IBM Watson And The Future Of Learning

Upside Learning

The news that IBM’s Watson had beaten the humans on Jeopardy didn’t really come as a really big surprise for me. Do research – find patterns, trends and be able to make effective recommendations for tasks in the workplace based on pertinent internet data sets.

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Relationships, IBM’s Secret to Building Strong Female Leaders

CLO Magazine

One of the key skills is the ability to construct effective relationships inside and outside the workplace. To help its high potential women advance into senior executive roles, IBM has developed leadership development programs like Building Relationships and Influence, or BRI.

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AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study

eLearning Company

The Problem We Faced Whether you are developing eLearning or in-person training, a truly effective training program requires selecting the correct approach that will ensure that the training meets its goals. … Continue reading "AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study".

IBM Launches New Skills Programs

CLO Magazine

The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. 5 IBM has announced an array of programs and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. Source: IBM

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

request, such as IBM or Microsoft. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. the effectiveness with which different. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs.

IBM/Apple deal set to reshape office device use

Aptara

IBM/Apple deal set to reshape office device use. This is because the tablet and smartphone form factors, despite their role as preeminent consumer products, have become key parts of corporate DNA through sheer convenience and effectiveness. IBM and Apple unite.

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A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

For most organizations, creating an effective network of experts who share wisdom and execute business actions as a team requires a shift in organizational structure and culture as well as the adoption of a new type of technology. IBM built this idea into its model as early as 2005.

IBM Bloggers - A Lengthy List - But No Worries

Tony Karrer

I've been reading Luis Suarez's blog for a while, and he just had an interesting post that pointed me to IBM's BlogRoll. I've found that if they are blogging about topics that I'm interested in, the natural network effect of blogs will eventually get me there. (Or While lots of the blogs listed there have interesting technical topics, I don't have the time to examine them each. but I'm not worried.

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IBM Bloggers - A Lengthy List - But No Worries

Tony Karrer

I've been reading Luis Suarez's blog for a while, and he just had an interesting post that pointed me to IBM's BlogRoll. I've found that if they are blogging about topics that I'm interested in, the natural network effect of blogs will eventually get me there. (Or While lots of the blogs listed there have interesting technical topics, I don't have the time to examine them each. but I'm not worried.

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eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

They still embrace an engaging, highly visual approach but also incorporate recent understanding of cognitive load, strategically combining text, audio and images for greater effectiveness. When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules.

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Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. Autodesk raised its trial usage by 40 percent and conversion rates by 15 percent while Extraco Bank raised their customer acquisitions by 700 percent, and IBM’s gamified Innov8 platform has become the company’s biggest lead generator.”. What is effectiveness and success?

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

It has endorsements from various big companies such as Microsoft and IBM. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Thankfully, video-based learning is an effective medium to encourage employee growth and learning.

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The College Oversell Crisis

CLO Magazine

According to Tucker, if students can master disciplines like algebra and effective writing by the end of their sophomore year, they should be able to go on to take rigorous AP courses, earn an associate degree or begin real-world career and technical courses that set them up for well-paying jobs.

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How Effective are Current Online Employee Training Solutions in Combating High Attrition Rates?

ProProfs

We asked 10 experts about how effective are the current online employee training solutions are in combating high attrition rates. This investment can be very cost effective in reducing recruitment costs caused by high attrition rates and accelerating time to competence.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

It has endorsements from various big companies such as Microsoft and IBM. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Thankfully, video-based learning is an effective medium to encourage employee growth and learning.

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Microsoft, IBM, Intel cutting jobs - Oh, the memories.

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As Microsoft, IBM, Intel, and so many others not in the headlines, begin to reduce their labor force, I think about the employees now free to pursue other opportunities. Again, in thinking about all of those effected by corporate cutbacks, I've designed an challenging opportunity for eLearning professionals to showcase their design creativity, and skills.

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Cost and Effect: Virtual Worlds and Training Budgets

Bottom-Line Performance

However, this does not mean that virtual worlds can’t be the most cost effective solution for a particular training project. Along with other complex simulations or learning games, virtual world learning solutions can be the most effective solution in a variety of situations. IBM uses Second Life for applications like new hire orientation , to systemize the experience employees from all over the world have the same experience.

A Strong Company Culture Starts with an Effective Training Program

Inkling

The company’s mined thousands of data points to identify eight qualities of effective managers , which are now shared with all managers at Google to help them build better relationships with their teams. Google has good reason for putting effort into effective training — investing in culture pays off. The post A Strong Company Culture Starts with an Effective Training Program appeared first on Inkling. Google employees embrace “Googliness.”

3 Reasons why online training is cost-effective

Matrix

A cut training budget may positively affect cash flow in the short term, but may trigger some serious negative effects in the long run. Why online training is cost-effective. The post 3 Reasons why online training is cost-effective appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

The Keys to Building an Effective Onboarding Program

Everwise

Pairing this with another finding from Cornerstone that 17% of employees quit within their first 6 months due to insufficient training, it is reasonable to conclude that many companies are failing to execute an effective onboarding program. But what are the keys to effective onboarding?

Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective

Tony Karrer

An interesting article - 6 Steps to Effective Discussion Forums on your Intranet , but I don't necessarily agree with all of his ideas. Let me start with the first one, to have an effective discussion, you need critical mass. I would also add that approaches like IBM's Jams where topics are raised to be discussed over relatively short windows with high visability will create interesting discussions.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

Examples include companies such as IBM and Schlumberger which have emerged leaders in their respective industries. Constant training will help them make effective conversations. How important is it for sales personnel to say the correct thing at the correct time to a potential customer?

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

IBM’s 2012 CEO Survey of 1700 CEOs across the globe [released May 2012] tells many interesting things. 2% increase in customer retention has the same effect on profits as cutting costs by 10%. Seeking the source of a specific statistic that I included in a talk ?

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Case studies of success of social learning at organisations such as IBM are compelling. Working at IBM and Google is very different from working at, let us say a bank or a mining company. Blended & Learning Tech Effective Learning social learningYes, I know that Facebook has 23 million users. Yes, I see people on Facebook everywhere I look – on the trains, at traffic lights and when at work.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

What I find even more intriguing is the secondary effect of being able to track the flow of value within your organizations communication structure. I like both the game element here and the effect of focusing the senders attention on how badly they really need an answer.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

I see the 70:20:10 model as reflecting, to some extent, IBM’s model. My colleague Jane Hart recently shared the diagram below on her blog. It shows the relationship between relative value and relative autonomy as they relate to different approaches to learning in the modern workplace.

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4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Case studies of success of social learning at organisations such as IBM are compelling. Working at IBM and Google is very different from working at, let us say a bank or a mining company. Blended & Learning Tech Blogs Effective Learning Frontpage Slider items social learning

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Many companies and schools are adopting this policy as it is more cost effective and encourages people to keep working even after they go home for the day…or at least, that’s what the buzz is about.

Carpenters or champions in the world of infomal learning ?

Learning Cafe

As pragmatic and effective L&D professionals I would like to consider our role in the arena of informal learning – do we create it? Andrea is an experienced learning professional and has worked for Pricewaterhousecoopers and IBM. Effective Learning Session 5Session Overview.

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5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable

TOPYX LMS

The answer is simple: online learning, or eLearning, is both incredibly convenient and highly effective for adult learners. The fact is, thought, that eLearning is more cost effective than other types of training. Online learning is valuable – this statement is practically inarguable.

B2B eLearning Solutions Combine Affordable Services

TOPYX LMS

Cost-effective eLearning systems help businesses by giving them tools that simplify training, unify teams and provide central, easy-to-access communication centers, all for one low, flat rate. If so, consider TOPYX , an award-winning social LMS that is exceptionally cost-effective.

Why is Learning and Development Important?

Docebo

According to research from IBM, an increase in skill levels linked to business value can result in $70,000 in annual savings and a 10% increase in productivity when teams are well trained. . Find out what happens when learning is a priority for your organization.

Fill Your Own Tech Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

New Collar Jobs at IBM. A lot of tech jobs don’t require a CS degree,” said Kelli Jordan, head of IBM’s New Collar Initiative, a portfolio of programs supported by IBM designed to find and train nontraditional candidates for technical jobs.

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The Top 2 Functions of a Learning Management System

TOPYX LMS

And, sadly, traditional training can be less-than-engaging, and not nearly as effective as eLearning. What these statistics tell us is that eLearning, also known as online learning, or learning delivered via LMS, is effective. The article also said that “Cisco cut its overall training costs by about 40% to 60% when it transitioned to eLearning training” and “IBM saved big when it made the move to online corporate training.

Company Training Is Critical To Success

LearnDash

In 2014, IBM released a paper that detailed the value of training to an organization. Managers recognize the importance of having a well-trained staff, with 75-80% indicating that they believe effective training is a key ingredient for the success of a project.