The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

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This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. What language do we code in?

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Ask, “Do employees know how to do the task?” Use training to address skill gaps, not for other problems. Once you know the type of problem, you can align your solution to that problem. Determine the problem, metrics, and audience, and goals. How will we know if this course is successful? What performance metrics should improve as a result of this course? Do different parts of the audience need different training? eLearning.

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Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Why do you think that’s the case? We founded Authentic Labs several years ago to deal with some of these measurement gaps in the marketplace. How do you help them prioritize…?

Can Your LMS Do THIS?

Avilar

We’ve talked to many learning leaders who expressed disappointment with the rigid workflows of their homegrown eLearning systems. But did you know an LMS can help match employees to job openings? Supervisors and mentors also assessed interns’ skills, to capture a multi-rater view of skills and skills gaps. Ideally, improved behaviors result in improved business metrics. Are you wondering if your LMS can do more of what you need it to?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. 1 3 5 2 4 Know your audience Identify and analyze who you’re targeting with this.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 1 – THE STARTING POINT: GOOD OBJECTIVES

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. It is only in the third situation (lack of skills) that a course is needed to bridge the performance gap. When someone comes and says “we need a course on X”, the easy path for course designers is to do it.

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7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

Infopro Learning

Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team. Evaluate Your Current eLearning Strategy.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. It is only in the third situation (lack of skills) that a course is needed to bridge the performance gap. When someone comes and says “we need a course on X”, the easy path for course designers is to do it.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

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Instead, it’s the opportunity to do well; to try new things; to improve themselves; to gain greater capability in their professional field – or just within their organisation. Consider this: eLearning takes the course and pops it onto everybody’s desk, helping L&D to efficiently deliver at scale, whilst the LMS provides ‘learning metrics’ to justify the investment in L&D activities.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. eLearning is evolving.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. So how do you define data science? But in my opinion, the moment you start playing around with data, you’re doing some form of data science. Yeah, there is definitely a gap.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

When we no longer do so much procedural training, we need to have other skills to keep us relevant and useful, and I believe that an understanding of behavioral design is a crucial part of that. I also think we should challenge the assumption that “we can’t do that in virtual online.”

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). How do tools like xAPI and CRM integration make it easier to link learning with business results? How do you define the term LMS? Here’s what I know for sure – no two LMSs are alike. What kind of criteria do you use for reviews? .

S/4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Abreon

S / 4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero. Once your organization decides to go to SAP S / 4HANA and your implementation team has established a plan and schedule, most people wait for the first phase of the implementation plan to launch before doing anything. To help you prepare, here are 10 things you should do in SAP S / 4HANA Phase Zero: 1. It will help to highlight any gaps in functionality aligned with core business activities. eLearning.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

Discuss strategies for what to do when technology fails. PT: Best Practices for Writing Voiceover Scripts for Elearning Courses For adding narration to your elearning courses, you need to change your writing style a bit to make it sound more natural to the ears instead of the eyes.

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. Do your customers focus exclusively on employee training? Use this opportunity to fill gaps in your solution, so you’ll be prepared to pursue this high-growth market successfully. • Leave Your Trade Show Marketing Mindset Behind. What can your organization do navigate this crisis effectively?

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? We know every business is different. And to do this, they require a strong, competent and motivated workforce who understands their respective roles in achieving the business’ strategy. This means knowledgeable sales consultants, helpful support staff, high-quality products and services, and skilled user-experience experts. So the question becomes, how do you do it? Well, it depends on who you ask.

How Practice and Feedback Drive Deeper Learning

Talented Learning

3) Training organizations can bridge this performance gap and add value by creating faster paths to independent productivity. Rosenbaum and Williams call this metric “time to proficiency.” So, exactly how much practice do people need? Here are several reasons why: Learning happens when we’re able to connect what we already know with what we are being taught. Training goals come not from content, but from what people need to be able to do on the job.

How To Select The Right Modality For Your Training: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Roundtable Learning

How do you know which modality is best for your training program? eLearningeLearning consists of training content, including interactive modules, videos, podcasts, slideshows, documents, webinars, and more, that are hosted online or through a local network.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. But what do innovative technologies mean for continuing education providers operating in the real world?

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Organizations are rapidly exploring new ways to get these frontline employees the support they need to do their best work, but traditional training isn’t an option. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Virtual Facilitation - What to Do and How? Contact us here to let us know!

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A Conversation with Steven Just

Kapp Notes

Steven is always busy he is CEO of Princeton Metrics, a strategic consulting company that applies the sciences of learning and assessment to improving training. When I told him what I wanted to do for my research project he kind of looked at me like he didn’t know how to process what I was saying and then pretty much said: “No you can’t do that. Each technological innovation has permitted us to do so much more to advance the state of the instructional art.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients. Is the LMS finally closing the gap between what it promises and what it delivers? . This only increased the gap between expectation and reality.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: How to Easily Create Multi-Language Elearning Courses Language and location present their own challenges when it comes to delivering learning to international audiences. How do you create a single course that translates into multiple languages? Contact us here to let us know!

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Data Driven

Tony Karrer

Understanding this model is important in order to be able to apply it within different situations in order to help drive behavior change that ultimately leads to improvement in metrics. THE PROCESS AND MODEL At its simplest, the model is based on providing metrics that suggest possible tactical interventions, support the creation of action plans to improve the metrics and track the changes in the metrics so that performers can see their progress and continually improve.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I had a conversation with a beta tester who was struggling with doing something. He should have stepped away from the solution, taken a closer look at what he wanted to do, and then look at the options he had for meeting his objective. It’s really an issue with a lot of training and elearning programs. Recognize that elearning courses aren’t the objective. What do you hope to accomplish? Let’s take a step back and do the “knowing more” at the front end.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. If you missed it, here’s a fresh look at that conversation… 1) Where do you see LMS innovation happening now? How do you define that? For a few thousand pounds (even free in some cases), all you need to do is turn it on and the software is already there for you.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

As important numbers may be, we all know too well that the entire story isn’t represented by statistics alone. Taking some time to get to know your learners can avoid this analysis pitfall and give you better insight on the real issues that need addressing. This is usually the result of employing training initiatives for almost every skill gap or performance issue that comes along. Nevertheless, you need to heavily capitalize on the situations that will allow you to do so.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work. Do HR and L&D Have a Seat at This Table? But when there’s a learning leadership gap, disconnects often follow. If you want to train these audiences, what do you do? You can compare trained vs. untrained groups, or compare individuals in any metric you track (such as renewals, support calls or channel sales performance) to calculate business impact.

The Learning & Development Podcast: Induction That Works With Ross Stevenson

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Before we get into it, if you’re enjoying this podcast, please do give us a five star rating on your podcast app of choice to help others to find us, and thank you if you’ve done so already. ” They do that on day one. What information do I need at the right time?

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Explorance acquired Gartner Metrics That Matter. Popular vendors include BenchPrep , Blue Sky eLearn , Community Brands , CommPartners , Digitec Interactive , EthosCE , ExtensionEngine , Thought Industries , WBT Systems and WebCourseworks. However, we do expect LMS vendors to continue adding value to their platforms with features inspired by LXP/LEP providers. #14 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Competency models identify what organizations need people in particular roles to do for the organizations to succeed and create competitive advantage. If the competency models define the required skills, then you need to make sure you have or create competency-based learning to close the gaps.

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The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! 15 elearning industry experts on future of L&D. Elearning Insights

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

Covering numerous topics such as elearning, virtual classrooms, management, strategy, and emerging technologies—this 3-day event was both eye opening and informative. For attendees interested in learning actionable tips on how to use reinforcement to improve training and increase results, Wurth outlined practical tips on building reinforcement objectives; measuring knowledge retention; closing the common training reinforcement gaps, and achieving the three phases of behavior change.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! We, in L&D, are becoming a team of curators, experience designers, and consultants who must find ways to inject and infect learning into the company. Gamification Analyst, Author, Consultant, Speaker, Professor.

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What is Employee Training & Development? Learn Here

learnWorlds

Perhaps this has much to do with the fact that they prefer to invest in their long-term success rather than making ends meet or staying in a stagnant dead-end job. But what do we really know about employee training and development? 4 Employee Training Examples to Know.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? As a learning technology selection consultant, I’ve seen how easy it is to get caught up in LMS features and functionality. Accessplanit Managing Director Dave Evans explains what learning professionals should know about the characteristics that set a CRM platform apart from an LMS, and the benefits of using a CRM to support marketing and sales.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Did you know that knowing if the learner is right- or left-handed can impact on the user experience? Build a plan to bridge your talent gap and retain your best employees. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 12PM – 1PM PST: Adjusting Your Consultative Selling Approach to Engage the Modern Buyer (Free for ATD members) Today’s buyers are ultra-informed and have more options than ever before. This preview focuses on the eLearning Strategies for Driving Business Results track.