eFrontPro For IBM Connections


Epignosis, the makers of eFrontPro, have recently developed an integration to the world’s leading Enterprise Social Network (ESN), called eFrontPro For IBM Connections, that now delivers truly connected social learning. Don’t Have IBM Connections?

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


Here are five things/phenomenon that did not exist five years back (at least not in the way we know them today): IBM’s Watson, the AI driven robot that interacts with humans on human terms (in natural language). I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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eLearning at scale: 8 LMS features for large enterprises


It’s the same with any kind of enterprise software, from a word processor to an online training platform — they need to have lots of features that might be redundant for smaller installations, but become essential in a large corporate context. Big businesses have big demands.

IBM Uses Training to Make the World Smarter

dVinci Interactive

Video interview with IBM Senior Program Manager, Global Skills Initiative. At IBM, you see in practice what many organizations describe as the future. Meg connects this initiative with IBM’s business strategy. The VARs provide the training along with the IBM solutions.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

IBM’s 2012 CEO Survey of 1700 CEOs across the globe [released May 2012] tells many interesting things. In 2012, smartphone sales will outpace PC sales By 2014, pads will surpass enterprise tech purchases. Seeking the source of a specific statistic that I included in a talk ?

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Is enterprise mobile learning best delivered via native mobile apps or using mobile web apps?

IBM Launches New Skills Programs

CLO Magazine

The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. 5 IBM has announced an array of programs and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. Source: IBM

Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

Joe described an elite group of engineers at IBM that replaced their bi-annual face-to-face sessions with meetings in Second Life. Learning is social. Business is social. People are social. So why are so many of the forays into learning technology anti-social? Friday afternoon I had a delightful conversation with a kindred spirit, Joe Miller. Joe has been marrying people, technology, and learning since the early days. He worked on the PLATO system for Control Data.

Skillsoft and IBM Research: Harnessing Big Data in Enterprise Learning by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Skillsoft and IBM are collaborating to develop new methods of creating and. Big data will drive next-generation learning and integrated development for improved user engagement. and learning outcomes. assessing optimal learning experiences at an individual level.

Supercomputer's Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those.

Social Learning

Matt Blum at GeekDad wrote an article this week called Why Watson’s Jeopardy Win is Mostly Meaningless saying: IBM’s supercomputer software Watson’s win on the game show Jeopardy!

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

When I draw a blueprint of an ideal enterprise learning environment, it always includes an expertise location function. IBM has long been my model of getting this one right. Even at IBM, and I’m several years out of date so this could have changed, Blue Pages wasn’t flawless. Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. Receiving Tweets struck me as a great way to invite more trivia and continuous interrupts into my crowded life.

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions


CourseMill LMS - Enterprise. Enterprise Learning Management System. Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. Lectora e-Learning and IBM Software recognize this void and have partnered to provide social business solutions that better fit companies’ needs.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

When we started Talented Learning nearly four years ago, our mission was to help clients find and use learning management systems that effectively support extended enterprise education. Augment their existing employee LMS with extended enterprise capabilities.

Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0 This sounds a bit like IBM's innovation jams which have been very successful in generating ideas and discussion across the organization. I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0

Lotus Connections - IBM's Social Collaboration

Vignettes Learning

This is helpful for those who wish to have an inside look on how social networking is applied in Enterprise 2.0 The two videos provide you an overview of Lotus Connections. applications. To see the full view of the presentation, click the top right corner and expand to show the full screen. To return to original screen size, repeat the process.

On the Roots of Social Computing

Skilful Minds

Enterprise 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social softwareI recently received an invitation from Mads Soegaard, Editor-in-Chief at Interaction-Design.org to offer those who read this blog an early view of a new chapter on Social Computing in their encyclopedia. I’m a little late on this writing for you to get a pre-publication view of the chapter but I wanted to make sure and point it out for [.].

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Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

I have recently taken on enterprise community facilitation and was curious to see how people are interacting on our enterprise collaboration platform. This is especially true of communities in enterprises.

2007 - Year of Enterprise Mashups?

Tony Karrer

I just saw an article/post by Dion Hinchcliffe - Enterprise mashups get ready for prime-time. I saw IBM's tool when I was moderating a Web 2.0 In it, he talks about various tools that are coming forward as a means to be able to pull applications together using mash-ups. event in Los Angeles. It reminded me of Visual Basic in the early days.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Here are five things/phenomenon that did not exist five years back (at least not in the way we know them today): IBM''s Watson, the AI driven robot that interacts with humans on human terms (in natural language). I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

acts in the consumer space as opposed to when it's adopted in the enterprise. tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal The main points across these posts are: Adoption is first and foremost based on personal value (or more accurately perceived usefulness ). Jack Vinson (in Web2.0 as opposed to Enterprise2.0)

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Predictably, the trend has slowly disseminated outward from the higher-revenue parts of the enterprise to education, and we are now seeing constant talk about the need to offer administrative and learner-facing graphical dashboards to offer “insights” to designers and learners.

"IBM invests in business partners' training" (CNET News)

Mark Oehlert

IBM, which expects to unveil better-than-expected quarterly figures, has announced it will spend some of its cash on incentives to encourage some of its largest partners to invest more in training and other areas. On Wednesday, the company introduced a scheme to help its business partners who are cooperating on its New Enterprise Data Center strategy. Training as a competitive advantage.

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity


IBM MobileFirst gives an excellent definition of BYOD: “ Bring your own device (BYOD) is an IT policy where employees are allowed or encouraged to use their personal mobile devices—and, increasingly, notebook PCs—to access enterprise data and systems.

Social Media Adoption in the Enterprise

Take an e-Learning Break

Attended session by Josh Scribner, Social Software Advocate at IBM, who champions the adoption of Web 2.0, new media, and emerging multimedia technologies within IBM. Josh architects IBM virtual worlds, teaches around the company and advises on technology adoption. Check out Josh’s presentation on Identity Management for IBMers on Facebook : [link] The cool graphic on the title slide was created using " Wordle ", a tool for generating graphic word clouds - [link


Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation

dVinci Interactive

Video interview with an Enterprise Learning and Development Leader at Pitney Bowes. Suggested Blog Post: IBM Uses Training to Make the World Smarter. . Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D.

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Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

As an enterprise community manager and a proponent of collaboration, knowledge sharing and dialogue as a means and tool for learning, I found that this model provide substantial insight into the communication style and preferences of individuals.

Wrapping up the year


During the last year we experienced exponential growth with TalentLMS , we re-positioned our enterprise offering eFront and we released a new mobile app. eFront got integrated with Connections as well, the business social network platform from IBM.

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The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

John has worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. At IBM, John received a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids.

Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption

CLO Magazine

Companies like GE and IBM now foster and reward people for authoring high-fidelity videos, and they want to put all this content online in a place that’s easy to find, rate, recommend and comment on.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


This was the decade of the Commodore 64, the Macintosh, the IBM 5150, and the often forgotten, or even unheard of, Amiga 500. Governments and large enterprises, with multiple internal systems, could not share courses or the resulting usage data they produced.

Meet the Team Part 3: Simon Birt, VP of Global Business Development


My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses).

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How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

And to boot, IBM knows it. If IBM were to start thinking about the consumer market with regards to Watson’s technology, it could be industry-shifting. Hopefully they’re not just focusing on the enterprise market. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown.

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Which trends are expected to dominate the workplace by 2020?


State-of-the-art office campuses, flexible hours and resting rooms are only some of the methods these enterprises leverage to keep their employee experience great. Nothing stands still. Times are a-changing and so is the world. How can the workplace remain unaffected?

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