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.

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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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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" 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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Scary MOOC 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 [4].

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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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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

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.

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.

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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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. …

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 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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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.

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.

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.

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.

How the Q&A Model Increases E-Learning Engagement


The Q&A model is highly efficient in many settings – it can be utilized online, during conferences and work meetings and is also an effective strategy when it comes to creating engaging e-learning courses. . Such popular forums now are Quora, WikiAnswers, Yahoo!

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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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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,

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

However, I found little value over using separate tools such as Yahoo Groups and a PBWiki. € "In order for the class to be effective I would be charging up front. While it's nice to try to leave things open, it may be more effective to be somewhat dictatorial. However, most of the participants felt that pairs/teams were more effective. Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0

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.

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?

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’.

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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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.

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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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?

Cybersecurity Training Often a Tangled Web

CLO Magazine

In 2016, Yahoo Inc. But the IT function may not be the best solution for providing training to the workforce and understanding how to make that training engaging and effective.”. Damaging cybersecurity attacks have become an increasingly regular occurrence in business.

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Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 27, 2009 Online CEU Credits - eLearning Technology , April 27, 2009 508 Compliance, Even If You Do Not Need To - MinuteBio , April 30, 2009 Diffusion of Innovations - Kapp Notes , April 30, 2009 Gathering comments with Yahoo Pipes? Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

The Power of Learning From Your Peers

CLO Magazine

Tech talks are quite common among tech companies like Facebook, Yahoo! The key to making these peer-to-peer sessions effective is to make sure they are not just PowerPoint lectures and instead more of a discussion where peers share ideas and ask questions.

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Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first

CLO Magazine

Don’t restrict yourself to a mobile optimized site when Yahoo Flurry analytics report 90 percent of mobile media time is spent in apps. The exploding popularity of the 1,000-plus fitness apps on the market proves how effectively mobile apps can change behavior.

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? DevLearn is like being a kid in a candy store…for training and learning techies like us.

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative


Yahoo. Learning Leaders : Not all cybersecurity training is effective. Edward Snowden and the NSA. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The Russian government and the 2016 presidential elections. Equifax. Office of Personnel Management. LinkedIn….

What Is Video SEO?

3Play Media

You can boost your video SEO in no time by applying simple yet effective tactics to your video content. People can find YouTube videos directly through the YouTube search bar, or other search engines like Yahoo!

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