Avoiding Virtual World Mistakes

Kapp Notes

A group of avatars in a corporate virtual world wondering what is going on? Organizations seem to rush into virtual worlds with little planning or forethought and then wonder why their virtual world experience was a failure.

5 Effective Strategies for Gamification at Work

Hurix Digital

Gamification makes learning difficult concepts easy and fun by allowing learners to exercise their skills in virtual settings before practicing them in real-time situations. Related: How to Setup Effective Game-Based Learning for Enterprises.

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How Does Cloud-based Virtual Training Fit into Your Digital Transformation?

Cloudshare

According to research from Gartner, 87% of senior business leaders feel it’s a do-or-die undertaking. Gartner credits these shortfalls to a lack of strategic clarity. Transforming traditional to virtual training with the cloud. Virtual instructor-led training offers flexibility.

Second Life Happenings: CEO Steps Down (again)

Kapp Notes

Can’t say I am surprised, while Second Life is an innovative pioneer in the 3D virtual immersive learning space, I never thought they’d be around for the long haul…in their original form. Notice "Public Virtual Worlds" are at the bottom of the hype cycle.

Industry Happenings in 3D

Kapp Notes

Caspian Learning just released a new version of its Thinking Worlds 3D software. According to the press release: The new additions to Thinking Worlds 3.3 The latest additions make the creation of immersive 3d learning and performance simulations even more cost effective than previous versions of the software. ProtonMedia's ProtoSphere has been named to Gartner's Cool Vendor List. A virtual environment also offers a persistent setting that can be revisited as needed.

Transforming Training Experiences through Learning Management System Chatbots

G-Cube

In today’s modern world, everything is at the cusp of change with the evolution of the learning management system (LMS) chatbots. Bots engage learners through an interactive UI, thereby ensuring an effective and collaborative training experience.

Decided to get Mooc'ed

Moodle Journal

As part of our completion task we were asked to produce a learning resource that would be made available in-world on the subject of connectivism. By 2015, more than 50% of organisations that manage innovation processes will gamify those processes (Gartner). Having read about them.

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The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Story Arc simulations combine story and simulation to create engaging problem-based learning experiences, where learners can live out the experiences, as they would in the real world. Gamification taps into each of these motivators which is why it is so effective at keeping employees engaged.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The Gartner Hype Cycle is the underlying theory of this project. We also noticed that many of our terms “peaked” around July – September, perhaps suggesting a seasonal effect – perhaps people tweet more about buzzwords in the summer for some reason?

Training Remote Employees ? Best Practices in Training Work from Home Employees

Kitaboo

A Gartner survey report states that about 88% of organizations had to adjust to remote working regardless of whether or not their employees showed any COVID-19 related symptoms and nearly 97% of organizations have canceled work-related travel. Create an Effective Support Environment.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

Gartner: 5 Emerging Tech Trends. Analysts at Gartner define artificial intelligence as technology that “applies advanced analysis and logic-based techniques (including machine learning ) to interpret events, support and automate decisions and initiate action.”

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part One

Kapp Notes

Virtual Worlds are Not Dead (although some are). Another virtual world has bitten the dust in 2011, Teleplace. with a ton of new features and have expertly carved themselves an effective niche in the 3D space.

Everything You Must Know Before Selecting Gamification Services

Hurix Digital

Going further, gamification is more than learning through competition and challenges – it is about bringing about behavioral changes more effectively and ensuring long-term engagement.

9 Ways to Boost Remote Sales Productivity

Allego

While the right technology can make remote work more accessible across different countries and time zones, 54% of HR leaders in a recent Gartner snap poll indicated that poor technology and/or infrastructure is the biggest barrier to effective remote working. Here are nine ways you can use modern sales readiness platforms to coach, communicate, and collaborate with your remote sales teams more effectively. Download your Virtual Training Quick-Launch Kit today.

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

They’re deploying reward and competitive tactics commonly found in the gaming world to make tasks such as management training, data entry and brainstorming seem less like work. So far, the tactic has proved effective.

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

They’re deploying reward and competitive tactics commonly found in the gaming world to make tasks such as management training, data entry and brainstorming seem less like work. So far, the tactic has proved effective.

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Hey Zvi, what do you see? CloudShare’s leader takes a look at the year ahead in training and sales enablement

Cloudshare

Zvi: We’re at the point where if you’re not using virtual IT lab environments that deliver hands-on experiences – whether for training, sales enablement, cybersecurity , sandboxing – you’re behind. This is the year it becomes mandatory, and with the growth of the cloud and maturation of this technology, big analyst firms like Gartner and Forrester will recognize specialized clouds as a distinct enterprise category.

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

According to Gartner , many companies have turned to gamification as a tool to design behaviours, develop skills and enable innovation within businesses that use a microlearning LMS. Issue: Gartner reported that 70% of business transformation efforts fail due to lack of engagement, often due to employees feeling unvalued. Ways to do this include virtual rewards, the core of gamification, to celebrate efforts.

10 Reasons Why You Need a Mobile Learning Management System 

Hurix Digital

billion smartphone users around the world, it is safe to say that we are living in a mobile world. According to a study by Gartner , 70% of on-the-go professionals tended to business needs on their personal mobile devices in 2018. Cost-effective.

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Enterprise Learning and Technology

Impelsys

The world of work is changing every day. Industries are experimenting with and implementing evolving technologies and processes at an unprecedented level, as survival of companies in the highly competitive globalized world depends on embracing efficient processes and the latest technologies.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have rocked the world of education probably faster than any other innovation in history. In the spring of 2012, both Coursera and Udacity opened their virtual doors, with edX following a few months later.

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

Making the move from traditional training to virtual instructor-led training (VILT) makes sense for organizations, students and instructors. For training organizations, using VILT software is a cost-effective way to train students. In today’s world, work is no longer a place you go.

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

In this session, we’ll see how the right authoring technology can help you to reduce the time it takes to create relevant content and how you can effectively collaborate with subject matter experts to get the very best to your learners quickly. “ Fukushima Peach Fruit ” by ???? ????

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eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

The Gartner Hype Cycle is the underlying theory of this project. We also noticed that many of our terms “peaked” around July – September, perhaps suggesting a seasonal effect – perhaps people tweet more about buzzwords in the summer for some reason?

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

The research has also made important forecasts for the next 5 years, such as: The number of mobile-connected devices exceeded the world’s population in 2014. According to Gartner Inc.,

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Gamification and eLearning

eFront

however just how effective is gamification in improving learning. Branching simulation, using a virtual world (where a person is behind an avatar which means infinite branching). Republished from original post on Capterra blog by @rgogos.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

New technologies will emerge that will significantly boost the effectiveness of online learning. While the world in general is becoming ever more networked and connected, many areas of the business world, including training, have remained siloed.

Where Have All the Archetypes Gone

Training Industry

In our elevator pitch world where memes have replaced literature, three-minute videos replaced movies, and stories are reduced to bullet points, have we discarded one of the most valuable tools in learning the archetype? The digital revolution has made it possible to reach around the world.

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What's next for tablet shipments and usage?

Aptara

These professionals need to determine the direction tablets will go to maximize the effectiveness of their mobile content. On one hand, there is a huge and thriving user base present in the world today - 1 billion individuals. What's next for tablet shipments and usage?

8 Corporate Learning Trends in 2017

Enyota Learning

While we speak of how there has been a paradigm shift in learning, let’s look at the changes 2017 has brought in the world of corporate eLearning. Since the advent of the eLearning industry, there has been a constant growth in terms of its efficiency and effectiveness over the years.

PODCAST 109: Forget Checkboxes and Focus on Asking Better Questions with Patrik Svanström

Sales Hacker Training

The questions a company or a sales team needs to answer in order to build an effective, adapted, and scalable go-to-market motion. The questions a company or a sales team needs to answer in order to build an effective, adapted, and scalable go-to-market motion [11:23].

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He travels the world, but increasingly delivers presentations and events virtually over the web. In this context, how are informal and social learning transforming workplaces around the world today? I first heard the term ‘informal learning’ from the late Peter Henschel, the then director of the Institute for Research on Learning (IRL), who told me: “People are learning all the time, in varied settings and often most effectively in the context of work itself.

Upgrade Your Training With 5 Interactive Video Strategies

EI Design

By the end of 2018, 75% of workers at large organizations will interact with various kinds of video more than three times daily (Gartner Research). By using infographics and typography based animations to support the expert’s dialogues, it creates an immersive virtual classroom experience.

JAY CROSS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He travels the world, but increasingly delivers presentations and events virtually over the web. In this context, how are informal and social learning transforming workplaces around the world today? Conversation was a more effective teacher than school.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. Learnnovators: It is exciting to look at some of the most innovative changes happening in the business world.

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