Gamification In Application Software Training
AUGUST 29, 2013
The first one on our list is ‘Ribbon Hero 2’, one of the best examples of application software gamification. SAP, the largest business software maker worldwide, has been actively pursuing gamification in recent years.
The People You Should Lead For
AUGUST 31, 2016
From last week’s episode with Entrepreneur Mac Lackey, to SAP CEO Bill McDermott, to Chick-fil-A’s DeeAnn Turner, and the 20 other guests before them came eerily similar answers: “Both are hard, but being a leader at home tends to be harder.” Albeit, a small sample size, it’s eye opening that 90% of guests say being a leader at home is harder. for example. Leadership SAP parenting family success
Eye on the future
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 23, 2011
Below is my keynote abstract for the C-SAP Showcase in Birmingham. C-SAP is the Higher Education Academy subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, and it's in it's eleventh and final year of existence. Birmingham Technology education C-SAP learning George Orwell future
From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone
AUGUST 17, 2016
Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, and David Osborne, senior vice president and general manager of global education at SAP, share their views on the importance of employee learning to business transformation and changing employee expectations for learning.
Remember, CLOs – You’re Teaching Humans
AUGUST 22, 2016
Online courses, for example, must be more than a talking-head on a screen. Once enrolled in classes, learners receive access to SAP learning rooms where they can ask questions, receive guidance from experts, and share their expertise with fellow learners.
Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning
APRIL 29, 2014
For example, if we look back at the metaphor my mom used to describe the difference between cooking and baking, the base is art and science. For example, an ERP system like SAP can be a difficult concept for end users to understand.
Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?
JULY 15, 2014
For example, if you are in the food industry and want to have training for your employees on food health & safety standards, it’s probably best to find a provider where you can purchase the course (or perhaps a license).
7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era
MARCH 2, 2017
In 2016, SAP SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics surveyed 4,100 global executives and employees for a study titled, “Leaders 2020: How Strong Leadership Pays Off in the Digital Economy.” Julie Abel-Hunt is the global lead, implementation and learning at SAP.
Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
To make things clear, let us look at the example below. For example, the learning objective of a course is as follows. After completing the course, the learner will be able to create a Purchase Order in SAP. Let us now look at an example of a good learning objective.
The Connection Between Neuroscience, Good Vibes and Learning Culture
JUNE 15, 2016
In the presentation – it runs about 15 minutes – he said the most powerful form of development comes from learning by example, or imitative learning. Vermeulen said these chemicals block electrical transmission, sap our energy and make it hard to think and to learn.
Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 28, 2015
The approach of Jenny Dearborn at SAP is an example of this. In January 2016 issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine , Kate Iverson quotes Dearborn: Justifying and inciting change in an engineering organization like SAP requires hard metrics.
Building Convenience Stores for Learning
JULY 10, 2012
The Web-site db101.org is a good example of this. For example, there are short software demos and quick reference guides at the point of need and the Talk to an Expert live chat feature on every page.
5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
For example, you can have them take quizzes with multiple choice options on their mobile devices. In 2010, SAP’s global sales team had to quickly transition to sell a suite of mobility products from a corporate acquisition.
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. For example, when finalizing this post I became aware of the new SAP Jam collaboration learning platform.
Will I Still Be Relevant In 5 Years?
WalkMe Training Station
MARCH 14, 2017
Accountants, for example, have a 95% chance of losing their profession to automation. In line with this mindset, analytics are now an integral component of common HR software such as Oracle, SAP, SuccessFactors, ADP, Cornerstone, and Visier — but just collecting numbers isn’t enough.
Two Noteworthy Game News Items
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
2) Forbes published an article about the “ Gamification of SAP ” the large software program used to run all types of organizations from university systems (like mine) to manufacturing to healthcare. The article states: One method that has worked is for SAP to create experimental applications designed to enhance everyday SAP functions. Lead-in-One” is a good example of this. Here are three game related news items that I think are of interest.
Team Learning Up With Talent
JUNE 17, 2016
For example, Patel said he worked with a client that operates a chain of arts and crafts stores where executives noticed a pattern of inconsistent upselling from store to store.
Making the Best Use of Learning Objectives for Training Evaluation
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
For instance, the objective of your e-learning course is to enable your people create an invoice using SAP, within 5 minutes. using established criteria, and problems that require learners to identify examples of concepts or principles.
Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees
Your Training Edge
MARCH 17, 2014
For example, company-sponsored MOOCs are available for learning both SAP and MongoDB, and AT&T is sponsoring Georgia Tech’s $6,600 Computer Science MOOC Master’s program.
Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)
JUNE 13, 2016
If you still have the SAP system, I’m sorry to hear that. While I do not know who WD will focus on in the market, my belief is that it will be SuccessFactors (an easy win), Cornerstone (mixed results), Oracle (victory!), SAP (if they can’t win this one, they shouldn’t be in the game), SumTotal Learn (mixed results – and how important – unknown) and to a very lesser degree Saba. Example: for 500 users it is $1,500 a month.
Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!
JULY 22, 2014
Software maker SAP has taken up numerous game-like initiatives in critical business functions such as accounts payable while Cisco used gaming strategies to enhance its virtual global sales meeting.
Let’s Focus a Little Better
AUGUST 17, 2016
Oh how I miss the days I would work on a task — writing a short story, drawing a portrait, for example — completely uninterrupted. I even seemed to (gasp!)
Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
But, they do use modules (so you can buy learning for example, and then down the road or at the same time performance and so forth). . SuccessFactors – Just for those folks to remember, SF is owned by SAP and had acquired Plateau. A Small Sampling of who’s in the Top 50 LMS for 2016 (in no particular order) Not every vendor who is in the report is listed below. It’s nearly here.
Make Your Software Training Handy with These 10 Job-aids
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
For example, employees can be given a worksheet listing the steps to place an order or generate an invoice in an ERP system. Example checklist: If your Internet connection is down, you will get hints for troubleshooting.
9 Essential Elements for Fun in Games
JANUARY 31, 2011
Then there are those games that don’t have sophisticated visual appeal, appear simple in mechanic but are still spell-binding and sap hour and hours of one’s time due to their fun and addictive game-play.
Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming
OCTOBER 26, 2011
Employees receive points or badges for completing jobs or meeting time limits for assignments, for example. Click for Slideshow: Examples of games in workplace management.
Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play
OCTOBER 19, 2011
Let me give you a couple of examples: In classroom ERP software training sessions I’ve designed and used various individual and team based games to review material, cement concepts and break the monotony of lecture and exercises.
To BYOD or not to BYOD at work? That is the question
JULY 7, 2016
If at first there were big enterprises like SAP, IBM, or Cisco , and mid-sized companies that adopted BYOD, soon more and more companies — of all shapes and sizes —followed through and allowed employees to bring their own devices at work.
MARCH 23, 2014
For example, newly hired software engineers at a development company taking coding courses can upload outside articles about best practices onto the company’s social media platform. For example, Ulthera recently conducted a webinar to talk about compliance gray areas. We came up with six or seven examples because by preparing for them ahead of time, sales reps won’t put themselves in bad situations by doing something they are uncomfortable with.”
Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification
Your Training Edge
MAY 7, 2014
I’m not just talking about small companies here: Nike, Microsoft, SAP, Samsung, Deloitte—these are just some of the organizations that have introduced game elements into their training programs.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Built in video transcript under the video, with a keyword search (example: Type in “dog” and the transcript goes to the text each time “dog” is presented, then you click the text and guess what happens next? Why isn’t: SuccessFactors – I really liked this system in my previous rankings, but with a few new items I am hearing in relation to SAP, it drops it out of the top ten. Specifically: No SSO between SF and SAP.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Another Apple patent includes allowing users via touch free gesturing to move content from one device to another (example from your iPad to your television). The problem though lies in the fact that once you add some features, eventually you will need to add more and more (HRIS modules for example), which then places you into the ERP space and those vendors.
The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 5
NOVEMBER 6, 2016
Examples of learning objectives at this level are: The learner would be able to adjust the pressure of the boiler by looking at the barometer. Examples of learning objectives at this level are: The learner would be able to act on a series of steps to create a purchase order using SAP.
LMS Integration: The Learning Ecosystem
MAY 12, 2016
Examples of payment gateways include Paypal , Authorize.net , Stripe and many more. The most common integrations of this type are with Oracle, SAP, Infor and Lawson.