Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. Furthermore, Gartner indicates that two-thirds of businesses aren’t even addressing the tech skills gap appropriately. Consequently, Gartner further forecasts that IT technical specialist hires will decease by 5 percent. What can businesses do to confront the tech skills gap?

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better. White House Launches Cyber Reskilling Program.” Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch.

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Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture. And many have recognized its value in a training program. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2018, 80% of learning and development programs will incorporate user-generated content. It may seem counter-intuitive to give 1 st -line managers one more job to do.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The term hit buzzword fame in 2011 when Gartner (the go to company that assesses and decides whether to invest in specific technologies) officially added it to its “Hype Cycle” list. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Gartner defines gamification as: “The use of game mechanics and experience design to digitally engage and motivate people to achieve their goals.”. What do you know about your learners?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The term hit buzzword fame in 2011 when Gartner (the go to company that assesses and decides whether to invest in specific technologies) officially added it to its “Hype Cycle” list. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Gartner defines gamification as: “The use of game mechanics and experience design to digitally engage and motivate people to achieve their goals.”. What do you know about your learners?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. 3) And then this morning, I was pointed to this one by my CTO: Gartner: five reasons why business should avoid Second Life by John Pospisil. Apparently, Gartner has issued a warning about Second Life, citing these five main reasons: 1. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g.,

Why businesses need an internal career marketplace for skills, ASAP

CLO Magazine

I was all set to look outside my department, and perhaps outside the company, since our PR team had plenty to do already. But I had someone on my team with the necessary skills — I just didn’t know it. She knew how to do exactly what I needed.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The Gartner Hype Cycle is the underlying theory of this project. The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things.

How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content

Degreed

So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter decisions in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills. A few years ago, Gartner predicted that 80% of learning and development (L&D) teams would be leveraging user-generated content (UGC) by now. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. Gartner: 5 Emerging Tech Trends. Analysts at Gartner define artificial intelligence as technology that “applies advanced analysis and logic-based techniques (including machine learning ) to interpret events, support and automate decisions and initiate action.” But by 2020, 85% of businesses will actually be piloting AI programs through a combination of build, buy and outsourcing strategies.

Product Insider: Building a Common Language for Skills

Degreed

As such, these skills are difficult to manage for companies, but perhaps more importantly, employees don’t know which skills to build and focus on. The Challenge: You’re Only As Strong As Your Biggest Skill Gaps. We know employees want guidance. In fact, in our most recent study , 61% of workers said they wanted help aligning learning efforts to their skills gaps. We know that skills are the foundational piece to a new system.

15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

The Learning Needs Analysis has always been THE approach to aggregating common development needs and delivering a standard program. CEB (now Gartner) estimates that for a typical company, the average rate of scrap learning – knowledge not applied by learners – is 45%. L&D professionals must recognize that a learning performance analysis is an essential part of effective learning programs and therefore must be able to understand and perform this analysis.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

While it’s impossible to completely isolate the effectiveness of online learning from all other factors in your organization, you can take a broad systems approach and use learning analytics as one of many factors that measure the overall effectiveness of your training and development program. The Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model is the gold standard for assessing online training programs. It’s the most recognized method of evaluating a training program’s ROI.

How the Workforce Learns: User-Generated Content

Degreed

So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter investments in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills. A few years ago, Gartner predicted that 80% of learning and development (L&D) teams would be leveraging user-generated content (UGC) by now. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

The Gartner Hype Cycle is the underlying theory of this project. The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Bersin’s insight from interviews with industry leaders is that technical skills are not the biggest gaps for corporate learning and that much broader issues are at play. To address the gap, modern organizations are investing in new capability academies, places to go to learn, share, and build expertise together. Every car manufacturer now knows the principles of lean manufacturing. Capabilities are the new black.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals. However, by definition all training programs are past focused based on an analysis of the past, imparting best practices and documented explicit knowledge. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

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Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. During this session, you’ll learn what you can do to be successful in the virtual environment and avoid having everyone ask for a recording or a copy of the slides five minutes into your next virtual event. How to utilize a microlearning program as a piece of a larger strategic plan.

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The complete guide to effective customer service training

TalentLMS

Gartner found that more than 80% of companies expect to compete almost solely on the basis of customer experience by 2020. What skills do you need for customer service? How to implement a customer service training program. And to create that positive and memorable experience, employees at every customer touch point must have a few important skills – gained through customer service training programs! What skills do you need for customer service?

Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

Gartner reported in 2018 that 70 percent of employees have not mastered the skills they need to do their jobs. As Julie Dervin, Cargill’s global head of corporate learning and development, told Harvard Business Review , “We really only had the capacity to reach about 10 percent to 15 percent of the total relevant population in a given year when delivering a particular learning program. There’s a massive shift underway in the world of learning and development.

How Does Game-based Learning Optimize Learner Engagement, Promote Instant Feedback, Create Risk-free Training Environment, and More?

G-Cube

As a result, learners open with other groups which fail to do in classroom-based instruction. ? E-learning games help to bridge the gaps between learners’ skills and different challenges posed during the game. Immediate feedback enables learners to measure their performance and remain active during the entire training program. As per the study by Gartner, the game-based learning market is expected to reach $11 billion globally by 2020.

What is Considered the Perfect mLearning Onboarding Strategy?

Ed App

According to Statista, over one billion smartphones ship around the globe every year and analysts at Gartner, Inc. And because of a gap in user experience, between the applications and software used at work and during personal time, is widening at an unprecedented rate? Identify the learning gap. Discuss with stakeholders, team members and anyone else involved to find out what the learners are not doing now that they should be doing in terms of the identified real problem.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Bersin’s insight from interviews with industry leaders is that technical skills are not the biggest gaps for corporate learning and that much broader issues are at play. To address the gap, modern organizations are investing in new capability academies, places to go to learn, share, and build expertise together. Every car manufacturer now knows the principles of lean manufacturing. Capabilities are the new black.

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The positive impact of LMS software on businesses

Matrix

Do you know any successful person or organization that doesn’t keep up with their fast-changing environment? Being able to adapt to new situations and learn how to navigate between forever-old needs and brand new technologies — and do this fast — is a 21st-century skill that everyone should possess. Software Advice , a Gartner company, provides detailed reviews and extensive research of software applications, including learning management systems.

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.

Developing the Lead Generation

CLO Magazine

When it comes to developing future leaders, too many organizations are simply going through the motions, or worse yet, doing nothing at all. “Executives are struggling with leadership gaps at all levels — from first-line supervision through top leadership (more than 60 percent of all companies cite ‘leadership gaps’ as their top business challenge).

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Explorance acquired Gartner Metrics That Matter. For example, when you update a popular product, how can you be sure your most up-to-date training is immediately available to all sales, marketing and customer service staff – as well as customers, suppliers, distributors and others who need to know? However, we do expect LMS vendors to continue adding value to their platforms with features inspired by LXP/LEP providers. #14 Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

In doing so, he added to evidence that the purpose of sleep is toprocess information -- to take the jumble of a days events, filter it,and send important impressions to the brains memory centers. Connected: The Movie : "What might a university look like with a fully deployed program of converged devices like the iPhone? Meister: "According to a Gartner forecast, 50 percent of U.S.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get with the Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] January 30-February 3, 2012 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Miami, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get withthe Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] February27-28, 2012 Gartner CIO Leadership Forum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. link] or [link] March 2-4, 2012 National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP): Leading the Way, 10 th annual, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA.