Hey You, Get Off Oracle Ravello and Onto Our Cloud!

Cloudshare

When Oracle acquired Ravello Systems to grow its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) efforts during 2016, it hoped to enable customers to run any workload in the cloud, no matter the use case. It’s been reported that Oracle has laid off half its employees at its Ravello development center and customers have received letters which announced product end-of-life for May 2020. They might not be from a vendor as big as Oracle, but you’ve seen for yourself what that gets you.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? For B2B companies Oracle, SAP, Jive, Cisco, Pearson and Salesforce, gamification has emerged as a key element in their consumerization of the enterprise strategy. And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. With the wide acceptance of gaming we are now seeing a cross-over of acceptance into the use and effectiveness of gamification.

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Oracle Ravello End of Life: Hey You, Get Off Ravello and Onto Our Cloud!

Cloudshare

When Oracle acquired Ravello Systems to grow its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) efforts during 2016, it hoped to enable customers to run any workload in the cloud, no matter the use case. It’s been reported that Oracle has laid off half its employees at its Ravello development center and customers have received letters which announced product end-of-life for May 2020. Oracle Ravello End of Life.

A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives: And It Looks Like TV

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Video-based learning programs, free courses, MOOCs, and hundreds of high fidelity technical and professional programs have arrived, but corporations have struggled to deal with it effectively. Enterprise Learning Learning Programs CornerstoneOnDemand Degreed Edcast Oracle Pathgather Saba SumTotalOver the last several years the corporate learning marketplace has been under stress.

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

Speaker: Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff, Baker Communcations, Inc

In this webinar you will discover these secrets to help you build effective learning for your teams: How to develop smart learning paths. Here’s your chance to learn from the guy who built Oracle’s Education, helped launch over 20 successful technology based learning companies in the venture capitalist space, and who last year was award the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for advances in the world of learning.

The Cornerstone Effect

eLearning 24-7

Nor is it about the company itself, rather it is about the effect the system has on the entire LMS industry. If there is one word that will create panic in the LMS industry it is this word, “traditional” Its effect is the same one you would get if you saw a mouse scurrying past you as you ate at your favorite restaurant. The Cornerstone Effect on Traditional. Again, the effect comes into play, loud and clear. Thus the effect is in play.

HOW INNOVATION IS DRIVING TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

We have been trying to leverage the possibilities of this quality while designing and developing cost effective and powerful learning and performance support solutions for our clients. How does it help make workplace behaviours (including workplace learning) effective? The six tactics listed in the article as the key for effective intrapreneurship are worth reviewing.

Enterprise Social Software: A New Category

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Traditionally our research has focused on identifying the strategies, processes, and systems which help corporate HR and L&D drive effectiveness and business value. Enterprise Learning HR Systems Informal Learning atlassian awareness blogtronix customervision ensemba grovesite ibm jive software liveworld microsoft mzinga newsgator Oracle outstart q2 learning SAP selectminds socialtext telligent tomoye traction

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Dashe & Thomson

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. In a recent blog post Using Storytelling to Add the [.] The post How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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Specializing in the ELearning Industry

LearnDash

I recall one instructional designer that I worked with who specialized in Oracle UPK. Satisfaction ratings, completion rates, and effectiveness scores across the projects you have done. If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are either already involved in the training & elearning indstury, or at least have an interest in getting involved. I may be bias (okay I am definitely bias) but I strongly believe that this industry has something to offer for anyone.

Learning on the Job in a SaaS-Driven World

Origin Learning

Organizations like Oracle have set up the Oracle University eLearning initiative with specialized subscription-based learning models. Technical professionals responsible for configuring, integrating and administering an Oracle Cloud application can get trained super-fast with relevant certifications and progress in their career. Is your product training effective and up-to-date?

3 Ways to Earn More Money as an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

Technology Focus: Okay, I am going to admit my bias on this one given my background in the field, but I firmly believe that if you have the ability to effectively create elearning/training for in-demand software systems, then you are setting yourself up for higher pay. I remember being on a project where we were creating training for Oracle PeopleSoft (an ERP software). If you can prove to be an effective manager of people, your salary will reflect your worth to the organization.

Vitalize Your Online Training Programs with Videos

CommLab India

Giants such as Microsoft and Oracle reported substantial savings in training costs after they started using videos as part of their training initiatives. Oracle saved over $10 million by replacing a single, annual in-person event for its entire sales staff with on-demand videos. . The rising use of mobile devices at work makes videos highly effective even as part of m-learning initiatives. .

Smooth your business training needs with Paradiso LMS HRIS integration

Paradiso

It helps an organization plan, control and manages HR costs, carry out detailed reporting and effectively recruits new staff. Paradiso LMS is fully capable to integrate with HRIS solutions like SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft, BambooHR, among others. Manage the employees’ information could be hard sometimes for many companies, not only because they need to store every HR document about them, but also many of them need to track their performance in the training programs.

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

Be it instructor based learning, elearning, learning management system set-up, training delivery, or the like – you need someone with experience and a background in successful design and implementations (you could opt to just assign this entire process to another in-house employee, but I can promise you that you’ll lose money, and it will not be effective). Also, LinkedIn is proving more and more effective for finding qualified candidates – so you should certainly take a look there!

Moving on from Ravello: Does your training look like an over-edited Tinder selfie?

Cloudshare

Still, as we’ve all recently learned, Oracle has announced end of life in May 2020 for its cloud infrastructure service, Ravello. But when you add in the cost of manpower to constantly provision virtual machines (VMs), training development and less effective tools, you’ll end up paying a much higher price in the end. CloudShare is the specialized cloud solution you’ve been looking for, even when you thought Oracle’s Ravello was the answer.

Profile of a learning architect: Bill Sawyer

Clive on Learning

Bill Sawyer, who works in curriculum development within the highly-technical and fast-moving environment of Oracle. Bill is currently Senior Manager of Applications Technology Curriculum for Oracle, based in Orlando, Florida. He leads a small team responsible for designing and developing highly-technical training programmes for IT professionals among both Oracle’s employees and their customers. The work of Bill’s team results in some $12m of course sales for Oracle.

Verizon recognized for Workplace Learning Innovation (2 Case Studies)

Count5

Verizon gets recognized every year as THE role model for effective talent development and workplace learning. q.MINDshare was used on a variety of campaigns, but here are the highlighted use cases: Technology Adoption: q delivered preinforcement and reinforcement to drive fast, consistent adoption of both their salesforce.com rollout to 5,000 enterprise sales executives and their deployment of a new Oracle-based HRIS solution. Verizon recognized for Innovation in Workplace Learning.

Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the top 10 essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective gamified learning interventions. Knowledge of the instructional approaches, tools, systems, and processes required for designing and developing effective gamified learning interventions. Skills to design and develop effective gamified learning programs to meet business objectives.

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

Cloudshare

ZDNet notes digital transformation is about “using digital technologies to remake a process to become more efficient or effective.” This makes the process not only more cost-efficient and effective, you’ve made your company faster, more nimble and competitive. And large public clouds, like Oracle (whose Ravello is at end-of-life ), lack functionality that cloud-based virtual IT labs will accelerate your training. You can’t escape digital transformation (DT).

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). Whether you’re implementing SAP, one of the many Oracle products, or the latest Business Intelligence tool, user resistance, misaligned business processes and lack of user skill and understanding are most commonly at the root of most failed technology initiatives.

The explosion in home-based workers doesn’t have to mean an implosion in productivity

Epilogue Systems

And it’s not just virtual meetings, it’s being away from colleagues, having access issues with applications and data sources as well as other resources needed to be effective and productive. The promise of the digital workplace is significant but at the employee/user level, effective absorption and adoption is a problem. And with agile cloud technology, the pace of change is constant and fast, making it difficult to support effective adoption let alone sustain support.

Why MOODLE Is the Best Course Management Software

CommLab India

What does it take to deliver and manage online courses effectively? A CMS is a software application that helps companies store and manage course materials in a seamless, effective manner. Today, most course management software products come with enhanced learning management capabilities that enable firms to track learner progress, assess learners online, and generate reports to evaluate the effectiveness of training. Manage Online Courses in a Cost-effective Manner.

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Dashe & Thomson

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. Typically, groups tied closely to profit centers are considered essential to serve efficiently and effectively. Salesforce , Microsoft Dynamics , Oracle Fusion and SugarCRM are the most common CRMs integrated with learning platforms. What to include in an effective augmentation plan.

TOP 10 COMPETENCIES OF A GAMIFIED LEARNING DESIGNER

Learnnovators

In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the top 10 essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective gamified learning interventions. Knowledge of the instructional approaches, tools, systems, and processes required for designing and developing effective gamified learning interventions 2. Skills to design and develop effective gamified learning programs to meet business objectives ATTITUDE: 9.

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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

You’ve got complex scenarios that require more power to train, sell and develop products effectively and rapidly. Zvi: First, we’ll continue to see commodity providers – mainly AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform , Oracle Cloud – fighting on price, making offers like “first year free.” In this blog we sit down with our intrepid co-founder and CEO, Zvi Guterman, to ask questions about what to expect in 2020.

What is contextual guidance?

Epilogue Systems

This proactive assistance provides quick and effective help to employees in the context of performing their work. However, once the total number of fields and steps exceeds 40-50 for a single process, field level contextual guidance tools can become difficult to effectively use at scale. The best contextual guidance tools work with any desktop or web-based application; some only work with web apps, and some might work best with applications from one vendor (SAP, Oracle, etc.).

The DNA of a Customer-Focused Sales Team

Litmos

Communicates effectively among departments. Maximizing the experience across the buyer journey increases satisfaction by 20% and drives revenue growth by up to 15% -Oracle. In the United States alone, the amount invested in sales training each year is staggering – a whopping $800 billion ! Yes, with a B!). It’s not new to say sales is the lifeblood of a business. It’s no wonder there is such a willingness to invest in the success of our sales teams.

Creation of Value and Intangible Assets: the Paradigm Shift

Learning Wire

They are companies that manage intangible assets effectively, whether this be software, patents, intellectual property, copyright, client data, brands, or human capital. A study published in 2015 by the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) association and sponsored by Oracle focused on the measurement and management of new key indicators in the era of digital finance.

Foresight is 2020: Looking Ahead to 2020’s Compliance Training Trends

Interactive Services

Getting the jump on these now will help keep your compliance training relevant and effective and will demonstrate the value in training beyond just meeting requirements to your employees. It’s been two years since the EU put the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into effect, and data rights continue to be an important consumer issue. According to Oracle’s AI At Work study, only 6% of HR professionals and 24% of all employees use AI in their day-to-day work.

A Comprehensive List of the Best AWS Migration Tools and Services

Hurix Digital

The key highlight of AWS application delivery services is that it collects and presents configuration, usage, and behavior data from servers to help you better understand your individual workloads and migrate effectively. Cost-effective for businesses.

Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

billion Oracle-Taleo deal or 2011’s $3.4 This strong foundation for growth and innovation and our combined expertise will enable Saba to meet the ever-changing workplace needs of people and help organizations more effectively adapt, perform and thrive.”. While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected.

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Software Training Platform

Appsembler

Training is crucial to effective software learning. Almost half of employees in an Oracle survey said that insufficient training was a barrier to adopting new workplace technologies. A software training platform will allow you to track learner progress , so you can measure the effectiveness of your content, and then adapt your training according to success rates and feedback. Do you want your users to quickly learn your software and use it to its fullest capability ?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:30PM – 2:30PM PT: Facilitation Agility: Off the Rails but Still on Track (Free for IPL members) Planning and delivering effective learning events requires not only skills in adult education, curriculum design and training, but also the ability to adjust to changing conditions. Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: 508: Improving Engagement and Comprehension of Training Videos the Oracle Way Are you using video in your training?

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

Our members are some of the biggest software companies – including Microsoft and IBM, Oracle and Salesforce. You piloted the SAM program on an industry-leading LMS that was built for employee talent management, but it wasn’t effective for your B2B2B content business. WELCOME TO EPISODE 36 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training

Mindflash

The ongoing Death by PowerPoint debate resurfaced last week when Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivered a keynote address featuring PowerPoint slides that had a distinctly 1987 vibe, delivered in a style that was as passionless as it was mind-numbing. Solution: Use simple drawing tools to create a torn edge effect for images. Challenge #4: I’d like to create a sense of motion to draw attention to a specific object on the screen, but built-in animation effects look cheesy.