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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. But the value is in what you do with that data. And with so many employee-focused learning platforms saying they serve extended enterprise needs, its hard to even know what extended enterprise analytics is.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

One common request from clients and stakeholders is to convert an existing classroom training program to an online or blended format. The next post will provide additional details on designing these converted online or blended programs. 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. eLearning.

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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. Or with the limitations of large enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems that manage multiple human resources functions, but are inadequate for optimizing learning programs. But did you know an LMS can help match employees to job openings? Ideally, improved behaviors result in improved business metrics. The post Can Your LMS Do THIS?

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.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. term more often than not describes the development of a full program. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. doing?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. 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. . A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

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. Online training companies like Codecademy (programming skills) and Duolingo (language skills) were using digital technology to provide a better learning experience for specialized training.

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? .

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.

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. Why You Should Align Your Training Programs. So the question becomes, how do you do it?

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How Training Managers Can Use Self-Development to Improve Their Programs (Free for ATD members) As a training program manager, you spend so much time and energy developing others that focusing on your self-development may feel less important, but it’s not. In fact, the more a program manager invests in their own skills, the more impact they can have on an organization. Create better certification programs and assessments.

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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. Of the 15 episodes we produced this year, these three sessions attracted the most listeners: #3 Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – with Donald H. But what do innovative technologies mean for continuing education providers operating in the real world? 1 Bridging the Learning Analytics Gap.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Early on, I discovered that organizations invest much more heavily in learning programs for customers, partners and community members. Those programs are more fun and interesting to develop and manage than employee learning, because they’re tied to “making money” rather than “saving money.”. So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning. Do you see signs of this now?

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: Key Components of Building a Successful Internal Coaching Program (Free for ATD members) Building coaching programs and coaching cultures within organizations is an increasing trend. This webinar builds on the “Building the Case and Demonstrating the Impact of Internal Coaching Programs” webinar held in November 2019. Identify, assess and close skill gaps. Their real challenge is convincing their organizations to do more.

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5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

Make them strategic partners who can champion your training programs. 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.

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. E-learning courses (and training programs for that matter) exist to meet objectives.

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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!

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.

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.

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. I even had to create my own graduate program combining a master’s degree in computer science with a doctorate in educational psychology. Each technological innovation has permitted us to do so much more to advance the state of the instructional art. What do you think will have the most impact on the industry?

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! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%. The mLevel platform has won numerous awards over the last few years, including Brandon Hall, DevLearn DemoFest, and Elearning! What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? in conjunction with Elearning!

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever. A methodology to measure program effectiveness.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Investments in programs have generated mixed results. On the one hand the volume of programs is increasing; on the other hand, the business impact is less evident. 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. A consultative selling approach should help sellers cut through the noise and lead their customers to clarity. eLearning

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. But what challenges should you expect as you expand your customer onboarding and training programs? Why On-Demand Economy Companies Know Service Provider Training is Mission-Critical. But how do you design, manage and deliver training in this brave new world?

Podcast 25: Extended Channel Training – With Doug Gastich of BlueVolt

Talented Learning

EPISODE 25 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you’re familiar with our organization, you know that extended enterprise learning is at the heart of everything we do. Incentives can be a highly effective way to engage voluntary learners in educational programs. Some organizations invest in channel training as a necessary cost of doing business. Yet metrics prove that channel training has a significant impact on sales performance. We know we need to do this.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5 Importance of specific program features.

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! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%. The mLevel platform has won numerous awards over the last few years, including Brandon Hall, DevLearn DemoFest, and Elearning! One of our clients deployed 28 sales training programs to their sales force in less than three months.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results. L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. These insights enable managers to identify issues, prioritize change to learning programs, and step up their engagement game.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: What Works in Role-Specific Onboarding (Free for ATD members) Onboarding programs are designed to ease the transition from candidate to productive employee.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

If you still have work to do, and you need a little inspiration, look no further than this month’s list of free webinars. Friday, December 1, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: Management & Learning Will Change Forever (And You Need to Know How and Why) (Free for ATD members) The industrial revolution and the labour-intensive economy it spawned have been replaced by a mind-intensive knowledge economy that’s driven by technology, automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and globalization.

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

We’d like to thank Dr. Thalheimer for taking time to talk with us about this and for all of his contributions to workplace learning, including his work on smile sheets , spaced practice , conference presentations , the effectiveness of elearning , evidence-based training & learning myths , and lots more. A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. I’ll do both. eLearning LMS Training

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality? You will learn: The risks presented by compliance programs based on a checkbox mentality. How do we manage this new set of expectations?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s about the things leaders do to transform values into actions, vision into realities, and challenges into opportunities. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Create Mobile-Ready E-Learning in Minutes with Adobe Captivate (Free for ATD members) Join this webcast for a practical demonstration in using Adobe Captivate to create fantastic mobile-ready e-learning programs. How do you move the discussion forward? What do high-performing managers do better than the rest?