eFrontPro For IBM Connections

eFront

One of the recent innovations in the training industry has come through the use of social technologies to support informal learning: organizations have experimented with Twitter, in particular, to increase employee awareness of when and where eLearning content is available for them.

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Relationships, IBM’s Secret to Building Strong Female Leaders

CLO Magazine

We do witness differences in the way working men and women are perceived based on societal norms,” said Anita Guha, global diversity and learning as a service portfolio leader, IBM India Limited. It’s also an informal space to share photos, interesting articles, links to videos, etc.

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Trending Sources

Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

The Peformance Improvement

So I was intrigued to hear that IBM, a 100 year old, world-wide company of over 370,000 employees, is embarking on a culture change that is heavily dependent on learning. Lohr writes: …the IBM initiative stands out.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

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.

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

A Dozen Ways To Promote Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

It happens informally, between employees and peer groups. Learning management systems and learning content management systems are the centerpiece for many learning departments, but most organizations are unaware that these systems have capabilities to support informal learning. Learning leaders can support informal learning within systems, but all solutions are not rooted in technology. What follows are 12 ways to engage a workforce in informal learning tactics.

IBM Looks at Global Innovation

Kapp Notes

Recently, I got my hands on IBM's Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 In fact, you may want to check out a number of reports and ideas flowing at the IBM Innovation Web site. 329,000+ is the number of people who work at IBM.

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

Dashe & Thomson

The fact that a computer can win a trivia contest that relies on fast reflexes and fast information retrieval doesn’t seem much like news to me. My learning philosophy: dont make people tote around loads of information in their heads just so you can say you trained them.

Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning

dVinci Interactive

David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. In the information technology industry, micro-credentialing is helping employers and professionals keep pace with rapid change. Open Badges are certainly not exclusive to IBM.

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

Helpful Information. -->. 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. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

When an organization’s data, information, platforms, and services are housed in the cloud and outside the corporate firewall, employees have more facile access to their information and will be more free to work at times and places of their choosing.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. THE QUOTE.

Institutional Innovation and Podular Design

Skilful Minds

Business business exceptions Conference Board connected company Deloitte great innovation debate IBM informal learning institutional social media John Hagel John Seely Brown JP Rangaswami know how knowing who Knowledge Creation Knowledge Management pods podular design Richard Adler social learning social media institution social software

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

IBM was one of the first companies to implement this policy, and so far the results have been, well, nightmare-ish. Ideally BYOD would save companies money, but according to IBM CIO Jeanette Horan, it hasn’t.

70:20:10 and the Learning Curve

Clark Quinn

In Charles’ post he also included an IBM diagram that triggered some associations. Note that this assumes a good formal learning design, not rote information and knowledge test!) My colleague Charles Jennings recently posted on the value of autonomous learning (worth reading!),

How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today

CLO Magazine

What’s more, 60 percent say they welcome getting information on learning that companies can offer to those with no university degree. For example, “Ask Alex: Your Personal Intelligent Compass,” is a voice command app offering fast, accurate and personalized information on HR questions.

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Informal Learning Flow

Tony Karrer

I've always been a big believer in the value and power of informal learning. Over the past few years, I've written quite a few posts about informal learning. is one part of systematizing support for informal learning. The person I most associate with informal learning is Jay Cross. And I'm happy to announce that he's working with me to help bring together resources via the Informal Learning Flow. Go to the site and click on a concept, say, informal learning.

Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts

CommLab India

For instance, when IBM implemented an e-learning program in their company, its employees learned five times more without increasing their time spent in training. Dave Evans, a former Sales Executive at IBM stated the company saved an estimated $200 million after switching to e-learning.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Performance Learning Productivity

70 solutions include near real-time support, information sources, challenges and situational learning. The IBM model suggests three phases – access, integration, and on-demand. The importance of informal learning at work.

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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.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Prior to joining Trivantis, John worked in a variety of industries, including Electronic Data Systems, IBM, and General Motors. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. Learnnovators: There’s a growing perception that e-learning, as a learning solution, might take a back seat in the face of learning models such as 70:20:10 that underline the significance of informal learning.

"New Technology Paves Way for Visually Impaired Internet Users to Improve Website Accessibility" (IBM)

Mark Oehlert

Existing screen reading software may not obtain the same information as shown in the image, or a description of the photo is simply missing. Whenever visually impaired users face such difficulties, they can report that incident by using the collaboration tool developed by IBM Research and ask for adding an improved alternative text to describe the image

Investing in cyber security prevention

OpenSesame

IBM’s Data Breach Study reports that on average, the cost per record stolen in the United States is $221, and that the average time to just identify a malicious attack is 229 days. Thus, the only way to reduce risk is to make hackers jump through as many hoops as possible before reaching the valuable information. Per the same IBM report, human error comprised 23 percent of all data breaches.

Keep on Learning, Big Blue

CLO Magazine

IBM turned 100 today. IBM celebrated its centenary by publishing a new, rather hubristically titled book , “Making the World Work Better: The Ideas That Shaped a Century and Company,” that chronicles the company’s accomplishments. Remember the story of Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that earlier this year beat the all-time champs of Jeopardy at their own game ? Despite all that success, IBM faced a near-death experience in the 1990s.

Lynda.com vs. Atomic Learning

Coffee and Design

This information below is a brief snapshot of why I believe Lynda.com is the industry learner for JIT professional development training. Bob McGannon, previous project manager for IBM, Becoming a Triple-Threat Project Manager.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it. Tom Werner points to some stats from a recent WSJ article that certainly provides some good corporate ammo: Everyone knows that IBM is a bellwether company in the use of technology for learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

Main | "A Vision of Students Today" from the Creators of "The Machine is Us/ing Us" » October 19, 2007 Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "I.B.M. Plan Ties Training and Accounts" (NY Times)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "With Tools on Web, Amateurs Reshape Mapmaking" and in related news Andrew Keen Goes Apoplectic » July 27, 2007 "I.B.M. Plan Ties Training and Accounts" (NY Times) ( link ) "I.B.M., Under the I.B.M. When anemployee leaves I.B.M., " How smart is IBM looking right now? July 27, 2007 in Current Affairs | Permalink Technorati Tags : IBM TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "I.B.M.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable

TOPYX LMS

Here are a few reasons why: It increases information retention – Companies spend billions of dollars each year on learning and development programs. However, no amount of money will ensure that employees truly understand, retain, and integrate the information presented to them via training.

Ready or Not, The Future Is Now

CLO Magazine

The technology works through a series of algorithms, or computer-based queries that allow a piece of software to learn from data over time so it can identify trends and patterns that inform future searches and suggestions. This can be powerful information for CLOs.

Announcing Lectora Online 3 with Responsive Course Design

Trivantis

Trivantis once again has delivered a high caliber product that offers all the robust capabilities of Lectora desktop, now in a mobile centric format that is easy to use and makes responsive mobile for multiple devices much, much, easier for developers,” said Jason Guest, IBM Learning Sales Manager.

Enhance the Productivity of Your Employees with Online Training

CommLab India

According to the IBM Smarter Workforce Survey , 84% of employees in best performing organizations are receiving the training they need. Customization eliminates irrelevant information. Let’s think of a typical workplace.

B2B eLearning Solutions Combine Affordable Services

TOPYX LMS

In fact, a particular study showed that IBM employees learned almost five times more information in the same amount of training time with eLearning than with in-person learning. (As

Does Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Increase ROI?

ReadyTech

A recent IBM study found that the benefits of a skilled workforce are significant—and they affect all areas of the organization, from sales and marketing to support and customer service.

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KnowledgeStar: The App for a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

This is state-of-the-art technology that links machines to people with the information they need when they need it. The app links a proximity beacon, that can be attached to any machine, to the Internet so that needed information can be readily accessed on a mobile device.

4 Social Learning Facts You Should Know

LearnDash

It’s On the Rise: Learning by informal, social methods is more and more common. ″ is all about the blending of formal learning methods and informal methods through social experience.

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To Thrive, you Should Learn, Adapt, Innovate and Repeat

Learning Wire

For example, IBM was a computer company that reinvented itself to become one of the most successful consulting firms today. Fortunately, continuous learning opportunities abound through formal and informal learning networks today — all of which have transformed how we learn.