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


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

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Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

I personally have found that because I've switched to Yahoo MyWeb that has full-text search across my bookmarked pages, I've come to use tags mostly to represent two things: Actions - I tag items with "blogthis" if I plan to come back an write it up in a blog. So for me, it's not quite the folksonomy effect that most people talk about, but based on these articles, I'm starting to think that's what other people are finding as well

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" Exploring characteristics and effects of user participation in online social Q&A sites" (first monday article)

Mark Oehlert

With sites such as Google Answers, and primarily Yahoo! Answers, we attempt to understand various characteristics of user participation and their possible effects on the design and success of the site. We discuss these social Q&A sites by comparing their designs based on user participation and point out the effects and defects of each. We further analyze rich data collected from more than 55,000 Yahoo! With our analysis we discover that Yahoo!

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This Week on #TalkTech: Bad UX Design, Death of the Keyword Tool, and Tech Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

Our brains find reading it more difficult, and this effect carries over into the way we interact with the site.” Does anyone like the look of the new Yahoo mailbox? Yahoo Mail Background Annoys Users, Taxes Brains. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

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6 great tools to help determine the title of your next course

Superb Learning

A great way to build an effective title is to use analytical data such as popular keywords and trends. This means it can harvest keyword ideas from not just Google, but also YouTube, Bing, Yahoo, Amazon, Wikipedia, and many other popular websites.

Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

In Silicon Valley, the chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to the Waldorf School of the Peninsula , a nine-classroom school, and so do employees of Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard. …

Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

Based on the partnership between Yahoo and Coursera , for training and credential Yahoo’s software engineers for a price-this could become a “new normal” for the employees carrying out their education.

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How MOOCs Are Used in Workplace Training

Your Training Edge

Over the past several months, I’ve written about the many advantages of using MOOCs in training programs and given suggestions for how L&D departments can most effectively incorporate this new training format. Yahoo! Yahoo! According to Patricia Brogan, the manager of Yahoo!’s

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Learning to Lead in the Time of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Just look at what happened to Blockbuster , Polaroid , and (most recently) Yahoo. Effective leaders will need to be able to adapt to such a wide variety of different contexts, conditions, and situations that it will be increasingly difficult to simply teach "how to lead."

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace


So they are enthusiastic learners and do not always needs a trainers/instructors encouragement to complete a learning course effectively. Learning at the workplace is a continuous process.

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

ID Reflections

Moreover, by opening up cross-functional knowledge to the organization, corporate MOOCs can be very effective in bridging silos, if effectively launched and facilitated. 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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How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training


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. This series is exploring the seven main ways companies are using MOOCs as identified by Bersin by Deloitte.

The Best Ways to Do Cyber Resilience Training


Providing excellent cyber resiliency training means your business can withstand and recover from the effects of a cyberattack when it seeps through your first-line defenses. We have all heard about major data breaches at companies like Equifax, Yahoo, Sony, and Facebook.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 26, 2019

Mike Taylor

Learning by teaching others is extremely effective—a new study tested a key reason why. A collection of free sound effects for your multimedia projects. Upgrade to the paid version to download from Facebook, Vimeo, Instagram, Twitch, and others like BBC, Hulu, and Yahoo.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Morgan Chase had 76 million records involved in a breach, and Yahoo had over a billion. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

Why I Use More than One Social Bookmarking Service

Web Tools for Learners

Internet search marketers could lose some invaluable free tools from Yahoo such as their Site Explorer. Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb was concerned what the deal meant for Build Your Own Search Service (BOSS) , Yahoo’s search developer platform Search Monkey and social bookmarking service Delicious, which he described as “one of the last era’s most heartbreaking symbols of untapped potential in social media&#. If Yahoo and Microsoft let

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Cybersecurity Virtual Training Benefits with Hands-On Labs


This statistic is not surprising considering how many data breaches have transpired on the news from various high-profile companies such as Facebook, Yahoo, and Equifax. You should ask questions like: Does every employee know how to use passwords effectively?

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


Moreover, by opening up cross-functional knowledge to the organization, corporate MOOCs can be very effective in bridging silos, if effectively launched and facilitated. This semi-synchronous aspect make MOOCs appealing and effective for a wide range of topics and audience base.

Social play can be Social Learning


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.

Cloud Cybersecurity Training for Employees The Right Way


Our massively interconnected business world has enabled us to communicate, collaborate, and organize more quickly and effectively than ever before. You’ve probably heard of large enterprises like Yahoo!

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How to Achieve a Great Website Redesign


A website can be improved effectively and efficiently with the help of following easy steps: Step 1: Focus on Content. The most effective detail of the business generally fits in a small website space. In this fast-moving world, there is no place for slow things.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Morgan Chase had 76 million records involved in a breach, and Yahoo had over a billion. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

The Neuroscience of Personalised Learning

Growth Engineering

Personalisation plays a big role in allowing new information to reach the right areas of the brain and be stored effectively. As the history takes on a personal meaning, it becomes a relational memory, and is stored more effectively.

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The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

So, as a member of a team with a strong learning culture, what can you do to help yourself and others learn more effectively? There aren’t many people who say they are going to ‘yahoo something’ or ‘bing it’, but there are many people who say they are going to ‘google it’.

5 Best Ways Virtual Training Labs Enhance Workplace E-Learning


It allows you to provide a more effective learning experience for everyone involved. Major companies like Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo are already investing heavily in workplace e-learning for their own employees.

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


Just look at what happened to Blockbuster , Polaroid , and (most recently) Yahoo. Last month, I shared a blog post about the need to understand your organization’s learning culture before attempting to introduce a new approach, such as microlearning.

Develop Yourself in Addition to Training

Integrated Learnings

Area events by local chapters can have a similar effect. 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. While we work diligently to develop learning experiences that help our clients meet their business goals, we must also engage in continuous learning ourselves. What types of learning experiences do you pursue? How do you keep up on trends and generate new ideas?

Manage Remotely With Coordination, Not Control

CLO Magazine

News earlier this year that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer would require all of the company’s remote workers to return to the office quickly escalated into a national talking point, with critics categorizing the policy as antiquated and others lauding the decision as a step in the right direction in straightening out the embattled company’s culture. “To have effective virtual teams, two of the major ingredients for success are role clarity and trust.”

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One Great Leadership Lesson From Two CEO’s with Massively Results


Take Marissa Mayer, current CEO of Yahoo, for instance. Mayer will leave with a $186 million payout as a result of the upcoming transaction between Verizon and Yahoo. Instead of “creating a better Yahoo” (as she once said), she created an enormous payday for herself by slashing thousands of jobs over five years and making plenty of questionable managerial decisions. Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management?

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Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing


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.

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. For this scenario, I've chosen tools that (a) I'm most familiar with, (b) are provide as Software Services, (c) are free - a big part of the reason I'm familiar with them. :) The tools are: PBwiki - See also - Comparison of Wiki Software Yahoo My Web - See also - Social Bookmarking Face-Off Yahoo MyWeb better than, rollyo,

Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

Palmer is chief learning officer at Degreed, an education technology company, and the former chief learning officer for LinkedIn and former vice president of learning at Yahoo. CLO : What do you view as the most effective way to learn?