Culture Change is More Than Skin Deep

The Performance Improvement Blog

Marissa Mayer , new CEO of Yahoo, received notoriety recently when she instituted a new policy that ended employees working from home. Culture change must confront the link between the thinking that drives behavior and the effects of that behavior on organizational success.

Improve E-Learning Effectiveness: Track Duration

Mindflash

on Yahoo or to send another tweet. Second, duration data may be useful as data that informs course effectiveness.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

MOOCs in Performance Support. Course design have been based on an analysis of past performance data or a prediction of skills the organization might need in the future. This semi-synchronous aspect make MOOCs appealing and effective for a wide range of topics and audience base.

CME in the 21st Century – Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

Email has a technical standard so that no matter which application you use (Yahoo, Gmail, Outlook) the communication is able to be transmitted. Smothers exemplifies the effectiveness of the Activity Report with a case study of the American Board of Surgery (ABS).

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Scary MOOC Savings

Your Training Edge

The university offers inline degrees and courses for graduate students meeting the admission requirement and whose online courses give comparable learning growth and performance.

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Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

The university offers inline degrees and courses for graduate students meeting the admission requirement and whose online courses give comparable learning growth and performance.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

Here are the links to some of the older posts: From Micro-Learning to Corporate MOOCs MOOCs in Performance Support 11 Difference between a MOOC and an Online Course In this post, I want to focus on the questions that the corporate world is likely to ask when thinking of going the MOOC way.

How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training

eFront

Compliance training in some professions is already difficult to begin with, such as the case of financial institutions, so keeping it simple is key to an effective e-learning course. “E-learning Tech giant Yahoo hired Marissa Mayer as CEO in 2012.

Using MOOCs: Self-Directed Development and Workforce Training

Your Training Edge

Companies including Yahoo!, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, and Deloitte now encourage their employees to enroll in MOOCs, and Yahoo! Results like this suggest that these new digital learning environments are not just cost- and time-effective, but also pay off with increased productivity. offers 25+ years of training and talent management helping executives, business owners, and top performing sales executives in taking the leap from the ordinary to extraordinary.

Social play can be Social Learning

Ideaon

At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. This supports the case for social learning, but the social theories have also provided insights into the effectiveness of social learning.

What’s a learning culture anyway? 4 essential attributes for bringing it to life

Axonify

Fostering a learning culture was the theme of a discussion Axonify, President and CEO, Carol Leaman, and I led during the Learning and Performance Ecosystem Conference in March. Just look at what happened to Blockbuster , Polaroid , and (most recently) Yahoo.

Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to jQuery

General Assembly

Consider that the following code snippets from JavaScript and jQuery perform the exact same task of adding a class to a set of elements. JavaScript: jQuery: Computers can work very quickly, and they don’t care about the level of difficulty of the work they’re performing.

Develop Yourself in Addition to Training

Integrated Learnings

Area events by local chapters can have a similar effect. A few organizations I pay attention to include the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and the eLearning Guild. --3-- A few popular RSS readers include Feedly (my favorite), Google Reader , and My Yahoo (of course, there’s many more!). --5-- By Shelley A. Gable.

Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. or Yahoo My Web can be used as part of Personal Learning. They want to define an eLearning strategy that will look at (a) the business needs of their company and internal clients, (b) their performance and learning needs, (c) their learning strategies, and (d) what they need to do from a services, technology, process and people perspective to support this strategy.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Companies like Nokia, AOL, and Yahoo are known to encourage work-life balance. Only effective collaboration and communication which spans across the whole company structure will give knowledge management the boost it really needs.

Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first

CLO Magazine

Yet, those are the worst performing aspects of current enterprise mobile apps. Don’t restrict yourself to a mobile optimized site when Yahoo Flurry analytics report 90 percent of mobile media time is spent in apps. Imagine learning a new leadership skill while waiting to board a plane.

What Learning Designers Can Learn from Marissa Mayer About Design

Mindflash

Although the conference topic was not directly related to eLearning or training, the Keynote interview with Yahoo! How many times have you designed an eLearning course for a product, a process, or a concept that you do not use or perform yourself?

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Companies like Nokia, AOL, and Yahoo are known to encourage work-life balance. Only effective collaboration and communication which spans across the whole company structure will give knowledge management the boost it really needs.

Top 10 Learning Technologies and Talks at DevLearn 2015

WalkMe Training Station

Yahoo Tech columnist David Pogue will discuss what will life be like when printed newspapers and printed books are niche relics? Eran Gal will demonstrate how to integrate formal and informal learning with a performance support solution.

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO

LifterLMS

Lindsay shares what she has found to be the two common solutions to getting found on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. And what we saw in the space was that there were two common solutions to getting found in Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

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What’s a learning culture anyway? 4 essential attributes for bringing it to life

Axonify

Fostering a learning culture was the theme of a discussion Axonify, President and CEO, Carol Leaman, and I led during the Learning and Performance Ecosystem Conference in March. Just look at what happened to Blockbuster , Polaroid , and (most recently) Yahoo. The same is true in the workplace, where employees now have options with regard to how they improve their knowledge and performance.

New Literacies

Tony Karrer

What do these companies have in common: Google eBay Yahoo Amazon MapQuest Craigslist Wikipedia YouTube Built on top of Linux (open source). Network effects are key to their market dominance. instead it's really systems that harness network effects. Watch someone doing something right can improve your own performance. At the Tim O'Reilly keynote at the DevLearn conference. His outline is very interesting in that he's promising to talk about the "new literacies."

TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn

Mindflash

In a study Rossett conducted , she found that organizations are not implementing effective e-learning as much as we think — people are talking a big game, but few are actually doing it. In a panel discussion of chief learning officers, Susan Burnett, Chief Learning Officer at Yahoo!, Since sales performance interventions are all about levels 3 and 4, they are tangible and easy to prove value. You know the expression — “We only hear what we want to hear.&#

Making the best use of the Learning Management System

Learning Wire

To set up a virtuous circle where word of mouth has a positive effect and where staff members can play a prescriptive role, keep the following points in mind: ✓ Involve learners in choosing the platform and give priority to the learning experience. Choose learner‐oriented performance indicators (see Chapter 4). Yahoo saw a 9 per cent increase in traffic for every four tenths of a second gained. … If you missed our previous article, click here !

Digital L&D pt 2: What Are Resources?

looop

But as great as Google, Bing, Yahoo or [add in your alternative search engine of choice] are, they neither deliver results that directly relate to our jobs or the contexts of our companies. Resources do this by packaging up what internal ‘experts’ know and do in a form that others can easily digest and then perform with greater competence and confidence. A brilliant leader in one situation’, according to McKinsey , ‘does not necessarily perform well in another’.

The New-School Virtual Leader

CLO Magazine

Consider the backlash Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had to deal with last year when she changed remote working policies at the company. ” Social interaction has long been a lubricant for meaningful innovation, and it is one of today’s leaders’ most effective tools, as long as the individual is flexible. However, 76 percent of respondents thought it was either very important or important that leaders receive training on how to be an effective leader.

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Xyleme

While it took the iPad to make learner-controlled content a reality, this level of flexibility is now the gold standard for delivery to any device, be it tablets, smart phones or any number of performance support devices. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

learning pulse

Xyleme

In complex environments, only emergent practices are effective, as backward-looking “good practices” are inadequate”. Harold suggests that an effective strategy to deal with complexity would be first going in “Beta” (meaning testing training through some action) and then tapping the feedback gained and revising either with radical or small changes. How not to adopt an LCMS The Great Debate Once Again… RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo!

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Bob Mosher, in his PERFORMER Support: Learning @ the Moment of Need blog, provides his view of why single-source matters: “Single-source publishing seems to be the tie that binds when it comes to effectively designing and integrating PS into an already vibrant learning strategy.

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Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

By doing this, George argues that vendors (LMS in particular), and the organizations they sell to, will begin to see their product no longer as simply an event-based tool for learning, but rather as a process-based tool for capacity planning and workplace effectiveness.

Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Xyleme

So, Mark Hellinger, President and CEO of Xyleme, took the opportunity during the event’s panel discussion to provide his view on why this was the case, and how to effectively make the move from documentation to Learning & Development. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Humannet at Cisco

Jay Cross

Yesterday I spent the day at Cisco talking with old friends and new about what Fast Company recently described as an “unprecedented forward-looking strategy to unleash what it’s calling a ‘ human network effect ’ both on and off the Cisco campus.” Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!,

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

In 2010, the Olympus project won the award for the most effective Business Transformation within Informa. iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Pay Attention!! | Xyleme Insider

Xyleme

Clive argues that despite the fact that web conferencing has been around for over 10 years, companies are still in the early stages of effectively utilizing this medium – essentially trying to copy what is done in the real classroom and make it as similar as possible in the virtual classroom. September 16th, 2009 at 06:03 | #1 Facilitating a successful online event Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo!

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

The “ah-ha” factor came quickly from the following survey question: “What constructive changes would you suggest to make the webinar more effective next time?” I think a series of presentation/discussions would be more effective. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.