we commonly refer to as an e-learning module has a very long history, going back to the late 1970s and the very first micro-computers.

How to Create Visual Process Documentation and Guides

Visual Lounge

When we complete an important project or process, we always hope for the best results possible. But in the workplace and in life, things rarely go exactly as planned. In those cases, it is still important for us to be productive. Visual Process Documentation helps us do just that.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Like last year, I want to share some of what I learned and experienced. The sessions and events I attended were quite different this time, so they’ve provided a different set of insights. In no particular order: Development Must be Continuous.

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The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Rules for AI

Clark Quinn

After my presentation in Shanghai on AI for L&D, there were a number of conversations that ensued, and led to some reflections. I’m boiling them down here to a few rules that seem to make sense going forward. Don’t worry about AI overlords. At least, not yet ;). Rodney Brooks wrote a really nice article talking about why we might be fearing AI, and why we shouldn’t.

Inside L&D: Mattel Reimagines Learning and Talent

CLO Magazine

Leadership is everyone’s role at Mattel says Michael Nehoray, vice president and head of global learning and organization development. The company is transforming its learning and talent functions through a declared set of aligned behaviors, capabilities and values that leaders model.

The role of L&D in 2018

Jane Hart

I am frequently asked for my thoughts on the role of L&D in the future. Here is my take on the important work required for the short-term future. Social learning

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Why L&D Should Use Data in Business Storytelling


As an L&D practitioner, you collect learning data, build reports, and create analytics infrastructure to make better-informed decisions. But if no one is listening to you, then what’s the point? In this post, we'll explore the basics of crafting an interesting, compelling story with your L&D data. Only you have the inside scoop. Just because you have all the stats on learners and programs, doesn’t mean it will be interesting to other teams or leadership.

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Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do you execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

LMS reports: 7 Tips to track skill development with an LMS


Are your employees steadily honing their abilities? Do they know how to use them on the job to tackle everyday tasks? In this article, I’ll feature 7 tips to monitor skill development with the help of a Learning Management System.

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KPMG Names New Chief Learning Officer

CLO Magazine

Corey Muñoz (PRNewsfoto/KPMG LLP). Corey Muñoz joined New York-based KPMG LLP as chief learning officer on Nov. In his new role, Muñoz is responsible for the professional service firm’s learning and development strategy and programs. KPMG LLP is the U.S.

The 7 worst scary-bad corporate training mistakes


Under normal circumstances we would never, ever try to freak you out. Of course not; we're too busy making learning easy and trying to reduce your stress level in any way possible. In fact, we even tried to allay your Friday the 13th jitters this month. come on. IT'S HALLOWEEN, so let's get spooky!

Save the date for our cyber breakfast briefing

Unicorn Training

Protecting your organisation against the risk of cyber attack is more important now than ever before. Every week there are new reports of successful cyber attacks on some of the largest organisations in the world, what are you doing to protect yours?

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

Curated Insights: What does an instructional designer do?


THEM: “What do you do for a living?”. YOU: “I’m an instructional designer.”. THEM: “What’s that?”. YOU: “Well …”. Is this a familiar conversational situation for you? L&D (learning and development) jobs tend to require additional, creative explanations because—unfortunately—not everyone knows that corporate learning is a profession. While this can be true for most L&D roles, titles like “project manager” and “trainer” are a bit more obvious.

Technology Is No Longer a Convenience, It’s Necessary


As the school year kicked off, we dedicated a series of blog posts to enhancing your classroom instruction with technology. Through leveraging existing resources and … Continued. Blended Learning Technology

#eLearning #LIVESTREAM Converting to Responsive Projects 2017-11-6 16:00 EDT

Adobe Captivate

In this Adobe Captivate eLearning live stream, I will share with you the methods for converting non-responsive Adobe Captivate projects into responsive design projects. I will cover converting to fluid box design as well as breakpoint design and one other method that you might find interesting.

How to Use Video Marketing in the Solution Aware Funnel Stage

Visual Lounge

After consumers discover the solution to their problem (or are solution aware in funnel terms), they may still be hesitant to purchase a solution.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

What’s the most effective type of Performance Management?


You’re right, there’s not only one answer to that question. During the last few years I’ve studied the rapid transformation of performance management at close range. Companies now shift from reflection to continuous evaluation, focusing on the employee rather than the organisation. Depending on which approach you choose you will end up with widely different outcomes. .

Supporting 508 compliance in eLearning through our latest SCORM Engine release

Rustici Software

As a recent Rustici Software hire, I’ve been impressed to see that the spirit of collaboration we so actively promote in our office also extends to how we work with our clients. The case is made in the collaborative relationship we have with D2L , who wanted to make their Brightspace LMS 508 Compliant.

4 Things Future Leaders Bring to Work Every Day


One of the most popular questions I get all the time is, “What are the things you look for in people to know they are going to be a leader?” ” Turns out there are some common characteristics, what we call the “Leadership Compound Theory.”