Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Upside Learning

Adding to this dilemma is another level of decision making – whether to go for an OnDemand / SaaS / Hosted LMS service, or for a behind-the-firewall LMS deployment. If your organization has a strict (and I mean really strict) policy of not using hosted services for LMS (or other business applications), then you don’t have an option but to opt for a behind-the-firewall implementation. Be aware and sure of these costs before going in for behind–the-firewall deployment.

Four Principles for Effective Training Systems

Interactive Services

In other words, this was a failure of effective training. Effective training programs are becoming more important to business operations. First let’s look at four traits of an effective training program. Compliance training must reflect those latest expectations for performance and best practices, so companies must have training systems and partners that can respond adroitly to regulatory change.

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The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

“ We need to stop being order takers and instead analyze the performance problem and identify all the ways to solve that problem, many of which likely include providing just-in-time support, often online. There’s a ‘conspiracy of convenience’ between many learning & development managers and business managers, which serves as a barrier to effective L&D operations. ” – Charles Jennings. MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

We need to stop being order takers and instead analyze the performance problem and identify all the ways to solve that problem, many of which likely include providing just-in-time support, often online. ” — Cathy Moore. “ There’s a ‘conspiracy of convenience’ between many learning & development managers and business managers, which serves as a barrier to effective L&D operations. ” – Charles Jennings.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector. So, in the end, it might be more effective and efficient to get the help of a professional whom you trust (and that’s a key phrase) rather than do it yourself. As a communication specialist, what are your thoughts on using storytelling as a tool for effective PR?

Recognition Separate from Rewards

CLO Magazine

In his 12 years with the company (Rideau actually acquired the company he started years before, The Recognition Management Institute, in 2006), he’s made it his mission to train managers in the financial, healthcare and technology sectors on how to provide better recognition, not only to improve company’s recognition practices but to raise key performance indicators for those industries. I always like to describe them as Facebook behind your firewall. Roy Saunderson.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

They’re looking to decommission their behind-the-firewall server farms, applications, services, and platforms by migrating to more cost-effective cloud-based infrastructures that are also “elastic,” able to be expanded and contracted as needed. In traditional information technology (IT) infrastructure, the firewall connects the workplace to the Internet while protecting workplace IT assets and the proprietary information they contain.

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A Tale of Two Seminars: FUN Compliance Training and Virtually Real Conversations

ThinkingKap Solutions

If the company sees no educational merit in employees learning the information, then checking the box can be the most cost effective way to go about things. Firewall Compliance Training. Within this client, everyone turned to a single person as the “face” of their firewall policy. She wanted to detach herself from being the only place people turned for firewall info, so we created a new face.

Your Team for the Win?

Litmos

We start the year with hope; hope that our teams will work together and execute a solid and winning performance. We all like to believe that our firewalls are secure, our devices are encrypted, our staff is smart on social media, and are aware of the dangers of phishing emails , but even in a perfect world, something will slip through the cracks. Create a game plan through education and let your staff become your human firewall.

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2 communication pitfalls (and how to avoid them)

CLO Magazine

Sadly, we have bought into the lie that we cannot be both honest and effective. . Believing the lie” can occur during a feedback session of a negative performance report. After examining previous performance reports, I found very few indications of negative performance.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

But today, all forward thinking organizations are open to harnessing the immense potential of social media platforms to increase the effectiveness of their learning solutions. The data is now analyzed in real time to create insights into business and performance. Developments in information technology affect every nook and corner of the business world – creating leading trends that dictate business discourse and atmosphere.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

Some point to TED and Khan Academy content as exemplars of the future of workplace learning, including the ability to learn at convenient times and places or the effectiveness of “flipped” training where content is consumed outside a classroom and face-to-face sessions are used to discuss it and application within the organization. And virtually all of them envision these as forms of formal learning, taking place behind the corporate firewall.

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The Importance of People in Risk Management

Unicorn Training

However, firewalls, encryption and anti-viruses will only get you so far. Nick Wilding insists ensuring staff value what they are being asked to do comes down to effective awareness training and making it relevant.“People The need to build a human firewall around your business has never been greater, and as cyber criminals become ever more sophisticated and data remains vulnerable, the only guarantee is that the human firewall will need to keep getting higher.

Ideal Features to Look for in a DRM Solution for Education Publishing

MagicBox

In a world that is seeing a rise in cyber threats, DRM can be an effective way to safeguard your content. It includes the use of passwords, encryption and network restrictions such as trusted systems and firewalls. The DRM solution should also be able to report analytics on its own performance, so that content publishers know if the solution is effective and meets their requirements.

A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership

MakingBetter

Surface the evidence linking learning and performance. Surface the evidence linking learning and performance. It can’t happen fast enough because to surface the evidence between learning and performance, one needs to make sense of the intentional capture of learning experience, in the form of what Megan & I will call learning informatics. But if organizations can’t access their data directly, they can’t do this effectively.

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(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development. While some are stuck behind social media firewalls at work, personal smart phones and tablets mean that most can find a way online no matter what the company mandates.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development. While some are stuck behind social media firewalls at work, personal smart phones and tablets mean that most can find a way online no matter what the company mandates.

Using Games and Gamification for Employee Screening

Kapp Notes

The applicants compete for a limited number of spots and need to demonstrate knowledge of network software, creative approaches to firewall breaches and time to breach. Second, the skills needed are not always taught in school and formal schooling or certificates were not a good indicator of ability so it was much more effective to use a meritorious process through selection based on actual ability rather than stated ability or self-reporting.

Breaking Up with “Yeah, but…”

Learning Rebels

High performance, all weather, just for snow, just for show – you name the wheel and it has been recreated to suit the purpose. Why can’t our tired argument of “Yeah, but…” be flipped to the more improv friendly, “Yeah, and…” Yeah, blended learning is the more effective way to go… and …this is how we might start taking baby steps. .

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

Whether as trainers or performance consultants, we never get to know the results of our labor. Today, a trainer/ID/L&D director can ask a group of learners on Facebook or Twitter (or any other micro-blogging service that operates within the company firewall if security is an issue) how useful they find the course, what do they like or dislike, which aspects are most relevant to their real work, what could be removed, and so on.

Discover Your Organization’s Learning Ecosystems

Watershed

These informal learning programs have their own informal learning ecosystems that can consist of mentors, peers, performance support tools, Google, YouTube, industry publications, and many other resources. Is there a compliance violation tracking system that you can use to determine whether training is effective? Outside the Firewall. Learning (especially informal learning) often happens outside the firewall. Employee Behavior & Performance.

8 E-Learning Tips I Wish I Knew When I First Started to Build Courses

Rapid eLearning

Some courses do have larger performance expectations but practicing the performance happens outside of the course. And then sometimes courses are heavily focused on performance where real-world decisions can be baked into the course design. Lo and behold, all of the projects are locked behind a firewall and the person has nothing to show. Lo and behold, all of the projects are locked behind a firewall and the person has nothing to show.

The 9-Point Checklist for Monthly WordPress Maintenance

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

We do not perform important checks unless something breaks down. These are simple tasks you can perform yourself or with the help of a plugin. Sucuri is a popular website security plugin that offers a firewall to protect your website against common threats. So, make sure you run website maintenance tasks during off-hours to minimize the effects. #4 You can check your website’s performance using tools like GTmetrix , Pingdom , or Google Pagespeed Insights.

Ideal Features to Look for in a DRM Solution for Education Publishing

MagicBox

In a world that is seeing a rise in cyber threats, DRM can be an effective way to safeguard your content. It includes the use of passwords, encryption and network restrictions such as trusted systems and firewalls. The DRM solution should also be able to report analytics on its own performance, so that content publishers know if the solution is effective and meets their requirements.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Opening up of learning content that is presently locked up behind firewalls or LMSs to enable access to learners for just-in-time learning or performance support. Tools moving towards support for developing just-in-time learning and Performance Support systems. Tools evolving further allowing us to create ‘Adaptive’ content for just-in-time learning and performance support.

An Introduction to the Enterprise Quiz Builder From ProProfs

ProProfs

When we released the enterprise version of our flagship assessment tool ProProfs Quiz Maker our aim was to provide enterprises a high-performance assessment platform. Get details like who took your quiz and when, their scores, performance and more.

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The show must go on: How physical events are moving into a virtual realm

Cloudshare

Online events also can provide organizers with analytics into behavior and session performance, enabling them to build upon what works best. Sales teams can also provide proof of concepts ( POC ) from afar so targets can get a hands-on trial, see the solution in action and gauge exactly how it will perform. The cloud can simplify IT involvement, while eliminating permission to get behind firewalls, product shipping and travel hassles.

The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Instilled

The learning revolution we’re in now is less to do with hardware and much more about taking a forensic approach to driving business performance. The challenge for L&D business partners is to be able to move from being treated as ‘order takers’ and step up to the role of performance consultants. There’s been a lot of talk—often at a conceptual level—about ‘learning organizations’ and the significant advantage they enjoy in bottom-line performance.

Training: A Primer For Hosting Live, Online (Virtual) Classes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

While wireless connections to the Internet perform reasonably well, nothing beats a hard-wired connection to your corporate routers like Ethernet cables (they're almost always faster and more reliable). In my experience, the three vendors mentioned here performed the best. The only issue you might run across when setting up your training space is being blocked by your corporate Firewall.

Key Benefits of Managed IT Services for Business

Learnloft

A business may have several performance-sensitive applications running in a public cloud, or there may be issues with meeting compliance requirements in a cloud or multi-cloud environment. Security is tied to many touchpoints in the infrastructure – inside and outside the firewall, organizations may struggle to provide a consistent level of security for different deployment options.

Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Preventing Organizational Risks with an At-Home Workforce

Interactive Services

Install a firewall configured to let trusted employees in and keep bad actors out. In addition to traditional security courses, training employees on how to work from home effectively is just as important. No matter how big your organization is, an effective approach to cybersecurity and data privacy training should include topics on: Email, messaging, and social media security.

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

Courses with at least some narration, perform better than courses without it. We’ve talked many times about how to make scenarios more effective , but most of all it requires being real enough for learners to connect the scenario to experiences they’ve had in the real world. International culture training that graded performance on each business trip. For example, we created a course on a company’s information firewall.

The Future of Learning: How to Deliver Tomorrow’s Great Learning Experiences Today

Leo Learning

The learning revolution we’re in now is less to do with hardware and much more about taking a forensic approach to driving business performance. The challenge for L&D business partners is to be able to move from being treated as ‘order takers’ and step up to the role of performance consultants. There’s been a lot of talk—often at a conceptual level—about ‘learning organizations’ and the significant advantage they enjoy in bottom-line performance.

7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Other questions to consider: Will users be able to get through your firewall to access content on mobile devices? Phones are good for short content such as refreshers, on-the-job performance support, how-to videos under three minutes (preferably less), and simple graphics that read well on small screens. The visual simplicity that makes it effective on a phone is still impactful on a bigger screen. The work environment matters when it comes to designing effective training.

What is a Learning Management System? Who uses LMS?

Pinlearn

Grading and scoring: The highly advanced grading and scoring systems even generate performance charts over time. In most of the cases, they even pinpoint the “performance sag” areas so that the learners can retrospect and improve accordingly. An effective LMS platform helps these companies overcome geographical and demographical barriers and bring learners together. Security: Enhanced security features like single sign-in, advanced firewalls and authentication.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

When an organization’s data, information, platforms, and services are housed in the cloud and outside the corporate firewall, employees have more facile access to their information and will be more free to work at times and places of their choosing. Illustration of both the hierarchical workplace network and the public network from the perspective of a single connected worker, who is effectively a node on both networks.

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10 Awesome Training Engagement Techniques from the Last Year

ThinkingKap Solutions

Firewall Policy Compliance eLearning. This course used our VR Conversations strategy to train complex firewall policies. Translating existing courses into other languages can be a cost-effective way to do this. This course used a simple, yet effective, storytelling technique to kick off each section. Each scenario centered on a certain policy area, and after viewing, learners were asked to critique the performance.