SAP CEO to deliver keynote at C3 2017


We're thrilled to announce that SAP CEO, Bill McDermott, will deliver the keynote speech at C3 2017 , which will take place September 18–20, 2017, at the Wynn in Las Vegas. In May 2014, he became SAP’s sole, and first non-European, CEO.

Gamification In Application Software Training


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.

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7 Leadership Lessons You Can From a Great CEO


There might be no better example for modern leaders to look up to and learn from than SAP CEO Bill McDermott. Since he became the sole CEO of SAP in May 2014, he’s gotten it done in the results category (shares have risen over 30 percent)–and his commitment to making a positive impact on the world and influencing others to action is second to none. Leadership Bill McDermott lolly daskal management SAP

The People You Should Lead For


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

How Companies Are Using MOOCs


In fact, some of the biggest corporate names (including Google, SAP, and Yahoo) are having their employees take courses via MOOC platforms. Part of that process includes proving the concept, which the examples below can certainly help accomplish.

Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?


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).

Analysis: Culture the Key to Digital Skills Disruption

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For example, if apprenticeships were implemented more frequently we would be able to grant more people earlier exposure to real-world experience. Dan Wellers is founder and leader of SAP Digital Futures, a strategic insights group within SAP.

Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning

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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.

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Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them

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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.

4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

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Take, for example, the case of greater diversity in the workplace. For example, establish and/or join employee network groups at your company. We all need to take the lead and set the example for the generations to come.

Remember, CLOs – You’re Teaching Humans

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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.

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Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

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.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Peformance Improvement

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.

5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning

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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.

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How ERPs Are Compromising Learning Innovation

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SAP merging with SuccessFactors LMS is an excellent example of this trend. An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. Jack Welch.

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

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.

Building Convenience Stores for Learning

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The Web-site 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.

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The Connection Between Neuroscience, Good Vibes and Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

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.

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Objectives are the Objective

CLO Magazine

Consider these three impact objectives for example: Increase call volume by 10 percent in three months. Jack J. Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute.

Make Your Software Training Handy with These 10 Job-aids

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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.

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Making the Best Use of Learning Objectives for Training Evaluation

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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.

Two Noteworthy Game News Items

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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.


Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

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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.

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Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

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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.

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

According to Jenny Dearborn, the chief learning officer at SAP, companies that invest in creating strong learning cultures are more productive, innovative, and profitable. Let’s take the mobile phone market for example.

Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees

Your Training Edge

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.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

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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

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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.

Will I Still Be Relevant In 5 Years?

WalkMe Training Station

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.

5 Secrets of Successful Online ERP Systems Training

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Recently, his organization implemented SAP to provide greater visibility in operations and improve efficiencies. For example, identify how end-users in the production department fit into the new scheme of things. Jim is the training manager of a large pharmaceutical company.

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Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

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.

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Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

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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.

The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 5

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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.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. Examples include: Internal Sales Organizations. For example: Learning Experience Platforms.

9 Essential Elements for Fun in Games

Upside Learning

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.

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

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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.

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Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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