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. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Leadership Development female leaders high potential IBM

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Trending Sources

Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

The Peformance Improvement

The need for creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is critical given the rise of digital technology, the rapid pace of change, the complexities of globalization, and the growing development demands of a diverse workforce. Lohr writes: …the IBM initiative stands out.

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IBM and PNC to Train, Certify More Veterans for ‘New Collar’ Work

CLO Magazine

This month IBM announced a new initiative with U.S. IBM and CASY are spearheading the program, which certifies veterans in the use of software commonly used by law enforcement, cybersecurity and national security agencies. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

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IBM: Driving Innovation

CLO Magazine

To stay on the cutting edge of technology and innovation, IBM leverages learning to continually hone global workforce skills. With employees in more than 170 countries, IBM’s learning function may be called upon to provide learning at any time. As a result, the fabric of IBM’s learning operation must be equipped with a strategic vision capable of addressing the company’s complex development needs.

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eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families. From the Blended Learning Trenches.

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.

Introduction to WAI-ARIA with Rich Schwerdtfeger, IBM CTO Accessibility

The Learning Dispatch

As many of you know MicroAssist is passionate about creating accessible web sites and accessible E-learning. Recently, Hiram had a conversation with Rich Schwerdtfeger , CTO Accessibility, IBM Software on the WAI-ARIA (ARIA) software development standard for web based applications.

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Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

With all the hype about transforming simple training into a holistic and integrated ‘learning’ and thereby development process, this should hardly come as a surprise. Now the question is, how to make learning fun? But how exactly to integrate it into your learning function?

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. 69% predict that their use of social media will grow, 61% admit the need to overcome a learning curve before adopting any kind of social media strategy.

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

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

It shows the relationship between relative value and relative autonomy as they relate to different approaches to learning in the modern workplace. 70:20:10 Model The 70:20:10 model is used to extend learning into the workflow.

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Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning

dVinci Interactive

David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. At IBM, David Leaser promotes innovative way to recognize skills and achievements within the IBM community of professionals, employees, channel partners and customers.

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Lynda.com vs. Atomic Learning

Coffee and Design

I have recently been asked to represent my department on a committee to decide with the instructional video offerings of Atomic Learning are meeting the needs of our university students, faculty, and staff. Atomic Learning’s offerings are 99% tool based.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. Snack learning”. Mobile Learning byod tin can api

Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts

CommLab India

The number of companies using e-learning is increasing with each passing day. A study by Research and Markets predicts the global e-learning market will grow at a CAGR of 17.81% during the period 2016-2020. Let us now look at a few interesting statistics about online learning.

70:20:10 and the Learning Curve

Clark Quinn

My colleague Charles Jennings recently posted on the value of autonomous learning (worth reading!), In Charles’ post he also included an IBM diagram that triggered some associations. The point was that the closer to the work that learning is, the more value.

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). How do I see workplace learning shaping up five years from now?

How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today

CLO Magazine

A company’s commitment to provide learning of all types is increasingly important to attract and keep top talent. What’s more, 60 percent say they welcome getting information on learning that companies can offer to those with no university degree.

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IBM's Watson (Jeopardy Winner). Will Our Folks Be Replaced?

Will at Work Learning

IBM's Watson beat two Jeopardy champs in answering questions this week. . For us as workplace learning-and-performance professionals, does this mean we'll be doing less training of people, and more training of machines? Does this mean that soon computers will be able to replace people in answering questions? Probably depends on lots of things as to how soon this happens.

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. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

The Business Case for Online Training

Association eLearning

As proof we learned something, we filled out a work book for each section and signed it at the end to demonstrate that we’d completed the training. 42% of companies say that eLearning increased their revenue (Ambient Insight 2012-2017 Worldwide Mobile Learning Market-Executive Report).

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.

The Learning Function Has Become Invisible

CLO Magazine

Skinner wrote some of the first books on training, promoting the idea of small learning steps, questions and answers, and the ADDIE model to build high-fidelity training programs. We took learning “out of work” and put it into a professional function in business.

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!

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

So here they are – a Top 100 Learning Game Resource list. If you are already developing learning games, these links will broaden your horizons, as they did mine. It is All Fun and Games…And Then Students Learn- Kapp Notes, July 30, 2008. What Makes a Learning Game?

Adaptive Learning Methods Could Close the Trained Worker Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

E-learning has been a workable solution to deliver employee education and training, past failures in some early models have left many organizations with mixed emotions about mass-produced learning. Adaptive learning could make a difference for both employers and prospective employees.

Big IBM/Second Life Announcement this Week!

Kapp Notes

Thanks to Tony O'Driscoll at Learning Matters! He let everyone know on his blog posting The i-web Singularity Redux that at Virtual Worlds III this week the announcement was made that Second Life has worked out a deal with IBM to move Second Life behind the IBM corporate firewall.

Hands-On #3: Download Your Copy of the Micro-Learning Chatbot (Emulation)

Vignettes Learning

The worlds of Learning Machines and Deep Learning are now vocabularies borrowed from the cognitive sciences and now applied in technology. IBM touts its Watson to be a learning machine capable of deep learning and more capabilities.

Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology. Using a wearable computer for continuous learning and support , (yes, Springer, costs money 40 USD!).

The Top 2 Functions of a Learning Management System

TOPYX LMS

If someone were to ask you to list the two primary functions of a learning management system, would you be able to fulfill their request? There are few people who could list the key functions of a learning management system on the spot. More specifically, there are few people who know what a learning management system is and is designed to do. What is a Learning Management System? Learning management systems are hot commodities in the corporate world.

KnowledgeStar: The App for a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

As a proponent of a learning culture in organizations, I’m always on the lookout for methods and products that contribute to creating and sustaining that kind of culture. We are replacing 100 years of traditional training with a new way to learn.

Connecting Learning and Development to Business Strategy

dVinci Interactive

Throughout 2015, I’ve had the privilege to interview some impressive learning and development leaders from a variety of industries for JPL’s Learning Solutions Video Blog. Special thanks to the learning leaders who shared their valuable insights: Leanna Meiser, The Hershey Company.

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning.